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Tellabs finally closes AFC acquisition
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After fighting off a number of financial challenges, Tellabs said late Tuesday that it has closed a $1.5 billion merger deal with broadband equipment provider AFC.
Lucent turns on HSDPA upgrade
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Lucent Technologies has released a software upgrade for its wireless equipment that will allow operators to support high-speed data packet access (HSDPA) connections in 3G networks.
Agilent proves 6.25-Gbit/s serdes core in 90-nm process
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Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced that it has validated its third-generation 6.25-Gbit/s serdes core in a 90-nm CMOS process technology that designers can tap for ASIC designs.
Lightning & Surge RF Protectors - cover a wide bandwidth
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The SXL series of surge and lightning protection units from Smiths Interconnect - PolyPhaser deliver high power RF protection across a wide bandwidth enabling the same units to be used for many different applications.
Fast multi-media platform fits 3.5-in. HDD form-factor
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Here's news of a 3.5" single-board computer with GHz speed as a multi-media platform for the embedded applications. The SBC packs an on-board 1-GHz microprocessor and chipset to support hardware MPEG 2 decoding, AGP 8X 3D graphics, and both CRT and LCD dual displays.
Full Solution GPS Receiver - high performance in a small form factor
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TDC Ltd, specialist technical electronic component distributor and member of the Abacus Group, announced the Jupiter Callisto from Navman, the smallest full solution GPS receiver module available on the market, enabling high performance in a small form factor.
Audio/Video Connectors - use a minimum of board area
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A space-saving system to take audio and video signals onto a PCB board, using the minimum of board area whilst maintaining excellent performance in terms of signal integrity, has been introduced by Micromark C&CD.
Is India the next promised land?
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With electronics manufacturers now swarming over low-cost China, those looking to stay ahead of the curve are scouting for the next promised land.
HP, Dell keep IC makers happy
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Who are the industry's top spenders in the semiconductor market? Not surprisingly, the two largest computer makers share this prize.
EU ponders makeover for lead-free directive
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The European Commission is set to vote this month on whether to allow limited use of lead, mercury and other known environmental toxins within the lead-free law that takes effect in July 2006.

Applications on which the commission will vote include the use of lead solder in flip-chip and microprocessor packages and lead solder in network and telecommunications infrastructure equipment
Happy Holidays?
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The electronics industry is ending 2004 on a happy note. After lackluster back-to-school performance in the third quarter, some analysts expected slow holiday sales. But recent reports suggest that may not be the case. The market is forecast to post solid December-quarter figures as consumers splurge on digital products by the millions. New gadgets, including the camera phone and other accessories for the connected world, are driving sales.
Soft Year Ahead
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The sweeping market decline many fear for 2005 is not in the forecast for the electronics industry. In fact, rather than dip into negative territory, both the components and end-equipment segments of the industry will post positive, albeit modest, growth the next couple of years, according to market researchers.
Where's My Design?
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A global supply chain offers many benefits for OEMs, but it's also got its share of pitfalls-particularly when supply chain constituents are not, themselves, global.
Make Room At The Top
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Taiwan-based distributor World Peace Group had a little more work to do. Its engineers had developed a 2.4-GHz cordless phone with a National Semiconductor chip set for a mainland China OEM, which had sent them back to the lab scratching their heads.
Pinpoint Production
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The global-positioning system hardware business is much like any other consumer electronics sector. Crowded, fiercely competitive and highly price-sensitive, it sees new competitors popping up continually, ready to challenge the old guard.
Riding The Rebound
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From his vantage point as director of processor and marketing technology at the world's biggest semiconductor company, Bill Kirby knows not to take anything for granted in the microprocessor and microcontroller market.
L’Université de Boston crée un consortium autour des réseaux décentralisés de capteurs
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L’Université de Boston vient de créer un consortium dans l’espoir de faciliter l’interaction entre la sphère académique et les entreprises impliquées dans le développement de technologies pour réseaux décentralisés de capteurs.
eInfochips crée un centre de conception en Inde pour le compte de QLogic
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eInfochips Inc. va installer et gérer un centre de conception pour le compte de QLogic Corp. Ce nouveau centre prolonge les efforts d’ingénierie de QLogic aux Etats-Unis.
