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DVI & HDMI: DVI Declines Gradually While HDMI Rises Sharply

December 8, 2009 8:57 am | by In-Stat Research | News | Comments

Digital visual interface (DVI) and high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI), are related, high-bandwidth, unidirectional, uncompressed digital interface standards.

U.S. Govt: Zhu Zhu Pets Don't Violate Toy Safety Law

December 8, 2009 8:57 am | by Product Design & Development | News | Comments

Zhu Zhu Pets robotic hamsters — one of the holiday season's hottest toy crazes — do not violate safety standards, federal toy regulators said Monday after a consumer group raised concerns over the presence of a heavy metal on one model.

Rapid cardiac biomarker testing system developed by Singapore scientists

December 8, 2009 8:57 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore) A new rapid and sensitive integrated system tests simultaneously for specific cardiac biomarkers in finger prick amount of blood. It could help physicians quickly arrive at the right diagnosis for timely medical...


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...


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