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International Components Corporation and Nexergy Announce Merger

October 29, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Nexergy, Inc. and International Components Corporation (ICC) announced a definitive merger agreement. The move, effective immediately, creates what the companies says is the industry’s largest designer and manufacturer of rechargeable power systems and...


Advance could change modern electronics

October 29, 2010 11:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Oregon State University) Researchers at Oregon State University have solved a quest in fundamental material science that has eluded scientists since the 1960s, and could form the basis of a new approach to electronics.

Quality Systems 2Q earnings rise but miss Street

October 29, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Quality Systems' net income rose 14 percent in the fiscal second quarter aided in part by higher revenue from training services, but results missed analysts' expectations and its shares slid.The medical records and billing software maker also said Friday that it is declaring a regular quarterly...


'I'm on Everest:' High-speed Internet at base camp

October 29, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

How's this for a Facebook status update: "About to start scaling Mount Everest."...

Economy : OECD Economic Outlook 2010 to launch 3 and 18 November

October 29, 2010 8:25 am | by OECD | Comments

On 3 November, the Secretary-General Angel Gurría and Chief Economist Pier Carlo Padoan will discuss the economic policy challenges ahead of the G20 and on 18 November the full Outlook's projections and analysis will be released.


Voltage Controlled Oscillator Is in Hermetically Sealed TO-8 Package

October 29, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Crystek Corp. has introduced a series of TO-8 VCOs (voltage controlled oscillators) to provide high-performance frequency control in harsh, demanding environments.


Step Motors Line Includes New Frame Models

October 29, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Manufactured by Applied Motion Products, the STM is a Drive + Motor + Control unit, fusing step motor and drive technologies into a single device, offering savings on space, wiring, and cost over conventional motor and drive solutions.


AFOSR awards grants to 43 scientists and engineers through its Young Investigator Research Program

October 29, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Air Force Office of Scientific Research) The Air Force Office of Scientific Research today announced it will award approximately $16.5 million in grants to 43 scientists and engineers who submitted winning research proposals through the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program.


Digi-Key Corporation and Energy Micro Ink Global Distribution Deal

October 29, 2010 7:20 am | by Digi-Key | Comments

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., USA and Oslo, Norway - Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, announced today a worldwide agreement with Energy...


Take-Two CEO steps down to travel with family

October 29, 2010 7:05 am | by DANA WOLLMAN - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., the company responsible for popular video games such as the "Grand Theft Auto" series, said Friday that the CEO hired to turn the company around has stepped down to travel in Asia with his family.Ben Feder's resignation is effective Jan. 1, though he will...

SET introduces innovative patented chamber for removal of oxide

October 29, 2010 6:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Today SET unveils a patented system enabling a thorough removal of oxides before or during the bonding sequence.


SMT Perimeter Connectors Reduce Board Space

October 29, 2010 6:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

A line of customized surface mount connectors from Advanced Interconnections reduces board space by utilizing the perimeter of circular and other odd-shaped PC boards.


Ovenized Oscillators Offer Excellent Stability

October 29, 2010 6:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

These true surface mount OCXOs and OCVCXOs provide temperature stabilities in the range of ±20 to ±100 ppb, over commercial, extended commercial, or industrial temperature ranges.


AOL selling 4 office buildings, 2 land parcels

October 29, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

AOL Inc. is selling four office buildings and two undeveloped land parcels to CB Richard Ellis Realty Trust for $144.5 million.The Internet company said Friday that the sale is part of its turnaround strategy, which includes selling non-core assets.AOL is in the midst of a turnaround effort...

Panasonic net profit surges despite strong yen

October 29, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Panasonic, Japan's biggest home appliance maker, said Friday its quarterly profit surged more than fivefold on strong consumer demand despite the strong yen and intensifying competition.Panasonic Corp. said Friday it made a profit of 31 billion yen ($384.3 million) in the three months through...


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