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2010-11-04 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced its Avastar(TM) 88W8787 Wi-Fi, Bluetooth & FM single chip solution was certified Wi-Fi Direct(TM) compliant by the Wi-Fi Alliance, the first dual-band 802.11n radio certified for low-power embedded mobile applications, such as smartphones, tablets and other portable devices. The Avastar 88W8787 is the first in the Avastar family to be Wi-Fi...

2010-11-01 07:00:00

NEW YORK and SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- New Energy Systems Group (NYSE Amex: NEWN) ("New Energy" or the "Company"), a vertically integrated original design manufacturer and distributor of lithium ion batteries and backup power systems, announced its participation in three electronics trade shows over the past two months to promote its new MeePower(TM) brand. The shows were held in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore and attracted a combined total of over 25,000...

2010-10-27 11:30:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- BASF, the world's leading chemical company, today broke ground on a $50+ million facility in Elyria, Ohio, to produce advanced cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries that will power the hybrid and full-electric vehicles of the near future. The event attracted a number of federal, state and local officials, as well as representatives of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), its affiliated Argonne National Laboratory, and numerous BASF...

2010-10-14 00:59:21

Rice researchers advance lithium-ion technique for electric cars, large-capacity storage A team of Rice University and Lockheed Martin scientists has discovered a way to use simple silicon to radically increase the capacity of lithium-ion batteries. Sibani Lisa Biswal, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, revealed how she, colleague Michael Wong, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and of chemistry, and Steven Sinsabaugh, a Lockheed Martin Fellow,...

2010-10-06 20:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- CTIA -- Sonim Technologies, Inc. (www.sonimtech.com) today unveils the new Sonim XP1300 CORE mobile phone, the cornerstone for the company's upcoming line of ultra-rugged phones. The XP1300 CORE represents a breakthrough in waterproofing technology - it's the world's first IP-68 rated GSM handset that's fully submersible in 2 meters of water. It comes equipped with a 2-inch high-resolution, scratch-resistant screen, as well as a noise-cancelling...

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2010-10-04 10:25:00

Medical experts have found that laptops can cause long-term heat exposure when left sitting on a lap. A 12-year-old boy developed a sponge-patterned skin discoloration on his left thigh after playing computer games a few hours each day for several months. "He recognized that the laptop got hot on the left side; however, regardless of that, he did not change its position," Swiss researchers reported in an article published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. Another case found that a Virginia...

2010-09-27 04:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China BAK Battery, Inc. ("China BAK", the "Company", or "we") (Nasdaq: CBAK), a leading global manufacturer of lithium-based battery cells, today announced that the Company's Tianjin facility was awarded a new contract to supply lithium-ion high-power batteries to leading e-bike manufacturer, Geoby Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd. ("Geoby Electric") in China. As per the supply contract, China BAK will supply 1,000 units of lithium-...

2010-09-16 05:14:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Now you can enjoy your favorite computer games on your mobile device. At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF2010) held in San Francisco on September 14th, about 7,000 people from around the world were watching intently as Intel gave a presentation on OCS1, the next generation TC. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100916/HKTH004 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100916/HKTH004 ) OCS1 has been developed in...

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2010-09-15 08:29:21

As industries and consumers increasingly seek improved battery power sources, cutting-edge microscopy performed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is providing an unprecedented perspective on how lithium-ion batteries function. A research team led by ORNL's Nina Balke, Stephen Jesse and Sergei Kalinin has developed a new type of scanning probe microscopy called electrochemical strain microscopy (ESM) to examine the movement of lithium ions through a battery's cathode...

2010-09-15 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Targus® Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, announced today three new cooling devices designed for the traveler, gamer and casual user. The Travel Chill Mat, HD3 Gaming Chill Mat and Lap Chill Mat in silver will be added to Targus' repertoire of award-winning cooling accessories. Tina Huff, senior product manager of accessories at Targus, said, "Regardless of your cooling requirements, Targus...


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