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Cluster helps disentangle turbulence in the solar wind

October 4, 2010 1:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Surrounding the Sun is a roiling wind of electrons and protons that shows constant turbulence at every size scale: long streaming jets, smaller whirling eddies, and even microscopic movements as charged particles circle in miniature orbits.

NEC Works with EPRI to Test Lithium-ion Storage Systems for Grid Applications

October 4, 2010 1:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

NEC Corp. announced that it is working with the Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI) to conduct joint field trials of an electricity storage system using NEC’s lithium-ion battery. In the first phase of the...

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Dan Sheflin of Honeywell Named Chairman of Federal Smart Grid Advisory Committee

October 4, 2010 1:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Honeywell announced that Dan Sheflin, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions (ACS), has been named Chairman of the Smart Grid Advisory Committee of the National Institute of Standards...

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IBM and Schneider Electric Team to Make Buildings Smarter

October 4, 2010 1:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

IBM and Schneider Electric announced a new smarter buildings solution to improve energy performance for buildings across an organization. Together, IBM and Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, state that they are...

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Google lines up Internet TV programming partners

October 4, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google is entering the increasingly crowded Internet TV market with contributions from a variety of top television programmers and websites....

Skype getting new chief executive from Cisco

October 4, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Skype is replacing its CEO with a Cisco Systems executive, a change that may indicate the Internet calling service is closer to announcing specific plans for an initial public offering....

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams steps down as CEO

October 4, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams is stepping aside as the short-messaging service's CEO. He will turn the job over to Dick Costolo, who has been steering Twitter's operations for the past year....

Google TV Announces Its Programming Partners

October 4, 2010 11:23 am | by New York Times | Comments

Google has been in talks with the major TV networks and the major cable and satellite distributors, but it announced only a few concrete partnerships on Monday.

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Cisco Executive Expected to Lead Skype

October 4, 2010 11:23 am | by New York Times | Comments

Tony Bates is expected to assume the top job at Skype as its new owners continue to put their stamp on the fast-growing company after buying it from eBay.

An Award, Criticism and Perils for Comcast

October 4, 2010 11:22 am | by New York Times | Comments

As Comcast prepares its NBC takeover, it has a case study in awkward entanglements as an employee cries foul over his firing after criticizing a Fox News host.

Skype getting new CEO from Cisco

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

Skype is replacing its CEO with a Cisco Systems executive. The change may indicate the Internet calling service is closer to announcing specific plans for an initial public offering.Skype S.A. says Tony Bates, formerly a Cisco Systems Inc. senior vice president, will take over for Josh...

Rensselaer professors Dordick and Interrante named ACS Fellows

October 4, 2010 10:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Two Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professors have been named 2010 fellows of the American Chemical Society. Director of the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies and the Howard P. Isermann '42 Professor of Chemical and Biological...

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New Survey Shows Industrial Sector Surging Forward

October 4, 2010 10:21 am | Comments

ThomasNet’s newest Industry Market Barometer shows North America’s industrial/manufacturing sector surging forward, accelerating the momentum of its recovery with the promise of further expansion to come.

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Cornell co-leads $3 million biodiversity study

October 4, 2010 10:21 am | by Cornell University | Comments

A Cornell team will explore the consequences of rapid climate change on biodiversity and ecosystems, thanks to $3 million from the National Science Foundation.

President Obama proclaims Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 4, 2010 9:34 am | by Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service | Comments

Americans everywhere prosper because of the nation's digital infrastructure, and therefore all citizens must defend it, President Barack Obama said Oct. 4. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and in a proclamation released, President Obama said all Americans must understand they have a responsibility to secure cyber networks.

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