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TDI to speak and exhibit at conference
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9/30/2006   Post a comment
Transistor Devices will speak about power conversion in harsh, remote environment at the Remote Monitoring and Networking Conference in November.
Power-One acquires Magnetek's Power Electronics Group
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9/30/2006   Post a comment
Power-One acquired Magnetek's power group and its debt but expects the purchase to improve global ranking.
Two Micron board members retire
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Micron Technology Inc. announced the retirement of two long-time directors, Robert Lothrop and William Weber, from the company's board of directors.
Yogitech claims first OCP universal verification component
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Design and verification technology provider Yogitech SPA is rolling out what it claims is the industry's first mixed-language Open Core Protocol (OPC) universal verification component (UVC). The company claims it is the only commercial verification solution to fully support revision 2.1 of the OCP protocol and comply with the OCP 2.0/2.1 compliant checks document
Court denies Synopsys motion to block patent re-exam
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
U.S. District Court Judge Maxine Chesney has denied a motion by Synopsys seeking to enjoin the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office from reexamining two patents held by rival Magma Design Automation.
Analyst urges ATE industry to consolidate
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
On top of issuing a bearish outlook for bellwether Teradyne Inc., an investment banking firm urged the automatic test equipment (ATE) industry to consolidate.
Comment: Battery failures could scorch Sony name
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
An ever-expanding recall of laptop PC battery packs from Sony could undermine the company's efforts to revive its glorious past.
Jodie Monger Talks Caller Surveys
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
She sits down and talks with our man Joe at the recent ACCE event.
And The Winners Are...
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Ask yourself: can you win next year?
Ted Hopton Introduces ICMI Call Center of The Year Awards
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Looking dapper as ever at ACCE, ICMI's Membership Director sets the stage.
Seagate unveils plans for new Singapore plant
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Hard-disk drive manufacturer Seagate unveiled plans to spend $818 million over the next four years on a new hard-drive media plant in Singapore.
Hynix, ST to open 300-mm fab in China
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Hynix-ST Semiconductor Ltd., a joint memory venture between Hynix Semiconductor Inc. and STMicroelectronics Inc., is slated to open and launch its 300-mm fab in China on Oct. 10, according to the Korean company.
Rechargeable battery technology wins innovation award at Intel Developer's Conference
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Just in time to meet demand for a new battery technology, Zinc Matrix Power got noticed at the IDF with Intel's Technology Innovation Accelerated award.
Hynix launches 300-mm R&D fab line
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
South Korean memory chip maker Hynix Semiconductor Inc. said it has launched a new 300-mm research and development fab line, named R3.
Four companies establish common platform for e-payment
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Major Japanese electronic-payment players announced an agreement to share a common platform for offering their services.
Report: Intel ups layoffs at Folsom plant
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Semiconductor supplier Intel Corp. has announced it would lay off an additional 159 workers from its facility in Folsom, Calif.
Startup raises $15 million to embed sensors, processors
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Embedded sensor company attracts about $15 million in series 'B' funding from investors 3i and Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures.
Sequans, BenQ, Linear are top-ranked company search queries
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Sequans, BenQ and Linear Technology, ranked in that order, are the three company names used most frequently as search terms in the EE Times Europe online search engine.
TriQuint rebrands Sawtek products
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
TriQuint Semiconductor has rebranded its Orlando, Fla.-based Sawtek operations as TriQuint.
Maxim asks Nasdaq to remain listed
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products Inc. has requested a hearing before the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Panel, asking to remain listed on the Nasdaq exchange despite a delay in filing its Form 10-K
BenQ Mobile stellt Insolvenzantrag
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Die BenQ Mobile GmbH hat erwartungsgemäß beim Münchner Amtsgericht einen Insolvenzantrag eingereicht. Unterdessen haben Landespolitiker aus Bayern und Nordrhein-Westfalen dem Unternehmen Hilfe in Aussicht gestellt. Siemens zeigte sich "sehr betroffen".
Philips completes sale of majority of semis division
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Royal Philips Electronics has completed the sale of an 80.1 percent stake in its semiconductors business to a private equity consortium consisting of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), Silver Lake Partners, Bain Capital, Apax Partners and AlpInvest Partners NV.
Infineon to focus on application expertise, Ziebart says
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
After the spin-off of the company's memory division, Infineon CEO Wolfgang Ziebart intends to intensify the application orientation of the remaining part of the semiconductor company. At the same time, Ziebart again justified the memory carve-out.
China's IPTV future still unclear
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
The recent cancellation of an IPTV trial in Beijing by one of the country's major telecom operators is the latest indication that unclear government policy still plagues IPTV in China.
SunPower forms silicon ingot venture
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Solar-cell provider SunPower Corp. announced that it will invest in a joint venture with Woongjin Coway to manufacture monocrystalline silicon ingots.
Laptop makers line up for Sony battery exchange
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Sony Corp. has offered to exchange lithium-ion battery packs, prompting Toshiba to announce an expanded exchange program that will include an additional 830,000 laptops.
Winners and losers emerge from BenQ Mobile's bankruptcy
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
The end of the road for BenQ’s ambitions to become a branded handset manufacturer is also a major opportunity for some leading handset manufacturers, but a setback for some component suppliers.
