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ITC to review determination against Tessera
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1/30/2009   Post a comment
The U.S. International Trade Commission will review an initial determination by an administrative law judge which found that wireless semiconductor manufacturers did not violate patents held by Tessera Technologies, according to a statement issued by Tessera.
Cadence CTO moving on
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1/30/2009   Post a comment
Ted Vucurevich, a longtime executive at Cadence Design Systems and the company's chief technology officer for the past several years, confirmed that he is leaving the EDA vendor.
STM garde la confiance des brokers
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1/30/2009   Post a comment
La société de courtage Nomura Securities a réduit ses estimations et ses objectifs de cours pour STMicroelectronics NV, mais reste confiant sur le long terme malgré un diminution estimée du chiffre d'affaire de 25 à 30 pourcent pour 2009.
Video: Christensen on disruption in health care
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
Health care will follow the model of the computer industry, creating waves of disruption with increasingly de-centralized systems and services, according to business guru Clayton Christensen who is spending time lobbying lawmakers to help make it come true.
Feu vert de Bruxelles pour Crolles 3
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
La commission Européenne a donné son accord pour le support financier de 457 million euros (environ $600 million) accordé par la France au programme Nano2012 R&D.
Thomson va céder pour 1 milliard d'actifs
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
Confronté à un endettement financier net en augmentation de 800 millions d'euros au deuxième semestre 2008, Thomson s'oriente vers un procesus de cession d'activités de près de 1 miiliard d'euros pour améliorer son bilan.
Intellectual Ventures picks up Transmeta patents
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
Intellectual Ventures, a patent development and licensing company, has acquired the patent portfolio of Transmeta Corp., including more than 140 issued U.S. patents in areas such as low power microprocessor technology.
Intel loses another round against EU regulators
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
The European Court of First Instance has rejected Intel's attempt to delay publication of the European Commission's findings on the anti-trust allegations against the chip maker.
High Density LXI 2 Amp Matrices
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1/28/2009   Post a comment
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of customer focused LXI switch matrices with the introduction of the 60-554 High Density 256x16 EMR (Electromechanical Relay) Matrix.
Former IBM exec cleared to lead Apple group
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
IBM and Apple have resolved litigation over Mark Papermaster, clearing the way for the former IBM executive to start work as senior vice president of devices hardware engineering at Apple on April 24.
TTTech rolls TTEthernet evaluation system
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
TTTech Computertechnik AG (Vienna) has announced the availability of evaluation systems for its real-time based TTEthernet data communication technology. The system enables users to analyze the properties of TTEthernet systems and the development of distributed real-time applications.
StanTronic : USB logic analyser comes with free trial software
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
The LA034 LogicPort from Intronix measures just 140 x 56 x 22 mm and provides a full function logic analyzer with 34 channels, a sampling rate of 500 MHz, and a frequency counter.
Azimuth joins LTE test initiative
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
Wireless test vendor Azimuth Systems will join the Long-Term Evolution/System Architecture Evolution Trial Initiative that focuses on accelerating the availability of next-generation LTE mobile broadband systems.
CEO's of Atheros, CSR to join GSA board
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
Joep van Beurden, chief executive officer of CSR plc, (Cambridge, England) has been nominated to serve on the board of the Global Semiconductor Alliance.
Patent pending: Backlog is an issue in reform push
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
Patent office backlog becomes center of current reform push
EE Times ACE Awards open to all ESC attendees
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
Award ceremony now open to conference attendees; entry deadline extended to January 30th.
Qimonda en faillite
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1/23/2009   Post a comment
Le fabricant de mémoires DRAM en difficulté Qimonda, filiale de Infineon s'est déclaré en faillite devant le tribunal de Munich ce vendredi 23 janvier 2009.
Will Apple sue Palm over Pre?
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1/21/2009   Post a comment
Without mentioning any names, Tim Cook, Apple Inc.'s chief operating officer, rattled his legal saber in the direction of Palm Inc. and its Pre smartphone that has a multi-touch interface similar to that of the patent-protected iPhone.
