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EU ministers back spectrum farming for 3G, caution on DVB-H for mobile TV
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11/29/2007   Post a comment
European Union telecommunications ministers have endorsed the EC's proposals to open radio frequencies, initially allocated to GSM mobile phone services, to other technologies including 3G. However, they only partially backed proposals to mandate DVB-H as the technology of choice in Europe for mobile TV.
Shake your phone to check messages, battery power
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11/29/2007   Post a comment
Researchers at the University of Glasgow have demonstrated an interface that allows mobile phone users to check if the power is low or whether there are unopened messages by simply shaking the device.
WTO rules against Japanese DRAM tariffs
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11/28/2007   Post a comment
The World Trade Organization has upheld a ruling that Japan has violated international trade rules by imposing punitive import duties on DRAMs from South Korea.
SemIndia reportedly in talks to raise funds
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11/28/2007   Post a comment
SemIndia Inc., the semiconductor manufacturing startup based in Hyderabad, plans to raise about $100 million within the next 180 days to help launch operations.
Data logging software simplifies data acquisition
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11/28/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has introduced its BenchLink Data Logger Pro software for the Agilent 34970A and 34980A data acquisition/switch units.
Aeroflex base station tester adds encryption support
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11/28/2007   Post a comment
The new feature provides a field portable and easy-to-use base station test solution for installation and commissioning, routine maintenance and fault finding.
FuturePlus proposes replacement for BERTs
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11/28/2007   Post a comment
FuturePlus has developed a small system to replace bit-error-rate testers (BERTs) in most high-speed serial testing.
Solid-state switching matrix sustains surge currents up to 0.75-A
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11/28/2007   Post a comment
Available in 2, 4 and 8 slot BRICs, these solid state matrices from Pickering Interfaces are suitable for applications requiring hot switching since they can sustain short term inrush currents and full load operation without any degradation in operational life.
IO library suite simplifies configuration of LXI instruments
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11/27/2007   Post a comment
Agilent has released its IO Libraries Suite 15.0, which offers an improved LAN-discovery interface that simplifies the configuration of LXI and other LAN-capable instruments.
Rohde & Schwarz's microwave signal generator delivers 43.5 GHz ultra-pure signals
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11/27/2007   Post a comment
To compensate for power losses due to cable attenuation and transfer impedance, the R&S SMF100A also offers an output power of up to +26 dBm (at 20 GHz).
Two Virginia engineering students held in abduction
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11/27/2007   Post a comment
Two University of Virginia engineering students were arraigned in connection with the alleged abduction of another Chinese national.
Cadence opens design office in Zelenograd
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11/27/2007   Post a comment
Cadence Design Systems has opened its second office in Russia, in the heart of the former Soviet Union's "Silicon Valley".
Swedish design: upwardly mobile
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11/26/2007   Post a comment
Sweden's wireless entrepreneurs are moving Internet and other features to the mobile phone.
EU gives cautious go-ahead to research institute
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11/26/2007   Post a comment
European Union ministers have agreed in principle to establish a research organization to spur innovation and growth, but funding remained unresolved even as several countries jostled to host the so called "European Institute of Innovation and Technology."
Compromise emerging on Galileo sat-nav funding
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11/26/2007   Post a comment
Europe's fledgling satellite navigation project Galileo cleared a major hurdle in its long-running attempts to sort out future funding as EU member states agreed on a compromise deal on the financing of the project.
Broadcom wins a further round against Qualcomm
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11/23/2007   Post a comment
A federal judge has upheld a decision in favor of Braodcom Corp against archrival Qualcomm Inc. that the latter infringed on three Broadcom patents related to video compression, and technology that enables a handset to simultaneously access data and voice networks.
Ofcom spectrum auctions could spur NetCo's
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11/23/2007   Post a comment
Next year's spectrum auctions in the U.K. for mobile broadband and mobile TV are likely to spur the development of new business models for operating wireless networks, such as the "NetCo" model.
Microwave frequency counter delivers high stability and reduced cost-of-ownership
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11/23/2007   Post a comment
nritsu has launched the MF2400C Microwave Frequency Counter, succeeding the popular MF2400B line.
UN report complains of low electronics recycling rates
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11/21/2007   Post a comment
The recycling of electronic waste in the European Union is far from its targets, says a study authored by a consortium led by the United Nations University (UNU). The study suggests higher collection rates would not only serve the environment but also the industry.
Portable spectrum analyzer operates up to 7.5 GHz
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11/20/2007   Post a comment
Boonton has introduced its 9103 handheld spectrum analyzer that operates at frequencies up to 7.5 GHz for applications in the communications industry.
Readers sound off on engineering education debate
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11/19/2007   Post a comment
Readers had plenty to say about the state of American engineering education in response to a recent report.
Readers sound off on engineering education debate
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11/19/2007   Post a comment
Readers had plenty to say about the state of American engineering education in response to a recent report.
Oscilloscope tools software upgrade delivers embedded intelligence
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11/19/2007   Post a comment
Amherst Systems Associates Inc. has released Version 5 of its M1 Oscilloscope Tools software family, which features a patent-pending technology called "Hidden Anomaly Location", or HAL, which automatically detects hidden waveform anomalies.
C-band users, WiMAX hopefuls welcome WRC spectrum allocations
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11/16/2007   Post a comment
Satellite operators and equipment vendors hailed the outcome of their campaign at the World Radicommunications Conference to protect the users of its C-band spectrum from terrestrial interference. Backers of WiMAX also won the last of their hard-fought battles to cement the technology's acceptance as a mobile broadband standard.
Compromise reached at WRC over mobile spectrum
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11/16/2007   Post a comment
The World Radiocommunications Conference reached a compromise ahead of its final plenary that gives mobile service providers access to bandwidth now reserved for television broadcasts.
