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Review: Kinect motion-sensing system impresses

November 4, 2010 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

By RON HARRIS 2010-11-04T18:00:58Z There are a lot of futuristic things we're still waiting on: jet packs for the entire family, self-driving cars and time-travel, to name a few. But one new, pretty darn amazing bit of technology has finally come to fruition, thanks to the folks at Microsoft....

E.U. Says It Will Overhaul Privacy Regulations

November 4, 2010 9:24 am | by New York Times | Comments

An E.U. commissioner said that breaches involving Facebook and Google illustrated the need for rules governing the development of social networking, personalized advertising and other Web services.

Yale and New Haven to Host More than 550 Science Writers

November 4, 2010 9:21 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

More than 550 science journalists will be in New Haven Nov. 5-9 as Yale University and the Yale School of Medicine host ScienceWriters2010, the combined annual meeting of the National Association of Science Writers (NASW) and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW).

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The OECD Young Professionals Programme is now open for recruitment

November 4, 2010 8:23 am | by OECD | Comments

This 2011-2012 Young Professionals Programme is now open for applications until 6 December 2010, and is designed to bring entry-level professionals with diverse backgrounds into the Organisation.

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Economy: Rising tensions could degenerate into protectionism, warns OECD-UNCTAD report

November 4, 2010 7:23 am | by OECD | Comments

G20 leaders must remain vigilant against the risk that tensions over current account imbalances could slow investment or degenerate into a protectionist spiral, according to the OECD and UNCTAD. In their fourth report to the G20, the organisations find that most new investment measures...

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Time Warner Cable 3Q net income rises

November 4, 2010 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Time Warner Cable Inc., the country's second-largest cable company, lost more cable-TV subscribers in the latest quarter than it ever has before, keeping the question alive of whether Internet video is finally starting to cut into the cable business....

Digi-Key to Unveil Redesigned Booth for electronica 2010

November 4, 2010 5:10 am | Comments

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as stocking the industry's broadest selection of board level electronic components for immediate shipment worldwide, will make its presence known during electronica 2010 Nov. 9-12 in Munich, Germany.

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Solera rides to higher 1Q income, raises outlook

November 4, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Solera Holdings Inc.'s fiscal first-quarter net income surged 46 percent, encouraging the maker of auto insurance software to raise its full-year outlook.The Dallas-based company said Wednesday that it earned $29.1 million, or 41 cents per share, in the three months ending in September. That...

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REC facility already exceeds expectations by producing one millionth module ahead of plan before reaching full capacity.

November 4, 2010 1:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

REC today officially opened one of the world's largest integrated wafer, cell and module manufacturing facilities in Tuas, Singapore. This milestone is the largest single investment ever made by REC, the largest clean tech investment ever made in Singapore at 2.5 billion Singapore...

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20W GaN power amp provides 30% PAE

November 4, 2010 1:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

TriQuint debuts the TGA2572 20W power amplifier designed for defence communications systems and fabricated using TriQuint's production-released GaN on SiC process.

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AT & T sets up division to target health care

November 3, 2010 9:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

AT&T Inc., the country's largest telecommunications company, on Thursday said it is setting up a division to target the health care industry, hoping to have a significant seat at the table when industry adopts electronic medical records, doctor's visits by video-conferencing and wireless...

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Boa Constrictor Gives Birth to Clones

November 3, 2010 8:21 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Snake gives ‘virgin birth’ to extraordinary babies A female boa constrictor snake has given birth to two litters of extraordinary offspring. Evidence suggests the mother snake has had multiple virgin births, producing 22 baby snakes that have no father. More than that, the...

Panasonic invests $30M in electric car maker Tesla

November 3, 2010 8:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Panasonic Corp. is investing $30 million in Tesla Motors Inc., the U.S. maker of electric sports cars, eyeing expansion in the global market for green vehicles, both sides said Thursday....

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Commercialization of Large-current Common Mode Choke Coils Supporting Various Automotive Power Supplies -PLT10HH Series-

November 3, 2010 7:21 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has commercialized the PLT10HH series of SMD-type common mode choke coils*, which are designed to reduce undesirable radiation noise from automotive power lines.

Panasonic says it has invested $30 million in Tesla Motors

November 3, 2010 7:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Panasonic says it has invested $30 million in Tesla Motors.

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