Certara Corp. has lowered its buyout offer for lab research and technology company Symyx Technologies Inc. by $1 per share, days after discussions on a potential deal broke down.Certara cut its per-share offer, first announced late last month, to $5.75 from $6.75. Based on Symyx's 34.9 million...
Intevac Inc., a maker of imaging products and equipment for the hard disk drive industry, said Friday that it has expanded its board of directors with the addition of John F. Schaefer.The addition brings the total board to seven directors.Schaefer also sits on the board of Websense Inc., an...
These are busy times for the femtocell industry.There are now 13 operators who have launched service, including 3 out of 3 in Japan and 3 out of 4 in USA.
Information technology company CGI Group Inc. said Friday it has extended its $903 million tender offer for Stanley Inc., a government contractor.The Canadian company announced in May that it had agreed to buy Stanley for $37.50 per share in cash. The boards of both companies approved the...
Kycon is expanding its USB product line by adding USB 3.0, the next generation design-in Universal Serial Bus – KUSBX-xx1N9 Series. The USB 3.0 connectors, also known as SuperSpeed USB, support data transfer rates of up to 10 times faster than the USB 2.0 version and are
NKK Switches announced the availability of the LP01 Series of short body, illuminated and non-illuminated, tamper-resistant pushbuttons. The series’ minimal behind-panel depth makes it suitable for designs where space is at a premium. The RoHS compliant LP01 Series features
Acer is confident it will unseat Hewlett-Packard as the world's largest PC maker this year.
TT electronics OPTEK Technology’s OPB725A-18Z uses an infrared LED and a logic output sensor in a reflective switch configuration, and features a reflective sensing distance of up to
Crystek’s CVCO55CXT-5800-5800 Coaxial Resonator Oscillator (CRO) employs frequency doubling, 2X fundamental technology to reach new performance levels of low phase noise and harmonics, while minimizing current consumption in the process. The CRO operates at 5800 MHz with a
(University of Leicester) Engineers at the University of Leicester are taking the unusual step of learning from architecture in order to design safer electrical systems.
CGI Group Inc. (TSX:GIB.A) has extended its cash offer to buy American information technology firm Stanley Inc. (NYSE:SXE) for US$903 million.The Montreal-based company says the offer will now expire on July 9 at midnight, while the rest of the terms remain the same.CGI says the extension was...
Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. has introduced a three-phase brushless DC motor pre-driver with outputs for direct high current gate drive of an all N-channel power MOSFET three phase bridge with a maximum supply voltage of 38 V. Allegro’s A4936 device has
WinSystems’ PCM-MIO-G-AD-1 is a 16-channel, 16-bit analog input card and the PCM-MIO-G-DA-1 is an eight-channel, 12-bit analog output card. Both cards also support 48-lines of digital I/O. These small, 90 mm x 96 mm expansion boards are designed to
BT extended an olive branch to its largest union by calling on the Communication Workers Union to resume talks after a union official said it may compromise on a pay deal.
Phoenix Contact’s line of sensor/actuator connectors now includes QUICKON M8 connectors. The QUICKON system uses insulation-displacement technology to reduce installation times by up to