The Web edition of a cover story from Fortune this spring took a sharp turn from what you might expect at a 79-year-old magazine. Dispensing advice on finding a job during a recession, the piece had a soundtrack, a troupe of improv actors from Chicago and about 4,000 fewer words than your average magazine feature. Instead of scrolling through a column of text, readers (if the term can be applied) flipped through nine pages that told the story with a mix of text, photo-illustrations, interactive graphics and video clips.
Designed to house boards directly mounted horizontally into internal slots extruded in the case body, 1457 E Series extruded aluminum small enclosures from Hammond Electronics have RFI and IP54-rated end-panel gaskets that provide electro-magnetic attenuation as well as water and dust protection.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is a rarity among large U.S. newspapers — it's selling more weekday copies than a decade ago. In Idaho, the Post Register's circulation has remained stable, while many other print publications have lost readers to the Internet. How can this be?
Targeting a variety of demanding RF applications, Tektronix’s RSA6000 Series of spectrum analyzers now includes advanced time, amplitude, and DPX trigger functions as well as with a swept DPX engine that collects more than 292,000 spectrums/second (transients as brief as 10.3 µs) over a 110-MHz bandwidth up to 14 GHz.
Intended for air filter applications requiring the filter to "snake" around jutting components or conform to a radius-type bezel, the Flex-Frame family of filter assemblies from Universal Air Filter offers a prototyping service for free in conjunction with 3D CAD downloads available on the company website.
Just how much can a college outsource and still be a college? The question is no longer just academic at Fort Hays State University in Kansas. Under a novel arrangement, the school will accept credits from a private company that runs introductory courses in subjects like economics and English composition — listing them on transcripts under the Fort Hays State name.
To take advantage of advances in high-speed serial data transmission technologies, PICMG is releasing a new option for its popular CompactPCI standard. The new PICMG 2.30 Compact PCI PlusIO standard is based on PICMG 2.30 core specification and defines the migration path from parallel PCI to the serial PCI Express.
The bad news for the mobile-device industry is that its sales in the first quarter were horrible. The good news is that smartphone sales are showing strength.
Law enforcement computers were struck by a mystery computer virus Thursday, forcing the FBI and the U.S. Marshals to shut down part of their networks as a precaution.
President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill aimed at tightening the controls on defense spending, saying it is "long overdue."
Available with continuous torque ratings from 30 to 500 in-lbs (3.4 to 56.5 N-m), the VWDIR134 family of parallel-shaft permanent-magnet DC gearmotors accept the Bison TightDrive speed control option that offers up to a 20:1 speed range.
Able to deliver delivering up to 4 times peak current, the 61500 and 61600 Series of programmable AC power sources from Chroma can provide up to 18 kW.
Technology executives say they are prepared to cut more costs if the downturn proves more prolonged than expected, but finding places to get further savings won't be easy.
To provide uniformed LED brightness and accurate LED color, the MBI5040 PWM LED driver from Macroblock has 8-bit digital dot correction and 16-bit gray scale control.
A recent Apple job listing that we just discovered reveals that Apple is looking for a low level iPhone programmer with detailed knowledge of the ARM processor including its NEON vector unit.