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Review: A better Apple TV doesn't beat competition

October 6, 2010 1:20 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple is a pioneer in many fields, but in the race to connect our TV sets to the Internet, it's been lagging badly....

Universal to make some DVDs available earlier

October 6, 2010 1:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Universal Pictures said Wednesday that it will make some movies available to Blockbuster Express kiosks on the same day as their release for sale — but make customers pay a premium above the $1-per-night they can rent them for 28 days later.The move inches Universal closer to a handful of other...

Accenture buys Ariba's outsourcing unit for $51M

October 6, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Management consulting firm Accenture PLC said Wednesday it's buying the outsourcing business of Ariba Inc. for $51 million.The deal will strengthen Accenture's position in the procurement consulting and outsourcing services market. About 160 Ariba employees are expected to join Accenture.The...


Report: Apple to make iPhones for CDMA networks

October 6, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A new report says Apple is getting ready to manufacture a new iPhone that works on cellular networks based on CDMA technology, a move that would allow the phones to be used by more carriers, including Verizon Wireless....

Verizon says 4G high speed coming to Northeast

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

Verizon Wireless says its new wireless broadband network, which offers higher data speeds initially for laptop users, will be live before the end of the year in the cities on the Boston-to-Washington stretch as well as California, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Seattle and others....

Op amps minimize drift in portable instrumentation

October 6, 2010 9:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX9613/MAX9615, low-power, precision operational amplifiers with rail-to-rail I/O. These op amps have a unique self-calibration feature that allows offset correction or nulling at any time or temperature.


Terminal blocks offer a high connection capacity

October 6, 2010 9:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sauro presents the MPS and MPP series that offer a high connection capacity. The MPS series can accept a wire section up to 16 mm² (6 AWG), and consequently has a UL certified current of 60°. The MPP series can accept a wire section up to 35 mm² (2 AWG), and consequently has a UL certified current of 108A.

NIST 'Vision Science Facility' Aims for Lighting Revolution

October 6, 2010 9:34 am | News | Comments

Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, have become popular with backpackers and cyclists who mount them on headbands for a reliable, hands-free source of illumination. Now, a new lab at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is helping to bring these tiny but brilliant devices into your home...


Pulse generators feature period accuracy of 0.01%

October 6, 2010 9:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

B&K Precision has launched a new series of pulse generators. Models 4033 and 4034 are high performance, programmable pulse generators, delivering clean and accurate pulses for testing digital circuits and systems based on TTL, CMOS, or ECL logic families.

Cisco to sell videoconferencing box for the home

October 6, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Cisco says it's going to sell a $599 box that turns living-room TV sets into big videophones....

BLADE Software Eliminates "Drive-By Downloads" from Malicious Websites

October 6, 2010 8:22 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a new tool that eliminates drive-by download threats. BLADE is browser-independent and when tested, it blocked all drive-by malware installation attempts from more than 1,900 malicious websites and produced no false positives.

The Pertinence of MEMP in a White House Internship

October 6, 2010 8:21 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

I had the opportunity to interview Kereiakes Kereiakes (MEMP ‘07) regarding his internship with the National Economic Council, where he worked in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next door to the White House. Kereiakes was one of about 120 interns working in the White House for...

EIT - IPTS Study

October 6, 2010 7:26 am | by European Institute of Innovation and Technology | News | Comments

What is your idea for world leading innovation in Europe? Share it and see it grow!


Cables, Power Cords, and Retractiles Glow in the Dark

October 6, 2010 7:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Northwire Technical Cable, an innovative solutions provider in the marketing, design, and manufacture of technical and retractile cables, has introduced ElectriGlow photoluminescent glow-in-the-dark cables, power cords and retractiles.


SMD Rotary Sensor Offers Size and Functionality Breakthroughs

October 6, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The MTS provides a true breakthrough in sensor technology by combining a through-shaft design with 360º absolute position feedback in an ultra miniature size.



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