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Simple Maintenance Saves Costly Furnace Repair/Replacement

January 6, 2010 6:53 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

For the past few weeks, my forced-air gas furnace has been on the fritz. I blame this on the fact that I haven't been as diligent as


Digi International to Release Fiscal First Quarter 2010 Earnings Results and Host Conference Call on January 21, 2010

January 6, 2010 6:51 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

(Minneapolis, MN, January 5, 2010) - Digi International® Inc. (Nasdaq: DGII) will release financial results for its fiscal first quarter 2010 on Thursday, January 21, 2010, after market close, and will host a conference call later the same day, at 5:00 p.m. ET (4:

Eval Kit Creates Contactless Charging System

January 6, 2010 6:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

The bqTESLA Contactless Charging Evaluation Kit is a high-performance, easy-to-use development kit based on Fulton Innovation’s eCoupled intelligent wireless power technology for the design of low-power contactless charging solutions.


Mercury Computer says chairman steps down

January 6, 2010 6:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mercury Computer Systems Inc. said Wednesday Russell K. Johnsen has resigned form his post as chairman of the company's board.Mercury, which makes computer systems and software, said it has appointed Vincent Vitto to take his place. Vitto has served on the board since he retired from his former...

Wallplate Module Delivers VGA Video over Cat 5

January 6, 2010 5:34 am | Product Releases | Comments, a leading manufacturer of A/V and digital signage connectivity solutions, has launched three new products in its Converge A/V “UTPE series” family of VGA over Cat 5 Extender devices


First consumer devices for Mobile DTV debut

January 6, 2010 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The prospect of live, local TV shows on cell phones and other portable devices is getting closer. Manufacturers this week are showing off gadgets that can receive a new type of digital TV transmissions."Mobile DTV" gadgets are due to be tested this spring by consumers in the Washington, D.C.,...

Level 3 prices bonds with 10 percent interest

January 6, 2010 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Level 3 Communications Inc. said Wednesday it has priced its new bonds at 97.982 percent of the principal with an interest rate of 10 percent.The Internet networking services company is selling $640 million of notes maturing in 2018 in a private offering.It plans to use the proceeds to buy back...

2010 CES Preview

January 6, 2010 5:00 am | Videos | Comments

 New content for mobile devices, interactive Web-connected TV, new screen sizes for portables, and apps galore are likely to be main attractions at the 2010 CES.


ViewSonic(R) incorporates SENSIO(R) 3D format within new products

January 6, 2010 4:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SENSIO Technologies Inc. ("SENSIO") (TSX VENTURE: SIO) announced today at Consumer Electronics Show that it will be partnering with ViewSonic@ Corp. ("ViewSonic"), a leading global provider of visual display, computing and digital content solutions. The two companies have worked closely to...

Two Brookhaven Lab Scientists Named AAAS Fellows

January 6, 2010 3:53 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has awarded two scientists from Brookhaven Lab with the distinction of Fellow. Chi-Chang Kao and Thomas Ludlam will be among 531 AAAS members to receive this honor.

Albatross Chicks Fed Plastic Ocean Pollution by Parents

January 5, 2010 5:55 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

See more photographs of remains of albatross chicks on the Midway Atoll, a tiny stretch of sand and coral near the middle of the North Pacific. The nesting babies are fed bellies-full of plastic by their parents, who soar out over the vast polluted ocean collecting what looks to them like...

Glentel raises dividend by eight per cent to 9.75 cents per share

January 5, 2010 5:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Telecommunications company Glentel Inc. (TSX:GLN) says it has raised its quarterly dividend by about eight per cent to 9.75 cents per share.

Contributing to Power Saving and Lengthening Battery Operation Time by Significantly Reducing DC Resistance! Commercializing 0603 Size High Performance Chip Ferrite Beads

January 5, 2010 3:52 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | News | Comments

Overview Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has commercialized 0603 size chip type ferrite beads, BLM0


Ex-Perot employee returning $8.6M

January 5, 2010 2:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A former employee of a Perot Systems Corp. affiliate who had been charged with insider trading has agreed to return about $8.6 million in illicit profits, federal regulators said Tuesday.The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement with Reza Saleh to partly resolve...

University of Nevada, Reno researcher devises new solar pond distillation system

January 5, 2010 1:56 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Nevada, Reno) Ecosystems of terminus lakes around the world could benefit from a new system being developed at the University of Nevada, Reno to desalinate water using a specialized low-cost solar pond and patented membrane distillation system powered by renewable energy.


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