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Gates makes $10 billion vaccines pledge

January 29, 2010 4:51 am | News | Comments

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate $10 billion over the next decade to research new vaccines and bring them to the world's poorest countries, the Microsoft co-founder and his wife said Friday. Calling upon governments and business to also contribute, they said the money will produce higher immunization rates...

Apple backs VoIP calls over 3G networks for iPhone

January 29, 2010 4:48 am | News | Comments

Apple Inc. is allowing iPhone owners to use Internet calling services over cellular networks. Several companies offering Voice over Internet Protocol - or VoIP - services said this week that Apple now allows their applications to work on the iPhone.


Truetouch Tablet Demo

January 29, 2010 4:14 am | Videos | Comments

Cypress Semiconductor demonstrates tablet-sized capacitive touchscreen with true multi-touch all-point capability.


Appeals court revives Pa. couple's Google lawsuit

January 29, 2010 4:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal appeals court has revived part of a Pittsburgh-area couple's lawsuit against Internet search engine Google Inc.But the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling says Aaron and Christine Boring will have to prove the pictures of their home on Google's "Street View" actually hurt them to...

NEC Electronics Introduces Super-Resolution ASSP with LVDS Interface

January 29, 2010 3:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

NEC Electronics (TSE:6723) today announced its new super-resolution application-specific standard product (ASSP), the uPD9281GC. The ASSP addresses the dramatic divergence between yesterday’s image resolution and the high resolution of today’s audio-visual (AV) display systems...


Increasing Over-the-Top Video Drives Opportunity for Content Delivery Network Services Past US$ 2 Billion Annually by 2011

January 29, 2010 3:56 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Over the next five years, the worldwide value of Content Delivery Network (CDN) services will pass US$ 2 Billion annually by 2011 and continue growing thereafter.

Cell Base Station Market Retracts Dramatically as 3G Rollout Frenzy Cools

January 28, 2010 10:56 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

After many years of rapid growth, the worldwide cellular base station market revenue will decline 22% in 2009, with shipments falling from the high levels of the 3G rollout frenzy of the last few years.

Pathways Leading to Science

January 28, 2010 7:52 pm | by Yale University | News | Comments

Science exploration was the theme of the evening when area middle and high school students gathered at the Peabody Museum of Natural History on Jan. 16 for a special event sponsored by Yale Science Pathways, an outreach program that connects local youths to the University's community of scientists.


Hettich Centrifuges with 2050 and 2076 Plastic Rotors: Recall

January 28, 2010 6:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Plastic centrifuge rotor may crack, break apart and be forcefully ejected.


Edwards Lifesciences Aquarius Hemodialysis System: Recall

January 28, 2010 6:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Reports of clinically significant fluid imbalance and the potential for users to repeatedly override the fluid imbalance alarm.


Samsung 2009 net profit rises 75 percent

January 28, 2010 5:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday that its 2009 net profit jumped 75 percent as sales rose amid higher prices for memory chips and strong demand for consumer electronics.The company said in a regulatory filing that it earned 9.65 trillion won ($8.33 billion) in the 12 months through Dec. 31....

Rutter wins $6 million in new contracts including components for Strykers

January 28, 2010 4:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Rutter Inc. (TSX:RUT) said Thursday is has won a US$6 million in contracts to supply components and spare parts to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada for use in Stryker vehicles sold to the U.S. armyThe company said one contract is worth $4.75 million to supply assemblies for use in the...

Sybase 4th-quarter net income climbs 34 percent

January 28, 2010 2:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mobile phone software maker Sybase Inc. said Thursday its fourth-quarter net income grew 34 percent as revenue increased and it secured key partnerships with technology and telecoms companies.Net income in the three months ending Dec. 31 grew to $59.8 million, or 66 cents per share, from $44.6...


Cable, Satellite, DTT and IP Set Top Box Markets Face Divergent Outlooks

January 28, 2010 1:55 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Each of the major set top box (STB) segments, including Cable, Satellite, DTT and IP, faces widely different outlooks.

Juniper Networks profit dips in 4Q

January 28, 2010 1:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Juniper Networks Inc., which makes routers and other Internet equipment, said Thursday that its profit fell slightly despite a modest increase in sales, but both results topped expectations.The results nearly matched those of a year earlier, and put an upbeat ending on a year in which Juniper's...


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