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Analyst says Apple to make 2.5M iPads per month

May 25, 2010 11:34 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Apple Inc. is ramping up production of its iPad computers and by this summer could be making more than 2.5 million of them each month to support the device's international launch and back-to-school shopping, an analyst said Tuesday.Sterne, Agee & Leach analyst Vijay Rakesh wrote in a note to...

EMC settles charges of overcharging US government

May 25, 2010 10:30 am | Comments

EMC Corp. has agreed to pay $87.5 million to settle charges that it illegally overcharged the government and engaged in a kickback scheme.The Justice Department accused EMC, the world's No. 1 maker of data-storage machines, of lying to the General Services Administration in contract...

Ex-Detroit mayor gets up to 5 years in prison

May 25, 2010 9:31 am | by COREY WILLIAMS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to up to five years in prison Tuesday for violating the terms of his probation stemming from his conviction for lying under oath about an affair with his chief of staff.Kilpatrick, 39, asked Judge David Groner to show him compassion during the...


Analyst upgrades Quality Systems before 4Q report

May 25, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Raymond James analyst upgraded shares of Quality Systems Inc. on Tuesday, saying shares in the medical records and billing software company have declined to an attractive price.Alexander Draper upgraded the stock to "Outperform" from "Market Outperform" and set a price target of $70 per...


Outstanding in their field effect

May 25, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rice University) Rice University researchers have discovered thin films of nanotubes created with ink-jet printers offer a new way to make field-effect transistors, the basic element in integrated circuits.


May 25, 2010 9:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

A lot of small quantity PCBs come individually routed these days, but when they get too small or come in larger quantities, panels can be very nice to have. When you have your PCBs panelized, what's your preferred method? And...

IBM Honors Six Employees with Highest Technical Award

May 25, 2010 9:21 am | by IBM | Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that it has named six employees as IBM Fellows – its most prestigious technical honor – acknowledging their important industry-leading innovations and collaboration with clients and business partners worldwide. From seminal work on business analytics to...

Alliance Formed to Promote FPGA Mezzanine Card Products

May 25, 2010 7:55 am | Comments

The FMC Marketing Alliance establishes an ecosystem of interested parties who will drive widespread adoption of the FMC specification and products. 


West Virginia offers computer training vouchers

May 25, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Workforce West Virginia says it's going to distribute more than 3,000 vouchers for free online computer training.The agency says it's going to start handing out the vouchers Tuesday. It's targeting unemployed workers.Unemployment has been improving in West Virginia, though it remains high....

LED-Backlight Driver Boards are Flat-Flex-Cable Compatible

May 25, 2010 7:24 am | Comments

LCD backlit power specialist Endicott Research Group  is debuting two new LED driver boards at SID that provide compact, economical solutions to OEM panel designers looking to get the maximum performance out of their displays.


May 2010: Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator

May 25, 2010 7:21 am | by European Commission | Comments

In May 2010, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator signals a sharp drop for the euro area aggregate (down to -17.5 after -15.0 in April). Confidence declined markedly among EU consumers as well (down to -14.7 from -12.3 in April).

Ultram (tramadol hydrochloride), Ultracet (tramadol hydrochloride/acetaminophen): Label Change

May 25, 2010 7:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Risk of overdosage or suicide for patients who are addiction-prone, taking tranquilizers or antidepressant drugs.


LED Edge-lighting Tech Enables Slim Designs at SID

May 25, 2010 7:11 am | Comments

GLT has combined edge-lit LED light guide technology with its mass production capabilities to create a new troffer downlight that is slim, light, efficient, and can be cost effectively manufactured in high volumes.


Dontech Highlights Optical EMI and RFI Shielding at SID

May 25, 2010 7:05 am | Comments

Dontech’s Optical Fine Wire (OFW) and Micro EMI-Mesh (MEM100) conductive optical grids provide optical EMI/RFI shielding of electronic displays, instrumentation and enclosures.


Projected Capacitive Touch-Screen Tech Shines at SID

May 25, 2010 6:50 am | Comments

Microchip Technology announced from the SID Display Week show in Seattle the availability of mTouch Projected Capacitive Touch-Screen Sensing Technology.



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