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IEC announces DesignVision winners at DesignCon 2007
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Honoring the best products as the most beneficial to the semiconductor industry, the International Engineering Consortium (IEC) announced today the winners of the highly-coveted 2007 DesignVision Awards at DesignCon 2007.
XIRRUS Wi-Fi confirmed to be highly resilient
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Xirrus, Inc. announced today test results by The Tolly Group confirming multiple features of the Wi-Fi Array designed to maximize network uptime creating a highly available, resilient Wi-Fi network.
National buys German data converter firm
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National Semiconductor Corp. said that it is acquiring Xignal Technologies AG, a German-based developer of high-speed data converters.
Silicon Image hits Analogix with infringement suit
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Silicon Image filed a federal lawsuit against Analogix Semiconductor, alleging copyright infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unlawful, unfair and fraudulent business practices.
First standards-compliant 10GBASE-T server adapter public demo held
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SYSTIMAX Solutions and Solarflare Communications announced the industry's first public performance demonstration using Solarflare's Solarstorm 10GBASE-T server adapters and the SYSTIMAX GigaSPEED X10D cabling solution.
OKI Electric selects Eureka 4-Lane PCI Express IP Core
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Eureka Technology Inc. announced OKI Electric Industry Co. Ltd. has selected and successfully implemented the 4-Lane PCI Express IP core from Eureka Technology for its product development.
Energy-efficient Ethernet study group formed
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The Ethernet Alliance, an industry group dedicated to the continued success and expansion of Ethernet technology, today announced that the IEEE 802.3 working group recently voted to support the formation of an Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE) Study Group.
Flextronics gets 3Q lift in sales, profits
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A recharged focus on its electronics manufacturing services business helped boost fiscal third-quarter sales and profits at Flextronics International Ltd.
A Global Industry... In Transition
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If you lead, manage or support a customer contact center, you are part of a worldwide profession... one that is evolving daily and one that's led us to create a new resource for you: The Global Report on Call Centre Practices!
Cool it, say chip designers
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Designers are struggling to keep cool as they confront thermal challenges in all designs: chips, boards, modules and systems.
AMD share of x86 market hits new peak
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Advanced Micro Devices took its largest slice ever of the x86 market in the last quarter of 2006, according to a report released Wednesday from a PC market researcher.
Celestica's 4Q revenue and losses grow
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A sudden downturn in demand from telecom customers on top of an inventory pileup at its Mexico faclity left Celestica Inc. with a net loss for both the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2006.
Xilinx CEO says IC business models under pressure
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The semiconductor industry will see only moderate growth in the near term, with three IC-manufacturing business models evolving over time, warned Xilinx CEO Wim Roelandts.
MathStar expands sales and support in Europe, Middle East, and Africa
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Arrix family of field programmable object arrays (FPOAs) now available to the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) markets.
Altium Designer wins IEC DesignVision Award at DesignCon 2007
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Altium Designer unifies the design of hardware, programmable hardware, and the development of the embedded software.
Update: Sea search resumes for missing Microsoft researcher
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Coast Guard search-and-rescue teams on Wednesday resumed the hunt for missing Microsoft researcher Jim Gray,
ACS Increases Its Bilingual Services
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Expansion accommodates growing demand for Spanish bilingual agents.
Xilinx CEO says IC models under pressure
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The semiconductor industry is projected to experience moderate growth in the near term -- with only three IC-manufacturing business models evolving over time, warned Wim Roelandts, president, chairman and chief executive of Xilinx Inc.
Converge opens Tokyo office
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Converge announced the opening of its first Japanese office, located in Tokyo. The independent components distributor is rapidly expanding its global presence, having opened sites in Europe and Israel in December.
Telrex Releases CallRex Professional 3.5
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New software offers enterprise scalability, greater multi-site support, streamlined storage, archiving and additional security.
Clockless IP core opens up advanced smart card applications
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The HT80C51MX clockless IP core is based upon the versatile 80C51 Memory eXtension (MX) architecture. It opens the route to new, more complex and memory hungry 8-bit applications.
Oil moisture meter protects motors and transformers
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Transmitters of the EE36 Series from E+E Elektronik allow accurate online-monitoring of moisture content in oil.
Silent relay targets the home automation market
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To address growing demand in the home automation market, Omron has introduced a quiet version of its G5RL power relay.
DRAM market outgrows Qimonda
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; Recent figures from market watcher DRAM Exchange suggest that for the global DRAM market the supply will remain tight. German European vendors - i.e. Qimonda slightly lost market share.
V-form housings allow easy, one-handed operation
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The Senso-Case range of hand-held cases is designed to meet the requirements of ergonomic single-hand operation, suitable for right-handers as well as left-handers.
Hynix 4Q sales up on strong DRAM demand
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South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor Inc. posted a fourth quarter 2006 net profit of 1.04 trillion won (about $1.1 billion) on consolidated revenues of 2.61 trillion won (about $2.8 billion), the company said Wednesday (Jan. 31).
Sony Ericsson to make mobile handsets in India
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Sony Ericsson is joining the growing list of mobile phone suppliers that will make or have made for them handsets in India, perhaps the fastest growing market for mobile communications. The company will start making handsets in Chennai through a deal with its global CEM partners, Flextronics and Foxconn.
