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3M buying maker of people tracking devices

August 31, 2010 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Manufacturing conglomerate 3M Co. said Tuesday it has agreed to pay $230 million in cash for an Israeli company that makes technology used to keep track of people....

'Bed Intruder' songster turning fame into a future

August 31, 2010 7:05 am | by ERRIN HAINES - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Antoine Dodson's angry, head-shaking TV interview about an attempted rape against his younger sister in her bed has turned into a chart-topping iTunes song and YouTube hit and made the 24-year-old Alabama college student an Internet sensation."So y'all need to hide your kids, hide your wife and...

Applied System Technologies Engage Distributors Through Video

August 31, 2010 5:22 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Episode XI Studios is Contracted By Applied System Technologies For Video Production.

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Q2’10 TV Shipments Show Continued Growth, But Some Regions Weakening

August 31, 2010 5:22 am | by General Electric | Comments

Overall TV shipments continued to show resilience, bouncing back from dismal 2009 levels, but there were some indications of trouble in key markets. [...]

High-speed filter uses electrified nanostructures to purify water at low cost

August 31, 2010 5:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Stanford University) Stanford researchers have developed a water-purifying filter that makes the process more than 80,000 times faster than existing filters. The key is coating the filter fabric -- ordinary cotton -- with nanotubes and silver nanowires, then electrifying it. The filter...

Burger King's energy efficient restaurant shines with LED technology

August 31, 2010 5:16 am | Comments

Burger King has equipped its world first energy efficient restaurant, opened in early June in Waghäusel, Germany, with LED lighting technology from Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. The new eco-friendly design which allows for series production and global implementation...

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Statistics : Annual inflation in OECD area edges up to 1.6% in July 2010

August 31, 2010 3:22 am | by OECD | Comments

Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.6% in the year to July 2010, up from 1.5 % in June. This small increase mainly reflected developments in energy and food prices, which increased by 6.2% and 1.1% respectively in the year to July, compared with rises of 4.7% and 0.6% in June.

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M+W group pushing growth in photovoltaic power plants: establishment of M+W Solar

August 31, 2010 2:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Exhibitor at the PVSEC trade fair in Valencia/Spain - M+W group awarded ?Solar Industry Award 2010?

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Motorola Makes China Push

August 30, 2010 8:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Motorola unveiled a smartphone version of its handsets featuring a Chinese handwriting technology. Motorola is seeking to make a comeback in China.

Advances Offer Path to Shrink Computer Chip

August 30, 2010 8:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Researchers are reporting that they can overcome a fundamental barrier to the continued rapid miniaturization of computer memory.

Intel to Buy A Wireless Division Of Infineon

August 30, 2010 8:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The deal would give Intel a foothold in the smartphone chip market, a segment of the wireless business that is experiencing strong growth.

Autodesk Will Reintroduce Its AutoCAD Design Software for Macs

August 30, 2010 8:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

As Apple’s line of Mac computers has staged a comeback, more customers have asked that Autodesk make its flagship product available on the platform again.

Intel buys wireless chip tech in mobile-phone push

August 30, 2010 3:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

As the world's biggest maker of computer chips, Intel Corp. can't afford to ignore its huge blind spot in mobile phones....

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IBM to partner with New Zealand railroad

August 30, 2010 3:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

IBM Corp. said Monday it entered into a partnership with New Zealand's KiwiRail Network to provide software and services that will help with the management of tracks, bridges and other assets.The deal is worth 3 million New Zealand dollars (about $2.1 million), IBM said.Shares of IBM fell $1.33 to...

TheStreet inks content-sharing deal with Bundle

August 30, 2010 3:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Financial media company TheStreet.com Inc. has agreed to supply content to Bundle, a money-management website backed by Citigroup Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Morningstar Inc.As part of the deal, TheStreet gains access to Bundle's content and consumer behavior data.Content from TheStreet can also...

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