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Sight unseen, fans hear 'iPad' and think 'iWant'

March 31, 2010 1:30 pm | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

People who lined up to buy the first iPhone knew what they were paying hundreds of dollars for: a new cell phone that promised to be better. Apple Inc.'s newest gadget, the iPad tablet computer, falls into a category that's foreign to most people.And yet it is clear that plenty of people have...

Inquiry Largely Clears Scientists

March 31, 2010 1:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

The first of several British investigations into the emails leaked from one of the world's leading climate research centers has largely vindicated the scientists involved.

DB25 - Survey Says...

March 31, 2010 1:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I've gotten a number of answers to my question: "What's wrong with this picture?" All good responses. Via between the connector pins Soldermask covering the pads Tight zig zag on some traces Traces real close to some of the pads...


Sitebrand Announces Year End 2009 Results

March 31, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Sitebrand Inc (TSX VENTURE: SIB), a leader in online marketing solutions today announced results for its fiscal year ending November 30, 2009. Sitebrand achieved $2.10 million in revenues compared to $2.16 million in 2008, a 3% decrease."In 2009 Sitebrand continued to win top customers for its...

Martin B. O'Connor, II, of O'Connor, Morss & O'Connor, P.C., to Replace Outgoing Director

March 31, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), a pioneer in the digital cinema industry, today announced that Martin B. O'Connor, II has been named to the company's Board of Directors. He replaces Robert Mullholland, who will be leaving the board of the company effective March 31, 2010."Martin's...

Integral Vision, Inc. Announces Year End 2009 Results

March 31, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Integral Vision, Inc. (OTCBB: INVI), a leading global supplier of automated display inspection technology, today announced financial results for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2009.Business Highlights-- Integral Vision experienced increased sales activity in 2009 andachieved a 71% increase in...

Renesas Rethinks Japan Focus

March 31, 2010 12:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Renesas Electronics takes the stage as one of the world's biggest semiconductor makers Thursday, but it faces major challenges in the need to rethink its dependence on the Japanese market and to reorganize overlapping operations.

'Lighting a match in a tornado' is 1 of multiple feats for propulsion center

March 31, 2010 12:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Virginia Tech) Walter O'Brien, director of Virginia Tech's Center for Turbomachinery and Propulsion Research, has received a patent for his design of a novel ignitor for combustion and supersonic flows, a device that may prove useful in Mach 5 or hypersonic speed vehicles.


Biogas technology with potential to save thousands of lives to be featured at Texas event

March 31, 2010 11:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(IEEE-USA) Justin Henriques, a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow at the University of Virginia, has upated biogas digester technology that has the potential to save thousands of people from dying from indoor air pollution caused by cooking and heating with wood, dung,...

Stalevo (entacapone/carbidopa/levodopa): Ongoing Safety Review

March 31, 2010 11:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

FDA is evaluating clinical trial data that may suggest that patients taking Stalevo may be at an increased risk for developing prostate cancer.


Chemical engineering student chosen to present at microbiology conference

March 31, 2010 10:22 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Seok Hoon Hong, a graduate student in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected by the American Society of Microbiology to present his research at the organization’s 110th General Meeting in San Diego. Hong, who is advised by...


Ethernet Server Adapters Deliver 118 Gigabits per Second Network Performance

March 31, 2010 9:44 am | Comments

Solarflare equipped four Solarstorm SFN5122F dual-port 10GbE NICs on a four processor Intel Xeon Processor 7500 Series Server, achieving a new LAN speed record at 118 Gb/s network throughput.


Google has censorship balancing act outside China

March 31, 2010 9:30 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. didn't stop wrangling with censorship when the company moved its search engine out of mainland China to shed its restraints on what can be shown on the Internet.Even in countries Google has no intention of leaving, the world's Web search leader has been under increasing pressure to...


EASAC Secretariat moves from Royal Society to Leopoldina Academy

March 31, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Leopoldina) The Secretariat of the European Academies Science Advisory Council will move from the Royal Society in London to the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina at the beginning of April. EASAC is the association of National Science Academies of the member states of the European Union.

Physicist Valery A. Rubakov to Speak at Brookhaven Lab on Extra Dimensions in Space, April 27

March 31, 2010 8:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Valery A. Rubakov, chief scientist at the Institute for Nuclear Research at the Russian Academy of Sciences, will give a BSA Distinguished Lecture – “Extra Dimensions of Space: Are They Going to be Found Soon?”– at Brookhaven Lab on Tuesday, April 27, at 4 p.m. in Berkner Hall.


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