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Statistics: Trade flows continue to grow in the first quarter of 2010 but at a slower pace

July 21, 2010 3:25 am | by OECD | Comments

Based on seasonally adjusted monthly data, merchandise trade values remain approximately 20% below pre-crisis levels in April and May.

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Teen intern at Foxconn affiliate dead after fall

July 20, 2010 9:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A 19-year-old summer intern at a factory affiliated with the Foxconn Technology Group was found dead after falling from a six-story company dormitory in southern China, his employer said.The death adds to a string of worker suicides at factories in south China run by or linked to Foxconn, a...

Adults recall negative events less accurately than children

July 20, 2010 2:21 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Children, rather than adults, make better witnesses of negative emotional events because of how their memory works, according to a new study.

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Apple fiscal 3Q net income jumps 78 percent

July 20, 2010 2:05 pm | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Apple Inc. blew past expectations when reporting results for its latest quarter on Tuesday, selling almost as many of its new iPad tablets as it sold Mac computers.Apple said net income rose 78 percent to $3.25 billion, or $3.51 per share, from $1.8 billion, or $2.01 per share a year...

Yahoo 2Q earnings climb 51 pct, but revenue modest

July 20, 2010 1:05 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo Inc.'s turnaround effort wavered in the second quarter as the Internet company's lackluster revenue growth overshadowed a surge in net income.The results released Tuesday could cause some investors to doubt the strategy of Yahoo's no-nonsense CEO, Carol Bartz, who was hired 18 months ago...

How Fast Is Fast? I Mean, Really?

July 20, 2010 12:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

We talk a lot about speed here at Screaming Circuits. Back in 2003, one of the main reasons our parent company started us up was because their customers were telling them that they needed prototypes faster. So, I know that...

CONSTELLATION Vision System: Recall

July 20, 2010 12:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Software and hardware problems associated with unexpected system loss of power, unintended system error messages, unresponsive touchscreens, and system setting and infusion performance problems.

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This week's IPOs could create hot streak

July 20, 2010 11:06 am | by TALI ARBEL - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The IPOs of debit card provider Green Dot Corp., Chinese software services supplier Camelot Information Systems Inc. and clean technology company Ameresco Inc., expected this week, could extend Friday's strong performance into a hot streak.Shares of RealD Inc. and Qlik Technologies Inc. both...

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Google signs 20-year deal with Iowa wind farm

July 20, 2010 10:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. has signed a 20-year contract to buy power from an Iowa wind farm as part of the Internet search leader's effort to cut the pollution caused by its rising demand for energy.The deal announced Tuesday kicks in July 30, with Google agreeing to pay a predetermined rate from the power...

Nokia's Q2 result expected to be mixed

July 20, 2010 10:05 am | by MATTI HUUHTANEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Nokia Corp. is expected to report mixed results on Thursday, as the world's largest handset maker struggles against tough competition in the high-end smart phone market amid speculation about the future of President and CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo.OVERVIEW: Both profits and sales grew in the last...

Replacing Hydrogen in Fluorescent Dyes Improves Detection & Shelf Life

July 20, 2010 9:21 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

By swapping out a hydrogen atom for an isotope twice as heavy, researchers have increased the shelf life and detection ability of fluorescent probes that are essential to studying a variety of inflammatory diseases, including cancer and atherosclerosis.

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Next Generation Surgical Robots: Where's the Doctor?

July 20, 2010 9:21 am | by Duke University | Comments

DURHAM, N.C. -- As physician-guided robots routinely operate on patients at most major hospitals, the next generation robot could eliminate a surprising element from that scenario -- the doctor.

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Microsoft to sell Kinect controller for $150

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

Microsoft says its Kinect motion-sensing game controller will cost $150 when it goes on sale Nov. 4.The Kinect system recognizes users' gestures and voices, so you can control on-screen characters in racing, action and sports games simply by speaking or moving your body. It will come packaged...

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Releases VirtualWisdom 2.0 to Provide Real-Time Infrastructure Visibility for Private Clouds; Appoints Industry Veteran John W. Thompson as CEO

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

http://www.virtualinstruments.com () —Virtual Instruments (http://www.virtualinstruments.com/index.html) , a leader in storage area network (SAN) and virtual infrastructure optimization (http://www.virtualinstruments.com/docs/WP_Insight%20and%20Manag men...

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Dell to acquire data tech firm Ocarina Networks

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

Computer maker Dell Inc. said Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Ocarina Networks, a San Jose, Calif.-based data storage company whose technology helps reduce data management costs.Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of the...

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