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Leti demonstrates the integration of CMOS-compatible plasmonic optical waveguides with silicon photonic devices

October 3, 2010 11:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Copper waveguides offer potential for developing smaller, more efficient, high-performance photonic components


Tigo Energy® teams with SCHOTT Solar to bring electronic intelligence to photovoltaic projects

October 3, 2010 11:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Tigo Energy® and SCHOTT Solar today announced the companies are working together to bring electronic intelligence to the solar module and increase power output.


Disney names leaders of Interactive Media Group

October 3, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Walt Disney Co. has named Playdom CEO John Pleasants and former Yahoo media executive James Pitaro to share leadership of its Interactive Media Group.Effective Oct. 18, Pleasants and Pitaro will succeed Steve Wadsworth, 48, who announced last month that he was resigning as group president to...


Target begins selling Apple's iPad in stores

October 3, 2010 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Target has begun selling Apple's popular iPad tablet computer, a move the retailer hopes will drive traffic to its stores this holiday season.The six models available include 16-, 32- and 64-gigabyte versions of both the Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G models. They are available in-store only and start at...

NHL Experiments with the Rules of Hockey

October 3, 2010 10:20 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

The NHL’s ice-capades The players—who were, in an attention-getting wrinkle, mostly top junior stars eligible for the 2011 draft—road-tested everything from two-on-two overtime to shallower nets to having the second referee view the play from an elevated off-ice platform. On day...

Improved Labs Energize Biomass Research

October 2, 2010 6:21 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | Comments

Innovative research laboratories get a facelift and infusion of new equipment to help researchers make environment friendly, economic biofuels.


NREL Bridging the Gap for Entrepreneurs and VCs

October 2, 2010 6:21 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | Comments

Cleantech ventures are sharpening their business plans, polishing their presentations for NREL's 23rd Industry Growth Forum.


Solar System Tops Off Efficient NREL Building

October 2, 2010 6:21 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | Comments

A rooftop solar electric system on NREL's new office building embodies the ideals of energy efficiency and renewable energy advocated by the Lab.


Intel chief says Iran able to fight computer worm

October 2, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Iran's intelligence minister said the country has learned how to fight off a complex computer worm that some foreign experts have speculated was designed to target Tehran's nuclear program, state television reported Saturday.Heidar Moslehi was also quoted as saying authorities have arrested...

Dialogic, Veraz finish merger

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

Dialogic Corp., a privately held mobile video technology company, and Veraz Networks Inc., a publicly traded telecommunications equipment maker, said Friday that they have finished their merger.The new company, which is called Dialogic Inc., will trade on the NASDAQ using the symbol "DLGC." It...

Choice of CEO signals new direction for HP

October 1, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The appointment of a German software executive as Hewlett-Packard Co.'s next CEO sends an unmistakable signal that the board of the world's largest technology company is prepared to gamble big on an aggressive push into the software business....

EA won't let gamers play Taliban in new video game

October 1, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Electronic Arts Inc. will no longer allow gamers to play the newest edition of its military-themed video game "Medal of Honor" as Taliban fighters "shooting" U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, the video game publisher said Friday.In a posting on the company's "Medal of Honor" blog, EA said...

GeneSiC Wins Receives Funds To Develop of Silicon Carbide Thyristor-based Devices

October 1, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) has entered into a Cooperative Agreement with the GeneSiC Semiconductor-led team towards the development of the novel ultra high-voltage silicon carbide (SiC) Thyristor based devices. These devices...


Delphi Developing Electric Vehicle Wireless Charging Products

October 1, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

Delphi Automotive has reached an agreement with WiTricity Corp., a wireless energy transfer technology provider, to develop automatic wireless charging products for hybrid and electric vehicles. The collaboration between the two companies will help...


SOLARWATT Starts New Production Line Doubling Capacity

October 1, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

SOLARWATT AG launched its new solar module production line and a new logistics center. The new, highly automated SOLARWATT assembly line, which covers an area of 3,800 square meters, utilizes 29 industrial robots that...



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