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Suntech Announces Default, Search for Financing

March 19, 2013 9:39 am | by JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer | Comments

Suntech Power Holdings Ltd.'s announcement was a severe setback for a company lauded by China's Communist government as a leader of efforts to make the country a center of the renewable energy industry. Its founder, Shi Zhengrong, became one of the industry's most prominent entrepreneurs...


AVX’S Tantalum Corporation Receives ISO 13485 Certification

March 18, 2013 6:49 pm | by AVX Corporation | Comments

“All AVX plants are committed to producing the highest quality components, operating in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, and continually improving manufacturing processes, efficiency, and product quality,” says Bob Fairey, General Manager, AVX Tantalum Corporation. 


Self-Assembled Nanostructures Enable Low-Power Phase-Change Memory

March 18, 2013 10:42 am | by The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology | Comments

Nonvolatile memory that can store data even when not powered is currently used for portable electronics such as smart phones, tablets, and laptop computers. Flash memory is a dominant technology in this field, but its slow writing and erasing speed has led to extensive research into a next-generation nonvolatile memory...


Researchers Trap Light, Improve Laser Potential of MEH-PPV Polymer

March 18, 2013 9:34 am | by North Carolina State University | Comments

Researchers from North Carolina State University have come up with a low-cost way to enhance a polymer called MEH-PPV’s ability to confine light, advancing efforts to use the material to convert electricity into laser light for use in photonic devices.


Mobile LIDAR Technology Expanding Rapidly

March 18, 2013 9:28 am | by Oregon State University | Comments

Such is the potential of mobile LIDAR, a powerful technology that’s only a few years old and promises to change the way we see, study and record the world around us. It will be applied in transportation, hydrology, forestry, virtual tourism and construction – and almost no one knows anything about it.


Carnegie Mellon, NSA Seek High School Hackers

March 18, 2013 9:15 am | by KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press | Comments

Their goal with "Toaster Wars" is to cultivate the nation's next generation of cyber warriors in offensive and defensive strategies. The free, online "high school hacking competition" is scheduled to run from April 26 to May 6, and any U.S. student or team in grades six through 12 can apply and participate.


Monitoring Your Kids on Facebook? That's so 2009

March 18, 2013 9:12 am | by ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press | Comments

The number of popular social media sites available on kids' mobile devices has exploded in recent years. The smartest apps now enable kids to chat informally with select groups of friends without bumping up against texting limits and without being monitored by parents...


Anritsu Launches Toughest Site Competition 2013

March 15, 2013 5:29 pm | by Anritsu Company | Comments

Anritsu Company announces the Toughest Site Competition 2013 that recognizes the challenges faced every day by field engineers and technicians responsible for deploying, installing, and maintaining wireless networks. The contest, which runs until June 30, 2013, highlights how


Aeroflex and Harris Announce Availability of the Aeroflex 3920 Digital Radio

March 15, 2013 5:26 pm | by Aeroflex Inc | Comments

Aeroflex Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp. [NYSE:ARX], HAS announced the addition of support for Harris P25 P7300, P5500 and XG-75 Series portable radios to its expanding capabilities for the Aeroflex 3920 Auto-Test II system.


B&K Precision Adds Four Channels and 7" Widescreen Displays to DSO Offerings

March 15, 2013 5:23 pm | by B&K Precision | Comments

B&K Precision (Yorba Linda, CA) has expanded its digital storage oscilloscope (DSO) portfolio with the release of their new 2550 Series. This new series of scopes adds four 2-channel models (2552, 2554, 2556, 2558) and four 4-channel models (2553, 2555, 2557, 2559) ranging from


Digi-Key Expands Global Footprint into EMEA

March 15, 2013 5:11 pm | by Digi-Key Corporation | Comments

Digi-Key Corporation is expanding its global footprint with new sales and customer support resources covering the EMEA region. The company announced its regional sales leadership team and the opening of a new European sales and support office in Munich. 


Netlist Expands IP Portfolio with Newly Issued Patents

March 15, 2013 5:06 pm | by Netlist, Inc. | Comments

The newly-issued patents address growing technical bottlenecks in the area of high-density server memory. As density progression of monolithic DRAMs slows, server memory solutions will increasingly require technologies that can integrate a greater number of existing


Aeroflex and Bird Technologies Combine

March 15, 2013 5:01 pm | by Aeroflex Inc. | Comments

The Bird 5017 supports frequency ranges from 25 MHz to 1 GHz, with power accuracy of +/-4 percent of reading. “The addition of the Bird power meter technology to the Aeroflex 3550 enhances the unit’s capabilities and accuracies in field applications,”


Aeroflex Announces Addition of Enhanced VSWR

March 15, 2013 5:00 pm | by Aeroflex Incorporated | Comments

Aeroflex Incorporated [NYSE:ARX] has announced the addition of enhanced VSWR (Return Loss) and Distance to Fault to the tracking generator functionality of the Aeroflex 3550 Digital Radio Test System. By utilizing the sweep of the tracking generator.

IAR Systems Boosts Functionality for STMicroelectronics’ STM8 Tools

March 15, 2013 5:00 pm | by IAR Systems | Comments

IAR Systems has launched a new version of its world-leading development tools for STMicroelectronics’ STM8. The new version 1.40 of IAR Embedded Workbench for STM8 adds user-friendly functionality in the form of a new text editor and source browser...



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