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Sprint to stop selling certain push-to-talk phones

December 1, 2009 5:11 am | News | Comments

Sprint Nextel Corp. is giving up on a technology that allows some Sprint-branded phones to use a "push-to-talk" walkie-talkie service similar to what's available on the company's Nextel-branded phones. Scott Sloat, a spokesman for the nation's third-largest wireless provider, said Sprint will still support customers who have phones with the technology, known as QChat...

GE, Vivendi deal paves way for NBC sale to Comcast

December 1, 2009 5:07 am | News | Comments

General Electric Co.'s agreement to buy out the rest of NBC Universal paves the way for it to sell control of the TV and movie company to Comcast Corp. in a deal that promises to reshape the entertainment industry. GE will pay slightly less than the $6 billion that French media conglomerate Vivendi SA hoped to command for its 20 percent stake in NBC Universal...

Do Black Holes Create their own Galaxies?

December 1, 2009 5:06 am | News | Comments

Which come first, the supermassive black holes that frantically devour matter or the enormous galaxies where they reside? A brand new scenario has emerged from a recent set of outstanding observations of a black hole without a home: black holes may be “building” their own host galaxy.


Cool stuff for Christmas

December 1, 2009 4:54 am | Articles | Comments

Holidays in New York City are beautiful. The lights, the people, the excitement. However, Christmastime in the city is also a constant reminder that you have gifts to buy for people, regardless of your particular secular rationale. For the style-conscious, the E Ink Digital Calendar Watch from Phosphor is both attractive and cutting-edge...

TOPICS: Adds 20 Watt LED Spreader Light for Boats

December 1, 2009 4:31 am | Larson Electronics Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics’ announced the addition of the LED10W-4RT-F [40 watt led spreader light] for boats, vehicles and equipment.


HCD unveils AOI system for the inspection of mounted PCBs

December 1, 2009 4:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

British contract electronics manufacturing company Holmes Circuit Designs Ltd (HCD) has added an AOI system for the inspection of mounted PCBs. The company decided in favour of the technologically-leading company GOEPEL electronics and its OptiCon BasicLine 1M AOI system with the latest Chameleon 360° angled view camera.

FTC explores future of journalism in Internet age

December 1, 2009 4:19 am | News | Comments

The federal government is wading into deliberations over the future of journalism. With the media business in distress, the Federal Trade Commission is holding a two-day workshop Tuesday and Wednesday to examine the challenges facing the industry and to explore ways the government might help it survive.

Nokia sues top LCD, CRT display makers

December 1, 2009 4:15 am | News | Comments

Nokia Corp., the world's biggest mobile phone maker, said Tuesday it has filed suits against several leading liquid crystal display makers - including Philips, Toshiba, Sharp and Samsung - for alleged price fixing. Nokia spokesman Mark Durrant said the suits - filed last month in the United States and Britain - came amid international criminal investigations in the U.S., the European Union "and elsewhere."


Cree and Liaoyuan Lighting Demonstrate 98.3 Lumen per Watt LED Streetlight

December 1, 2009 4:10 am | News | Comments

Cree, Inc (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, and Ningbo Liaoyuan Lighting Co., hosted the 2009 LED Lighting Fixture Promotion Conference last week in Guangzhou, China. The conference featured government officials and leaders from city street lamp management offices.


New Office Expands Company's Global Reach in Emerging Markets

December 1, 2009 4:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, announced today further expansion into the Asia Pacific region with the opening of a new office in Beijing. Staffed with more than 50 employees, the Beijing office is...

Go800(TM) Files Patents

December 1, 2009 4:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GoIP Global, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GOIG) today announced that its subsidiary Go800, LLC has filed a provisional patent application and federal trademark registration. The Pitcock Law Group ( , a law firm specializing in Intellectual Property...

8% Series I Convertible Preferred Stock Converts to Shares of Class A Common Stock

December 1, 2009 4:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) announced today that it has received notice from the NASDAQ Stock Market stating that, because the closing bid price of its Class A common stock has been at or above $1.00 per share for at least 10 consecutive trading days, it has regained compliance with the...

Edward Hughes Joins BPM Software Leader as Senior Vice President for Worldwide Sales

December 1, 2009 4:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Appian ( , the global innovator in enterprise and on-demand business process management (BPM) technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward Hughes as Senior Vice President for Worldwide Sales. Mr. Hughes is a proven and successful executive with over 25...


Leaders say momentum building on climate change

December 1, 2009 3:56 am | News | Comments

Leaders of the Commonwealth countries called Saturday for a legally binding international agreement on climate change and a global fund with billions of dollars to help poor countries meet its mandates. The 53-nation meeting was the largest gathering of international leaders before next month's global climate summit in Copenhagen.


Ohio State Buckeye Bullet 2 tops 300 mph

December 1, 2009 3:22 am | Videos | Comments

For the second time this week, Ohio State's Buckeye Bullet 2 team has exceeded the international speed record it set in 2007. Late yesterday (9/25), the Bullet set an average speed of 302.877 mph, which is pending certification by the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile before it can be called an official record.



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