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Venture-cap investments decline 7 percent in 3Q

October 15, 2010 10:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Venture capitalists poured less money into U.S. startups in the third quarter and split this among more companies, signaling that investors are trying to be more economical with their funds....

Clinton: US working to ending Mexico drug violence

October 15, 2010 10:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton reiterated her support Friday for ending Mexico's drug violence, saying it was in the United States' interest to crack down on drug cartels that have begun behaving more like terrorists and insurgent groups....

Facebook works to remove anti-gay hate speech

October 15, 2010 10:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Facebook is working with a gay-advocacy group to reduce the amount of hate speech and bullying on the online social hub....


Fox-Cablevision dispute threatens MLB broadcasts

October 15, 2010 10:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

By RYAN NAKASHIMA 2010-10-16T06:11:00Z News Corp.'s Fox pulled its channels off Cablevision early Saturday after the companies' programming deal expired and negotiations for a new one stalled, threatening broadcasts of baseball playoffs for some 3 million Cablevision subscribers in New...

TeleCommunication Systems gets $9.8M Army order

October 15, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

TeleCommunication Systems Inc. has received a contract worth up to $9.8 million from the U.S. Army for laptops and secure communications technologies.The company, based in Annapolis, Md., said Friday that the contract's value is initially $4.5 million but could be worth up to $9.8 million if...

Nasdaq warns INX it's still out of compliance

October 15, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Internet services company INX Inc. on Friday said Nasdaq officials have warned that its stock may be delisted because it remains out of compliance with Nasdaq rules on filing financial reports.The technology services provider said it will request a hearing before a Nasdaq panel, a move that...

National smarter-car research network established at McMaster University

October 15, 2010 1:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(McMaster University) A $16.6-million national research network to tackle the technological challenges related to the growing complexity of automotive software systems will be led by McMaster researchers and located at McMaster Innovation Park. Network partners include Industry Canada,...

What Did T. Rex Eat? Each Other.

October 15, 2010 1:21 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

It turns out that the undisputed king of the dinosaurs, Tyrannosaurus rex, didn't just eat other dinosaurs but also each other. Paleontologists from the United States and Canada have found bite marks on the giants' bones that were made by other T. rex, according to a new study published...


Crydom Announces Family Of Din Rail Mounted AC & DC Output Solid State Relays

October 15, 2010 12:25 pm | by | Comments

Crydom’s new "SeriesOne DR" family of ac and dc output DIN Rail mounted Solid State Relays are intended for use in heating, lighting and motion control applications where DIN Rail mounting is preferred and...


SFC Launches Mobile Long-term Energy Supply for Defense and Security Markets

October 15, 2010 12:25 pm | by | Comments

SFC Energy AG announced the international product launch of the JENNY ND Terra. This portable plug & play solution for off-grid energy supplies is based on the JENNY product family by SFC. The...


Excelsior Medical 5 ml Fill in 6 cc Prefilled Saline Flush Syringes: Recall - Potential Loss of Sterility

October 15, 2010 12:21 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Exposure to syringes with a sterility issue could result in systemic infection, which may lead to serious injury and/or death.


Panasonic Preparing Launch of New Series of EVERLEDS Lighting Products for FY 2011

October 15, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as PEW) will start releasing a series of additional "EVERLEDST™" LED lighting products for FY 2011 (ending March 2011) from this spring. The lineup of LED lighting...


Texas Instruments Opens Semiconductor Manufacturing Plant in China

October 15, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) announced its first wafer fabrication facility, or "fab," in China. This milestone puts manufacturing close to the company’s growing customer base there. Located in the Chengdu High-tech Zone (CDHT),...


Sunlogics Announces Deal With GM to Provide Solar Photovoltaic Canopy and Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

October 15, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Sunlogics Inc. announced that it was selected by General Motors to build Solar Photovoltaic Canopy and electric vehicle charging stations for the company’s U.S. facilities, development centers and Chevrolet dealerships. The renewable energy systems...


Virginia Tech's Mueller receives friendship award from China

October 15, 2010 11:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Virginia Tech) Virginia Tech associate professor of mechanical engineering Rolf Mueller received the Friendship Award of the People's Republic of China, considered China's highest honor for "foreign experts who have made outstanding contributions to the country's economic and social progress."


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