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West Virginia offers computer training vouchers

May 25, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Workforce West Virginia says it's going to distribute more than 3,000 vouchers for free online computer training.The agency says it's going to start handing out the vouchers Tuesday. It's targeting unemployed workers.Unemployment has been improving in West Virginia, though it remains high....

LED-Backlight Driver Boards are Flat-Flex-Cable Compatible

May 25, 2010 7:24 am | Comments

LCD backlit power specialist Endicott Research Group  is debuting two new LED driver boards at SID that provide compact, economical solutions to OEM panel designers looking to get the maximum performance out of their displays.

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May 2010: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator

May 25, 2010 7:21 am | by European Commission | Comments

In May 2010, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator signals a sharp drop for the euro area aggregate (down to -17.5 after -15.0 in April). Confidence declined markedly among EU consumers as well (down to -14.7 from -12.3 in April).

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Ultram (tramadol hydrochloride), Ultracet (tramadol hydrochloride/acetaminophen): Label Change

May 25, 2010 7:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Risk of overdosage or suicide for patients who are addiction-prone, taking tranquilizers or antidepressant drugs.

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LED Edge-lighting Tech Enables Slim Designs at SID

May 25, 2010 7:11 am | Comments

GLT has combined edge-lit LED light guide technology with its mass production capabilities to create a new troffer downlight that is slim, light, efficient, and can be cost effectively manufactured in high volumes.

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Dontech Highlights Optical EMI and RFI Shielding at SID

May 25, 2010 7:05 am | Comments

Dontech’s Optical Fine Wire (OFW) and Micro EMI-Mesh (MEM100) conductive optical grids provide optical EMI/RFI shielding of electronic displays, instrumentation and enclosures.

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Projected Capacitive Touch-Screen Tech Shines at SID

May 25, 2010 6:50 am | Comments

Microchip Technology announced from the SID Display Week show in Seattle the availability of mTouch Projected Capacitive Touch-Screen Sensing Technology.

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Stanley awarded $22 million military contract

May 25, 2010 6:33 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Stanley Inc. said Tuesday it was awarded a three-year, $22 million contract to provide technical support and services to the military.Stanley, based in Arlington, Va., will support the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command's network operations and security center. The center provides network...

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US, China pledge economic cooperation

May 25, 2010 6:30 am | Comments

The United States and China pledged closer cooperation on financial regulation and energy Tuesday but made no breakthroughs on currency exchange rates in a high-level dialogue overshadowed by Korean tensions.China agreed to modify a policy on promoting domestic technology development that...

Inspired by a cotton candy machine, engineers put a new spin on creating tiny nanofibers

May 25, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Harvard University) Hailed as a "cross between a high-speed centrifuge and a cotton candy machine," bioengineers at Harvard have developed a new, practical technology for fabricating tiny nanofibers. The reference by lead author Mohammad Reza Badrossamay to the fairground treat of spun...

Yahoo buys mobile social network Koprol

May 25, 2010 5:33 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo Inc. said Tuesday that it has bought Indonesian mobile social networking company Koprol.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Koprol, based in Jakarta, lets people connect and share information in real-time using their cell phones, creating a social community on the go.Yahoo, based in...

Xerox unit ACS to buy HP employee benefits firm(3)

May 25, 2010 5:32 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Affiliated Computer Services, a unit of printer and copier maker Xerox Corp., said Tuesday that it's buying employee benefits company ExcellerateHRO LLP from Hewlett-Packard Co.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.ExcellerateHRO, which provides employee benefits information globally...

Xerox unit ACS to buy HP employee benefits firm(2)

May 25, 2010 5:31 am | Comments

Affiliated Computer Services, a unit of printer and copier maker Xerox Corp., said Tuesday that it's buying employee benefits company ExcellerateHRO LLP from Hewlett-Packard Co.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.ExcellerateHRO, which provides employee benefits information globally...

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Robert J. Lang to Speak at Brookhaven Lab on the Modern Science of Origami

May 25, 2010 5:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Origami artist Robert J. Lang will give a talk at Brookhaven Lab on June 24 about the science of origami.

Switch Guide Covers Analog Devices

May 25, 2010 4:52 am | Comments

This guide covers TI’s analog switches, designed to pass (or isolate) analog signals (both voltage and current) and support analog applications such as audio and video data transmission.

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