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More than 50,000 Texas City residents sue BP

June 14, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

More than 50,000 Texas City residents have joined a class-action suit against BP PLC, alleging they got sick in 2010 from a 41-day emissions release from a refinery that was the scene of a deadly explosion.Texas has also sued BP over the release, which occurred as the British oil giant was...

Inductive Analog Position Sensor

June 14, 2012 6:56 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Balluff (Florence, KY) now offers a high pressure inductive analog sensor rated up to 500 bar.

Smart Display for Checker Vision Sensors

June 14, 2012 6:53 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Cognex Corporation (Natick, MA) ( NASDAQ: CGNX ) has announced the release of SensorView 2, a new smart display for Checker machine vision sensors.


Northern NH paper mill regains workers, hiring

June 14, 2012 6:50 am | by KATHY McCORMACK - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

The last paper mill in New Hampshire's North Country, once facing an uncertain future, has hired back many of its workers and is advertising for new employees as it focuses on specialized papers and invests in a new tissue machine.The former owners of the Gorham mill declared bankruptcy in...

BSkyB, BT shares drop after winning Premier rights

June 14, 2012 6:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares in British Sky Broadcasting and telecommunications company BT PLC have fallen sharply after the two companies paid a higher-than-expected price for rights to carry Premier League football matches.BSkyB paid 2.28 billion pounds ($3.54 billion) for rights to broadcast three-fourths of...

Fedex completes deal for Polish courier Opek

June 14, 2012 6:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FedEx Corp. said Thursday that its FedEx Express business completed its acquisition of Polish courier company Opek for an undisclosed sum.Fedex said the acquisition gives FedEx Express access to a nationwide domestic ground network with an estimated $70 million in revenue and 12.5 million...

CBS Sports Network to televise Hambletonian

June 14, 2012 6:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The $1.5 million Hambletonian, the richest race for 3-year-old trotters, will be televised by the CBS Sports Network on Aug. 4.The Hambletonian Society, which owns and administers the race at the Meadowlands, announced Wednesday that it had reached a one-year deal with the sports cable network...

New app designed for sports fans on Twitter

June 14, 2012 6:50 am | by JAY COHEN - AP Sports Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

When Philip Sanford goes to his favorite bar to watch his beloved Seton Hall Pirates, he brings along his phone charger so he also can follow the game on Twitter.Heather Carleton looks to the social media website for clarification when there's a disputed call involving the San Francisco...


Turbine Flow Sensor Series

June 14, 2012 6:49 am | by PD&D Staff | Clark Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Clark Solutions has announced the introduction of the Model Series CFS Turbine Flow Sensors.

Endevco Model 7264 Series

June 14, 2012 6:44 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Meggitt Sensing Systems ( San Juan Capistrano, CA) has announced the Endevco model 7264 series piezoresistive shock accelerometer family.

Freescale Smart Mobile

June 14, 2012 6:39 am | by ArtsAndLabor | Videos | Comments

Freescale explores how smart mobile devices are changing our culture.  

The Ben Heck Show - Power Glove for Xbox

June 14, 2012 6:35 am | by The Ben Heck Show | Videos | Comments

Not satisfied with the Microsoft Kinect, Ben attempts to build a Minority-Report-like glove to control his Xbox.  

Photo of the Day: The Glamorous Astronaut Life

June 14, 2012 6:29 am | by Johnson Space Center | News | Comments

Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield   wears the Body Core Temperature sensors for 36 hrs on his chest and forehead for testing as he prepares for the ISS Expedition 34 and 35.

A Highly Integrated Sensor Solution for Portable Devices

June 14, 2012 6:20 am | by Freescale Semiconductor | News | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor ( NYSE: FSL ) has announced its support of Microsoft Windows 8 sensor requirements with a fully enabled 12-axis sensor development reference platform.

3G Connectivity for ZigBee, Wifi, and Bluetooth Sensors

June 14, 2012 6:09 am | by Libelium | News | Comments

Meshlium Xtreme is the new multiprotocol router for wireless sensor networks designed to connect ZigBee, Wifi, and Bluetooth sensors to the Internet through 3G connectivity.


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