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PRODUCT HOW-TO: Using high side driver ICs to simplify machine control error monitoring
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9/29/2007   Post a comment
High-side drivers such as the iC-Haus iC-JX can simplify the monitoring and handling of errors in decentralized machine control units with intelligent peripherals addressed by buses.
Power couple reconciles
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
IBM and Freescale, which had a parting of the ways after co-developing the Power microprocessor in the 1990s, have reunited their efforts through the Power.org group.
New cable eases data-center crunch
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Quellan Inc. and W.L. Gore & Associates have collaborated on a new copper interconnect for data center systems that the duo claims will significantly reduce power, size and latency while extending reach.
Falling ASPs for TV ICs impact revenue growth
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
While revenue for TV IC manufacturers declined 3 percent quarter-to-quarter due to ASP margin declines in second quarter 2007, TV IC shipments increased 12 percent quarter-to-quarter and 51 percent year-to-year, according to DisplaySearch.
Nanotubes help detect, repair wing cracks
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have demonstrated the ability of carbon nanotubes to enable the self-healing of defects in aircraft wings and other polymer composites.
Updated: Emerson buys Motorola's embedded comms group
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
One of the oldest and most well established names in embedded computing, Motorola's Communications Computing group, is being acquired, for $350 million in cash, by Emerson.
Singapore's Temasek targets Malaysian automation firm
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Temasek Holdings, the Singapore government's investment arm, appears set to expand its footprint in the regional electronics industry.
Analyst cuts AMD forecast amid MPU snags
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
A research firm has lowered its estimates on Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) amid possible snags with its new microprocessor line.
AMCC to cut headcount by 4 percent
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Amid a slowdown, Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (AMCC) has cut its headcount, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Sony, Toyota merge LCD ventures
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Japan's Sony Corp. and Toyota Industries Corp. have consolidated two LCD joint ventures in an effort to cut costs.
Letter to the editor: Why does FSA have IP metric?
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
I recently read your article and Lisa Tafoya's response about the IP landscape.
3Com sells itself for $2.2 billion
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Private equity group Bain Capital has teamed with Chinese equipment vendor Huawei to acquire, for $2.2 billion in cash, computer networking group 3Com.
Texas Instruments will mit FRAM in den Markt für Smartcard-Chips
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Texas Instruments will auch ein Stück von dem gewaltigen Kuchen der Chips für elektronische Reisepässe abhaben. Das Unternehmen will Mikrocontroller in diesen Markt werfen, die mit nichtflüchtigen Speichern in FRAM-Technik bestückt sind.
Aspen: 3 GHz spectrum analyser delivers high performance at an affordable price
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Available from Aspen Electronics is a 3 GHz spectrum analyser delivering high performance, light weight portability and ease of use, at an affordable price.
Taiyo Yuden : Electromagnetic wave absorbing film withstands two million folds
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
EMSEAL SFX1 is a flexible electromagnetic wave absorbing film that maintains excellent absorption performance through more than two million folds and bends.
Imagine Optic leads adaptive optics project
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Imagine Optic, French manufacturer of wavefront metrology and adaptive optics technology, has been entrusted with the leadership of MICADO (MICroscopy with ADaptive Optics), a three-year project that aims to develop new technology using adaptive optics for detecting and treating neurological disorders.
First Solar to expand in Malaysia
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
High-flying First Solar Inc. has approved the construction of an additional solar cell manufacturing plant in Malaysia.
Wipro acquires Oki's wireless design arm
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Wipro Technologies has signed an agreement with Oki Electric Industry Co. Ltd. of Japan to acquire Oki Techno Center Singapore.
Bosch, Nokia, Ferrari, Flextronics, lead story ranking
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Here are the top five online news stories for the week beginning Sunday Sept. 23, as ranked by EE Times Europe readers, up to and including Friday, Sept. 28. The ranking is based on the number of reader "views" or "hits" on a particular article.
Newly-funded M2000 preps FPGA product family
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
M2000 Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) a programmable logic intellectual property licensor founded in France in 1996 is about to launch what it describes as a "breakthrough" in programmable logic technology. The company claims that its technology will provide higher logic density, functionality and speed at less cost than competing solutions.
Czech out Ethernet's latest Euro hotspots
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Central and Eastern Europe are emerging as major growth hotspots for carrier Ethernet systems as incumbent and competitive carriers build out new networks and launch new residential and enterprise services.
VC group partners for Russian high-tech funds
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Venture capital group Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) has teamed with VTB, a leading Russian commercial banking group, to form a U.S-Russian venture capital fund, DFJ-VTB Aurora.
France's CEA selects TotalView debugger
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
The Military Application Division of the French Atomic Energy Agency has selected the debugger from TotalView Technologies, LLC (Natick, Massachusetts) so as to streamline the development and maintain the integrity of its mission-critical applications.
LynuxWorks and TTTech cooperate on Avionics
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
LynuxWorks and TTTech Computertechnik AG have announced a cooperation aiming at improving productivity in avionics system integration.
NXP, ASE joint venture ASEN starts operations
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
The name of the joint assembly and test venture between NXP Semiconductors and Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is to be ASEN, the companies said as they announced the deal has been completed.
Wideband log detector delivers high dynamic range up to 10 GHz
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Hittite Microwave Corporation has introduced its fourth logarithmic detector/controller product, which is ideal for RF power measurement and control in cellular/PCS/3G, WiMAX, WiBro, fixed wireless, radio link and radar applications over the full 1 MHz to 10 GHz frequency range.
