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Texas A & M Engineering to honor outstanding seniors Thursday

October 22, 2010 12:22 pm | by Texas A&M University | Comments

The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University will honor six students with its Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineer Award during a banquet Thursday (Oct. 28). Seniors Anand Ganapathy, Michael Hackemack, Yehia Mohamed Omar, Joel Turtle, Kathryn West and Sarah...


MERGE Optimizing EU Power Grids for the Electric Vehicle

October 22, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

MERGE, which stands for ‘Mobile Energy Resources in Grids of Electricity’, is a €4.5m, 16 partner consortium project that includes utilities regulators, commercial organizations and universities with interests in the power generation, automotive, electronic...


Accent Closes 5 Million Euros in Series B Funding to Expand Smart Grid Technology Offerings

October 22, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Accent, a specialist in semiconductor integration of communications and metering technologies, announced that it has closed a new round of financing of €5 million from Silicon Valley investor Tallwood Venture Capital. The funding will...


Power Integrations Announces Strategic Investment in SemiSouth Laboratories

October 22, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Power Integrations announced a strategic investment in SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc., a manufacturer of high-voltage silicon-carbide (SiC) semiconductor devices. Power Integrations’ commitment of $30 million, which includes an equity investment in SemiSouth, a technology license...


FCC demands information from Cablevision, Fox

October 22, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

With a contract dispute still keeping Fox programming off Cablevision systems, federal regulators are demanding information from both companies about the details of their negotiations....

Top Aggie 100 former student credits chemical engineering professor

October 22, 2010 11:23 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

It’s not every day that a university professor gets to be part of his former student’s big day. On Friday, Oct. 22, it happened to Mark Holtzapple, a professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Thomas Bieschke, a 1996 graduate of Texas...

AEC-Q200 Qualified Surface Mount Polyswitch Devices

October 22, 2010 11:21 am | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

Tyco Electronics announced today that it has qualified its family of PolySwitch nanoASMD, microASMD, miniASMD, ASMD, and AHS surface-mount devices (SMDs) to help vehicle manufacturers meet industry safety and reliability standards, reduce system cost, and improve the efficiency and...

Google tightening privacy leash on employees

October 22, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google is promising to monitor its employees more closely to make sure they don't intrude on people's privacy while the company collects and stores information about its users....


Hewlett-Packard finishes ArcSight acquisition

October 22, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. said Friday that it finished its acquisition of security software maker ArcSight Inc. for $43.50 per share, or $1.5 billion.HP said in September that it would buy ArcSight, which is the latest in a series of acquisitions the technology company has made as it seeks bigger...

CACI secures new $750M credit facility

October 22, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Government information technology contractor CACI International Inc. said Friday it replaced its existing senior credit facility with a new $750 million senior secured credit facility.The new five-year facility includes a $600 million revolving loan and a $150 million term loan.The company said...

Fentanyl Transdermal System: Recall - Potential for Active Ingredient to Release Faster Than Specified

October 22, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Accelerated release of Fentanyl can lead to adverse events for at-risk patients, including excessive sedation, respiratory depression, hypoventilation, and apnea.


Gearboxes Feature Quiet Operation, Easy Adaptability

October 22, 2010 8:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Crouzet North America, a company of Custom Sensors & Technologies, has introduced the GDR1 and GDR2 Gearbox Series featuring quiet operation, versatile mounting and high torque.


Voltage Regulators Deliver Efficiency, Functionality

October 22, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

International Rectifier (IR), a world leader in power management technology, has expanded its SupIRBuck family of integrated point-of-load voltage regulators.


Surface Mount Magnetic Reed Switch Features High Sensitivity

October 22, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Standex Electronics introduces the SR4J series of ultra small surface mount magnetic reed switches for non-contact position sensing in pill cams and other medical devices.


Major acoustical science and technology conference: Nov. 15-19

October 22, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Institute of Physics) Experts in acoustics (the "science of sound") from around the world will gather in Cancun next month to present their latest discoveries and innovations: cheap, clean stoves for poor countries, ultrasound technologies that count the heartbeats of a fetus,...



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