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Earnings schedule for week of July 19

July 16, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings next week:MondayATLANTA — Delta Air Lines Inc. releases financial results.HOUSTON — Halliburton Co. releases financial results.PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Hasbro Inc. releases financial results.ARMONK, N.Y. — International Business Machines...

IOC officially announces Dow sponsorship deal

July 16, 2010 10:05 am | News | Comments

Dow Chemical signed on as a global Olympic sponsor Friday with a 10-year deal that gives a financial boost to the international and U.S. Olympic bodies.The International Olympic Committee announced the American giant became a top-tier sponsor through 2020 and will be the official "chemistry...

Chrontel Offers HDMI Encoder Chip for Netbook and Nettop Markets

July 16, 2010 8:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Chrontel (, a leading provider of video interface technologies, today announced a low-power video IC for Internet computers, including the latest netbook and nettop systems. Designed specifically to interface with highly integrated low-power processors that rely on LVDS video outputs...


Engineering, business colleges partner to help improve health care in rural communities

July 16, 2010 7:21 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

The Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Mays Business School are partnering with The Rural and Community Health Institute at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, which has received a grant award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to form a Health...


Crystek Introduces 26.5GHz Low-Loss RF Coaxial Cable Assembly

July 16, 2010 6:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek has introduced the 190 Series CCK26.5 and CCSMA26.5 Cable Assemblies, new additions to their line of Low-Loss RF Coaxial Cables. Designed to operate up to 26.5GHz, the 190 Series CCK26.5 and CCSMA26.5 Cable Assemblies offer a minimum bend radius of 1.1 in...


Discovery in High-Temperature Superconductors Opens NewResearch Path

July 16, 2010 6:16 am | by Bill Steele, Cornell University News | News | Comments

In a major step toward understanding the mysterious "pseudogap" state in high-temperature cuprate superconductors, a team of scientists have found a "broken symmetry," where electrons act like molecules in a liquid crystal.


Apple faces music on iPhone flaw but recall unlikely

July 16, 2010 6:16 am | News | Comments

Apple Inc is likely to announce a fix for the iPhone 4's reception problems on Friday rather than recall the device, hoping to stem a growing chorus of complaints and avert any lasting damage to its carefully earned reputation for quality products.

Dell: SEC staff to recommend accounting settlement

July 16, 2010 6:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Computer maker Dell says it's getting closer to settling investigations by regulators into its accounting and the actions of CEO Michael Dell.Dell Inc. said Friday it has proposed settlements to the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company says the staff will recommend the...


Summit Addresses Defeating Electrical and Electronics Counterfeiting

July 16, 2010 6:02 am | Blogs | Comments

Combating counterfeiting and supply chain security will be on the agenda this September when experts meet at a special summit to discuss strategies for improving product security and tackling brand piracy.  


XLP 16-Bit Energy Harvesting Development Kit

July 16, 2010 5:51 am | Videos | Comments

Solar Energy Harvesting using Microchip PIC MCUs with XLP Technology


Instrument System Enables Precise Air Flow and Temperature Testing

July 16, 2010 5:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) has introduced the iTHERM-100 Test Station, a turnkey system of laboratory instruments and sensors for studies that require precise air flow velocity and temperature measurement. Applications include thermal management studies on boards, heat sinks, fans, ATCA cards, and racks.


Linear Actuator features simple graphic user interface

July 16, 2010 5:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduces the Haydon RoHS compliant IDEA External Linear Programmable Actuator. This completes an entire line of fully programmable size 17 stepper motor linear actuators from Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions.


Buck converter designed for portable applications

July 16, 2010 5:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX8952, a synchronous, high-efficiency, DC-DC step-down converter. Maxim's advanced BiCMOS process and packaging technologies enable this device to deliver up to 2.5A of output current from a tiny 4mm2 wafer-level package (WLP).


Space efficient 2 watt SMD DC-DC converter

July 16, 2010 5:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Measuring in at only 0.24 inches high, Aimtec’s AM2LP-NZ series of DC/DC converters are well designed for a multitude of applications in need of low profile components. A choice of 10 models offer input voltages of 5, 12 and 24VDC and either step up or step down single outputs 5, 12 or 15VDC, to meet the specifications for highest volume of applications.


Software platform allows users to customize a range of color displays

July 16, 2010 5:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lascar Electronics has announced the release of Panel Pilot, a simple, Windows-based software platform allowing users to configure and customize a range of Lascar-compatible color displays. By connecting the display to the computer via USB cable, Panel Pilot allows users to choose a display type from a selection of analog, digital and bar graph styles...



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