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Report: Groupon spurns Google's takeover attempt

December 4, 2010 7:20 am | Comments

Published reports are saying that Google's attempt to buy local-coupon site Groupon appears to have failed for now....

Cyber attack hits India's investigative agency

December 4, 2010 1:21 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

India's federal investigative agency says its website has been temporarily shut down by a cyber attack blamed on a Pakistani group....

Could WikiLeaks survive without Julian Assange?

December 4, 2010 1:20 am | Comments

Its founder is a wanted man, its systems are under attack, it is condemned from the capitals of the world....


Crystal IS receives $5 million DARPA award

December 4, 2010 12:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Crystal IS Inc., of Gree Island, New York USA, a developer of ultraviolet LEDs (UVC LEDs), today announced it has been awarded $5M by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).


Infineon and Goldwind sign a license agreement on IGBT stack technology to serve wind power market

December 4, 2010 12:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Infineon Technologies AG and Xinjiang Goldwind Science and Technology Co., Ltd., the Chinese leader in R&D and manufacturing of wind power equipments, today signed a license agreement for core components needed in manufacturing of wind turbines.


Nanostart-Holding Nanosys: Distribution Agreement with Multi-Billion Dollar Cooperation Sigma-Aldrich

December 3, 2010 8:25 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nanostart (OTCQX:NASRY)-holding Nanosys has entered into a distribution agreement with multi-billion dollar concern Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL).


GE Capital to invest $10 million dollars in Nano fiber technology company Finetex EnE, Inc.

December 3, 2010 8:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Finetex EnE, Inc., a Korea based manufacturer of electrospun nano fibers, disclosed November 25, 2010 that its Board of Directors has approved the terms of a private issue of Convertible Bonds to GE Capital valued at $10 million.


Direct writing of sub-5 nm metallic nanostructures

December 3, 2010 8:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

A group of Beckman Institute researchers have discovered a practical method for direct writing of metal lines less than five nanometers (5 nm) wide, a big step in creating contacts to and interconnects between nanoscale device structures like carbon nanotubes and graphene that have...


Momenta hits Teva with IP lawsuit

December 3, 2010 8:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. alleging two cases of patent infringement, according to a Momenta press release. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.


Viacom replays copyright claims in YouTube appeal

December 3, 2010 12:20 pm | Comments

Viacom Inc. is seeking to overturn a court decision that dismissed its claims of copyright abuse against YouTube even though the Internet video site used to show thousands of pirated clips....

I'm a capitalist and I'm okay...

December 3, 2010 11:23 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I'm a capitalist and I'm okay I work all night and I sleep all day Well, I don't work all night so much anymore. I used to. I am a capitalist though. I think money is good (what some people...

GE Appliances Creates Home Energy Management Business

December 3, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

GE Appliances & Lighting plans to be the first major appliance company to provide a whole-home solution for energy management by going beyond the kitchen to provide insight into energy usage in the family...


OPOWER Raises $50 Million in Series C Financing

December 3, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

OPOWER, a Smart Grid software company, announced the closing of a $50 million strategic round of financing. The round was co-led by Accel Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, with participation from New...


ABB to Acquire Baldor Electric Company

December 3, 2010 11:20 am | by | Comments

ABB and Baldor Electric Company have agreed that ABB will acquire Baldor in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $4.2 billion, including $1.1 billion of net debt. Under the terms of the definitive agreement, which...


Agrium finishes purchase of AWB

December 3, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Canadian fertilizer company Agrium Inc. said Friday that it completed its purchase of Australian grain producer AWB Ltd. for 1.2 billion Australian dollars ($1.2 billion).Agrium, one of the largest fertilizer makers in North America, said it bought AWB for 1.50 Australian dollars ($1.45) per...


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