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Maxim's stock delisted from Nasdaq
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products Inc. said that the company's common stock will now be suspended from trading on Nasdaq effective Oct. 2. Maxim's stock will be subsequently delisted from Nasdaq.
Qimonda, Sony form memory venture
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Germany's Qimonda AG has formed its latest memory venture, this time with Japan's Sony Corp.
Deal marks IBM's drive in design services
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IBM Corp'.s acquisition of a sizeable chunk of the R&D organization of Nokia Siemens Networks marks Big Blue's first big step into engineering services, pulling IBM deeper into embedded software development as the server giant competes head on with design services offered by a wide range of contract manufacturers and other outsourcing firms.
60-W switcher offers triple outputs
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
By employing fixed frequency flyback circuitry, APS is able to produce a 60-W single and triple output power supply in a 2 x 4 x 0.92-in. open frame package.
Smart label chips support UHF frequency range
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
NXP's UCODE RFID chips operate across very long read ranges and in dense reader environments.
Software performs serial data link analysis
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Tektronix has introduced an end-to-end high-speed serial data analysis software package with test capabilities. The 80SJNB Advanced software runs on the Tektronix DSA8200 digital serial analyzer.
ChipMOS CEO not guilty in scandal
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Shih-Jye Cheng, chairman and chief executive of Taiwan's ChipMOS Technologies Ltd., was found not guilty for the first instance by the Taipei District Court of misuse of corporate funds.
DAC integrates Class-D speaker amplifiers, headphone drivers
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Cirrus Logic has introduced its 24-bit CS43L22 low-power stereo digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with integrated Class D speaker amplifiers and stereo headphone drivers.
Buck regulators deliver high input voltage range
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National Semiconductor has added two high-efficiency SIMPLE SWITCHER synchronous buck regulators to its PowerWise energy-efficient product family.
SRAM controller features RTC, tamper detection
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Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the DS3605 I2C-compatible, secure, nonvolatile SRAM controller with a real-time clock (RTC), tamper detection and external SRAM erasure.
National Semiconductor expands high-fidelity op amp line
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
National Semiconductor has expanded its high-fidelity operational amplifier family with the introduction of 5-V rail-to-rail input and output, and 36-V current feedback operational amplifiers.
IBM fabs graphene FETs
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IBM has successfully fabricated graphene field-effect transistors (FETs) using a single atomic layer of carbon atop a silicon wafer.
NatSemi, Anritsu, Altis lead company search ranking
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
National Semiconductor, Anritsu and Altis ranked in that order, are the three company names used most frequently as search terms in the EE Times Europe search engine. CSR, STMicroelectronics and Siemens are ranked in fourth, fifth and sixth positions, respectively.
Forum looks to next generation Wireless USB
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The Wireless USB Promoter Group has started developing the next version of the Wireless USB specification, dubbed 1.1, that will build on the existing 1.0 standard.
Power-efficient RS-485/RS-422 receiver line debuts
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Intersil's latest receivers deliver 16.5-kV IEC61000 ESD protection in space-saving packages while drawing significantly less power than conventional devices.
HDTV SoCs provide 10-bit video quality processing
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Genesis Microchip has launched Douglas, its third generation HDTV SoC family that provides 10-bit video quality processing, picture-in-picture channel processing, dual HDMI/HDCP 1.3a inputs, improved 3D Y/C TV decoder, and full DVB-T support.
Toshiba to make CMOS camera modules
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Japan's Toshiba Corp. said that it plans to boost its competitiveness in the CMOS image sensor sector by bringing in-house the currently outsourced production of CMOS camera modules.
Vector opens subsidiary in Korea
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Vector Informatik has opened an office in the Seoul. With the move, the company intents to allow for the growing importance of Korean automotive suppliers in the world market.
Binder: M12 connectors have stainless steel housing
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Franz Binder GmbH has replaced the diecasted zinc and brass housings of its 763 series Shieldable M12 socket connectors by a 1.44 04 stainless steel version.
Patent firm files appeal to allow action over ARM cores
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Technology Properties Ltd., a company that administers the Moore Microprocessor Patent intellectual property portfolio, has said it has filed an appeal to reverse the June 18, 2007 Markman ruling that excluded ARM processor cores from an ongoing patent trial.
SSV : Networking gateway supports Ethernet and Wi-Fi
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With the E2W/ESL1 (E2W = Ethernet to Wi-Fi), SSV has announced a pluggable extension for the DIL/NetPC ADNP/9200, in order to integrate this compact computer module into IEEE 802.11 Wi-Fi networks.
Trident taps Spansion exec as CEO
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Trident Microsystems Inc., a provider of digital TV technology for the consumer digital video marketplace, has appointed Sylvia Summers as its chief executive and as a member of the board.
Wavecom offers free MPU design licensing for service contract
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Wavecom is offering its WMP50 processor free with a service contract
Hynix licenses Ovonyx' phase-change technology
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South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor Inc. has entered into a license agreement for memory products under Ovonyx Inc.'s patents and intellectual property relating to phase change memory (PCM) technology.
Molex : Sealed SFP assemblies upgrade copper to optical links
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Molex has introduced sealed SFP assemblies offering the ability to incorporate SFP transceivers into sealed panel mounted receptacles.
