“Maybe you didn’t understand me. This man is our only connection to a stolen nuclear warhead. If you don’t save him, millions of people could die! Do you understand that? Millions of people.” –Jack Bauer from the TV series, “24? What: Sure, Jack Bauer is saving t
One hundred students representing 13 middle schools from Long Island will participate in a Regional Science Bowl competition, which consists of two exciting contests: a fast-paced question-and-answer tournament and a model solar car competition.
Thief River Falls, Minnesota (USA) — March 2, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today launched Digi-Key Tools XpressSM in...
NREL biologists test revegetation and wildlife protection strategies at new solar power array at the National Wind Technology Center.
Good-paying jobs in renewable energy are important to the nation's future and don't all require a college degree, high school students learn.
The use of daylighting drives the size of the NREL's new super energy efficient Research Support Facility as well as the features of its windows.
The British Library is creating an archive of the country's defunct Web sites to preserve snapshots of the ever-changing Internet for posterity. The library is already charged with keeping a copy of every published work distributed in Britain and Ireland.
Just over a quarter of American adults now read news on their cell phones, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. The survey results being released by the group Monday offer another sign of how people are changing they way they get information.
Sony Corp. said a glitch has knocked PlayStation 3 users off the game console's online network, and the company warned that data loss could occur if gamers continued using the machines. Sony said in a blog post Monday that the problem was likely caused by a bug in the clock functionality incorporated in the system, reminiscent of the Y2K bug a decade ago.
Four California men were charged on Monday with using sophisticated computer programs to fraudulently obtain more than a million tickets to concerts and sporting events and reselling them for a profit estimated at $29 million.
Apple Inc. said it found more than a dozen serious violations of labor laws or Apple's own rules at its suppliers that needed immediate correction. The findings were outlined in a company report on audits of 102 supplier facilities conducted in 2009.
Isolated wireless software makes ZigBee development easy and fast
Germany's highest court on Tuesday overturned a law that let anti-terror authorities retain data on telephone calls and e-mails, saying it posed a "grave intrusion" to personal privacy rights and must be revised. The court ruling was the latest to sharply criticize a major initiative by Chancellor Angela Merkel's government and one of the strongest steps yet defending citizen rights from post-Sept. 11 terror-fighting measures.
Automotive parts retailer AutoZone Inc. said Tuesday that its fiscal second-quarter profit rose 6 percent as it managed costs and recorded higher sales from new stores.The company earned $123.3 million, or $2.46 per share, compared with a year-ago profit of $115.9 million, or $2.03 per...
SENSIO Technologies Inc. ("SENSIO" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE: SIO) announced today that its Board of Directors has adopted a shareholders rights plan (the "Rights Plan") in order to promote equitable treatment of shareholders in any public offer to purchase aimed at the Company. The Rights...