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New ultra-clean nanowires have great potential

November 10, 2010 5:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Copenhagen) New ultra-clean nanowires produced at the Nano-Science Center, University of Copenhagen will have a central role in the development of new high-efficiency solar cells and electronics on a nanometer scale. Ph.D. student Peter Krogstrup at the Niels Bohr...

Little Chippy Challenges

November 10, 2010 4:23 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

And in terms of "Chippy", in this context, I'm referring th chip-caps and any other tiny little two-connector components. When considering surface mount, most people think of the many-connector parts, like BGAs and QFNs as the challenging components. That's mostly...

PC maker Lenovo's quarterly profit up 45 percent

November 10, 2010 4:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Lenovo Group, the world's fourth-largest personal computer maker, said Wednesday its latest quarterly profit rose 45 percent on strong sales in China and other emerging markets....


LED Industry & LED Manufacturing Technologies for a Market Briefing

November 10, 2010 2:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

?The packaged LED market is experiencing tremendous growth with an expected CAGR of 28.2% between 2009 and 2015?.


Vodafone Selling Stake in Softbank

November 9, 2010 8:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The mobile-phone company also raised its full-year earnings outlook after a strong first half.

Eisner’s Studio and AOL Pair Up for Web Series

November 9, 2010 8:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The partnership is the latest attempt by AOL to infuse its homepage with original video.

Stage Set for Showdown on Online Privacy

November 9, 2010 8:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Two federal agencies are preparing reports on online privacy standards, and the findings could be at odds.

Rubicon Technology celebrates production of the first sapphire at its new Batavia, IL facility.

November 9, 2010 6:26 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

New facility responds to increasing demand for high quality, high yield large diameter sapphire wafers worldwide.


VTI to enter MEMS timing device market.

November 9, 2010 6:25 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Broadening its product offering and furthering its expansion into the consumer electronics market, VTI Technologies announced today at Electronica 2010 in Munich its entrance into the MEMS timing device market.


OAS urges talks in Central America Google map spat

November 9, 2010 5:05 pm | by MARIANELA JIMENEZ - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The Organization of American States chief urged Nicaragua and Costa Rica on Tuesday to withdraw security forces from a border zone to ease tensions over a two-century-old territorial dispute that has flared up and drawn in Google.OAS Secretary-General Jose Miguel Insulza made several... laying off 130 workers in search retreat

November 9, 2010 2:06 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments is laying off about 130 engineers as it abandons its own technology for indexing and recommending websites.The retreat announced Tuesday is aimed at cutting's costs while sharpening its focus on finding answers to search requests posed in the form of a question.As part of that...

TTI: The Big Job- "Preston the Parakeet Campaign Speech"

November 9, 2010 1:27 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments


TTI: The Big Job- "Specialist Campaign Speech"

November 9, 2010 1:26 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments


Cleaner stoves for developing countries, thanks to heat-powered fan design

November 9, 2010 1:26 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Institute of Physics) Paul Montgomery, a graduate student at Pennsylvania State University, is helping design a better cook stove for people in developing countries.

New Resettable Overcurrent Protection Device for Li-Ion Batteries Offers Size & Cost Benefits

November 9, 2010 1:23 pm | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

MENLO PARK, Calif. -- November 10, 2010 -- Tyco Electronics, a global leader in circuit protection solutions, announced today the introduction of a Metal Hybrid PPTC (MHP) technology useful for high-rate-discharge battery applications at ratings above 30VDC/30A such as cordless power...


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