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New Questions Over Google’s Street View in Germany

April 29, 2010 10:26 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Google’s plan to offer photo mapping in Germany has come in for more criticism after regulators learned the company was also archiving the locations of household wireless networks.

Google Exit Appears to Benefit Top China Rival, Baidu

April 29, 2010 10:26 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Baidu posted first-quarter net profit of 481 million renminbi, or $70.4 million, up from 181 million renminbi a year ago.

Motorola Reports Profit

April 29, 2010 10:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Motorola reported a first-quarter profit as a stronger economy lifted its enterprise divisions and the slow turnaround continued at its marquee handset unit.


Headphone Amplifier Extends Audio Playback Time in Portable Devices

April 29, 2010 9:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX97200, a dual-mode Class H headphone amplifier designed for battery-operated portable devices. This amplifier uses Maxim's proprietary DirectDrive(R) II technology to implement a Class H topology.


Illumina climbs after 1Q results beat expectations

April 29, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of Illumina Inc. jumped Thursday after the genetic analysis instruments maker posted first-quarter earnings that surpassed Wall Street estimates.Illumina reported its results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The San Diego company said its profit rose 13 percent to $21.2 million, or...

Mobile Cleanroom for Optical Tables

April 29, 2010 9:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

New Mobile Environmental Enclosures have been introduced by Kinetic Systems, Inc. These mobile cleanrooms provide for dust-free assembly, testing, and research. Approximately 8’ high, units are equipped with cleanroom curtains on all four sides.


240 Watt LED Power Supply Includes IP65-IP67 ratings

April 29, 2010 8:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

In response to the growing demand of LED lighting, PowerGate LLC announces the release of the Mean Well HLG-240 series of LED Power Supplies fulfilling a growing need for higher power solutions within the lighting industry.


Steve Jobs attacks Adobe Flash as unfit for iPhone

April 29, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple CEO Steve Jobs is going on the offensive against Adobe's Flash technology. He says it has too many bugs, drains batteries too quickly and is too oriented to personal computers to work on the iPhone and iPad.In a statement Thursday, Jobs laid out his reasons for excluding Flash — the most...


Correction: Parametric Technology earnings story

April 29, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In a story April 27 about Parametric Technology Corp.'s quarterly results, The Associated Press reported erroneously that analysts predicted revenue of $246.4 million for the latest quarter. They projected revenue of $243.1 million.

DisplaySearch Unveils Final Agenda for LED Forum 2010

April 29, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

DisplaySearch today announced the final agenda for its upcoming DisplaySearch LED Forum 2010, which will be held at the Tokyo Conference Center Shinagawa in Tokyo, Japan on May 11, 2010.

Physicist finds colder isn't always slower as electron emissions increase at temps down to -452 F

April 29, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Indiana University) Working with highly sensitive photomultipliers, Indiana University nuclear physicist Hans-Otto Meyer identified new attributes to a phenomenon called cryogenic electron emission.

Scottish Highland Wildcats

April 29, 2010 7:20 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Once again remote camera monitors have captured wild cats. What fun Cameras capture secret life of the ‘Highland tiger’ A new research project in the Highlands has provided a rare insight into the secret world of one of Britain’s most endangered and elusive...

Dual SAS-SATA redriver supports speeds up to 6Gbps

April 29, 2010 5:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX4952B, a dual-channel buffer designed to redrive SAS/eSATA/SATA signals at speeds up to 6.0Gbps on both the transmit and receive channels. This device preserves signal integrity at the receiver by reestablishing full output levels, and it can reduce total system jitter (TJ) by squaring the signal.


Sensorless Brushless Gearmotors Eliminate Position Sensors and Wiring

April 29, 2010 5:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

In response to OEMs seeking higher energy efficiency and power density as well as simpler assembly and increased design life for their equipment, gearmotor and electric motor manufacturer, Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. introduces its new line of sensorless brushless DC (SBLDC) parallel shaft gearmotors with powers up to 1/6 hp (124 watts).


Battelle Honors Paul Kalb as Brookhaven Lab's 'Inventor of the Year'

April 29, 2010 5:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Paul Kalb, a leading engineer in environmental research at Brookhaven Lab, will be honored as Brookhaven’s “Inventor of the Year” by Battelle, the global science and technology company that, together with Stony Brook University, manages Brookhaven Lab.


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