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NIST Racetrack Ion Trap is a Quantum Computing Contender

March 31, 2010 7:46 am | Comments

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built and tested a device for trapping electrically charged atoms (ions) that potentially could process dozens of ions at once with the most versatile control of any trap demonstrated to date.

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Google: Vietnam Users Spied On

March 31, 2010 7:28 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Security engineers at Google and computer security company McAfee said malicious software was used to spy on government critics in Vietnam in what analysts suspect is the second major example in recent months of an Asian country trying to quash dissent on the Internet.

Rx for health: Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed

March 31, 2010 7:27 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Florida) Call them tattletale pills. Seeking a way to confirm that patients have taken their medication, University of Florida engineering researchers have added a tiny microchip and digestible antenna to a standard pill capsule. The prototype is intended to pave the way...

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Personal Income and Outlays, February 2010

March 31, 2010 6:27 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

Personal income increased $1.2 billion, or less than 0.1 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $1.6 billion, or less than 0.1 percent, in February, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $34.7 billion, or 0.3...

Safety first at new-look Bolton College

March 31, 2010 6:27 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Gas safety specialist SandS Northern has won a contract with Bolton Community College to supply gas safety systems to both the kitchens and laboratories.

OLED 2009 Revenue Growth Continues, Up 35% Y/Y to $826M, According to DisplaySearch

March 31, 2010 6:26 am | by General Electric | Comments

2009 signaled a record year for OLED, with revenues of $826 million, up 35% Y/Y. According to the latest DisplaySearch Quarterly OLED Shipment and Forecast Report

Solar-powered partnership

March 31, 2010 6:26 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Arizona State University) Arizona State University has signed a research and education partnership agreement with the University of Tokyo's Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology to collaborate on projects aimed at producing significant engineering advances in solar-energy...

New Forecasting and Analytics Drive Value and Maximize Productivity

March 31, 2010 5:31 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

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Cyberplex Inc. Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

March 31, 2010 5:30 am | Comments

Cyberplex Inc. (TSX: CX) ("Cyberplex" or the "Corporation") announced today that, subject to acceptance of the Corporation's notice of intention by the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX"), the board of directors has authorized the purchase of up to 5,452,073 of its common shares, representing...

Even NASA Involved in Toyota Crisis

March 31, 2010 5:27 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

The White House has asked the National Academy of Sciences to study the use of computer technology in cars, and tapped NASA to examine Toyota's problems.

Premier Farnell launches enhanced free EAGLE software

March 31, 2010 4:50 am | Comments

Premier Farnell has announced the launch of EAGLE software version 5.8. This enhanced version of CadSoft’s award winning software is a FREE licence edition allowing EDE’s to design boards more conveniently with better power management in their circuits and with more schematic sheets.

New Release Delivers Enhanced Scalability, Performance and SOA Support for Mission-Critical Applications

March 31, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)News FactsReduce Downtime and Increase ScalabilitySupporting QuotesSupporting ResourcesAbout Oracle Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. For more information about Oracle, visit...

Google Links Web Attacks to Vietnam Mine Dispute

March 31, 2010 4:27 am | by New York Times | Comments

Google says it has identified cyber attacks aimed at silencing critics of a Chinese-backed bauxite mining project in Vietnam.

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Environment : OECD says Luxembourg should do more to clean up its environment

March 31, 2010 4:27 am | by OECD | Comments

As Luxembourg plans for economic recovery, it would be a mistake to sideline the environment, said the OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría. “I would rather argue that in responding to the crisis, environment should be part of a comprehensive strategy to relaunch economic growth and to...

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Huawei Profit Jumps

March 31, 2010 4:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Huawei said its profit for the year more than doubled, highlighting how the Chinese telecom-gear maker has taken share from global equipment giants.

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