IMEC sets new record for 9bit, 50 MSamples/s SAR ADC with a figure of merit of 65 fJ
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
An ultra-low power (0.7 mW), high-speed (50 MSamples/s) analog to digital converter (ADC), presented by IMEC at this year's ISSCC conference, achieves a figure of merit of 65 fJ per conversion step. This is 2.5 times better than the best ADC of this kind ever reported in research papers and an order of magnitude better than the best commercially available ADC IP blocks in 90nm CMOS.
Thin-fim low-pass filters target space sensitive applications
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
State of the Art's latest low pass filters come in a sub-miniature case size and are available on 99 percent alumina substrate constructed using high stability thin film planar technology.
Occam to pick up assets of Terawave
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Occam Networks is buying some of the assets assets of PON pioneer Terawave Communications.
Deutsche Telekom buys Orange Netherlands
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Deutsche Telekom subsidiary T-Mobile Netherlands has agreed with France Télécom to take over Orange Netherlands, a subsidiary of the French carrier.
Mosel Vitelic enters solar market
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9/28/2007   Post a comment
Taiwan chip maker Mosel Vitelic Inc. is apparently entering the solar-cell market.
TEL rolls CVD tool for high-k
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
Japan's Tokyo Electron Ltd. is expanding its efforts in the emerging high-k equipment sector.
Qimonda peilt Industriekunden mit eigener Produktlinie an
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
Qimonda hat mit der Auslieferung von Speicherprodukten für industrielle und Netzwerk-Anwendungen begonnen. Damit setzt das Unternehmen seine Strategie fort, sich abseits der volatilen und margenschwachen PC-Märkte zu positionieren.
La France accroît son budget de recherche en 2008
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
Le budget de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche sera accru de 7,8%, soit 1,8 milliard d'euros, en 2008. L'enseignement supérieur et la recherche devraient bénéficier respectivement d'un milliard d'euros et de 880 millions d'euros de ces crédits.
Researchers seek to patent 'memory doubler' algorithm
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
A new "memory doubler" algorithm for embedded RAM has been invented by NEC Laboratories America Inc. and Northwestern University.
Qimonda targets product line at industrial customers
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
Qimonda has started shipping memory products for industrial and networking applications. The move is another step in the company's strategy to position itself off the beaten PC tracks.
EDA startup ChipVision names Lars Kruse Chief Architect
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
ChipVision Design Systems (Oldenburg, Germany) has announced that Lars Kruse has joined the company as Chief Architect. With the move, the originator of the company's core product returns to his roots.
SanDisk opens Shanghai SIP assembly facility
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
SanDisk Corp. (Milpitas, Calif.), a supplier of flash storage card products, has opened a system-in-package (SIP) assembly and test facility in Shanghai, the company's first in the People's Republic of China.
TI targets e-passport market with FRAM-based security chips
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
Texas Instruments said it will enter the secure government ID market with products built around ferroelectric memory and microcontroller technologies.
Belfast wafer processing resurfaces with IceMOS
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
IceMOS Technology Ltd., a startup company founded in 2004 to offer silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates for both MEMS and IC markets, has developed a through-wafer interconnect technology.
Anyware Technologies, Oslo Software s'allient dans le M2M
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
Le Toulousain Anyware Technologies, éditeur de logiciels et solutions Machine-To-Machine (M2M), et le Lyonnais Oslo Software, fournisseur d'une solution de gestion dynamique des ressources, viennent de signer un partenariat stratégique.
Organische Elektronik vor steiler Karriere
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
Auf der gegenwärtig stattfindenden Organic Electronics Confernece (OEC-07) hat die Organic Electronics Association (OE-A) eine aktualisierte Roadmap für die Zeit bis 2015 vorgelegt. Die wahrscheinlich steilste Karriere in der organischen Elektronik wird den nichtfüchtigen organischen Speichern vorhergesagt.
Avnet pays $80 million for Acal's IT solutions unit
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
Avnet, Inc. has bought, for £41 million (about $80 million), the IT Solutions division of British distributor Acal plc. Acal said it would now focus on its two other divisions, electronics and parts services, and that some of the proceeds would be used to seek strategic acquisitions to expand these groups.
Two indicted on IC economic espionage
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
Two men were indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit economic espionage and to steal trade secrets at NetLogic Microsystems and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd., according to officials.
Infineon licenses IR's packaging technology
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
Infineon Technologies AG has licensed International Rectifier Inc.'s power management packaging technology, dubbed DirectFET.
Researcher gives update on Mars Rovers
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
The two Mars Rovers continue to explore the geology of the red planet, although one had a recent brush with death in a prolonged dust storm, said Jim Bell, a Cornell researcher who reported on the robotic vehicles in a keynote at the Power.org conference.
TSMC hit by legal setbacks
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9/27/2007   Post a comment
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) said that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California awarded UniRAM Technology Inc. some $30.5 million in damages concerning a legal case.
New addition to Synplicity's HAPS ASIC prototyping system
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9/26/2007   Post a comment
HAPS-51 delivers increased capacity, performance, and on-board memory for faster SoC verification.
Neutrons image quantum states
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9/26/2007   Post a comment
International research team demonstrates how to create images of quantum states with neutron beams using magnetic scattering.
Kaufman award honors Brayton
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9/26/2007   Post a comment
Robert Brayton will be honored with the Phil Kaufman Award for his seminal contributions to eectronic design automation algorithms.
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