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India issuing ID numbers to its 1.2 billion people

September 29, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

India on Wednesday began the massive task of issuing unique identification numbers to its 1.2 billion people, many of whom don't have documents establishing their identity.Ten people from India's remote tribal areas received the first identification numbers from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh...

Nintendo 3-D Game Debut to Miss Holiday Season

September 29, 2010 5:22 am | by New York Times | Comments

Nintendo slashed its earnings forecast after disclosing that its 3DS game machine, packed with glasses-free 3-D technology, won't be ready for the critical holiday season.

High-Speed Data Link to Accelerate Solid-State Storage Performance

September 29, 2010 4:41 am | Comments

OCZ Technology Group has unveiled a proprietary interface called "High-Speed Data Link" (HSDL) to accelerate the progression of solid-state storage.


REACH register to ensure traceability of nanomaterials

September 29, 2010 3:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Ahead of a regulatory review next year, the Belgian EU Presidency is proposing to create a specific register for nanomaterials under the bloc's REACH chemicals regulation and wants to make it mandatory to label their presence in consumer products.


ItN Nanovation announces partnership with ThyssenKrupp Xervon Energy covering Nanocomp PP

September 29, 2010 3:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Exclusive cooperation agreement for advanced nanoceramic technology used in power plants


Gates, Buffett set to dine with China's rich

September 29, 2010 3:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett are set to meet China's super rich Wednesday to sell the art of giving over a dinner that has sparked some soul searching among the world's second-largest number of billionaires.Although the two have said they will...

In Study, Children Cite Appeal of Digital Reading

September 29, 2010 2:23 am | by New York Times | Comments

Many children want to read books on digital devices, while parents worry that technology will distract young bookworms, according to a survey by the publisher Scholastic.

Advertising: Financial Advice Made for the Internet Age

September 29, 2010 2:22 am | by New York Times | Comments

TD Ameritrade’s campaign shows that marketers continue to be fond of original Web series.


AOL to Acquire TechCrunch to Bolster Its News Coverage

September 29, 2010 2:22 am | by New York Times | Comments

The deal would help the company beef up its growing online editorial business.

Heavy-emission trucks pollute Beijing, Zhang says

September 28, 2010 9:21 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

New research by Max Zhang, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, targets diesel-fueled large trucks as the biggest culprits for polluting the air in and around Beijing.

Murata Commercializes World's Smallest 2012-Size (2.0 x 1.25 mm) 22 & micro;F 25V-Rated Monolithic Ceramic Capacitors

September 28, 2010 9:20 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has commercialized a 2012-size (2.0 x 1.25 mm) monolithic ceramic capacitor with a capacitance of 22µF and voltage rating of 25V, the smallest of its kind in the world.

HP provides rosy outlook, no guidance on next CEO

September 28, 2010 3:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. offered a rosy financial outlook Tuesday without giving any guidance on the biggest issue hanging over the world's largest technology company: the identity of its next CEO....

Radio Shack employee alleges age discrimination

September 28, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges that RadioShack Corp. discriminated against a 55-year-old employee because of his age and retaliated against him when he complained.The EEOC filed its lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in Denver on behalf of David...


Smart Grid Leaders Launch Global Smart Grid Federation

September 28, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

Leaders of seven national smart grid organizations officially launched the Global Smart Grid Federation, an international organization to promote best practices and to help accelerate the deployment of smart grid around the world. Founding members...


MicroStrain Lands $730,000 Phase II SBIR for Energy Harvesting RFIDs on Army Helicopters

September 28, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

The US Army recently awarded MicroStrain, Inc. a Phase II SBIR contract to continue to develop a comprehensive and wirelessly networked health management capability that can be embedded directly into rotorcraft components. Providing the...



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