Inductors deliver low inductance, low DCR Product News 5/30/2008 Post a comment Vishay has launched a toroidal, high-current, high-temperature inductor that touts the industry's highest rated saturation current, and the industry's lowest inductance and direct current of resistance (DCR).
Private equity group eyes Filtronic News & Analysis 5/30/2008 Post a comment Filtronic plc , the British electronics group that has recently sold off its compound semiconductor division, that included Europe's largest GaAs foundry in Newton Aycliffe (England), and oveerr the past two years most of its activities in wireless communications, incuding PAs in mobile handsets, looks set to be acquired by U.S. private equity group Carlyle.
Infineon dominates story ranking News & Analysis 5/30/2008 Post a comment Here are the top six online stories for the week beginning Sunday, May 25, as ranked by EE Times Europe readers, up to and including Friday, May 30. The ranking is based on the number of reader "views" or "hits" on a particular article.
SEC probes insider trading of ATI, Freescale News & Analysis 5/30/2008 Post a comment The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said that it has charged a former partner at Ernst & Young LLP and two others in an insider trading scheme that resulted in nearly $600,000 in illicit profits.
Dow raises epoxy prices News & Analysis 5/30/2008 Post a comment Dow Epoxy, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., announced plans to raise prices in North America and other regions as necessary.
Leoni verdrahtet künftig Airbusse News & Analysis 5/30/2008 Post a comment Die Leoni-Gruppe hat großen einen Auftrag zur Ausstattung Airbus-Baugruppen mit Kabelbäumen gewonnen. Der Auftrag läuft über fünf Jahre und soll rund 50 Millionen Euro in die Leoni-Kasse spülen.
Chip-Weltmarkt wächst im April langsamer News & Analysis 5/30/2008 Post a comment Im April wurden nach Zahlen von Carnegie Research weltweit mit Halbleitern 21,2 Milliarden Dollar umgesetzt. Der über drei Monate gemittelte gleitende Durchschnitt lag damit etwa auf der gleichen Höhe wie im März. Im Vergleich zum Vorjahr stieg der Umsatz um 4 Prozent. Damit hat sich das Wachstum verlangsamt: Im März betrug der Vergleichswert noch 7.3 Prozent.
Alvarion spreads WiMax across the Baltic States, UK News & Analysis 5/30/2008 Post a comment Alvarion Ltd. (Tel Aviv, Israel) has been selected by Balticum TV to deploy a 802.16e BreezeMAX network in the three Baltic States; Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Phase one is already in progress and is providing primary broadband services to Lithuanian business and residential users. Alvarion is collaborating with its partner DAN Communications in this deployment.
Global chip market growth eased to 4% in April, says analyst News & Analysis 5/30/2008 Post a comment The three-month moving average of worldwide chip sales was $21.2 billion in April, about the same ($21.15 billion) as in March, according to Bruce Diesen, analyst with Carnegie Research. The unadjusted chip sales for April should be up 4 percent year-on-year, slower than the 7.3 percent jump recorded in March, Diesen said.
3G launches in St Petersburg News & Analysis 5/30/2008 Post a comment Russia's Mobile TeleSystems launched the country's first 3G network in St Petersburg and announced plans to invest 38 billion roubles ($1.6B) in 3G network development over the next three years.
New LinkSwitch simplifies CV/CC charger designs Product News 5/29/2008 Post a comment Newest generation touts an output accuracy of 5 percent over line and temperature variations, includes line-drop compensation circuitry, and guarantees very low no-load dissipation to easily meet Energy Star 2.0 standards for external power supplies.
ST moves SPEAr SoCs to 65nm Product News 5/29/2008 Post a comment By transferring the SPEAr family to 65-nm process technology, ST's SoC can integrate an advanced ARM926EJ-S processor core with two 16k memory caches, running at 333MHz, for data and instructions and up to 300,000 gates (ASIC-equivalent) of embedded configurable logic.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros & cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight, as are piloted airplanes? Is the technology advancing faster than we can answer the questions it poses?
Panelists: Chad Sweet, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm; Yannick Levy, VP Corporate Business Development, Parrot; Jim Williams, ex-FAA drone chief; Michael Drobac, Exec. Director, Small UAV Coalition; Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Chief Int'l Correspondent, EE Times