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General Dynamics subsidiary gets $171.8M Navy deal

July 6, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

General Dynamics Corp.'s Electric Boat subsidiary has won a $171.8 million U.S. Navy contract to maintain and update design drawings and data for Virginia-class nuclear submarines.Electric Boat will do its work through the construction of each submarine in the class, and it will evaluate new...

Media Cache: Deal Gives New Life to a French Entrepreneur's Dream

July 6, 2010 11:25 am | by New York Times | Comments

The sale of PriceMinister to Rakuten of Japan for $250 million shows that the French can create competitive businesses in even the most dynamic sectors of the economy, like the Internet.

Nokia to Exit Wireless Modem Business

July 6, 2010 11:25 am | by New York Times | Comments

Nokia is selling the business to Renesas Electronics of Japan for $200 million, as stiff competition from Chinese companies has driven down prices for the products.


Charges Announced for Soldier Accused of Leaking Video

July 6, 2010 11:25 am | by New York Times | Comments

The charges of downloading classified cables stem from a case of a leaked video of a helicopter attack in Iraq.

Media, Retail Firms Meld Business Models Online

July 6, 2010 11:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Media and retail companies are increasingly treading on each other's turf online as they search for new business models.

Avnet Completes Acquisition of Bell Microproducts

July 6, 2010 11:24 am | Comments

Avnet announced that it has completed its acquisition of Bell Microproducts Inc. (“Bell Micro”) in an all cash merger for $7.00 per share.

Analyst: Akamai 2Q results to beat expectations

July 6, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Web traffic management company Akamai Technologies Inc. will likely report second-quarter results above Wall Street's expectations, helped in part by an increase in Internet traffic from the World Cup, an analyst said Tuesday.THE OPINION: Pacific Crest analyst Chad Bartley estimates that...

New TGen technology reduces storage needs and costs for genomic data

July 6, 2010 10:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(The Translational Genomics Research Institute) A new computer data compression technique called Genomic SQueeZ, developed by the Translational Genomics Research Institute, will allow genetic researchers and others to store, analyze and share massive volumes of data in less space and at lower cost.


Netflix adds to online movies with Relativity deal

July 6, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Netflix Inc. is adding to the group of movies that its subscribers can watch online or over Internet-connected devices at the same time as they would have appeared on premium pay TV channels such as HBO or Showtime.The deal announced Tuesday with film financier Relativity Media LLC adds to a...

Nokia in $200 million modem deal with Renesas

July 6, 2010 9:29 am | Comments

Nokia Corp. says it will sell its wireless modem business to Renesas Electronics Corp. for $200 million and will transfer 1,100 workers to the Japanese company.

Transformation optics make a U-turn for the better

July 6, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Berkeley researchers have combined the scientific fields of transformation optics and plasmonics to demonstrate that with only moderate modifications of the dielectric component of a metamaterial, the physical space through which light travels...

Laser pioneer Federico Capasso awarded Berthold Leibinger Zukunftspreis

July 6, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Harvard University) Federico Capasso, Robert L. Wallace Professor of Applied Physics and Vinton Hayes Senior Research Fellow in Electrical Engineering at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, has been awarded the 2010 Berthold Leibinger Zukunftspreis, an international...


Gross Domestic Product for the U.S. Virgin Islands

July 6, 2010 7:23 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (July 6, 2010) - Today, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is releasing its first set of estimates of the major components of gross domestic product (GDP) for the U.S. Virgin Islands. The estimates for the U.S. Virgin Islands showed that from 2002...


American Microsemi Signs Global Distribution Agreement With Solid State Inc

July 6, 2010 7:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

American Microsemiconductor has signed a global distribution agreement with Solid State Inc, Bloomingdale, New Jersey. The electronics distributor currently has over 1 million semiconductors in stock, available for sale and ready to ship.

China FPD TV Market on Track to Surpass 50M by 2012

July 6, 2010 7:23 am | by General Electric | Comments

Driven by rapid urbanization, GDP growth rates are rising by 10%. In connection, an expected wave of investments in LCD panel manufacturing, the market for flat panel TVs (including LCD and plasma), in China is also expected to enjoy strong growth.


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