ECN Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre opens up an old radio test device, the Weston Model 665 Selective Analyzer.
The use of animated depictions of violent events by Apple Daily, Taiwan’s most widely read newspaper, has provoked an intense discussion of their influence on children.
Tiger Woods’s personal Web site has had an increase in visitors since he issued a statement about his car accident on Nov. 29.
In-Stat has identified an important trend for Internet-enabled TV, which would permit the downloading of video and other Internet content in the Chinese television market.
(National Academy of Sciences) A new report from the National Research Council, "Transitions to Alternative Transportation Technologies -- Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles," examines the technological status of plug-in hybrids and identifies factors that might hinder their acceptance in...
Titan Machinery Inc., which operates agriculture and construction equipment stores, said Thursday third-quarter profit fell 30 percent as expenses climbed and a challenging construction industry resulted in lower sales in that segment.The company reported net income of $5.7 million, or 32 cents...
This week, you read about using an electric meter to measure and manage your energy use. Using a meter could
I've mentioned some cautions with parts substitutions before; wrong V values on barrier or flyback diodes, counterfeit parts and things like that. Here's another example of something to watch out for if your supply is tight and choices are limited....
Back at CES ’09, I had the chance to preview Hillcrest Labs’ MEMs Accelerometer based motion control technology. They’ve since marketed it as a consumer device, the Loop Pointer.
Eli Lilly & Co. said Thursday earnings per share could grow more than 10 percent next year, but the drugmaker's stock dipped as its 2009 forecast fell short of Wall Street expectations.Indianapolis-based Lilly also touted its pipeline of drugs under development during a Webcast of its annual...
One lot recalled because labeling on the foil blister card of certain packages were printed with the label reversed, and consumers may not be aware of the warnings of an antihistamine that could cause drowsiness.
The Air Force has confirmed the existence of a new Stealth Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Designated the RQ-170 Sentinel, “The Beast of Kandahar" has been spotted over Afghanistan as early as 2007. The military plans to deploy it for reconnaissance and surveillance missions.
ECN magazine is announcing both a new test-oriented blog and an annual contest on Best Test Practices.
Two scientists at Brookhaven Lab have developed a method to control the buildup of hydrogen fluoride gas during the growth of precision crystals needed for applications such as superconductors, optical devices, and microelectronics.
Enabling both simplified LED system design and improved LED-to-LED color consistency, EasyWhite bins from Cree are offered in 3500 K, 3000 K and 2700 K color temperatures and are 75 percent smaller than the ANSI C78.377 standard color regions.