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Midwave infrared detector comes with digital interface

June 11, 2010 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sofradir announced today the launch of LEO MW, a compact 15-micron pitch MW TV format IR detector with digital interface. It is well suited for military handheld devices that have to be compact, lightweight and consume as little power as possible.


Level V Adapters Come in 18 W and 40 W Versions

June 11, 2010 6:57 am | Videos | Comments

CUI’s latest release includes 18 W and 40 W desktop adapters. Both meet Level V efficiency standards and exceed the current US EISA 2007 efficiency regulations.


PoE Switch Provides Eight 10-100Base-TX Ports

June 11, 2010 6:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

The EKI-2528PAI from Advantech is a ruggedized 8-port unmanaged Power-over-Ethernet switch with eight 10/100Base-TX Ethernet ports, four of which can supply power to PoE compliant devices.


DFG establishes 12 new research training groups

June 11, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) To further enhance the promotion of young researchers in Germany, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft as established 12 new research training groups. This decision was made by the DFG's relevant Grants Committee in Bonn. The new research training groups...

Motorola and Research In Motion settle dispute

June 11, 2010 6:20 am | News | Comments

Handset makers Motorola Inc. and Research In Motion Ltd. said Friday they have settled a patent complaint over mobile technology that Motorola brought to the U.S. International Trade Commission earlier this year.

Game companies ready to show new ways to play

June 11, 2010 6:17 am | News | Comments

Video game makers are about to try to convince you that fancy 3-D screens, gesture-recognition cameras and ultra-sensitive motion controllers topped with brightly glowing spheres are what you need to have a good time.

FBI investigating AT & T iPad security breach

June 11, 2010 6:10 am | News | Comments

The FBI says it is investigating a data breach at AT&T that exposed the e-mail addresses of more than 114,000 owners of the Apple iPad, including government officials. The agency said on Thursday that it is looking into "the potential cyber threat" from the breach.

Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors Use Conductive Polymer

June 11, 2010 6:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

By replacing the liquid electrolyte with solid polymer material, Tecate's new capacitors are highly stable when exposed to temperature fluctuations, and boast very low ESR (equivalent series resistance) values and high ripple current ratings.


Peak Power Sensor Serves at Frequencies up to 40 GHz.

June 11, 2010 5:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 59340 Peak Power Sensor from Boonton provides dynamic input power ranges from -24 dBm to +20 dBm in Peak mode and -34 dBm to +20 dBm in CW mode at frequencies up to 40GHz.


Test Automation System Features Dynamic Analytics

June 11, 2010 5:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Wind River Test Management system for monitoring, executing and managing embedded device software testing from Wind River features dynamic analytics technology that enables run-time visibility into devices during testing to provide operational and actionable feedback.


Thermal Device Calibrator Suited for Field Use

June 11, 2010 4:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 650 H / 650 H2 Calibrator from E-Instruments is ideal for field use due to its accuracy and portability.


Statistics : Composite leading indicators point to continued, though slower, expansion

June 11, 2010 2:25 am | by OECD | News | Comments

OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for April 2010 point to a slowing pace of expansion in most OECD countries. The CLI for the OECD area increased by 0.4 point in April 2010, slightly lower than the 0.5 point increase in March.


Scientist’s Award Allows Her To Probe the Earth’s Mantle

June 10, 2010 8:22 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Sandwiched between the liquid iron outer core and the thin rocky crust we live on, the Earth's mantle is more than 1,800 miles thick, and comprises more than three-quarters of the planet's volume and nearly two-thirds of its mass. Yet surprisingly, scientists don't know exactly what it's made of.


Dell lowers 1Q profit to build $100M legal reserve

June 10, 2010 3:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dell Inc. said Thursday that it lowered its first-quarter results by $100 million, or 5 cents per share, to set aside a $100 million reserve it may need to pay out as part of a settlement related to an ongoing SEC accounting probe into the computer maker's accounting and financial reporting...

Mark Cuban to tender Lions Gate shares to Icahn

June 10, 2010 3:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Heightening the conflict over control of boutique movie studio Lions Gate, minority shareholder Mark Cuban, owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, said Thursday that he'll probably sell his 6.4 million shares to billionaire investor Carl Icahn.Cuban holds some 5.4 percent of outstanding shares of...


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