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Differential Pressure and Thermocouple Temperature Data Logger

July 1, 2010 11:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omega’s OM-CP-PRTC110 line of differential pressure and temperature data loggers operates in real time. This CE marked product features three channels


Optocouplers and Cigarettes

July 1, 2010 11:40 am | by Don Alfano, Director of Applications, Isolation and Machine Interface Products, Silicon Labs ( | Blogs | Comments

Optocouplers and cigarettes have a lot in common. Both burn excessive energy during operation and get hot as a result.


Digi-Key and Bridgelux Sign Global Distribution Agreement

July 1, 2010 11:20 am | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota and Livermore, California, USA — July 1, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Bridgelux, a...


Sony: 535,000 Vaio PCs may have overheating glitch

July 1, 2010 11:12 am | News | Comments

Japan's Sony Corp said on Wednesday that about 535,000 units of its "Vaio" brand personal computers globally may be in danger of overheating and that it has provided software on its website to eliminate the problem.

Gartner lowers 2010 IT spending forecast

July 1, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Global information technology spending will rise this year, but not as much as previously expected because of the strength of the dollar versus the euro, Gartner Inc. said Thursday.The research firm now expects global IT spending to climb 3.9 percent over 2009, to $3.35 trillion. It had...

U.S. government slowly adopting Web-based computing

July 1, 2010 10:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

The United States, seeking to modernize technology and reduce costs, is embracing "cloud computing," but privacy and security issues need to be ironed out...


NZ carbon price system hikes household costs

July 1, 2010 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

New carbon-trading laws intended to reduce climate-changing pollution emissions took effect Thursday in New Zealand, immediately sending gas prices higher.


Inch-Square Converter Delivers 25 Watts

July 1, 2010 10:40 am | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Providing a 25W output in one square inch of board area, the UEI25 series 25W output, 2:1 input range, 12V output, high efficiency, isolated DC-DC converter from Murata delivers regulated DC power.


Swiss team postpones solar plane night flight

July 1, 2010 10:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Preparations for the world's first solar-powered round-the-world flight hit a major snag Thursday when the Swiss team behind the project was forced to postpone a 24-hour test flight because of an equipment problem.


Online Tool Simplifies POL Design

July 1, 2010 10:27 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier(IR)today announced the availability of a new online design tool that enables electrical and thermal simulation and design optimization for the SupIRBuck family of integrated point-of-load voltage regulators.


Microcontroller with AES authenticates your application for only 300nA

July 1, 2010 10:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAXQ1004, a low-power 16-bit microcontroller that can add secure authentication to any application.


VCO Operates from 2510 MHz to 2610 MHz

July 1, 2010 10:09 am | News | Comments

Crystek's CVCO55CC-2510-2610 Voltage Controlled Oscillator operates from 2510 MHz to 2610 MHz with a control voltage from 0.5V to 4.5V.

Last 2 shuttle flights delayed, final trip in 2011

July 1, 2010 9:54 am | News | Comments

NASA's space shuttle program will keep going until next year. The space agency made it official Thursday after weeks of hints of launch delays: More time is needed to get the cargo ready for the final two shuttle flights.


Calling all antenna engineers: Apple needs you

July 1, 2010 9:39 am | News | Comments

Wanted: Three geniuses to improve iPhone antennas. According to job postings spotted by a reader of technology blog Slashdot, Apple Inc. is hiring engineers to refine iPhone and iPad antennas.

Woot there it is: Amazon buys deal-a-day website

July 1, 2010 9:34 am | News | Comments Inc. has purchased deal-a-day website In a joke-laden message on the company blog, Woot CEO Matt Rutledge said the deal won't change how the site is run...


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