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Microchip Launches Second Annual Embedded Designers’ Forum Technical Training Series at 100+ Global Locations and a Virtual Event

September 14, 2010 12:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 14, 2010 [NASDAQ: MCHP] — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the second annual Embedded...

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Darnell Power Forum Identifies Disruptive Trends

September 14, 2010 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

The Plenary session at Darnell’s Power Forum in Chicago yesterday identified major disruptions for the power conversion industry ranging from new materials to new and increasingly-complex power system architectures. Presenters included Alex Lidow, CEO...

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ON Semi Invests $15.78 million to Expand Production at Wafer Manufacturing Facility in Belgium

September 14, 2010 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

ON Semiconductor recently announced plans to expand production capacity at its 6-inch (150mm) wafer manufacturing facility in Oudenaarde, Belgium, by approximately 40% with a total equipment investment in 2010 of €12.3 million (or $15.78...

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National Semiconductor Reports Results for First Quarter Fiscal 2011

September 14, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

National Semiconductor Corp. reported sales of $412.0 million and net income of $88.8 million, or 36 cents per diluted share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2011, which ended Aug. 29, 2010. National’s first quarter...

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Cisco to start paying a dividend by next summer

September 14, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc., the world's largest maker of computer-networking gear, said Tuesday that it would pay its first dividend by July, the end of its current fiscal year....

IntriMed Technologies Launched to Address Challenges Faced by Medical Device Manufacturers

September 14, 2010 11:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Oxnard, Calif. – Sept. 14, 2010 – The launch of IntriMed Technologies and the opening of IntriMed’s first state-of-the-industry Innovation Center in Oxnard, Calif. were announced today by IntriPlex Technologies, a global leader in the design and manufacture of ultra-precise components for...

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ORNL scientists reveal battery behavior at the nanoscale

September 14, 2010 11:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) As industries and consumers increasingly seek improved battery power sources, cutting-edge microscopy performed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is providing an unprecedented perspective on how lithium-ion batteries function.

Student Employment Information Available at Discover GTRI

September 14, 2010 10:20 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Georgia Tech students are invited to talk with undergrad students, grad students and researchers to learn more about the employment opportunities offered at GTRI.

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Nokia chairman expected to stay on until 2012

September 14, 2010 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Nokia Corp. said Tuesday that board chairman Jorma Ollila has signaled readiness to stay on at the helm of the world's leading handset maker until 2012....

Cisco to start paying a dividend before summer

September 14, 2010 10:06 am | by PETER SVENSSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc., the world's largest maker of computer-networking gear, said Tuesday that it would pay its first dividend by July, the end of its current fiscal year.Like several other big technology companies, Cisco has a large cash balance, and analysts have speculated that it would use it...

Fiserv refinancing $250 million of debt

September 14, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Fiserv Inc., which provides technology for electronic payments, is looking to refinance its debt, the company said Tuesday.Fiserv plans to offer new five-year and 10-year notes, using the proceeds to buy back $250 million in 6.125 percent bonds that come due in 2012.The company said it will...

LEDs, OLEDs and AMOLEDs showcased at electronica 2010

September 14, 2010 7:54 am | Comments

The future display market - as flat as possible, energy-efficient and high-resolution - will be showcased at electronica 2010 from November 9-12, 2010, the world's leading trade show for components, systems and applications.

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New American Chemical Society podcast: Big building blocks from nanoparticles

September 14, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Chemical Society) A new genre of construction materials, made from stuff barely 1/50,000th the width of a human hair, is about to play a big role in the building of homes, offices, bridges, and other structures, according to the latest episode in the American Chemical Society's...

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Hybrids as city runabouts, natural gas fueled cars for the country

September 14, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)) If you are looking for an environmentally friendly automobile, think about getting a hybrid car or one running on natural gas. In terms of CO2 emissions both perform significantly better than gasoline or diesel...

Four Years and Blogging

September 14, 2010 6:21 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

The Screaming Circuits blog celebrates its fourth year blogging today (September 14, 2010). In that time, it has had 447 (448, including this one) posts and 250 reader comments (more if you count the spammy ones I deleted). Popular subjects...

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