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Ex-UN climate panel head accused of stalking loses India job

July 24, 2015 9:15 am | by NIRMALA GEORGE, Associated Press | News | Comments

The former chairman of the U.N. climate panel has been removed from his job as head of a top energy institute in India following allegations of sexual harassment....

Trade deals wipes out tariffs on more than 200 tech products

July 24, 2015 9:11 am | by PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics Reporter | News | Comments

Dozens of countries have agreed to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products — from advanced computer chips to GPS devices, printer cartridges and video-game consoles....

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YouTube makes virtual reality push with 360-degree 3-D

July 24, 2015 9:10 am | by By RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

YouTube says it's making a further push into virtual reality, promising to add 3-D support for videos that play back in its 360-degree format...

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Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?

July 24, 2015 9:08 am | by Anne Flaherty, Associated Press | News | Comments

Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials....

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People are still volunteering to die on Mars

July 24, 2015 8:21 am | by Kasey Panetta, Editor, @kcpanetta | Blogs | Comments

Even though their plan to get to Mars by 2020 (or 2024 depending on which part of the website you're reading) has been roundly dismissed by the scientific and space communities, Mars One is still going strong. Well, at least that's the story they're pitching...

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What's in your way?

July 23, 2015 6:10 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Blogs | Comments

If you're attempting to cross the median of a busy four-lane highway, it's entirely possible that there's a Jersey Barrier in your way. In that particular setting, having something sturdy blocking your way is probably a good thing. On the...

PC/104 OneBank board with Zynq Z7015

July 23, 2015 3:59 pm | by Sundance Multiprocessor Technology, Ltd. | Sundance Multiprocessor Technology, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

The EMC²-Z7015 is a PCIe/104 OneBank™ SBC with a Xilinx Zynq SoC, Artix-7 FPGA fabric and a VITA57.1 FMC™ LPC I/O board...

Spring loaded LVIT linear position sensor

July 23, 2015 3:49 pm | by Alliance Sensors Group | Product Releases | Comments

Alliance Sensors is pleased to introduce its first spring loaded LVIT (Linear Variable Inductive Transducer) series...

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Digital IC amplifier with high color contrast display

July 23, 2015 3:33 pm | by Mahr Federal Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Mahr Federal has introduced the Millimar C1200, a new low-cost easy-to-view and easy-to-use Digital IC Amplifier. Incorporated in the C1200 is a new high resolution, high color contrast display that provides clear and very responsive analog readings with selectable scales...

MCUs with core-independent peripherals

July 23, 2015 2:34 pm | by Microchip Technology Inc. | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. announced from ESC Silicon Valley two new 8-bit families that expand its growing portfolio of innovative PIC® MCUs with Core-Independent Peripherals (CIPs). 8-bit MCUs can now be used in a much broader range of applications, due to the growing number of these intelligent, interconnected CIPs that combine to perform functions autonomously, without the core...

Regenerative AC load bank reduces energy costs by 90%

July 23, 2015 2:30 pm | by Welcomm, Inc. | Welcomm, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Intepro Systems announces the introduction of the PEL Regenerative AC Electronic Load Bank. Built around a 60 kVA chassis, the system can be paralleled for higher power requirements...

Advanced optical sensing modules reduce board space requirements

July 23, 2015 2:23 pm | by ams ag | Product Releases | Comments

Ams announces a new series of advanced optical sensing modules, the TMx4903, integrating multiple functions including universal remote control, barcode emulation, RGB color sensing, proximity and 3D gesture detection in a low-profile 5.0x2.0x1.0mm package...

High performance explosion proof LED drop light

July 23, 2015 1:32 pm | by Larson Electronics LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics has announced the release of a new explosion proof LED drop light designed to provide cooler operation and higher performance than standard incandescent drop lights. The EHL-LED-7W-150-EPP LED drop light is approved for Class 1 Division 1 & 2 locations, produces brighter and whiter output than a 100 watt incandescent light, and runs cool to the touch. The EHL-LED-7W-150-EPP ...

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"Enchanting" objects with IoT

July 23, 2015 12:40 pm | by element14 Community | News | Comments

A miniature IoT-enabled cottage was named the winner in the “Enchanted Objects” design competition, organized by the element14 Community. As part of the challenge,  15 individuals from around the world competed to give new life to everyday objects by “enchanting” them with the power of the Internet of Things.

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Texas A&M Engineering co-sponsors 2015 Chancellor’s Summit on Academic Technology

July 23, 2015 12:04 pm | by Texas A&M UniversityTexas A&M University | News | Comments

The Texas A&M Engineering Program co-sponsored the 2015 Chancellor’s Summit on Academic Technology that was held recently at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center on the Texas A&M University campus. The A&M System Council on Academic Technology and...

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