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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.

Google widens US search lead while Yahoo slips

October 13, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. increased its lead in the online search market after accelerating the delivery of its search results while its closest rival, Yahoo Inc., lost ground during the first full month of its partnership with Microsoft Corp.With its September strides, Google recovered most of the ground...


Offshore Wind Power Line Wins Backing

October 13, 2010 12:26 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Google and a financial firm have agreed to invest in a proposed $5 billion system for offshore wind farms that could transform the East Coast’s electrical map.

Silicon strategy shows promise for batteries

October 13, 2010 12:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rice University) A team of Rice University and Lockheed Martin scientists has discovered a way to use simple silicon to radically increase the capacity of lithium-ion batteries.

Lindau unveils details of exocytotic biomechanism

October 13, 2010 12:24 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Cornell researchers have shed new light on a lightning-quick, impossibly small-scale process, called exocytosis, by casting sharp focus on what happens right at the moment the 'doors' on the cell wall open.

Eaton's Energy Saver Rectifier Verified by Independent Testing Laboratory

October 13, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

Eaton Corp. announced that Underwriters Laboratories (UL) confirmed the Eaton Energy Saver Rectifier (APR48-ES) to be 96.4% efficient. Compared to existing technology, the Energy Saver Rectifier is intended to reduce customers’ network dc...


3Sun Appoints Chairman and CEO

October 13, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

Enel Green Power, Sharp and STMicroelectronics (ST) announced the appointment of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of their new joint venture company 3Sun by its Board of Directors, constituted at the end of July...


Southern California Edison Selects LG Chem for Home Battery Pilot Program

October 13, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

LG Chem announced that it has been selected by Southern California Edison (SCE) to provide lithium-ion battery packs for a pilot program involving energy storage systems for residential and small commercial applications. An LG Chem...


Microsoft, Facebook team up on social search

October 13, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft is starting to incorporate what your friends do on Facebook right into its Bing search engine....


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