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Like Hobos on the Outsourcing Train

October 4, 2011 11:19 am | by Alan Nicol, Executive Member, AlanNicolSolutions, LLC | Blogs | Comments

Outsourcing has been an enormously popular trend in manufacturing for the U.S.   However, as popular as it is, and as much as it might make sense on paper, it doesn’t always produce the business benefit we seek.

Small, Flexible Candlestick Sensor

October 4, 2011 10:51 am | by Advanced Thermal Solutions | Advanced Thermal Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Thermal Solutions now provides a flexible, robust candlestick sensor, the MS 1000-CS-WC that can simultaneously measure both temperature and air velocity for characterizing thermal conditions in electronic...

Apple unveils new iPhone, 4S, at event at HQ

October 4, 2011 10:50 am | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writers - Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple is unveiling a new iPhone. The iPhone 4S will run faster and has new mobile software that can sync content wirelessly, without having to plug an iPhone to a Mac or Windows machine.Apple Inc. made the announcement at...

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Apple unveils faster, more powerful iPhone

October 4, 2011 10:50 am | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writers - Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. unveiled a faster, more powerful iPhone on Tuesday in its first major product event in years without Steve Jobs presiding.New CEO Tim Cook led the show after Jobs, who has been battling health problems, resigned...

Boeing to Host MILCOM 2011 Conference and Exposition

October 4, 2011 10:40 am | by Boeing | News | Comments

30th annual show to focus on networked technologies AFCEA and IEEE co-sponsor premier international military communications event ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 4, 2011 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will serve as corporate host for...

Rice Physicists Move One Step Closer to the Quantum Computer

October 4, 2011 10:00 am | by Rice University | News | Comments

Rice University physicists have created a tiny "electron superhighway" that could one day be useful for building a quantum computer, a new type of computer that will use quantum particles in place of the digital...

Super Yacht Prepares to Set Sail

October 4, 2011 10:00 am | by David Mantey, Editor, PD&D | News | Comments

Described by the boating press as "one of the world’s most amazing super yachts that could spell the future for efficient long-range cruising," JSYD’s Adastra is a striking 42.5-m trimaran that is capable of traveling 4,...

Rendering Engine Built to Generate High-Quality Images of Brain Simulations

October 4, 2011 9:52 am | by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | News | Comments

Research uses 3D movie animation techniques to illustrate the international Blue Brain project.

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SXC Health Solutions completes purchase of PTRx

October 4, 2011 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Pharmacy benefits manager SXC Health Solutions Corp. said Tuesday it completed its acquisition of competitor PTRx Inc.SXC agreed to buy PTRx on Aug. 3 for $77 million in cash, plus $4.5 million if PTRx meets performance...

BioTime hires ex-Amgen exec Garcia as new CFO

October 4, 2011 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Biotechnology company BioTime Inc. said Tuesday it hired Peter Garcia as chief financial officer.The company said Garcia, 50, was a financial executive for biotech giant Amgen Inc. from 1990 to 1996 and is a former CFO of...

Apple begins event where new iPhone expected

October 4, 2011 9:50 am | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writers - Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. has started its first major product event in years without Steve Jobs presiding. The company is expected to unveil a new iPhone.This time, new Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook is leading the show. Jobs, who has been...

Moody's raises National Semiconductor debt ratings

October 4, 2011 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Moody's Investors Service said Tuesday it raised the debt ratings of National Semiconductor Corp. after Texas Instruments Inc. closed its $6.5 billion purchase of the company last month.Moody's raised the ratings three...

$48M awarded to man in Motrin blood blisters case

October 4, 2011 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Southern California jury has awarded $48 million to a man who got a severe skin disorder and mouth blood blisters after taking the pain reliever Motrin.Christopher Trejo filed the negligence suit against McNeil Consumer...

Apple holds event at HQ where new iPhone expected

October 4, 2011 9:50 am | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writers - Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. opened its first major product event in years without Steve Jobs presiding by touting the popularity of its products and reiterating details about a new mobile software set for release this fall.New CEO Tim Cook...

Verizon Sues to Overturn 'Net Neutrality' Rules

October 4, 2011 9:46 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Verizon Communications, the largest U.S. cell phone carrier, is suing to overturn new government regulations governing the flow of Internet traffic.  

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