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Digi-Key Corporation Announces Exclusive Global Distribution Deal with EPC

March 9, 2010 6:21 am | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA — March 9, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has signed a deal for the...

Enhancement-Mode Power Transistors use GaN Technology

March 9, 2010 5:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) today introduced a family of enhancement mode power transistors based on Gallium Nitride on Silicon technology.

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Samsung, Panasonic start selling 3-D TVs

March 9, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung and Panasonic will start selling 3-D TVs in U.S. stores this week. This inaugurates what all TV makers hope is the era of 3-D viewing in the living room.Samsung Electronics Co. is announcing Tuesday that it is selling two 3-D sets, combined with the required glasses and 3-D Blu-ray...

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Daytime running light with only two LEDs

March 9, 2010 4:49 am | Osram Opto Semiconductors | Product Releases | Comments

The OSTAR Compact LED from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has been developed specifically for use in vehicle headlights. This high-power LED is designed for Daytime Running Light (DRL) applications based on the use of light guides.

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Broadridge Financial buys StockTrans

March 9, 2010 4:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. said Tuesday it has acquired StockTrans, a privately held company that provides services for registering and transferring stocks.Financial terms were not disclosed.Broadridge said the acquisition will help the company meet a demand for more reliable, low-cost...

WorldWinner Cash Games Now Available Through WildTangent ORB(TM)

March 9, 2010 4:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.worldwinner.com () —Online gamers just got a new way to win. Today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, WorldWinner (http://www.worldwinner.com/) , a subsidiary of GSN and leading provider of online game competitions, announced a partnership with WildTangent, a global...

Duke, NCSU Launch National K-12 Engineering Program

March 9, 2010 4:23 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

A new program designed to stimulate interest in science and technology in students from kindergarten to 12th grade was announced by the engineering deans at Duke University and North Carolina State University during last week's National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenges Summit in Ral

The “Greenest Fans on Earth” Go Solar

March 9, 2010 4:09 am | News | Comments

Solar energy has been called the wave of the future. MacroAir Technologies, a company founded on the very principal of innovation, is surfing that wave with the introduction of the MacroVoltaic fan. Receiving the highest certified rating, the MacroVoltaic fan is the only solar high volume low speed (HVLS) industrial fan on the market.

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Searching for the Next Top Product

March 9, 2010 3:34 am | by by Aashish Mehta, National Instruments | Blogs | Comments

Ideas can come and go quickly. To harness the potential of new ideas it’s essential to follow the basics to select ideas for further refinement to suite the market.

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Lexmark CEO gets 2009 pay of $2.2M, down 36 pct.

March 9, 2010 3:30 am | by MARLEY SEAMAN - AP Health Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The chairman and CEO of printer and copier maker Lexmark International Inc. received compensation worth $2.2 million in 2009, down 36 percent from the year before, according to an Associated Press calculation of figures filed with regulators.Paul Curlander, 57, drew a salary of $1 million in...

New Dimension of Service Offered as Broadridge Enters Stock Transfer Agency Business

March 9, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR), a leading provider of technology services to public companies and the financial services industry, today announced the acquisition of StockTrans, a leading provider of registrar, stock transfer and record keeping services with over 35 years of...

Tourism: upbeat prospects for 2010 season

March 9, 2010 3:24 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

Some 80% of Europeans continue to travel for their holidays according to a new Eurobarometer survey on ‘The attitudes of Europeans towards tourism 2010’. Only 20% of over 30,000 randomly selected citizens were almost certain that they will not travel in 2010, which is significantly below...

The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round...

March 9, 2010 3:23 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

I have a love/hate relationship with buses. I love that they save me gasoline, are more efficient than driving a car, and reduce my greenhouse gas emissions. However, I hate them when they're running late! But there is one category of buses that I'm particularly fond of – those that...

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Politics and retail a no-win mix

March 9, 2010 2:30 am | by EMILY FREDRIX - Associated Press Writers - Associated Press | News | Comments

Guns. Religion. Abortion. These are the no-win arguments that spoil family gatherings — and the stuff of retailers' nightmares.Starbucks has found itself in the middle of just such an argument as its stores became forums for demonstrations by both pro-gun and gun-control advocates. All for a...

Sony to start selling 3-D TVs in June

March 8, 2010 10:30 pm | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Sony Corp. said Tuesday it will start selling 3-D televisions in June, joining a competitive industrywide push to convince consumers to embrace the technology for their living rooms.The Japanese electronics giant, known for its PlayStation 3 game consoles and Bravia flat-screen TVs, will offer...

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