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First step toward electronic DNA sequencing: Translocation through graphene nanopores

July 26, 2010 10:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Pennsylvania) Penn researchers have developed a new, carbon-based nanoscale platform to electrically detect single DNA molecules. Using electric fields, the tiny DNA strands are pushed through nanoscale-sized thin pores in a graphene nanopore platform that ultimately may be...

What You Need to Know About Health Care Reform; New Rules For

July 26, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Banks and Credit Card Companies: What This Means For You; How to Know If You're in Financial TroubleBy Brianna Keilarxfdhe YOUR-BOTTOM-LINE-01

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Ravi Bellamkonda Named Associate Vice President for Research

July 26, 2010 8:20 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Ravi Bellamkonda, a professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been named an associate vice president within the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research (EVPR). The three-year appointment, which begins on August 1, enables Bellamkonda to...

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EU starts IBM antitrust probes

July 26, 2010 8:05 am | by ROBERT WIELAARD - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The European Union opened two antitrust investigations against IBM Corp. Monday, accusing the American technology giant of abusing its dominant position in the mainframe computer market.One investigation stems from complaints by emulator software vendors T3 and Turbo Hercules, which accuse IBM...

EU Launches IBM Probe

July 26, 2010 7:26 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Reanimating long-dormant scrutiny of IBM, European Union antitrust authorities said they have opened formal investigations into Big Blue's conduct in the market for powerful mainframe computers.

Europe Starts Antitrust Inquiries Against I.B.M.

July 26, 2010 7:26 am | by New York Times | Comments

The European Commission says that I.B.M. might have abused its dominant position on the mainframe computer market.

Reuters BreakingViews: BlackBerry’s Era May Be Ending

July 26, 2010 7:26 am | by New York Times | Comments

Research In Motion, which makes the popular BlackBerry devices, has had a traditional stronghold in sales to American companies. But that has been cracked open.

F3 Technologies, Inc. Names Chief Operating Officer

July 26, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

F3 Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FTCH) has named Paul Campbell its chief operating officer, the company announced today.Campbell has been with the company for nearly a full year as its executive vice president and national sales manager. His new title reflects additional duties that he has...

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Magma Design Automation names Sugishita to board

July 26, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Magma Design Automation Inc., which makes software for chip designers, said Monday it appointed Atmel Corp. Chairman David Sugishita to its board of directors.Sugishita has been chairman of chip designer Atmel since August 2006.Last month, Sugishita joined the board of touch-screen technology...

Google search share slips as Baidu gains

July 26, 2010 6:36 am | Comments

Google's dominant position on the global online search market slipped slightly in the second quarter, as it retreated from the Chinese market, research firm Strategy Analytics (SA) said on Friday.

FCC, public safety at odds over broadband plan

July 26, 2010 6:23 am | Comments

Two years ago, the Federal Communications Commission stumbled as it tried to create a nationwide wireless broadband network for police officers, firefighters and emergency medical workers, delaying the construction of what everyone agrees is an urgently needed system.

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Scots engineers prove space pioneer's 25-year-old theory

July 26, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Strathclyde) When American space pioneer, Dr. Robert L. Forward, proposed in 1984 a way of greatly improving satellite telecommunications using a new family of orbits, some claimed it was impossible. But now engineers at the University of Strathclyde's Advanced Space...

Nanoparticles Increase Intensity of Quantum Dots' Glow

July 26, 2010 6:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Demonstration of precision DNA-based nanoassembly method for making light-emitting particle clusters could lead to advances in solar cells, optoelectronics, and biosensors

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UAE says BlackBerry is security threat

July 26, 2010 6:14 am | Comments

The United Arab Emirates has declared BlackBerry smartphones a potential threat to national security, saying the devices operate beyond the jurisdiction of national laws and are open to misuse.

Earnings Preview: IAC to report 2Q results

July 26, 2010 3:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

IAC/InterActiveCorp, the Internet company run by billionaire Barry Diller that includes dating site Match.com and online city guide Citysearch, reports its second-quarter results on Wednesday before the market opens.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Investors will be looking for growth from IAC's main search...

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