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SuperSpeed USB Opens Opportunities

July 7, 2010 8:56 am | by by Dan Harmon, Texas Instruments | Blogs | Comments

There has been a lot of coverage of SuperSpeed USB as its adoption is starting to ramp up, even with the lack of native support in the PC chipsets.

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Sirius XM Subscriber Base Grows

July 7, 2010 7:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Sirius XM expanded its subscriber base by 6% to a record 19.6 million at the end of second quarter, leading the company to more than double its forecast for subscriber growth.

ABB Evolves 2600T Pressure Transmitter Family With Range Of New Cost And Time Saving Features

July 7, 2010 7:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

ABB has extended its 2600T pressure transmitter family with a host of new features, offering cost effectiveness and even greater levels of simplicity whilst reducing the time needed for commissioning and maintenance.

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Major Asia Pacific Photovoltaic Markets Expected to Grow 85% in 2010

July 7, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

Asia Pacific photovoltaic markets are poised to make a significant contribution to global photovoltaic (PV) market growth in 2010 following improvements in the policy environment in most of the key countries in this region.

Pinpoint precision: Delivering a biochemical payload to 1 cell

July 7, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Johns Hopkins University) Researchers use precise electrical "tweezers" to place nanowires on predetermined spots on single cells. The technique eventually could produce new ways to deliver medication.

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Antimicrobial surface treatment designed for keyboards

July 7, 2010 7:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Biosafe Inc., has developed an antimicrobial surface treatment for the keyboards of Classmate netbook PCs used in an ambitious worldwide education program spearheaded by Intel Corp. BIOSAFE is an antimicrobial based on patented silane technology that provides durable protection against damaging microorganisms.

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Germany takes legal steps against Facebook

July 7, 2010 6:05 am | by MELISSA EDDY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

A German data protection official said Wednesday he launched legal proceedings against Facebook, which he accused of illegally accessing and saving personal data of people who don't use the social networking site.Johannes Caspar said his Hamburg data protection office had initiated legal steps...

Scopes Deliver Advanced JTAG Debug Capabilities

July 7, 2010 6:01 am | by Joel Woodward, Agilent Technologies, Inc. | Articles | Comments

JTAG, also known as IEEE 1149.1, is one of the most successful electronic standards of all time. Invented over 20 years ago to uncover printed circuit board manufacturing, JTAG is now used in nearly 100% of printed circuit boards and has become a critical part of many integrated circuits.

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High-Voltage Capacitors: Design and Testing

July 7, 2010 5:45 am | Articles | Comments

There are many industries that depend on the proven design concepts that require high voltages to operate. Radar, X-ray machines, traveling wave tubes, down-hole logging, particle accelerators, aerospace ignition systems, partial discharge detection, power utilities and welding equipment are some examples.

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Virtualization for Consolidation

July 7, 2010 5:37 am | by Mark Hermeling, Senior Product Manager for Multi-core and Virtualization, Wind River | Articles | Comments

Multi-core and embedded virtualization offer embedded device and equipment manufacturers the chance to consolidate and innovate. They can consolidate multiple individual processors into a single processor, whether single core or multi-core, and innovate by improving the capabilities of their devices beyond what was previously achievable.

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China Reviews Google License

July 7, 2010 5:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The Chinese government said it is still examining Google's application to renew its content license, in the government's first comments on the U.S. company's status since it announced last month it was changing how users in China access its search service.

Mission To Mercury

July 7, 2010 5:23 am | by ScienceMagazine | Videos | Comments

BepiColombo will set off in 2014 on a journey lasting approximately six years. When it arrives at Mercury in mid 2020, it will endure temperatures as high as 350 °C and gather data during its one year nominal mission, with a possible 1-year extension. --- Please subscribe to Science &...

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Protective Vent Prevents Condensation in AntennAware Attitude Sensor

July 7, 2010 5:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sunsight Instruments has joined with GORE Protective Vents to eliminate condensation in its AntennAware Attitude Sensor (AAS), a permanently mounted or fully integrated monitoring sensor to ensure the ongoing correct alignment of antennae.

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Tesco Selects Unica's Interactive Marketing Solutions

July 7, 2010 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Unica Corporation (http://www.unica.com/index.htm) (NASDAQ: UNCA), the recognized leader in marketing software (http://www.unica.com/marketing-software.htm) solutions, today announced that Tesco, one of the world's largest retail chains, has chosen Unica's solutions to power its cross-channel...

Reference Design Creates Remote-Control Racing Toys

July 7, 2010 4:57 am | News | Comments

Based on 2.4GHz wireless tech, the nRFready R/C Racing reference design from Nordic Semiconductor allows developers to create advanced remote-control race toy cars.

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