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'Greening' your flat screen TV

August 25, 2010 8:20 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) An estimated 70 percent of heavy metals in US landfills come from discarded electronics, and as big screen TVs get less expensive, environmental costs continue to mount. To remedy this, Tel Aviv University's Nadav Amdursky and Prof. Gil Rosenman...

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Intel Core i7-Based OpenVPX Solutions for ISR Applications

August 25, 2010 8:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (www.mc.com) launched the Ensemble 6000 Series 6U OpenVPX Intel Core i7 LDS6520 Module, the first embedded computing product combining Intel’s Core i7 processor family with the POET fabric interconnect, at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America 2010 conference today.

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RealPage Inc. underwriters buy 1.85 million shares

August 25, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Underwriters for an initial public offering by Property management company RealPage will purchase an additional 1.85 million shares, the company said Wednesday.The group of underwriters will purchase the shares to cover strong demand, the company said.RealPage's IPO will now total 14.15 million...

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Tecnalia participates in creation of glass that optimizes use of solar energy

August 25, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elhuyar Fundazioa) The Construction Unit at Tecnalia (in conjunction with the University of Cantabria) has taken part in the Sunglass project, the aim of which is to develop a new building product. This involves a glass that augments the efficiency of photovoltaic solar systems, in such...

Germany to prevent Facebook checks

August 25, 2010 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ever thought twice about posting a party picture on Facebook, fearing it could someday hurt your chance at a dream job?...

Real-time testing solution handles rapid control prototyping

August 25, 2010 6:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

MathWorks today announced the availability of xPC Target Turnkey, a fully assembled, real-time testing solution for rapid control prototyping and hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation using Simulink. xPC Target Turnkey combines xPC Target from MathWorks with real-time target machines...

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Lockheed Martin receives “contract modification” for F-22

August 25, 2010 6:13 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

Lockheed Martin announced that it had received a $111.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for the 2010 Follow-On Agile Sustainment for the Raptor (FASTeR) sustainment contract. FASTeR entails support for the F-22 fleet, including training systems, customer support, integrated support planning, supply chain management, aircraft modifications and heavy maintenance...

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Coldwater Creek posts 2Q profit, surprises Street

August 25, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Women's clothing chain Coldwater Creek Inc. posted a profit for its second quarter on higher revenue, beating Wall Street's expectations for another loss and sending its shares soaring more than 20 percent in morning trading Wednesday.The company also reaffirmed its guidance for the year and...

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Spectrometer to Fly in Space

August 25, 2010 5:23 am | by LabEquipment | Videos | Comments

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS), an experiment that will search for antimatter and dark matter in space, leaves the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) next Tuesday on the next leg of its journey to the International Space Station. The AMS detector is being transported...

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Smallest U-M logo demonstrates advanced display technology

August 25, 2010 5:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Michigan) In a step toward more efficient, smaller and higher-definition display screens, a University of Michigan professor has developed a new type of color filter made of nano-thin sheets of metal with precisely spaced gratings.

Enclosures designed for desktop and wall mounted electronic systems

August 25, 2010 5:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

METCASE the metal enclosures division of OKW has introduced the ‘UNIDESK’ range of aluminum terminal enclosures. These ergonomic sloping front enclosures are designed for desktop and wall mounted electronic systems.

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Tinker’s Toolbox - Talking about Standards

August 25, 2010 5:10 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker’s Toolbox podcast, we talk about Standards and regulation, and their impact on the design community

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iTunes Texas education channel launched

August 25, 2010 5:05 am | by SARAH PORTLOCK - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Texas students can now download podcasts, videos and other multimedia lessons directly from iTunes through a new online program aimed at providing free, supplementary coursework that can be accessed anywhere, state officials announced Tuesday.The Texas Education iTunes U channel allows teachers...

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MEMS testing: innovations in mass production

August 24, 2010 6:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The increasing penetration of MEMS into consumer applications presents continuous challenges to device testing

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Multitest cooperates with semi Taiwan MEMS committee to support Asian MEMS industry

August 24, 2010 6:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Multitest, the market leader for MEMS test and calibration equipment, sees great opportunities for the MEMS industry in Asia.

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