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Multitasking, wireless printing come to iPad

November 22, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Apple says new software available Monday will allow owners of the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad to print wirelessly over Wi-Fi networks.The update will also allow iPad users to switch quickly between applications for the first time, a feature that had already been available on recent models of...

Compact Drive Has an Integrated Motion Controller

November 22, 2010 6:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Micromo offers a 22-mm innovation that extends the portfolio of the BX4 range of four pole brushless DC servomotors from Faulhaber. The series 2232/2250…BX4 CSD/CCD is the world’s most compact drive with an integrated motion controller.

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Multi-Axis Stepper Controller Is a Compact All-in-One Unit

November 22, 2010 6:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Techno Inc. Linear Motion Systems offers the iMC-P1 multi-axis stepper controller. This single-to four-axis controller is complete with drives, power supply, I/O, enclosure, and software.

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UC breakthrough may lead to disposable e-Readers

November 22, 2010 6:24 am | Comments

(University of Cincinnati) A discovery by University of Cincinnati engineering researcher Andrew Steckl could revolutionize display technology with e-paper that's fast enough for video yet cheap enough to be disposable.

Uptake Protein Acts as Zinc’s Doorway to the Cell

November 22, 2010 5:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Discovery of mechanism sheds light on how zinc — essential to growth of all living organisms — enters cells

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Novell draws bidding war; Attachmate offers $2.2B

November 22, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Business software maker Novell Inc. says it has found a new suitor to take over the company after rejecting a lower offer from a private equity firm earlier this year.Novell says Seattle-based Attachmate Corp. has agreed to pay about $2.2 billion in cash, or $6.10 per share.That tops an offer...

Statistics : GDP growth slows to 0.6% in the third quarter of 2010

November 22, 2010 3:21 am | Comments

Gross domestic product (GDP) in the OECD area grew by 0.6% in the third quarter of 2010. This marks the sixth consecutive quarter of growth, but is down on the 0.9% recorded in the second quarter.

Drilling Down: Room to Grow as Homes Add HD TVs

November 21, 2010 11:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Fifty-six percent of households now have at least some HD channels and an HD set. But most of viewers’ cable time is still spent watching regular definition.

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The Media Equation: A News Corp. Newspaper, but Not in Print

November 21, 2010 11:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Rupert Murdoch is building The Daily, a newspaper for iPads that, unlike most news sites and apps, will be published each morning in one great heave, like a newspaper.

Luxury Brands Tailoring Approach to the Web

November 21, 2010 11:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Luxury goods companies, which once saw the Internet mainly as a repository for downmarket items and fakes, are rushing to open online shops as new features assuage their concerns.

Cyberthieves still rely on human foot soldiers

November 21, 2010 11:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Sitting at a computer somewhere overseas in January 2009, computer hackers went phishing....

Worm Can Deal Double Blow to Nuclear Program

November 19, 2010 5:28 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The malicious program, known as Stuxnet, is designed to disable both Iranian centrifuges and steam turbines, an engineer said.

Amazon to allow gifting of Kindle e-books

November 19, 2010 1:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Amazon.com Inc. has begun allowing customers to give its Kindle e-books to others....

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Salesforce shares soaring on cloud computing craze

November 19, 2010 1:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A hot high-tech concept known as "cloud computing" is lifting Salesforce.com Inc.'s stock to lofty heights....

Intematix and Tridonic Consortium agree on BOSE phosphor patents for LEDs(2)

November 19, 2010 12:25 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

November 18, 2010...Intematix a Fremont, California-based manufacturer of LED phosphors and and Tridonic, a maker of lighting components and part of the Zumtobel Group of Austria, has signed a comprehensive licensing agreement governing silicate patents for LEDs.

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