Acquisition creates industrial Ethernet giant
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U.S. based data cabling and signaling devices manufacturer Belden CDT Inc. has bought German industrial Ethernet and infrastructure specialist Hirschmann Automation and Control GmbH (HAC) for 200 million ($260 million).
Hitachi liquid-cooling system headed to HP workstation
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Hewlett-Packard plans to offer Hitachi's newly developed liquid-cooling system in HP's high-end workstation used in manufacturing, research, and the entertainment industry.
Alcatel-Lucent appoints head of Portuguese activities
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Telecom equipment provider Alcatel-Lucent announced it has appointed António Beato Teixeira to lead its activities in Portugal.
High power AlN resistors combine robust performance with a green material
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APX-CS series aluminum nitride resistors feature a metal center stripe on the backplane to improve thermal conductivity through to the customer’s groundplane, thus enhancing power capacity.
EDA startup Jasper settles in France
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Seeking to expand its presence in Europe, Jasper Design Automation, a privately-held provider of high-level formal verification solutions, announced it has opened new sales and support headquarters for Europe and the Middle East in Pornichet, near Nantes (France).
Tessera buys imaging startup for $18 million
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Semiconductor packaging technology specialist Tessera Technologies Inc. is buying, for $18 million, Eyesquad, a developer of micro-imaging products, only a year after the Israeli company was established.
Garching computing center gets 100 TFlops supercomputer
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In the race for ever higher computing power in its number crunching centers, German research organization Max Planck Gesellschaft plans to install a new IBM Machine with more than 100 Teraflops.
L'ANR nomme sa directrice
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L’Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) a annoncé la nomination en conseil des ministres de Jacqueline Lecourtier en tant que directrice générale de l’établissement public.
Low-power, 8-bit, 1 Gsamples/s A/D converter is radiation-tolerant
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The ADC08D1000WG-QV is a low-power, 8-bit, 1 Gsamples/s dual CMOS analog-to-digital converter (ADC) qualified for use in broadband and high-speed communications satellite applications.
Sony Ericsson to make mobile handsets in India
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Sony Ericsson is joining the growing list of mobile phone suppliers that will make or have made for them handsets in India, perhaps the fastest growing market for mobile communications. The company will start making handsets in Chennai through a deal with its global CEM partners, Flextronics and Foxconn.
US-Firma Belden kauft Hirschmann Automation
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Der US-Verkabelunbgsspezialist Belden CDT Inc. hat Hirschmann Automation and Control (HAC) übernommen. Mit dem Deal rundet Belden sein Portfolio im Markt für Industriesteuerungen und Industrial Ethernet ab.
Un robot humanoïde entre au Laboratoire LIRMM
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La recherche française en robotique s’enrichit en accueillant le nouveau robot humanoïde HOAP3 au sein du Laboratoire d’informatique, de robotique et de microélectronique de Montpellier (LIRMM – CNRS –Université de Montpellier 2).
Raza, Continuous partner for ATCA packet processing
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Continuous Computing and Raza Microelectronics Inc. have joined forces to develop and help accelerate the deployment of low latency AdvancedTCA (ATCA) packet processing products for next generation networks.
Acquisition creates industrial Ethernet giant
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U.S. based data cabling and signaling devices manufacturer Belden CDT Inc. has bought German industrial Ethernet and infrastructure specialist Hirschmann Automation and Control GmbH (HAC) for € 200 million ($260 million).
Connectors have enough power for a 30 horsepower dc motor
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M40 Powerfast connectors are designed for demanding power applications. They are well suited to motor applications, handling up to 600 V and 55 A: enough power for a 30 horse DC motor or a 55 horse 3-phase AC motor.
Component test and procurement companies merge
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Four European service providers in the areas of electronic components design, test and procurement have announced they have merged into a new holding company called Alter Technology Group.
Multi-channel EMI filter arrays feature ultra-compact LLP leadless packages
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Vishay Intertechnology introduces four-, six-, and eight-channel EMI filters in the ultra-compact LLP leadless packages.
Career Profile: Systems Analysis Supervisor /Suffolk County Sheriff Department
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As one tenured IT professional advises, career success is due to having patience and good interpersonal communication skills.
Hynix 4Q sales up on strong DRAM demand
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Hynix Semiconductor posted a fourth quarter 2006 net profit of 1.04 trillion won (about $1.1 billion) on consolidated revenues of 2.61 trillion won (about $2.8 billion), the company said. Hynix said favorable DRAM market conditions persisted through the quarter.
Statistical timing pioneer moves to transistors
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Statistical timing provider Extreme DA has purchased Xigmix, a stealth-mode startup that offers transistor-level characterization and optimization, noted Mustafa Celik, Extreme DA CEO.
Slow IC sales seen in December
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Look for lackluster chip sales in December of 2006, which are officially due out on Friday
Surfs up with KLA 45-nm inspection tool
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KLA-Tencor Corp. has introduced the Surfscan SP2XP system, a new unpatterned wafer inspection system designed to meet 45-nm IC manufacturing requirements.
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