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MSC : COM Express modules reduce development time
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A reduction in development time of systems when using computer-on-modules is achievable with the industrial platform MSC CX-MB-IP1 from MSC Vertriebs GmbH.
Energy saving LED controller IC enables low power dissipation for slimmest LCD TVs
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austriamicrosystems has extended its portfolio of specialized LED drivers and controllers for the latest generation of LCD TV backlighting with the AS3693B 16 channel LED controller IC that features patented power saving technology.
Dolby, Nvidia demo stereo 3-D at CES
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Dolby Labs and Nvidia Corp. will demo separate stereo 3-D technologies at the Consumer Electronics Show this week.
Freescale, Nvidia chase netbook sockets
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Freescale Semiconductor is trying to drive netbooks to lower price points with a new ARM-based processor while Nvidia wants to ratchet up their performance with a more muscular graphics chip, but one OEM said he does not believe Freescale's Linux-based option will gain much market traction.
NI expecting 11% revenue increase for 2008
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National Instruments said it expects to report fourth quarter 2008 revenue of $202 million, down 1 percent from the fourth quarter of 2007 and off 1 percent of the company's low-end guidance provided on Dec. 4.
Report: Startups caught in cash squeeze
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Established companies are tightening their purse strings when it comes to acquiring venture-based startups and the door to public offerings is essentially closed as startup deals hit significant lows in 2008, according to VentureSource.
Intel shipping quad-core processor, says Acer
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Intel Corp. is supplying the Q9000, quad core processor to computer maker Acer Inc. The Q9000 has been designed into Acer's Aspire 8930G notebook PC, Acer said.
Graphene memories denser than flash
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Graphene sheet memories at least twice as dense as flash and using a novel two-terminal architecture are being developed by researchers at Rice University.
Obituary: Engineer turned IBM president Jack Kuehler
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Jack D. Kuehler, an electrical engineer who led IBM Corp. as president and later vice chairman in the 1980s, died on Dec. 20 in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. He was 76.
Viewpoint: Semi companies will survive, thrive
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Semiconductor companies are in much better condition than in past downturns to weather this storm, and they will emerge stronger and ready for the next generation of opportunities, an industry group maintains.
Analysis: Japan still tough for foreign components distributors
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Local companies are still the dominant players in Japan's electronic components distribution market despite a strong push by the world's leading companies to break into the sector.
European 'averaged' chip sales fell 13.9% in November, says SIA
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The three-month moving average of European sales of semiconductors declined by 13.9 percent in November to $3.17 billion compared to sales of $3.68 billion in November 2007, averaged on the same basis, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), which referenced World Semiconductor Trade Statistics as its source.
Global 'averaged' chip sales fell 9.8% in November, says SIA
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The three-month moving average of worldwide sales of semiconductors declined by 9.8 percent in November to $20.84 billion compared to sales of $23.12 billion in November 2007, averaged on the same basis, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), which referenced World Semiconductor Trade Statistics as its source.
U.K.'s Oxley recruits from El Salvador, India, says report
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Oxley Developments Co. Ltd. (Ulverston, England), a developer and manufacturer of components and systems for military and commercial applications, is recruiting staff from El Salvador and India, because it cannot find the technical specialists locally, according to the North-West Evening Mail, a local newspaper.
LeCroy 8Zi series scopes extend bandwidth to between 4 and 30GHz
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LeCroy Corporation's latest range of WaveMaster digital oscilloscopes, and Serial Data Analyzers – the 8 Zi Series – provides up to 30 GHz of bandwidth, 80 GS/s of sample rate, 512 Mpts of analysis, and greater than 15 GHz edge triggering.
Actual chip sales were down 22.5% in November, says analyst
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The three-month moving average of global chip sales in November was $ 20.8 billion, against $22.5 billion the previous month, down 9.9 percent year-on-year, according to figures from the World Semiconductors Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization.
NHL Winter Classic Engineered to Perfection
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Thousands of fans will fill the stands when the Chicago Blackhawks take on the defending Stanley Cup Champion Red Wings on New Year's Day. Sensors and wireless technologies from Eye on the Ice and Norscan Instruments monitor environmental conditions at Wrigley Field.
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