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Save the date for: Powers in Microelectronics

October 12, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

On Thurday November 18, 2010 at Ecole d?Ingénieurs Polytech Tours, France.


Nova Design puts twinkle in London Eye

October 12, 2010 7:22 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Selected as partner for £12.5m capsule upgrade.

3D TV Not Growing as Fast as TV Makers Expected in 2010, but Will Become Mainstream by 2014, with 90 Million+ Shipments

October 12, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | Comments

3D TV is now readily available in retail, but the uptake among consumers has been limited by high prices and lack of content.


Nanoscopic particles resist full encapsulation, Sandia simulations show

October 12, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) It may seem obvious that dunking relatively spherical objects in a sauce -- blueberries in melted chocolate, say -- will result in an array of completely encapsulated berries.

CUI Releases 10-100 W DIN Rail Power Supply Series

October 12, 2010 7:20 am | by Digi-Key | Comments

CUI Inc’s power line, V-Infinity, and its distributor, Digi-Key Corporation, announced the release of a new series of convection cooled DIN rail mounted ac-dc power supplies.

Navigate electronica 2010 with your Cell Phone

October 12, 2010 6:14 am | Comments

The EasyExpoNavigation application turns cell phones into trade fair companions, allowing the user to search for points of interest such as exhibitors, products, forums, restaurants and public transport stops.


Wal-Mart Stores to start selling Apple's iPad

October 12, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it will start selling Apple Inc.'s iPad tablet computer in some stores by Friday and in a majority of locations by the height of the holiday shopping season.Wal-Mart will sell the iPad at Apple's suggested retail price, which range from $499 to $829 depending on the...

Fujitsu develops Gallium-Nitride HEMT power amplifier featuring high uutput power for millimeter-wave W-band

October 12, 2010 5:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Fujitsu Ltd. and Fujitsu laboratories of Tokyo and Kawasaki, Japan respectively, announced the development of a power amplifier using gallium nitride (GaN) high electron mobility transistors (HEMT) that puts out 1.3W for wireless communications in the millimeter-wave W-band


Statistics: Unemployment rate falls to 8.5% in August

October 12, 2010 4:24 am | by OECD | Comments

In August 2010, unemployment in the OECD area fell slightly to 8.5% (from 8.6% in July). The unemployment rate has returned to August 2009 levels and unemployment now appears stable across OECD countries.


National Semiconductor plans £20m Scottish investment

October 11, 2010 7:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

According to the Herrald Scotland National Semiconductor is planning to invest £20 million in its chip-making and design facility in Greenock and will increase the size of its permanent workforce over the next 12 months, The Herald has learned.


SRA to buy Platinum Solutions for $90 million

October 11, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Technology and consulting services company SRA International Inc. said Monday it has agreed to acquire systems integrator and software developer Platinum Solutions Inc. for about $90 million.Platinum Solutions, which is based in Reston, Va., specializes in developing customized software...

New iPhone app helps keep pets trim

October 11, 2010 12:21 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

CUPetHealth, developed by students, can help pet owners track how much they feed their cats or dogs as well as their pet's vaccinations and medications.


TDK-Lambda Signs UK Distribution Deal with Ideal Power

October 11, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

TDK-Lambda UK has signed a non-exclusive distribution agreement with Ideal Power, a power specialist in the industrial and medical sectors. Effective from 1st October 2010, Ideal Power will promote TDK-Lambda products within Great Britain...


Contour Energy Systems Signs Exclusive Technology Licensing Agreement with MIT

October 11, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Contour Energy Systems, Inc. announced the acquisition of what is described as a breakthrough carbon nanotube technology that can dramatically improve the power capability of lithium-ion batteries, through an exclusive technology licensing agreement with...


Solarfun Announces Completion of Strategic Investment from Hanwha Chemical Corp.

October 11, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules in China, announced the closing of Hanwha Chemical Corporation’s strategic investment in Solarfun. According...



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