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Cotendo responds to patent infringement lawsuit

November 11, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Contendo Inc., a startup whose technology makes websites load faster, said there was no merit to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by rival Akamai Technologies Inc.On Wednesday, Akamai and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Massachusetts,...

Companies yank cord on residential phone books

November 11, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

What's black and white and read all over? Not the white pages, which is why regulators have begun granting telecommunications companies the go-ahead to stop mass-printing residential phone books, a musty fixture of Americans' kitchen counters, refrigerator tops and junk drawers....

electronica 2010 - highlights

November 11, 2010 8:31 am | Comments

The innovativeness and competence were the themes of TDK-EPC’s first Technologies & Products Press Conference, which was held at electronica 2010. One highlight was the introduction of the first connectivity modules in groundbreaking SESUB...

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Development and integration of embedded systems at electronica 2010

November 11, 2010 7:40 am | Comments

The world’s leading companies in the area of embedded hardware and software will meet at electronica 2010, the number 1 international trade fair for components, systems and applications in the electrical and electronics industry, from November 9 to 12, 2010.

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Digi-Key features at Future Professionals Day at electronica 2010

November 11, 2010 7:37 am | Comments

Electronic engineering students will have the chance to get up-close and personal with Digi-Key Corporation during Superstudium – Future Professionals Day, Friday, Nov. 12 at the electronica 2010 trade show in Munich, Germany.

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electronica 2010 focusing on electromobility

November 11, 2010 7:26 am | Comments

Electromobility will be one of the main key topics at electronica 2010. Leading companies from all subdisciplines of the electronics industry will present the latest components and applications for electromobility at the world’s leading trade fair for components, systems and applications...

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INRS professor Federico Rosei receives a 2010 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award

November 11, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(INRS) Professor Federico Rosei of the INRS Energy Materials Telecommunications Center has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious 2010 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The foundation grants 25 of these awards annually to...

electronica 2010 controlling cars on the data highway

November 11, 2010 7:23 am | Comments

A navigation system with Google Earth – this is made possible not only by the new Audi A8 in which the technology is being used for the first time: state-of-the-art microcontrollers in cars now permit highly complex data processing and, thus, high-end applications...

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electronica 2010 CEO Round Table: Semiconductor industry emerges from the crisis in better shape

November 11, 2010 7:20 am | Comments

The “CEO Round Table” was held today, the first day of electronica 2010, as part of the electronica Forum and attracted an audience of more than 350 visitors, exhibitors and media representatives. The CEOs from four leading semiconductor manufacturers...

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New 'Call of Duty' breaks sales record

November 11, 2010 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Activision says the latest "Call of Duty" video game pulled in $360 million in its first 24 hours on sale in a record showing for the entertainment industry....

Smart Spending: When to grab best holiday deals

November 11, 2010 7:05 am | by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Before you head into the final stretch before the holiday rush, when stores lose all subtlety in the ways they push gift-buying, you may wonder whether to pass up November bargains in the hope that some prices will keep falling.Last year, most customers who waited until the final days before...

TO-8 VCO Are Hermetically Sealed

November 11, 2010 6:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Crystek Corp. has introduced a new series of TO-8 VCOs (Voltage Controlled Oscillators) to provide high-performance frequency control in harsh, demanding environments.

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Sugar and slice make graphene real nice

November 11, 2010 6:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rice University) Rice researchers have learned to make pristine sheets of graphene, the one-atom-thick form of carbon, from plain table sugar and other carbon-based substances. They do so in a one-step process at temperatures low enough to make graphene easy to manufacture.

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High School students turn cafeteria food scraps into gasoline using Holtzapple’s MixAlco process

November 11, 2010 6:23 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

The search for alternative fuels is an ongoing quest, and a group of Houston high school students has taken the first steps toward turning cafeteria food scraps into gasoline using the MixAlco process developed by Texas A&M chemical engineering professor Mark Holtzapple. The students,...

Bellevue College gets jobs grant to help veterans

November 11, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Bellevue College is one of six organizations nationally to receive grants from Microsoft Corp. to help pay for a program that helps veterans get jobs.The college announced the $200,000 two-year grant on Wednesday. The company is also providing software and training materials for a special...

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