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Preliminary Agenda Announced for IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference

July 22, 2010 5:23 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, IFA, the global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances announced the preliminary conference agenda for its upcoming IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference.

Penn collaboration leads to simpler method for building varieties of nanocrystal superlattices

July 22, 2010 5:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Pennsylvania) A University of Pennsylvania collaboration has created a simple and inexpensive method to rapidly grow centimeter-scale membranes of binary nanocrystal superlattices, or BNSLs, by crystallizing a mixture of nanocrystals on a liquid surface.

Schottky diodes feature switching speed of 5.0ns

July 22, 2010 5:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the introduction of the CMRSH-4DO dual isolated 40V, 200mA Schottky diodes packaged in the ultra miniature SOT-963 surface mount case. This device has an outstanding low VF of 0.35V and a fast switching speed of 5.0ns.


What Eco-Driving Techniques Do You Use on the Road?

July 22, 2010 5:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Tuesday, you read about eco-driving and how it can improve fuel economy and reduce your greenhouse gas emissions. Simple measures such as observing the speed limit, planning your trips, and keeping your tires properly inflated can make a big difference in your savings.


Development Kits Support Fanless Embedded PC Design

July 22, 2010 4:35 am | News | Comments

VIA Technologies announced device development kits for the VIA AMOS-5000 series, facilitating a more rational design infrastructure for a broad range of application-specific and fanless Em-ITX-based devices.


24-Channel LED Driver with High-Voltage Output

July 22, 2010 4:23 am | by TIAnalog | Videos | Comments

This video demonstrates the white light output from the TLC5947, which offers 24 channels of constant current sink driver with high voltage output. Each channel has individually adjustable 4096 steps Gray Scale.


Nokia Q2 profit falls 40 pct to $290 million

July 22, 2010 4:05 am | by MATTI HUUHTANEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. said Thursday that second-quarter net profit fell 40 percent to euro227 million ($290 million) as the world's largest mobile phone maker lost market share and sales remained flat. Analysts, however, noted its sales of smart phones were better than expected.The profit was down from a...

Accession : Slovenia becomes the OECD’s 32nd member

July 22, 2010 3:24 am | by OECD | News | Comments

On 21 July 2010, Slovenia deposited its instrument of accession to the OECD Convention, thereby becoming a Member of the Organisation. Slovenia was invited by OECD countries to open negotiations for membership in May 2007.


EIT Statement

July 22, 2010 3:23 am | by European Institute of Innovation and Technology | News | Comments

Gerard de Nazelle, EIT Director, has decided to leave the EIT as of 1 September 2010 due to...


LG Display 2Q net profit jumps 51 percent

July 22, 2010 12:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LG Display, the world's second-largest manufacturer of liquid crystal displays used in flat screen televisions and other products, said second-quarter net profit rose 51 percent amid record sales and higher prices for its products.LG Display earned 555 billion won ($461 million) in the three...

Foxconn to hike prices to cover China pay increase

July 21, 2010 11:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Foxconn Technology Group, which makes iPhones and other gadgets for global technology companies, is seeking to charge its customers more to partly cover wage increases at its mammoth manufacturing compound in southern China.The extent of price hikes will differ according to products, C.L....

China's Baidu says 2nd quarter profit more than doubles as advertising base grows

July 21, 2010 8:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular Internet search engine, said Thursday its second-quarter profit more than doubled as its advertising customer base grew and profit margins improved.Baidu earned 837.4 million yuan ($123.5 million), or 2.40 yuan (35 cents) per share, up from 383.3...

Now you see it, now you don't

July 21, 2010 1:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Michigan Technological University) From Star Trek's Romulans, who could cloak their spaceships, to Harry Potter's magical garment, the power to turn someone or something invisible has intrigued mankind. Now a Michigan Tech researcher is doing it for real.


Earnings Preview: Microsoft's fiscal 4Q results

July 21, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp. is scheduled to report fiscal fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes Thursday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Confirmation that businesses are replacing servers and employee computers at a decent clip, after a major slowdown during the worst of the recession.Intel Corp. recently...

Professor-edited journal rated among top in its field

July 21, 2010 12:21 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Developmental Review: Perceptions in Behavior and Cognition, a journal of developmental psychology, has been named one of the three most influential journals in its field.


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