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Spain becomes latest country to take on Google

August 17, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Spain is investigating Google over its "Street View" mapping feature, becoming the latest country to tangle with the Internet search giant over concerns it violated people's privacy while taking shots of city streets....

Fitch says Dell rating unaffected by 3Par buyout

August 17, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fitch Ratings said Tuesday Dell Inc.'s ratings are unaffected by the company's proposed acquisition of 3Par Inc.Dell is buying the data storage provider for $1.13 billion. Fitch expects the acquisition to be funded entirely with cash on hand.The ratings agency said the planned acquisition,...

Over 150,000 MegaPhase Cables Help Allied Forces Defeat IEDs

August 17, 2010 10:05 am | News | Comments

The critical systems our soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines use to jam radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (IEDs) rely on the RF cables designed and manufactured at the MegaPhase facility in Stroudsburg, PA.

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Google's search share slips while Yahoo creeps up

August 17, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc.'s share of the Internet search market in the U.S. slipped last month as its closest rival, Yahoo Inc., picked up more traffic, according to the latest figures from the research firm comScore Inc.But the minor erosion left Google with a huge advantage over both Yahoo and Microsoft...

World's Smallest WLAN Power Amplifier for Handsets and Wireless Modules

August 17, 2010 9:52 am | Microsemi Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Microsemi Corporation today announced the LX5514M power amplifier (PA) in a compact package that matches the industry's smallest 1.5x1.5mm, 0.4mm-high footprint. Microsemi's LX5514M power amplifier supports IEEE 802.11b/g/n WLAN applications in the 2.4-2.5GHz frequency range.

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Explosion Proof Lights Intended for Hazardous Areas

August 17, 2010 9:46 am | Larson Electronics Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics introduced new high efficiency explosion proof fluorescent lights to complement its expanding line of Class 1 and Class 2 LED lighting for hazardous location areas. Available in two and four foot lengths, the new hazardous location lights use biaxial compact fluorescent bulbs that deliver higher output than traditional T-series tube bulbs.

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Achieving Zero Defect Software Development

August 17, 2010 9:37 am | by John Greenland, Senior Sales Manager, LDRA Technology | Articles | Comments

Zero Defect Software Development (ZDSD) is a results-oriented process that emphasizes the analysis, testing and reporting of the causality of defects. This process, which has evolved from the commitment to providing “five-nines” (99.999%) reliability for mission-critical applications...

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Online Prototype Ordering Offers 24 Hour Shipment

August 17, 2010 8:47 am | News | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc. introduces the Haydon Kerk Engineering Development Center, offering customers the ability to order online from a standard listing of prototype parts available for 24 hour shipment. The online ordering system allows an engineer to quickly obtain off-the-shelf linear motion components...

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New System Developed to Test and Evaluate High-Energy Laser Weapons

August 17, 2010 8:20 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers at GTRI have developed a system that will accelerate high-energy laser development and reduce the time required to make them operational for national security purposes.

Boost Device Drives up to 120 White LEDs

August 17, 2010 8:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Semtech Corp. announced the SC442, a 10-channel white LED driver with an integrated 3A boost power switch. The device is capable of driving up to 120 LEDs at up to 30 mA per channel and is packaged in a low-profile 4 mm x 4 mm x0.6 mm, 28-pin MLPQ package. The SC442 operates

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A test center for wind turbines in northwestern Jutland

August 17, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark) A test center for wind turbines at Østerild in north-western Jutland will ensure Denmark's leading position within wind energyWith its distinct wind conditions, 250-meter-high meteorological masts,...

Fact-o-rific Vehicle Facts of the Week

August 17, 2010 5:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

I have a secret. When I need a little pick-me-up at work, I often surf over to the EERE Vehicle Technologies Program Web site and read their latest Fact of the Week. Updated like clockwork every week, the Fact of the Week site provides dozens (if not hundreds) of factoids of a broad...

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HP buying cyber security firm Fortify Software

August 17, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. says it is buying Fortify Software to beef up its cyber security offerings.The company did not disclose financial terms of the buyout Tuesday.Fortify is a privately held company based in San Mateo, Calif. It helps businesses identify and fix security weaknesses in their...

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VanceInfo reports jump in 2Q earnings

August 17, 2010 4:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Software developer VanceInfo Technologies Inc. booked a 37 percent jump in second-quarter earnings, saying demand has improved over last year.The company, which is headquartered in Beijing, said after the market close Monday that net income for the quarter came to $7.2 million, or 17 cents per...

Microsoft links new smart phones to Xbox Live

August 16, 2010 8:05 pm | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp. is bringing its video-game expertise to the forthcoming Windows Phone 7 line, an attempt to capitalize on the success of the Xbox 360 as the software maker tries to compete with Apple Inc.'s iPhone.Microsoft says a dedicated group inside of Microsoft Game Studios will develop...

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