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Yahoo spruces up its online ads with Dapper deal

October 5, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo is trying to spruce up its online advertising service by buying a startup called Dapper.Dapper, started four years ago, offers tools that help advertisers create Internet campaigns that connect with the people most likely to be interested in their products or services.Like many other...

US corporate envoys get glimpse of Iraq's needs

October 5, 2010 11:05 am | by BRIAN MURPHY - Associated Press Writers - Associated Press | Comments

With portfolios ranging from airliners to light bulbs, American corporate envoys heard Iraqi pitches for greater investments Tuesday on a trade mission brimming with hopes of future payoffs but confronting current realities such as lockdown-level security and a government in limbo.Even before...

mPhase smart nanobattery featured in september 2010 Issue of medical products manufacturing news

October 5, 2010 10:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

mPhase Has Sights on Medical Applications


Discera and Si-Ware Systems announce successful delivery of ASIC Technology for next-generation low-power MEMS devices

October 5, 2010 10:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Si-Ware Systems, based in Cairo, Egypt, has delivered critical ASIC technology for Discera?s next generation low-power MEMS devices


Pixtronix and Hitachi displays announce successful joint development

October 5, 2010 10:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Displays Built Based Upon Pixtronix PerfectLight MEMS Display Technology to Be Demonstrated at CEATEC


New type of liquid crystal promises to improve performance of digital displays

October 5, 2010 10:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Vanderbilt University) Chemists at Vanderbilt University have created a new class of liquid crystals with unique electrical properties that could improve the performance of digital displays used on everything from digital watches to flat panel televisions.

Connectors Designed to Protect Medical Device Circuitry

October 5, 2010 9:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The shielded HG circular connectors are a stylish alternative to eliminate any reliability issues commonly associated with commodity-type connector solutions.


RFMD ventures into GaAs foundry services

October 5, 2010 9:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

RF Micro Devices Inc. expands its foundry services portfolio to include Gallium Arsenide technology and will begin to provide a full suite of GaAs Pseudomorphic High Electron Mobility Transistor (pHEMT) technologies to customers.


A tracking device that fits on the head of a pin

October 5, 2010 9:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) Prof. Koby Scheuer of Tel Aviv University has developed nano-sized optical gyroscopes that can fit on the head of a pin -- and, more usefully, on an average-sized computer chip -- without compromising the device's sensitivity. These gyroscopes...


Nobel Prize winner 'will bring significant benefits to UK economy'

October 5, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) EPSRC researcher Professor Andre Geim based at the University of Manchester is one of two scientists to share this year's Nobel Prize for Physics for their "groundbreaking" work on a material with amazing properties.

Omnicell acquires software maker Pandora for $6M

October 5, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Omnicell Inc. said Tuesday it acquired Pandora Data Systems, which makes software used in detecting drug theft, for $6 million in cash.Omnicell makes pharmacy-management systems and other devices. It said it will combine with Pandora to offer improved medication theft detection and regulatory...

Apple fighting jury order to pay $625.5 million to computer professor's firm in patent suit

October 5, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A jury in Texas has ordered Apple to pay US$625.5 million for violating patents owned by a firm founded by a computer science professor.Apple Inc. is challenging Friday's verdict from the federal court in Tyler, Texas, saying the court has not yet looked at some of its counterclaims.If upheld,...

New Graphene Fabrication Method Uses Silicon Carbide Template

October 5, 2010 7:20 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Georgia Tech researchers have developed a new "templated growth" technique for fabricating nanometer-scale graphene devices. The method addresses what had been a significant obstacle to the use of this promising material in future generations of high-performance electronic devices.


Filipino flight safety demo is YouTube hit

October 5, 2010 7:05 am | by JIM GOMEZ - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Flight attendants for a low-cost Philippine airline who dance to Lady Gaga to keep passengers from snoozing through an in-flight safety demonstration are the latest YouTube sensation.A video of stewardesses performing a choreographed routine aboard a Cebu Pacific flight last week to demonstrate...

Encoders Allow Flexibility in Speed and Position Monitoring

October 5, 2010 6:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

To help minimize encoder inventories and their associated costs, Baumer has introduced four new families of programmable incremental encoders that can be quickly and easily programmed using either user-friendly PC software or mechanical DIP switches.



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