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Report details Apple's patent holdings
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2/29/2012   9 comments
Apple has roughly 15,500 patents, about 8,500 of which are U.S. patents, according to a new report detailing the tech giant's patent portfolio.
STMicroelectronics leverages STM32 “DNA” to target budget applications
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2/29/2012   5 comments
Development of home and industrial electronic applications is simplified using new feature-rich, value-packed family of ARM Cortex–M0 microcontrollers
Report: Taiwan seeks merger with restructured Elpida
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2/29/2012   1 comment
Taiwan's government said it would continue to push for Taiwanese DRAM makers to consolidate with Japan's Elpida Memory if the firm is restructured after filing for bankruptcy, according to an Associated Press report.
AMD to buy microserver startup SeaMicro
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2/29/2012   10 comments
AMD will acquire microserver startup SeaMicro in a deal worth $334 million, under the terms of a definitive agreement between the two companies.
Atmel launches Studio 6 for MCU design, 40 new SAM3 ARM Cortex-M3 MCUs
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2/29/2012   Post a comment
Atmel Corporation has introduced Atmel Studio 6, the latest version of its integrated development environment (IDE) that now supports both Atmel 32-bit ARM Cortex-M series processor-based and Atmel 8/32-bit AVR-based microcontrollers (MCUs).
Intel creates $100 million automotive fund
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2/29/2012   7 comments
Intel Capital, the venture capital arm of Intel, said it has created a $100 million investment fund to help accelerate innovation and the adoption of new technology and services in the automotive industry.
Connect One unveils miniature high-speed WiFi module
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2/29/2012   Post a comment
Connect One's Nano WiReach USB is a miniature WiFi module that brings wireless connectivity to consumer devices not originally intended to support wireless functionality.
Eurotech's DynaCOR 10-00 rugged industrial computer for M2M apps features modular fanless design, IP65 certification
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2/29/2012   Post a comment
The EN50155-rated DynaCOR 10-00 from Eurotech is a new family of rugged mobile computer that targets demanding machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.
MWC Talk: Nokia and HTC CEOs discuss what it take to transform the mobile experience
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2/29/2012   2 comments
The panel discussion, participated by Nokia and HTS CEOs, took the topic of “transforming the mobile experience” in the direction of how rapidly changing market dynamics are influencing the entire ecosystem, hardware design, software and app integration and the end-user integrated lifestyle.
TenAsys releases distributed RTOS
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2/29/2012   Post a comment
TenAsys Corporation's INtime Distributed RTOS enables programmers to write easily-scalable applications that run without modification on different system configurations
Mentor achieves first $1 billion sales year
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2/29/2012   2 comments
As expected, Mentor Graphics reported that its annual sales eclipsed $1 billion for the first time ever, as the company reported sales and earnings that beat analysts' expectations for its fiscal fourth quarter.
SYSGO releases new PikeOS version 3.3
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2/28/2012   Post a comment
SYSGO has announced the new 3.3 release of its flagship product PikeOS, which extends SMP and Linux support to new multicore architectures, along with new certifiable file system, certifiable IP stack, performance improvements, and many enhancements in tools.
LDRA Certification Services assures IEC 61508 certification for safety-critical industrial products
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2/28/2012   1 comment
LDRA has created a certification services division that helps companies achieve compliance with IEC 61508 - Industrial Safety certification.
Intel, AMD pull out of WSTS
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2/28/2012   16 comments
Intel and AMD confirmed that they have left the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics organization, which publishes widely cited monthly reports on global semiconductor sales.
Google's Schmidt talks up the transformative power of connectivity
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2/28/2012   5 comments
Rather than spend a lot of time talking about Google, Android OS or even recent changes in the company's privacy policies, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt used his Mobile World Congress keynote to highlight the need for bringing greater Internet connectivity to the world's most under-served markets.
Micron buying Intel's stake in two IM Flash fabs
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2/28/2012   Post a comment
Micron Technology will acquire Intel Corp.'s stake in two IM Flash Technologies LLC fabs operated by the two companies for about $600 million, the companies said.
