Archive: 10/26/2011

YouTube making deals for original content: report

YouTube is teaming up with media companies to produce original content in its latest bid to boost the amount of professional material on the video-sharing site, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Oct 26, 2011
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Why do woodpeckers resist head impact injury?

Head injury is a common concern around the world, but researchers suggest that woodpeckers may have an answer for minimizing such devastating injuries. As reported in the Oct. 26 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE, an ana ...

Oct 26, 2011
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NOAA designates critical habitat for black abalone

NOAA's Fisheries Service today filed with the Federal Register a final rule that identifies black abalone critical habitat along the California coast. In February 2009, black abalone was listed as endangered ...

Oct 26, 2011
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Final version of NIST cloud computing definition published

After years in the works and 15 drafts, the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) working definition of cloud computing, the 16th and final definition has been published as The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing ...

Oct 26, 2011
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NIST releases update to smart grid framework

An expanded list of standards, new cybersecurity guidance and product testing proposals are among the new elements in an updated roadmap for Smart Grid interoperability released today for public comment by the National Institute ...

Oct 26, 2011
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HP wins inkjet print cartridge patent case

Hewlett-Packard said Wednesday that two Taiwan-based companies and a Chinese firm had been found to be infringing on patents held by the US computer giant for inkjet print cartridges.

Oct 26, 2011
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FCC set to unveil rules for rural broadband fund

Federal regulators are set to reveal their plan Thursday for an overhaul of the $8 billion fund that subsidizes phone service in rural areas and for the poor, with the goal of redirecting the money toward broadband expansion.

Oct 26, 2011
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