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ams’ New AS5132 Rotary Position Sensor

June 14, 2012 11:52 am | by ams | Product Releases | Comments

ams [ SIX: AMS ] has launched the AS5132, a magnetic rotary position sensor IC offering accurate angular measurement even at very high rotation speeds.

Sony to pay $271M to boost stake in India TV firm

June 14, 2012 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sony Corp.'s television subsidiary is boosting its majority stake in Indian pay TV operator Multi Screen Media Private Ltd. for $271 million in cash.Sony Pictures Television said Thursday it had agreed to buy 32 percent of the shares in the company from Grandway Global Holdings Ltd. and Atlas...

Disney rolls out more live TV apps with Comcast

June 14, 2012 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Disney rolled out three more apps that enable pay TV subscribers of Comcast to watch live TV on the go.Pay TV distributors like Comcast Corp. and media companies are adding mobile and Web access to TV channels to convince people to keep paying for their TV subscriptions. The new mobile...


Dontech VCG-Series Precision Glass Optical Filters

June 14, 2012 11:26 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Utilizing the latest in glass fabrication and thin-film vacuum deposition technology, Dontech's VCG-Series glass filters provide exceptional optical transparency and environmental durability.

ERG’s New Smart Bridge Module

June 14, 2012 11:12 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ERG’s Smart Bridge module uses the system’s existing input power signals and converts the analog dimming signal used for the inverter into a PWM signal for the LED driver.

Corbett begins PR effort for refinery tax credit

June 14, 2012 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Gov. Tom Corbett's administration is beginning its public relations effort to build support for a $1.7 billion tax credit it wants for a petrochemical industry in Pennsylvania.Three of Corbett's cabinet secretaries held a news conference Thursday near the potential Beaver County site of a...

NJ Senate panel considers call center measure

June 14, 2012 10:50 am | by ANDREW DUFFELMEYERAssociated Press | News | Comments

New Jersey lawmakers on Thursday considered penalizing companies that move call center jobs overseas by making those companies ineligible for state grants, loans and tax benefits for three years.The Senate Economic Growth Committee discussed the bill but didn't vote on it. The Assembly approved...

Chesapeake to renegotiate 4,400 NY gas leases

June 14, 2012 10:50 am | by MARY ESCH - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

A subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy Corp., the country's second-largest natural gas producer, has agreed to let more than 4,400 New York landowners renegotiate old gas leases for more favorable financial and environmental terms, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Thursday.Chesapeake...


Boeing Selects Elbit Systems to Provide Low-profile Head-up Display for Fighter Jet Advanced Cockpit System

June 14, 2012 10:40 am | by Boeing | News | Comments

LPHUD decision presents additional opportunities for Elbit subsidiary AEL Sistemas in Brazil PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, June 14, 2012 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has selected Elbit Systems to provide a low-profile head-up display (LPHUD) that will be part of the Advanced Cockpit System...

B & B Electronics Completes Acquisition of IMC Networks Business

June 14, 2012 10:33 am | by B&B Electronics | News | Comments

B&B Electronics , a developer of wired and wireless connectivity technology, has expanded its portfolio to include the industry’s most comprehensive offerings of fiber access networking solutions through its acquisition of IMC Networks .  

Once-shuttered NH paper mill regains workers

June 14, 2012 9:50 am | by KATHY McCORMACK - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

A paper mill that fell silent in New Hampshire's North Country a couple years ago is humming once again, experiencing a rebirth reflected in a renovation, the rehiring of formerly jobless employees, and a search for new workers.Nearly a year after re-opening, Gorham Paper and Tissue has many of...

Yelp serves restaurant reviews to Microsoft's Bing

June 14, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Yelp is feeding its online reviews of restaurants and other local merchants to Microsoft's Bing search engine in a move to compete against Zagat ratings on Google.Beginning Thursday, people using Bing to search for information about neighborhood businesses will be able to see excerpts from Yelp...

Hawaiian Airlines, AirTran top on-time rankings

June 14, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Here's how the nation's largest airlines ranked by percentage of their April flights that arrived on time, according to the U.S. Transportation Department:1. Hawaiian Airlines, 94.4 percent2. AirTran Airways, 94.03. Delta Air Lines, 90.94. Alaska Airlines, 90.65. US Airways, 90.66. Mesa, 89.27....

Chesapeake Energy gives $500K following blowout

June 14, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says Chesapeake Energy Corp. will donate $500,000 for Susquehanna River water quality monitoring.Gansler said Thursday that his office has filed notice that it intends to sue the company over a Pennsylvania natural gas well blowout last year that caused...

Relocating LEDs from Silicon to Copper Enhances Efficiency

June 14, 2012 9:38 am | by American Institute of Physics | News | Comments

Chinese researchers have succeeded in transferring gallium nitride (GaN) light-emitting diodes (LEDs) grown on a layer of silicon to a layer of copper.  


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