Autocratic nations rarely feel the need to justify their actions. So China’s recent defense of its new internet filtering software was extraordinary. It also rings hollow. Starting July 1, the “Green Dam Youth Escort” software must be pre-installed on all computers sold within mainland China. The net-filtering software is aimed at protecting users from “harmful content.”
Amazon.com is blaming the latest outage to hit its Elastic Compute Cloud service on a lightning strike at one of its data centers.
Yahoo Inc on Thursday named Altera Corp's chief financial officer as its finance chief, the latest move by the Internet company to rebuild itself in the image of its new chief executive. Tim Morse -- who also worked at General Electric Co for 15 years -- will succeed Blake Jorgensen as CFO, reporting to CEO Carol Bartz, who has been reshuffling management and streamlining operations since she took over the helm of the company in January.
TV stations across the U.S. started cutting their analog signals Friday morning, ending a 60-year run for the technology and likely stranding more than 1 million unprepared homes without TV service.
A political coup in New York's statehouse can be traced back to an incident in which a top lawmaker so enraged a wealthy backer by peering at e-mails on his BlackBerry that his patron engineered his ouster.
C&K Components offers a family of high reliability connectors for medical applications. Designated the MTB1, MDM, MDMA and D*M/D*MA Series, the connectors are capable of operation in temperatures of -270°C to +200°C, making them suitable for medical applications ranging from cryogenic processes to imaging equipment, including CT scanners, MRI and ultrasound machines.
Phaseda’s RL3-4S rocker switch is half size of the company’s miniature rocker switch, yet it carries loading at 10A 125 VAC, approved by UL and VDE. The small size fits very well for many applications, including office equipment, security and medical devices, lighting and portable machines.
Outside Saginaw, Mich., an old auto town of 56,000 people about 100 miles northwest of Detroit, a company making silicon for solar panels is doing the exact opposite of the Big Three. It's hiring.
Able to measure through almost any non-metallic wall material to eliminate media compatibility and sterility issues, Sensortechnics’ CLC Series of contact-free capacitive sensors continuously measure the fill level of liquids as well as granular or pulverized materials.
Microchip Technology introduced its MCP2036 Analog Front End (AFE) for inductive touch-sensing applications. Complimenting the Company’s royalty-free mTouch inductive touch-sensing solutions, the fully-integrated MCP2036 AFE works with
Able to handle a current of 10 A per contact, 7-pin RD24 Series 692 over-molded connector cable assemblies by Binder-USA are available with male or female cord sets and straight or right angle connectors.
What is the primary consideration when developing a new product? For this Brainstorm question we asked people at ITT Interconnect Solutions, CoActive Technologies KDM, Knight Electronics, Orchid Technologies, and AVX.
Available in versions able to drive backlights with single-, dual-, and multi-lamp configurations, the Smart Force SFW Series of DC/AC inverters from Endicott Research Group are intended for universal use across a broad range of CCFL-backlit LCD applications.
Mix seven shuttle astronauts and six space station residents and you set a record for the biggest off-the-planet gathering. NASA is aiming to launch Endeavour on Saturday morning to the international space station for a long, laborious construction job. When the shuttle pulls up, there will be 13 people at the station — the most people ever together in space at one time.