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Insider Trading Charge in China

March 1, 2010 8:25 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

A long-running scandal over the former Gome chairman’s alleged activities has already tarnished the careers of a series of Chinese officials.

Aging Rocker Turns Pitchman in Germany

March 1, 2010 8:25 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

An advertising campaign featuring Alice Cooper that both satirizes and promotes modern technology has helped rescue sales at Saturn, a chain of electronics outlets that belongs to Metro Group.

Global Chip Sales Rise

March 1, 2010 8:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Global semiconductor sales rose 0.3% in January from the previous month, but sales surged 47% from a year ago.


Hacking Inquiry Puts China’s Elite in New Light

March 1, 2010 8:24 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Investigators looking into Web attacks on Google traced the intrusions to Jiaotong University and Lanxiang Vocational School, elite Chinese schools with strong American ties.

Personal Income and Outlays, January 2010

March 1, 2010 8:24 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | News | Comments

Personal income increased $11.4 billion, or 0.1 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) decreased $47.6 billion, or 0.4 percent, in January, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The decrease in DPI reflected an increase in federal nonwithheld income taxes. Personal...

Peter Cennamo Announces Trumatech's Expansion into Canada

March 1, 2010 8:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

Leader in Environmental technology systems announces new sales and marketing offices in Calgary, Canada.

The NPD Group Acquires Leading Solar Energy Market Research Firm, Solarbuzz LLC

March 1, 2010 8:23 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

The NPD Group today announced that it has acquired Solarbuzz LLC, an international solar energy market research and consulting company. [...]

How Safe Are Auto Electronics?

March 1, 2010 8:23 am | by Product Design & Development | News | Comments

Investigations into whatever is lurking behind Toyota's crisis of quality have put a spotlight on all that can go wrong with auto electronics -- the growing number of wires, sensors and computer chips that have profoundly changed the automobile in the last decade.


Greener memory from random motion

March 1, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Physical Society) Heat is often the enemy of computing and data storage, but a new experiment shows it could help reduce the amount of power needed to store data in magnetic memory.

Kohl critical of NBC online Olympic coverage

March 1, 2010 7:46 am | News | Comments

Sen. Herb Kohl of Wisconsin, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, wrote NBC Universal Chief Executive Jeff Zucker to complain about an NBC policy that he said appears to restrict some online access to people who subscribe to a pay TV service or have a provider that is partnered with NBC. Kohl said the policy unfairly prevents others from seeing Olympic events.

L-1 hires advisers for possible sale

March 1, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

L-1 Identity Solutions has hired Goldman Sachs and Stone Key Partners LLC as financial advisers as the credentialing company explores selling itself off.The company, based in Stamford, Conn., announced last month that it was looking into "strategic alternatives" after posting a loss of $540,000...

Microprocessors Suit Embedded-control Applications

March 1, 2010 5:20 am | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics introduced four new members in the SPEAr microprocessor family targeting embedded-control applications. Based on the latest ARM core technology, these microprocessors are said to enable equipment manufacturers to


Fanless PanelPC Has PCT Flat Bezel

March 1, 2010 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

BVM announced its AFL-F08A, an 8” fanless touch screen PC with projected capacitive touch screen options. The unit is based on the Intel Atom N270 processor running at 1.6 GHz, Intel 945GSE and ICH7M chipsets with addressing for up to


RFMD Expands 3G Product Portfolio with TD-SCDMA Power Amplifier

March 1, 2010 5:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

Both the RF7234 and RF3266 deliver superior performance at peak power conditions and ample margin across spectral emissions mask requirements – meeting or exceeding the critical performance metrics of today's TD-SCDMA handsets.


High-performance SBC Fits on PC-104-sized Card

March 1, 2010 4:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

VersaLogic announced the Wildcat high-performance single board computer (SBC). Built around an Intel second-generation Core 2 Duo processor (SP9300), the entire SBC fits on a single 4.2” x 3.8” (107 mm x 96 mm) board. The SBC is designed for



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