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Google: 244,00 Germans say 'no' to Street View

October 21, 2010 12:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Internet giant Google says more than 244,000 Germans have asked that their homes be made unrecognizable in its Street View program, scheduled to launch in Germany next month....

Blackbaud's CFO to retire

October 20, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Blackbaud Inc., a company that provides software and services for nonprofit groups, said Wednesday that its chief financial officer, Timothy V. Williams, plans to retire within a year.Williams will stay on as CFO until the company hires a replacement next year, Blackbaud said.Blackbaud said it...

EBay 3Q profit rises 23 percent

October 20, 2010 4:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

EBay Inc. on Wednesday said its third-quarter profit climbed 23 percent, helped by its growing PayPal business....


Seagate fiscal 1Q net income falls 17 percent

October 20, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Seagate Technology PLC, which makes hard disk drives, said Wednesday its fiscal first-quarter net income fell 17 percent, as rising expenses cut into stagnant sales.For the three months that ended Oct. 1, Seagate's net income sank to $149 million, or 31 cents per share, from $179 million, or 35...

Colorful brains, cooling lasers, disease-detecting lights and more

October 20, 2010 1:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Optical Society of America) Scientists and engineers from around the world will gather on the shores of Lake Ontario in Rochester, N.Y., next week to discuss some of the latest breakthroughs in lasers and optics and their applications to cutting-edge science, the development of new...


Court to Google: Tell NYer who posted about her

October 20, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A court has ordered Google to tell a New York business consultant who posted disparaging online comments and unauthorized videos she sees as defamatory.Carla Franklin said Wednesday she's relieved to be closing in on the cyber cipher and hopes her case will help others deal with online...

Comverge Unveils Vision for Intelligent Energy Management

October 20, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Comverge, Inc. unveiled its vision for Intelligent Energy Management, the next-generation of software, hardware, and services that help electric utilities, commercial and industrial (C+I) organizations and consumers optimize energy usage. According to the company,...


Hitachi and Johnson Controls Announce Plans to Collaborate on Advanced Energy Storage

October 20, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Hitachi, Ltd. and Johnson Controls, Inc. announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on several fronts in the field of advanced energy storage. The collaboration agreement between the two...


Window Pane in not a Pain

October 20, 2010 11:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

QFN parts (also known as MLF or Micro Lead Frame) parts used to cause a lot of problems a few years ago, as evidenced by the number of blog posts covering the subject. Can I use my own blog as...

Archaeologists find early Neolithic evidence

October 20, 2010 11:22 am | by Cornell University | Comments

An archaeological team led by Sturt Manning has found proof that hunter-gatherers began to form agricultural settlements on Cyprus half a millennium earlier than previously believed.

Apple unveils Mac OS X Lion operating system

October 20, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Apple is giving a preview of new software that runs on its Mac computers....

How to get the most from your visit to electronica 2010

October 20, 2010 9:59 am | Comments

The 24th biennial electronica trade show will take place November 9-12, 2010 in Munich, Germany. We want to make sure that the show provides a high value for those who attend. This white paper identifies show resources that you may not have been aware of, and reveals responses from previous visitors to help you plan your visit to electronica.


Renesas to commercialize FO-WLP technology in MCU product line by 2011

October 20, 2010 9:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Renesas Electronics Develops FO WLP Package Technology to Realizes Miniaturization at the Bare Chip Level. The New Packaging Technology will be Applied to Microcontrollers, Targeting Product Release in December 2011.


Check Point Software shares jump after 3Q results

October 20, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Shares of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. jumped to a new 52-week high Wednesday after the company's third-quarter results topped Wall Street forecasts.Check Point reported net income of $114.5 million, or 54 cents per share, up 25 percent from $91.5 million, or 43 cents per share, in...

Measuring the electrical properties of nano-crystals

October 20, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(National Physical Laboratory) The UK's National Physical Laboratory is working to provide more reliable measurement of the electrical properties of materials used in nanotechnology, which could lead to much more accurate devices in the future.


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