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Scheraga receives supercomputer processor hours

February 2, 2010 10:52 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded 6 million processor hours to Cornell professor of chemistry Harold A. Scheraga, senior research associate Adam Liwo and colleagues to study the mechanism behind protein folding.

Plextek spins out Telensa street lighting venture

February 2, 2010 10:19 am | News | Comments

Plextek, the Cambridge-based electronics and communications design consultancy today announced a new spin out venture - Telensa Ltd. - focused on the commercialisation of a new cost effective wireless system for actively controlling, monitoring and metering large populations of outdoor street lights, so they can be managed with maximum energy and operational efficiency.

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AMC Handles Feature Die-cast Construction, Ergonomic Design

February 2, 2010 9:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Electronic Inc. offers Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) injector/ejector handles. AMCs are the main boards for MicroTCA designs and are also implemented in some AdvancedTCA applications. The AMC handles feature exceptional quality and precision milling, so that even 

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Sites I Thought About Last Wednesday

February 2, 2010 9:52 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

Last Wednesday, like so many others likely did, I found myself watching President Obama's State of the Union address. Now, admittedly, a sentence like that kind of invites a whole lot of thoughts and opinions, but I'm not thinking much about that - I'm just using it for a springboard for...

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Digi-Key Corporation and Avago Technologies Expand Partnership, Offer Products in Europe

February 2, 2010 9:51 am | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA — February 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, announced today the expansion of its...

The Disruptive Technology of Solid State Lighting

February 2, 2010 9:31 am | by Alix Paultre, Editor-in-Chief | Videos | Comments

ECN's Editor-in-Chief, Alix Paultre, describes Solid State Lighting, its impact on the industry, and the technologies preceding it.

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New Metering Chips Feature Innovative Isolated Sensing Technology

February 2, 2010 9:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Teridian Semiconductor today announced that it has begun sampling its fourth generation residential smart metering integrated circuits (ICs). The new product family includes the 71M6541x and 71M6xx1 and features digitally isolated current sensors based on the company's proprietary MicroDAA™ isolation technology.

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Mobile Data Strains Cellular Networks

February 2, 2010 9:04 am | Blogs | Comments

With the launch of the iPad last week it is clear what was the number one news item in the gadget industry... Cellular networks are already buckling under the strain of mobile data.

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Broadridge Declares Dividend

February 2, 2010 9:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share. The dividend is payable on April 1, 2010, to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 17, 2010.Broadridge is a technology...

Lumonall and CleanWear Products Agree to Extend Closing Date

February 2, 2010 9:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lumonall, Inc. (OTCBB: LUMN), (the "Company" or "Lumonall") today announced that the closing of the merger or acquisition of CleanWear Products Ltd. ("CleanWear") has been delayed.On November 9, 2009, Lumonall and CleanWear, announced an acquisition transaction that included several conditions...

Syntel CEO resigns; company names director as CEO

February 2, 2010 8:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Information technology services company Syntel Inc. said its president and CEO resigned on Monday, and was replaced on Tuesday by one of its directors.The company said Keshav Murugesh, 46, resigned effective Monday "to pursue other opportunities." Company spokesman Jon Luebke said Murugesh...

Morningstar says Canadian investment funds mostly slipped in January

February 2, 2010 6:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian investment funds posted mostly negative returns in the first month of this year, putting an end to the best showing in more than 15 years in 2009, according to Morningstar Canada.The Canadian subsidiary of Morningstar Inc. (NASDAQ:MORN) says that 30 of 43 Morningstar Canada Fund...

Portable Entertainment Devices Continue to Proliferate

February 2, 2010 5:57 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

The weak economy is taking its toll across most consumer markets. Electronics are no exception.

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Slime Mold and Engineers Design Similar Solution

February 2, 2010 5:55 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Slime Mold Grows Network Just Like Tokyo Rail System Talented and dedicated engineers spent countless hours designing Japan’s rail system to be one of the world’s most efficient. Could have just asked a slime mold. When presented with oat flakes arranged in the pattern of Japanese cities...

25 Gbps Connector Addresses High-signal Transmissions

February 2, 2010 5:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Molex Incorporated added the CoEdge to its EdgeLine family of connectors. The one-piece, 25 Gbps connector is configured to meet an industry standard pitch of 0.80 mm (.031”). This low-profile, dual-sided, edgecard connector supports 

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