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Interconnects for High Pin Count Applications

April 25, 2011 12:56 pm | by Mill-Max | Product Releases | Comments

The 804 and 805 series of interconnects from Mill-Max have a triple row pin field which allows signal connections to be more densely packaged.

Push to spur more drugs for deadly rare diseases

April 25, 2011 12:50 pm | by LAURAN NEERGAARD - AP Medical Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Every other week, 7-year-old twins Addison and Cassidy Hempel have an experimental medicine injected into their spines in hopes of battling a rare, fatal disease.And it's their mom who made that possible.From her home in Reno, Nev., Chris Hempel persuaded scientists to share their research and...

Sony PlayStation outage stretches into sixth day

April 25, 2011 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The outage of Sony Corp.'s PlayStation Network ran into its sixth day Monday as the company said it has no timeframe for restoring the Internet-based system that links users in live game play worldwide.In a blog post Monday, Sony spokesman Patrick Seybold said he couldn't predict when...

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Sanofi gets expanded meningitis vaccine approval

April 25, 2011 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi-Aventis, said Monday the Food and Drug Administration approved the company's bacterial meningitis vaccine Menactra for children between the ages of 9 months and 23 months.The disease is fairly rare in the United States, but those who get it develop...

US Energy: Thompson Creek terminates Colo. deal

April 25, 2011 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. Energy Corp, which explores for metals and owns stakes in oil and gas properties, said Monday that Thompson Creek Metals Co. has decided not to buy a stake in the company's Mount Emmons molybdenum deposit in Colorado.Molybdenum is used in strengthening steel.Thompson Creek said it has more...

Sohu's 40 pct rise in 1Q profit beats estimates

April 25, 2011 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese Web portal Sohu.com Inc. posted first-quarter earnings Monday that were 41 percent higher than a year earlier and that beat Wall Street's average forecast, and its stock rose nearly 11 percent.Beijing-based Sohu said its 35 percent increase in revenue reflected strength in online brand...

Boeing and Its Employees Commit $70,000 to Support Clean-up and Relief Efforts in St. Louis

April 25, 2011 11:40 am | by Boeing | News | Comments

CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and its employees will contribute $70,000 to the American Red Cross for its relief efforts in St. Louis following the damage caused by a tornado April 22.

eGain to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal 2011 Financial Results

April 25, 2011 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

eGain Communications Corporation (OTCBB: EGAN), a leading provider of customer service and contact center software for in-house or on-demand deployment, today announced that it will conduct a conference call at 5:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 to discuss its third quarter fiscal...

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Labor secretary vows probe into Idaho miner death

April 25, 2011 10:50 am | by NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis on Monday promised a thorough investigation into the death of an Idaho silver miner whose body was recovered from the Lucky Friday Mine nine days after a roof collapse more than a mile under the surface.The body of Larry Marek, 53, was found on Easter Sunday,...

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Announces Conference Call to Discuss 2011 First Quarter Results

April 25, 2011 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS), a leading non-asset based transportation and logistics services provider, today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011 on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at...

SC seeks possible billions in drug marketing suit

April 25, 2011 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

It's now up to a Spartanburg County judge to decide how much a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary should pay South Carolina for deceptive marketing of an antipsychotic drug. If the judge agrees with attorneys for the state, that number could be in the billions of dollars.Last month, a jury ruled that...

Solera to buy data provider for $520 million

April 25, 2011 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Auto insurance software company Solera Holdings Inc. said Monday that it has agreed to acquire Explore Information Services LLC, a provider of data and analytics to automotive property and casualty insurers, for about $520 million in cash.Solera said Explore's driver violation reporting...

Quirky: Social Product Development

April 25, 2011 10:37 am | by ABC News | Videos | Comments

For $10, submit your invention idea online and, with the help of a community, you might just see it turned into reality.

Zeroing in on the Elusive Green LED

April 25, 2011 10:13 am | by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | News | Comments

Researchers have discovered a new method for boosting the light output of green LEDs, a critical step toward the development of LED televisions and displays.

A Cell Tower in a Suitcase

April 25, 2011 9:57 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

For the first time, AT&T is selling small, portable cellular antennas that will allow corporate and government customers to provide their own wireless coverage in remote or disaster-struck areas.

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