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Touch Screen Module Revenue Forecast to Reach $14B by 2016

July 1, 2010 6:23 am | by General Electric | Comments

In its recently released 2010 Touch Panel Market Analysis, DisplaySearch reported that total touch screen module revenue will grow from $4.3 billion in 2009 to nearly $14 billion by 2016, a compound annual growth rate of 18%.

Graphene 2.0: A new approach to making a unique material

July 1, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Arizona State University) Since its discovery, graphene -- an unusual and versatile substance composed of a single-layer crystal lattice of carbon atoms -- has caused much excitement in the scientific community. Now, Nongjian Tao, a researcher at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State...

Yahoo board approves up to $3 billion of buybacks

July 1, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The board of Yahoo Inc. has approved plans to repurchase up to $3 billion in stock over the next three years.The Internet company bought back $385 million in stock in the first quarter. That's more than Yahoo spent on share buybacks in 2008 and 2009 combined.The new buybacks, disclosed in a...

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Silicon Breakthrough Brings Quantum Computing Closer

July 1, 2010 5:23 am | Comments

The remarkable ability of an electron to exist in two places at once has been controlled in the most common electronic material – silicon – for the first time.

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Agriculture: Government support to farmers rises slightly in OECD countries

July 1, 2010 3:24 am | by OECD | Comments

The share of farm receipts provided by government programmes rose slightly in OECD countries last year, reversing a declining trend in state support since 2004, according to a new OECD report.

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Google says China partially blocks search service

June 30, 2010 9:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. said one of its Web search features was blocked in China on Thursday as the company awaited Beijing's verdict on whether to renew its operating license amid tensions over censorship.Mainland users were unable to use the search giant's "suggest" feature, which offers suggestions for...

Xyratex 2Q results beat Wall Street estimates

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

Xyratex Ltd. beat Wall Street's earnings and revenue estimates for its fiscal second quarter.The company late Wednesday reported earnings of $43.7 million, or $1.39 per share, on $455.9 million in revenue for the quarter ended May 31. That compares with a loss of $9.6 million, or 33 cents per...

Obama Reverses Bush’s Space Policy

June 30, 2010 1:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

A new space policy renounces the unilateral stance of the Bush administration, emphasizing global cooperation.

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Google Searches Partly Blocked in China

June 30, 2010 1:21 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Google said its Web search service in China was partially blocked Wednesday, the deadline for the company to extend its Internet operating license there.

Google adds a personal touch to its news section

June 30, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google is giving its users the chance to tailor the news to fit their interests.As part of a new look unveiled Wednesday, the English-language version of Google's online news section is offering tools that will enable readers to specify what kind of stories interest them.For instance, a reader...

Analyst says THQ 'inexpensive stock to watch'

June 30, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Video game publisher THQ Inc. is an "inexpensive stock to watch" following a 36 percent decline through the second quarter due to lower-than-expected sales of "UFC Undisputed 2010," says Kaufman Bros. analyst Todd Mitchell.THE OPINION: Mitchell noted that THQ's shares were off 36 percent in its...

Symyx shareholders approve merger with Accelrys

June 30, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Lab research and technology company Symyx Technologies Inc. said Wednesday its shareholders approved the deal to merge with Accelrys Inc.Under the deal, Symyx and Accelrys shareholders will each own 50 percent of the combined company. The deal is expected to close on Thursday.Accelrys, based in...

Novel Molecular Framework may lead to Flexible Solar Cells

June 30, 2010 11:03 am | by Lauren Gold, Cornell Chronicle | Comments

A team led by assistant professor William Dichtel has discovered a simple process for building an organic molecular framework that could pave the way for the development of more economical, flexible and versatile solar cells.

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Ten Things for an Engineer to consider now that summer is here

June 30, 2010 10:21 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Now that summer is here... I should caveat that a bit. Summer just started last week here in the Pacific Northwest. It's been one of the wettest and coldest springs in quite some time. I should caveat that too. "cold"...

FICO expands relationship with PIC Solutions

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

FICO expanded its relationship with Middle East and Africa sales partner PIC Solutions to include the insurance and retail sectors, the financial services company said Wednesday.FICO, which was formerly called The Fair Isaac Corp., said PIC Solutions will develop new business in those sectors...

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