General Motors Corp. said Thursday a committee of bondholders has agreed to a sweetened deal proposed by the U.S. government to erase the automaker's unsecured debt in exchange for company stock.
Microsoft Corp is revamping its search engine to counter the dominance of Google Inc in the web search and related advertising business.
Targeting military, avionics, and high-end industrial applications, the PowerlinePlus Series of DC/DC converters from Recom boast operating efficiencies of 90% and higher. The devices are available with ratings from 20 to 50 W.
Provided in a DB-9 form-factor shell, the CE-USB integrated USB2.0-to-RS232 adapter can add a USB interface to legacy serial products without hardware or software redesign requirements.
A fast-mate version of the 2-mm pitch J-Tek Datamate cable-to-cable, cable-to-board, and board-to-board connector family, the 101Lok Datamate connectors from Harwin require a 101-degree quarter turn to secure the retention device.
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have developed a molecular structure that could help create current-generating machines at the nanoscale.
The tally of newly laid-off people requesting jobless benefits fell last week, the government said Thursday, a sign that companies are cutting fewer workers.
Time Warner Inc on Thursday made official plans to separate its AOL division sometime around the end of this year, a widely expected move that sheds one of the media company's weakest divisions.
Amazon isn’t the only company that wants you to read books and newspapers on a handheld device. The Kindle has a bevy of competitors, some of which already exist–like Sony’s Reader–and those that have yet to hit the market. Plastic Logic falls in the second category.
In the early 1950s, as the advent of television threatened the supremacy of movies, 3-D was hailed as the future of cinema, the magic solution to Hollywood's postwar slump. Now, in 2009, 3-D is once again being hailed as the savior of cinema, but no one has the guts to call it a gimmick.
Earlier this year, amid the doom and gloom of the financial catastrophe wrought by irresponsible lending, the technology industry did something unexpected: it pulled out of a nose-dive and set its sights skyward once again. Just listen to Paul Otellini, chief executive of Intel, the world's largest maker microchips.
The Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory (RoMeLa) of the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech has developed a unique robotic hand that can firmly hold objects as heavy as a can of food or as delicate as a raw egg, while dexterous enough to gesture for sign language.
Women in Technology (WITSM), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington technology community, today announced the winners of the Tenth Annual Women in Technology Leadership Awards.
Available in battery-powered and AC-line powered versions, the high-voltage EC104 and low-voltage EC106 digital PWM motor controls from LCR Electronics provide speed and torque control as well as bi-directional operation and overload protection.
Addressing 3D integration of CMOS ICs into devices such as photo sensors, gas sensors, power devices, or MEMS components, the Through Silicon Via (TSV) technology from austriamicrosystems two eight-inch wafers can be electrically connected, with typical TSV depths of 200 µm to 300 µm.