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Applied Materials Sees Deals Ahead

March 29, 2010 10:26 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Applied Materials CEO Mike Splinter predicts acquisitions are coming in the semconductor-equipment industry.

Cisco cleared by regulators to buy Tandberg

March 29, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc. said Monday it had agreed to make concessions to secure clearance by European and U.S. regulators for its proposed $3.4 billion purchase of Norwegian videoconferencing equipment maker Tandberg ASA.The companies expect the deal to be completed in the next few weeks.The...

DB25 With Issues

March 29, 2010 9:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

Take a look at this footprint. We're looking at the solder-side of a DB-25 connector footprint. Given all of the smt and HDI (High Density Interconnect) we see these days, this looks pretty primitive; like it could be straight out...


No New FiOS Cities

March 29, 2010 8:23 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Verizon, near the end of its $23 billion FiOS network upgrade, is no longer seeking new cities for the fiber-optic service, which offers broadband, phone and TV.

Researchers equip robot sub with sensory system inspired by blind fish

March 29, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Technische Universitaet Muenchen) Researchers have equipped an underwater robot with a sensory system they expect will eventually prove effective, reliable, and energy-efficient in environments ranging from the sea floor to turbid rivers to sewer pipes. Their model is the lateral-line...

Quizam's ontrackTV UK Signs Contract With Routeco plc

March 29, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Quizam Media Corporation ("Quizam" or "the company") (TSX VENTURE: QQ) is pleased to announce that its UK online training division, has been selected by Routeco plc to supply computer training to support their workforce.Routeco plc has purchased licenses for ontrackTV's innovative...

Hindu-Muslim clashes injure scores in India

March 29, 2010 5:30 am | by OMER FAROOQ - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Authorities fired tear gas and warning shots and swung batons Monday to disperse crowds of angry Hindus and Muslims who attacked each other with stones and clubs in southern India, where more than 75 people have been injured.Communal rioting broke out Saturday in Hyderabad, capital of southern...

LED-Backlit LCD TV Sales Surge

March 29, 2010 5:29 am | News | Comments

The LCD TV shipment outlook has been increased to 180 million units in 2010, driven in part by the rapid expansion of LED backlit models.


OLED Pushbuttons in Action

March 29, 2010 5:09 am | Videos | Comments

This video shows some applications and benefits of the OLED SmartSwitch which is a combination of a switch and a display.


Testing services company ATA names Tsang CFO

March 29, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATA Inc., which provides computer-based testing services in China, said Monday it appointed Benson Tsang as its chief financial officer.Tsang, who starts immediately, also will serve as financial and principal accounting officer. He served as chief financial officer of WuXi Pharmatech Inc. from...

Energy Tax Credits: Secretary Chu is Spreading the Word, and You Should, Too!

March 29, 2010 4:25 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

As we've mentioned many times on the Energy Savers blog, you can receive up to $1,500 in tax credits for home energy efficiency improvements like adding insulation, installing energy efficient windows, or replacing water heaters.


Carphone Warehouse Splits

March 29, 2010 3:27 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

U.K. mobile-phone retailer and broadband provider Carphone Warehouse split into two separately-listed companies: fixed-line broadband business TalkTalk Telecom and retailer Carphone Warehouse.

Fujitsu Faces Board Overhaul

March 28, 2010 11:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Most of Fujitsu's board will resign in the aftermath of an unusual public feud with its former president, in a rare wholesale change of a Japanese governing board.


Ex-Brocade CEO Reyes Is Convicted

March 28, 2010 6:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Gregory Reyes, the former chief executive of networking gear maker Brocade Communications, was convicted Friday of felony charges connected to backdating stock options.

Nestl é Takes Beating on Social-Media Sites

March 28, 2010 5:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Environmental activists have been using social media to wage war against Nestlé over its purchases of palm oil for use in KitKat candy bars and other products, catching the Swiss food giant off guard.


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