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Kodak ends OLED joint venture with Sanyo
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1/31/2006   Post a comment
Eastman Kodak Co. has relinquished control of its SK Display joint venture with Japan-based Sanyo Electric Co., choosing to broaden its participation in Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) displays by working with various partners.
Controller card supports IEEE-488/GPIB in PXI systems
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1/31/2006   Post a comment
Check out this PXI-system IEEE-488/GPIB controller card that acts as a drop-in component for existing test-and-measurement applications under Windows.
Nokia to reorganize, job cuts likely
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1/31/2006   Post a comment
Hit by weakened profits and changing global markets, Finland-based communications company Nokia said it could eliminate hundreds of positions in its Enterprise Solutions Business and Networks business groups.
IBM software tool targets U.S. contractors
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1/31/2006   Post a comment
IBM Corp. is promoting a software initiative designed to help systems engineers manage their development environments and comply with industry regulations.
Focus-On: Plug-in boards digitize analog signals
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1/30/2006   Post a comment
Plug-in digitizer boards can morph your desktop PC. They can convert a PC into a lab-grade data-acquisition system, a versatile piece of test gear, or even a radio receiver.
Japan's Hynix tariff goes into effect
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1/27/2006   Post a comment
The Japan government has invoked the countervailing duty of 27.2 percent on DRAMs manufactured by Hynix Semiconductor Inc. and exported to Japan.
Current transducer touts high accuracy
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1/27/2006   Post a comment
American Aerospace Controls said its 1070 Series AC current transducer provides superior accuracy over an extended frequency range from 20 Hz to 2 KHz.
Analysis: Accurate prognosis of electronics industry difficult
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1/27/2006   Post a comment
Two weeks into the earnings season, getting an accurate pulse of the electronics industry remains difficult as companies’ results continue to track unevenly.
Anritsu's Bluetooth tester offers EDR and AFH capability
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1/27/2006   1 comment
From a single "RUN" button key press, the MT8852B can perform the new radio layer measurements defined in the Bluetooth Revision 2.0 EDR standard along with basic rate measurements.
India plans mobile TV satellite
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1/27/2006   Post a comment
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is finalizing the design of a specially-loaded satellite having a big antenna that can be unfurled to provide mobile television signals.
Wideband RF development platform records and plays back
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
Are you invoved with the design of software-defined radios or high-speed RF systems? Check out this product from board maker Pentek for realtime wideband data acquisition, signal processing, and recording. It packs four DAC channels and two up-converters for playback.
Vector signal analyzer peers into circuit behavior between baseband and RF chips
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
Test-and-measurement supplier Agilent Technologies is rolling out a combination of RF products that tightly integrate digital signal capture of Agilent's logic analyzers with the company's 89600 Series vector signal analysis software.
KTF doubles profit as subscribers rise
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1/26/2006   Post a comment
KTF Co., South Korea's No. 2 mobile telecommunications service carrier, said its fiscal 2005 net profit from its service sector almost doubled on a yearly basis to 547.0 billion won ($563.9 million), due to an increase in the number of subscribers.
SiRF acquires Indian Bluetooth firm
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
SiRF Technology Holdings Inc. has acquired Impulsesoft, a India-based provider of Bluetooth stereo solutions and embedded software, for $15 million in cash and stock.
RF signal generator will be LXI-compliant
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Test-and-measurement house Keithley Instruments is introducing a new LXI RF signal generator, and is pre-announcing some related RF test gear that will debut later this year. Coverage will span 400-MHz to 2.5-GHz.
Logic analyzer adds digital vector signal measurement
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Addressing the needs of designers of cell phones, base stations, satellite and military communications systems, and radar applications, Agilent Technologies Inc. has added digital vector signal measurement software to its family of logic analyzers.
Rack-mounted unit tests Power-over-Ethernet devices
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Check out this compact rack-mounted unit for testing Ethernet switches and other devices that provide power-over-Ethernet as per the IEEE-802.3af standard. It contains 24 individually-programmable test ports that support full-powered device emulation, including programmable classification and variable power-loading.
Chip makers hammer out road to 450-mm wafers
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Thirteen semiconductor makers will meet behind closed doors to hammer out a road map to 450-mm wafers.
Competitiveness bill targets research, education
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
Legislation to be introduced in the U.S. Senate seeks to double federal funding for basic research, boost science education and reform the U.S. high-tech visa program.
Synopsys, Denali claim PCI Express 2.0 IP firsts
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
Synopsys claimed that its portfolio of DesignWare digital controller intellectual property for PCI Express is the first to support the evolving 2.0 version of the PCI Express specification. Rival EDA and IP vendor Denali Software followed suit by claiming that its PureSpec product is the first verification IP to support Gen II.
AT&T, Avaya team to speed VoIP migration
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
AT&T Inc. and Avaya Inc., a provider of business communications applications, systems and services, have announced a strategic global alliance to help businesses and government agencies migrate to voice over IP.
Handheld Ethernet analyzer accelerates VoIP turn-up, troubleshooting
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
Test equipment supplier Agilent Technologies announces a VoIP test kit for its existing N2620A FrameScope Pro handheld Ethernet analyzer. The N2620A uses an auto-test feature to measure performance of network resources.
EDA companies tout involvement with Japan's STARC
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
Mentor Graphics announced a joint development agreement with Japan's STARC R&D consortium, while startups Fishtail Design Automation and Apache Design Solutions said they are part of STARC's latest production flow.
SK Telecom sales rise on wireless Net business
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top mobile communications service carrier, said its total sales hit a record 10.16 trillion won ($10.37 billion) in 2005, up 4.7 percent over 2004, largely because of an increase of subscribers to its services and revenue from wireless Internet services.
