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Microsoft raises dividend 23 percent to 16 cents

September 21, 2010 4:21 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft is raising its quarterly dividend for the first time in two years in a move that will return more of the software maker's cash to its shareholders....

Adobe 3Q net income soars, outlook disappoints

September 21, 2010 4:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Adobe Systems Inc.'s shares tumbled in after-hours trading Tuesday after the company issued disappointing guidance, but analysts cautioned investors not to read too much about the broader economy into the results, saying the company's niche software for creative professionals doesn't make...

Researchers tap into cell power to create building 'skins' that adapt to heat/light of environment

September 21, 2010 3:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Pennsylvania) Engineers, design architects and cell biologists from the University of Pennsylvania will use a National Science Foundation grant to utilize the flexibility and sensitivity of human cells as the models for next-generation building "skins" that will adapt to...


Tamar Technology receives orders for its TSV measurement technology

September 21, 2010 2:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Tamar Technology received orders from two major semiconductor equipment manufacturers for its Through-Silicon Via (TSV) measurement technology.


Mitsubishi Chemical to add MOCVD Systems for LEDs with $175 million investment

September 21, 2010 2:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Mitsubishi plans to invest 15 billion yen (US$175 million) in MOCVD systems for high brightness LED production, according to an article in the Nikkei newspaper.


TI introduces power converter for energy harvesting and low-power applications

September 21, 2010 2:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) introduced a high-efficiency, ultra-low power step-down converter for energy harvesting and low-power applications.


Campbell Collins Debuts New Family of 15W DC-DC Converters with 4:1 Input Ranges in Industry Standard Packages

September 21, 2010 1:22 pm | by | Comments

Campbell Collins Ltd. announced the availability of a new family of 15W dc-dc converters from Power Mate, offering high power density and a flexible range of input and output voltages. The FKC15W series has 4:1...


Siemens to Open Up Smart Metering Communications for Meters Produced by Other Manufacturers

September 21, 2010 1:22 pm | by | Comments

Siemens Energy will open up its previously proprietary Distribution Line Carrier (DLC) communications protocol, which utilizes the low-voltage network as a metering communications channel. The company will thus give utilities the opportunity also to...


Connections at the Heart of the Matter

September 21, 2010 1:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Ensuring proper connection of leads into implantable cardiac devices can be challenging, especially for small start-ups whose specialty may not focus on this area. As a result, one company is offering a solution that can be completely integrated easily into a device to help satisfy the...


Grants create new digital collections

September 21, 2010 1:20 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

The Grants Program for Digital Collections in Arts and Sciences has awarded five grants, from creating an online collection of Cornell's plaster casts to digitizing 25,000 pages of Nepali texts.

Rice University's award-winning NanoJapan program wins $4M grant

September 21, 2010 10:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rice University) Rice University's award-winning undergraduate summer research program NanoJapan will soon expand, thanks to a new five-year, $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation. NanoJapan, which is open to students from all US universities, combines a traditional...

Product Information Centers Across Europe

September 21, 2010 9:20 am | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

Do you have a question on a TE product, want to find documentation or subscribe to TE's monthly customer newsletter? This new flyer on the company's Product Information Centers in Europe is now available in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish and features TE's 24/7 customer...

I.B.M. Bids $1.7 Billion for Data Company

September 21, 2010 7:23 am | by New York Times | Comments

The company, Netezza, makes computer appliances that combine hardware and software for business intelligence.


Twitter hack opens popups, causes havoc

September 21, 2010 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A new way to cause mischief quickly spread through short-messaging service Twitter Tuesday morning before the site could fix the problem, as mysterious "tweets" of blocked-out text propagated themselves and caused popup windows to open....

A single application for every device

September 21, 2010 6:20 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) Led by the Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS, a consortium of major, international companies will develop an open-source platform and software components that will allow cross-platform use of services and technologies that can be operated on multiple screens.


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