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Market Update: China’s 3G Network Not Ready for Data Cards

December 9, 2009 7:57 am | by In-Stat Research | News | Comments

All three Chinese telecommunication operators began commercial trials of 3G services in early 2009. The official launch of both 3G and related services took place in May.

Energy efficiency technologies offer major savings

December 9, 2009 7:57 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(National Academy of Sciences) Energy efficiency technologies that exist today or that are likely to be developed in the near future could save considerable money as well as energy, says a new report from the National Research Council. Fully adopting these technologies could lower...

Winners Announced for the Inaugural Visit Me at CES 2010 Exhibitor Video Contest

December 9, 2009 7:53 am | News | Comments

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced that Davis Instruments, ShopJimmy.com, Sleek Audio, Bell'O International and Ooma are the winners of the inaugural Visit Me at CES 2010 exhibitor video contest.

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Top Executives From Microsoft and Intel to Keynote at the 2010 International CES

December 9, 2009 7:46 am | News | Comments

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced that the top executives at Microsoft and Intel will deliver keynote addresses at the 2010 International CES®. The world's largest consumer technology tradeshow is scheduled for January 7-10, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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eBooks TechZone Sells Out For The 2010 International CES

December 9, 2009 7:39 am | News | Comments

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced that space for the eBooks TechZone at the 2010 International CES, dedicated to the latest digital and eBook technologies and services, has sold out since its official launch in June.

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2010 CES Gaming Showcase to Increase by More Than 50 Percent

December 9, 2009 7:31 am | News | Comments

The 2010 International CES , the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, will feature the latest in gaming hardware and software in the largest Gaming Showcase in CES history. The Gaming Showcase will feature advancements in online gaming and gaming-related product debuts all in one centralized location. The International CES returns to Las Vegas January 7-10, 2010. 

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WALLS + FORMS to Debut New Wall And Floor Retail System for Electronics at CES 2010

December 9, 2009 7:04 am | News | Comments

Walls + Forms will debut a new wall and floor retail system that keeps up with today’s technologies with ease and confidence at its booth #15316 of the CES Show in Las Vegas. The show runs from January 7 through 10, 2010.

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Bug or Windshield?

December 9, 2009 6:30 am | Blogs | Comments

As I write this blog in early December the Dow is reaching 14 month highs, indicating a belief that the worst is behind us.  While many believe there will be more bumps in the road and the unemployment picture hasn’t improved much, the tide is changing.   Thoughts are shifting from conservation of resources to the best deployment of resources to generate growth as consumer demand improves.

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Controller Board Uses ATOM Z540 Processor

December 9, 2009 6:19 am | Renesas | Product Releases | Comments

Orchid Technologies has integrated Atom Z540 Processors into industrial controller applications, vision system applications, communications processors, and handheld devices.

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Human Fall Detection Using New MEMS Accelerometer Technology

December 9, 2009 6:10 am | by Ning Jia, field applications engineer, Analog Devices, Inc., www.analog.com | Articles | Comments

For humans, an unobserved fall can have very serious consequences. In some cases, the initial injury can become more traumatic if not treated within a short time. In other cases, an individual can suffer an accidental fall as the result of weakness or dizziness due to a diminished self-care and self-protective ability.

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Analyst: Apple tablet computer may arrive by March

December 9, 2009 6:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oppenheimer analyst Yair Reiner said Wednesday the tablet computer Apple Inc. is rumored to be working on could launch as early as late March or April based on his recent checks.Apple executives have not directly acknowledged the allegedly forthcoming product, which would be a cross between a...

Digi's Spectrum Design Solutions Collaborates with Qualcomm to Promote Wireless M2M Designs Incorporating Gobi Technology

December 9, 2009 5:50 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

Spectrum Design Solutions reduces time-to-market of Gobi-enabled wireless M2M products

Ultracapacitors Make Battery Modules Greener

December 9, 2009 5:18 am | by Michael Tentnowski, vice president of marketing and business development of Ioxus, www.ioxus.com | Articles | Comments

In order to see how ultracapacitors make battery modules greener, one needs to have a basic description of the devices.  Batteries rely on a chemical reaction to dissipate stored energy. There is no chemical reaction in ultracapacitors, as they store energy in an electrostatic field.

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System Optimization for Netbooks, Ultra-mobile PCs, and Mobile Internet Devices

December 9, 2009 5:07 am | by Jinrong Qian, Battery Charge Management Manager, Distinguished Member Technical Staff, Texas Instruments, www.ti.com | Articles | Comments

Small-size and low-cost netbooks, ultra-mobile PCs (UMPC) and mobile internet devices (MIDs) are becoming more popular and gaining wide user acceptance. The Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery charging system used in these portable devices is much more sophisticated than that used in cellular phones.

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An Overview of the Virgin Galactic Spaceliner

December 9, 2009 5:00 am | Videos | Comments

Richard Branson unveiled his Virgin Galactic spaceliner for tourists willing to pay 200,000 dollars a ticket Monday for a trip into the weightlessness of space in a craft designed to make the perilous return home "like a giant shuttlecock."

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