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Murata Develops Thinnest in the World! Micro-Pump MZP Series for Mobile Equipment Fuel Cells

March 11, 2010 4:21 am | by Murata Manufacturing | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has developed a small-sized fluid conveyance device “Micro-pump MZP Series”. We integrated our piezoelectric element technology, mechanical design technology and fluid simulation technologies to achieve an ultra-thin type product.

Cryptzone provides mobile security for iPhone users

March 11, 2010 1:31 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

AppGate Network Security, a company within The Cryptzone Group, will in the next version of its Security Server support Apple's iPhone@ as a client platform. Now, users of the iPhone will be able to securely login to their company network to safely gain access to corporate information, email,...

Acquisition Offers Unmatched Solution for Fund Distribution and Fund Management in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Accelerates Growth of Advent's International Business

March 11, 2010 1:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today announced Advent's acquisition of Goya, a privately held Norwegian software provider. Under the terms of the agreement, Advent acquired all of the outstanding...


Sony Details New Motion Controller

March 10, 2010 11:30 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Sony provided new details of a forthcoming motion controller for its PlayStation 3 videogame console, another entry in a field pioneered by Nintendo.

Glentel Inc. reports Q4 earnings of $5M up from $897,000 in Q4 of 2008

March 10, 2010 7:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Glentel Inc. (TSX:GLN) says it earned $5 million, or 46 cents per diluted share for the three months ended Dec. 31 compared with a profit of $897,000, or eight cents per share, for the same period in the previous year.

H-P to Brandish Tech Credentials

March 10, 2010 7:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

H-P, known to consumers mostly as a printer specialist, is seeking to recast itself as a broader tech company with a new ad campaign featuring rapper Dr. Dre, comedian Rhys Darby and the slogan "Lets Do Amazing."

Irex E-Reader No Threat to Kindle

March 10, 2010 6:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Irex's DR800SG has a large, sharp screen for comfortable reading, but overall the device is clumsier to use than Amazon's Kindle. It also costs $400—about $140 more than the Kindle.

Huge 'botnet' amputated, but criminals reconnect

March 10, 2010 4:30 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The sudden takedown of an Internet provider helping spread a promiscuous piece of malicious software has cut off criminals from possibly millions of personal computers under their control.But it appears to have been short-lived.Less than a day after the service was unplugged from the Internet,...


CA to buy Nimsoft Inc. for $350 million in cash

March 10, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Technology management software company CA Inc. said Wednesday that it's buying Nimsoft Inc. for $350 million in cash.The acquisition gives CA a cadre of smaller-company clients served by Nimsoft whose revenues typically run from $300 million to $2 billion. CA historically has focused on serving...

Rovi Corp. plans to offer $400M of senior notes

March 10, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Rovi Corp. said Wednesday that it plans to issue $400 million of senior notes to buy back shares and pay down debt.Rovi, which provides TV listings data and related services, said the notes will be due in 2040 and will be offered to institutional investors.The company plans to use $159.6...

Sensitive nano oscillator can detect pathogens

March 10, 2010 12:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

By watching how energy moves across a device akin to a tiny diving board, researchers are a step closer to creating extraordinarily tiny sensors that can instantly recognize harmful substances.

Abiomed AB5000 Circulatory Support System: Class I Recall

March 10, 2010 12:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Device computer may shut down without an alarm, which can lead to serious injuries or death.


First lady launches contest for healthy kids games

March 10, 2010 11:30 am | by DARLENE SUPERVILLE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

First lady Michelle Obama challenged software and video game designers Wednesday to develop games and tools that get kids, especially 9- to 12-year-olds, excited about eating better and exercising more.The carrot? A chance to share in $40,000 in cash prizes.The Apps for Healthy Kids contest is...


Social-Media Updates Could Cause Trouble

March 10, 2010 11:26 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Some employees are over-sharing on social-media sites, causing embarrassment and possible financial harm to small enterprises.

Conquering the chaos in modern, multiprocessor computers

March 10, 2010 11:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Washington) A group of computer scientists have found a way to tame multiprocessor computers, which behave in wildly unpredictable ways even as the systems become widespread in the industry.


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