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Antitrust: Commission launches public consultation on review of competition rules for motor vehicle sector

January 12, 2010 12:53 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

The European Commission is inviting comments on its proposal for a revised Block Exemption Regulation and Guidelines on motor vehicle sales and repair agreements. Block exemptions relieve companies from the need to analyse individually whether certain categories of agreements comply with...

India's Infosys reports 0.6 pct rise in profit

January 11, 2010 7:01 pm | by ERIKA KINETZ - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Infosys Technologies Ltd., India's bellwether information technology outsourcing company, raised its annual revenue and earnings forecasts Tuesday and said quarterly profit rose slightly as demand recovered in the U.S.Net income for the October-December quarter was $334 million, under...

Kinetex Announces Appointment of CFO

January 11, 2010 1:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kinetex Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE: KTX) (the "Company" or "Kinetex") is pleased to announce that Robert D. Ashauer has been appointed as its Chief Financial Officer.Mr. Ashauer is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of business experience including managing high growth and early stage...

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LED Lighting Assembly

January 11, 2010 12:53 pm | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

When I first attached a 280 ohm resistor in series with a 5mm red LED, the word on the street was that LEDs were low power, forever-lasting devices that would just about completely replace incandescent bulbs for simple binary indicators....

Moody's raises Brocade's credit outlook

January 11, 2010 12:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Moody's Investors Service raised its credit outlook the network gear provider Brocade Communications Systems Inc. on Monday.The agency cited the company's success in integrating its $3 billion acquisition of Foundry Networks, its relative stability during the recession and the liquidity it will...

Fiorina lends campaign $2.5 million

January 11, 2010 12:01 pm | by KEVIN FREKING - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina lent $2.5 million of her own money to her campaign for the Senate, an indication she's willing to invest significant personal resources to unseat Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer.Fiorina also raised nearly $1.1 million in donations during her first two...

Matrikon reports first-quarter profit, revenue grows to $25.5 million

January 11, 2010 12:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Matrikon Inc. (TSX:MTK) said Monday its latest quarterly profit held steady compared with a year ago as revenue climbed 30 per cent.The provider of software and other technology for factories and other industrial uses said Monday it earned $2.8 million or nine cents per share for the quarter...

New quantum cascade lasers emit more light than heat

January 11, 2010 11:55 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Northwestern University) Northwestern University researchers have developed compact, mid-infrared laser diodes that generate more light than heat -- a breakthroughs in quantum cascade laser efficiency.

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How Saving Energy Might Be Contagious

January 11, 2010 11:52 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

I was wondering the other day if saving energy might be, you know, contagious. And yes, that's an awfully dorky thing to think. But I found myself wondering that because I really was being a bit of a dork. You see, before I started working at the Nat

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DIP Switch Allows Automatic Mounting

January 11, 2010 11:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

The KG Series Dual Inline Package switch offered by CIT Relay & Switch allows automatic mounting with IC insertion machines. With both extended and recessed actuators, this industry standard DIP offers positions ranging from 1 to 12. Top tape seal, which withstands 

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Multi-Touch Single-Chip Controller Supports Gesture-based User Experiences

January 11, 2010 11:07 am | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics introduced a very advanced multi-touch ‘resistive’ touchscreen controller chip, which detects up to ten simultaneous touches with fingers, nails or stylus and allows application designers to replace complex menu sequences with

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Cost-Effective Termination Solutions for Copper & Aluminum Magnet Wire

January 11, 2010 10:52 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Tyco Electronics offers the MAG-MATE insulation displacement crimp (IDC) interconnection system -- a cost-effective interconnect for fractional horsepower (FHP) motor manufacturers. The product drives cost reduction as the same part number qualifies for termination of both copper and...

Dissolvable Spacers Tout Consistent Spacing Between Components and PCB

January 11, 2010 10:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Multi-Seals Inc. introduced Wash-Away dissolvable spacers, designed to provide consistent spacing between printed circuit boards and PCB components. These organic polymer spacers locate PCB components during soldering operations. After soldering,  

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E Ink and TI Collaborate on E-book Technologies

January 11, 2010 10:10 am | News | Comments

E Ink Corporation, a subsidiary of Prime View International, and Texas Instruments Incorporated announced a collaboration that will combine E Ink's Vizplex Electronic Paper Displays with TI technologies, including its power management ICs and OMAP 3 processors.

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Rapamune (sirolimus): Drug Monitoring Recommendations

January 11, 2010 9:51 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Switching between assays for the same patient can produce differing results that may be clinically significant.

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