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Apple shares fall 2 pct with Jobs on medical leave

January 18, 2011 9:22 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Shares of Apple Inc. fell modestly Tuesday following the company's disclosure that Steve Jobs, the CEO who transformed the niche computer maker into the most-envied consumer-electronics brand today, is taking another medical leave of absence....


Comcast wins FCC approval to take over NBC

January 18, 2011 9:21 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Federal Communications Commission is giving Comcast, the country's largest cable company, the green light to take over NBC Universal, home of the NBC television network....

OMRON enhances product lineup of MEMS flow sensors for fuel cell systems

January 18, 2011 8:26 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

OMRON Corporation (TOKYO: 6645)(ADR: OMRNY) announced plans to release the D6F-70, a 70L/min MEMS flow sensor optimized for measuring the gas flow rate of fuel cell systems. OMRON also plans to release in FY2011 a similar MEMS flow sensor capable of measuring up to 200L/min. These...


RFID Chip Used for Tracking Cattle is Ready for the Market

January 18, 2011 7:28 am | Comments

CEITEC S.A. today announced that its Chip do Boi RFID semiconductor successfully completed a 12-month field trial conducted by Brazil’s Ministry of Science and Technology, confirming that the first chip developed entirely in Brazil is ready for market.

STATS ChipPAC expands wafer level package offering with 300mm manufacturing in Taiwan

January 18, 2011 7:28 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

300mm wafer level packaging increases available capacity with additional technology and cost advantages.


Don't understand what the product is? Ask a woman

January 18, 2011 7:27 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Chicago Press Journals) A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research shows that women are better than men at figuring out unusual products when they're among competing items.

LinkedIn names Sequoia Capital investor to board

January 18, 2011 7:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

LinkedIn, the social networking site for professionals, said Tuesday that it has appointed venture capitalist Michael Moritz to its board of directors.Mortiz has spent 25 years as a managing member of the venture capital firm Sequoia Capital, privately held LinkedIn's first outside investor....

Recruitment Center in Iraq; Beijing's American Side - Part 1

January 18, 2011 7:05 am | by Ben WedemanAssociated Press | Comments

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DisplaySearch Forecasts 11% Demand and 13% Capacity Increases for TFT LCD Glass Substrates in 2011

January 18, 2011 6:25 am | by General Electric | Comments

As the transition to flat panel TV nears completion, TFT LCD TV panel demand is slowing, from 41% Y/Y in 2010 to 8.3% in 2011.

Nanotech medicine

January 18, 2011 6:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(EUREKA) To rebuild damaged parts of a human body from scratch is a dream that has long fired human imagination, from Mary Shelley's Doctor Frankenstein to modern day surgeons. Now, a team of European scientists, working in the frame of the EUREKA project ModPolEUV, has made a promising...

Conference & Exhibition: Components for Military & Space Electronics

January 18, 2011 5:13 am | Comments

The 15th Annual Components for Military and Space Electronics Conference will be held at the Los Angeles LAX Radisson Hotel, February 7 – 10, 2011. Please see for registration information.


Japan's new graduates facing grim job prospects

January 18, 2011 1:05 am | Comments

A record one-third of Japanese university students graduating this spring have not found jobs, underscoring dwindling career opportunities for young people even as companies post robust profits.The latest numbers released by the government Tuesday were so bad they prompted officials to couple...

Steve Jobs note announcing medical leave

January 17, 2011 8:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Here is the text of the e-mail that Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs sent to employees to announce he was taking a medical leave.Team,At my request, the board of directors has granted me a medical leave of absence so I can focus on my health. I will continue as CEO and be involved in major strategic...


Binder-USA Expands RD24 Connectors to Accept Larger Cables

January 17, 2011 1:29 pm | by | Comments

Binder-USA has expanded its line of RD24 Series 692 and 693 right-angle connectors with PG11 and PG 13.5 cable outlets. The male and female cable connectors can now accept cables with an OD of...

Honda, Nissan, and Toyota Among 13 Japanese Companies to Develop Hydrogen Supply Infrastructure for ECVs

January 17, 2011 1:21 pm | by | Comments

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Nissan Motor Company, Ltd., Honda Motor Company, Ltd., JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation, Idemitsu Kosan Company, Ltd., Iwatani Corporation, Osaka Gas Company, Ltd., Cosmo Oil Company, Ltd., Saibu Gas...



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