Chemists and physicists have succeeded in getting custom-shaped microparticles to interact and self-assemble in a controlled way in a liquid crystal.
Alix Paultre, Editor in Chief of ECN, discusses website editorial policy and invites participation.
Sick Stegmann introduced the TTK70 Motor Feedback System, an absolute, non-contact linear measuring system that offers measuring lengths up to 4,000 mm, resolution of <1 µm and system accuracy of <10 µm, at operating speeds up to 10 m/s. The result is precise and highly reliable absolute position determination for linear motors in a diverse range of applications. The TTK70 motor feedback system is
Polycase has introduced a line of outdoor, waterproof NEMA rated polycarbonate enclosures designed for high impact resistance and flame retardancy, giving them all the properties necessary for demanding outdoor applications. The WP, WC, and WA Series enclosures are all designed to
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FCI introduced its Pwr Profile+ low profile I/O cable assemblies. Pwr Profile+ cable assemblies and mating board mount headers are a low profile (8.38 mm height) and high current density alternative to existing cable-to-board power connector solutions. Pwr Profile+ is
After hitting bottom in Q1’09, mobile display shipments for Q2’09 reached 360 million, up 30% Q/Q and 3% Y/Y. Revenues were up 29% Q/Q to $2.93 billion, but down 5% Y/Y. [...]
A new Web site called Trefis gives average investors some hi-tech tools for building financial models for the companies they follow.
The struggling online video site is selling its name, trademark and other technology, but says it will keep operating in some form.
Asana, started by a Facebook co-founder, has raised money from well-known venture capitalists for its workplace productivity software.
Trends suggest electronics sales may be solid during the holiday shopping season, while sales of apparel could get pummeled.
Retailers are trumpeting great deals on televisions heading into Black Friday, but the steepest discounts this year are limited to a few sets.
Facebook has established a dual-class stock structure, a move that helps lay the groundwork for an eventual initial public offering.
How Americans vote is strongly linked to their religious identities, but it is not an independent influence that transcends race, socioeconomic class and gender, reports a new study.
MIPS Technologies, Inc., a provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for home entertainment, communications, networking and portable multimedia markets, today announced availability of the Arriba for Android Porting Kit (APK) for its industry-standard MIPS architecture.