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IBM to boost tech donations to nonprofits

May 11, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IBM Corp. plans to increase its donations of technology to schools and nonprofit groups by nearly one-third over the next three years.The increase — to $175 million per year from $135 million per year currently — represents a small fraction of IBM's overall revenue. But the company says its...

Microchip Technology and Nectar Join Forces

May 11, 2010 9:57 am | Videos | Comments

Microchip Technology introduces Nectar, who is the very first Industrial Design House to join Microchips Global Design Partner Network.

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Buy a real Analog Oscilloscope PLEASE!

May 11, 2010 9:55 am | Videos | Comments

Drive time rant. Dave is sick of getting emails asking if the cheap toy DSO nano and FPGA/PIC/AVR oscilloscope kits are worth buying. Guess his response... answers by telepathy please.

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Xaver 400 Through-wall Radar

May 11, 2010 9:43 am | Videos | Comments

A demonstration of Camero's Xaver 400 through-wall radar.

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Someday all basestations will be like this

May 11, 2010 9:37 am | by Rupert Baines, picoChip, www.picochip.com | Blogs | Comments

Quite often, technology starts at the high-end (military, expensive lab gear or enterprise) and then with time as volumes rise it becomes affordable and moves into the mass-market. Think of computers (the famous but perhaps apocryphal, Thomas Watson’s “there is a market for perhaps five computers” or Ken Olsen “Why would anyone want a computer at home?”

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DNA Could Be Backbone of Next Generation Logic Chips

May 11, 2010 9:23 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

DURHAM, N.C. – In a single day, a solitary grad student at a lab bench can produce more simple logic circuits than the world’s entire output of silicon chips in a month.

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New Details of Tuberculosis Protein-Cleaving Machinery Revealed

May 11, 2010 9:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

New details of a structure that helps tuberculosis (TB) bacteria survive could assist researchers working to develop anti-TB drugs.

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Acquisition of Knowledge-Forge Provides e-Learning Technology Platform to Assist Blood Centers and Hospitals With Tracking Training Compliance

May 11, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mediware Information Systems, Inc (http://www.mediware.com) . (NASDAQ: MEDW) announced today that it has launched KnowledgeTrak, a new product that offers healthcare managers automated tools to oversee training requirements. The system uniquely delivers and documents training offerings, tracks...

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Project for sailing vessels to maneuver in ports using electric energy from wind

May 11, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elhuyar Fundazioa) Four teachers from the Higher Nautical and Naval Engineering Technical School at the University of the Basque Country study the advantages for sailboats to use wind-sourced energy from their sails to generate electrical energy.

Digi TransPort Cellular Routers Now Support CDMA450 Data Networks in Scandinavia and Eastern Europe

May 11, 2010 8:20 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

Enterprise class cellular connectivity to remote sites and devices now available for CDMA450 networks

Stevens team takes 1st in RIT IEEE '10 design contest

May 11, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stevens Institute of Technology) Electrical & Computer Engineering students at Stevens Institute of Technology made headlines last week as they took home first place, and an $8,000 prize, at the Rochester Institute of Technology's IEEE Student Design Contest 10 for presenting the...

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Tom McDermott Named GTRI Interim Director

May 11, 2010 7:22 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

McDermott has served as deputy director and director of research at the Georgia Tech Research Institute.

Digi-Key Corporation and Littelfuse Expand Global Distribution Agreement

May 11, 2010 7:21 am | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA — May 10, 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, today announced it has signed an expanded global...

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Nokia shakes up management to tackle rivals

May 11, 2010 6:30 am | by MATTI HUUHTANEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. will reshuffle its management in mobile devices to tackle growing competition from rivals in smart phones and high-end mobile computers, the company said Tuesday.The mobile sector will be divided into three units — mobile solutions, mobile phones and markets — down from the current...

Toronto software company clears another hurdle in battle against Microsoft

May 11, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian software company i4i says it has cleared another hurdle in its long-running patent battle with Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT). Toronto-based i4i says the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has confirmed that its patent is valid after Microsoft had asked that the patent claims be...

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