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Rex Energy shares fall after posting 4Q loss

March 3, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of Rex Energy Corp. fell on Wednesday after its fourth-quarter loss came in larger than analysts had been expecting as oil and gas prices fell.The company's shares were down 89 cents, or 6 percent, to $13.65 in afternoon trading.The company said late Tuesday that it lost almost $4.6...

RehabCare falls after 4Q profit misses estimates

March 3, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of RehabCare Group Inc. skidded Wednesday after the physical therapy services company reported fourth-quarter profit below Wall Street estimates.Late Tuesday, RehabCare said its quarterly profit decreased by 90 percent, primarily because of costs related to its purchase of acute care...

A New Way of Doing Business with China

March 3, 2010 10:20 am | by Joseph Wong, VP, Made-in-China.com | Blogs | Comments

It wasn’t long ago that sourcing products overseas meant logging endless hours of plane travel, working with numerous in-country middlemen, and hoping with a dose of optimism that the products were of the best quality.

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The High Speed Data Race

March 3, 2010 8:42 am | by James O. “Jim” Farmer, Enablence Systems, www.enablence.com | Blogs | Comments

This article is about speed, the speed of data communications for the home and small-and-medium-business markets.

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HSN returns to profit in 4th quarter, shares up

March 3, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shop-at-home company HSN Inc. said Wednesday that it returned to a fourth-quarter profit after accounting charges dragged down results the prior year. That sent its shares to an all-time high.The company earned $39.4 million, or 68 cents per share. That compares to a hefty loss in the 2008...

Ikanos Processor Selected for Multimedia Gateway

March 3, 2010 8:27 am | News | Comments

Ikanos Communications, Inc., a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home, today announced that that AVM, Germany’s leading manufacturer of broadband network equipment, has selected Ikanos’ Fusiv® Vx180 communications processor for integration into its most advanced family of multimedia home gateways.

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Companies Improve Power Conversion for Electric and Hybrid Cars

March 3, 2010 8:17 am | News | Comments

Mitra Energy & Infrastructure SA, provider of high reliability managed energy solutions and Cissoid SA, leader in high-temperature semiconductor solutions, have entered an agreement to cooperate on the design of high-efficiency, high-temperature, turnkey energy conversion solutions for the electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles (EV & P-HEV).

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Spain: mastermind of 'botnet' scam a mystery

March 3, 2010 7:30 am | by DANIEL WOOLLS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Spanish authorities who dismantled a network of up to 12.7 million virus-infected, data-stealing computers said Wednesday the mastermind of the scam remains a mystery, even though three alleged ringleaders have been arrested.The "botnet" of infected computers included PCs inside more than half...

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Energy saving

March 3, 2010 7:24 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

Trials are being conducted for a new system to monitor the real-time energy consumption in the household. The data is measured, processed and displayed, showing users how much power is being consumed by various electrical appliances. These efforts are part of a European Union research...

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Exercise: the way to a healthier European society?

March 3, 2010 7:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

It is known that regular exercise is beneficial for sufferers of type-2 diabetes, ischaemic heart disease, some types of cancer, dementia and possibly depression. The European Union project EXGENESIS is investigating how regular exercise can be used in the prevention and treatment of...

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Baxter HomeChoice and HomeChoice PRO Automated Peritoneal Dialysis Systems: Class I Recall

March 3, 2010 7:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Reports of serious injuries and at least one death have been associated with increased Intraperitoneal Volume (IIPV), also known as overfill of the abdominal cavity.

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Splitter Delivers 10W PoE Out and 12 V Over a DC Cable

March 3, 2010 7:17 am | Phihong | Product Releases | Comments

Phihong has developed a 21 W splitter that has outputs of 10W over PoE to a powered device such as an IP camera, and 12 W DC to an accessory device including heaters and illuminators. Designated the POE21-120H, this device takes

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Mini PLCC-2 LEDs Presented as Brightest for Automotive, Industrial Lighting

March 3, 2010 7:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Avago Technologies announced what it asserts are the industry’s brightness miniature PLCC-2 surface mount (SMT) light emitting diodes (LEDs) for use in interior automotive and industrial applications. The ASMT-TxBM LED Series features

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Optical Modulator Drivers Suit 10 GbE Transmitters

March 3, 2010 7:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave Corporation has introduced two new SMT packaged optical modulator drivers, which operate from DC to 20 GHz, and are designed to drive Lithium Niobate Mach-Zehnder (MZ) and Electro-Absorptive (EA) optical modulators with up to 8 Vp-p signals, while exhibiting

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TI Demonstrates their DualCool Packaging Technology at APEC 2010

March 3, 2010 5:30 am | Videos | Comments

Jeff Sherman of TI demonstrated their latest packaging tech - DualCool, which incorporates extra heat-transfer structures in a power MOSFET to improve performance.

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