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Fairchild introduces Dual Cool package for higher power density in DC-DC designs

November 2, 2010 1:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor developed Dual Cool? packaging for MOSFETs.


Nonprofits Rush to Solicit Donations via Text, but the System Is Flawed

November 2, 2010 12:24 am | by New York Times | Comments

Replicating the Red Cross’s mobile campaign for Haiti aid would be daunting for most organizations; the costs of a mobile donating program can outweigh the proceeds.

Commercialization of Large-current Common Mode Choke Coils Supporting Various Automotive Power Supplies -PLH10HH Series-

November 1, 2010 6:21 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.


Google Claims U.S. Excluded It From Contract

November 1, 2010 5:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The company said the Interior Department considered only sales proposals with e-mail and collaboration tools based on Microsoft technology.

Google sues Interior Dept over e-mail bid request

November 1, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google is suing the U.S. Department of the Interior over a request for bids for a new e-mail and messaging solution it says favors rival Microsoft.The search giant filed the suit with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Friday.Google Inc. alleges that in August, the government put out a request...

Octopus Nuvo Tissue Stabilizer: Recall - Potential for Device Fracture

November 1, 2010 2:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Fragments of the device could fall into the patient’s chest cavity and damage the heart tissue.


For older adults, there's no place like home

November 1, 2010 1:25 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

A Cornell evaluation project reports that a person-centered approach shows great promise in helping nursing home residents move back to the community.


Exar Corp. Reports Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter Results

November 1, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

Exar Corp. reported financial results for its fiscal 2011 second quarter ended September 26, 2010. Net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 were $37.2 million compared to net sales of $39.6 million...


JinkoSolar Establishes U.S. Subsidiary in San Francisco; Announces European Solar Module Supply Agreements

November 1, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., a solar product manufacturer with operations based in China, announce that it has established a U.S. subsidiary with an office in San Francisco, California. The U.S. subsidiary is expected to...


LAST POWER Project Aims to Put Europe First in New Power Semiconductor Technologies

November 1, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

The partners in a new publicly-funded European research project announced details of the multinational/multidisciplinary program called LAST POWER (’Large Area silicon carbide Substrates and heTeroepitaxial GaN for POWER device applications). The aim of this...


Minn. man pleads guilty to cheating Cisco Systems

November 1, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to scheming to cheat computer parts maker Cisco Systems Inc. out of about $388,000.The U.S. Attorney's office says 46-year-old Phillip Webb of Brooklyn Park pleaded guilty Monday to one count of mail fraud.Webb was manager of network services for...

USHIO America, Inc., starts marketing world?s first 6-inch full-field projection exposure system for manufacturing led chips

November 1, 2010 12:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Automatically configurable to desired wafer size; throughput enhanced by 300%, running cost reduced by 80% compared with conventional stepper systems


Missed it by That Much...

November 1, 2010 11:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Running a DRC (design rule check) before sending your PCB out for fab and assembly is a must. It's also a minimum. Not everything is caught by all DRCs. For example, if you look at these PCB images, you'll undoubtedly...


Nokia Taking a Rural Road to Growth

November 1, 2010 9:26 am | by New York Times | Comments

The cellphone maker will expand its agricultural data service to Nigeria as it continues its push into emerging markets.

Media Cache: You Can Hide, but in Europe You Can’t Watch Hulu

November 1, 2010 9:25 am | by New York Times | Comments

For a few pennies a day, you can hide your computer and share files illegally.


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