Microsoft is putting its weight behind a new endeavor to which the software giant has agreed to contribute $1 million. Called the CodePlex Foundation, the nonprofit organization describes its mission as enabling the exchange of code and understanding among software companies and open-source communities.
The national stimulus package passed by Congress in February may have been too enthusiastic about spending money on one particular project: figuring out where broadband Internet access is available and how fast it is.
A 0.2% accuracy power and energy meter certified to meet IEC and ANSI class standards, the Shark100 from Electro Industries has 100BaseT Ethernet capability using Modbus TCP as its standard protocol.
Japanese electronics makers NEC Corp., Casio Computer Co. and Hitachi said Monday they will combine their mobile phone handset-manufacturing operations by April next year in a bid to boost their competitiveness at home and abroad.
Motorola Inc shares rose 6.5 percent on Friday on hopes the company could turn around its loss-making handset business with the new cellphone it developed with Google Inc.
Designed for use in daytime running lights, 1-W OSLON MX ECE and0.5-W SX ECE LEDs from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors provide from 70 to 95 lm and 40 to 60 lm respectively.
China broke ground on its fourth space center Monday, highlighting the country's soaring space ambitions six years after it sent its first man into orbit. The space port on the southern island province of Hainan incorporates a launch site and mission control center for slinging the country's massive new rockets into space carrying satellites and components for a future space station and deep space exploration.
The national stimulus package passed by Congress in February may have been too enthusiastic about spending money on one particular project: figuring out where broadband Internet access is available and how fast it is. The $787 billion stimulus bill championed by the Obama administration set aside up to $350 million to create a national broadband map that could guide policies aimed at expanding high-speed Internet access.
Europeans (like Americans) choose to buy ordinary light bulbs around 9 times out of 10 (European Commission and light industry data 2007-8). Banning what people want gives the supposed savings that are "good for them"—no point in banning what people don’t want! If new LED lights—or improved CFLs etc—are good, people will buy them—no need to ban ordinary light bulbs (little point).
Aitech Defense Systems has released a rugged 3U single-slot CompactPCI single board computer (SBC) that offers up to 8 GB of onboard SATA flash disk storage, making the system's PMC site available to add user specific I/O. The C800 combines the latest
Intended for critical timing applications, Micro Crystal’s AT cut quartz crystal CC7A-T1A has a package height of 0.90 mm and a footprint of 3.2 mm x 1.5 mm. It offers a wide temperature range, up to -40°C to +85/+125°C, and a low thermal stability for medical applications
The D10 Small Object Counter from Banner Engineering addresses applications including: pharmaceutical pill, tablet, and gel cap counting; agricultural seed counting; and process verification. With three primary features—Dynamic Event Stretcher (DES), Automatic Compensation, and Health Mode Alarm
Emerson Network added the DCH2 to its switching wall-mount power supply portfolio. Configured for portable and mobile equipment with low power requirements, the DCH2 is capable of delivering 6.5 V at a maximum of 2 W total power and offers a
Intended for rugged and mission-critical applications, a line of dual channel CompactFlash (CF) cards from WinSystems feature a DMA burst transfer rate of 66 MB/s to and from the CF card. Operating temperature is -40° to 85°C, sustained sequential Writes are 16 MB/s, and reads are 37 MB/s.