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Ex-Perot employee returning $8.6M

January 5, 2010 2:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A former employee of a Perot Systems Corp. affiliate who had been charged with insider trading has agreed to return about $8.6 million in illicit profits, federal regulators said Tuesday.The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement with Reza Saleh to partly resolve...

University of Nevada, Reno researcher devises new solar pond distillation system

January 5, 2010 1:56 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Nevada, Reno) Ecosystems of terminus lakes around the world could benefit from a new system being developed at the University of Nevada, Reno to desalinate water using a specialized low-cost solar pond and patented membrane distillation system powered by renewable energy.

D-LINK Debuts Boxee Box at CES 2010

January 5, 2010 1:54 pm | News | Comments

D-Link made lots of geeks and early adopters happy today by introducing the revolutionary Boxee Box by D-Link, winner of the CES Best of Innovations award in the Home Entertainment category.

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MPEGIF Kicks off 3DTV Working Group at CES 2010

January 5, 2010 1:50 pm | News | Comments

The MPEG Industry Forum (MPEGIF), the world’s largest advocacy group for standard’s based digital television technologies, announced today the date for the first inaugural meeting of its recently launched 3DTV Working Group.

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Consumer program offers tips to curb energy spending

January 5, 2010 12:57 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A program that helps New Yorkers save hundreds of energy dollars a year should be leveraged nationwide, says a founder of the Consumer Education Program for Residential Energy Efficiency.

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...

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