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Foxconn worker dies in China; 10th in a year(3)

May 25, 2010 4:32 pm | by WILLIAM FOREMAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

A Chinese employee of Foxconn Technology Group jumped from a building to his death, state-run media said, in the 10th suicide this year at the world's largest contract maker of electronics, such as the iPod, Dell computers and Nokia phones.Police said Li Hai, 19, killed himself Tuesday after...

Foxconn worker dies in China; 10th in a year(2)

May 25, 2010 4:31 pm | News | Comments

A Chinese employee of Foxconn Technology Group jumped from a building to his death, state-run media said, in the 10th suicide this year at the world's largest contract maker of electronics, such as the iPod, Dell computers and Nokia phones.Police said Li Hai, 19, killed himself Tuesday after...

Researchers harness energy from wind vibrations

May 25, 2010 3:21 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

The Vibro-Wind Research Group is working on an efficient, low-cost method of converting vibrations from wind energy to electricity.

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Google ads used by 1.5M US marketers, websites

May 25, 2010 1:34 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google has pulled back another curtain and revealed the size of its lucrative Internet ad network in the U.S. It spans more than 1.5 million advertisers and websites.The Associated Press calculated the figure from a state-by-state breakdown of Google Inc.'s operations the company released...

Netezza reports 1Q profit as revenue jumps 28 pct(2)

May 25, 2010 1:32 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Data storage company Netezza Corp. reported a fiscal first-quarter profit Tuesday on a 28 percent jump in revenue.The results topped Wall Street forecasts and sent the company's stock up 6 percent in extended trading.Netezza said it earned $2.7 million, or 4 cents per share, in the three months...

Stevens hosts the 8th International Conference on Business Process Management

May 25, 2010 12:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stevens Institute of Technology) The internationally acclaimed BPM conference appears in the US for the first time Sept. 13-16, 2010. Stevens Institute of Technology welcomes leaders from both industry and academia to discuss Business Process Management innovations.

Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI): Class Labeling Change

May 25, 2010 12:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Possible increased risk of fractures of the hip, wrist, and spine.

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Analyst says Apple to make 2.5M iPads per month

May 25, 2010 11:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. is ramping up production of its iPad computers and by this summer could be making more than 2.5 million of them each month to support the device's international launch and back-to-school shopping, an analyst said Tuesday.Sterne, Agee & Leach analyst Vijay Rakesh wrote in a note to...

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Multilayer Varistor Series Ranges to 150 pF Capacitance

May 25, 2010 10:44 am | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

AVX Corporation expanded its miniature TransGuard 0201 Series multilayer varistor (MLV) to include 125 pF and 150 pF versions. The series now provides a

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EMC settles charges of overcharging US government

May 25, 2010 10:30 am | News | Comments

EMC Corp. has agreed to pay $87.5 million to settle charges that it illegally overcharged the government and engaged in a kickback scheme.The Justice Department accused EMC, the world's No. 1 maker of data-storage machines, of lying to the General Services Administration in contract...

Twelve-W DC-DC Converters Tout Ultra-Wide Input Range

May 25, 2010 9:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

MicroPower Direct announced the A1200RU series, a family of high performance 12W DC/DC converters packaged in a compact 24 pin DIP package. Standard features include

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Ex-Detroit mayor gets up to 5 years in prison

May 25, 2010 9:31 am | by COREY WILLIAMS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to up to five years in prison Tuesday for violating the terms of his probation stemming from his conviction for lying under oath about an affair with his chief of staff.Kilpatrick, 39, asked Judge David Groner to show him compassion during the...

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Analyst upgrades Quality Systems before 4Q report

May 25, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Raymond James analyst upgraded shares of Quality Systems Inc. on Tuesday, saying shares in the medical records and billing software company have declined to an attractive price.Alexander Draper upgraded the stock to "Outperform" from "Market Outperform" and set a price target of $70 per...

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Outstanding in their field effect

May 25, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Rice University) Rice University researchers have discovered thin films of nanotubes created with ink-jet printers offer a new way to make field-effect transistors, the basic element in integrated circuits.

Panelization

May 25, 2010 9:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

A lot of small quantity PCBs come individually routed these days, but when they get too small or come in larger quantities, panels can be very nice to have. When you have your PCBs panelized, what's your preferred method? And...

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