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Lawsuits seek to compensate college athletes

September 19, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

More than a dozen former student-athletes are suing the NCAA in an effort to compensate collegiate athletes.Former basketball star Ed O'Bannon and quarterback Sam Keller filed two of the eight lawsuits consolidated into one action in San Francisco federal court. Legal analysts say the lawsuits...

Epistar and Toyoda Gosei enter cross-licensing agreement

September 17, 2010 3:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Epistar of Hsinchu, Taiwan and Toyoda Gosei of Japan have entered into a cross licensing agreement concerning LED-related patents. Under the terms of the license agreement, the companies (including subsidiaries) will be allowed to use each other?s patents for specific technologies in...

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Danfoss Solar Inverters to expand production capacity to 3.5GW in 2011

September 17, 2010 3:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Danfoss Solar Inverters states that it is experiencing extremely strong sales in the residential and commercial PV markets for grid-connected inverters.

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Tech companies try to settle DOJ's hiring inquiry

September 17, 2010 2:05 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Several major Silicon Valley employers are trying to settle a government investigation into whether they broke antitrust laws by agreeing not to recruit each other's workers.Google, Apple, Intel, Adobe Systems, Intuit and Pixar Animation are among the companies seeking a truce with the...

UCLA's CNSI, Dutch institute sign agreement to collaborate on nanoscience, nanotechnology

September 17, 2010 12:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of California -- Los Angeles) Through joint research projects and educational exchanges CNSI and MESA+ will apply nanotechnology to problems of global concern in health and the environment. Special attention will be given to nanoelectronics, medical diagnostic and therapeutic...

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Buddy Merriam to Perform at Brookhaven National Laboratory October 16

September 17, 2010 12:22 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Buddy Merriam and Back Roads will perform at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Saturday, October 16, at 8 p.m. in Berkner Hall.

C & D Technologies Reaches Agreement with Group of Noteholders on Financial Restructuring Plan; Reports Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter Results

September 17, 2010 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

C&D Technologies, Inc. announced financial results for the fiscal 2011 second quarter ended July 31, 2010. Dr. Jeffrey A. Graves, President and CEO, said, "In the second quarter, we achieved positive improvements in our operational...

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IBM Introduces Technology for Power-Management Chips for Alternative Energy

September 17, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

IBM announced what it says is innovative new chip-making technology for power-management semiconductors – the company’s first foray into a segment seen as critical to the development of alternative energy sources, smart buildings and...

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Fraunhofer Launches Megawatt Lab for Solar PV inverters

September 17, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

The solar PV inverter laboratory at Fraunhofer ISE is said to be the first and currently the only laboratory in Europe where manufacturers can commission certification in accordance with the medium-voltage grid codes...

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Agilysys CFO Kossin leaving, to be replaced

September 17, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Information technology services company Agilysys Inc. on Friday said Chief Financial Officer Kenneth Kossin, 46, is leaving "to pursue other career interests."He will be replaced by Henry Bond, effective Oct. 18. Bond, 45, most recently was chief financial officer for the North American arm of...

ORNL strengthens DOE-funded clean vehicles team

September 17, 2010 10:20 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) As a member of the recently announced clean vehicles consortium, part of the US-China Clean Energy Research Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers are focusing on a suite of technologies to put more electric and hybrid vehicles on the road.

Dollar rises slightly after consumer prices rise

September 17, 2010 10:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The dollar bounced off a five-week low against the euro Friday after the Labor Department said prices at the consumer level rose modestly in August.The small rise in the consumer price index, which measures price changes at the retail level, calmed some worries about deflation in the U.S....

General Dynamics unit awarded $68M for tank work

September 17, 2010 10:05 am | Comments

General Dynamics Corp. said Friday its Land Systems business unit received $68 million from the Army for work related to its Abrams main battle tanks.The money will fund engineering studies on the tanks to identify improvements and replace obsolete parts. The work will be done in Sterling...

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Craigslist Says It Has Shut Its Section for Sex Ads

September 17, 2010 7:24 am | by New York Times | Comments

At a House Judiciary Committee hearing, Craigslist also defended its right to post sex-related ads as well as its efforts to fight sex trafficking.

Low-Power Transceiver Has Built-In Star Network Manager

September 17, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

austriamicrosystems has announced the AS3940, the first fully integrated 2.4 GHz multi-channel FSK (frequency shift keying) transceiver with integrated link manager for reliable control of star networks (up to eight clients).

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