Subscribe to ECN Magazine News
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

ECN Daily

HDP User Group Launches New Revision of Board Mounted Power Supplies Guidelines

November 30, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

The High Density Packaging (HDP) User Group announced the launch of its second edition of Board Mounted Power Supply (BMPS) Application Guidelines. First, launched in March 2007, it was designed to support the communications...


Konarka's Power Plastic Achieves 8.3% Efficiency Certification from NREL

November 30, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

Konarka Technologies, Inc., developer of Konarka Power Plastic®, a material that converts light to energy, announced that the National Energy Renewable Laboratory (NREL) has certified that Konarka’s organic based photovoltaic (OPV) solar cells have...


CHiL Semiconductor Expands Worldwide

November 30, 2010 11:20 am | by | Comments

CHiL Semiconductor Corp. announced that it is expanding its worldwide sales and support channels by opening sales offices in Japan and in Europe. According to the company, high electricity costs have made CHiL’s energy...


Digi-Key Corporation and Phihong USA Sign Global Distribution Agreement

November 30, 2010 8:21 am | by Digi-Key | Comments

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota and Fremont, California, USA - Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Phihong USA, one of the most...

EU launches antitrust probe into Google

November 30, 2010 8:05 am | Comments

European Union regulators will probe whether Google Inc. has been manipulating its search results to stifle competition, funnel more traffic to its own services and protect its global stranglehold of the online search market.The European Commission's move, announced Tuesday, is the first formal...

Teer endows nuclear engineering scholarship at Texas A & M University

November 30, 2010 7:24 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Bill R. Teer of Fairfax, Va., will endow the second scholarship in the Robert G. Cochran Scholars Program for nuclear engineering undergraduates at Texas A&M University. “The nuclear renaissance is real and will result in the design, construction and operation of many nuclear power...

5 mm Buzzers Ideal for Mobile Equipment Applications

November 30, 2010 7:22 am | by Digi-Key | Comments

CUI Inc, and its distributor Digi-Key Corporation, announced a new addition to their buzzer product line with the CSS-05 series.

Google signs deal to translate European patents

November 30, 2010 7:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google announced an agreement Tuesday to use its technology to translate patents into 29 European languages, a deal officials hope will smooth the way toward a simplified European patent system after years of infighting.Google Inc.'s deal with the European Patent Office, or EPO, will make it...


Business software developer Red Hat buys Makara

November 30, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Linux software developer Red Hat Inc. announced Tuesday that it has bought Makara Inc., a company that helps large businesses run Web-based programs. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Until now, most of Red Hat's products have been designed to run on business-owned computers and servers. Its...

World's fastest camera takes a new look at biosensing

November 30, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(National Physical Laboratory) A European consortium comprising the National Physical Laboratory, ST Microelectronics, the University of Edinburgh, and TU Delft has been involved in the development and application of the Megaframe Imager -- an ultrafast camera capable of recording images...


Reports say Google in talks to buy Groupon

November 30, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Published reports say Google may be close to buying online discount service Groupon in a deal worth as much as $6 billion in what would be the search leader's largest acquisition ever.The possible deal was reported by the technology blog All Things D and by The New York Times, citing unnamed...

Manufacturing 'made to measure' atomic-scale electrodes

November 30, 2010 5:24 am | Comments

(Elhuyar Fundazioa) Thanks to collaborative work between scientists in Donostia-San Sebastian and the University of Kiel (Germany) it has been shown that it is possible to determine and control the number of atoms in contact between a molecule and a metal electrode of copper, at the same...

Triton Pole Mount Infusion Pump by WalkMed: Recall - Potential Door Open Alarm Problem

November 30, 2010 4:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

UPDATED 11/29/2010. Recall classified as Class I. The recalled pumps have been found to possibly have a problem with the pump door open alarm, which potentially could result in over infusion of medication.


QuantaSol moves into pilot production

November 30, 2010 3:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

QuantaSol Ltd, the independent designer and manufacturer of tunable ultra-high efficiency concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar cells, is moving into pilot production following a successful period of global customer sampling.


Konarka's power plastic achieves world record 8.3% efficiency certification from National Energy Renewable Laboratory (NREL)

November 30, 2010 3:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Large area single-junction solar cell obtains unparalleled NREL efficiency rating.



You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.