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Research Center in Asia Sets Pace for New Cancer Cures
For the uninitiated, single-cell genomics is one of the emerging areas of study in life sciences research. It could help solve some of the most fundamental biological mysteries of our time.
10:14 Apr 13, 2013 PST
i-Mobb, An App You Can Use Free of Roaming Charges
If you are using i-Mobb, it will allow you to make and receive international calls as though they were domestic. How does it work?
18:22 Apr 11, 2013 PST
New ZTE GEEK Smartphone, Intel Inside
ZTE has emphasized the importance of user experience and the key component to this emphasis is its partnership with Intel.
07:10 Apr 11, 2013 PST
Cisco and Microsoft Solve Data Complexity for Productivity
Cisco has been innovating in order to benefit customers who wish to virtualize certain aspects of their data center networks.
13:15 Apr 10, 2013 PST
City of Patterson Goes Green With Chevron
This collaboration will save taxpayers an estimated US$6 million over the life of the project. It will also make neighborhoods in the city safer by replacing streetlights with more efficient LED fixtures.
07:15 Apr 7, 2013 PST
As Prices of Corn Fall, Ethanol Producers See Positive Outlook
The corn market took off nearly $1 a bushel since the March 28 USDA Grain Stocks report that put March 1 corn stocks at 5.40 billion bushels in all positions. The inventory numbers were significantly higher than the expected 4.99 billion bushels.
10:49 Apr 6, 2013 PST
United Nations and Turkcell Partners in Technology, Saving Lives
The technology partnership is due to Turkcell's network initiatives and its employees dedicated efforts during the 2011 earthquake that took place in the City of Van in Easter Turkey.
07:39 Apr 6, 2013 PST
SALT Technology Secures $2M Funding, Expects Mobile Payments to Increase
There is an increasing trend in the mobile payments sector. According to analysts, 36% of consumers today are ready to make mobile payments their standard mode of payment.
08:28 Jan 28, 2013 PST
TeamSnap Releases New Mobile App Model for Android Users
Nearly 27 million U.S. children between ages of six and 17 take part in at least one youth sports yearly, and many engage in several.
10:11 Nov 29, 2012 PST
Seamless Communication With Centuric Cloud PBX
The Cloud PBX phone system can handle internal communications and take care of your customers. When clients call, they are always greeted by a courteous auto receptionist
07:30 Nov 29, 2012 PST
World's Affluent Say Digital Media Key to Their Wealth
Quick to recognize the role technology innovations played in their success, over fifty percent surveyed consider engagement with internet, digital tech contributed...
19:41 Nov 28, 2012 PST
Consumers Will Spend More on Tablets This Holiday Season
The study surveyed 2,500 U.S. broadband households from October to November 2012, found 63 percent of households plan to make a CE purchase.
13:15 Nov 28, 2012 PST
Novotus Employees Give Tons of Food to Feed The Hungry
The successful group alone gave 1,953 pounds, exceeding last year's donation of 1,910 pounds.
18:07 Nov 27, 2012 PST
Top Five Business-Tech Trends in 2013
As companies look to transform their businesses in the year ahead, they should continue to sharpen their focus on harnessing the power of advanced technology platforms to unlock productivity and value for clients.
11:49 Nov 27, 2012 PST
Scientists Study How Microbes Respond to Human-Induced Change
The task is essential because microbial communities carry out crucial functions in the environment, breaking down pollution, recycling nutrients - and serving as main sources of nitrogen and carbon.
07:30 Nov 27, 2012 PST
Weinberg Foundation Donates $1 Million to Victims of Sandy
After talking to organizations on the front lines of the recovery attempt, the Weinberg Foundation is awarding several distinct grants to a number of diverse organizations operating directly with hurricane victims.
13:46 Nov 26, 2012 PST
Email Marketing Role is Changing, Says Pardot Survey
The survey was conducted in June 2012 and it covered topics ranging from email best practices to usage and testing. It was completed by more than 100 anonymous B2B marketers in the United States.
15:12 Jul 25, 2012 PST
GoodData Raises $25 Million, Tenaya Capital Leading It
The new funding will be used to invest in technology innovation and build sales and marketing programs to raise awareness and accelerate adoption of its cloud-based, disruptive technology platform.
08:23 Jul 25, 2012 PST
More Air Time to Local Charities in South Florida, says Channel 16
One of the most pressing challenges facing not-for-profit organizations is obtaining news coverage for their special events. With editorial space at a premium, charities are finding it ever more difficult to get support.
20:30 Jul 21, 2012 PST
Campaign in Vancouver Promises End To HIV
With people in Vancouver requesting HIV tests and doctors recommending them as part of everyone's routine health care, we are getting closer to making the end of HIV a reality.
12:28 Jul 20, 2012 PST
At-Home Refueling Station Less Costly for NG Vehicles, Says GE
The number of natural gas (NG) vehicles is currently estimated at around 15 million. More than 250,000 of which are in the U.S., mostly fleet vehicles such as buses and delivery trucks, but some passenger cars are also included.
19:11 Jul 19, 2012 PST
Milk and Nutrition Economics Can Save You and Your Budget
'We're all watching our budgets these days,' says Michelle Dudash, registered dietitian and author of the upcoming,Clean Eating for Busy Families. 'But there are important health and nutrition trade-offs that we need to consider.'
