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Review: News app that lets you choose your editor

September 1, 2010 9:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Most of the articles that show up in your newspaper or magazine are chosen by professional editors. What if they are picked out by a friend from college instead? Or a colleague from work? Or your mom? Anyone you know, really?...

Greenpeace wants Facebook center off coal fuel

September 1, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Greenpeace said about 500,000 Facebook users have urged the world's largest social network to abandon plans to buy electricity from a coal-based energy company for its new data center in the U.S....

Apple CEO Jobs announces iPhone software update

September 1, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple CEO Steve Jobs says iPhone users will be getting a software update that offers the ability to upload high-definition video over Wi-Fi....


Voice Coil Actuator Features Clear Aperture Design

September 1, 2010 8:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

BEI Kimco Magnetics, a company of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) Inc., has introduced the uniquely designed LA15-16-043Z voice coil actuator, featuring a large diameter clear aperture, compact size, and force high capabilities.


Die Cut Electrical Insulations Made From Flame Retardant Polypropylene

September 1, 2010 8:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

These custom die cut electrically insulated parts, that provide high dielectric strength, are flame retardant per UL94V-0 and are RoHS compliant.


Touchscreen TFT LCDs Feature Thin Profile

September 1, 2010 8:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

InfoVue TFT LCDs come in both touch screen and standard formats and feature an extended temperature range, LED backlighting for high contrast, and a thin profile starting at an industry-leading 3.0 mm.


New pump created for microneedle drug-delivery patch

September 1, 2010 8:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Purdue University) Purdue University researchers have developed a new type of pump for drug-delivery patches that might use arrays of "microneedles" to deliver a wider range of medications than now possible with conventional patches.


Touch screen, price hike to cheapest Sony e-reader

September 1, 2010 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lately, the electronic-reader market has been a race to the bottom, with major players such as Inc. and Barnes & Noble Inc. tussling over which can offer consumers the best, cheapest e-reader....


RF inductor series approved to MIL-PRF-39010, Level M

September 1, 2010 7:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Gowanda Electronics recently introduced two inductor series meeting the military’s Qualified Products List requirements for “Established Reliability”. Gowanda’s ER10M and ER17S thru-hole RF inductor series are approved to MIL-PRF-39010, Level M.


LCD TV Panel Makers Target 40% LED Penetration by Q4’10

September 1, 2010 6:22 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

The continuing transition to LED backlights is motivating LCD TV panel manufacturers to develop their supply chains in order to reduce the cost of LED-backlit panels.

Mimicking fish and tailoring radar to warn of bridge peril

September 1, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Case Western Reserve University) Civil Engineering Professor Bill Yu has built a pair of sensors to provide real-time risk assessments of bridges during flooding -- the largest cause by far of bridge failure.

VeriFone boosts mobile presence with Way Systems

September 1, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

VeriFone Systems Inc. said Wednesday it has acquired Way Systems Inc., expanding the company's presence on cell phones and other mobile gadgets.VeriFone, which provides technology for making electronic payments, said it is paying $6 million for the privately held company, plus another $3...

Ahead of the Bell: Apple's fall product launch

September 1, 2010 5:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. is hosting a music-themed event Wednesday that is likely to yield updated iPods, though the company will not confirm any details....


3U VPX Air Baffle Board redirects or contains airflow

September 1, 2010 5:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Bustronic Corporation, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of high performance backplanes has announced a new VPX air blocker board in the 3U height. The VPX air baffle board is designed to fill in unused slots and redirect (or contain) airflow.


NXP System Basis Chips Address EMC Requirements of Global Car OEMs

September 1, 2010 5:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

NXP Semiconductors N.V. today announced the release of the UJA107xA family, its next generation of CAN/LIN System Basis Chips (SBCs) for in-vehicle networks. Offering enhanced EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) performance, the chips meet the stringent requirements of global car OEMs...



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