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Oracle CEO: We're not eyeing services buys

September 23, 2010 11:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says his company won't follow one of the technology world's hottest trends: buying services companies.Ellison's comments Thursday during the Oracle OpenWorld conference go against the grain of Oracle Corp.'s rivals' strategies.IBM Corp. transformed itself from a...

Technology center for three-dimensional assembly of integrated circuits to open in Russia

September 23, 2010 10:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

A project to establish technology center for three-dimensional assembly of integrated circuits in Russia has secured approval from the Supervisory Council of RUSNANO.


F.C.C. Opens Unused TV Airwaves to Broadband

September 23, 2010 8:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

It is the first significant block of spectrum made available for unlicensed use by the F.C.C. in 20 years.


Cyberwar Chief Calls for Secure Computer Network

September 23, 2010 8:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The new commander of the military’s cyberwarfare operations is advocating the creation of a separate, secure computer network to protect against attacks mounted over the Internet.

YouTube Can’t Be Liable on Copyright, Spain Rules

September 23, 2010 8:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

In Spain, Google’s online video-sharing service, YouTube, is not legally obligated to screen television clips for potential copyright violations before posting them on the site.

News feed: Facebook is up after glitchy afternoon

September 23, 2010 5:06 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A technical glitch blocked or slowed access to Facebook for several hours Thursday, unplugging many of the social-networking site's 500 million users from the constant flow of updates from their friends.Facebook called it "the worst outage we've had in over four years" in a blog post published...

Inaugural 'Deep Orange' car unveiled at motorsports event

September 23, 2010 4:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Clemson University) With an electric motor, the inaugural "Deep Orange" car -- the first concept car created by graduate students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research -- didn't make a lot of noise. But it certainly made an impression. A range-extended...

Sensor Units Provide Precise Control Over Pressure and Flow Rates

September 23, 2010 2:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Dolomite, a world leader in microfluidic design and manufacture, has introduced the Mitos Sensor Units to provide a flexible system for measuring and displaying pressure and flow rates in microfluidic systems.


Electrical Insulation Is Easily Formed Into Dimensional Parts

September 23, 2010 2:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

ITW Formex announced Formex GK, an improved formulation of polypropylene electrical insulation with enhanced structural integrity and ability to be scored and folded into three-dimensional parts...


New Digi-Key Application Now Available for Android Phone Users Around the Globe

September 23, 2010 2:21 pm | by Digi-Key | Comments

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - Design engineers and purchasers around the globe can now conduct business with Digi-Key Corporation wirelessly with the availability of Digi-Key’s application for Android phone users. Digi-Key's Android application, version 1.0.2, is currently available...

AMD cuts 3Q guidance, blames weak consumer sales

September 23, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has lowered its third-quarter outlook, supplying fresh evidence that consumers' penny-pinching on personal computers has led to a painful back-to-school shopping season for some technology companies....

News feed: Facebook site down, slow for many users

September 23, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Facebook was inaccessible to many users Thursday afternoon, with people getting error messages and as "DNS Failure" pages when they tried to visit the website....

Maker of Clickfree data storage named as Canada's fastest growing tech company

September 23, 2010 2:05 pm | by LuAnn LaSalle-Associated Press | Comments

Called Clickfree, it's a small digital device that backs up music, photos and other files stored on computers — a task often thought to be the "IT guy's job."Its maker, Storage Appliance Corp., has seen Clickfree gain popularity so quickly in the last two years, especially among ordinary...


ESC Boston, 2010

September 23, 2010 1:20 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I just got back from the Embedded Systems Conference in Boston. We go there every year, along with the ESC show in San Jose. After the gloom at the show last year, I was pretty apprehensive. With so many mixed...

Blockbuster tries to rewrite script in bankruptcy

September 23, 2010 1:05 pm | by MAE ANDERSON - AP Business Writers - Associated Press | Comments

Blockbuster video stores used to be the town square for home entertainment, bustling with people roaming the aisles in search of a movie that the whole family could enjoy in their living room for just a few bucks.The stores melded discovery and convenience, making it possible to stumble upon a...


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