19:19 Jul 18, 2012 PST
Marketers Wasting Millions Reaching Baby Boomers, Says Study
The market study sheds new light on Baby Boomers' current beliefs, expectations, priorities and spending habits.
08:29 Jul 18, 2012 PST
Intermedia Offering Hosted Exchange 2013 Beta
The Exchange 2013 beta version allows you to experience the latest touch interface and roaming capabilities across multiple devices which include smartphones, tablets and desktops.
15:14 Jul 17, 2012 PST
Absent Political Leadership Brings Global Economy Down, Says Chief Economist
Swonk surveys major regions of the world, starting in the U.S., and spoke over the last two months with more than 200 economists, CEOs and policy-makers who report drought-like conditions worldwide.
06:01 Jul 17, 2012 PST
Organizing for Volunteer Work: How to Deal With Faith-Based Volunteer Work
The Archdiocese of Manila, Philippines, heeding the call of the late Pope John Paul II to make Catholicism's presence felt in all forms of media, has established the Social Communications Ministry. The field of battle lies on cyberspace.
13:45 Apr 17, 2012 PST
US-China Trade Relations Take New Turns Toward Solar Investment
This type of trade cooperation embodies a diverse investment mode and signals a new trend in the Sino-US economic and trade relations.
12:38 Feb 20, 2012 PST
Apple iPhone Slumps in China
The Chinese market has been a consistent hurdle to the smartphone giant as it faces various controversies two of which include a legal case filed against a local firm over iPad's name and issues concerning anomalous factory working conditions.
05:36 Feb 20, 2012 PST
A Reflection of Tropical Storm 'Sendong' Tragedy
'I visited our school yesterday... I lost everything,' Carmen said. Together with editing and writing for News Blaze, she also teaches in a public high school. 'During my walk back home, this reminded me of Fukushima.
10:51 Jan 7, 2012 PST
Social Media Marketing University Tweets to Empower Business Leaders
Social media is constantly evolving, making it difficult for many business owners and business professionals to stay on top of trends and best practices.
12:47 Oct 21, 2011 PST
Direxion Changes Benchmark To Index-Based Pure Currency Mutual Fund
The Fund provides exposure to 11 global currencies that includes those of developed markets, emerging markets and commodity-based countries that may independently profit from a rise or fall in the US dollar.
17:32 Oct 20, 2011 PST
Noveda and ARAMARK to Increase Energy Awareness on Campuses
The partnership is designed to deliver programs that drive and sustain behavioral change to reduce waste and optimize consumption of electricity, natural gas and water in higher education facilities managed by ARAMARK across North America.
14:17 Oct 20, 2011 PST
New IG Markets Trading Platform Now On iPad
The tablet computer market is experiencing explosive growth both in the UK and worldwide and the iPad is widely acknowledged as being by far the most popular choice among tablet users.
15:26 Oct 19, 2011 PST
VoxTRUNK: Voxbone New Service Makes Inbound Calls Cheaper Than Ever
It enables companies to obtain global channels that can be used to receive calls on both geographical and toll-free numbers simultanesouly. Prior VoxTrunk, companies had to buy separate channels for geographical and toll-free numbers.
11:34 Oct 19, 2011 PST
Digital River Extends Agreement With Nuance Communications
Digital River will provide professionally-managed e-marketing programs through its marketForce interactive marketing agency.
18:56 Oct 14, 2011 PST
Anexeon Teams Up with Evolve IP to Meet Cloud-based Business Needs
It provides cloud solutions to mid-market enterprises through its advanced call-center suite that is integrated with its cloud telephony platform.
16:17 Oct 14, 2011 PST
CREDANT Works With Dell to Provide Enhanced Encryption Solution
The new solutions is designed by Dell and co-developed with Credant. The portfolio offers you performance, enhanced security and a broad management platform to protect sensitive information.
10:05 Oct 14, 2011 PST
Ipanema Technologies nano|engine Guarantees Higher Productivity
WOCs have traditionally focused on addressing high delay, low bandwidth and expensive access lines. They concentrate their feature-set on extremely demanding compression and protocol acceleration.
06:17 Oct 14, 2011 PST
NTT America Exhibits at Largest CIO and IT Gathering in Florida
The symposium and ITxpo deliver independent and objective content with the authority and weight of Gartner, one of the world's leading IT research and advisory organizations.
17:48 Oct 13, 2011 PST
Westell SPW Span Powers and Protects Your Network Interface Unit
It works with any manufacturer's MUX and is installed between the MUX and the T1 NIU-PM point of demarcation service hand-off to the customer.
16:54 Oct 13, 2011 PST
ON Semiconductor Introduces Smallest Active Clock Generator ICs to Reduce EMI
These new devices are spread spectrum clock generators that provide the industry's smallest standalone active solution for reducing EMI/RFI at the clock source as well as downstream clock and data signals derived from the clock source.
14:18 Oct 13, 2011 PST
Novatel Wireless Showcases Full Line Mobile Computing in San Diego
Novatel Wireless presents its intelligent embedded module portfolio under the theme, 'Internet of Things' with innovative partners.
09:27 Oct 12, 2011 PST
FOREXTrader, FOREX.com's New App Now Available on iPad
The FOREXTrader for iPad takes full advantage of iPad's large display and touch screen capabilities that will give you a dynamic trading experience.
