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Controller Board Uses ATOM Z540 Processor

December 9, 2009 6:19 am | Renesas | Product Releases | Comments

Orchid Technologies has integrated Atom Z540 Processors into industrial controller applications, vision system applications, communications processors, and handheld devices.


Human Fall Detection Using New MEMS Accelerometer Technology

December 9, 2009 6:10 am | by Ning Jia, field applications engineer, Analog Devices, Inc., | Articles | Comments

For humans, an unobserved fall can have very serious consequences. In some cases, the initial injury can become more traumatic if not treated within a short time. In other cases, an individual can suffer an accidental fall as the result of weakness or dizziness due to a diminished self-care and self-protective ability.


Analyst: Apple tablet computer may arrive by March

December 9, 2009 6:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oppenheimer analyst Yair Reiner said Wednesday the tablet computer Apple Inc. is rumored to be working on could launch as early as late March or April based on his recent checks.Apple executives have not directly acknowledged the allegedly forthcoming product, which would be a cross between a...


Digi's Spectrum Design Solutions Collaborates with Qualcomm to Promote Wireless M2M Designs Incorporating Gobi Technology

December 9, 2009 5:50 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

Spectrum Design Solutions reduces time-to-market of Gobi-enabled wireless M2M products

Ultracapacitors Make Battery Modules Greener

December 9, 2009 5:18 am | by Michael Tentnowski, vice president of marketing and business development of Ioxus, | Articles | Comments

In order to see how ultracapacitors make battery modules greener, one needs to have a basic description of the devices.  Batteries rely on a chemical reaction to dissipate stored energy. There is no chemical reaction in ultracapacitors, as they store energy in an electrostatic field.


System Optimization for Netbooks, Ultra-mobile PCs, and Mobile Internet Devices

December 9, 2009 5:07 am | by Jinrong Qian, Battery Charge Management Manager, Distinguished Member Technical Staff, Texas Instruments, | Articles | Comments

Small-size and low-cost netbooks, ultra-mobile PCs (UMPC) and mobile internet devices (MIDs) are becoming more popular and gaining wide user acceptance. The Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery charging system used in these portable devices is much more sophisticated than that used in cellular phones.


An Overview of the Virgin Galactic Spaceliner

December 9, 2009 5:00 am | Videos | Comments

Richard Branson unveiled his Virgin Galactic spaceliner for tourists willing to pay 200,000 dollars a ticket Monday for a trip into the weightlessness of space in a craft designed to make the perilous return home "like a giant shuttlecock."


SCIA "Saturday Winter Conference" Is a Success

December 9, 2009 5:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Southern California Investment Association, Inc. has had an exciting "Winter Conference" welcoming Brokers, Institutions, Funds and Accredited Investors looking for new opportunities Saturday, Dec. 5th, 2009 from 8:00 a.m. registration including buffet breakfast,...


DealerAdvance Acquires Interest in Spectrum Broadcasting

December 9, 2009 5:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DealerAdvance, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DLAD) (soon to become Cabal Communications Corporation) today announced that it has acquired an interest in Spectrum Broadcasting. On November 13, 2009 the Company announced that it had signed a letter of intent with Spectrum. Today's announcement confirms the...

Optimizing Multicore for Networking Applications

December 9, 2009 4:44 am | by Millind Mittal, Sr. Director of Technology, AppliedMicro, | Articles | Comments

Today’s high-performance processors for networking applications utilize a multi-core approach that benefits from packet and flow level parallelism inherent to network processing. Multicores optimized for networking applications typically augment general-purpose processor cores...


StorFirst EAS Technology Provides Highly Scalable, Instant Access to Cloud Infrastructure

December 9, 2009 4:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Seven10 Storage Software, a leader in enterprise archiving and disaster recovery ( technology, today announced that its StorFirst EAS file system software is fully integrated with EMC@ Atmos@ through the EMC...


Google says Utah company behind online scam

December 9, 2009 3:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google says a Utah company is using its name to defraud consumers.The Internet leader filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Pacific WebWorks Inc., a Salt Lake City company that claims it pays people thousands of dollars a month simply to post links for certain Web sites.The Utah Better...

Google bundles coverage from NY Times, Wash. Post

December 8, 2009 2:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Internet search leader Google Inc. is teaming up with The New York Times and The Washington Post in its latest attempt to help out the ailing newspaper industry.The new project, called "Living Stories," debuted Tuesday in the experimental "labs" section on Google's Web site.The service is...


Update: Progress on the KIC Selection Process

December 8, 2009 1:55 pm | by European Institute of Innovation and Technology | News | Comments

The final panel has now presented its report to the Governing Board. On 30 November, the 6...

EU researchers develop new direct video and audio content search engine

December 8, 2009 1:55 pm | by European Commission | News | Comments

More and more videos are finding a niche on the Internet. But how do Web users find what they're looking for? Current video search technologies depend on semantic annotation; videos are manually tagged with keywords and located via a text-based search, a time-consuming and expensive...


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