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Software maker Ariba agrees to buy Quadrem

November 18, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Spending-management software maker. Ariba Inc. announced Thursday that it will buy Quadrem, a privately held supply chain management company, for $150 million.Ariba, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., will pay $75 million in cash up front for Amsterdam-based Quadrem, along with $50 million in stock and...

On the way to lead-free technology

November 18, 2010 6:27 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) The change-over to lead-free products is in full progress. The problem is however that the environmentally friendly alternatives have to be as efficient as the lead-containing variants. One example is the injection system of diesel engines. Lead-free functional...

Texas A & M chapter of Engineers Without Borders completes computer center in Costa Rica

November 18, 2010 6:25 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Free time for a college student can be scarce. When there is a little extra time on one’s hands, finding something fun to do becomes the goal and work and school are put on the back burner. For the Texas A&M University chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) free time means a...


Disney 'checks in' with Gowalla with custom trips

November 18, 2010 6:21 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Visitors to Disney's theme parks in the U.S. can now use their smart phones not just to "check in" to the resorts, but earn digital versions of the parks' popular pins and go on custom-designed tours....

The leader in high temperature semiconductor solutions

November 18, 2010 5:28 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

CISSOID unveils THEMIS and ATLAS,their driver for silicon carbide switches in efficient and reliable power converters and motor drives.


Suntech to acquire 375mw of wafer manufacturing capacity

November 18, 2010 5:27 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Vertical integration expected to reduce cost and improve profitability.


European Silicon Photonics project demonstrates laser and 10Gb/s silicon modulator using CMOS fabrication processes

November 18, 2010 5:27 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

HELIOS consortium developing building blocks and processes to accelerate adoption of silicon photonics.


Now I See You

November 18, 2010 5:26 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

A surgery-free prosthetic retina restores vision in blind mice and raises the prospects for something similar in people.


University of Leicester space scientists involved in development of new breed of space vehicle

November 18, 2010 5:24 am | Comments

(University of Leicester) Scientists and engineers at the internationally acclaimed Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester are developing a conceptual motor design for a Mars "hopping" vehicle which should lead to a greater understanding of the "red planet."

Scientists claim breakthrough in antimatter hunt

November 18, 2010 3:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Scientists claimed a breakthrough Thursday in solving one of the biggest riddles of physics, successfully trapping the first "anti-atom" in a quest to understand what happened to all the antimatter that has vanished since the Big Bang....

Economy: Growth picking up steam but recovery uneven, says OECD Economic Outlook

November 18, 2010 12:26 am | by OECD | Comments

Economic activity in OECD countries will gradually pick up steam over the coming two years, but the recovery will be uneven and unemployment will remain persistently high, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Outlook.Webcast: Watch the presentation of the Economic Outlook


Hungary : Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Secretary-General Angel Gurría news briefing

November 17, 2010 10:25 pm | Comments

The Prime Minister and the Secretary-General will outline the themes of their meeting including responses to the economic crisis, employment, and OECD assistance to Hungary’s upcoming presidency of the European Union on Thursday 18 November at 14h.

First Allen Distinguished Investigators named

November 17, 2010 8:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation) The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation today launched a program to advance important neuroscience and cellular engineering research. The Allen Distinguished Investigator Awards will fund seven researchers at universities and laboratories in Washington,...


OnLive to start selling streaming game console

November 17, 2010 7:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Video game streaming company OnLive plans to start selling its small gaming console for $99 on Thursday, with delivery starting on Dec. 2.... posts higher 3Q profit

November 17, 2010 7:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Chinese online game service provider Inc. said Wednesday its profit jumped in the third quarter, as sales of the Fantasy Westward Journey and World of Warcraft online games helped lift revenue.The company reported net income of 585.3 million yuan ($87.5 million), or 67 cents per...


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