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Intel on beyond 32nm CMOS and 3D TSV plans

August 30, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The limit of scaling down CMOS transistors, which are elementary elements of chips, has long been pointed out. But it seems that the limit still cannot be seen according to a recent interview of Nikkei Microdevices with Kelin J Kuhn, Inte's Director of Advanced Device Technology.

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Omnivision first company to implement BSI technology on VGA CMOS image sensors

August 30, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

OmniVision Technologies recently introduced the OV7727, a top-of-the-line VGA sensor for the high-end ultra-thin notebook market. It is the first VGA sensor built with OmniBSI? backside illumination technology. It combines extremely strong performance and sensitivity with an ultra-compact...

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External Linear Programmable Actuator Is RoHS Compliant

August 30, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduces the Haydon RoHS compliant IDEA external linear programmable actuator. This completes an entire line of fully programmable size 17 stepper motor linear actuators.

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External Power Supplies Offered in 62 and 80 Watt Versions

August 30, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

TDK-Lambda has released a new range of AC-DC external power supplies with models rated from 62 to 80 watts that are EISA and CEC Level IV and V compliant.

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Personal Income and Outlays, July 2010

August 30, 2010 7:23 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | Comments

Personal income increased $30.0 billion, or 0.2 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $17.6 billion, or 0.2 percent, in July, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $44.1 billion, or 0.4 percent. In June,...

Innovative Contract Employment Agency Teams With SalesDialers.com, Inc. For Increased Productivity

August 30, 2010 7:22 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Good Pay Low Rates and SalesDialers.com, Inc. announce marketing partnership to utilize cost-effective strategies for high volume outbound sales calls in exchange for product improvement input and new marketing data. Good Pay Low Rates contacts receive a free SalesDialers.com trial.

Agenda for First-Ever IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference Finalized

August 30, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, and IFA, the global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances today unveiled the final agenda for its upcoming IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference during IFA 2010.

Beyond silicon-based computing

August 30, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Indiana University School of Medicine) Zhe-Yu "Jeff" Ou, Ph.D., of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is leading the establishment of a network of quantum information laboratories. Quantum information science, which uses photons -- units of light -- to carry and process...

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HP authorizes $10B share buyback

August 30, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. said Monday its board has authorized the repurchase of $10 billion in shares.The announcement comes as the personal computer maker is involved in a bidding contest with rival Dell Inc. for the data storage company 3Par Inc.Shares of HP, which is based in Palo Alto, Calif.,...

Why Betting on 3D?

August 30, 2010 4:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The continuation of Moore?s Law appears less in doubt than ever. Companies such as Intel, ST, AMD (via GlobalFoundries) and IBM are testing FinFETS and ETSOI and work is being done on the back end to ensure that these new structures can be manufactured with sufficient yield, according to...

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Bank of Japan holds emergency policy meeting

August 29, 2010 7:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Bank of Japan is holding an emergency meeting Monday as political pressure mounts for the central bank to ease monetary policy in the face of a surging yen.In a statement on its website, the bank said the meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m. in Tokyo (0000 GMT; 8 p.m. EDT Sunday). The bank had...

Disney, Time Warner make progress on program fees

August 29, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Walt Disney Co. and Time Warner Cable Inc. said Sunday that they have made "significant progress" in resolving their issues over programming fees with less than a week left to renew a pact that feeds TV channels like ESPN into American households....

Sluggish Economy Leads Intel to Cut 3rd-Quarter Guidance

August 27, 2010 8:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The chip maker said it was seeing “weaker-than-expected demand for consumer PCs in mature markets” like the United States and Europe.

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Microsoft takes i4i patent infringement case to U.S. Supreme Court

August 27, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Canadian technology company i4i says Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT) has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision that found the technology giant infringed on an i4i patent.

Google travel deal faces Justice Dept scrutiny

August 27, 2010 4:06 pm | Comments

Federal regulators are taking a closer look at Google Inc.'s plans to buy travel technology company ITA Software Inc. in a $700 million all-cash deal announced last month.In a blog post on Friday, Google said the Justice Department has asked it for more information about the proposed...

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