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Five new IP suites for LatticeECP3 FPGAs
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2/7/2011   1 comment
Limited quantity promotions on IP suites, design software, and PCI Express Development Kit for LatticeECP3 system designs...
Linear Technology Linear LT3799 isolated LED controller
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Linear Technology announced the LT3799, an isolated LED controller with active PFC specifically designed for driving LEDs from a universal input range of 90VAC to 265VAC.
Renesas MCUs integrate capacitive touch sensor
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2/7/2011   1 comment
The R8C/3NT group of microcontrollers from Renesas Electronics integrate on a single chip a capacitive touch sensor circuit and a flash MCU making them suitable for products such as smartphones, mobile phones, e-book readers, digital cameras, and handheld game consoles.
Nanolasers grown on silicon
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2/6/2011   8 comments
University of California at Berkeley researchers say they have developed a method for growing indium gallium arsenide nano-lasers directly on silicon substrates, potentially paving the way for chips with integrated optical photonics.
ARM announces two new Cortex-R series processors for real-time applications
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2/6/2011   1 comment
Architectural enhancements are driven by software developers' needs, as the two additional cores to the R series add greater support for dual-core configurations and target applications that demand high performance with real-time response.
Tiny receiver to connect to both GPS and GLONASS satellites
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2/6/2011   Post a comment
ST-Ericsson has launched tiny receiver (claims to be the smallest available) to be able to see both GPS and GLONASS positioning satellites, enabling mobile devices to deliver much faster and much more reliable location-based services.
Micro ATX board designed for Intel Core i7/i5/i3 64-bit processors
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The latest addition to BVM's extensive family of SBCs is the MS-C72, a powerful platform with a wealth of features including I/O and mass storage.
Mini-ITX motherboard features AMD Embedded G-Series
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2/6/2011   Post a comment
Hectronic has announced the IX55AE Mini-ITX motherboard, based on the AMD Embedded G-Series platform with A55E Controller Hub.
Embedded board using Intel Core i7 processors measures 3.5in
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Based on Intel's 32nm process technology and featuring a two-chip platform that integrates the Northbridge chip with the CPU, the ECM-QM57 from Data Modul delivers enhanced performance, energy efficiency, manageability, security functions and smoother visual experiences.
Ultra-low energy radio draws less than 3mW
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Toumaz launched the TZ1053 Telran, an ultra-low energy (ULE) radio for wireless sensor networks, remote controls, green energy solutions, smart meters, and environmental monitoring.
Mdina Media unveils three digital signage solutions based on AMD processors
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2/6/2011   Post a comment
Mdina Media has revealed its latest digital signage solutions, each based on an AMD processor and targeting low power with guaranteed road maps and support applicable to digital signage applications.
Intel developing IT security game-changer is premature
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2/5/2011   1 comment
Security lifecycle specialist Tufin Technologies says that reports of Intel developing an `IT security game-changer' that will reportedly stop zero-day security attacks should be tempered with the reality that many company PCs in use today will still be in active use in five years' time.
Inside enables bio-metrics for NFC
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2/4/2011   9 comments
Inside Secure SA, a supplier of contactless smartcard chips, has announced the availability of biometric matching capabilities for its SecuRead NFC component.
IBM's Watson computer beats humans at Jeopardy
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2/4/2011   33 comments
IBM aims to beat human champions at the TV quiz show Jeopardy with its Watson cluster computer programmed with its DeepQA architecture.
Cadence beats estimates, sees growth ahead
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2/2/2011   3 comments
EDA vendor Cadence Design Systems reported sales for the fourth quarter of 2010 that beat analyst expectations, despite posting a net loss on accounting charges, and the company issued an outlook calling for further growth.
Gallium nitride boosted into high-power realm
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2/2/2011   7 comments
By implanting a neutral species (argon) alongside the termination contacts for gallium nitride diodes, their power handling capabilities can boosted from 300 to 1,650 volts, according to researchers.
2011 DesignVision awardees honored
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2/2/2011   Post a comment
Eight companies have been named the winners of the 2011 DesignVision Awards at DesignCon.
Cadence exec: EDA must create 'breakaway value'
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2/2/2011   5 comments
As if EDA companies don't have enough on their plates John Bruggeman, chief marketing officer with Cadence Design Systems, reckons they should be asking chip companies what more they can do to help them be profitable.
TI OPA2320 operational amplifiers
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2/2/2011   Post a comment
TI expanded its 1.8-V precision operational amplifier portfolio with a new line of devices for low-noise, high-impedance sensor measurement.
Inside Samsung's 30-nm-class, 'green' DDR3 SDRAM
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2/2/2011   8 comments
UBM TechInsights analysts put Samsung's 30nm-class SDRAM device, the Samsung K4B2G0846D, under the microscope.
Broadcom beats estimates on record sales
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2/1/2011   1 comment
Fabless chip vendor Broadcom reported record sales for the fourth quarter of 2010, beating consensus analysts' expectations.
ARM plays catch-up in graphics IP
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2/1/2011   4 comments
Despite all the jockeying, graphics IP still looks like a one-horse race, and ARM is trailing.
EUV litho era begins, but is it ready?
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2/1/2011   20 comments
ASML recently shipped the world's first ''pre-production'' extreme ultraviolet lithography tool, reportedly to Samsung Electronics, according to sources.
Microsemi PD69104 and PD69108 power-over-ethernet ICs for HDBaseT
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Microsemi's HDBaseT-compliant PoE chips offer low power and a small footprint.
7 things to look for at Mobile World Congress
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2/1/2011   8 comments
We've put together a list of seven things to look for at the Mobile World Congress later this month in Barcelona, Spain.
Bilayer gate solves plastic transistor woes
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2/1/2011   6 comments
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers say they have developed a method for stacking two gate dielectric materials that cancel out the drawbacks of each, resulting in relatively fast, stable plastic transistors with high current carrying capabilities.
New material for semis said to beat silicon
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2/1/2011   18 comments
A new semiconductor material called molybdenite is claimed to be 100,000 times lower power than silicon, plus will allow the fabrication of much smaller transistors, according to researchers at Switzerland's Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne.
Maxim Integrated Products' MAX9611 current-sense amplifiers
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2/1/2011   Post a comment
Maxim's new CSAs include an ADC and an op amp/comparator for inrush-current limiting and gain control.
Toumaz offers radio to beat Bluetooth, ZigBee
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2/1/2011   12 comments
Toumaz Ltd., a company that applied low-power transistor design techniques to circuits mainly for medical applications, has launched the TZ1053 Telran transceiver and claims it offers considerably lower power consumption than Bluetooth Low Power and ZigBee.
Mid-range power MOSFET cuts Rgs, boosts efficiency
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2/1/2011   Post a comment
IR DirectFETs have ultra low gate resistance Rg, further improving efficiency beyond low on-state resistance Rds(on) and gate charge Qg
Agilent releases DDR3 protocol violation detector capability
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2/1/2011   Post a comment
Available with Agilent logic analyzers and oscilloscopes new capability monitors DDR3 bus traffic continuously and as long as required to find protocol violations early in the memory system design cycle. 
TriQuint releases PA module for ST-Ericsson broadband platforms
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TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc has added the TQM7M9070 device to its TRIUMF Module™ Family.
IR, IDT hit quarterly sales targets
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Chip makers International Rectifier and Integrated Device Technology reported quarterly sales that were consistent with company guidance and analysts' estimates.
I/Q downconverters target military apps
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Hittite adds three I/Q downconverter/receivers for applications from 5.6 to 24 GHz
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