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Cree Acquires Semi-Insulating Silicon Carbide and Power Device Patent Portfolio

December 8, 2009 8:42 am | News | Comments

Cree, Inc. announces that it has acquired a portfolio of patents and patent applications related to semi-insulating silicon carbide (SiC) material and power device technology from Daimler AG.


Sales software developer Hosted Data Transaction Solutions buys Cash N Go

December 8, 2009 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sales software developer Hosted Data Transaction Solutions Inc. (TSX:HDX) said Tuesday it has agreed to buy cash machine operator Cash N Go Ltd. for an undisclosed amount, more than doubling its potential annual revenue.The news sent the Toronto-based company's stock up more than 92 per cent...

"I'd Like to Check Out Two Books, One DVD, and One Electrical Meter, Please."

December 8, 2009 7:52 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

Yesterday I wrote about my experience using a digital electrical meter at home. Today I'll discuss what I'm doing with promoting their use in my home town. According to one popular environmental Web site, there are a number of libraries providing fre


Secrets from High-Tech Poking

December 8, 2009 7:52 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

Physicians use hi-tech scanners all the time to produce crisp and detailed images to help them diagnose illness. But they may not be getting the whole picture. CT or MRI scanners are unable to provide potentially important clues about a tissue’s health – namely, how it feels. Duke Universi


Captive Panel Screws Feature Correct Off-angle Installation

December 8, 2009 7:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

PennEngineering’s PEM family of captive panel screws feature various types and styles using patented MAThread anti-cross threading technology that corrects off-angle installations, aligns components, and slides through clogged internal threads. This feature helps eliminate 


IBM Scientists Reinvent Medical Diagnostic Testing

December 8, 2009 7:50 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM scientists have created a one-step point-of-care-diagnostic test, based on an innovative silicon chip, that requires less sample volume, is significantly faster, portable, easy to use, and can test for many diseases, including one of world's leading causes of death, cardiovascular...


Low power DIN-rail DC-DC Converters with Voltages from 3V3 to 15 V

December 8, 2009 7:42 am | TDK-Lambda Americas, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-Lambda has introduced the DPX Series of DC/DC converters that can be mounted onto DIN rails. Available with both 2:1 and 4:1 input voltage ranges covering 9.5 V to 75 V and five power ranges from 15 W and 60 W, this series is appropriate for industrial applications such as process control and factory automation, as well as in alarm and security systems. DPX models are 


Six-W Potted PCB Mount Power Supply Meets IP64 Ingress Protection

December 8, 2009 7:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

GlobTek’s GT-91114 Series of PCB Mount power supplies have double-enforced insulation mechanical configurations, regulated outputs voltage from: 5 V to 48 V DC in 0.1 V increments, up to 6 W of continuous output power. Style enclosed power supplies are potted in a 55.4 mm x 52.0 mm x 23.5 mm impact resistant polycarbonate case with thermal conduction cooling. This family features


Shielded 30-Watt Converters Accept Wide Input

December 8, 2009 7:19 am | TDK-Lambda Americas, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-Lambda has introduced a new family of single and dual-output DC-DC converters that provide a broad range of inputs and outputs for a variety of industrial, telecom and process control applications.


Company unveils world’s first commercial spaceship

December 8, 2009 7:14 am | Blogs | Comments

These are the voyages of the VSS Enterprise. To ferry civilians into space. To collect $200,000 a head. To boldly go where few space tourists have gone before!


Iowa schools gets $60M from Microsoft settlement

December 8, 2009 6:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Gov. Chet Culver says Iowa schools will get more than $60 million from the settlement of a lawsuit against Microsoft Corp.Culver says more than 1,000 schools will be eligible to apply for some of the money.The money will be distributed to schools through vouchers, which can be used to buy...

Fujitsu Will Help Enterprises Build Secure Clouds in Their Own Data Centers

December 8, 2009 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Fujitsu ( ( ( ) today announced it will be offering end-to-end enterprise cloud services designed to help enterprises and ISVs in North America quickly reap the cost and agility...

Industry Leaders Join Forces to Provide Business Process Excellence for Global Organizations

December 8, 2009 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

( Inc. ( (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software solutions, and Capgemini ( , one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced...


Procera Networks Hires VP of Product Management

December 8, 2009 5:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Procera Networks Inc. (NYSE Amex: PKT), a developer of Evolved Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) solutions providing traffic awareness, control and protection for complex networks, today announced that Cam Cullen has joined Procera Networks as Vice President of Product...

QuadraMed accepts $126M Francisco Partners offer

December 8, 2009 5:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health care information technology company QuadraMed Corp. said Tuesday it agreed to by acquired by private equity firm Francisco Partners for $126 million.The deal values QuadraMed stock at $8.50 per share, which represents a 32.6 percent premium to the stock's Monday closing price of $6.41....


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