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Ceramic Bandpass Duplexer Serves Wireless Apps

January 29, 2010 6:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Anatech Electronics introduced the AM1880-1960D268 surface-mount monoblock ceramic duplexer. It is suitable for use in base station transceivers serving wireless communication applications. The duplexer’s center frequency is 


DIN Rail Power Supplies Offer Outputs from 1.25 A to 40 ADC

January 29, 2010 6:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Wieland’s new family of UL Listed and CSA Certified (cULus), switching power supplies provides a control voltage of 24 VDC, at an output current from 1.25 A to 40 A. The nine models include six single-phase and three three-phase devices, approved worldwide for a temperature range from -25°C to +71°C. All models feature 


Resistor Networks Are Configured in Isolated and Bussed Circuits

January 29, 2010 6:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

TT electronics BI Technologies has developed two SON (aka QFN or DFN) eight-pad packaged sample kits. Designated SFN08AKIT and SFN08BKIT, the sample kits include four or seven ultra-stable thin film resistors configured in isolated and bussed circuits, respectively. Each sample kit contains 


PA & E Announces New Non-magnetic Micro-D Connectors

January 29, 2010 6:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Engineers designing electronic components for use in applications where non-magnetic characteristics are required now have a new connector option following PA&E’s announcement of its new non-magnetic Micro-D connector line.


Gates makes $10 billion vaccines pledge

January 29, 2010 4:51 am | News | Comments

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate $10 billion over the next decade to research new vaccines and bring them to the world's poorest countries, the Microsoft co-founder and his wife said Friday. Calling upon governments and business to also contribute, they said the money will produce higher immunization rates...

Apple backs VoIP calls over 3G networks for iPhone

January 29, 2010 4:48 am | News | Comments

Apple Inc. is allowing iPhone owners to use Internet calling services over cellular networks. Several companies offering Voice over Internet Protocol - or VoIP - services said this week that Apple now allows their applications to work on the iPhone.


Truetouch Tablet Demo

January 29, 2010 4:14 am | Videos | Comments

Cypress Semiconductor demonstrates tablet-sized capacitive touchscreen with true multi-touch all-point capability.


Appeals court revives Pa. couple's Google lawsuit

January 29, 2010 4:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal appeals court has revived part of a Pittsburgh-area couple's lawsuit against Internet search engine Google Inc.But the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling says Aaron and Christine Boring will have to prove the pictures of their home on Google's "Street View" actually hurt them to...


NEC Electronics Introduces Super-Resolution ASSP with LVDS Interface

January 29, 2010 3:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

NEC Electronics (TSE:6723) today announced its new super-resolution application-specific standard product (ASSP), the uPD9281GC. The ASSP addresses the dramatic divergence between yesterday’s image resolution and the high resolution of today’s audio-visual (AV) display systems...


Increasing Over-the-Top Video Drives Opportunity for Content Delivery Network Services Past US$ 2 Billion Annually by 2011

January 29, 2010 3:56 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Over the next five years, the worldwide value of Content Delivery Network (CDN) services will pass US$ 2 Billion annually by 2011 and continue growing thereafter.

Cell Base Station Market Retracts Dramatically as 3G Rollout Frenzy Cools

January 28, 2010 10:56 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

After many years of rapid growth, the worldwide cellular base station market revenue will decline 22% in 2009, with shipments falling from the high levels of the 3G rollout frenzy of the last few years.

Pathways Leading to Science

January 28, 2010 7:52 pm | by Yale University | News | Comments

Science exploration was the theme of the evening when area middle and high school students gathered at the Peabody Museum of Natural History on Jan. 16 for a special event sponsored by Yale Science Pathways, an outreach program that connects local youths to the University's community of scientists.

Hettich Centrifuges with 2050 and 2076 Plastic Rotors: Recall

January 28, 2010 6:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Plastic centrifuge rotor may crack, break apart and be forcefully ejected.


Edwards Lifesciences Aquarius Hemodialysis System: Recall

January 28, 2010 6:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Reports of clinically significant fluid imbalance and the potential for users to repeatedly override the fluid imbalance alarm.


Samsung 2009 net profit rises 75 percent

January 28, 2010 5:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday that its 2009 net profit jumped 75 percent as sales rose amid higher prices for memory chips and strong demand for consumer electronics.The company said in a regulatory filing that it earned 9.65 trillion won ($8.33 billion) in the 12 months through Dec. 31....


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