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Brookhaven Lab's Cedomir Petrovic Receives the Marko Jaric Award for Outstanding Achievements in Physics

March 24, 2010 4:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Brookhaven physicist Cedomir Petrovic has received the Marko Jaric Award for his outstanding achievements in physics. The award is presented each year by the Marko Jaric Foundation to preserve the memory of the life and work of the Serbian physicist for whom it is named. Petrovic received...

European privacy battle looms for Facebook, Google

March 24, 2010 3:30 am | by FRANK JORDANS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

You have been tagged in 12 photos. Even if you're not signed up to the Web site.European regulators are investigating whether the practice of posting photos, videos and other information about people on sites such as Facebook without their consent is a breach of privacy laws.The Swiss and...

Greece - Quick action needed to tackle rising youth unemployment, says OECD

March 24, 2010 3:26 am | by OECD | Comments

Young people in OECD countries have been hit hard by the economic crisis. In Greece, the already high youth unemployment rate could rise further in the coming months, according to a new OECD report.

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Google still censoring for some China customers

March 24, 2010 2:30 am | by ALEXA OLESEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. is still censoring search content for some of its customers in China, a company spokeswoman said Wednesday, in a decision that underscores the Internet giant's delicate effort to hold onto its mainland businesses days after moving its search engine offshore.The decision to provide...

Google, Yahoo criticize Australian Internet filter

March 24, 2010 1:30 am | by TANALEE SMITH - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Internet giants Google and Yahoo have criticized Australia's proposal for a mandatory Internet filter, calling it a heavy-handed measure that could restrict access to legal information.Their statements, among 174 comments from the public submitted to the Department of Communications on the...

Dell To Grow Services Business in China

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

Dell said it aims to grow its services business in China both organically and through acquisitions, as the broader technology sector struggles with dwindling hardware profits.

Samsung Ex-Chief to Return

March 23, 2010 9:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Lee Kun-hee, who resigned as Samsung Group chairman amid an ethics and fraud scandal in 2008, will return to lead Samsung Electronics, the group's biggest company.

Priceline Shifts Model in Asia

March 23, 2010 8:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Much of Priceline's growth in recent years has come from fixed-price travel bookings outside the U.S. Hotel reservation site Agoda is the company's effort to find new sources of growth in Asia.

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Fujitsu Adviser Won't Seek Post

March 23, 2010 7:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

In the wake of a rare public dispute with its former president, Fujitsu senior executive adviser, Naoyuki Akikusa, will not stand for re-election to the board of the Japanese technology-services company.

Highest Ion Output in the Industry! Low-Voltage, Small Ionizer Module "Ionissimo MHM Series Adopted for Use in S.T. Corporation Ionizer

March 23, 2010 7:21 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | Comments

The Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. ionizer module “Ionissimo™” MHM Series has been adopted for use by the S.T. Corporation in its new “Virus Attacker” plug-in ionizer.

Cell Carriers Bow to Taliban Threat

March 23, 2010 6:27 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Every evening, cellphones go dead across southern and eastern Afghanistan because of a Taliban decree that aims to prevent villagers from passing tips to coalition forces.

T-Mobile to Boost U.S. Network

March 23, 2010 5:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

T-Mobile said it will extend its faster network technology to more than 100 U.S. markets by the end of the year.

Adobe posts lower 1Q profit, exceeds expectations

March 23, 2010 3:30 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Adobe Systems Inc. said Tuesday that fiscal first-quarter earnings declined on higher expenses, but sales climbed as demand for its design and publishing software improved with the stabilizing economy.The results surpassed Wall Street's expectations, and Adobe also gave a strong forecast for...

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Synopsys closes acquisition of CoWare

March 23, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Synopsys Inc., a maker of chip testing and development software, said Tuesday that it has completed its acquisition of CoWare Inc.CoWare is a privately held electronic systems design software developer in San Jose, Calif.The deal was announced in February. Financial terms were not...

3 Tufts engineering faculty earn prestigious national awards for promising research

March 23, 2010 2:25 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Tufts University) Promising research on superconducting materials, near infra-red spectroscopy, and nanotechnology has earned three faculty at Tufts University's School of Engineering early career awards from the National Science Foundation and US Department of Energy. The awards are...

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