06:14 Oct 12, 2011 PST
Polycom and Motorola Collaborates, Makes XOOM Experience Much Better
If you're using Motorola's tablet, Polycom's HD video technology will allow you to connect simultaneously to other standards-based video systems that includes immersive video rooms, group and desktop systems and laptops.
17:54 Oct 11, 2011 PST
Convergys Partners with Sigma Systems and Transforms Relationship Management
This partnership brings together two global companies with proven expertise and deployments in business and service transformation.
11:33 Oct 11, 2011 PST
BroadSoft Signs to Acquire Movial Applications, Empowers Users
The proliferation of mobile broadband and explosive growth of smart mobile devices are dramatically changing the way individuals can communicate, opening new opportunities in the industry.
09:56 Oct 11, 2011 PST
InTecur Opens Dubai Office, Offers a Wide Portfolio of IT Security Solutions
InTecur, with offices around the world, helps manufacturers and organizations from both private and public sectors to find and develop appropriate applications and markets for new technologies.
10:19 Oct 9, 2011 PST
Amazon.com Goes French: Opens First French Language Kindle
Amazon.com, after the success of its Kindle franchise, has decided to go French.
14:16 Oct 7, 2011 PST
Aakash: World's Cheapest Tablet to Enhance Quality Education
One of the main motivations for developing the tablet and selling it at floor price is to help enhance the quality of learning of children.
05:13 Oct 6, 2011 PST
Interest in Cloud Computing Makes KDDI America Choose Parallels Automation
KA-Kloud provides a comprehensive and secure Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution designed to let businesses transition smoothly and easily to a Cloud environment.
19:43 Oct 5, 2011 PST
VASCO and OpSource Partnership, More Security in the Cloud
The joint partnership provides enterprises with customized and secure cloud-based services that match business needs in addition to their application hosting requirements.
17:48 Oct 5, 2011 PST
D-Link New Wireless Modem Offers Faster Connectivity
D-Link's DSL-2740B provides you and ADSL subscribers the ability to upgrade existing Wireless G device to a high-performance integrated modem and Wireless N router.
16:06 Oct 5, 2011 PST
SmartSoft Updates PDF Tools to Eliminate Hassles
The Smart PDF Tools enables you to handle various PDF management tasks and eliminate the hassles that are usually connected with the PDF format.
12:01 Oct 5, 2011 PST
Re-Inventing Technology and K-12 Education in Chicago Schools
A strong technology education, integrated into the curriculum, is critical to the future competitiveness of these students and our country.
06:31 Oct 5, 2011 PST
Mazda Adopts Oracle Solutions for Global Competitiveness
Mazda is transforming the way it is managing its systems infrastructure and it is doing it on a global scale with Oracle.
16:45 Oct 4, 2011 PST
IT Spending to Increase in 2012, says Nucleus Research Survey
While there is a temptation to cut IT budget right now, the survey shows that companies view technology investments as a means to drive efficiencies and make employees more productive.
12:12 Oct 4, 2011 PST
Margaret River App Takes You to A Different Kind of Australian Experience
The Margaret River Guide app offers advice on everything - from the best in local accommodation, food and entertainment, to the latest happenings taking place in the region - and you won't miss a thing.
20:22 Oct 3, 2011 PST
OKI Group Bent On Socially and Environmentally Conscious Activities
The OKI Group aims to reflect the interest of its stakeholders on the content of the report and endeavor to build further trust with them.
14:31 Oct 3, 2011 PST
Avista Awaits UTC Approval of New Electric and Gas Rate in Washington
If the UTC approves the settlement, a residential customer in Washington who is using an average of 977 kilowatt-hours of electricity per month would see a $3.02 or 3.9 percent for a revised monthly bill of $80.03.
07:54 Oct 3, 2011 PST
Is Your City Smart Enough?
A smart city invests in human and social capital together with traditional and modern infrastructures.
10:36 Sep 29, 2011 PST
Petra Solar IntelliView Platform Makes Managing Grids Easier
The IntelliView smart energy platform provides critical analysis of smart grid application data. It enables remote command and control of large distributed energy systems.
15:23 Sep 24, 2011 PST
PACI:A Cloud Service That Brings Small and Medium Businesses Together in the Sky
PACI makes Cloud services efficient for small- and medium-sized businesses. It is a complete and turn-key Cloud infrastructure solution and provides total hosting control - from provisioning and billing to self-service management and security.
11:38 Sep 24, 2011 PST
Can Flash Foresight Help US Regain Economic Competitiveness?
Lemuel Cacho interviews Daniel Burrus, author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, Flash Foresight. Burrus and Cacho talked about what's in store for the US economy and how to get back on the competitiveness track.
05:44 Sep 21, 2011 PST
Novelis Opens Shanghai Office
The company's China expansion is in alignment with its long term growth strategy. Liu, in his sales and marketing role, will execute a major automotive growth opportunities for Novelis and Korea.
06:38 Sep 12, 2011 PST
Are Glowing Cats the Answer to AIDS?
The first time this technique was used to a cat, it was successful after the team inserted a gene for a rhesus macaque restriction factor known to block FIV cell infection. It also used a jellyfish gene for tracking purposes.
