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Data Acquisition and Display Station Is Optimized for Pharmaceutical Apps

April 15, 2010 6:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Yokogawa’s DXAdvanced R4 has been added to the company’s DAQSTATION family data acquisition and display stations. Standard high capacity memory and a new option for stringent pharmaceutical applications are new features. The Advanced Security option delivers


.050” SMT Sockets and Headers Suit Low Profile IO Apps

April 15, 2010 6:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mill-Max offers a choice between .050” (1.270 mm) and .100” (2.540 mm) grid horizontal Z-Bend sockets and receptacles. For low profile IO applications, these SMT SIP socket and header strips are assembled parallel to their board surface. They are appropriate for


Optocouplers Protect Patients, Operators Using Medical Equipment

April 15, 2010 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Optocouplers are used in many industries to isolate an electrical signal between two elements of a circuit. There are many situations where signals and data need to be transferred from one system to another within a piece of electronic equipment without making a direct electrical connection.


Air Bearing Gantry System Ideal for Precision Applications

April 15, 2010 5:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Steinmeyer, Inc. announced a new precision, multi- axis air bearing gantry system. This motion system consists of an XY stage utilizing air bearings plus a conventional ball screw driven Z table. It is ideal wherever there is a need for ultra high precision and outstanding dynamic performance.


Biocompatible Materials Drive the Success of Implantable Medical Devices

April 15, 2010 5:11 am | by Tom Kannally, Hypertronics Medical Industry Manager | Articles | Comments

The market for implantable medical devices is estimated at over $40 billion. The recent growth is spurred from significant contributions by the semiconductor industry where new chip technologies revolutionize health care treatments.


Germany investigates alleged kickbacks in HP deal

April 15, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

German prosecutors say three people who once worked for Hewlett-Packard Co. were arrested in December in an investigation of alleged kickbacks surrounding a deal to sell computer equipment to Russian authorities.Wolfgang Klein, a spokesman for prosecutors in Dresden, said Thursday the three...

GuestLogix Q1 sales up 50 per cent, profit rises

April 15, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GuestLogix Inc. (TSX:GXI) continued to show profitable revenue growth in the first quarter, with sales up 50 per cent from a year earlier.The Toronto-based company's revenue from its onboard store technology, which is sold to airlines and other travel businesses, was $6 million.That's up from...

Infosys Earnings Slip

April 15, 2010 4:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Infosys Technologies reported a slight drop in its fourth quarter bottomline but issued a strong dollar outlook for the current fiscal year, indicating that a revival in India's outsourcing industry is continuing to gather momentum.


How Do You Think Students and College Campuses Could Promote Energy Savings?

April 15, 2010 4:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Monday, Eric told you about various efforts at colleges and universities across the country to teach students about saving energy and make campuses more energy efficient. Students don't always think about their energy use, especially if they're living in campus housing and not directly...


Company: Chinese cyberattack targets Australia

April 14, 2010 11:30 pm | by ROHAN SULLIVAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

A company in Australia came under a cyberattack from China that was intense enough to slow traffic on part of the country's second-largest broadband network, company officials said Thursday.Among companies affected were Australian Associated Press, the national news agency, and the Australian...

FCC Chairman Criticized Over Broadband Plans

April 14, 2010 8:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Genachowski said his agency has the authority to push ahead with its plans to expand broadband Internet access, as senators from both parties criticized his recently released National Broadband Plan.


April 14, 2010 6:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Some big marketers are tapping social-networking data to find would-be clients among friends and acquaintances of existing customers, to the dismay of some privacy advocates.

Officials search HP office in Russia

April 14, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Russian authorities have searched a Hewlett-Packard Co. office in Moscow in what one news report said was a bribery investigation.HP confirmed the search but wouldn't provide further details.Russian prosecutors said in a statement the investigation was carried out at the request of German...


H-P Executives Face Bribery Probes

April 14, 2010 4:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

German and Russian authorities are investigating whether H-P executives paid millions of dollars in bribes to win a contract in Russia.

Keeping Tabs on Mobile Devices

April 14, 2010 2:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Katherine Boehret tests two keychain gadgets that work as wireless leashes for Bluetooth-connected phones.


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