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Voltage Regulator Features Low Dropout CMOS Design

June 2, 2010 10:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Seiko Instruments, Inc. has recently developed the S-11L10 Series using CMOS technology. The S-11L10 series is a positive voltage regulator IC which has the low output voltage, the high-accuracy output voltage and the low current consumption (150 mA output current).


Equifax sells division to Alliance for $117M

June 2, 2010 8:30 am | News | Comments

Equifax Inc. is selling its direct marketing division to Alliance Data Systems Corp. for $117 million in cash, the credit reporting agency said Wednesday.The division, which has roughly 200 employees, is based in Dallas and provides information about consumers for companies to better target...

GameStop names new CEO

June 2, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GameStop Corp. promoted J. Paul Raines to chief executive officer, the video game retailer said Wednesday.Raines, 46, had been chief operating officer. He replaces Daniel A. DeMatteo, 62, who will become executive chairman.Tony D. Bartel, 46, will become president. He was previously executive...


Dr. Mitola delivers keynote address and leads workshop at International Software Radio Conference

June 2, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stevens Institute of Technology) On June 7-8, 2010, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in St James, London, United Kingdom, Dr. Joseph Mitola III, Vice President for the Research Enterprise at Stevens Institute of Technology, will deliver the Keynote Address and lead a workshop on Software...

More choline reduces Down syndrome dysfunction

June 2, 2010 7:23 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

In a mouse model of Down syndrome, pregnant and lactating mice that received additional choline had offspring that fared much better than those whose mothers did not receive choline, a new study finds.

Global TV Market Continues to Recover

June 2, 2010 7:11 am | News | Comments

TV shipments continued to show a strong rebound in growth rates from the very weak levels of early 2009 as improving global economic conditions led to greater demand for TVs.


Sonic Solutions to acquire DivX for cash and stock

June 2, 2010 6:32 am | News | Comments

Sonic Solutions, which makes digital media software, said Wednesday it agreed to acquire DivX Inc., a digital media company, for about $323 million and provided preliminary fourth-quarter results.Under terms of the deal, Sonic will acquire all outstanding shares of DivX for $3.75 in cash and...

Foxconn, maker of iPad, raises pay 30 per cent after suicides at China plants

June 2, 2010 6:30 am | News | Comments

The Taiwan company that makes iPads and other gadgets is raising the pay of its workers in China after a spate of suicides.Foxconn Technology Group, shaken by the suicides at its China plants, says today it is raising the pay of workers by 30 per cent, a greater increase than first planned.The...


Personal Income and Outlays, April 2010

June 2, 2010 6:24 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | News | Comments

Personal income increased $54.4 billion, or 0.4 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $57.6 billion, or 0.5 percent, in April, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $4.0 billion, or less than 0.1 percent. In...

MeVEA Delivered A Hightech Straddle Carrier Simulator For Public Use

June 2, 2010 6:24 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

Finnish MeVEA Ltd. has provided a unique opportunity for the public to try the work of a straddle carrier operator! A hightech professional straddel carrier simulator was delivered to a Maritime Center in Finland where it will be part of an exhibition for 18months.

Q1’10 Shipments Show Global TV Market Continues to Recover

June 2, 2010 6:24 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

TV shipments continued to show a strong rebound in growth rates from the very weak levels of early 2009 as improving global economic conditions led to greater demand for TVs. [...]

IEEE touts NJIT professor for expertise in underwater acoustic communication

June 2, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(New Jersey Institute of Technology) If you want to know more about underwater acoustic communication, ask NJIT Associate Professor Ali Abdi, Ph.D. A senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Abdi received, on May 10, 2010, the IEEE Region 1 Award for...

AT & T caps phone data usage with new wireless plans

June 2, 2010 5:47 am | News | Comments

In time for the widely expected launch of a new iPhone model, carrier AT&T Inc. is pulling in the reins on data usage by its customers with smart phones and iPads. The sole U.S. carrier of the iPhone is introducing two new data plans, starting June 7, with limits on data consumption.


ECN Interview with MicroChip at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference

June 2, 2010 5:36 am | Videos | Comments

At the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference, Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre interviews Fanie Duvenhage with Microchip Technology.


smartSignaling Tech Allows 3G femtocell to Support up to 400 Devices

June 2, 2010 5:08 am | News | Comments

New smartSignaling features within picoChip’s PC3x3 devices now enable up to 400 ‘always on’ users on a femtocell with additional benefits such as longer handset battery life.



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