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Microsoft Posts a 48% Increase in Profit

July 22, 2010 1:26 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Quarterly income of $4.52 billion tops forecasts as rejuvenated sales to corporations fuel a 22 percent increase in sales.

Graphene oxide gets green

July 22, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rice University) Rice scientists have found a way to synthesize graphene oxide in bulk in an environmentally friendly way, eliminating toxic and explosive chemicals from the process. They have also found a class of common bacteria breaks down graphene oxide into environmentally benign graphene.

Cook brand Ciaglia Blue Rhino/Ciaglia Blue Dolphin Percutaneous Tracheostomy Introducer Sets and Trays

July 22, 2010 1:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Recall due to balloon inflation assembly that may not hold air

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Microsoft 4Q net income surges 48 percent

July 22, 2010 1:06 pm | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that its net income surged 48 percent in the most recent quarter, the latest sign that businesses are again spending money on technology.Strong sales of Windows, particularly to Microsoft's corporate customers, helped boost results in the fiscal fourth quarter....

Nanowick at heart of new system to cool 'power electronics'

July 22, 2010 12:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Purdue University) Researchers have shown that an advanced cooling technology being developed for high-power electronics in military and automotive systems is capable of handling roughly 10 times the heat generated by conventional computer chips.

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Rat Race Choir to Perform at Brookhaven Lab August 6

July 22, 2010 12:21 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Legendary band Rat Race Choir (RRC) will perform at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Friday, August 6, at 8 p.m. at Berkner Auditorium.

Some Internet porn sites in China now accessible

July 22, 2010 12:05 pm | by ANITA CHANG - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Word leaked out slowly, spread by Web-savvy folks on Twitter: Internet porn that once was blocked by Chinese government censors was now openly available."Are they no longer cracking down on pornographic websites? A lot of porn sites and forums are accessible," technology blogger William Long...

Researchers receive $1.5M NSF grant for bee database

July 22, 2010 11:22 am | by Cornell University | Comments

The project will consolidate data from 10 natural history bee collections across the United States - including Cornell's estimated 250,000 specimen collection.

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Joyful Slim Herb Supplement : Recall-Undeclared Drug Ingredient

July 22, 2010 11:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Product contains sibutramine; may increase blood pressure/pulse rate with risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, stroke.

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Senate plan puts off space shuttle retirement

July 22, 2010 10:35 am | Comments

A U.S. Senate oversight committee unanimously passed a plan on Thursday to postpone retirement of the space shuttle as part of a job-saving compromise to the Obama administration's wish to end NASA's program to return astronauts to the moon.

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Suit Challenges Huawei's Success

July 22, 2010 10:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Motorola's lawsuit against Huawei Technologies alleging a plot to steal the U.S. company's trade secrets could complicate years of largely successful efforts by the Chinese telecom-equipment giant to demonstrate itself as an innovator in the industry.

Nokia Profit Falls Amid Tough Smartphone Competition

July 22, 2010 10:24 am | by New York Times | Comments

In releasing results, the company sidestepped persistent speculation about a possible change in top management.

Siemens Alerts Customers to Virus in Its Automation Software

July 22, 2010 10:24 am | by New York Times | Comments

The German engineering company made virus scanning software available to its clients after learning of a computer bug designed to attack one of its best-selling industrial automation software systems.

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AT & T Lifts Outlook as Profit Rises 26%

July 22, 2010 10:23 am | by New York Times | Comments

The iPhone fueled a quarterly gain at the wireless unit as the company posted a decline in wired customers.

Arcade Fire, John Legend to stream concerts live

July 22, 2010 10:05 am | by JAKE COYLE - AP Entertainment Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Within hours of most any concert, shaky and distorted footage of the show can be found online from front row or the balcony.But online concert video has been steadily building toward live streaming, digital quality video and accompanying social media interaction. "Unstaged," a new online...

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