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National Science Foundation awards Rutgers-led research team $7.5 million to develop mobile Internet

August 27, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rutgers University) The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $7.5 million grant to a Rutgers-led research team to develop a future Internet design optimized for mobile networking and communication. The team of nine universities and several industrial partners has dubbed...

Modularity and Standards

August 27, 2010 9:21 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Eons ago, (well, it seems like eons) when IBM designed its original PC, it took note of the success of the Apple II with it's modular expansion system - easily accessible card slots with loads of clear documentation - and...

Studios sue to stop advertising on pirate web sites

August 27, 2010 9:17 am | Comments

Warner Bros. and the Walt Disney Co. have teamed up in a new legal effort to choke off the air supply of various web sites that post and index links to pirated movies. The two studios are suing Triton Media, alleged to have provided advertising consulting and referrals for nine websites identified as "one-stop-shops" for infringing works.

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Government appeals ruling on FCC indecency rule

August 27, 2010 9:11 am | by JOELLE TESSLER, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Federal regulators are appealing a recent court decision that struck down a 2004 government policy that says broadcasters can be fined for allowing even a single curse word on live television. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York threw out the Federal Communications Commission policy last month...

HP hikes bid for data-storage maker 3Par, hours after Dell matched earlier offer

August 27, 2010 9:05 am | by Jessica Mintz@ - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS@ - Associated Press | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE:HPQ) boosted its bid for 3Par Inc. to US$1.88 billion Friday, topping Dell Inc.'s offer by 11 per cent and again raising the stakes in the bidding contest for the data-storage company.The $30-per-share offer from HP came just hours after Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) matched HP's...

NSF project at Carnegie Mellon will develop architecture that makes Internet secure, smart

August 27, 2010 8:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Carnegie Mellon University) Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University will lead a three-year, $7.1 million effort sponsored by the National Science Foundation to develop a next-generation network architecture that fixes security and reliability deficiencies now threatening the viability...

Bidding for 3PAR Hits $1.88 Billion

August 27, 2010 7:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Hewlett-Packard raised its offer for 3PAR to $30 a share, shortly after the data-storage company accepted an increased $1.8 billion takeover offer from Dell.

Developer of Tablets Loses Apple as Customer

August 27, 2010 7:24 am | by New York Times | Comments

Apple severed ties with SurfaceInk, which had helped Apple develop some of its products, after the small company showcased its own tablet computer in June.

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USA Today Plans Overhaul to Emphasize Mobile Devices

August 27, 2010 7:23 am | by New York Times | Comments

The changes would de-emphasize the print edition and increase efforts to reach more readers and advertisers through mobile devices.

H.P. and Dell Duel for Storage Company

August 27, 2010 7:23 am | by New York Times | Comments

Hewlett-Packard raised its offer for the data-storage company 3Par to $1.9 billion as a bidding war continues.

USB Interface for Surge Test Equipment

August 27, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Compliance West USA announces the Defib-5P, the first defib-proof tester on the market utilizing USB connectivity. The feature set of the USB Interface allows for increased flexibility in test setups...

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Record number of students mark another successful summer in computer science and engineering REU

August 27, 2010 7:20 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

The summer of 2010 marked the seventh year that the CSE department offered Research Experiences for Undergraduates (CSE@TAMU REU). In addition to the REU program, the department offered the Dwight Look College of Engineering Undergraduate Summer Research Grants (USRG) program, the...

Opnet Technologies buys Embarcadero product line

August 27, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Opnet Technologies Inc. said Friday it acquired DSAuditor product line assets from the privately held software company Embarcadero Technologies Inc.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Opnet, a Bethesda, Md.-based developer of network management software, said the deal helps its application...

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Intel warns 3Q results will miss expectations

August 27, 2010 6:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The big chip maker Intel is cutting its sales forecast for the quarter ending in September. It says demand for personal computers has fallen below expectations....

Solera Holdings boosts 4Q profit by 51 pct

August 27, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Solera Holdings Inc. said its profit soared 51 percent in its fourth fiscal quarter on higher revenues and lower restructuring charges.Tony Aquila, Solera's founder, chairman and CEO, called it a "respectable finish" to the fiscal year."Because we continue to take measures to deal with volatile...

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