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Non-Captive Programmable Linear Actuator Accommodates Variety of Screw Pitches

March 5, 2010 6:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduced the Haydon RoHS compliant IDEA non-captive programmable linear actuator. In addition to full programmability through an easy-to-use graphic user interface, the non-captive actuator configuration is capable of

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MCUs Feature Less Than 50 µA-MHz Active Current

March 5, 2010 5:30 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc unveiled several new 8-bit PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) that are asserted to set the industry benchmark for low-power microcontrollers and peripheral integration. These MCUs feature active currents of

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US Apple iPad launch slightly delayed to April 3

March 5, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The much-anticipated iPad tablet computer from Apple Inc. will start hitting U.S. store shelves on April 3, slightly later than originally planned.When Apple unveiled the device Jan. 27, the company said the first iPads would reach the market in "late March."Apple did not specify why the tablet...

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US Must Do More to Prevent Loss of Clean Energy Manufacturing Jobs

March 5, 2010 4:16 am | by Sam Haswell, Apollo News Service | Blogs | Comments

The United States must commit to developing a domestic manufacturing sector capable of meeting heightened demand for the parts, systems and components of the growing clean energy economy...

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Alix Paultre on Display Technology

March 5, 2010 3:55 am | Videos | Comments

ECN's Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre discusses the latest LED-driven LCD technology, with an overview of other display tech including Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCoS), Digital Light Processing (DLP), and Vacuum Flourescent Display (VFD).

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Earnings Preview: A400M uncertainty dogs EADS

March 5, 2010 3:30 am | by EMMA VANDORE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Airbus parent company EADS NV reports its fourth-quarter and full year results before the stock market opens Tuesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The biggest uncertainty over EADS' financial results is how much of the cost overruns it will have to shoulder for its troubled A400M program — and that is out...

Cache narrows 4Q loss as it trims expenses

March 5, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Women's clothing retailer Cache Inc. said Friday that its fiscal fourth-quarter loss narrowed on reduced expenses. Adjusted results beat analysts' expectations.Cache lost $1.2 million, or 9 cents per share, for the period ended Jan. 2. That compares with a loss of $5.5 million, or 42 cents per...

Symposium Explored Energy Research Projects On Campus

March 4, 2010 8:23 pm | by Yale University | News | Comments

What do cook stoves in Bangladesh have to do with F-15 jet fuel? Or a plant fungus discovered in the Amazonian rain forest with sustainable architecture? As the faculty who attended the West Campus Energy Symposium on Feb. 27 learned, these are just some of the areas in energy research...

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Snow expected to cloud February employment report

March 4, 2010 7:30 pm | News | Comments

The government's closely watched monthly employment report will be unusually hard to read this time.That's because the snowstorms that hammered the East Coast last month occurred on the same week that the government surveys businesses about their payrolls. Employees who couldn't make it to work...

ArcSight fiscal 3Q profit falls 57 percent

March 4, 2010 3:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ArcSight, a provider of network security software and services, said Thursday that its fiscal third-quarter profit fell 57 percent as higher operating expenses overshadowed growth in product and maintenance sales.Shares of the company dropped $2.51, or 8.7 percent, in after-hours trading. The...

Move's 4Q loss deepen amid real estate woes

March 4, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Move Inc.'s fourth-quarter loss widened as the online real estate service's revenue drooped in a still-sluggish market for home buying and renting.The company said Thursday that it lost $4.5 million, or 3 cents per share, during the final three months of the year. That compared with a setback...

Cenveo narrows 4Q loss with lower charges

March 4, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Commercial printing company Cenveo Inc. narrowed its fourth-quarter loss from the year-earlier period, which was hit by charges.Cenveo posted a loss of $9.4 million, or 15 cents a share, for the latest quarter, compared with a loss of $309.6 million, or $5.71 a share, a year earlier. The latest...

Canadian earnings declared Thursday: TD Bank handily beat analysts' estimates

March 4, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian earning declared Thursday as of 4:00 p.m.:The Data Group Income Fund (TSX:DGI.UN): Three months ended Dec. 31, 2009, net income $6,236,000, net income $0.27 per unit; 2008, net loss $10,046,000, net loss $0.43 per unit. Revenue: 2009, $90,698,000; 2008, $96,508,000.Fairborne Energy...

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Economist John Cawley discusses economics of obesity

March 4, 2010 1:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Before developing specific anti-obesity strategies, lawmakers should review the evidence on program effectiveness and costs to avoid policies that won't work or will waste money, says Cawley.

Secure Interconnects Are Designed for Defense Forces

March 4, 2010 12:48 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Fischer Connectors announced secure interconnect solutions designed for Defense Forces: Fischer UltiMate Military Connectors Line. First within this line, the new Fischer LandForce Series offers compact, rugged, lightweight circular connectors for an improved protection of

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