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iPad coming to church altars with daily missal app

June 21, 2010 9:27 am | News | Comments

An Italian priest has developed an application that will let priests celebrate Mass with an iPad on the altar instead of the regular Roman missal. The Rev. Paolo Padrini, a consultant with the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Social Communications, said Friday the free application will be launched in July in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Latin.

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute develop new method for mass-producing graphene

June 21, 2010 9:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a simple new method for producing large quantities of the promising nanomaterial graphene. The new technique works at room temperature, needs little processing, and paves the way for...

FCC asks: Do media ownership limits make sense?

June 21, 2010 9:25 am | News | Comments

Even the news industry's free fall probably will not be enough to wipe out complicated federal rules designed to restrain the power of media companies. For decades, the Federal Communications Commission has imposed strict limits preventing any company from controlling too many media properties in the same market.


Pressure Transmitters for Military Aerospace Applications

June 21, 2010 9:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST) proudly offers pressure transducers and transmitters for military and aerospace applications. Made in the USA, AST builds its pressure sensing products for applications including, military trucks, unmanned vehicles, armored vehicles, fuel monitoring, compressors, transmissions and hydraulic pumps and motors for a variety of government vehicles and test equipment.


General Dynamics gets $49M Air Force contract

June 21, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A unit of General Dynamics said on Monday that it has gotten a $49 million contract to do technology work for the U.S. Air Force.The contract runs for three years if all options are exercised. It calls for General Dynamics Information Technology to provide support for the Air Force's so-called...

Techniques to Avoid the White Screen of Death in Smartphones

June 21, 2010 9:03 am | by John Whalen, Business Development Manger, Fairchild Semiconductor | Articles | Comments

An emerging trend in the mobile handset 3G space has been the adoption and expansion of user friendly applications, nowadays called ‘Apps’. These ‘Apps’ are custom software program applications that are written for a very specific function within a handset.


LED-backlit LCD Suite Offers Ruggedness, Long Life for Industrial Apps

June 21, 2010 8:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

LED-backlit LCD products. The new LED LCDs range in size from 3.5-inches to 15.0-inches. Touch screen panel options have also been added in 4.3-inch and 7.0-inch sizes.


Ion and Photo Smoke-Detector ICs include Alarm Memory

June 21, 2010 7:09 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. today announced the industry’s first Ion and photo smoke-detector ICs to offer alarm memory. The low-power RE46C162/3 Ion and RE46C165/6/7/8 (RE46C16X) photo smoke-detector ICs make it easy to quickly determine which detector in an interconnected loop triggered an alarm.


Printed Graphene Tech Brings Promise for Better Displays

June 21, 2010 7:05 am | News | Comments

Researchers at Samsung and Sungkyunkwan University, in Korea, have produced a continuous layer of pure graphene the size of a large television.


SalesQuest Announces Bill Gosse as Chief Technology Officer

June 21, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SalesQuest ( , the industry leader in high tech sales intelligence CRUSH Reports ( on Fortune 1000 and Fortune Global 500 companies, welcomes Bill Gosse as Chief Technology Officer.Mr. Gosse will be responsible for...

China: Secretary-General Gurría welcomes increase in exchange rate flexibility

June 21, 2010 6:25 am | by OECD | News | Comments

“A combination of sustained fiscal expansion, continued structural reform and exchange rate flexibility, should provide a strong contribution from China to the achievement of a strong, sustained, and balanced growth of the world economy,” OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said in...


iCampaigning? Candidates turning to phone apps

June 21, 2010 6:06 am | by KATE BRUMBACK - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Running for office? You can make an app for that.Maintaining a Facebook page and Twitter feed has become standard practice for political candidates seeking to get their message out. And some are even creating iPhone applications so supporters can follow their campaigns and make contributions on...

Energy 105 – Wind Turbines II

June 21, 2010 5:08 am | by Ken Johnson | Blogs | Comments

A couple of statements made about vortices in previous episodes have prompted several comments and queries. Then just recently there was a news story about an airliner incident where it hit an “air pocket” or CAT (Clear Air Turbulence) as it is called.


Improved FX Capabilities Key to Bank's Planned Growth Strategy

June 21, 2010 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SIFMA- Progress Software Corporation ( (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading software provider that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive, today announced that financial services group, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), is live on the Progress@ Apama@ FX...

Acquisition Creates Industry's Largest Affiliate Network, Consolidating Premium CPA and CPC Campaign Offerings for Publishers

June 21, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Adknowledge, the largest privately-owned Internet ad network, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Hydra Group ( ( ), a premium CPA (cost-per-acquisition) performance marketing network.Starting immediately,...


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