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MONEY ROCKS for July 16, 2010 - Part 1

July 19, 2010 11:06 am | by Charles GasparinoAssociated Press | Comments

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Pitt team designs artificial cells that communicate and cooperate like biological cells, ants

July 19, 2010 10:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Pittsburgh) University of Pittsburgh researchers designed "biologically inspired" artificial cells capable of self-organizing into independent groups that can communicate and cooperate, behaving like complex natural organisms.

SRA International buys Sentech

July 19, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Technology and consulting company SRA International Inc. said Monday it has acquired Sentech Inc., expanding its expertise in environmental and energy issues.Sentech, based in Bethesda, Md., helps plan and execute clean energy and efficiency projects.SRA did not say how much it is paying for...


Apple: iPhone 4 drops more calls than 3GS

July 19, 2010 9:33 am | Comments

Gripes from some people about the iPhone 4's antenna design have overshadowed many buyers' comments that the newest smart phone from Apple Inc. gets far better reception than previous models. As it turns out, the iPhone 4 drops more calls than the older iPhone 3GS - "less than one additional dropped call per 100," Apple CEO Steve Jobs said during a news conference Friday.

Technology for locating first responders in buildings to be showcased at national workshop

July 19, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Worcester Polytechnic Institute) Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a leader in the development of technology for precisely locating, tracking, and monitoring first responders inside buildings, will host the fifth annual Workshop on Precision Indoor Personnel Location and Tracking...

Infinera hires former Starent executive for board

July 19, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Network equipment maker Infinera Corp. said Monday that Paul J. Milbury, a former executive at rival Starent Networks, has joined its board.Milbury served as chief financial officer at Starent until Cisco Systems Inc. bought the company last year.Before that, he was CFO at Avid Technology Inc.,...

Foreign bribery : South Africa should take a more proactive stance, says OECD

July 19, 2010 8:23 am | by OECD | Comments

South Africa should step up its efforts to detect, investigate and prosecute cases of bribery in international business deals, according to a new report by the OECD’s Working Group on Bribery.


Germany's SAP extends Sybase offer until July 26

July 19, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

German business software maker SAP AG said Monday that it has extended its $5.8 billion tender offer for U.S. database software maker Sybase Inc. by another 10 days as it awaits clearance for the deal by European regulators.The offer of $65 per share was extended to July 26 from July 16, SAP...


Smart Grid Electronics Forum – Call for Papers

July 19, 2010 7:37 am | Comments

A Call for Papers has been issued for the first annual Smart Grid Electronics Forum (SGEF ’10) which will be jointly hosted by Darnell Group and Hearst Electronics Group, October 18-20 in San Jose, California. Control, Communications and Security will be three of the major themes of SGEF ’10.


Allied Automation Names Jim Jacobs Design Engineer

July 19, 2010 7:24 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Jacobs Brings More Than 10 Years Of Engineering Expertise To Local Custom Automation Group.

Key Component Shortages Limiting Growth of LED Backlight Units for LCD TVs

July 19, 2010 7:23 am | by General Electric | Comments

LED backlight shipments will pass those of CCFL backlights in all large-area TFT LCD panels and achieve 80% penetration in Q4’12.

MIT creates technology for high-speed study of zebrafish larvae

July 19, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) With the aim of speeding up the process of studying zebrafish larvae and enabling large-scale studies, engineers at MIT have developed a new technique that can analyze the larvae in seconds.


Clinton, Gates: Fight AIDS more efficiently

July 19, 2010 7:05 am | by VERONIKA OLEKSYN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Two heavyhitters on the world health stage — Bill Clinton and Bill Gates — called Monday for a more efficient fight worldwide against the AIDS virus.In separate speeches at an international AIDS conference in the Austrian capital, the former American president railed against spending too much...


South Africa : Boosting job creation and exports key to growth, says OECD’s Gurría

July 19, 2010 6:21 am | by OECD | Comments

South Africa should leverage the positive impact of the World Cup to improve living standards by boosting job creation and exports, said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría at the launch of the OECD Economic Survey of South Africa in Pretoria today.


Slim- 30 Herb Supplement: Undeclared Drug Ingredient

July 19, 2010 5:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Product found to contain undeclared N-Desmethyl Sibutramine and traces of Sibutramine.



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