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CGI wins US$73.2 million contract for U.S. government health websites

May 18, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CGI Group Inc. (TSX:GIB.A) said Tuesday that its U.S. subsidiary has been awarded a US$73.2 million contract to continue modernizing three external government health websites that provide information to 44 million beneficiaries.The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services chose CGI Federal...

Unshielded Cordset Presented as Cost-efficient

May 18, 2010 7:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Binder-USA announced the release of an unshielded version of its Series 702 M9 cordsets. The unshielded feature provides a cost-effective alternative to the shielded M9 connectors. The connectors are


Heat Sink Screw Suits GHz Socket

May 18, 2010 7:06 am | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics introduced a series of heat sink screw for its GHz BGA socket family. The HS-SG-6002 heat sink screw is designed for 31 mm x 31 mm to 42.5 mm x 42.5 mm package size and dissipates up to


EOD system fires pencil-sized rockets at IEDs

May 18, 2010 6:45 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

Imagine how much cooler “The Hurt Locker” would’ve been if they had this: Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has developed an EOD system that fires ‘pencil-size’ rockets at suspected IEDs. You read that right—it fires rockets at improvised explosive devices; this would’ve made for quite the different movie.


SNAP Interactive Releases Q1 2010 Operating Results

May 18, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —SNAP Interactive, Inc. ("SNAP" or the "Company") (OTCBB: STVI), a leading provider of online dating applications for social networking websites, today announced operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010.Financial Highlights(A comprehensive...

J.C. Séamus Davis Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

May 18, 2010 6:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

J.C. Séamus Davis, a senior physicist and Director of DOE’s Center for Emergent Superconductivity at Brookhaven Lab, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Bring sunglasses

May 18, 2010 5:51 am | Articles | Comments

The lighting industry is going through a sea change, and the future has never been brighter. This year’s Lightfair conference and expo was held from 12 to 14 May, and highlighted not only the latest in lighting technologies and designs, but also how deeply solid-state lighting (SSL) has penetrated the market.


eXtremeDB 4.1 Extends Embedded Database Strengths in Key Areas

May 18, 2010 5:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

McObject announced it has released eXtremeDB 4.1, an upgrade to its real-time embedded database system, with new features that will benefit developers and end-users in diverse areas including reliability, performance, data security, ease-of-use and internationalization.


Companies to Provide Marketers With Broader and Richer Set of Marketing Asset Management Capabilities

May 18, 2010 5:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Unica Marketing Innovation Summit -- Unica Corporation ( (NASDAQ: UNCA), the recognized leader in marketing software ( solutions, today announced an alliance with Saepio, a best-of-breed provider of distributed marketing...

GetSync'd.Com Offers a Fully Redundant, Cloud Based Hosted Exchange Alternative With Kerio Connect and VMware

May 18, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kerio Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of Internet security and messaging solutions, today announced GetSync'd.Com, an email hosting provider based in North Carolina, has achieved Kerio Preferred Partner status in Kerio's Partner Program. GetSync'd.Com offers a hosted messaging and...

Leading UK Provider of Printed Products and Solutions Selects Epicor ERP to Standardize Business Processes and Enhance Customer Service

May 18, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), a leading provider of enterprise business software solutions for the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies, today announced that St Ives Group ( , a leading UK independent print and display company and the largest...

Cyberplex to acquire Tsavo Media in deal valued at US$75 million

May 18, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Web advertising specialist Cyberplex Inc. (TSX: CX) says it has an agreement to acquire Waterloo, Ont.-based Tsavo Media in a deal valued at US$75 million. Toronto-based Cyberplex also plans to raise C$30 million through an equity financing to help pay for the Tsavo acquisition.

Thermoharvesting Power Supply Creates 'Perpetual' Energy

May 18, 2010 5:28 am | News | Comments

A jointly-developed evaluation kit from STMicroelectronics and Micropelt  combines thermal electrical energy harvesting and solid-state thin-film battery


Research predicts rebound in energy efficiency spending

May 18, 2010 5:24 am | by Jennifer Layke, Director of the Institute for Building Efficiency, Johnson Controls | Articles | Comments

Despite tight budgets and limited capital availability, North American business executives and managers are putting their faith behind the value of energy efficiency. Recent research shows commercial buildings consume 18 percent of the energy and 35 percent of the electricity used in the U.S. each year.


Cubic buying Impeva for undisclosed amount

May 18, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Cubic Corp., which makes electronics used in everything from defense systems to mass transit fare collection, said Tuesday that it bought Impeva Labs Inc.Impeva Labs is a global asset manager. Cubic said the deal bolsters the company's position in the defense, maritime and homeland security...


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