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Micron plans moves into LED, solar, says report
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5/21/2009   2 comments
Micron Technology Inc. (Boise, Idaho), best known as a struggling DRAM manufacturer, is seeking funds to help it move into LED manufacture and is considering solar panel work, according to an article at the IdahoStatesman.com website.
Acoustic applications are cutting through the noise
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5/19/2009   Post a comment
Acoustic signal processing technologies examined at the Acoustical Society of America meeting focused on cutting through noise to improve signal detection and localization using arrays of MEMS microphones.
Cutting Back Energy in the Data Dungeon
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5/4/2009   Post a comment
While consumers and corporations alike may be getting 'greener', the biggest energy offenders may lurk in the unnoticed regions of the enterprise: the data center. Amounting to 40 percent of a data center's total cost (including operation and equipment), the opportunities and payoff for reducing the power consumption here is substantial. Take a look to see how these solutions are spurring an industry.
IEEE kicks off smart grid effort in June
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5/4/2009   Post a comment
The IEEE 2030 group will kick off an effort to define standards for a smart electric grid in a meeting hosted at Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif. on June 3-5, gathering computer, communications and power engineers to draft a design guide tand collaborating with a parallel effort at NIST


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The Other Tesla
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...