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FAA Conference to Focus on Igniting the Space Economy

January 19, 2010 5:32 am | News | Comments

The conference, co-sponsored by AIAA, is organized around the theme of “Igniting the Space Economy,” and will feature high-level speakers and panels examining all areas of the commercial space transportation sector, and how NASA and America’s commercial space firms can thrive within it.


Tektronix SuperSpeed Test Solution Supports World's First USB 3.0 Certification At NEC Electronics

January 19, 2010 5:17 am | Tektronix | Product Releases | Comments

Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced that its SuperSpeed USB solution supported the verification of signal quality for NEC Electronics Corporation's USB 3.0-compatible host controller -the world's first to obtain USB 3.0 certification from the USB Implementers Forum.


Configurable modular integrated systems for cPCI, PXI, VMEbus, VME64X and VPX application

January 19, 2010 5:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for use in development systems and for production runs, Verotec has introduced a family of 1U, 2U, 3U and 6U configurable integrated systems. Based on combinations of standard products, the easy to use six-step configurator enables the specifier to define the exact system best suited to the application.


Internationally Recognized Technology Executive to Lead Growing Cloud-Based Business Phone Service and System Provider

January 19, 2010 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fonality, Inc. ( ( ), a leading provider of cloud-based business phone systems ( , today announced that it has appointed Dean Mansfield to serve as the company's chief executive officer. Mansfield succeeds Chris Lyman, the...

Significant Accomplishments Include Venture Funding, Expanding a Gold Star Management Team, and Major New Partner Relationships

January 19, 2010 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Virtual Bridges, developers of the VERDE(TM) Suite, have announced major accomplishments that help them solidify their position as a top VDI vendor for 2010.The worldwide personal computing market is expected to undergo a massive refresh over the next 12-18 months as users prepare to deploy...

Partner-Driven Strategy Helps Managed Security Service Providers to Deliver Strong Authentication and Credential Management

January 19, 2010 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —ActivIdentity Corporation ( (NASDAQ: ACTI), a global leader in strong authentication and credential management, today announced a comprehensive strategy and technology roadmap to enable Managed Security Service Providers to deliver...

Leads360 to Provide Lead Management for Mortgage Lenders

January 19, 2010 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Today, Leads360 ( announced that it is working with Google to help power the new AdWords Comparison Ads ( on- ads.html) feature. Since its first offering as a beta in October, Google Comparison Ads has...

Is the RCA Airnergy WiFi Hotspot Energy Harvesting Device for Real?

January 19, 2010 4:46 am | Videos | Comments

Dave can smell marketing nonsense a mile away, so he checks out the new RCA WiFi Energy Harvesting "Airnergy" device with some back of the envelope calculations. Marketing BS or can it actually work?


The Internet entitlement mentality

January 19, 2010 4:24 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

The Internet has connected the world as never before. But it’s also given rise to a pernicious entitlement mentality. A whole generation has been conditioned to expect everything for free (and quickly). Coupled with the practice of file-sharing, this entitlement mentality is destroying two industries—print media and the recording industry.


Dresden Event Showcases Trends in Printed Electronics

January 19, 2010 3:33 am | by Peter Harrop | News | Comments

Europe's largest event on Printed Electronics, the IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe 2010 in Dresden, Germany in April, will reflect new trends in the subject such as carbon nanotubes in conductive paper and transistors, printing silicon for enhancing solar cells, for transistors and other uses and printing copper at a fraction of the cost of silver.


Google postpones mobile phone launch in China

January 19, 2010 1:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google on Tuesday postponed the planned launch of its mobile phone in China amid a dispute with the government over Internet censorship and e-mail hacking that the search giant says may force it to leave the country."It is postponed," Google Inc. spokeswoman Marsha Wang said. She said a launch...

Ultimate Mobility, Must-Have Looks and Blazing Performance

January 18, 2010 10:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

-- Ultra-fast file access with innovative Quad SSD in Raid 0 and Intel@ Core i7-620M Processor (selected model)-- High-performance NVIDIA@ GeForce@ GT 330M GPU with Dynamic Hybrid Graphics System-- Tough, light design in carbon fibre and aluminum weighs less than 1.45kg-- Full HD (1920 x 1080) VAIO...

Belzberg cuts 20 jobs in reorganization of Canadian and U.S. operations

January 18, 2010 2:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Belzberg Technologies Inc. (TSX:BLZ) said Monday it has cut 20 positions since the third quarter of last year including the position of chief operating officer as part of a reorganization of its operations.The stock trading technology company said the cuts represented 19 per cent of its staff...


Ind. to launch 'hybrid' welfare system next week

January 18, 2010 1:01 pm | by KEN KUSMER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Indiana's human services agency is expected to roll out its "hybrid" welfare intake program, aimed at correcting problems that arose when it tried to privatize the system, in 10 southwestern counties next week.The Family and Social Services Administration had said that it would roll out the...

ILR study shows training isn't serving industry

January 18, 2010 12:55 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Most graduates of arts programs in New York state will not find employment in the state. An ILR School report finds that training programs often fail to prepare students for actual jobs.


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