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Multi-Axis Stepper Controller Is a Compact All-in-One Unit

November 22, 2010 6:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Techno Inc. Linear Motion Systems offers the iMC-P1 multi-axis stepper controller. This single-to four-axis controller is complete with drives, power supply, I/O, enclosure, and software.


UC breakthrough may lead to disposable e-Readers

November 22, 2010 6:24 am | Comments

(University of Cincinnati) A discovery by University of Cincinnati engineering researcher Andrew Steckl could revolutionize display technology with e-paper that's fast enough for video yet cheap enough to be disposable.

Uptake Protein Acts as Zinc’s Doorway to the Cell

November 22, 2010 5:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Discovery of mechanism sheds light on how zinc — essential to growth of all living organisms — enters cells


Novell draws bidding war; Attachmate offers $2.2B

November 22, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Business software maker Novell Inc. says it has found a new suitor to take over the company after rejecting a lower offer from a private equity firm earlier this year.Novell says Seattle-based Attachmate Corp. has agreed to pay about $2.2 billion in cash, or $6.10 per share.That tops an offer...

Statistics : GDP growth slows to 0.6% in the third quarter of 2010

November 22, 2010 3:21 am | Comments

Gross domestic product (GDP) in the OECD area grew by 0.6% in the third quarter of 2010. This marks the sixth consecutive quarter of growth, but is down on the 0.9% recorded in the second quarter.

Drilling Down: Room to Grow as Homes Add HD TVs

November 21, 2010 11:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Fifty-six percent of households now have at least some HD channels and an HD set. But most of viewers’ cable time is still spent watching regular definition.

The Media Equation: A News Corp. Newspaper, but Not in Print

November 21, 2010 11:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Rupert Murdoch is building The Daily, a newspaper for iPads that, unlike most news sites and apps, will be published each morning in one great heave, like a newspaper.

Luxury Brands Tailoring Approach to the Web

November 21, 2010 11:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Luxury goods companies, which once saw the Internet mainly as a repository for downmarket items and fakes, are rushing to open online shops as new features assuage their concerns.


Cyberthieves still rely on human foot soldiers

November 21, 2010 11:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Sitting at a computer somewhere overseas in January 2009, computer hackers went phishing....

Worm Can Deal Double Blow to Nuclear Program

November 19, 2010 5:28 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The malicious program, known as Stuxnet, is designed to disable both Iranian centrifuges and steam turbines, an engineer said.

Amazon to allow gifting of Kindle e-books

November 19, 2010 1:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments Inc. has begun allowing customers to give its Kindle e-books to others....

Salesforce shares soaring on cloud computing craze

November 19, 2010 1:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A hot high-tech concept known as "cloud computing" is lifting Inc.'s stock to lofty heights....

Intematix and Tridonic Consortium agree on BOSE phosphor patents for LEDs(2)

November 19, 2010 12:25 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

November 18, 2010...Intematix a Fremont, California-based manufacturer of LED phosphors and and Tridonic, a maker of lighting components and part of the Zumtobel Group of Austria, has signed a comprehensive licensing agreement governing silicate patents for LEDs.


SPP process technology systems (SPTS) celebrates one year anniversary

November 19, 2010 12:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Company triples revenue 12 Months from time of formation, establishes new technology ventures and opens San Jose office.


Emusic adds major labels, higher price tiers

November 19, 2010 12:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Digital music subscription club eMusic launched a new pricing plan this week that charges more for new music but adds tunes from major labels in an effort to broaden its appeal.In the past, the site focused on indie labels and offered discounts on tracks for members committed to spend at least...


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