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ECN Daily posts higher 3Q profit

November 17, 2010 7:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Chinese online game service provider Inc. said Wednesday its profit jumped in the third quarter, as sales of the Fantasy Westward Journey and World of Warcraft online games helped lift revenue.The company reported net income of 585.3 million yuan ($87.5 million), or 67 cents per...

Company Signs Vertical Market Reseller Agreement for joojoo With Osaka, Japan-Based ASTEC Co. Ltd.; ASTEC to Customize joojoo for Business Applications

November 17, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Fusion Garage, a designer and developer of touch-screen computing devices, today announced it has expanded distribution channels via a vertical market reseller agreement with Osaka, Japan-based ASTEC Co. Ltd. Through the agreement, ASTEC will customize Fusion Garage's first generation...


Dell mobile communications executive to depart

November 17, 2010 2:06 pm | Comments

Dell says the president of its communication solutions group is leaving the company.Ronald Garriques led Dell into its first forays as a mobile phone and tablet computer maker.Dell says the company is folding mobile products into its main businesses - large enterprises, public, small and medium...


Rare earth elements in US not so rare

November 17, 2010 1:25 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(United States Geological Survey) Approximately 13 million metric tons of rare earth elements (REE) exist within known deposits in the United States, according to the first-ever nationwide estimate of these elements by the US Geological Survey.

Cable execs ask for new rules in programming talks

November 17, 2010 1:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Executives for two leading cable TV companies are asking lawmakers for new government rules that would give them more clout in negotiations with TV broadcasters over programming....

Hulu officially launches pay service, cuts price

November 17, 2010 1:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Online video site Hulu formally launched its premium streaming service Wednesday and cut the price to $8 a month....

To 3-D or not to 3-D? 'Potter' people disagree

November 17, 2010 1:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Disappointed the new "Harry Potter" film won't be in 3-D? Its star, Daniel Radcliffe, feels the opposite....

Review: Samsung tablet good, but not good enough

November 17, 2010 1:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

When Apple released the iPad in April, it set a high bar for tablet computers. The first real competitor has arrived in Samsung's Galaxy Tab....


Travel site files for IPO

November 17, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Kayak Software Corp., whose site is a popular aggregator of flight and hotel deals, filed for an initial public offering Wednesday, with hopes of raising up to $50 million.The Norwalk, Conn., company did not say in its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission how many shares...

New initiative to develop a system that controls prosthetic limbs naturally

November 17, 2010 12:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Vanderbilt University) Using beams of light to allow amputees not only to control but also to feel the movement of prosthetic limbs is the ambitious goal of a new $5.6 million Department of Defense initiative.


EPRI Finds DC Power Uses 15% Less Electricity Than AC System at Duke Energy Data Center

November 17, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

A preliminary test by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) of a dc power system at a Duke Energy data center in Charlotte, North Carolina found that the system uses 15% less electricity than...


Advanced Battery Technologies Announces Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results

November 17, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. The company recorded total revenues of $25.9 million for the three months ended September 30, 2010, an increase of...


Leading Home Appliance Manufacturers Recommend HomePlug Technology for Smart Grid Solutions

November 17, 2010 11:20 am | by | Comments

The HomePlug® Powerline Alliance announced that the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) has rated HomePlug Green PHY (GP) as a leading communications protocol for smart grid applications. AHAM members produce over 95% of...


GM offering may leave out many small investors

November 17, 2010 9:05 am | Comments

When General Motors finally offers stock to the public on Thursday, small investors will probably be left out.Pension funds, mutual funds and other big institutions all want a piece of the rehabilitated GM. That means the three dozen banks divvying up the new shares may not have much left for...

NSF Award Enables Fox' Innovative Project on Transmission of Knowledge about Women in Science and Engineering

November 17, 2010 8:22 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Mary Frank Fox, ADVANCE professor, School of Public Policy, has been awarded a two-year $300,000 grant by the National Science Foundation as Principal Investigator for the study of “The Transmission Zone between the Producers and Consumers of Knowledge about Women in Science and Engineering.”


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