Quantum stattet kapazitive Sensoren mit Renesas-MCUs aus
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Quantum Research und Renesas haben sich auf eine Zusammenarbeit im Bereich kapazitiver Touch-Sensoren für moderne Bedieneroberflächen verständigt.
JUMO : Conductivity probe uses 4-electrode principle
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
LF-4C conductivity cells function on the 4-electrode principle. They are fitted with two pairs of stainless steel electrodes.
Nokia to pay $8.1 billion for Navteq
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Navigation-software provider Navteq Corp shareholders are richer today, as Nokia is set to pay approximately $8.1 billion or $78 for each Navteq share
Qualcomm under investigation by EU
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In the news again, Qualcomm is under investigation by the European Union's antitrust regulators for violating EU competition rules.
TDK : MLCC capacitors are 3-terminal, feed-through type
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TDK has added a three-terminal 22 µF model to its CKD series of 3-terminal feed-through multilayer ceramic chip capacitors.
Ceramic antenna line debuts
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Ethertronics is offering ceramic antennas that are well-suited for powering multi-RF technology electronic devices, including GPS- and Bluetooth-enabled gadgets.
ARC VTOC 4.0 toolset speeds SoC design
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
ARC International has started sampling Version 4.0 of the VTOC software tool that the company acquired in its purchase of Tenison. Design Automation earlier this year.
Sony to launch first OLED TV in December 2007
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Sony Corp. plans to launch an ultra-thin flat TV in December, the world's first television based on organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology into an $82 billion market dominated by LCD and plasma models.
PXI modules, chassis, and software enable wireless test
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Aeroflex has announced a configurable RF test platform that operates up to 6GHz for cellular, wireless data, RFIC, and general purpose wireless test applications.
Minimotor : Linear actuator is small and efficient
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Minimotor has developed a small, efficient linear actuator for application in the industrial and high-tech areas. With dimensions of 12.5 x 12.5 x 47 mm and a weigth of 56 g, the LM 1247 produces a peak force of up o 9.4 N at full power.
Minimotor : Dc-servomotors are brushless and sensorless
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Minimotor SA has added the Smartshell, a sensorless brushless dc-servomotor, to its product range.
Gartner cuts analog app-specific IC market growth forecast
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
The analog portion of the application-specific standard products (ASSP) and application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) markets is set to increase with a 7.4 percent compound annual growth rate, from $23.7 billion in 2006 to $33.8 billion in 2011, according to market research company Gartner Inc.
'Native' quad core joins X86 fray
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Advanced Micro Devices, apparently timing the announcement to coincide with a quiet period for rival Intel, on Sept. 10 unveiled a single-chip quad-core processor.
RFID struggles in battle over bogus drugs
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
The electronics industry has been counting on RFID's adoption as the antidote to drug counterfeiting. But legal wrangling and federal foot-dragging, abetted by the powerful pharmaceutical lobby, are raising concerns that the technology's adoption for tracking drugs through the supply chain may no longer be a given.
RFID infrastructure questions persist
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Even among promoters of RFID tagging for pharmaceuticals, there is contention over whether HF or UHF tags are the best route forward. Some warn the debate could be used as yet another justification for delaying investment in RFID infrastructure.
Startup eyes battery-free wireless sensor nets
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
No wires and no batteries; now there's a combination. It's the promise of a company coming to this week's ISA Expo in Houston with a battery-free solution for ultralow-power wireless sensor and control networks based on the IEEE 802.15.4 standard.
Analog Devices expected to audition for role in digital TV
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Analog Devices Inc. (Norwood, Mass.) is expected to announce several integrated circuits this week under the brand name Advantiv, intended for use in digital televisions, according to U.S. market research company Gartner Inc.
Nokia Siemens divests R&D workers to IBM
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Nokia Siemens Networks continues its strategy to 'carve out and lease back' R&D resources. The latest move is the sale of research and development activities for VoIP and Media Gateways to IBM.
Nokia Siemens übergibt Entwicklungsabteilungen an IBM
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) führt die Ausgliederung seiner Entwicklungsabteilungen fort. Der jüngste Coup ist die Übereignung von Entwicklungsaktivitäten im Bereich VoIP und Media Gateways an IBM.
Audio processors, amplifiers deliver complete HDTV audio subsystem
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
A series of audio processor and Class-D amplifier ICs from Analog Devices deliver a complete advanced digital TV audio sub-system.
European chip market reverses downtrend
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Strong demand for ASSPs, cellphone image sensors and microprocessors helped to lift sales in the European semiconductor market in August. The European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) attributes the upturn to an improved inventory situation.
CoFluent changes organizational structure
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
In response to rapid growth, French Electronic System Level (ESL) company CoFluent Design announced it has taken initial actions, including deployment of first-class customer relationship management (CRM) system along recruitments.
Updated: NAND price bounce helps August chip sales jump
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
The three-month average of worldwide chip sales rose strongly in August to $21.52 billion, up 4.9 percent from the equivalent figure in August 2006, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association.
Miniprojector startup raises $26m in Round A
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Light Blue Optics Ltd., which has developed and patented holographic laser projection technology for miniature display projection systems, has closed a $26 million A round of venture capital financing.
Updated: Nokia said to be seeking Navteq
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Mobile phone maker Nokia Corp. is in advanced talks to acquire navigation-software maker Navteq Corp., according to media reports.
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