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Plastic monitors itself

October 18, 2010 10:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) A new polymer-metal material that has sensory properties makes it possible to produce plastic component parts that monitor themselves. This material can be combined with various others and used in a variety of different ways. Researchers at Fraunhofer will be...

CACI to buy TechniGraphics for undisclosed amount

October 18, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Government information technology contractor CACI International Inc. said Monday that it has agreed to buy TechniGraphics Inc. for an undisclosed amount.TechniGraphics provides digital map imagery and related products for U.S. intelligence agencies for uses including intelligence analysis,...

Crimp and Solder Cup Spring Pins

October 18, 2010 9:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

For customers looking for a spring way to connect a Mill-Max spring-loaded connector to a wire or cable, Mill-Max is pleased to announce two new innovative designs.


Handheld Enclosures Range Extended

October 18, 2010 9:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Following customer demand, OKW has extended its innovative Soft-Case handheld enclosures range with the new size XL series. Typical applications include portable instruments and medical devices.


White House Science Fair showcases Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams

October 18, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Lemelson-MIT Program) Today, two Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams were among more than a dozen teams from around the country that presented their winning work at a White House Science Fair. The fair celebrates the winners of STEM competitions, including InvenTeam students from Arizona and...


Barnes & Noble appoints DeFelice general counsel

October 18, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. said Monday that it has hired Gene DeFelice to serve as its vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.DeFelice previously served as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary for Savvis Inc., an information technology company.DeFelice will...

Wind River Linux 4 debuts

October 18, 2010 7:27 am | Comments

Wind River introduces its fourth-generation commercial embedded Linux platform based on the recently released Linux 2.6.34+ kernel with cross-compiling toolchains GCC 4.4, EGLIBC 2.11 and GDB 7.


Tourists 'visit' the Med without leaving home

October 18, 2010 7:21 am | by European Commission | Comments

Tourists will no longer have to leave the comfort of their armchair to experience the splendours of the Mediterranean islands thanks to an EU-funded project that has created software providing three-dimensional (3D) versions of sandy beaches, sleepy village squares and cosy local hotels....


Digi X-Grid Solution Offers Utilities Expanded Customer Engagement Opportunities with Itron ERT-enabled Homes

October 18, 2010 7:20 am | by Digi International | Comments

Digi informs and empowers Itron's ERT® customers with near real-time energy usage data

3M to buy Taiwanese tape maker for undisclosed sum

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

3M said Monday it agreed to buy the tape business of Alpha Beta Enterprise Co., a Taiwanese manufacturer of box sealing and masking tape.Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. The deal is a sign that 3M, which made a pair of large technology-related acquisitions in August, is still focusing on...

U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, August 2010

October 18, 2010 6:23 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total August exports of $153.9 billion and imports of $200.2 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $46.3 billion, up from $42.6 billion in July, revised....

Arik J. Kislin CEO Announces New Sustainability Services Group

October 18, 2010 6:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Kislin Environmental provide our public and private clients with bold new options and expertise in the area of construction management and project design.

While 3D TV Captures Consumer Attention, the Industry Tunes Into Connected TV

October 18, 2010 6:22 am | by General Electric | Comments

While much of the news coverage surrounding TV features concentrates on 3D, the quiet revolution of connected TV is reaching new heights with over 40 million units expected to ship in 2010.


Rice, TMC team take aim at pancreatic cancer

October 18, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rice University) Researchers from Rice University's Laboratory for Nanophotonics, the radiology department at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are preparing to test a combined approach for diagnosing and treating pancreatic cancer with a...


Oil falls to near $81 as US dollar rebounds

October 18, 2010 4:05 am | by PABLO GORONDI - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Oil prices fell to near $81 a barrel Monday as a monthlong rally lost momentum as the U.S. dollar recovered some ground.By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for November delivery was down 11 cents to $81.14 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract lost...


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