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Samsung, Vodafone, Qualcomm team on HSDPA
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12/29/2005   Post a comment
South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has agreed to team up with Vodafone and Qualcomm to introduce high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA)-enabled mobile phones in Europe next year.
LG exec expects LCOS, PVRs to bolster TV sales
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12/28/2005   Post a comment
LG Electronics chief executive S.S. Kim expects Liquid Crystal on Silicon technology to help the Korean electronics company achieve its goal of becoming the leading supplier in the global television market, using premium display products.
Report: Philips boosts stake in China TV maker
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12/28/2005   Post a comment
A Chinese business unit of Royal Philips Electronics NV will buy an additional 5 percent stake in Chinese television and mobile phone maker TCL Corp., becoming the company's third-largest shareholder, TCL said in an Associated Press report.
UMC reportedly seeks delisting from Taiwan exchange
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12/28/2005   Post a comment
The chairman of United Microelectronics Corp., reportedly said he is considering delisting the contract chipmaker from the Taiwan Stock Exchange after being penalized for delaying disclosures.
Fate of high-def DVD may lie with Microsoft
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12/26/2005   Post a comment
After months of intense wrangling between the competing Blu-ray and HD-DVD groups, the battle lines in the war over a next-generation high-definition DVD format have moved to the doorstep of Microsoft Corp.
DoD spending bill includes chip reseach funds
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12/23/2005   Post a comment
Funding for a U.S. semiconductor research effort was included in a contentious Defense Department spending bill pushed through Congress.
Nortel, Option demo HSDPA at 3.6 Mbps
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12/22/2005   Post a comment
Belgium-based wireless technology company Option and Toronto-based Nortel Networks Corp. have completed demonstrating High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) data card calls reaching wireless transmission rates of 3.6 megabits per second, faster than current broadband connections.
Litton Interconnect acquired by EMS company
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12/22/2005   Post a comment
Simclar Inc. a multi-plant electronics manufacturing services provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of the Northrop Grumman-owned Litton Interconnect Technologies assembly business in the U.S.
Report: Outsourcing market to restructure
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12/22/2005   Post a comment
Trends in the global outsourcing industry point to a market ripe for restructuring, according to a report by market researcher Everest Group.
Japan's electronics production dipped in 2005
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12/22/2005   Post a comment
Domestic production for Japan's electronics industry is expected to drop this year for the first time since 2002, but will rise 2.3 percent in 2006, according to revised estimate.
Xpedion working with PSP model co-developer
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12/21/2005   Post a comment
Xpedion Design Systems said it has formed a partnership with Gennady Gildenblat, the Penn State professor who co-developed the PSP model. Gildenblat will work with Xpedion to provide PSP parameter extraction for modeling services.
Signal creation software serves mobile WiMAX, WiBro
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12/21/2005   Post a comment
Test-and-measurement vendor Agilent Technologies releases signal creation software for mobile WiMAX and WiBro applications. The software runs on Agilent's microwave vector signal generators.
Wise guy: tests confirm Einstein's formula correct
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12/21/2005   Post a comment
Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the National Institute of Standards and Technology report that Albert Einstein's famous formula is correct.
H-1B backers lose budget round
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12/21/2005   Post a comment
An effort to increase the number of high-tech visas available to U.S. employers failed when Congress dropped the provision from a massive spending bill.
Audio analyzers are compact
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12/21/2005   Post a comment
Rohde & Schwarz is adding two compact audio analyzers to its Smart Instruments family. Models generate single-channel and dual-channel sinewave, two-tone, and noise signals.
Nokia eröffnet indisches Network Center
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12/21/2005   Post a comment
Der finnische Mobiltelefonausrüster Nokia Corp. ließ letzte Woche verlauten, dass das Unternehmen im nächsten Jahr ein neues globales Networks Solution Center in Chennai im Südosten Indiens eröffnen wird.
Korea plant eigene Polysiliziumproduktion
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12/21/2005   Post a comment
Polysilizium ist ein gefragtes Material, das Korea derzeit im Ausland kaufen muss. Aber die Koreaner wollen diese ungünstige Abhängigkeit möglichst schnell abstellen.
