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Cardiac Science Automated External Defibrillators (Powerheart, Cardiovive, CardioLife, NK, Responder models): Class I Recall

March 8, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

UPDATED 03/08/2010: Recall classified as Class I, expanded list of affected models. Originally posted 02/09/2010


Amorphous and Nanocrystalline Cores Rival Permalloys, Ferrites

March 8, 2010 10:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Amorphous cores from Payton Magnetics are made of magnetic alloys that are melted and then cooled at an extremely high rate. The materials exhibit metallic properties but lack the crystalline lattice of conventional metals, thus giving the materials


Oscilloscopes Tout Big Display, Hardware-Accelerated Search

March 8, 2010 10:14 am | Keysight Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies added 14 models to its InfiniiVision 7000 Series mixed-signal and digital-storage oscilloscope portfolio. These scopes offer bandwidths from 100 MHz up to 1 GHz. In addition to


The EERE Web Site Has a New Look!

March 8, 2010 9:23 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

The freshest energy news on the block this week is the newly designed In case you haven't visited the site lately, the EERE site contains in-depth information about the U.S. Department of Energy's office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy.


The SolidWorks User Group Network Turns 10

March 8, 2010 8:22 am | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Blogs | Comments

In the fall of 1999, several SolidWorks user group leaders were contacted by Carol Faiola, a Marketing representative at SolidWorks Corporation. I was one of the lucky ones along with Mark Peters, Michelle Pillers, and Scott Bemis that were asked to travel to Concord for a discussion...

TVA Group Inc.'s fourth-quarter and full-year profits, revenue up

March 8, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TVA Group Inc. (TSX:TVA.B), North America's largest private-sector French-language broadcaster and magazine publisher, has reported sharply higher earnings in the fourth quarter, boosted by growth in its television sector.The company, a subsidiary of Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.A), said Monday it...

Earnings Preview: Brown-Forman to post 3Q earnings

March 8, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Liquor company Brown-Forman Corp., whose brands include Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Southern Comfort and Finlandia vodka, reports its third-quarter results before the stock market opens Wednesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Any signs that customers are trading back up to more expensive brands and...

IBM Fellow Grady Booch on the Value of Engineering?

March 8, 2010 6:22 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

In this webcast IBM Fellow Grady Booch discusses the critical role engineering plays in moving society forward. And he explores the history of science and engineering. This interesting webcast would be a good video to show children, or anyone, to bring out the desire to study engineering...


Pluggable IO Solutions Kit Serves SFP SFP+ XFP X2 and QSFP Development

March 8, 2010 5:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Avnet and Tyco Electronics have released a new Pluggable I/O Solutions Sample Kit. The kit includes 15 product samples and four quick reference guides.


Blackboard buys alert provider Saf-T-Net for $33M

March 8, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Educational software maker Blackboard Inc. said Monday that it will spend $33 million in cash to acquire privately held Saf-T-Net Inc., which produces an alert system for child safety.Saf-T-Net's system sends out emergency messages for parents and others caring for children via phone calls,...

Tinker’s Toolbox - Session Recap

March 8, 2010 5:16 am | Podcasts | Comments

This TTB conversation included participants from National Instruments and FCI. Topics covered included a recap of previous discussion and the nature of the toolbox discussion in the context of engineering needs for disasters like Haiti.


US ITC Hands Seagate Patent Win

March 8, 2010 4:36 am | by Charles Schill, Steptoe & Johnson | Blogs | Comments

The US ITC handed Seagate a big win by issuing its final determination on a major patent case, finding no violation of Section 337 by Seagate’s computer hard drives or the integrated circuits used in its products supplied by LSI.


WellPoint Systems trims Q4 net loss to $503,000 from year-ago $14 million

March 8, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oil and gas industry software developer WellPoint Systems Inc. (TSXV:WPS) reported Monday a fourth-quarter net loss of $503,000, significantly reduced from a loss of $14 million in the same period a year earlier.The Calgary-based company said its loss amounted to one cent per share, compared...


Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2010

March 8, 2010 4:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

The nominees for the European Inventor Award 2010 include inventors of pioneering innovations, such as the conservation of drinking water, the synthesis of football-shaped carbon molecules, cancer treatments and digital data encryption. Other nominees are the Wii console, the civilian use...

Energy 101 - The Basics

March 8, 2010 4:23 am | Blogs | Comments

Since there is a great worldwide debate going on about “energy”, some of the debate participants need to refresh their memories, or in some cases, learn something about the basic ‘Energy Laws’ (EL), associated with it’s utilization and conversion from one form to another.



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