Neun programmierbare Ausgangsspannungen
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Mit einem digital programmierbaren DC/DC-Wandler will der US-Hersteller Summit Microelectronics Entwicklern von Stromversorgungsgeräten den Job erleichtern: Der Mehrkanal-Power-Supply wird digital gesteuert.
eInfochips establishes India design center for QLogic
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eInfochips Inc. will set up and operate a design center for QLogic Corp. The new center will be an extension of QLogic's engineering efforts in the U.S.
Fairchild expects to meet guidance, appoints new exec
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Fairchild Semiconductor announced Wednesday (Dec. 1) that improving order rates will lift the company's fourth quarter sales to the higher end of its previous guidance of down 5 to 10 percent sequentially.
Synopsys to settle litigation by acquiring Nassda
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Synopsys Inc. is set to acquire rival EDA vendor Nassda Corp. for $192 million in a cash deal.
SEMI drops chip equipment forecast through 2007
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The semiconductor manufacturing equipment market is now expected to grow 59 percent in 2004 to US$35.31 billion, according to the year-end edition of the SEMI Capital Equipment Consensus Forecast, released by Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International at Semicon Japan.
La télévision sur téléphone portable devrait se répandre, selon une étude
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En dépit de l’hésitation initiale des opérateurs sans fil, des programmes télévisés sont appelés à être diffusés sur les téléphones portables, selon une étude publiée mardi (30 novembre 2004) par ABI Research.
Optimiertes Betriebssystem könnte Embedded-Designs ändern
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Zwischen DSPs und 'normalen' Prozessoren und Mikrocontrollern liegen Software-Welten. Ein US-Softwarehaus hat jetzt sein Echtzeit-Betriebssystem auf die Verwendung mit DSPs optimiert. Das Beispiel könnte Schule machen.
Digitally set DC/DCs boost portables
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San Jose, Calif. - Summit Microelectronics bills its SMB120 nine-channel DC/DC converter/controller as the first power-with-power-management IC for portable applications that's digitally programmable.
Attenuators pin down handset and infrastructure applications
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M/A-COM announces a series of PIN diode voltage variable attenuators optimized for lower loss and higher linearity than FET devices.
Pressure Sensors - for automotive applications
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Melexis introduced a family of fully integrated and programmable pressure sensor solutions
LG Philips LCD va investir 5 milliards de dollars dans une usine coréenne
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LG.Philips LCD Co. a annoncé mardi (30 novembre) que son Conseil d’Administration avait approuvé un projet d’investissement, à hauteur de 5 milliards de dollars, dans une unité de fabrication d’écrans à cristaux liquides à Paju, au nord de Séoul. Cette information est issue d’un communiqué de Dow Jones.
KLA launches 65-nm thin-film metrology system
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KLA-Tencor Corp. has unveiled the SpectraFx 200, thin-film metrology system intended for use in thin-film manufacturing at the 65-nm node and below.
Applied to receive ASML immersion litho machine
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ASML Holding NV is to install a Twinscan XT:1250i step and scan system for immersion lithography, at the Maydan Technology Center (MTC) of Applied Materials Inc. early 2005, ASML said Wednesday. The step and scan system would be used in conjunction with Applied's broad range of systems at the MTC to speed the development of 65-nanometer and below process equipment technology for the semiconductor industry.
Robustere Festplatten für Unterhaltung auf Rädern
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Knapp zwei Jahrzehnte, nachdem der PC in sämtliche Lebensbereiche Einzug gehalten hat, könnten Festplatten nun eine weitere technische Revolution einläuten - jedoch nicht im Rechner unterm Tisch, sondern im Armaturenbrett von Fahrzeugen.
Fibre Channel analysis module powers-up multiple test applications
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Here's news of a new multi-application Fibre Channel analysis module for stimulating and analyzing SAN traffic. Highly scalable, this tester is replete with an easy-to-comprehend graphical state-machine oriented GUI, and can emulate virtual SANs.
Silicon Strategies' VC Counter stands at $2031.2 mllion
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So far in 2004, up to and including Tuesday, November 30, Silicon Strategies has reported on 165 startup deals that have raised US$2,031.2 million from more than 100 venture capital firms and other investors.
Engim, AirMagnet partner on secure Wi-Fi access points
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Engim Inc. and AirMagnet have agreed to marry Engim's wideband multichannel Wi-Fi chips with AirMagnet's security software to enable access points with multichannel coverage.
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