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Tourists 'visit' the Med without leaving home

October 18, 2010 7:21 am | by European Commission | Comments

Tourists will no longer have to leave the comfort of their armchair to experience the splendours of the Mediterranean islands thanks to an EU-funded project that has created software providing three-dimensional (3D) versions of sandy beaches, sleepy village squares and cosy local hotels....

Digi X-Grid Solution Offers Utilities Expanded Customer Engagement Opportunities with Itron ERT-enabled Homes

October 18, 2010 7:20 am | by Digi International | Comments

Digi informs and empowers Itron's ERT® customers with near real-time energy usage data

3M to buy Taiwanese tape maker for undisclosed sum

October 18, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

3M said Monday it agreed to buy the tape business of Alpha Beta Enterprise Co., a Taiwanese manufacturer of box sealing and masking tape.Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. The deal is a sign that 3M, which made a pair of large technology-related acquisitions in August, is still focusing on...


U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, August 2010

October 18, 2010 6:23 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total August exports of $153.9 billion and imports of $200.2 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $46.3 billion, up from $42.6 billion in July, revised....

Arik J. Kislin CEO Announces New Sustainability Services Group

October 18, 2010 6:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Kislin Environmental provide our public and private clients with bold new options and expertise in the area of construction management and project design.

While 3D TV Captures Consumer Attention, the Industry Tunes Into Connected TV

October 18, 2010 6:22 am | by General Electric | Comments

While much of the news coverage surrounding TV features concentrates on 3D, the quiet revolution of connected TV is reaching new heights with over 40 million units expected to ship in 2010.

Rice, TMC team take aim at pancreatic cancer

October 18, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rice University) Researchers from Rice University's Laboratory for Nanophotonics, the radiology department at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are preparing to test a combined approach for diagnosing and treating pancreatic cancer with a...


Oil falls to near $81 as US dollar rebounds

October 18, 2010 4:05 am | by PABLO GORONDI - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Oil prices fell to near $81 a barrel Monday as a monthlong rally lost momentum as the U.S. dollar recovered some ground.By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for November delivery was down 11 cents to $81.14 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract lost...


Event: Chilean President Piñera to visit OECD - Thursday 21 October OECD headquarters, Paris

October 18, 2010 1:22 am | by OECD | Comments

The President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, will meet with OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and address the OECD Council on Thursday 21 October. This is the President’s first visit to the OECD since Chile joined the organisation in May.


Determined to Crack the Social Code

October 17, 2010 6:25 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Google likes to have its finger on the pulse of the Web, and that’s becoming harder to do as users increasingly use closed networks like Facebook.

Germany Is the Last Holdout in YouTube’s European Music Quest

October 17, 2010 6:25 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Google, using a carrot-and-stick approach of negotiation and music blackouts, is beginning to root out the legal hurdles to YouTube’s growth in Europe.

Many Germans Opt Out of Google’s Street View

October 17, 2010 6:25 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Google said it would launch its mapping service in Germany despite thousands of requests from citizens asking the company to delete their properties.

Recession Makes Innovation More Critical to Georgia Manufacturers

October 17, 2010 4:22 pm | Comments

The recession has expanded the business advantages of Georgia manufacturers that compete on the basis of innovation in new or technologically improved products, processes, organizational structures or marketing practices.


US eyes ways to make computer use safer online

October 16, 2010 1:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The U.S. government is reviewing an Australian program that will allow Internet service providers to alert customers if their computers are taken over by hackers and could limit online access if people don't fix the problem....

Venture-cap investments decline 7 percent in 3Q

October 15, 2010 10:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Venture capitalists poured less money into U.S. startups in the third quarter and split this among more companies, signaling that investors are trying to be more economical with their funds....


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