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Digi "Extends the Grid" for EcoFactor to Save Utility Customers Money, Conserve Energy

July 22, 2010 6:20 am | by Digi International | Comments

Partnership helps Texas utility company Oncor save its customers $300 to $400 a year

Amazon snags exclusive deal for e-editions

July 22, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday it has struck a deal that will give it exclusive rights to sell some of the great works of 20th century literature in electronic form.An agreement with The Wylie Agency gives Amazon exclusive rights for two years to sell e-book versions of novels including Saul...

Preliminary Agenda Announced for IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference

July 22, 2010 5:23 am | by General Electric | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, IFA, the global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances announced the preliminary conference agenda for its upcoming IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference.

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Penn collaboration leads to simpler method for building varieties of nanocrystal superlattices

July 22, 2010 5:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Pennsylvania) A University of Pennsylvania collaboration has created a simple and inexpensive method to rapidly grow centimeter-scale membranes of binary nanocrystal superlattices, or BNSLs, by crystallizing a mixture of nanocrystals on a liquid surface.

Development Kits Support Fanless Embedded PC Design

July 22, 2010 4:35 am | Comments

VIA Technologies announced device development kits for the VIA AMOS-5000 series, facilitating a more rational design infrastructure for a broad range of application-specific and fanless Em-ITX-based devices.

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Nokia Q2 profit falls 40 pct to $290 million

July 22, 2010 4:05 am | by MATTI HUUHTANEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Nokia Corp. said Thursday that second-quarter net profit fell 40 percent to euro227 million ($290 million) as the world's largest mobile phone maker lost market share and sales remained flat. Analysts, however, noted its sales of smart phones were better than expected.The profit was down from a...

Accession : Slovenia becomes the OECD’s 32nd member

July 22, 2010 3:24 am | by OECD | Comments

On 21 July 2010, Slovenia deposited its instrument of accession to the OECD Convention, thereby becoming a Member of the Organisation. Slovenia was invited by OECD countries to open negotiations for membership in May 2007.

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EIT Statement

July 22, 2010 3:23 am | by European Institute of Innovation and Technology | Comments

Gerard de Nazelle, EIT Director, has decided to leave the EIT as of 1 September 2010 due to...

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Target takes Manhattan with East Harlem store

July 22, 2010 3:06 am | by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | Comments

After years of flirting with Manhattan, the bull's-eye has landed in East Harlem.Target's first store on the New York island officially opens Sunday — with merchandise tailored to the neighborhood, including Spanish-language greeting cards, multicultural dolls, religious candles and renowned...

LG Display 2Q net profit jumps 51 percent

July 22, 2010 12:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

LG Display, the world's second-largest manufacturer of liquid crystal displays used in flat screen televisions and other products, said second-quarter net profit rose 51 percent amid record sales and higher prices for its products.LG Display earned 555 billion won ($461 million) in the three...

Foxconn to hike prices to cover China pay increase

July 21, 2010 11:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Foxconn Technology Group, which makes iPhones and other gadgets for global technology companies, is seeking to charge its customers more to partly cover wage increases at its mammoth manufacturing compound in southern China.The extent of price hikes will differ according to products, C.L....

China's Baidu says 2nd quarter profit more than doubles as advertising base grows

July 21, 2010 8:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular Internet search engine, said Thursday its second-quarter profit more than doubled as its advertising customer base grew and profit margins improved.Baidu earned 837.4 million yuan ($123.5 million), or 2.40 yuan (35 cents) per share, up from 383.3...

Hynix turns 2Q net profit amid record sales

July 21, 2010 7:05 pm | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Hynix Semiconductor turned a net profit in the second quarter after a loss the year before as sales rose to a record and prices for its mainstay computer memory chips increased.Hynix, the world's second-largest manufacturer of computer memory chips, earned 664.8 billion won ($550.2 million) in...

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Hynix records Q2 net profit amid record sales

July 21, 2010 5:05 pm | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Hynix Semiconductor turned a net profit in the second quarter after a loss the year before as sales rose to a record and prices for its mainstay computer memory chips increased.Hynix, the world's second-largest manufacturer of computer memory chips, earned 664.8 billion won ($550.2 million) in...

Now you see it, now you don't

July 21, 2010 1:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Michigan Technological University) From Star Trek's Romulans, who could cloak their spaceships, to Harry Potter's magical garment, the power to turn someone or something invisible has intrigued mankind. Now a Michigan Tech researcher is doing it for real.

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