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E.U. Fines Computer Chip Makers for Price-Fixing

May 19, 2010 11:22 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

The European Union fined a group of computer chip makers 331.3 million euros, or $421 million, for price-fixing in the first settlement of a cartel case in Europe.

Bids Total $11 Billion for Wireless Spectrum in India

May 19, 2010 11:21 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Seven telecom companies bid twice the expected total for air space designated for high-speed data services.

Bids for Novell Expected This Week

May 19, 2010 11:21 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Novell, which has put itself on the block, plans to accept bids from potential acquirers this week, kicking off a process that will likely result in a sale of the software company.


Devices Provide Battery Power Management Solution

May 19, 2010 11:01 am | News | Comments

Texas Instruments' TPS6302x devices provide a power supply solution for products powered by either a two-cell or three-cell alkaline, NiCd or NiMH battery, or a one-cell Li-Ion or Li-polymer battery.

Power Management Selection Guide

May 19, 2010 10:49 am | News | Comments

TI's Power Management Selection Guide includes featured products, design factors and easy selector tables.


Alix Paultre on Solid State Lighting

May 19, 2010 10:36 am | Videos | Comments

Alix Paultre, Editor-in-Chief, ECN Magazine, provides his take on Solid State Lighting at LIGHTFAIR 2010. Courtesy of OSRAM.


Platinum Tools Launches EZ-SnapJack Cat5e & Cat6 Wall Jack

May 19, 2010 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Platinum Tools announces the launch of the EZ-SnapJack Cat5e and Cat6 self-terminating wall jack. The reusable, time saving EZ-SnapJack has been designed to fit industry standard wall plates and is intended for new or retrofit commercial network and home automation installations.


Companies Address Need for Cloud Portability by Harnessing VMware vCloud Technologies, SpringSource, Google Web Toolkit, and Google App Engine to Simplify Modern Application Develo...

May 19, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced a series of technology collaborations with Google to deliver solutions that make enterprise software developers more efficient at building, deploying and managing applications within any cloud...


Detection of potentially deadly atrial fibrillation dramatically improved by new algorithm

May 19, 2010 9:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Worcester Polytechnic Institute) An algorithm developed by a researcher at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, in partnership with the ScottCare Corporation, makes it possible for a new heart monitoring system to detect incidents of atrial fibrillation, the most common form of cardiac...


Opera Software swings to Q1 net loss

May 19, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Norway's Opera Software ASA reported Wednesday a 15 million kroner ($2.4 million) first-quarter net loss, citing a major one-off downsizing expense and higher operating costs.That's down from a net profit of 15 million kroner in 2009.The software manufacturer said its quarterly revenue slipped...

Jacobs School Alum: National Geographic Emerging Explorer

May 19, 2010 8:20 am | by Jacobs School Mechanical Aerospace Engineering | News | Comments

Fourteen visionary, young trailblazers from around the world — including University of California, San Diego alumnus Albert Yu-Min Lin, '04, M.S. '06, Ph.D. '08 — have been named to the 2010 class of National Geographic Emerging Explorers. The new Emerging Explorers are...

LAN Systems Sponsors Girl Scout Engineers At SPSU

May 19, 2010 7:22 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

LAN Systems was delighted to help sponsor a Girl Scout event yesterday at Southern Polytechnic State University. The Girl Scout Engineers program introduces girls to engineering as a career.


Touch Screen Shipments Pass 600 Million in 2009, Up 29% Y/Y

May 19, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

In its upcoming 2010 Touch Panel Market Analysis, DisplaySearch is reporting that total touch screen shipments increased 29% Y/Y in 2009, to 606 million units.


Dynamic HIV testing

May 19, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Inderscience Publishers) A relatively simple electronic gadget could speed up HIV/AIDS diagnostics and improve accuracy particularly in parts of the world with very limited access to health-care workers. The device is described in the International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology.


New Study Reveals Ways to Better Inhibit Blood Clots

May 19, 2010 6:21 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A new study reveals factors that improve the activity of synthetic fibrin “knobs”, which bind to “holes” on fibrinogen molecules to prevent blood clot formation. It also identifies a knob mimic with a 10-fold higher affinity for holes than current mimics.



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