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VenturEast launches $150 million India fund
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10/31/2007   Post a comment
Venture capital continues to pour into India on the heels of new investments by Google Inc. and Cisco Systems in recent days.
Ofcom chief airs concerns about EU telecom regulation
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10/31/2007   Post a comment
National telecoms regulators in Europe have started flexing their muscles about plans by the European Commission to shake up the regulatory framework and setting up a pan-European watchdog.
Philips signs up for Moore Microprocessor Patent portfolio
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10/30/2007   Post a comment
Royal Philips Electronics has become the 23rd company in as many months to purchase a Moore Microprocessor Patent portfolio license, and the third major European company to purchase a license following Schneider Electric, Nokia Corporation and Lego.
Cisco plans new $100 million venture fund in India
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10/30/2007   Post a comment
Cisco Systems Inc. will invest another $100 million in early-stage Indian technology companies, doubling venture funding it announced two years ago as part of its $1.1 billion investment plan for India.
Google expands its venture-funding role in India
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
Search giant Google Inc., describing the Indian market as hamstrung by a dearth of early-stage venture capital, announced two more pacts here that aim to give it more breadth in the venture funding of companies in the country.
Strong growth seen in September chip sales
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
Global chip sales surged by 5 percent in September, to $22.6 billion from the $21.5 billion recorded in August, the fastest increase so far this year, following an excellent August, according to figures from the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization.
ITU includes WiMax in IMT-2000 wireless suite
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10/19/2007   Post a comment
The International Telecommunications Union's Radiocommunication Sector will include WiMax in the IMT-2000 suite of wireless standards.
Updated: Four chip makers in China added to U.S. export list
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10/19/2007   Post a comment
Four chip makers are among the five companies approved by the Commerce Department as "validated end-users" of U.S. technology exports to China, the agency said.
Japan wants more foreign investors
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10/19/2007   Post a comment
In order to maintain an economic and technology leadership position, it's imperative to be aware and mindful of trends, developments and events shaping the global market. Silicon Valley is no longer the center of the universe. To that end, EE Times vice president and editorial director Richard Wallace recently conducted an email interview with Tadashi Izawa, the incoming president of JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization).
Laptop manufacturer to build Vietnam plant
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10/17/2007   Post a comment
Vietnam's nascent electronics industry scored another success earlier this month when Taiwanese laptop manufacturer Compal received the go-ahead to set up a $500 million factory in the country.
Cadence links up with Europe's research centers
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10/17/2007   Post a comment
Cadence Design Systems' European unit is forming an academic network to promote the proliferation of advanced design technologies at European engineering universities.
Intel invests $11 million in Jordan Valley Semiconductors
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10/16/2007   Post a comment
Intel Capital, Intel's global investment organization, is the sole investor in a $11 million round of funding into Jordan Valley Semiconductors Ltd. In return, Intel Capital will receive a significant stake in the Israeli company. Jordan Valley has been developing tools for semiconductor metrology based on X-ray technology for over 12 years and holds offices in the Middle East, U.S., Europe and Asia. Applications engineering, customer support services and marketing are located in Austin, Texas.
CEOs neglect patent portfolios, says M'soft exec
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10/16/2007   Post a comment
High tech CEOs are failing to manage their companies' intellectual property portfolios properly at a time when that business is increasingly about building collaborative relationships and less about selling patents for revenue, said Marshall Phelps, senior vice president of intellectual property at Microsoft Corp. in a keynote at the annual Licensing Executive Society meeting.
R&D going global, study finds
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10/15/2007   Post a comment
The focus of global R&D is shifting from the U.S. to India and China, according to a new study.
Startup launches intellectual property site
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10/15/2007   Post a comment
A tiny startup is launching a Web site it wants to build into a central repository for intellectual property
EDAC hosts seminar on export controls
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10/15/2007   Post a comment
Kritzer, the Director of the U.S. government's Office of National Security and Technology Transfer Controls, will address a broad range of issues related to technology transfer at an Oct. 18 seminar in San Jose.
ZigBee PRO standard gets the all clear
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10/12/2007   Post a comment
The ZigBee Alliance has approved the ZigBee PRO profile stack that adds advanced features and greater flexibility to the original specification, particularly related to ease-of-use and support for larger networks.
2006 space expenditures of $220 billion show 18% increase
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10/10/2007   Post a comment
Revised figures compiled by the U.S. Space Foundation show an 18 percent growth in combined civilian and military space expenditures worldwide in 2006, with an aggregate figure of $220 billion in total space industry revenues.
Lab-on-a-chip enables quick test for avian flu
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10/9/2007   Post a comment
Avian influenza (flu) can be detected by a lab-on-a-chip from Singapore researchers, who claim the test can now be performed in less than 30 minutes.
Global IC socket demand to grow at 8.5% CAGR
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10/8/2007   Post a comment
Market research group Bishop and Associates is predicting that the global IC socket business will increase to $2,844.4 million by 2011, up from $1,888 million last year , representing a five-year CAGR of 8.5 percent.
OM Group expands electronic chemicals operations
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10/8/2007   Post a comment
OM Group is buying Rockwood Holdings Inc's electronics materials business for about $265 million in cash, excluding its operations in France , which is subject to a put option for an additional price of about $50 million.
Report: U.S. announces high-tech trade program with India
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10/4/2007   Post a comment
The U.S. Commerce Department has announced the Validated End-User (VEU) program for India, which will facilitate and expand high-technology trade with India even as a secure American export-control system is maintained.
First ESC in India gets off to robust start
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10/4/2007   Post a comment
The first Embedded Systems Conference to be held in India, at Bengaluru got off to announcements about the formation of a 'Knowledge City' and a Nanotechnology Research Institute.
Philips Lumileds wins another round in LED patents case
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Customs authorities in the U.S. are set to start blocking the import into the country of Epistar Corporation's LEDs that infringe patents held by Philips's Lumileds lighting operation.


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