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Scientists claim breakthrough in antimatter hunt

November 18, 2010 3:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Scientists claimed a breakthrough Thursday in solving one of the biggest riddles of physics, successfully trapping the first "anti-atom" in a quest to understand what happened to all the antimatter that has vanished since the Big Bang....

Economy: Growth picking up steam but recovery uneven, says OECD Economic Outlook

November 18, 2010 12:26 am | by OECD | Comments

Economic activity in OECD countries will gradually pick up steam over the coming two years, but the recovery will be uneven and unemployment will remain persistently high, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Outlook.Webcast: Watch the presentation of the Economic Outlook

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Hungary : Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Secretary-General Angel Gurría news briefing

November 17, 2010 10:25 pm | Comments

The Prime Minister and the Secretary-General will outline the themes of their meeting including responses to the economic crisis, employment, and OECD assistance to Hungary’s upcoming presidency of the European Union on Thursday 18 November at 14h.

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First Allen Distinguished Investigators named

November 17, 2010 8:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation) The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation today launched a program to advance important neuroscience and cellular engineering research. The Allen Distinguished Investigator Awards will fund seven researchers at universities and laboratories in Washington,...

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OnLive to start selling streaming game console

November 17, 2010 7:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Video game streaming company OnLive plans to start selling its small gaming console for $99 on Thursday, with delivery starting on Dec. 2....

NetEase.com posts higher 3Q profit

November 17, 2010 7:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Chinese online game service provider NetEase.com Inc. said Wednesday its profit jumped in the third quarter, as sales of the Fantasy Westward Journey and World of Warcraft online games helped lift revenue.The company reported net income of 585.3 million yuan ($87.5 million), or 67 cents per...

Company Signs Vertical Market Reseller Agreement for joojoo With Osaka, Japan-Based ASTEC Co. Ltd.; ASTEC to Customize joojoo for Business Applications

November 17, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Fusion Garage, a designer and developer of touch-screen computing devices, today announced it has expanded distribution channels via a vertical market reseller agreement with Osaka, Japan-based ASTEC Co. Ltd. Through the agreement, ASTEC will customize Fusion Garage's first generation...

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Dell mobile communications executive to depart

November 17, 2010 2:06 pm | Comments

Dell says the president of its communication solutions group is leaving the company.Ronald Garriques led Dell into its first forays as a mobile phone and tablet computer maker.Dell says the company is folding mobile products into its main businesses - large enterprises, public, small and medium...

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Rare earth elements in US not so rare

November 17, 2010 1:25 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(United States Geological Survey) Approximately 13 million metric tons of rare earth elements (REE) exist within known deposits in the United States, according to the first-ever nationwide estimate of these elements by the US Geological Survey.

Cable execs ask for new rules in programming talks

November 17, 2010 1:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Executives for two leading cable TV companies are asking lawmakers for new government rules that would give them more clout in negotiations with TV broadcasters over programming....

Hulu officially launches pay service, cuts price

November 17, 2010 1:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Online video site Hulu formally launched its premium streaming service Wednesday and cut the price to $8 a month....

To 3-D or not to 3-D? 'Potter' people disagree

November 17, 2010 1:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Disappointed the new "Harry Potter" film won't be in 3-D? Its star, Daniel Radcliffe, feels the opposite....

Review: Samsung tablet good, but not good enough

November 17, 2010 1:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

When Apple released the iPad in April, it set a high bar for tablet computers. The first real competitor has arrived in Samsung's Galaxy Tab....

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Travel site Kayak.com files for IPO

November 17, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Kayak Software Corp., whose site Kayak.com is a popular aggregator of flight and hotel deals, filed for an initial public offering Wednesday, with hopes of raising up to $50 million.The Norwalk, Conn., company did not say in its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission how many shares...

New initiative to develop a system that controls prosthetic limbs naturally

November 17, 2010 12:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Vanderbilt University) Using beams of light to allow amputees not only to control but also to feel the movement of prosthetic limbs is the ambitious goal of a new $5.6 million Department of Defense initiative.

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