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Georgia Tech Savannah professor named as 2010 Young Investigator Award recipient

May 4, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Georgia Institute of Technology) Dr. Fumin Zhang, assistant electrical and computer engineering professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology Savannah campus, has been named a recipient of the 2010 Young Investigator Award given by The Office of Naval Research.

Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual

May 4, 2010 8:21 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Good advice from author Michael Pollan on eating from his new book, Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual. Essentially he suggests eating food. Stuff you can picture in the original form (apples, cashews, celery, trout, tomatoes, grapes, steak, strawberries, milk, figs, peppers, peaches,...

eMPUs Suit Apps Requiring Secure Encryption, Authentication

May 4, 2010 7:34 am | Atmel Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Atmel Corporation introduced the next generation of its SAM9M11 and SAM9G46 general-purpose ARM-based embedded microprocessors (eMPUs) for use in industrial embedded systems that require secured connectivity and authentication of applications via


Commission consults on review of rules applicable to horizontal co-operation agreements

May 4, 2010 7:20 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

The European Commission has published draft Regulations and Guidelines for the assessment of co-operation agreements between competitors, so called horizontal co-operation agreements. The objective of these proposals is to update and further clarify the application of competition rules in...

GUI Design Tool Enables Smartphone-like Graphics

May 4, 2010 7:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Amulet Technologies announced the availability of GEMstudio, a drag-and-drop GUI development environment for creating high-end, color touchscreen human-machine-interfaces (HMI), with smartphone-like graphics, for 8-, 16-, and 32-bit bit embedded systems. This GUI development environment can


Worldwide Initiative Enhances Delivery of Industry Leading Technology and Services to Clients

May 4, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Pegasystems Inc. ( , (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software solutions, and Wipro Technologies ( , the global IT services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT), today announced an expanded global strategic alliance to...

Baxter Colleague Infusion Pumps: FDA Ordering Recall

May 4, 2010 6:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Action based on failure to correct serious problems with infusion pumps.


Kit Helps Integrate Control of Multiple LEDs, Power With Single MCU

May 4, 2010 6:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments today announced its new TMS320C2000 Piccolo microcontroller (MCU) DC/DC LED Developer's Kit. The kit enables developers to incorporate Piccolo MCUs to differentiate LED designs with features such as dimming, color tone adjustment, power line communication and fault detection. Additionally, developers can


Through-wall radar aids in urban operations

May 4, 2010 6:05 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

In 2007, SSG David Bellavia released the most poignant memoir of the Iraq War, “House to House.” The title is significant, because house-to-house fighting is among the most dangerous forms of urban warfare. Camero may have a solution with the Xaver 400, a compact through-wall radar.


Taiwan to invest in cloud-based computing

May 4, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Taiwan's government will invest 24 billion New Taiwan dollars ($760 million) in cloud-based computing over the next five years, as a complement to Microsoft Corp.'s support for local firms to develop and use the new technology.Vice Economics Minister Lin Sheng-chung said the Cabinet has...

From Sandcastle Crushers to Bookworms â?? Winning Projects at Brookhaven Lab's Science Fair

May 4, 2010 4:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Two of the top seven winners of Brookhaven Lab’s science fair were students at Coram Elementary School in the Longwood School District.

NYSE Euronext makes Q1 profit of $130 million

May 4, 2010 2:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Trans-Atlantic stock exchange operator NYSE Euronext said Tuesday its net profit rose 25 percent in the first quarter on a steep jump in trading of European fixed-income derivatives and U.S. equity options.The operator of the New York Stock Exchange and markets in Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels...

Emergency calls: Commission welcomes growing Member State endorsement for eCall in-car system

May 4, 2010 2:21 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

The European Commission has welcomed five more Member States endorsing the eCall in-car emergency system. This life-saving system automatically dials Europe's single emergency number 112 in the event of a serious accident and could save up to 2500 lives per year in Europe when fully...


Bee Colonies Continue to Collapse

May 3, 2010 6:20 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

The activity to find the causes of Colony Collapse Disorder provides a view into the scientific inquiry process of complex living systems. Finding answers is not easy. Fears for crops as shock figures from America show scale of bee catastrophe Disturbing evidence that honeybees are in...

Concur Technologies 2Q beats Street; outlook weak

May 3, 2010 3:32 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Expense management software maker Concur Technologies Inc. said Monday its second quarter net income inched higher as revenue and costs surged.The company also said it appointed Frank Pelzer as chief financial officer, effective May 17. Pelzer is replacing John Adair, who recently said he plans...


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