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RF sniffer is a recording spectrum analyzer
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1/31/2005   Post a comment
With renewed interest in the possible deleterious effects of non-ionizing RF radiation on the human body, particularly at cellphone microwave frequencies, Narda Safety Test Solutions's new handheld instrument is a timely product. Especially so now that the FCC and OSHA are in the RF safety exposure game. eeProductCenter's Alex Mendelsohn checks it out.
Le groupe Test d’Agilent forme une coentreprise avec une société chinoise
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1/31/2005   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies Inc. a annoncé la formation d’une coentreprise entre son unité de test et de mesure et la société chinoise Chengdu Qianfeng Electronics Ltd. Corp. afin de développer et de fabriquer des équipements de test pour le marché chinois.
Patented precision signal sources boost clock recovery module's performance
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1/31/2005   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies is debuting a multi-rate optical/electrical clock-recovery module for its 86100C Infiniium digital communications analyzer. The new plug-in module performs clock extraction for waveform analysis with continuous, unbanded tuning from 50-Mbis/s out to 13.5-Gbits, with ultra-low residual jitter plus golden PLL operation. After chatting with Agilent, eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn shares his impressions.
Ex-AMD exec joins MIPS board
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1/29/2005   Post a comment
MIPS Technologies Inc. has added a former Advanced Micro Devices Inc. executive to its board of directors.
U.S. to review IBM-Lenovo sale
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1/29/2005   Post a comment
The U.S. House of Representatives has thrown a potential monkey wrench into the $1.25 billion sale of IBM's Personal Computer Division to China's Lenovo Group.
ST pledges to become zero-emission manufacturer by 2010
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1/28/2005   Post a comment
STMicroelectrronics' retiring CEO Pasquale Pistorio reaffirmed the company's pledge to eliminate all its greenhouse gas emissions by 2010.
SEMI names new exec to expand nanotechnology focus
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1/28/2005   Post a comment
Global semiconductor industry association SEMI announced Friday (Jan. 28) that Lubab L. Sheet has been named senior director of nanotechnology and will spearhead the association's expanded efforts to clarify and exploit new technology and market opportunities for the organization's global membership.
NextHop Technologies opens center in India
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1/28/2005   Post a comment
Network software solutions company NextHop Technologies Inc. has established its Indian development and business presence with an office in Bangalore.
Agilent test group forms JV with Chinese company
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1/28/2005   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced Friday (Jan. 28) the formation of a joint venture between its test and measurement organization and Chengdu Qianfeng Electronics Ltd. Corp. of China to develop and manufacture test equipment for the Chinese market.
India, China look to collaborate on software
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1/28/2005   Post a comment
Potential rivals for the world's software outsourcing business, India and China, are taking steps to increase the level of mutual business activity in this industry.
India's Videocon buys TV plant from Thomson
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1/27/2005   Post a comment
Indian consumer electronics and white goods manufacturer Videocon Ltd., has bought a television tube manufacturing facility from Thomson of France, according to news reports from Paris Thursday (Jan. 27).
Embattled execs shown the door
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1/27/2005   Post a comment
Electronics manufacturers rocked by overseas competition are scrambling to either improve or restore profitability and are groping for solutions. A change at the top seems to be the preferred method.
Anritsu's RF synthesizers span "DC to daylight"
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1/27/2005   Post a comment
Anritsu's new IEEE-488-compatible RF synthesizers are billed as the highest power synthesizers available, with +17-dBm available power at 20 GHz standard, and +23 dBm as an option. Six models, and gobs of options, cover 0.1-Hz to 67-GHz.
Fujitsu announces FlexRay agreement with Bosch
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1/26/2005   Post a comment
Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe (FME) and Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) announced Wednesday (Jan. 26) that Fujitsu has acquired a license to use the FlexRay communication controller IP module from Robert Bosch GmbH.
Wind River acquires ScopeTools unit from Real-Time
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1/26/2005   Post a comment
Wind River Systems has acquired the ScopeTools business unit of its long-standing partner Real-Time Innovations Inc., for $10 million in cash and stock.
Chinese DVD player makers sue consumer giants over royalties
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1/26/2005   Post a comment
Two Chinese DVD player manufacturers have sued consumer electronics giants Philips, Sony, Pioneer and LG Electronics, alleging they violated U.S. antitrust laws.
Tektronix bringt neue Oszilloskope für Digital-Designer
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1/26/2005   Post a comment
Tektronix bringt Bewegung in den Markt für Oszilloskope: Zwei neue High-end-Modelle setzen neue Maßstäbe bei der Bandbreite. Mit den Geräten sollen vor allem Entwickler schneller serieller Bussysteme ihre Laborausstattung ergänzen.
