Archive: 10/6/2009

Emerson to buy Avocent for $1.2 billion

(AP) -- Emerson Electric Co. said Tuesday it has agreed to buy Avocent Corp. for about $1.2 billion in cash, a move the company says will offer customers better management of their data centers.

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Samsung expects strong 3rd-quarter profit

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that profit likely surged in the third quarter on higher sales, amid a brightening outlook for the world's largest manufacturer of computer memory chips and flat ...

Oct 06, 2009 not rated yet 0

Self-driving car will get smarter

(PhysOrg.com) -- Although Cornell's self-driving car didn't win the DARPA Urban Challenge in 2007, it is alive and well and soon to become safer and more talented -- it will soon be a test bed for new research ...

Oct 06, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 0

Nerve cells live double lives

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (part of the Novartis Research Foundation) have identified a new neural circuit in the retina responsible for the detection ...

Oct 06, 2009 4.6 / 5 (7) 2