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Forecast: Idaho should end 2011 with more revenue

August 25, 2010 5:06 pm | by JOHN MILLER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The state's modest economic recovery should help Idaho finish the fiscal year with $80 million more tax revenue than the 2010 Legislature predicted, if a new forecast holds true.Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's chief economist, Mike Ferguson, issued his new outlook this week for the year ending June...


Qualcomm to spend $2 billion on e-ink-busting mirasol display plant

August 25, 2010 3:27 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

According to an article from Journalist Kit Eaton, Qualcomm is about to invest some $2 billion in small change in a new plant for Mirasol displays--the half-LCD/half-e-ink screen tech that can play video in sunlight. It's all thanks to a "major client." Are we talking Amazon here?


Bestech Australia offers low noise MEMS gyroscopes from Gladiator technologies

August 25, 2010 3:25 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Bestech Australia presents the all new G100Z range of gyroscopes from Gladiator Technologies.


MEMSIC introduces industry's first low-drift Mems vertical Gyro

August 25, 2010 3:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

VG800 - precision IMU + attitude Angles for navigation and stabilization


Why are sunspots a source of radio emissions? NJIT researcher explains more(2)

August 25, 2010 3:23 pm | Comments

(New Jersey Institute of Technology) Why sunspots are a strong source of radio emissions and what information those emissions carry will be the focus of an invited talk by NJIT Research Professor Jeongwoo Lee tomorrow at the International Astronomical Union Symposium on the Physics of Sun...

Website linking Latin American scientists launches

August 25, 2010 1:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

A new website hopes to bring together scientists in Latin America and North America through exchange of ideas, information and equipment.

Dollar Chosen As One of “35 Young Innovators Under 35” for Work on Flexible Robotic Hands

August 25, 2010 1:22 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

Designing a robotic hand that can both pick up and manipulate small objects, like pens or coins, and powerfully grasp larger objects, such as hammers and cups, is no easy task. But that's exactly what Aaron Dollar, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at the...

Review: Dell Streak is awkward phone, so-so tablet

August 25, 2010 1:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Lately I've been feeling very self-conscious when talking on the phone in public, and it's not because I'm worried about strangers listening in on my private conversations....


The ABCs of E-Reading

August 25, 2010 12:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Book lovers have long worried that technology would lead to the demise of long-form reading. But research shows that owners of e-readers may be reading more than ever before.

2008 Attack on Military Computers Is Confirmed

August 25, 2010 12:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

A foreign intelligence agent infected computers in “the most significant breach of U.S. military computers ever.”

Apple Said to Seek Show-Rental Deal

August 25, 2010 12:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The News Corporation and the Walt Disney Company are said to be close to deals for iTunes rentals at 99 cents a TV episode.

Germany Plans to Limit Facebook Use in Hiring

August 25, 2010 12:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The German government proposed new restrictions on employers’ use of Facebook profiles when recruiting.

Trouble with sputter? Blame giant nanoparticles

August 25, 2010 12:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Vermont) Sputter deposition is used to make many products from the lining of potato chip bags to the coatings on advanced X-ray lenses. But, for decades, scientists and manufacturers have been unable to explain why these thin films sometimes peel, bend or get too rough. Now...


Astronergy & Bosch Announce Major Solar Expansions

August 25, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Astronergy and Oerlikon Solar jointly announced a follow-up purchase agreement for Oerlikon Solar’s thin film equipment. With this order, Astronergy will increase its production capacity from 30MW to 75 MW by the end of...


Flextronics Opens Power Facility in Ganzhou, Jiangxi China

August 25, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Flextronics announced that it has completed phase one of a two-phase build-out in Ganzhou, Jiangxi China to support its Power operations. Flextronics previously announced its plans to expand into this region in May 2010....



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