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More Thoughts on Via Near Pad

January 8, 2010 9:55 am | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

The other day, I wrote about vias near pads. The post got a couple of interesting comments on the Circuit's Assembly blog, where it was also published. Some very interesting thoughts there. One of the things Mich said was: "When...

Voltage Regulator Touts Maximum System Efficiency for DC-DC Apps

January 8, 2010 9:19 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier introduced the IR3870M SupIRBuck integrated voltage regulator for notebook and desktop computers, game consoles, consumer electronics applications such as set top boxes, and general purpose point-of-load (POL) DC/DC converters. The IR3870M features a 


Tibco acquires Foresight for undisclosed price

January 8, 2010 9:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Tibco Software Inc., a maker of business software, said Friday it has acquired privately held Foresight Corp. for an undisclosed amount.Foresight makes software that validates transactions and processes claims. Among its customers are BlueCross Blue Shield organizations in 31 states.Tibco is...


Hotspot Usage is Increasingly Shifting Away From Notebooks and Laptops and Toward Handhelds

January 8, 2010 7:55 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Wi-Fi handset shipments have exploded over the past year, and will continue to show strong growth over the next several years.

Weill researchers find new approach to leukemia

January 8, 2010 7:53 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Chemical codes that control the behavior of normal and malignant cells have been identified and may lead to more precise treatment for people with leukemia.


GameStop names VP for international locations

January 8, 2010 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GameStop Corp. said Friday it has named Michael Mauler senior vice president of its international operations.The job puts Mauler, previously senior vice president in charge of the company's international supply chain and support operations, at the head of GameStop stores in 15 countries outside...

Liquavista launches Electrowetting Color Display

January 8, 2010 6:55 am | News | Comments

 Liquavista launched its latest technology platform LiquavistaColor, which offers full color capability with full interactivity and hi-fidelity video at ultra-low power to future advanced eReader devices.


Aggie app is iGREAT

January 8, 2010 6:53 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Creative and wacky Aggie builds mobile app business By Rylan Barnes ’04 Since I graduated in December 2005, the value of my Texas A&M education has grown. Without it, I wouldn’t have won Google’s 2008 Android Developer Challenge — a $275,000 cash prize — for my...


Ikanos and Aricent Create Platform for Next-Generation Access Devices

January 8, 2010 6:44 am | News | Comments

Ikanos Communications, a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home, and Aricent, a global innovation, technology and service company focused exclusively on communications, today introduced a production-ready platform for advanced next-generation broadband access products.


SoC Family Addresses Home Networking, Storage Apps

January 8, 2010 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

PLX Technology, Inc. announced its NAS 7800 system-on-a-chip (SoC) family of consumer-friendly network attached storage (NAS) solutions. The top-end NAS 7825 version is said to enable higher levels of integration and functionality, thus supporting 


3D Display Revenues Forecast to Reach $22B by 2018

January 8, 2010 6:01 am | News | Comments

DisplaySearch forecasts that the total stereoscopic 3D display market will grow from 0.7 million units and $902 million in revenues in 2008 to 196 million units and $22 billion in revenues in 2018...


Brushless DC servo Motors Incorporate Internal Hall Sensor Feedback

January 8, 2010 6:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pittman brand Series N2300 slotted brushless DC servo motors incorporate internal Hall sensor feedback for linear speed-torque characteristics, high starting torque, and variable speed control with appropriate control electronics. Their six-slot lamination design contributes


NIST TIP Carbon Nanotube Production Grant Awarded

January 8, 2010 5:54 am | News | Comments

Brewer Science and SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT) announced that they have received a $6.5M award under NIST’s Technology Innovation Program (TIP).


ICEME 2010 Call for Papers and Invited Sessions

January 8, 2010 5:47 am | News | Comments

Submit a paper/abstract in the area of your research, academic or professional interest and related to any of the topics included in the International Conference on Engineering and Meta-Engineering (ICEME 2010) to be held on April 6 -9, 2010 in Orlando, Florida.


TIBCO Software Acquires Foresight Corporation

January 8, 2010 4:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that it has acquired privately-held Foresight Corporation, a leading provider of transaction automation solutions and EDI productivity tools. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.Based in Columbus, Ohio, Foresight has over 400...


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