Apple Inc., increasingly facing tougher competition in the lucrative market for smart phones, sued Taiwanese phone maker HTC Corp. on Tuesday, accusing the rival of violating patents related to the popular iPhone.
Today’s automobiles have a wide variety of RF systems with antennas on them for Sirius and XM radio, collision avoidance radars, the Global Positioning System (GPS) and other systems. Conventional test facilities can only perform terrestrial directed pattern measurements of the antenna on the automobile.
Microtune, Inc today announced that its multi-standard automotive antenna amplifier, the MT119 is being deployed in the automobiles of BYD Co., Ltd. (www.byd.com) of Shenzhen, China. The MT1119 is currently used in BYD’s fuel-based sedans and all-electric vehicles. It is planned for rollout in BYD’s most popular-selling compact models by March and in all BYD models by year end.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer intends to keep the regulatory heat on Google as his company strives to lessen its rival's dominance of Internet search.In an appearance Tuesday at a search engine conference in Santa Clara, Ballmer said Microsoft believes Google has done a number of things to gain...
In June 2009 Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) introduced the first enhancement-mode GaN on silicon power transistors designed specifically as power MOSFET replacements. These products were designed to be produced in high-volume at low cost using standard silicon manufacturing technology and facilities.
A Google Inc. executive says the company is still considering its next step in China — seven weeks after it pledged to stop censoring search results and threatened to pull out of the country altogether.Google Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Nicole Wong told the Senate Judiciary...
Oil and natural gas company Arena Resources Inc. said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter profit fell 31 percent as costs and operating expenses more than doubled.The results came in below Wall Street estimates and the company's stock dropped.Arena said it earned $9.3 million, or 24 cents per...
“Maybe you didn’t understand me. This man is our only connection to a stolen nuclear warhead. If you don’t save him, millions of people could die! Do you understand that? Millions of people.” –Jack Bauer from the TV series, “24? What: Sure, Jack Bauer is saving t
One hundred students representing 13 middle schools from Long Island will participate in a Regional Science Bowl competition, which consists of two exciting contests: a fast-paced question-and-answer tournament and a model solar car competition.
Thief River Falls, Minnesota (USA) — March 2, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today launched Digi-Key Tools XpressSM in...
Power-One, Inc. announced the availability of its SFD1200-12BG 1200 W front-end DC/DC power supply. This product provides a 12 VDC, 99.2 A maximum rated output and features efficiencies up to 91 percent from a -48 VDC input. The supply can be used in
Master Bond EP21FL is a two-part epoxy resin system that features low to moderate viscosity. It is suited for potting, coating and sealing electronic assemblies and bonds dissimilar substrates with different coefficients of expansion. The adhesive has a
NREL biologists test revegetation and wildlife protection strategies at new solar power array at the National Wind Technology Center.
Good-paying jobs in renewable energy are important to the nation's future and don't all require a college degree, high school students learn.
The use of daylighting drives the size of the NREL's new super energy efficient Research Support Facility as well as the features of its windows.