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Hadron Collider Off to Smashing Start

March 31, 2010 1:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The world's largest atom smasher set a record for high-energy collisions by crashing two proton beams at three times more force than ever before.

Google: Critics of Vietnam mine face online attack

March 30, 2010 11:30 pm | by BEN STOCKING - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. says malicious software has been used to spy on Vietnamese computer users opposed to a controversial bauxite mine in the Southeast Asian country. Computer security firm McAfee said the perpetrators may be linked to the communist government.The "malware" has targeted "potentially...

At Home With a Router

March 30, 2010 8:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The home router sits undisturbed by those who know better than to touch it. Valet is a new wireless router designed for people who are tired of being intimidated by a blinking box.


AT & T Girds for iPhone Battle

March 30, 2010 7:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

AT&T is cranking up efforts to improve its network quality as Apple prepares a new version of its iPhone able to run on rivals' wireless networks.

Survival of the 3-D Movie

March 30, 2010 6:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Theater owners are scrambling to divvy up the tight supply of 3-D screens as three movies— "How to Train Your Dragon," "Alice in Wonderland" and "Clash of the Titans"—collide at the box office this weekend.

Nano-discs destroy cancer cells

March 30, 2010 5:29 pm | by ArgonneNationalLab | Videos | Comments

A new technique, designed with the potential to treat brain cancers, is under study at Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago Medical Center. The micron-sized magnetic materials, with vortex-like arrangements of spins, were successfully interfaced with Glioblastoma...


Access to Google Is Interrupted in China

March 30, 2010 5:28 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Users trying to access the site in English and Chinese reached the home page but were unable to complete searches.


Technology Coalition Urges Stronger Online Privacy Laws

March 30, 2010 5:28 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Microsoft, Google and other companies are pushing to protect private information from government access.


With Hirings, Yahoo Steps Up News Coverage

March 30, 2010 5:28 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

The company is bringing in journalists, some from traditional outlets, to create more original content.


Octopus Hopes to Expand in China

March 30, 2010 4:28 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Octopus, Hong Kong's payment card, is aiming to grow in mainland China, where it is being positioned to handle everything from all-in-one bill payments to birth registration and social security.

Novell Wins Unix Case

March 30, 2010 3:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

A federal jury decided in favor of Novell in an ownership battle over Unix computer-server operating systems.

MasXtreme Capsules (Natural Wellness) - product contains undeclared drug ingredient

March 30, 2010 3:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Recall of product, sold as a dietary supplement, containing undeclared aildenafil as well as the drug phentolamine.


Seven-Segment Numeric LED Display Performs in High Temps

March 30, 2010 2:32 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Lumex launched QuasarBrite High-Temperature Seven-Segment numeric LED Display technology capable of providing bright, crisp display performance in temperature ranges up to 105°C. The new ¼ Watt LED displays are


Story tips from the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory April 2010

March 30, 2010 2:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) A new pulsed magnet technique developed for ORNL's Spallation Neutron Source shatters previous field strength limits for pulsed neutron scattering experiments. Science, medicine and engineering will at ORNL for its annual Biomedical Science and...


Power Controller for Dimmable LED Lighting Touts High Efficiency

March 30, 2010 2:16 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cypress Semiconductor introduced AC-DC digital power controllers for LED lighting. The CY8CLEDAC01/02 controllers are presented as delivering high efficiency while meeting EnergyStar requirements. They provide



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