Breaking News
Content tagged with International Trade
posted in November 2007
EU ministers back spectrum farming for 3G, caution on DVB-H for mobile TV
News & Analysis  
11/29/2007   Post a comment
European Union telecommunications ministers have endorsed the EC's proposals to open radio frequencies, initially allocated to GSM mobile phone services, to other technologies including 3G. However, they only partially backed proposals to mandate DVB-H as the technology of choice in Europe for mobile TV.
WTO rules against Japanese DRAM tariffs
News & Analysis  
11/28/2007   Post a comment
The World Trade Organization has upheld a ruling that Japan has violated international trade rules by imposing punitive import duties on DRAMs from South Korea.
SemIndia reportedly in talks to raise funds
News & Analysis  
11/28/2007   Post a comment
SemIndia Inc., the semiconductor manufacturing startup based in Hyderabad, plans to raise about $100 million within the next 180 days to help launch operations.
Cadence opens design office in Zelenograd
News & Analysis  
11/27/2007   Post a comment
Cadence Design Systems has opened its second office in Russia, in the heart of the former Soviet Union's "Silicon Valley".
Swedish design: upwardly mobile
News & Analysis  
11/26/2007   Post a comment
Sweden's wireless entrepreneurs are moving Internet and other features to the mobile phone.
EU gives cautious go-ahead to research institute
News & Analysis  
11/26/2007   Post a comment
European Union ministers have agreed in principle to establish a research organization to spur innovation and growth, but funding remained unresolved even as several countries jostled to host the so called "European Institute of Innovation and Technology."
Go ahead given for European "super-satellite"
News & Analysis  
11/26/2007   Post a comment
Satellite operator Inmarsat and the European Space Agency have given the go-ahead for a Euros 260 million project to build another satellite for broadband access. Engineers at Astrium (Stevenage, England) will design and build the Alphasat payload that will be able to handle more than 750 channels in the L band.
Compromise emerging on Galileo sat-nav funding
News & Analysis  
11/26/2007   Post a comment
Europe's fledgling satellite navigation project Galileo cleared a major hurdle in its long-running attempts to sort out future funding as EU member states agreed on a compromise deal on the financing of the project.
Broadcom wins a further round against Qualcomm
News & Analysis  
11/23/2007   Post a comment
A federal judge has upheld a decision in favor of Braodcom Corp against archrival Qualcomm Inc. that the latter infringed on three Broadcom patents related to video compression, and technology that enables a handset to simultaneously access data and voice networks.
Ofcom spectrum auctions could spur NetCo's
News & Analysis  
11/23/2007   Post a comment
Next year's spectrum auctions in the U.K. for mobile broadband and mobile TV are likely to spur the development of new business models for operating wireless networks, such as the "NetCo" model.
C-band users, WiMAX hopefuls welcome WRC spectrum allocations
News & Analysis  
11/16/2007   Post a comment
Satellite operators and equipment vendors hailed the outcome of their campaign at the World Radicommunications Conference to protect the users of its C-band spectrum from terrestrial interference. Backers of WiMAX also won the last of their hard-fought battles to cement the technology's acceptance as a mobile broadband standard.
Compromise reached at WRC over mobile spectrum
News & Analysis  
11/16/2007   Post a comment
The World Radiocommunications Conference reached a compromise ahead of its final plenary that gives mobile service providers access to bandwidth now reserved for television broadcasts.
Dutch court rules for Qualcomm in case against Nokia
News & Analysis  
11/14/2007   Post a comment
The District court in Hague, the Netherlands, dismissed a patent complaint by Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia Oy against chip supplier Qualcomm Inc., the latest in a long series of patent disputes between the companies.
EU telecom strategy plans set to be challenged
News & Analysis  
11/14/2007   Post a comment
National telecoms regulators are expected to oppose strongly plans announced by the European Commission to create a single EU-wide regulator that is part of an overhaul of the continent's telecoms strategy.
Swedish startup rebels against mobile carriers
News & Analysis  
11/12/2007   Post a comment
Hjalmar Winbladh, CEO of the Swedish VoIP startup Rebtel, is building a business based on making international mobile calls at local rates by circumventing wireless operators' interconnection fees.
U.S. panel to release China trade recommendations
News & Analysis  
11/9/2007   Post a comment
A panel focusing on U.S.-China economic and military relations will deliver its annual report to Congress.
U.S., Iranian engineers seek greater tech cooperation
News & Analysis  
11/9/2007   Post a comment
Representatives from the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering went to Iran to expand scientific collaboration between the two countries.
State patent rankings: Delaware first, but California still leads
News & Analysis  
11/2/2007   Post a comment
While a global patent study found that Delaware leads in the number of filings per 100,000 workers, California and other traditional high-tech states still file the most international patent applications.
India planning new IT manufacturing units
News & Analysis  
11/2/2007   Post a comment
The Indian government is planning to set up several IT incubators around the country to attract investment and boost electronics manufacturing.
Applied CEO: Electronics doing little for sustainability
News & Analysis  
11/1/2007   Post a comment
The electronics industry is doing little to achieve ecologically sustainable growth, a goal that must start with semiconductor manufacturing, a U.S. executive said.


Most Recent Comments
MeasurementBlues
 
GSMD
 
rick merritt
 
rick merritt
 
resistion
 
antedeluvian
 
baybal
 
antedeluvian
 
antedeluvian
Flash Poll
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Engineer's Bookshelf
Caleb Kraft

The Martian: A Delightful Exploration of Math, Mars & Feces
Caleb Kraft
3 comments
To say that Andy Weir's The Martian is an exploration of math, Mars, and feces is a slight simplification. I doubt that the author would have any complaints, though.

The Engineering Life - Around the Web
Caleb Kraft

Surprise TOQ Teardown at EELive!
Caleb Kraft
Post a comment
This year, for EELive! I had a little surprise that I was quite eager to share. Qualcomm had given us a TOQ smart watch in order to award someone a prize. We were given complete freedom to ...

Design Contests & Competitions
Caleb Kraft

Join The Balancing Act With April's Caption Contest
Caleb Kraft
54 comments
Sometimes it can feel like you're really performing in the big tent when presenting your hardware. This month's caption contest exemplifies this wonderfully.

Engineering Investigations
Caleb Kraft

Frankenstein's Fix: The Winners Announced!
Caleb Kraft
8 comments
The Frankenstein's Fix contest for the Tektronix Scope has finally officially come to an end. We had an incredibly amusing live chat earlier today to announce the winners. However, we ...

Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)