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Berkeley Lab's Wim Leemans wins 2009 E. O. Lawrence Award

December 16, 2009 3:56 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Wim Leemans of the Accelerator and Fusion Research Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is one of six 2009 recipients of the U.S. Department of Energy's highest honor, the E. O. Lawrence Award, for his pioneering research with laser...

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Researchers devise new way to cleave nitrogen

December 16, 2009 12:54 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Cornell chemist Paul Chirik and colleagues have devised a new way to break the tough nitrogen-nitrogen bond in the lab and simultaneously create carbon-nitrogen bonds.

Microsoft, EU close chapter of antitrust battle

December 16, 2009 12:00 pm | by AOIFE WHITE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

After a decade of complaints leading to 1.7 billion euros in fines against Microsoft Corp., European regulators have ended their last pending antitrust case against the U.S. software maker as the company agreed to let European computer users choose from a menu of Web browsers that compete with...

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Intel hit with more antitrust charges in FTC suit

December 16, 2009 11:00 am | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The Federal Trade Commission piled on new antitrust charges against Intel Corp. on Wednesday, seeking to end what it described as a decade of illegal sales tactics that have crippled rivals and kept prices for computer chips artificially high.The FTC's lawsuit contains the most wide-ranging...

Environmental Assessment for BP Solar Array Project Released

December 16, 2009 10:52 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the Department of Energy (DOE) has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) of the proposed BP solar array project at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Clemex Technologies books a profit of $50,871 in Q2, reverses year-ago loss

December 16, 2009 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Clemex Technologies Inc. (TSXV:CXG.A), an image analysis solutions provider, credits its "expense reduction plan" for making it profitable in the second quarter compared with last year.Net income totalled $50,871 or 0.2 of a cent a share in the period ended Oct. 31, reversing a year-earlier...

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Einaudi honors four faculty members with seed grants

December 16, 2009 8:56 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Four grants awarded from the Summer 2009 Seed Grant Competition are intended to promote research on foreign policy and international development as well as international studies in general.

Toward home-brewed electricity with 'personalized solar energy'

December 16, 2009 7:57 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Chemical Society) New scientific discoveries are moving society toward the era of "personalized solar energy," in which the focus of electricity production shifts from huge central generating stations to individuals in their own homes and communities. That's the topic of a...

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SWUGN Year in Review - May 2009

December 16, 2009 7:52 am | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Blogs | Comments

Top StoryCOSUG leader and SolidWorks user Kelly Frazier passes the patent bar exam and becomes a Registered Patent Agent. The license allows Kelly to practice patent law before the USPTO. It also gives her company (THNKtions, LLC) a leg up on the competition. Business owner, SolidWorks...

IEC 60309 Connection Devices Address High Power Apps

December 16, 2009 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Interpower’s IEC60309 High Power Connection Devices are configured with three or for pins; with either a four-, six- or nine-hour earth pin position; inlets and outlets can be angled or panel mount. Plugs and connectors can be cable mount. The company’s high-power inlets, outlets, plugs and connectors are 

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Violinist Hahn-Bin to perform at Brookhaven Lab January 13

December 16, 2009 6:53 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Violinist Hahn-Bin, winner of the 2008-2009 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, will perform at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, January 13, 2010.

F.T.C. Accuses Intel of Trying to Stifle Competition

December 16, 2009 5:56 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

The Federal Trade Commission sued Intel, accusing it of a systematic campaign to prevent rivals from selling microchips by cutting off market access.

Sony Chief Pushes Online Plan for Recovery

December 16, 2009 5:56 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

The company says it will create an online network that pipes its films, music, games and other content to its TVs, Walkmans and PlayStation game machines.

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Hamstrung by Delays, Fitbit Explains and Tries to Deliver

December 16, 2009 5:56 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

It is a classic start-up story: entrepreneurs with a hot idea generate excitement, then run into problems making and delivering their product.

Profit Rises at Best Buy, but Margins Are a Worry

December 16, 2009 5:56 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

The retailer’s third-quarter profit of 53 cents a share topped the average analyst forecast of 43 cents.

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