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Caci wins VA contract for $91 million

October 25, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Data management company Caci International Inc. said on Monday that it has won a $91 million contract to with the Department of Veterans Affairs to help consolidate the medical records of Armed Forces members.The five-year contract has a $91 million ceiling.The work involves developing a...


Beaming to the Cloud All the Mess That Is Our Digital Life

October 25, 2010 8:27 am | by New York Times | Comments

Tech giants like Microsoft and Sony and a host of start-ups are starting to ferret out ways to help us put our electronic lives in order.

British Kids Log On and Learn Math — in Punjab

October 25, 2010 8:27 am | by New York Times | Comments

Three schools in Britain have outsourced part of their teaching of math to India, through the Internet.


Link by Link: Blurring the Line Between Apps and Books

October 25, 2010 8:26 am | by New York Times | Comments

Stephen Elliott’s memoir is being published as an app for iPhones and iPads, allowing readers to interact with the author.

IR expands family of automotive directFET2 power MOSFETs with system scalability

October 25, 2010 8:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

International Rectifier, IR® announced the expansion of its family of automotive DirectFET®2 power MOSFETs that deliver exceptional power density, dual-sided cooling and minimal parasitic inductance and resistance for heavy load applications, including Electric Power Steering (EPS), power...


TDI introduces new 4.1kW, 28V liquid cooled DC-DC converter

October 25, 2010 8:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

TDI has developed LiquaCore? (patent pending) power management technology which employs liquid cooling from a modular and scalable architecture.


Linear Positioning Stages Feature Moving Magnet Voice Coil Technology

October 25, 2010 8:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The compact linear positioning stages can be mounted horizontally or vertically and are ideal for short stroke positioning applications requiring high acceleration, high accuracy, repeatability, and high reliability.


Elastomer Socket Offers Superior Electrical Performance

October 25, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The SG-BGA-7188 socket is designed for 2.75 x 2.75-mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1 dB of insertion loss. The contact resistance is typically 20 milliohms per I/O.


Server Features Redesigned Chassis for Faster Maintenance

October 25, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The new industrial server is equipped with the powerful 64-bit Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processor and Intel Q57 Express chipset and provides high power density with convenient server functions for advanced security and remote-management.


Power Rated Rotary Switches Have One to Six Poles

October 25, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

NKK Switches, a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, introduces the HS16 Series of standard size rotary switches.


Harman to invest $100 million more in China

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

Global audio and entertainment products maker Harman International Industries Inc. said Monday it plans to invest $100 million to boost its manufacturing and research capabilities in China.The company invested $75 million to start up its manufacturing and research operations in Shanghai, Suzhou...

Close-ups of snowflakes win Lennart Nilsson Award

October 25, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Karolinska Institutet) The Lennart Nilsson Award for 2010 is to be awarded to the US physicist Kenneth Libbrecht. He is awarded the prize, which is worth $15,000, for his images of snowflakes -- images that open our eyes to the beauty of nature. The award ceremony will take place in...


Earnings Preview: IAC/InterActiveCorp

October 25, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

IAC/InterActiveCorp, the Internet company run by billionaire Barry Diller that includes search engine and dating site, reports its third-quarter results on Wednesday before trading begins.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Investors will keep an eye out for strength in IAC's search unit,...


Sony slashes portable game machine price in Japan

October 24, 2010 11:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Sony Corp. slashed the Japan price of its handheld game machine Monday ahead of the critical year-end shopping season.Sony said the PlayStation Portable Go will drop in price starting Tuesday to 16,800 yen ($200) from 26,800 yen ($330).Its price has already been coming down in the U.S. since...

Online TV spats mean fewer free shows on Web

October 24, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Broadcasters took a big step toward eliminating free TV shows on the Web after they blocked access to their programming online this month to enforce their demands to be paid....


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