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Solar Power Financing Offered to Idaho Power Customers

By Keith Ridler BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Power electrical utility is proposing the construction of a solar power project that would be funded by customers who take out subscriptions to guarantee it gets built, the company said July 18. The company recently filed an application with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission to launch […]

Uber Software Tracks Drivers for High Speed, Sudden Stops

By Brandon Bailey SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Using smartphone sensors to peek over its drivers’ shoulders, Uber is promising to keep a closer eye on their behavior — while discouraging speeding or slamming on the brakes. The global ride-hailing company recently announced an extensive test of new software that aims to increase safety by analyzing […]

Pasternack Now Offers Family of Ready-to-Use Semi-Rigid Test Probes Up to 6 GHz

Coaxial Test Probes from Pasternack Provide Engineers an Easy Solution for Testing & Developing Circuits Irvine, CA – Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, debuts a new line of semi-rigid test probes designed to assist in testing microwave circuits.By soldering the outer conductor to the signal ground and the exposed […]

Intel Brief August 2016

Nearly 70 people were evacuated from residences, a library, and a YMCA in Pierre after a city street crew ruptured an underground gas line. Nearly 70 people were evacuated from residences, a library, and a YMCA of the USA facility in Pierre, S.D., for about two hours June 27 while crews worked to repair a […]

New Phone Redefines Caterpillar Abroad

By Matt Buedel PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — With the retail debut last month of the Cat S60 Smartphone, the device joins the ranks of countless Caterpillar Inc. products that aren’t big, yellow, iron and made to move dirt. The phone — built to be rugged like other Caterpillar-brand cellular devices but unique among all mobile […]