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Pushbutton Switch fits multiple design requirements

July 23, 2010 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

The JC Series is a high quality switch offering a variety illuminated package styles to fit nearly any design requirement. With bi-colored LED combinations in blue, green, red, yellow and white, the JC series offers an internal snap-action mechanism providing long lasting, quick make and break momentary or latching contacts.


Microcontroller contains reduced memory footprint

July 23, 2010 4:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAXQ613, a high-performance, 16-bit RISC microcontroller with an integrated infrared (IR) transceiver. Based on the highly successful MAXQ610 microcontroller, the MAXQ613 contains a reduced memory footprint (48KB flash, 1.5KB SRAM), which provides more flexibility to system designers.


Agency Begins E-Book Venture Limited to Amazon

July 23, 2010 4:23 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

After the literary agent Andrew Wylie started his own publishing venture, Random House cut ties to his agency.


Celestica plans to buy back voting shares

July 23, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Technology and engineering services provider Celestica Inc. said Friday it plans on launching a program to buy back up to 18 million, or about 9 percent, of its subordinate voting shares.The buyback would be part of a normal course issuer bid and the shares would be purchased over the next 12...

Ericsson Blames Component Shortage for Sales Dip

July 23, 2010 2:24 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

The world’s largest maker of telecom network equipment said that an industry-wide shortage of key components had contributed to decline in sales in the second quarter.

RealNetworks names insider as new CEO

July 22, 2010 3:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

RealNetworks Inc. said Thursday it has named interim CEO Bob Kimball to be its permanent chief.Kimball, 46, has led the company since RealNetworks founder Rob Glaser stepped down in January."Bob has done an outstanding job executing on his plan to transform RealNetworks into a more focused and...

SanDisk CEO to retire; 2Q profit jumps

July 22, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The CEO of flash memory card maker SanDisk Corp. plans to retire this year, the company said Thursday as it reported a surge in quarterly earnings.SanDisk said Eli Harari, who founded the company and serves as both its chairman and CEO, will step down Dec. 31. Chief Operating Officer Sanjay...

Amazon’s Profit Rises but Misses Forecasts

July 22, 2010 1:27 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Income is up 45 percent and sales are up 41 percent, but Amazon’s shares slide after the results fall short of forecasts.


Microsoft Posts a 48% Increase in Profit

July 22, 2010 1:26 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Quarterly income of $4.52 billion tops forecasts as rejuvenated sales to corporations fuel a 22 percent increase in sales.

Graphene oxide gets green

July 22, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Rice University) Rice scientists have found a way to synthesize graphene oxide in bulk in an environmentally friendly way, eliminating toxic and explosive chemicals from the process. They have also found a class of common bacteria breaks down graphene oxide into environmentally benign graphene.

Cook brand Ciaglia Blue Rhino/Ciaglia Blue Dolphin Percutaneous Tracheostomy Introducer Sets and Trays

July 22, 2010 1:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Recall due to balloon inflation assembly that may not hold air


Nanowick at heart of new system to cool 'power electronics'

July 22, 2010 12:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Purdue University) Researchers have shown that an advanced cooling technology being developed for high-power electronics in military and automotive systems is capable of handling roughly 10 times the heat generated by conventional computer chips.


Rat Race Choir to Perform at Brookhaven Lab August 6

July 22, 2010 12:21 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Legendary band Rat Race Choir (RRC) will perform at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Friday, August 6, at 8 p.m. at Berkner Auditorium.


Some Internet porn sites in China now accessible

July 22, 2010 12:05 pm | by ANITA CHANG - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Word leaked out slowly, spread by Web-savvy folks on Twitter: Internet porn that once was blocked by Chinese government censors was now openly available."Are they no longer cracking down on pornographic websites? A lot of porn sites and forums are accessible," technology blogger William Long...

An Overview of Micro Thermoelectric Technology

July 22, 2010 11:52 am | by Burkhard Habbe, Micropelt | Articles | Comments

Thermoelectricity has been known since the 1830s. Two functional principles are included under this term: The popular Peltier-Effect describes how electric current flowing through thermoelectric material transports heat, creating a cooling effect.



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