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ECN Daily to hire thousands to fill orders

November 12, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments Inc. said Friday it is hiring more than 15,500 people to fill temporary holiday jobs at shipping centers around the country, more than it hired last year....

Charging Forward With Lithium-Ion Battery Technology

November 12, 2010 10:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Enhancements in protection methods and power densities, combined with reduced costs have medical device manufacturers looking at lithium-ion battery technology to solve a number of design challenges for their portable devices. This article reviews a variety of advantages of this...


Texas Instruments’ Julie England Named One of PINK Magazine’s Top Women in Business for 2008

November 12, 2010 9:21 am | by Texas Instruments | Comments

Texas Instruments’ Julie England honored for technology innovation by PINK Magazine. England is named of the Top Women in Business for 2008.


NYC transit union chief seeks to unmask blogger

November 12, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The head of New York City's transit union wants to go after an anonymous blogger who has blasted him, asking a court to force Google to give up his critic's name.John Samuelsen says in court papers filed Friday that the blog has repeatedly defamed him with false accusations of incompetence and...

Public Governance: Ministerial Meeting in Venice, Italy

November 12, 2010 8:27 am | by OECD | Comments

Ministers will discuss the challenges of delivering effective public services at a time of tightened budgets in Venice, Italy on Monday 15 November.


Resistive Touch Screen User Interfaces Offer Low Power

November 12, 2010 8:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

NKK Switches, a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, offers its new FT Series of resistive touch screen user interface devices.


Overcurrent Protection Device For Li-Ion Batteries Offers Size, Cost Benefits

November 12, 2010 8:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Tyco Electronics, a global leader in circuit protection solutions, has introduced a metal hybrid PPTC (MHP) technology, useful for high-rate-discharge battery applications at ratings above 30 VDC/30 A.


Rep. critical of Newark school reform spending

November 12, 2010 7:21 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A legislator is criticizing how officials are spending money in New Jersey's largest city in the wake of a $100 million gift from the founder of Facebook....


Online outrage follows UK's 'Twitter Joke Trial'

November 12, 2010 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Thousands of annoyed Internet users are tweeting threats to a British airport in support of a man who was arrested and fined for threatening to blow it "sky high" if his flight was delayed....

Palin e-mail hacker sentenced to 1 year in custody

November 12, 2010 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A former University of Tennessee college student who hacked into Sarah Palin's e-mail during the 2008 presidential campaign was sentenced Friday to a year and a day with the judge recommending the term be served in a halfway house, not prison....

First Apple computer to be sold at UK auction

November 12, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The first Apple computer — together with a letter signed by Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs to the original owner — will be sold at a London auction this month.Described by Christie's as a "historic relic," the Apple-1 was introduced in 1976 and sold without a casing, power supply, keyboard or...

Fairchild Semiconductor Focuses on Smart Grid Technology at electronica 2010

November 12, 2010 6:45 am | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor demoed its latest technological advancements for mobile applications, as well as power solutions that focus on the smart grid at electronica 2010.


KEMET Features Flex Mitigation Technology at Electronica 2010

November 12, 2010 6:38 am | Comments

KEMET Corporation, a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors featured its Flex Mitigation technology this week at Electronica 2010 in Munich, Germany.


electronica 2010 shows milestones in CPU development

November 12, 2010 6:34 am | Comments

The topics of virtualisation and multicore are the central thread that runs through the electronica 2010 trade fair to be held from 9th to 12th November at the Munich Trade Fair Centre. Leading international semiconductor manufacturers will exhibit the latest single core...


electronica 2010 confirms upward trend in the electronics industry

November 12, 2010 6:29 am | Comments

The number of visitors at electronica also remained at a constantly high level in 2010 with over 70,000 trade visitors. 2, 595 international exhibitors presented their products, solutions and services at the trade fair from November 9 to 12, 2010.



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