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Tecsys Q3 profits contract to $62,000 from $97,000 as revenues slips to $8.8M

February 25, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Software company Tecsys Inc. (TSX:TCS) blamed a weaker U.S. dollar and slower sales for lower profits and revenues in its fiscal third quarter.The company said Thursday it earned $62,000 or less than a penny a share in the three months ended Jan. 31. In the year ago period, net income was...

Mark Greene, CEO of FICO Inc.

February 25, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NAME: L. Mark N. GreeneTITLE: CEO, FICO Inc., the company that calculates consumer credit scores.CAREER: Began his career in 1982 as an economist and researcher for the Federal Reserve Board. After stints at Technology Solutions Company, Berkeley Investment Technologies, and Citicorp, he spent 12...

Law, postdoctoral fellowships to honor Rhodes

February 25, 2010 11:21 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

New postgraduate fellowships, named for Frank H.T. Rhodes and funded by a $5 million gift from The Atlantic Philanthropies, will further research in the Law School and Cornell Population Program.


Apple shareholders reject environmental measures

February 25, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. shareholders have rejected two proposals that sought to force the computer company to do more to analyze its impact on the environment.One proposal would have asked Apple to produce a detailed environmental sustainability report. The other called for a board committee focused on...

Apple sells 10 billionth song _ a Johnny Cash tune

February 25, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. said Thursday that it has sold 10 billion songs from the iTunes Store since it opened in 2003, cementing its position as the world's largest music retailer.The 10 billionth song was "Guess Things Happen That Way" by Johnny Cash, bought by Louie Sulcer of Woodstock, Ga. He will...

Thermal Mass

February 25, 2010 8:21 am | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

I mentioned thermal mass in a recent post and was thinking over my oatmeal that its a subject deserving of more attention. That's more attention to thermal mass, not to oatmeal. Although, oatmeal is a pretty healthy food so it...

EMC Insurance posts improved 4Q profit

February 25, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

EMC Insurance Group Inc. said Thursday profit for the fourth quarter improved as investment income rose, Midwest storm losses declined and premium rates stabilized.The Des Moines, Iowa-based property and casualty insurer said net income rose to $27.5 million, or $2.10 per share, from $473,540,...

SMT Current Sense Resistors Deliver Desirable Thermal Performance

February 25, 2010 7:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

For power electronics design engineers looking for high current devices capable of providing current-sense and surge protection functions in high temperature environments, TT electronics IRC offers a series of open-air current sense resistors. The OARS-3 Series surface mount metal alloy strip resistors feature


In-Stat: 66.3 Million US TV Viewers are Simultaneously Using a PC While Watching TV

February 25, 2010 7:21 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Over 66 million consumers across demographic categories are using the Internet while camped out on their sofas watching

LED Array Products Feature Outputs up to 4500 Operational Lumens

February 25, 2010 6:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bridgelux Inc. unveiled three LED array product families that are presented to high-quality, energy-efficient light sources cost-optimized for the burgeoning solid-state lighting market. These new products are designed to replace incandescent, halogen, high intensity discharge (HID) and compact fluorescent lighting.


Red LEDs Tout High Output

February 25, 2010 6:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Opto Diode Corporation announced its OD-624L High Output Red LED. The LED has a dominant emission wavelength at 624 nm (typical) and features a narrow beam angle that is appropriate for fluorescence in medical, scientific testing instruments, and forensic applications. The lighting device delivers


Diode Laser Modules Deliver Digital Modulation at 200 MHz

February 25, 2010 6:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vortran Laser Technology announced the Stradus family of laser diode modules that delivers digital modulation at 200 MHz. the product line is available in popular wavelengths used for biomedical, R&D and laboratory applications. Wavelengths include 660 nm at


Advanced Video Advertising Grows Online and On Next Gen Pay-TV Services

February 25, 2010 6:21 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

The world of advertising is changing dramatically with shifts in consumer behavior and growing online and pay TV video-on-demand (VOD) services.


National Semiconductor APEC demo

February 25, 2010 5:17 am | Videos | Comments

Jim McDonald of National Semiconductor shows off what they present as the first PM-Bus power control and managment IC for server blades.


Intersil Digital Power Controller demo

February 25, 2010 4:44 am | Videos | Comments

Chris Young of Intersil Demonstrates their new ZL6105 Digital Power Controller with Auto Compensation.



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