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Altair Nanotechnologies Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results

November 8, 2010 11:20 am | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. (Altairnano) reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. "In the third quarter we took a major step forward in securing our financial future. In September, we entered into...

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Terremark Worldwide prices $75M senior notes

November 8, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Terremark Worldwide Inc. is pricing $75 million senior secured second lien notes at an issue price of 99 percent of principal value.The information technology services provider plans to use the proceeds for working capital and other general corporate purposes such as investments in...

Ellison said Oracle had 'grave risk' from SAP deal

November 8, 2010 9:05 am | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says he was deeply worried about bleeding customers because of what seemed like a masterstroke of an acquisition by archenemy SAP in 2005.The extent of those fears, and how they squared with the amount of business SAP actually poached, consumed Ellison's hourlong...

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Scientists use light signatures to track merging supermassive black holes

November 8, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rochester Institute of Technology) Using computer models, astrophysicists from Rochester Institute of Technology and Johns Hopkins University are creating a detailed blueprint that will guide scientists searching for supermassive black holes using ordinary visible light and existing...

Georgia Tech engaged in $100 million next-generation high-performance computing initiative

November 8, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Georgia Institute of Technology Research News) Georgia Tech researchers are engaged in a $100 million DARPA program to fit a high performance petaflop computer into a single rack just 24 inches wide and power it by a fraction of the electricity consumed by comparable current machines.

Todd McDevitt, PhD, Appears on "Major Decision" Television Show

November 8, 2010 7:22 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Todd McDevitt, PhD, Appears on "Major Decision" Television Show

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Future wind turbines go offshore -- deep and floating

November 8, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark) Floating wind turbines producing at least 20 MW each: this is the vision that is to be explored in an exciting new collaboration between DTU and international partners from both industry and the...

Georgia Tech Engaged in $100 Million Next-Generation Computing Initiative

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

Georgia Tech researchers are engaged in a $100 million DARPA program to fit a high performance petaflop computer into a single rack just 24 inches wide and power it with a fraction of the electricity consumed by comparable current machines.

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Report: AOL hires financial adviser

November 8, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A newspaper report says AOL has hired financial advisers to look into strategic options that could include a combination with Yahoo.The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that AOL's advisers have been presenting various scenarios to the company about possible ways the two could combine...

Electronics Shelf Life

November 8, 2010 5:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Do parts and PCBs have a shelf life? Well, yes and no. I have some 7400 series logic chips in DIP form that I bought back in 1980. Every now and then, I pull one out and put it into...

Amazon to buy Diapers.com owner Quidsi for $500M

November 8, 2010 5:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Amazon.com says it is buying Quidsi, the owner of Diapers.com and Soap.com, for $500 million in cash in a move to expand its online retail empire....

TTI: The Big Job- ''Robotti Campaign Speech''

November 8, 2010 4:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Robotti gives his campaign speech for the position of TTI's spokesperson.

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Shrink Serving Sizes

November 8, 2010 3:21 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Helping Wally Eat Less When I was a boy, we were admonished to “clean your plate” because “children are starving.” Many of my friends’ mothers were concerned about the children in China. Since my father had organized food relief to German families after WW...

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Statistics : Composite leading indicators point to diverging growth patterns in major economies

November 8, 2010 1:23 am | by OECD | Comments

OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for September 2010 point to diverging patterns of economic growth across major economies.

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Vacuum arcs spark new interest

November 8, 2010 1:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Physical Society) Whenever two pieces of metal at different voltages are brought near each other, as when an appliance is plugged into a live socket, there is a chance there will be an arc between them.

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