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LG supplies DVB-H phone to Italian 3G provider
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4/28/2006   Post a comment
South Korean mobile phone maker LG Electronics Co. Ltd. said it will supply UMTS (WCDMA) DVB-H phones, trademarked LG-U900, to Hutchison Italia, the largest 3G telecommunications service carrier in Italy.
Power-grid quality monitors are GPS-equipped, networked
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4/27/2006   Post a comment
With summer weather on the way, and air conditioners about to be cranked up, power-line quality will soon be an issue for generation companies. Here's a monitoring system that lets you---over the Web---identify site trends and power events. Embedded compression supports true-time data sampling, with values and trends continuously stored.
Hitachi profit declines
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4/27/2006   Post a comment
Japan-based Hitachi Ltd. reported earnings of $319 million on sales of $80.9 billion in its 2005 fiscal year ended March 31, 2006. Net earnings declined 28 percent from fiscal 2004, while sales rose 5 percent.
Test symposium addresses IC challenges
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4/27/2006   Post a comment
The VLSI Test Symposium, scheduled for April 30 to May 4 in Berkeley, Calif. will feature two keynote addresses, one from a chip house and one from an equipment vendor.
LG-Nortel to supply videophone to Telecom Italia
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4/27/2006   Post a comment
South Korea-based LG-Nortel Co. Ltd. announced it has signed a contract to supply two million hybrid videophones to Telecom Italia, Italy's top fixed-line telecommunications service carrier, according to a report.
Telecom gear vendors formed interoperability group
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4/27/2006   Post a comment
A coalition of telecommunication equipment manufacturers has formed the Communications Platforms Trade Association
Google sued in Israeli court
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
Just months after opening up its Israeli subsidiary, Google is facing a lawsuit in the country.
U.S. investments in Israel growing
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
Oracle Corp. has made its first investment in Israel, and other U.S. and European companies are boosting stakes in Israel.
Analysis: Battle lines drawn in Synopsys-Magma court fight
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
The interpretation of District Court Judge Maxine Chesney on six key issues could hold the key to the outcome of the Synopsys-Magma patent dispute.
Freescale exec assumes presidency of VSIA
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4/25/2006   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor's Kathy Werner has been elected president of semiconductor intellectual property standards organization the VSI Alliance by a unanimous vote of the organization's board of directors.
French competitiveness initiative eyes mobile TV, search engine
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4/25/2006   Post a comment
French President Jacques Chirac announced a $2.47 billion investment in a broad-ranging industrial and technological development program whose projects will include mobile TV and a multimedia search engine search engine to vie with Google.
Microsoft attacked over China piracy rates
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4/25/2006   Post a comment
Despite recent success for Microsoft Corp. in getting China’s big PC makers to bundle legitimate copies of the Windows operating system, the software giant remains cautious on how long it will take for China to stamp out rampant piracy.
Azimuth Systems launches Wi-Fi mesh testing software
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4/25/2006   Post a comment
The software automates performance testing in a laboratory environment as opposed to expensive field testing.
PXI chassis, controllers boost bandwidth with PCI Express
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4/25/2006   Post a comment
Instrumentation house National Instruments is dishing up the industry's first PXI chasses and controllers based on PCI Express. These wares deliver up to 1-Gbyte/s/slot dedicated bandwidth.
Role of IBM engineer pivotal to Synopsys-Magma case
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4/25/2006   Post a comment
Following Synopsys' opening argument, the complex patent infringement trial it brought against Magma Design Automation appears to hinge largely on two-year joint development between Synopsys and IBM.
Japan OKs copy protection scheme for hard-drive-based DTV recording
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4/24/2006   Post a comment
The iVDR Consortium unveiled the Security Architecture for Intelligent Attachment as a standard copy protection scheme for hard-drive-based recording of DTV programs.
Updated: Rambus awarded $306.9 million in Hynix case
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4/24/2006   Post a comment
A federal jury has awarded Rambus Inc. more than $306 million in a patent dispute with South Korean chip maker Hynix Semiconductor Inc.
