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Quality Systems unit and VHA in software deal

September 21, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Quality Systems Inc. said Tuesday that health care network VHA Inc. will promote its NextGen clinical and financial software to its members.Quality Systems is a medical records and billing software maker based in Irvine, Calif., and VHA is a network of health care organizations that tries to...

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Small-scale desalination approach to a big water problem

September 21, 2010 12:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

A research project recently undertaken at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has revealed a new mechanism for desalination/purification of water, employing a microfluidic channel-network system, which could lead to the development of small and portable units.

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UCLA AND MESA+ to collaborate on nanotechnology research

September 21, 2010 12:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), UCLA and MESA+ Institute of Nanotechnology, University of Twente, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) on September 14th. This agreement unites two of the world?s leading institutes of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

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Sequencing Tested as Infection Early Warning

September 20, 2010 10:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Scientists aim to monitor communities for infections using fast sequencing technology.

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Survey says: Consumer satisfaction with PCs rises

September 20, 2010 9:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Consumers are as happy as they've ever been with their computers, and those with Apple computers are the most pleased, a new survey says....

AT & T to sell satellite-enabled smart phone

September 20, 2010 9:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

AT&T has weathered plenty of complaints about spotty cell phone coverage. On Tuesday, it will start selling its first phone that includes a backstop for AT&T's own network, over a satellite. That means blanket coverage of the U.S., even in the wilderness or hundreds of miles offshore....

Code That Tracks Users’ Browsing Prompts Lawsuits

September 20, 2010 8:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Computer code placed on hard drives known as Flash cookies is prompting consumers to file lawsuits against media and technology companies over privacy.

Internet Service Upgrade Coming to Poor and Rural Schools

September 20, 2010 8:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The change in the E-Rate program is intended to provide more Internet options and faster connections for public schools and libraries on local lines.

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Safran to Buy Most of L-1 in Cash Deal

September 20, 2010 8:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Safran’s chief executive said that the acquisition would increase revenue from its security businesses closer to the company’s 20 percent goal.

In truce, Hurd gets HP's all-clear for Oracle job

September 20, 2010 8:05 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co.'s settlement with ousted CEO Mark Hurd clears the way for him to lead Oracle Corp. in its push to take business from his former employer.The deal announced Monday will cost Hurd $14 million in stock that was part of his HP severance package. But he's not hurting: He's...

New Oak Ridge homes are laboratories for energy efficiency

September 20, 2010 2:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Four East Tennessee homes completed this month showcase how scientific research can make dramatic changes in the cost of heating and cooling our homes.

Hewlett-Packard and former CEO Hurd reach truce

September 20, 2010 2:05 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Mark Hurd, the ousted CEO of Hewlett-Packard Co., has settled a lawsuit brought by his former employer that sought to stop him from working at rival Oracle Corp.Under the terms of the settlement announced Monday after the stock markets closed, Hurd agreed to relinquish the approximately $30...

Dr. Yi Guo synchronizes semiconductor laser arrays at Stevens with NSF grant

September 20, 2010 1:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Stevens Institute of Technology) The National Science Foundation has announced funding for Dr. Yi Guo's research at Stevens Institute of Technology into a rigorous mathematical approach to the analysis and control of coupled semiconductor laser systems.

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Nissan & Sumitomo Establish Joint Research Company

September 20, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Sumitomo Corp. announced that a new joint-venture company was established on September 14th. The company will conduct research on the second-life use of lithium-ion batteries that have been used...

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Microsemi Acquires VT Silicon

September 20, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Microsemi Corp. announced that it has acquired all of the assets of VT Silicon. VT Silicon, located in Atlanta, Georgia, designs and manufactures multi-band radio frequency integrated circuit (RFIC) solutions for the mobile wireless...

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