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Study suggests fish virus spread by fish, not boats

May 5, 2010 1:20 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus could be in a lake without killing fish, according to a new study on the deadly virus that threatens New York's billion dollar sport fishing industry.

HSN 1Q net income rises; higher-priced items sell

May 5, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Shop-at-home company HSN Inc.'s first-quarter net income rose sharply because it sold more items such as electronics and health products at full price.Quarterly net income rose to $17.7 million, or 30 cents per share, from $3 million, or 5 cents per share last year, the company said...

Is there really a cyberwar? Term might be misused

May 5, 2010 11:30 am | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Is there really a "cyberwar" going on? Some officials and computer security companies say yes, arguing that armies of hackers are stealing online secrets and using the Internet to attack infrastructure such as power grids.However, some security analysts said at a conference this week that...

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Digital River buys fatfoogoo for $10M

May 5, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Digital River, which provides technology and services for companies that sell products online, said Wednesday it bought fatfoogoo for about $10 million in cash.The company fatfoogoo provides e-commerce services for online games.Digital River said by combining the two companies' technologies, it...

Yale-Designed Amplifier Pushes the Boundary of Quantum Physics

May 5, 2010 10:21 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

If powerful new quantum computers are to reach their enormous potential, they will need amplifiers capable of transmitting signals so weak they consist of a single photon. In the May 6 edition of the journal Nature, a team of Yale scientists report creating an amplifier almost as...

23-year-old wins $1M playing baseball video game

May 5, 2010 9:30 am | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Shh, don't tell your kids. Wade McGilberry just won a million dollars playing a video game.The 23-year-old from Mobile, Ala., accomplished the feat in just an hour and a half, becoming the first to pitch a perfect game in Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.'s "Major League Baseball 2K10." He and...

Rice team talks the walk

May 5, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rice University) The team of Rice seniors Jon Stanley, Ashley Hill and Laura Leim delivered the Trek Tracker, a high-tech video camera on a trolley that automates the process of videotaping a patient's gait, from the perfect angle, while the patient walks.

Google tunes up search results, touches up logo

May 5, 2010 8:30 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Google is fine-tuning the way it presents its Internet search results to make it easier for people to find information and images they want.The new tools being introduced will be accompanied by a touched-up Google logo featuring slightly brighter hues of red, blue, green and yellow with less...

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RF-Mesh Surging in US

May 5, 2010 7:47 am | Comments

A recent study published by IMS Research, The World Market for Smart Meters – 2010, forecasts a surging RF-Mesh market in the US while PLC shipments are expected to dramatically increase in Europe and Asia.

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Earnings Preview: Activision Blizzard

May 5, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Activision Blizzard Inc., the video game publisher behind "World of Warcraft" and "Call of Duty," reports first-quarter results after the market closes Thursday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Activision was able to weather the economic downturn better than most of its competitors, thanks to blockbuster...

Trying to Find Pest Solutions While Hoping Evolution Doesn’t Exist Doesn’t Work

May 5, 2010 7:22 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

How To Make A Superweed Melander wondered why some populations of scales were becoming able to resist pesticides. Could the sulfur-lime spray trigger a change in their biology, the way manual labor triggers the growth of callouses on our hands? Melander doubted it. After all, ten...

Little Logic Guide

May 5, 2010 6:48 am | Comments

TI’s new Little Logic Guide that includes the new Little Logic package options Logic technology migration and functionality tables for all TI little logic families.

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Personal Income and Outlays, March 2010

May 5, 2010 6:23 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

Personal income increased $36.0 billion, or 0.3 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $32.3 billion, or 0.3 percent, in March, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $58.6 billion, or 0.6 percent. In...

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CandM Appoints J.R. Jordan Sales As Representatives In The Southeast

May 5, 2010 6:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

CandM Corporation, a custom cable manufacturer, has announced the appointment of J.R. Jordan Sales as their representatives in the Southeast.

Sony Electronics’ Stan Glasgow to Explore Future of Entertainment in 3D During SID DisplaySearch Business Conference

May 5, 2010 6:23 am | by General Electric | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today announced that Sony Electronics’ President and Chief Operating Officer Stan Glasgow will deliver the keynote address during the SID DisplaySearch Business Conference.

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