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Bank of America to use Cisco's videoconferencing

March 29, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Bank of America Corp. said on Monday it has agreed to deploy the largest existing network of Cisco Systems Inc.'s "TelePresence" videoconferencing equipment, which provides the illusion of face-to-face meetings.Bank of America said it will install an initial 200 units across its global...

Specter pushes in Pa. for electronic privacy laws

March 29, 2010 12:30 pm | by MARYCLAIRE DALE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania is pushing for new federal laws on electronic privacy as a school district back home struggles with a lawsuit over attempts to locate missing laptops by turning on webcams — something that could have enabled it to film students at home.Specter, a Democrat,...

UC San Diego energy dashboard to help campus curb appetite for power

March 29, 2010 12:26 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of California - San Diego) Researchers at UC San Diego have launched an Internet portal to showcase real-time measurement and visualization of energy use for 60 of the largest building on the campus, as well as for roughly 40 individual power meters in offices.


Apple Shares Rise Ahead of iPad Launch

March 29, 2010 11:26 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Apple shares set an all-time high Monday as investors look ahead to the launch of the iPad tablet computer at the end of the week.

Molecular Middle Managers Make More Decisions Than Bosses

March 29, 2010 11:24 am | by Yale University | Comments

Organisms are structured at the molecular level in ways similar to social hierarchies. In some, master genetic regulators call most of the shots, and in others most of life’s activities are carried out by more equalitarian collaborations.


IGo appoints Phoenix Suns CEO as board member

March 29, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

IGo Inc. said it has named Phoenix Suns President and CEO Rick Welts as a board member.The provider of laptop computer and cell phone chargers said Monday that Welts will also serve on its audit committee and the compensation and human resources committee as well as become chairman of the...

Applied Materials Sees Deals Ahead

March 29, 2010 10:26 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Applied Materials CEO Mike Splinter predicts acquisitions are coming in the semconductor-equipment industry.

Cisco cleared by regulators to buy Tandberg

March 29, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc. said Monday it had agreed to make concessions to secure clearance by European and U.S. regulators for its proposed $3.4 billion purchase of Norwegian videoconferencing equipment maker Tandberg ASA.The companies expect the deal to be completed in the next few weeks.The...


DB25 With Issues

March 29, 2010 9:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Take a look at this footprint. We're looking at the solder-side of a DB-25 connector footprint. Given all of the smt and HDI (High Density Interconnect) we see these days, this looks pretty primitive; like it could be straight out...

No New FiOS Cities

March 29, 2010 8:23 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Verizon, near the end of its $23 billion FiOS network upgrade, is no longer seeking new cities for the fiber-optic service, which offers broadband, phone and TV.

Researchers equip robot sub with sensory system inspired by blind fish

March 29, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Technische Universitaet Muenchen) Researchers have equipped an underwater robot with a sensory system they expect will eventually prove effective, reliable, and energy-efficient in environments ranging from the sea floor to turbid rivers to sewer pipes. Their model is the lateral-line...

Quizam's ontrackTV UK Signs Contract With Routeco plc

March 29, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Quizam Media Corporation ("Quizam" or "the company") (TSX VENTURE: QQ) is pleased to announce that its UK online training division, has been selected by Routeco plc to supply computer training to support their workforce.Routeco plc has purchased licenses for ontrackTV's innovative...

Hindu-Muslim clashes injure scores in India

March 29, 2010 5:30 am | by OMER FAROOQ - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Authorities fired tear gas and warning shots and swung batons Monday to disperse crowds of angry Hindus and Muslims who attacked each other with stones and clubs in southern India, where more than 75 people have been injured.Communal rioting broke out Saturday in Hyderabad, capital of southern...


LED-Backlit LCD TV Sales Surge

March 29, 2010 5:29 am | Comments

The LCD TV shipment outlook has been increased to 180 million units in 2010, driven in part by the rapid expansion of LED backlit models.


Testing services company ATA names Tsang CFO

March 29, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

ATA Inc., which provides computer-based testing services in China, said Monday it appointed Benson Tsang as its chief financial officer.Tsang, who starts immediately, also will serve as financial and principal accounting officer. He served as chief financial officer of WuXi Pharmatech Inc. from...


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