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Facebook moves closer to trademarking 'face'

November 24, 2010 10:20 am | Comments

Facebook has moved a step closer toward trademarking the word "face" - at least in certain contexts....

Ten Electronics Things to be Thankful for in 2010

November 24, 2010 9:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

"Do they have 4th of July in Canada?" The Thanksgiving holiday is upon those of us here in the United States. It's been a bummer of a couple of years for a lot of the electronics world, but there's still...

Disney's earnings leak sprung from Goofy mistake

November 24, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Walt Disney Co.'s early release of its earnings report this month came down to a Dumbo move: The company made the information accessible through an easy-to-guess Web address....


Atom Processor Includes FPGA for Enhanced Design Flexibility

November 24, 2010 8:43 am | Comments

Intel announced the configurable Intel Atom processor E600C series, which features an Intel Atom E600 processor (formerly codenamed “Tunnel Creek”) paired with an Altera Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) in a single package.


New imaging technique accurately finds cancer cells, fast

November 24, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) The long, anxious wait for biopsy results could soon be over, thanks to a tissue-imaging technique developed at the University of Illinois.The research team demonstrated the novel microscopy technique, called nonlinear interferometric...


CUI Releases New Digital DC-DC POL Module Series

November 24, 2010 8:21 am | by Digi-Key | Comments

CUI Inc’s power line, V-Infinity, and its distributor, Digi-Key Corporation, announced the release of two digital non-isolated DC-DC Point of Load (POL) modules.

High Pass Filters Have Frequency Ranges From DC to 100 MHz Through 1 GHz

November 24, 2010 6:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Crystek has introduced a line of high pass filters, the CHPFL Series. Encased in a rugged SMA housing, this filter line is designed for test equipment and general lab use.


Power Supply Series Meets Latest Energy Standards

November 24, 2010 6:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

XP Power announced the launch of the highly efficient single output AFM series of 48 and 60 Watt external AC-DC power supplies designed for a wide range of medical equipment.


President Obama awards National Medals of Science to America's best and brightest scientific minds

November 24, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(National Science Foundation) On Nov. 17, President Obama presented 10 researchers with the highest technical and scientific award given by the United States, the the National Medal of Science.

For November 24, 2010, CBS

November 24, 2010 6:05 am | by Mark PhillipsAssociated Press | Comments


Sickness and Disability Benefits: Jobs crisis makes need for reform more urgent, says OECD

November 24, 2010 3:23 am | by OECD | Comments

Governments should urgently reform their sickness and disability benefit systems to help people get back to work and reduce the burden on public finances, according to a new OECD report.


3.5MM A/V Jack SMT with Flexible Design

November 24, 2010 3:21 am | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

SHANGHAI, China -- Dec 3, 2010 -- Tyco Electronics has introduced its circular 3.5mm A/V jack SMT (surface mount technology) with enhanced flexibility that can be tailored to specific customer requirements.Boasting a flexible platform design featuring 3.5mm A/V jack versions with or...

SAP hit with $1.3 billion verdict in Oracle trial

November 23, 2010 5:05 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A federal jury on Tuesday ordered SAP AG to pay $1.3 billion to its archenemy, Oracle Corp., for stealing customer-support documents and software in a scheme to siphon off customers.The verdict amounts to more than half of SAP's total profit last year and stunned the German software maker. It...


Jury orders SAP to pay Oracle $1.3 billion

November 23, 2010 2:05 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A federal jury has ordered SAP to pay $1.3 billion to its archenemy, Oracle, for stealing customer-support documents and software in a scheme to steal customers.Tuesday's verdict came after less than a day of deliberations.Oracle Corp. had been demanding billions of dollars for the theft. SAP...

Axl Rose sues Activision over tune used in game

November 23, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Welcome to the courtroom, Activision.Guns N' Roses lead singer Axl Rose is suing video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc. for $20 million over the company's use of the song "Welcome to the Jungle" in the game "Guitar Hero III."The law firm Miller Barondess LLP says it is filing the suit on...


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