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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, www.appliedmicro.com | 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...

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

December 9, 2009 4:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.seven10storage.com () —Seven10 Storage Software, a leader in enterprise archiving and disaster recovery (http://www.seven10storage.com/storfirst_altus.php) technology, today announced that its StorFirst EAS file system software is fully integrated with EMC@ Atmos@ through the EMC...

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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...

NCR sells Ohio estate of late industrialist

December 8, 2009 1:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NCR Corp. has sold the suburban Dayton estate of late Ohio industrialist Colonel Edward Andrew Deeds to a health network for $2.5 million.Montgomery County auditor's documents filed Monday show Moraine Farm was purchased by Kettering Health Network. The title will be held by Kettering Medical...

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Ruoyi Jiang of Ward Melville H.S. Mentored at SBU, Named Individual Grand Prize Winner in 2009 Siemens Competition

December 8, 2009 12:53 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Ruoyi Jiang, a senior at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket was named the individual Grand Prize winner in the prestigious nationwide 2009 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology.

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Newark Electronics and Eagle CAD - Interesting

December 8, 2009 12:53 pm | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

So, I just read that Newark purchased Cadsoft Eagle. I guess it's probably old news to everyone but me. The press release about it that Newark posted on their website Element 14, has a date of August 13. I find...

Gallium nitride transistor could replace silicon

December 8, 2009 10:52 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A Cornell researcher has created an extremely efficient transistor made from gallium nitride, which may soon replace silicon as king of semiconductors for power applications.

Enhancing Automotive Embedded Systems with Mixed-Signal Microcontrollers

December 8, 2009 10:25 am | by Keith Odland, Product Marketing Manager, Silicon Laboratories, www.silabs.com/mcu | Articles | Comments

Automotive applications are becoming more sophisticated as different in-vehicle systems are networked together to share information, monitor performance and enhance safety. In addition to growing more complex, automotive systems demand more cost-efficient electronic components with smaller footprints for space-constrained applications.

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Correction: Taleo Offering story

December 8, 2009 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In a Nov. 20 story about a public stock offering by Taleo Corp., The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company is a recruitment agency. Taleo develops recruitment software.

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Design Talk: Year in Review

December 8, 2009 9:31 am | Articles | Comments

When designing displays for mobile applications it’s often a balancing act between increasing ruggedization and keeping the product’s weight down.  These two seemingly opposite ideas can be solved by optically bonding substrates to the LCD front surface thereby eliminating the air gap which increases ruggedization without adding weight.

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Designing a Buck Converter

December 8, 2009 9:20 am | by Tamara Schmitz | Articles | Comments

Designing a buck converter isn’t easy. Most users want a box that works—taking in one DC voltage and delivering another. This box can take various forms. It can be a step-down to generate a lower voltage or step-up to generate a higher voltage. There are also plenty of special options...

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