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Carnegie Mellon System Lets iPad Users Explore Data with Their Fingers

April 22, 2014 9:44 am | by Byron Spice, Carnegie Mellon University | News | Comments

Spreadsheets may have been the original killer app for personal computers, but data tables don't play to the strengths of multi-touch devices such as tablets. So researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a visualization approach that allows people to explore complex data with their fingers...          

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Progress Made in Developing Nanoscale Electronics

April 22, 2014 9:41 am | by Peter Iglinski, University of Rochester | News | Comments

Scientists are facing a number of barriers as they try to develop circuits that are microscopic in size, including how to reliably control the current that flows through a circuit that is the width of a single molecule...            

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AT&T Explores Expansion of Super-Fast Internet

April 22, 2014 9:32 am | by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

AT&T plans a major expansion of super-fast Internet services to cover as many as 100 municipalities in 25 metropolitan areas...                              

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Gates-Funded Student Data Group to Shut Down

April 22, 2014 9:30 am | by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press | News | Comments

The student data processing organization inBloom will shut down in the coming months, its chief executive officer said Monday following criticism that led to the recent loss of the startup's last active client — New York state...                

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Apple Recycles All Old Products, for Free

April 22, 2014 9:29 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices, and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services...                  

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Drones Unearth More Details about Chaco Culture

April 22, 2014 9:25 am | by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press | News | Comments

Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village in New Mexico...                 

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BroadWave Technologies’ New Power Dividers

April 21, 2014 9:06 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

BroadWave Technologies’ models 152-045-002 and 152-045-004 are 2- and 4-way power dividers with an operating frequency range from 500 to 4,500 MHz...

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Ametherm NTC Chip Thermistors for High-Accuracy Temperature Measurement

April 21, 2014 8:14 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Ametherm has introduced new NTC chip thermistors for high-accuracy temperature measurement. Recently acquired from Measurement Specialties, the devices are available in a wide range of resistance values...         

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Explosion-Proof CMA Actuators Deliver ‘Performance Plus’ Process Valve Control

April 21, 2014 7:34 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Available in quarter-turn, rotary, and linear versions, robust Rotork CMA actuators perform numerous process control valve, metering pump, and damper applications...                 

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Teseq Broadband Amplifier Offers Low Distortion, Reliability

April 21, 2014 7:16 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Teseq has expanded its broadband amplifier line to include a Class A linear and low distortion model that operates from 10 kHz to 400 MHz with a rated power level of 260 W...                     

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Photo of the Day: NASA's MMS Observatories Stacked for Testing

April 21, 2014 2:32 pm | by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center | News | Comments

Engineers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., accomplished another first. Using a large overhead crane, they mated two Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, observatories -- also called mini-stacks -- at a time, to construct a full four-stack of observatories...                   

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Photos of the Day: You Won’t Believe What This Machine Can See

April 21, 2014 2:22 pm | by GE Reports | News | Comments

Two days before Christmas 1895, shortly after Wilhelm Röentgen discovered X-rays by experimenting with a cathode tube in his laboratory, he invited his wife to experience the phenomenon. Anna Bertha Ludwig put her left hand inside his apparatus and became the first human to...

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Anritsu Spectrum Analyzer/Signal Analyzer Compatible with Monics Satellite Carrier Monitoring System

April 21, 2014 2:12 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Anritsu Company has announced that its MS2830A Spectrum Analyzer/Signal Analyzer is now compatible with the Monics satellite carrier monitoring system from SAT Corporation (SAT), a subsidiary of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions...                                     

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Microchip Unveils 4Kb Serial Presence Detect EEPROM for DDR4 SDRAM Modules

April 21, 2014 1:00 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip has announced a new 4Kb I2C Serial Presence Detect (SPD) EEPROM device, the 34AA04, which is specifically designed to work with the next generation of Double Data Rate 4 (DDR4) SDRAM modules used in high-speed PCs and laptops, while also supporting older DDR2/3 platforms...

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Meet the Board: William H. “Bill” Conley III – Industrial Wireless Industry Pioneer

April 21, 2014 12:42 pm | by WDD Staff | Articles | Comments

William H. “Bill” Conley III is B&B Electronics’ M2M systems development engineering manager. As an electrical engineer (EE) with a career spanning almost 30 years, he is an industrial wireless industry pioneer...                                   

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