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Facebook rolling out new security features

May 13, 2010 2:30 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Facebook's millions of users are a lucrative target for Internet criminals looking to steal passwords and more. To combat malicious attacks, phishing scams and spam, the online social network is rolling out new security features.You can ask to be notified by e-mail or text message when your...

Houston ninth-grader working with Texas A & M chemical engineer wins bronze in science olympiad

May 13, 2010 2:22 pm | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Sarah Akbani, a ninth-grade student from Harmony School of Science in Houston working with Zhengdong Cheng, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a bronze medal in the International Sustainable World Energy,...

CA Chief Operating Officer to depart

May 13, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Business management software company CA Inc. said Thursday its president and chief operating officer is leaving the company at the end of the month.Michael Christenson joined CA in 2005 as a business development executive and was promoted to COO in 2006. He became CA's president in...

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Manhard Consulting Forms Partnership With Rolf C. Campbell and Associates

May 13, 2010 1:23 pm | News | Comments

Strategic partnership with Rolf C. Campbell and Associates expands Manhard Consulting's Land Planning Services Department.

DisplaySearch to Host Second Annual August Conference Series in San Jose

May 13, 2010 1:23 pm | by General Electric | News | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today announced plans for its upcoming August Conference Series being held on August 17-20 in San Jose, California.

IEEE-USA cites 5 engineering breakthroughs

May 13, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(IEEE-USA) Five engineering breakthroughs -- from software for virtual surgery to an energy saving device that detects drafts -- were cited today by IEEE-USA, the US career and public policy unit of the IEEE, the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.

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PCB Edge Clearance

May 13, 2010 1:21 pm | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

In my continuing saga of answering the question "what are the real limits?", I'll spend a little time giving my thoughts on edge clearance. That makes the question for the day: "how close can I put parts to the edge...

Scientists ID Bacterial Genes that Improve Plant Growth

May 13, 2010 1:21 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Genes of bacteria living with poplar tree roots help explain a plant-microbe symbiotic success story that could be used to improve agriculture and biofuel production.

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Direct Insite Announces First Quarter 2010 Results

May 13, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Direct Insite Corp. (OTCBB: DIRI), a global SaaS provider of financial supply chain automation in support of accounts receivable and accounts payable business processes, today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. Revenue for the three months ended March 31, 2010...

Rodriguez receives Service Manager 2010 Award

May 13, 2010 12:21 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Maria Judith Rodriguez, human resource manger at the Arecibo Observatory, receives the Service Manager 2010 Award for meeting austerity budgets while maintaining employee motivation.

PS3 firmware update could cripple Air Force research program

May 13, 2010 12:03 pm | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

Last month, Sony essentially neutered the PlayStation 3 by removing its “Install Other OS” functionality. This precipitated a huge customer backlash (and, as of this writing, at least two class-action lawsuits), but there’s one foe Sony hadn’t anticipated—the United States Air Force.

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Acxiom 4Q profit falls 26 percent, beats Street

May 13, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Information technology and marketing consulting company Acxiom Corp. on Thursday said its net income for the latest quarter fell 26 percent from a year ago.Acxiom earned $16.6 million, or 21 cents per share, in the fiscal fourth quarter, which ended March 31. In the same quarter last year, it...

Novel Pouch Could Reduce Mother-to-Infant HIV Infection

May 13, 2010 10:21 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

DURHAM, N.C. -- By using medications packaged just like fast-food ketchup, HIV-positive mothers in developing countries can more easily provide protection to newborn babies born at home.

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PA & E Announces New Lightweight, Hermetic Micro-D Connector

May 13, 2010 9:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Design engineers in defense, aerospace and other industries where low weight and superior electrical performance are key considerations have a new option, following PA&E’s release of its new aluminum Micro-D connector.

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Adobe makes 'love' not war in dispute with Apple

May 13, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Adobe is firing back at Apple with love.Adobe Systems Inc. is countering Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs' recent jab at Adobe's Flash technology for Web video and games. Jobs had described Flash as buggy and unfit for Apple's iPhone and iPad gadgets.Adobe is running advertisements in major newspapers...

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