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Hybrid tugboat cuts emissions, University of California, Riverside study shows

November 22, 2010 10:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of California - Riverside) A new study by University of California, Riverside scientists of what is believed to be the world's only hybrid electric tugboat found that the vessel is effective in reducing emissions at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Innovative 0.50 Miniature Automotive Connector Offers Same Performance as Existing 0.64 (1)

November 22, 2010 8:23 am | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

Tyco Electronics has developed the 0.50 series of miniature receptacle terminals for thin-type computer units, high-density circuit boards, and ultra-narrow wiring. Occupied volume has been reduced by 70%, weight by 50%, and connector height by 50% versus our 0.64 series.

Innovative 0.50 Miniature Automotive Connector Offers Same Performance as Existing 0.64 (.025) Series

November 22, 2010 8:22 am | Comments

Tyco Electronics has developed the 0.50 series of miniature receptacle terminals for thin-type computer units, high-density circuit boards, and ultra-narrow wiring. Occupied volume has been reduced by 70%, weight by 50%, and connector height by 50% versus our 0.64 series.

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Multitasking, wireless printing come to iPad

November 22, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Apple says new software available Monday will allow owners of the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad to print wirelessly over Wi-Fi networks.The update will also allow iPad users to switch quickly between applications for the first time, a feature that had already been available on recent models of...

Compact Drive Has an Integrated Motion Controller

November 22, 2010 6:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Micromo offers a 22-mm innovation that extends the portfolio of the BX4 range of four pole brushless DC servomotors from Faulhaber. The series 2232/2250…BX4 CSD/CCD is the world’s most compact drive with an integrated motion controller.

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Multi-Axis Stepper Controller Is a Compact All-in-One Unit

November 22, 2010 6:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Techno Inc. Linear Motion Systems offers the iMC-P1 multi-axis stepper controller. This single-to four-axis controller is complete with drives, power supply, I/O, enclosure, and software.

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UC breakthrough may lead to disposable e-Readers

November 22, 2010 6:24 am | Comments

(University of Cincinnati) A discovery by University of Cincinnati engineering researcher Andrew Steckl could revolutionize display technology with e-paper that's fast enough for video yet cheap enough to be disposable.

Uptake Protein Acts as Zinc’s Doorway to the Cell

November 22, 2010 5:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Discovery of mechanism sheds light on how zinc — essential to growth of all living organisms — enters cells

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Novell draws bidding war; Attachmate offers $2.2B

November 22, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Business software maker Novell Inc. says it has found a new suitor to take over the company after rejecting a lower offer from a private equity firm earlier this year.Novell says Seattle-based Attachmate Corp. has agreed to pay about $2.2 billion in cash, or $6.10 per share.That tops an offer...

Statistics : GDP growth slows to 0.6% in the third quarter of 2010

November 22, 2010 3:21 am | Comments

Gross domestic product (GDP) in the OECD area grew by 0.6% in the third quarter of 2010. This marks the sixth consecutive quarter of growth, but is down on the 0.9% recorded in the second quarter.

Drilling Down: Room to Grow as Homes Add HD TVs

November 21, 2010 11:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Fifty-six percent of households now have at least some HD channels and an HD set. But most of viewers’ cable time is still spent watching regular definition.

The Media Equation: A News Corp. Newspaper, but Not in Print

November 21, 2010 11:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Rupert Murdoch is building The Daily, a newspaper for iPads that, unlike most news sites and apps, will be published each morning in one great heave, like a newspaper.

Luxury Brands Tailoring Approach to the Web

November 21, 2010 11:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Luxury goods companies, which once saw the Internet mainly as a repository for downmarket items and fakes, are rushing to open online shops as new features assuage their concerns.

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Cyberthieves still rely on human foot soldiers

November 21, 2010 11:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Sitting at a computer somewhere overseas in January 2009, computer hackers went phishing....

Worm Can Deal Double Blow to Nuclear Program

November 19, 2010 5:28 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The malicious program, known as Stuxnet, is designed to disable both Iranian centrifuges and steam turbines, an engineer said.

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