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Economy: Rising tensions could degenerate into protectionism, warns OECD-UNCTAD report

November 4, 2010 7:23 am | by OECD | Comments

G20 leaders must remain vigilant against the risk that tensions over current account imbalances could slow investment or degenerate into a protectionist spiral, according to the OECD and UNCTAD. In their fourth report to the G20, the organisations find that most new investment measures...

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Time Warner Cable 3Q net income rises

November 4, 2010 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Time Warner Cable Inc., the country's second-largest cable company, lost more cable-TV subscribers in the latest quarter than it ever has before, keeping the question alive of whether Internet video is finally starting to cut into the cable business....

Digi-Key to Unveil Redesigned Booth for electronica 2010

November 4, 2010 5:10 am | Comments

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as stocking the industry's broadest selection of board level electronic components for immediate shipment worldwide, will make its presence known during electronica 2010 Nov. 9-12 in Munich, Germany.

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Solera rides to higher 1Q income, raises outlook

November 4, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Solera Holdings Inc.'s fiscal first-quarter net income surged 46 percent, encouraging the maker of auto insurance software to raise its full-year outlook.The Dallas-based company said Wednesday that it earned $29.1 million, or 41 cents per share, in the three months ending in September. That...

REC facility already exceeds expectations by producing one millionth module ahead of plan before reaching full capacity.

November 4, 2010 1:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

REC today officially opened one of the world's largest integrated wafer, cell and module manufacturing facilities in Tuas, Singapore. This milestone is the largest single investment ever made by REC, the largest clean tech investment ever made in Singapore at 2.5 billion Singapore...

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20W GaN power amp provides 30% PAE

November 4, 2010 1:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

TriQuint debuts the TGA2572 20W power amplifier designed for defence communications systems and fabricated using TriQuint's production-released GaN on SiC process.

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AT & T sets up division to target health care

November 3, 2010 9:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

AT&T Inc., the country's largest telecommunications company, on Thursday said it is setting up a division to target the health care industry, hoping to have a significant seat at the table when industry adopts electronic medical records, doctor's visits by video-conferencing and wireless...

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Boa Constrictor Gives Birth to Clones

November 3, 2010 8:21 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Snake gives ‘virgin birth’ to extraordinary babies A female boa constrictor snake has given birth to two litters of extraordinary offspring. Evidence suggests the mother snake has had multiple virgin births, producing 22 baby snakes that have no father. More than that, the...

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Panasonic invests $30M in electric car maker Tesla

November 3, 2010 8:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Panasonic Corp. is investing $30 million in Tesla Motors Inc., the U.S. maker of electric sports cars, eyeing expansion in the global market for green vehicles, both sides said Thursday....

Commercialization of Large-current Common Mode Choke Coils Supporting Various Automotive Power Supplies -PLT10HH Series-

November 3, 2010 7:21 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has commercialized the PLT10HH series of SMD-type common mode choke coils*, which are designed to reduce undesirable radiation noise from automotive power lines.

Panasonic says it has invested $30 million in Tesla Motors

November 3, 2010 7:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Panasonic says it has invested $30 million in Tesla Motors.

Panasonic invests $30 million in Tesla

November 3, 2010 7:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Panasonic Corp. said Thursday it has invested $30 million in Tesla Motors Inc., the U.S. maker of electric sports cars, eyeing an expansion in the global market for electric vehicles.Panasonic, Japan's biggest home appliance maker, said it will acquire about a 2 percent stake in Tesla....

Amdocs to provide system for P & T Luxembourg

November 3, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Telecommunications software maker Amdocs Ltd. said Wednesday that P&T Luxembourg and LUXGSM selected its software to replace an existing billing system.Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal was made after a merger between P&T Luxembourg's telecommunications sales entity and its mobile...

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Scientists produce transparent, light-harvesting material

November 3, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) Scientists at the US Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory have fabricated transparent thin films capable of absorbing light and generating electric charge over a relatively large area. The material,...

HSN net income slips 10 percent to $14.9M

November 3, 2010 1:07 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

HSN Inc., the shop-at-home retailer, said Wednesday its net income slipped 10 percent, hurt by the impact of a product recall and other charges.Shares plunged $3.20, or 10.8 percent, to close at $26.55.For July through September, net income dipped to $14.9 million, or 25 cents per share, from...

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