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Investor steps up fight for Blockbuster board seat

May 27, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An activist investor stepped up his fight Thursday to get on the board of Blockbuster Inc. — and influence the struggling company's turnaround — by targeting a second director up for re-election whose seat he is seeking to take.Gregory S. Meyer, who founded a DVD rental kiosk company in 2001...

Accession : The OECD Council at Ministerial level welcomes its new members Israël, Estonia and Slovenia

May 27, 2010 10:24 am | by OECD | News | Comments

A ceremony to celebrate the accession of Estonia, Israel and Slovenia was organised during the OECD Ministerial meeting. Watch the webcasts of the accession ceremony and press conference with the OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi - Chair of this...


Pequot, Samberg paying $28M to settle SEC case

May 27, 2010 9:30 am | News | Comments

An investment firm and its founder and chairman, Arthur Samberg, have agreed to pay a total of $28 million to settle regulators' charges of insider trading in shares of Microsoft Corp., in a long-running case that prompted scrutiny by Congress.The Securities and Exchange Commission announced...


Tyco Electronics Launches "around the circuit" Blog

May 27, 2010 9:21 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

MENLO PARK, Calif. -- May 27, 2010 -- Tyco Electronics introduced today the launch of a new blog. Hosted by some of the passive component industry's leading engineering and marketing professionals, around the circuit ( is intended to provide insights and...

Connector Touts Single-pole, Vibration-resistant Spring Contact and Enables Solderless Termination

May 27, 2010 9:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

RIA Connect announced its ASM01 PCB connector. Its spring contact is a single pole, vibration resistant SMD which allows for a solderless termination. The construction allows the connection of pinned components and individual solid wires


Pequot, Samberg paying $28M in SEC case

May 27, 2010 8:30 am | News | Comments

An investment firm and its founder and chairman, Arthur Samberg, have agreed to pay a total of $28 million to settle regulators' charges of insider trading in shares of Microsoft Corp.The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement with Pequot Capital Management Inc., whose core...

Portable Data Loggers Tout Easy-to-read Screen Display

May 27, 2010 8:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omega’s RDXL120 Series of compact portable data loggers touts an easy to-read screen display and easy-to-view TFT LCD (even outdoors). The unit has 16 MB internal memory as well as capacity for


Solid State Driver Module Suits Residential, Commercial, Industrial LED Light Fixtures

May 27, 2010 7:14 am | Microsemi Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Microsemi’s LXMG221W-0700034-D0 power supply module supports five to 16 LEDs. Its universal input voltage range of 90 to 305 V(AC) enables operation in 100 V(AC), 120 V(AC), 220 V to 240 V(AC) and 277 V(AC), 50 Hz and 60 Hz systems. The new module provides


USAF Vehicle Breaks Record for Hypersonic Flight

May 27, 2010 6:57 am | News | Comments

An experimental aircraft has set a record for hypersonic flight, flying more than 3 minutes at Mach 6 — six times the speed of sound.


13th Foxconn worker reportedly attempts suicide

May 27, 2010 6:30 am | News | Comments

A Foxconn Technology worker tried to kill himself Thursday, becoming the 13th person to commit suicide or attempt to do so this year at a massive factory that makes high-tech products for industry giants such as Apple, Dell and Hewlett-Packard, state media said.Police said the man survived...

Risoe to take part in huge EU project aimed at significantly increasing the use of wind power

May 27, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark) The EU is now launching the TWENTIES Project. The project is to advance the development and implementation of new technologies that will make it possible to increase the use of wind power in Europe significantly.

What Kind of Energy Widgets Would Be Useful to You?

May 27, 2010 5:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Tuesday, you read about some ways you can share information from Energy Savers. One tool Energy Savers is experimenting with is widgets, which allows you to share bits of our content with your blog or Web site visitors. We currently have two widgets: one for our blog and one with...


Rambus Acquires Uni-Pixel Display and Backlighting IP

May 27, 2010 5:04 am | News | Comments

Uni-Pixel announced that Rambus, a leading technology licensing companies, has acquired a portion of Uni-Pixel’s intellectual property portfolio relating to dynamic backlighting, field sequential color displays, and Time Multiplexed Optical Shutter (TMOS) display technology. 


SID 2010: Backlighting Solutions from Global Lighting Technologies

May 27, 2010 4:42 am | Videos | Comments

Tim Bixler from Global Lighting Technologies discusses the company's backlighting solutions from the show floor of the 2010 Society for Information Display (SID) Conference.


SID 2010: Instant Touch Panel from NEC

May 27, 2010 4:32 am | Videos | Comments

Yasuhiro Okada from NEC LCD Technologies goes over the company's Instant Touch Panel at the 2010 Society for Information Display Conference.



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