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Lightweight true random number generators a step closer

September 20, 2010 12:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Queen's University Belfast) The widespread use of true random number generators has taken a step closer following the creation of the most lightweight designs to date by researchers at Queen's University Belfast's Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology.

BAE Systems buys US intelligence services unit

September 20, 2010 12:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

British defense contractor BAE Systems says it is buying a U.S. intelligence services business in a $296 million deal.BAE said Monday that it has an agreement to buy the Intelligence Services Group of L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc.BAE says the group is a provider of security and counter-threat...

Technology in the extreme

September 19, 2010 5:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Newcastle University) Engineers develop state-of-the-art technology that can withstand extremes of temperature and radiation.


Lawsuits seek to compensate college athletes

September 19, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

More than a dozen former student-athletes are suing the NCAA in an effort to compensate collegiate athletes.Former basketball star Ed O'Bannon and quarterback Sam Keller filed two of the eight lawsuits consolidated into one action in San Francisco federal court. Legal analysts say the lawsuits...

Epistar and Toyoda Gosei enter cross-licensing agreement

September 17, 2010 3:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Epistar of Hsinchu, Taiwan and Toyoda Gosei of Japan have entered into a cross licensing agreement concerning LED-related patents. Under the terms of the license agreement, the companies (including subsidiaries) will be allowed to use each other?s patents for specific technologies in...


Danfoss Solar Inverters to expand production capacity to 3.5GW in 2011

September 17, 2010 3:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Danfoss Solar Inverters states that it is experiencing extremely strong sales in the residential and commercial PV markets for grid-connected inverters.


Securing Connected Systems

September 17, 2010 12:27 pm | by Chris Tapp, LDRA | Articles | Comments

The adoption of networking in embedded systems is widespread and includes everything from domestic audio/video systems to SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems. Users are generally aware that viruses, worms and malware are attempting to infiltrate their personal computers...

UCLA's CNSI, Dutch institute sign agreement to collaborate on nanoscience, nanotechnology

September 17, 2010 12:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of California -- Los Angeles) Through joint research projects and educational exchanges CNSI and MESA+ will apply nanotechnology to problems of global concern in health and the environment. Special attention will be given to nanoelectronics, medical diagnostic and therapeutic...


Buddy Merriam to Perform at Brookhaven National Laboratory October 16

September 17, 2010 12:22 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Buddy Merriam and Back Roads will perform at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Saturday, October 16, at 8 p.m. in Berkner Hall.

C & D Technologies Reaches Agreement with Group of Noteholders on Financial Restructuring Plan; Reports Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter Results

September 17, 2010 12:21 pm | by | News | Comments

C&D Technologies, Inc. announced financial results for the fiscal 2011 second quarter ended July 31, 2010. Dr. Jeffrey A. Graves, President and CEO, said, "In the second quarter, we achieved positive improvements in our operational...


IBM Introduces Technology for Power-Management Chips for Alternative Energy

September 17, 2010 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

IBM announced what it says is innovative new chip-making technology for power-management semiconductors – the company’s first foray into a segment seen as critical to the development of alternative energy sources, smart buildings and...


Fraunhofer Launches Megawatt Lab for Solar PV inverters

September 17, 2010 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

The solar PV inverter laboratory at Fraunhofer ISE is said to be the first and currently the only laboratory in Europe where manufacturers can commission certification in accordance with the medium-voltage grid codes...


Agilysys CFO Kossin leaving, to be replaced

September 17, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Information technology services company Agilysys Inc. on Friday said Chief Financial Officer Kenneth Kossin, 46, is leaving "to pursue other career interests."He will be replaced by Henry Bond, effective Oct. 18. Bond, 45, most recently was chief financial officer for the North American arm of...


Vote for your Favorites in the ECN Readers Choice Tech Awards

September 17, 2010 10:48 am | Articles | Comments

This has been a good year for the electronic design community, with advances in hardware, software, materials, and technology. Take a moment to nominate your favorites for the 2010 ECN Readers Choice Tech Awards.


ORNL strengthens DOE-funded clean vehicles team

September 17, 2010 10:20 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) As a member of the recently announced clean vehicles consortium, part of the US-China Clean Energy Research Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers are focusing on a suite of technologies to put more electric and hybrid vehicles on the road.


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