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Tibco Software buys Proginet for $19.6 million

June 22, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Tibco Software Inc. said it has reached an agreement to acquire file transfer software maker Proginet Corp. for about $1.15 per share in cash.Based on the company's 17.1 million shares outstanding, the deal is worth $19.6 million.Tibco, based in Palo Alto, Calif., makes business process...

Sensors Expo 2010 Recap

June 22, 2010 12:58 pm | by Chris Warner, Executive Editor | Articles | Comments

The 2010 Sensors Expo & Conference was held June 7-9 in Rosemont, IL. Rain put a damper on things outside the Donald Stevens Convention Center on Tuesday. But inside, the sun, wind, and all manner of alternative energy sources were on the minds of attendees as products based on energy harvesting continued to play a prominent role at the show.

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U.K. : Budget “courageous”, provides support for recovery

June 22, 2010 12:26 pm | by OECD | News | Comments

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría hailed the budgetary measures announced today by U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne as a courageous move that will underpin fiscal consolidation while supporting economic recovery.

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UD's Institute of Energy Conversion in involved in DARPA project to develop 'extreme' solar cells

June 22, 2010 12:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Delaware) The University of Delaware Institute of Energy Conversion is part of an industry-academic team that has been awarded $3.8 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the research and development office of the US Department of Defense, to...

Thermocouple Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Includes Integrated Electronics

June 22, 2010 12:18 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Watlow introduced its Exactsense thermocouple for high temperature exhaust gas temperature sensing. The device combines the characteristics and high temperature capability of a thermocouple with

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Gourmet brand, dead as magazine, returns as an app

June 22, 2010 12:05 pm | News | Comments

Gourmet may be dead as a magazine, but the brand lives on.Conde Nast, which closed the money-losing print magazine last fall, said Tuesday that it is launching a digital product called "Gourmet Live" for the iPad and other mobile gadgets.It is another bet by Conde Nast on the world of apps -...

MQX Software Solutions integrated with IAR Embedded Workbench

June 22, 2010 11:57 am | Iar Systems Software | Product Releases | Comments

IAR Systems today announced that Freescale MQX Software Solutions has been integrated together with IAR Embedded Workbench, to provide a reliable and powerful development tool suite for embedded applications running on Freescale’s ColdFire devices.

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Freescale ARM Cortex-M4 family gains early support from IAR Systems

June 22, 2010 11:52 am | Iar Systems Software | Product Releases | Comments

Earlier this year IAR Systems released support for the ARM Cortex-M4 processor core. Now support has been added for Freescale’s Kinetis family, which is the first microcontroller family based on the new core to reach the market.

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'Are we there yet?' Parents' road trip must-haves

June 22, 2010 11:05 am | by ERIN CONROY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

'ARE WE THERE YET?' The longest summer drive on average this year will be about 8.5 hours each way, according to a recent survey. If you have children and could only bring one trip accessory — GPS, DVD player, gaming device — what would it be?Twenty-eight percent of American parents polled said...

PDUs allow removal of standard plug-in UPS systems

June 22, 2010 10:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tripp Lite has introduced a line of Hot-Swap Power Distribution Units. These new PDUs make it possible to remove standard plug-in UPS systems for maintenance or replacement without interrupting power to the connected load.

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Field-Installable Industrial Ethernet Connector Requires No Tools

June 22, 2010 10:21 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Bensheim -- June 18, 2010 -- Now available from Tyco Electronics is an IP65/67 field installable Industrial Ethernet RJ-45 push-pull connector. Utilizing the company's common core design, the product can be applied in the field without the need for any tools. This significantly reduces...

Avoiding Semiconductor Failures - The Expanding Role of Quartz

June 22, 2010 9:11 am | by Jim Horvath, President, Technical Glass | Blogs | Comments

Some of the avoidable stress factors effecting semiconductor reliability have led many fabricators to choose fused quartz as the material of choice for semiconductor wafer processing as well as laboratory and testing applications.

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Apple sells 3 million iPads

June 22, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple says it has sold 3 million iPads less than three months after the new device went on sale.The touch-screen tablet computer launched on April 3 in the U.S. and began selling last month in Asia and Europe. Apple Inc. plans to roll out the device in nine more countries in July.The company...

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100Mbps level translators save processor overhead

June 22, 2010 8:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX14548E/MAX14548AE, ±15kV ESD-protected, 16-channel, bidirectional level translators. These devices provide level shifting for data transfer in multivoltage systems by accepting a voltage range from 1.1V to 3.6V on the VL side and from 1.7V to 3.6V on the ±15kV ESD-protected Vcc side.

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Tiny Water-Resistant Fan Delivers High Output

June 22, 2010 8:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing an output of 0.57 CFM,  Jaro's newest ultra-thin, micro-sized (15 x 4) fan has an IP 57 (water resistant) rating

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