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NIST Ships First Programmable AC-DC 10V Standard

November 3, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have begun shipping a new 10V standard to users around the world. The programmable system measures both direct current (dc) and alternating current (ac) voltages. The new...


'Hobbit' money sought as MGM files for bankruptcy

November 3, 2010 12:05 pm | by RYAN NAKASHIMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Hollywood studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., the home of James Bond, filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday in a plan that had the backing of its lenders, and it sought permission to begin funding its half of "The Hobbit."The "prepackaged" bankruptcy plan, more than a year in the making,...

Cosmic Curiosity Reveals Ghostly Glow of Dead Quasar

November 3, 2010 11:24 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

While sorting through hundreds of galaxy images as part of the Galaxy Zoo citizen science project two years...


Georgia Manufacturing Survey 2010: Recession Makes Innovation More Critical Than Ever for Competitiveness

November 3, 2010 11:23 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

The recession has expanded the business advantages of Georgia manufacturers that compete on the basis of innovation in new or technologically improved products, processes, organizational structures or marketing practices.  These innovative companies are more than twice as profitable...

Discounts offered in Facebook check-in 'Deals'

November 3, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

If you use Facebook to "check in" to your favorite restaurants or shops, you can now expect to see rewards and discounts from companies looking to drum up business and lure in loyal customers....

See me, Obi-Wan Kenobi: Scientists seek 3-D video

November 3, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Scientists say they have taken a big step toward displaying live video in three dimensions - a technology far beyond 3-D movies and more like the "Star Wars" scene where a ghostly Princess Leia image pleads, "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi."...

Transparent conductive material could lead to power-generating windows

November 3, 2010 10:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory) Scientists at Brookhaven and Los Alamos National Laboratories have fabricated transparent thin films capable of absorbing light and generating electric charge over a relatively large area. The material could be used to develop transparent solar panels...

DisplaySearch Co-locates Commercial FPD Conference with InfoComm 2011

November 3, 2010 8:23 am | by General Electric | Comments

DisplaySearch, announced that it has partnered with InfoComm, the international trade association of the professional audiovisual and information communications industries, to co-locate its 4th annual Digital Signage Conference with InfoComm 2011.


UM dorms will go 'off the water grid'

November 3, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Miami) The University of Miami College of Engineering receives a grant from the National Science Foundation to develop an autonomous net-zero water dormitory at UM. The project will make it possible for the residents to go "off the water grid," by using a sustainable...

Review: iPhone-controlled drone fun but expensive

November 3, 2010 8:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

You can pretty much do anything with your iPhone these days - control your digital video recorder from afar, unlock your car, and now, fly a drone....

In Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz Starts Second Fund

November 3, 2010 7:28 am | by New York Times | Comments

The firm, which has managed to break into the top ranks of venture capitalist firms, has raised $650 million for its second fund.

Revenue Rises at Time Warner but Misses Forecast

November 3, 2010 7:27 am | by New York Times | Comments

AOL, which was split off from Time Warner, reported a 26 percent decline in quarterly revenue, which was slightly better than analysts expected.

British Agency Says Google Violated Privacy Law

November 3, 2010 7:27 am | by New York Times | Comments

Google said the collection of data was inadvertent, and Britain’s information commissioner said the company would escape fines so long as it pledges not to do it again.


Personal Income and Outlays, September 2010

November 3, 2010 7:23 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

Personal income decreased $16.8 billion, or 0.1 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) decreased $20.3 billion, or 0.2 percent, in September, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $17.3 billion, or 0.2 percent. In...

Tension and Compression Load Cell is Ideal when Space is Restricted

November 3, 2010 7:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

The LCM Systems' TCA series of tension/compression load cells, commonly known as billet load cells, can be designed and supplied in custom sizes and manufactured to meet specific application requirements.


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