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A New Way of Doing Business with China

March 3, 2010 10:20 am | by Joseph Wong, VP, Made-in-China.com | Blogs | Comments

It wasn’t long ago that sourcing products overseas meant logging endless hours of plane travel, working with numerous in-country middlemen, and hoping with a dose of optimism that the products were of the best quality.

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The High Speed Data Race

March 3, 2010 8:42 am | by James O. “Jim” Farmer, Enablence Systems, www.enablence.com | Blogs | Comments

This article is about speed, the speed of data communications for the home and small-and-medium-business markets.

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HSN returns to profit in 4th quarter, shares up

March 3, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shop-at-home company HSN Inc. said Wednesday that it returned to a fourth-quarter profit after accounting charges dragged down results the prior year. That sent its shares to an all-time high.The company earned $39.4 million, or 68 cents per share. That compares to a hefty loss in the 2008...

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Ikanos Processor Selected for Multimedia Gateway

March 3, 2010 8:27 am | News | Comments

Ikanos Communications, Inc., a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home, today announced that that AVM, Germany’s leading manufacturer of broadband network equipment, has selected Ikanos’ Fusiv® Vx180 communications processor for integration into its most advanced family of multimedia home gateways.

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Companies Improve Power Conversion for Electric and Hybrid Cars

March 3, 2010 8:17 am | News | Comments

Mitra Energy & Infrastructure SA, provider of high reliability managed energy solutions and Cissoid SA, leader in high-temperature semiconductor solutions, have entered an agreement to cooperate on the design of high-efficiency, high-temperature, turnkey energy conversion solutions for the electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles (EV & P-HEV).

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Spain: mastermind of 'botnet' scam a mystery

March 3, 2010 7:30 am | by DANIEL WOOLLS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Spanish authorities who dismantled a network of up to 12.7 million virus-infected, data-stealing computers said Wednesday the mastermind of the scam remains a mystery, even though three alleged ringleaders have been arrested.The "botnet" of infected computers included PCs inside more than half...

Energy saving

March 3, 2010 7:24 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

Trials are being conducted for a new system to monitor the real-time energy consumption in the household. The data is measured, processed and displayed, showing users how much power is being consumed by various electrical appliances. These efforts are part of a European Union research...

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Exercise: the way to a healthier European society?

March 3, 2010 7:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

It is known that regular exercise is beneficial for sufferers of type-2 diabetes, ischaemic heart disease, some types of cancer, dementia and possibly depression. The European Union project EXGENESIS is investigating how regular exercise can be used in the prevention and treatment of...

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Baxter HomeChoice and HomeChoice PRO Automated Peritoneal Dialysis Systems: Class I Recall

March 3, 2010 7:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Reports of serious injuries and at least one death have been associated with increased Intraperitoneal Volume (IIPV), also known as overfill of the abdominal cavity.

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Splitter Delivers 10W PoE Out and 12 V Over a DC Cable

March 3, 2010 7:17 am | Phihong | Product Releases | Comments

Phihong has developed a 21 W splitter that has outputs of 10W over PoE to a powered device such as an IP camera, and 12 W DC to an accessory device including heaters and illuminators. Designated the POE21-120H, this device takes

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Mini PLCC-2 LEDs Presented as Brightest for Automotive, Industrial Lighting

March 3, 2010 7:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Avago Technologies announced what it asserts are the industry’s brightness miniature PLCC-2 surface mount (SMT) light emitting diodes (LEDs) for use in interior automotive and industrial applications. The ASMT-TxBM LED Series features

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Optical Modulator Drivers Suit 10 GbE Transmitters

March 3, 2010 7:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave Corporation has introduced two new SMT packaged optical modulator drivers, which operate from DC to 20 GHz, and are designed to drive Lithium Niobate Mach-Zehnder (MZ) and Electro-Absorptive (EA) optical modulators with up to 8 Vp-p signals, while exhibiting

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TI Demonstrates their DualCool Packaging Technology at APEC 2010

March 3, 2010 5:30 am | Videos | Comments

Jeff Sherman of TI demonstrated their latest packaging tech - DualCool, which incorporates extra heat-transfer structures in a power MOSFET to improve performance.

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ISM: Service sector growth accelerates in February

March 3, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A private trade group says growth in the U.S. service sector accelerated in February to its fastest rate in more than two years.The Institute for Supply Management said Wednesday its index measuring service industries rose to 53 in February from 50.5 in January.Economists polled by Thomson...

Digi Launches ConnectCore Wi-i.MX51 Digi JumpStart Kit at Embedded World Nuremberg

March 3, 2010 5:20 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

Kit speeds development of low power, wireless multimedia devices

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