According to a recent report by the Renewable Energy Policy Network, renewable energy now accounts for 20 percent of global electricity.
A Dutch psychologist has admitted making up data and faking research over many years in studies which were then published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Mobile gaming firm Rovio said on Wednesday its hit game Angry Birds had reached a record 500 million downloads in less than two years since its launch.
ST-Ericsson won a deal to supply chipsets for future Nokia phones based on Windows software, breaking Qualcomm's monopoly over Microsoft's mobile platform.
Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. today announced that it has received a contract from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics to provide Vortex Compact Network Storage (CNS) subsystems to the C-130J Program. The CNS will be deployed as the Network File Server...
STMicroelectronics introduced the industry’s first three-axis high-resolution accelerometer with two embedded finite-state machines.
Aerovox announced it has extended its range of AeroPower power factor correction (PFC) capacitors to include round 3-phase designs with mounting studs.
IDS, a global leader in machine vision technology, has unveiled the UI-2280SE, an all-round camera with USB 2.0 interface and Sony ICX655 CCD sensor providing a 5-Megapixel resolution (2448x2050 pixels).
Agilent Technologies announced it will demonstrate its latest military communications test technologies and tools at MILCOM, Nov. 7-10, at the Baltimore Convention Center (Booth 1201) in Baltimore.
American Superconductor (AMSC) announced that its Share Purchase Agreement with the shareholders of The Switch Engineering Oy has been terminated due to adverse market conditions for a financing required to fund the acquisition. Per...
Concerns Mounting Over DOE Funding of Green Energy Companies as Beacon Power Files for Bankruptcy and Ener1 Possibly Next to Go UnderNovember 1, 2011 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
Beacon Power, a company that makes energy-storing flywheels, and which received a $43 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) last year, has filed for bankruptcy. The government funding came from...
Binder-USA announced new receptacles with adjustable angular positions as part of the Series 713, 763, 715 and 766 automation product ranges. The panel-mounted receptacles can be rotated during installation to allow a right-angle cordset to connect in a desired angular position. These M12 A- and B-coded connectors are
The popularity of mass-produced electric or hybrid cars is recent, but the idea behind using electricity as a power source for cars is more than 100 years old. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American...
Master Distributors announces that it carries a broad selection of TE’s Corcom standard power entry modules and power line filters.
International Rectifier introduced the IRS2526DS ‘Mini8’ compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) ballast control IC that offers full programmability, and a high degree of accuracy and control for all lamp types.
Nanometrics Incorporated announced that a major manufacturer of advanced thin film solar photovoltaic (PV) cells has selected and successfully installed the latest generation of the TSM (Trajectory Solar Monitor) metrology system for in-line process monitoring and control of CIGS (Copper, Indium, Gallium) films.
RFMD’s new RF3826 is a wideband Power Amplifier designed for continuous wave and pulsed applications such as wireless infrastructure, RADAR, two-way radios, and general purpose amplification.
The 520 days of isolation for the Mars500 crew will end on 4 November, when the hatch of their ‘spacecraft’ is opened for the first time since June last year. Scientists eagerly await the final samples as the crew count the hours to liberty.
Boeing Co will bring hundreds of jobs to Florida by basing a program to develop passenger spaceships at the Kennedy Space Center, first for NASA and later for commercial use, officials said on Monday.
Premier Farnell and Fox Sign Global Franchise Distribution Agreement for New Range of Crystals, OscillatorsNovember 1, 2011 11:22 am | News | Comments
Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl), the multi-channel electronics distributor announces a global franchise distribution agreement with Fox Electronics, a leading specialist in the design and supply of frequency controllers. Customers of Premier Farnell’s operating businesses of Farnell, Newark/element14 and element14 will now have global access to Fox Electronics’ full line of crystals, oscillators, TCXOs, VCXOs and Fox’s XpressO Crystal Oscillator, which has been classed as a
Fluke Corporation introduced the Fluke 430 Series II three-phase power quality analyzers, which are said to be the first tools to use a patented algorithm to measure energy waste and quantify its cost. The series helps facilities reduce electrical power consumption and improve
Asylum Research introduces the new Variable Field Module2 (VFM2) for the MFP-3D Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM).
The new Southco Membrane Keypad Access Controller enhances usability by providing keypad access for enclosures with up to 120 user codes. It eliminates the need for mechanical keys and delivers enhanced security, customization and styling.
The new Southco EA-R01 series RF wireless controller offers simple, one-touch remote locking of multiple access points. It is specifically designed to deliver enhanced security and durability via a palm-sized transmitter and a compact potted receiver...
ICCNexergy today announced the launch of its new 220 watt (220W) desktop power supply line at COMPAMED, Hall / Stand 08B N15 in Düsseldorf, Germany.The new 220 watt power supply meets EISA, EuP level V efficiency standards and delivers a full 220W...