Tek pushes scope performance envelope to 15 GHz
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1/26/2005   Post a comment
Keeping pace with the explosion of high-speed serial communications and RF designs, scope maker Tektronix announces the industry's fastest realtime digital oscilloscope, along with a new probing system to match. eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn takes a first look at Tek's 15-GHz scope.
Rambus sues four rivals, alleging memory patent infringment
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1/25/2005   Post a comment
Rambus Inc. is suing Hynix Semiconductor, Infineon Technologies, Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology Corp., alleging the four competitors illegally used its technology for their DDR2 memory devices and GDDR2 and GDDR3 graphics memory devices.
Silicon Image CEO resigns after less than 3 months
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1/25/2005   Post a comment
Silicon Image Inc. has appointed Steve Tirado president and chief executive in a management shakeup, replacing Steve Laub who held the position less than three months.
Un consortium autour des écrans crée un centre de R&D universitaire
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1/25/2005   Post a comment
L’université Binghamton et le US Display Consortium (USDC) ont ouvert un centre de fabrication de produits microélectroniques de pointe afin de promouvoir la recherche et développement en matière de fabrication de produits microélectroniques.
U.S. reportedly probing IBM-Lenovo deal
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1/25/2005   Post a comment
An interagency oversight panel concerned about industrial espionage is reportedly investigating IBM Corp.'s proposed sale of its PC operations to China's Lenovo Group Ltd.
Matsushita Electric va supprimer plus de 1 000 emplois
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1/25/2005   Post a comment
Le géant japonais d’électronique grand public Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. va supprimer plus de 1 000 emplois nationaux au sein de sa division d’électronique numérique, selon un communiqué du Nihon Keizai Shimbun.
Aeroflex flexes multi-standard cellphone test muscles
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1/24/2005   Post a comment
Like the voracious Pac Man arcade monster (remember him?), test instrumentation house Aeroflex is gobbling up acquisitions---and is changing the name of one of its recently acquired holdings. As it does so, the company is also rolling out an advanced cellular test product for next-generation cellphone makers and implementers.
Taiwan consortium readying new memory card format
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1/24/2005   Post a comment
The MultiMedia Card Association and a Taiwanese consortium that's trying to launch a new memory card format have "agreed in principle" to cooperate on technology and marketing initiatives.
La Corée du Sud se prépare à déployer sa variante WiMAX
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1/24/2005   Post a comment
La Corée du Sud envisage de diffuser le mois prochain des licences pour une norme nationale large bande sans fil connue sous le nom de WiBro. Celle-ci repose sur la technologie utilisée par le très connu WiMAX.
Winbond investit dans une usine de plaquettes de 300 mm
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1/24/2005   Post a comment
Winbond Electronics Corp. a annoncé un emprunt de 250 millions de dollars pour financer la première étape de construction de son usine de plaquettes de 300 mm à Taiwan.
IBM et Airespace rejoignent un groupe consacré au VoIP
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1/24/2005   Post a comment
Airespace, fabricant d’équipement pour réseaux locaux sans fil d’entreprises en cours de rachat par Cisco Systems, a rejoint IBM Corp. et le fournisseur de solutions de sécurité VeriSign au sein d’une alliance, dont l’objectif est d’accélérer la mise en œuvre de services voix sur IP (VoIP) convergés.
Applied Micro Circuits settles lawsuit
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1/21/2005   Post a comment
Applied Micro Circuits Corp. announced Friday (Jan. 21) it has reached an agreement to settle a class-action litigation pending against the company and certain current and former officers and directors.
Silicon Storage Technology sued by shareholders
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1/21/2005   Post a comment
Shareholders of Silicon Storage Technology have filed a class-action lawsuit against the flash memory supplier, alleging the company caused shareholders harm by misstating its finances.
Nifty mini data-acq pods talk USB
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1/21/2005   Post a comment
National Instruments is kicking up portable USB-based data-acq and control a notch or two. NI's latest data-acq pods dish up eight channels of 12-bit or 14-bit analog input capability, and pack two analog outputs, 12 digital I/O lines, and a counter. Both draw operating power from the USB bus. eeProoductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn offers his notes, along with NI's.
OMAC user group to merge with ISA
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1/21/2005   Post a comment
The Open Modular Architecture Controls Users' Group and Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society said Friday (Jan. 19) they would merge, with the OMAC group becoming a subsidiary of ISA.
Powell resigns as FCC chairman
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1/21/2005   Post a comment
Michael Powell is stepping down as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the agency confirmed.
