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AP-mtvU Poll: Technology brings connection, stress

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

Technology has become so entwined with college students' often frantic lives that most in a new survey say they'd be more frazzled without it....

Tuning Fork Crystal Is 33% Smaller

October 7, 2010 6:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Fox Electronics, a leading global supplier of frequency control solutions, recently increased its range of watch crystals with a new tuning fork.


DisplaySearch Announces Agenda for Taiwan TV Supply Chain Conference

October 7, 2010 6:22 am | by General Electric | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today announced the agenda for its upcoming Taiwan TV Supply Chain Conference to be held on November 3 in Taipei, Taiwan.


New computer switches handle heat that renders transistors useless

October 7, 2010 6:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Case Western Reserve University) Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have built electromechanical switches to replace transistors in high-heat computing.

EU-funded scientists clinch Nobel Prize in Physics; Europe at top of research game

October 7, 2010 6:20 am | by European Commission | Comments

The EU is proud to announce that two of its grantees, Professor Konstantin Novoselov and Professor Andre Geim of the University of Manchester in the UK, have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their groundbreaking work in two-dimensional graphene.

Hardware virtualization and multicore CPUs featured at electronica 2010

October 7, 2010 4:37 am | Comments

International semiconductor manufacturers will present multicore CPUs and associated virtualization software and design approaches at the electronica 2010 trade fair to be held from November 9 to 12 at the Munich Trade Fair Center.


Mitsubishi Electric to launch GaN HEMTs for L to C band amplifiers

October 7, 2010 4:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today it has developed three models of gallium nitride (GaN) high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) with 10W, 20W and 40W outputs.


CEA-Leti and SPTS to collaborate on next-generation TSV development

October 7, 2010 4:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Leading research institute and equipment maker to develop new process technologies for 3D-ICs.


Panasonic raises Sanyo, electric unit stakes

October 7, 2010 3:05 am | Comments

Panasonic has increased its stakes in two key subsidiaries through multibillion dollar tender offers as it pushes ahead with a strategy to strengthen its green technology businesses.Panasonic Corp. said Thursday it had raised its stake in Sanyo Electric - a money-losing unit with strong battery...

Yahoo revs up search results in turnaround quest

October 6, 2010 8:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo Inc. is jazzing up its Internet search results in an effort to orchestrate a revenue revival....

UCLA engineering receives $6M to construct new state-of-the-art building

October 6, 2010 2:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of California -- Los Angeles) The US Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science $6 million to support the construction of a new state-of-the-art building that will...

Dripping Wet Is Too Much

October 6, 2010 2:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Well, that's obvious. But what's not so obvious is that some components may look perfectly fine but act like Orville Redenbacher when in the reflow oven. Well, they won't actually act like Orlville, but rather, like his pop corn. Sort...

No need to fight over mineral resources, says geologist

October 6, 2010 2:21 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Economic geologist Lawrence Cathles writes in a recent review that while mineral resources on land may be dwindling, deposits on the ocean floor could power humanity for centuries.


IBM Announces New Energy-Management, Sustainability Solutions for Smarter Enterprises

October 6, 2010 1:21 pm | by | Comments

IBM added new software and services to its portfolio of solutions aimed at creating sustainable enterprises and smarter urban infrastructures. The new offerings, piloted in-house by IBM, help owners and managers of commercial buildings...


Ocean Power Technologies Awarded $2.75 Million by US Navy for Maritime Security Program

October 6, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. announced that the US Navy has awarded $2.75 million in additional funding to OPT for a second stage under its existing contract to provide an autonomous PowerBuoy® wave energy conversion...



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