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RF module operates in 868-MHz ISM band
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One RF Technology has introduced a low-cost, 868-MHz RF module dubbed TinyOne Lite that is optimized for low-power radio communication at a competitive cost and available with or without an integrated antenna.
High-power diode laser bars offer simplified integration
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PulseLife Horizontal Arrays are Coherent Inc.'s new series of diode laser packages that deliver high-power output while offering simplified water-cooling requirements.
CEO interview: Microchip's Steve Sanghi
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In 1990, Steve Sanghi joined Microchip Technology Inc. when the firm was flat on its back and near liquidation.
Linear launches quad-channel 2.25-MHz DC/DC converter
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Linear Technology has developed a quad channel, high efficiency, 2.25-MHz, synchronous buck regulator that delivers up to 300mA, dual 200mA and 100mA continuous outputs from a 3mm x 3mm QFN package.
DC/DC converter is drop-in replacement for old, new designs
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Ericsson Power Modules' latest DC/DC converter platform, the PKY4716PI, uses the industry-standard full-brick format and footprint, making it a suitable drop-in replacement for applications in the telecom and industrial sectors.
IRCONA joins the Lattice LEADER design services program
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Lattice welcomes new partner IRCONA's electronic product development expertise to the Lattice LEADER design services program.
U.S. will not oppose IEEE patent disclosure policy
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The Justice Department said it will not oppose on antitrust grounds the IEEE's proposed policy for disclosing patents in standards deliberations.
1 W DC/DC converter suitable for small-design applications
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C&D Technologies extended their NMJ series of low-power DC/DC converters to include eight single-output models. The devices are UL60950 safety-standard approved, 1 W converters.
PMICs enable smaller design of DC/DC converters, LDOs
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Maxim Integrated Products introduced the MAX8667/MAX8668, a 4-channel power-management ICs (PMICs) in a 9 mm2 TQFN package. These PMICs minimize total design size by integrating two step-down DC/DC converters and two low-input, low-dropout regulators (LDOs), as well as all feedback networks.
Micro fuel cells to hit mainstream in 2010
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Despite a flurry of announcements and investments in micro fuel cells for portable devices, the technology is not expected to become a mainstream product until 2010 or so, according to an expert in the arena.
MSC to distribute Hitachi displays in France
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Seeking to expand its market share in Europe, Hitachi Display Products Group has added MSC to its distribution network in France.
Sager, APP pen distribution pact
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Sager Electronics announced it has been selected to distribute Anderson Power Products throughout North America.
Cradle rescued by funding, says analyst
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After nearly going under, Cradle Technologies Inc. has secured some funding to sustain its operations, according to an analyst.
MP3 chip market sees new landscape
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Despite the growth of MP3 player sales, the market for controller chips for these products is seeing intense price erosion as new competitors enter the fray, according to iSuppli Corp.
Epoxy preform remains flexible under thermal cycling
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Designed for under-the-hood automotive applications, Multi-Seals Inc. introduces the Uni-Form M5-82 linear epoxy preform that remains flexible under temperature changes.
IC Manage announces hardware/software design management platform
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GDP (Global Design Platform) from IC Manage facilitates scalable, collaborative, IC (FPGA, ASIC, SoC) and system-level electronic designs.
Tiny encoder delivers 318 LPI resolution
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Avago says its high resolution AEDR-8400-14x surface-mount optical encoders are the industry's smallest with dimensions of 3 x 3.28 x 1.26-mm.
ST selects Obducat nano-imprint litho for R&D
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STMicroelectronics has placed an order for a nano-imprint lithography (NIL) R&D system from Obducat AB to be used in a post-silicon R&D unit for development purposes. Obducat has also produced stampers that are being used in this assessment project.
Hidden IP: booby trap or buried treasure?
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Standards bodies are reviewing their procedures for dealing with intellectual-property (IP) rights, many of them focusing on patent and licensing disclosure.
Qimonda's Loh banking on DRAM market comeback
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One year into his tenure as CEO of the world's third largest DRAM maker, Qimonda's Kin Wah Loh is out to prove that his company can be nimble and aggressive rather than a problematic memory division of its parent company, Infineon Technologies AG.
Israeli tech companies raised $406 million in 1Q
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During the first quarter of 2007, 121 Israeli high-tech companies raised $406 million from venture investors — both local and foreign.
Under the Hood: Inside Microsoft's Xbox 360 Elite
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In the wake of its Sony Playstation 3 and Nintendo Wii video teardowns, Semiconductor Insights kept the cameras rolling as it took apart the new Xbox 360 Elite to see just how Microsoft plans to stay competitive in the hotly contested, three-way gaming platform market.
Ixia moves test chassis to desktop
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Carbon film resistors offer less than 3 watts for commercial apps
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IRC offers the CCF series of commercial-grade low-power carbon film resistors for consumer electronic devices.
Micro fuel cells to hit mainstream in 2010
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Despite a flurry of announcements and investments in micro fuel cells for portable devices, the technology is not expected to become a mainstream product until 2010 or so, according to an expert in the arena.
Atmel blames ex-CEO for option snafu
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Atmel Corp. announced that its board has completed its independent investigation regarding the company's past stock option grants and practices.
