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First lady: Career, technical studies offer students options

July 1, 2015 9:15 am | by STACY A. ANDERSON Associated Press | News | Comments

A high school diploma is not enough to compete in the global economy, but a college degree is not the only option, first lady Michelle Obama told a group of students gathered at the White House on Tuesday...

New Chinese law reinforces government control of cyberspace

July 1, 2015 9:13 am | by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN Associated Press | News | Comments

China's legislature passed sweeping legislation on Wednesday that reinforces government controls over cyberspace, as the nation's leaders try to address what they see as growing threats to Chinese networks and national security....

Review: Gadgets for the beach and getting you there

July 1, 2015 9:12 am | by ANICK JESDANUN AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

If you're headed to the beach or any other weekend getaway, don't forget these "essential" gadgets. Of course, no technology is truly essential....


Toyota, Nissan, Honda back hydrogen stations for fuel cells

July 1, 2015 9:09 am | by YURI KAGEYAMA AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota, Nissan and Honda are working together to get more fuel cell vehicles on roads in what they call Japan's big push toward "a hydrogen society"...


225 Watt AC-DC supply designed in a 2” x 4” package

July 1, 2015 9:07 am | by XP Power | XP Power | Product Releases | Comments

XP Power today announced the EPL225 series of high efficiency open frame AC-DC power supplies approved for industrial, IT and medical applications. The series comprises seven single-output models that offer a range of standard output voltages from +12 VDC to +48 VDC. A secondary 12 VDC / 0.5 A fan output is provided across the range. Packaged in an extremely compact low profile 2 x 4 inch...

SPDT switch finds home in defense aerospace

June 30, 2015 7:19 pm | by Rfmw Ltd | Rfmw Ltd | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for the SKYA21001, AEC-Q100 qualified SPDT switch...

Raytheon presents Powerex with supplier award

June 30, 2015 4:34 pm | News | Comments

On May 27, Michael Shaughnessy, Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) and Diane Foley, Senior Director of Mission Assurance for Raytheon...

SCHURTER Inc. announces retirement of founder and management changes

June 30, 2015 4:07 pm | by SCHURTER Inc. | News | Comments

SCHURTER Inc. announces the retirement of founder Bruno H. Schurter...


Power magnetics lab kit for electrical engineering educators

June 30, 2015 4:01 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Coilcraft has developed a new Power Magnetics Lab Kit to help educators provide hands-on experience in their classrooms and instructional labs...

Atomic force microscope advance leads to new breast cancer research

June 30, 2015 12:52 pm | by Purdue University | News | Comments

Researchers who developed a high-speed form of atomic force microscopy have shown how to image the physical properties of live breast cancer cells, for the first time revealing details about how deactivation of a key protein may lead to metastasis...


Fuel cell designers need to look beyond the catalyst to the support material

June 30, 2015 12:10 pm | by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | News | Comments

Quickly, reliably turning wind energy into fuel means looking beyond the catalyst to its foundation, according to a recent study from the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis, headquartered at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory...


Targeted LEDs could provide efficient lighting for plants grown in space

June 30, 2015 12:01 pm | by Natalie Van Hoose, Purdue University | News | Comments

A Purdue University study shows that targeting plants with red and blue LEDs provides energy-efficient lighting in contained environments, a finding that could advance the development of crop-growth modules for space exploration...


US Navy’s fourth MUOS-4 satellite readies for launch in August

June 30, 2015 11:56 am | by US Navy | News | Comments

The US Navy's fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-4) satellite has arrived at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, for its scheduled launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket in August this year...


Ultra low profile, ultra high density interposers provide ultimate design flexibility

June 30, 2015 11:54 am | by Samtec | Samtec | Product Releases | Comments

Samtec’s Z-Ray® one piece arrays are ultra-low profile, high density and highly customizable. These compression contact arrays are used as interposers or as board level interconnects...

Indonesia military cargo plane crashes in Medan, dozens dead

June 30, 2015 11:50 am | by Binsar Bakkara, Associated Press | News | Comments

An Indonesian air force transport plane plowed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, killing dozens of people...



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