Xilinx 2.5-D Virtex-7 2000T named China ACE Awards 2012 FPGA of the Year
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2/28/2012   1 comment
The Virtex-7 2000T is the world's highest density FPGA, delivering greater than 2X the capacity and bandwidth offered by the largest monolithic devices...
Industry's most flexible, developer-friendly 32-bit MCUs from Silicon Labs
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2/28/2012   1 comment
Silicon Labs have just announced what they modestly describe as “The industry’s most flexible, developer-friendly 32-bit MCUs”
Cisco jumps into hybrid cellular/Wi-Fi fray
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2/28/2012   9 comments
Claiming the era of the big cellular base station is over, Cisco Systems joined the growing ranks of vendors rolling out hybrid systems that handle both cellular and Wi-Fi traffic.
Lattice announces support for latest MIPI BIF Standard
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2/28/2012   Post a comment
Programmable devices allow rapid adoption of the MIPI BIF standard using existing application processors and chipsets…
EnOcean rolls starter kit to develop energy-autonomous wireless sensors
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2/28/2012   3 comments
EnOcean GmbH has introduced the ESK 300 starter kit that is said to simplify the testing and development of energy harvesting wireless solutions for OEM partners
Intel's new partnerships and processors for the mobile space
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2/28/2012   2 comments
Intel’s foray into the smartphone space is a “marathon, not a sprint,” according to the firm’s CEO Paul Otellini. Speaking at a company press conference on Monday, where the firm announced new partnerships with Orange, Lava International Ltd., ZTE and Visa, Otellini reminded attendees that Intel was no stranger to the mobile market, having been involved in RF for many years.
IBM reports progress on quantum computing
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2/28/2012   12 comments
The last major engineering hurdle to quantum computers—millisecond coherence times—has been surmounted by researchers at IBM Research, making commercialization of the technology possible "within our lifetimes," according to Matthias Steffen, manager of IBM's Experimental Quantum Computing group.
ISS Europe 2012 ponders 450mm wafer fab challenges
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2/28/2012   Post a comment
The quest for expanding semiconductor manufacturing to 450mm wafers in Europe has taken large chip companies by storm and placed them squarely in the eye of it.
Slideshow: Inside the Android booth at MWC
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2/28/2012   3 comments
Google's Android booth on the Mobile World Congress show floor is not to be missed--both literally and figuratively. It's the largest and possibly most fun booth at the show.
DAC reduces cable head-end footprint
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2/28/2012   Post a comment
DAC aims to improve channel density by 20 times over present cable modem implementations.
Bliley oscillator improves phase noise performance
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2/28/2012   Post a comment
The Zeus family of OCVCXOs is designed for phase-locked microwave signal sources such as DRO’s, low noise test equipment, synthesizers, microwave communication systems and radar applications.
Tiny module advances WiFi efficiency
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2/28/2012   Post a comment
The module targets mobile and fixed wireless data applications in the 5.15 to 5.85 GHz frequency range.
Facebook joins W3C to combat browser fragmentation
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2/28/2012   3 comments
At Mobile World Congress (MWC) Facebook said it would be joining over 30 device manufacturers, carriers, and developers in an industry-wide effort to help accelerate the improvement and standardization of mobile browsers.
OCZ rolls out 16 TB solid-state storage for cloud computing
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2/27/2012   Post a comment
The Z-Drive R4 CloudServ transfers multiple gigabytes per second and delivers more than 1 million IOPS.
Microchip upgrades enhanced core dsPIC33E and PIC24E chips to 70 MIPS
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2/27/2012   Post a comment
Additionally, three new 64-pin motor-control and general-purpose devices have been added to the family
Cadence announces new virtual platform for Xilinx Zynq-7000 EPP
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2/27/2012   Post a comment
Virtual system platform used by Missing Link Electronics to dramatically reduce time-to-market for automotive infotainment and medical systems
Rambus CEO Hughes to retire
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2/27/2012   1 comment
Rambus announced it begun searching for a new CEO to replace Harold Hughes, who plans to retire.
