Research staff at digital printing technology firm EFI have developed a new technology and framework for 4-D printing. EFI's new 4D VUTEk printer combines photopolymer additive inkjet printing with a concept-stage EFI Fiery digital front end (DFE) running PrintFlow scheduling software to control time coordinates.
The exchange took place at a Silicon Valley dinner party, a 2011 gathering of top U.S. technology executives. Official White House photos of the event depict a cozy atmosphere: warm lighting, attendees mid-toast, glasses of white wine in hand, jackets draped over the backs of chairs.
HP announced its board of directors has appointed Meg Whitman as president and chief executive officer.
The theft of U.S. trade secrets was costing American companies billions of dollars a year in lost sales when President Bill Clinton signed the Economic Espionage Act into law on Oct. 11, 1996. Although theft of proprietary data and products has been designated a federal criminal offense, it occurs every day, according to John C. Smith, president of the John C. Smith Group High Technology Investigations & Security Consulting of Silicon Valley and Roseville, Calif. For eight years, Smith served as the senior criminal investigator for the high technology theft/computer crime unit in the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, working high-technology crime in