UNL Engineers Demonstrate Solar Cell Material's Vast Potential
January 31, 2015
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln issued the following news release: A promising solar cell material is making big waves for its ability to harness the sun's energy as inexpensively and easily as current silicon-based solar technology. University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineers have discovered that it's even better than previously thought -- at least 3,000 times better. Fine-tuning this material -- a class of compounds with the same crystalline structure known as perovskites -- to better capture energy has advanced rapidly in just a few years. It now rivals silicon's 20 percent energy efficiency with the promise of even greater efficiency. Yet progress into determining what makes it so special has been slow.

New LED Street Lights Installed
January 30, 2015
Liverpool Council, UK Government has issued the following news release: Thousands of Liverpool’s street lights are being replaced in a programme which will produce millions of pounds of savings as well as environmental benefits to the city.

LED lights installed
January 30, 2015
Liverpool Council, UK Government has issued the following news release: Thousands of Liverpool’s street lights are being replaced in a programme which will produce millions of pounds of savings to the city as well as providing environmental benefits.

USPTO Published Patent application of Mentor Graphics Corporation titled as "CLUSTERING FOR PROCESSING OF CIRCUIT DESIGN DATA"
January 30, 2015
United States Patent and Trademark Office has received an application no. 20150033197, published on January 29, 2015, by Mentor Graphics Corporation, titled as "CLUSTERING FOR PROCESSING OF CIRCUIT DESIGN DATA" for the registration of patent.

San Angelo Standard-Times (Texas)
January 30, 2015
SAN ANGELO water supply 25 months 76% Nasworthy 8% Twin Buttes 14% O.H. Ivie 8.678 Jan. 28, 2014 8.919 Jan. 28, 2015 Rainfall to date 1.5 inches Jan. 28, 2015 A trace of rain Jan. 28, 2014 0.83 inches Normal Standard conservation: Outside watering allowed once every seven days. Report violations to 325-277-8906 or james.flores@cosatx.us Conservation tip: Learn how to use your water meter to check for leaks. Burn ban: None in effect in Tom Green County. Outdoor burning in San Angelo city limits is prohibited. Source: city of San Angelo.

Ireland: Graduate Process Technicians (level 6/7)
January 30, 2015
Irish jobs has issued the following job vacancy: Graduate Process Technicians (level 6/7) Leinster £15000 - 25000 Fixed term contract Updated 30/01/2015 Human Resources

Vessel Requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure, and Automatic Identification System; Federal Register Extracts
January 30, 2015
SUMMARY: Consistent with statutory requirements and provisions, the Coast Guard is expanding the applicability of notice of arrival (NOA) and automatic identification system (AIS) requirements to include more commercial vessels. This final rule amends the applicability of notice of arrival requirements to include additional vessels, sets forth a mandatory method for electronic submission of NOAs, and modifies related reporting content, timeframes, and procedures. This final rule also extends the applicability of AIS requirements beyond Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) areas to all U.S. navigable waters, and requires that additional commercial vessels install and use AIS, consistent with statutory requirements, and in limited cases, the Secretary's discretionary authority. These changes will improve navigation safety, enhance our ability to identify and track vessels, and heighten our overall maritime domain awareness (MDA), thus helping us address threats to maritime transportation safety and security.

-Al-Hada Hospital extends its Barco diagnostic display fleet with Coronis Fusion 6MP LED
January 30, 2015
Kortrijk, Belgium - Enterprise visualization expert Barco announced today that the prestigious Saudi Arabian Al-Hada Military Hospital has selected its Coronis Fusion 6MP diagnostic display system, including its online MediCal QAWeb management service.As a long-term Barco customer, the hospital has been using Barco's Nio 2MP and 5MP display systems since 2006, throughout their imaging department. By adding the Coronis Fusion 6MP display systems, it helps its radiology team to make confident and faster diagnoses.

-FPD market stays buoyant
January 30, 2015
Increasing sizes of display panels for TVs and other devices are driving growing demand in the total flat-panel-display (FPD) area according to research from IHS.

-NXP Semiconductors awarded D-PAS Certification
January 30, 2015
Eindhoven, Netherlands - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that its Integrated Circuit (IC) for secure card payments has been granted D-PAS certification by Discover Financial Services.


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