Advertisement
Serving the Electronic Design Community Since 1956
Subscribe to ECN Magazine All
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

ECN Daily

Lawmakers hold noses, OK corporate tax breaks

July 9, 2010 7:05 pm | by EMERY P. DALESIO - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

North Carolina legislators are split over whether the perks offered to job-creating businesses are too big, too small, or about right when unemployment is stubbornly high.Among the last tasks Friday of this year's General Assembly session was approval of bills extending or expanding incentives...

SCO Group appealing jury verdict in Unix battle

July 9, 2010 3:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A company is appealing a March jury verdict in favor of Novell Inc. in an ownership battle over Unix computer server operating systems.Lindon-based The SCO Group said in a court filing this week it is appealing the verdict to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver.A jury found in...

Google wins permission to keep website in China

July 9, 2010 2:06 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google won permission Friday to maintain its website in China and keep its toehold in the world's most populous nation after bowing to pressure to eliminate a virtual detour around the country's online censorship requirements.Entering search requests at Google.cn from within mainland China now...

Advertisement

General Dynamics gets $34M Canadian contract

July 9, 2010 1:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Government of Canada said Friday that it has awarded a $34.4 million contract to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada.Under this contract, General Dynamics will perform trade-off studies, design work, build prototypes and test to define the upgrades that will be incorporated into a fleet of...

ADP to buy Cobalt for $400 million

July 9, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Automatic Data Processing Inc. said Friday that it plans to buy online auto marketing company Cobalt for $400 million in cash.ADP said the purchase, which is expected to close in four to six weeks, builds on its information technology management system for auto dealerships.ADP expects the deal...

HB-SIA achieves first solar-powered night flight

July 9, 2010 12:20 pm | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

Back in April, we reported on the Impulse HB-SIA, a solar-powered aircraft piloted by balloonist Bertrand Piccard. Powered by 11,628 monocrystalline silicon cells, the HB-SIA is an impressive piece of work. Yesterday, the craft achieved an important milestone: the first solar-powered night flight.

TOPICS:

Blizzard nixes real-name requirement in forums

July 9, 2010 12:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Blizzard Entertainment is backtracking on plans to require players to use their real names when posting on its online forums.Following an outcry in the gaming community, Blizzard lifted the planned requirements.It said Friday it will still make other changes intended to curb bad behavior in the...

Former Intel CEO defends Fiorina's layoffs at HP

July 9, 2010 12:06 pm | by JUDY LIN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Former Intel Corp. CEO Craig Barrett on Friday defended the decision by GOP Senate candidate Carly Fiorina to lay off thousands of workers and ship jobs overseas as a necessary business move when she was head of Hewlett-Packard Co.Barrett is part of a coalition of business leaders who have...

Advertisement

DHH chief Alan Levine resigns, replacement named

July 9, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Alan Levine, Louisiana's health secretary, has resigned the post he's held since 2008 and the Jindal administration quickly named his replacement.Gov. Bobby Jindal's office said Friday that Bruce Greenstein will replace Levine, who's returning to the private sector. His last official day is...

4DGL Graphics Controller Performs Out of the Box

July 9, 2010 11:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

PICASO-GFX2 is an intelligent custom 4DGL (4D Graphics Language) Graphics Controller designed to interface with virtually all popular OLED and LCD display panels. It provides a graphics user interface solution for rapid application development and time-to-market. Built-in features include

TOPICS:

Earnings schedule for week of July 12

July 9, 2010 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings next week:MondayPITTSBURGH — Alcoa Inc. releases financial results.JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — CSX Corp. releases financial results.TuesdaySANTA CLARA, Calif. — Intel Corp. releases financial results.LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Yum Brands Inc....

Our Nation's Security: Stalled Confirmation for Director of

July 9, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

National Intelligence; Google to Stay in China; Where the Oily Mess is Being Dumped; Miami Fit for a King; Super Powers Swap Spies; One Step Closer to HIV Vaccine - Part 1xfdhe AMERICAN-MORNING-02

Nano Letters publishes Dr. Yong Shi's energy harvesting technology

July 9, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stevens Institute of Technology) Dr. Shi's research focuses on miniature energy harvesting technologies that could potentially power wireless electronics, portable devices, stretchable electronics, and implantable biosensors.

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Air- or Gas-Pressurized Spray Devices: Risk of Air or Gas Embolism

July 9, 2010 9:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Reports of life-threatening air or gas embolism occurring during or immediately after application of hemostatic drug or biological products.

TOPICS:

Performance Monitoring Test Kit and Software

July 9, 2010 9:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bio/Data Corporation announced today the launch of its new LTA Check Performance Monitoring Test Kit and Software - the world’s first-in-class system to verify performance of Light Transmission Aggregometers. The LTA Check Test Kit allows the laboratory to verify aggregometer function, standardize and ensure precision and reliability of test results...

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading