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Apple 'stunned' to find iPhones show too many bars

July 2, 2010 5:31 am | News | Comments

Apple Inc. said Friday that it was "stunned" to find that its iPhones use a "totally wrong" formula to show how many bars of signal strength they are getting.

Japanese not keen to go four-eyed for 3D TV: survey

July 2, 2010 5:28 am | News | Comments

Television manufacturers might be waging a 3D battle but Japanese consumers are not entering the affray with almost 70 percent saying they have no plans to buy a 3D TV for their home. Respondents said they were turned off by the special viewing glasses and also blamed steep price tags and scarcity of available content for their lack of interest...

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SAP extends Sybase bid, awaits EU clearance

July 2, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

German business software maker SAP AG said Friday that it has extended its $5.8 billion tender offer for U.S. database software maker Sybase Inc. because the deal hasn't yet been cleared by European regulators.SAP said the offer of $65 per share, which was scheduled to expire July 1, has now...

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PICkit 3 Programmer-To-Go Function

July 2, 2010 4:43 am | Videos | Comments

This short video features the new programmer-to-go function of Microchip's PICkit 3 programmer/debugger.

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Search for the bridge to the quantum world

July 1, 2010 9:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Arizona State University) Researchers at Arizona State University and the Naval Research Laboratory propose an answer to one of the long-running questions in the study of quantum physics: the mystery of how the world of our sensory experience emerges from the cloudy realm of atoms.

Toshiba to develop batteries for electric vehicles

July 1, 2010 8:06 pm | by YURI KAGEYAMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Japanese electronics maker Toshiba Corp. said Friday it's jumping into the battery business for electric vehicles in a development deal with Mitsubishi Motors Corp.It's the first EV battery deal with a major automaker for Toshiba, which already makes batteries for laptops and cell phones, said...

Disney acquires iPhone game maker Tapulous

July 1, 2010 5:05 pm | by RYAN NAKASHIMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The Walt Disney Co. said Thursday it acquired Tapulous, the maker of the popular iPhone play-along music game Tap Tap Revenge, to bolster its ability to create mobile games and gain another toehold in Silicon Valley."It definitely is a strategic move and it highlights the importance we put on...

Google to buy travel software company for $700M

July 1, 2010 3:06 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. plans to buy travel technology company ITA Software Inc. in a $700 million deal that would enable the Internet search leader to steer more of the airline reservations booked on the Web.The all-cash deal announced Thursday signals Google's intention to challenge flight-comparison...

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PFC Controller Integrates Ready Pin

July 1, 2010 1:17 pm | Fairchild Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor announced its FAN7930 active PFC controller for boost PFC applications that operate in critical conduction mode (CRM). This device is appropriate for LCD and PDP TV applications, as well as

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Google buys travel software company for $700M

July 1, 2010 1:05 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. plans to buy travel technology company ITA Software Inc. in a $700 million deal that would provide the Internet search leader with more comprehensive information about airline flights.The all-cash deal announced Thursday could signal Google's intention to mount a challenge to other...

Sensors resist up to 120°C

July 1, 2010 12:48 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The LS02 stainless steel version is a compact liquid level sensor series designed in a robust stainless steel package featuring high temperature resistance up to 120°C as well as high pressure and chemical resistance.

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VeriLogger supports encrypted models from Actel, Altera, and Xilinx

July 1, 2010 12:38 pm | Product Releases | Comments

SynaptiCAD has released an updated version of VeriLogger Extreme, a compiled-code Verilog simulation and debugging environment, that adds support for encrypted IP models from all the major ASIC/FPGA vendors.

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Differential Pressure and Thermocouple Temperature Data Logger

July 1, 2010 11:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omega’s OM-CP-PRTC110 line of differential pressure and temperature data loggers operates in real time. This CE marked product features three channels

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Optocouplers and Cigarettes

July 1, 2010 11:40 am | by Don Alfano, Director of Applications, Isolation and Machine Interface Products, Silicon Labs (www.silabs.com) | Blogs | Comments

Optocouplers and cigarettes have a lot in common. Both burn excessive energy during operation and get hot as a result.

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Digi-Key and Bridgelux Sign Global Distribution Agreement

July 1, 2010 11:20 am | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota and Livermore, California, USA — July 1, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Bridgelux, a...

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