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DIMM Module Based On Freescale i.MX51 Processor

December 3, 2009 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Strategic Test has announced a Freescale i.MX51 processor-based System on Module (SOM). Called the TX51, it measures just 67.6 mm x 26 mm x 4.2 mm (2.6” x 1” x 0.16”) and contains an ARM Cortex-A8 800 MHz i.MX51 processor coupled with 128 MB mobile DDR-SDRAM, 128 MB NAND Flash memory and a 200-pin SODIMM connector. The i.MX51 multimedia applications processors offer


Lexiva (fosamprenavir calcium) - Dear Healthcare Professional Letter

December 3, 2009 8:50 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Potential association between Lexiva and myocardial infarction in HIV infected adults.


High Temperature USB Data Logger Comes In Stainless Steel Housing

December 3, 2009 8:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

The EL-USB-1-PRO is a high temperature USB data logger capable of measuring and recording over 32,000 temperature readings from -40°F to +257°F/-40°C to +125°C. Housed in a waterproof, stainless steel enclosure that protects the logger from corrosion, impact and moisture, the unit is rated to IP67 / NEMA 4X standards and can be


Lithium Battery Gliders Accommodate 10 mm to 24 mm Cells

December 3, 2009 8:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Memory Protection Devices is introducing a new category of battery holders for lithium coin cell batteries. “Gliders” are a hybrid type combining the low cost of retainers with higher reliability than regular coin cell battery holders, according to the company. They are suitable for hand-held consumer and medical products, electronic cards, electronic toll tags, single-use devices, alarm systems, main boards, PND’s and RFID. Gliders are 


QHR Completes $750,000 Private Placement

December 3, 2009 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

QHR Technologies Inc. ("QHR" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: QHR) is pleased to announce that it has completed a $750,000 non-brokered private placement on December 1, 2009 with Pender Growth Fund (VCC) Inc. ("Pender")."Securing this financing, along with the revenue growth we have experienced in...


Zubbles – Get Your Colored Bubbles

December 3, 2009 6:53 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

photo of blue colored bubble. I first posted on this in 2005: Colored Bubbles. Now you can order your own via Zubbles. Colored Bubbles Have Landed (and Popped and Vanished) Having solved the colored bubble dilemma, we spent most of 2006 trying to refine our dyes and the manufacturing...


On Keypads and Design Philosophy

December 3, 2009 5:15 am | Videos | Comments

ECN Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre looks at numeric keypads and what they tell us about design philosophy.


Stringer: Sony Has Adjusted to Yen Levels

December 3, 2009 5:01 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Sony's CEO said the electronics giant must blunt the strong yen's impact by continued streamlining even after it completes its current restructuring plan.


Comcast, GE Strike Deal for NBC Stake

December 3, 2009 5:01 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Comcast agreed to take control of NBC Universal from GE, combining the largest U.S. cable company with a media conglomerate valued at at $30 billion.

Comcast aims to reshape entertainment with NBC

December 3, 2009 5:00 am | by DEBORAH YAO - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Comcast Corp. announced Thursday it plans to buy a majority stake in NBC Universal for $13.75 billion, giving the nation's largest cable TV operator control of the Peacock network, an array of cable channels and a major movie studio.Although the deal could mean that movies could reach cable...

High-Tech, Armored Off-Roader Key to Afghan Surge

December 3, 2009 4:06 am | News | Comments

The new troops headed to Afghanistan are important, sure. But unless those troops can get around the country without getting blown up, this latest surge is going nowhere fast. Which is why the Pentagon is in the middle of a crash program to build and ship to Afghanistan a new generation of bomb-resistant off-road vehicle, equipped with everything from composite armor to “electronic keels”.


Motorola invests in touch-screen software maker

December 3, 2009 4:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Communications product and service company Motorola Inc. said Thursday its venture capital arm has invested in Sensitive Object, a six-year old company that makes software for converting surfaces into touch-screens.Motorola did not say how much it is investing in the startup, a spinoff of the...

MCU Families Extend Portfolio via High-Performance Connectivity

December 3, 2009 3:56 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, is building on the success of its   80 MHz 32-bit PIC32 microcontroller (MCU) portfolio with three new families that provide up to 128 Kbytes of RAM and extensive connectivity options, including 10/100 Mbps Ethernet, two CAN2.0b controllers, USB Host, Device and OTG, and 6 UART, 5 I2C and 4 SPI ports. 


HIS HD 5970 2GB GDDR5 Video Card Review

December 3, 2009 3:22 am | Videos | Comments

The HIS HD 5970 2GB GDDR5 Video Card has a core speed on this product is 725MHz and the 2GB of GDDR5 256 bit memory is 4GHz DDR. It comes with 3200 stream processing units for vertex, pixel and geometry data, 160 texture units and 64 raster operators.


Grooving Down the Helix

December 3, 2009 2:52 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

A team of scientists has made a major step in understanding how molecules locate the genetic information in DNA that is necessary to carry out important biological processes.


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