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Open Text 4Q net income more than doubles

August 18, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Open Text Corp. said Wednesday its net income more than doubled in its latest quarter on a jump in license, service and customer support revenue.The Canadian software company reported earnings of $51.5 million, or 89 cents per share, for its fourth quarter ended June 30. That compares with...

Aphid immune system aided by friendly bacteria

August 18, 2010 1:20 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Conventional thinking says that animal immune systems have evolved to defend against harmful microorganisms, but a new Cornell study examines the role of friendly bacteria in shaping animal immunity.

Brocade posts 3Q profit, revenue gain falls short

August 18, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Network computing gear maker Brocade Communications Systems Inc. said Wednesday that it posted third-quarter net income of $22 million, reversing a loss as revenue grew.But its revenue gains fell short of analyst forecasts and shares fell nearly 5 percent in after-hours trading Wednesday.Net...

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Touch Panel Selection Criteria Should Include Structure and Materials

August 18, 2010 1:03 pm | by Ning Li, Fujitsu Components America, Inc. | Articles | Comments

The touch screen interface is increasingly becoming a standard requirement in today’s electronic products. But how does one choose the right touch screen for the application? What are the basic considerations when sourcing a touch screen?

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Rail-to-Rail Output Gate Drive Optocouplers

August 18, 2010 12:53 pm | by Tee Chun Keong, Technical Marketing Engineer, Avago Technologies | Articles | Comments

Gate drive optocouplers are widely used for driving IGBT and Power MOSFET because of the high output current driving capability. Traditionally, gate drive optocoupler use bipolar transistors for the output stage to deliver high output current.

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Watlow Releases New 'Simply the Best Heating Solutions' Catalog

August 18, 2010 12:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Watlow’s new “Simply the Best Heating Solutions” product catalog includes descriptions and specifications for the full line of Watlow’s electric industrial heaters to fit a wide scope of applications and needs.

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Norman Noble Has Redesigned Website

August 18, 2010 12:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The Norman Noble company website has been redesigned.

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White Paper 'LED Curing of Light-Curable Materials – Unraveling the Myths and Realities' Reviews Misconceptions

August 18, 2010 12:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

A newly authored white paper from DYMAX called “LED Curing of Light-Curable Materials – Unraveling the Myths and Realities” reviews common misconceptions and realities about LED curing technology.

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Dell CEO faced more opposition in shareholder vote

August 18, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Stockholders representing a quarter of PC maker Dell Inc.'s outstanding shares did not cast votes to re-elect founder, Chairman and CEO Michael to the company's board at the company's annual meeting on Aug. 12.The results of the vote were made public in a Securities and Exchange Commission...

DC to DC Power Converter Accepts six to 70 Inputs

August 18, 2010 11:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Tech9’s three amp DC to DC converter provides more power (up to 36 volt-amps) than other models in the company’s line of power converters. The buck-boost converters accept inputs ranging from 6 to 70 V with constant output.

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Subminiature Compression Load Cells Offer Reliability and Space Efficiency

August 18, 2010 11:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The subminiature series VLC856 compression load cells are small in size with diameters from 0.38 in. and heights of only 0.13 in.

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Rotary Position Sensor Features Flexible Configuration Capabilities in Miniature Package

August 18, 2010 11:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The PS15 rotary position sensor offers a surface mountable solution for detecting changes in angle and position and converting them into a highly reliable voltage output. It can be processed by standard automated placement equipment and reflow (or lead-free reflow) soldered.

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Music royalty talks consider cell phone mandate

August 18, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A proposed settlement to a long-running dispute over music royalties could include a federal mandate that all new cell phones and other wireless devices contain an FM radio tuner....

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Hulu Is Seen as Readying to Go Public

August 18, 2010 10:24 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Despite its status as a big player in online video, the company currently makes little in the way of profit.

Thwarting an Online Bully

August 18, 2010 10:24 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Social networks, e-mail and cellphones are providing new avenues for bullies. But there are some ways to block them and protect your children.

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