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Intercap Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire a Joint Venture Enterprise

December 13, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

Intercap eCommerce Inc. announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with Ningbo Guantong Photoelectricity Technology Co., Ltd. (NGPET), a private China-based company. Pursuant to the Letter of Intent, Intercap and...


C & D Technologies Reports Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Results

December 13, 2010 11:20 am | by | Comments

C&D Technologies, Inc. announced financial results for the fiscal 2011 third quarter ended October 31, 2010. For the third quarter, the company reported revenues of $87.6 million, up sequentially from $83.8 million in the...


Dongbu HiTek Launches Analog/Power Ecosystem to Streamline Development of Automotive & Power ICs

December 13, 2010 11:20 am | by | Comments

Dongbu HiTek unveiled an analog/power semiconductor ecosystem that promises to reduce both the time and cost to develop automotive and power ICs. Called the Analog POWERhouse™ Connection, the new ecosystem efficiently links Dongbu HiTek’s...


American Vanguard buys 2 Bayer insecticides

December 13, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

NEWPORT BEACH, California (AP) — Agricultural chemical supplier American Vanguard Corp. said Monday it bought two insecticide product lines from Bayer AG's crop science business.American Vanguard said it bought the pesticides Mocap and Nemacur. Mocap is used on many crops against species of...

Study probes link between magnetism, superconductivity

December 13, 2010 9:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rice University) European and US physicists are offering up the strongest evidence yet that magnetism is the driving force behind unconventional superconductivity. In Nature Physics this week, researchers from Rice University, the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids in...

Oscillators Optimized for Fibre Channel Configurations

December 13, 2010 8:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Fox Electronics, a leading global supplier of frequency control solutions, now offers a new line of Application Specific XpressO oscillators uniquely optimized for Fibre Channel configurations.


TFT-LCDs With Super Wide View Technology

December 13, 2010 8:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Optrex America Inc. has developed a new family of TFT-LCDs featuring its innovative Super Wide View (SWV) technology for superior image quality and wide viewing angles with maximum color accuracy.


CMU's research finds large uncertainty in carbon footprint calculating

December 13, 2010 7:22 am | Comments

(Carnegie Mellon University) The results of a recent study by Carnegie Mellon's christopher Weber found that the calculation of carbon footprints for products if often riddled with large uncertainties, particularly related to electronic goods.


Assessing the environmental effects of tidal turbines

December 13, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Washington) A tidal energy demonstration project in Puget Sound, the first on the US West Coast, will help determine the environmental effects of underwater turbines. Researchers devising monitoring methods say the pilot project will have the most comprehensive...

Google, Apple shares rise after judge tosses suit

December 13, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Shares of Google and Apple edged higher in pre-market trading after a federal court judge dismissed a patent lawsuit against the tech giants brought by Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen.U.S. District Court Judge Marsha Pechman in Seattle threw out Allen's patent infringement claims Friday....

Dell to buy Compellent for $884 million

December 13, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Dell Inc. said Monday it has a deal to buy the data storage company Compellent Technologies Inc. for $884 million.The offer price is slightly more than Dell said it would pay last week, before the companies had signed a formal agreement. Dell says it will pay $27.75 per share, up from...

Amazon: Web problem due to hardware, not hackers

December 13, 2010 1:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Internet retailer Amazon is denying that pro-WikiLeaks hackers were responsible for the failure of its websites in several European countries....

Hackers Disrupt Sites Run by Gawker Media

December 12, 2010 8:25 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Web sites belonging to Gawker Media abruptly stopped publishing after hackers gained access to the servers.


Defenders of WikiLeaks Swarmed Wrong Target

December 12, 2010 8:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

EasyDNS was criticized for dropping WikiLeaks as a client, but it was a case of mistaken identity; the service that pulled the plug was

Drilling Down: Digital Divide Is a Matter of Income

December 12, 2010 8:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

In Internet use, households earning more than $75,000 a year significantly outpace lower-earning households.


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