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Neo Solar Power Corp. Begins Building New Facility

August 27, 2010 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

Neo Solar Power Corp., a solar cell manufacturer, announced the beginning of construction on a southern Taiwan operations hub that is expected to be capable of producing 3.4GW of solar cells a year after...


VeriFone says class-action lawsuit dismissed

August 27, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Electronic-payment provider VeriFone Systems Inc. said Friday that a federal judge in California dismissed a shareholder derivative lawsuit against some of the company's current and former directors and executives.The lawsuit was filed after the company restated quarterly financial results from...

Microsoft to locate data center in Va

August 27, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft Corp. will invest up to $499 million and create 50 new jobs at a data center in Mecklenburg County.In making the announcement Friday, Gov. Bob McDonnell called it the largest economic investment in Southern Virginia history.Virginia beat out North Carolina and Texas for the facility.


The Teardown

August 27, 2010 9:54 am | Articles | Comments

Tearing something apart gives one insight into the what and how of it, the process and parts with which the device delivers its benefit to the user.

National Science Foundation awards Rutgers-led research team $7.5 million to develop mobile Internet

August 27, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Rutgers University) The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $7.5 million grant to a Rutgers-led research team to develop a future Internet design optimized for mobile networking and communication. The team of nine universities and several industrial partners has dubbed...

Modularity and Standards

August 27, 2010 9:21 am | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

Eons ago, (well, it seems like eons) when IBM designed its original PC, it took note of the success of the Apple II with it's modular expansion system - easily accessible card slots with loads of clear documentation - and...

Studios sue to stop advertising on pirate web sites

August 27, 2010 9:17 am | News | Comments

Warner Bros. and the Walt Disney Co. have teamed up in a new legal effort to choke off the air supply of various web sites that post and index links to pirated movies. The two studios are suing Triton Media, alleged to have provided advertising consulting and referrals for nine websites identified as "one-stop-shops" for infringing works.

HP hikes bid for data-storage maker 3Par, hours after Dell matched earlier offer

August 27, 2010 9:05 am | by Jessica Mintz@ - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS@ - Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE:HPQ) boosted its bid for 3Par Inc. to US$1.88 billion Friday, topping Dell Inc.'s offer by 11 per cent and again raising the stakes in the bidding contest for the data-storage company.The $30-per-share offer from HP came just hours after Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) matched HP's...


NSF project at Carnegie Mellon will develop architecture that makes Internet secure, smart

August 27, 2010 8:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Carnegie Mellon University) Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University will lead a three-year, $7.1 million effort sponsored by the National Science Foundation to develop a next-generation network architecture that fixes security and reliability deficiencies now threatening the viability...

Power supply Suits Resistance Soldering, Heat Sealing and Conductive Adhesive Bonding

August 27, 2010 8:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Miyachi Unitek Corporation introduced its Uniflow3 power supply for resistance soldering, heat sealing and conductive adhesive bonding applications. Using pulsed heat technology, the Uniflow3 provides targeted heating and precision temperature control...


To boldly go where no dilettante has gone before

August 27, 2010 8:03 am | by Alix Paultre, Editor-in-Chief | Articles | Comments

Once Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites announced the maiden flight of SpaceShipTwo, it was only a matter of time before Virgin Galactic would start selling tickets to space in earnest. This is great news for  the development of commercial space, representing the first private steps into a new frontier.


Current-compensated Ring Core Power Chokes Suppress Common-mode Interference

August 27, 2010 8:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-EPC announced sample kit of EPCOS current-compensated ring core power chokes. These EMC components are designed for a voltage of 250 V AC and offer current capabilities of between 0.4 and 6.0 A. Their inductances are between 0.2 mH and 39 mH.

TCXO Performs in Geothermal Energy, Petroleum, Aerospace and Defense Sectors

August 27, 2010 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bliley Technologies, Inc. introduced its latest T45 TCXO with an ultra-wide (military standard) temperature range for high-reliability, electronic system design. Where environmental performance is a consideration, the T45 TCXO is specifically designed for applications such as...


High Voltage Resistors Tout Tighter Tolerance

August 27, 2010 7:44 am | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Murata Electronics North America today introduced the MHR03xx series of high voltage resistors that are available with tighter tolerances than previous versions. The narrower tolerance parts are the result of the company’s laser trimming technology.

Hermetic L Circuit Solder-in EMI Filters Tout Improved Insertion Loss

August 27, 2010 7:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products announced the release of an L circuit EMI filter designed to provide both inductance and series resistance for desirable transient performance. This feed-through solder-in filter’s miniature case size, .156" OD x .128" ID with body length of .200", for a total overall length of .715"...


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