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Analog Devices AD9135/6 2.8Gsps DACs Available from Mouser

October 24, 2014 3:37 pm | by Mouser Electronics | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics is now shipping the AD9135 and AD9136 digital to analog converters (DACs) from Analog Devices. The AD9135 is an 11-bit DAC, while the AD9136 is a 16-bit DAC. These devices boast a high dynamic ...         

POP & Avdel Join Forces

October 24, 2014 3:33 pm | by STANLEY Engineered Fastening | News | Comments

STANLEY Engineered Fastening, a Stanley Black & Decker company, has announced that it is...

Solair is Forging a New Partnership with SECO

October 24, 2014 2:50 pm | by Solair | News | Comments

Solair has forged a new partnership with SECO, one of the world’s leading companies in the field...

Printing a Winner

October 24, 2014 11:35 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

With lots of quality submissions, we sifted through piles of STLs to find the winner of an...

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Amazon's Loss Makes Holidays a Question Mark

October 24, 2014 11:20 am | by Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Amazon's trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace. The world's largest online retailer reported a wider third-quarter loss than analysts expected and gave a disappointing holiday forecast. Investors are increasingly irked by ...

Mouser Now Ships the Intel Edison Computer

October 23, 2014 4:49 pm | by Mouser Electronics | Mouser Electronics | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics is now shipping the Intel Edison, a small yet powerful Intel computer about the size of a postage stamp. The Edison is designed to lower the barriers to entry for the next generation of consumer products by providing a ...

U.S. Tech Firm Fined for Underpaying Indian Workers

October 23, 2014 4:28 pm | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labor regulators found eight employees brought from India were grossly underpaid and overworked while assigned to a special project in the U.S. The probe announced ...

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How 3D Gaming Affects Video Game Players

October 23, 2014 3:25 pm | by Ohio State University | News | Comments

Playing violent video games in 3D makes everything seem more real - and that may have troubling consequences for players, a new study reveals.Researchers found that people who played violent video games in 3D showed more evidence of ...  

No Power Source Needed with Ultra-Thin 3D Display

October 23, 2014 2:53 pm | by The Optical Society | News | Comments

At first glance, the static, greyscale display created by a group of researchers from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China might not catch the eye of a thoughtful consumer in a market saturated with flashy ...   

2 Ways to Snoop on Self-Organizing Molecules

October 23, 2014 12:35 pm | by National Institute of Standards and Technology | News | Comments

A few short years ago, the idea of a practical manufacturing process based on getting molecules to organize themselves in useful nanoscale shapes seemed ... well, cool, sure, but also a little fantastic. Now the day isn't far off when your ...

Strengthening Thin-Film Bonds with Ultrafast Data Collection

October 23, 2014 12:18 pm | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

When studying extremely fast reactions in ultrathin materials, two measurements are better than one. A new research tool invented by researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Johns Hopkins University and the National Institute ...

Tablets & Cars Drive AT&T Wireless Gains, Not Phones

October 23, 2014 11:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AT&T said it gained 2 million wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, but most were from cheaper non-phone services such as tablets and Internet-connected cars. The nation's second-largest wireless carrier is facing pricing pressure from ...

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Early Apple Computer Sells for $905,000 at Auction

October 23, 2014 11:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 sold for $905,000 at auction on Wednesday, far exceeding pre-sale estimates and outdoing a previous high price of more than $671,000 paid in Germany ...  

BofA to Refund Apple Pay Customers Charged Twice

October 23, 2014 10:56 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Bank of America apologized Wednesday for a double-billing glitch that affected some customers who made purchases with Apple Pay, the new mobile payments service that Apple launched this week. Some customers have reported they were ...  

Nokia Turnaround Since Cellphone Unit Sale to Microsoft

October 23, 2014 10:51 am | by Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia appears to have turned around its fortunes after the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft, reporting a third-quarter net profit of 747 million euros ($950 million), from a loss of 91 million euros a year earlier. Sales grew 13 percent ...

