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NEMS Computer Switches Handle Heat that Renders Transistors Useless

October 13, 2010 5:43 am | Comments

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have made electromechanical switches – building blocks of circuits - that can take twice the heat that renders electronic transistors useless.


Radiometrix to join Farnell’s Live Interactive Demonstrations at Electronica

October 13, 2010 5:29 am | Comments

Radiometrix will be participating in Farnell’s much anticipated live interactive demonstrations at the upcoming Electronica exhibition in Munich.


IGate posts higher 3Q profit, revenue

October 13, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

IGate Corp. said Wednesday its third-quarter net income surged as the information technology and outsourcing company added new customers and grew revenue.The company earned $14.3 million, or 25 cents per share, up 61 percent from $8.9 million, or 16 cents per share, in the same period a year...


Event: Celebration of UN World Statistics Day at the OECD – Wednesday 20 October 2010 @ 12 p.m.

October 13, 2010 3:22 am | by OECD | Comments

Commemoration of 1st ever United Nations World Statistics Day, with presentations on innovative ways the OECD is using statistics.


Green growth : Environmental taxation can spur innovation, says OECD

October 13, 2010 2:22 am | by OECD | Comments

“To achieve a greener future we need new technologies that can lower the cost of saving the planet,” says OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría. Governments could make better use of environmental taxes to discourage polluting activities and boost innovative ‘green technologies.’


Microsoft, China's Alibaba test new search service

October 13, 2010 1:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft Corp. and Alibaba Group, China's biggest e-commerce site, are testing a search service, adding a new competitor to a crowded Chinese search market.The launch of the beta, or test, version of the Etao search site last weekend comes as companies scramble for market share following...

Intel Tries Anonymity, for a Change

October 12, 2010 11:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Intel has established one of the most well-known brands, but some new products make little mention of the company.

F.C.C. Wants to Stop Cellphone ‘Bill Shock’

October 12, 2010 11:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The Federal Communications Commission will propose rules that require mobile phone companies to alert customers when they are about to incur extra usage charges.


Japanese Game Maker on a Buying Spree

October 12, 2010 11:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The purchase of Ngmoco by DeNA is one of the largest deals ever involving an iPhone application developer.

3S in-house developed MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011

October 12, 2010 11:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

According to Digitimes information, Solid State System (3S), a Taiwan-based NAND flash controller design house, expects its in-house developed single-chip MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011.


Alchimer & Nagase sign exclusive agreement on 3D TSV plating chemistries

October 12, 2010 11:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Exclusive contract also includes demo facility to open in early 2011


The Big Job: Episode 4- "The Finalists"

October 12, 2010 4:23 pm | Comments

The search for TTI's new corporate icon is almost complete, but now we need your help deciding who will be TTI's new corporate icon. Learn more about each finalist on Facebook and then - CAST YOUR VOTE!

Yale Model Helps Predict Extinction Risk to Birds

October 12, 2010 3:22 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

Yale University researchers have developed a tool for biodiversity conservation in the face of global change: a statistical model that helps predict the risk of extinction for almost 90% of the world's bird species.


STMicroelectronics Reclaims Lost Solar Energy with Intelligent Hotspot Prevention

October 12, 2010 2:27 pm | by | Comments

STMicroelectronics (ST) announced what it describes as an innovation for solar panels aimed at allowing more of the energy from each cell to reach the power grid. The innovation replaces the simple bypass diode...


NSF renews Centers for Nanotechnology in Society

October 12, 2010 2:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation recently renewed two important cooperative agreements totaling more than $12.5 million over five years.


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