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THQ hopes to draw in artists with tablet for Wii

August 17, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Video game publisher THQ Inc. hopes to draw in artistically inclined fans when its uDraw GameTablet is available for the Wii this year....

Spain becomes latest country to take on Google

August 17, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Spain is investigating Google over its "Street View" mapping feature, becoming the latest country to tangle with the Internet search giant over concerns it violated people's privacy while taking shots of city streets....

Fitch says Dell rating unaffected by 3Par buyout

August 17, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Fitch Ratings said Tuesday Dell Inc.'s ratings are unaffected by the company's proposed acquisition of 3Par Inc.Dell is buying the data storage provider for $1.13 billion. Fitch expects the acquisition to be funded entirely with cash on hand.The ratings agency said the planned acquisition,...

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Over 150,000 MegaPhase Cables Help Allied Forces Defeat IEDs

August 17, 2010 10:05 am | Comments

The critical systems our soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines use to jam radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (IEDs) rely on the RF cables designed and manufactured at the MegaPhase facility in Stroudsburg, PA.

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Google's search share slips while Yahoo creeps up

August 17, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc.'s share of the Internet search market in the U.S. slipped last month as its closest rival, Yahoo Inc., picked up more traffic, according to the latest figures from the research firm comScore Inc.But the minor erosion left Google with a huge advantage over both Yahoo and Microsoft...

Online Prototype Ordering Offers 24 Hour Shipment

August 17, 2010 8:47 am | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc. introduces the Haydon Kerk Engineering Development Center, offering customers the ability to order online from a standard listing of prototype parts available for 24 hour shipment. The online ordering system allows an engineer to quickly obtain off-the-shelf linear motion components...

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New System Developed to Test and Evaluate High-Energy Laser Weapons

August 17, 2010 8:20 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Researchers at GTRI have developed a system that will accelerate high-energy laser development and reduce the time required to make them operational for national security purposes.

A test center for wind turbines in northwestern Jutland

August 17, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark) A test center for wind turbines at Østerild in north-western Jutland will ensure Denmark's leading position within wind energyWith its distinct wind conditions, 250-meter-high meteorological masts,...

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HP buying cyber security firm Fortify Software

August 17, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. says it is buying Fortify Software to beef up its cyber security offerings.The company did not disclose financial terms of the buyout Tuesday.Fortify is a privately held company based in San Mateo, Calif. It helps businesses identify and fix security weaknesses in their...

VanceInfo reports jump in 2Q earnings

August 17, 2010 4:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Software developer VanceInfo Technologies Inc. booked a 37 percent jump in second-quarter earnings, saying demand has improved over last year.The company, which is headquartered in Beijing, said after the market close Monday that net income for the quarter came to $7.2 million, or 17 cents per...

Microsoft links new smart phones to Xbox Live

August 16, 2010 8:05 pm | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft Corp. is bringing its video-game expertise to the forthcoming Windows Phone 7 line, an attempt to capitalize on the success of the Xbox 360 as the software maker tries to compete with Apple Inc.'s iPhone.Microsoft says a dedicated group inside of Microsoft Game Studios will develop...

Dell to Acquire 3PAR

August 16, 2010 5:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Dell plans to purchase data-storage company 3PAR for about $1.15 billion in cash, as the personal-computer maker seeks to boost its offerings for corporate-technology departments.

Paramount cuts $350 million film-finance deal

August 16, 2010 5:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Paramount Pictures, Viacom Inc.'s movie studio, says it has cut a four-year film co-financing deal with Skydance Productions, which is run by the son of Oracle Corp. founder Larry Ellison.Skydance plans to make four to six movies per year that focus on big-budget action, adventure, science...

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Nasdaq to delist ADPT, Cowlitz and Bakers Footwear

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

The Nasdaq exchange said Monday it will delist the stock of Bakers Footwear Group Inc., ADPT Corp., and Cowlitz Bancorporation.Bakers Footwear's stock was suspended on June 18, ADPT's stock was suspended Aug. 5 and Cowlitz's stock was suspended on July 1.None of the securities have traded on...

Deaf, hard-of-hearing students perform first test of sign language by cell phone

August 16, 2010 1:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Washington) University of Washington engineers are developing the first device able to transmit American Sign Language over US cellular networks. The tool is just completing its initial field test by participants in a UW summer program for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

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