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Media Cache: Dreaming Up Uses for a Giant Invisibility Machine

November 28, 2010 5:26 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and other universities have come up with a way to tailor the flow of light around objects so that they disappear from view.

Keys, Lady Gaga to sign off Twitter for charity

November 27, 2010 9:20 pm | Comments

Alicia Keys and Lady Gaga take charity work seriously, and they're going offline to prove it....

Whale-inspired ocean turbine blades

November 27, 2010 10:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Institute of Physics) Lessons learned from the ocean's largest mammals have inspired United States Naval Academy researchers to tackle one of the serious design challenges facing a technology that uses underwater turbines to convert ocean tides into electricity -- work present...


HiRes 90K Cochlear Implant Device: Recall - Malfunction

November 27, 2010 8:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Two confirmed instances where the product experienced a malfunction, recipients experienced severe pain, overly loud sounds and/or shocking sensations.


Backyard Wildlife: Robins Attack Holly Tree

November 27, 2010 5:21 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Robins like to attack my holly tree and feed on the berries. Getting photos of them is hard but there are lots of them flying around all excited (I did manage to catch one of them in the photo on the left). This tree was actually here when I moved in but I also do [...]

PVA TePla publishes forecast for 2011 and confirms forecast for 2010(2)

November 27, 2010 1:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

At its meeting today the Supervisory Board of PVA TePla AG, Wettenberg - a manufacturer of systems for the crystallization of silicon and of vacuum and high-temperature systems - approved the Management Board's plans for 2011, according to which consolidated sales revenues are likely to...


Movea drives MotionIC? specification in world class, 53 million Euros, OSEO-subsidized technology project with 8 partners

November 27, 2010 1:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Movea, the global leader in motion-sensing and motion control technology, has announced that PRIIM (Platform for the Realization of shared Industrial Innovation) is a major project for Movea?s future developments.


All-night shop-a-thon: Black Friday draws crowds

November 26, 2010 10:06 am | Comments

Bargain shoppers, braving rain or frigid weather, crowded the nation's stores in the wee hours of the night to get their hands on deals from TVs to toys on Black Friday.Early signs pointed to bigger crowds at many stores including Best Buy, Sears, and Toys R Us for the traditional start to the...


For Google, the Browser Does It All

November 26, 2010 6:27 am | by New York Times | Comments

The company said it will introduce a lightweight netbook computer that runs Chrome by the end of the year.

Business Briefing | Company News: YouTube Reaches Deal for TV and Movies in France

November 26, 2010 6:27 am | by New York Times | Comments

The deal, with three major groups that represent creative talent in France, paves the way for authors to be paid when their productions are put on YouTube.

Swedish Court Upholds Convictions in File-Sharing Case

November 26, 2010 6:27 am | by New York Times | Comments

The appeals court, however, reduced the prison sentences and raised the damage award of the three men at the Pirate Bay filing-share site.

Convictions upheld in Pirate Bay file-sharing case

November 26, 2010 4:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Swedish appeals court on Friday upheld the copyright convictions of three men behind The Pirate Bay, a popular file-sharing site that remains in operation despite attempts by authorities to shut it down....

AZZURRO Semiconductors accelerates growth with global investors

November 26, 2010 3:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

AZZURRO Semiconductors announced today the closing of a growth financing round providing production capacity to address significant market demand.


Epson marks two decades of Micro Piezo technology

November 26, 2010 3:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Even though it's been 20 years since the piezoelectric-based printhead came about, Epson still believes strongly enough in the superiority of the technology to adopt it across its entire inkjet range, from personal photo printers to its top-of-the-line professional offerings.


Saelig debuts high resolution USB-connected 3 axis acceleration sensor with 125 & #956;g sensitivity

November 26, 2010 3:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The new USB-powered JoyWarrior24F14 sets a new price/performance benchmark for USB-based acceleration sensors, and offers acceleration resolution down to 125μg.



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