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Microsoft hiking Xbox Live subscription prices

August 31, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft is raising subscription prices for its popular Xbox Live Gold online gaming service in the U.S. and three other countries.Beginning Nov. 1, an annual Gold membership will cost $60, up from $50. A three-month subscription will cost $25, up from $20. And a one-month subscription will be...

What are the key trends in microfluidics for the next 5 years?

August 31, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Yole Développement and its partner Institut fur Mikrotechnik Mainz GmbH (IMM) are glad to announce the workshop dedicated to the Microfluidics industry, on October 4 (2.00 PM to 5.00 PM)

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Silicon oxide circuits break barrier

August 31, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rice University) Rice University scientists have created the first two-terminal memory chips that use only silicon, one of the most common substances on the planet, in a way that should be easily adaptable to nanoelectronic manufacturing techniques and promises to extend the limits of...

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Foursquare, MTV to reward STD checkups with badge

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

You can "check in" to restaurants and bars, so how about health clinics while you get tested for sexually transmitted diseases?...

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.

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. [...]

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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.

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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.

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