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Michael Dell Is Chided by Shareholders

August 17, 2010 11:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

A quarter of Dell’s shareholders withheld support for Michael Dell, the company’s founder and chief executive, at their meeting this month.

Foxconn holds rallies to aid morale after suicides

August 17, 2010 10:05 pm | by GILLIAN WONG - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Following a string of suicides at its Chinese factories, Foxconn Technology Group raised workers' wages and installed safety nets on buildings to catch would-be jumpers. Now the often secretive manufacturer of the iPhone and other electronics is holding rallies for its workers to raise morale...

AP source: Accuser in HP case claimed work was cut

August 17, 2010 9:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The woman whose sexual harassment allegations led to the ouster of former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Mark Hurd claimed her work with the company dried up because she rebuffed Hurd's advances, a person close to the investigation told The Associated Press....

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Biotech institute announces 2010 grants

August 17, 2010 5:20 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Thirteen projects were awarded grants this year from Cornell's Center for Life Science Enterprise, one of 15 Centers for Advanced Technology designated by New York state.

Powerful Processors May Threaten Password Security Systems

August 17, 2010 5:20 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Georgia Tech researchers are investigating whether the power of graphics processing units might change the security landscape worldwide -- compromising a critical part of the world’s cyber-security infrastructure: password protection.

NYC woman to Google: Who's posting trash about me?

August 17, 2010 5:06 pm | by JENNIFER PELTZ - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A business consultant wants a court to force YouTube and owner Google to unmask a cyber cipher who posted what she says are unauthorized videos of her and online comments that hurt her reputation.Carla Franklin, a former model and actress turned MBA, said in a legal petition filed Monday that...

Mask Control(3)

August 17, 2010 4:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I wonder. Is solder mask difficult to control in most CAD packages? Or do we just not need to control it very often so we forget? Take this little footprint here. It looks like someone just used a little flood...

Mask Control(2)

August 17, 2010 3:22 pm | Comments

I wonder. Is solder mask difficult to control in most CAD packages? Or do we just not need to control it very often so we forget? Take this little footprint here. It looks like someone just used a little flood...

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Jack Henry 4Q profit rises with revenue growth

August 17, 2010 3:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Jack Henry & Associates Inc., a data-processing equipment and services provider for financial firms, said Tuesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter net income rose 8 percent as support and service revenue jumped.For the quarter that ended June 30, Jack Henry earned $30 million, or 35 cents per...

CACI International 4Q net income rises 9 percent

August 17, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

CACI International Inc., which provides information technology and other services to the government, said Tuesday its fiscal fourth-quarter net income rose 9 percent to beat expectations, helped by demand from intelligence agencies.The company also said it expects budget cuts at the Defense...

Israeli military confronts new foe: the Internet

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

The security obsessed Israeli military is confronting a new adversary - trying to control what its own soldiers post to the Internet....

Western Digital names CFO as new COO

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

Hard drive maker Western Digital Corp. said Tuesday that it has named Tim Leyden, its chief financial officer, as its chief operating officer.Wolfgang Nickl will become chief financial officer and a senior vice president, the company said.Leyden has spent more than 20 years at Western Digital,...

ARPA-E Supports Development of Carbon Capture Technology

August 17, 2010 12:20 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are using funding from the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy -- also known as ARPA-E -- to pursue two different, but related, approaches for removing carbon dioxide from the flue gases of coal-burning power plants.

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Dynamic Student to Dynamicist

August 17, 2010 12:20 pm | by Duke University | Comments

Having a father as a welder and farmer as well as several uncles in construction as superintendents, contractors, brick masons and carpenters, math and science were made practical to Howard Conyers. Even as a small child who didn’t know what an engineer was, he experienced both fields...

Survey of viewers shows extent of TV time shifting

August 17, 2010 11:21 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

If you've never time-shifted a prime-time television series - watched it later on a DVR, over the Internet or ordered it on demand - you're now in the minority....

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