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USB adapter complies with Energy Star EPS version 2.0

October 6, 2010 5:59 am | Phihong | Product Releases | Comments

Phihong has developed the smallest low-cost USB charger available, at just 42 x 43 x 21 mm and weighing 80 grams. Designated the PSM03K, the 2.75W adapter is compliant with the new ENERGY STAR EPS version 2.0 requirements...

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HP names former 3Par CEO to new post

October 6, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. said Wednesday it has named David Scott, the former CEO of recently-acquired data storage company 3Par Inc., as senior vice president and general manager for HP StorageWorks.HP acquired 3Par for $2.35 billion last month, outbidding Dell Inc. for the Fremont, Calif.,...

Statistics : Investment rebound supports OECD GDP growth in the second quarter of 2010

October 6, 2010 4:23 am | by OECD | News | Comments

Real GDP in the OECD area increased by 0.9% in the second quarter of 2010 from the previous quarter, a stronger pace than previously estimated (0.7%). Gross fixed investment was the main contributor to the GDP increase, adding 0.4 percentage point to overall growth. The rise in investment...

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Pacific Biosciences to raise up to $230 mln in IPO

October 6, 2010 4:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Pacific Biosciences of California Inc said it expects to raise up to $230 million in an initial public offering of its common stock

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Anti-Tumor drugs tested by Microfluidic device

October 6, 2010 4:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

A prototype device developed in Hong Kong will allow laboratory researchers to non-invasively test drugs for their ability to kill tumors by subjecting cancerous cells with different concentration gradients

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Swedish nanowire-based LED developer completes SEK 170 million financing round

October 6, 2010 2:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Lund (Sweden) based nanowire semiconductor LED developer GLO AB announced the closing of an SEK 170 million investment round (approximately USD 25 million) and establishment of a California-based engineering center to supplement its current efforts in Sweden and Denmark

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Martifer finishes installation of 2.5 MW PV park in Ilha do Sal

October 6, 2010 2:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

This is the first of two parks contracted with the government of Cape Verde

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Optical comms: a new investment cycle?

October 6, 2010 2:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Analysts at Lightcounting believe that strong demand for optical components signals a new cycle of infrastructure upgrades

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3D Systems acquires Bits from Bytes

October 5, 2010 3:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Manufacturer 3D Systems Corp. has acquired Bits From Bytes Limited, a UK maker of three-dimensional printers and printer kits.3D Systems, a manufacturing and imaging company, said Tuesday that it plans to retain the entire Bits From Bytes management team and its operations in Bristol,...

Oracle expands in security with Passlogix purchase

October 5, 2010 3:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle Corp. said Tuesday that it has bought Passlogix to add another computer security option to its suite of business software.Financial terms of the deal weren't announced.Oracle has spent more than $40 billion snapping up dozens of software makers during the past decade in an effort to...

Ku-Band Synthesizer Features RF Enable-Disable Design for OOK, ASK, PPM Modulation

October 5, 2010 2:54 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The THOR-16000 Ku-Band frequency synthesizer from EM Research operates at 15.5 GHz over a >5 percent bandwidth and features a RF enable/disable switch, suitable for On-Off Keying (OOK), Amplitude-Shift Keying (ASK) and Pulse-Position Modulation (PPM) techniques.

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M3-F customizable focus module for miniature OEM cameras

October 5, 2010 2:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

New Scale M3-F customizable focus module provides precise lens motion in a fully integrated package for the smallest OEM cameras. It's about the same size as a fixed lens holder. M3-F modules add precision motorized focus to hand-held cameras, portable biometric systems, surveillance...

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Clamp Meters Are Engineered for Demanding Conditions

October 5, 2010 1:53 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Fluke Corporation has introduced a family of clamp meters, designed to meet every requirement for testing and maintaining electrical systems, industrial equipment and controls, and commercial and industrial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment. The company asserts

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MAVEN mission to investigate how sun steals Martian atmosphere

October 5, 2010 1:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The Red Planet bleeds. Not blood, but its atmosphere, slowly trickling away to space. The culprit is our sun, which is using its own breath, the solar wind, and its radiation to rob Mars of its air. The crime may have condemned the planet's surface, once...

Slowing climate warming may require geoengineering

October 5, 2010 1:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

One way to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide by the end of the century is by setting up fields of air-capture devices that absorb the gas, according to Cornell paper.

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