Rambus remporte un round dans une affaire de violation de brevets contre Hynix
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1/21/2005   Post a comment
Le tribunal californien a largement statué en faveur de Rambus Inc. concernant une plainte pour violation de brevets à l’encontre du fabricant de mémoires coréen, Hynix Semiconductor Inc.
Battery maker Saft to add China plant
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1/21/2005   Post a comment
France-based battery supplier Saft has announced it would invest in a new plant in South China to build lithium and nickel-cadmium batteries for the Chinese rail transportation industry.
HP agrees to pay Intergraph $141 million to settle patent flap
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1/21/2005   Post a comment
Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay Intergraph Corp. $141 million to settle a patent dispute, including Intergraph's Clipper CPU case.
Taiwans Elektronik: Vom Billigheimer zur Nobelmarke
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1/21/2005   Post a comment
Bislang tritt die taiwanesische Elektronikindustrie in Europa vor allem als Zulieferer und Anbieter billiger, gesichtsloser Produkte auf. Das beginnt sich zu ändern, die Taiwaner sind zunehmend um den Aufbau idenditätsstiftener Marken bemüht. Aber nicht alle werden die Kurve kriegen.
Court to IBM: show SCO the code
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1/20/2005   Post a comment
SCO Group has won a small legal victory in its lengthy battle with IBM Corp. over open-source intellectual property.
Harris media support contract renewed by Iraq
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1/20/2005   Post a comment
Harris Corp. said it will supply the Iraqi Media Network with systems integration and deployment support under a three-month, $22 million contract.
Rambus wins round in patent dispute with Hynix
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1/20/2005   Post a comment
A California court has largely ruled in favor of Rambus Inc. in its patent infringement case against Korean memory maker Hynix Semiconductor Inc.
Mini USB board bridges to I2C bus
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1/19/2005   Post a comment
These days, USB impacts everything from memory sticks to test-and-measurement and data-acq. Here's a new product from Saelig that can help you use and embed USB in your next instrumentation and/or data acquisition and control project. The mini interface board comprises a straightforward way to get a drop-in 12-Mbits/s USB interface with your host PC, providing a 5-pin connector for 90-kbit/s I2C serial interfacing.
Kemet files suit against AVX to protect trade secrets
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1/19/2005   Post a comment
Kemet Corp. has filed suit against AVX Corp., seeking to protect what the company coins are trade secrets related to the development and manufacture of tantalum polymer capacitors.
PalmSource, Symbian join open mobile platform group
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1/19/2005   Post a comment
PalmSource and Symbian are among the top companies joining an industry organization supporting open standards for mobile devices.
Vladimir Poutine souhaite la création de zones économiques technologiques
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1/19/2005   Post a comment
Ce pays qui vivait par plans économiques de cinq ans se prépare à en lancer un autre afin de favoriser les hautes technologies.
Data Translation expands its USB data-acq module family
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1/19/2005   Post a comment
A growing family of USB-connected data-acq boards and boxes at Data Translation now includes screw-terminal and embedded versions. Both provide 32 analog-input channels running at an aggregate throughput rate of 500-kHz, using USB v2.0 at 480-Mbits/s.
Putin fordert Technologie-Förderzonen
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1/19/2005   Post a comment
Russlands Präsident Vladimir Putin hat ein Technologie-Förderungsprogram angekündigt: Um die Entwicklung der einheimischen Hightech-Branche zu stimulieren, sollen Wissenschaftler, Bildungseinrichtungen und Behörden gemeinsam einen langfristigen Plan erarbeiten. Bei einem Treffen in Novosibirsk forderte Putin zudem die Gründung von Technologie-Parks.
U.S. launches Web site to promote tech economy
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1/19/2005   Post a comment
The Commerce Department is unveiling a new Web site focusing on technology-based economic development.
Samsung to license Mosaid patents, settling lawsuit
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1/18/2005   Post a comment
Mosaid Technologies Inc. said Tuesday it has settled its patent suit with Samsung Electronics Co. in the District Court of New Jersey, with Samsung agreeing to license Mosaid's portfolio of DRAM patents.
Putin calls for tech economic zones
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1/18/2005   Post a comment
Russian, the land that used to live by five-year economic plans, is preparing to launch another oneto promote high technology.
La Corée du Sud se prépare à interdire les messages publicitaires sur les téléphones portables
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1/18/2005   Post a comment
Afin d’éradiquer les spams, ou messages publicitaires non sollicités, visant les utilisateurs de téléphones portables, la Corée du Sud se prépare à faire appliquer une nouvelle réglementation qui interdit la transmission massive de messages publicitaires aux abonnés, sauf si ces derniers ont autorisé ce type de messages.
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