ADI sees sales declining 25-30 percent
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1/20/2009   Post a comment
Analog Devices, Inc. said quarterly sales may decline 25 to 30 percent for its first quarter of fiscal 2009 ending January 31, an additional 5 to 10 percent worse than its previous projections.
Mentor unveils TLM 2.0 design flow
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1/20/2009   Post a comment
EDA vendor Mentor Graphics announced a scalable design methodology based on transaction level model that, according to the company, allows a single model to be taken from design concept to implementation.
Fast oscilloscopes enhanced for 3rd generation serial data analysis
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1/20/2009   Post a comment
Tektronix's DSA70000B series is being touted as providing the industry's best signal integrity performance and equipment investment protection.
"Green" panels, issues set to dominate in FPDs
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1/19/2009   Post a comment
Flat panel displays are expected to become significantly more environmentally friendly over the next few years, and 70 percent of FPD shipments will tout a variety of “green” features by 2012, according to market research group DisplaySearch.
Agilent : PXI digitizers have high impedance input
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1/19/2009   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has announced the expansion of its Acqiris high-speed digitizer product line with extended functionality on its PXI digitizers.
32 channel digital PXI I/O module features variable threshold
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1/19/2009   Post a comment
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of PXI modules with the introduction of the 40-412 32-channel digital programmable threshold I/O module.
Plenty of DTV converter boxes left, study finds
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1/17/2009   Post a comment
If the switchover from analog to digital television broadcast doesn't happen as scheduled Feb. 17, it won't be for lack of digital-to-analog converter boxes, according to a study by market research firm Digital Tech Consulting.
AMD cuts 900 additional jobs
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1/16/2009   Post a comment
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. plans to cut an additional 900 jobs during the first quarter of 2009 as part of a series of moves designed to reduce the chip maker's workforce by about 9 percent, AMD said.
IMS Research : Wireless in industry - where it stands and where it goes
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1/16/2009   Post a comment
In 2007, the estimated worldwide market for wireless products in factory automation was only 0.5 million units. By 2013, shipments are forecast to increase to almost 4 million units.
Anritsu embeds AWR's Microwave Office high-frequency design software into its flagship vector network analyzer
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1/16/2009   Post a comment
AWR and Anritsu Company have announced AWR Connected for Anritsu, which makes Microwave Office high-frequency design software a standard component of Anritsu's latest VectorStar MS4640A vector network analyzer (VNA).
Verigy settles dispute with startup
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1/15/2009   Post a comment
Startup automated test equipment vendor Silicon Test Systems will transfer all of its intellectual property to Verigy as part of a settlement reached by the companies on a pending trade secret misappropriation lawsuit, according to a statement issued by Verigy.
Virage Logic's Shubat runs for GSA BoD
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1/15/2009   Post a comment
Virage Logic's Alex Shubat, co-founder, president and chief executive officer, is running as a candidate to serve on the Global Semiconductor Alliance board of directors for a two-year term in the EDA/design partner category that includes intellectual property providers.
4G LTE eNodeB test signal generator enables LTE user equipment RF and digital baseband testing
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1/15/2009   Post a comment
CellMetric have launched a Long Term Evolution (LTE) eNodeB 4G base station test signal generator, designated Modus 6. The LTE test solution is compliant with Release 8 of the Third Generation Partnership Project standard (3GPP) and supports both Time Domain Duplex (TDD) and Frequency Domain Duplex (FDD) modes.
EDAC panel: Grim present, but long-term optimism
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1/15/2009   Post a comment
Executives from some of EDA's biggest companies delivered a sobering, if unsurprising message, about the current climate. But they also sounded an upbeat note about the industry's long-term prospects.
Apple's Jobs takes medical leave
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
Steve Jobs has announced he will take a medical leave at Apple Inc. until June, just days after publically describing his condition as a minor one that would not interfere with his duties as chief executive, leaving Apple's chief operating officer, Tim Cook, to handle day-to-day issues in his absence.
Analysis: Nortel hits a debt iceberg; can it survive?
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
Nortel's bankruptcy filing, while offering temporary relief from creditors, could eventually help sink the company, ending one of the more compelling sagas in North America's telecommunications equipment market.
