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Iowa State awards grants to develop health, energy and research technologies

August 20, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Iowa State University) Iowa State University has awarded competitive grants totaling $942,389 to 10 research projects that have potential to grow the state's economy. The projects include developing software tools that can improve the quality of health care, expanding a genetic test of...

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Germans wary of Google Street View

August 20, 2010 9:05 am | by MELISSA EDDY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Germans have long harbored an obsession about protecting privacy, with memories of Nazi-era denouncements of neighbors and East German secret police snooping still alive. Now they have found a new target for their fears: Google "Street View."Under strong government pressure, the Internet giant...

Ultra Compact Converter Range In 15 And 30 Watt Versions

August 20, 2010 8:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

XP Power announced additions to its extensive range of ultra compact low power DC/DC converters. The 15 Watt JCM15 comes in a tiny 1 x 1 in. metal package, with the 30 Watt JCK30 being available in a metal case that measures just 2 x 1 in.

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Anchor Therapeutics hooks up with $10M Series B round

August 20, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Cambridge-based biotech Anchor Therapeutics Inc. has closed on $10 million in a Series B funding round, led by investors TVM Capital, HealthCare Ventures and the Novartis Option Fund.

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Digital Microscopy Camera Offers Faster Frame Rates

August 20, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Accu-Scope Inc has introduced the second generation 319CU digital microscopy camera that builds on and improves upon the architecture of its predecessor by offering faster frame rates than ever possible before on USB 2.0 microscopy cameras.

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Replacement Leads Feature DIN Overmolded DIN Sockets

August 20, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Bioconnect’s replacement leads feature DIN overmolded DIN sockets that have a positive fit with any brand of AAMI approved cables.

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Hybrid Armor Incorporates Specialty Multi-wall Carbon Nanotube Material

August 20, 2010 6:15 am | Comments

SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc. (SWeNT) is manufacturing specialty multi-wall carbon nanotubes for NanoRidge Materials, Inc. These CNTs are being incorporated into enhanced body armor to improve protection of soldiers and law enforcement officers from small arms fire.

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International Research Team Develops Ultrahigh-power Energy Storage Devices

August 20, 2010 5:31 am | Comments

A team of researchers from the U.S. and France report the development of a mirco-supercapacitor with remarkable properties.

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North Korea reportedly joins Facebook

August 20, 2010 5:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

North Korea appears to have added Facebook to other social networking sites it recently joined to ramp up its propaganda war against South Korea and the U.S....

Tyco will join S & P 500, Allscripts joining S & P 400

August 20, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Diversified manufacturer Tyco International Ltd. will be added to Standard & Poor's 500 index next week.Standard & Poor's said Tyco, a Swiss company, will be listed on the S&P 500 after the close of trading on Aug. 26. Its shares will replace those of oilfield services firm Smith International...

Google defends its 'Street View' in Germany

August 20, 2010 1:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. is defending its "Street View" feature against sharp criticism in Germany saying it has gone a long way to address people's privacy concerns.Google's vice president for Northern and Central Europe, Philipp Schindler, told Thursday's mass circulation daily Bild the company had found...

E-reading: Revolution in the making or fading fad?

August 19, 2010 11:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The marriage of an American technology firm and a Taiwanese display panel manufacturer has helped make digital reading a prospective challenger to paper as the main medium for transmitting printed information....

World-Class, Highly Efficient Power Supplies for Industrial Equipment

August 19, 2010 10:20 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has developed a platform of highly efficient power supplies for the industrial equipment market. These products exhibited at the TECHNO-FRONTIER 2010 show to be held at Tokyo Big Sight from July 21-23.

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Claims over 2005 jet crash near Colo. city settled

August 19, 2010 5:07 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Court records say family members who sued over a fatal Colorado crash of a jet owned by Circuit City Stores Inc. have reached settlements of their lawsuits.A document filed Thursday in federal court in Denver didn't disclose terms.The crash in February 2005 killed the jet's two pilots and six...

Camelot Information Systems post higher 2Q profit

August 19, 2010 5:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Camelot Information Systems Inc. said Thursday its second-quarter profit increased from a year ago as the information technology company's revenue nearly doubled, reflecting growth in its enterprise application services business.The company, which is based in Beijing, said net income rose to $3.4...

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