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Tyco will join S & P 500, Allscripts joining S & P 400

August 20, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Diversified manufacturer Tyco International Ltd. will be added to Standard & Poor's 500 index next week.Standard & Poor's said Tyco, a Swiss company, will be listed on the S&P 500 after the close of trading on Aug. 26. Its shares will replace those of oilfield services firm Smith International...

Google defends its 'Street View' in Germany

August 20, 2010 1:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. is defending its "Street View" feature against sharp criticism in Germany saying it has gone a long way to address people's privacy concerns.Google's vice president for Northern and Central Europe, Philipp Schindler, told Thursday's mass circulation daily Bild the company had found...

E-reading: Revolution in the making or fading fad?

August 19, 2010 11:20 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The marriage of an American technology firm and a Taiwanese display panel manufacturer has helped make digital reading a prospective challenger to paper as the main medium for transmitting printed information....

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World-Class, Highly Efficient Power Supplies for Industrial Equipment

August 19, 2010 10:20 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | News | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has developed a platform of highly efficient power supplies for the industrial equipment market. These products exhibited at the TECHNO-FRONTIER 2010 show to be held at Tokyo Big Sight from July 21-23.

Claims over 2005 jet crash near Colo. city settled

August 19, 2010 5:07 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Court records say family members who sued over a fatal Colorado crash of a jet owned by Circuit City Stores Inc. have reached settlements of their lawsuits.A document filed Thursday in federal court in Denver didn't disclose terms.The crash in February 2005 killed the jet's two pilots and six...

Camelot Information Systems post higher 2Q profit

August 19, 2010 5:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Camelot Information Systems Inc. said Thursday its second-quarter profit increased from a year ago as the information technology company's revenue nearly doubled, reflecting growth in its enterprise application services business.The company, which is based in Beijing, said net income rose to $3.4...

Intuit 4Q results beat analyst views

August 19, 2010 2:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Finance software maker Intuit Inc. reported fiscal fourth-quarter results Thursday ahead of analyst estimates and predicted results for the first quarter and fiscal 2011 year will also beat Wall Street expectations.Intuit shares rose $2.23, or 5.8 percent, to $41 in after-hours trading, having...

Petroleum engineering to induct two Distinguished Graduates

August 19, 2010 1:21 pm | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering will induct two new members to its Academy of Distinguished Graduates. Mark Ellis '79 and Mark Houser '83 will be honored Sept. 9 during the department's Annual Fall Reception and Dinner at the Miramont Country Club, sponsored by...

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HP's net jumps 6 pct in last quarter under Hurd

August 19, 2010 1:05 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard's net income jumped 6 percent and revenue notched 11 percent higher in HP's last full quarter under now-ousted CEO Mark Hurd.The numbers reported Thursday squared with preliminary results Hewlett-Packard Co.'s revealed Aug. 6 in announcing Hurd's abrupt resignation.In his five...

Yale Computer Scientist Wins Prestigious Nevanlinna Prize

August 19, 2010 12:21 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Daniel Spielman, professor of computer science and applied mathematics at Yale University, has won the Rolf...

VCO features typical phase noise of -120 dBc-Hz @ 10KHz offset

August 19, 2010 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek's CVCO55CC-2175-2175 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates at 2175 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5V~4.5V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -120 dBc/Hz @ 10KHz offset and has excellent linearity. Output power is typically +7 dBm.

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Software for efficient computing in the age of nanoscale devices

August 19, 2010 11:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of California - San Diego) The NSF awards a $10 million, five-year grant to researchers at six universities who will explore "Variability-Aware Software for Efficient Computing with Nanoscale Devices."

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Spring pin socket features cycle life of 500,000 insertions

August 19, 2010 11:08 am | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new stamped spring pin socket addressing high performance requirements for testing UART serial to parallel data convertor - CBT-QFN-7002. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 26 gram actuation force per ball and cycle life of 500,000 insertions.

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Near-infrared LED assemblies prove illuminating for day-night security cameras

August 19, 2010 10:58 am | by Trevor Schelp, OPTEK Technology | Articles | Comments

As digital security cameras have become more sophisticated, so has the need to provide the optimal illumination required to produce high-resolution video images in all kinds of ambient light conditions. One of the most widely used types of security cameras is the day/night vision camera...

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Secure Mobile Hardware is Priceless

August 19, 2010 10:46 am | by Linh Hong, Kilopass Technology | Articles | Comments

With smart phones accounting for an increasing share of the mobile handheld market, more services and applications are being added, including premium TV and games, mobile banking, e-commerce, and even airline check-ins.

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