18:42 Sep 11, 2011 PST
Crisis Management: MissionMode Solutions and CPO Cup of Tea
MissionMode Solutions, provider of online crisis management and emergency notification software, partners with CPO, creator of the CPOtracker business continuity planning software, to integrate their software products giving organizations a comprehe
18:56 Sep 10, 2011 PST
GE Launches RCT to Develop Innovative Technology, Collaborates with Scientists
Metabolic imaging technology has many potential applications especially in disease detection research. Through RCT, GE looks to continue developing this innovative technology by providing the tools, services, and solutions to assist scientists in th
13:12 Sep 10, 2011 PST
ExpenseMagic: iPhone App Magically Manages Your Expenses
The simplicity of the idea - of making sure that you get to track your daily expenses - is what makes the app elegant. No thousands of steps to follow, no million clicks to do, no getting lost in a labyrinth of instructions.
21:32 Aug 26, 2011 PST
Ford Profits Soar Amid Economic Uncertainty
Ford is the only automaker that did not accept a bailout from the US government in 2009 even if it reported a net loss worth US$30 billion from 2006 to 2008.
07:18 Jul 27, 2011 PST
Timken and Partners Develop Advanced Wind Energy
Executives of the project are very optimistic about what the center can accomplish in terms of simulating real-world conditions that would benefit the wind energy industry.
18:32 Jul 26, 2011 PST
Apple Makes it Big in China
Apple's outlets two outlets in Beijing and another two in Shanghai are now the four most visited Applei? Stores worldwide. Its revenue in terms of sales is much higher more than what its Manhattan store in Fifth Avenue is earning.
13:58 Jul 25, 2011 PST
European Companies are Looking Up The Clouds
The yearly sales of cloud-computing-related services in Europe will rise up to 4.3 percent, which is estimated at US$29.5 billion by 2015 from US$ 24.7 billion of this year.
08:44 Jul 25, 2011 PST
Wall Street Fears Debt Negotiation Deadlock
Investors worry that debt default would increase more uncertainty considering the events in Europe and growth expectations are weakening.
05:34 Jul 25, 2011 PST
FBI Arrests 14 for Attempting to Hack PayPal
The 14 who were arrested were charged with conspiracy with a maximum penalty of five years in prison if convicted and an intent to damage a protected computer comes with a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.
17:15 Jul 20, 2011 PST
China Wants United States to Solve Debt and Boost the Dollar
China's reserves are invested in US Treasuries and seen as the world's biggest and most liquid asset class.
11:29 Jul 20, 2011 PST
BTI Systems Expands R&D Worldwide to Support Customer Growth
Included in BTI Systems' R&D expansion is the creation of a Verification Center of Excellence in the Optical Valley Square in Wuhan, China.
18:02 Jul 19, 2011 PST
Nokia Shares Plummet But Its Basic Phone Lines More Profitable Than Smartphones
Nokia has been trying to address this declining market share by focusing on mid-tier price points and price cuts.
13:54 Jul 19, 2011 PST
OnBase 11.0 Helps Schools Manage Student Application and Financial Aid
Universities and colleges have student information systems (SIS) in place. Together with SIS they use ECM solutions hoping to get the right students faster - from the admissions application to the financial aid application.
12:49 Jul 19, 2011 PST
Safe Health Apps Suite Helps Manage Health
The Safe Health Apps Suite is designed to increase awareness of users and aid them how they can self-assess important health issues.
12:18 Jul 15, 2011 PST
Bloomberg Allies With Microsoft and Launches Cloud Archiving
The strategic alliance with Microsoft allows Office 365 subscribers to easily add Bloomberg Vault as a managed service that includes essential features such as real-time policy management, search analytics, eDiscovery and secure archiving for corpor
05:49 Jul 15, 2011 PST
Summer Street Research Adds Top Biotechnology Analyst to Research Team
Ling Wang, with years of equity research experience, will be focused on covering the biotechnology sector, continuing to build out the biotechnology sector for the firm.
16:44 Jul 14, 2011 PST
InNexus and Research Partners Receive Grant to Solve Diseases
The program uses a method commonly known as the Molecular Splash Test (MST), which allows rapid and direct detection of biophysical properties of biological fluids for non-invasive diagnostics of human diseases.
15:06 Jul 14, 2011 PST
ManageVision Introduces CloudVision
Using the latest virtualization technology, CloudVision will provide businesses across the world with solutions that address the most common challenges at a fraction of a cost.
09:12 Jul 8, 2011 PST
A New Wave of Cyber-Attacks Hit Government-Funded Facilities
The three facilities became aware of the attacks and have decided to shut down Internet access last Friday. The three facilities have not yet restored access to their external websites. Fortunately, no classified information was hacked.
06:21 Jul 8, 2011 PST
Facebook Partners With Skype: Competition Heats Up Against Google
The new feature gets directly embedded into Facebook's messaging platform. It doesn't require Facebook users to sign up for Skype but instead can use it separately.
14:32 Jul 7, 2011 PST
Lockheed Martin Missile Warning Satellite Brings First Infrared Imagery
The satellite includes highly sophisticated scanning and staring sensors that deliver improved infrared sensitivity.
13:19 Jul 7, 2011 PST
World Bank Keen on Competition Opens Information Vault
This sharing of information has been going on for more than a year now and has been seen as a big leap forward from the once very secretive and closed World Bank. It is sending a message that it is opening up to the rest of the world.
