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Tesco to Sell iPhone in U.K.

November 26, 2009 2:59 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The British retailer said it will sell Apple's iPhone in the U.K., potentially bringing its lower-priced ethos to the smartphone market.

Sony Looks to 3-D TVs to Drive Growth

November 26, 2009 2:59 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Sony said it sees 3-D compatible televisions accounting for up to half of all the TVs sold by the company in three years.

Unified Communications is Migrating to ‘The Cloud’

November 25, 2009 1:56 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Unified communications is migrating to ‘the cloud’, as vendors begin positioning it as a service rather than a product


Traditional and Pay TV Services Migrating Infrastructure to More Efficient CDN and Data Center Models

November 25, 2009 11:57 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Traditional Video-on-Demand services, and traditional “siloed” video services currently use a great deal of proprietary, or industry-specific, equipment

Chemical engineering undergrad wins first in AIChE poster contest

November 25, 2009 10:55 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Humberto Reyna Jr., an undergraduate student in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has won first place in an undergraduate research poster session at the national meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Competing in...


Graduate students receive Deisler Fellowships

November 25, 2009 10:55 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Dany Jair Munoz-Pinto and Zuyi (Jacky) Huang, graduate students in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, each have been named a recipient of the Paul and Ellen Deisler Fellowship in Chemical Engineering. These fellowships are awarded on the...

Kaunas to give biomedical engineering seminar Dec. 2

November 25, 2009 10:55 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Dr. Roland Kaunas, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering Texas A&M University, will give a talk Wednesday (Dec. 2) at 3:30 p.m. in Room 203 of the Zachry Engineering Center. Kaunas’s talk, “Coping with Stress — at the Cellular Level,”...


Jetman Jumps from Plane Then Into the Ocean

November 25, 2009 10:54 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Yves Rossy’s attempt to fly 28 km across the the Strait of Gibraltar from Tangier in Morocco to Atlanterra in southern Spain fell short. He did make it about 15 km flying his jetwing before he ditched into the Atlantic. I posted about him before: Jetson Jetplane Over English Channel...


Fairchild Semiconductor Sponsors Turkey Trot Fittest Firm Competition

November 25, 2009 10:52 am | by Fairchild Semiconductor | News | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance products to drive energy-efficiency, is pleased to participate in the Applied Materials 'Silicon Valley Turkey Trot'?. Fairchild is sponsoring the Fittest Firm Competition, one of several "races within the...

Climate experts debate carbon dioxide

November 25, 2009 8:52 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Reducing carbon dioxide to safe levels may require extracting carbon from the air, says Cornell climate researcher.

Machine Vision Dome Light Integrates Easily Into Production Systems

November 25, 2009 8:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

IQD Series Tunnel-Type Dome Lights from integrate easily into production systems where parts on conveyor lines must be presented to a vision system for measurement, inspection or code reading. The IQD’s cylindrical dome delivers a 


Diode Laser System series extends power range

November 25, 2009 7:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

DILAS Industrial Laser Systems today announced the power extensions for its COMPACT Diode Laser System Series; 300W out of a 200µm fiber and 400W out of a 300µm fiber at 9xxnm.


Remote-controlled camera scans for thermal energy hot spots

November 25, 2009 7:29 am | Larson Electronics Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics’ introduces the RCL-336 remote controlled, pan tilt style, thermal imaging camera. By incorporating a high resolution Flir camera into an established remote controlled spotlight chassis, the RCL-336 enables military, industrial and commercial operators to scan plant and equipment for thermal energy hot spots...


LED Driver enables lighting effects in portable applications

November 25, 2009 7:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

The AS3665 LED driver (from austriamicrosystems) enables lighting effects in mobile phones and a variety of other consumer applications. The AS3665 offers nine LED channels with up to 25 mA per channel.


Microscopic Particles Self-assemble in Liquid Crystal

November 25, 2009 6:05 am | by Stuart Wolpert | News | Comments

Chemists and physicists have succeeded in getting custom-shaped microparticles to interact and self-assemble in a controlled way in a liquid crystal.


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