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Gates Foundation seeks new college technology

October 11, 2010 12:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is offering up to $20 million in grants to attract new technology aimed at helping students get a college degree.Grants of $250,000 to $750,000 are available to organizations and entrepreneurs who come up with new ways to get kids ready for college and then...

ManTech acquires QinetiQ unit for $60 million

October 11, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Technology firm ManTech International Corp. said Monday it has acquired QinetiQ North America's Security and Intelligence Solutions business for $60 million in cash.S&IS is a provider of security services for the U.S. Department of Defense and various intelligence clients. The company recently...

Brocade providing network for Saudi pharmacy co.

October 11, 2010 8:07 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Brocade Communications Systems Inc. said Monday that it has a deal to provide a centralized computer network for Al-Nahdi Medical Co., a Saudi pharmacy operator.Brocade did not reveal any financial terms of the agreement.The company said it will provide an Internet network for Al-Nahdi that...

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AT & T's TV service coming to Xbox, Windows phones

October 11, 2010 8:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

AT&T Inc. said Monday it's taking its U-Verse TV service nationwide as an application for cell phones, selling access to TV shows for $9.99 per month even to people who aren't U-Verse subscribers at home.AT&T has been selling broadcast TV services from Qualcomm Inc.'s FLO TV subsidiary, but...

Saint-Gobain accelerates its growth in the photovoltaic (PV) solar sector and sets up, with Hyundai Heavy Industries, a joint-venture in Korea

October 11, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

After launching the construction of a second Avancis plant in Germany (last June), Saint-Gobain has announced, in association with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.(HHI), the building of a third high-efficiency PV panels facility in Korea

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Suntech begins manufacturing in the United States

October 11, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Global Cleantech Leader brings manufacturing jobs to the U.S.

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AMOLED Power Chip Empowers Next-Gen Smartphones

October 11, 2010 7:08 am | Comments

STMicroelectronics, a leader in power semiconductors, powers AMOLED and Super AMOLED displays in advanced handheld devices with a family of ICs consolidating all the display module's power requirements in a single chip.

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AT & T launching 3 Microsoft-powered phones

October 11, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

AT&T will launch three new smart phones ahead of the holiday shopping season that run on Microsoft's new mobile software.The phones will be a test of whether Microsoft Corp. can catch up with rivals in the fast-growing smart phone market. And they could help AT&T Inc. make up for a possible...

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Collaboration Aims to Boost Wireless Network Performance

October 11, 2010 7:00 am | Comments

Wind River today announced its collaboration with Alcatel-Lucent to develop common platform assets for Alcatel-Lucent’s wireless network base station portfolio.

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austriamicrosystems introduces ?More Than Silicon? initiative

October 11, 2010 6:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Foundry customers benefit from compelling package including technology add-ons, services and dedicated support

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AGC and Tenesol create joint venture for custom-made building integrated photovoltaic glass modules

October 11, 2010 6:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

AGC Glass Europe, a leading glass manufacturer, and Tenesol, a global solar power provider, have created a joint venture for the production of BIPV crystalline SI modules that answer exact customer requirements

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Private Spacecraft Completes First Manned Glide Flight

October 11, 2010 5:47 am | Comments

Virgin Galactic, a US company developing commercial manned space flight system and tourism, announced the successful completion today of the first piloted free flight of SpaceShipTwo, named the VSS Enterprise.

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Statistics : OECD composite leading indicator shows stronger sign of peak in expansion

October 11, 2010 5:21 am | by OECD | Comments

OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for August 2010 reinforce signals of slowing economic expansion already seen last month. The CLI for the OECD area decreased by 0.1 point in August 2010, marking the fourth month in a row that the index has shown negligible or negative growth.

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Japan, Taiwan chip deals unlikey to unseat SKorea

October 11, 2010 4:06 am | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The global dominance of South Korean chipmakers is unlikely to be toppled anytime soon, even as Japanese and Taiwanese rivals consider forging stronger ties, a ratings agency said Monday.The report by Moody's Investors Services follows reports last week that Elpida Memory Inc., Japan's biggest...

Cognizant Technology in multiyear deal with 3M

October 11, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cognizant Technology signed a multiyear deal with Post-it maker 3M Co., the company said Monday.The contract is a multi-million dollar agreement, though no other details have been released.The deal includes a range of application development and related services.Cognizant Technology Solutions...

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