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Companies Address Need for Cloud Portability by Harnessing VMware vCloud Technologies, SpringSource, Google Web Toolkit, and Google App Engine to Simplify Modern Application Develo...

May 19, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced a series of technology collaborations with Google to deliver solutions that make enterprise software developers more efficient at building, deploying and managing applications within any cloud...

Detection of potentially deadly atrial fibrillation dramatically improved by new algorithm

May 19, 2010 9:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Worcester Polytechnic Institute) An algorithm developed by a researcher at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, in partnership with the ScottCare Corporation, makes it possible for a new heart monitoring system to detect incidents of atrial fibrillation, the most common form of cardiac...


Opera Software swings to Q1 net loss

May 19, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Norway's Opera Software ASA reported Wednesday a 15 million kroner ($2.4 million) first-quarter net loss, citing a major one-off downsizing expense and higher operating costs.That's down from a net profit of 15 million kroner in 2009.The software manufacturer said its quarterly revenue slipped...


Jacobs School Alum: National Geographic Emerging Explorer

May 19, 2010 8:20 am | by Jacobs School Mechanical Aerospace Engineering | News | Comments

Fourteen visionary, young trailblazers from around the world — including University of California, San Diego alumnus Albert Yu-Min Lin, '04, M.S. '06, Ph.D. '08 — have been named to the 2010 class of National Geographic Emerging Explorers. The new Emerging Explorers are...

LAN Systems Sponsors Girl Scout Engineers At SPSU

May 19, 2010 7:22 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

LAN Systems was delighted to help sponsor a Girl Scout event yesterday at Southern Polytechnic State University. The Girl Scout Engineers program introduces girls to engineering as a career.


Touch Screen Shipments Pass 600 Million in 2009, Up 29% Y/Y

May 19, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

In its upcoming 2010 Touch Panel Market Analysis, DisplaySearch is reporting that total touch screen shipments increased 29% Y/Y in 2009, to 606 million units.

Dynamic HIV testing

May 19, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Inderscience Publishers) A relatively simple electronic gadget could speed up HIV/AIDS diagnostics and improve accuracy particularly in parts of the world with very limited access to health-care workers. The device is described in the International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology.


New Study Reveals Ways to Better Inhibit Blood Clots

May 19, 2010 6:21 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A new study reveals factors that improve the activity of synthetic fibrin “knobs”, which bind to “holes” on fibrinogen molecules to prevent blood clot formation. It also identifies a knob mimic with a 10-fold higher affinity for holes than current mimics.


NI Cooks Place Second in the Austin Rodeo BBQ Competition

May 19, 2010 5:50 am | News | Comments

National Instruments' WSN measurement nodes enabled an NI team of cooks to supply rodeogoers with delicious, perfectly-cooked BBQ that was worthy of second place in the 29th annual Austin Rodeo BBQ competition.


LED Sticks Range from Warm to Cool Light Output

May 19, 2010 5:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

JKL Components Corporation announces the Alumiline Slim series of rigid LED light bars. The Alumiline Slim ZLF-multi series is offered in multiple LED spacing and in a range of whites from warm to cool light output. Utilizing a sleek design with efficiency and long life, the Alumiline Slim is ideal for a wide range of applications...


Touchscreen Shipments Pass 600 Million in 2009

May 19, 2010 5:02 am | News | Comments

In its upcoming 2010 Touch Panel Market Analysis , DisplaySearch is reporting that total touch screen shipments increased 29% Y/Y in 2009, to 606 million units.

German prosecutors investigating Google

May 19, 2010 2:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

German prosecutors have launched an investigation of Google Inc. in connection with a privacy breach that involved it recording fragments of people's online activities through unsecured Wi-Fi networks.Hamburg prosecutor Wilhelm Moellers told the news agency DAPD on Wednesday that his office...

Credit agency Experian full year profit up 23 pct

May 19, 2010 12:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Credit agency Experian PLC says its full-year profit rose 23 percent as a leaner operation squeezed more earnings from flat revenue.The company has also raised its full-year dividend by 15 percent to 23 cents per share and has announced a $300 million share buyback.For the year ending March 31,...


Treasury secretary touring Boeing and Tacoma port

May 18, 2010 6:30 pm | by GEORGE TIBBITS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner visited some of the top exporters in Washington state on Tuesday in advance of a trip to encourage China to open more of its markets to American companies and their products.After going to Boeing Co.'s 737 jetliner plant in Renton, Geithner and Gov. Chris...

Cities and Green Growth : Mayors and Ministers Roundtable

May 18, 2010 4:23 pm | by OECD | News | Comments

Mayors from many of the world’s most influential cities, with Ministers and senior business executives, will exchange ideas about how cities and regions can grow their economies and create jobs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and providing high quality urban services for their citizens.



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