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STMicroelectronics takes pressure sensors to new heights

December 1, 2010 10:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

New tiny silicon pressure sensor uses innovative MEMS technology to provide extremely accurate pressure measurements.

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CISSOID introduces MARS - a high temperature 30V small-signal P-channel MOSFET transistor

December 1, 2010 10:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

CISSOID, the leader in high temperature semiconductor solutions, introduced a new product in their PLANET family of high temperature transistors and switches.

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Flir camera detects gas leaks

December 1, 2010 10:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

BP Chemicals is using Flir Advanced Thermal Solutions? GasFindIR cameras to visualize and document gas leaks, said Flir.

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WikiLeaks website, pummeled by attacks, loses home

December 1, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The website of WikiLeaks, the organization that just released a trove of sensitive U.S. State Department documents, appears to have lost or left its main Web host, Amazon.com....

MegaPhase Cables Enable Successful Conclusion of Seven-year Deep Space Program

December 1, 2010 9:12 am | Comments

MegaPhase cables have contributed to the first and only asteroid dust capture from space. Japanese scientists confirmed their Hayabusa space probe, equipped with MegaPhase's GrooveTube cable assemblies. The seven year mission captured particles from the asteroid Itokawa...

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Review: Nookcolor is best dedicated e-reader

December 1, 2010 9:05 am | by PETER SVENSSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

When Barnes & Noble Inc. began to sell its first electronic reading device, the Nook, a year ago, I found it as welcome as a bookcase landing on my toe. It was a terrible design — slow, confusing and buggy.The successor, the Nookcolor, is a huge improvement and the best dedicated e-reader on...

Europe Threatens Inquiry Into Phone and Cable Fees

December 1, 2010 8:28 am | by New York Times | Comments

Neelie Kroes, the commissioner who oversees telecommunications, said she was willing to use new powers to protect consumers from steep fees.

F.C.C. Chairman Outlines Broadband Framework

December 1, 2010 8:28 am | by New York Times | Comments

A speech by Julius Genachowski will outline a proposal that forbids both wired and wireless Internet service providers from blocking lawful content.

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Agency Proposes ‘Do Not Track’ Option for Web Users

December 1, 2010 8:27 am | by New York Times | Comments

The framework by the F.T.C. would let consumers decide whether they want Internet sites and advertisers to track their movements.

EMI Filters Have Optional Surge Suppression

December 1, 2010 8:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Foster Transformer now offers three models of EMI Filters with optional surge suppression that can be mounted with 1/4 in. quick connect terminals.

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Lens Cleaning Kit Improves Laser Performance

December 1, 2010 8:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

A laser optics lens cleaning kit that lets technicians in the field remove spatter and blow-back from CO2 laser optics to optimize laser performance is available from Laser Research Optics.

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Convey trust with voice, professor urges

December 1, 2010 8:22 am | by Cornell University | Comments

A new study by the ILR School's Michele Williams finds that our tone of voice, its pitch and volume, can convey trust.

Discovery Triples Number of Stars in Universe

December 1, 2010 8:22 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

Astronomers have discovered that small, dim stars known as red dwarfs are much more prolific than previously thought-so much so that the total number of stars in the universe is likely three times bigger than realized.

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Electron 'pairing': Triplet superconductivity proven experientially for first time

December 1, 2010 7:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Ruhr-University Bochum) Researchers at Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu Kiel and Santa Barbara have made the first experimental breakthrough in quantum physics: Their studies on the "pairing behavior" of electrons have proven for the first time the existence of...

FTC proposes Do Not Track tool for Web marketing

December 1, 2010 7:20 am | Comments

Federal regulators are proposing to create a "Do Not Track" tool for the Internet so that people could prevent marketers from tracking their Web browsing habits and other online behavior in order to target advertising....

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