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General Petraeus to Take Over Command in Afghanistan; Team USA

June 24, 2010 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Continues World Cup Bid; Bin Laden Hunter Returns Home to California; Interview with NYC Mayor Bloomberg - Part 2By Carol Costello, John Roberts, Barbara Starr, Chris Lawrencexfdiw AMERICAN-MORNING-02

McChrystal Relieved of Command; Deep Sea Accident: More Oil

June 24, 2010 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Escapes - Part 2By Wolf Blitzer, Barbara Starr, Brian Todd, Jack Cafferty, Atixfdiw THE-SITUATION-ROOM-02

Unisys plans for St. Louis facility, add 300 jobs

June 24, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Unisys Corp. plans to bring an information technology center to downtown St. Louis, creating about 300 high-tech jobs.Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and Mayor Francis Slay made the announcement Thursday.The Philadelphia-based company plans what it calls an "application modernization center of...

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Competition hot for Texas lottery contract

June 24, 2010 10:05 am | by KELLEY SHANNON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

If you buy scratch-off lottery tickets or enter the statewide jackpot drawings or play any other games in the Texas lottery, you help put billions of dollars into the state's bank account.And big businesses want a piece of that action.Companies that run lotteries around the world are expected...

Microcontroller adds security to USB token and USB card reader applications

June 24, 2010 9:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAXQ1010, a highly integrated, low-power 16-bit microcontroller that adds security to USB token and USB card reader applications. Designed with security technology from Maxim's ultra-secure financial terminal microcontrollers...

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Trapeze Networks Helps University Become 100% Wireless

June 24, 2010 9:37 am | News | Comments

Trapeze Networks today announced Kean University, Union, New Jersey, the state’s fastest growing university, has standardized on Trapeze Networks wireless networking controllers, access points and management software solutions for a complete 100% wireless computing environment.

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Mid-Voltage Power MOSFETs Utilize Copper Clip Technology

June 24, 2010 9:31 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier today announced the expansion of its portfolio of HEXFET power MOSFETs to offer a complete family of mid-voltage devices available in a 5x6 mm PQFN package with optimized copper clip and solder die.

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Octasic Announces New Family of Opus-Based DSP Products

June 24, 2010 8:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

Octasic Inc. today announced that it has developed the industry’s most power-efficient family of DSP solutions for media gateways, high-definition (HD) video and wireless systems. The OCT2200 series of devices uses the highly efficient Opus DSP core architecture to enable system designers to achieve both very low power consumption and the highest levels of performance in the same device.

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New Terminals & Connectors line from NTE

June 24, 2010 7:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

NTE Electronics, Inc. has introduced a comprehensive new line of Terminals and Connectors for a full range of applications. Available in a variety of wire gauge sizes ranging from 8 AWG up to 26 AWG, the complete line ensures you will find exactly what you need.

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Reset Timer Simplifies Smartphone 'White Screen of Death' Restart

June 24, 2010 7:28 am | Fairchild Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

As Smartphones increase in popularity, driven by consumer demand for feature-rich functionality, problems arise from sometimes imperfect and multiple software systems. The most dreaded problem is the “white screen of death;” where a Smartphone “locks-up” requiring a restart, which often involves removing the battery.

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Agriculture : Study rules out speculation as cause of agricultural price bubble

June 24, 2010 7:28 am | by OECD | News | Comments

Financial market speculation did not cause the price bubble in agricultural futures markets in 2007-08, according to a preliminary study prepared by two US academics for the OECD.

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Moms' favoritism tied to depression in grown children

June 24, 2010 7:25 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Whether mom's golden child or her black sheep, siblings who sense that their mother consistently favors or rejects one child over others are more likely to show depressive symptoms as adults.

Simplify Multi-core by Understanding Key Use Cases

June 24, 2010 7:17 am | by Bill Graham, Product Marketing Manager for VxWorks at Wind River | Articles | Comments

Multi-core has become a hot topic in recent years. We have now reached a point where multi-core adoption is starting to follow common use cases. The following provides a framework for understanding how multi-core can apply to your project.

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Optimizing Multicore

June 24, 2010 6:48 am | by Stephen Lau, Product Management, Emulation Technology, Texas Instruments | Articles | Comments

As the capabilities of end products continue to multiply, many embedded system developers are forced to steer away from working with single core processors and move towards multicore processors. Only multicore processors can deliver on today’s demands of increased processing power, robust power performance and lower costs.

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Depth charge: Using atomic force microscopy to study subsurface structures

June 24, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have shown that under the right circumstances, surface science instruments such as the AFM can deliver valuable data about sub-surface conditions.

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