18:33 Jul 5, 2011 PST
General Motors Develops Natural Gas-Powered Car
Fortunately, natural gas is more likely to remain cheap in the coming years and could help decrease the US reliance on crude oil.
12:21 Jul 5, 2011 PST
Appbkr Evens Playing Field for Small Apps Developers
This is a boon in the apps market especially for small developers who neither have the connection nor the money to market their apps.
05:00 Jul 3, 2011 PST
Retail Currency Trading Boost Thanks to Facebook-like Sites
The contributions of social networking-based trading sites are encouraging more people who are non-professional investors to join the very competitive retail currency trading market.
10:55 Jun 28, 2011 PST
Microsoft Challenges Google Up in the 'Clouds'
Microsoft is challenging Google after the latter stole a small percentage of the former's corporate customers.
05:29 Jun 28, 2011 PST
Rogue Hackers 'Lulz Security' Say Goodbye to Cyber-Attacks
The group gained infamy after they claimed to have hacked corporations such as Sony Corp., AT&T and government agencies such as the United States Senate, the Arizona Department of Public Safety and the US Central Intelligence Agency.
06:22 Jun 27, 2011 PST
Richest of the Rich Increase, say Merrill Lynch and Capgemini
The 15th annual World Wealth Report says that global high net worth individuals' population and wealth growth reached more stable levels in 2010.
16:02 Jun 26, 2011 PST
Bank of America Begins US$2.6 Billion Solar Project
The project is worth US$2.6 billion and is expected to install solar panels that will generate 733 megawatts of solar energy about half the size of a nuclear reactor, which is enough to power 100,000 homes.
07:26 Jun 26, 2011 PST
Google Next Target of FTC After Microsoft
According to Google, the US Federal Trade Commission started investigating its business and raised concerns among its investors.
10:35 Jun 25, 2011 PST
IBM Energy Conservation Saves $50 Million in Electricity Expenses
IBM has been initiating an ambitious ongoing program which involves 3,100 conservation projects at more than 350 IBM facilities in 49 countries.
06:23 Jun 25, 2011 PST
Wal-Mart Wins Massive Class Action/Sex-Discrimination Lawsuit
The US Supreme Court and its justices unanimously held that the more than 1 million female employees nationwide could not proceed together in a single lawsuit that seeks billions of dollars from Wal-Mart.
11:27 Jun 21, 2011 PST
Facebook's Advertising Revenue Totaled $2.2 Billion
This increase in share shows Facebook's clout in the market considering that it captured the spot of world's No.1 social networking site.
06:41 Jun 21, 2011 PST
Nationwide Electronic Health Record System Launched in Singapore
'Our goal is for all Singapore health organizations to have real-time clinical information for treating patients,' said Sarah Muttitt, Chief Information Officer of MOH Holdings.
05:08 Jun 21, 2011 PST
China Prepares for Cyber Warfare
For days, China was under fire when it was accused of a series of cyber-attacks and intruding into the security systems of Lockheed Martin Corp. and other US military contractors. It was also reported that it sought to gain access to Google email a
14:57 Jun 16, 2011 PST
Food Insecurity Threatens World Stability
Food security is at the heart of food supply chain issues. In the current global economic climate, access to affordable, safe and nutritional food is critical for communities.
11:54 Jun 15, 2011 PST
Facebook Fight With Winklevoss Twins Not Yet Over
Zuckerberg lost what he hoped would lead to an end of a litigation filed by the Olympic rowing identical twins, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, after a court ruling puts on hold related litigation.
09:33 Jun 15, 2011 PST
International Legal Experts Challenge US Judge's Injunction Against Ecuadorians
The Ecuadorian trial court found Chevron liable for dumping billions of gallons of toxic waste into the waters of the Amazon. The toxic waste poisoned vast lands and decimated lives of indigenous groups that suffered from oil-related diseases, even
04:43 Jun 14, 2011 PST
Obama Visits North Carolina's Biotech Industry
Employment in the biotechnology sector is considered as high wage and high innovation jobs with overarching positive effects as their products seek to improve health and quality of life for patients worldwide.
17:31 Jun 13, 2011 PST
Forum Set to Address E-Waste Global Threat
The forum is organized by the Joint Public Advisory Committee of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC). The forum will also feature participant companies such as Dell Computers and REMSA, a Mexican electronics recycler.
12:19 Jun 13, 2011 PST
Is Facebook Franchising Your Privacy?
Recently, the world's most favorite book (pun intended) has found itself in another controversy after it automatically enabled its users' photo tagging tools - and it did so in a very stealthy fashion.
15:19 Jun 9, 2011 PST
Apple Releases iCloud
What's so suave about the iCloud? For one, it allows users to play their music and get access to their data from any Apple device. This is very important especially for users who are becoming increasingly used to performing tasks on the move.
04:15 Jun 7, 2011 PST
Google Points at China for Hacking
Washington warns it is prepared to use force against cyber-terrorists and would consider cyber-attacks as acts of war.
17:23 Jun 6, 2011 PST
Money Scripts Affect People's Behavior
They say money makes the world go 'round, but it sure does spin in epic proportions that we don't notice it at all.