HDTV-compatible PC display interface emerges
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12/20/2005   Post a comment
Leading PC and consumer electronics companies announced they are developing a specification for a PC digital display interface that is also compatible with high-definition TV signals.
JAM Technologies expands to Singapore
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12/20/2005   Post a comment
JAM Technologies has opened a new headquarters here in a move that CEO Mike Holt said positions the company to better supply one of its key markets.
Japanese firms countersue Patriot over patents
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12/20/2005   Post a comment
Processor developer and IP company Patriot Scientific Corp. has been named a defendant in five declaratory judgment lawsuits filed in the Federal District Court in Oakland, Calif., by a group of 20 Japanese electronics manufacturers.
Indian government urged to adopt IPv6
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12/20/2005   Post a comment
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India issued its draft recommendations for India's transition to IPv6, calling a for expanded testing of new network technologies.
Walter Hewlett to retire from Agilent's board
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12/19/2005   Post a comment
Electronics supplier Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced that Walter Hewlett will retire as a director of the company effective March 1, 2006.
Strategische Test-Partnerschaft mit PTS in China
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12/19/2005   Post a comment
GÖPEL electronic, Entwickler und Lieferant spezieller JTAG/Boundary Scan Lösungen, ist mit dem chinesischen Unternehmen Production Test Systems Ltd. eine umfassende Partnerschaft eingegangen.
Giuliano Meroni wird President von AMD EMEA
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12/19/2005   Post a comment
AMD hat Giuliano Meroni zum President, AMD EMEA berufen. Außerdem wurde kürzlich Alberto Macchi zum Corporate Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Europe, ernannt.
Update: DTV plan includes set-top subsidy
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12/19/2005   Post a comment
The House has voted to establish a 2009 deadline for ending U.S. analog broadcasting and the start of all-digital TV services.
50-MHz waveform generators include PLL capabilities
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12/19/2005   Post a comment
Although technologies such as microwave RF, RapidIO, and PCI Express occupy the leading-edge limelight these days, not everyone needs GHz-domain test gear. There are still many applications for lower-frequency equipment. Fluke Corp., for example, has some function generators for 50-MHz or lower applications.
Samsung offers WiBro services in Venezuala
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12/19/2005   Post a comment
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. said it has agreed to supply a Venezuelan mobile service provider with network equipment and operational know-how for recently-certified mobile WiMAX services.
NTT DoCoMo, Korea's KT Freetel target W-CDMA
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12/19/2005   Post a comment
Japan’s NTT DoCoMo Inc. has agreed to invest $560 million to purchase a 10-percent stake in South Korea’s mobile service provider KT Freetel Co., Ltd.
HP gets cold feet, endorses HD-DVD
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12/17/2005   Post a comment
Hewlett Packard Co. reversed course by officially joining the competing HD-DVD group while maintaining its ties with the Blu-ray Disc camp.
Sony suspends digital camera sales in China
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12/16/2005   Post a comment
Sony Corp. has suspended sales of its digital still cameras in a Chinese province after authories judged that the cameras failed to meet quality criteria.
Industry execs meet with Cheney to promote research agenda
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12/16/2005   Post a comment
U.S. high-tech industry executives met with Vice President Dick Cheney to lobby for more U.S. support for basic science research.
Industry execs meet with Cheney to promote research agenda
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12/16/2005   Post a comment
U.S. high-tech industry executives met with Vice President Dick Cheney to lobby for more U.S. support for basic science research.
Report: Global telco sales to hit $1.2 trillion next year
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12/16/2005   Post a comment
Global telecommunications industry revenue will reach $1.2 trillion by the close of 2006, with continued strong growth in wireless communications, according to an Insight Research report.
The politicization of innovation
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12/16/2005   Post a comment
As the competitive threat from Asia -- especially China --grows, innovation emerged in 2005 as a key technology and economic issue in America.
Nokia to open network center in India
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12/16/2005   Post a comment
Finland-based wireless equipment provider Nokia Corp. said Friday (Dec. 15) it will open a new global networks solution center next year in Chennai, southeastern India, as part of its strategy to penetrate the growing India market.
