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Beyond Salad: How to Save Energy in the Kitchen During the Summer

August 16, 2010 8:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

One day I ordered pizza delivery. Another day, I went out to eat (well, several days actually). Yet another day found me trolling the produce and canned veggie & fruit aisles of the supermarket to assemble an interesting salad. But sooner or later, I want to cook food: real food, in...

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Increase Driver Safety with Gesture-based Interfaces for Automotive Applications

August 16, 2010 7:39 am | by Hassane El-Khoury, Automotive business development manager, Cypress Semiconductor Corp. | Articles | Comments

As touchscreens with gesture-based interfaces have become nearly standard in the mobile phone segment, many people are waiting impatiently for the technology to make its way into the automotive market.

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Israel approves purchase of F-35

August 16, 2010 7:27 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

As reported by Defense Talk, Israel has agreed to purchase 20 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters in a deal worth an estimated 2.75 billion dollars. At $96 million a piece, this would be the most expensive weapons deal ever signed by Israel. As the Swiss Army Knife of fighter jets, and the bulwark of the free world for the next 40 years (not to sound hyperbolic)...

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Flir to buy weapons sensor maker ICx for $274M

August 16, 2010 7:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Flir Systems Inc., which makes thermal imaging and infrared camera systems, on Monday said it had agreed to buy ICx Technologies Inc., a maker of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives detectors, for $274 million in cash.Portland-based Flir is offering $7.55 per share in...

QHR Technologies has record revenue of $5.1M in Q2; profit at $308,166

August 16, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

QHR Technologies Inc. has reported record revenue of $5.1 million for its second quarter, up 90 per cent for the same period last year.Profit was $308,166 or one cent a share in the quarter ended June 30, compared with a loss of $205,983, or one cent a share, in the same period in 2009, the...

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Apple manager charged with taking kickbacks

August 16, 2010 6:23 am | News | Comments

A manager at Apple Inc has been charged in California with taking kickbacks he received after leaking corporate secrets to Asian companies that supplied iPhone and iPod accessories, court documents showed.

A robot that identifies doors from their handles

August 16, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elhuyar Fundazioa) The intelligent robots that appear in the movies have little relation to real life, although the tendency in current robotics to create machines that are as independent as possible is a fact. "The robot has to be aware of what it is doing and, more and more, be capable...

U.S. video viewing site Hulu plans an IPO: report

August 16, 2010 6:16 am | News | Comments

Hulu is planning an initial public offering which could value the U.S. video viewing site at more than $2 billion, the New York Times said.

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Intel to buy TI's cable modem unit

August 16, 2010 6:11 am | News | Comments

Intel Corp said on Monday that it would buy the cable modem product line of chip maker Texas Instruments Inc in order to expand its consumer electronics chip business.

Current Shunt Monitors

August 16, 2010 6:10 am | Videos | Comments

This presentation from Digi-Key and Texas Instruments provides a brief overview of current shunt monitors with the intent to give a basic understanding of current shunt monitors and their key parameters.

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Home computers aid in discovery of neutron star

August 16, 2010 6:04 am | News | Comments

Ordinary computers like those folks use to send e-mail or surf the Internet are being credited with finding a previously unknown neutron star.

Sealed Plastic Ignition Switches Suit Multiple Applications

August 16, 2010 6:00 am | Videos | Comments

Cole Hersee, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty electrical and electronic products for the vehicle industry, introduces its new fully-sealed plastic ignition switches.

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Spacewalking astronauts plug in new cooling pump

August 16, 2010 5:58 am | News | Comments

Spacewalking astronauts installed a new ammonia pump to the International Space Station on Monday, accomplishing the urgent cooling-system repairs after more than two weeks of impaired operations in orbit.

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MagicJack banishes calling costs

August 16, 2010 5:45 am | News | Comments

The company behind the magicJack, the Internet phone gadget heavily advertised on television, has another trick up its sleeve: free phone calls from computers, smart phones and iPads.

FarmVille maker Zynga hires ex-MySpace CEO

August 16, 2010 5:38 am | News | Comments

Zynga, the maker of popular social networking game "FarmVille," has hired former MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta as its executive vice president of business operations.

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