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Fixing Equipment, Saving Lives

February 23, 2010 4:20 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

Who says you need buckets of cash and huge government bureaucracies to make a profound difference in the standard of living for people in developing countries? A handful of dedicated Duke undergraduate engineering students, with support from the GE Foundation, will later this year initiate


Easy One-Touch Scanning to Evernote Without Requiring a Computer

February 23, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Evernote ( , a Web service designed to allow users to easily capture and store information, memories, and content in any environment, today announced the availability of the Evernote SmartSolution for three inkjet all-in-one (AIO) printers -- Interact...

Web-Enabled Devices Bring Internet Video and Applications to the TV

February 23, 2010 3:21 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Increasing popularity of web-enabled consumer electronics (CE) products is a game-changer for the digital entertainment industry.


China launches strict new Internet controls

February 23, 2010 12:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

China's technology ministry moved to tighten controls on Internet use Tuesday, saying individuals who want to operate Web sites must first meet in person with regulators.The state-sanctioned group that registers domain names in China froze registrations for new individual Web sites in December...

China rejects report schools linked to hacking

February 22, 2010 10:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

China on Tuesday rejected a news report that U.S. investigators have traced hacking attacks against Google Inc. to two Chinese schools and said suggestions the government might be involved were irresponsible.A foreign ministry spokesman, Ma Zhaoxu, said Chinese law prohibits hacking and the...

eSATA Faces a Serious Threat from USB 3.0 as High-Speed Interface

February 22, 2010 10:23 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

External SATA (eSATA), a dedicated storage interface found in PCs, external hard disk drives and set-top boxes, faces strong competitive alternatives.

Microsoft, Amazon cross-license patent portfolios

February 22, 2010 6:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp. said Monday it has made a patent cross-licensing deal with Web retailer Inc.The agreement gives Microsoft and Amazon access to each other's patent portfolio and includes a broad range of products and technology, including Amazon's Kindle electronic book...

DriveCam Inc. Leverages Texas Instruments Signal Processing Technologies Within Automotive Driver Risk Management Solution

February 22, 2010 5:20 pm | by Texas Instruments | News | Comments

DriveCam Inc. Leverages Texas Instruments Signal Processing Technologies Within Automotive Driver Risk Management Solution


Wal-Mart to buy digital movie provider Vudu

February 22, 2010 4:30 pm | by RYAN NAKASHIMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Monday it will buy broadband entertainment provider Vudu, a deal that gives the world's biggest retailer the ability to sell movies directly through TVs and Blu-ray players over the Internet.The deal could give Wal-Mart a way to compete with electronics rival Best Buy...

Ciber posts lower 4Q profit, sales

February 22, 2010 3:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Technology consulting company Ciber Inc. said Monday its fourth-quarter profit declined amid the difficult economy and because of a higher income tax rate than a year earlier.The company earned $2.5 million, or 4 cents per share, down from a profit of $5.5 million,...

S & P to add Helmerich & Payne to S & P 500 Index

February 22, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Standard & Poor's said Monday that Helmerich & Payne Inc. will replace IMS Health Inc. in the S&P 500 Index on Friday as IMS is bought in a deal expected to close on or near the end of the week.Affiliates of TPG Capital LP and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board plan to acquire IMS.Oil and...

Jacobs School Leadership Affirms Principles of Community

February 22, 2010 2:21 pm | by Jacobs School Mechanical Aerospace Engineering | News | Comments

 Jacobs School Leadership Affirms Principles of Community

Sound maps reveal whales and noise pollution

February 22, 2010 2:20 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Chris Clark discussed his state-of-the-art acoustic animations and the difficulties facing whales Feb. 21 at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in San Diego.


Avandia (rosiglitazone): Ongoing Review of Cardiovascular Safety

February 22, 2010 12:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

FDA is reviewing data from a large, long-term clinical study on possible risks for cardiovascular outcomes associated with use of rosiglitazone.


AdaCore Releases GNAT Pro 6.3

February 22, 2010 11:38 am | News | Comments

AdaCore, a leading supplier of Ada development tools and support services, today announced the latest major release of its GNAT Pro Ada development environment. GNAT Pro 6.3 is now available on several new platforms including 64-bit Windows, Windows 7, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, VxWorks MILS, and PikeOS (ARINC 653). The product incorporates performance improvements and a variety of enhancements, many based on customer feedback, and it offers the first implementation of new Ada 2012 features. GNAT Pro 6.3 works with a number of complementary tools, sold separately, including the CodePeer automated code review and validation tool.



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