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World's fastest camera takes a new look at biosensing

November 30, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(National Physical Laboratory) A European consortium comprising the National Physical Laboratory, ST Microelectronics, the University of Edinburgh, and TU Delft has been involved in the development and application of the Megaframe Imager -- an ultrafast camera capable of recording images...

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Reports say Google in talks to buy Groupon

November 30, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Published reports say Google may be close to buying online discount service Groupon in a deal worth as much as $6 billion in what would be the search leader's largest acquisition ever.The possible deal was reported by the technology blog All Things D and by The New York Times, citing unnamed...

Manufacturing 'made to measure' atomic-scale electrodes

November 30, 2010 5:24 am | Comments

(Elhuyar Fundazioa) Thanks to collaborative work between scientists in Donostia-San Sebastian and the University of Kiel (Germany) it has been shown that it is possible to determine and control the number of atoms in contact between a molecule and a metal electrode of copper, at the same...

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Triton Pole Mount Infusion Pump by WalkMed: Recall - Potential Door Open Alarm Problem

November 30, 2010 4:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

UPDATED 11/29/2010. Recall classified as Class I. The recalled pumps have been found to possibly have a problem with the pump door open alarm, which potentially could result in over infusion of medication.

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QuantaSol moves into pilot production

November 30, 2010 3:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

QuantaSol Ltd, the independent designer and manufacturer of tunable ultra-high efficiency concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar cells, is moving into pilot production following a successful period of global customer sampling.

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Konarka's power plastic achieves world record 8.3% efficiency certification from National Energy Renewable Laboratory (NREL)

November 30, 2010 3:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Large area single-junction solar cell obtains unparalleled NREL efficiency rating.

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Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. to begin large scale production of 2-inch diameter semipolar/nonpolar GaN substrates for green lasers

November 30, 2010 3:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Sumitomo Electric has reportedly been developing manufacturing technology for semipolar and nonpolar gallium nitride (GaN) substrates. Since Sumitomo Electric developed green semiconductor lasers in 2009, the company has been developing manufacturing technology for semipolar and nonpolar...

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STATS ChipPAC?s copper wire bond production exceeds 100 million units with rapid volume ramp

November 30, 2010 2:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

STATS ChipPAC Ltd. (?STATS ChipPAC? or the ?Company? ? SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider, today announced it has shipped over 100 million semiconductor packages with copper wire bond interconnect and expects copper wire bond production...

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Statistics : Annual inflation rate up to 1.9% in October 2010

November 30, 2010 1:27 am | by OECD | Comments

Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.9% in the year to October 2010, up from 1.7% in September. The uptick was partly driven by strong rises in Japan, where annual inflation was positive for the first time in twenty months, and Canada, where consumer prices rose at their fastest...

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China announces new crackdown on product piracy

November 30, 2010 1:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

China's government announced a new crackdown Tuesday on rampant illegal copying of products from software to music that is adding to tensions with Washington and other governments over trade and currency complaints....

EU launches antitrust probe into Google searches

November 30, 2010 1:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The European Commission says it is launching a formal investigation into whether Google has abused its dominant market position in online searches....

China bars US official from American's appeal

November 29, 2010 7:06 pm | by CHARLES HUTZLER - Associated Press - Associated Press | Comments

A Beijing appeals court barred U.S. diplomats from attending a hearing Tuesday for an American geologist sentenced to eight years in prison for obtaining information on China's oil industry that the government says are state secrets.The two-hour-plus hearing in the case of Xue Feng ended...

Shanda Games reports drop in 3Q profit, revenue

November 29, 2010 5:07 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Shares of video game publisher Shanda Games Ltd. Fell in after-hours trading Monday after the company reported lower third-quarter earnings and a drop in revenue across both of its major divisions.In the quarter ended Sept. 30, the Shanghai company earned 289 million yuan ($43.1 million), or 15...

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Web delivery firm Level 3 says Comcast violating Net neutrality by charging fee for data

November 29, 2010 5:06 pm | Comments

Level 3 Communications Inc., an Internet backbone company that supports Netflix Inc.'s increasingly popular movie streaming service, complained Monday that cable giant Comcast Corp. is charging it an unfair fee for the right to send data to its subscribers.Comcast replied it is being swamped by...

Gov't targets Web sites selling counterfeit goods

November 29, 2010 2:21 pm | Comments

On one of the year's busiest Internet shopping days, federal law enforcement announced a crackdown that blocked 82 domain names of far-flung commercial websites to keep them from peddling counterfeit merchandise and illegal copies of music and software....

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