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RFMD Introduces Single-Placement RF Front Ends

March 1, 2010 4:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today introduced the RF7178...


AC-DC power supply achieves Climate Savers 80+ Gold efficiency rating

March 1, 2010 4:41 am | News | Comments

Murata Power Solutions has introduced a new AC/DC front-end power supply for hot-swapping redundant systems that meets Climate Savers' 80+ Gold efficiency rating. The 2200W (220VAC), 1100W (110VAC), power-factor corrected D1U4CS-W-2200-12-HA4C has a main output of 12V and a standby output of 5V.


International Rectifier Showcases GaN Power Technology

March 1, 2010 4:36 am | Videos | Comments

John Lambert of International Rectifier demonstrates the company's new GaN-based power IC technology at APEC 2010. The flip-chip IP2010 and IP2011 combine driver and a GaN switch in a single device.


Fairchild DrMOS demo at APEC 2010

March 1, 2010 4:29 am | Videos | Comments

Here is a demonstration of a DrMOS integrated FET plus Driver multi-chip power stage module from Fairchild. The device is designed for multiple synchronous Buck converter applications.


Telecoms: mobile phone customers entitled to protection from data-roaming "bill shock" as from 1 st March 2010

March 1, 2010 4:24 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

As from 1st March 2010, European mobile phone operators are obliged under EU roaming rules to offer their customers a cut-off limit facility to protect them from 'bill shocks' for surfing the Internet with their mobile phones and laptops while travelling in other EU countries. Under the...

Hello, stranger: the ups and downs of Chatroulette

March 1, 2010 4:15 am | News | Comments

A new Web sensation called Chatroulette feels like a throwback to the early 1990s, when online chat rooms brimmed with lonely strangers looking for meaningful connections, meaningless sex, or something in between.

Perfect World reports jump in 4th-qtr profit

March 1, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Perfect World Co. on Monday reported a jump in fourth-quarter earnings, helped by growing revenue from the online games it operates.The Chinese company's net income jumped to 270.8 million yuan ($39.7 million), or 5.09 yuan (75 cents) per share, more than double the 124.8 million yuan, or 2.12...

Symantec Offers Healthcare Providers Hosted Solutions to Reduce Storage Costs and Streamline Medical Image Sharing

March 1, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced Symantec Health, a new hosted medical image archiving and sharing solution for healthcare providers, that helps lower storage costs and provides secure, Web-based image sharing for non-affiliated hospitals and physicians. The new Symantec Health Safe...


SOLVIT and Citizens Signpost Service help growing number of Europeans to live, work and do business across borders

March 1, 2010 3:25 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

A growing number of Europeans are turning to the EU's advice and assistance services to find concrete answers and fast solutions to questions and problems they encounter in the Internal Market. This is the common conclusion of annual reports released today by the European Commission on...

Scientists Get Funding to Design Anti-Botulism Drugs

February 28, 2010 10:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University’s Institute of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery (ICB&DD) scientists were selected to receive up to $1.4 million in research funds from the Department of Defense to develop anti-botulism drugs.

Topeka aims to become Google Internet test site

February 28, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A campaign to make Topeka a test site for a new, ultrafast Internet service is gathering speed.Google Inc. announced plans Feb. 10 to build and test new high-speed broadband networks in one or more places around the country. The company says the system of fiber-optic cables would deliver...

After Sparkling 2007, Cell Base Station Sales Down Steeply In 2008

February 28, 2010 1:22 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

However, those trends will not prevent total worldwide base station shipments from dropping sharply this year compared to 2007.

Norway Reduces Infections by Reducing Antibiotic Use

February 27, 2010 11:21 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Norway conquers infections by cutting use of antibiotics Twenty-five years ago, Norwegians were also losing their lives to this bacteria. But Norway’s public health system fought back with an aggressive program that made it the most infection-free country in the world. A key part of...


Federal Register: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements and Availability of Sample Electroni...

February 27, 2010 8:20 am | by FDA (The Center for Devices and Radiological Health) | News | Comments

The FDA is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency.


RI lawmakers to invite America's Cup to Newport

February 27, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Rhode Island lawmakers want the competition for the world's most coveted sailing trophy to return to Newport.House lawmakers plan to vote Tuesday on a resolution asking Oracle Corp. chief executive Larry Ellison to bring the America's Cup regatta back to Newport, a summer resort for industrial...


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