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Metal Halide Lights Intended for Hazardous Locations

April 28, 2010 6:59 am | Larson Electronics Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics’ magnalight.com announced the addition of several new explosion proof metal halide lights for portable use in hazardous location areas. The new additions include a quadpod mounted 400 watt metal halide Class 1 Division 1 light and the dual fixture Class 1 Division 1 70 watt metal halide lights on a wheeled tripod.

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Programmable Encoder Offers Simplicity and Convenience

April 28, 2010 6:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

BEI introduces the Omnicoder, an incremental encoder that allows users to easily program the resolution anywhere between 1 and 10,000 counts per turn. Packaged in BEI’s flagship Model H25 encoder, the Omnicoder allows for virtually unlimited resolution variations.

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Illuminated Pushbutton Switch Offers Multiple LED Colors

April 28, 2010 6:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

E-Switch announces the WBL series, an illuminated pushbutton switch. With a right angle design and long travel, this illuminated pushbutton switch offers you the option of 2 or 4 poles. You can choose many LED color options.

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Microsoft sides with HTC in fight with Apple

April 28, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft appears to be taking sides with the Taiwanese cell phone maker HTC in its legal tussle with Apple over intellectual property.Microsoft said Wednesday that it has reached an agreement that will give HTC the rights to use its technology in phones using Google's Android software....

Punch Apple's Shares Into Your iPad, Press 'Buy'

April 28, 2010 6:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

James Stewart of SmartMoney.com writes that the iPad has increased his fondness for Apple shares.

IAC 1Q loss narrows as online ad revenue climbs

April 28, 2010 5:30 am | by RACHEL METZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Internet company IAC/InterActiveCorp said Wednesday that its first-quarter loss narrowed as online advertising bounced back from a slump that persisted throughout most of last year.For the first three months of the year, the company run by media billionaire Barry Diller had a net loss of $18.7...

Brainstorm: CAD-Prototyping

April 28, 2010 5:27 am | by Edited by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

Is breadboarding dead?

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China to Enforce Encryption Rules

April 28, 2010 5:22 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

China is set to implement new rules that would require makers of certain electronic equipment to disclose key encryption information, creating a possible showdown with foreign companies that are unlikely to comply.

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Cardiac Science Automated External Defibrillators - Powerheart, Cardiovive, NK, Responder models: Class I Recall

April 28, 2010 5:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

UPDATED 04/27/2010. FDA’s review of updated software indicates that it detects some but not all electrical component defects. Originally posted 03/08/2010

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LeCroy Demo at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference

April 28, 2010 4:57 am | Videos | Comments

Dan from LeCroy demos their new logic analyser at their booth at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference.

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General Dynamics sees margins, 1Q profit increase

April 28, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Dynamics Corp. said Wednesday its first-quarter earnings increased slightly on improving margins, especially in the aerospace and combat system sectors.The aviation and military equipment company reported net income of $597 million, or $1.53 a share, in the first three months of the...

SAP's Net Profit Nearly Doubles

April 28, 2010 4:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

SAP said first-quarter net profit nearly doubled, due to a recovery in corporate software spending, a pick-up in U.S. sales and a year-earlier charge.

Clean and energy-efficient vehicles - European strategy for the uptake of green vehicles

April 28, 2010 4:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

From economic crisis to a more resource efficient, greener and more competitive economy The European car industry is slowly recovering from an economic crisis. Clean and energy efficient technologies are an opportunity to recreate and reinvent the position of market leader and...

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Jeff Raikes to give Nebraska commencement speech

April 28, 2010 2:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Computer and charity executive Jeff Raikes will give the keynote address and his late brother, Ron, will be honored during undergraduate commencement exercises next month at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.The title of Jeff Raikes' speech on May 8: "Nebraska Can Change the World."Raikes...

European Inventors of the year 2010 – The most inventive minds in Europe

April 28, 2010 2:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

Bioplastics, football-shaped molecules, GPS technology, hydrogen fuels cells and three-dimensional scanning systems - the fields covered by the winners of the European Inventor Award 2010 range from ecology and nuclear physics to information systems and satellite-based navigation.

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