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Burns chronicles 400 years of planetary science

July 28, 2010 1:21 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Joe Burns was offered a challenge: review all of planetary science since 1610 ... in 4,000 words or fewer. He took it.

Surpasses 2,000 End Users as Enterprises Adopt Fluid Data(TM) Solutions

July 28, 2010 1:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Compellent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: CML) today announced record revenue of $36.5 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. This represents a 27 percent increase from the same quarter in 2009.Highlights for Q2 2010 include:-- Revenue of $36.5 million represents a 15 percent...

Grows Branded Disk Systems and Software Revenue 86 Percent Year-Over-Year to Record Level, With 125 Percent Year-Over-Year Increase in Branded DXi Sales

July 28, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today announced that revenue for its fiscal first quarter (FQ1'11), ended June 30, 2010, was $163 million, an increase of $3 million from the same period last year (FQ1'10). This increase was...

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Record Application Revenue of $47.9 Million; Closes Multi-Million Dollar Performance Management Contract Supporting 140,000 Users; Adds Over 200 New SMB Customers; 55% Increase Yea...

July 28, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2010."Businesses need insight on their people to power growth, and they are turning to Taleo to provide the software...

Shareholders May Become 5% Shareholders Without Restrictions

July 28, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Stamps.com@ (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS@ postage online (http://www.stamps.com/postage-online/how-it-works/) and shipping software (http://www.stamps.com/shipping/) solutions to approximately 400,000 customers, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a waiver...

Data Converters Reduce Board Space In High-Speed Applications

July 28, 2010 12:49 pm | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) announced today a pair of low-power, high-speed 14-bit ADCs (analog-to-digital converters) that incorporate the JESD204A data converter serial interface standard. The JESD204A standard was developed to allow designers of high-speed communications and data acquisition systems to extend transmission lengths...

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PSE controller delivers up to 40W

July 28, 2010 12:43 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX5971B, a single-port power-sourcing equipment (PSE) controller for IEEE(R) 802.3af/at-compliant, high-power power-over-Ethernet (PoE+) applications. This device integrates a 0.5ohm power MOSFET, sense resistor, and current monitor to save space and cost in PSE systems...

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DC-DC Converter features 20 Watts in 1x1'' footprint

July 28, 2010 12:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The TRACOPOWER THN-20(WI) series is the latest generation of high performance dc/dc converter modules with market leading power density. The product achieves 20W and come in a metal case with dimensions of only 1.0” x 1.0” x 0.4” and efficiencies to 90%, power density of 51A/in3, Ultra-wide DC input ranges...

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Scientists unravel trait leading to better brain power

July 28, 2010 12:23 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

By deciphering the genetics in humans and fish, scientists believe that the neck gave humans so much freedom of movement that it played a surprising role in the evolution of the human brain.

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Motivation for graphical development on DSPs

July 28, 2010 11:44 am | by Joe Coombs, Applications Engineer, Texas Instruments | Articles | Comments

Digital signal processors (DSPs) have become ever-present in today’s world, populating everything from stereo systems and cell phones to automobiles and industrial equipment. Despite this proliferation, relatively few embedded developers are DSP-focused.

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Intel Creates End-to-End Photonics Connection with Integrated Lasers

July 28, 2010 10:25 am | News | Comments

Intel Corporation has developed a research prototype representing the world's first silicon-based optical data connection with integrated lasers.

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Envestnet expected to go public this week

July 28, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Envestnet Inc., a Chicago company that provides Web-based services for financial advisers, expects to raise more than $31 million in net proceeds this week in an initial public offering.The company is offering 7.7 million shares at an expected range of $9 to $10, according to an updated...

Small materials poised for big impact in construction

July 28, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Chemical Society) Bricks, blocks, and steel I-beams -- step aside. A new genre of construction materials, made from stuff barely 1/50,000th the width of a human hair, is about to debut in the building of homes, offices, bridges, and other structures. And a new report is...

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Converters Provide 4:1 Input Ratio

July 28, 2010 8:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

With ultra wide (4:1) input ranges of 9~36 and 18~75VDC, the AM10TW-Z series of 10 watt DC/DC power converters includes remote ON/OFF control.

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Nanoblasts Move Molecules, Proteins and DNA into Living Cells

July 28, 2010 8:21 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Using chemical "nanoblasts" that punch tiny holes in the protective membranes of cells, researchers have demonstrated a new technique for getting therapeutic small molecules, proteins and DNA directly into living cells.

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