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Pequot, Samberg paying $28M in SEC case

May 27, 2010 8:30 am | Comments

An investment firm and its founder and chairman, Arthur Samberg, have agreed to pay a total of $28 million to settle regulators' charges of insider trading in shares of Microsoft Corp.The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement with Pequot Capital Management Inc., whose core...

USAF Vehicle Breaks Record for Hypersonic Flight

May 27, 2010 6:57 am | Comments

An experimental aircraft has set a record for hypersonic flight, flying more than 3 minutes at Mach 6 — six times the speed of sound.

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13th Foxconn worker reportedly attempts suicide

May 27, 2010 6:30 am | Comments

A Foxconn Technology worker tried to kill himself Thursday, becoming the 13th person to commit suicide or attempt to do so this year at a massive factory that makes high-tech products for industry giants such as Apple, Dell and Hewlett-Packard, state media said.Police said the man survived...

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Risoe to take part in huge EU project aimed at significantly increasing the use of wind power

May 27, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark) The EU is now launching the TWENTIES Project. The project is to advance the development and implementation of new technologies that will make it possible to increase the use of wind power in Europe significantly.

Rambus Acquires Uni-Pixel Display and Backlighting IP

May 27, 2010 5:04 am | Comments

Uni-Pixel announced that Rambus, a leading technology licensing companies, has acquired a portion of Uni-Pixel’s intellectual property portfolio relating to dynamic backlighting, field sequential color displays, and Time Multiplexed Optical Shutter (TMOS) display technology. 

Economics: Innovation central to boosting growth and jobs, says OECD

May 27, 2010 12:24 am | by OECD | Comments

“Knowledge is the main driver of today’s global economy,” said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría at the launch of the OECD Innovation Strategy in Paris. “Countries need to harness innovation and entrepreneurship to boost growth and employment. This is the key to a sustainable rise in...

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Chinese court hears novelist's Google lawsuit(3)

May 26, 2010 9:33 pm | by JOE McDONALD - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A Chinese novelist's lawsuit against Google over its online library is going ahead in court after settlement talks failed.Mian Mian — known for lurid tales of sex, drugs and nightlife — filed suit in October after her latest book, "Acid House," was scanned into the library. Google says it...

Chinese court hears novelist's Google lawsuit(2)

May 26, 2010 9:31 pm | by JOE McDONALD - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A Chinese novelist's lawsuit against Google over its online library is going ahead in court after settlement talks failed.Mian Mian — known for lurid tales of sex, drugs and nightlife — filed suit in October after her latest book, "Acid House," was scanned into the library. Google says it...

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Mont. company carves reputation with water-cutting

May 26, 2010 8:31 pm | by CANDACE CHASEAssociated Press | Comments

At GlacierJet Technologies, owner Joshua Boyce harnesses the power of water and crushed garnets to precision-cut thick slabs metal or stone into works of art or industrial parts with no hazardous waste, toxic fumes or dust.From a small shop on Ash Road in Evergreen, Boyce serves clients from...

Telvent 1Q profit declines

May 26, 2010 2:30 pm | Comments

Spain's Telvent GIT SA said Wednesday that its first-quarter profit fell nearly 7 percent as the information technology company's revenue declined.For the quarter that ended March 31, Telvent earned 5.7 million euro ($7.7 million), or 0.17 euro (23 cents) per share, down from 6.1 million euro,...

NASA completes critical design review of one Landsat instrument

May 26, 2010 2:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA engineers have begun building hardware for a new Landsat satellite instrument that helps monitor water consumption -- an important capability in the US West where precipitation is sparse and water rights are allocated -- now that they have passed an...

Study finds bigger social networks earn more money

May 26, 2010 2:21 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

According to a new study, people who phone diverse acquaintances live in more affluent communities and have more economic opportunities than those who talk to people in their immediate vicinity.

Hylenex recombinant (hyaluronidase human injection): Recall

May 26, 2010 1:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Voluntary recall of all manufactured lots has been initiated as a precautionary measure due to instances of particulate matter observed in a limited number of vials during routine stability testing.

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Amazon and Penguin make e-book pricing deal

May 26, 2010 12:30 pm | Comments

Amazon.com Inc. and book publisher Penguin Group reached an agreement regarding the pricing of Penguin's electronic books, the online retailer and book publisher said Wednesday.With the new agreement, which both companies declined to detail, Penguin's newest e-books will begin selling through...

Don't Do It

May 26, 2010 12:21 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Friends don't let friends wire-wrap. Do people still do this? Do you still do this? When's the last time you did some wire-wrap? Digi-Key still sells an assortment of wire-wrap wire and wrapping tools, including the simple little hand tool...

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