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EV group strengthens presence in Middle East with order win from King Abdullah university of science and technology

September 27, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Top university selects EVG systems on strength of flexible technology, local service and support

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Toyoda Gosei, Epistar, and Twin Hill form joint venture to produce LED products

September 27, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Toyoda Gosei, Epistar, and Twin Hill Co. Ltd., a sales agent for Toyoda Gosei, have agreed to establish a joint venture in Taiwan to develop, manufacture, and market LEDs.

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Travel and Tourism Satellite Accounts, 2nd quarter 2010

September 27, 2010 7:23 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

Real spending on travel and tourism increased at an annual rate of 3.0 percent in 2010:2, following an increase of 5.0 percent (revised) in 2010:1. By comparison, real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 1.6 percent (second estimate) in 2010:2 after increasing 3.7 percent in 2010:1....

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S-Type Load Cells from LCM Systems Available Ex-Stock, Fast Delivery - Credit Card Sales Welcome

September 27, 2010 7:22 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Load cell specialists LCM Systems announce the availability of the STA series of S-Type tension/compression load cells. Available ex-stock, customers can pay via credit cards for guaranteed quick delivery.

Solarbuzz Defines UK Photovoltaic Market Opportunity as Demand Accelerates

September 27, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | Comments

The solar photovoltaic (PV) feed-in tariff (FIT) program introduced by the United Kingdom in April 2010 has catapulted the UK into the mainstream of global PV market activity.

Rewiring a damaged brain

September 27, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Case Western Reserve University) Researchers from Case Western Reserve University and Kansas University Medical Center are developing microelectronic circuits to bypass brain damage and induce the growth of axons, rewiring the lost connections.

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Lorlin celebrate 50 years of manufacturing Rotary Switches at Electronica 2010

September 27, 2010 6:34 am | Comments

Lorlin Electronics will celebrate 50 years of manufacturing their wide range of standard and custom switching products at electronica 2010. Designed, manufactured and assembled in their UK factory the majority of Lorlin products can be fully customised to meet their customer’s exact requirements avoiding any compromises in the end users equipment.

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Ebix to buy Brazil's Usix, no terms given

September 27, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Software maker Ebix Inc. said Monday it has agreed to buy Brazil's Usix Technologies Inc., which providers Internet technologies to insurance companies and their agents.Ebix did not give financial terms but said it considers the size of the acquisition, which it paid for using cash reserves,...

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Segway company owner dies after rolling into river

September 27, 2010 5:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A British businessman who last year bought the company that makes the two-wheeled Segway personal transporter has died in an accident on one of the vehicles....

Report: US would make Internet wiretaps easier

September 27, 2010 5:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Broad new regulations being drafted by the Obama administration would make it easier for law enforcement and national security officials to eavesdrop on Internet and e-mail communications like social networking Web sites and BlackBerries, The New York Times reported Monday....

Economy : OECD’s Gurría confident Portugal will weather economic crisis?

September 27, 2010 3:22 am | by OECD | Comments

?Portugal has made major progress in modernising its economy over recent years but has been hit hard by the crisis, according to the OECD’s latest economic survey of the country.?

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Let your fingers do the driving

September 26, 2010 9:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Utah) If drivers are yakking on cell phones and don't hear spoken instructions to turn left or right from a passenger or navigation system, they still can get directions from devices that are mounted on the steering wheel and pull skin on the driver's index fingertips left...

Light workout: Stanford scientists use optogenetics to effectively stimulate muscle movement in mice

September 26, 2010 11:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Stanford University Medical Center) Researchers at Stanford University were able to use light to induce normal patterns of muscle contraction, in a study involving bioengineered mice whose nerve-cell surfaces are coated with special light-sensitive proteins.

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Computer attacks linked to wealthy group or nation

September 26, 2010 9:05 am | by LOLITA C. BALDOR - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A powerful computer code attacking industrial facilities around the world, but mainly in Iran, probably was created by experts working for a country or a well-funded private group, according to an analysis by a leading computer security company.The malicious code, called Stuxnet, was designed...

Worm hits computers of staff at Iran nuclear plant

September 26, 2010 4:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Iran's official news agency says a complex computer worm has affected the personal computers of staff at the country's first nuclear power plant weeks before the facility is to go online....

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