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First Apple computer to be sold at UK auction

November 12, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The first Apple computer — together with a letter signed by Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs to the original owner — will be sold at a London auction this month.Described by Christie's as a "historic relic," the Apple-1 was introduced in 1976 and sold without a casing, power supply, keyboard or...

Fairchild Semiconductor Focuses on Smart Grid Technology at electronica 2010

November 12, 2010 6:45 am | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor demoed its latest technological advancements for mobile applications, as well as power solutions that focus on the smart grid at electronica 2010.


KEMET Features Flex Mitigation Technology at Electronica 2010

November 12, 2010 6:38 am | Comments

KEMET Corporation, a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors featured its Flex Mitigation technology this week at Electronica 2010 in Munich, Germany.


electronica 2010 shows milestones in CPU development

November 12, 2010 6:34 am | Comments

The topics of virtualisation and multicore are the central thread that runs through the electronica 2010 trade fair to be held from 9th to 12th November at the Munich Trade Fair Centre. Leading international semiconductor manufacturers will exhibit the latest single core...


electronica 2010 confirms upward trend in the electronics industry

November 12, 2010 6:29 am | Comments

The number of visitors at electronica also remained at a constantly high level in 2010 with over 70,000 trade visitors. 2, 595 international exhibitors presented their products, solutions and services at the trade fair from November 9 to 12, 2010.


Day4 Energy, Roth & Rau and alinement announce memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop and manufacture the next generation of PV modules

November 12, 2010 6:27 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Roth & Rau AG, a provider of solar cell production equipment and technology, and Day4 Energy Inc. today announced a tri-party Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with, Alinement B.V. a prospective Day4 solarSYSTEMS partner, to construct the first of its kind integrated manufacturing line...


Electronics world of work at electronica 2010

November 12, 2010 6:26 am | Comments

The last day of electronica 2010, i.e. November 12, 2010, will be devoted to the promotion of future professionals: 26 exhibitors will provide 260 interested school students from Years 12 and 13 with insights into the occupational field of electronics and will explain about career opportunities...


Camera Offers High Resolution and Sensitivity

November 12, 2010 6:26 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Hamamatsu Photonics introduces the ImagEM 1K C9100-14 EMCCD camera, which offers high resolution, high sensitivity, and high speed imaging for advanced applications.


Sandia effort images the sea monster of nuclear fusion: The Rayleigh-Taylor instability

November 12, 2010 6:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) A new X-ray imaging capability has taken pictures of a critical instability at the heart of Sandia's huge Z accelerator. The effort may help remove a major impediment in the worldwide, multi-decade, multi-billion dollar effort to harness nuclear fusion...

Computer science’s Hammond receives DARPA grant

November 12, 2010 6:23 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Dr. Tracy Hammond, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has received a 2010 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Information Processing Techniques Office (DARPA IPTO) grant to design a remote system to assist in the rapid reassembly and...

Intel raising dividend by 15 percent

November 12, 2010 5:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Intel, the big chip maker, says it will raise its dividend by 15 percent and reaffirms that it is headed for its best year....

Daily Beast, Newsweek reach deal to join

November 12, 2010 4:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Newsweek, a 77-year-old magazine that once helped set the national news agenda, is linking its future with a startup website just two years in the making.Three months after agreeing to buy the money-losing weekly for just $1, audio equipment magnate Sidney Harman has completed on-again,...

Fiskars Cuts+More 5-in-1 Multi-Purpose Scissors

November 12, 2010 3:21 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

These are some well engineering scissors with all sorts of handy features. Fiskars makes some great products. High-quality blades provide excellent cutting performance on a wide variety of materials. Large, ergonomically sculpted finger and thumb loops provide excellent comfort and...


Study finds prehistoric people were highly skilled toolmakers

November 12, 2010 2:21 am | by European Commission | Comments

Modern humans had a sophisticated repertoire of tool-making techniques much earlier than was previously believed, new research shows. The study was funded in part by the TRACSYMBOLS ('Tracing the evolution of symbolically mediated behaviours within variable environments in Europe and...

G20: More open trade and well designed employment policies - key to supporting growth

November 12, 2010 12:24 am | by OECD | Comments

Open markets play a pivotal role in supporting growth and job creation, says a new joint report by the OECD, the International Labor Organization, the World Bank and the World Trade Organization. But, it adds, trade opening must be complemented by properly designed domestic policies,...



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