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Unique Dolphin Strategy for Hunting Fish

January 22, 2010 7:54 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

A pod of bottle-nose dolphins off the coast of Florida have developed a hunting technique unknown in other dolphins. One swims in a circle stirring up mud and then the dolphins wait to catch fish that jump out of the water to escape the contracting circle of muddy water. Related: Dolphins...

General Dynamics unit wins $118M contract

January 22, 2010 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A unit of military contractor General Dynamics Corp. has been awarded a $118 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to continue concept studies, engineering and design of a missile compartment for submarines.The award given to General Dynamics Electric Boat modifies a $76 million...

Shipments of 802.11n will Surge Ahead of 802.11g in the Wi-Fi Chipset Market in 2010

January 22, 2010 6:57 am | by In-Stat | Comments

With growth rates well over 100% in 2010, shipments of Wi-Fi Chipsets based on the draft n/802.11n will surge ahead of those based on 802.11g.

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ActivIdentity Appoints Brad Boston to Its Board of Directors

January 22, 2010 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

http://www.actividentity.com () —ActivIdentity Corporation (http://www.actividentity.com/) (NASDAQ: ACTI), a global leader in strong authentication and credential management, today announced the appointment of Brad Boston to its Board of Directors."The addition of Brad to the board will bring...

Sony Ericsson Q4 loss narrows 9 percent

January 22, 2010 2:01 am | by LOUISE NORDSTROM - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson on Friday said its loss in the fourth quarter narrowed 9 percent from a year ago to euro167 million ($235 million), as improved margins and lower costs offset a slump in sales.The figure compared with a euro187 million loss last year, but sales fell 40 percent...

Taleo Sets Date to Release Fourth Quarter 2009 Results

January 22, 2010 2:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, announced today that its fourth quarter 2009 financial results will be released after the market closes on Wednesday, February 10th, 2010. The company will issue a pre-recorded webcast and transcript...

Delivering Stem Cells Improves Repair of Major Bone Injuries in Rats

January 21, 2010 11:54 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

A new study published this week shows that delivering stem cells on a polymer scaffold to treat large areas of missing bone leads to improved bone formation and better mechanical properties compared to treatment with scaffold alone.

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Sprintson receives NSF CAREER Award

January 21, 2010 11:53 pm | by Texas A&M University | Comments

r. Alex Sprintson, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Sprintson received his CAREER award for...

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Energy Data Available Anywhere, Any Time

January 21, 2010 11:53 pm | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | Comments

NREL launches a new Internet site to allow organizations around the world to both post their own energy data and download data, for free.

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NREL to Help Scale Up Biofuels Operations

January 21, 2010 11:53 pm | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | Comments

Thanks to a partnership with DOE and NREL, companies are getting the cash and expertise needed to jumpstart biofuels production scale-up.

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Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson reports loss in 4th quarter as sales drop

January 21, 2010 11:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson on Friday said its loss for the fourth quarter narrowed 9 per cent to C167 million (US$235 million), as improved margins and lower costs offset a slump in sales.The figure compared with a C187 million loss last year, but sales fell 40 per cent as the joint...

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson reports Q4 loss

January 21, 2010 10:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson says it made a loss in the fourth quarter due to a sharp slump in sales.Friday's income statement still showed an improvement from the same quarter last year, however — from a loss of euro187 million to euro167 million.Weak sales hurt profits, falling around 40...

Google returns to double-digit revenue growth as company shakes off recession

January 21, 2010 5:01 pm | by Michael Liedtke@ - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS@ - Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. reeled in more Internet advertising during the holiday shopping season and approached US$2 billion in quarterly profit for the first time, providing the strongest sign yet that Internet search leader has shaken off the recession's doldrums.The fourth-quarter earnings announced...

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Emulex posts lower fiscal 2Q profit, sales flat

January 21, 2010 2:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Data storage equipment maker Emulex Corp. said Thursday its fiscal second-quarter net income fell as operating costs grew and revenue remained flat.For the three months ended Dec. 27, the company earned $8.9 million, or 11 cents per share, down 15 percent from $10.5 million, or 13 cents per...

Google rides rising online ad sales to big 4Q

January 21, 2010 1:01 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. revved up its fourth-quarter Internet advertising sales and approached $2 billion in quarterly profit for the first time, providing the strongest sign yet that Internet search leader has shaken off the recession's doldrums.The earnings announced Thursday topped analyst estimates,...

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