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From Young Mogul, a Gift on the Scale of Philanthropy’s Elders

September 24, 2010 7:21 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 million grant to Newark’s schools, announced on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” propelled him to the top of American philanthropy and made him something of a hero.

Epogen and Procrit (epoetin alfa): Recall - Particulate Matter in Vials

September 24, 2010 6:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Recall due to risks of embolic, thrombotic and other vascular serious adverse events.

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Traders: China halts rare earth exports to Japan

September 24, 2010 3:22 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

China has halted exports to Japan of rare earth elements - which are crucial for advanced manufacturing - trading company officials said Friday amid tensions between the rival Asian powers over a territorial dispute....

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Air Force rebuts gov't auditor concerns about GPS

September 24, 2010 3:20 pm | Comments

A government report raising questions about the future reliability of the Global Positioning System satellite network is "overly pessimistic," Air Force commanders said Friday....

Target to open first small urban store in Seattle

September 24, 2010 3:05 pm | by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Target Corp. plans to open its first store in a new, smaller format in Seattle in 2012, with plans to expand to 10 other markets in such cities as San Francisco and Baltimore in the next few years."We've never been a cookie-cutter retailer, but we are increasingly realizing that one size...

XP Power Releases Green Mode Chassis Mount Industrial Power Supplies

September 24, 2010 1:23 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

XP Power plc announced the VCS series of chassis mount single output ac-dc power supplies aimed at cost sensitive industrial applications. Extending the line-up of XP Power’s V-Brand range of low cost power supplies,...

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Tech companies settle DOJ hiring inquiry

September 24, 2010 1:05 pm | by JOELLE TESSLER - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The Justice Department has reached an agreement with six major Silicon Valley companies to settle allegations that they colluded to hold down payroll expenses by agreeing not to poach employees from each other.The settlement, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia late...

ONR rolls out combat and tactical vehicle fleet at Modern Day Marine Expo

September 24, 2010 12:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Office of Naval Research) With several advanced warfare vehicles and a lineup of exciting technologies, the Office of Naval Research will showcase its latest expeditionary equipment at the 2010 Modern Day Marine Exposition scheduled Sept. 28-30 at Quantico Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Va.

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IBM Breakthrough Captures High Speed Measurements of Individual Atoms

September 24, 2010 12:22 pm | by IBM | Comments

Highlights ? IBM scientists have measured how long information can stay in an individual atom ? IBM breakthrough enables ability to actually record, study and visualize the magnetism of individual atoms at staggering speeds – one million times faster than previously possible ? Could be...

Electric Dental Handpieces and Electric Oral Bone-cutting Handpieces: Safety Investigation of Patient Burns

September 24, 2010 12:21 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Device overheating may result in serious 1st to 3rd degree patient burns.

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IBM Accelerates Smart Grid Adoption; Helps Utilities Modernize Communications Networks

September 24, 2010 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

IBM announced that it will help utilities modernize the underlying communications networks that enable them to deliver energy resources. By providing complete consulting, design and implementation services with network technology from industry partners, IBM...

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Green Plug Appoints Paul Panepinto VP Ecosystem Development

September 24, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Green Plugannounced the appointment of Paul Panepinto to the newly created position of VP Ecosystem Development. Panepinto will oversee Green Plug’s ongoing involvement in industry-wide efforts to standardize dc power adapters so they...

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NSF Funds Development of Hydrogen-Powered, Solar-Inspired Nano-Battery

September 24, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Eduard Karpov, University of Illinois at Chicago assistant professor of civil and materials engineering, has received a three-year, $217,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new battery he is calling a...

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Disposable Cables for Minimally Invasive Surgery

September 24, 2010 11:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Quabbin Wire & Cable Co. Inc. produces a variety of electronic cables for medical, robotic, and high-speed data transmission applications.

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Funky QFN Land Patterns

September 24, 2010 11:21 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I've described the optimal way to create your land and solder paste layer for QFNs a couple of times before. But that was for a standard square QFN or rectangular DFN. What happens if you look at the bottom of...

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