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Melding Wi-Fi with digital TV 'white space'

September 2, 2010 9:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rice University) Rice University researchers have won a $1.8 million federal grant for one of the nation's first, real-world tests of technology that uses dynamic spectrum access -- including dormant broadcast television channels -- to deliver free, high-speed broadband Internet service....

AC Motors Are Inverter Duty Classified

September 2, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The inverter duty motor is small and compact, in order to reduce energy consumption. The smallest AC motor offered, the AC65, measures just 2.88 inches square and 5.22 inches in length.

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Innovations in Medical Imaging: Two Devices in One are the Trend

September 2, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Two devices in one – that is one of the mega trends in imaging diagnostics. The spectrum ranges from a combination of positron emission tomography (PET) with MRI or computer tomography to a combination of ultrasound with endoscopy. At MEDICA 2010, World Forum for Medicine - International...

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Computer-on-Module Has Type 6 Pin-Out

September 2, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Coinciding with the launch of the COM Express 2.0 specification by the PCI Industrial Manufacturers’ Group (PICMG), Kontron presents an additional version of the Computer-on-Module ETXexpress-AI...

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New Type of Logic Device Uses Piezoelectric Effect

September 2, 2010 6:40 am | by John Toon, Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new class of electronic logic device in which current is switched by an electric field generated by the application of mechanical strain to zinc oxide nanowires.

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H-P Raises 3PAR Bid to $33 a Share

September 2, 2010 6:31 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Hewlett-Packard raised its offer for 3PAR to $33 a share, or roughly $2.1 billion. The data-storage company called H-P's latest bid "superior" to Dell's.

Sweden Reopens Rape Investigation of WikiLeaks Founder

September 2, 2010 6:31 am | by New York Times | Comments

Swedish authorities said they reopened an investigation of rape allegations against Julian Assange.

China Will Require ID for Cellphone Numbers; Noncompliance Means No Service

September 2, 2010 6:31 am | by New York Times | Comments

The government is looking to curb cellphone spam, pornography and fraud schemes.

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Advertising: Scholastic Books Revamps Its Marketing

September 2, 2010 6:29 am | by New York Times | Comments

The company said it wanted to keep better track of teachers who were new or who had departed and use more methods of communication.

Thermal Interface Material Is Highly Conformable

September 2, 2010 6:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Fujipoly announces the introduction of Sarcon GR-Tac, a highly conformable and durable 0.25-mm thick polyester reinforced thermal interface material.

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Miniature auto differential helps tiny aerial robots stay aloft

September 2, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Harvard University) Engineers at Harvard University have created a millionth-scale automobile differential to govern the flight of minuscule aerial robots that could someday be used to probe environmental hazards, forest fires, and other places too perilous for people. Their new approach...

Hewlett-Packard Co. raises offer for 3Par Inc. to $2.07 billion to outbid rival Dell Inc

September 2, 2010 6:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. raises offer for 3Par Inc. to $2.07 billion to outbid rival Dell Inc.

AOL signs new search agreement with Google

September 2, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

AOL says Google will continue to offer up search results on its websites under a new 5-year deal the companies signed this week.The agreement largely reinforces an arrangement that has been in place since 2005. But the new contract also expands their cooperation onto AOL mobile sites that...

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Samsung unveils iPad competitor Galaxy

September 2, 2010 3:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. is unveiling a new tablet PC named Galaxy Tab as the latest device meant to rival Apple Inc.'s popular iPad.Samsung Europe executive Thomas Richter said Thursday the device will offer users "a new galaxy of possibilities" with features such as mobile video conferencing...

Cree demos 150mm SiC wafers with micropipe densities below 10/cm2

September 2, 2010 1:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Cree Inc of Durham, NC, USA, which makes LED chips, lamps and lighting fixtures plus gallium nitride and silicon carbide power-switching and RF/wireless devices as well as SiC substrates, says that it has achieved what it claims is a milestone in the development and commercialization of...

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