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Epson marks two decades of Micro Piezo technology

November 26, 2010 3:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Even though it's been 20 years since the piezoelectric-based printhead came about, Epson still believes strongly enough in the superiority of the technology to adopt it across its entire inkjet range, from personal photo printers to its top-of-the-line professional offerings.


Saelig debuts high resolution USB-connected 3 axis acceleration sensor with 125 & #956;g sensitivity

November 26, 2010 3:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The new USB-powered JoyWarrior24F14 sets a new price/performance benchmark for USB-based acceleration sensors, and offers acceleration resolution down to 125μg.


US shoppers crowd malls all night long

November 26, 2010 2:05 am | by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Bargain shoppers, braving rain or frigid weather, crowded the nation's stores and malls in the wee hours of the night to get their hands on deals from TVs to toys on Black Friday.In a bid to grab shoppers earlier on the traditional start to the holiday shopping season, a number of stores including...


Japan iPhone craze attracts global app developers

November 25, 2010 10:20 pm | Comments

The iPhone's popularity in Japan is cracking open an industry long thought inaccessible to outsiders....

Young-star discovery hints magnetism common to all cosmic jets

November 25, 2010 10:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(National Radio Astronomy Observatory) Highly-sensitive observations with the Very Large Array show the first-ever evidence for a magnetic field in the jet of a young star. This gives such protostellar jets a common characteristic with jets from quasars and microquasars.

Panasonic, Toshiba fined for Czech TV cartel

November 25, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Czech Republic's antitrust office says it has fined five television display makers for illegal price-fixing on the Czech market.The Office for the Protection of Competition says it fined Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd., Technicolor S.A., Panasonic Corp., MT Picture Display Co., Ltd. and...

Sharp holiday price drops seen for flat-panel TVs

November 25, 2010 6:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

If you're in the market for a new flat-panel TV, it's a good time to buy....

Slovakia : Recovery progressing, but further reforms needed

November 25, 2010 4:25 am | by OECD | Comments

The Slovak economy is swiftly recovering from the crisis. This Survey discusses the main challenges going forward, countering the risk of increasing long term unemployment, bringing government finances back on a sustainable path and reaping the benefits of a transition to greener growth.


YouTube, French authors, filmmakers reach deal

November 25, 2010 1:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

YouTube and top associations of French authors, filmmakers and other creative artists say they have struck an agreement to put more TV shows and movies online in France....

STMicroelectronics ships one billionth MEMS device(2)

November 24, 2010 11:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

ST?s affordable and accurate motion sensors have changed the way people interact with technology.


SAP at a crossroads after losing $1.3B verdict

November 24, 2010 12:06 pm | Comments

On the losing end of a $1.3 billion jury verdict for stealing a rival's intellectual property, SAP AG is facing the difficult decision about whether to double down - by appealing - or folding.Either route is going to cost the German company dearly, and will have implications for how other...

L & L Acquisition prices $40M IPO

November 24, 2010 11:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

L&L Acquisition Corp., an acquisition firm focused on healthcare-related businesses, has priced its initial public offering, filed in July, at $40 million.


Total Launches Project to Build Solar Panel Plant in France

November 24, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

Total announced the construction of a photovoltaic panel production and assembly unit at Composite Park in France’s north-eastern region of Moselle. With a surface area of 2,800 square metres, the plant will house two production...


Broadcom Expands Connected Home Portfolio with Addition of Gigle Networks Powerline Networking Technology

November 24, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

Broadcom Corp. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Gigle Networks Inc., a privately-held company that develops system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for home networking over power lines. When combined with Broadcom’s portfolio...


ABB Invests in Renewable Energy Company

November 24, 2010 11:20 am | by | Comments

ABB announced that it has invested about $13 million in Aquamarine Power, a Scottish company that has developed technology to convert energy captured from waves near shore into clean, usable electricity. ABB Technology Ventures, the...



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