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Dolan Media to get National Default Exchange stake

February 19, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Dolan Media Co. said Friday that it is acquiring a 1.7 percent stake in National Default Exchange, bringing its total stake in the mortgage default processing service company to 93.8 percent.Dolan is acquiring the stake from National Default Exchange's Indianapolis-based law firm client,...

US Broadband Speeds Rose 28% in 2009

February 19, 2010 12:20 pm | by In-Stat | Comments

The US residential broadband speeds continue to increase, albeit at a slower rate than in 2008.

Computer jargon baffles users, hinders security

February 19, 2010 11:39 am | Comments

Computer jargon, a "tick box" culture and unimaginative advertising are discouraging Internet users from learning how to protect themselves online. Faced with such gobbledegook, many of the world's nearly 2 billion Internet users conclude that security is for "experts" and fail to take responsibility for the security of their own patch of cyberspace...

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ITC to investigate Apple complaint vs Nokia

February 19, 2010 11:34 am | Comments

The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Friday it has agreed to investigate Apple Inc's patent infringement complaint against Nokia Oyj, as the legal battle between the two technology heavyweights continues to play out.

The Internet will make you smarter, say experts

February 19, 2010 11:29 am | Comments

An online survey of 895 Web users and experts found more than three-quarters believe the Internet will make people smarter in the next 10 years, according to results released on Friday. Most of the respondents also said the Internet would improve reading and writing by 2020, according to the study...

Pa. school: Webcams used only on missing laptops

February 19, 2010 11:22 am | Comments

A suburban Philadelphia school district accused of spying on students at home via school-issued computers told parents it only activated the webcams to find missing laptops. The schools' technology and security departments would activate the webcam when any of the 2,300 student laptops were reported lost or stolen, Lower Merion School District Superintendent Christopher McGinley said.

Lab plays key role in DOE’s artificial retina project

February 19, 2010 10:42 am | Comments

A team at Livermore Lab are hard at work on three major components to the artificial retina project: a thin-film electrode array, a biocompatible electronics package, and the ocular surgical tool that will let physicians install the array.

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Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory Collaborate to Offer Scholarships and Internships to Students in the Women in Science and Engineering Program (WISE)

February 19, 2010 10:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Stony Brook students enrolled in the Women in Science and Engineering Program (WISE) are eligible for scholarships of up to $3,500 to recognize their achievements in research in engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, and technology fields. In addition, four internships at...

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New algorithm to improve video game quality

February 19, 2010 10:16 am | Comments

McGuire and Luebke have developed a new method for computerizing lighting and light sources that will allow video game graphics to approach film quality.

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Ultra-HD Video and 3D Video on the Horizon

February 19, 2010 9:21 am | by In-Stat | Comments

As High-Definition (HD) video has hit its stride worldwide, the TV and film industry are looking ahead to the next new thing.

SolarEdge and Digi International Collaborate on a Full Connectivity Solution for Photovoltaic Systems

February 19, 2010 8:31 am | by Digi International | Comments

The industry's first solar inverter with embedded ZigBee connectivity wirelessly retrieves

Telvent 4Q profit rises, helped by tax gain

February 19, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Spanish information technology company Telvent Git SA said Friday that its fourth quarter profit rose 3 percent as a tax benefit more than offset a decline in revenue.But its 2010 forecast missed analyst estimates, and investors sent shares down sharply.The company earned 16.3 million euros...

Tiger Woods: Sorry for behavior, unsure of return

February 19, 2010 8:30 am | by DOUG FERGUSON - AP Golf Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Tiger Woods publicly apologized Friday without revealing any more details about his infidelity, and told a global audience he's not sure when he'll play golf again."I was unfaithful. I had affairs. I cheated. What I did was not acceptable," said Woods, looking composed and speaking in a steady...

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Informal meeting with EU ministers on the economic situation in the car sector

February 19, 2010 8:20 am | by European Commission | Comments

European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani, in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, met today with ministers in charge of the automotive industry. They discussed the economic challenges facing the European car industry, what short-term measures could be made available, as well...

IPC-A-610 Class III Assembly

February 19, 2010 8:20 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

The Screaming Circuits website will now offers instant online quoting and ordering of prototype and short-run production PCB assembly built and inspected to IPC-A-610 Class III standards. By default, Screaming Circuits assembles and inspects to IPC-A-610 Class II, but with...

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