Amid the silly videos and spam are the roots of a new reading and writing culture, says Clay Shirky.
Oracle Corp. is cutting more jobs as part of its takeover of slumping computer-server maker Sun Microsystems.Oracle, the world's biggest database-software maker, said in a regulatory filing Friday that the new round of cuts would mostly hit employees in Asia and Europe.It didn't specify how...
Tumbler Technologies + TRUMPower introduced its medically approved TMC200 Series power supply. It has a compact size of 3” x 5” x 1.5” and is capable of delivering 200 W of continuous DC power. The series is
Yokogawa DL850 combines the features of a high-speed oscilloscope and those of a traditional data acquisition recorder in a single, portable instrument. A dedicated version for the automotive industry – the DL850V Vehicle Edition – includes a module for monitoring the CAN in-vehicle serial bus. Features include the
TDK-EPC announced EPCOS MiniCell Series of pressure sensor transmitters, now with an extended range. Said to be the smallest media-separated differential pressure transmitters worldwide, they are available for
austriamicrosystems has announced the AS5165, a contactless magnetic angle position sensor for accurate angular measurement over a full 360°. The new high-resolution magnetic rotary sensor offers desirable protection features for reliable operation in harsh automotive environments and includes a
STMicroelectronics has extended its motion-sensor portfolio with a three-axis digital-output accelerometer that combines reduced power consumption – more than
Microsoft is shutting down a program that gave online shoppers rebates when they found items through Bing search.The cashback program started in May 2008. Microsoft Corp. was hoping cashback would help lure more people to its search engine.But despite its efforts, Microsoft remains a distant...
Market withdrawal due to an increased number of adverse event reports of allergic reactions associated with two lots.
Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products introduced an EMI filtered connector, the Rapid Mate, designed for easy mating to spring loaded, compliant contacts. This connector combines
Thermonics, Inc., announced that it has incorporated a thermal air ionization (T-ION) module as a standard feature on its line of T-2500 Precision Temperature Forcing Systems. This advanced feature enhances the product lines’ ability to safely test semiconductor devices at cold and hot temperatures by eliminating potential electrostatic discharge (ESD) events.
Gowanda’s MLRF1010 Series is QPL approved to MIL-PRF-83446/04. The series provides surface mount RF inductors with i nductance from .01 uH to 27 uH, Q Min from 22 to 60, SRF MHz Min from
EU countries can ban online gambling if their aim is to combat fraud, Europe's highest court said on Thursday, dealing a blow to the multi-billion euro online betting industry seeking to break domestic monopolies.
Germany's consumer protection minister said on Thursday she would quit Facebook over what she called privacy law violations that she believed would lead to the company being fined by German data protection authorities.
According to LiveFist, India’s Rustom UAV has reached the government's apex Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) for final financial approval. The medium altitude long endurance (MALE) drone is being developed for the Indian Army, Air Force, and Navy, and will carry out surveillance up to 250 km (155 miles) away.