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JDSU expands into solar and gaming markets

September 1, 2010 12:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The diversified optical technologies company is expanding production of components used in new "gesture recognition" games consoles.


Purchase program for Melexis NV shares

August 31, 2010 9:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The board of directors of Melexis Tessenderlo NV has decided on August 20, 2010 to start with the purchase of shares Melexis NV on Euronext Brussels (press release August 24, 2010).


Over EUR 300 million of relevant EU funding for semi / PV group members

August 31, 2010 4:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The European Commission NMP work programme 2011 has a budget of EUR 300 million (up from 98 million in 2010) in addition to EUR 130 million for PPPs (Public Private Partnerships).


Masdar PV provides modules for BIPV (Building-integrated photovoltaics) façade

August 31, 2010 4:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Gehrlicher and Masdar PV have launched a pilot project for a PV façade installation Masdar PV, a manufacturer of extra-large thin-film PV modules, has now supplied PV modules for installation on a building façade for the first time.


Gartner cuts 2nd-half PC shipment growth outlook

August 31, 2010 4:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Research firm Gartner Inc. on Tuesday lowered its forecast for global shipments of personal computers in the second half of the year, saying the change stems from economic uncertainty in the U.S. and Western Europe.Gartner now expects worldwide PC shipments to rise 15.3 percent in the last six...

Amazon trying to offer subscription TV, movies

August 31, 2010 3:06 pm | by RYAN NAKASHIMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments Inc. is talking with major media companies about offering unlimited views of older TV shows and movies online, in an attempt to stay relevant as consumers flock to Apple Inc.'s iTunes a la carte store and Netflix Inc.'s all-you-can eat subscription plan.The company has approached...

Blue Coat Systems taps Michael Borman as CEO

August 31, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Security hardware and software maker Blue Coat Systems Inc. on Tuesday named Michael J. Borman its new president and CEO.Borman, 55, will take the helm of the company Wednesday, replacing Brian NeSmith.NeSmith, 48, who held the titles since 1999, was named chief product officer. The company...

NSF supports safer Internet project

August 31, 2010 1:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Cornell computer scientists are sharing in a $7.5 million National Science Foundation grant under the agency's Future Internet Architectures program.


Advanced Battery Technologies Completes Production Upgrade

August 31, 2010 1:21 pm | by | News | Comments

Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. announced that it has completed the upgrade of the company’s "A" and "B" battery production lines. In July 2009, the company’s two new production lines, "C" and "D", became operational with...


3W Power Holdings/AEG Power Solutions Announces First Half 2010 Financial Results

August 31, 2010 1:20 pm | by | News | Comments

3W Power Holdings, the holding company of AEG Power Solutions, announced its financial results for the first six months of 2010. First half orders were €153.7 million, up 30% from €118 million in the...


Smart Grid Electronics Forum Program Announced

August 31, 2010 1:20 pm | by | News | Comments

The program has been announced for the first annual Smart Grid Electronics Forum (SGEF ’10) which will be jointly hosted by Darnell Group and Hearst Electronics Group, October 18-20 in San Jose, California. Control,...


Texas Instruments buys 2 Japanese wafer factories

August 31, 2010 1:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Texas Instruments Inc. said Tuesday that it has completed the acquisition of two wafer manufacturing facilities in Japan from bankrupt flash memory maker Spansion.One of the two factories in Aizu-Wakamatsu will make 200-millimeter diameter silicon wafers from which TI will make analog chips,...

Western Digital names Memjet CEO to board

August 31, 2010 1:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Computer hard drive maker Western Digital Corp. said Tuesday it has appointed Memjet President and CEO Len J. Lauer to its board of directors.Lauer became CEO of the printer technology company in January.He will serve on Western Digital's board until the annual shareholder meeting in November,...


Electronic Arts brings 'Madden' to Facebook

August 31, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Electronic Arts is bringing its popular "Madden" football game to Facebook. "Madden NFL Superstars" launches as a free application Tuesday.The game lets players create fantasy teams and compete against other players on Facebook.Electronic Arts Inc. plans to make money from the game by letting...

Hi Speed LCD Glass for 3D Eyeglasses

August 31, 2010 12:35 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Microtips Technology announces their new manufacturing capabilities of 3D active shutter glasses. Microtips, with its years of experience in the LCD display industry, is investing extensive research and engineering in the growing world of 3D.



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