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SAP at a crossroads after losing $1.3B verdict

November 24, 2010 12:06 pm | Comments

On the losing end of a $1.3 billion jury verdict for stealing a rival's intellectual property, SAP AG is facing the difficult decision about whether to double down - by appealing - or folding.Either route is going to cost the German company dearly, and will have implications for how other...

L & L Acquisition prices $40M IPO

November 24, 2010 11:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

L&L Acquisition Corp., an acquisition firm focused on healthcare-related businesses, has priced its initial public offering, filed in July, at $40 million.


Total Launches Project to Build Solar Panel Plant in France

November 24, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

Total announced the construction of a photovoltaic panel production and assembly unit at Composite Park in France’s north-eastern region of Moselle. With a surface area of 2,800 square metres, the plant will house two production...


Broadcom Expands Connected Home Portfolio with Addition of Gigle Networks Powerline Networking Technology

November 24, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

Broadcom Corp. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Gigle Networks Inc., a privately-held company that develops system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for home networking over power lines. When combined with Broadcom’s portfolio...


ABB Invests in Renewable Energy Company

November 24, 2010 11:20 am | by | Comments

ABB announced that it has invested about $13 million in Aquamarine Power, a Scottish company that has developed technology to convert energy captured from waves near shore into clean, usable electricity. ABB Technology Ventures, the...


Personal Income and Outlays, October 2010

November 24, 2010 10:26 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

Personal income increased $57.6 billion, or 0.5 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $48.3 billion, or 0.4 percent, in October, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $44.0 billion, or 0.4 percent. In...

Solar PV Panel under JNNSM get's enable with Unique ID (UID) through RFID technology

November 24, 2010 10:26 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

We are glad to announce that we have come out with a complete -Green Initiative Solution- for RFID Enabled PV-Module Identification and Traceability complying as per Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE ), Govt of India

Falling Q3’10 LCD Panel Prices Directly Impact Retail Pricing During Holiday Season

November 24, 2010 10:25 am | by General Electric | Comments

As Black Friday shoppers gear up to find the best bargains, LCD TVs will likely top their holiday wish lists.


Quartz crystal microbalances enable new microscale analytic technique

November 24, 2010 10:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) A new chemical analysis technique developed by a research group at NIST uses the shifting ultrasonic pitch of a small quartz crystal to test the purity of only a few micrograms of material.

Facebook moves closer to trademarking 'face'

November 24, 2010 10:20 am | Comments

Facebook has moved a step closer toward trademarking the word "face" - at least in certain contexts....

Ten Electronics Things to be Thankful for in 2010

November 24, 2010 9:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

"Do they have 4th of July in Canada?" The Thanksgiving holiday is upon those of us here in the United States. It's been a bummer of a couple of years for a lot of the electronics world, but there's still...

Disney's earnings leak sprung from Goofy mistake

November 24, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Walt Disney Co.'s early release of its earnings report this month came down to a Dumbo move: The company made the information accessible through an easy-to-guess Web address....

Atom Processor Includes FPGA for Enhanced Design Flexibility

November 24, 2010 8:43 am | Comments

Intel announced the configurable Intel Atom processor E600C series, which features an Intel Atom E600 processor (formerly codenamed “Tunnel Creek”) paired with an Altera Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) in a single package.


New imaging technique accurately finds cancer cells, fast

November 24, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) The long, anxious wait for biopsy results could soon be over, thanks to a tissue-imaging technique developed at the University of Illinois.The research team demonstrated the novel microscopy technique, called nonlinear interferometric...


CUI Releases New Digital DC-DC POL Module Series

November 24, 2010 8:21 am | by Digi-Key | Comments

CUI Inc’s power line, V-Infinity, and its distributor, Digi-Key Corporation, announced the release of two digital non-isolated DC-DC Point of Load (POL) modules.


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