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Assault and batteries
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10/31/2009   3 comments
The soft on/off switch functionality in many products is a real drain on their limited batteries
Speaking truth about power
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10/27/2009   Post a comment
Power and its management are the common denominators cutting across all electronic systems and circuit designs, analog or digital.
PM opportunities in LED lighting
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10/21/2009   Post a comment
The LED-based lighting market is poised for significant growth. And there's plenty of motivation for engineers to become part of the market.
Forecast for PM chips optimistic
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10/13/2009   Post a comment
Market analyst IMS Research is forecasting that the world market for power management and driver ICs will recover strongly in 2010 following a projected decline of more than 14 percent in 2009.
Federal IT to manage power
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10/7/2009   Post a comment
An Executive Order mandates that federal agencies implement green data center strategies, double-sided printing, and PC power management, as part of a broader sustainability push.


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