Subscribe to ECN Magazine News
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

ECN Daily

HP makes $1.5B bid for 3Par, topping Dell's offer

August 23, 2010 5:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. is bidding $1.5 billion for data storage provider 3Par Inc., just a week after rival Dell Inc. agreed to acquire the company for $1.13 billion....

HP makes higher bid for 3Par against rival Dell

August 23, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hewlett-Packard is making a bid of $24 per share for data storage provider 3Par just a week after rival Dell agreed to acquire the company.Hewlett-Packard Co. and Dell Inc. both have been looking to expand from personal computers over the past few years in a search for bigger profits.HP's bid...

Ants, Ants, Ants

August 22, 2010 10:20 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Ants really are amazing. The internet makes it easy to learn about these creatures. My Dad found them fascinating and I picked up that view. I had a flying one, flying around my house yesterday. “Ants: The Invisible Majority” including Dr. Brian Fisher, chairman of the...


$240 billion of green photonics by 2021

August 22, 2010 9:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Institute of Physics) As more than 400 international experts gather at the University of Southampton today, Monday, Aug. 23, for one of the largest optics and photonics conference in Europe, Photon10, the latest developments in "green photonics" will be shared.

Self-cleaning technology from Mars can keep terrestrial solar panels dust free

August 22, 2010 9:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Chemical Society) Find dusting those tables and dressers a chore or a bore? Dread washing the windows? Imagine keeping dust and grime off objects spread out over an area of 25 to 50 football fields. That's the problem facing companies that deploy large-scale solar power...

UK official decries video game with Taliban role

August 22, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Britain's defense secretary says a video game that allows players to adopt the role of the Taliban is a "tasteless product" and is calling on retailers to show their support for troops by not selling it.Liam Fox said Sunday it's "shocking that someone would think it acceptable to recreate the...

Head of Taiwan LCD maker barred from leaving US

August 22, 2010 2:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The chief executive of a leading Taiwanese LCD screen maker has been barred from leaving the U.S. during a U.S. Justice Department probe into alleged price-fixing, the company said.Hsinchu-based AU Optronics Corp. said in a statement filed Saturday with Taiwan's Stock Exchange that a U.S. court...

Prosecutors: WikiLeaks founder suspected of rape

August 21, 2010 3:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A spokeswoman for the Swedish prosecutors office says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is wanted on suspicion of rape and he should contact police for questioning....


CamSemi Secures 10 Major Designs for C2160 Controller Family

August 20, 2010 2:22 pm | by | Comments

CamSemi announced a series of 10 major design wins for its C2160 family of primary side sensing (PSS) controllers that includes designs for five-star rated mobile phone chargers for some of the world’s top...


Waytronx Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

August 20, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

Waytronx, Inc., along with its wholly owned subsidiaries, CUI Inc. and CUI-Japan, its Japanese subsidiary, and Comex Electronics, a partially owned (49%) Japanese subsidiary, announced that it posted results for the second quarter ended...


GM & Bright Automotive Announce Strategic Relationship

August 20, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

Bright Automotive and General Motors Co. announced that they have agreed to pursue a strategic relationship and that GM has provided funding to the Indiana automaker, the first funding action by the newly formed...


AMSC Acquires 25% Stake in Blade Dynamics Ltd.

August 20, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

American Superconductor Corp. announced that it has acquired a 25% ownership position in Blade Dynamics Ltd., a designer and manufacturer of advanced wind turbine blades based on proprietary materials and structural technologies. Founded in...


Africans text message to check if drugs are real

August 20, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

For Africans wondering whether the malaria drugs they've bought are real, there may soon be a quick way of finding out: sending a text message....


Recession hits smart-phone makers in the chips

August 20, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The seemingly recession-proof smart phone is suffering from a side effect of the rough economy: Manufacturers simply can't build enough of the gadgets because chip-makers that rolled back production last year are now scrambling to play catch-up....


You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.