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FeaturePak Standard Gains Momentum

April 26, 2010 6:03 am | News | Comments

The FeaturePak initiative announced new members and FeaturePak-related products, and revealed that it is formally organizing as the nonprofit “FeaturePak Trade Association”.

Samplify Announces Ultrasound Reference Design

April 26, 2010 5:58 am | News | Comments

Samplify Systems announced today it is providing ultrasound OEMs with a complete 64-channel ultrasound front-end reference design based on Altera's Cyclone IV FPGAs and Samplify Systems' SAM1600 ADC and IP.

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ThreadX RTOS Available for MIPS32 1004K CPS

April 26, 2010 5:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Express Logic, Inc. announced the availability of its popular ThreadX RTOS for the MIPS32 1004K Coherent Processing System (CPS). Working cooperatively with MIPS Technologies, Express Logic has developed ThreadX/SMP, an enhanced version of ThreadX that provides synchronous multicore support that preserves real-time responsiveness called “Real-Time SMP.”

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RIM unveils rejigged BlackBerry models ahead of WES

April 26, 2010 5:36 am | News | Comments

Research in Motion is launching variations of two existing BlackBerry smartphones, the company said on Monday, and its co-chief executive hinted that much-anticipated announcements on a new operating system and browser are also on the way.

Dr. Kaku Interview Part 2

April 26, 2010 5:36 am | Videos | Comments

(Part 2 of 2) - The folks at the Embedded Systems Conference sent Todd from anengineeringmind to New York to interview their keynote speaker, Dr. Michio Kaku. He's really cool and they spent nearly two hours talking about all kinds of subjects. The following interview includes his favorite parts.

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Pirates rewrite script for Apple's China iPad launch

April 26, 2010 5:34 am | News | Comments

Just three weeks after the global launch, bootleg versions of Apple Inc's hot-selling iPad tablet PCs have begun showing up on the shelves of online and real-world shops in piracy-prone China. Apple recently delayed the iPad's international launch after huge demand in the United States caught the maker of trendy iPhones and MacBooks off guard.

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Terremark prices offering of $50M in senior notes

April 26, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Information technology services provider Terremark Worldwide Inc. said Monday it priced an offering of $50 million in senior secured notes due in 2017.Terremark said it will use the proceeds for working capital and other purposes, including supporting the growth of its business. It expects the...

Local Area Personal Income, 2008

April 26, 2010 5:22 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | News | Comments

The percent change from 2007 to 2008 in county personal income ranged from -48 percent in Slope County, North Dakota to 54 percent in Faulk County, South Dakota with growth slowing in more than two-thirds of the counties.

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Coastal Insulation Corp. To Appear On Discovery Channel's -Construction Intervention-

April 26, 2010 5:22 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

The fiberglass division of Coastal Insulation Corp., one of the nation's largest independent insulation contractors, will appear on an upcoming episode of -Construction Intervention- on the Discovery Channel.

Updated All-in-One PC Forecast Mirrors Mini-Note Growth, with 13% CAGR from 2010-2015

April 26, 2010 5:21 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

All-in-one (AIO) PCs enjoyed a 57% Y/Y growth in sales from 2008 to 2009, led by Apple and its continued strong iMac sales.

Is there a micro-supercapacitor in your future?

April 26, 2010 5:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) A Berkeley Lab scientist was a key member of a team that developed a unique new technique for integrating high performance micro-sized supercapacitors into a variety of portable electronic devices through common microfabrication techniques....

Emerson Electric in $1.1B offer for Chloride

April 26, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Emerson Electric Co. said Monday it has made a 723 million pounds ($1.1 billion) offer to acquire Chloride Group PLC, a British competitor in providing back-up power supply systems. Chloride rejected it as too low.Emerson, based in St. Louis, went public with its indicative offer of 275 pence...

Emerson Electric in $1.1B hostile bid for Chloride

April 26, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Emerson Electric Co. said Monday it has made a hostile 723 million pounds ($1.1 billion) offer to acquire Chloride Group PLC, a British competitor in providing back-up power supply systems.Emerson, based in St. Louis, went public with an indicative offer of 275 pence per share for the entire...

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Lafourche president: use library tax for new jail

April 25, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Parish President Charlotte Randolph says she plans to propose cutting about $1 million from the Lafourche Parish Library System's budget to pay for a new jail.Randolph told The Courier she will ask the Lafourche Parish Council in May to rededicate more than $1 million in library taxes to help...

Green Technology Innovation by College Engineering Students

April 25, 2010 11:21 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

With prizes totaling more than $100,000 in value, this year’s Climate Leadership Challenge is believed to be the most lucrative college or university competition of its kind in the country. The contest was open to all UW-Madison students. A device that would help provide electricity...

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