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Laser security for the Internet

March 23, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) A new invention developed by Dr. Jacob Scheuer of Tel Aviv University's School of Electrical Engineering promises an information security system that can beat today's hackers -- and the hackers of the future -- with existing fiber optic and...

Largest Last Supper: It keeps gettin' bigger

March 23, 2010 9:22 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Food portions and plates have gradually gotten larger over the last millenium, says a new study that analyzed portions in 52 Last Supper paintings, published in The International Journal of Obesity.

CERN sets date for first attempt at 7 TeV collisions in the LHC

March 23, 2010 9:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

With beams routinely circulating in the Large Hadron Collider at 3.5 TeV, the highest energy yet achieved in a particle accelerator, CERN has set the date for the start of the LHC research programme. The first attempt for collisions at 7 TeV (3.5 TeV per beam) is scheduled for 30 March.


VIA Takes the Jitters Out of Online HD Video

March 23, 2010 9:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the new VIA VX900 media system processor, a full featured single chip solution that will be coupled with the latest VIA Nano-3000 Series processors to bring truly stunning video playback to the latest HD online video services.


Britain to set up new space agency

March 23, 2010 8:39 am | News | Comments

Britain will set up a new space agency next month to exploit an industry that appears to have defied the recession and shows huge potential for growth, the government said on Tuesday. The UK Space Agency will oversee the development of satellites, robotics and other advanced technology and may one day join international missions to explore Mars, the Moon and asteroids.


EU to seek publication of anti-piracy deal

March 23, 2010 8:37 am | News | Comments

The European Union said Monday it wants the United States and others to publish a draft global anti-piracy deal to end rumors that it advocates cutting off Internet access for illegal downloaders. European Internet service providers said last month that they were alarmed by leaked details of the secret talks that they feared could lead to criminal sanctions and "three strikes and you're out" cease-and-desist orders...


Louisiana Tech researchers selected to present 'outstanding' paper at international conference

March 23, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Louisiana Tech University) Professors Henry Cardenas and Sven Eklund, and Ph.D. candidate Kunal Kupwade-Patil of the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University will present their award-winning paper at the Second International Conference on Sustainable Construction...

Army goes “green” with electric vehicles

March 23, 2010 8:17 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

Fort Sam Houston received 20 Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEVs) in January as part of a larger plan to replace petroleum-based DoD vehicles with more “energy-efficient” transportation. The Army plans on replacing up to 28,000 gas-powered ground support vehicles with electric vehicles at more than 155 Army installations worldwide.  


TIO Networks Q3 loss increases to $632,627 from $453,489; revenues flat at $5.5M

March 23, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Bill payment processor TIO Networks Corp. (TSXV:TNC) posts second-quarter loss of $632,627 or 1.36 cents a share versus a loss of $453,489 or 0.98 of a cent a share in the same period a year ago. Revenues were flat at $5.5 million.

India's 3G: Not a License to Kill For

March 23, 2010 7:27 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

India's telecom companies are entering an arms race. Many global companies, wisely, are staying away.

LCD TVs to Exceed 180 Million Units in 2010

March 23, 2010 7:26 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

2009 was a robust year for the overall flat panel TV market, with total units rising worldwide by more than 32%, very similar to 2008 growth rates. In markets such as Japan and China, growth in 2009 was better than in 2008, despite the recession.

From pollutant to profit -- nanoscience turns carbon on its head

March 23, 2010 7:26 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Three new complementary research projects will turn carbon from a pollutant into useful products that could help both industry and the environment.

Lithium Batteries Feature SMT Tabbed Configurations

March 23, 2010 6:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Renata Batteries is offering manganese dioxide bare cells with tabbing in horizontal surface mount configurations. The surface mount style is the latest addition to the company’s family of CRxxxx lithium primary batteries and battery holders. The batteries


China - OECD head calls for more social spending, flexible exchange rate

March 23, 2010 5:29 am | by OECD | News | Comments

In a speech at the China Development Forum in Beijing, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría recommended that China boost public spending on social infrastructure, including education, health, pensions and social assistance, in order to reduce inequalities, and suggested a more flexible...


HAPTIMAP targets sense(ible) solutions

March 23, 2010 5:28 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

Technological advances have done people a world of good, but they can also be nerve-wracking at times. Having to look at mobile device screens for information is not always a realistic or even safe thing to do, and poor eyesight can make it difficult for users to see key details. The...



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