Tokyo court orders release of evidence in AMD suit
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12/16/2005   Post a comment
In a possible turn of events in the suit by Advanced Micro Devices against Intel Corp., the Tokyo District Court said it would require the Fair Trade Commission of Japan (JFTC) to release evidence obtained during its investigation of Intel K.K.
Sigma to acquire UWB chipset maker
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12/15/2005   Post a comment
Digital media processor supplier Sigma Designs has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue7 Communications, a developer of advanced wireless technologies and ultrawideband (UWB) semiconductors.
ATE pin-driver chip provides differential drive and receive
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12/15/2005   Post a comment
Billed as the first IC to integrate differential drive and receive capabilities, the Semtech E7725 driver/window comparator is for ATE applications. The dual-channel chip combines signal drive and receive capabilities for single-ended and fully differential modes.
OIF finalizes network specs
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12/15/2005   Post a comment
The Optical Internetworking Forum has finalized three implementation agreements for network interoperability.
Battery powered vector network analyzers go afield
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12/14/2005   Post a comment
Anritsu's got two portable handheld vector network analyzers that can make vector-corrected 1-port and 1-path 2-port measurements from 2-MHz all the way out to 6-GHz. Weighing just 6-lbs, these VNAs can replace racks of benchtop gear, and their USB and Ethernet hooks give you the connectivity needed to transfer data to other lab equipment. eeProductCenter Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn reports.
Fiber-optic panels backlight LCD displays for pressure test gauges
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12/14/2005   Post a comment
Lumitex has introduced fiber-optic panels that use a single LED light source for backlighting LCD displays in digital pressure test gauges.
Alliance hopes to simplify HDTV networks
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12/14/2005   Post a comment
Several electronics and media companies have formed an alliance to create design guidelines for high-definition audio/video networks to speed the creation of high-definition products.
Research scientist named 2006 DAC general chair
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12/14/2005   Post a comment
Ellen Sentovich (shown), a research scientist at Cadence Berkeley Laboratories and former technical and general chair of the International Conference on Computer-Aided Design, has been named general chair of the 2006 Design Automation Conference.
OTN core switching tester gets OTU1 capabilities
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12/14/2005   Post a comment
Broadband communications test-and-measurement house Innocor adds OTU1 test capabilities to an existing next-generation test equipment line for OTN. The adjunct addresses the needs of transport applications that require FEC and OTN Digital Wrapper testing at 2.666-Gbit/s line rates.
Amplified Noise Source delivers wide 10 MHz to 6 GHz bandwidth in wireless test applications
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12/14/2005   Post a comment
An amplified noise source, the NW6G-M features broadband frequency coverage from 10 MHz to 6 GHz, offering users a wide bandwidth while meeting the highest standards for todays’ tests.
Researchers map out shift to high-k materials
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12/14/2005   Post a comment
With high-k materials scheduled to replace silicon dioxide in logic chips beginning in 2008, researchers gathered here at an international semiconductor technology conference to flesh out details of the transition.
DirecTV fined $5.3 million over telemarketing
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12/13/2005   Post a comment
The Federal Trade Commission has announced that satellite video services provider DirecTV will pay the U.S. government $5.3 million after five telemarketing firms representing the company were found to have violated do-not-call telemarketing regulations.
ViewSonic prevails in patent case
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12/13/2005   Post a comment
Monitor supplier ViewSonic Corp., announced t has prevailed in a lawsuit brought by South Korea-based LG Philips LCD Co. Ltd.
Report: Ericsson workers cited for tax evasion
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12/13/2005   Post a comment
A Swedish prosecutor on Tuesday charged four current and former employees at wireless equipment maker LM Ericsson with severe obstruction of tax controls and evading taxes, according to an Associated Press report.
Consortium completes VSIA QIP Metric Beta Program
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12/13/2005   Post a comment
VSIA said STARC, a Japanese research consortium, has completed the VSIA QIP Metric Beta Testing Program.
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