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C & K Introduces Right-Angle Mounted Switch

January 26, 2010 8:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components, a leading international supplier of tact switches, toggle, rocker and pushbutton switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has expanded its ZMS Series subminiature snap-acting switch line to include right-angle mount configurations. The switches now feature a mounting hole with a locating stud, along with potted wire leads in straight and right angle configurations to meet IP67 sealing specifications.


Wolfson Revolutionizes Audio Technology

January 26, 2010 8:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Wolfson Microelectronics, today announces the launch of the WM8912, the world-leading ultra low power DAC designed to significantly extend playback time, reduce system cost and dramatically enhance audio performance in portable applications, including media players, headsets, multimedia phones and navigation devices.


Velcade (bortezomib): Starting Dose Adjustments for Patients with Hepatic Impairment

January 26, 2010 7:52 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Patients with moderate or severe hepatic impairment should be treated with reduced starting doses and closely monitored.


Earnings Preview: Nokia Q4 profit seen falling

January 26, 2010 6:01 am | by MATTI HUUHTANEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia Corp., the world's biggest mobile phone maker, is expected on Thursday to report a drop in profits and sales as it tallies up the last quarter of 2009 — a difficult year in the cellular industry.OVERVIEW: Falling sales combined with lower handset prices helped push Nokia into the red for...

Venture Capital Was Tight for Tech Start-Ups in ’09

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Venture capitalists invested 37 percent less money and made 30 percent fewer deals last year than in 2008.

Verizon Posts Loss, Citing Charge Related to Layoffs

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Revenue rose 10 percent to $27.1 billion, largely because of Verizon’s acquisition of the Alltel Corporation.

A Smaller Player Mounts Must-See Events

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Monster Cable made a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show, part of its strategy to curry favor for its products.

Green Guide to Electronics Is Disputed, but Influential

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Whatever might be said of its methods and accuracy, there is little question that the Greenpeace "Guide to Greener Electronics'' has become an important fixture on the consumer electronics scene.


Now, Electronics That Obey Hand Gestures

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Devices will soon be sold that allow people to flip TV channels or move computer files with hand gestures.

EBay Cuts Auction Fees for Sellers

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

EBay is doing away with the fees it charges people to list items if they occasionally auction items on its site. Instead it will just take a cut of an item's selling price.

No Idiots

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

The massive Indian blockbuster, '3 Idiots,' has hit a nerve. Its simple message - enjoy what you're doing, and success will follow - may inspire many to do just that.

U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services: November 2009

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | News | Comments

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total November exports of $138.2 billion and imports of $174.6 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $36.4 billion, up from $33.2 billion in October,...

World's Fastest Rad-hard Powerpc(TM) Processor Ready For Space

January 26, 2010 5:59 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

Broad Reach Engineering Completes Development of BRE440 PowerPC® CPU.


LED to Surpass CCFL in Large-Area TFT LCD Backlights in 2011

January 26, 2010 5:59 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

The LED backlight unit market has rapidly emerged in the TFT LCD industry, and momentum for this segment is expected to continue over the next five years. [...]

Girls May Learn Math Anxiety From Female Teachers

January 26, 2010 5:59 am | by Product Design & Development | News | Comments

Despite gains in recent years, women still trail men in some areas of math achievement, and the question of why has provoked controversy. Now, a study of first- and second-graders suggests what may be part of the answer: Female elementary school teachers who are concerned about their own...


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