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Judge sides with Google in $1B Viacom lawsuit

June 23, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A federal judge in New York is siding with Google in a $1 billion copyright lawsuit filed by media company Viacom over YouTube videos.Viacom Inc. had alleged that YouTube, which Google Inc. bought in 2006, built itself into a successful video-sharing site by promoting the unlicensed use of...

Enterprise PCs work while they sleep - saving energy and money - with new software

June 23, 2010 12:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of California - San Diego) Personal computers in enterprise environments save energy and money by "sleep-working," thanks to new software called SleepServer created by computer scientists from the University of California, San Diego. Sleep-working enterprise PCs are accessible...

Cisco commits $1B in meeting with Russian leader

June 23, 2010 12:05 pm | by BROOKE DONALD - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc. says it will invest $1 billion to help foster high-tech innovation in Russia.Cisco CEO John Chambers made the commitment Wednesday at a meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. The president was visiting the computer networking equipment manufacturer's San Jose...

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2 Minn. candidates to voluntarily release tax data

June 23, 2010 11:05 am | by BRIAN BAKST - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton, a department store heir pushing for higher taxes on those with the largest incomes, pledged Wednesday to voluntarily make personal tax information public within two weeks.He also challenged his rivals to do likewise. One Democratic opponent,...

Sand Technology posts $1.2M loss in Q3; net sales drops nearly 60 per cent

June 23, 2010 10:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Sand Technology Inc. booked a $1.2-million loss in its fiscal third-quarter and its revenue sank 60 per cent, the software company said Wednesday.The company (OTCBB:SNDTF), which trades on the over the counter electronic market in the United States, said the loss amounted to seven cents a share...

Regional Photovoltaic Markets Display High Growth in 2010

June 23, 2010 9:43 am | Comments

According to the latest photovoltaic (PV) market analysis from Solarbuzz, an international solar energy market research and consulting company, nine countries are forecast to exceed 250 MW in 2010, up from six countries in 2009.

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Georgia World Congress Center Achieves 64% Diversion Rate During Microsoft Event

June 23, 2010 9:36 am | Comments

The Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) worked with the Microsoft Corporation in April during their Microsoft Dynamics customer conference, Convergence, to divert as much waste as possible from the landfill. Fifty-seven tons of waste were produced during the four-day event.

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Module Shield Kits Comply with Revision 4.0 of the VXI-1 Specification

June 23, 2010 9:29 am | Comments

Today ICS Electronics announced a new series of C-size VXI Module Shield Kits designed to comply with the recently approved Revision 4.0 of the VXI-1 Specification. These VXI4 Module Shield Kits are designed for the older 96-pin connectors as well as for the new 160-pin connector approved for VXI modules using the new 64-bit data bus.

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Soil moisture study aims for climate change insights

June 23, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Michigan) A new $26-million NASA project led by a University of Michigan researcher aims to help clarify how ecosystems exchange carbon with the atmosphere, an important piece of missing knowledge in the quest to understand and predict climate change.

Customer Acquisition Rate Accelerates With More Than 250 New Customers in 2010

June 23, 2010 8:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

InsideView, Inc. today announced that the company has surpassed the 600-customer mark, adding more than 250 new thought-leading companies to its already impressive roster of customers in 2010 alone. The explosive growth in customers and the continued business momentum, underscored by record...

Virage Logic Releases Update of the Open Source GNU and Linux Toolchains

June 23, 2010 7:34 am | Comments

Virage Logic Corporation today announced it is investing in its ARC processor product portfolio by releasing the ARC GNU 2.3 Toolchain for its complete range of ARC processor cores and the ARC Linux 1.3 Operating System for its ARC 750D processor.

The industry’s highest efficiency series of dual DC-DC converters

June 23, 2010 7:30 am | Comments

austriamicrosystems has introduced the industry’s highest efficiency high current, dual step-down DC-DC converters in a compact 3x3 mm TDFN package. For space-limited applications with low power consumption requirements, the new AS134x series provides small size and high efficiency -- up to 95%...

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Anand appointed executive associate dean

June 23, 2010 7:23 am | Comments

Dr. G. Kemble Bennett, vice chancellor and dean of engineering has announced the appointment of Dr. N.K. Anand as executive associate dean of the Dwight Look College of Engineering. Anand, who was serving as the interim executive associate dean, also serves as associate agency director...

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Georgia Tech Study Suggests Sprawling Cities More Vulnerable to Climate Change

June 23, 2010 7:23 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

The number of very hot days is increasing worldwide, but the rate of increase is more than double in the most sprawling metropolitan regions compared with more compact cities, according to a team of Atlanta-based scientists. This was true regardless of the urban regions’ climate zone,...

Microsoft sues Neb. company, QuickTeq Computers

June 23, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft Corp. says a Nebraska computer store has been infringing on its copyrights for Windows software.Microsoft filed a federal lawsuit against QuickTeq Computers and its owner, Kevin Knudson, on Monday.Knudson declined to comment Wednesday, saying he was still reviewing the...

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