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China FPD TV Market on Track to Surpass 50M by 2012

July 6, 2010 7:23 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

Driven by rapid urbanization, GDP growth rates are rising by 10%. In connection, an expected wave of investments in LCD panel manufacturing, the market for flat panel TVs (including LCD and plasma), in China is also expected to enjoy strong growth.

Infrared camera provides a better view

July 6, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) Infrared cameras see more than the naked eye and can make road traffic safer. Cameras for the long-wave infrared range, however, have the disadvantage that the sensor requires constant cooling, which adds to the cost and complexity of the device. Now a new type...

Highly Integrated Step-down dc-to-dc Synchronous Regulators Enable High-density Point-of-load Designs

July 6, 2010 7:13 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications, today introduced the ADP2119 and ADP2120 dc-to-dc switching regulators, the latest in ADI’s portfolio of integrated power management switching regulators.


CSC inks $580 million contract with UBS

July 6, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Information technology provider Computer Sciences Corp. said Tuesday it signed a contract worth up to $580 million over five years with Swiss bank UBS AG to provide voice and data network, security and telecommunication services.The contract is subject to regulatory and other approvals.Shares...

Fidelity National to sell debt, buy back shares

July 6, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fidelity National Information Services Inc. said Tuesday it will sell $1.2 billion in new debt as part of a plan to buy back up to $2.5 billion worth of its common stock.The company, which provides banking and payment technology to financial institutions and government agencies, also reaffirmed...

Lenovo says Apple losing out in China: report

July 6, 2010 6:57 am | News | Comments

Apple is missing out on an opportunity to further expand in China

Fujitsu to let developers test software for free

July 6, 2010 6:52 am | News | Comments

Fujitsu Ltd, Japan's biggest IT services firm, said on Tuesday that it would allow software developers to run their programs on its hardware free of charge so that they can examine performance.

Global chip sales up 4.5 percent in May versus April: SIA

July 6, 2010 6:47 am | News | Comments

SIA expects unit sales of personal computers to grow by 20 percent and sales of cell phones to grow by 10 percent to 12 percent this year.


Department of Energy Announces $24 Million for Algal Biofuels Research

July 6, 2010 6:47 am | News | Comments

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced awards totaling more than $76 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support advanced energy-efficient building technology projects and the development of training programs for commercial building equipment technicians, building operators, and energy auditors.


Digital upstarts still see potential in downloads

July 6, 2010 6:38 am | News | Comments

Much of the buzz around digital music is focused on Spotify's plans for the United States, Rdio's new subscription service, and what Apple's anticipated cloud-based music service will look like.

Supply ship fails to dock with space station

July 6, 2010 6:29 am | News | Comments

An unmanned Russian space capsule carrying supplies to the International Space Station failed in a docking attempt, Russian Mission Control and NASA said Friday.


Spy suspects allegedly used regular consumer tech

July 6, 2010 6:23 am | News | Comments

Life wasn't so dashing for the suspected Russian spies arrested this week: They allegedly relied heavily on off-the-shelf consumer electronics.

Internationally active SMEs yield better results

July 6, 2010 6:22 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

25% of EU 27 SMEs export or have exported at some point during the last 3 years. This is revealed in a new European Commission study available on line. Internationally active SMEs report an employment growth of 7% whereas the figure stood at 1% for those without any international...


Analog Devices Announces Industry’s First Data Converter with Dynamic Power Control

July 6, 2010 6:17 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Advances in factory automation, process controls, and industrial instrumentation are contributing to higher manufacturing productivity and increased output. The sustainability of such advances is under threat, however, as the density of factory process control systems reaches levels where rising power consumption and thermal issues are beginning to undermine equipment performance, reliability, and safety.


Tech firms aim to keep wayward walkers on path

July 6, 2010 6:17 am | News | Comments

Todd Atwood says he doesn't worry too much about accidents when walking down the street using his iPhone to make calls, send text messages or check his e-mail.


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