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WikiLeaks Struggles to Stay Online After Cyberattacks

December 3, 2010 6:26 am | by New York Times | Comments

WikiLeaks switched to a Swiss host for its Web site after being dropped by an American provider, but access remained sporadic.

Compact Lasers Provided at Three New Wavelengths

December 3, 2010 6:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Coherent Inc. has expanded its CUBE family of CW visible diode laser modules with three new wavelengths: 488 nm (50 mW), 685 nm (40 mW), and 730 nm (30 mW).


Precision Planetary Gearheads Feature High Torque Design

December 3, 2010 6:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

A series of RTX precision planetary gearheads from Sterling Instrument (ISO 9001:2000+AS9100B registered manufacturer) features high torque design and is offered in standard NEMA sizes 60 and 90.


Researchers create high performance infrared camera based on type-II InAs/GaSb superlattices

December 3, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Northwestern University) Researchers at Northwestern University have created a new infrared camera based on Type-II InAs/GaSb superlattices that produces much higher resolution images than previous infrared cameras.

Middle class in Latin America economically vulnerable, says OECD

December 3, 2010 5:25 am | by OECD | Comments

Even though the growing middle class in Latin America is becoming an engine of economic progress, this group remains economically vulnerable when compared with high income OECD countries, according to the OECD Development Centre’s Latin American Economic Outlook 2011. Therefore, Latin...


100% independent diving robots to come to life

December 3, 2010 5:22 am | by European Commission | Comments

Researchers in Germany are developing a robot able to carry out routine tasks under water, and without any help from humans. Even when equipped with compressed-air bottles and diving regulators, humans reach their limits very quickly. In contrast, unmanned submarine vehicles, connected by...

Wireless Shackle Load Cells Allow Versatility for a Wide Range of Industrial Applications

December 3, 2010 4:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Wireless shackle load cells from LCM Systems are ideal for weighing and lifting applications in harsh and rugged environments.

PV Book-to-Bill in Q3’10 Dips from Previous Eight-Quarter High

December 3, 2010 4:23 am | by General Electric | Comments

In Q3’10 (ending 30 September), the PV Book-to-Bill ratio fell after an eight-quarter high during Q2’10, to a three-month average of 1.16, according to the PV book-to-bill analysis featured in the new Solarbuzz ®PV Equipment Quarterly report.


Researchers discover a way to simultaneously desalinate water, produce hydrogen and treat wastewater

December 3, 2010 4:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Colorado Denver) Fresh water and reusable energy. Humans are on a constant hunt for a sustainable supply of both. Water purification requires a lot of energy, while utility companies need large amounts of water for energy production. Their goal is to find a...

Semicon Taiwan 3D Forum: Major players reveal current status of 3D IC commercialization

December 3, 2010 1:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The Semicon Taiwan 3D Technology Forum held in Taipai in September was chaired by Ho-Ming Tong, General Manager and CTO for ASE. Speakers included representatives from UMC, ASE, SIliconware, ITRI, Yole, Nokia, Qualcomm, Verigy, Applied Materials, IME and Sematech.


Europe to Examine Cap on Roaming Charges for Mobile Internet

December 2, 2010 10:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Neelie Kroes, the telecommunications commissioner, said that she would look for ways to reduce and eventually eliminate mobile phone roaming charges.

Sensonor Gyro awarded the best high precision MEMS gyro in the market

December 2, 2010 9:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Sensonor Technologies was awarded the 2010 European high precision MEMS gyroscopes new product innovation award by Frost & Sullivan.


Powdec announces next generation Gallium Nitride 600 V Schottky diode

December 2, 2010 9:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

~ Dramatically reduces power losses enabling an energy efficient, green future ~


Mitsubishi Electric acquires Vincotech Holdings S.à r.l.

December 2, 2010 9:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503, hereafter "Mitsubishi Electric") has announced that Mitsubishi Electric and The Gores Group have entered into a Share Purchase Agreement on the acquisition of Vincotech group, a manufacturer of electronic components (hereafter "Vincotech")...


Swedish Court Confirms Arrest Warrant for WikiLeaks Founder

December 2, 2010 8:25 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Sweden’s highest court refused on Thursday to grant permission for Julian Assange to appeal an arrest order in a sex crimes case.


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