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300 Watt RMW Series Is Convection Cooled

March 30, 2010 9:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kepco is pleased to introduce its new RMW series of 300 Watt switch mode, d-c power supplies. Comprised of six single output models and one triple output model the series offers many desirable features at a low cost. Overvoltage, overcurrent and short-circuit protection, an auxiliary 12 Volt fan output...


Ember ZigBee Technology Featured In New Family Of Front End Modules

March 30, 2010 9:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

RF Micro Devices, Inc. announced today it is teaming with Ember Corporation to introduce ZigBee front end modules (FEMs) for smart grid applications that give utilities and consumers more control over how they monitor and save energy.


U of M Researcher discovers how electricity moves through cells

March 30, 2010 8:50 am | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a molecular image of a system that moves electrons between proteins in cells.


Journalists in China say Yahoo accounts hacked

March 30, 2010 8:30 am | by ANITA CHANG - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Yahoo e-mail accounts belonging to foreign journalists appeared to have been hacked and Google's Chinese search engine was intermittently blocked Tuesday, the latest troubles in China's heavily censored Internet market.The Yahoo Inc. accounts of at least three journalists and an analyst became...

Global economy: OECD to present interim assessment of Europe, US, and Japan

March 30, 2010 8:26 am | by OECD | News | Comments

OECD chief economist Pier Carlo Padoan will present an assessment of the economic situation in the G7 countries and euro area at a news conference at 11.00 a.m. on Wednesday 7 April at OECD headquarters.


South East Europe: OECD urges policy reforms to support inward investment

March 30, 2010 8:26 am | by OECD | News | Comments

South East Europe (SEE) needs to attract more and better inward investment to pull out of the economic downturn and build the basis for long-term sustainable growth. Achieving this will require further major policy reforms, according to a new OECD analysis.


Chinese Users Report New Google Blocks

March 30, 2010 8:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

China's government appeared to block almost all searches by Chinese users on Google sites Tuesday, sharply escalating the battle with the U.S. Internet giant.

Aberdeen business lays off 2 dozen

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

An Aberdeen business has laid off two dozen employees.Affiliated Computer Services Inc. spokesman Chris Gilligan says the 24 workers were let go because of a diminishing workload.Dallas-based ACS opened a student loan servicing center in Aberdeen in 2008 inside the Student Loan Finance Corp....


Secretary Chu Announces $37.5 Million Available for Joint U.S.-Chinese Clean Energy Research

March 30, 2010 7:22 am | News | Comments

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today the availability of $37.5 million in U.S. funding over the next five years to support the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center. Funding from the Department of Energy will be matched by the grantees to support $75 million in total U.S. research that will focus on advancing technologies for building energy efficiency, clean coal including carbon capture and storage, and clean vehicles.


AeroSys to Halt Distribution of Inefficient Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Models

March 30, 2010 7:19 am | News | Comments

Today, the Department of Energy announced that it is requiring AeroSys, Inc. to stop distributing two product models – one air conditioner and one heat pump - that DOE testing found to consume more energy than allowed under federal efficiency standards.


Autodesk names Nokia executive to its board

March 30, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Software company Autodesk Inc. has added Nokia executive Mary T. McDowell to its board of directors.The San Rafael, Calif., company made the announcement Tuesday.McDowell is Nokia's executive vice president and chief development officer leading corporate development. She is a frequent public...

Novel dual-action drug can tackle hypertension

March 30, 2010 6:27 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

New international research shows that patients suffering from hypertension can tolerate and even significantly drop their blood pressure levels when treated with a new dual-action drug called LCZ696. Presented in The Lancet journal, the study compared this new drug to the established...


Bionic Vision Australia puts bionic eye in sight

March 30, 2010 6:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Melbourne) Bionic Vision Australia today unveils their wide-view neurostimulator concept -- a bionic eye that will be implanted into Australia's first recipient of the technology.


'Smart' meters have security holes

March 30, 2010 5:56 am | News | Comments

Computer-security researchers say new "smart" meters that are designed to help deliver electricity more efficiently also have flaws that could let hackers tamper with the power grid in previously impossible ways. At the very least, the vulnerabilities open the door for attackers to jack up strangers' power bills.

Xerox exec who turned company around to retire

March 30, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Xerox Corp. said Tuesday that Chairman Anne M. Mulcahy, who is credited with turning the company around over the past decade, plans to retire in May.Mulcahy, now 57, took over at Xerox in 2001 amid mounting losses and helped lead the Norwalk, Conn., company out of its financial slump. She...


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