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For non-stick MEMS, turn to quantum physics

October 14, 2010 10:28 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

MIT researchers have developed a way to calculate Casimir forces, which could effect the way sub-micron MEMS are designed.


Yale Scientist Helps Pinpoint Threats to Life in World’s Rivers

October 14, 2010 10:22 am | Comments

The food chain - the number of organisms that feed on each other - in the world's streams and rivers depends more upon the size of the stream and whether the waterways flood or run dry than the amount of available food resources, Yale University and Arizona State University (ASU)...

'Handbook of Cloud Computing' presents comprehensive view of cloud computing trend

October 14, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Springer) Cloud computing is reshaping information technology, helping drive new cost efficiencies, accelerating time to market, providing access to greater computing resources and increasing their availability and scalability. "The Handbook of Cloud Computing" provides a comprehensive...


MSGI Engages American Capital Ventures for Investor Relations Services

October 14, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

MSGI Security Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: MSGI) ("MSGI") today announced that it has retained the services of American Capital Ventures (ACV), a leading provider of comprehensive investor relations services to the micro and small cap community.Mr. Jeremy Barbera, Chairman and CEO of MSGI Security...

Graphene Enables Triple-Mode Single-Transistor Amplifier

October 14, 2010 7:49 am | Comments

Triple-mode, single-transistor amplifiers based on graphene -- the one-atom-thick form of carbon that recently won its discoverers a Nobel Prize -- could become key components in future electronic circuits.


UK police force publishes all incidents to Twitter

October 14, 2010 6:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

From stolen cars to suspicious smells, one of Britain's biggest police forces is posting every incident it deals with over 24 hours to micro-blogging site Twitter....

Verizon to join AT & T in selling Apple's iPad

October 14, 2010 6:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

In a sign of warming relations between the two companies, Verizon Wireless is going to start selling Apple Inc.'s iPad at the end of this month, the companies said Thursday....

A day at Albany CNSE: Drilling down into packaging

October 13, 2010 11:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Traditional lithography-enabled scaling has partly given way to materials integration (e.g. strained silicon and high-k/metal gates [HKMG]), and now we're now entering the new world of 3D-enabled solutions such as density, FinFETs, and package integration, proclaimed David Bennett, VP of...


Silicon Laboratories acquires ChipSensors, maker of innovative single-chip CMOS sensors

October 13, 2010 11:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Silicon Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq: SLAB) today announced the acquisition of Ireland-based ChipSensors Limited, an early stage technology company creating innovative single-chip CMOS sensors designed to detect temperature, humidity and gases.


Johns Manville to install Ascent Solar CIGS modules at an existing installation to evaluate performance against current thin-film products

October 13, 2010 9:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. and Johns Manville, announced thin-film copper indium gallium (di)selenide (CIGS) laminated modules from Ascent Solar are ready for beta test deployment at the JM Technical Center (JMTC) in Littleton, Colo.


Save the date to learn about Power electronic Packaging challenges

October 13, 2010 9:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

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


New materials could replace costly gold in electrical applications

October 13, 2010 9:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Connecticut) Researchers at UConn and the United Technologies Corp. have modeled and developed new classes of materials with contact properties near those of pure gold.

Class I Medical Device Recall: Westmed Inc., BagEasy Manual Resuscitation Devices

October 13, 2010 7:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Reason for Recall: There is a potential for a disconnection at the patient port retention ring assembly. If a disconnection occurs, the device cannot work, which could result in treatment delays while another device is obtained or a different method of...


Report: AOL, buyout firms mulling bid for Yahoo

October 13, 2010 7:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo Inc.'s inability to snap out of a financial funk may be about to turn the embattled Internet company into a takeover target for the second time in less than three years....

Microsoft Introduces (and Pins Its Hopes on) Windows Phone 7

October 13, 2010 1:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Phones running Windows Phone 7 will be available on AT&T’s network in November, and will be introduced on other carriers later.


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