Analysts see positive chip indicators
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There was a lot of doom and gloom in the air about semiconductors until now. Analysts are slightly more bullish about the industry after relatively strong chip sales in March.
Qimonda's Loh banking on DRAM market comeback
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Kin Wah Loh, CEO of Qimonda, is out to prove that his company can be nimble and aggressive rather than a problematic memory division cramping the style of its parent company, Infineon Technologies.
Hidden IP: booby trap or buried treasure?
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If the process by which technology standards are forged and implemented isn't broken, it is surely straining under the weight of globalization, relentless technological change, patent-infringement and antitrust lawsuits as well as increasingly noisy standards battles among competing industry consortia.

Standards not quite a 'hot topic' in Beltway
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The word "innovation" is on the lips of nearly every politician and half the lobbyists in Washington. But when it comes to the technical standards that form the underpinnings of U.S. innovation, the subject is "a real killer at a cocktail party," said Don Deutsch, vice president for standards strategy and architecture at Oracle Corp.

K&S posts loss, sales drop
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Chip-equipment provider Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc. (K&S) said net revenue from continuing operations for the second quarter was $142.7 million, compared to $152.3 million for the previous quarter and $160.3 million for the comparable year-ago quarter.
High luminance 2.7-inch LCD modules target industrial applications
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NEC Electronics America adds three high luminance 2.7-inch QVGA amorphous silicon color LCD modules to its portfolio of TFT-LCD modules for industrial mobile applications.
APT brings pro-audio quality sound to Bluetooth
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Audio compression algorithm specialist Audio Processing Technology Ltd (Belfast, Northern Ireland) has expanded its relationship with Bluetooth chip pioneer CSR plc. to bring professional quality audio to headsets and other consumer devices.
Chip sales start growing again
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Worldwide sales of semiconductors increased by one percent in March to $20.3 billion compared with the previous month, and are 3.2 percent better than the $19.7 billion reported for March 2006, according to the the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).
Chip sales start growing again
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Worldwide sales of semiconductors increased by one percent in March to $20.3 billion compared with the previous month, and are 3.2 percent better than the $19.7 billion reported for March 2006, according to the the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). The increase reverses three months of sequential declines recorded by the SIA.
Wintegra launches second generation DSL silicon and software
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Wintegra has launched its WinArrow2 IP-DSLAM processor and software solution that offers software compatibility and increased performance to support high end ADSL2+ and VDSL2 applications while simultaneously reducing BOM costs.
Optically coupled isolators provide 6kV isolation
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Providing design engineers with an extended range of isolators for applications that require 6kVDC electrical isolation, TT electronics OPTEK Technology has expanded its family of optically coupled isolators.
Standard boosts disk drive performance
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The IDEMA group of disk drive makers has put the finishing touches on its Long Block Data standard that aims to lower error rates and boost performance on hard drives that will start sampling later this year.
Plexus praised as Scotland looks to move up value chain
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Scottish Enterprise has opened an expanded design center at the Alba Campus in Livingston for electronics manufacturing services specialist Plexus.
Congress considering energy technology agency
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A proposal for a new government energy research agency patterned after the Pentagon's research office appears to be gaining momentum in Congress.
NIST issues security recommendations for RFID
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The federal agency's guidelines are aimed at helping "smart tag" users evaluate and reduce potential security and privacy risks.
Americans spend $1,200 a year on tech gadgets
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Two of the fastest movers and shakers in the CE industry are devices that enable home networking, according to a new report from the Consumer Electronics Association.
LDO extends battery run-time in portable devices
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Diodes Inc. has launched a 300-mA fast transient response LDO with a low quiescent current and adjustable regulation down to 1.0 V, which makes it suitable for portable and low-power applications.
16-Mbit SDRAM design reduces SiP/MCP cost in mobile apps
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Optmized for the mobile handset market, Inapac Technology Inc. is sampling a 16-Mbit SDRAM design based on its high-volume SiPFLOW platform that incorporates a design-for-test (DFT) architecture and production methodology.
Spectrum analyzers offer digital demodulation for wireless networks
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Aimed at wireless design, R&D and production test engineers, the Aeroflex 3280 Series spectrum analyzers now offers digital demodulation for analyzing 802.11a, b and g wireless networks.
Siemens loses its CEO, gains an SEC probe
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Siemens disclosed Thursday that the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the firm, just hours after CEO Klaus Kleinfeld abruptly resigned.
Toshiba reports record high sales despite NAND price drop
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Toshiba said annual sales reached 7.16 trillion ($60 billion), up 12 percent compared to the previous year. Operating profit totaled 258 billion ($2.2 billion), the highest since 1989.
Hynix gains on Samsung in DRAMs
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Hynix Semiconductor experienced strong growth in DRAMs for the first quarter, allowing it to come within striking distance of market leader Samsung Electronics, according to iSuppli Corp.
Intel, Micron sample 50-nm MLC NAND flash
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IM Flash Technologies, the manufacturing joint venture between Intel Corp. and Micron Technology Inc., is sampling a 50-nm multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash memory with a 16-Gbit die density.
Compact digital I/O module includes locking USB connector
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The SeaDAC Lite family of USB digital I/O products offers system designers a compact, low-cost alternative for interfacing any USB equipped computer with real world signals.
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