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US ITC Hands Seagate Patent Win

March 8, 2010 4:36 am | by Charles Schill, Steptoe & Johnson | Blogs | Comments

The US ITC handed Seagate a big win by issuing its final determination on a major patent case, finding no violation of Section 337 by Seagate’s computer hard drives or the integrated circuits used in its products supplied by LSI.


WellPoint Systems trims Q4 net loss to $503,000 from year-ago $14 million

March 8, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oil and gas industry software developer WellPoint Systems Inc. (TSXV:WPS) reported Monday a fourth-quarter net loss of $503,000, significantly reduced from a loss of $14 million in the same period a year earlier.The Calgary-based company said its loss amounted to one cent per share, compared...

Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2010

March 8, 2010 4:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

The nominees for the European Inventor Award 2010 include inventors of pioneering innovations, such as the conservation of drinking water, the synthesis of football-shaped carbon molecules, cancer treatments and digital data encryption. Other nominees are the Wii console, the civilian use...


Energy 101 - The Basics

March 8, 2010 4:23 am | Blogs | Comments

Since there is a great worldwide debate going on about “energy”, some of the debate participants need to refresh their memories, or in some cases, learn something about the basic ‘Energy Laws’ (EL), associated with it’s utilization and conversion from one form to another.


Brookhaven Lab's Nicholas Samios Inducted into the L.I. Technology Hall of Fame

March 8, 2010 4:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Distinguished Senior Scientist Nicholas Samios, former Director of Brookhaven Lab and Director of the RIKEN BNL Research Center, will be inducted into the Long Island Technology Hall of Fame. Also honored at the event will be Brookhaven Lab scientists Paul Kalb and John Heiser, along with...

Peter Genzer Named Manager of Brookhaven Lab's Media & Communications and Production Services Office

March 8, 2010 3:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Peter Genzer, a strategic communicator with significant experience in internal/external communications and social media, has been named manager of the Media & Communications and Production Services Office at Brookhaven Lab, effective March 1.

Industry Orgs Fight Back against Counterfeits

March 8, 2010 3:19 am | by Barry LaFontaine, Quality Manager, Fusion Trade | Blogs | Comments

With the increase in counterfeit activity has come an emergence of quality-focused organizations dedicated to supporting collaborative attempts to keep counterfeiters at bay.


Leader in Sales Performance Management Brings Innovative Award-Winning Solutions to Sales Professionals

March 8, 2010 2:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management ( .mc —idPR_Sales2.0_SPM1_100308) (SPM), today announced it is a silver sponsor of the 2010 Sales 2.0 Conference....


Abu Dhabi pumps oil riches into media projects

March 7, 2010 11:30 pm | by ADAM SCHRECK - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — With an economy based on pumping oil and landmarks that include one of the Mideast's grandest mosques, buttoned-down Abu Dhabi has little obvious in common with freewheeling media magnets like Hollywood or midtown Manhattan.This week, the Arab emirate is...

EIT Chairman at the Lisbon Council's 2010 Innovation Summit

March 7, 2010 9:24 pm | by European Institute of Innovation and Technology | News | Comments

Dr Martin Schuurmans, Chairman of the EIT's Governing Board, was invited to the 2010 Innovation...

EU project gives non-tech-savvy people a boost

March 7, 2010 9:24 pm | by European Commission | News | Comments

Advances in information and communication technologies have done people a world of good but not everyone has access to these innovations. The EU-funded I2HOME ('Intuitive interaction for everyone with home appliances based on industry standards') project, which received EUR 2.7 million...

Galileo Application Days showcase the future of satellite navigation

March 7, 2010 9:23 pm | by European Commission | News | Comments

From March 3 to 5, the European Commission is hosting the ‘Galileo Application Days’ event where around 40 cutting-edge satellite navigation applications will be demonstrated live. They were developed with the support of either the EU Research Framework Programme, or the European Space...

Analysis: Auto industry in Louisiana at crossroad

March 7, 2010 5:30 am | by ALAN SAYRE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Louisiana has reached a crossroad in its quest to catch up with other Southeast states in the automobile manufacturing business: one of its companies is on the way out, while the other is waiting to get started — both with the help of Washington, D.C.On the way out is General Motors Co. in...


Star Tribune, Post-Bulletin win Premack awards

March 6, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Star Tribune of Minneapolis and the Rochester Post-Bulletin were among the winners of the 2009 Frank Premack Public Affairs Journalism Awards, the Minnesota Journalism Center said Saturday.The Star Tribune and its staff won in the category of breaking news about public affairs. They were...

Innovation, America and Engineering: NAE Grand Challenges Summit

March 6, 2010 10:23 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Innovation, America and Engineering: NAE Grand Challenges Summit in Raleigh, North Carolina: Friday morning in Raleigh, a group of engineers from industry, academia and even government met to discuss the threat of America losing its global lead in innovation. The panel discussion was part...


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