CompactPCI form-factor board packs eight channels of acoustic A/D conversion
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4/24/2006   Post a comment
Board maker ICS Sensor Processing is debuting an 8-channel acoustic A/D converter board designed for vibration analysis and military sonar applications. Each analog-input channel is sampled at up to 5-MHz with 16-bit resolution.
802.11n wireless gear falls short in testing
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4/24/2006   Post a comment
The first round of IEEE draft 802.11n-compliant wireless networking equipment from Netgear and Buffalo Technology proved disappointing in terms of performance and interoperability, according to independent tests.
Corning selects Beijing for glass plant
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4/24/2006   Post a comment
; Corning Inc. announced Monday (April 24) that it will locate its liquid crystal display (LCD) glass substrate finishing facility, the first on the China mainland, in the Beijing Economic Technological Development Area.
Synopsys, Magma court battle set to tip-off Monday
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4/22/2006   Post a comment
After an extended war of words that has lasted for more than 18 months, the Synopsys-Magma patent trial is set to start Monday in San Francisco.
DoD unifying RF efforts
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4/21/2006   Post a comment
The Defense department has unified its spectrum-management policies for next-generation RF services, by creating a Defense Spectrum Organization within the Defense Information Systems Agency.
Court questions Apple on trade secrets, says report
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4/21/2006   Post a comment
Apple Computer Inc. was questioned in court Thursday (April 20) as the computer maker argued its case to identify those who leaked trade secrets, according to an Associated Press report.
Ericsson profit falls as Marconi is absorbed
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4/21/2006   Post a comment
Swedish wireless communications company Ericsson posted net earnings of $609 million on sales of $5.2 billion in the first quarter, down from $615 million on sales of $4.2 billion in the year-ago quarter.
Chartered inks deals with Microsoft, IBM
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4/20/2006   Post a comment
Semiconductor foundry Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing has signed an agreement with Microsoft to manufacture CPUs for the Xbox 360 game consoles, using 65-nm Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) semiconductor technology.
S-LCD expands display capacity
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4/20/2006   Post a comment
S-LCD Corp., the joint venture between Sony Corp. and Samsung Electronics, is investing about $240 million to expand capacity at its 7th generation fab by 50 percent to process 90,000 panels a month.
Windows CE and GPS marriage puts mapping on nomadic spectrum analyzer
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4/20/2006   Post a comment
The RF Scout Interference Hunter is a handheld 30-MHz to 2.5-GHz spectrum analyzer that provides tools to hunt for RF interference and check signal quality. The touchscreen unit runs Windows CE and displays GPS maps. Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn reports.
Book describes writing testbenches using SystemVerilog
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4/20/2006   Post a comment
A book about writing testbenches using SystemVerilog, written by Synopsys' Janick Bergeron, has been published by Springer Science + Business Media.
Heckler disrupts welcoming ceremony for China's Hu
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4/20/2006   Post a comment
The Bush White House's airtight security umbrella was breached by a heckler during South Lawn ceremonies welcoming Chinese President Hu Jintao.
Mentor opens design lab at Russian university
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4/20/2006   Post a comment
Mentor Graphics has opened a design laboratory at the Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology in Zelenograd, Russia. The center will train electronic design students to use the company's EDA tools.
Patent tracker targets OLED techology
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4/20/2006   Post a comment
Patent searches on organic light-emitting diode technology promise to become easier with the release of a quarterly report on global patents.
ITC ordered to review Energizer patent case
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4/19/2006   Post a comment
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has issued a mandate to the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to act again on the three-year-old Complaint filed by Energizer, which claims infringement of its mercury-free alkaline battery patent.
VMEbus module simulates thermocouples
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4/19/2006   Post a comment
This VMEbus board comprises a 16-channel analog-output/thermocouple simulator. It provides outputs simulating every type of thermocouple, has automatic reference-junction temperature compensation, and produces user-programmable precision voltage outputs.
Microsoft to aid Indian software startups
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4/19/2006   Post a comment
Microsoft Corp. has launched a program under the Microsoft Innovation Center and aimed at aiding the startups building software products and solutions for the global market.
