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Consumer program offers tips to curb energy spending

January 5, 2010 12:57 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A program that helps New Yorkers save hundreds of energy dollars a year should be leveraged nationwide, says a founder of the Consumer Education Program for Residential Energy Efficiency.

Former Perot employee surrenders stock profits

January 5, 2010 12:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Securities and Exchange Commission says a former employee of a Perot Systems Corp. affiliate has agreed to return more than $8.6 million from a stock sale related to a proposed merger with Dell Inc.The SEC says in a statement that Reza Saleh (RAY'-zah sah-LAY') admitted no wrongdoing in the...

Intema acquires Group Eventia, owner of Webcom Montreal conferences

January 5, 2010 12:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Intema Solutions Inc. (TSXV:ITM), a small Montreal marketing company, has struck a deal to acquire Group Eventia, owner of the Webcom Montreal conferences, for about C$600,000.The $600,000 pricetag includes a $300,000 debenture to the seller.Intema said Tuesday the transaction will enable the...


ev3 Endovascular Trailblazer Support Catheter

January 5, 2010 11:51 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Device may crack near the radiopaque marker band, potentially resulting in serious patient injury.


ESPN, Discovery push third dimension for TV

January 5, 2010 9:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Two major cable networks — ESPN and Discovery — will beam 3-D entertainment into peoples' homes for the first time.Riding one of the next big waves in consumer electronics, Disney Co.-owned ESPN says it will have a 3-D channel for broadcasting live sports events in time for the FIFA World Cup...

SWUGN Year in Review - December 2009

January 5, 2010 8:54 am | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Blogs | Comments

Top StoryAfter more than fours years of leading CTSUG by himself, Bill Casnovsky finally gets two volunteers to help with the group. Steve Calvert and Rex Jackson assume Vice-President in charge of stuff positions and immediately set about updating the group's decade old logo. Other good...

Computer Sciences gets Army pact worth up to $79M

January 5, 2010 8:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. said Tuesday that it received a contract valued at up to $79 million from the Army for ongoing support and services for the Aberdeen proving ground in Maryland.The information technology services company will provide services including network infrastructure support,...

On-Chip Debug Technology Serves ARM Cortex-A8

January 5, 2010 7:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

 Macraigor Systems has ported their proprietary On-Chip Debug Technology (OCDemon), GNU Tools Suite and Eclipse Ganymede/Galileo platform to the ARM Cortex-A8 processor.


E-reader Uses Metal Foil e-Paper Technology

January 5, 2010 7:46 am | News | Comments

At just over a quarter-inch in overall height, the Skiff Reader is the thinnest e-reader announced to date. It features the largest and highest-resolution electronic-paper display yet unveiled in a consumer device, at 11.5" in size with a resolution of 1200 x 1600 pixels (UXGA).


ESPN to introduce 3-D sports channel

January 5, 2010 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ESPN is looking to ride one of the next big waves in consumer electronics with a new 3-D sports channel.The network, owned by the Walt Disney Co., says it will introduce a channel this year that will broadcast live sports events using the technology, starting with the FIFA World Cup soccer...

Eighth Annual 'Gathering of the Slides' Concert at Brookhaven Lab, January 23

January 5, 2010 6:53 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

The eighth annual “Gathering of the Slides,” a blues concert featuring the Kerry Kearney Band, Kane Daily and TaleWaGon , and Lonesome Dan and the Curmudgeons, will be held at Brookhaven Lab on Saturday, January 23 at 8 p.m. in Berkner Hall.

Sensor Captures both Linear and Angular Motion

January 5, 2010 6:16 am | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics, a leading supplier of MEMS for consumer and portable applications, has integrated a 3-axis digital accelerometer with a 2-axis analog gyroscope in a single module.


Thomas Roser Named Chair of Brookhaven Lab's Collider-Accelerator Department

January 5, 2010 5:54 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Thomas Roser, a senior physicist who joined Brookhaven Lab in 1991, has been named chair of the Lab’s Collider-Accelerator Department (C-AD), effective January 1, 2010.


Smart-Grid Power Analytics Software Addresses Alternate Energy Sources

January 5, 2010 5:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

EDSA unveiled its Paladin SmartGrid software platform, a  “master controller” enabling the use of on-premise and distributed energy sources – such as solar, wind, or local co-generation – without jeopardizing the reliability of the legacy utility grid.


ADP to buy Calgary-based electronic invoicing firm DO2 Technologies

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

Payroll and benefits administrator Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP) has agreed to acquire DO2 Technologies Inc. of Calgary, a provider of electronic-invoicing solutions.Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.The DO2 technology is designed to give corporate finance...


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