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SAP buying Sybase for $5.8B

May 12, 2010 2:30 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

German business software maker SAP AG has agreed to buy Sybase Inc. in a $5.8 billion deal that ratchets up SAP's rivalry with database leader Oracle Corp.The all-cash deal intensifies the battle between SAP and Oracle to run more of the programs that corporations use to manage their data....

Carnegie Mellon's Onur Mutlu receives outstanding award

May 12, 2010 2:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Carnegie Mellon University) Carnegie Mellon's Onur Mutlu received a five year, $549,306 grant from the National Science Foundation to research technologies and algorithms for creating scalable, high-performance, and quality-of-service memory systems for multi-core purposes.

Virtusa posts flat 4Q net income; revenue climbs

May 12, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Virtusa Corp., which provides information technology services, said its net income stayed flat during the fiscal fourth quarter, as higher costs canceled out a boost in revenue.But the company said the business environment improved in the quarter and offered an outlook for 2011 that met...

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Cisco sees recovery continue in 3Q

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

Cisco says its net income for the latest quarter rose 63 percent from last year, as the economic recovery continued to give customers the confidence to spend on big-ticket networking gear.Cisco Systems Inc. says it earned $2.2 billion, or 37 cents per share, in the fiscal third quarter that...

Redefining electrical current law with the transistor laser

May 12, 2010 12:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) A major current law has been rewritten thanks to the three-port transistor laser, developed by Milton Feng and Nick Holonyak Jr. at the University of Illinois. Data the transistor laser generated did not fit neatly within established circuit...

IPC Says What?

May 12, 2010 12:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I recently wrote about spacing, IPC standards and such. James M. commented on the post with a question: "I run into this issue all the time. Assembly houses love to say that they can make anything that meets "IPC Standards...

ILR course led to internship for Grace Guichardo

May 12, 2010 12:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Professor Michael Gold's labor and employment law class influenced student Grace Guichardo '10 to explore human resources and law.

HTC swipes back at Apple in patent dispute

May 12, 2010 11:30 am | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Taiwanese cell phone maker HTC Corp. said it filed a legal complaint against Apple Inc., saying its iPhone, iPod and iPad devices infringe on HTC patents.The move escalates a patent dispute between the two electronics companies, as Apple tries to maintain the iPhone's supremacy against Android,...

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Results of 2010 All-Industry Survey

May 12, 2010 10:38 am | Comments

The following is the results of the 2010 All-Industry Survey, coinciding with EDS 2010.

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HTC punches back at Apple in patent dispute

May 12, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Taiwanese cell phone maker HTC has filed a legal complaint against Apple, looking to block sales of the iPhone and other Apple products.The complaint, filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission, steps up an ongoing patent dispute between the two companies.Apple Inc. sued HTC Corp. in...

U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, March 2010

May 12, 2010 10:25 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total March exports of $147.9 billion and imports of $188.3 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $40.4 billion, up from $39.4 billion in...

Blasting In Land Surveying Industry and GIS GPS Field, Total Station, Theodolite By VP Civil Surveying and Lab Equipment Company

May 12, 2010 10:25 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Launching of Brand New Website www.vpcivil.com. VP Civil Surveying and Lab Equipment Company is leading provider of precision measuring systems. The company is promoted by pioneers in the field of survey instruments, testing equipments and other high precision systems. Company Name...

TFT LCD Glass Substrate Demand Forecast to Grow 15% in 2010 to 278M m2

May 12, 2010 10:25 am | by General Electric | Comments

According to its latest Quarterly LCD Glass Substrate Report, DisplaySearch reports that glass substrate demand for 2010 is forecast to grow to 278 million square meters, up 15% from 242 million square meters shipped in 2009. [...]

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Spiders at the nanoscale: Molecules that behave like robots

May 12, 2010 10:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(California Institute of Technology) A team of scientists from Columbia University, Arizona State University, the University of Michigan, and Caltech have programmed an autonomous molecular "robot" made out of DNA to start, move, turn, and stop while following a DNA track. The development...

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Benadryl Extra Strength Itch Stopping Gel: Packaging Changes to Reduce Use Errors

May 12, 2010 10:21 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Reports of consumers ingesting the gel rather than using it topically, applied to the skin.

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