MIPS to investigate options practices News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment Arriving fashionably late to the stock options investigation party that has been raging for months, intellectual property supplier MIPS Technologies has initiated voluntary review of historical stock-based compensation practices and related potential accounting impact.
Liebert UPS extends to 8 kW Product News 8/30/2006 Post a comment Emerson Network Power's new higher-capacity version of its Liebert GXT double-conversion UPS extends protection to 10 kVA (8 kW) in just 6U of rack space.
JDS Uniphase narrows loss News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment Optical communications company JDS Uniphase reported a GAAP net loss of $45.8 million, or 3 cents per share on sales of $318.2 million in its fiscal fourth 2006 quarter ended June 30. In the year-ago quarter, JDS Uniphase lost $145.7 million, or 10 cents per share on sales of $170.9 million.
IC-equipment slowdown arrives News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment The long-awaited, chip-equipment slowdown has unfortunately arrived, that is, based on new and disappointing data from two major players in the industry: LTX Corp. and Novellus Systems Inc.
ISO 14001 för mikrovåg News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment Leverantören av komponenter för mikrovåg, K&L Microwave som ingår i Dover Corporation, har blivit ISO 14001 certifierade för sitt miljöprogram, Environmental Management System (EMS).
Power-One levererar till Ericsson News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment Ericsson har tecknat ett globalt leveransavtal med Power-One för strömförsörjningsprodukter. Det gäller för såväl fasta nät som för växlar för mobiltelefonisystem.
En MY12a till Järlåsa News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment LEABs köp under sommaren av ElektronikProdukter i Järlåsa går nu in i nästa fas: Nu investerar man i en ny monteringsrobot, en MY12:a, från Mydata för att möta ökad efterfrågan.
PowerDsine joins Ethernet Alliance News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment PowerDsine Ltd., a supplier of Power over Ethernet (PoE) solutions, has joined the Ethernet Alliance, an industry group focused on supporting the advancement of existing and emerging Ethernet technologies.
Survey: Japanese companies ignore bloggers News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment Japanese bloggers routinely blog about companies and products, but companies often do not communicate with bloggers, according to an online survey of 213 respondents by global public relations firm Edelman, conducted with Japanese firm Technorati Japan.
IC power meeting may bridge standards efforts News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment Hoping to make peace between two separate initiatives to define a standard power description format, the Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) and Accellera standards organizations are hosting a one-day workshop on low-power design in Silicon Valley Oct. 5, 2006.
Infineon uses 45-nm in its own way News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment While Infineon did participate in the technology development for the 45-nm node, the company does not plan to implement it in its own fabs. Instead, Infineon will only design 45-nm devices - the manufacturing will be done elsewhere. At least from today's perspective, as board member Hermann Eul puts it.
Low cost signal generators are feature-packed Product News 8/30/2006 Post a comment Looking for low cost, yet professional-grade, test gear? Check out a series of four sweep-function generators and one pulse generator from Protek Test and Measurement. Its latest line-up includes 2-MHz, 4-MHz, 10-MHz, and 20-MHz generators, some with built-in frequency counters.
Consumer electronics industry braces for optimism News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment Against the background of IFA opening ceremonies, European consumer electronics industry and the respective distribution channels hope for record sales. But market researchers already forecast slower growth for the next year.
Process control underperforms fab-tool biz News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment In an effort to cut expenses, semiconductor manufacturers are presently minimizing purchases of metrology and inspection equipment. According to a report of U.S. market researching company The Information Network, the process control sector thus will underperform the semiconductor equipment market in 2006.
Japanese mobile carrier aims to beat iPods Product News 8/30/2006 Post a comment KDDI Corp., the second largest mobile phone carrier in Japan, has introduced 12 models with improved audio player capability, in an effort to penetrate the Japanese mobile music market where iPods have over a 50 percent share.
ST broadens automotive NOR spectrum News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment ; STMicroelectronics introduced a new NOR flash memory chip for automotive applications. The device is optimized for with the latest microcontroller generation and certified according to Automotive Electronics Council specifications.
Process control underperforms semi equipment market News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment In an effort to cut expenses, semiconductor manufacturers are presently minimizing purchases of metrology and inspection equipment. According to a report of U.S. market researching company The Information Network, the process control sector thus will underperform the semiconductor equipment market in 2006.
Esmertecs revenues, loss explode News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment ; Esmertec, a Swiss provider of software and services to communication devices manufacturers, reports a hefty decline in sales and earnings for the fist half year of 2006. At the same time, operating loss widened drastically.
Dual-triple-quad sequencer/supervisors ease design-in Product News 8/30/2006 Post a comment Offering maximum design flexibility, Maxim's MAX16025/16026/16041 dual voltage monitor/supervisors, the MAX16027/16028/16042 triple devices, and the MAX16029/16030/16043 quad devices for power-sequencing applications offer fixed and adjustable threshold-setting through logic inputs, and sequence timing via small external capacitors.
Report forecasts surge in China TFT-LCD capacity Product News 8/30/2006 Post a comment Thin-film-transistor liquid crystal display manufacturing capacity in China is expected to grow by 35 percent in 2007 and an additional 50 percent in 2008 as new fab capacity comes on line, according to a market research report made available by trade group Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International.
Irländskt för Transmode News & Analysis 8/30/2006 Post a comment Transmode uppgraderar stadsnätet i Dublin åt den Irländska bredbandsleverantören Broighter Networks som väljer svenskt för sin uppgradering.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros & cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight, as are piloted airplanes? Is the technology advancing faster than we can answer the questions it poses?
Panelists: Chad Sweet, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm; Yannick Levy, VP Corporate Business Development, Parrot; Jim Williams, ex-FAA drone chief; Michael Drobac, Exec. Director, Small UAV Coalition; Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Chief Int'l Correspondent, EE Times