18:50 May 31, 2011 PST
Sony Hacked: When Technology Invades Privacy
And just when Sony Corp. thought things were getting ugly, it became much worse when it found out, and reported to the media, that hackers may have stolen data of another 25 million accounts.
05:06 May 4, 2011 PST
How Much Savings Do You Need for The Future?
According to the 2011 Retirement Confidence Survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute in Washington, DC, a majority of workers have not tried to do a calculation.
12:09 Apr 28, 2011 PST
Is Apple Tracking Your iPhone Whereabouts?
In an issued statement, the company said that Apple is not tracking the location of iPhone users and has never done so and has no plans to ever do so.
19:15 Apr 27, 2011 PST
US Economy Exhibits More Positive Growth
The report shows that a number of firms reported rising employment relative to declining employment increased to a new high since the inception of the NABE Industry survey in 1982.
06:22 Apr 19, 2011 PST
Earthquake Scare Questions Philippine Disaster Preparedness
Sheryl belongs to a household of eight which is a typical family size in the densely populated poor areas of Manila. In the absence of preparatory measures, it's not hard to imagine that households like the Flores family would have a hard time cop
19:32 Apr 13, 2011 PST
Living Normally in Israel in the Presence of Hate
How can you lead a normal life when bombing threats abound and when the culprit is turned into a hero?
13:30 Mar 25, 2011 PST
Gawad Kalinga Builds Homes and Lives for the Poor
Baseco, located in the City of Manila's port area in Tondo, became even more known to the public when national news media networks documented the frenzy of illegal human kidney trade that was happening in the compound a few years back.
11:24 Mar 4, 2011 PST
Hope for the Poor Found in Social Protection Schemes
How does one improve chances of survival in a world mired with poverty? Where resources and opportunities are scarce? It becomes incumbent upon those who are in-charge of ensuring that the most basic services are accorded to the poor. And this is
08:23 Feb 24, 2011 PST
Strong Parnerships With Member States Vital for Effective Peacekeeping
Effort to keep the peace is no simple matter. United Nations (UN) official stressed that peacekeeping depends on strong partnerships between the UN and its Member States.
13:44 Feb 22, 2011 PST
How to Avoid Medicare Fraud
Scammers often pose as Medicare experts and will ask for bank account or credit card numbers. From there, it results in a domino-effect in which victims' savings are either wiped out or credit card bills become surprisingly astronomically high.
07:57 Feb 21, 2011 PST
Million Dollar CDCR Fences Could Have Cost $2 Million, Who Will Ever Know
When you're trying to understand something in the absence of information, the human brain starts to look for patterns, checks out regularities, and make sense out of that something.
09:01 Feb 5, 2011 PST
Seven Bridges Grille Showcases In-House Brewing and Culinary Talent
'A menu of appetizers was the best choice after I reviewed the type of beer being brewed,' said Heckler. 'Each item on the Brewer's Select menu balances well with the beer being featured during this promotion.'
10:31 Feb 2, 2011 PST
Anti-Malaria Alliance Saves Thousands of Lives Across Africa
The anti-malaria alliance was able to save thousands of lives across the continent. What's even more important is that the success it has currently achieved now serves as a good model for tackling other social ills.
06:15 Feb 2, 2011 PST
Chrysler on a Comeback Track
Who is Sergio Marchionne and how did he do it? He's a 58 year-old Italian. He didn't rise from the ruins of Pompeii, but instead received his education in Canada.
12:41 Feb 1, 2011 PST
RTI International Appoints New Leader
RTI International hires Daniel Van Der Lelie, Ph.D., to lead the new center for Agricultural and Environmental Biotechnology. The center aims to unlock the mysteries of plant-microbe interactions.
05:44 Feb 1, 2011 PST
UN and IRU De-Mine Afghan Roads
The IRU donation will be used to fund a project to clear landmine-contaminated areas along the ring road that links Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, to northern provinces and the neighboring States of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
16:45 Jan 31, 2011 PST
Boeing Receives Illegal Subsidies, Says WTO
Under international trade, governments are prohibited from subsidizing industry operations as it thwarts the workings of the free market making the competition in the aviation industry unfair. The report claims that Boeing won the subsidy battle ag
12:31 Jan 31, 2011 PST
Molycorp Approves Phase 2 Expansion of REOs at Mountain Pass
In light of strong industry fundamentals and a strong pricing environment vis-a-vis reduced Chinese supply,Molycorp will have the ability to produce up to approximately 40,000 metric tons of REOs yearly.
18:27 Jan 25, 2011 PST
US Economy Shows Signs of Stronger Recovery
Firms are showing greater optimism, with one in five respondents expecting economic growth between three and four percent. Firms are increasing their plans for future capital spending.
14:12 Jan 25, 2011 PST
iPads Splurge as Sign of Economic Recovery
Consumption has always been the mantra of economic growth. But when there is an increase in consumption, it is a good sign that the economy is now moving back on track. This especially holds true if what are being consumed are iPads that are being
07:42 Jan 25, 2011 PST
Is TV Marketing to Blame for Health Problems of Children Today?
Is TV marketing to blame for health problems of children today? The World Health Organization (WHO) thinks so.
