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Wi-Fi: Designing for Performance

June 23, 2010 11:18 am | by Michael R. Tennefoss, Aruba Networks, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Wi-Fi is a standards-based technology, and most designers assume that their finished products will work out of the box on any Wi-Fi infrastructure with which they’re used. By and large they’re right. However, there is a world of difference between simply working and working optimally.


2 Minn. candidates to voluntarily release tax data

June 23, 2010 11:05 am | by BRIAN BAKST - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton, a department store heir pushing for higher taxes on those with the largest incomes, pledged Wednesday to voluntarily make personal tax information public within two weeks.He also challenged his rivals to do likewise. One Democratic opponent,...

Scan driver IC provides integrated solution for LCD panels

June 23, 2010 10:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX17117, a complete power solution for gate-on-array (GOA) notebook LCD panels. This fully integrated device includes a 7-channel, high-voltage scan driver for the TFT panel gate drivers; a MOSFET boost converter for AVDD supply; a 350mA LDO; and a high-speed operational amplifier for LCD backplane bias...


Sand Technology posts $1.2M loss in Q3; net sales drops nearly 60 per cent

June 23, 2010 10:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sand Technology Inc. booked a $1.2-million loss in its fiscal third-quarter and its revenue sank 60 per cent, the software company said Wednesday.The company (OTCBB:SNDTF), which trades on the over the counter electronic market in the United States, said the loss amounted to seven cents a share...

Regional Photovoltaic Markets Display High Growth in 2010

June 23, 2010 9:43 am | News | Comments

According to the latest photovoltaic (PV) market analysis from Solarbuzz, an international solar energy market research and consulting company, nine countries are forecast to exceed 250 MW in 2010, up from six countries in 2009.


Georgia World Congress Center Achieves 64% Diversion Rate During Microsoft Event

June 23, 2010 9:36 am | News | Comments

The Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) worked with the Microsoft Corporation in April during their Microsoft Dynamics customer conference, Convergence, to divert as much waste as possible from the landfill. Fifty-seven tons of waste were produced during the four-day event.


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

June 23, 2010 9:29 am | News | Comments

Today 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. These VXI4 Module Shield Kits are designed for the older 96-pin connectors as well as for the new 160-pin connector approved for VXI modules using the new 64-bit data bus.

Soil moisture study aims for climate change insights

June 23, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Michigan) A new $26-million NASA project led by a University of Michigan researcher aims to help clarify how ecosystems exchange carbon with the atmosphere, an important piece of missing knowledge in the quest to understand and predict climate change.


Customer Acquisition Rate Accelerates With More Than 250 New Customers in 2010

June 23, 2010 8:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

InsideView, Inc. today announced that the company has surpassed the 600-customer mark, adding more than 250 new thought-leading companies to its already impressive roster of customers in 2010 alone. The explosive growth in customers and the continued business momentum, underscored by record...

Virage Logic Releases Update of the Open Source GNU and Linux Toolchains

June 23, 2010 7:34 am | News | Comments

Virage Logic Corporation today announced it is investing in its ARC processor product portfolio by releasing the ARC GNU 2.3 Toolchain for its complete range of ARC processor cores and the ARC Linux 1.3 Operating System for its ARC 750D processor.

The industry’s highest efficiency series of dual DC-DC converters

June 23, 2010 7:30 am | News | Comments

austriamicrosystems has introduced the industry’s highest efficiency high current, dual step-down DC-DC converters in a compact 3x3 mm TDFN package. For space-limited applications with low power consumption requirements, the new AS134x series provides small size and high efficiency -- up to 95%...


Anand appointed executive associate dean

June 23, 2010 7:23 am | News | Comments

Dr. G. Kemble Bennett, vice chancellor and dean of engineering has announced the appointment of Dr. N.K. Anand as executive associate dean of the Dwight Look College of Engineering. Anand, who was serving as the interim executive associate dean, also serves as associate agency director...

Georgia Tech Study Suggests Sprawling Cities More Vulnerable to Climate Change

June 23, 2010 7:23 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

The number of very hot days is increasing worldwide, but the rate of increase is more than double in the most sprawling metropolitan regions compared with more compact cities, according to a team of Atlanta-based scientists. This was true regardless of the urban regions’ climate zone,...


Microsoft sues Neb. company, QuickTeq Computers

June 23, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp. says a Nebraska computer store has been infringing on its copyrights for Windows software.Microsoft filed a federal lawsuit against QuickTeq Computers and its owner, Kevin Knudson, on Monday.Knudson declined to comment Wednesday, saying he was still reviewing the...

Secretary-General Gurría welcomes increase in Chinese exchange rate flexibility

June 23, 2010 6:28 am | by OECD | News | Comments

The OECD welcomes the announcement by the Chinese authorities of an increase in exchange rate flexibility. The OECD considers that a gradual appreciation of the exchange rate will help mitigate domestic inflationary pressures in China, while making monetary policy more effective. It will...



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