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Researchers equip robot sub with sensory system inspired by blind fish

March 29, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Technische Universitaet Muenchen) Researchers have equipped an underwater robot with a sensory system they expect will eventually prove effective, reliable, and energy-efficient in environments ranging from the sea floor to turbid rivers to sewer pipes. Their model is the lateral-line...

Quizam's ontrackTV UK Signs Contract With Routeco plc

March 29, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Quizam Media Corporation ("Quizam" or "the company") (TSX VENTURE: QQ) is pleased to announce that its UK online training division, has been selected by Routeco plc to supply computer training to support their workforce.Routeco plc has purchased licenses for ontrackTV's innovative...

Hindu-Muslim clashes injure scores in India

March 29, 2010 5:30 am | by OMER FAROOQ - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Authorities fired tear gas and warning shots and swung batons Monday to disperse crowds of angry Hindus and Muslims who attacked each other with stones and clubs in southern India, where more than 75 people have been injured.Communal rioting broke out Saturday in Hyderabad, capital of southern...


LED-Backlit LCD TV Sales Surge

March 29, 2010 5:29 am | News | Comments

The LCD TV shipment outlook has been increased to 180 million units in 2010, driven in part by the rapid expansion of LED backlit models.


OLED Pushbuttons in Action

March 29, 2010 5:09 am | Videos | Comments

This video shows some applications and benefits of the OLED SmartSwitch which is a combination of a switch and a display.


Testing services company ATA names Tsang CFO

March 29, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATA Inc., which provides computer-based testing services in China, said Monday it appointed Benson Tsang as its chief financial officer.Tsang, who starts immediately, also will serve as financial and principal accounting officer. He served as chief financial officer of WuXi Pharmatech Inc. from...

Energy Tax Credits: Secretary Chu is Spreading the Word, and You Should, Too!

March 29, 2010 4:25 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

As we've mentioned many times on the Energy Savers blog, you can receive up to $1,500 in tax credits for home energy efficiency improvements like adding insulation, installing energy efficient windows, or replacing water heaters.


Carphone Warehouse Splits

March 29, 2010 3:27 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

U.K. mobile-phone retailer and broadband provider Carphone Warehouse split into two separately-listed companies: fixed-line broadband business TalkTalk Telecom and retailer Carphone Warehouse.


Fujitsu Faces Board Overhaul

March 28, 2010 11:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Most of Fujitsu's board will resign in the aftermath of an unusual public feud with its former president, in a rare wholesale change of a Japanese governing board.

Ex-Brocade CEO Reyes Is Convicted

March 28, 2010 6:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Gregory Reyes, the former chief executive of networking gear maker Brocade Communications, was convicted Friday of felony charges connected to backdating stock options.

Nestl é Takes Beating on Social-Media Sites

March 28, 2010 5:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Environmental activists have been using social media to wage war against Nestlé over its purchases of palm oil for use in KitKat candy bars and other products, catching the Swiss food giant off guard.

Microsoft Office Faces Google Challenge

March 28, 2010 4:27 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Microsoft has vanquished most competitors to its Office suite of software. But a new version of the popular program will be challenged by Web-based alternatives from Google.

Consumer Information on: Express & #xae; LD Iliac Premounted Stent System - P090003

March 28, 2010 4:22 pm | by FDA (The Center for Devices and Radiological Health) | News | Comments

The Express® LD Iliac Stent is an expandable, mesh-like stainless steel tube. The stent is mounted over a deflated balloon attached to the end of a long thin flexible tube called a stent delivery catheter...


CDRH Learn Course List (Spanish)

March 28, 2010 4:21 pm | by FDA (The Center for Devices and Radiological Health) | News | Comments

CDRH has posted a Spanish language version of CDRH Learn course on Quality System Regulation, 21 CFR Part 820, Basic Introduction


Consumer Information on: Complete & #xae; SE Vascular Stent System (20-100mm lengths) - P090006

March 28, 2010 4:20 pm | by FDA (The Center for Devices and Radiological Health) | News | Comments

The Complete SE Vascular Stent is a thin, flexible metal mesh tube that can be implanted in the large arteries that supply blood to the pelvis and legs (iliac arteries). It consists of two parts, the stent and the delivery system. The stent is an...



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