Postcards from Barcelona: MWC Day 1
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2/27/2012   1 comment
Follow one of the EE Times reporters on his first day at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona.
Xilinx to highlight 7 Series FPGAs and 100G technology at OFC 2012
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2/27/2012   Post a comment
Best-in-class transceivers and market-leading IP cores provide optical system vendors and next-generation 100G optical module suppliers with high bandwidth comms platforms
Small cell protocol stack optimized for TI's KeyStone multicore processors
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2/27/2012   Post a comment
Texas Instruments and Aricent collaborate on small cell protocol stack optimized for TI's KeyStone multicore processors
Blue Pearl is offering free hands-on workshops…
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2/27/2012   Post a comment
The folks from Blue Pearl recently announced that the latest generation of their EDA tools boast a plethora of SystemVerilog and FPGA enhancements...
Visure Solutions announces test management extension for IRQA
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2/27/2012   Post a comment
Visure Solutions has integrated test management into its IRQA requirements engineering solution.
Libelium Waspmote Wifi Sensors connect directly to cloud servers and iPhone/Android platforms
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2/27/2012   1 comment
Libelium's new Wifi module for the Waspmote platform enables sensor nodes to send gathered data to Web servers in the Cloud and to any Smartphone device without the need for a special gateway, easing the deployment of sensor networks.
MWC: Intel targets high-, low-end smartphones
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2/27/2012   3 comments
A high-end Atom chip set is designed to extend the performance of smartphones up to LTE category 3 data rates. The other targets “value” smartphones costing less than $190.
Qualcomm, HiSilicon, China drive unified LTE
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2/27/2012   6 comments
Qualcomm and HiSilicon announced multi-mode chips and China Mobile tipped plans for a TD/FDD LTE network, steps toward the holy grail of a unified cellular technology.
RTX launches world’s smallest fully embedded Wi-Fi Module
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2/27/2012   4 comments
RTX has launched what the company claims is the world’s smallest fully embedded Wi-Fi module, the RTX4100.
Sensor may bring touchscreen to feature phones
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2/27/2012   5 comments
Multi-touch touchscreens are standard equipment in smartphones. Cypress said its new sensor could make them cost effective enough for feature phones as well.
LSI, TI, Freescale in 28nm base station battle
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2/27/2012   3 comments
Freescale, TI and LSI are gunning for lucrative sockets in high-end base stations with new integrated 28 nm SoCs as the Mobile World Congress opens here.
NFC-based chip protects luxury goods from counterfeiters and cloners
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2/27/2012   2 comments
Inside Secure has introduced the VaultIC160, a memory-enriched NFC-based security solution designed for embedding into high-end consumer or industrial products that are often targeted by counterfeiters and cloners.
World’s first quad core Mini-ITX board
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2/27/2012   Post a comment
The EPIA-M900 and EPIA-M910 boards use the 1.2GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series processor for enhanced multi-tasking and multimedia performance on the lowest quad core power budget for next generation embedded products.
Low cost, low power single chip design for Bluetooth Smart tags and accessories
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2/27/2012   Post a comment
Sampling now, the nRF8002 extends Nordic Semiconductor's Bluetooth low energy offering with a cost-optimized, ultra-low power, and easy to design-in single chip for Bluetooth Smart (as Bluetooth low energy will now be marketed to consumers) tags and accessories.
Network auto-tester sets speed and simplicity benchmark for Ethernet connectivity test
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2/27/2012   Post a comment
With one touch of a button, the LinkRunner AT performs six essential connectivity tests and returns the results to the user in less than 10 seconds, paying for itself in about a month.
Compact second-generation NanoServer for embedded media applications
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2/27/2012   Post a comment
DSM Computer is launching the first member of its second-generation NanoServer industrial computer with Intel Core processors and the energy-saving QM67 mobile chip set.
Green Hills, Jungo bring connectivity to automotive infotainment
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2/27/2012   2 comments
Green Hills Software and Jungo Ltd, have announced a strategic collaboration that focuses on the creation of a comprehensive connectivity, device media and internet management platform for next-generation automotive infotainment systems.
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