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Once-mighty MySpace deepens Facebook integration

November 18, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

In a sign of the companies' divergent fortunes, MySpace says it will let its users log in to their Facebook accounts through their MySpace page....

Activision: 'Black Ops' grossed $650M in 5 days

November 18, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Activision Blizzard Inc. said Thursday its blockbuster shooter "Call of Duty: Black Ops" made $650 million in revenue in its first five days on sale, breaking the $550 million record set by its predecessor this time last year.The video game publisher also said, citing figures from Microsoft...

GameStop posts higher 3Q earnings, revenue

November 18, 2010 10:05 am | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

GameStop Corp., the world's largest video game retailer, said Thursday its fiscal third-quarter net income climbed as sales of popular new titles such as "Halo: Reach" and "Fallout: New Vegas" boosted revenue.Nonetheless, GameStop's shares retreated as the company's revenue was slightly below...


Latest American Chemical Society podcast: New water filter kills disease-causing bacteria

November 18, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Chemical Society) The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's award-winning podcast series, "Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions," focuses on development and successful initial tests of an inexpensive new filtering technology that kills up to 98 percent of...

PerkinElmer launches new LED fiber optic illuminator module for endoscopy, surgical microscopy and headlamp applications

November 18, 2010 8:26 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

New environmentally-friendly LED Module provides bright, uniform light for the surgical suite.


Wiley-VCH launches new journal Advanced Energy Materials

November 18, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Wiley-VCH today announced the launch of the journal Advanced Energy Materials, a new international scientific journal dedicated to publishing high impact research in energy-related materials."Our mission is to support the global quest for energy solutions with this...

DC-DC Converter Features Highest Efficiency

November 18, 2010 7:26 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

austriamicrosystems, a leading global designer and manufacturer of high-performance analog ICs, has introduced the AS1310, an ultra low quiescent current hysteretic step-up DC-DC converter...


Touch Panel PC for Medical Equipment OEMs

November 18, 2010 7:26 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

At the Medica 2010 trade show in Dusseldorf, Germany, Kontron introduced the fanless Kontron Medi Client IIA, an extremely compact and long-term available Medical Panel PC with 10.4 inch or 15 inch touch screen.


Piezo Motor Linear Stage With Closed-Loop Controller and Driver

November 18, 2010 7:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that make, manage and measure light, introduces the newest member of the CONEX integrated stage and controller product series.


Antimatter Atoms Successfully Stored for the First Time

November 18, 2010 7:23 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Brookhaven’s Superconducting Magnet Division built the main component of the ALPHA collaboration’s magnetic field trap, which is the first to store antimatter atoms.

Needleless Pre-filled Glass Syringes: Stakeholder Advisory - Compatibility Problems with Needleless Intravenous Access Systems

November 18, 2010 7:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Syringes may malfunction, break, or become clogged during the process of attempting to connect to some needleless IV access systems.


Software maker Ariba agrees to buy Quadrem

November 18, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Spending-management software maker. Ariba Inc. announced Thursday that it will buy Quadrem, a privately held supply chain management company, for $150 million.Ariba, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., will pay $75 million in cash up front for Amsterdam-based Quadrem, along with $50 million in stock and...

On the way to lead-free technology

November 18, 2010 6:27 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) The change-over to lead-free products is in full progress. The problem is however that the environmentally friendly alternatives have to be as efficient as the lead-containing variants. One example is the injection system of diesel engines. Lead-free functional...


Texas A & M chapter of Engineers Without Borders completes computer center in Costa Rica

November 18, 2010 6:25 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Free time for a college student can be scarce. When there is a little extra time on one’s hands, finding something fun to do becomes the goal and work and school are put on the back burner. For the Texas A&M University chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) free time means a...


Disney 'checks in' with Gowalla with custom trips

November 18, 2010 6:21 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Visitors to Disney's theme parks in the U.S. can now use their smart phones not just to "check in" to the resorts, but earn digital versions of the parks' popular pins and go on custom-designed tours....


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