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Infineon and Goldwind sign a license agreement on IGBT stack technology to serve wind power market

December 4, 2010 12:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Infineon Technologies AG and Xinjiang Goldwind Science and Technology Co., Ltd., the Chinese leader in R&D and manufacturing of wind power equipments, today signed a license agreement for core components needed in manufacturing of wind turbines.


Nanostart-Holding Nanosys: Distribution Agreement with Multi-Billion Dollar Cooperation Sigma-Aldrich

December 3, 2010 8:25 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nanostart (OTCQX:NASRY)-holding Nanosys has entered into a distribution agreement with multi-billion dollar concern Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL).


GE Capital to invest $10 million dollars in Nano fiber technology company Finetex EnE, Inc.

December 3, 2010 8:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Finetex EnE, Inc., a Korea based manufacturer of electrospun nano fibers, disclosed November 25, 2010 that its Board of Directors has approved the terms of a private issue of Convertible Bonds to GE Capital valued at $10 million.


Direct writing of sub-5 nm metallic nanostructures

December 3, 2010 8:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

A group of Beckman Institute researchers have discovered a practical method for direct writing of metal lines less than five nanometers (5 nm) wide, a big step in creating contacts to and interconnects between nanoscale device structures like carbon nanotubes and graphene that have...


Momenta hits Teva with IP lawsuit

December 3, 2010 8:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. alleging two cases of patent infringement, according to a Momenta press release. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.


Viacom replays copyright claims in YouTube appeal

December 3, 2010 12:20 pm | Comments

Viacom Inc. is seeking to overturn a court decision that dismissed its claims of copyright abuse against YouTube even though the Internet video site used to show thousands of pirated clips....

I'm a capitalist and I'm okay...

December 3, 2010 11:23 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I'm a capitalist and I'm okay I work all night and I sleep all day Well, I don't work all night so much anymore. I used to. I am a capitalist though. I think money is good (what some people...

GE Appliances Creates Home Energy Management Business

December 3, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

GE Appliances & Lighting plans to be the first major appliance company to provide a whole-home solution for energy management by going beyond the kitchen to provide insight into energy usage in the family...


OPOWER Raises $50 Million in Series C Financing

December 3, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

OPOWER, a Smart Grid software company, announced the closing of a $50 million strategic round of financing. The round was co-led by Accel Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, with participation from New...


ABB to Acquire Baldor Electric Company

December 3, 2010 11:20 am | by | Comments

ABB and Baldor Electric Company have agreed that ABB will acquire Baldor in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $4.2 billion, including $1.1 billion of net debt. Under the terms of the definitive agreement, which...


Agrium finishes purchase of AWB

December 3, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Canadian fertilizer company Agrium Inc. said Friday that it completed its purchase of Australian grain producer AWB Ltd. for 1.2 billion Australian dollars ($1.2 billion).Agrium, one of the largest fertilizer makers in North America, said it bought AWB for 1.50 Australian dollars ($1.45) per...

Workshop on MicroPackaging & Thermal Management - Advanced program and registration

December 3, 2010 9:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

IMAPS France released the advanced program of the event to be held on La Rochelle on February 2 & 3, 2011.


Gold and silver nano baubles

December 3, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Inderscience Publishers) They might just be the smallest Christmas tree decorations ever. Tiny spherical particles of gold and silver that are more than 100 million times smaller than the gold and silver baubles used to decorate seasonal fir trees have been synthesized by researchers in...


Expert offers advice about smoke detectors for the holiday season

December 3, 2010 9:21 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

What do Christmas trees and candles have in common? They both cause fires! As the holiday season approaches, everyone should check their smoke detectors and possibly install new smoke detectors. Research by Dr. B. Don Russell, Distinguished Professor and Regents Professor in the...

Viacom appeals ruling in YouTube copyright case

December 3, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Viacom is appealing a court decision that YouTube obeyed copyright laws even though the Internet video site used to show thousands of pirated clips.The challenge filed Friday in a federal appeals court in New York had been expected since a June ruling rebuffed Viacom's copyright infringement...


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