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20W GaN power amp provides 30% PAE

November 4, 2010 1:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

TriQuint debuts the TGA2572 20W power amplifier designed for defence communications systems and fabricated using TriQuint's production-released GaN on SiC process.


AT & T sets up division to target health care

November 3, 2010 9:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

AT&T Inc., the country's largest telecommunications company, on Thursday said it is setting up a division to target the health care industry, hoping to have a significant seat at the table when industry adopts electronic medical records, doctor's visits by video-conferencing and wireless...


Boa Constrictor Gives Birth to Clones

November 3, 2010 8:21 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Snake gives ‘virgin birth’ to extraordinary babies A female boa constrictor snake has given birth to two litters of extraordinary offspring. Evidence suggests the mother snake has had multiple virgin births, producing 22 baby snakes that have no father. More than that, the...


Panasonic invests $30M in electric car maker Tesla

November 3, 2010 8:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Panasonic Corp. is investing $30 million in Tesla Motors Inc., the U.S. maker of electric sports cars, eyeing expansion in the global market for green vehicles, both sides said Thursday....

Commercialization of Large-current Common Mode Choke Coils Supporting Various Automotive Power Supplies -PLT10HH Series-

November 3, 2010 7:21 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has commercialized the PLT10HH series of SMD-type common mode choke coils*, which are designed to reduce undesirable radiation noise from automotive power lines.

Panasonic says it has invested $30 million in Tesla Motors

November 3, 2010 7:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Panasonic says it has invested $30 million in Tesla Motors.

Panasonic invests $30 million in Tesla

November 3, 2010 7:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Panasonic Corp. said Thursday it has invested $30 million in Tesla Motors Inc., the U.S. maker of electric sports cars, eyeing an expansion in the global market for electric vehicles.Panasonic, Japan's biggest home appliance maker, said it will acquire about a 2 percent stake in Tesla....

Amdocs to provide system for P & T Luxembourg

November 3, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Telecommunications software maker Amdocs Ltd. said Wednesday that P&T Luxembourg and LUXGSM selected its software to replace an existing billing system.Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal was made after a merger between P&T Luxembourg's telecommunications sales entity and its mobile...


Scientists produce transparent, light-harvesting material

November 3, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) Scientists at the US Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory have fabricated transparent thin films capable of absorbing light and generating electric charge over a relatively large area. The material,...

HSN net income slips 10 percent to $14.9M

November 3, 2010 1:07 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

HSN Inc., the shop-at-home retailer, said Wednesday its net income slipped 10 percent, hurt by the impact of a product recall and other charges.Shares plunged $3.20, or 10.8 percent, to close at $26.55.For July through September, net income dipped to $14.9 million, or 25 cents per share, from...

AOL adds 2 executives to technologies team

November 3, 2010 1:05 pm | Comments

AOL Inc. said Wednesday that it added Curtis Brown and Erynn Petersen to its technologies team. Brown will be senior vice president of engineering for AOL Media, while Petersen will be vice president of developer evangelism.Petersen will start on Monday and Brown will start on Nov. 29.Brown...

Horizon Develops New Hydrogen Fuel Generator Technology

November 3, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies Pte Ltd. announced the successful development of a new proprietary hydrogen fuel generator technology targeting portable, military and aerospace markets. According to the company, pushing the limits further on price...


Advanced Energy Announces Record Revenues and Inverter Sales for the Third Quarter 2010

November 3, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Total sales for the third quarter were $141.0 million, another record for the company, with earnings of $0.40 per...


NIST Ships First Programmable AC-DC 10V Standard

November 3, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have begun shipping a new 10V standard to users around the world. The programmable system measures both direct current (dc) and alternating current (ac) voltages. The new...


Cosmic Curiosity Reveals Ghostly Glow of Dead Quasar

November 3, 2010 11:24 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

While sorting through hundreds of galaxy images as part of the Galaxy Zoo citizen science project two years...


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