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Foxconn raises worker pay by 30 pct after suicides(2)

June 2, 2010 1:31 am | by ANNIE HUANG - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, shaken by a spate of suicides at its China plants, said Wednesday it is raising the pay of workers by 30 percent, a greater increase than first planned.The company, which makes iPhones, iPads and other electronic gadgets, said the pay increase will take effect...

Software trade group spent $130,000 to lobby in 1Q

June 1, 2010 3:30 pm | Comments

The Software & Information Industry Association spent $130,000 in the first quarter to lobby the federal government on patent-law reform, copyright protections and other intellectual property matters, among other issues, according to a quarterly disclosure report.That's up from $110,000 in the...

Microbe power as a green means to hydrogen production

June 1, 2010 2:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Arizona State University) Scientists have been hard at work harnessing the power of microbes as an attractive source of clean energy. Now, Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University researcher Dr. Prathap Parameswaran and his colleagues have investigated a means for enhancing the...

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Fortis Zd Next-Gen Backplane Connector

June 1, 2010 2:22 pm | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

HARRISBURG, Pa. - June 1, 2010 - Tyco Electronics, the leading global provider of electrical components, connectors, network solutions and specialty products, today unleashed the future of backplane connectors with the advanced FORTIS ZD high-speed backplane connector, designed for...

The Future of 10 GB/S+ is Here

June 1, 2010 2:21 pm | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

HARRISBURG, Pa. - June 1, 2010 - Tyco Electronics, the leading global provider of electrical components, connectors, network solutions and specialty products, today unleashed the future of backplane connectors with the advanced FORTIS ZD high-speed backplane connector, designed for...

New automated tool 'debugs' nuclear weapon simulations

June 1, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Purdue University) Purdue University researchers, working with high-performance computing experts at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, have created an automated program to "debug" simulations used to more efficiently certify the nation's nuclear weapons.

Engineers, surgeons make biomaterial for wounds

June 1, 2010 12:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

A compound found in sunless tanning spray may help to heal wounds following surgery, according to a study by Cornell biomedical engineers and plastic surgeons at Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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Cisco spent $620,000 to lobby government in 2Q

June 1, 2010 11:32 am | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc., the world's largest maker of computer networking gear, spent $620,000 in the first quarter to lobby on patent reform, immigration reform and other issues, according to a recent disclosure form.That's double the $310,000 that Cisco spent in the year-ago period, and more than...

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Woman sues Google over Utah walking directions

June 1, 2010 11:30 am | Comments

A pedestrian who says she was injured by a motorist while following an online walking route has filed a lawsuit claiming Google Inc. supplied unsafe directions.Lauren Rosenberg filed a lawsuit seeking more than $100,000 on Thursday in U.S. District Court in Utah. It also names a motorist she...

Pedestrian sues Google over directions

June 1, 2010 10:32 am | Comments

A woman who says she relied on Google for walking directions that got her hit on a major roadway has filed a lawsuit against the Internet company claiming it supplied unsafe directions.Lauren Rosenberg filed the $100,000 lawsuit Thursday. It also names a motorist she says hit her.A Google...

Pedestrian sues Google over Utah directions

June 1, 2010 10:30 am | Comments

A woman who says she relied on Google for walking directions in Utah that got her hit on a major roadway has filed a lawsuit against the Internet company claiming it supplied unsafe directions.Lauren Rosenberg filed the $100,000 lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Utah. It also names a...

Recovery Act Funding Spurs Significant Cleanup Advances at Brookhaven National Laboratory

June 1, 2010 10:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

DOE Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman has announced that the U.S. Department of Energy and BNL have reached a major milestone in the cleanup of the Brookhaven Graphite Research Reactor.

Hat-trick for University of Montreal scientists

June 1, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Montreal) The University of Montreal has excelled at the 2010 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Awards. Three University of Montreal researchers won major prizes, including the NSERC Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering,...

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CA CEO compensation valued at $3.7M in fiscal 2010

June 1, 2010 8:30 am | Comments

William McCracken, the new CEO of information technology company CA Technologies, was awarded compensation valued at nearly $3.7 million in fiscal 2010, according to an Associated Press calculation.McCracken was hired as the company's CEO in January, replacing John Swainson, who retired....

Hewlett-Packard to cut 9K jobs in services unit

June 1, 2010 7:30 am | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. said Tuesday it will lay off about 9,000 workers in the unit that provides technology services to other businesses as the company consolidates and automates its commercial data centers.The cuts will be made over about three years and amount to some 3 percent of HP's global...

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