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IBM Honors Six Employees with Highest Technical Award

May 25, 2010 9:21 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that it has named six employees as IBM Fellows – its most prestigious technical honor – acknowledging their important industry-leading innovations and collaboration with clients and business partners worldwide. From seminal work on business analytics to...

USB 2.0 Module Positioned as Replacement for DB9 RS232 Connector on Legacy Boards

May 25, 2010 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Future Technology Devices International Limited (FTDI) announced the availability of its DB9-USB-RS232 range of modules, designed to replace a DB9-based RS-232 connector, on an existing board design, with a USB 2.0 connector interface. The modules feature


Alliance Formed to Promote FPGA Mezzanine Card Products

May 25, 2010 7:55 am | News | Comments

The FMC Marketing Alliance establishes an ecosystem of interested parties who will drive widespread adoption of the FMC specification and products. 


COTS Frequency Control Products Suit High-rel Apps

May 25, 2010 7:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

NDK announced the availability of its COTS line-up of Crystals, TCXOs, VCXOs, SAW devices and FCXO modules. The product offerings are suited for high reliability, demanding environments like defense communications, aerospace, down hole, and maritime applications. The crystals are


Silicon Tuner Addresses ISDB-T, DVB-T Signal Reception in Terrestrial TV Apps

May 25, 2010 7:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products’ MAX2136, a digital terrestrial television tuner for ISDB-T and DVB-T applications combines low power consumption with desirable performance, the device achieves a low noise figure of


West Virginia offers computer training vouchers

May 25, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Workforce West Virginia says it's going to distribute more than 3,000 vouchers for free online computer training.The agency says it's going to start handing out the vouchers Tuesday. It's targeting unemployed workers.Unemployment has been improving in West Virginia, though it remains high....

LED-Backlight Driver Boards are Flat-Flex-Cable Compatible

May 25, 2010 7:24 am | News | Comments

LCD backlit power specialist Endicott Research Group  is debuting two new LED driver boards at SID that provide compact, economical solutions to OEM panel designers looking to get the maximum performance out of their displays.


May 2010: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator

May 25, 2010 7:21 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

In May 2010, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator signals a sharp drop for the euro area aggregate (down to -17.5 after -15.0 in April). Confidence declined markedly among EU consumers as well (down to -14.7 from -12.3 in April).


Ultram (tramadol hydrochloride), Ultracet (tramadol hydrochloride/acetaminophen): Label Change

May 25, 2010 7:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Risk of overdosage or suicide for patients who are addiction-prone, taking tranquilizers or antidepressant drugs.


LED Edge-lighting Tech Enables Slim Designs at SID

May 25, 2010 7:11 am | News | Comments

GLT has combined edge-lit LED light guide technology with its mass production capabilities to create a new troffer downlight that is slim, light, efficient, and can be cost effectively manufactured in high volumes.


Dontech Highlights Optical EMI and RFI Shielding at SID

May 25, 2010 7:05 am | News | Comments

Dontech’s Optical Fine Wire (OFW) and Micro EMI-Mesh (MEM100) conductive optical grids provide optical EMI/RFI shielding of electronic displays, instrumentation and enclosures.


Projected Capacitive Touch-Screen Tech Shines at SID

May 25, 2010 6:50 am | News | Comments

Microchip Technology announced from the SID Display Week show in Seattle the availability of mTouch Projected Capacitive Touch-Screen Sensing Technology.


Stanley awarded $22 million military contract

May 25, 2010 6:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Stanley Inc. said Tuesday it was awarded a three-year, $22 million contract to provide technical support and services to the military.Stanley, based in Arlington, Va., will support the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command's network operations and security center. The center provides network...


US, China pledge economic cooperation

May 25, 2010 6:30 am | News | Comments

The United States and China pledged closer cooperation on financial regulation and energy Tuesday but made no breakthroughs on currency exchange rates in a high-level dialogue overshadowed by Korean tensions.China agreed to modify a policy on promoting domestic technology development that...

Inspired by a cotton candy machine, engineers put a new spin on creating tiny nanofibers

May 25, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Harvard University) Hailed as a "cross between a high-speed centrifuge and a cotton candy machine," bioengineers at Harvard have developed a new, practical technology for fabricating tiny nanofibers. The reference by lead author Mohammad Reza Badrossamay to the fairground treat of spun...


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