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Google, AP reach new deal on licensing rights

August 30, 2010 8:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google and The Associated Press have struck a new licensing deal that will allow Google to continue posting the news cooperative's content....

CACI awarded portion of $16.4 billion IT contract

August 30, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

CACI International Inc. said Monday that it has been awarded a portion of a $16.4 billion Army contract for communications and electronics work.The contract, one of 17 that will be awarded by the Army, is for information technology support for all defense and civilian agencies. CACI did not...

Nanotech Creates Tiny Color Displays

August 30, 2010 7:46 am | Comments

In a step toward more efficient, smaller and higher-definition display screens, a University of Michigan professor has developed a new type of color filter made of nano-thin sheets of metal with precisely spaced gratings.

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Warm water can trigger deformities in farmed fish

August 30, 2010 7:25 am | by European Commission | Comments

EU-funded scientists have discovered that temperatures greater than 16 °C can cause skeletal deformities in young salmon. The finding is part of the FINE FISH ('Reduction of malformations in farmed fish species') project, which received EUR 3.02 million under the SME (small and...

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Intel on beyond 32nm CMOS and 3D TSV plans

August 30, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The limit of scaling down CMOS transistors, which are elementary elements of chips, has long been pointed out. But it seems that the limit still cannot be seen according to a recent interview of Nikkei Microdevices with Kelin J Kuhn, Inte's Director of Advanced Device Technology.

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Omnivision first company to implement BSI technology on VGA CMOS image sensors

August 30, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

OmniVision Technologies recently introduced the OV7727, a top-of-the-line VGA sensor for the high-end ultra-thin notebook market. It is the first VGA sensor built with OmniBSI? backside illumination technology. It combines extremely strong performance and sensitivity with an ultra-compact...

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External Linear Programmable Actuator Is RoHS Compliant

August 30, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduces the Haydon RoHS compliant IDEA external linear programmable actuator. This completes an entire line of fully programmable size 17 stepper motor linear actuators.

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External Power Supplies Offered in 62 and 80 Watt Versions

August 30, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

TDK-Lambda has released a new range of AC-DC external power supplies with models rated from 62 to 80 watts that are EISA and CEC Level IV and V compliant.

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Personal Income and Outlays, July 2010

August 30, 2010 7:23 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

Personal income increased $30.0 billion, or 0.2 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $17.6 billion, or 0.2 percent, in July, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $44.1 billion, or 0.4 percent. In June,...

Innovative Contract Employment Agency Teams With SalesDialers.com, Inc. For Increased Productivity

August 30, 2010 7:22 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Good Pay Low Rates and SalesDialers.com, Inc. announce marketing partnership to utilize cost-effective strategies for high volume outbound sales calls in exchange for product improvement input and new marketing data. Good Pay Low Rates contacts receive a free SalesDialers.com trial.

Agenda for First-Ever IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference Finalized

August 30, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, and IFA, the global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances today unveiled the final agenda for its upcoming IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference during IFA 2010.

Beyond silicon-based computing

August 30, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Indiana University School of Medicine) Zhe-Yu "Jeff" Ou, Ph.D., of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is leading the establishment of a network of quantum information laboratories. Quantum information science, which uses photons -- units of light -- to carry and process...

HP authorizes $10B share buyback

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

Hewlett-Packard Co. said Monday its board has authorized the repurchase of $10 billion in shares.The announcement comes as the personal computer maker is involved in a bidding contest with rival Dell Inc. for the data storage company 3Par Inc.Shares of HP, which is based in Palo Alto, Calif.,...

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Why Betting on 3D?

August 30, 2010 4:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The continuation of Moore?s Law appears less in doubt than ever. Companies such as Intel, ST, AMD (via GlobalFoundries) and IBM are testing FinFETS and ETSOI and work is being done on the back end to ensure that these new structures can be manufactured with sufficient yield, according to...

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Bank of Japan holds emergency policy meeting

August 29, 2010 7:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Bank of Japan is holding an emergency meeting Monday as political pressure mounts for the central bank to ease monetary policy in the face of a surging yen.In a statement on its website, the bank said the meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m. in Tokyo (0000 GMT; 8 p.m. EDT Sunday). The bank had...

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