Want to maximize the placebo effect? A good way to do this, according to a new study, is to tell someone they have a decent chance of getting the real treatment instead of a fake pill, but keep them guessing.
Japan's trade ministry has ordered Apple Inc's Japan unit to state on its website that users who are concerned about their iPod nano portable music player catching fire can receive a replacement battery.
Employees who fritter time away on Facebook, Twitter and other social media Web sites are costing British businesses billions, new research suggests.
The California Supreme Court says a former Google Inc. manager can sue the search engine on claims he was fired because of his age.The court ruled Thursday that Brian Reid's discrimination suit could go to trial, rejecting a lower court's decision that there wasn't enough evidence.Reid, a...
Laird Technologies, Inc. announced the release of its enhanced Cascade Series Thermoelectric Assemblies (TEAs). These custom designed cooling assemblies use multistage Thermoelectric Modules (TEMs) to
The Standard High Torque Density Design (P/N DIH23-30-BFNA) delivers continuous power at levels approaching 1 HP continuous at speeds up to 20 K RPM.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Inc, a leading manufacturer of precision linear motion products, offers an entire line of high output can stack linear actuators. The line include the 20, 25, and 35-mm frame sizes.
The Kontron 4U Backplane xPB-13E9P3 for PICMG 1.3-based system designs boasts comprehensive PCI and PCI Express Gen 2 support for full-height 4U systems.
Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog, and Flash-IP solutions, offers the four-member PIC24FJ256GB210 microcontroller family, which integrates USB for Embedded Host/Peripheral/On-the-Go and 96 Kbytes of RAM.
MENLO PARK, Calif. -- August 5, 2010 -- Tyco Electronics announced today the publication of its 2010 Circuit Protection Product Catalog. Expanded to include in-depth information on several new product lines, the catalog presents technical specifications and application information on...
VITA, the trade association dedicated to fostering American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited open system architectures in critical embedded system applications, announced the ratification by ANSI of the OpenVPX System Specification under ANSI/VITA 65.0-2010.
The 6U VPX Load Board from Elma Bustronic helps confirm the chassis meets the VITA 46/48 power specifications for VPX and aids in locating hot spots within the enclosure.
The E-Frame Series Test Platform can connect multiple backplanes to efficiently simulate various fabric topologies, eliminating the need for costly custom backplanes and allowing high speed signals to be passed from one slot to the next.
Regulators halted closed-door negotiations about net neutrality rules with phone, cable and Internet companies on Thursday after reports of a side deal between two participants, Verizon Communications Inc and Google Inc, surfaced.
(Worcester Polytechnic Institute) The Center for Inorganic Membrane Studies at Worcester Polytechnic Institute has received a $1.5 million, 15-month award from the US Department of Energy to advance patented technology using palladium membranes that can separate hydrogen from various...