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How Do You Save Energy at Work?

June 3, 2010 4:20 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Tuesday, Amy discussed saving energy at work and ENERGY STAR's National Building Competition, a contest to see which of 14 facilities around the country can lower its energy use intensity (EUI) by the highest percentage over a fixed period of time. Whether you are a facility manager at...

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Microchip Wireless Development Environment Overview

June 3, 2010 4:18 am | Videos | Comments

The Microchip Wireless Development Environment (MiWi DE) is a one-stop solution for developing diverse wireless applications.

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Official points to social media as diplomatic tool

June 2, 2010 11:30 pm | News | Comments

Teenagers clicked away on their cell phones in a bustling Iranian marketplace. Ignoring the cold, they exchanged information about parties, dates and potential bandmates with strangers, using Bluetooth technology.It is this type of simple adaptation of social networking that is key to U.S....

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Online Resources elects Donald Layden Jr. to board(3)

June 2, 2010 4:33 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Financial services company Online Resources Corp. said Wednesday that Donald W. Layden Jr. has been elected to the company's board.Layden has been an adviser to private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC for its payments and transaction processing investments. He is also a partner at Quarles &...

Coldwater Creek marketing chief to retire in 2011

June 2, 2010 3:32 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Women's clothing chain Coldwater Creek Inc. on Wednesday said that its chief marketing officer will retire next year and it has named a new head of merchandise design and development.Georgia Shonk Simmons, 58, will leave the position she has held since 2002 on May 1, the company said. It was...

Online Resources elects Donald Layden Jr. to board(2)

June 2, 2010 3:31 pm | News | Comments

Financial services company Online Resources Corp. said Wednesday that Donald W. Layden Jr. has been elected to the company's board.Layden has been an adviser to private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC for its payments and transaction processing investments. He is also a partner at Quarles &...

A remarkable display: SID 2010

June 2, 2010 12:46 pm | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

Seattle: home of Microsoft, Starbucks, grunge rock, the Mariners, and in 2010, the Society for Information Display (SID) Conference. This year’s show was a remarkable display (no pun intended) of eye candy and emerging technologies. Among the many developments, 3D, energy efficiency, and advanced touchscreens took center stage.

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General Dynamics to pay 42-cent quarterly dividend

June 2, 2010 12:30 pm | News | Comments

Defense contractor General Dynamics Corp. said Wednesday it will pay a quarterly dividend of 42 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.The company said it would pay the dividend Aug. 6 to shareholders as of July 2.The company's shares rose $1.18, or 1.8 percent, to close Wednesday...

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Researchers pursue plasmonics and photonics technology for optical improvements

June 2, 2010 12:21 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Air Force Office of Scientific Research) US Air Force Office of Scientific Research-funded Professors Mark L. Brongersma of Stanford University and Stefan A. Maier of Imperial College London are investigating new applications for terahertz sensors.

Microsemi Unveils Solid State Driver Module at SID 2010

June 2, 2010 11:08 am | Microsemi Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Microsemi Corporation announced the first product in a planned family of solutions designed to provide optimized power conversion and light management for solid state lighting fixtures, enabling the energy and lifetime cost savings promise of LED-based illumination.

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Silicon Controlled Rectifier Comes in Space-saving SOT-23 package

June 2, 2010 10:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the release of the CMPS5064 Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR). This device packaged in SOT-23 is a 400V, 0.8A SCR designed for applications with space constraints requiring a fast switching high voltage device.

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Temperature Switch Achieves High Accuracy

June 2, 2010 10:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Seiko Instruments announced the availability of their S-5843A Series temperature switch IC which detects temperature with a temperature accuracy of ±2.5ºC. The output inverts when temperature reaches the detection temperature.

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Sony moving work from plant in Hungary to Malaysia

June 2, 2010 10:32 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Hungarian subsidiary of Sony Corp. said Wednesday it would close a manufacturing plant in Hungary and move its production of Blu-ray players and DVD recorders to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Sony Hungaria Kft., which was founded in 1996, said 540 employees would be affected by the decision to...

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Constellation acquires taxi software provider Auriga Communication

June 2, 2010 10:30 am | News | Comments

Constellation Software Inc. (TSX:CSU) acquires taxi communications software provider Auriga Communication Systems Ltd. from from Tait Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of the Tait Radio Communications Group of New Zealand, for an undisclosed price.

AT & T Drops Unlimited-Data Plans

June 2, 2010 10:28 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

AT&T is abandoning unlimited pricing plans for new subscribers to its wireless email and Internet services on smartphones, kicking off a long-awaited shift in how carriers bill customers.

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