How To Reverse Engineer a Rigol DS1054Z

October 23, 2014 10:41 am | Videos | Comments

Dave shows you how to reverse engineer a PCB to get the schematic. In this case the new Rigol DS1054Z oscilloscope. How does the discrete transistor analog front end and the software bandwidth limiting work? How do you decode ...   

Teardown: GoPro Hero Silver

October 23, 2014 9:53 am | by EEVblog | Videos | Comments

Have you ever wondered what’s inside the new GoPro Hero 4 Silver action camera? Learn how to open your GoPro Hero 4 for repair purposes ...                        

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The Top 20 U.S. Cities for Tech Startup Funding

October 23, 2014 9:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

When you think of tech startups, you probably think Northern California. Companies there receive the largest share of funding from venture capitalists, but there are several other notable pockets around the country. In the first nine ...

'Silicon Beach' Brings Tech Boom to Los Angeles

October 23, 2014 9:21 am | by Ryan Nakashima & Michael Liedtke, AP Business Writers | News | Comments

So long Silicon Valley. These days entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for wave surfing than Web surfing. Amid the palm trees and purple sunsets of the Southern California coastline, techies have built "Silicon Beach" ...

NIST's Cloud Computing Roadmap Details Action Plans

October 23, 2014 8:53 am | by National Institute of Standards and Technology | News | Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of the US Government Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap, Volumes I and II. The roadmap focuses on strategic and tactical objectives to support the ...

iPhones Capture Tough Ocular Images

October 22, 2014 10:55 am | by American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) | News | Comments

Smartphone technology is a widely available resource which may also be a portable and effective tool for imaging the inside of the eye, according to results of a study released at AAO 2014, the 118th annual meeting of the American Academy ...

Supercomputers Link Proteins to Drug Side Effects

October 22, 2014 10:48 am | by DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory | News | Comments

New medications created by pharmaceutical companies have helped millions of Americans alleviate pain and suffering from their medical conditions. However, the drug creation process often misses many side effects that kill at least ...  

From Wearables to Implantables to…What’s Next?

October 22, 2014 10:04 am | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief | Blogs | Comments

Some time has passed since the Apple announcement of the company’s “iWatch” (at least as of the time I’m writing this) and all the pomp and circumstance that goes along with it. Unfortunately, from the mobile healthcare aspect, it was ...

Review: Better Cameras, Less Glare in iPad Air 2

October 22, 2014 9:28 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, depending on how big you are). I'm old school: I much prefer looking through the viewfinder of my full-bodied, single-lens ...

HotSpot: The Problem with Electric Cars

October 22, 2014 8:59 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

After two years of anticipation, the Ubi Wi-Fi connected, voice operated computer is finally available. This computer allows for hands-free voice interaction in homes, and runs Android to take commands and turn them into action. The Ubi uses the..

World Record in Data Transmission with Smart Circuits

October 21, 2014 11:48 am | by Chalmers University of Technology | News | Comments

Fewer cords, smaller antennas and quicker video transmission. This may be the result of a new type of microwave circuit that was designed at Chalmers University of Technology. The research team behind the circuits currently holds an ...  

Samsung Phones Cleared for U.S. Government Use

October 21, 2014 10:10 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday some of its Galaxy mobile devices were approved by the National Security Agency for use with classified U.S. government networks and data, a boost to the company's efforts to expand in the ...   

Illegal Drones a Growing Issue at Sporting Events

October 21, 2014 10:02 am | by Rob Harris, AP Sports Writer | News | Comments

Long after drones became a key tool for military and spy agencies, authorities now realize the threat they can pose to sports events. It's not multimillion-dollar military-grade drones prompting concerns, but remote controlled contraptions ...

Samsung Seeks Boost from Redesigned Note

October 21, 2014 9:29 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The latest version of Samsung's popular big-screen Galaxy Note has gone on sale at a crucial time for the South Korean company as it suffers a rapid decline in profit from its global smartphone business. With the Note 4 launch ...   

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