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A Picture is Worth a 1,000 lines of C++ Code

September 16, 2010 7:54 am | by Daniel Kane, UC San Diego ( | News | Comments

That’s certainly the case for the computer science students at the University of California, San Diego who paint pictures with C++ computer programming code.


Customer-specific connector modification: ''D-Sub'' out of norm

September 16, 2010 7:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Standardized D-Sub connectors are available in two-row versions with 9 to 50 pins as well as in high density (HD) versions as a HD D-Sub connector with 3 to 5 rows and 15 to 105 pins. Of course, nearly every supplier has the standard connectors in their range of offerings.


Temperature Sensors Feature Text and Email Notification

September 16, 2010 7:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Monnit Corporation introduces a low cost wireless temperature sensor along with nine other types of wireless sensors. The sensors currently use a USB receiver at the computer level to transmit all of the sensor data to your choice of either the MonnitSphere Online Monitoring Service or the MonnitSphere Local PC computer application.


Type D Micro Connector Meets HDMI Specification 1.4a

September 16, 2010 7:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Molex Incorporated announced that its next generation HDMI Type D (Micro) connector is available. The HDMI Type D (Micro) connector is a new miniaturized connector solution designed to


Making a Big Difference with Micro Clinch Fasteners

September 16, 2010 7:01 am | by Brian Bentrim, Penn Engineering | Articles | Comments

Today’s wireless electronic devices from cell phones to e-readers exemplify ideal marriages of user-friendly form and function integrated into ever-smaller packages. The trend toward highly compact designs, however, presents an array of issues relative to component attachment...


Tax commissioners co-ordinate actions to address international compliance and taxpayer service

September 16, 2010 6:24 am | by OECD | News | Comments

The sixth meeting of the Forum on Tax Administration was held 15-16 September, 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey where tax commissioners met to discuss a range of issues associated with administering tax systems in the current climate.

Trustee gives $10 million for canine genomics program

September 16, 2010 6:22 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

The College of Veterinary Medicine will establish the world's first canine genetics program with the single largest gift it has ever received: $10 million from an anonymous university trustee.


SiTime expands product portfolio with industry?s first kHz frequency silicon MEMS oscillator

September 16, 2010 5:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Programmable features, small size and ruggedness are ideal for audio, microcontroller and high reliability industrial applications.


Energy 108 – Solar Cells II

September 16, 2010 5:14 am | by Prof. Ken Johnson | Blogs | Comments

Perhaps you have wanted to do your part to promote the end of fossil fuels and thought about having a photo-voltaic (PV) system installed on your new home. Frankly, that is a dream mostly created in you by very devious, but typical, Ruling Class politicians who are always out there dangling a carrot...


Scientific Games joint venture gets Ill. deal

September 16, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lottery games supplier Scientific Games Corp. said Thursday that a joint venture with Gtech Corp. has been chosen as the Illinois Lottery's private manager.Northstar Lottery Group LLC, which Scientific Games has a 20 equity stake in, will serve as manager for a 10-year term. The company will be...

PX-PS Conductive Polymer Capacitors

September 16, 2010 4:51 am | Videos | Comments

This tutorial from Digi-Key and United Chemi-Con discusses the PX and PS series of conductive polymer capacitors based on the aluminum foil and conductive polymer technologies.


Would You Consider Driving a Vehicle that Can Run on Biodiesel?

September 16, 2010 4:20 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Monday, Shannon told you about biodiesel, a renewable fuel that can power a vehicle using less fuel and producing fewer greenhouse gas emissions. DOE has an Alternative Fuel Station Locator that can help drivers find the nearest fueling station to fill up their vehicles.


Motorola buys maker of location-based software

September 16, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Motorola Inc. on Thursday said it has acquired Aloqa GmbH, a German developer of location-based software for smart phones.Schaumburg-based Motorola didn't say how much it paid. Aloqa was privately held and based in Munich.Aloqa's software works on most smart phones, including ones running...


Sony's game console to show 3-D movies, get wand

September 16, 2010 2:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sony's PlayStation 3 game console will work as a Blu-ray disc player for 3-D movies and music videos, not just 3-D games, with a software update download starting Sept. 21....

Microsoft teams up with Japanese game studios

September 16, 2010 1:05 am | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp. kicked off the Tokyo Game Show Thursday by unveiling plans to help Japanese game makers — recently seen as insular and lagging overseas competitors — to aggressively pursue a bigger share of the global market.In a keynote address, Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's games...


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