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Portable Memory Line Safe for Gamma Sterilization

October 20, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The GammaSafe memory token from Datakey Electronics is a non-volatile, reprogrammable, portable memory device that survives gamma sterilization with no loss of data.


Linear Actuator Handles Both Drive and Guidance

October 20, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Inc., a manufacturer of engineered linear motion products, offers the SAA06 motorized SplineRail linear actuator.


EMI Filter Plates Available With 1,500 VDC Flash Protection

October 20, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products has developed the capability to add 1,500 VDC Flash protection to its complete line of EMI Filter plates, ideal for any application where higher voltage surge protection is required.


Microsoft and New York in Software Deal

October 20, 2010 6:31 am | by New York Times | Comments

The agreement allows the city government to purchase only those Microsoft programs that workers need, rather than bundles of software.

Statistics: World Statistics Day at the OECD – Wednesday 20 October 2010

October 20, 2010 6:29 am | by OECD | Comments

Statistics play a crucial role in the policy making process - government officials need good data to make informed, evidence-based decisions. At the OECD, 200+ statisticians compile, analyze and disseminate a vast array of statistical data to governments, companies and the public every day.

Yorkshire gets £4 million ($6.3 million) electron lithography facility

October 20, 2010 6:27 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Leeds) One of the highest resolution electron-beam lithography systems in Europe will soon be helping scientists in Yorkshire break new ground in nanotechnology.


Verizon to sell Samsung's iPad rival for $600

October 20, 2010 6:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The first big-name competitor to the iPad in the U.S. won't be undercutting it in price....

United States: OECD recognises anti-bribery enforcement and recommends enhancements

October 20, 2010 4:23 am | by OECD | Comments

Transnational bribery enforcement under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has increased significantly since the last OECD evaluation of the implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention by the United States, according to a new OECD report.


Japan watchdog asked to review Yahoo, Google deal

October 19, 2010 10:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Japanese online shopping mall operator says it has asked the country's anti-monopoly watchdog to review a tie-up between Yahoo Japan Corp. and Google Inc.Rakuten Inc. said Wednesday the Yahoo Japan-Google partnership will hinder competition in the Japanese Internet market. Rakuten asked the...

CEA-Leti demonstrates first single-impulse active 3D imaging matrix operating at infrared frequency

October 19, 2010 9:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

CEA-Leti said today it has demonstrated the first single-impulse active 3D imaging matrix operating at infrared frequency capable of returning a three-dimensional image of a distant object with a spatial resolution of 30cm from a single-laser flash, providing excellent stealth.


EVG unveils EVG520L3 next-generation wafer bonding system with key cost-of-ownership advantages for advanced packaging and MEMS applications

October 19, 2010 9:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

New wafer bonder from EVG enables 3-5x throughput improvement for breakthrough cost-of-ownership performance


Sources: Saskatchewan won't support BHP bid

October 19, 2010 6:05 pm | by ROB GILLIES - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The Canadian provincial government of Saskatchewan will not support BHP Billiton's bid for Potash Corp., government sources said Tuesday.Australia's BHP Billiton Ltd. launched a $38.6 billion takeover bid in August for the world's largest fertilizer company after Potash directors rejected its...

Earnings Preview: EBay to report 3Q results

October 19, 2010 5:05 pm | by RACHEL METZ - Associated Press Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

EBay Inc. is set to report its third-quarter earnings after the stock market closes on Wednesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: EBay has already predicted revenue and adjusted earnings slightly below what it reported in last year's third quarter, so investors will keep an eye out for any growth in eBay's...


With Brief Online Blackout, Internet Becomes Weapon in Fox-Cablevision Dispute

October 19, 2010 4:24 pm | Comments

The News Corporation tried to block Cablevision subscribers from seeing Fox network shows on and Hulu on Saturday but backed off for technical reasons.

Intel to Upgrade Its Manufacturing Plants, and to Build a New One

October 19, 2010 3:26 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Intel said it plans to invest $6 billion to $8 billion to upgrade plants in the U.S., adding as many as 1,000 new high-tech positions and thousands of construction jobs.


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