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Key Component Shortages Limiting Growth of LED Backlight Units for LCD TVs

July 19, 2010 7:23 am | by General Electric | Comments

LED backlight shipments will pass those of CCFL backlights in all large-area TFT LCD panels and achieve 80% penetration in Q4’12.

MIT creates technology for high-speed study of zebrafish larvae

July 19, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) With the aim of speeding up the process of studying zebrafish larvae and enabling large-scale studies, engineers at MIT have developed a new technique that can analyze the larvae in seconds.

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Clinton, Gates: Fight AIDS more efficiently

July 19, 2010 7:05 am | by VERONIKA OLEKSYN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Two heavyhitters on the world health stage — Bill Clinton and Bill Gates — called Monday for a more efficient fight worldwide against the AIDS virus.In separate speeches at an international AIDS conference in the Austrian capital, the former American president railed against spending too much...

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South Africa : Boosting job creation and exports key to growth, says OECD’s Gurría

July 19, 2010 6:21 am | by OECD | Comments

South Africa should leverage the positive impact of the World Cup to improve living standards by boosting job creation and exports, said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría at the launch of the OECD Economic Survey of South Africa in Pretoria today.

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Slim- 30 Herb Supplement: Undeclared Drug Ingredient

July 19, 2010 5:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Product found to contain undeclared N-Desmethyl Sibutramine and traces of Sibutramine.

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New Release of Oracle Service Bus 11g, a Key Component of Oracle SOA Suite 11g, Improves Performance and Scalability of SOA and Cloud Environments

July 19, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)News FactsNew Capabilities Enhance Performance and Lower CostsSupporting QuotesSupporting ResourcesAbout OracleOracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. For more information about Oracle, please...

Earnings Preview: Netflix Inc.

July 19, 2010 4:05 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Home video subscription service Netflix Inc. is scheduled to report its second-quarter earnings after the stock market closes Wednesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Netflix has been following a familiar script for nearly two years now, delivering one blowout quarter after another while consistently...

EMC to report 2Q amid confident forecasts

July 19, 2010 4:05 am | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

EMC Corp. reports on its second-quarter performance before the market opens Wednesday, July 21.WHAT TO LOOK FOR: As the world's No. 1 maker of data-storage computers, EMC sits in a sweet spot of the technology world since the need for data keeps growing as the Internet proliferates. As...

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iMANY Appoints Three Executives to Development Team to Meet Growing Market Demand for Contract Performance

July 19, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

iMANY, the leading provider of contract performance, announced three executive appointments to its development team. Gonzalo Castro will assume the role of Vice President of Product Management, Chip Alexander was named Chief Architect of User Interface and Experience, and Jin Huang was appointed...

Yahoo's 2Q results to illuminate turnaround effort

July 19, 2010 4:05 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Internet company Yahoo Inc. is scheduled to report its second-quarter earnings after the stock market closes Tuesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Yahoo probably will need to hit the upper end of its revenue guidance to give its stock a much-needed lift. Management predicted the company's revenue for the...

Apple to report first iPad quarterly sales

July 19, 2010 3:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Apple Inc., maker of the iPhone, Macintosh computers and other consumer electronics, is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter results Tuesday after the stock market closes.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Remember the iPad? While all the buzz in recent weeks has been about the iPhone 4, the newest...

Vaccine-Delivery Patch with Dissolving Microneedles Boosts Protection(3)

July 18, 2010 4:22 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

A new vaccine-delivery patch based on hundreds of microscopic needles that dissolve into the skin could allow persons without medical training to painlessly administer vaccines – while providing improved immunization against diseases such as influenza.

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Vaccine-Delivery Patch with Dissolving Microneedles Boosts Protection(2)

July 18, 2010 3:23 pm | Comments

A new vaccine-delivery patch based on hundreds of microscopic needles that dissolve into the skin could allow persons without medical training to painlessly administer vaccines – while providing improved immunization against diseases such as influenza.

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A Defiant Steve Jobs Confronts 'Antennagate'

July 18, 2010 11:23 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Apple CEO Steve Jobs acknowledged that the iPhone 4 loses signal strength when held a certain way, but argued the problem is not unique to his company's device. CEOs from Motorola and Research in Motion disputed Mr. Jobs's claim.

Media Cache: France’s Three-Strikes Law for Internet Piracy Hasn’t Brought Any Penalties

July 18, 2010 11:23 am | by New York Times | Comments

As consumer preferences and technology change, some people in the music industry are proposing new ways to deal with piracy.

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