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Personal Income and Outlays, January 2010

March 1, 2010 8:24 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

Personal income increased $11.4 billion, or 0.1 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) decreased $47.6 billion, or 0.4 percent, in January, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The decrease in DPI reflected an increase in federal nonwithheld income taxes. Personal...

Peter Cennamo Announces Trumatech's Expansion into Canada

March 1, 2010 8:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Leader in Environmental technology systems announces new sales and marketing offices in Calgary, Canada.

The NPD Group Acquires Leading Solar Energy Market Research Firm, Solarbuzz LLC

March 1, 2010 8:23 am | by General Electric | Comments

The NPD Group today announced that it has acquired Solarbuzz LLC, an international solar energy market research and consulting company. [...]

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How Safe Are Auto Electronics?

March 1, 2010 8:23 am | by Product Design & Development | Comments

Investigations into whatever is lurking behind Toyota's crisis of quality have put a spotlight on all that can go wrong with auto electronics -- the growing number of wires, sensors and computer chips that have profoundly changed the automobile in the last decade.

Greener memory from random motion

March 1, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Physical Society) Heat is often the enemy of computing and data storage, but a new experiment shows it could help reduce the amount of power needed to store data in magnetic memory.

Kohl critical of NBC online Olympic coverage

March 1, 2010 7:46 am | Comments

Sen. Herb Kohl of Wisconsin, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, wrote NBC Universal Chief Executive Jeff Zucker to complain about an NBC policy that he said appears to restrict some online access to people who subscribe to a pay TV service or have a provider that is partnered with NBC. Kohl said the policy unfairly prevents others from seeing Olympic events.

L-1 hires advisers for possible sale

March 1, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

L-1 Identity Solutions has hired Goldman Sachs and Stone Key Partners LLC as financial advisers as the credentialing company explores selling itself off.The company, based in Stamford, Conn., announced last month that it was looking into "strategic alternatives" after posting a loss of $540,000...

AC-DC power supply achieves Climate Savers 80+ Gold efficiency rating

March 1, 2010 4:41 am | Comments

Murata Power Solutions has introduced a new AC/DC front-end power supply for hot-swapping redundant systems that meets Climate Savers' 80+ Gold efficiency rating. The 2200W (220VAC), 1100W (110VAC), power-factor corrected D1U4CS-W-2200-12-HA4C has a main output of 12V and a standby output of 5V.

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Telecoms: mobile phone customers entitled to protection from data-roaming "bill shock" as from 1 st March 2010

March 1, 2010 4:24 am | by European Commission | Comments

As from 1st March 2010, European mobile phone operators are obliged under EU roaming rules to offer their customers a cut-off limit facility to protect them from 'bill shocks' for surfing the Internet with their mobile phones and laptops while travelling in other EU countries. Under the...

Hello, stranger: the ups and downs of Chatroulette

March 1, 2010 4:15 am | Comments

A new Web sensation called Chatroulette feels like a throwback to the early 1990s, when online chat rooms brimmed with lonely strangers looking for meaningful connections, meaningless sex, or something in between.

Perfect World reports jump in 4th-qtr profit

March 1, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Perfect World Co. on Monday reported a jump in fourth-quarter earnings, helped by growing revenue from the online games it operates.The Chinese company's net income jumped to 270.8 million yuan ($39.7 million), or 5.09 yuan (75 cents) per share, more than double the 124.8 million yuan, or 2.12...

Symantec Offers Healthcare Providers Hosted Solutions to Reduce Storage Costs and Streamline Medical Image Sharing

March 1, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced Symantec Health, a new hosted medical image archiving and sharing solution for healthcare providers, that helps lower storage costs and provides secure, Web-based image sharing for non-affiliated hospitals and physicians. The new Symantec Health Safe...

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SOLVIT and Citizens Signpost Service help growing number of Europeans to live, work and do business across borders

March 1, 2010 3:25 am | by European Commission | Comments

A growing number of Europeans are turning to the EU's advice and assistance services to find concrete answers and fast solutions to questions and problems they encounter in the Internal Market. This is the common conclusion of annual reports released today by the European Commission on...

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Dell to sell services for AMA's new e-records

February 28, 2010 8:30 pm | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Dell Inc. hopes to expand a key part of its business through a deal to sell computer hardware and technology consulting to medical practices that want to use new electronic medical records and related services from the American Medical Association.Dell's announcement was timed for Monday's...

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Scientists Get Funding to Design Anti-Botulism Drugs

February 28, 2010 10:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University’s Institute of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery (ICB&DD) scientists were selected to receive up to $1.4 million in research funds from the Department of Defense to develop anti-botulism drugs.

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