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RDM Corp. second-quarter loss up slightly to $908,000 as revenue drops

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

Electronic payment technology company RDM Corp. has cited the adverse effects of currency changes for a nine per cent drop in revenues and a slight increase in its second-quarter loss.Net loss for the three-month period ended March 31 totalled $908,000, up from a loss of $865,000 a year...

European innovation tackles power cuts

April 30, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(EUREKA) The new generation of automated fault-fixing technology developed by the partners of EUREKA Project E! 3452 DINAS remotely locates and isolates an electrical fault wherever it occurs in a power distribution network and restores the current in seconds, making lengthy and...

Stroustrup promoted to Distinguished Professor

April 30, 2010 8:21 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup has earned promotion to the academic rank of Distinguished Professor in recognition of his contributions to computer science and software development at Texas A&M University. The promotion will take effect on Sept. 1. Stroustrup’s research interests include...

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Phase Change Memory Products Tout High Performance, Endurance for Embedded Apps

April 30, 2010 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Numonyx B.V. introduced a set of products based on the new class of memory technology called phase change memory (PCM). The devices are asserted to deliver

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Plug and Play GUI Reference Designs Suit LCD Displays

April 30, 2010 7:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Amulet Technologies announced the availability of six new plug & play LCD Evaluator Kits for popular displays from Hantronix, Tianma and Shelly. Amulet’s LCD Evaluator Program, also announced, is said to be the industry’s first program to provide

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Connectors Meet Soldiers’ Protection, Secure Connection Requirements

April 30, 2010 7:35 am | by Elizabeth Rubbo, Fischer Connectors, www.fischerconnectors.com | Articles | Comments

Around the world, Future Soldier Programs are focused primarily on development of technologies to reduce the soldiers fighting load and power requirements, improve the soldier’s protection, lethality, and environmental and situational awareness.

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General Dynamics names Crown as lead director

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

Aviation and military equipment company General Dynamics Corp. said Friday that it named board member James Crown as its lead director.Crown, 56, will take on the position on Wednesday.Crown, president of Henry Crown and Co., has been a General Dynamics board member since 1987. He also serves...

Huff receives IEEE undergraduate teaching award

April 30, 2010 7:20 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Dr. Gregory Huff, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the 2010 Donald G. Dudley Jr. Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Antennas and Propagation...

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New FMC Standard Drives Performance in Aerospace and Defense Signal Processing Systems

April 30, 2010 7:09 am | by Jeremy Banks, Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing | Articles | Comments

New generations of FPGAs present developers with a level of processing performance and potential I/O bandwidth that cannot easily be matched by conventional CPU configurations. While many COTS solutions enable developers to readily make use of FPGAs for processing, the real challenge to an application is often measured in terms of I/O bandwidth, latency and connectivity.

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Comparing the Impact of Different Heat Sink Materials on Cooling Performance

April 30, 2010 7:00 am | by Michael Haskell, Thermal Engineer, Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc., www.Qats.com | Articles | Comments

This article addresses the impact of material choice on heat sink performance. First, we evaluate different materials using mechanical samples and a research quality wind tunnel. This testing compares a constant heat sink geometry made from copper, aluminum, and graphite foam.

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Why You Should Care About Green Storage

April 30, 2010 6:16 am | by Tom McDorman, vice president and general manager of enterprise storage solutions, WD | Articles | Comments

There is a lot of talk about going “green” lately, and while it is noble, timely and responsible to save the environment from excessive green house gases, in these tough economic times, it can be equally as responsible to lower energy and power costs.

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Neutral stance

April 30, 2010 6:11 am | by Chris Warner, Executive Editor | Articles | Comments

As a result of the Comcast Corp. v. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) court decision, Internet service providers (ISPs) are no longer constrained from slowing or blocking different types of content or access to sites that offer content that conflicts with the providers’ interests.

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Trackball Module Can Replace a Mouse in Certain Apps

April 30, 2010 5:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Similar to the trackball found on many smart phones, this sensor is easily portable and can be used to replace a mouse in many applications. The Trackball Module comes with a built in center select switch and a red LED which can be programmed to light up the trackball when desired.

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AC-DC Power Supplies Meet Requirements of MIL-STD-810

April 30, 2010 5:45 am | Vicor Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Vicor Corporation’s Westcor Division announced that elements of Westcor’s proven configurable power supplies have now joined the ranks of Vicor’s military COTS products as well. They include, specifically, PFC Mini MI and PFC Micro/MicroS MI power factor corrected AC-DC switchers...

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Oracle resumes construction of Utah data center

April 30, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Software maker Oracle Corp. has resumed construction of a $285 million data center in the Salt Lake City suburb of West Jordan.State and local economic officials say the company eventually will hire 100 employees at salaries averaging $82,000.Oracle broke ground in October 2008, then stopped...

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