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U.S.: China boosting cyber war efforts
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10/22/2009   Post a comment
China's military modernization efforts initially aimed at fielding "networked forces" that can operate throughout Asia are also spurring development of a new cyber warfare capability, according to a government report.
EU project set to make chip cards more secure
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10/21/2009   Post a comment
Three of Europe's leading chip makers, Infineon Technologies AG, ST Microelectronics and NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH, as well as its largest supplier of chip cards, Giesecke & Devrient GmbH and Gemalto, have joined forces with several other companies and research organizations to develop a high-security chip card platform.
Off-grid charging of mobiles powers a $2.3B opportunity
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10/20/2009   Post a comment
Up to 500 million mobile users " more than 10 percent of global subscribers - in emerging countries could benefit from the provisioning of off-grid charging solutions such as solar phones or external solar chargers, according to a report from the GSMA.
Nokia wins ruling in 3G patents dispute
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10/19/2009   Post a comment
Nokia has been exonerated by the U.S. International Trade Commission in the case against InterDigital when the agency confirmed an earlier decision that the Finnish phone maker did not violate some of the King of Prussia, Pennsylvania-based wireless IP group's UMTS based 3G patents.
ETSI plugs into femtocells interop testing
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10/12/2009   Post a comment
The first interoperability testing of multivendor UMTS femtocell equipment is set to take place in Sophia Antipolis, France next March to validate the 3GPP femtocell standard.
Is Silicon Valley still relevant? Join the conversation
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10/9/2009   7 comments
A growing chorus of critics argue that Silicon Valley has become irrelevant as a far as silicon technology is concerned.
Lonely at the top: 10 CEOs out in 2009
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10/8/2009   5 comments
We survey the dismissal of 10 industry CEOs during the first three quarters of 2009 and what's ahead for the rest of the year.
Xilinx still fighting decision in IRS case
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10/6/2009   Post a comment
In what has become a very closely watched tax case, programmable logic vendor Xilinx continues to fight a May court ruling that could cost the company more than $40 million in back tax payments.
Manufacturing and the future of U.S. innovation. Join the conversation
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10/6/2009   37 comments
Does the U.S. high-tech sector still need a manufacturing base? Join the conversation.
17 startups join the EE Times' Silicon 60
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10/5/2009   1 comment
Seventeen new startups have been added to the lastest version of our Silicon 60 list.
IEF: Pistorio's six tips for today's semi CEO's
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10/5/2009   Post a comment
Pasquale Pistorio, the driving force behind ST Microelectronics for many years and now honorary chairman of the chip group, gave a bravado and uplifting talk to delegates of the International Electronics Forum in Geneva.
Following the money: Top 10 IC vendors with cash
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10/1/2009   Post a comment
Leading chip makers are more likely to have huge piles of cash that can be used to fund acquisitions, R&D and product development, our survey shows.


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Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
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I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
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Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

latest comment mhrackin Where's the "empty bin" link?
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