BenQ Mobile files for bankruptcy
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
BenQ Mobile GmbH has officially filed for bankruptcy following the decison of its Taiwanese shareholders to terminate financial support for the German subsidiary.
Flexibler Stromspar-Prozessor auf ARM-Basis
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Mit unterschiedlichen Betriebsspannungen von 3,3 und 5 Volt lässt sich eine neue Serie von 32-Bit-Flash-Microcontrollern auf ARM-Basis betreiben, die STMicro vorgestellt hat. Ihre Stromspar-Eigenschaften prädestinieren die Bausteine für den Einsatz in batteriebetriebenen Geräten.
Så blev Electronix Scandinavia 2006, men vem är Electronix-besökaren?
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Vem är Electronix-besökaren? Besöksrapporten som nu publicerats visar att det är en man, han kommer från västsverige och han sysslar med industrielektronik.
ErSol breaks ground for solar wafer fab
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
ASi Industries GmbH, a subsidiary of ErSol Solar Energy AG (ErSol), today (Sept 29) broke ground for its new production plant for monocrystalline ingots and solar wafers.
Under the Hood Teardown: Sharp Aquos 45-inch LCD TV is analog goldmine
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
It's a digital TV, but it has significant analog content in audio, video, I/O, interfaces, and power, See what's inside this impressive unit, in this "under the hood" teardown.
IBM 'fab club' narrows options for 32-nm
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9/29/2006   Post a comment
Following its recent and big 45-nm process technology announcement, IBM Corp.'s ''fab club'' said that it is now narrowing its options for the 32-nm node.
STMicro could be next buyout target, report says
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
Europe's largest chip maker could be the next target of private equity following the leveraged buyout of Philips Electronics' chip unit and the pending acquisition by a private equity consortium of Freescale Semiconductor, according to a Bloomberg report citing a report by Merrill Lynch analysts.
ESI posts gains; sees weaker quarter
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
Semiconductor equipment supplier Electro Scientific Industries posted sequential and year-to-year gains in revenue and net income for the quarter ended Sept. 2.
New VoIP Predictive Dialer and Gateway
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
Interactive Intelligence has a new, all-software dialer.
Robot-"hjärna" klarar svåra uppgifter
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
Antalet robotar som kan användas för interna transporter, utforskning av farliga miljöer eller för att assistera människor i diverse situationer förväntas öka markant under de närmaste årtiondena. Jimmy Pettersson har i ett doktorsarbete på Chalmers studerat metoder att möta behovet av "robot-hjärnor".
OCP-IP adds six members
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
The Open Core Protocol International Partnership, an intellectual property plug and play organization, announced six new members: Bluespec, Digital Dynamics, Digital Media Professionals, Georgia Institute of Technology, Sci-worx and TrustIC.
Sony Ericsson, Fossil team up on Bluetooth watches
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
Seeking to put a new twist on mobile communications, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications and Fossil Inc. separately launched a line of new Bluetooth-enabled wristwatches.
Lenovo, IBM recall ThinkPad battery packs
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
IBM Corp. and Lenovo Inc. are recalling over half a million battery packs for its ThinkPad notebook computers equipped with rechargeable lithium-ion batteries manufactured by Sony Corp.
Kommentar: Als Tiger gekommen, als Heuschrecke geendet
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
Der Schock kam zur Lunchzeit: Als um 11:45 die Pressestelle von BenQ Mobile anrief und für 12:00 Uhr zu einer Pressekonferenz rief, war klar dass hier keine guten Nachrichten zu erwarten waren. Dass sie so schlecht sein würden, hatte sich niemand träumen lassen.
Suppliers unaffected by BenQ Mobile insolvency
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
While BenQ Mobile's German management prepares to go to the insolvency court, suppliers rush to say that the move will not have a major impact on their business.
U.S. still top design influencer; China, India rising fast
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
The United States remains the dominate influencer on semiconductor spending through electronic equipment design, though China continues to be a fast-rising force, according to new data from market research firm iSuppli.
Lite-On to license Cree's white LED patent
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
Cree Inc. and Lite-On Technology Corp. have inked a license deal that improves both companies' ability to develop and market white LED-based products to backlight laptop computer displays.
Computer experts renew call for secure e-voting
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
Computer experts again warned Congress that electronic voting machines remain unreliable and that a paper trail is needed to verify election results.
Intel and Volkswagen open the car for PC integration
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
Intel is working with car maker Volkswagen to develop open standards for the integration of mobile and portable digital devices into vehicles. Intel's move is intended to be a "wake-up-call" for the entire automotive industry, a company spokesperson explained.
PCI multifunction board is high-speed, highly accurate
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
The DT-3034 high-speed, highly accurate PCI multifunction board features 32 single-ended or 16 differential analog inputs with 16-bit A/D resolution and an overall sampling rate of up to 500 kHz.
DIN41612 connectors eliminate fretting in mass transportation applications
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
Hypertac’s range of DIN41612 (IEC60603-2) PCB connectors are ruggedised to satisfy the demanding requirements of transportation applications.
Power-One acquires Magnetek's power group
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9/28/2006   Post a comment
Power-One Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Power Electronics Group of Magnetek Inc., for $71.7 million in cash.
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