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ORNL scientists reveal battery behavior at the nanoscale

September 14, 2010 11:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) As industries and consumers increasingly seek improved battery power sources, cutting-edge microscopy performed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is providing an unprecedented perspective on how lithium-ion batteries function.

Student Employment Information Available at Discover GTRI

September 14, 2010 10:20 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Georgia Tech students are invited to talk with undergrad students, grad students and researchers to learn more about the employment opportunities offered at GTRI.

Nokia chairman expected to stay on until 2012

September 14, 2010 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. said Tuesday that board chairman Jorma Ollila has signaled readiness to stay on at the helm of the world's leading handset maker until 2012....


Cisco to start paying a dividend before summer

September 14, 2010 10:06 am | by PETER SVENSSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc., the world's largest maker of computer-networking gear, said Tuesday that it would pay its first dividend by July, the end of its current fiscal year.Like several other big technology companies, Cisco has a large cash balance, and analysts have speculated that it would use it...

Harness the Power of the Sun

September 14, 2010 9:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

In the past, when I thought of solar power I would automatically think solar panels or more specifically, solar photovoltaics. However, within the last couple of months I've gained a better understanding of the variety of ways we can harness the sun's abundant energy to help meet our power needs.


Public Access Femtocell Solution Enables 32 Channels for Simultaneous Voice, HSPA+ Data

September 14, 2010 9:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

picoChip unveiled the PC333, a System-on-Chip (SoC) device specifically designed to extend the femtocell into the realm of public access infrastructure such as metro femto, rural femto and strand-mounted systems. The PC333 SoC is asserted to


Fiserv refinancing $250 million of debt

September 14, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fiserv Inc., which provides technology for electronic payments, is looking to refinance its debt, the company said Tuesday.Fiserv plans to offer new five-year and 10-year notes, using the proceeds to buy back $250 million in 6.125 percent bonds that come due in 2012.The company said it will...

Magnalight Adds High Powered Infrared LED Emitter Lights to 600 Watts

September 14, 2010 9:04 am | Larson Electronics Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics’ announced the addition of several new infrared LED light emitters, including models that include 360 watts, 480 watts and 600 watts of infrared light in the 850nm or 940nm range. The infrared LED lights operate on 12/24 volts...


Tri-Band Antenna Improves Long-Distance Communication

September 14, 2010 8:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Antenna Factor is pleased to announce the DB1-LP Series of gain antennas. This tri-band log periodic antenna is designed for long distance directional communication over a multitude of frequencies. The DB1-LP antenna provides gain and directivity comparable to a Yagi antenna...


Sporting Event Timing System uses LPRS Wireless Modules

September 14, 2010 8:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

LPRS, Europe’s leading supplier of short-range radio devices, has provided Microgate, the sport event timing specialists, with CDP-TX05M-R and CDP-RX05M-R wireless modules to provide wireless communications for their ski gate, athletics, automotive and other sporting event timing systems.


Toolkit allows memory suppliers to validate DDR3 memory for Intel platforms

September 14, 2010 8:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

A new toolkit for ASSET’s ScanWorks platform for embedded instruments will allow memory suppliers to thoroughly validate the connectivity of their DDR3 memory chips with certain advanced Intel processors. ASSET InterTech ( is the leading supplier of open tools for embedded instrumentation.


Boundary-scan Boost for Huntron Robotic Probers

September 14, 2010 8:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Huntron, Inc. and JTAG Technologies today announced the integration of their test methods within Huntron's range of prober enhanced analog signature analysis products. 'Huntron Tracker' is synonymous with PCB fault detection using the technique known as analog signature analysis.


LEDs, OLEDs and AMOLEDs showcased at electronica 2010

September 14, 2010 7:54 am | News | Comments

The future display market - as flat as possible, energy-efficient and high-resolution - will be showcased at electronica 2010 from November 9-12, 2010, the world's leading trade show for components, systems and applications.


High-Speed Load-Disconnects in Redundant Power System Architectures

September 14, 2010 7:44 am | by Chester Firek, Product Marketing Manager, Picor Corporation | Articles | Comments

Designers of high-availability systems understand that the costs of system down-time can have a devastating impact on their end-customer’s business. For critical business and information systems such as data centers...


Cellular Usage Around the World

September 14, 2010 7:35 am | Blogs | Comments

It is fascinating how cellular usage varies around the world, its impact on emerging economies, and how that drives economic growth and improves lives.



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