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Cardiac Science Automated External Defibrillators (Powerheart, Cardiovive, CardioLife models): Recall

February 9, 2010 3:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Device may not be able to deliver therapy during a cardiac resuscitation attempt.


BD Q-Syte Luer Access Devices: Recall

February 9, 2010 3:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Device may cause an air embolism or leakage of blood and/or therapy, which may result in serious injury or death.


Baidu 4Q earnings up 48 percent as revenue climbs

February 9, 2010 2:02 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese Internet search company Baidu Inc. on Tuesday said its fourth-quarter earnings rose by 48 percent as revenue climbed.Results surpassed analyst expectations, sending the company's shares higher in aftermarket activity.During the fourth quarter, Baidu earned $62.7 million, or $1.80 per...


EDGE Continues to Dominate New Base Station Deployments in 2009; HSUPA Dominance is on the Horizon

February 9, 2010 1:54 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

EDGE will dominate new base station deployments in 2009 with over 40% of new base station deployments

New Sockets to Support the INTEL & reg; CORE & trade; i7 989 and 988 Mobile Processors

February 9, 2010 10:52 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Tyco Electronics launches new surface mount rPGA sockets designed to support INTEL® CORE™ i7 989 and 988 mobile processors and validated to Intel design guides for high-performance and extreme mobile products.

Low Voltage DC Grid Interconnects for the EMerge Alliance & reg; DC Standard

February 9, 2010 10:52 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Tyco Electronics, a participating member of the EMerge Alliance®, launches new low-voltage direct-current (LVDC) grid interconnects for use in the EMerge Alliance-compliant system. The DC grid interconnects include a variety of connectors and cable assemblies designed to transfer...

Introducing the MCON 1.2 mm Terminal & Housing Series

February 9, 2010 10:52 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

The automotive industry is constantly moving towards cleaner high performance products for improved mechanical and electrical performance. Tyco Electronics has designed the MCON 1.2 terminal and housing series to deliver a connector system with increased performance in a reduced package...

Summary Box: IAC indicates online ad improvement

February 9, 2010 10:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ONLINE ADS: The latest earnings report from Barry Diller's Internet company, IAC/InterActiveCorp, indicates that the online advertising market is picking up.KEY NUMBER: Revenue from IAC's core search business, which includes and Citysearch, rose 3 percent to $185.4 million in the fourth...


Nearly 800 Planes will Feature In-flight Broadband by the End of 2009, Generating $49 Million Worldwide Passenger Revenue

February 9, 2010 9:59 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

The number of broadband enabled airplanes will increase from 25 in 2008 to 800 in 2009

Even if you're careful, drugs can end up in water

February 9, 2010 9:52 am | News | Comments

The federal government advises throwing most unused or expired medications into the trash instead of down the drain, but they can end up in the water anyway, a study from Maine suggests. Tiny amounts of discarded drugs have been found in water at three landfills in the state, confirming suspicions that pharmaceuticals thrown into household trash are ending up in water that drains through waste...

Google tweaks Gmail to challenge Facebook, Twitter

February 9, 2010 9:48 am | News | Comments

Google Inc injected social networking features into its popular Web email product as the world's No. 1 search engine seeks to fend off competition from Facebook and Twitter. Google introduced a new product dubbed Google Buzz on Tuesday that allows users to quickly share messages, Web links and photos with friends and colleagues directly within Gmail...

New Low-Power Heart Sensor Produced

February 9, 2010 9:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

At today’s International Solid State Circuit Conference, imec and Holst Centre report an analog-signal processor ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) – in short ASP - that reduces the overall power consumption of an ambulatory heart activity signal monitoring systems by more than 5 times. This is a major step towards autonomous wireless sensor systems powered, which constantly monitor the patient’s health for diagnosis or chronic illness.


RECOM offers new miniature converter

February 9, 2010 9:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new miniature SMD-Converters RSx/R2x from RECOM offer 1 resp. 2 Watts power rating, are RoHS6/6 compliant and therefore absolutely lead-free. They can operate at ambient temperatures up to +100°C with convection cooling and without derating, are EN60601 and UL60950 certified and pin compatible with industry standard converters. Their unusual “Enclosed Open Frame” Design has been laid out for fully automatic manufacturing processes. Temperatures of +245°C, as are usual during vapor soldering, and are handled without problems.


ADP names Symantec CEO to its board

February 9, 2010 9:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Automatic Data Processing Inc., the world's biggest payroll processor, has named Symantec Corp. CEO Enrique Salem to its board.Salem, 44, will become the 12th director on its board. Symantec is a computer security company known for its Norton antivirus software.Shares of ADP, based in Roseland,...

Spain's Telefonica may charge search engines

February 9, 2010 8:35 am | News | Comments

Spanish telecoms operator Telefonica says it is considering charging Internet search companies like Google and Yahoo for network use. Speaking Monday at a press conference in the northern city of Bilbao, President Cesar Alierta said companies like Google use a lot of network bandwidth for free, something which was lucky for them but not for Telefonica.



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