17:55 Jan 24, 2011 PST
UN to Ensure Clean and Accessible Energy to The World's Poor
Our challenge is transformation. We need a global clean energy revolution - a revolution that makes energy available and affordable for all. This is essential for minimizing climate risks, for reducing poverty and improving global health, for empow
08:45 Jan 18, 2011 PST
Intivia Reaches Out to Doctors and Calls for Electronic Medical Record Adoption
Intivia, Inc., provider of integrated Electronic Medical Records and Practice Management Software called InSync, announced that it has partnered with several federally designated Regional Extension Centers established across the U.S.
06:46 Jan 18, 2011 PST
UN Prioritizes Haiti's Recovery
Clearly, speeding up the reconstruction and recovery effort is the absolute priority for 2011.
09:26 Jan 13, 2011 PST
NanoH2O Appoints John Markovich as New Chief Financial Officer
Markovich is a semiconductor and cleantech veteran who was EMCORE Corporation's CFO before he joined NanoH2O.
18:20 Jan 12, 2011 PST
How to Make Your New Year's Resolution Green and Friendly
This different approach expects to change people's habit of making New Year's resolutions, but as the year goes along, do not keep them.
05:57 Dec 29, 2010 PST
Feeding the Poor? Pope Benedict Does More Than That
Ever heard of the saying the 'fastest way to a man's heart is through his stomach?' This is not a fine dining story. Rather, this is a story of the first steps to fight poverty. That first step is through the stomach.
13:15 Dec 28, 2010 PST
UN Peacekeeper Alain Le Roy Ensures Political Certainty in Cote d'Ivoire
As head of peacekeeping operations, my first objective is to come and support our missions, especially when they face particularly delicate moments as is now the case in Côte d'Ivoire.
11:43 Dec 28, 2010 PST
Detention of Activists May Link to Efforts in Defense of Human Rights in Sudan
In a news release, Othman said that the Sudanese Government has not specified the charges brought against the 11 detainees. The 11 being detainees have never been granted access to a legal counsel nor have they appeared before a judge to review the
07:14 Dec 20, 2010 PST
Google TV Offers Best of Both Worlds
With most companies trying to invade living rooms with media streaming, Google TV is an internet-connected television platform in which users can stream videos, rent/watch TV and movies and listen to music.
16:05 Dec 19, 2010 PST
Elections Gone Wrong in Haiti Prevents Fight Against Cholera
After a devastating earthquake that killed over 200,000 people and displaced 1.3 million Haitians, a cholera epidemic struck. As if it were not enough, violence erupted after complaints of alleged electoral cheating took place.
05:12 Dec 15, 2010 PST
NASA to Boost Business Development in Colorado
The Technology Acceleration Program and Regional Innovation Cluster for Aerospace and Clean Energy is a manufacturing park focused on rapid new product development. Production will be developed to assist growing Colorado businesses.
11:11 Dec 14, 2010 PST
Electric Car Nissan Leaf Hits US Streets and Promises to Reduce Pollution
In efforts to reduce air pollution, decrease dependence on fossil fuel, and reinvigorate the automobile industry, Nissan Leaf, the first new-generation electric car was driven off in Chicago and is set to enter the auto market in the coming years.
07:55 Dec 14, 2010 PST
Chad Needs Immense Humanitarian Aid to Overcome Food Insecurity
Ban Ki Moon, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, warns that the humanitarian challenges are immense and might raise <[in]security issues in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR).
18:24 Dec 9, 2010 PST
Growing Food Deficit Makes Near Eastern Countries More Dependent on Imports
This growing food deficit makes the majority of Near Eastern countries more dependent on imports and, therefore, vulnerable to shocks in international and domestic markets
16:32 Dec 9, 2010 PST
Water Environment Federation Announces New Executive Director Jeff Eger
The Water Environment Federation (WEF), a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with 36,000 members representing water quality professionals around the world, announced that Jeff Eger as its new Executive Director.
13:20 Dec 9, 2010 PST
Unpredictability of Weather Conditions Poses Threats to Economic Conditions
'The longer we delay, the more we will pay - economically, environmentally, and in human lives,' Ban said. 'I am deeply concerned that our efforts have been insufficient, that despite the evidence and many years of negotiation, we are still not
12:26 Dec 9, 2010 PST
Warm Climate Causes Global Recession in Glaciers
Achim Steiner, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), calls for the development of adaptation strategies in the face of intensified rainfall and glacier shrinkage that threaten food security and livelihoods.
11:12 Dec 9, 2010 PST
EPA to Reschedule Issuing Rules to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions From Boilers
The motion is based on the additional time the agency needed to re-propose the rules based on a full assessment of information received since the rules were proposed. The rules would cut emissions of harmful pollutants that include mercury and soot
10:34 Dec 9, 2010 PST
WHO to Produce Standard Terminologies for Traditional Medicines
The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to develop the first-ever global information standards for traditional medicine. It will be a primary source of health care for many people in parts of Asia, Africa, and Latin American, and is increasingly
06:43 Dec 9, 2010 PST
MenAfriVac Vaccine Set To Eliminate Deadly Meningitis in Africa
MenAfriVac, the first vaccine designed specifically for Africa, is expected to help health workers eliminate meningococcal A epidemics in the 25 countries of the meningitis epidemic belt. The epidemic stretches from Senegal in the west to Ethiopia
19:27 Dec 7, 2010 PST
Big Decisions Reached At UN Climate Change Conference
These advances form an important part of the groundwork for strengthened global climate change action. They also clearly show that countries have come to Cancún in good faith to show the world that the multilateral process can deliver as long as a
16:56 Dec 7, 2010 PST
Locus Introduces New ePortal Software for Efficient Environmental Management
This fifth generation version of the platform introduces a new Rich Internet Application (RIA)-based user interface that provides enhanced usability, improved work flows, and Augmented Reality (AR).
