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20 W AC-DC Power Module is Ultra Compact

January 14, 2010 4:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

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 


Flexible Cable Assemblies Offer Low VSWR through 18 GHz

January 14, 2010 4:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

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 Tinker's Toolbox - Prototyping Tools Discussion

January 14, 2010 4:22 am | Podcasts | Comments

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 Performance

January 14, 2010 4:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments (NASDAQ: SPRT) today announced availability of Sammsoft@ Advanced Registry Optimizer(TM) 2010 ( (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...

Interfacing Next-Generation Embedded Systems

January 14, 2010 3:09 am | by Robert A. Burckle, Vice-President WinSystems | Articles | Comments

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?


China tells Web companies to obey controls

January 14, 2010 3:01 am | by JOE McDONALD - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

In China's first official response to Google's threat to leave the country, the government Thursday said foreign Internet companies are welcome but must obey the law and gave no hint of a possible compromise over Web censorship.Foreign ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu, without mentioning Google by...

Google's possible pullout a boost to China rival

January 13, 2010 10:01 pm | by JOE McDONALD - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

A possible Google pullout from China could give a boost to its ambitious local rival Baidu Inc., which dominates the Chinese market and is expanding abroad.Baidu, launched in 2000, is a standout in the global search industry — a local competitor that beats giant Google Inc. Baidu has 60 percent...

In Google’s Rebuke of China, Focus Falls on Cybersecurity

January 13, 2010 7:00 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Google’s threat to end its operations in China brought attention to reports of Chinese high-technology espionage stretching back at least a decade.


Google’s Threat Echoed Everywhere, Except China

January 13, 2010 7:00 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

China heavily censored the news that Google would consider shutting down its operations in the country.


HAPPYTOT Stage 4 and HAPPYBABY Stage 1 & Stage 2 Pouch Meals - Recall

January 13, 2010 2:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Selected varieties recalled due to packaging defect that could cause possible bacterial contamination.


Epic Data Announces Closing of Non-Brokered Private Placement

January 13, 2010 2:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Epic Data International Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: EKD), a provider of manufacturing operations management and real-time data collection solutions, is pleased to announce that it has closed its non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") of 3,076,923 common shares (the "Common...

Robert Nygren: Private Placement

January 13, 2010 2:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Robert Nygren announces that pursuant to the closing of a private placement as of today's date, he purchased 1,538,462 common shares (the "Common Shares") of Epic Data International Inc. (the "Company"), at a price of $0.13 per Common Share for total consideration of $200,000.06. Prior to the...

Inverted QFN Land Pattern

January 13, 2010 1:54 pm | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

Have you ever experienced the heartbreak of inverted land pattern? It's not supposed to happen, but every now and then, it does. Maybe something happened when creating a custom footprint. Maybe, somehow it got inverted in the CAD software and...


No-sweat pressure sensors

January 13, 2010 12:56 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) Microelectronic chips used to take pressure readings are very delicate. A new technology has been developed that makes pressure sensors more robust, enabling them to continue operating normally at temperatures up to 250 degrees Celsius.

Study shows employee turnover damages service

January 13, 2010 12:52 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A new ILR School study finds that worker turnover affects employee productivity and morale, causing service to falter.


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