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Japan finding out who gets big pay under new rule

June 23, 2010 12:06 am | by YURI KAGEYAMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Japan is finally finding out who is getting the big paychecks, thanks to a new rule requiring disclosure of pay for executives receiving 100 million yen ($1 million) or more.But the list of millionaire bosses is surprisingly short and many of them it turns out are foreigners — like Nissan Motor...

Technical Presentations From Ricoh, Renesas, Primegate, and Sony Highlight Agenda

June 22, 2010 11:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.systemc.org/home/ () —The Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI), an independent non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and advancing SystemC as an industry-standard language for electronic system-level (ESL) design, announces the first SystemC Japan will be held Friday, July 2 in...

Students Will Spend Year Doing Career-Changing Research Thanks to HHMI

June 22, 2010 6:23 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

This year, 116 medical, dental, and veterinary students from 47 schools across the country will take a break from memorizing molecular metabolism and studying drug interactions to spend a year in a lab doing hands-on research. The break from regular coursework, funded through a $4 million...

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Medvedev lands in California, meets dignitaries

June 22, 2010 5:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is in the United States after touching down in San Francisco for the start of a U.S. tour.The 44-year-old Kremlin chief met California first lady Maria Shriver and former Secretary of State George Shultz. They are scheduled to attend a reception along with Gov....

Adobe posts higher 2Q profit as revenue soars

June 22, 2010 4:05 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Software maker Adobe Systems Inc. posted higher net income for its most recent quarter, driven by strong demand for the software package it sells to professional designers and developers.Adobe earned $148.6 million, or 28 cents per share, in the fiscal second quarter, which ended June 4. This...

RealNetworks eliminating 85 jobs in reorganization

June 22, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

RealNetworks Inc. said it is eliminating about 85 positions, including about 25 percent of its executives, as part of a reorganization intended to create a more efficient organization with fewer layers of management.The company said it has consolidated its Technology Products and Solutions and...

Tibco Software buys Proginet for $19.6 million

June 22, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Tibco Software Inc. said it has reached an agreement to acquire file transfer software maker Proginet Corp. for about $1.15 per share in cash.Based on the company's 17.1 million shares outstanding, the deal is worth $19.6 million.Tibco, based in Palo Alto, Calif., makes business process...

Sensors Expo 2010 Recap

June 22, 2010 12:58 pm | by Chris Warner, Executive Editor | Articles | Comments

The 2010 Sensors Expo & Conference was held June 7-9 in Rosemont, IL. Rain put a damper on things outside the Donald Stevens Convention Center on Tuesday. But inside, the sun, wind, and all manner of alternative energy sources were on the minds of attendees as products based on energy harvesting continued to play a prominent role at the show.

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U.K. : Budget “courageous”, provides support for recovery

June 22, 2010 12:26 pm | by OECD | News | Comments

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría hailed the budgetary measures announced today by U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne as a courageous move that will underpin fiscal consolidation while supporting economic recovery.

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UD's Institute of Energy Conversion in involved in DARPA project to develop 'extreme' solar cells

June 22, 2010 12:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Delaware) The University of Delaware Institute of Energy Conversion is part of an industry-academic team that has been awarded $3.8 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the research and development office of the US Department of Defense, to...

Thermocouple Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Includes Integrated Electronics

June 22, 2010 12:18 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Watlow introduced its Exactsense thermocouple for high temperature exhaust gas temperature sensing. The device combines the characteristics and high temperature capability of a thermocouple with

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Gourmet brand, dead as magazine, returns as an app

June 22, 2010 12:05 pm | News | Comments

Gourmet may be dead as a magazine, but the brand lives on.Conde Nast, which closed the money-losing print magazine last fall, said Tuesday that it is launching a digital product called "Gourmet Live" for the iPad and other mobile gadgets.It is another bet by Conde Nast on the world of apps -...

MQX Software Solutions integrated with IAR Embedded Workbench

June 22, 2010 11:57 am | Iar Systems Software | Product Releases | Comments

IAR Systems today announced that Freescale MQX Software Solutions has been integrated together with IAR Embedded Workbench, to provide a reliable and powerful development tool suite for embedded applications running on Freescale’s ColdFire devices.

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Freescale ARM Cortex-M4 family gains early support from IAR Systems

June 22, 2010 11:52 am | Iar Systems Software | Product Releases | Comments

Earlier this year IAR Systems released support for the ARM Cortex-M4 processor core. Now support has been added for Freescale’s Kinetis family, which is the first microcontroller family based on the new core to reach the market.

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'Are we there yet?' Parents' road trip must-haves

June 22, 2010 11:05 am | by ERIN CONROY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

'ARE WE THERE YET?' The longest summer drive on average this year will be about 8.5 hours each way, according to a recent survey. If you have children and could only bring one trip accessory — GPS, DVD player, gaming device — what would it be?Twenty-eight percent of American parents polled said...

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