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Yale Geologist Wins Guggenheim Fellowship to Study Changes in Climate

April 19, 2010 7:20 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

John Wettlaufer, the A.M. Bateman Professor of Geophysics and Physics and professor of applied mathematics, has been awarded a 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Yahoo names Blake Irving as chief product officer

April 19, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Yahoo Inc. has named former Microsoft executive Blake Irving as chief product officer, replacing Ari Balogh, who is leaving June 3 for personal reasons, the Internet company said Monday.Prabhakar Raghavan will continue as chief scientist, and both executives will report directly to CEO Carol...

Earnings Preview: Yahoo revenue woes to end in Q1?

April 19, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Internet company Yahoo Inc. is scheduled to report its first-quarter earnings after the stock market closes Tuesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Higher revenue for the first time since the third quarter of 2008. At least that's what Yahoo promised three months ago when it forecast its January-March...


18 U.S. Schools Named Intel Schools of Distinction Finalists

April 19, 2010 6:22 am | by Intel | News | Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 15, 2010 - Intel Corporation today named 18 U.S. schools as finalists in the 2010 Intel Schools of Distinction Awards.

Fairchild Semiconductor Reports Results for the First Quarter of 2010

April 19, 2010 6:22 am | by Fairchild Semiconductor | News | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile products, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 28, 2010. Fairchild reported first quarter sales of $378 million, up 7 percent from the prior quarter and 69 percent...

IR's 25V DirectFET Chipset Delivers Industry Leading Efficiency for High Frequency DC-DC Switching Applications

April 19, 2010 6:22 am | by International Rectifier | News | Comments

DirectFET chipset combines ultra low charge and RDSon with industry's lowest gate resistance to minimize conduction and switching losses.

LTC3614: 4A, 4MHz, Synchronous Step-Down Regulator in 3mm x 5mm QFN

April 19, 2010 6:22 am | by Linear Technology | News | Comments

The LTC3614 is a low quiescent current monolithic synchronous buck regulator using a current mode, constant frequency architecture. The no-load DC supply current in sleep mode is only 75?A while maintaining the output voltage (Burst Mode operation) at no load, dropping to zero current in...

Virtual Automated Test Summit 2009 – Applying the Top Trends in Automated Test

April 19, 2010 6:21 am | by National Instruments | News | Comments

The sixth annual Automated Test Summit featured NI and top industry experts who joined forces to discuss top trends influencing the automated test industry.


National Semiconductor Elects William Amelio and William Mitchell to Its Board of Directors; Names Donald Macleod Chairman of the Board

April 19, 2010 6:21 am | by National Semiconductor | News | Comments

National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM) today announced the appointment of William J. Amelio and William E. Mitchell to National?s board of directors. They will serve on the board until National?s annual meeting of stockholders later this year. In addition, Donald Macleod was named...

New Renesas Electronics RSS Feed

April 19, 2010 6:21 am | by Renesas | News | Comments

On April 1, 2010, NEC Electronics and Renesas Technology Corp. joined businesses and launched Renesas Electronics Corporation. This RSS feed will be closed. Please subscribe to the new Renesas Electronics RSS feed here.

Speedy scanner re-writes book on publishing technology

April 19, 2010 5:47 am | News | Comments

Simply flipping through a book may not seem like the best to way to scan it, but a Japanese research group at Tokyo University has created new software that allows hundreds of pages to be scanned within minutes.

Countries to release anti-piracy text as deal nears

April 19, 2010 5:44 am | News | Comments

Countries negotiating a deal to curb trade in fake and pirated goods are close to reaching an agreement in talks that have raised concerns among digital rights advocates, U.S. trade officials said on Friday. "The agreement can be concluded soon if other participants make it a priority to achieve such progress now," Nefeterius McPherson, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Trade Representative's office, said in a statement.

Hydrogen still in the eco-car race

April 19, 2010 5:37 am | News | Comments

Hydrogen, one of Earth's most abundant elements, once was seen as green energy's answer to the petroleum-driven car: easy to produce, available everywhere and nonpolluting when burned. Hydrogen energy was defeated by a mountain of obstacles - the fear of explosion by the highly flammable gas, the difficulty of carrying the fuel in large, heavy tanks in the vehicle...


Microchip Reference Implementation for Google PowerMeter

April 19, 2010 5:33 am | Videos | Comments

This is a live demonstration of device activation, data transmission and Web viewing for Google PowerMeter using Microchips reference implementation.


China plants working for Microsoft break labor law

April 19, 2010 5:30 am | by WILLIAM FOREMAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Two factories that make Microsoft Corp. products in southern China violated overtime regulations and failed to properly register the use of workers aged 16 to 18, a monitoring group said Monday.The problems at the plants in the city of Dongguan were initially raised last week by the National...


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