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MOSFETs packaged in low profile SOT-883L surface mount case

August 10, 2010 6:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the CEDM7001 (N-Channel) and complementary CEDM8001 (P-Channel) 20V, 100mA MOSFETs packaged in the ultra miniature, low profile SOT-883L surface mount case. These devices have a rated continuous drain current of 100mA and a peak drain current of 200mA (tp<10µs).


Touch Displays in Smart Phones Spur Demand for Larger Screen Sizes

August 10, 2010 6:24 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

After only 4% growth in 2009, the mobile phone display market is set to grow by 14% in 2010, with shipments forecast to reach 1.68B units, according to the latest DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile Phone Shipment and Forecast Report. [...]

Study of electron orbits in multilayer graphene finds unexpected energy gaps

August 10, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Georgia Institute of Technology Research News) Researchers have taken one more step toward understanding the unique and often unexpected properties of graphene, a two-dimensional carbon material that has attracted interest because of its potential applications in future generations of...


Website sponsors gambling on grades

August 10, 2010 6:22 am | News | Comments

A website called Ultrinsic is taking wagers on grades from students at 36 colleges nationwide starting this month.

McAfee says malware threat at a new high

August 10, 2010 6:06 am | News | Comments

McAfee Inc, the No. 2 security software maker, said production of software code known as malware, which can harm computers and steal user passwords, reached a new high in the first six months of 2010.

IBM buys Datacap for undisclosed sum

August 10, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IBM said Tuesday it has bought Datacap Inc., a privately held software company based in Tarrytown, NY.Datacap's software helps companies capture, manage and automate the flow of business information.Financial terms were not disclosed.Shares of International Business Machines Corp. slid 56 cents...

NASA aims for more space station repairs

August 10, 2010 5:57 am | News | Comments

NASA scrambled Monday to put together a new plan of attack to get the International Space Station back to full cooling, following this past weekend's unsuccessful repair effort.

WikiLeaks to publish new documents

August 10, 2010 5:48 am | News | Comments

The online whistle-blower WikiLeaks said it will continue to publish more secret files from governments around the world despite U.S. demands to cancel plans to release classified military documents.


Saudi to continue BlackBerry service

August 10, 2010 5:25 am | News | Comments

Saudi Arabia's telecommunications regulator on Tuesday said it would allow BlackBerry messaging services to continue in the kingdom, citing "positive developments" with the device's Canadian manufacturer.

Stony Brook University Student Wins 2010 Gertrude Scharff-Goldhaber Prize

August 10, 2010 5:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Johanna Nelson, a Stony Brook University (SBU) graduate student, has been awarded the 2010 Gertrude Scharff-Goldhaber Prize, consisting of a framed certificate and $1,000.

Digital Hall-Effect Sensors and the Basics of Digital Switching Methods

August 10, 2010 5:08 am | Videos | Comments

Melexis presents a video demonstration of magnetic digital Hall-effect sensors


Yahoo heartened by patent verdict

August 10, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Yahoo Inc. said it is pleased with a jury verdict that found it did not infringe a patent held by Bright Response LLC.A U.S. District Court jury in Texas found that Yahoo and Google Inc. did not infringe Bright Response's patent covering the routing of electronic messages such as e-mail or...

South Korea Police Raid Google Office

August 10, 2010 4:26 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

South Korean police raided the offices of Google Korea on Tuesday to investigate whether the company illegally collected data while it worked on a mapping service.


Saudis Back Away From Threat to Shut Down Blackberry

August 10, 2010 4:26 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

The government cited progress in talks with operators and the device maker Research in Motion over the ability to monitor encrypted messages for national security reasons.

Google to introduce 'Street View' in Germany

August 10, 2010 2:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. says it will introduce its "Street View" mapping feature in Germany before the end of the year.The company says in a statement released Tuesday that the feature will be available for the country's 20 biggest cities and people can ask to have the photo of their house removed from the...


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