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My SolidWorks World Sessions - Day 1, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

January 17, 2010 7:53 am | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Blogs | Comments

Chooosing a session to attend after lunch doesn't get any easier. There are some really good choices and some really good presenters. I've decided not to take any specific track, but rather to pick a good cross section of sessions to attend. Here are the sessions I'm looking at in this...

What Dogs Reveal About Evolution

January 17, 2010 7:53 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

From, The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins All breeds of dogs are domesticated wolves: not jackals, not coyotes and not foxes. … Coppinger points out that when domestic animals break free and go feral for many generations, they usually revert to...

Capuchin Monkeys Using Stone Tools

January 16, 2010 9:52 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

This BBC documentary “Clever Monkeys”, narrated by David Attenborough, shows Capuchin monkeys in Brazil using heavy stones to break open aged palm nuts. Related: Chimps Used Stone Hammers – Bird Using Bait to Fish – Orangutan Attempts to Hunt Fish with Spear...


German government warns against MS Explorer use

January 16, 2010 6:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The German government has told people to avoid using Internet Explorer until Microsoft Corp. develops a patch to fix a security flaw that led to hacks against Google and others.The Federal Office for Information Security, or BSI, told Germans to use a browser other than Explorer to ensure... Products Sold on Internet as Dietary Supplements: Recall

January 15, 2010 5:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Dietary supplements recalled due to undeclared steroids in products, posing risk of acute liver injury.


Microsoft pledges at least $1.25M in aid for Haiti

January 15, 2010 12:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp. says it will give at least $1.25 million in cash and in-kind donations to relief efforts in Haiti.The world's largest software maker says its disaster response team is talking to humanitarian relief agencies about how to help.Microsoft is also a supporter of NetHope, a...

E-Switch’s New Illuminated Pushbutton Switch Series Offers Custom Cap Options

January 15, 2010 11:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

E-Switch announces the new LP2 series illuminated pushbutton switch, featuring multiple LED colors, custom marking options on the caps, and different cap sizes. The LED colors feature red, blue, green, yellow, white or none.


Elma Expands LED Light Tube Offering With New Sizes

January 15, 2010 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Electronic, a leading designer and manufacturer of rotary components and LEDs, has expanded its M-tube line of LED light tubes with new 5mm and 10mm diameter options. The Elma light tubes’ modular design allows wide range of lengths and shapes.


HP pledges up to $750K for Haiti relief

January 15, 2010 11:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. says it will donate $500,000 to the American Red Cross International Response Fund to support relief efforts in Haiti.The company also said it would match up to $250,000 in employee donations to the cause.The American Red Cross estimates 45,000 to 50,000 people were killed...

My SolidWorks World Sessions - Day 1, 10:30am to 12:00pm

January 15, 2010 10:58 am | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Blogs | Comments

Choosing sessions at SolidWorks World is never easy. Do I pick a "track" and stick with it? Maybe I should sit in on sessions covering functionality I don't normally use. I guess I could attend sessions based on the presenter's credentials and/or reputation. I just don't know.... I've...

TSX-listed corporate dividends by ex-date for Jan. 15 and 18, 2010

January 15, 2010 10:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dividends by ex-date on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange for Jan. 15 and 18, 2010:ASTRAL MEDIA INC. CL 'A' NV (TSX: ACM.A ): Dividend of $ 0.25 , expiring Jan 15, 2010ASTRAL MEDIA INC. CL 'B' SV (TSX: ACM.B ): Dividend of $ 0.25 , expiring Jan 15, 2010CANWEL BUILDING...

Which Sessions Should I Attend?

January 15, 2010 9:54 am | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Blogs | Comments

Ahhh..Monday morning at SolidWorks World. You're looking over the agenda and trying to decide which technical session to attend. But wait...there are twenty of them to choose from between 10:30am and 12:00pm. 2-0. TWENTY. And that's just the morning sessions. Count up the rest of the day...

Brookhaven Lab, Advanced Energy Systems Open Hi-Tech Production Facility

January 15, 2010 9:54 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Today, Brookhaven Lab and Advanced Energy Systems, Inc. of Medford, N.Y. celebrated the opening of a new hi-tech facility at the AES site that will produce crucial components used in particle accelerators around the world.


McNeil Consumer Healthcare Over-The-Counter Products: Recall

January 15, 2010 9:51 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

December 2009 recall expanded to multiple products.


Sitebrand Announces relevance7 Beta Release

January 15, 2010 8:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sitebrand Inc (TSX VENTURE: SIB), a leader in online marketing solutions today announced the start of its beta program for relevance7, Sitebrand's long anticipated new personalization platform."Kicking off the beta phase of relevance7 represents another great step forward for Sitebrand. Product and...


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