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Adobe spent $50,000 lobbying in 1Q

June 4, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Adobe Systems Inc. spent $50,000 in the first quarter to lobby federal officials on tax credits, cybersecurity, patent reform and other issues, according to a disclosure report.That was less than the $150,000 it spent in the same period a year earlier. The San Jose, Calif., software company...

Research show heat increases stability of thin-film coatings

June 4, 2010 7:21 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Understanding how thin-film coatings react to temperature changes could lead to more effective and durable sensors, solar-energy converters, safer medical implants and a host of other applications, says Jodie Lutkenhaus, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical...


Yale Team Finds Tiny Trigger For Key Chemical Structure

June 4, 2010 7:21 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

Yale University scientists have discovered a catalyst that triggers the creation of chemical structures...


Joint Company to Provide LED Packages for TV

June 4, 2010 6:52 am | Comments

A joint venture for a new LED packaging company in WeJiang City, JiangSu Province, China has formed between Everlight Electronics, LG Display, and AmTRAN Technology to address LED packaging solutions for the display industry.

New Technologies, Solutions, and Opportunities at the 2010 Sensors Expo

June 4, 2010 5:28 am | Comments

Thousands of engineers, scientists and technology executives have made plans to attend the 24th annual Sensors Expo & Conference, taking place June 8-9, 2010 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL.


Smithtown High School Students Win Nine of Ten Prizes in Brookhaven Lab's Essay Contest

June 4, 2010 4:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Smithtown High School students won nine of ten prizes in an essay contest sponsored by Brookhaven Lab.

Ballmer Sees Growth for PCs

June 4, 2010 2:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer said the era of the personal computer is far from over, pushing back on an argument made by Apple's Steve Jobs and others who say the rising popularity of the iPad and other devices heralds the decline of traditional PCs.

European attitudes to Entrepreneurship

June 4, 2010 2:22 am | by European Commission | Comments

45% of all Europeans would like to be their own boss if they could. The aim of the survey is to have a better understanding of entrepreneurship, to identify the reasons which encourage or obstacle people to become entrepreneurs. The results of the 2009 survey will help the Commission in...


Dark Side Arises for Phone Apps

June 4, 2010 1:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

As smartphones and the applications that run on them take off, businesses and consumers are beginning to confront a budding dark side of the wireless Web.

Superfast Traders' New Edge

June 3, 2010 9:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Some fast-moving computer-driven investment firms are getting an edge by trading on market data before it gets to other investors, according to market players and researchers who have studied the trading.

Jobs data likely to show burst of temporary hiring(2)

June 3, 2010 8:31 pm | Comments

The nation's employers likely unleashed a wave of hiring last month, but it probably won't be repeated.Most of the jobs expected to have been generated in May were for census workers hired on a temporary basis by the federal government. Such hiring is expected to have peaked in May and then...

Jury convicts Ill. couple of scamming Best Buy

June 3, 2010 7:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A federal jury in Minneapolis has convicted an Illinois couple of defrauding Best Buy out of more than $41 million and failing to pay taxes on their fraudulent gains.Prosecutors alleged that Russell and Abby Cole of Deerfield, Ill., systematically overbilled the Richfield-based electronics...

A Fine of Millions for Fugitive in Insider Trading Case

June 3, 2010 7:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

A civil fine is imposed on a former Goldman analyst who fled while on probation in a securities fraud.


File-Sharing Pioneers Now Selling Music

June 3, 2010 7:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The founders of the file-sharing site Kazaa will unveil a venture, Rdio, which will allow users to stream and store music on a range of mobile phones.

Google to Give Governments Street View Data

June 3, 2010 7:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The company, after resisting requests from European officials, agreed to turn over information it collected over unsecured wireless networks.


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