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Suntech to acquire 375mw of wafer manufacturing capacity

November 18, 2010 5:27 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Vertical integration expected to reduce cost and improve profitability.


European Silicon Photonics project demonstrates laser and 10Gb/s silicon modulator using CMOS fabrication processes

November 18, 2010 5:27 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

HELIOS consortium developing building blocks and processes to accelerate adoption of silicon photonics.


Now I See You

November 18, 2010 5:26 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

A surgery-free prosthetic retina restores vision in blind mice and raises the prospects for something similar in people.


University of Leicester space scientists involved in development of new breed of space vehicle

November 18, 2010 5:24 am | Comments

(University of Leicester) Scientists and engineers at the internationally acclaimed Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester are developing a conceptual motor design for a Mars "hopping" vehicle which should lead to a greater understanding of the "red planet."

Scientists claim breakthrough in antimatter hunt

November 18, 2010 3:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Scientists claimed a breakthrough Thursday in solving one of the biggest riddles of physics, successfully trapping the first "anti-atom" in a quest to understand what happened to all the antimatter that has vanished since the Big Bang....

Economy: Growth picking up steam but recovery uneven, says OECD Economic Outlook

November 18, 2010 12:26 am | by OECD | Comments

Economic activity in OECD countries will gradually pick up steam over the coming two years, but the recovery will be uneven and unemployment will remain persistently high, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Outlook.Webcast: Watch the presentation of the Economic Outlook


Hungary : Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Secretary-General Angel Gurría news briefing

November 17, 2010 10:25 pm | Comments

The Prime Minister and the Secretary-General will outline the themes of their meeting including responses to the economic crisis, employment, and OECD assistance to Hungary’s upcoming presidency of the European Union on Thursday 18 November at 14h.

First Allen Distinguished Investigators named

November 17, 2010 8:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation) The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation today launched a program to advance important neuroscience and cellular engineering research. The Allen Distinguished Investigator Awards will fund seven researchers at universities and laboratories in Washington,...


OnLive to start selling streaming game console

November 17, 2010 7:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Video game streaming company OnLive plans to start selling its small gaming console for $99 on Thursday, with delivery starting on Dec. 2.... posts higher 3Q profit

November 17, 2010 7:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Chinese online game service provider Inc. said Wednesday its profit jumped in the third quarter, as sales of the Fantasy Westward Journey and World of Warcraft online games helped lift revenue.The company reported net income of 585.3 million yuan ($87.5 million), or 67 cents per...

Company Signs Vertical Market Reseller Agreement for joojoo With Osaka, Japan-Based ASTEC Co. Ltd.; ASTEC to Customize joojoo for Business Applications

November 17, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Fusion Garage, a designer and developer of touch-screen computing devices, today announced it has expanded distribution channels via a vertical market reseller agreement with Osaka, Japan-based ASTEC Co. Ltd. Through the agreement, ASTEC will customize Fusion Garage's first generation...


Dell mobile communications executive to depart

November 17, 2010 2:06 pm | Comments

Dell says the president of its communication solutions group is leaving the company.Ronald Garriques led Dell into its first forays as a mobile phone and tablet computer maker.Dell says the company is folding mobile products into its main businesses - large enterprises, public, small and medium...

Rare earth elements in US not so rare

November 17, 2010 1:25 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(United States Geological Survey) Approximately 13 million metric tons of rare earth elements (REE) exist within known deposits in the United States, according to the first-ever nationwide estimate of these elements by the US Geological Survey.


Cable execs ask for new rules in programming talks

November 17, 2010 1:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Executives for two leading cable TV companies are asking lawmakers for new government rules that would give them more clout in negotiations with TV broadcasters over programming....

Hulu officially launches pay service, cuts price

November 17, 2010 1:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Online video site Hulu formally launched its premium streaming service Wednesday and cut the price to $8 a month....


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