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New American Chemical Society podcast: Big building blocks from nanoparticles

September 14, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Chemical Society) A new genre of construction materials, made from stuff barely 1/50,000th the width of a human hair, is about to play a big role in the building of homes, offices, bridges, and other structures, according to the latest episode in the American Chemical Society's...

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Hybrids as city runabouts, natural gas fueled cars for the country

September 14, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)) If you are looking for an environmentally friendly automobile, think about getting a hybrid car or one running on natural gas. In terms of CO2 emissions both perform significantly better than gasoline or diesel...

Four Years and Blogging

September 14, 2010 6:21 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

The Screaming Circuits blog celebrates its fourth year blogging today (September 14, 2010). In that time, it has had 447 (448, including this one) posts and 250 reader comments (more if you count the spammy ones I deleted). Popular subjects...

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MedAssets to acquire Broadlane Group for $850M

September 14, 2010 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hospital software company MedAssets Inc. said Tuesday it will pay $850 million to acquire cost management services provider The Broadlane Group.MedAssets says it will pay about $725 million at closing for the Dallas company and $125 million in January 2012.The Broadlane Group provides supply...

Statistics : Unemployment rate steady at 8.5% in July

September 14, 2010 4:27 am | by OECD | Comments

In July 2010, the unemployment rate for the OECD area was steady at 8.5%, unchanged from the previous month and down slightly from the 8.6% level recorded in May.

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Higher Education in a World Changed Utterly : Doing More with Less - IMHE General Conference

September 14, 2010 4:27 am | by OECD | Comments

With the global financial crisis having a significant impact on OECD countries, this conference will focus on how the higher education sector including governments, institutions and individuals can lead the way to sustainable recovery.

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Gates, Buffett say China trip not to pressure rich

September 14, 2010 2:05 am | by GILLIAN WONG - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Tuesday they won't be pressuring China's newly minted millionaires to give up their fortunes during a trip this month to China to promote philanthropy.Gates and Buffett have been campaigning to persuade American...

Czechs ban Google from expanding 'Street View'

September 14, 2010 1:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Authorities in the Czech Republic have banned Google Inc. from continuing in its mapping feature "Street View" in the eastern European country.The Czech Office for Personal Data Protection says Google has not been granted a necessary registration for the activity. Spokeswoman Hana Stepankova...

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SunEdison signs MOU for 400MW of solar projects with provincial government in Korea

September 14, 2010 12:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

SunEdison, the solar energy development subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials (WFR ), and Gyeongsangnam-do ("GSND"), a provincial government in southeastern Korea, today announced the execution of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the establishment of 400 megawatts...

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GTSI board rejects Eyak buyout offer at $7 a share

September 13, 2010 6:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

GTSI Corp., a provider of information technology equipment and services to government agencies, said Monday that its board had rejected an unsolicited acquisition proposal for $7 per share from Eyak Technology LLC.The offer, received Monday, was deemed "grossly inadequate" and not in...

More High-Level Changes in the Works at Nokia

September 13, 2010 5:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The shake-up at the top of Nokia widened when the company said the head of its smartphone business would be following the chief executive out the door.

H.P. Will Pay $1.5 Billion For ArcSight

September 13, 2010 5:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The deal is the latest acquisition that has taken Hewlett-Packard beyond the personal computer market as it looks to diversify its business and increase revenue.

Microsoft Changes Policy Over Russian Crackdown

September 13, 2010 5:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

With the changes, Microsoft essentially barred its Russian division from taking part in piracy cases against opposition groups.

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History of 'cuckoo bees' needs a rewrite, study says

September 13, 2010 2:21 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Cleptoparasitic bees, which secretly invade host nests and lay their eggs there, may have originated millions of years earlier than previously thought, study finds.

Chattanooga utility offering fast Internet service

September 13, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Chattanooga's city-owned electrical utility has started offering an Internet service that is among the fastest in the world, and it is hoping the move will attract businesses looking to relocate....

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