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Verizon says 4G high speed coming to Northeast

October 6, 2010 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Verizon Wireless says its new wireless broadband network, which offers higher data speeds initially for laptop users, will be live before the end of the year in the cities on the Boston-to-Washington stretch as well as California, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Seattle and others....

NIST 'Vision Science Facility' Aims for Lighting Revolution

October 6, 2010 9:34 am | Comments

Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, have become popular with backpackers and cyclists who mount them on headbands for a reliable, hands-free source of illumination. Now, a new lab at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is helping to bring these tiny but brilliant devices into your home...


Cisco to sell videoconferencing box for the home

October 6, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cisco says it's going to sell a $599 box that turns living-room TV sets into big videophones....


BLADE Software Eliminates "Drive-By Downloads" from Malicious Websites

October 6, 2010 8:22 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Researchers have developed a new tool that eliminates drive-by download threats. BLADE is browser-independent and when tested, it blocked all drive-by malware installation attempts from more than 1,900 malicious websites and produced no false positives.

The Pertinence of MEMP in a White House Internship

October 6, 2010 8:21 am | by Duke University | Comments

I had the opportunity to interview Kereiakes Kereiakes (MEMP ‘07) regarding his internship with the National Economic Council, where he worked in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next door to the White House. Kereiakes was one of about 120 interns working in the White House for...

EIT - IPTS Study

October 6, 2010 7:26 am | by European Institute of Innovation and Technology | Comments

What is your idea for world leading innovation in Europe? Share it and see it grow!


Cables, Power Cords, and Retractiles Glow in the Dark

October 6, 2010 7:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Northwire Technical Cable, an innovative solutions provider in the marketing, design, and manufacture of technical and retractile cables, has introduced ElectriGlow photoluminescent glow-in-the-dark cables, power cords and retractiles.


SMD Rotary Sensor Offers Size and Functionality Breakthroughs

October 6, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The MTS provides a true breakthrough in sensor technology by combining a through-shaft design with 360º absolute position feedback in an ultra miniature size.


Filter Cap Designed for World’s Smallest Digital Humidity Sensors

October 6, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The SF2 filter cap is made of PBT, has an integrated filter membrane, and protects Sensirion’s SHT2x humidity and temperature sensor from water, dust, dirt and various contaminants.


Diode Arrays Deliver Transient Voltage Suppression

October 6, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Providing design engineers with a compact means of protecting one to eight circuit traces against electrostatic discharge (ESD), lightning, and other electrical fast transient (EFT) events, TT electronics IRC...


LCD TV Market Growing Despite Weakness in North America; LED-Backlit Set to Take Lead in 2011

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

According to the latest DisplaySearch Quarterly Advanced Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report, total TV shipments in 2010 will reach more than 243 million units, a 16% increase from 2009.

Elsevier introduces article-based publishing to increase publication speed

October 6, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Elsevier) Final and citable articles are published without needing to wait until a journal issue is complete, speeding the publication process by an average of 7 weeks.


Digi Introduces Sub $250 Customizable Cellular Gateway for Remote Asset Monitoring and Tracking

October 6, 2010 6:20 am | by Digi International | Comments

Digi ConnectPort X3 aggregates local traffic from devices and sensors over a cellular network


Kratos buying Henry Bros. for $45 million

October 6, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Weapons and security services provider Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said Wednesday it is buying Henry Bros. Electronics Inc. for about $45 million in cash.Henry Bros. focuses on national security projects such as command and control systems and specialized surveillance including...

HP names former 3Par CEO to new post

October 6, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. said Wednesday it has named David Scott, the former CEO of recently-acquired data storage company 3Par Inc., as senior vice president and general manager for HP StorageWorks.HP acquired 3Par for $2.35 billion last month, outbidding Dell Inc. for the Fremont, Calif.,...


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