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YouTube boosts upload limit to 15 minutes

July 29, 2010 12:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

In case 10 minutes isn't enough to show off your guitar solo skills or Lady Gaga impersonation, YouTube has raised the limit it places on video uploads to 15 minutes.The video website, owned by Google Inc., said in a blog post Thursday that the longer upload time was the single-most requested...

Graphene under strain creates gigantic pseudo-magnetic fields

July 29, 2010 11:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) By putting the right kind of strain onto a patch of graphene, Berkeley Lab researchers have created pseudo-magnetic fields far stronger than the strongest magnetic fields ever sustained in a laboratory. This finding opens a new window on a...

Evamist (estradiol transdermal spray): Drug Safety Communication - Unintended Exposure of Children and Pets to Topical Estrogen

July 29, 2010 11:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Reports of adverse effects in children who may have been unintentionally exposed to the drug through skin contact with women using this product.

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Video game group spent $1.1M lobbying in 2Q

July 29, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Entertainment Software Association, a trade group for video game companies, spent $1.1 million during the second quarter to lobby on the regulation of video game content, First Amendment protection, parental control technology and other issues, according to a recent disclosure report.This...

Final Agenda Announced for Upcoming DisplaySearch Event on Emerging Display Technologies

July 29, 2010 9:23 am | by General Electric | Comments

DisplaySearch today revealed the final agenda for its upcoming Emerging Display Technologies Conference: Innovative Technologies Drive Growth Opportunities, which will be held on August 19, 2010 in San Jose, California.

'White graphene' to the rescue

July 29, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rice University) Researchers in the lab of Pulickel Ajayan, Rice's Benjamin M. and Mary Greenwood Anderson Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and of chemistry, have figured out how to make sheets of h-BN, which could turn out to be the complementary apple to...

General Dynamics gets $33.2M vehicle contract

July 29, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Defense contractor General Dynamics Corp. said Thursday it will make 27 armored vehicles for the U.S. Defense Department under a new $33.2 million contract.General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada will deliver the 27 mine resistant ambush protected vehicles by April.The vehicles will be made at a...

Northeast Data Center Adds 7 Megawatts of Flywheel Capacity

July 29, 2010 8:23 am | Comments

VYCON announced that it has just completed a 7-Megawatt shipment of its VDC-XE clean energy storage systems to a Northeast Fortune 500 company that specializes in large data storage applications.

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0.4mm Pitch BGAs - Staggered?

July 29, 2010 8:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I wrote not long ago and not far, far away about the type of pad recommended for 0.4mm pitch BGAs, as in non-soldermask defined vs. soldermask defined (NSMD vs SMD). The wisdom being that with the pads being so close...

Automotive X PRIZE Competitors Advance to Validation Stage

July 29, 2010 8:17 am | Comments

The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE announced the Finalist teams who have survived all on-track testing at Michigan International Speedway and now move into a Validation stage before prize money will be awarded this September.

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NFL retirees sue attorneys after suit settlement

July 29, 2010 8:05 am | by PAUL ELIAS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A groundbreaking legal case that seemingly concluded last year with the NFL players union agreeing to pay former players a combined $26 million for failing to look out for their commercial interests has now gone into overtime.Several of those retired players, including Paul Hornung, John Brodie...

Merging e-services seamlessly

July 29, 2010 7:26 am | by European Commission | Comments

Information technology (IT) experts and computer scientists from Europe and Israel have begun work on a project that seeks to resolve the significant business stumbling block of interoperation between e-services (electronic services). The ACSI ('Artifact-centric service interoperation')...

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Cubicin (daptomycin): Drug Safety Communication - Risk of Eosinophilic Pneumonia

July 29, 2010 7:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Cases of serious, potentially fatal pneumonia associated with the IV antibacterial drug Cubicin.

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IBM to buy Storwize for undisclosed sum

July 29, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

IBM said Thursday it agreed to buy privately held data-compression company Storwize for an undisclosed sum.Storwize, based in Marlborough, Mass., provides technology that can reduce the amount of physical space that companies need to store data such as files, databases and images by up to 80...

First African School of Physics brings cutting-edge physics and technology to sub-Saharan Africa

July 29, 2010 6:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

This August, students and scientists from African countries will get the rare opportunity to learn about innovative physics experiments, accelerators and technology on their own continent.

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