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Video 1 : Rex, the Robotic Exoskeleton

July 21, 2010 5:23 am | by rexbionics | Videos | Comments

See Hayden Allen using Rex, the Robotic Exoskeleton, a world first product developed by Rex Bionics. (Video Production - 90 Seconds TV http://90seconds.tv/)

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Porsche novelty mouse makes great gift

July 21, 2010 5:22 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

If, like most of us, you can’t afford a Porsche, a mouse shaped like a Porsche is the next best thing. As novelty computer mice go, this is one of the coolest I’ve seen. Avant Garde Gifts was kind enough to send me a sample of the “Motormouse,” and I’ve been evaluating it this week.

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Camelot Information prices IPO at bottom of range

July 21, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese software services company Camelot Information Systems Inc. priced shares of its initial public offering at $11 each, the bottom of the expected range, the company said Wednesday.The Beijing company and its shareholders sold 13.3 American depositary shares, each representing four...

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HawkBoard Open Source Development Platform

July 21, 2010 4:42 am | Videos | Comments

The HawkBoard open-source development platform is based on the TI OMAP-L138 processor. This low-cost board enables Linux developers to harness the power of floating-point DSP to design...

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Statistics: Trade flows continue to grow in the first quarter of 2010 but at a slower pace

July 21, 2010 3:25 am | by OECD | News | Comments

Based on seasonally adjusted monthly data, merchandise trade values remain approximately 20% below pre-crisis levels in April and May.

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Teen intern at Foxconn affiliate dead after fall

July 20, 2010 9:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A 19-year-old summer intern at a factory affiliated with the Foxconn Technology Group was found dead after falling from a six-story company dormitory in southern China, his employer said.The death adds to a string of worker suicides at factories in south China run by or linked to Foxconn, a...

Adults recall negative events less accurately than children

July 20, 2010 2:21 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Children, rather than adults, make better witnesses of negative emotional events because of how their memory works, according to a new study.

How Fast Is Fast? I Mean, Really?

July 20, 2010 12:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

We talk a lot about speed here at Screaming Circuits. Back in 2003, one of the main reasons our parent company started us up was because their customers were telling them that they needed prototypes faster. So, I know that...

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CONSTELLATION Vision System: Recall

July 20, 2010 12:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Software and hardware problems associated with unexpected system loss of power, unintended system error messages, unresponsive touchscreens, and system setting and infusion performance problems.

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Tinker's Toolbox - Commercialization and adoption of advanced technologies

July 20, 2010 11:20 am | Podcasts | Comments

This month’s Tinker’s Toolbox podcast is about the issues and hurdles facing the commercialization and adoption of advanced technologies. For example, Solid-State Lighting, “green” devices, and even relatively well-developed technologies Like MEMS are still pushing for greater adoption in the marketplace.

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SiGe mixer optimized for 1500MHz WCDMA-LTE 3G and 4G base stations

July 20, 2010 10:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX19993, a fully integrated, 1200MHz to 1700MHz, dual, downconverting mixer with an on-chip LO switch, buffer, and splitter. Designed using Maxim's proprietary SiGe process, this device delivers outstanding linearity and noise performance.

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Voltage Regulators Intended for Space Applications

July 20, 2010 10:06 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier today introduced the first in a series of high current, ultra-low dropout (ULDO) RAD-Hard hybrid linear voltage regulators for space applications including satellites and launch vehicles. The space level screened devices, designed for point-of-load and post DC-DC power conversion, offer a low dropout voltage of only 0.4 V at full 3 A load.

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Google signs 20-year deal with Iowa wind farm

July 20, 2010 10:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. has signed a 20-year contract to buy power from an Iowa wind farm as part of the Internet search leader's effort to cut the pollution caused by its rising demand for energy.The deal announced Tuesday kicks in July 30, with Google agreeing to pay a predetermined rate from the power...

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Nokia's Q2 result expected to be mixed

July 20, 2010 10:05 am | by MATTI HUUHTANEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. is expected to report mixed results on Thursday, as the world's largest handset maker struggles against tough competition in the high-end smart phone market amid speculation about the future of President and CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo.OVERVIEW: Both profits and sales grew in the last...

Replacing Hydrogen in Fluorescent Dyes Improves Detection & Shelf Life

July 20, 2010 9:21 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

By swapping out a hydrogen atom for an isotope twice as heavy, researchers have increased the shelf life and detection ability of fluorescent probes that are essential to studying a variety of inflammatory diseases, including cancer and atherosclerosis.

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