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IBM to buy database monitoring company Guardium

November 30, 2009 12:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IBM Corp. said Monday that it has acquired Guardium, a provider of database monitoring and protection services.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Guardium's technology helps companies protect data, monitor database activity and automate tasks related to regulatory compliance. Its monitoring...

SH-Mobile Application Engine 4 breaks into GHz Realm to open up an Entirely New User Experience and set the pace for True Multimedia Convergence

November 30, 2009 11:51 am | by Renesas | News | Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif., November 30, 2009 — Renesas Technology America, Inc., today announced that it is sampling the SH-Mobile Application Engine 4 (SH73720), an ARM® Cortex™ A8*1 based application engine running at maximum1GHz, targeted for next generation mobile phone and...

CROWN CLIP Bus Bar Connector Has 350 Amp, Hot Plug, Float Mount & Blind-Mate Capabilities

November 30, 2009 11:50 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Tyco Electronics' compact CROWN CLIP bus bar connectors are designed for high current bus bar power distribution applications. The connectors are available in both single and dual pole, with float mount fixing to allow a six-degree misalignment for blind mating. Using high-performance...


New Pluggable Power Distribution Bus Bar System (PDBS) Offers Repeatable Low Impedance Electrical Performance

November 30, 2009 11:50 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Tyco Electronics' new Pluggable Power Distribution Bus Bar System (PDBS) is ideal for power distribution in equipment cabinets, telecom base stations, computer servers, storage systems and military applications up to 250 Amps.

Impact & #8482; Connectors Deliver Increased Speed and Density

November 30, 2009 11:50 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Tyco Electronics announces the Impact™ backplane connector system. This connector delivers 20+ Gb/s performance and will be offered in a variety of connector module sizes and types including 3-pair, 4-pair, 5-pair and 6-pair modules for extreme design flexibility. Density within the...

Digi International Reports Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 2009 Results

November 30, 2009 11:50 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

(Minneapolis, MN, October 29, 2009) - Digi International® Inc. (NASDAQ: DGII, Financial highlights for the quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2009 include: Digi reported revenue of $40.0 million for the fourth quar

With Three Industry Firsts, New Digi Core Module Speeds Development of Low Power Wireless Multimedia Devices

November 30, 2009 11:50 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

Digi launches first wireless enabled core module based on Freescale?s new i.MX51 processor, first with 802.11 a/b/g/n and first to support Microsoft Windows CE 6.0 R3


Digi Console Server Earns Security Certification for Government and Other Regulated Industry Applications

November 30, 2009 11:50 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

Digi Passport receives NIST FIPS 140-2 certification


Is Becoming and Engineer Really Worth It?

November 30, 2009 11:00 am | by An Engineering Mind | News | Comments

I'm so tempted to track down your home address via your IP address and come over there and punch you. Of course it's worth it. What else are you going to do?


NREL Uncovers Clean Energy Leaders State by State

November 30, 2009 10:57 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | News | Comments

That California and Texas still lead the United States in generating renewable energy probably is no surprise. But, NREL's 2009 State of the States report shows that several smaller states from Maine to Louisiana to Utah are closing the clean energy gap, confirming that every state has...



November 30, 2009 10:50 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

Reliant Energy and The Vineyard Energy Project join Masdar City and Louisville Gas & Electric as the latest to launch pilot projects using GE’s smart grid enabled appliances


Geneva Big Bang Machine Beats Chicago Lab Record

November 30, 2009 10:41 am | News | Comments

The world's largest atom smasher on Monday broke the record for proton acceleration previously held by a U.S. lab, sending beams of the particles at 1.18 trillion electron volts around the massive machine. The Large Hadron Collider eclipsed the previous high of 0.98 1 TeV held by Fermilab, outside Chicago, since 2001.


Microscopy reveals structure of calcite shells

November 30, 2009 8:53 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Lara Estroff and colleagues have taken a deep, detailed look at the way lab-created calcite crystals, similar to those found in nature, grow in tandem with proteins and other large molecules.


Expanded Uses Envisioned for Transparent Electroconductive Film

November 30, 2009 8:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

The market for transparent electroconductive film is expected to enjoy steady growth over the next few years as expanded applications are developed in sectors including touch panels, electronic paper and organic electroluminescent  (EL) lighting.


Portable Pressure Calibrators Feature Built-in Hand Pump

November 30, 2009 8:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

E Instruments’ PPC Series of calibrators with built-in Hand Pump are offered in two separate models (P-Pneumatic or H-Hydraulic). These calibrators are appropriate for checking the calibration of pressure, differential pressure gauges, control values, pressure transmitters, pressure transducers, receiver gauges, and many other types of pressure switches and recorders. Features include



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