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Chinese foreign minister says his country's Internet is victim of pirate attacks

February 3, 2010 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

China's foreign minister, whose country is accused of being a source of hackers, says the Chinese Internet is itself the victim of pirate attacks.Yang Jiechi said Wednesday in Paris that China has a "completely open" Internet and welcomes foreign companies as long as they respect the rules and...

Five-A Connector Minimizes LED Spacing

February 3, 2010 6:25 am | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

AVX Corporation has expanded its 9159 Series solid-state lighting connector offering to include a miniature, single-sided SMT connector for PCB strip lighting applications. The 5 A connectors provide 


Digi Enables Wireless Connectivity of Massa Remote Storage Tank Monitoring Sensors

February 3, 2010 5:51 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

Massa's wireless sensor integrates into the iDigi Tank solution bundle to easily provide remote access to storage tank information


Single-chip Analog Mobile TV Receiver Based on 65 nm CMOS

February 3, 2010 5:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Telegent Systems introduced its third generation analog mobile TV receiver, the TLG1121. This single-chip analog mobile TV receiver is based on 65nm CMOS process technology, reducing power consumption and solution footprint relative to the company’s previous generation product. The TLG1121 provides 


Thermostatic Controller Adds Integrated Temperature Control to Most Thermoelectric Assemblies

February 3, 2010 5:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Laird Technologies announced its new Q Series Thermostatic Controller for most Thermoelectric Assemblies (TEAs). The Q Series Thermostatic Controller is a microcontroller-based device that adds integrated temperature control to a TEA. The controller functions as a 


Analyzers Include 8 GHz Tracking Generator Option

February 3, 2010 5:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aeroflex 3250 Series spectrum analyzers include an optional 8 GHz tracking generator. Suitable for any kind of bench or lab environment, the new 3250 Series tracking generator has a frequency range of 100 kHz to 8 GHz and a level range from 0 dB down to -20 dB. 


Newly independent AOL posts 4Q profit

February 3, 2010 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AOL Inc., newly released from its fizzled marriage with Time Warner Inc., reported a profit for the fourth quarter on Wednesday, reversing a year-ago loss brought on by huge accounting charges even as revenue fell.AOL, which runs dozens of Web sites and a shrinking dial-up Internet access...

Study links excessive Internet use to depression

February 3, 2010 4:21 am | News | Comments

People who spend a lot of time surfing the internet are more likely to show signs of depression, British scientists said on Wednesday. But it is not clear whether the internet causes depression or whether depressed people are drawn to it


Magnum photo archive at UT's Ransom Center

February 3, 2010 4:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The University of Texas at Austin has announced a partnership to display photos from the Magnum Archive Collection of nearly 200,000 original press prints.The items from Magnum Photos will be at the Harry Ransom Center in an agreement with the collection's new owner, MSD Capital. MSD is the...

SWUGN Awards

February 3, 2010 3:53 am | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Blogs | Comments

At SolidWorks World 2007, Jon Hirschtick suggested insisted that the SWUGN Awards presentation should be moved from the annual SWUGN Summit Meeting to the main stage during the general session. Since then, conference Wednesday has meant handing out the Group Leader of the Year, User Group...

The World’s Smallest Receive Front-End Module for GPS Applications

February 3, 2010 3:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fulfilling requirements of the growing mobile GPS market for higher sensitivity, higher immunity against interference of cellular signals and low power consumption, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) today introduced the next generation of its world’s smallest GPS Receive Front-End Module.


Sony healing amid better sales, cost cuts

February 3, 2010 1:01 am | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. reports fiscal third quarter earnings on Thursday. The following is a summary of key developments and analyst opinion related to the period.OVERVIEW: Sony is expected to have swung back to the black in the October-December period for its...

Atheros Acquisition of Intellon is a Major Move in Addressing Connected Home

February 2, 2010 11:53 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Atheros Communications announced last week that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Intellon


Sharp narrows losses but market remains bleak

February 2, 2010 10:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Japan's Sharp Corp., one of the biggest makers of flat-panel TVs, narrowed its losses during the first nine months of the fiscal year, due to lower operating costs and reduced restructuring expenses.The company booked a net loss of 8.59 billion yen ($95 million) for the April-December period,...

Data manager Riverbed's 4th-qtr profit falls

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

Riverbed Technology Inc., which helps manage corporate data networks, said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter earnings fell as its revenue and expenses rose, but the results beat analyst expectations.For the quarter that ended Dec. 31, Riverbed earned $900,000, or a penny per share, compared with...


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