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SRA to buy Platinum Solutions for $90 million

October 11, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Technology and consulting services company SRA International Inc. said Monday it has agreed to acquire systems integrator and software developer Platinum Solutions Inc. for about $90 million.Platinum Solutions, which is based in Reston, Va., specializes in developing customized software...

New iPhone app helps keep pets trim

October 11, 2010 12:21 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

CUPetHealth, developed by students, can help pet owners track how much they feed their cats or dogs as well as their pet's vaccinations and medications.


TDK-Lambda Signs UK Distribution Deal with Ideal Power

October 11, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

TDK-Lambda UK has signed a non-exclusive distribution agreement with Ideal Power, a power specialist in the industrial and medical sectors. Effective from 1st October 2010, Ideal Power will promote TDK-Lambda products within Great Britain...


Contour Energy Systems Signs Exclusive Technology Licensing Agreement with MIT

October 11, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Contour Energy Systems, Inc. announced the acquisition of what is described as a breakthrough carbon nanotube technology that can dramatically improve the power capability of lithium-ion batteries, through an exclusive technology licensing agreement with...


Solarfun Announces Completion of Strategic Investment from Hanwha Chemical Corp.

October 11, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules in China, announced the closing of Hanwha Chemical Corporation’s strategic investment in Solarfun. According...


Gates Foundation seeks new college technology

October 11, 2010 12:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is offering up to $20 million in grants to attract new technology aimed at helping students get a college degree.Grants of $250,000 to $750,000 are available to organizations and entrepreneurs who come up with new ways to get kids ready for college and then...

ManTech acquires QinetiQ unit for $60 million

October 11, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Technology firm ManTech International Corp. said Monday it has acquired QinetiQ North America's Security and Intelligence Solutions business for $60 million in cash.S&IS is a provider of security services for the U.S. Department of Defense and various intelligence clients. The company recently...

Brocade providing network for Saudi pharmacy co.

October 11, 2010 8:07 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Brocade Communications Systems Inc. said Monday that it has a deal to provide a centralized computer network for Al-Nahdi Medical Co., a Saudi pharmacy operator.Brocade did not reveal any financial terms of the agreement.The company said it will provide an Internet network for Al-Nahdi that...


AT & T's TV service coming to Xbox, Windows phones

October 11, 2010 8:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

AT&T Inc. said Monday it's taking its U-Verse TV service nationwide as an application for cell phones, selling access to TV shows for $9.99 per month even to people who aren't U-Verse subscribers at home.AT&T has been selling broadcast TV services from Qualcomm Inc.'s FLO TV subsidiary, but...

Saint-Gobain accelerates its growth in the photovoltaic (PV) solar sector and sets up, with Hyundai Heavy Industries, a joint-venture in Korea

October 11, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

After launching the construction of a second Avancis plant in Germany (last June), Saint-Gobain has announced, in association with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.(HHI), the building of a third high-efficiency PV panels facility in Korea


Suntech begins manufacturing in the United States

October 11, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Global Cleantech Leader brings manufacturing jobs to the U.S.


AMOLED Power Chip Empowers Next-Gen Smartphones

October 11, 2010 7:08 am | Comments

STMicroelectronics, a leader in power semiconductors, powers AMOLED and Super AMOLED displays in advanced handheld devices with a family of ICs consolidating all the display module's power requirements in a single chip.


AT & T launching 3 Microsoft-powered phones

October 11, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

AT&T will launch three new smart phones ahead of the holiday shopping season that run on Microsoft's new mobile software.The phones will be a test of whether Microsoft Corp. can catch up with rivals in the fast-growing smart phone market. And they could help AT&T Inc. make up for a possible...


Collaboration Aims to Boost Wireless Network Performance

October 11, 2010 7:00 am | Comments

Wind River today announced its collaboration with Alcatel-Lucent to develop common platform assets for Alcatel-Lucent’s wireless network base station portfolio.


austriamicrosystems introduces ?More Than Silicon? initiative

October 11, 2010 6:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Foundry customers benefit from compelling package including technology add-ons, services and dedicated support



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