15:03 Dec 7, 2010 PST
ET Water Launches The Universal Irrigation Controller HermitCrab
The HermitCrab is a small, self-contained weatherproof unit that connects to a broad range of existing conventional irrigation controllers.
07:13 Dec 7, 2010 PST
Westinghouse Integrates Solar Panels Patented for Safer Performance
The patent provides additional protection for the Westinghouse Solar panel's design, and expands the company's intellectual property portfolio in the solar panel mounting area.
05:42 Dec 7, 2010 PST
New Approach to End Extreme Poverty in 49 Poor Countries
The problem with relying on the export of primary commodities would continue to expose poor countries to the cyclical nature of commodities' demand and prices, a trend that paves ways to boom-bust cycles. It will make poor countries even more vulne
10:30 Dec 1, 2010 PST
CHAI and HP Accelerates HIV Diagnosis for 70,000 Infants in Kenya
This collaboration is in itself a breakthrough. HIV test results in Kenya usually take two to three months which is detrimental especially to infants. Infants diagnosed with HIV must begin retro-viral treatments immediately to deter death.
05:17 Dec 1, 2010 PST
Acupuncture Changes Brain's Perception and Processing of Pain
Researchers have captured pictures of the brain while patients experienced a pain stimulus with and without acupuncture to determine acupuncture's effect on how the brain processes pain.
18:28 Nov 30, 2010 PST
Is Texas the New Radio Active Dumpsite?
What could be worse for a community than to have a dumping site within its vicinity? The answer? None. Especially when it's radioactive.
14:53 Nov 30, 2010 PST
NRG Solar and SunPower, to Build Solar Ranch in California Valley
NRG Solar and SunPower Corp. announced agreements to construct a 250-megawatt (MW) California Valley Solar Ranch in San Luis Obispo County next year. The solar power plant is expected to create approximately 350 jobs and power 100,000 homes.
12:40 Nov 30, 2010 PST
California Makes it Easy Being Green with Solar Carports
Solar carports are sprouting like mushrooms in California. Ersatz roofs made of solar panels are in dozens of school parking lots changing the landscape as well as changing the way young people think.
14:38 Nov 26, 2010 PST
UN Appeals for $164 M to Respond to Haiti's Rising Cholera Epidemic
After a devastating earthquake that killed thousands in Haiti, Haitians are again facing another problem - cholera.
05:12 Nov 26, 2010 PST
191 Countries Adopt FAO's Global Plan to Stop Livestock Extinction
The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) said that there is much to be done to catalogue, conserve, and better manage the genetic diversity of livestock.
16:57 Nov 25, 2010 PST
Crash Impact Sound Sensor Features Revolutionary New Sensing Principle
Continental Sensor Technology's latest innovation, the Crash Impact Sound Sensing technology, is changing the way airbags deploy in frontal collisions.
07:52 Nov 25, 2010 PST
Vision Industries Corp Announces Completion of More Than $1 Million Convertible
European Investment Fund and Vision Industries of El Segundo, California, announced the completion of two rounds of convertible bond financing with a major European investment fund for a total of more than $1 Million.
19:40 Nov 24, 2010 PST
Porsche AG on Profitable Growth Track
Porsche AG profited in the first three months of 2010. At 21,218 vehicles, its sales were up 86.4 percent, although it was relatively weaker compared to prior-year quarter.
13:51 Nov 24, 2010 PST
Chrysler Group Hosts Obama and Biden at Kokomo with More than $1.1 Billion
Employees at Chrysler Group LLC's Indiana Transmission Plant II welcomed President Obama and Vice President Biden. They toured the facility to celebrate the Company's announcement that it would invest more than $1.1 billion locally for the produc
19:57 Nov 23, 2010 PST
EnergyOne Technologies Appoints New Execs
EnergyOne Technologies Inc.appoints Michael Jones and Michael Van Steenburg as top execs.
19:52 Nov 23, 2010 PST
Car and Driver Magazine for iPad Arrives at the App Store
Card and Driver magazine announced that its Car and Driver app is now available at the App Store.
18:54 Nov 23, 2010 PST
Gentex Agrees to Purchase Electronics Manufacturing Plant
Gentex Corporation, the Zeeland, Michigan-based manufacturer of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and camera-based active-safety systems for the automotive industry, commercial fire protection products and dimmable aircraft windows...
17:05 Nov 23, 2010 PST
Honda's Accord and Fit Bag Car and Driver Magazine's '10Best Cars'
Honda's Accord and Fit models for 2011 were chosen as two winners of Card and Driver magazine's annual '10Best Cars' award.
15:18 Nov 23, 2010 PST
Pope Talks About Condom Use To Prevent AIDS
Pope Benedict XVI said he is not against condom use if the purpose is to prevent the spread of AIDS.
14:01 Nov 22, 2010 PST
  

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