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System Optimization for Netbooks, Ultra-mobile PCs, and Mobile Internet Devices

December 9, 2009 5:07 am | by Jinrong Qian, Battery Charge Management Manager, Distinguished Member Technical Staff, Texas Instruments, www.ti.com | Articles | Comments

Small-size and low-cost netbooks, ultra-mobile PCs (UMPC) and mobile internet devices (MIDs) are becoming more popular and gaining wide user acceptance. The Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery charging system used in these portable devices is much more sophisticated than that used in cellular phones.

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An Overview of the Virgin Galactic Spaceliner

December 9, 2009 5:00 am | Videos | Comments

Richard Branson unveiled his Virgin Galactic spaceliner for tourists willing to pay 200,000 dollars a ticket Monday for a trip into the weightlessness of space in a craft designed to make the perilous return home "like a giant shuttlecock."

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SCIA "Saturday Winter Conference" Is a Success

December 9, 2009 5:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.sciaconference.com () —Southern California Investment Association, Inc. has had an exciting "Winter Conference" welcoming Brokers, Institutions, Funds and Accredited Investors looking for new opportunities Saturday, Dec. 5th, 2009 from 8:00 a.m. registration including buffet breakfast,...

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DealerAdvance Acquires Interest in Spectrum Broadcasting

December 9, 2009 5:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DealerAdvance, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DLAD) (soon to become Cabal Communications Corporation) today announced that it has acquired an interest in Spectrum Broadcasting. On November 13, 2009 the Company announced that it had signed a letter of intent with Spectrum. Today's announcement confirms the...

Optimizing Multicore for Networking Applications

December 9, 2009 4:44 am | by Millind Mittal, Sr. Director of Technology, AppliedMicro, www.appliedmicro.com | Articles | Comments

Today’s high-performance processors for networking applications utilize a multi-core approach that benefits from packet and flow level parallelism inherent to network processing. Multicores optimized for networking applications typically augment general-purpose processor cores...

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StorFirst EAS Technology Provides Highly Scalable, Instant Access to Cloud Infrastructure

December 9, 2009 4:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.seven10storage.com () —Seven10 Storage Software, a leader in enterprise archiving and disaster recovery (http://www.seven10storage.com/storfirst_altus.php) technology, today announced that its StorFirst EAS file system software is fully integrated with EMC@ Atmos@ through the EMC...

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Google says Utah company behind online scam

December 9, 2009 3:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google says a Utah company is using its name to defraud consumers.The Internet leader filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Pacific WebWorks Inc., a Salt Lake City company that claims it pays people thousands of dollars a month simply to post links for certain Web sites.The Utah Better...

Google bundles coverage from NY Times, Wash. Post

December 8, 2009 2:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Internet search leader Google Inc. is teaming up with The New York Times and The Washington Post in its latest attempt to help out the ailing newspaper industry.The new project, called "Living Stories," debuted Tuesday in the experimental "labs" section on Google's Web site.The service is...

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Update: Progress on the KIC Selection Process

December 8, 2009 1:55 pm | by European Institute of Innovation and Technology | News | Comments

The final panel has now presented its report to the Governing Board. On 30 November, the 6...

EU researchers develop new direct video and audio content search engine

December 8, 2009 1:55 pm | by European Commission | News | Comments

More and more videos are finding a niche on the Internet. But how do Web users find what they're looking for? Current video search technologies depend on semantic annotation; videos are manually tagged with keywords and located via a text-based search, a time-consuming and expensive...

EMI joins Universal-backed music video site Vevo

December 8, 2009 1:00 pm | by RYAN NAKASHIMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Music videos from Norah Jones, Coldplay, Katy Perry and other artists under EMI Group PLC are headed to an online music video venture, Vevo, set to launch Tuesday with a gala in New York.EMI's videos on Vevo will join content from Universal Music Group, which holds the largest stake in the new...

NCR sells Ohio estate of late industrialist

December 8, 2009 1:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NCR Corp. has sold the suburban Dayton estate of late Ohio industrialist Colonel Edward Andrew Deeds to a health network for $2.5 million.Montgomery County auditor's documents filed Monday show Moraine Farm was purchased by Kettering Health Network. The title will be held by Kettering Medical...

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Ruoyi Jiang of Ward Melville H.S. Mentored at SBU, Named Individual Grand Prize Winner in 2009 Siemens Competition

December 8, 2009 12:53 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Ruoyi Jiang, a senior at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket was named the individual Grand Prize winner in the prestigious nationwide 2009 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology.

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Newark Electronics and Eagle CAD - Interesting

December 8, 2009 12:53 pm | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

So, I just read that Newark purchased Cadsoft Eagle. I guess it's probably old news to everyone but me. The press release about it that Newark posted on their website Element 14, has a date of August 13. I find...

MySpace buys imeem music site for under $1 mln

December 8, 2009 11:00 am | by RYAN NAKASHIMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

MySpace's online music venture with recording labels completed its purchase of song streaming site imeem on Tuesday, scooping up its 16 million users and mobile phone applications for less than $1 million.In a blog post, MySpace Chief Executive Owen Van Natta says the deal would allow the...

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