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Germany Plans to Limit Facebook Use in Hiring

August 25, 2010 12:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The German government proposed new restrictions on employers’ use of Facebook profiles when recruiting.

Trouble with sputter? Blame giant nanoparticles

August 25, 2010 12:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Vermont) Sputter deposition is used to make many products from the lining of potato chip bags to the coatings on advanced X-ray lenses. But, for decades, scientists and manufacturers have been unable to explain why these thin films sometimes peel, bend or get too rough. Now...

Astronergy & Bosch Announce Major Solar Expansions

August 25, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Astronergy and Oerlikon Solar jointly announced a follow-up purchase agreement for Oerlikon Solar’s thin film equipment. With this order, Astronergy will increase its production capacity from 30MW to 75 MW by the end of...

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Flextronics Opens Power Facility in Ganzhou, Jiangxi China

August 25, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Flextronics announced that it has completed phase one of a two-phase build-out in Ganzhou, Jiangxi China to support its Power operations. Flextronics previously announced its plans to expand into this region in May 2010....

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AEG Power Solutions Signs Frame Agreement with Bombardier Transportation Gmbh

August 25, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

AEG Power Solutions signed a frame agreement with Bombardier Transportation GmbH for customized battery chargers. Bombardier is a manufacturer of transportation solutions. Its equipment, systems and services will be used in eighty three electric...

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Northrop Grumman cutting 642 at Pascagoula

August 25, 2010 12:05 pm | by ALAN SAYRE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Northrop Grumman Corp. plans to lay off 642 workers at its Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard by the end of the year, the company said Wednesday.The first 292 affected workers were notified under a federal law requiring 60 days notice of layoffs that affect 500 or more people.The company said that the...

General Dynamics wins $48M Army contract for armor

August 25, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

General Dynamics Corp. said Wednesday it won a $48 million U.S. Army contract to supply armor tiles for the sides of Bradley fighting vehicles.The company said deliveries will begin next February and be completed in September 2011.The armor system is made of tiles that fasten to the outside of...

Google plugs free PC-to-phone calling into e-mail

August 25, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google is adding a new e-mail feature that may persuade more people to cut the cords on their landline phones....

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Where are you? A rundown of Facebook's Places

August 25, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Services based on your location, such as Foursquare, are popular in the tech-centric bubbles of Silicon Valley and New York City. But for many people, these services remain odd - and potentially creepy - tools on your smart phone to let friends or even strangers know you just showed up to...

Accenture wins 3-year contract with Norsk Hydro

August 25, 2010 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Management consulting and outsourcing company Accenture PLC said Wednesday it has been awarded a three-year contract from Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro ASA.The application outsourcing contract covers support and maintenance of two of Norsk Hydro's business process systems globally, with...

Backlight Driver Eliminates Need for Processor in Portable Devices

August 25, 2010 10:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Analog Devices Inc. offers the ADP8870 white LED charge-pump backlight driver that lowers the power consumption of battery-operated handheld devices by up to 45% without compromising viewing quality.

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Skyworks Awarded 2009 Silver Gateway Supplier of the Year by 2Wire

August 25, 2010 10:18 am | Comments

Skyworks Solutions today announced that for the second consecutive year it has received the 2Wire Silver Gateway Supplier of the Year Award. Skyworks was recognized for excellence in product quality and service in the Catalog Semiconductor category.

The State of Energy Harvesting Discussed at Darnell’s Power Forum

August 25, 2010 9:39 am | by Linnea Brush | Comments

Like most emerging technologies, energy harvesting is evolving to meet certain needs in specific applications. Even though some of this has already been established, challenges still remain that enterprising companies can take advantage of.

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'Greening' your flat screen TV

August 25, 2010 8:20 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) An estimated 70 percent of heavy metals in US landfills come from discarded electronics, and as big screen TVs get less expensive, environmental costs continue to mount. To remedy this, Tel Aviv University's Nadav Amdursky and Prof. Gil Rosenman...

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RealPage Inc. underwriters buy 1.85 million shares

August 25, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Underwriters for an initial public offering by Property management company RealPage will purchase an additional 1.85 million shares, the company said Wednesday.The group of underwriters will purchase the shares to cover strong demand, the company said.RealPage's IPO will now total 14.15 million...

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