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Maker of Clickfree data storage named as Canada's fastest growing tech company

September 23, 2010 2:05 pm | by LuAnn LaSalle-Associated Press | Comments

Called Clickfree, it's a small digital device that backs up music, photos and other files stored on computers — a task often thought to be the "IT guy's job."Its maker, Storage Appliance Corp., has seen Clickfree gain popularity so quickly in the last two years, especially among ordinary...

ESC Boston, 2010

September 23, 2010 1:20 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I just got back from the Embedded Systems Conference in Boston. We go there every year, along with the ESC show in San Jose. After the gloom at the show last year, I was pretty apprehensive. With so many mixed...

Heater Tubes Feature Laser-Etched Identifying Serial Numbers

September 23, 2010 12:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

PAC, a leading global provider of advanced analytical instruments for laboratories and online process applications, announces that Alcor steel and stainless steel thermal oxidation test heater tubes now bear etched serial numbers...


Toroidal Power Transformers Are Available Off-The-Shelf and Custom Designed

September 23, 2010 12:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Amgis Toroidal Power Products is offering an extensive line of toroidal power transformers and products, including off the shelf products and custom designed toroidal products.


OEM Seed Laser Diode Driver Assembly Is Programmable

September 23, 2010 12:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Analog Modules Inc.’s Model 762 OEM programmable seed laser diode drivers (pump laser diode drivers) are ideal for driving 14-pin butterfly packaged laser diode modules for use in CW or pulsed fiber MOPA systems.


OSRAM SYLVANIA Announces Results of Major Commercial Lighting Survey

September 23, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

The first ever OSRAM SYLVANIA Commercial Lighting Survey revealed the priorities and experiences of over 350 facilities decision-makers and lighting designers across the education, healthcare, hospitality, office and retail sectors. The survey sheds light...


Digital Power Corp. Acquires AC-DC Power Supply Series IP From Telkoor Power Systems

September 23, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Digital Power Corp. (DPC) has recently announced a definitive agreement to purchase the intellectual property (IP) and production packages of the compact peripheral component interface (Compact PCI, or CPCI) 600W ac-dc power supply series...


Freescale Semi & Cirrus Logic Team to Develop Solutions for Growing Digital Utility Meter Market

September 23, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor and Cirrus Logic are working together to provide a proven, turnkey reference design for the growing digital utility meter market. The reference design pairs Cirrus Logic’s CS5463 analog front end (AFE) chip...


Private equity firm offers 18M Aspen Tech shares

September 23, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Aspen Technology Inc. said Thursday that private equity firm Advent International Corp. is selling 18 million shares of Aspen's stock at $9 each.That's up from an original figure of 15 million.Aspen, which provides supply chain management software, said the offering's underwriters have a...

University of Nevada, Reno demonstrates successful sludge-to-power research

September 23, 2010 11:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Nevada, Reno) The University of Nevada, Reno experiment to transform wastewater sludge to electrical power, dwarfed by the million-gallon tanks, pipes and pumps at the Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility, has successfully demonstrated a continuous feed low-cost...

New Aerosol-Observing Instruments Ready to Deploy

September 23, 2010 11:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Suite of Recovery Act-funded tools designed, assembled by Brookhaven and collaborators will help clarify role of aerosols in climate change.

NY town enacts tough cell tower limits

September 23, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Long Island township has imposed restrictions on the placement of new cell towers that are among the toughest in the country, and one phone company says it effectively bans new construction....

Microsoft raising $4.75 billion with bond sale

September 23, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft Corp. plans to raise $4.75 billion with a new bond offering.The software giant said that the new notes will come in four different groups: $1 billion worth of three-year notes with an interest rate of 0.875, $1.75 billion of five-year notes at 1.625 percent, $1 billion of 10-year...


Cisco wraps acquisition of ExtendMedia

September 23, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc. said Thursday it has completed its acquisition of privately held ExtendMedia Corp., which makes software to help companies manage and earn money from video delivered to computers, televisions and mobile devices.Financial terms were not disclosed.Cisco, best known for...

Caltech researchers design a new nanomesh material

September 23, 2010 10:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(California Institute of Technology) Computers, light bulbs and even people generate heat -- energy that ends up being wasted. Thermoelectric devices, which convert heat to electricity and vice versa, harness that energy. But they're not efficient enough for widespread commercial use or...


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