FTD to blend India, China product development
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4/19/2006   Post a comment
Singapore-based FTD Technology Pte. Ltd., said it is looking at an India-China mix as demand is emerging for a dual nation-based development paradigm.
Korea's Nextreaming joins 'campaign' against Qualcomm
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4/19/2006   Post a comment
Nextreaming, a developer of embedded multimedia software for mobile handsets, has filed a complaint against Qualcomm Inc. alleging it violated South Korea's antitrust regulations.
Report: Media firms blast EU broadcast rules
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4/18/2006   Post a comment
Media and technology companies warned Tuesday that new European Union broadcasting rules could restrict the growth of emerging media formats such as video broadcasts through the Internet and mobile phones, according to an Associated Press report.
Nokia expands China R&D center
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4/18/2006   Post a comment
Wireless handset supplier Nokia has announced it would strengthen its R&D operations in China, including expanding its Chengdu R&D Center for developing mobile network infrastructure products.
Report: Japanese military buying Dells
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4/17/2006   Post a comment
The Japan Defense Agency will buy more than 56,000 desktop and notebook computers from Dell Inc.'s Japanese subsidiary, according to a Bizjournals.Com report quoting the Austin Business Journal.
USB dongle sweeps 2.4-GHz ISM band
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4/17/2006   Post a comment
Check out this USB plug-in stick that works with Windows PCs as a 2.4-GHZ ISM-band spectrum analyzer. You can also download executables for Linux, Mac OS, and other operating systems.
Maxwell allies with Chinese company on ultracapacitors
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4/17/2006   Post a comment
Maxwell Technologies Inc. has formed a toll manufacturing alliance with Belton Technology Group, a major Chinese manufacturer of precision components, flex circuits, circuit boards and other products, to produce Maxwell’s Boostcap ultracapacitors and multi-cell modules.
New India semi association forms
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4/17/2006   5 comments
The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), a Silicon Valley-based not-for-profit global organization, has launched a Semiconductor Special Interest Group (Semi SIG) in Hyderabad.
Startup joins ARM Connected Community
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4/17/2006   Post a comment
Startup simulation and analysis EDA tool provider Nascentric has joined the ARM Connected Community, the network of companies aligned to provide solutions for products based on the ARM architecture.
Flextronics sells software business for $900 million
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4/17/2006   Post a comment
Singapore-based electronic manufacturing services provider Flextronics International Ltd. has signed a definitive agreement to sell its software development and solutions business to an affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), in a transaction valued at $900 million.
Court nears verdict in Rambus vs. Hynix dispute
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4/14/2006   Post a comment
A decision in the long and bitter patent lawsuit by Rambus Inc. against Hynix Semiconductor Inc. is expected to be rendered in the near future, perhaps as early as next week, according to sources close to the case.
Software automates requirements-management for embedded code developers
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4/14/2006   Post a comment
A next-generation requirements-management tool can help development teams crafting embedded software overcome problems mapping test specifications, unit test scenarios, test data, and code coverage verification, with high level requirements and design requirements.
Sun, EPA seek server energy spec
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4/14/2006   Post a comment
Taking a cue from the automotive industry, Sun Microsystems and other electronics companies are working with the Environmental Protection Agency to define a standard metric to measure energy efficiency in server technology.
Analysis: Samsung fab deal ends drought for Austin
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4/14/2006   Post a comment
Austin city officials breathed a sigh of relief after the board of director of Samsung Electronics Co. voted Thursday in Seoul to go ahead with construction of a 300-mm wafer fab here.
Israeli security companies attracting VC investment
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4/14/2006   Post a comment
Venture capitalists are investing heavily in Israel-based companies developing products for the growing homeland security industry.
Report: Sharp investing $53M in Polish LCD plant
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4/13/2006   Post a comment
Japanese electronics company Sharp Corp. plans to invest at least $53 million in a plant making liquid crystal display TV screens in Poland, the government said in a Market Watch report.
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