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E.U. Challenges Chinese State Subsidies for Modems

September 16, 2010 8:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The European Commission has opened an investigation into Chinese subsidies for wireless modems after a complaint brought by the Belgian producer Option.

R.I.M. Tops Expectations As Sales Rise

September 16, 2010 7:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Research In Motion said it shipped 12.1 million BlackBerry smartphones in the second quarter, exceeding analysts’ expectations.

Oracle Profit Rises 20%, Higher Than Forecast

September 16, 2010 7:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Revenue rose 48 percent as the company, which just hired the former chief of Hewlett-Packard, topped forecasts.

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Dell to Expand in Western China

September 16, 2010 7:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

In response to rapid growth in Western China, the PC maker is planning a manufacturing, sales and service center in Chengdu in 2011.

Warner Bros. exec dislikes Apple's 99-cent TV plan

September 16, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Chief Executive Barry Meyer says Warner Bros. didn't participate in Apple Inc.'s plan to offer TV show rentals for 99 cents because the price was too low and would have hurt sales of full seasons.Meyer made the comments Thursday at an investor conference hosted by Merrill Lynch in Newport...

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September 16, 2010 2:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I've been pretty occupied with the upcoming Embedded Systems Conference in Boston. The exhibition is next week on Tuesday, the 21st and Wednesday the 22nd. Screaming Circuits will be in booth 809. Stop by if you happen to be at...

Study: Molecule can starve cancer cells

September 16, 2010 2:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Cornell researchers have discovered a molecule that can essentially starve cancer cells of an animo acid they need for growth. The finding may lead to a new class of cancer-fighting drugs.

CEO optimistic on resolving BlackBerry disputes

September 16, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. believes it will successfully resolve disputes with India, the United Arab Emirates and other countries over data security and avert their threats to ban services, the company's co-CEO said Thursday....

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'Nanosprings' offer improved performance in biomedicine, electronics

September 16, 2010 1:20 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Oregon State University) Researchers at Oregon State University have reported the successful loading of biological molecules onto "nanosprings" -- a type of nanostructure that has gained significant interest in recent years for its ability to maximize surface area in microreactors.

Oracle's net swells 20 pct amid Hurd hiring hubbub

September 16, 2010 1:06 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Oracle Corp.'s net income swelled 20 percent in the latest quarter as the world's biggest maker of database software prospered from freer technology spending by corporations.Oracle's results, reported Thursday, came as the company finds itself in a starring role in Silicon Valley's latest soap...

Danfoss Solar Inverters e To Expand Production Capacity to 3.5GW in 2011

September 16, 2010 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Danfoss Solar Inverters states that it is experiencing extremely strong sales in the residential and commercial PV markets for grid-connected inverters. Therefore the company’s production capacity has been increased in 2010 and will reach...

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Distributed-Power Open Standards Alliance (DOSA) Defines Digital Point of Load Standards

September 16, 2010 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

The Distributed-power Open Standards Alliance (DOSA), a global association dedicated to furthering compatibility and standardization in the dc-dc board mounted power conversion market, recently approved specification standards for the "Third Generation, High Density, Non-Isolated...

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Program Announced for Second International Power Supply on Chip Workshop

September 16, 2010 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Hosted by Tyndall National Institute, one of Europe’s leading research centers, the 2010 International Power Supply on Chip Workshop (PwrSOC ’10) will take place in Cork, Ireland, 13-15 October. This unique international event will...

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Oracle's net income jumps 20 pct in latest quarter

September 16, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Oracle's net income swelled 20 percent as it reaped the rewards of businesses spending more freely on technology than they did last year....

Yahoo to upgrade e-mail, search results this fall

September 16, 2010 12:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo's coming attractions include facelifts for its e-mail service and Internet search results.The changes outlined Thursday are part of Yahoo Inc.'s latest attempt to lure back Web surfers who have been spending more of their time hanging out at Internet hot spots such as Facebook and leaning...

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