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Take-Two Interactive Software changes fiscal year

October 25, 2010 5:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. said Monday that it is changing its fiscal year to end March 31 instead of Oct. 31 to align its financial reporting more closely with the seasonality of its business and make it easier to compare Take Two's results with those of its peers.Within 60 days of...

Digital River net income down in 3Q

October 25, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Digital River Inc. reported a dip in its third-quarter net income on Monday, but the e-commerce services provider issued stronger-than-expected guidance that sent its shares up in after-hours trading.The company reported that it earned $5.9 million, or 15 cents per share for the quarter. That's...

Researchers find a stable way to store the sun's heat

October 25, 2010 2:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Researchers at MIT have revealed exactly how a molecule called fulvalene diruthenium, which was discovered in 1996, works to store and release heat on demand. This understanding, reported in a paper published on Oct. 20 in the journal Angewandte...


Tesla upbeat on Japan business, opens showroom

October 25, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Tesla, the U.S. maker of electric sportscars, opened its first Asian showroom Monday in a fashionable Tokyo neighborhood, hoping to woo rich buyers before eventually widening its appeal with cheaper models....

TI 3Q earnings up 60 pct, sees slowdown in 4Q

October 25, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Chip-maker Texas Instruments Inc. said Monday that third-quarter income soared 60 percent as it continued to satisfy pent-up demand after the recession, but the company expects things to cool down for the rest of the year, as consumer demand is tepid....

A Walkman Obit: Remembering the portable player

October 25, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Walkman, the Sony cassette device that forever changed music listening before becoming outdated by digital MP3 players and iPods, has died. It was 31 years old....

EPRI Assesses Smart Inverters to Provide Optimized Volt/Var Support for PV Integration

October 25, 2010 12:22 pm | by | Comments

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has launched a collaborative initiative to develop standard functions and a standard language for grid integration of smart solar and storage inverters. To move this forward, EPRI is...


National Semi & Suntech Collaborate to Develop Smart Panel Technology

October 25, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

National Semiconductor Corp. announced that it is collaborating with Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. to develop "smart panel" technology, incorporating National Semiconductor’s SolarMagic™ power optimizer chipset into Suntech solar panels to improve the power...


IEC Announces Online Smart Grid Standard Mapping Solution

October 25, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) announced that it will launch its online IEC Smart Grid Standard Mapping Solution. This multidimensional interactive tool will create a map of the smart grid and enable smart grid...


Crossbow Technology, Inc. announces GNAV540 system for military ground vehicles

October 25, 2010 11:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Crossbow Technology Inc., a leading supplier of advanced sensor systems for the military, announced availability of the next-generation GNAV540, a low-cost and ruggedized system providing accurate and reliable position, heading and orientation data for mission-critical navigation and...


VTI expands into consumer gyros and timing devices

October 25, 2010 11:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

MEMS pioneer challenges the current market offering


IDT introduces world's most accurate all-silicon CMOS oscillator

October 25, 2010 11:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company? delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced the industry?s most accurate all-silicon CMOS oscillator, which achieves an industry-leading 100ppm total frequency error...


Helicos adds two more to IP lawsuit

October 25, 2010 11:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Helicos BioSciences Corp. reports that it has added two more defendants – Illumina Inc. and Life Technologies Corp. – to its lawsuit against Pacific BioSciences of California Inc.


Digital data forensic expert at NJIT to be feted by R & D council for data hiding patents

October 25, 2010 11:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(New Jersey Institute of Technology) An expert in digital data forensics and information assurance, Yun Q. Shi, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, will number among 30 New Jersey inventors from eight companies and universities to be honored at the upcoming 2010...


The Media Equation: Against Odds, Web Site Finds Niche

October 25, 2010 10:27 am | by New York Times | Comments

The Awl confronts the tyranny of small numbers in an age when Web behemoths, like Gawker Media and The Huffington Post, get most of the attention.


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