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Hybrid Armor Incorporates Specialty Multi-wall Carbon Nanotube Material

August 20, 2010 6:15 am | Comments

SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc. (SWeNT) is manufacturing specialty multi-wall carbon nanotubes for NanoRidge Materials, Inc. These CNTs are being incorporated into enhanced body armor to improve protection of soldiers and law enforcement officers from small arms fire.

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International Research Team Develops Ultrahigh-power Energy Storage Devices

August 20, 2010 5:31 am | Comments

A team of researchers from the U.S. and France report the development of a mirco-supercapacitor with remarkable properties.

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North Korea reportedly joins Facebook

August 20, 2010 5:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

North Korea appears to have added Facebook to other social networking sites it recently joined to ramp up its propaganda war against South Korea and the U.S....

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Tyco will join S & P 500, Allscripts joining S & P 400

August 20, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Diversified manufacturer Tyco International Ltd. will be added to Standard & Poor's 500 index next week.Standard & Poor's said Tyco, a Swiss company, will be listed on the S&P 500 after the close of trading on Aug. 26. Its shares will replace those of oilfield services firm Smith International...

Google defends its 'Street View' in Germany

August 20, 2010 1:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. is defending its "Street View" feature against sharp criticism in Germany saying it has gone a long way to address people's privacy concerns.Google's vice president for Northern and Central Europe, Philipp Schindler, told Thursday's mass circulation daily Bild the company had found...

E-reading: Revolution in the making or fading fad?

August 19, 2010 11:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The marriage of an American technology firm and a Taiwanese display panel manufacturer has helped make digital reading a prospective challenger to paper as the main medium for transmitting printed information....

World-Class, Highly Efficient Power Supplies for Industrial Equipment

August 19, 2010 10:20 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has developed a platform of highly efficient power supplies for the industrial equipment market. These products exhibited at the TECHNO-FRONTIER 2010 show to be held at Tokyo Big Sight from July 21-23.

Claims over 2005 jet crash near Colo. city settled

August 19, 2010 5:07 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Court records say family members who sued over a fatal Colorado crash of a jet owned by Circuit City Stores Inc. have reached settlements of their lawsuits.A document filed Thursday in federal court in Denver didn't disclose terms.The crash in February 2005 killed the jet's two pilots and six...

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Camelot Information Systems post higher 2Q profit

August 19, 2010 5:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Camelot Information Systems Inc. said Thursday its second-quarter profit increased from a year ago as the information technology company's revenue nearly doubled, reflecting growth in its enterprise application services business.The company, which is based in Beijing, said net income rose to $3.4...

Intuit 4Q results beat analyst views

August 19, 2010 2:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Finance software maker Intuit Inc. reported fiscal fourth-quarter results Thursday ahead of analyst estimates and predicted results for the first quarter and fiscal 2011 year will also beat Wall Street expectations.Intuit shares rose $2.23, or 5.8 percent, to $41 in after-hours trading, having...

Petroleum engineering to induct two Distinguished Graduates

August 19, 2010 1:21 pm | by Texas A&M University | Comments

The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering will induct two new members to its Academy of Distinguished Graduates. Mark Ellis '79 and Mark Houser '83 will be honored Sept. 9 during the department's Annual Fall Reception and Dinner at the Miramont Country Club, sponsored by...

HP's net jumps 6 pct in last quarter under Hurd

August 19, 2010 1:05 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Hewlett-Packard's net income jumped 6 percent and revenue notched 11 percent higher in HP's last full quarter under now-ousted CEO Mark Hurd.The numbers reported Thursday squared with preliminary results Hewlett-Packard Co.'s revealed Aug. 6 in announcing Hurd's abrupt resignation.In his five...

Yale Computer Scientist Wins Prestigious Nevanlinna Prize

August 19, 2010 12:21 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

Daniel Spielman, professor of computer science and applied mathematics at Yale University, has won the Rolf...

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Software for efficient computing in the age of nanoscale devices

August 19, 2010 11:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of California - San Diego) The NSF awards a $10 million, five-year grant to researchers at six universities who will explore "Variability-Aware Software for Efficient Computing with Nanoscale Devices."

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Probability Processing Promises Powerful Performance

August 19, 2010 10:33 am | Comments

Lyric Semiconductor, a DARPA- and venture-funded MIT spin-out, today emerged from stealth mode to launch a new technology called probability processing.

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