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Digi Extends ConnectCore i.MX Product Family

March 10, 2011 6:19 am | by Digi International | Digi International | Product Releases | Comments

Digi International ( NASDAQ: DGII ) has introduced the ConnectCore Wi-i.MX53, the second in a series of core processors based on the Freescale Semiconductor i.MX processor family.

An Autonomous 3D Sensor

March 10, 2011 6:16 am | by GFM | Videos | Comments

GFM’s ShapeScan 3D has a smart camera and DLP Pico projector that combines with an electronic board. 

GM Chief Financial Officer Resigns Unexpectedly

March 10, 2011 6:16 am | by TOM KRISHER - AP Auto Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

During a hastily arranged conference call with reporters,  Chris Liddell said he had no job lined up, but doesn't want to be a chief financial officer any longer.

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Emergency landing at Sky Harbor after blown tire

March 10, 2011 6:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Authorities say a US Airways plane carrying 82 people has made an emergency landing at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport because of a blown tire.US Airways Group Inc. spokesman Andrew Christie Jr., tells The Associated Press the plane landed safely around 7 p.m. Wednesday and no injuries...

Mylan gets FDA OK for HIV treatment

March 10, 2011 6:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mylan Inc. has received final Food and Drug Administration approval for its pediatric HIV treatment, the generic pharmaceutical company said Thursday.Zidovudine is for use in treating children with HIV/AIDS and in prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission. It will be made available for...

Lilly, Amylin say diabetes drug trial fares well

March 10, 2011 6:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Drugmakers Eli Lilly and Co. and Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Thursday a monthly version of the diabetes treatment Byetta performed positively in a small, mid-stage study that measured its effectiveness, safety and tolerability.The 121-patient study showed that the drug reduced A1C levels —...

Robot with Scanning Sensor

March 10, 2011 6:13 am | by The Lifted Lorax Show | Videos | Comments

An $8 sensor and 35 lines of code help guide an exploring robot. 

MEMS Thermal Sensor Detects Legions in Arteries

March 10, 2011 5:50 am | by Springer | News | Comments

New research shows a MEMS thermal sensor deployed by an angiogram catheter can detect the earliest stages of atherosclerosis, a thickening of atery walls due to fatty material collection.

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The Secret Recipe for Success

March 10, 2011 5:49 am | by Karin Lindner, Founder, Karico Performance Solutions | Articles | Comments

One of the things that I have noticed in the corporate world is that everyone is constantly searching for causes of failure, so I have to ask myself, why isn’t anyone searching for the causes of success?

FX Energy shares fall after offer plan announced

March 10, 2011 5:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of FX Energy Inc. plunged Thursday morning after it announced its plan for a public offering of 6 million shares priced at $7 per share, an 11.3 percent discount from Wednesday's closing price.The Salt Lake City company said late Wednesday it expects to give underwriters the option to...

Power for Electronic 'Super Skin'

March 10, 2011 5:38 am | by Louis Bergeron, Stanford University | News | Comments

Ultrasensitive electronic skin can detect chemicals and biological molecules and be powered by a new, stretchable solar cell, opening up more applications in clothing, robots, and prosthetic limbs.

As competitors pop up, iPad keeps price advantage

March 10, 2011 5:16 am | by PETER SVENSSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The new iPad model hitting stores Friday comes with several improvements over the original version but the same price tag, hobbling efforts by rivals at breaking Apple Inc.'s hold on the emerging market for tablet computers.Competitors such as Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. can't seem to match...

Megaloads travel through Missoula

March 10, 2011 5:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Two huge loads of oil refinery equipment bound for Billings moved through Missoula early Thursday as protesters tried to impede their progress.ConocoPhillips spokesman Rich Johnson flew to Missoula from the company's corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas to watch the overnight move through...

Shuttle Discovery Ends Flying Career, Museum Next

March 10, 2011 5:15 am | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

After a flawless trip to the International Space Station, NASA's oldest shuttle swooped through a few wispy clouds on its way to its final touchdown. When it landed three minutes before noon EST, Discovery ceased being a reusable rocketship.

Health Care Goes Mobile, But Who Pays?

March 10, 2011 5:09 am | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | News | Comments

Last summer, General Electric and Intel launched a joint venture focused on home health care, including a device that enables video conferencing between doctors and patients and a motion sensor system that tracks senior's movements and sends an alert if they fall.

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