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Advances in Seismic Safety and NextGen NanoSensors

July 16, 2010 11:22 am | by Jacobs School Mechanical Aerospace Engineering | Comments

In between spring and fall quarters, engineering professors at  UC San Diego are working to keep society safe, healthy and on the leading edge of smart technologies through a variety of research projects – from keeping buildings earthquake safe to enhancing heart surgery for...

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Earnings schedule for week of July 19

July 16, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings next week:MondayATLANTA — Delta Air Lines Inc. releases financial results.HOUSTON — Halliburton Co. releases financial results.PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Hasbro Inc. releases financial results.ARMONK, N.Y. — International Business Machines...

Strong tech company IPOs revive hope in market

July 16, 2010 10:07 am | by TALI ARBEL - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The strong performance of two technology IPOs Friday, which came despite a big tumble in the stock market, is rekindling hope that the capital markets can fund the growth of companies.Shares of business analytics software company Qlik Technologies Inc., based in Radnor, Pa., rose 29 percent to...

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IOC officially announces Dow sponsorship deal

July 16, 2010 10:05 am | Comments

Dow Chemical signed on as a global Olympic sponsor Friday with a 10-year deal that gives a financial boost to the international and U.S. Olympic bodies.The International Olympic Committee announced the American giant became a top-tier sponsor through 2020 and will be the official "chemistry...

Engineering, business colleges partner to help improve health care in rural communities

July 16, 2010 7:21 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

The Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Mays Business School are partnering with The Rural and Community Health Institute at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, which has received a grant award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to form a Health...

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Discovery in High-Temperature Superconductors Opens NewResearch Path

July 16, 2010 6:16 am | by Bill Steele, Cornell University News | Comments

In a major step toward understanding the mysterious "pseudogap" state in high-temperature cuprate superconductors, a team of scientists have found a "broken symmetry," where electrons act like molecules in a liquid crystal.

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Apple faces music on iPhone flaw but recall unlikely

July 16, 2010 6:16 am | Comments

Apple Inc is likely to announce a fix for the iPhone 4's reception problems on Friday rather than recall the device, hoping to stem a growing chorus of complaints and avert any lasting damage to its carefully earned reputation for quality products.

Dell: SEC staff to recommend accounting settlement

July 16, 2010 6:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Computer maker Dell says it's getting closer to settling investigations by regulators into its accounting and the actions of CEO Michael Dell.Dell Inc. said Friday it has proposed settlements to the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company says the staff will recommend the...

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Google expansion helps economy, hurts stock price

July 16, 2010 5:07 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. is doing its part to stimulate the economy and hurting its stock in the process.With its payroll swelling at the fastest rate in four years, some of Google's expenses are climbing faster than its revenue.That's creating a drag on its earnings, which is pulling down the Internet...

Qlik prices IPO above range, raises $112M

July 16, 2010 5:07 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Business software company Qlik Technologies Inc. priced shares of its initial public offering at $10 each, above the expected range of $8.50 to $9.50, suggesting strong demand.Qlik, based in Radnor, Pa., raised $112 million its IPO. The company's software, which analyzes costs and organizes...

Cisco Completes Acquisition of CoreOptics

July 16, 2010 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced it has completed its acquisition of privately-held CoreOptics Inc. (http://www.coreoptics.com/) , a designer of digital signal processing (DSP) solutions for high-speed optical networking applications. Headquartered in San Jose, with the majority of its...

APNewsBreak: Utah film industry job growth doubles

July 16, 2010 5:05 am | by BROCK VERGAKIS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Utah's film industry is rebounding from the economic downturn.Figures obtained by The Associated Press in advance of their official release Thursday show the number of jobs created by film productions increased to 1,255 during the fiscal year that ended June 30, up from 520 jobs in the previous...

Sony Ericsson posts profit in Q2

July 16, 2010 1:06 am | by LOUISE NORDSTROM - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson on Friday reported a euro12 million ($15.5 million) net profit for the second quarter, up from a euro213 million loss the year before, continuing to ride the success from high-end devices such as smart phones as well as cost cuts.The numbers included...

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Earth Scientist is a Finalist for Blavatnik Award

July 15, 2010 9:22 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

David Evans, professor of geology and geophysics, has been named a Faculty Finalist in the New York Academy of Sciences' 2010 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists.

June video game sales decline again, NPD says

July 15, 2010 7:06 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Summer doldrums weighed on the video game industry in June, with U.S. retail sales of hardware, software and accessories down 6 percent from a year earlier, to $1.1 billion.Market researcher NPD Group said Thursday that sales of game software tumbled 15 percent to $531.3 million. Analysts were...

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