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Prostate cancer surgeons 'feel' with their eyes

March 2, 2010 11:22 am | by Cornell University | Comments

A new Cornell study published in a medical journal reports that the outcomes using minimally invasive robotic technology compare favorably with traditional invasive surgery for prostate cancer.


Lockheed seeks to predict cybersecurity threats

March 2, 2010 11:11 am | Comments

Lockheed Martin Corp, the No. 1 information technology provider to the U.S. government, is working hard to better predict and protect against increasingly sophisticated and stealthy cyber attacks. Lockheed, also the Pentagon's biggest contractor, is opening a second internal security intelligence center in Denver this week to complement the one it opened in May 2008 in Gaithersburg, Maryland, north of Washington.

Bill would have tech companies guard human rights

March 2, 2010 11:00 am | Comments

At a hearing on Tuesday, Dick Durbin, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on human rights and the law, said there are questions over whether filtering software made by U.S. companies has been used to censor the Internet in several countries with repressive governments.


Carmike Cinemas shares jump after 4Q profit

March 2, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Shares of theater operator Carmike Cinemas Inc. surged Tuesday after the company's fourth-quarter profit beat expectations.The stock jumped 90 cents, or 9.5 percent, to $10.40 in afternoon trading. Shares have traded between $1 and $11.54 over the past year.Late Monday, Carmike said it reversed...

Sony restores PlayStation Network service

March 2, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Sony Corp. said it has restored service to its online PlayStation Network following a system glitch reminiscent of the Y2K bug a decade ago.Sony Corp. said in a blog post late Monday that the problem was caused by the internal clock function on older PlayStation 3 models. Sony said the clocks...

Hybridyne Imaging Technologies and Brookhaven National Laboratory to be Featured at the WBTshowcase

March 2, 2010 10:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Hybridyne Imaging Technologies, Inc., and Brookhaven Lab are among over 100 companies and technology innovators from across the nation and around the world that will compete for top honors at the WBT2010


Aid groups enlist Google to help in Haiti effort

March 2, 2010 10:17 am | Comments

Aid workers, with the help of Google Earth, are uploading key information onto the Web to illustrate the needs of hundreds of thousands of people left homeless by Haiti's earthquake - an innovation that could significantly boost the ability to respond to future disasters.

Authorities bust 3 in infection of 13M computers

March 2, 2010 9:30 am | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Authorities have smashed one of the world's biggest networks of virus-infected computers, a data vacuum that stole credit cards and online banking credentials from as many as 12.7 million poisoned PCs.The "botnet" of infected computers included PCs inside more than half of the Fortune 1,000...


Apple suing phone maker HTC over iPhone patents

March 2, 2010 8:48 am | Comments

Apple Inc., increasingly facing tougher competition in the lucrative market for smart phones, sued Taiwanese phone maker HTC Corp. on Tuesday, accusing the rival of violating patents related to the popular iPhone.


Microtune Amplifier Deployed in BYD Autos

March 2, 2010 8:30 am | Comments

Microtune, Inc today announced that its multi-standard automotive antenna amplifier, the MT119 is being deployed in the automobiles of BYD Co., Ltd. ( of Shenzhen, China. The MT1119 is currently used in BYD’s fuel-based sedans and all-electric vehicles. It is planned for rollout in BYD’s most popular-selling compact models by March and in all BYD models by year end.


Microsoft CEO: Google merits regulatory scrutiny

March 2, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer intends to keep the regulatory heat on Google as his company strives to lessen its rival's dominance of Internet search.In an appearance Tuesday at a search engine conference in Santa Clara, Ballmer said Microsoft believes Google has done a number of things to gain...

Google still considering how to proceed in China

March 2, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Google Inc. executive says the company is still considering its next step in China — seven weeks after it pledged to stop censoring search results and threatened to pull out of the country altogether.Google Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Nicole Wong told the Senate Judiciary...

Arena Resources 4Q profit falls as costs increase

March 2, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Oil and natural gas company Arena Resources Inc. said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter profit fell 31 percent as costs and operating expenses more than doubled.The results came in below Wall Street estimates and the company's stock dropped.Arena said it earned $9.3 million, or 24 cents per...


Jack Bauer and North Carolina College Students: Saving the World from Nuclear Annihilation!

March 2, 2010 7:21 am | by Duke University | Comments

“Maybe you didn’t understand me. This man is our only connection to a stolen nuclear warhead. If you don’t save him, millions of people could die! Do you understand that? Millions of people.” –Jack Bauer from the TV series, “24? What: Sure, Jack Bauer is saving t

Middle School Science Bowl at Brookhaven Lab, March 6

March 2, 2010 7:20 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

One hundred students representing 13 middle schools from Long Island will participate in a Regional Science Bowl competition, which consists of two exciting contests: a fast-paced question-and-answer tournament and a model solar car competition.


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