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German gov't considers 'Street View' concerns

August 18, 2010 6:05 am | by GEIR MOULSON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The German government will consider new rules to address the privacy implications of Internet services such as Google's "Street View," and plans a meeting next month with the California-based company and others, officials said Wednesday.Google said earlier this month that it will introduce its...

iPhone-maker Foxconn holds rallies after suicides

August 18, 2010 5:05 am | by GILLIAN WONG - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Following a string of suicides at its Chinese factories, Foxconn Technology Group raised workers' wages and installed safety nets on buildings to catch would-be jumpers. Now the often secretive manufacturer of the iPhone and other electronics is holding rallies for its workers to raise morale...

BlackBerry users mull effect as service curbs loom

August 18, 2010 4:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Udoay Ghosh sat sipping coffee before an early morning flight from Dubai International Airport, looking with affection at his two - yes, two - BlackBerry smart phones laid out in front of him....

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Statistics: Germany and the United Kingdom drive stronger GDP growth in the European Union but, growth slows in Japan and the United States

August 18, 2010 3:22 am | by OECD | Comments

Gross domestic product (GDP) in the OECD area rose by 0.7% in the second quarter of 2010, the same rate as in the previous quarter.

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Nidec to Buy Emerson Unit

August 17, 2010 11:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Nidec signed a pact to buy U.S.-based Emerson Electric's motors and controls division, as the Japanese precision motor maker broadens its product scope and geographical reach.

India May Be Near Resolution of BlackBerry Dispute

August 17, 2010 11:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Wireless phone companies, government officials and Research in Motion, have been figuring out details of how monitoring encrypted e-mail would work.

Google Sued in Spain Over Data Collecting

August 17, 2010 11:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

A court is investigating charges that Google broke Spanish law while gathering photographs for Street View, its photo-mapping service.

Michael Dell Is Chided by Shareholders

August 17, 2010 11:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

A quarter of Dell’s shareholders withheld support for Michael Dell, the company’s founder and chief executive, at their meeting this month.

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Foxconn holds rallies to aid morale after suicides

August 17, 2010 10:05 pm | by GILLIAN WONG - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Following a string of suicides at its Chinese factories, Foxconn Technology Group raised workers' wages and installed safety nets on buildings to catch would-be jumpers. Now the often secretive manufacturer of the iPhone and other electronics is holding rallies for its workers to raise morale...

AP source: Accuser in HP case claimed work was cut

August 17, 2010 9:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The woman whose sexual harassment allegations led to the ouster of former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Mark Hurd claimed her work with the company dried up because she rebuffed Hurd's advances, a person close to the investigation told The Associated Press....

Biotech institute announces 2010 grants

August 17, 2010 5:20 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Thirteen projects were awarded grants this year from Cornell's Center for Life Science Enterprise, one of 15 Centers for Advanced Technology designated by New York state.

Powerful Processors May Threaten Password Security Systems

August 17, 2010 5:20 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Georgia Tech researchers are investigating whether the power of graphics processing units might change the security landscape worldwide -- compromising a critical part of the world’s cyber-security infrastructure: password protection.

NYC woman to Google: Who's posting trash about me?

August 17, 2010 5:06 pm | by JENNIFER PELTZ - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A business consultant wants a court to force YouTube and owner Google to unmask a cyber cipher who posted what she says are unauthorized videos of her and online comments that hurt her reputation.Carla Franklin, a former model and actress turned MBA, said in a legal petition filed Monday that...

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Mask Control(3)

August 17, 2010 4:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I wonder. Is solder mask difficult to control in most CAD packages? Or do we just not need to control it very often so we forget? Take this little footprint here. It looks like someone just used a little flood...

Mask Control(2)

August 17, 2010 3:22 pm | Comments

I wonder. Is solder mask difficult to control in most CAD packages? Or do we just not need to control it very often so we forget? Take this little footprint here. It looks like someone just used a little flood...

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