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States Now Fund Majority of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research

December 9, 2010 7:21 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

States Now Fund Majority of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research

CUI Releases Efficient 1.5 A Switching Regulator

December 9, 2010 7:21 am | by Digi-Key | Comments

CUI Inc's power line, V-Infinity, and their distributor Digi-Key Corporation, announced the addition of a 1.5 A model to their V78XX switching regulator series. With this latest addition, CUI now offers 0.5 A, 1 A, 1.5 A, and 2 A switching regulators to meet a wide variety of power needs....

Dell near $876 million deal for Compellent

December 9, 2010 6:05 am | by ANDREW VANACORE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Computer maker Dell Inc. is close to acquiring data storage provider Compellent Technologies for about $876 million, the company said Thursday.The acquisition would extend a recent string of deals in the data storage industry as tech firms position themselves to help big companies and...


EU project to build Electric Solar Wind Sail

December 9, 2010 5:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Finnish Meteorological Institute) The European union has selected the Finnish Meteorological Institute to lead an international space effort whose goal is to build the largest and fastest man-made device.

Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges to give away wealth

December 9, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Another 17 wealthy individuals, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, junk bond pioneer Michael Milken and AOL co-founder Steve Case, have pledged to give away most of their money.They are the latest to join Giving Pledge, an effort led by Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates and investor Warren...

Bebo founder returns to social network as adviser

December 9, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Bebo, the social network that was dumped by AOL two years after the Internet company purchased it, is trying to regain some startup magic by bringing back its founder.Bebo is announcing Thursday that Michael Birch, who started Bebo in 2005 and sold it to AOL for $850 million in 2008, has...

Accession : Estonia becomes the OECD’s 34th member

December 9, 2010 2:22 am | by OECD | Comments

On 9 December 2010, Estonia deposited its instrument of accession to the OECD Convention, thereby becoming a member of the Organisation. Estonia was invited by OECD countries to open negotiations for membership in May 2007.


Kids go on expensive buying sprees in iPhone games

December 9, 2010 1:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

"The Smurfs' Village," a game for the iPhone and other Apple gadgets, was released a month ago and quickly became the highest-grossing application in the iTunes store. Yet it's free to download....


LG Display may appeal EU fine over LCD cartel

December 8, 2010 11:05 pm | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

South Korea's LG Display said Thursday it may appeal on procedural grounds a massive European Union fine for price fixing even as it acknowledged it had violated competition law over several years.The EU competition watchdog fined LG Display and four Taiwanese manufacturers euro649 million...

Dell names Philips CEO Kleisterlee to board

December 8, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Personal computer maker Dell Inc. said Wednesday it has named the president and CEO of Royal Philips Electronics NV, Gerard Kleisterlee, to its board of directors.Dell also appointed longtime board member Alex Mandl as its new presiding independent director. Mandl takes over that role from...

Front-End Power Supplies for Hot-Plug, Redundant Power Systems

December 8, 2010 1:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

TDK-Lambda has launched a new line 1,600 W front-end power supplies for use in distributed, hot-pluggable, and redundant power systems. The HFE1600 series operate off a universal AC input...


Compact LEDs Set New Performance Standards for LCD Backlighting

December 8, 2010 1:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors announces the TOPLED Compact 5630 LED, an innovative addition to the world of LED lighting. By adapting its successful TOPLED packaging technology...


Unidym announces alliance with Samsung Electronics

December 8, 2010 1:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Unidym, Inc., a majority owned subsidiary of Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), announced today that it has completed IP cooperation and license agreements with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (?Samsung?).


Versatilis acquires the assets of Nanometrix

December 8, 2010 1:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Vermont high tech company acquires the assets of Montreal based nanotech company with a unique technology for manufacturing large area, flexible solar cells and solid state lighting panels.


Resistors Offer Significantly Lower Operating Temperatures At Rated Power

December 8, 2010 1:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Stackpole's MLF and MLFM Series metal electrode leadless face (MELF) resistors offer significantly lower operating temperatures at rated power compared to similar sized flat chip resistors.



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