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Protein Synthesis: 1971 Video

December 2, 2009 6:01 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

The above webcast shows protein synthesis, from a 1971 Stanford University video with Paul Berg (Nobel Laureate – 1980 Nobel Prize for Chemistry and National Medal of Science in 1983). The film does not exactly present the traditional scientist stereotype. It does pretty much...

Power MOSFET Design Considerations

December 2, 2009 5:50 am | Articles | Comments

The power MOSFET transistor, along with the decades of continuing device design optimization, has enabled new circuit topologies and improvements in power supply efficiency. The conversion from current-driven to voltage-driven power devices resulted in a rapid market adoption of these devices.

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Global Server Sales Still Weak

December 2, 2009 5:02 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The world-wide server market declined year-on-year for the fifth straight quarter during the summer but posted its first sequential growth of 2009.

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Nokia Sees Rise in Volumes

December 2, 2009 5:02 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The world's largest handset maker expects handset-industry volumes to rise 10% in 2010 and said it would focus on stabilizing the average selling price of its handsets.

Infosys to Nearly Double Work Force in U.S. Market

December 2, 2009 5:02 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Infosys Technologies plans to nearly double its work force in the U.S. and remains on the look out for acquisition targets in Germany, France and Japan, its chief executive said.

Nokia sees handset market growing 10 pct in 2010

December 2, 2009 5:00 am | by MATTI HUUHTANEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. said Wednesday it expects the global mobile phone market to grow by 10 percent in 2010, suggesting the industry is recovering from a global recession that has also hit handset sales.However, the world's largest cell phone maker cautioned that its own market share volume, currently...

Leading BPM Company Taps Proven Marketing Expert to Help Drive Continued Growth and Market Penetration

December 2, 2009 5:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Pegasystems Inc. (http://www.pega.com/) (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software solutions, today announced that Grant Johnson has been appointed to the position of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Johnson will be charged with further development and expansion of...

National Semiconductor SolarMagic Power Optimizer Wins Renewable Energy Design Award at 2009 Elektra Awards

December 2, 2009 4:55 am | by National Semiconductor | News | Comments

National Semiconductor Corporation today announced that the company?s SolarMagic? power optimizer received the renewable energy design award at the 7th annual Elektra Awards, on Tuesday, 1st December. Electronics Weekly and a panel of industry experts recognised National?s innovative...

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Collin's Lab: Infrared heart sensor

December 2, 2009 4:34 am | Videos | Comments

The beating of the heart is often recorded via sound or simply with touch - but there's also another interesting and somewhat lesser known option - light. An infrared emitter/detector pair can be used along with a programmable microcontroller, to effectively visualize the effects of the human body's hardest-working muscle

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Optimizing Touch Panels for the Industrial Environment

December 2, 2009 4:33 am | by Bruce DeVisser, Fujitsu Components America, http://us.fujitsu.com/touchpanels/ | Articles | Comments

In the industrial environment, touch panels, or touchscreens, facilitate operator input in a very simple, yet reliable, way. As touch input-based handheld and mobile devices enter more industrial applications – such as portable flow controls and handheld terminals for field testing – companies need to protect and extend their investment.

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Industrial-Strength Features Make a Difference in Embedded Processing

December 2, 2009 4:20 am | by David Katz and Rick Gentile, Analog Devices, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Many general-purpose signal processors are acceptable for industrial applications based on their computing performance and baseline connectivity features. However, there are important peripheral enhancements that can significantly upgrade the processor’s capabilities for more demanding industrial systems.

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Cray Launches Exascale Research Initiative in Europe

December 2, 2009 4:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

As part of a company-wide goal of reaching sustained exascale performance by the end of the next decade, global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today announced the launch of its Exascale Research Initiative at the Cray Executive Forum Europe currently taking place in Frankfurt,...

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Xenos Enterprise Server Earns Intel Certification

December 2, 2009 4:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Xenos Group Inc (http://www.xenos.com/) . (TSX: XNS) today announced that the Xenos Enterprise Server(TM) has been certified through the Intel@ Certified Solutions Program.The Intel Certified Solutions Program leverages the SpikeSource Solutions Factory(TM), a proven automated platform for...

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Replay's Patented Approach to Debugging Application Issues Gains Momentum With Customer Wins

December 2, 2009 4:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Replay Solutions (www.replaysolutions.com (http://www.replaysolutions.com) ), a leader in application problem resolution, has doubled its customer base in 2009. This growth is represented by new customer wins including Gemini Solutions, Inc., Hewlett Packard Company and one of the largest global...

Media Alert: Unica and SunTrust Present at NCDM 2009

December 2, 2009 4:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WHAT:Mining Data (http://www.unica.com/products/predictive-analytics.htm) to Build Successful, Automated Marketing ProgramsPresentation featuring Unica (http://www.unica.com/index.htm) customer Mike Register, group vice president, database marketing manager, SunTrust, and Jay Henderson,...

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