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SETI wins $475,000 NSF SBIR phase II award

September 16, 2010 8:26 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Sensor Electronic Technology Inc (SETI) Columbia, SC, USA has been awarded a $475,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II award from the US National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop point-of-use (POU) drinking water disinfection systems based on deep ultraviolet LEDs (DUV LEDs).

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U.S. International Transactions, Second Quarter 2010

September 16, 2010 8:24 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

The U.S. current-account deficit the combined balances on trade in goods and services, income, and net unilateral current transfers increased to $123.3 billion (preliminary) in the second quarter of 2010, from $109.2 billion (revised) in the first quarter of 2010. The increase was the...

Spectrum Power Management Systems Introduces the AC Power Master 60 Amp Sequencing Power Distribution Unit

September 16, 2010 8:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

SPMS introduces the AC Power Master: a three phase 60 Amp sequencing power distribution unit with circuit protection and remote monitoring capabilities.

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DisplayForum 2010 Online Registration Now Open

September 16, 2010 8:23 am | by General Electric | Comments

Meko, the European display specialist, and DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research and consulting, today announced that online registration has opened for their upcoming DisplayForum 2010 conference.

Virtual tutors: NC State receives grant to study artificial intelligence in the classroom

September 16, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(North Carolina State University) NC State recently received a four-year, $3.5 million grant to explore using artificial intelligence as a learning tool inside fourth- and fifth-grade science classrooms. Artificial intelligence is the science of giving computers human-like abilities to...

Tokyo event showcases fledgling 3-D gaming

September 16, 2010 8:05 am | by YURI KAGEYAMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The Tokyo Game Show has a lot of people wearing dark glasses this year, with the buzz turning 3-D at the annual event that brings together the latest offerings from game-machine and software makers.But despite the fanfare and razzle-dazzle footage, people checking out 3-D games for the...

A Picture is Worth a 1,000 lines of C++ Code

September 16, 2010 7:54 am | by Daniel Kane, UC San Diego (www.ucsdnews.ucsd.edu) | Comments

That’s certainly the case for the computer science students at the University of California, San Diego who paint pictures with C++ computer programming code.

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Tax commissioners co-ordinate actions to address international compliance and taxpayer service

September 16, 2010 6:24 am | by OECD | Comments

The sixth meeting of the Forum on Tax Administration was held 15-16 September, 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey where tax commissioners met to discuss a range of issues associated with administering tax systems in the current climate.

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Trustee gives $10 million for canine genomics program

September 16, 2010 6:22 am | by Cornell University | Comments

The College of Veterinary Medicine will establish the world's first canine genetics program with the single largest gift it has ever received: $10 million from an anonymous university trustee.

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SiTime expands product portfolio with industry?s first kHz frequency silicon MEMS oscillator

September 16, 2010 5:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Programmable features, small size and ruggedness are ideal for audio, microcontroller and high reliability industrial applications.

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Scientific Games joint venture gets Ill. deal

September 16, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Lottery games supplier Scientific Games Corp. said Thursday that a joint venture with Gtech Corp. has been chosen as the Illinois Lottery's private manager.Northstar Lottery Group LLC, which Scientific Games has a 20 equity stake in, will serve as manager for a 10-year term. The company will be...

Motorola buys maker of location-based software

September 16, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Motorola Inc. on Thursday said it has acquired Aloqa GmbH, a German developer of location-based software for smart phones.Schaumburg-based Motorola didn't say how much it paid. Aloqa was privately held and based in Munich.Aloqa's software works on most smart phones, including ones running...

Sony's game console to show 3-D movies, get wand

September 16, 2010 2:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Sony's PlayStation 3 game console will work as a Blu-ray disc player for 3-D movies and music videos, not just 3-D games, with a software update download starting Sept. 21....

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Microsoft teams up with Japanese game studios

September 16, 2010 1:05 am | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft Corp. kicked off the Tokyo Game Show Thursday by unveiling plans to help Japanese game makers — recently seen as insular and lagging overseas competitors — to aggressively pursue a bigger share of the global market.In a keynote address, Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's games...

Competitor Sues Google Over Location Software for Smartphones

September 15, 2010 11:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Skyhook Wireless accuses Google of interference and patent infringement.

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