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Silicon oxide circuits break barrier

August 31, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Rice University) Rice University scientists have created the first two-terminal memory chips that use only silicon, one of the most common substances on the planet, in a way that should be easily adaptable to nanoelectronic manufacturing techniques and promises to extend the limits of...

Foursquare, MTV to reward STD checkups with badge

August 31, 2010 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

You can "check in" to restaurants and bars, so how about health clinics while you get tested for sexually transmitted diseases?...

3M buying maker of people tracking devices

August 31, 2010 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Manufacturing conglomerate 3M Co. said Tuesday it has agreed to pay $230 million in cash for an Israeli company that makes technology used to keep track of people....

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'Bed Intruder' songster turning fame into a future

August 31, 2010 7:05 am | by ERRIN HAINES - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Antoine Dodson's angry, head-shaking TV interview about an attempted rape against his younger sister in her bed has turned into a chart-topping iTunes song and YouTube hit and made the 24-year-old Alabama college student an Internet sensation."So y'all need to hide your kids, hide your wife and...

LED Delivers Lighting-Class Performance

August 31, 2010 6:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Extending lighting-class performance with enhanced light uniformity and LED-to-LED color consistency, the 100+ lumen XLamp MX-3 LED from Cree delivers a luminous flux of up to 122 lm at 350 mA...

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Evaluation Kit Explores Induction Charging

August 31, 2010 6:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

This kit is an easy way for electronics designers to experiment with near field RF (Radio Frequency) charging of EnerChip CC rechargeable solid state energy storage devices.

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Empowering Actions to Save Energy Across the Country

August 31, 2010 6:20 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

I think about energy a lot, and I'm always looking to get other people to think more consciously about energy and the ways they use it. I frequently send links to my friends and family to interesting websites and stories about people tackling our energy issues at home and at work. I also...

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Code-Hopping Receiver Decoder Enhances Security

August 31, 2010 5:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Offered with a basic antenna included, the KDEC code-hopping receiver from Radiometrix provides the user with a complete ready to use receiver interface, enabling quick and easy deployment of a secure RF remote control system.

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Applied System Technologies Engage Distributors Through Video

August 31, 2010 5:22 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

Episode XI Studios is Contracted By Applied System Technologies For Video Production.

Q2’10 TV Shipments Show Continued Growth, But Some Regions Weakening

August 31, 2010 5:22 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

Overall TV shipments continued to show resilience, bouncing back from dismal 2009 levels, but there were some indications of trouble in key markets. [...]

High-speed filter uses electrified nanostructures to purify water at low cost

August 31, 2010 5:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stanford University) Stanford researchers have developed a water-purifying filter that makes the process more than 80,000 times faster than existing filters. The key is coating the filter fabric -- ordinary cotton -- with nanotubes and silver nanowires, then electrifying it. The filter...

Burger King's energy efficient restaurant shines with LED technology

August 31, 2010 5:16 am | News | Comments

Burger King has equipped its world first energy efficient restaurant, opened in early June in Waghäusel, Germany, with LED lighting technology from Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. The new eco-friendly design which allows for series production and global implementation...

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The Benefits of Digital Power Conversion Using DSCs

August 31, 2010 5:05 am | by Magal Srinivasprasad and Mohammad Kamil, Microchip Technology | Articles | Comments

Power supplies have been an integral part of many telecom, consumer and industrial products for many years. The power supplies in these products must work to the peak of their performance, without compromising on extensive reliability to ensure proper end-equipment functionality.

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Linear Motor Stages offered in travels from 100 mm to 1.5 m

August 31, 2010 4:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aerotech’s PRO LM series of high performance, cost-effective and versatile linear motor stages are offered in four different series with 38 different models in travels from 100 mm to 1.5 m. The PRO165LM, PRO225LM, PRO280LM, and PRO560LM make up the Aerotech PRO LM series of linear motor stages.

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Statistics : Annual inflation in OECD area edges up to 1.6% in July 2010

August 31, 2010 3:22 am | by OECD | News | Comments

Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.6% in the year to July 2010, up from 1.5 % in June. This small increase mainly reflected developments in energy and food prices, which increased by 6.2% and 1.1% respectively in the year to July, compared with rises of 4.7% and 0.6% in June.

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