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Creating Thin Connectors for High-Density Flexible Substrates

September 27, 2010 5:30 am | by Nakagawa Satoru, DKN Research (www.dknresearch.com) | Blogs | Comments

DKN Research, a leading engineering firm specializing in micro electronics and packaging technology, unveiled a new concept to create the industry’s thinnest connectors for high density substrates.

Capacitor Series aimed at ''Smart Grid'' Market

September 27, 2010 5:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

New MCH series of high voltage (500 VAC) Ceramic disc capacitors is now available from Meritek Electronics Corporation. This new series of capacitors is aimed directly at the “Smart Grid” market where advanced electronics are being coupled with new metering and monitoring features.

Segway company owner dies after rolling into river

September 27, 2010 5:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A British businessman who last year bought the company that makes the two-wheeled Segway personal transporter has died in an accident on one of the vehicles....

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Report: US would make Internet wiretaps easier

September 27, 2010 5:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Broad new regulations being drafted by the Obama administration would make it easier for law enforcement and national security officials to eavesdrop on Internet and e-mail communications like social networking Web sites and BlackBerries, The New York Times reported Monday....

Nanopositioning Rotary Stages Offer 0.01 Arc-second Resolution

September 27, 2010 5:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aerotech’s ANT95-R and ANT130-R direct-drive rotary stages are part of Aerotech’s nano Motion Technology product line. They offer unprecedented in-position stability (0.005 arc sec) and incremental motion (0.01 arc sec) using unique direct-drive technology...

Versalogic's Mamba EBX SBC with Intel Core 2 Duo at the 2010 ESC

September 27, 2010 5:05 am | Videos | Comments

A description of the Mamba EBX SBC with Intel Core 2 Duo at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference in Boson at the Versalogic Booth.

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Cable Technology Meets SCD21 Requirements for High Data-Rate Applications

September 27, 2010 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

W. L. Gore & Associates has introduced the next generation in cable technology for high data-rate applications. This technology consists of a new differential cable design with lower SCD21 (differential-to-common-mode conversion) and a very high level of signal fidelity.

Going Green: Traveling in an Environmentally Responsible Manner

September 27, 2010 4:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

My wife and I recently took a trip to Virginia Beach. I wanted to visit a research center there. I spent a lot of time at the center, including attending a 3-hour conference session. So really - a main reason for the trip was not leisure. I do admit, however, that my wife and I couldn't...

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Economy : OECD’s Gurría confident Portugal will weather economic crisis?

September 27, 2010 3:22 am | by OECD | News | Comments

?Portugal has made major progress in modernising its economy over recent years but has been hit hard by the crisis, according to the OECD’s latest economic survey of the country.?

Let your fingers do the driving

September 26, 2010 9:21 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Utah) If drivers are yakking on cell phones and don't hear spoken instructions to turn left or right from a passenger or navigation system, they still can get directions from devices that are mounted on the steering wheel and pull skin on the driver's index fingertips left...

Light workout: Stanford scientists use optogenetics to effectively stimulate muscle movement in mice

September 26, 2010 11:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stanford University Medical Center) Researchers at Stanford University were able to use light to induce normal patterns of muscle contraction, in a study involving bioengineered mice whose nerve-cell surfaces are coated with special light-sensitive proteins.

Computer attacks linked to wealthy group or nation

September 26, 2010 9:05 am | by LOLITA C. BALDOR - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

A powerful computer code attacking industrial facilities around the world, but mainly in Iran, probably was created by experts working for a country or a well-funded private group, according to an analysis by a leading computer security company.The malicious code, called Stuxnet, was designed...

Worm hits computers of staff at Iran nuclear plant

September 26, 2010 4:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Iran's official news agency says a complex computer worm has affected the personal computers of staff at the country's first nuclear power plant weeks before the facility is to go online....

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Novelties: These Digital Trainers Know How to Motivate

September 25, 2010 10:22 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

People who have trouble sticking to weight-loss regimens can find an array of devices that help track their progress — and offer encouragement, too.

Career Couch: Staying Professional in Virtual Meetings

September 25, 2010 10:22 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Virtual meetings have become a staple of business life, but personal conduct during a phone or video conference can be different than in face-to-face meetings.

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