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Microsoft CEO: Google merits regulatory scrutiny

March 2, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer intends to keep the regulatory heat on Google as his company strives to lessen its rival's dominance of Internet search.In an appearance Tuesday at a search engine conference in Santa Clara, Ballmer said Microsoft believes Google has done a number of things to gain...

GaN vs. Silicon in Power Management

March 2, 2010 8:03 am | by Alex Lidow, CEO, Efficient Power Conversion Corporation | Blogs | Comments

In June 2009 Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) introduced the first enhancement-mode GaN on silicon power transistors designed specifically as power MOSFET replacements. These products were designed to be produced in high-volume at low cost using standard silicon manufacturing technology and facilities.


Google still considering how to proceed in China

March 2, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Google Inc. executive says the company is still considering its next step in China — seven weeks after it pledged to stop censoring search results and threatened to pull out of the country altogether.Google Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Nicole Wong told the Senate Judiciary...


Arena Resources 4Q profit falls as costs increase

March 2, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oil and natural gas company Arena Resources Inc. said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter profit fell 31 percent as costs and operating expenses more than doubled.The results came in below Wall Street estimates and the company's stock dropped.Arena said it earned $9.3 million, or 24 cents per...

Jack Bauer and North Carolina College Students: Saving the World from Nuclear Annihilation!

March 2, 2010 7:21 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

“Maybe you didn’t understand me. This man is our only connection to a stolen nuclear warhead. If you don’t save him, millions of people could die! Do you understand that? Millions of people.” –Jack Bauer from the TV series, “24? What: Sure, Jack Bauer is saving t

Middle School Science Bowl at Brookhaven Lab, March 6

March 2, 2010 7:20 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

One hundred students representing 13 middle schools from Long Island will participate in a Regional Science Bowl competition, which consists of two exciting contests: a fast-paced question-and-answer tournament and a model solar car competition.

Digi-Key Corporation and Embedded Developer Launch Digi-Key Tools XpressSM Program

March 2, 2010 7:20 am | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

Thief River Falls, Minnesota (USA) — March 2, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today launched Digi-Key Tools XpressSM in...

1200 W, 12 V Front End Supply Suits 48 VDC Computers, Office Equipment

March 2, 2010 6:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Power-One, Inc. announced the availability of its SFD1200-12BG 1200 W front-end DC/DC power supply. This product provides a 12 VDC, 99.2 A maximum rated output and features efficiencies up to 91 percent from a -48 VDC input. The supply can be used in


Two Part Epoxy Resin System Features Low to Moderate Viscosity

March 2, 2010 6:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Master Bond EP21FL is a two-part epoxy resin system that features low to moderate viscosity. It is suited for potting, coating and sealing electronic assemblies and bonds dissimilar substrates with different coefficients of expansion. The adhesive has a


Balancing Renewables and Natural Resources

March 2, 2010 6:22 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | News | Comments

NREL biologists test revegetation and wildlife protection strategies at new solar power array at the National Wind Technology Center.


Making Wind Turbines Builds Career Interest

March 2, 2010 6:22 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | News | Comments

Good-paying jobs in renewable energy are important to the nation's future and don't all require a college degree, high school students learn.


Light Inspires Energy Efficient Building Design

March 2, 2010 6:21 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | News | Comments

The use of daylighting drives the size of the NREL's new super energy efficient Research Support Facility as well as the features of its windows.


UVA Spot Curing System Uses High-intensity LEDs

March 2, 2010 6:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

The BlueWave LED Prime UVA high-intensity spot-curing system generates curing energy using high-intensity LEDs and is said to produce nearly double the intensity of any LED spot-curing lamp on the market. This system provides


British Library creates archive of defunct Web

March 2, 2010 5:48 am | News | Comments

The British Library is creating an archive of the country's defunct Web sites to preserve snapshots of the ever-changing Internet for posterity. The library is already charged with keeping a copy of every published work distributed in Britain and Ireland.


Programmable Synthesizer Withstands Shock, Vibration

March 2, 2010 5:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

The UPN-7500 from EM Research is an SMT synthesizer operating from 5500 to 7500 MHz. The unit is designed to withstand up to 9.26 Grms random vibration and 30 G’s peak pulse of shock, tested in accordance with MIL-STD-202G. The synthesizer features



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