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Former Perot employee surrenders stock profits

January 5, 2010 12:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Securities and Exchange Commission says a former employee of a Perot Systems Corp. affiliate has agreed to return more than $8.6 million from a stock sale related to a proposed merger with Dell Inc.The SEC says in a statement that Reza Saleh (RAY'-zah sah-LAY') admitted no wrongdoing in the...

Intema acquires Group Eventia, owner of Webcom Montreal conferences

January 5, 2010 12:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Intema Solutions Inc. (TSXV:ITM), a small Montreal marketing company, has struck a deal to acquire Group Eventia, owner of the Webcom Montreal conferences, for about C$600,000.The $600,000 pricetag includes a $300,000 debenture to the seller.Intema said Tuesday the transaction will enable the...

ev3 Endovascular Trailblazer Support Catheter

January 5, 2010 11:51 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Device may crack near the radiopaque marker band, potentially resulting in serious patient injury.

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ESPN, Discovery push third dimension for TV

January 5, 2010 9:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Two major cable networks — ESPN and Discovery — will beam 3-D entertainment into peoples' homes for the first time.Riding one of the next big waves in consumer electronics, Disney Co.-owned ESPN says it will have a 3-D channel for broadcasting live sports events in time for the FIFA World Cup...

SWUGN Year in Review - December 2009

January 5, 2010 8:54 am | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Blogs | Comments

Top StoryAfter more than fours years of leading CTSUG by himself, Bill Casnovsky finally gets two volunteers to help with the group. Steve Calvert and Rex Jackson assume Vice-President in charge of stuff positions and immediately set about updating the group's decade old logo. Other good...

Computer Sciences gets Army pact worth up to $79M

January 5, 2010 8:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. said Tuesday that it received a contract valued at up to $79 million from the Army for ongoing support and services for the Aberdeen proving ground in Maryland.The information technology services company will provide services including network infrastructure support,...

On-Chip Debug Technology Serves ARM Cortex-A8

January 5, 2010 7:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

 Macraigor Systems has ported their proprietary On-Chip Debug Technology (OCDemon), GNU Tools Suite and Eclipse Ganymede/Galileo platform to the ARM Cortex-A8 processor.

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E-reader Uses Metal Foil e-Paper Technology

January 5, 2010 7:46 am | News | Comments

At just over a quarter-inch in overall height, the Skiff Reader is the thinnest e-reader announced to date. It features the largest and highest-resolution electronic-paper display yet unveiled in a consumer device, at 11.5" in size with a resolution of 1200 x 1600 pixels (UXGA).

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ESPN to introduce 3-D sports channel

January 5, 2010 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ESPN is looking to ride one of the next big waves in consumer electronics with a new 3-D sports channel.The network, owned by the Walt Disney Co., says it will introduce a channel this year that will broadcast live sports events using the technology, starting with the FIFA World Cup soccer...

Microsoft sets prices for forthcoming Office 2010

January 5, 2010 7:01 am | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp. will sell four versions of the forthcoming Office 2010 software, due out in June, for prices ranging from $99 to $499.The company said Tuesday it will sell Office Home and Student edition, which comes with four core programs, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, for $149 as...

Eighth Annual 'Gathering of the Slides' Concert at Brookhaven Lab, January 23

January 5, 2010 6:53 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

The eighth annual “Gathering of the Slides,” a blues concert featuring the Kerry Kearney Band, Kane Daily and TaleWaGon , and Lonesome Dan and the Curmudgeons, will be held at Brookhaven Lab on Saturday, January 23 at 8 p.m. in Berkner Hall.

Sensor Captures both Linear and Angular Motion

January 5, 2010 6:16 am | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics, a leading supplier of MEMS for consumer and portable applications, has integrated a 3-axis digital accelerometer with a 2-axis analog gyroscope in a single module.

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Thomas Roser Named Chair of Brookhaven Lab's Collider-Accelerator Department

January 5, 2010 5:54 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Thomas Roser, a senior physicist who joined Brookhaven Lab in 1991, has been named chair of the Lab’s Collider-Accelerator Department (C-AD), effective January 1, 2010.

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Smart-Grid Power Analytics Software Addresses Alternate Energy Sources

January 5, 2010 5:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

EDSA unveiled its Paladin SmartGrid software platform, a  “master controller” enabling the use of on-premise and distributed energy sources – such as solar, wind, or local co-generation – without jeopardizing the reliability of the legacy utility grid.

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ADP to buy Calgary-based electronic invoicing firm DO2 Technologies

January 5, 2010 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Payroll and benefits administrator Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP) has agreed to acquire DO2 Technologies Inc. of Calgary, a provider of electronic-invoicing solutions.Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.The DO2 technology is designed to give corporate finance...

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