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Daimler pushes up all-electric vehicle plans
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Against the background of rising gas prices, automotive vendors rush to rethink their drive strategy. Now Daimler AG brings forward the market entry of all-electric vehicles.
Kontron concentrates production in Asia
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Board computer manufacturer Kontron AG (Eching, Germany) has acquired 100 percent of its production location in Penang (Malaysia). The move aims at reducing production costs and becoming more independent of third parties.
A VaST need for papers
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In a blast from the past I just heard from the folks at VaST who are calling for technical papers for the Virtualization of Electronics Worldwide Conference 2008.
ESS Technology goes private
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It's official. Consumer-chip maker ESS Technology Inc. has gone private.
Renesas revamps China unit--again
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Seeking to cut more costs, Japanese chip maker Renesas Technology Corp. has reorganized its sales and support operations in China--again.
Sony "tactile pixels" patent hints at touchscreen innovations
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7/1/2008   1 comment
Sony is exploring the development of a potential game-oriented touchscreen device that may also be a communicator, according to a couple of just filed U.S. patent applications.
Sink/source current DACs simplify power-supply adjustments
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A control technique that allows existing power-supply designs to be margined and adjusted with minimal redesign is what stands-out about Maxim Integrated Products' latest 7-bit current DACs.
Report: SemIndia looks for new partner after AMD deal ends
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SemIndia Fab, one of India's first major chip manufacturing projects, is looking for a new technology partner after a three-year technology with Advanced Micro Devices Inc. lapsed.
Trois PME de System@tic lèvent 0.5 million d'euros
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Le pôle de compétitivité mondial System@tic Paris-Région annonce que trois PME ont levé un demi-million d'euros dans le cadre de l'opération "Coup de Poing ISF-TEPA aux PME innovantes".
China brings one-legged mobile TV standard to Olympics
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When the Beijing Olympics Games begin in August, China's mobile TV broadcast service will have to crawl before it can walk.
US to invest in Czech R&D regardless of radar base outcome
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The Czech Republic is expected to receive "tens of millions of Czech Koruna" (in excess of $1M) from the US for cutting-edge research, regardless of whether the proposed radar base on Czech territory is realized.
Analyst -- Chip industry no longer "business as usual"
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Semiconductor industry analyst Malcolm Penn, CEO of Future Horizons (Sevenoaks, England), invoked the spirit of both Winston Churchill and King Canute in arguing in his June chip market report that even though the global economy is facing tough times, the semiconductor is holding its own.
India expands solar energy initiatives
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7/1/2008   1 comment
The government has launched a "National Mission on Solar Energy" that seeks to tie India's economic development to energy efficiency.
Elonics seeks RF designers, backend engineers
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CMOS RF tuner startup Elonics Ltd. (Livingston, Scotland) is panning to expand its backend activities including application engineering, production test development and production planning.
Telecom pioneer Telcordia opens R&D center in Poland
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Telcordia Technologies, a US-based developer of mobile telecommunications software that pioneered many of the telecom services in use today, has opened a research center in Poznan, Poland.
Miniature motor disti agreement inked
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Distribution agreement makes miniature linear motors and actuators more readily available.
Lattice rolls automotive FPGA versions
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Aiming to satisfy the automotive market's rapidly growing appetite for programmable logic solutions, Lattice Semiconductor has announced to expand its automotive-related product spectrum with specific versions of its XP2 Field Programmable Gate Arrays.
30-W AC/DC switching supplies
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Designed to meet the power and EMC noise performance requirements in instrumentation, control, and telecommunication systems, Astrodyne has added 30 Watt units to the ECA Series of ultra-miniature encapsulated switching power supplies for EMC noise compliance to EN 60601-1-2:2001.
Laser diode control with improved performance
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Wavelength Electronics' new developed laser diode driver and temperature controller LDTC 2/2 is available from AMS Technologies throughout Europe.
ADI macht Dampf bei Datenwandlern
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Frischer Wind im eher schläfrigen Geschäft mit Datenwandlern: Analog Devices hofft mit einer neuen Klasse von Bausteinen für industrielle, medizinische und ähnliche Anwendungen die Konkurrenz zu überrunden.
Link supports multiple memory channels
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Sonics Inc. rolls out its new flagship SonicsSX, a new chip-level interconnect technology supporting multiple memory channels to address what it says is a growing memory bandwidth problem faced by a broad range of people who develop video processors.
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