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AA Battery Holders Include Retainer Strap

March 2, 2010 11:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Memory Protection Devices introduced part number BK-6100-PC4 for holding two AA batteries. Four large stainless steel contacts firmly apply pressure to the AA batteries to assure a long lasting trouble free connection. Four printed circuit contacts allow

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Bill would have tech companies guard human rights

March 2, 2010 11:00 am | News | Comments

At a hearing on Tuesday, Dick Durbin, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on human rights and the law, said there are questions over whether filtering software made by U.S. companies has been used to censor the Internet in several countries with repressive governments.

France's Competitive Clusters Succeed with Projects

March 2, 2010 10:44 am | by Rayna Lewis, Assistant Web Editor, Advantage Business Media | Blogs | Comments

Changes in France’s economic climate prompted the country to recreate its industrial policy based in the development of competitive clusters. These clusters, founded in December of 2002, were created through an active partnership between manufacturers, research centers and training bodies, which together tackle innovative projects while increasing the economy’s growth potential.

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Carmike Cinemas shares jump after 4Q profit

March 2, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of theater operator Carmike Cinemas Inc. surged Tuesday after the company's fourth-quarter profit beat expectations.The stock jumped 90 cents, or 9.5 percent, to $10.40 in afternoon trading. Shares have traded between $1 and $11.54 over the past year.Late Monday, Carmike said it reversed...

Sony restores PlayStation Network service

March 2, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sony Corp. said it has restored service to its online PlayStation Network following a system glitch reminiscent of the Y2K bug a decade ago.Sony Corp. said in a blog post late Monday that the problem was caused by the internal clock function on older PlayStation 3 models. Sony said the clocks...

Hybridyne Imaging Technologies and Brookhaven National Laboratory to be Featured at the WBTshowcase

March 2, 2010 10:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Hybridyne Imaging Technologies, Inc., and Brookhaven Lab are among over 100 companies and technology innovators from across the nation and around the world that will compete for top honors at the WBT2010

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Aid groups enlist Google to help in Haiti effort

March 2, 2010 10:17 am | News | Comments

Aid workers, with the help of Google Earth, are uploading key information onto the Web to illustrate the needs of hundreds of thousands of people left homeless by Haiti's earthquake - an innovation that could significantly boost the ability to respond to future disasters.

Raytheon Improves GPS Accuracy

March 2, 2010 9:47 am | Videos | Comments

Raytheon has been chosen by the U.S. Air Force to develop a new element of the Global Positioning System (GPS), called the Advanced Control Segment (OCX), which will improve the accuracy of information from GPS satellites.

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Authorities bust 3 in infection of 13M computers

March 2, 2010 9:30 am | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Authorities have smashed one of the world's biggest networks of virus-infected computers, a data vacuum that stole credit cards and online banking credentials from as many as 12.7 million poisoned PCs.The "botnet" of infected computers included PCs inside more than half of the Fortune 1,000...

Brrrrr. It's Cold In There!

March 2, 2010 9:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

This winter has seemed like an especially long one to me. I'm ready to wear shorts and enjoy nice, long summer days. Alas, the reality is that it will probably be cold for at least another month here in Washington, D.C. All that cold air robs not only our jacketed bodies of warmth, but it...

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Apple suing phone maker HTC over iPhone patents

March 2, 2010 8:48 am | News | Comments

Apple Inc., increasingly facing tougher competition in the lucrative market for smart phones, sued Taiwanese phone maker HTC Corp. on Tuesday, accusing the rival of violating patents related to the popular iPhone.

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Telematic Antenna Testing

March 2, 2010 8:35 am | Articles | Comments

Today’s automobiles have a wide variety of RF systems with antennas on them for Sirius and XM radio, collision avoidance radars, the Global Positioning System (GPS) and other systems. Conventional test facilities can only perform terrestrial directed pattern measurements of the antenna on the automobile.

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Microtune Amplifier Deployed in BYD Autos

March 2, 2010 8:30 am | News | Comments

Microtune, Inc today announced that its multi-standard automotive antenna amplifier, the MT119 is being deployed in the automobiles of BYD Co., Ltd. (www.byd.com) of Shenzhen, China. The MT1119 is currently used in BYD’s fuel-based sedans and all-electric vehicles. It is planned for rollout in BYD’s most popular-selling compact models by March and in all BYD models by year end.

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Microsoft CEO: Google merits regulatory scrutiny

March 2, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer intends to keep the regulatory heat on Google as his company strives to lessen its rival's dominance of Internet search.In an appearance Tuesday at a search engine conference in Santa Clara, Ballmer said Microsoft believes Google has done a number of things to gain...

GaN vs. Silicon in Power Management

March 2, 2010 8:03 am | by Alex Lidow, CEO, Efficient Power Conversion Corporation | Blogs | Comments

In June 2009 Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) introduced the first enhancement-mode GaN on silicon power transistors designed specifically as power MOSFET replacements. These products were designed to be produced in high-volume at low cost using standard silicon manufacturing technology and facilities.

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