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Synopsys 3Q net income drops 17 percent

August 18, 2010 2:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Chip testing and development software maker Synopsys Inc. said Wednesday that its fiscal third-quarter net income fell 17 percent as revenue slipped and expenses edged up.The company reported net income of $39.3 million, or 26 cents per share, in the three months ending July 31. It made $47.4...

Open Text 4Q net income more than doubles

August 18, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Open Text Corp. said Wednesday its net income more than doubled in its latest quarter on a jump in license, service and customer support revenue.The Canadian software company reported earnings of $51.5 million, or 89 cents per share, for its fourth quarter ended June 30. That compares with...

Aphid immune system aided by friendly bacteria

August 18, 2010 1:20 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Conventional thinking says that animal immune systems have evolved to defend against harmful microorganisms, but a new Cornell study examines the role of friendly bacteria in shaping animal immunity.

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Brocade posts 3Q profit, revenue gain falls short

August 18, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Network computing gear maker Brocade Communications Systems Inc. said Wednesday that it posted third-quarter net income of $22 million, reversing a loss as revenue grew.But its revenue gains fell short of analyst forecasts and shares fell nearly 5 percent in after-hours trading Wednesday.Net...

Watlow Releases New 'Simply the Best Heating Solutions' Catalog

August 18, 2010 12:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Watlow’s new “Simply the Best Heating Solutions” product catalog includes descriptions and specifications for the full line of Watlow’s electric industrial heaters to fit a wide scope of applications and needs.

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Norman Noble Has Redesigned Website

August 18, 2010 12:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The Norman Noble company website has been redesigned.

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White Paper 'LED Curing of Light-Curable Materials – Unraveling the Myths and Realities' Reviews Misconceptions

August 18, 2010 12:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

A newly authored white paper from DYMAX called “LED Curing of Light-Curable Materials – Unraveling the Myths and Realities” reviews common misconceptions and realities about LED curing technology.

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Dell CEO faced more opposition in shareholder vote

August 18, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Stockholders representing a quarter of PC maker Dell Inc.'s outstanding shares did not cast votes to re-elect founder, Chairman and CEO Michael to the company's board at the company's annual meeting on Aug. 12.The results of the vote were made public in a Securities and Exchange Commission...

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DC to DC Power Converter Accepts six to 70 Inputs

August 18, 2010 11:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Tech9’s three amp DC to DC converter provides more power (up to 36 volt-amps) than other models in the company’s line of power converters. The buck-boost converters accept inputs ranging from 6 to 70 V with constant output.

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Subminiature Compression Load Cells Offer Reliability and Space Efficiency

August 18, 2010 11:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The subminiature series VLC856 compression load cells are small in size with diameters from 0.38 in. and heights of only 0.13 in.

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Rotary Position Sensor Features Flexible Configuration Capabilities in Miniature Package

August 18, 2010 11:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The PS15 rotary position sensor offers a surface mountable solution for detecting changes in angle and position and converting them into a highly reliable voltage output. It can be processed by standard automated placement equipment and reflow (or lead-free reflow) soldered.

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Music royalty talks consider cell phone mandate

August 18, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A proposed settlement to a long-running dispute over music royalties could include a federal mandate that all new cell phones and other wireless devices contain an FM radio tuner....

Hulu Is Seen as Readying to Go Public

August 18, 2010 10:24 am | by New York Times | Comments

Despite its status as a big player in online video, the company currently makes little in the way of profit.

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Thwarting an Online Bully

August 18, 2010 10:24 am | by New York Times | Comments

Social networks, e-mail and cellphones are providing new avenues for bullies. But there are some ways to block them and protect your children.

Extreme darkness: Carbon nanotube forest covers NIST's ultra-dark detector

August 18, 2010 10:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) Harnessing darkness for practical use, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have developed a laser power detector coated with the world's darkest material -- a forest of carbon nanotubes that reflects...

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