Ultra low-power consumption 16K bit FRAM: Extending battery lifetime, minimizing PCB space for portable equipments
Fujitsu Semiconductor today announced the addition of new small package to the MB85RC16, the 16kbit ultra low-power Ferroelectric Random Access Memory (FRAM) device with an I2C interface.
Research In Motion shares climb (Update)
Shares of Research in Motion Ltd. Jumped nearly 14 percent Friday as investors seemingly grew more optimistic about a February launch of the Canadian company's much-delayed BlackBerry 10 smartphones.
US agency dumps BlackBerry, chooses iPhone
A US government agency has decided to buy iPhones for its employees, dumping its BlackBerry smartphones, citing their unreliability.
US urges safety technologies be made standard (Update 2)
The U.S. government should require automakers to make the latest collision prevention technologies standard equipment on all new cars and trucks, a move that could reduce fatal highway accidents by more than half, federal ...
Mathematicians develop a new 'third way' to improve airplane boarding
Lead researcher Dr Tie-Qiao Tang said while modelling had previously been done on factors such as luggage congestion, routing, and takeoff runway scheduling, his study was the first to look at boarding.
Recyclable electronics: Just add hot water
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL), along with partners In2Tec Ltd (UK) and Gwent Electronic Materials Ltd, have developed a printed circuit board (PCB) whose components can be easily separated by immersio ...
Students hope glove keyboard will revolutionize use of devices with one hand
Give a hand to some computer engineering students at The University of Alabama in Huntsville for designing a tool that could revolutionize new ways of using electronic devices with just one hand.
CEO and chair roles shouldn't be split unless completely necessary, study finds
In a challenge to prevailing wisdom that CEO and board chair positions should be held by two different people as "best practice," new research indicates that the roles should be split only when there is a performance problem, ...
Netflix CEO to step down from Microsoft's board (Update)
(AP)—Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is leaving Microsoft's board of directors next month, giving him more time to focus on the myriad of challenges facing Netflix's video subscription service.
On-board mobile phone to power low-cost satellite
(Phys.org)—A University of Queensland staff member is sending a satellite into space more powerful than the Curiosity Rover which recently landed on Mars.
New LED packaging technology improves performance
Precise surface temperature sensors with lug terminals for up to 150 °C
TDK Corporation has expanded the NTCGP series of TDK NTC temperature sensors with types featuring lug terminals for the precise measurement of surface temperatures from -40 °C to +150 °C. With their metal ...
AOL names board director as new CFO
(AP)—AOL has harvested a new chief financial officer from its board of directors.
Study reveals extent of social connections in shaping boardroom appointments
Early findings from a University of Bristol study that investigated school, college and club connections in the boardrooms of the UK's top companies has found that social connections – through membership ...