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Fiorina lends campaign $2.5 million

January 11, 2010 12:01 pm | by KEVIN FREKING - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina lent $2.5 million of her own money to her campaign for the Senate, an indication she's willing to invest significant personal resources to unseat Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer.Fiorina also raised nearly $1.1 million in donations during her first two...

Matrikon reports first-quarter profit, revenue grows to $25.5 million

January 11, 2010 12:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Matrikon Inc. (TSX:MTK) said Monday its latest quarterly profit held steady compared with a year ago as revenue climbed 30 per cent.The provider of software and other technology for factories and other industrial uses said Monday it earned $2.8 million or nine cents per share for the quarter...

New quantum cascade lasers emit more light than heat

January 11, 2010 11:55 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Northwestern University) Northwestern University researchers have developed compact, mid-infrared laser diodes that generate more light than heat -- a breakthroughs in quantum cascade laser efficiency.


How Saving Energy Might Be Contagious

January 11, 2010 11:52 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

I was wondering the other day if saving energy might be, you know, contagious. And yes, that's an awfully dorky thing to think. But I found myself wondering that because I really was being a bit of a dork. You see, before I started working at the Nat


DIP Switch Allows Automatic Mounting

January 11, 2010 11:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

The KG Series Dual Inline Package switch offered by CIT Relay & Switch allows automatic mounting with IC insertion machines. With both extended and recessed actuators, this industry standard DIP offers positions ranging from 1 to 12. Top tape seal, which withstands 


Multi-Touch Single-Chip Controller Supports Gesture-based User Experiences

January 11, 2010 11:07 am | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics introduced a very advanced multi-touch ‘resistive’ touchscreen controller chip, which detects up to ten simultaneous touches with fingers, nails or stylus and allows application designers to replace complex menu sequences with


Cost-Effective Termination Solutions for Copper & Aluminum Magnet Wire

January 11, 2010 10:52 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Tyco Electronics offers the MAG-MATE insulation displacement crimp (IDC) interconnection system -- a cost-effective interconnect for fractional horsepower (FHP) motor manufacturers. The product drives cost reduction as the same part number qualifies for termination of both copper and...

Dissolvable Spacers Tout Consistent Spacing Between Components and PCB

January 11, 2010 10:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Multi-Seals Inc. introduced Wash-Away dissolvable spacers, designed to provide consistent spacing between printed circuit boards and PCB components. These organic polymer spacers locate PCB components during soldering operations. After soldering,  


E Ink and TI Collaborate on E-book Technologies

January 11, 2010 10:10 am | News | Comments

E Ink Corporation, a subsidiary of Prime View International, and Texas Instruments Incorporated announced a collaboration that will combine E Ink's Vizplex Electronic Paper Displays with TI technologies, including its power management ICs and OMAP 3 processors.


Rapamune (sirolimus): Drug Monitoring Recommendations

January 11, 2010 9:51 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Switching between assays for the same patient can produce differing results that may be clinically significant.


BrightTALK Hosts Efficient Enterprise Virtualization Summit

January 11, 2010 8:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WHAT: Efficient Enterprise Virtualization Summit hosted by BrightTALK(TM)In 2010 and beyond, how much will you invest to maintain existing IT infrastructure versus new IT investments that can provide real business impact? The answer could determine the success of your organization. Join this...

AthenaHealth names new chief financial officer

January 11, 2010 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AthenaHealth Inc. said Monday it has named Timothy M. Adams, an executive at a private investment firm and a medical industry veteran, as its chief financial officer.He succeeds Carl B. Byers, who announced last year that he would leave the company to pursue a personal goal of living...


A Little Over 10,000

January 11, 2010 6:55 am | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Blogs | Comments

A few years ago (2006 actually) we started looking total attendance at user group meetings as a yardstick to gauge interest. I'm not sure the numbers mean that much, other than to look at the overall trends. As I was compiling the data from 2009, I realized that we had passed the 10,000...


CES 2010: TI's CC8520 SoC Wireless Audio Transceiver

January 11, 2010 6:49 am | Videos | Comments

A video detailing the latest device in Texas Instruments' family of "PurePath" audio products.


Attack of the 3-Dimensional images!

January 11, 2010 6:22 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

Like the Goths sacking Rome, the 3-D invasion has arrived. No longer a kitschy gimmick, the technology has matured, and the leading consumer manufacturers are banking on it. Indeed, 3-D was the unofficial theme of CES 2010—3-D demos littered the show floor, and all the big players (with notable exceptions) unveiled 3-D products. Could 2010 be the year that 3-D finally takes off?



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