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Oral Bisphosphonates: Ongoing Safety Review of Atypical Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures

March 11, 2010 7:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

FDA review of available data have not shown a clear connection between bisphosphonate use and a risk of atypical subtrochanteric femur fractures.

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Beckman Coulter UniCel DxC Synchron Clinical System – Ion Selective Electrode Flow Cell: Class I Recall

March 11, 2010 5:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Incorrect sodium results may be caused by build-up of protein, bacteria, and sample tube additives in the ion selective electrode flow cell.

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Brainstorm: Batteries

March 11, 2010 4:34 am | by Edited by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

What is the next breakthrough in battery technology?

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Pink Floyd Wins Downloads Suit

March 11, 2010 4:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Britain's High Court has ordered record company EMI to stop selling downloads of Pink Floyd tracks individually rather than as part of the band's original albums.

Murata Develops Thinnest in the World! Micro-Pump MZP Series for Mobile Equipment Fuel Cells

March 11, 2010 4:21 am | by Murata Manufacturing | News | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has developed a small-sized fluid conveyance device “Micro-pump MZP Series”. We integrated our piezoelectric element technology, mechanical design technology and fluid simulation technologies to achieve an ultra-thin type product.

Design Tips Save MCU Power

March 11, 2010 4:11 am | by Jon Titus, Senior Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

Microcontrollers offer engineers a variety of power-saving techniques. But using them effectively requires careful attention to tradeoffs in software and hardware at the start of a project. "Engineers must partition their application so they have a rough idea how long their microcontroller will stay in a sleep mode or in an active mode," said Mike Salas...

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Get Rolling with Efficient Motor-Control Designs

March 11, 2010 3:58 am | by Jon Titus, Senior Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

To find out more about the state of motor-control design in embedded systems, I recently talked with three engineers at Texas Instruments who work with motor-related hardware and software. "Motor control looks simple to start but it covers many disciplines so it's almost impossible to have one designer do everything," noted Miroslav Oljaca...

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A Physiological Sensing Interface

March 11, 2010 3:53 am | Videos | Comments

This is a demo from this year's TechFest of a Physiological Sensing Interface.

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What Do You Think of the Redesigned EERE Home Page?

March 11, 2010 3:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Monday, Andrea pointed you to the redesigned EERE home page. While this blog usually focuses on resources from EnergySavers.gov and other sites that are specifically for consumers, we know that many readers are interested in broader energy efficiency and renewable energy information....

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Cryptzone provides mobile security for iPhone users

March 11, 2010 1:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AppGate Network Security, a company within The Cryptzone Group, will in the next version of its Security Server support Apple's iPhone@ as a client platform. Now, users of the iPhone will be able to securely login to their company network to safely gain access to corporate information, email,...

Acquisition Offers Unmatched Solution for Fund Distribution and Fund Management in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Accelerates Growth of Advent's International Business

March 11, 2010 1:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today announced Advent's acquisition of Goya, a privately held Norwegian software provider. Under the terms of the agreement, Advent acquired all of the outstanding...

Sony Details New Motion Controller

March 10, 2010 11:30 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Sony provided new details of a forthcoming motion controller for its PlayStation 3 videogame console, another entry in a field pioneered by Nintendo.

Glentel Inc. reports Q4 earnings of $5M up from $897,000 in Q4 of 2008

March 10, 2010 7:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Glentel Inc. (TSX:GLN) says it earned $5 million, or 46 cents per diluted share for the three months ended Dec. 31 compared with a profit of $897,000, or eight cents per share, for the same period in the previous year.

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H-P to Brandish Tech Credentials

March 10, 2010 7:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

H-P, known to consumers mostly as a printer specialist, is seeking to recast itself as a broader tech company with a new ad campaign featuring rapper Dr. Dre, comedian Rhys Darby and the slogan "Lets Do Amazing."

Irex E-Reader No Threat to Kindle

March 10, 2010 6:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Irex's DR800SG has a large, sharp screen for comfortable reading, but overall the device is clumsier to use than Amazon's Kindle. It also costs $400—about $140 more than the Kindle.

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