U.S. lead in patents narrows
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
The U.S. lead in patents slipped slightly in 2008, according to a report that comes amid an all time high in patent filings in the U.S—including a record in patents issued to IBM Corp.--but growing concern about the quality of patents.
Analysis: ST is carrying the torch for Europe's IC market
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
Amidst the economic turmoil, STMicroelectronics is emerging as the most likely beneficiary of Europe's multiyear and now rapidly accelerating restructuring of the regional high-tech market.
CARcorder tracks automotive bus signals
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
Ixxat Automation GmbH (Weingarten, Germany) has developed a diagnosis and logging tool for all types of automotive communication bus systems.
JTAG/Boundary Scan platform with controllers for cabled PCI Express
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
Goepel electronic introduces a controller series compliant with PCI Express External Cabling specification, a new addition to the JTAG/Boundary Scan hardware platform Scanflex.
FormFactor to cut workforce by 22%
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1/13/2009   Post a comment
Probe-card maker FormFactor said it would reduce its workforce by 22 percent as part of a global reorganization and cost reduction plan.
Obituary: Jack Gifford, Maxim founder, AMD co-founder
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1/13/2009   Post a comment
John (Jack) Gifford, a founder of Maxim Integrated Products and co-founder of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), died from an apparent heart attack. He was 68.
Genachowski said to be Obama's choice to head FCC
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1/13/2009   Post a comment
Julius Genachowski, a venture capitalist who served as a technology advisor to President-elect Barack Obama's presidential campaign, has been tapped to head the Federal Communications Commission, according to reports.
VNA delivers best-in-class dynamic range, measurement speed and frequency coverage over 70 kHz to 70 GHz
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1/13/2009   1 comment
Anritsu Company claims the lead in Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) technology with the introduction of the VectorStar premium series of microwave VNAs, which deliver best-in-class frequency coverage of 70 kHz to 70 GHz, dynamic range of 103 dB at 67 GHz, and measurement speed of 20 µs/point.
Yokogawa : Digital multimeters offer USB communication
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1/13/2009   Post a comment
The Yokogawa TY700 series is a range of handheld digital multimeters which combine high accuracy, performance and reliability with a range of new functions for both electronics and general industrial applications.
Cars share cameras, radar sensors
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1/9/2009   Post a comment
Under the auspices of tier one Delphi Deutschland, a consortium of six companies has launched the research project 'Active Safety Car'. The project aims at developing automotive-based systems that do not only recognize obstacles ahead of the vehicle but also communicate them to other vehicles nearby.
Lip-Bu Tan named Cadence CEO
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1/8/2009   Post a comment
Cadence Design Systems Inc. has named Lip-Bu Tan as its new president and CEO, replacing Michael Fister, who resigned in October along with four other senior executives.
Panasonic calls for 3DTV standard this year
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1/8/2009   Post a comment
Panasonic called for the industry to rally around standards this year for stereo 3-D high definition TVs so products can flow in 2010.
Mitsubishi, Nvidia team up in 3DTV
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1/7/2009   Post a comment
Mitsubishi has teamed up with Nvidia to fill its hunger for content for its 3-D-ready digital TVs.
Fieldbus Foundation announces Safety Instrumented Functions final specification and development tools
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1/7/2009   Post a comment
The Fieldbus Foundation today announced new device development solutions for its FOUNDATION for Safety Instrumented Functions (SIF) technology. The latest SIF release includes the FOUNDATION for SIF final Technical Specification package, SIF Interoperability Test Kit (ITK), and updated DD Library with SIF function blocks.
IR Thermometer with enhanced signal detection and attenuation alarming capabilities
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1/7/2009   Post a comment
Ircon has introduced an enhanced version of its Modline 5R Infrared Thermometer with advanced signal detection and attenuation alarming capabilities. The new Modline 5 Series 5R Ratio Sensors are designed for non-contact infrared temperature measurement applications involving harsh industrial environments.
HDMI gears up for home network role
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1/7/2009   1 comment
The High Definition Multimedia Interface officially throws its hat in the ring of contenders for a home networking physical layer today with plans for a next-generation of HDMI that will include support for high bandwidth bi-direction traffic capable of handling compressed video.
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