Hires key inventor Brian Richardson.
Lexington-based RainDance Technologies Inc., a provider of microdroplet-based tools for single molecule and single cell analysis, announced that it has closed a $37.5 million Series D financing round.
One of the original biotech stars, Amgen, has reached agreement to acquire Woburn-based BioVex Group Inc. for what could total $1 billion – $425 million in upfront cash and up to $575 million in additional payments based on regulatory and sales milestones.
Mercury Computer Systems Inc., which makes digital signal processing systems for the defense and medical imaging markets, said Tuesday its profit more than doubled in its fiscal second quarter on a 23 percent jump in revenue.The company reported net income of $5.2 million, or 22 cents a share,...
The Cornell Genetic Ancestry Project will map the 'deep' ancestry of 200 undergraduate volunteers and sponsor discussions concerning genetic testing.
ZBB Energy Corp. announced that it has acquired the Wisconsin-based power electronics firm Tier Electronics, LLC for a $1.35 million promissory note paid over 3 years, 800,000 shares of common stock and assumption of...
Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has signed an agreement with the Baoying government in China’s Jiangsu Province to increase its investment in Baoying. Under the agreement, the government will make land adjacent to Sensata’s existing...
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) announced fourth-quarter revenue of $3.53 billion, net income of $942 million and earnings per share of 78 cents. Earnings per share included 14 cents from the combination of the gain...
Redmond, Wash. – January 17, 2011 – Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Crane Electronics, Inc., Microelectronics Solutions, a segment of Crane Co. (NYSE: CR), signed another five year contract with Cochlear Limited.
DURHAM, NC – Duke University bioengineers have developed a new method for rapidly producing an almost unlimited variety of man-made DNA sequences.
Renesas Electronics America Inc. announced the availability of its R2A20134 LED driver IC that supports LED lighting applications with high efficiency and a high power factor. The company’s voltage step-down control technology (single-stage) provide
Lumex announced the global launch of the surface mounted QuasarBrite 0404 RGB LED. Its 1.0 mm x 1.00 mm x 0.25 mm package size is asserted to be the smallest RGB LED package available today, and it is suited for multicolor LED indicator applications in
EOLITE expanded its "rod-type" fiber laser range with picosecond model HEGOA. The HEGOA fiber laser operates at 1030 nm, 515 nm or 343 nm with 30-ps pulses from
TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed a UL- and VDE-rated optical isolator with 20 kV isolation and 2Mbit/s data transmission rates designed to comply with ATEX and ICEex certifications for
Micro Power announced IronWorks, an Iron Phosphate battery solution, which serves as a drop-in replacement for Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) batteries. This new standard U1 format battery intended for use with mobile equipment offers
Yaskawa Electric Corp developed the "SiC-QMET," a motor driving system for electric vehicles (EVs), by using a silicon carbide (SiC)-based power semiconductor device.
Cornell professors Harry Greene, Paul Sawyer, Robert Smith and Robert Thorne have been chosen for this year's Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellowships, the Cornell Board of Trustees has announced.
Microchip Technology Inc., announced the RE46C190 3V photo smoke-detector IC with horn driver and boost regulator. Said to be the world’s first smoke-detector IC to offer
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. introduced the MAAM-009560, an HBT driver amplifier for cellular and WiMAX infrastructure applications. This driver amplifier covers a broad frequency range of
Hittite Microwave has introduced a GaAs pHEMT MMIC Power Amplifier for test instrumentation, microwave radio, and military and space applications from DC to 40 GHz. The HMC930 is a GaAs pHEMT MMIC Distributed Power Amplifier die that
HiWave Technologies’ DyadUSB Development Kit comprises two 12W RMS balanced mode radiator (BMR), full-range speaker drivers in tuned and sealed enclosures, plus a DyadUSB amplifier module featuring
Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) introduced the XPedite7470, a conduction- or air-cooled 3U VPX Single Board Computer (SBC). Based on the 2nd generation Intel Core i7, the SBC uses the processor's quad-core technology operating at 2.1 GHz to
Electro Standards Laboratories offers Fiber 232 Models 4137EU and 4139EU with two-pin European power supplies. These HP VersaLink Fiber to RS232 Converters are used to connect fiber optic linked terminals to a controller having an RS-232 interface port. They are
The eloFlex safety system from elobau has been designed for flexibility of parameter selection for logic control of sensor inputs and relay outputs. The type of sensor can be freely chosen for each of the four inputs on the control unit. The user can
The European Research Council (ERC) has allocated a budget of around Euro 2.2 million to the InSpectra research project being undertaken by Ghent University and IMEC to create chips equipped with tiny lasers.