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Fortis Zd Next-Gen Backplane Connector

June 1, 2010 2:22 pm | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

HARRISBURG, Pa. - June 1, 2010 - Tyco Electronics, the leading global provider of electrical components, connectors, network solutions and specialty products, today unleashed the future of backplane connectors with the advanced FORTIS ZD high-speed backplane connector, designed for...

The Future of 10 GB/S+ is Here

June 1, 2010 2:21 pm | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

HARRISBURG, Pa. - June 1, 2010 - Tyco Electronics, the leading global provider of electrical components, connectors, network solutions and specialty products, today unleashed the future of backplane connectors with the advanced FORTIS ZD high-speed backplane connector, designed for...

New automated tool 'debugs' nuclear weapon simulations

June 1, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Purdue University) Purdue University researchers, working with high-performance computing experts at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, have created an automated program to "debug" simulations used to more efficiently certify the nation's nuclear weapons.

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Engineers, surgeons make biomaterial for wounds

June 1, 2010 12:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A compound found in sunless tanning spray may help to heal wounds following surgery, according to a study by Cornell biomedical engineers and plastic surgeons at Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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First 8-bit Microcontrollers With LCD Driver, 5V Operation and On-Chip 12-bit ADC

June 1, 2010 12:08 pm | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. announced the PIC18F “K90” 8-bit microcontroller (MCU) family—the industry’s first and only low-power, 5V, 8-bit MCUs that include an on-chip LCD driver module and 12-bit Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC). The new MCUs feature nanoWatt XLP technology for eXtreme Low Power consumption...

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Cisco spent $620,000 to lobby government in 2Q

June 1, 2010 11:32 am | News | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc., the world's largest maker of computer networking gear, spent $620,000 in the first quarter to lobby on patent reform, immigration reform and other issues, according to a recent disclosure form.That's double the $310,000 that Cisco spent in the year-ago period, and more than...

Woman sues Google over Utah walking directions

June 1, 2010 11:30 am | News | Comments

A pedestrian who says she was injured by a motorist while following an online walking route has filed a lawsuit claiming Google Inc. supplied unsafe directions.Lauren Rosenberg filed a lawsuit seeking more than $100,000 on Thursday in U.S. District Court in Utah. It also names a motorist she...

MCUs Operate from 1.8V to 5.5V

June 1, 2010 10:43 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced the industry’s broadest line of low-power, high-performance 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs). The PIC18F “K22” MCUs provide features such as operation from 1.8 to 5.5V, numerous communication channels, 8 to 128 KB Flash memory...

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Pedestrian sues Google over directions

June 1, 2010 10:32 am | News | Comments

A woman who says she relied on Google for walking directions that got her hit on a major roadway has filed a lawsuit against the Internet company claiming it supplied unsafe directions.Lauren Rosenberg filed the $100,000 lawsuit Thursday. It also names a motorist she says hit her.A Google...

Pedestrian sues Google over Utah directions

June 1, 2010 10:30 am | News | Comments

A woman who says she relied on Google for walking directions in Utah that got her hit on a major roadway has filed a lawsuit against the Internet company claiming it supplied unsafe directions.Lauren Rosenberg filed the $100,000 lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Utah. It also names a...

Recovery Act Funding Spurs Significant Cleanup Advances at Brookhaven National Laboratory

June 1, 2010 10:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

DOE Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman has announced that the U.S. Department of Energy and BNL have reached a major milestone in the cleanup of the Brookhaven Graphite Research Reactor.

Bipolar Switch Features two Hall-effect Sensing Elements

June 1, 2010 10:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. announces a new dual-channel, bipolar switch with two Hall-effect sensing elements, each providing a separate digital output for speed and direction signal processing capability. The Hall elements are photolithographically aligned to better than 1 µm...

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120 Watt Desktop Switchers are CEC Level V Compliant

June 1, 2010 10:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Power Solutions (APS) announced the release of its PA1120 Series of 120 Watt External Desktops featuring the latest in efficiency and energy standards with compliance to CEC Level V. The PA1120 Series offers

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Security Manager Includes 1024 Bytes of Nonimprinting Memory

June 1, 2010 10:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the DS3644, a security manager with 1024 bytes of nonimprinting memory to securely store sensitive data. Internal tamper monitors protect against clock, electrical, and temperature tampering, while tamper-detection inputs for external sensors enable complete customization.

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Hat-trick for University of Montreal scientists

June 1, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Montreal) The University of Montreal has excelled at the 2010 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Awards. Three University of Montreal researchers won major prizes, including the NSERC Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering,...

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