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Acme Packet 3Q profit nearly triples

October 28, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Acme Packet Inc. said Thursday that its third-quarter profit nearly tripled as sales of its communications equipment grew.The company, whose results came in ahead of analyst estimates, also raised its forecast for the rest of the year. However, the upside seemed not to excite investors, who...

ST Appointments New Chief Operating Officer; Reports 2010 Third Quarter & Nine Month Financial Results

October 28, 2010 1:21 pm | by | Comments

STMicroelectronics announced the appointment of a new Chief Operating Officer. Alain Dutheil, who has held the position of ST’s COO since 2005, has decided to retire following 27 years with the company. Alain...


TI Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter 2010

October 28, 2010 1:21 pm | by | Comments

Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) announced third-quarter revenue of $3.74 billion, net income of $859 million and earnings per share of 71 cents. "Our strong performance was driven by growth in all of our segments,"...


AnalogicTech Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter 2010

October 28, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. (AnalogicTech) reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Net revenue for the third quarter of 2010 was $25.0 million, a decrease of 4.4% over net revenue...


Organic solvent system may improve catalyst recycling and create new nanomedicine uses

October 28, 2010 12:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Georgia Institute of Technology Research News) Noble metals such as platinum and palladium are becoming increasingly important because of growth in environmentally friendly applications such as fuel cells. A new solvent system could improve the recycling of these metals.

Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate student wins award

October 28, 2010 12:23 pm | by Texas A&M University | Comments

A graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering recently won an award for “Highest achievement - poster presentation" at the 2010 TGen/VARI scientific retreat. won the award for her poster titled “BPDA – A Bayesian peptide detection algorithm for...


USDA adopts VIVO to network its scientists

October 28, 2010 12:23 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will be the first federal organization to use VIVO, a Web application conceived and developed at Cornell, to help scientists network and find potential collaborators.

Motorola Reports Its First Sales Increase Since 2006

October 28, 2010 11:24 am | by New York Times | Comments

In the third quarter, the telecom equipment maker’s phone unit reported an operating profit that it had not expected to happen until the next quarter.


Verizon Wireless Settles Complaint Over Data Fees

October 28, 2010 11:24 am | by New York Times | Comments

The company will pay $25 million to the Treasury and has agreed to pay a minimum of $52.8 million in refunds to its customers.

FCC fines Verizon Wireless $25M for spurious fees

October 28, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Federal regulators say Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay a fine of $25 million and at least $52.8 million in refunds to customers who inadvertently racked up data charges on their phones over the last three years....

Hybrid Motion Systems Changing Rules of Motor Control

October 28, 2010 10:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

MDrive Hybrid systems feature game-changing technology in extremely compact, low cost, integrated motion packages that deliver the benefits of servo and stepper motor technologies, with unique capabilities and enhancements over both.


Power Supplies Offer Constant Current of 350 to 1,000 mA

October 28, 2010 10:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

TRUMPower launches its 12 Watt LIS12 series of constant current AC/DC LED power supplies, which can efficiently drive high bright LEDs in series.


Director of Bureau of Ocean Management, Regulation and Enforcement visits with Texas A & M engineering students

October 28, 2010 10:23 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

As part of a five-campus recruitment tour, Michael R. Bromwich, director of the Bureau of Ocean Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), visited the Texas A&M campus to speak with engineering students on Wednesday (Oct. 27). Bromwich spoke to the students about exciting...


Gaming market reveals changes in MEMS gyroscope competitive landscape

October 28, 2010 9:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

As the use of motion sensors in various consumer electronic devices is expanding quickly, the industry competitive landscape is significantly changing. In particular concerning MEMS gyroscopes.


Nuclear engineering students travel to Moscow for two-week internship

October 28, 2010 9:22 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Six Texas A&M University nuclear engineering students recently travelled to Moscow, Russia for a two-week long internship at the National Research Nuclear University’s Moscow Engineering Physics Institute (MEPhI). The trip was part of a joint three-year project on education in...


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