SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Investors were hoping for a sign from Intel Corp. that the bottom didn't fall out of the consumer personal computer market in the third quarter. The company showed Tuesday that the market held up reasonably well and should stay steady into the all-important holiday shopping season.
LONDON (AP) — British government computer networks are targeted by some 1,000 attacks a month, one of the country's top spies said in comments published Wednesday, adding that officials may consider investing in using cyberwarfare techniques to deter their online enemies. GCHQ Director Iain Lobban told an audience of officials and academics in London that malicious software aimed at the U.
GREER, S.C. (AP) — BMW Manufacturing Co. says it will use hydrogen fuel cells to power material-handling equipment in its new South Carolina assembly facility where the BMW X3 is made. The company said in a news release Monday that the only byproduct of the fuel cells is heat and water, making it an efficient and environmentally friendly option.
Laser-driven gas analysis for molecular process control spurred a relatively new technological trend that has had a major effect on the manufacturing industry, particularly semiconductor fabrication, industrial gas production, and High Brightness LEDs. Ease of implementation, low cost of ownership, and the technology’s level of cleanliness have made it a very attractive option for these manufacturers.
By combining traditional candy-making with state of the art automation, Wolfgang Candy Company has kept its production line up-to-speed with its rapidly expanding business. Wolfgang Candy officially opened for business in York, PA in 1921, but the Wolfgang family’s candy-making began decades earlier when the Wolfgang brothers opened the first Wolfgang Candy Factory in the late 1890s.
After several years of underwhelming sales of phones based on Microsoft's Windows Mobile software, the tech giant is beginning anew — with a completely new operating system for phones. The new handsets will go up against Apple Inc.'s iPhone and the ever-growing number of phones running on Google Inc.
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese officials said Tuesday they have not seen any easing of China's de facto ban on exports of rare earth minerals — crucial for advanced manufacturing — despite a thaw in tensions over a territorial row between the two Asian powers. China has denied that it has halted exports of the materials.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co.'s new CEO will start his job in a courtroom — and in the crosshairs of HP's new antagonist, Oracle Corp. Court documents show that Leo Apotheker is being called as a witness in Oracle's corporate espionage trial against rival SAP AG, Apotheker's employer of more than 20 years.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Apple Inc. plans to make a version of its popular iPhone 4 available through Verizon Wireless by early next year, according to a published report. The iPhone is now available only through AT&T Inc. Adding Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest mobile phone operator, could significantly boost sales of Apple's phones, which face rising competition from smartphones that use Google Inc.
NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft Corp. knows the cell phone world is where it's happening, and it's determined to be a part of it. After years of declining sales of phones based on Microsoft's Windows Mobile software, the company is starting with a fresh slate — a completely new operating system for phones.
NEW YORK (AP) — IBM shares hit an all-time high Monday. The stock rode a slight market upswing, climbing as high as $139.88 before closing at $139.66, up 81 cents for the day. The previous high was $139.19, reached during the dot-com boom on July 13, 1999. The rise comes after IBM Corp.
DALLAS (AP) — AT&T Inc. said Monday it's taking its U-Verse TV service nationwide as an application for cell phones, selling access to TV shows for $9.99 per month even to people who aren't U-Verse subscribers at home. AT&T has been selling broadcast TV services from Qualcomm Inc.
Siemens (Plano TX) offers the NX product design software, which now supports synchronous-enabled freeform design. According to the company, users can create and modify complex freeform geometry with exceptional speed, versatility, and control. The freeform modeling tools allow users to begin with solid or surface, analytic or B-rep geometry.
The foundation of becoming a theoretical powerhouse is to understand what it is to “know” something. Since I was child I have read science fantasy books, as did many a young man in a generation born to the awakening of electronics, rocketry, and the atomic era.
Advanced tuning of the operator could yield even better outputs, with higher quality, fewer errors, and a wider response to fluctuating operating conditions. The purpose of tuning loops is to reduce errors and thus provide more efficient operation that returns quickly to steady-state efficiency after upsets, errors, or changes in load.