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Yale Researcher Joins Vice President Joseph Biden to Unveil Report on Recovery Act

August 24, 2010 10:22 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Nenad Sestan, associate professor of neurobiology at Yale, was at the White House on Tuesday, August 24 to...

UPS Increases Power Capacities in Small Spaces

August 24, 2010 10:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

The increasing demand for rack-backed computing capacity, and the IT systems and equipment necessary to deliver that capacity, is stretching the limits of existing data center spaces. With that in mind, Emerson Network Power today introduced in North America the Liebert GXT3 uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system in 5-10kVA models.


RadioShack announces $300M accelerated buyback

August 24, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

RadioShack Corp. said Tuesday that it will buy back $300 million of its common stock as part of an accelerated share repurchase agreement.The retailer said the agreement, with Bank of America and Wells Fargo Bank, is being made under a previous $500 million share repurchase program.The company...


Get off the fence on net neutrality

August 24, 2010 9:49 am | by Chris Warner, Executive Editor | Articles | Comments

Since I last wrote about Net Neutrality, things have gone from unsettling to downright precarious. On August 9, when many Americans were on vacation, Verizon and Google announced “A joint policy proposal for an open internet,” which was breathtaking in its brazenness and frightening in scope.


Multi-PHY Switch Enables MSI to Deliver Streaming HD Video

August 24, 2010 9:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Gigle Networks today announced that MSI has selected the company's GGL541 system-on-chip gigabit intelligent multi-PHY switch for its top-of-the-line home-networking solution. The GGL541 solution gives MSI's ePower 1000 HD adapter the necessary bandwidth and reliability to deliver whole-home HD video streaming...


System Enables Quick, Easy Flat Cable Mounting

August 24, 2010 8:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The StripMount design makes it quick and easy to mount cables to any surface without the need for cable carriers, conduit, or other cable management hardware.


PVC Filter Monitors Designed for Water and Corrosive Liquids

August 24, 2010 8:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

PVC filter monitors from Orange Research measure differential pressure to check the health of filter media in filtration equipment for water and corrosive liquids.


Power Inductors Designed for DC-DC Converter Applications

August 24, 2010 8:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Taiyo Yuden’s BRL2515 and BRFL2518 wire-wound power inductors offer industry-leading DC bias characteristics in a thinner, smaller size.


'Spintronics' breakthrough holds promise for next-generation computers

August 24, 2010 8:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Kansas) The discovery made at KU's Ultrafast Laser Lab clears a major hurdle for spintronics researchers worldwide: the difficulty in detecting the flow of spinning electrons in real time.

RF Directional Coupler Offers hard to Find Interfaces

August 24, 2010 7:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

RF directional couplers are readily available with common interfaces such as N type female connectors. Aviel Electronics, a division of RF Industries, designs and manufactures RF directional couplers with uncommon interfaces...


Air Force filling holes in communication during drawdown

August 24, 2010 7:45 am | by Staff Sgt. Sanjay Allen, Air Component Coordination Element-Iraq Public Affairs | News | Comments

While convoys are operating in areas where ground communications are limited, joint airborne battle staff crews are stepping in to bridge the gap during the responsible drawdown of forces where communication is critical to ensure U.S. Forces redeploy safely.


Visualizing viruses: new research pinpoints tiny invaders

August 24, 2010 7:21 am | by Richard Harth, The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University | News | Comments

(Arizona State University) In the war against infectious disease, identifying the culprit is half the battle. Now, research professor Shaopeng Wang and his colleagues at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute describe a new method for visualizing individual virus particles. Their...

Driverless vehicles go manual in Moscow

August 24, 2010 6:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A pair of fender-benders, two technology-loving hitchhikers and 22 hours blocked at the Russian border. That's the balance sheet so far for a team of driverless vehicles on a 13,000-kilometer (8,000-mile) roadtrip from Europe to China....


Air Force Research Lab conducts second successful robot refueler test

August 24, 2010 6:15 am | News | Comments

The test of a robotic refueling system by researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate in late July 2010 marks the second successful test of technology that could dramatically change the way the U.S. military services its aircraft.


Nokia and Intel say MeeGo software off to good start

August 24, 2010 6:12 am | News | Comments

Nokia (NOK1V.HE) and chip maker Intel (INTC.O) said on Tuesday their joint software venture, seen as crucial for Nokia to improve its position at the top end of the handset market, had got off to a solid start.


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