Asia Pacific photovoltaic markets are poised to make a significant contribution to global photovoltaic (PV) market growth in 2010 following improvements in the policy environment in most of the key countries in this region.
(Johns Hopkins University) Researchers use precise electrical "tweezers" to place nanowires on predetermined spots on single cells. The technique eventually could produce new ways to deliver medication.
Biosafe Inc., has developed an antimicrobial surface treatment for the keyboards of Classmate netbook PCs used in an ambitious worldwide education program spearheaded by Intel Corp. BIOSAFE is an antimicrobial based on patented silane technology that provides durable protection against damaging microorganisms.
A German data protection official said Wednesday he launched legal proceedings against Facebook, which he accused of illegally accessing and saving personal data of people who don't use the social networking site.Johannes Caspar said his Hamburg data protection office had initiated legal steps...
JTAG, also known as IEEE 1149.1, is one of the most successful electronic standards of all time. Invented over 20 years ago to uncover printed circuit board manufacturing, JTAG is now used in nearly 100% of printed circuit boards and has become a critical part of many integrated circuits.
There are many industries that depend on the proven design concepts that require high voltages to operate. Radar, X-ray machines, traveling wave tubes, down-hole logging, particle accelerators, aerospace ignition systems, partial discharge detection, power utilities and welding equipment are some examples.
Multi-core and embedded virtualization offer embedded device and equipment manufacturers the chance to consolidate and innovate. They can consolidate multiple individual processors into a single processor, whether single core or multi-core, and innovate by improving the capabilities of their devices beyond what was previously achievable.
The Chinese government said it is still examining Google's application to renew its content license, in the government's first comments on the U.S. company's status since it announced last month it was changing how users in China access its search service.
BepiColombo will set off in 2014 on a journey lasting approximately six years. When it arrives at Mercury in mid 2020, it will endure temperatures as high as 350 °C and gather data during its one year nominal mission, with a possible 1-year extension. --- Please subscribe to Science &...
Sunsight Instruments has joined with GORE Protective Vents to eliminate condensation in its AntennAware Attitude Sensor (AAS), a permanently mounted or fully integrated monitoring sensor to ensure the ongoing correct alignment of antennae.
Unica Corporation (http://www.unica.com/index.htm) (NASDAQ: UNCA), the recognized leader in marketing software (http://www.unica.com/marketing-software.htm) solutions, today announced that Tesco, one of the world's largest retail chains, has chosen Unica's solutions to power its cross-channel...
Based on 2.4GHz wireless tech, the nRFready R/C Racing reference design from Nordic Semiconductor allows developers to create advanced remote-control race toy cars.
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX36051 security manager. The device provides 128 bytes of nonimprinting memory to securely store sensitive data, while drawing very little battery power in standby mode (1.5microamps).
OECD countries need to create 17 million jobs to get employment levels back to where they were before the crisis, according to the OECD’s Employment Outlook 2010 a new OECD report.Unemployment may have peaked in the OECD area, having reached 8.6% in May 2010, it says. Watch the webcast of...