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Elastomer Socket Offers Superior Electrical Performance

October 25, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The SG-BGA-7188 socket is designed for 2.75 x 2.75-mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1 dB of insertion loss. The contact resistance is typically 20 milliohms per I/O.


Server Features Redesigned Chassis for Faster Maintenance

October 25, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The new industrial server is equipped with the powerful 64-bit Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processor and Intel Q57 Express chipset and provides high power density with convenient server functions for advanced security and remote-management.


Power Rated Rotary Switches Have One to Six Poles

October 25, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

NKK Switches, a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, introduces the HS16 Series of standard size rotary switches.


Harman to invest $100 million more in China

October 25, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Global audio and entertainment products maker Harman International Industries Inc. said Monday it plans to invest $100 million to boost its manufacturing and research capabilities in China.The company invested $75 million to start up its manufacturing and research operations in Shanghai, Suzhou...

Close-ups of snowflakes win Lennart Nilsson Award

October 25, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Karolinska Institutet) The Lennart Nilsson Award for 2010 is to be awarded to the US physicist Kenneth Libbrecht. He is awarded the prize, which is worth $15,000, for his images of snowflakes -- images that open our eyes to the beauty of nature. The award ceremony will take place in...


Earnings Preview: IAC/InterActiveCorp

October 25, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

IAC/InterActiveCorp, the Internet company run by billionaire Barry Diller that includes search engine and dating site, reports its third-quarter results on Wednesday before trading begins.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Investors will keep an eye out for strength in IAC's search unit,...

Sony slashes portable game machine price in Japan

October 24, 2010 11:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Sony Corp. slashed the Japan price of its handheld game machine Monday ahead of the critical year-end shopping season.Sony said the PlayStation Portable Go will drop in price starting Tuesday to 16,800 yen ($200) from 26,800 yen ($330).Its price has already been coming down in the U.S. since...

Online TV spats mean fewer free shows on Web

October 24, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Broadcasters took a big step toward eliminating free TV shows on the Web after they blocked access to their programming online this month to enforce their demands to be paid....


Hyland’s Teething Tablets: Recall - Risk of Harm to Children

October 23, 2010 9:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

FDA laboratory analysis found product to contain inconsistent amounts of belladonna, which can cause harm at larger doses.


Driver Thanks Engineer Who Hit Him on Purpose

October 23, 2010 2:21 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Driver thanks man who hit him on purpose Driving to a Mariners game, Duane Innes saw a pickup ahead of him drift across lanes of traffic, sideswipe a concrete barrier and continue forward on the inside shoulder at about 40 mph. A manager of Boeing’s F22 fighter-jet program [and...

Marketers Can Glean Private Data on Facebook

October 22, 2010 8:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Two recent academic papers show that in certain circumstances, advertisers on Facebook may be able to learn sensitive profile information, like a person’s sexual orientation or religion.

Google Toughens Privacy Controls

October 22, 2010 8:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The company moved to change its security measures after it mistakenly gathered data from unsecured networks.

Burned Calif. mall hopes to reopen for holidays

October 22, 2010 2:06 pm | by DON THOMPSON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency in a Sacramento suburb Friday after part of a regional mall was consumed by an arson fire that collapsed part of the roof, destroyed 20 stores and caused at least $6.5 million in damage.Yet city officials said unburned sections of the...


Ebix repurchases $2.4M in stock during 3Q

October 22, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Ebix Inc., which makes software for insurance companies, said Friday that during the third quarter it repurchased $2.41 million worth of common stock at an average price of $18.65 per share.In all of 2010, the company has bought back $7.7 million worth of stock.Ebix also said that in September...

The Sky Is Falling

October 22, 2010 1:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Or - The top ten things to do if you're depressed about the economy. 10: Tell every young person you know not to get into engineering because it's a dead-end job. Wait. No. Don't do that. Scold yourself if you...


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