SPI exerciser and analyzer enables debug, analysis, and test
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11/15/2007   Post a comment
Byte Paradigm has released the SPI Xpress, a PC-controlled 4- and 3-wire SPI exerciser and analyzer with a USB 2.0 high-speed interface.
Fiber-optic test modules target CWDM networks
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11/15/2007   Post a comment
JDSU has introduced its CWDM series of OTDR modules for its T-BERD/MTS-8000 and T-BERD/MTS-6000 optical test platforms.
JTAG enhances ProVision development software
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11/15/2007   Post a comment
JTAG Technologies has announced the latest release of its JTAG ProVision development tool with greater functionality.
NI releases multicore-based controllers for PXI and PXI Express systems
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11/15/2007   Post a comment
National Instruments has released the NI 8352 and NI 8353 high-performance, multicore-based, server-class controllers for use in PXI or PXI Express systems.
Agilent upgrades ADS EDA software platform with major enhancements
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11/15/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has released its Advanced Design System release 2008 EDA software platform with productivity enhancements for high-frequency, high-speed electronic design.
Book to celebrate ten years of DATE
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11/15/2007   Post a comment
Organizers of the Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE) conference are celebrating ten years of the event with a book that collates 30 of the best papers presented at the event since its inception.
Cambridge must bridge innovation gap, report warns
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11/15/2007   Post a comment
Cambridge is in danger of losing its place as one of the leading high technology and electronics clusters in Europe for fledgling companies because it is too reliant on "hard technology" segments and is not particularly innovative when it comes to "soft tech" ventures, a report from Library House warns.
Dutch court rules for Qualcomm in case against Nokia
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11/14/2007   Post a comment
The District court in Hague, the Netherlands, dismissed a patent complaint by Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia Oy against chip supplier Qualcomm Inc., the latest in a long series of patent disputes between the companies.
ARM's CEO wins Business Leader of Year award
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11/14/2007   Post a comment
Warren East, chief executive officer of ARM Holdings, has won the prestigious Orange Business Leader of the Year Award at this year's British National Business Awards.
EU telecom strategy plans set to be challenged
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11/14/2007   Post a comment
National telecoms regulators are expected to oppose strongly plans announced by the European Commission to create a single EU-wide regulator that is part of an overhaul of the continent's telecoms strategy.
Windows CE marries embedded, Web services
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11/14/2007   Post a comment
Tomorrow's embedded systems will be access points for a growing array of network services, according to executives at Microsoft Corp. who are rolling out a new release of Windows CE software to help enable the shift as well as a new initiative to reach out more broadly to hardware developers as it competes with Linux to command a rising share of the embedded software market.
Agilent expands USB-based DAQ line
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11/13/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has added new products to its USB-based data acquisition (DAQ) family of standalone, modular solutions.
Engineering education study draws industry fire
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11/13/2007   1 comment
A new study on U.S. engineering education draws fire from critics who maintain there are too few U.S. engineering graduates.
Aeroflex adds JTAG/boundary scan option
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11/13/2007   Post a comment
The 5800 Series will feature as an option, the PXI-based SCANFLEX platform from GOEPEL Electronic, a leading vendor of JTAG/boundary scan solutions.
Anite, Agilent team for LTE handset test devevelopment
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11/13/2007   Post a comment
Communications test equipment specialists Anite plc and Agilent Technologies Inc. are combining their efforts to develop mobile handset testing gear that will conform to the emerging Long Term Evolution standards.
Teradyne rolls duo PCB tester
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11/13/2007   Post a comment
With the introduction of a PCB tester equipped with two independent test modules, Teradyne claims to effectively double throughput without doubling price and manufacturing floor footprint.
Swedish startup rebels against mobile carriers
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11/12/2007   Post a comment
Hjalmar Winbladh, CEO of the Swedish VoIP startup Rebtel, is building a business based on making international mobile calls at local rates by circumventing wireless operators' interconnection fees.
India debuts on Top 10 computer list
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11/12/2007   Post a comment
India debuts for the first time as home to one of the world's most powerful systems in the latest ranking of the Top 500 supercomputers, released at the Supercomputing 2007 conference.
Petabyte array follows trend to SAS
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11/12/2007   Post a comment
A storage array company will underscore the rapid shift to Serial Attached SCSI drives when it debuts its latest system that shifts from Fibre Channel to SAS and Serial ATA drives for an array that can house up to 1.2 petabytes of storage in two racks.
U.S. panel to release China trade recommendations
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11/9/2007   Post a comment
A panel focusing on U.S.-China economic and military relations will deliver its annual report to Congress.
U.S., Iranian engineers seek greater tech cooperation
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11/9/2007   Post a comment
Representatives from the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering went to Iran to expand scientific collaboration between the two countries.
Automated optical inspection platform targets post-reflow inspection
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11/7/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies Inc. will unveil its Medalist sj5000 automated optical inspection (AOI) platform at the Productronica trade show in Munich, Germany.
Study questions U.S. shortfall in math, science
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11/7/2007   Post a comment
A new study disputes whether U.S. students are falling behind foreign counterparts in math and science while asserting that there are plenty of U.S. engineering graduates but too few jobs.
IBM-led group may double spending on packaging
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11/6/2007   Post a comment
The IBM-led Common Platform alliance plans to step up its investment in semiconductor packaging technology to pave the way to 32nm devices, potentially doubling its current level of spending in the area.
Cray stretches Linux in supercomputer
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11/6/2007   Post a comment
The day after Google announced a new initiative to pack Linux into mobile handsets, supercomputer designer Cray is announcing its Xt5 systems that it claims will be its biggest computers to use the open source operating system.
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