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Internet traffic talks collapse

August 6, 2010 6:31 am | by John Poirier, Reuters | News | Comments

Regulators halted closed-door negotiations about net neutrality rules with phone, cable and Internet companies on Thursday after reports of a side deal between two participants, Verizon Communications Inc and Google Inc, surfaced.

WPI receives $1.5 million award to demonstrate membrane system for coal gas power plants

August 6, 2010 6:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Worcester Polytechnic Institute) The Center for Inorganic Membrane Studies at Worcester Polytechnic Institute has received a $1.5 million, 15-month award from the US Department of Energy to advance patented technology using palladium membranes that can separate hydrogen from various...

Light Tack Adhesive Eases Fitting of Silicone-Free Thermal Interface Pads

August 6, 2010 6:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

MH&W International provides U 90 silicone-free thermal interface materials (TIMs) with a new light tack adhesive to provide high thermal conductivity where contamination threats prevent the use of silicone-based thermal pads, and allow

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Elma Announces New Type 39 Enclosure Family

August 6, 2010 6:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Electronic Inc, a global manufacturer of electronic packaging products, offers a new customizable sheet metal enclosure platform. The Type 39 comes in desktop, portable, and rackmount design options.

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Software-Development Planning is Critical to Product Success

August 6, 2010 5:57 am | by Keith Curtis, Technical Staff Engineer, Microchip Technology, keith.curtis@microchip.com | Articles | Comments

Let’s face it, all of our product design cycles are accelerating. To stay competitive, your company needs the next big thing, they need it yesterday, and it can’t cost any more than it has to if you are going to compete.

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Module Shield Kits comply with Revision 4.0 of the VXI-1 Specification

August 6, 2010 5:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

ICS Electronics announced a new series of C-size VXI Module Shield Kits designed to comply with the recently approved Revision 4.0 of the VXI-1 Specification.

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DIY Constant-Current Dummy Load for Power Supply and Battery Testing

August 6, 2010 5:26 am | Videos | Comments

Dave of the EEblog grabs a few junkbox parts and builds a useful constant current load for switch mode power supply, battery testing, and other applications.

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IntraLinks prices shares of IPO below expectations

August 6, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Software services firm IntraLinks Holdings Inc. priced shares of its initial public offering below the expected range late Thursday, raising $143 million.The company sold 11 million shares for $13 apiece to initial investors, below the $14 to $16 range it expected.The New York company offers...

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Statistics: Composite leading indicators point to a possible peak in expansion

August 6, 2010 2:25 am | by OECD | News | Comments

OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for June 2010 point to a possible peak in expansion. The CLI for the OECD area decreased by 0.1 point in June 2010.

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LabSmith, Inc, Harvard Apparatus partner for Worldwide distribution of CapTite? microfluidics products

August 6, 2010 2:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

CapTite? Breadboardable Interconnects for Microfluidics Now Available in Harvard Apparatus 2010 Physiology Catalog.

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Plants may benefit from aphid warning pheromone

August 5, 2010 1:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Aphids raised on plants genetically engineered to emit a compound that warns surrounding aphids of a predator become accustomed to the chemical and no longer flee when a predator is present.

Fluxion Biosciences wins R & D 100 award for the IonFlux HT System

August 5, 2010 12:30 pm | News | Comments

Fluxion Biosciences, a leading provider of functional cell analysis systems for drug discovery and diagnostics, announced that it has won a 2010 R&D 100 Award for its IonFlux? HT System.

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Washable, Wireless Mouse Prevents Cross-Contamination

August 5, 2010 12:29 pm | News | Comments

Econo-Keys, a leading manufacturer of medical keyboards and mice, recently introduced the EKW-M, a completely waterproof, wireless mouse designed for the healthcare community.

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Digital CCD Camera Offers Two Scan Speeds

August 5, 2010 12:29 pm | News | Comments

The ORCA-R2 has two scan speeds, a normal scan speed of 14MHz and a rapid scan speed of 28MHz, that deliver full resolution 1.37 M pixel images at 8.5 frames/second and 16.2 frames/second respectively.

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Calculating dynamic resistance to help choose an ESD protective device

August 5, 2010 12:29 pm | News | Comments

Electronic medical devices, especially those that come into contact with the human body, are at risk for electrostatic discharge (ESD.) Inadequate protection may damage the IC or interfere with communications critical to patient care. This article shows how to choose an ESD device...

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