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Leaders say momentum building on climate change

December 1, 2009 3:56 am | News | Comments

Leaders of the Commonwealth countries called Saturday for a legally binding international agreement on climate change and a global fund with billions of dollars to help poor countries meet its mandates. The 53-nation meeting was the largest gathering of international leaders before next month's global climate summit in Copenhagen.


Ohio State Buckeye Bullet 2 tops 300 mph

December 1, 2009 3:22 am | Videos | Comments

For the second time this week, Ohio State's Buckeye Bullet 2 team has exceeded the international speed record it set in 2007. Late yesterday (9/25), the Bullet set an average speed of 302.877 mph, which is pending certification by the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile before it can be called an official record.


Free Workshop Provides Web Designers and Developers With Latest Web Tools and Technologies

November 30, 2009 11:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI), a leading provider of cloud-enabled enterprise-hosting and managed-application services, today announced that NaviSite will sponsor a one-day workshop, along with Microsoft Corp., for web designers and developers on December 9th. This workshop will examine best...


SKorea exports rise for first time in 13 months

November 30, 2009 10:00 pm | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

South Korea's exports posted their first year-on-year gain in 13 months in November, the government said Tuesday, a further sign the country has overcome the worst of the global economic meltdown.Exports increased 18.8 percent to $34.3 billion in November from a year earlier, the Ministry of...

Sharp shows plant making 10th generation panels

November 30, 2009 6:00 pm | by YURI KAGEYAMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Huge sheets of glass are guided by robotic arms, sliding and turning in a towering germ-free plant, the world's first making giant "10th generation" panels for flat screen TVs.Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp.'s futuristic-looking plant doesn't have a single worker on the floor. Each...

Websense to Host Financial Analyst Tech Talk

November 30, 2009 3:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) today announced that the company will host a financial analyst tech talk conference call and webcast on December 7, 2009, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. PT. Websense executives will discuss the product roadmap including the next generation content security...

My mbed Is Up

November 30, 2009 2:53 pm | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

I wrote about the new mbed development board a while back and mine just arrived over the holiday weekend. I have to say, true to it's promise, It was the easiest piec

JDA Software plans $275 million debt offering

November 30, 2009 2:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

JDA Software Group Inc., which makes inventory management software for retailers, said Monday it plans to sell $275 million of senior notes in a private offering.JDA plans to use the proceeds to help pay for the acquisition of i2 Technologies Inc., along with fees and other transaction costs....


Energy Efficiency Can Be at the Top of Your Shopping List

November 30, 2009 1:54 pm | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

I don't know about you, but about the last thing I want this year for the holidays is another mustard-yellow sweater. Sure, it's nice to have some extra-warm clothes stashed in the top drawer of the dresser this time of year, but I'm clearly maxed-out in the


Canadian earnings declared Monday: Automated Benefits, Lakeview REIT, McVicar

November 30, 2009 1:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian earnings declared Monday as of 4 p.m.:Automated Benefits Corp. (TSXV:AUT): Three months ended Sept.3 0, 2009, net loss $1,500,000, net loss $0.01 a share; 2008, net loss $1,200,000, net loss $0.01 a share. Revenue: 2009, $3,300,000; 2008, $2,930,000.IROC Energy Services Corp....

IBM to buy database monitoring company Guardium

November 30, 2009 12:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IBM Corp. said Monday that it has acquired Guardium, a provider of database monitoring and protection services.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Guardium's technology helps companies protect data, monitor database activity and automate tasks related to regulatory compliance. Its monitoring...

SH-Mobile Application Engine 4 breaks into GHz Realm to open up an Entirely New User Experience and set the pace for True Multimedia Convergence

November 30, 2009 11:51 am | by Renesas | News | Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif., November 30, 2009 — Renesas Technology America, Inc., today announced that it is sampling the SH-Mobile Application Engine 4 (SH73720), an ARM® Cortex™ A8*1 based application engine running at maximum1GHz, targeted for next generation mobile phone and...

CROWN CLIP Bus Bar Connector Has 350 Amp, Hot Plug, Float Mount & Blind-Mate Capabilities

November 30, 2009 11:50 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Tyco Electronics' compact CROWN CLIP bus bar connectors are designed for high current bus bar power distribution applications. The connectors are available in both single and dual pole, with float mount fixing to allow a six-degree misalignment for blind mating. Using high-performance...


New Pluggable Power Distribution Bus Bar System (PDBS) Offers Repeatable Low Impedance Electrical Performance

November 30, 2009 11:50 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Tyco Electronics' new Pluggable Power Distribution Bus Bar System (PDBS) is ideal for power distribution in equipment cabinets, telecom base stations, computer servers, storage systems and military applications up to 250 Amps.

Impact & #8482; Connectors Deliver Increased Speed and Density

November 30, 2009 11:50 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Tyco Electronics announces the Impact™ backplane connector system. This connector delivers 20+ Gb/s performance and will be offered in a variety of connector module sizes and types including 3-pair, 4-pair, 5-pair and 6-pair modules for extreme design flexibility. Density within the...


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