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Venture Capital Was Tight for Tech Start-Ups in ’09

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Venture capitalists invested 37 percent less money and made 30 percent fewer deals last year than in 2008.

Verizon Posts Loss, Citing Charge Related to Layoffs

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Revenue rose 10 percent to $27.1 billion, largely because of Verizon’s acquisition of the Alltel Corporation.

A Smaller Player Mounts Must-See Events

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Monster Cable made a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show, part of its strategy to curry favor for its products.


Green Guide to Electronics Is Disputed, but Influential

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Whatever might be said of its methods and accuracy, there is little question that the Greenpeace "Guide to Greener Electronics'' has become an important fixture on the consumer electronics scene.

Now, Electronics That Obey Hand Gestures

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Devices will soon be sold that allow people to flip TV channels or move computer files with hand gestures.

EBay Cuts Auction Fees for Sellers

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

EBay is doing away with the fees it charges people to list items if they occasionally auction items on its site. Instead it will just take a cut of an item's selling price.

No Idiots

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

The massive Indian blockbuster, '3 Idiots,' has hit a nerve. Its simple message - enjoy what you're doing, and success will follow - may inspire many to do just that.

U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services: November 2009

January 26, 2010 6:00 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | News | Comments

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total November exports of $138.2 billion and imports of $174.6 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $36.4 billion, up from $33.2 billion in October,...


World's Fastest Rad-hard Powerpc(TM) Processor Ready For Space

January 26, 2010 5:59 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

Broad Reach Engineering Completes Development of BRE440 PowerPC® CPU.


LED to Surpass CCFL in Large-Area TFT LCD Backlights in 2011

January 26, 2010 5:59 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

The LED backlight unit market has rapidly emerged in the TFT LCD industry, and momentum for this segment is expected to continue over the next five years. [...]

Girls May Learn Math Anxiety From Female Teachers

January 26, 2010 5:59 am | by Product Design & Development | News | Comments

Despite gains in recent years, women still trail men in some areas of math achievement, and the question of why has provoked controversy. Now, a study of first- and second-graders suggests what may be part of the answer: Female elementary school teachers who are concerned about their own...

Dartmouth researchers help secure the power grid

January 26, 2010 5:59 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Dartmouth College) Dartmouth researchers are part of the national Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid team that has been awarded a five-year $18.8 million grant from the US Department of Energy with contributions from the US Department of Homeland Security. This...


Secure SSD BGA Provides Fast Data Erase

January 26, 2010 5:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

White Electronic Designs Corporation has introduced a secure Single Level Cell (SLC) NAND SSD that provides compact, secure and reliable data storage for embedded military applications in rugged and extended temp environments. The product is available as a 4 GByte, 22 mm x 27 mm plastic ball grid array (PBGA) package and supports 


Help the Haitian innocents

January 26, 2010 5:00 am | Articles | Comments

  Haiti is full of hard-working and industrious people just looking for a chance to break out of the vicious cycle of poverty and nonfunctional social systems that keep it the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. They only need a hand up, not a hand out, to "jump over their own shadows" and build a nation that functions for all of its people.


Folding-blade Adapter is Ultra Thin

January 26, 2010 4:56 am | Phihong | Product Releases | Comments

Phihong has developed a folding blade adapter that, with a 15 mm thickness when the blades are folded, is said to be the thinnest available. The PSA05F adapter is available with 5 V and USB A socket output, and meets the requirements of the United States’ Federal Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) as well as 



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