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Amdocs to provide system for P & T Luxembourg

November 3, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Telecommunications software maker Amdocs Ltd. said Wednesday that P&T Luxembourg and LUXGSM selected its software to replace an existing billing system.Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal was made after a merger between P&T Luxembourg's telecommunications sales entity and its mobile...

Scientists produce transparent, light-harvesting material

November 3, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) Scientists at the US Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory have fabricated transparent thin films capable of absorbing light and generating electric charge over a relatively large area. The material,...

HSN net income slips 10 percent to $14.9M

November 3, 2010 1:07 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

HSN Inc., the shop-at-home retailer, said Wednesday its net income slipped 10 percent, hurt by the impact of a product recall and other charges.Shares plunged $3.20, or 10.8 percent, to close at $26.55.For July through September, net income dipped to $14.9 million, or 25 cents per share, from...


AOL adds 2 executives to technologies team

November 3, 2010 1:05 pm | Comments

AOL Inc. said Wednesday that it added Curtis Brown and Erynn Petersen to its technologies team. Brown will be senior vice president of engineering for AOL Media, while Petersen will be vice president of developer evangelism.Petersen will start on Monday and Brown will start on Nov. 29.Brown...

Horizon Develops New Hydrogen Fuel Generator Technology

November 3, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies Pte Ltd. announced the successful development of a new proprietary hydrogen fuel generator technology targeting portable, military and aerospace markets. According to the company, pushing the limits further on price...


Advanced Energy Announces Record Revenues and Inverter Sales for the Third Quarter 2010

November 3, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Total sales for the third quarter were $141.0 million, another record for the company, with earnings of $0.40 per...


NIST Ships First Programmable AC-DC 10V Standard

November 3, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have begun shipping a new 10V standard to users around the world. The programmable system measures both direct current (dc) and alternating current (ac) voltages. The new...


Cosmic Curiosity Reveals Ghostly Glow of Dead Quasar

November 3, 2010 11:24 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

While sorting through hundreds of galaxy images as part of the Galaxy Zoo citizen science project two years...


Georgia Manufacturing Survey 2010: Recession Makes Innovation More Critical Than Ever for Competitiveness

November 3, 2010 11:23 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

The recession has expanded the business advantages of Georgia manufacturers that compete on the basis of innovation in new or technologically improved products, processes, organizational structures or marketing practices.  These innovative companies are more than twice as profitable...

Discounts offered in Facebook check-in 'Deals'

November 3, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

If you use Facebook to "check in" to your favorite restaurants or shops, you can now expect to see rewards and discounts from companies looking to drum up business and lure in loyal customers....

See me, Obi-Wan Kenobi: Scientists seek 3-D video

November 3, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Scientists say they have taken a big step toward displaying live video in three dimensions - a technology far beyond 3-D movies and more like the "Star Wars" scene where a ghostly Princess Leia image pleads, "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi."...

Transparent conductive material could lead to power-generating windows

November 3, 2010 10:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory) Scientists at Brookhaven and Los Alamos National Laboratories have fabricated transparent thin films capable of absorbing light and generating electric charge over a relatively large area. The material could be used to develop transparent solar panels...

DisplaySearch Co-locates Commercial FPD Conference with InfoComm 2011

November 3, 2010 8:23 am | by General Electric | Comments

DisplaySearch, announced that it has partnered with InfoComm, the international trade association of the professional audiovisual and information communications industries, to co-locate its 4th annual Digital Signage Conference with InfoComm 2011.


UM dorms will go 'off the water grid'

November 3, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Miami) The University of Miami College of Engineering receives a grant from the National Science Foundation to develop an autonomous net-zero water dormitory at UM. The project will make it possible for the residents to go "off the water grid," by using a sustainable...

Review: iPhone-controlled drone fun but expensive

November 3, 2010 8:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

You can pretty much do anything with your iPhone these days - control your digital video recorder from afar, unlock your car, and now, fly a drone....


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