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DIN-Rail Supplies Deliver up to 100 W

July 28, 2010 7:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

CUI’s power line V-Infinity announced the release of a new series of convection-cooled DIN-rail mounted ac-dc power supplies. The VDRS series is available with output power of 10, 20, 40, 60, or 100 W.


Review: 'DeathSpank,' 'Limbo' bring summer heat

July 28, 2010 7:06 am | by LOU KESTEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

This summer has been so oppressive throughout most of the United States that even driving to the video-game store feels like an ordeal. Fortunately, you don't have to leave home to experience some of the season's most interesting games — you can download them directly to your console.That's...

Mediware Renews Relationship With William Blair & Company

July 28, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mediware Information Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEDW), a specialist provider of information systems focused on complex clinical solutions for Blood Management, Medication Management and Performance Management, today announced that it is renewing its relationship with its long standing...


Haydon Kerk Introduces Fully Configurable CAD Models

July 28, 2010 6:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions offers customers the ability to configure and download CAD models of the entire line of Kerk RGS linear rail systems. CAD download availability includes both motorized and non-motorized linear rail systems with the flexibility to change/modify such features as rail length...


High-Speed Multiplexer-Switch Supports USB 3.0 and PCI Express Gen 3

July 28, 2010 6:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

NXP Semiconductors today announced the availability of the industry’s first high-speed multiplexer/switch to support USB 3.0 and PCI Express Gen 3, providing switching speeds of up to 8 Gbps.


Op Amps Feature Low Quiescent Current of 45 microamperes at 1 MHz

July 28, 2010 6:44 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. today announced the MCP6401/2/4 Operational Amplifiers (Op Amps), which add to Microchip’s general-purpose op amp portfolio by providing lower power consumption in small packages. Featuring quiescent current of just 45 microamperes...


Bipolar Models Optimized for Capacitive Loads

July 28, 2010 6:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kepco is pleased to introduce an option for its 200W and 400W BOP models to optimize their ability to drive capacitive loads. This option (designated by the suffix “C”) makes the BOP more suitable for a wide variety of applications such as solar cell/panel testing...


iPhone “jailbreaking” exempt from DMCA

July 28, 2010 6:26 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

The feds have just dropped a bomb: The Library of Congress has added exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that make “jailbreaking” legal. Apart from fundamentally altering Apple’s business model, the ruling has re-opened the schism between supporters and opponents of digital rights management.


Sprint Nextel Reports Gain in Subscribers

July 28, 2010 6:23 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Despite the overall gain in customers, the wireless phone provider posted a quarterly loss because of tax issues.

Best hope for saving Arctic sea ice is cutting soot emissions, says Stanford researcher

July 28, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stanford University) Soot from the burning of fossil fuels and solid biofuels contributes far more to global warming than has been thought, according to a new Stanford study. But, unlike carbon dioxide, soot lingers only a few weeks in the atmosphere, so cutting emissions could have a...

Oakland woman charged in job applicant's slaying

July 28, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An Oakland woman has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Virginia man who was killed after being robbed of $17.Prosecutors also filed robbery charges against 33-year-old Althea Housley on Tuesday.Housley and her boyfriend, 24-year-old George Huggins, are suspected of demanding...

Passive Fire Protection Company Hires Interns to Help With Growth

July 28, 2010 5:24 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

Fire damper, smoke damper and fire door inspection company launches intern program.

3D TV Shipments Expected to Reach 3.4M in 2010 and 42.9M in 2014

July 28, 2010 5:23 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

A new generation of TVs has reached retail, with 3D models now available from all leading TV manufacturers.


Sensing wind speed with kites

July 28, 2010 5:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Institute of Physics) UK researchers report in the journal Review of Scientific Instruments have developed a way to use a kite itself to measure wind speed.

Adobe buys Swiss software maker for $240M

July 28, 2010 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Adobe Systems Inc. will begin a public tender offer to buy Swiss software maker Day Software Holding AG in a deal the two valued at $240 million, the companies announced Wednesday.Adobe, which makes document-viewing and other software, said its acquisition of Day will boost its enterprise...


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