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Ion and Photo Smoke-Detector ICs include Alarm Memory

June 21, 2010 7:09 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. today announced the industry’s first Ion and photo smoke-detector ICs to offer alarm memory. The low-power RE46C162/3 Ion and RE46C165/6/7/8 (RE46C16X) photo smoke-detector ICs make it easy to quickly determine which detector in an interconnected loop triggered an alarm.

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Printed Graphene Tech Brings Promise for Better Displays

June 21, 2010 7:05 am | News | Comments

Researchers at Samsung and Sungkyunkwan University, in Korea, have produced a continuous layer of pure graphene the size of a large television.

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SalesQuest Announces Bill Gosse as Chief Technology Officer

June 21, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SalesQuest (http://www.salesquest.com/) , the industry leader in high tech sales intelligence CRUSH Reports (http://www.salesquest.com/services/CRUSH-reports/) on Fortune 1000 and Fortune Global 500 companies, welcomes Bill Gosse as Chief Technology Officer.Mr. Gosse will be responsible for...

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China: Secretary-General Gurría welcomes increase in exchange rate flexibility

June 21, 2010 6:25 am | by OECD | News | Comments

“A combination of sustained fiscal expansion, continued structural reform and exchange rate flexibility, should provide a strong contribution from China to the achievement of a strong, sustained, and balanced growth of the world economy,” OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said in...

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iCampaigning? Candidates turning to phone apps

June 21, 2010 6:06 am | by KATE BRUMBACK - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Running for office? You can make an app for that.Maintaining a Facebook page and Twitter feed has become standard practice for political candidates seeking to get their message out. And some are even creating iPhone applications so supporters can follow their campaigns and make contributions on...

Energy 105 – Wind Turbines II

June 21, 2010 5:08 am | by Ken Johnson | Blogs | Comments

A couple of statements made about vortices in previous episodes have prompted several comments and queries. Then just recently there was a news story about an airliner incident where it hit an “air pocket” or CAT (Clear Air Turbulence) as it is called.

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Improved FX Capabilities Key to Bank's Planned Growth Strategy

June 21, 2010 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SIFMA- Progress Software Corporation (http://www.progress.com/index.ssp) (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading software provider that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive, today announced that financial services group, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), is live on the Progress@ Apama@ FX...

Acquisition Creates Industry's Largest Affiliate Network, Consolidating Premium CPA and CPC Campaign Offerings for Publishers

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

http://www.adknowledge.com () —Adknowledge, the largest privately-owned Internet ad network, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Hydra Group (www.hydragroup.com (http://www.hydragroup.com) ), a premium CPA (cost-per-acquisition) performance marketing network.Starting immediately,...

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Vibration Energy Harvester Powers Portable Devices

June 21, 2010 4:54 am | Videos | Comments

Perpetuum's free-standing vibration energy harvester converts unused mechanical vibration into useable electrical energy to power wireless sensor systems.

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Design Creates High-Temperature HV Isolated Converter Platform

June 21, 2010 4:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Available in versions optimized for inputs from 15V to 40V or 150VA to 350VA, the STROMBOLI DC/DC converter design includes an application note, reference design, and demo board with related datasheet, schematics, and bill-of-material.

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Taiwan scholars blast Foxconn's China operations

June 21, 2010 2:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A group of Taiwanese scholars urged Foxconn Technology Group to end a rigid and "inhumane" management style at its mammoth factory compound in southern China.Their petition follows a recent string of suicides at the Shenzhen facility, which employs and houses more than 300,000 people, many from...

iCampaigning? US candidates turning to phone apps

June 21, 2010 2:05 am | by KATE BRUMBACK - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Running for office? You can make an app for that.Maintaining a Facebook page and Twitter feed has become standard practice for U.S. political candidates seeking to get their message out. Now some are even creating iPhone applications so supporters can follow their campaigns and make...

Using carbon nanotubes in lithium batteries can dramatically improve energy capacity

June 20, 2010 10:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) atteries might gain a boost in power capacity as a result of a new finding from researchers at MIT. They found that using carbon nanotubes for one of the battery's electrodes produced a significant increase -- up to tenfold -- in the amount of power...

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Processor XMC Module Touts Gigahertz-class Complex Application Processing

June 19, 2010 8:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Interface Concept introduced its IC-PQ3-XMCa ultra low power Processor XMC module, based on the Freescale PowerQUICC III MPC8536E processor. The IC-PQ3-XMCa is designed to offer both the Gigahertz-class complex application processing abilities and

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Mass. AG seeks privacy information from Google

June 18, 2010 3:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is seeking information from Google Inc. about the search engine's "Street View" project to ensure it is not acquiring personal information.Coakley said Friday she is concerned about reports "Street View" acquired payload data over Wi-Fi networks....

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