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Event: Celebration of UN World Statistics Day at the OECD – Wednesday 20 October 2010 @ 12 p.m.

October 13, 2010 3:22 am | by OECD | Comments

Commemoration of 1st ever United Nations World Statistics Day, with presentations on innovative ways the OECD is using statistics.


Green growth : Environmental taxation can spur innovation, says OECD

October 13, 2010 2:22 am | by OECD | Comments

“To achieve a greener future we need new technologies that can lower the cost of saving the planet,” says OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría. Governments could make better use of environmental taxes to discourage polluting activities and boost innovative ‘green technologies.’


Microsoft, China's Alibaba test new search service

October 13, 2010 1:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft Corp. and Alibaba Group, China's biggest e-commerce site, are testing a search service, adding a new competitor to a crowded Chinese search market.The launch of the beta, or test, version of the Etao search site last weekend comes as companies scramble for market share following...


Intel Tries Anonymity, for a Change

October 12, 2010 11:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Intel has established one of the most well-known brands, but some new products make little mention of the company.

F.C.C. Wants to Stop Cellphone ‘Bill Shock’

October 12, 2010 11:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The Federal Communications Commission will propose rules that require mobile phone companies to alert customers when they are about to incur extra usage charges.

Japanese Game Maker on a Buying Spree

October 12, 2010 11:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The purchase of Ngmoco by DeNA is one of the largest deals ever involving an iPhone application developer.

3S in-house developed MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011

October 12, 2010 11:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

According to Digitimes information, Solid State System (3S), a Taiwan-based NAND flash controller design house, expects its in-house developed single-chip MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011.


Alchimer & Nagase sign exclusive agreement on 3D TSV plating chemistries

October 12, 2010 11:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Exclusive contract also includes demo facility to open in early 2011


The Big Job: Episode 4- "The Finalists"

October 12, 2010 4:23 pm | Comments

The search for TTI's new corporate icon is almost complete, but now we need your help deciding who will be TTI's new corporate icon. Learn more about each finalist on Facebook and then - CAST YOUR VOTE!

Yale Model Helps Predict Extinction Risk to Birds

October 12, 2010 3:22 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

Yale University researchers have developed a tool for biodiversity conservation in the face of global change: a statistical model that helps predict the risk of extinction for almost 90% of the world's bird species.

STMicroelectronics Reclaims Lost Solar Energy with Intelligent Hotspot Prevention

October 12, 2010 2:27 pm | by | Comments

STMicroelectronics (ST) announced what it describes as an innovation for solar panels aimed at allowing more of the energy from each cell to reach the power grid. The innovation replaces the simple bypass diode...


NSF renews Centers for Nanotechnology in Society

October 12, 2010 2:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation recently renewed two important cooperative agreements totaling more than $12.5 million over five years.

Intel's net income up 59 pct, dampened by PC pain

October 12, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Intel's net income leaped 59 percent in the latest quarter, despite economic edginess that curbed PC appetite....


Cornell gets $1 million to improve school nutrition

October 12, 2010 1:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

The Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs will allow researchers to offer expertise nationwide and will be a hub for psychological and economic research of childhood nutrition.

DOE Releases Comprehensive Report on Offshore Wind Power in the United States

October 12, 2010 1:21 pm | by | Comments

The Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) issued an analysis of the key factors impacting the deployment of offshore wind power in the U.S. The report, "Large-Scale Offshore Wind Power in the...



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