U.S.-European GPS rivalry heats up
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
The U.S. is raising the bar in its growing rivalry with Europe over global positioning technology.
U.S.-European GPS rivalry heats up
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
The U.S. is raising the bar in its growing rivalry with Europe over global positioning technology.
LG Electronics profit soars despite lower sales
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1/24/2006   Post a comment
LG Electronics Co. Ltd. reported lower fourth-quarter total sales from a year earlier due mainly to a strong local currency and expenditures for expanding overseas production, but saw higher profits in all business divisions other than digital displays.
Five join Magma partner program
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
Magma Design Automation's partner program, MagmaTies, has added five new members -- Aragio Solutions, Arteris, Go2silicon SiWave and Soft Mixed Signal.
Sipex settles shareholder suit
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
Analog IC supplier Sipex Corp. has announced that the Superior Court of the State of California approved the settlement of a shareholder suit against the company’s current and former directors and officers.
Mobile digital TV alliance formed
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
A group of wireless and electronics companies have banded together to from alliance to promote the growth and evolution of handheld digital video broadcasting (DVB-H) in North America.
Supreme Court rules against RIM
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
Research in Motion Inc.’s stock dropped after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected its appeal to stay an appeals court ruling that could shut down its Blackberry network in the U.S.
South Korea's Pantech sees stronger 2006
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
Pantech Co. Ltd., South Korea's second largest mobile phone maker, said it registered a net loss of 20.3 billion won ($20.7 million) in fiscal 2005 but expected more lucrative business this year.
Livedoor boss arrested
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
Japanese investigators have arrested Livedoor President Takafumi Horie and three other executives of affiliated companies.
Hill staffer takes over SIA lobbying efforts
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
The Semiconductor Industry Association has appointed W. Patrick Wilson as its director of government affairs.
South Korean high-speed 'Net users hit 12.2 million
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
The number of subscribers to high-speed Internet services in South Korea hit 12.2 million as of the end of 2005, up 2 percent from a year earlier, a government report said.
South Korea supports Beijing's DMB service
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
A major South Korean government think-tank and a state-funded Chinese mobile TV operator have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate in the terrestrial DMB (T-DMB) business.
Startup nabs display exec
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1/23/2006   Post a comment
Startup Enuclia Semiconductor, Inc. has appointed flat-panel display industry veteran Bruce Berkoff president and CEO.
Broadcom faces skepticism over early launch
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1/20/2006   Post a comment
Broadcom Corp. encountered skepticism from financial analysts when it announced sampling of an Intensi-fi 802.11n chip set.
Firmware endows PCI bus digitizers with peak analysis, time-to-digital conversion
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1/20/2006   Post a comment
PCI bus data conversion supplier Acqiris now offers peak analysis and time-to-digital conversion firmware for two of its high-speed PCI bus plug-in dual-channel reconfigurable analyzers. The firmware makes the analyzers suitable for use in systems where signal bursts are acquired and analyzed, and where data reduction to peak information is needed.
Verification closure tool promises 'total' control
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1/20/2006   Post a comment
TransEDA hopes to make a splash at next week's Electronic Design and Solution Fair with a tool promising "total" measurement and control of the digital design verification process.
Korea's Haansoft to JV with China, Japan firms
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1/20/2006   Post a comment
South Korea's Haansoft Inc. said it will set up a three-way joint venture this year with major Chinese and Japanese Linux OS vendors to develop more advanced Linux-based programs and step up their presence in the open-source software market.
Japan hits Hynix with 27.2% tariff
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1/20/2006   Post a comment
Responding to alleged government subsidies, Japan moved to impose tariffs totaling 27.2 percent on DRAMs manufactured by South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor Inc.
Mentor execs recognized by IEEE
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1/20/2006   Post a comment
Mentor Graphics' Dennis Brophy and Dave Rich have received the IEEE Working Group Chairman’s Award for their contributions to the IEEE SystemVerilog standard.
Chip gear book-to-bill ratio rises in December
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1/19/2006   Post a comment
North American-based semiconductor equipment makers posted $1.14 million in orders in Dec. 2005 on a three-month average basis and achieved a 0.96 book-to-bill ratio, according to the latest report by industry group SEMI.
Antitrust lawsuit targets Applied Materials
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1/19/2006   Post a comment
Five companies that refurbish chip-manufacturing equipment have sued Applied Materials Inc., alleging it engaged in anticompetitive practices.
Israeli-Turkish team targets wireless TV market
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1/19/2006   Post a comment
Wireless multimedia processor startup Adimos Wireless Multimedia is teaming with Turkey's Beko Elektronik to integrate wireless technology into LCD TVs.
SIA board of directors to meet in Beijing
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1/19/2006   Post a comment
In a largely symbolic gesture that the organization hopes will demonstrate good faith on its part, the Semiconductor Industry Association is planning to hold a meeting of its board of directors in Beijing, China, early this summer.
Tokyo market scrambles to recover from Livedoor charges
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1/19/2006   Post a comment
The Tokyo Stock Exchange rallied in the aftermath of what is being called "Livedoor Shock."
Arteris expands with European, U.S. managers
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1/19/2006   Post a comment
Arteris SA named Michel Telera as its European vice president of sales and Arklin Kee as vice president of business development for the U.S. and Asia.
Expanded EDA portfolio to include 3D electromagnetic simulation
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1/19/2006   Post a comment
Advances in electromagnetic simulation are in the works at EEsof EDA. The company is announcing a plan to expand its electronics design automation portfolio to include full 3D EM simulation. A forthcoming product is expected to transform the way 3D EM software is priced and offered to RF and microwave designers. A 3D EM simulator will be tightly integrated within the company's current circuit simulation design flow.
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