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NVE claims MRAM patent infringement by Everspin
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1/3/2012   2 comments
NVE, a developer of spintronics technology, said it filed a lawsuit in U.S. federal court alleging patent infringement by MRAM supplier Everspin Technologies.
Engineers arrested for selling Intel test CPUs on eBay
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1/3/2012   38 comments
Four Intel engineers have been arrested by Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) for allegedly selling off CPU samples on eBay for personal financial gain.
Rambus sees higher Q4 sales
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Chip technology licensor Rambus raised its sales target for the fourth quarter of 2011, saying it now expects sales for the quarter ended Dec. 31 to be about $83 million.
Imagination backs Toumaz wireless IC spinout
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1/3/2012   6 comments
Wireless communications technology firm Toumaz established a new fabless subsidiary responsible for its wireless IC business.
Report: TVs mature, show small increases in 2012
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1/3/2012   2 comments
The TV business is maturing as reflected in global TV unit shipments rising only 0.1 percent in 2011 and expected to rise only 2 percent to 254 million units in 2012, according to the latest NPD DisplaySearch report.
ITC to probe Elpida, Nanya complaints
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The U.S. International Trade Commission will launch an investigation based on a complaint filed by Elpida Memory and its U.S. subsidiary against rival DRAM vendor Nanya Technology and its U.S. subsidiary, the ITC said last month.
Smart meter deployment on the rise globally
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1/3/2012   13 comments
Smart meter and smart grid deployments have increased significantly during 2011, particularly in North America, according to a newly released report by market watcher Pike Research.
Transceiver supports NFC capability in cars
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Designed for automotive applications, the Melexis MLX90132 is a 13.56MHz, fully integrated, multi-protocol RFID/NFC transceiver IC that supports ISO/IEC protocols 18092, 14443A and B, 15693 as well as 18000-3
Skyworks targets wireless networking with SOI switches
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Skyworks Solutions has introduced its first set of discrete silicon-on-insulator, single-pole, triple-throw switches for the wireless networking market.
Premo unveils antenna for near field communications
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Premo antennas targets RFID and NFC applications.
Fewer startups raised more funds in 2011
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1/3/2012   1 comment
Fewer startups did more with less in 2011 in a sign of the ongoing tight market for venture capital, according to figures from one market watcher.
Toshiba touted as Elpida white knight
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1/3/2012   4 comments
Japan's Elpida Memory Inc. could be the first casualty of the DRAM nuclear winter and Toshiba is being discussed as a potential purchaser, according to a report from DRAMexchange, a market research division of TrendForce Corp. (Taipei, Taiwan).
Global chip sales continue to slip in November
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1/3/2012   5 comments
The three-month average of worldwide sales of semiconductors was $25.13 billion for the month of November 2011, a decrease of 2.4 percent from the prior month when the equivalent sales figure was $25.74 billion, according to the SIA.
ASIX releases the world’s first single-chip USB 3.0 to gigabit Ethernet controller
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1/2/2012   1 comment
ASIX Electronics Corp. claims that the AX88179, the company’s latest addition to ASIX’s USB-to-LAN product portfolio, is the world’s first USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet controller.
Silicon Labs claims lowest power wireless microcontroller
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Silicon Labs is aiming to have the industry’s most energy-efficient microcontroller and wireless MCU with several architectural and technology innovation in its C8051F96x
19-inch industrial computer based on the Intel QM57 chipset
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DSM Computer has added three variants to its 19-inch Infinity computer family, based on DSM's new PICMG 1.3 industry slot CPU 96M4371o.
Intel i5 or i7 processor-based rail certified computers engineered with industrial grade components
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Captec's RCC-Series of rail certified computers has been specifically engineered with industrial grade components to ensure high reliability and availability.
Blood pressure monitor uses any Bluetooth version 4.0 'Smart Ready' smartphone or computer
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1/1/2012   5 comments
IDT International Limited is claiming to have developed the world's first Bluetooth low energy (or Bluetooth Smart) blood pressure monitor, which is expected to be ready to go into volume production by March 2012.
DVI slumps as HDMI grows to ship 1bn units in 2014
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HDMI has become the interface solution of choice throughout the consumer electronic (CE) device market, eclipsing the DVI technology, shipping over 1bn devices in the next two years, say market researchers NPD In-Stat.
Audio components integrate into a printed circuit board
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1/1/2012   1 comment
Soundchip in Switzerland has integrated electrical and audio components, including acoustic waveguides and vias, into a printed circuit board to make audio systems smaller and cheaper.
Web-based software package optimizes the selection of multilayer capacitors
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Syfer Technology has announced a web-based software package designed specifically to help designers select the optimum multilayer capacitor devices for their next design.
Film capacitors offer wide range with low insertion height
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TDK-EPC has developed a wide range of EPCOS MKP and MKT film capacitors with low insertion heights.
16-channel audio DAC boasts high-performance at lower power
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Analog Devices has introduced a 16-channel audio D/A converter that is capable of improving audio system performance and reducing power consumption for professional, ‘prosumer’ and automotive audio equipment applications.
TI's LightCrafter senses without touching
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1/1/2012   8 comments
The next most promising frontier in emerging ubiquitous MEMS applications, structured light illumination, is poised to revolutionize metrology applications by removing the need for touch with MEMS that both micro-miniaturizatize and increase the precision of conventional solutions.
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