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Questions and answers about UAE's BlackBerry ban

August 2, 2010 11:05 am | by PETER SVENSSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Some questions and answers about the United Arab Emirates banning the use of BlackBerry's messaging and Web services:Q: What is being banned?A. E-mail, messaging and Web services on BlackBerry phones, starting in October. The ban also applies to foreign visitors using roaming, but not to phone...

TDK-EPC Develops Compact DC-link Circuit PCCs for Electromobility

August 2, 2010 10:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, announces the new EPCOS-brand PCC™ (Power Capacitor Chip) as an ideal DC-link circuit solution for the electric drives of motor vehicles.

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Phihong's 36W, Desktop Adapter Provides Cost- and Energy-Efficiency

August 2, 2010 9:57 am | Phihong | Product Releases | Comments

Phihong, one of the most trusted names in power electronics, has developed an energy-efficient, 36W, Class 2 universal desktop adapter.

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JAE Introduces Industry's Narrowest Pitch FF08 Series FPC Connector

August 2, 2010 9:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

JAE has developed the FF08 Series connector featuring the industry's narrowest pitch--0.2mm (0.08") and the lowest height--1.0mm (0.039") max.

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Multichannel RF Remote Control Application Board

August 2, 2010 9:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Leading wireless solutions manufacturer Radiometrix has just introduced the CTA88 remote control chip application board offering.

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Lockheed Martin gets $71M General Dynamics deal

August 2, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. said Monday it received a $71 million contract to provide defense contractor General Dynamics Corp. with equipment and hardware for a broadband communication network.The contract is the first part of a multi-year contract expected to be worth $400...

Photoelectric Sensor Brackets Provide Fast Changeover

August 2, 2010 8:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pepperl+Fuchs’ OMH-RL29-06 Mounting Brackets are designed for use with the company’s Series 28 and Series 29 photoelectric sensors. These brackets provide

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Intro to PBRC/V and PRQC Resonators

August 2, 2010 8:26 am | by digikey | Videos | Comments

http://bit.ly/9bPUhG - This tutorial, provided by Digi-Key and AVX, will introduce AVX's PBRC/V and PRQC/V series of ceramic resonators. Also included is a comparison between quartz crystals and ceramic resonators as well as a thorough part number breakdown for each series.

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Twin Rocker Switch Touts New Design

August 2, 2010 8:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Phaseda LLC has introduced its new design of twin rocker switch series. The RL2-5 double rocker switch has UL, cUL and VDE approvals, and is fully compliant with European RoHS requirement. UL rating is 16A 125VAC and VDE rating is 16(4)A 250VAC. The function includes

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New catalyst of platinum nanoparticles could lead to conk-out free, stable fuel cells

August 2, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Cornell University) In the quest for efficient, cost-effective and commercially viable fuel cells, scientists at Cornell University's Energy Materials Center have discovered a catalyst and catalyst-support combination that could make fuel cells more stable, conk-out free, inexpensive and...

Seeing the Light: LED Under-Cabinet and Recessed Downlights

August 2, 2010 7:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

I moved into my apartment about four years ago. Little by little, I've continued to make improvements that help me save money on my energy bills. I've:

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SolarWinds to buy back up to $25 million in shares

August 2, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Business software maker SolarWinds Inc. said Monday its board has authorized buying up as much as $25 million worth of its own stock.The announcement helped send SolarWinds shares up 77 cents, or 5.6 percent, to $14.59 in morning trading. Over the past year, the stock has traded between $12.10...

BlackBerry users in UAE and Saudi may have services cut

August 2, 2010 6:25 am | by Tamara Walid and Souhail Karam | News | Comments

More than a million BlackBerry users may have key services in Saudi Arabia and the UAE cut off after authorities stepped up demands on smartphone maker Research In Motion for access to encrypted messages sent over the device.

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Georgia Tech Awarded a $20M Center for Chemical Innovation

August 2, 2010 6:23 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A team of institutions led by Georgia Tech has been awarded $20 million from the National Science Foundation and National Aeronautics and Space Administration to pursue research that could lead to a better understanding of how life started on Earth.

Space station cooling system suddenly shuts down

August 2, 2010 6:21 am | News | Comments

Half of the International Space Station's cooling system suddenly shut down during the weekend, forcing the astronauts to power down equipment and face the likelihood of urgent spacewalking repairs.

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