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Motorola Reports Its First Sales Increase Since 2006

October 28, 2010 11:24 am | by New York Times | Comments

In the third quarter, the telecom equipment maker’s phone unit reported an operating profit that it had not expected to happen until the next quarter.

Verizon Wireless Settles Complaint Over Data Fees

October 28, 2010 11:24 am | by New York Times | Comments

The company will pay $25 million to the Treasury and has agreed to pay a minimum of $52.8 million in refunds to its customers.

FCC fines Verizon Wireless $25M for spurious fees

October 28, 2010 11:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Federal regulators say Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay a fine of $25 million and at least $52.8 million in refunds to customers who inadvertently racked up data charges on their phones over the last three years....


Hybrid Motion Systems Changing Rules of Motor Control

October 28, 2010 10:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

MDrive Hybrid systems feature game-changing technology in extremely compact, low cost, integrated motion packages that deliver the benefits of servo and stepper motor technologies, with unique capabilities and enhancements over both.


Power Supplies Offer Constant Current of 350 to 1,000 mA

October 28, 2010 10:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

TRUMPower launches its 12 Watt LIS12 series of constant current AC/DC LED power supplies, which can efficiently drive high bright LEDs in series.


Director of Bureau of Ocean Management, Regulation and Enforcement visits with Texas A & M engineering students

October 28, 2010 10:23 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

As part of a five-campus recruitment tour, Michael R. Bromwich, director of the Bureau of Ocean Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), visited the Texas A&M campus to speak with engineering students on Wednesday (Oct. 27). Bromwich spoke to the students about exciting...

Gaming market reveals changes in MEMS gyroscope competitive landscape

October 28, 2010 9:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

As the use of motion sensors in various consumer electronic devices is expanding quickly, the industry competitive landscape is significantly changing. In particular concerning MEMS gyroscopes.


Nuclear engineering students travel to Moscow for two-week internship

October 28, 2010 9:22 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Six Texas A&M University nuclear engineering students recently travelled to Moscow, Russia for a two-week long internship at the National Research Nuclear University’s Moscow Engineering Physics Institute (MEPhI). The trip was part of a joint three-year project on education in...


Are texting and Facebook worse for teens than TV?

October 28, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Let's face it: Teenagers spend hours texting, socializing on Facebook and playing video games. And it's driving their parents nuts....

Without driver or map, vans go from Italy to China

October 28, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Across Eastern Europe, Russia, Kazakhstan and the Gobi Desert - it certainly was a long way to go without getting lost....

Microsoft updates Internet Explorer 9 code

October 28, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer pumped up unique features in the company's new Web browser and smart phone software at a software developer conference Thursday, the company's annual pep rally for people who will build programs for the Web, Windows computers and phones....

Spam, Spam, Eggs and Spam

October 28, 2010 8:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I normally expend most of my writing words on challenges our customers and other engineers might face in their day to day design and layout activities. But not today. Today, it's about a specific challenge faced by your typical blogger....

International Components Corp and Nexergy Announce Merger

October 28, 2010 7:50 am | Comments

Nexergy and International Components Corporation today announced a definitive merger agreement. The move, effective immediately, creates the industry's largest designer and manufacturer of rechargeable power systems and will be recognized as the premier innovative partner in the industry.


element14 invites visitors to Electronica to convert their waste electronic devices and components into an artistic sculpture

October 28, 2010 6:51 am | Comments

element14, Premier Farnell’s innovative online technology resource and community for electronic design engineers, and a leading authority on environmental legislation in the electronics industry, announces it will build a sculpture from electronics waste in the “Atrium at the entrance East” at Electronica...


'Wireless' humans could form backbone of new mobile networks

October 28, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Queen's University Belfast) Members of the public could form the backbone of powerful new mobile internet networks by carrying wearable sensors. According to researchers from Queen's University Belfast, the novel sensors could create new ultra high bandwidth mobile internet...



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