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Untiring dedication to solar energy

September 10, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres) Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Schock, department head and spokesman for Solar Energy Research at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, received the prestigious "Becquerel Prize" at the 25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition in...

Reddy graduate fellowship at Texas A & M to benefit mechanical engineering students

September 10, 2010 6:21 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

A gift from Distinguished Professor J.N. Reddy and his wife, Aruna, will benefit mechanical engineering doctoral students at Texas A&M University. The couple’s contribution of $20,000 to the Texas A&M Foundation has established the Aruna and J.N. Reddy Distinguished Fellow in...

Nokia dumps CEO, turns to Microsoft exec

September 10, 2010 6:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. is replacing CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo with top Microsoft executive Stephen Elop as the world's top handset maker aims to regain lost ground in the fiercely competitive smartphone market....


M16 Connectors Feature Screw Termination

September 10, 2010 5:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Binder-USA has expanded its Series 423 and Series 581 connector line with the addition of M16 cable connectors featuring screw termination. The M16 connectors are ideally suited for commercial and industrial applications requiring a solderless assembly.


4MOD chooses Movea’s MotionIC Platform for new range of Remote Control Units

September 10, 2010 5:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Movea has announced another customer for its newly launched MotionIC platform that enables customers to easily and quickly add motion intelligence to their products to enhance the user experience. 4MOD Technology is using Movea’s motion sensing and control technologies...


Refrigerator De-frost Controller Enables Energy Savings

September 10, 2010 5:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

New Avionics Corporation announces the availability of a breakthrough "adaptive de-frost controller" for walk-in refrigerators and freezers, reach-in refrigerated display cases, air conditioners, compressors, HVAC systems, and other self-defrosting chiller systems...


Critical Demands on Ruggedized Wireless Systems

September 10, 2010 5:21 am | by Gregory Powers, Market Development Manager, Tyco Electronics | Articles | Comments

Wireless systems are now fully mainstream in our lives, not only in the consumer world of cell phones, wifi enabled laptops and satellite television, but also in the mission and life critical world of aerospace and defense. Recent applications such as ADS-B (Automatic Dependant Surveillance - Broadcast) managed commercial airline flight...


US widens probe of HP bribery allegations

September 10, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. investigators are widening their probe of alleged kickbacks paid to Russian authorities by employees of a Hewlett-Packard Co. subsidiary in Germany.Authorities in Russia, Germany and the U.S. have been looking into alleged bribes totaling $11 million. The bribes were allegedly paid to...


Why the secrecy surrounding TSI development?

September 10, 2010 3:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Yole analyst Jean-Marc Yannou describes what?s really going on behind the scenes with through-silicon interposer (TSI) development.


Facebook inches past Google for Web users' minutes

September 9, 2010 6:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. Web surfers are spending more time socializing on Facebook than searching with Google, according to new data from researchers at comScore Inc.In August, people spent a total of 41.1 million minutes on Facebook, comScore said, about 9.9 percent of their Web-surfing minutes for the month....

Findings by Texas A & M Chemical Engineer Could Lead to Improved DNA Analysis

September 9, 2010 2:21 pm | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

DNA analysis is poised to experience a significant advancement thanks to the work of a Texas A&M University chemical engineer, who has discovered a way to achieve more effective separation of DNA fragments. Working with a widely used gelatin substance known as a hydrogel, Victor M....


Netflix available via Panasonic TVs, disc players

September 9, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Panasonic Corp. said that streaming video from Netflix Inc. is now available through its Blu-ray disc players and high-definition television sets that contain the company's Viera Cast multimedia streaming technology.Panasonic's Viera Cast technology can stream multimedia content from the...

Scientists observe single ions moving through tiny carbon-nanotube channel

September 9, 2010 12:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) For the first time, a team of MIT chemical engineers has observed single ions marching through a tiny carbon-nanotube channel. Such channels could be used as extremely sensitive detectors or as part of a new water-desalination system. They could...


Marvell Launches Smart-Electronics Initiative

September 9, 2010 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

Marvell announced the launch of the "Smart-Electronics Initiative," a cross-industry collaborative campaign aimed at increasing awareness for the growing amount of energy consumed by everyday consumer electronics. The effort will also promote wider adoption...


UL Acquires TerraChoice in Green Standard Consolidation

September 9, 2010 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

ULC Standards, a unit of Underwriters Laboratories has acquired TerraChoice, a green marketing consultancy and the managers of Canada’s EcoLogo program. While the acquisition was conducted by ULC Standards, the move serves to bring...



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