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Universal to make some DVDs available earlier

October 6, 2010 1:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Universal Pictures said Wednesday that it will make some movies available to Blockbuster Express kiosks on the same day as their release for sale — but make customers pay a premium above the $1-per-night they can rent them for 28 days later.The move inches Universal closer to a handful of other...

Accenture buys Ariba's outsourcing unit for $51M

October 6, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Management consulting firm Accenture PLC said Wednesday it's buying the outsourcing business of Ariba Inc. for $51 million.The deal will strengthen Accenture's position in the procurement consulting and outsourcing services market. About 160 Ariba employees are expected to join Accenture.The...

Report: Apple to make iPhones for CDMA networks

October 6, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A new report says Apple is getting ready to manufacture a new iPhone that works on cellular networks based on CDMA technology, a move that would allow the phones to be used by more carriers, including Verizon Wireless....

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Verizon says 4G high speed coming to Northeast

October 6, 2010 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Verizon Wireless says its new wireless broadband network, which offers higher data speeds initially for laptop users, will be live before the end of the year in the cities on the Boston-to-Washington stretch as well as California, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Seattle and others....

NIST 'Vision Science Facility' Aims for Lighting Revolution

October 6, 2010 9:34 am | Comments

Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, have become popular with backpackers and cyclists who mount them on headbands for a reliable, hands-free source of illumination. Now, a new lab at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is helping to bring these tiny but brilliant devices into your home...

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Cisco to sell videoconferencing box for the home

October 6, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cisco says it's going to sell a $599 box that turns living-room TV sets into big videophones....

BLADE Software Eliminates "Drive-By Downloads" from Malicious Websites

October 6, 2010 8:22 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Researchers have developed a new tool that eliminates drive-by download threats. BLADE is browser-independent and when tested, it blocked all drive-by malware installation attempts from more than 1,900 malicious websites and produced no false positives.

The Pertinence of MEMP in a White House Internship

October 6, 2010 8:21 am | by Duke University | Comments

I had the opportunity to interview Kereiakes Kereiakes (MEMP ‘07) regarding his internship with the National Economic Council, where he worked in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next door to the White House. Kereiakes was one of about 120 interns working in the White House for...

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EIT - IPTS Study

October 6, 2010 7:26 am | by European Institute of Innovation and Technology | Comments

What is your idea for world leading innovation in Europe? Share it and see it grow!

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Cables, Power Cords, and Retractiles Glow in the Dark

October 6, 2010 7:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Northwire Technical Cable, an innovative solutions provider in the marketing, design, and manufacture of technical and retractile cables, has introduced ElectriGlow photoluminescent glow-in-the-dark cables, power cords and retractiles.

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SMD Rotary Sensor Offers Size and Functionality Breakthroughs

October 6, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The MTS provides a true breakthrough in sensor technology by combining a through-shaft design with 360º absolute position feedback in an ultra miniature size.

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Filter Cap Designed for World’s Smallest Digital Humidity Sensors

October 6, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The SF2 filter cap is made of PBT, has an integrated filter membrane, and protects Sensirion’s SHT2x humidity and temperature sensor from water, dust, dirt and various contaminants.

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Diode Arrays Deliver Transient Voltage Suppression

October 6, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Providing design engineers with a compact means of protecting one to eight circuit traces against electrostatic discharge (ESD), lightning, and other electrical fast transient (EFT) events, TT electronics IRC...

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LCD TV Market Growing Despite Weakness in North America; LED-Backlit Set to Take Lead in 2011

October 6, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | Comments

According to the latest DisplaySearch Quarterly Advanced Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report, total TV shipments in 2010 will reach more than 243 million units, a 16% increase from 2009.

Elsevier introduces article-based publishing to increase publication speed

October 6, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Elsevier) Final and citable articles are published without needing to wait until a journal issue is complete, speeding the publication process by an average of 7 weeks.

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