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S & P announces changes to MidCap 400, SmallCap 600

November 4, 2010 7:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Standard & Poor's announced several changes Thursday to its MidCap 400 and SmallCap 600 indices due to acquisitions.S&P said that Bottomline Technologies Inc. will join the SmallCap 600 after trading finishes on Nov. 9, replacing Osteotech Inc., which is being purchased by Medtronic Inc.S&P...

New PinPoint® MEMS gyro - outstanding performance for low budgets

November 4, 2010 6:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

This latest device from established MEMS gyro supplier Silicon Sensing is in action at Electronica, November 9 ? 12, 2010 - Hall A2, stand 118.

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Chip sales expected to hit $300.5B this year

November 4, 2010 5:06 pm | Comments

The Semiconductor Industry Association predicted Thursday that global chip sales will rise 33 percent this year to $300.5 billion and 6 percent next year to $318.7 billion, as demand climbs for all sorts of electronics that use chips.Consumer PC demand has been weak this year, but demand for...

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Consumer Reports: Kinect not 'racist'

November 4, 2010 3:06 pm | Comments

Looking to debunk a report that Microsoft's new motion-sensing video game controller might be racist, Consumer Reports says it found no evidence that Kinect has problems recognizing users with darker skin.GameSpot, a popular video game website, said earlier it found through testing Kinect that...

Activision 3Q earnings more than triple

November 4, 2010 2:05 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Continued strong demand for the latest "Call of Duty," ''StarCraft" and "World of Warcraft" video games helped more than triple Activision Blizzard Inc.'s third-quarter net income and pushed overall results well above Wall Street's expectations.The company raised its outlook for the full year...

300 cookbooks enrich library's collection

November 4, 2010 1:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Nancy Cameros, the wife of Alan Cameros '57, donated her collection of ethnic and regional cookbooks before her death in September.

Thanksgiving Holiday Closure

November 4, 2010 1:21 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Screaming Circuits will be closed on November 25th and 26th, 2010. This means that those days won't be counted toward your turn times. For example, if you have asked for a 48 hour turn time and we receive your kit...

Cable subscribers flee, but is Internet to blame?

November 4, 2010 1:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cable companies have been losing TV subscribers at an ever faster rate in the last few months, and satellite TV isn't picking up the slack....

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Activision posts higher 3Q earnings, revenue

November 4, 2010 1:05 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Activision Blizzard Inc. said Thursday that its third-quarter net income more than tripled on strong sales of the "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" video game, along with the latest "World of Warcraft" and "StarCraft" titles.The company raised its outlook for the full year, though its guidance for...

State and Local Code Officials Deliver Improvement in Building Energy Efficiency

November 4, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) announced that more than 500 state and local code officials voted on changes to the nation’s model energy code to achieve energy savings of 30% relative...

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UL White Paper Examines Safety Issues of Lithium-Ion Batteries

November 4, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in safety testing and certification released the first in a series of white papers that review evolving battery technology. This paper explores many of the issues and...

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U.S. Fuel Cell Council, National Hydrogen Association Merge

November 4, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

The U.S. Fuel Cell Council (USFCC) and the National Hydrogen Association (NHA) announced that they are joining forces to accelerate the commercialization of fuel cell and hydrogen energy technologies. The newly formed Fuel Cell...

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Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG intends to acquire Alcatel-Lucent?s Vacuum Technology unit ?Adixen?

November 4, 2010 11:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG intends to acquire Alcatel-Lucent?s Vacuum Technology Unit which is headquartered in Annecy, France.

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Crossbow technology releases next generation MEMS AHRS with remote magnetometer

November 4, 2010 11:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Crossbow Technology a provider of inertial systems to the Avionics market announced the release of its next generation MEMS AHRS with the remote magnetometer capability.

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LAST POWER Project aims to develop advanced SiC and GaN semicon

November 4, 2010 11:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The partners in a new publicly-funded European research project have just announced details of the multinational/multidisciplinary program called LAST POWER (Large Area silicon carbide Substrates and heTeroepitaxial GaN for POWER device applications).

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