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Gourmet brand, dead as magazine, returns as an app

June 22, 2010 12:05 pm | Comments

Gourmet may be dead as a magazine, but the brand lives on.Conde Nast, which closed the money-losing print magazine last fall, said Tuesday that it is launching a digital product called "Gourmet Live" for the iPad and other mobile gadgets.It is another bet by Conde Nast on the world of apps -...

'Are we there yet?' Parents' road trip must-haves

June 22, 2010 11:05 am | by ERIN CONROY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

'ARE WE THERE YET?' The longest summer drive on average this year will be about 8.5 hours each way, according to a recent survey. If you have children and could only bring one trip accessory — GPS, DVD player, gaming device — what would it be?Twenty-eight percent of American parents polled said...

Field-Installable Industrial Ethernet Connector Requires No Tools

June 22, 2010 10:21 am | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

Bensheim -- June 18, 2010 -- Now available from Tyco Electronics is an IP65/67 field installable Industrial Ethernet RJ-45 push-pull connector. Utilizing the company's common core design, the product can be applied in the field without the need for any tools. This significantly reduces...

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Apple sells 3 million iPads

June 22, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Apple says it has sold 3 million iPads less than three months after the new device went on sale.The touch-screen tablet computer launched on April 3 in the U.S. and began selling last month in Asia and Europe. Apple Inc. plans to roll out the device in nine more countries in July.The company...

Quantum gas in free fall

June 22, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Max-Planck-Gesellschaft) Physicists produce a Bose-Einstein condensate at zero gravity -- a step towards extremely sensitive quantum sensors for gravitation.

Another Via-in-Pad reason

June 22, 2010 8:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Just the other day - No not that one. The other one - I was reading through some of the open source Beagleboard information again and I came across an interesting tid bit. In one of the early revisions, they...

Dolby Laboratories opens research center in China

June 22, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Dolby Laboratories Inc., the audio technology company, said Tuesday it has opened its first research and engineering center in China.Dolby said the center, which is based in Beijing, is an attempt to attract and develop talent in the region.The company said it has had a presence in Chinese...

Digi-Key Honors CUI with Exceptional Sales Performance Award

June 22, 2010 7:31 am | Comments

CUI Inc announced that it received an award for Exceptional Sales Performance Driven by Superior Engagement from their distributor Digi-Key. This award recognizes the unique partnership between CUI and the distributor, and the exceptional dedication the two companies have towards servicing their customers together.

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Liquid crystals light way to better data storage

June 22, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Institute of Physics) Currently, most liquid crystal technologies rely on physical or chemical manipulation, such as rubbing in one direction, to align molecules in a preferred direction. In an important advance, scientists at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have created a...

NetControl chooses Digi Connect WAN 3G to enable its NetCase on-board bus ticketing system

June 22, 2010 6:20 am | by Digi International | Comments

Tourist Bus Company OpenTour leverages system to improve fleet security, combat fraud, and speed passenger boarding

Technology 'sweeping away' books, says Stoppard

June 22, 2010 6:18 am | Comments

Books are at risk of being "swept away" by a world of new technology and moving images which are increasingly winning the competition for children's attention, says British playwright Tom Stoppard. Stoppard, who has written for television, radio and film, also warned the study of humanities was being neglected in favor of science.

John Glenn: Keep space shuttles flying

June 22, 2010 6:12 am | Comments

Mercury astronaut John Glenn wants NASA's space shuttles to keep flying until a reliable replacement is ready, no matter how long it takes. Glenn joined the national debate Monday over America's future in space and became the latest ex-astronaut to speak out on the matter.

Calif. license plates might go digital, show ads

June 22, 2010 6:09 am | Comments

As electronic highway billboards flashing neon advertisements become more prevalent, the next frontier in distracted driving is already approaching - ad-blaring license plates. The California Legislature is considering a bill that would allow the state to begin researching the use of electronic license plates for vehicles.

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Medvedev to tour Silicon Valley, seek investors

June 22, 2010 5:06 am | by NATALIYA VASILYEVA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Russia's Dmitry Medevedev on Friday visits Silicon Valley for the first time, eager to reinvent his country's outmoded, oil-dependent economy — and lure talent and money from the high-tech capital.Two years into his presidency, the 44-year-old tech-savvy Kremlin chief still lives in the shadow...

One Bright Day Virtual LED Conference Sponsored by Digi-Key Corporation

June 22, 2010 3:22 am | by Digi-Key | Comments

The One Bright Day online conference will feature five separate webinar presentations focusing on LED reliability, color gamut, control, characteristics, and the semiconductors involved in creating LED systems.

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