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Post-It maker 3M to pay $810M for Arizant, provider of heating blankets for hospital patients

September 9, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Manufacturing conglomerate 3M Co. has agreed to pay US$810 million for Arizant Inc., a company that makes heating devices for surgical patients.The deal announced Thursday is one of a string of recent acquisitions for 3M as it stretches beyond its traditional business of making Post-It Notes...

Programmable DSP Core Touts Power Efficiency for Next-Gen Communications and Multimedia SoCs

September 9, 2010 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

CEVA, Inc. introduced the CEVA-X1643, a 1 GHz DSP core designed to boost overall chip performance for a broad range of applications including wireline and wireless communications, surveillance and portable multimedia. Features include

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Most influential tweeters of all

September 9, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Northwestern University) Tweet this, Ashton Kutcher, Lady Gaga and Britney Spears. Just because you have a ton of followers on Twitter doesn't necessarily mean you're among the most influential people in the Twitterverse, according to researchers from Northwestern University.

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BU partners in 5-year, $7.5M grant to study animal flight

September 9, 2010 8:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Boston University Medical Center) The Office of Naval Research has awarded a five-year, $7.5 million grant to a team of researchers from Boston University, the University of Washington, the University of Maryland, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The grant will fund...

Apple publishes guidelines for app approval

September 9, 2010 8:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. gave software developers on Thursday the guidelines it uses to determine which programs can be sold in its App Store, yet it reserved for itself broad leeway in deciding what makes the cut....

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TFT Features a High-Resolution WVGA 5.0” Format

September 9, 2010 8:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

The OSD050T0714-29 features a high-resolution WVGA (800xRGBx480) format in a 5.0” diagonal size. This TFT-LCD display features a parallel 24-bit TTL interface with a high-quality 16.7M color palette. The module has

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High-Sensitivity Digital Camera Based on CMOS Image Sensor

September 9, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Designed for low-light imaging at high frame rates, this new camera combines high resolution, high sensitivity, high speed, and low noise, at an excellent price/performance level.

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Micro Connectors Are Rugged and Compact

September 9, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Omnetics Connector Corp., a leading manufacturer of micro and nano miniature and high reliability connectors, has expanded its product line with the addition of the standard Micro-D connector.

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ESD Solutions Offered for Single and Multiple USB Port Protection

September 9, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Stackpole Electronics Inc's discrete (ESD Series) and array (ESA Series) suppression devices are ideal for ESD protection of high speed communications ports, such as USB 2.0.

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Clean-In-Place Pressure Transducer Features Flush Diaphragm

September 9, 2010 7:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Stellar’s Series FT31XX clean-in-place (CIP) pressure transmitters are designed to meet the demands of the wet and hostile environments of industrial process applications that use a flush diaphragm and Tri-Clover flange clamps.

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Magnetic Reed Switches Offer Sensitivities From 3 to 100 AT

September 9, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Standex Electronics provides magnetic reed switches from 3.7 to 50 mm in both standard designs with exposed leads, and molded, surface mount designs.

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Cyber Task Force passes mission to Cyber Command

September 9, 2010 7:07 am | News | Comments

After spending the better part of the past decade defending the Defense Department's computer networks, the Joint Task Force Global Network Operations command cased its colors. The task force was deactivated in a ceremony Sept. 7 here at the Defense Information Systems Agency.

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Cabinet Enclosure Aimed at Broadcast and Data Center Applications

September 9, 2010 6:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Optima EPS, an Elma Company, has announced a new rack with several features geared towards the broadcast and server application environments. Elma’s new IT cabinet features an extrusion-based modular design, advanced cable management, and convex perforated doors.

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Stamped spring pin features 34 gram actuation force per pin

September 9, 2010 6:20 am | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new QFN Socket addressing high performance requirements for 0.4mm pitch devices - SBT-QFN-4008. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 34 gram actuation force per pin and cycle life of 100,000 insertions.

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Cortex-A15 processor runs at up to 2.5GHz

September 9, 2010 6:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

ARM today introduced the Cortex-A15 MPCore processor that delivers a 5x performance improvement over today’s advanced smartphone processors, within a comparable energy footprint. In advanced infrastructure applications the Cortex-A15 processor running at up to 2.5GHz...

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