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Optical comms: a new investment cycle?

October 6, 2010 2:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Analysts at Lightcounting believe that strong demand for optical components signals a new cycle of infrastructure upgrades


3D Systems acquires Bits from Bytes

October 5, 2010 3:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Manufacturer 3D Systems Corp. has acquired Bits From Bytes Limited, a UK maker of three-dimensional printers and printer kits.3D Systems, a manufacturing and imaging company, said Tuesday that it plans to retain the entire Bits From Bytes management team and its operations in Bristol,...

Oracle expands in security with Passlogix purchase

October 5, 2010 3:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Oracle Corp. said Tuesday that it has bought Passlogix to add another computer security option to its suite of business software.Financial terms of the deal weren't announced.Oracle has spent more than $40 billion snapping up dozens of software makers during the past decade in an effort to...


M3-F customizable focus module for miniature OEM cameras

October 5, 2010 2:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

New Scale M3-F customizable focus module provides precise lens motion in a fully integrated package for the smallest OEM cameras. It's about the same size as a fixed lens holder. M3-F modules add precision motorized focus to hand-held cameras, portable biometric systems, surveillance...


MAVEN mission to investigate how sun steals Martian atmosphere

October 5, 2010 1:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The Red Planet bleeds. Not blood, but its atmosphere, slowly trickling away to space. The culprit is our sun, which is using its own breath, the solar wind, and its radiation to rob Mars of its air. The crime may have condemned the planet's surface, once...

Slowing climate warming may require geoengineering

October 5, 2010 1:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

One way to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide by the end of the century is by setting up fields of air-capture devices that absorb the gas, according to Cornell paper.

Arrow Electronics Acquires the RF, Wireless & Power Division of Richardson Electronics

October 5, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

Arrow Electronics, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which Arrow will acquire all of the assets and operations of the RF, Wireless and Power Division of Richardson Electronics,...


Linear Tech Introduces uModule Battery Chargers with Active Current Limit

October 5, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

Linear Technology announced the immediate availability of the LTM8061 and LTM8062, the first devices in a new family of complete system-in-a-package uModule® chargers, supporting an output charge current up to 2A. Both parts...


2011 Green Building Power Forum Call for Papers Issued

October 5, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

An Announcement and Call for Papers has been issued for the Third Annual Green Building Power Forum (GBPF ’11) to be held January 24-26 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Jose, California. "This is...


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.


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