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Nokia joins RosettaNet consortium
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12/19/2000   Post a comment
Telecommunications giant Nokia today announced that it has joined the RosettaNet consortium.
SND names Intel veteran chief operating officer
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Greenwich, Conn.-based SND has named Allan Lo as its new chief operations officer, effective Jan. 1. A seven-year veteran of Intel Corp., Lo will help expand SND's operations in Asia and on the U.S.'s West coast.
Adapters offer 128 kbits/s
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Fast touch panel debuts
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Touch screens from Densitron Corp. can exceed 1 million operations at a single point, with transmissivity greater than 80 percent and reflex response times less than 30 ms.
IDE flash drive plugs in and out
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Dual Pentiums ride in embedded server
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The ZA-101S Thin Server from Advantech Technologies Inc. supports dual Pentium III processors.
Simple, reliable tray handling
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Screen printer sports a rotating head
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An innovative screen printer for use in printed circuit board production and SMT applications called the KS-1700 Printer from Juki Automation Systems Inc., features a floating and rotating squeegee head design.
AMD to double shipments of flash chips to Cisco
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12/19/2000   Post a comment
Advanced Micro Devices said today that it will allocate more than double the amount of flash memory devices to Cisco Systems than previously called for.
cPCI chassis offers flexible housing for 3-U CPU boards
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The cPCI-2000 chassis series is the newest addition to the line of CompactPCI (cPCI) systems from Adlink Technology Inc.
CPU primed for graphics board
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Disk drive analyzer hits 4 Gsamples/sec
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The DDA 260 disk drive analyzer from LeCroy Corp. provides a 500-MHz increase in system bandwidth, twice the sampling rate, four times the memory length and several measurement techniques not available in previous generation products.
Low power LCD has EL backlight
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PMC module provides gateway to Sharc
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The PMC HH1 high-speed DSP gateway module is one of two new products launched by Radstone Technology Corp. Based around the Analog Devices ADSP-21160, the unit is a fully compliant PMC module designed to act as a high-speed data gateway to or from Radstone's Vantegra-2 DSP Sharc-based VME boards.
TRW plans new indium phosphide wafer line
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12/15/2000   Post a comment
New indium phosphide integrated circuits will soon be available for the new satellite and terrestrial broadband systems planned for 60-to-90-GHz range and for new frequencies opneing up above 100-GHz. TRW Space and Electronic Systems. is building a 4-inch indium phosphide wafer line at its Redondo Beach, Calif., headquarters to sell the chips on the commercial market.
Hyundai secures $650 million in new bank loans
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Hyundai Electronic Industries Co. on Friday took the first step in its financial restructuring by obtaining $650 million in new bank loans to pay off short-term bonds coming due in the next year. Hyundai had hoped to recycle its large short-term debt into longer term loans, but the latest financing must be paid back in one to two years.
Expanding support for SOS
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Risc support for Russia
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Would U believe it
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Lucent files registration statement for Agere IPO
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12/12/2000   Post a comment
Lucent Technologies has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the initial public stock offering of Agere Systems, which comprises Lucent's microelectronics business.
Actel becomes latest chip company to cut revenue expectations
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Actel Corporation today became the latest chip company to reduce revenue guidance for the fourth quarter.
Bell Microproducts adds Gallantry to its portfolio
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Expanding its network offerings, Bell Microproducts Inc. has entered into an agreement with Gallantry Technologies Inc., a provider of business broadband gateways, to distribute the company's GallantWEB product line throughout the Americas and Europe.
VME board has three functions
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Dense-Pac reports 28% jump in revenue
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Benefiting from continued demand for high-density packaging, Dense-Pac Microsystems, Garden Grove, CA, reported third-quarter revenues of $9.6 million, a 28% increase over the same period of the previous fiscal year and 34% over the previous quarter.
Schaeffer returns to Avnet as senior VP/director of ADS
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12/11/2000   Post a comment
Phoenix, Ariz.-based Avnet Electronics Marketing today announced the appointment of 18-year industry veteran Jim Schaeffer to the position of senior vice president/director of Avnet DesignServices (ADS).
Planar invests in Taiwanese flat-panel monitor maker
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Planar Systems , Inc., Beaverton, Ore, has made an equity investment in Topvision Display Technologies, Inc., a Taiwan-based company that manufactures flat-panel monitors for medical, industrial, and commercial markets.
Nokia partners with Celestica for GSM in Brazil
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12/7/2000   Post a comment
To boost sales of wireless communications products in Latin America, Nokia Corp. said today it will partner with Celestica Inc. to build local GSM base stations in Brazil.
Tiny controls offer flexibility
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Adhesive cures assembly cracks
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Motorola adds ARM to MPU stable
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Acknowledging the dominant position that ARM has taken in the wireless handset market, Motorola Inc.'s Semiconductor Products Sector (SPS) has entered into a licensing agreement that makes Motorola only the second announced company with the right to modify the ARM architecture.


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