I've written a few times about potential and actual problems with different PCB finishes. Sometimes, the results are tragic and sometimes, just annoying. I'm not sure where this one falls on the continuum between the two extremes, or maybe even...
Yahoo Inc. said Thursday that it elected Sue James to its board. The move was effective Monday.James fills one of two recently open seats on Yahoo's board — activist investor Carl Icahn resigned from the board in October and another member, Maggie Wilderotter, had planned to leave at the end of...
Secretary Chu Announces 69 Early Career Scientists to Receive up to $85 Million in Funding to Support ResearchJanuary 14, 2010 11:53 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments
This news release is being issued today by the U.S. Department of Energy. Brookhaven Lab's Adrian Gozar has won a grant from DOE's new Early Career Research Program for his investigation of optical properties of materials at the level of nanometers, or billionths of a meter, to determine...
Energy harvesting applications are finding their way into many remote monitoring applications where utility power is not available.
Twenty-three students from 22 colleges — from New York and locations as far-ranging as Alabama and Kentucky — learned about world-class science and technological achievements at Brookhaven Lab during five activity-packed days of their winter break.
Among its many virtues, Sci-Fi is very good at predicting real-world technology. The Steven Spielberg film, Minority Report, predicted two recent favorites—E-Ink and multi-touch. Ever since the latter hit theaters, scientists, researchers, engineers, and technophiles have been clamoring to reproduce the film’s futuristic touch screen technology.
A Microchip Application engineer gives an overview of the new PICDEM Inductive Touch development kit including the MPLAB mTouch plug in.
This week, Elizabeth discussed how saving energy could be contagious. There are various reasons people are energy consci
Marktech Optoelectronics announced the availability of Toshiba’s TLxK series red and amber LEDs. The TLxK series has color, brightness and radiation patterns that are suited for traffic and sign applications. These include, but are not limited to
Eastman Kodak is suing Apple and BlackBerry maker Research in Motion over technology related to digital cameras in the companies' phones.The company says Apple Inc.'s iPhone and some BlackBerry models infringe on a Kodak patent covering technology for previewing photos.It is asking the U.S....
RECOM introduced the RAC20-SB AC/DC power module in the medium power range of up to 20-W. This ultra-compact converter measures 52.4 mm x 27.2 mm x 23.5 mm (LxWxH), and is supplied in the
Electronic Assembly Manufacturing announced the release of low VSWR flexible cable assemblies featuring Times Microwave Systems T-Flex cable. Three-foot long, 0.141” diameter assemblies, terminated with SMA male connectors, exhibit VSWR characteristics of 1.35:1 from
The purpose of the Tinker's Toolbox (TTB) project is to foment passion and positivity within the electronic design engineering community by conducting an industry community project to discuss design and development tools and methodologies.
Identify and Repair Invalid Registry Entries and Modify Registry Settings for Enhanced PC PerformanceJanuary 14, 2010 4:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
Support.com (NASDAQ: SPRT) today announced availability of Sammsoft@ Advanced Registry Optimizer(TM) 2010 (http://www.sammsoft.com/AroDetails.aspx) (ARO 2010), a system maintenance utility for PCs that run Windows XP, Vista, and now Windows 7. ARO 2010 is being released by Sammsoft, the consumer...
Simple, low-cost I/O is important. You might say that trying to hang a relay, UART, or other low-speed device on a PCI Express lane is like trying to get a drink of water out of a fire hose! So how do you handle I/O on the chips?