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Renaissance Learning appoints CEO

July 2, 2010 10:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Renaissance Learning Inc., which makes curriculum and academic assessment products, said Friday that it has appointed Glenn R. James as CEO.James, who was most recently a principal with Technology Consulting Corp., replaces co-founder Terrance Paul, who will become chairman of the board. The...

General Dynamics gets $51.8M contract modification

July 2, 2010 10:05 am | Comments

General Dynamics Corp. said Friday it will perform maintenance, repairs, alterations, and testing on the nuclear submarine USS New Mexico.General Dynamics said its Electric Boat division received a $51.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy. Electric Boat will start work on the...

Three faculty members elected IIE Fellows

July 2, 2010 7:22 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Dr. Guy Curry, Dr. Abhijit Deshmukh and Dr. Brett Peters from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University were named Fellows of the Institute of Industrial Engineers at the IIE Annual Research Conference in June. The Fellow Award recognizes outstanding...

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InstaLoad Battery Tech is Polarity-Agnostic

July 2, 2010 6:34 am | Comments

Battery contacts designed based on InstaLoad technology enable users to insert batteries into a device in either + or - direction.

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Leader Tech Announces West Coast Addition

July 2, 2010 6:25 am | Comments

Leader Tech, a world-leading innovator and U.S. manufacturer of EMI shielding products, announces the expansion of its West Coast operations. Alex Cox, the Company’s newest Regional Sales Engineer, will lead this effort from his San Francisco Bay Area office.

Dell agrees to buy software company Scalent

July 2, 2010 6:08 am | Comments

Dell Inc said on Thursday it agreed to acquire privately held Scalent, a maker of data center software, for an undisclosed amount.

Protocall Technologies Moves Forward

July 2, 2010 6:05 am | Comments

http://www.intergratedarmor.com () —Protocall Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PCLI) is proud to announce that on May 17th, 2010, Congressman Sam Johnson, 3rd District of Texas, with a contingent of staffers, toured the Integrated Armor Solutions facility located in Dallas, TX. Congressman Johnson,...

Google books $700M buyout of travel software maker

July 2, 2010 5:39 am | Comments

Google Inc. plans to buy travel technology company ITA Software Inc. in a $700 million deal that would enable the Internet search leader to steer more of the airline reservations booked on the Web.

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Obama plan boosts foreign, private space projects

July 2, 2010 5:31 am | Comments

The Obama administration on Monday outlined a space policy that offers an expanded role for foreign governments including possibly China and private companies in monitoring Earth's climate, tracking and removing orbital debris and protecting satellites.

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Apple 'stunned' to find iPhones show too many bars

July 2, 2010 5:31 am | Comments

Apple Inc. said Friday that it was "stunned" to find that its iPhones use a "totally wrong" formula to show how many bars of signal strength they are getting.

Japanese not keen to go four-eyed for 3D TV: survey

July 2, 2010 5:28 am | Comments

Television manufacturers might be waging a 3D battle but Japanese consumers are not entering the affray with almost 70 percent saying they have no plans to buy a 3D TV for their home. Respondents said they were turned off by the special viewing glasses and also blamed steep price tags and scarcity of available content for their lack of interest...

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SAP extends Sybase bid, awaits EU clearance

July 2, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

German business software maker SAP AG said Friday that it has extended its $5.8 billion tender offer for U.S. database software maker Sybase Inc. because the deal hasn't yet been cleared by European regulators.SAP said the offer of $65 per share, which was scheduled to expire July 1, has now...

Search for the bridge to the quantum world

July 1, 2010 9:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Arizona State University) Researchers at Arizona State University and the Naval Research Laboratory propose an answer to one of the long-running questions in the study of quantum physics: the mystery of how the world of our sensory experience emerges from the cloudy realm of atoms.

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Toshiba to develop batteries for electric vehicles

July 1, 2010 8:06 pm | by YURI KAGEYAMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Japanese electronics maker Toshiba Corp. said Friday it's jumping into the battery business for electric vehicles in a development deal with Mitsubishi Motors Corp.It's the first EV battery deal with a major automaker for Toshiba, which already makes batteries for laptops and cell phones, said...

Disney acquires iPhone game maker Tapulous

July 1, 2010 5:05 pm | by RYAN NAKASHIMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The Walt Disney Co. said Thursday it acquired Tapulous, the maker of the popular iPhone play-along music game Tap Tap Revenge, to bolster its ability to create mobile games and gain another toehold in Silicon Valley."It definitely is a strategic move and it highlights the importance we put on...

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