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Texas A & M ocean engineering endowment honors Randalls

December 15, 2010 12:21 pm | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Coastal and ocean engineering professor Robert E. “Bob” Randall and his wife, Barbara, have been honored with a student support fund endowed in their names by former students honoring his decades of commitment to the Texas A&M University program and its graduates. The Barbara and Bob...

Twitter raises $200 million, adds 2 board members

December 15, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Twitter has raised another $200 million to help its popular online communications service keep on growing.Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, one of Silicon Valley's best-known venture capital firms, is leading the investment announced Wednesday. The funding values privately held Twitter at $3.7...

Infosys Technologies Introduces Digital Smart Home Gateway Based on the Intel Atom E600 Processor

December 15, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

Infosys Technologies has developed what it describes as an innovative Digital Smart Home Gateway powered by the Intel Atom™ processor E600 series that links multiple home devices, enabling consumers to manage them from a...


Cymbet to Open World's Highest Volume Solid-State Battery Manufacturing Facility

December 15, 2010 11:21 am | by | Comments

Cymbet Corp. announced that it has reached an agreement with X-FAB Texas Inc., to open what Cymbet says is the world’s highest volume solid-state battery (SSB) production facility in Lubbock, Texas. This new advanced...


AMP Holding/AMP Electric Vehicles Names Former Head of Cadillac, James Taylor as CEO

December 15, 2010 11:20 am | by | Comments

AMP Holding Inc., a company engaged in the emission-free electrification of OEM vehicles through its wholly owned subsidiary, AMP Electric Vehicles, Inc., announced the appointment of James E. Taylor as its new Vice Chairman...


Time honor caps celebrity-making of Zuckerberg

December 15, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Before 2010, Mark Zuckerberg, the 26-year-old co-founder and CEO of Facebook, was primarily known as a mysterious, sweatshirted figure, a Silicon Valley wunderkind familiar mainly to those in tech circles....

Bing upgrades draw upon Facebook, other partners

December 15, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft's Bing search engine is hoping it can gain more ground on Google with a little more help from Facebook and its other Internet friends.As part of an extensive upgrade announced Wednesday, Bing will feature more recommendations and other information from people's social circles on...

TTI Launches Interactive Holiday Trivia Contest

December 15, 2010 11:01 am | Comments

It’s the holiday season and to celebrate TTI, Inc. is inviting its customers, suppliers and electronics industry employees to play its new, on-line holiday trivia game launched this week that features The Specialist, the new company spokesperson recently selected from The Big Job Campaign.


Battery Compartment Enclosures Are Versatile

December 15, 2010 9:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

These modern and robust enclosures have been designed to house many different types of small electronic devices including medical and wellness devices.


University of Houston receives $5 million grant from Houston Endowment

December 15, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Houston) The University of Houston has received a $5 million grant from Houston Endowment Inc. that will be used to strengthen a number of doctoral programs, including engineering and science.


Event: MAM2011 - Equipment for Microproducts

December 15, 2010 8:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

On January 16-18, 2011, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland. Following in the success of the first edition, The Micronarc Alpine Meeting 2011 will continue its focus on equipment for manufacturing microproducts.


STATS ChipPAC and Intersil qualify and ramp copper wire interconnect for high-end analog and mixed-signal devices

December 15, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

STATS ChipPAC Ltd. (?STATS ChipPAC? ? SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider, and Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) today announced they have qualified copper wire interconnect on a number of high-end analog and mixed-signal...


SMD Platinum RTD Temperature Sensor Suited for Biomedical Applications

December 15, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Heraeus Sensor Technology has introduced a surface mount platinum RTD temperature sensing element uniquely suited for use in biomedical applications.


Bryant Park Quartet to Perform at Brookhaven National Laboratory January 19

December 15, 2010 8:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

The Bryant Park Quartet will perform in concert at BNL on Wednesday, January 19, at noon in Berkner Hall. Sponsored by Brookhaven Science Associates, the concert is free and open to the public.

Zipcar adds Steve Case to board; raises $21M

December 15, 2010 8:07 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Car sharing service Zipcar Inc. said Wednesday that it has received $21 million in new venture capital funding, and its board is growing by one seat and adding AOL co-founder Steve Case and Staples Inc. chief financial officer John Mahoney as members.The influx of funding and interest from...


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