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Lighting Science Group Receives Industry's First Energy Star Label for an LED Bulb

September 28, 2010 6:06 am | Comments

Lighting Science Group has received the industry’s first ENERGY STAR label for an LED light bulb. ENERGY STAR is the trusted, government-backed symbol that makes it easy for consumers to identify and purchase energy-efficient products...


QLogic To Support FCIA 16-Gb Fibre Channel Standard

September 28, 2010 5:58 am | Comments

QLogic announced its full support for the 16Gb Fibre Channel standard which was ratified by the ANSI INCITS T11.2 Technical Committee and announced today by the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA).


Keeping Manufacturing Onshore By Design

September 28, 2010 5:54 am | Comments

As more and more U.S. manufacturers are learning, chasing low-cost overseas labor as a competitive strategy isn’t always the answer. As distance from the home office and domestic markets increases, so do hidden costs: lower quality, extended lead times, shipping difficulties, larger inventories...


S & P makes changes to MidCap and SmallCap indices

September 28, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Standard & Poor's announced several changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and SmallCap 600 Indices because of a spate of recent acquisitions.Rackspace Hosting Inc. will replace AmeriCredit Corp. on the MidCap 400 after the close of trading Thursday, with AmeriCredit being taken over by General Motors...

Verisk secondary offering of 19M shares priced

September 28, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Verisk Analytics Inc., an insurance data specialist, said Tuesday that a secondary public offering of about 19 million shares was priced at $27.25 per share.Selling stockholders' proceeds are approximately $26.36 per share, Verisk said. Verisk will not receive any proceeds from the sale.The...

Purchase program Melexis NV shares

September 28, 2010 3:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Intermediate declaration by the Board of Directors.


FluimediX closes financing round

September 28, 2010 3:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Funding Supports Continued Development of the NanoCycler? Platform to Include a Warfarin? Diagnostic Test


Power MOSFETs pack dual chips in small package

September 28, 2010 3:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Renesas Electronics Corp. presents the RJK0222DNS and RJK0223DNS, two power semiconductor devices with ultra-compact packages for use in DC/DC converters that provide power to the CPU, memory, and other circuit blocks of products such as servers and notebook PCs.


Ore Pharmaceutical drops SEC report filing

September 28, 2010 3:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

In an effort to cut costs, Ore Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc. has filed to terminate its common stock registration and free the Cambridge pharmaceuticals asset management company from obligations to file reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


Striding towards a new dawn for electronics

September 27, 2010 9:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(McGill University) Conductive polymers are plastic materials with high electrical conductivity that promise to revolutionize a wide range of products including TV displays, solar cells and biomedical sensors. A team of McGill University researchers have now reported how to visualize and...


Oracle sues Micron alleging microchip price-fixing

September 27, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Oracle Corp. is suing Micron Technology Inc. in federal court, saying the semiconductor maker and other companies artificially inflated prices for microchips.Oracle says Micron and other conspirators, including South Korea's Hynix and Samsung and Germany's Infineon, artificially inflated prices...

RIM launches advertising service for BlackBerrys

September 27, 2010 3:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. on Monday launched an advertising service for makers of BlackBerry applications.Developers can include advertising in apps that are relevant to their users and tie into BlackBerry features. Through a single relationship with RIM, a developer will gain...

Semiconductor could turn heat into computing power

September 27, 2010 1:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Ohio State University) Computers might one day recycle part of their own waste heat, using a material being studied by researchers at Ohio State University. The material is a semiconductor called gallium manganese arsenide. In the early online edition of Nature Materials, researchers...


STMicro STarGRID Power-Line Communication Chip Used in Smart-Metering Project in Spain

September 27, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

STMicroelectronics (ST) announced that its new STarGRID™ ST7590 power-line communication (PLC) System-on-Chip (SoC) is being used in advanced Automatic Meter Management (AMM) equipment in the new ’STAR Project’ in Spain. Based on the PRIME (PoweRline...


Dow Corning To Produce 100mm Silicon Carbide Epitaxy

September 27, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Dow Corning announced that it will begin production of 100mm silicon carbide (SiC) epitaxy, providing a single source for SiC substrates used in power electronics device manufacturing. The new product expands Dow Corning’s product...



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