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New iPhone selling briskly as hundreds line up

June 24, 2010 3:05 am | by MELISSA EDDY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Apple Inc.'s newest iPhone was in hot demand Thursday as hundreds lined up outside stores in Tokyo, Berlin and elsewhere to become among the first to own the device.The iPhone 4's launch started at 7 a.m. in several regions across the globe, beginning in Japan and moving across France, Germany...

Medvedev: New technologies would open access

June 24, 2010 1:05 am | by BROOKE DONALD - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev toured Silicon Valley to see "the origins of success," and came away expressing optimism that his country will also be able to adopt a high-tech economy that would give everyone a chance to get ahead.His visit Wednesday to the high-tech capital was bolstered by...

New iPhone in short supply at Japan launch

June 24, 2010 12:06 am | by JAY ALABASTER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Apple's newest iPhone was in short supply just hours after its global launch began in Tokyo on Thursday morning as hundreds queued outside stores across the city to become among the first in the world to own the device.At the Apple store in the swanky Ginza shopping district, several hundred...

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Judge rebuffs Viacom in YouTube copyright case

June 23, 2010 11:05 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

YouTube's actions spoke louder than its founders' words when it came down to deciding whether the Internet's most watched video site illegally exploited copyrighted clips owned by media company Viacom Inc.That was the rationale driving a pivotal ruling in a high-stakes legal battle pitting...

Touch: How a Hard Chair Creates a Hard Heart

June 23, 2010 10:22 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

Through textures, shapes, weights and temperatures, the sense of touch influences both our thoughts and behavior.

Google Wins Copyright Ruling

June 23, 2010 1:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

A federal judge sided with Google in a lawsuit filed by Viacom over YouTube's use of video taken from the media company's cable channels.

Scientists Create 3D Models of Whole Mouse Organs

June 23, 2010 1:22 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

Yale University engineers have for the first time created 3D models of whole intact mouse organs, a feat they accomplished using fluorescence microscopy. The team reports its findings in the May/June issue of the Journal of Biomedical Optics, in a study published online this week.

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Judge sides with Google in $1B Viacom lawsuit

June 23, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A federal judge in New York is siding with Google in a $1 billion copyright lawsuit filed by media company Viacom over YouTube videos.Viacom Inc. had alleged that YouTube, which Google Inc. bought in 2006, built itself into a successful video-sharing site by promoting the unlicensed use of...

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Enterprise PCs work while they sleep - saving energy and money - with new software

June 23, 2010 12:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of California - San Diego) Personal computers in enterprise environments save energy and money by "sleep-working," thanks to new software called SleepServer created by computer scientists from the University of California, San Diego. Sleep-working enterprise PCs are accessible...

Cisco commits $1B in meeting with Russian leader

June 23, 2010 12:05 pm | by BROOKE DONALD - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc. says it will invest $1 billion to help foster high-tech innovation in Russia.Cisco CEO John Chambers made the commitment Wednesday at a meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. The president was visiting the computer networking equipment manufacturer's San Jose...

2 Minn. candidates to voluntarily release tax data

June 23, 2010 11:05 am | by BRIAN BAKST - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton, a department store heir pushing for higher taxes on those with the largest incomes, pledged Wednesday to voluntarily make personal tax information public within two weeks.He also challenged his rivals to do likewise. One Democratic opponent,...

Sand Technology posts $1.2M loss in Q3; net sales drops nearly 60 per cent

June 23, 2010 10:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Sand Technology Inc. booked a $1.2-million loss in its fiscal third-quarter and its revenue sank 60 per cent, the software company said Wednesday.The company (OTCBB:SNDTF), which trades on the over the counter electronic market in the United States, said the loss amounted to seven cents a share...

Regional Photovoltaic Markets Display High Growth in 2010

June 23, 2010 9:43 am | Comments

According to the latest photovoltaic (PV) market analysis from Solarbuzz, an international solar energy market research and consulting company, nine countries are forecast to exceed 250 MW in 2010, up from six countries in 2009.

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Georgia World Congress Center Achieves 64% Diversion Rate During Microsoft Event

June 23, 2010 9:36 am | Comments

The Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) worked with the Microsoft Corporation in April during their Microsoft Dynamics customer conference, Convergence, to divert as much waste as possible from the landfill. Fifty-seven tons of waste were produced during the four-day event.

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Module Shield Kits Comply with Revision 4.0 of the VXI-1 Specification

June 23, 2010 9:29 am | Comments

Today ICS Electronics announced a new series of C-size VXI Module Shield Kits designed to comply with the recently approved Revision 4.0 of the VXI-1 Specification. These VXI4 Module Shield Kits are designed for the older 96-pin connectors as well as for the new 160-pin connector approved for VXI modules using the new 64-bit data bus.

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