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Intel buys wireless chip tech in mobile-phone push

August 30, 2010 3:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

As the world's biggest maker of computer chips, Intel Corp. can't afford to ignore its huge blind spot in mobile phones....

IBM to partner with New Zealand railroad

August 30, 2010 3:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

IBM Corp. said Monday it entered into a partnership with New Zealand's KiwiRail Network to provide software and services that will help with the management of tracks, bridges and other assets.The deal is worth 3 million New Zealand dollars (about $2.1 million), IBM said.Shares of IBM fell $1.33 to...

TheStreet inks content-sharing deal with Bundle

August 30, 2010 3:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Financial media company TheStreet.com Inc. has agreed to supply content to Bundle, a money-management website backed by Citigroup Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Morningstar Inc.As part of the deal, TheStreet gains access to Bundle's content and consumer behavior data.Content from TheStreet can also...

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Art Buckland Hired as New CEO of Sunovia

August 30, 2010 2:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc., a clean-tech company specializing in LED lighting and solar technologies, announced that Art Buckland has joined Sunovia’s management team as the company’s Chief Executive Officer effective September 7, 2010. The company...

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Foton Motor & Freescale Announce Automotive Joint Lab

August 30, 2010 2:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Foton Motor and Freescale Semiconductor announced the establishment of the Automotive Joint Lab. The lab is Foton Motor’s first formal cooperation project in automotive electronics, providing evidence of the enhanced R&D investment and development...

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HP to pay $55M to settle kickback claims

August 30, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Department of Justice says Hewlett-Packard has agreed to pay $55 million to settle claims it paid kickbacks to companies so that they would recommend its products to federal agencies.Hewlett-Packard Co. has already announced earlier this month it will take a charge of 2 cents per share in...

Northeast sees record temps in spring and summer

August 30, 2010 1:21 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

It really was a scorcher this spring and summer - 26 cities in the Northeast set records for average temperatures this year, reports the Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell.

New EU Project to Dramatically Cut Power Consumption of Telecoms Networks

August 30, 2010 12:23 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

A Europe-wide consortium has taken up the challenge of making a significant impact on the power consumption of telecommunications and data networks, which are estimated to consume as much as 3% of European electricity....

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ISET demonstrates low-cost printed CIGS module

August 30, 2010 12:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Manufacturing on pilot production line

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Energy commission approves first clean energy business loan

August 30, 2010 12:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Solar cell manufacturer receives financial boost

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US chip giant Qualcomm eyes Taiwan-based center

August 30, 2010 12:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Qualcomm Inc, the world’s leading 3G mobile phone chipset supplier, plans to set up a research and development center in Taiwan to help it tap China’s growing market, a report said yesterday. If realized, the plan would ...

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NASA funds development of nanoscale materials for high energy density lithium-ion batteries

August 30, 2010 12:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of California - San Diego) NanoEngineers at the University of California, San Diego are designing new types of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries that could be used in a variety of NASA space exploration projects -- and in a wide range of transportation and consumer applications....

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MySpace users can now sync posts to Facebook

August 30, 2010 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

MySpace, which recently revamped itself to look more like Facebook, is now allowing users to sync their posts to Facebook, too.That means people on Facebook can see their friends' MySpace items without leaving Facebook.MySpace users will also be able to share music, videos, game applications,...

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New cables tie West Africa closer to Internet

August 30, 2010 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

For a decade, West Africa's main connection to the Internet has been a single fiber-optic cable in the Atlantic, a tenuous and expensive link for one of the poorest areas of the planet....

Phoenix Technologies gets richer takeover offer

August 30, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Phoenix Technologies Ltd., which makes system software for computers and servers, said Monday it has received a $150 million cash bid from an unnamed third party, trumping an earlier offer from private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners.On Aug. 18, Phoenix agreed to be acquired by Marlin for...

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