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Bristol-Myers exec charged with insider trading

August 2, 2012 8:50 am | by SAMANTHA HENRY - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

A Bristol-Myers Squibb executive was arrested Thursday and accused of using nonpublic information on companies his employer was considering buying to make stock trades that netted him $310,000.In each case, federal authorities said, Robert Ramnarine was able to use inside knowledge to take...

Apple Designer: Samsung Theft Is 'Offensive'

August 2, 2012 8:22 am | by Paul Elias, Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple designer Christopher Stringer spent many of his 17 years at the company developing the company's iconic iPhone and iPad.  

Bonus Photos of the Day: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

August 2, 2012 8:12 am | by Vanderbilt University | News | Comments

The SUAVe system developed by Vanderbilt and Aurora Flight Services should dramatically reduce the time it takes to map archaeological sites.


Charlie: CIA's Robotic Fish

August 2, 2012 8:05 am | by ciagov | Videos | Comments

CIA-developed robotic catfish and water sampler "Charlie" swims via romote control.   

Convection Cooled DC-DC Converter

August 2, 2012 7:59 am | by PD&D Staff | Xp Power | Product Releases | Comments

XP Power (United Kingdom) has announced the JCK60 series of highly efficient metal cased 60 Watt DC-DC converters

80 dB Output Speaker

August 2, 2012 7:56 am | by PD&D Staff | Transducers Usa | Product Releases | Comments

Transducers USA (Elk Grove Village, IL) has introduced their new piezo ceramic MLCT (Multilayer Ceramic Transmitter) series.

40 W Desktop Adapter

August 2, 2012 7:51 am | by PD&D Staff | Phihong | Product Releases | Comments

Phihong (Fremont, CA) has designed a small, lightweight, and energy-efficient adapter for mobile devices that require battery charging, such as Ultrabook and Netbook computers.

Kleiner Perkins executive named to Coach board

August 2, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Coach Inc. has appointed Stephanie Tilenius, an executive at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers experienced in e-commerce, to its board.The luxury handbag maker said Thursday that Tilenius' experience with the consumer Internet sector would be valuable.She had previously...


Florida AG questions BP oil spill settlement

August 2, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

State Attorney General Pam Bondi says a proposed settlement with BP over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill may leave Floridians shortchanged.Bondi wrote a letter dated Tuesday to the company's top lawyer. It notes that most of Florida is excluded from the settlement although the deal covers the...

NC agency offers input on Alcoa's PCB plan

August 2, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

North Carolina regulators want to hear from neighbors about plans by Alcoa Inc. to cover a lake bottom to prevent a health-harming contaminant near its closed aluminum smelter from moving.The state Division of Waste Management holds a public hearing Thursday in Albemarle about plans for Alcoa...

Tulsa, Okla., refinery fire contained, no one hurt

August 2, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Officials say crews have contained a large fire at a Tulsa oil refinery that caused a loud explosion overnight and that could be seen from miles away.Refinery owner HollyFrontier Corp. says all workers are accounted for and no one was injured in the early Thursday blaze. Neighbors told local...

Google licenses Rovi patents for fiber TV

August 2, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google and Rovi, a digital entertainment technology company, have signed a patent license agreement spanning several years for use in Google's long-awaited fiber pay-TV service.Rovi is licensing its interactive guide patent portfolio for set-top boxes and online and mobile platforms to...

Murata's Half-Brick Power Module Suits PoE Apps

August 2, 2012 7:48 am | by PD&D Staff | Murata Power Solutions, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Murata has announced the EMH-54/3-Q48N-C power module designed specifically for Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) applications.

Thermally Conductive Thin Film from Fujipoly

August 2, 2012 7:38 am | by PD&D Staff | Fujipoly America Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Sarcon 30HR from Fujipoly  is a silicone-based thin film that exhibits a 1.7 W/m°K thermal conductivity when placed between a heat source such as a high-performance semiconductor and a nearby heatsink.

C & K Extends Life Cycle of Smart Card Connector Series

August 2, 2012 7:20 am | by PD&D Staff | C&K Components | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has developed the CCM03 Series of smart card connectors for smart meter applications.


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