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Triple-Mode Transistors Show Potential

November 1, 2010 7:06 am | Comments

Rice University research that capitalizes on the wide-ranging capabilities of graphene could lead to circuit applications that are far more compact and versatile than what is now feasible with silicon-based technologies.


Cognizant reports better-than-expected 3Q profit

November 1, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Information technology consulting firm Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. posted a 49 percent rise in its third-quarter profit on sharply higher revenue on Monday, citing across the board success in its various divisions.The results beat Wall Street expectations and its shares rose 50 cents...

Virginia Tech computer scientist, student design award winning software to combat hacking

November 1, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Virginia Tech) One of the serious threats to a user's computer is a software program that might cause unwanted keystroke sequences in order to hack someone's identity. This form of attack is increasing, infecting enterprise and personal computers. A keystroke anti-spoofing technique has...


Memjet launches high-speed, color on-demand printing technology for the labels and packaging markets

November 1, 2010 1:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Memjet, the global leader in color printing technologies that provide remarkable speeds and affordability, will launch its color on-demand printing technology for the labels and packaging markets at PACK EXPO International 2010 (October 31-November 3, booth 3866).


Walsin Lihwa signs investment cooperation agreement with German solar energy company Solarion AG

November 1, 2010 1:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Walsin Lihwa signed an investment cooperation agreement with Solarion AG, a Germany-based solar energy company in Leipzig.


Broadcasters keep upper hand in TV disputes

October 31, 2010 1:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A recent spate of TV blackouts and the lack of government intervention suggests that for now, broadcasters have the upper hand over TV signal providers when it comes to negotiating fees. That might mean fewer headaches for consumers caught in the middle if cable and satellite TV companies...

Apple sues Motorola over smart phone patent

October 31, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Apple is suing Motorola for infringing on patents related to its smart phones.Apple Inc. said in a filing on Friday that Motorola's Droid, Cliq, BackFlip and other phones violate its patents related to the iPhone's touch screen and user interface.Apple says it wants Motorola Inc. to stop using...

Supreme Court to hear violent video game case

October 31, 2010 7:20 am | Comments

Before picking up any Wii games or downloading apps on her iPhone for her two daughters, Lillian Quintero does her homework. She'll first read reviews online and in magazines, then try them out for herself. If she thinks the games are engaging and educational enough, 4-year-old Isabella...


India: Land of many cell phones, fewer toilets

October 30, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Mumbai slum of Rafiq Nagar has no clean water for its shacks made of ripped tarp and bamboo. No garbage pickup along the rocky, pocked earth that serves as a road. No power except from haphazard cables strung overhead illegally....


Pad is as Pad Does

October 30, 2010 10:21 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I've recently written a bit about soldermask and pads relative to BGAs. In most cases, we recommend NSMD (Non Solder Mask Defined), or copper pad defined, pad for BGAs. With the BGAs, the NSMD pads will allow the BGA to...

China assures Clinton on rare earth exports

October 29, 2010 11:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday sought and received assurances from China's foreign minister about the country's export of exotic metals key to the global high-tech industry, a U.S. official said....

YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley steps down as CEO

October 29, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley is stepping down as CEO of the world's most popular website for watching video....

Chad Hurley, co-founder of YouTube video service sold to Google Inc., leaving as site CEO

October 29, 2010 2:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Chad Hurley, co-founder of YouTube video service sold to Google Inc., leaving as site CEO.


Fleming Award funds study of small-scale strokes

October 29, 2010 1:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Two Cornell researchers aim to develop the first noninvasive functional MRI imaging technique for studying small-scale strokes in mice, which could eventually be used for clinical research in humans.


In a World Where Everything is Connected

October 29, 2010 12:22 pm | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

Tyco Electronics will exhibit at the 24th international electronica trade show in Munich, Germany to be held November 9-12, 2010. Visit our booth, Hall B3, Booth Number 225, to learn more about our capabilities as a global supplier for innovative electronic component products and...


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