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posted in February 2008
India plans more tech institutes, ignores electronics sector
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2/29/2008   Post a comment
The government is adding three more branches to the Indian Institutes of Technology, but largely ignored electronics industry concerns in an updated policy.
MPEG group sues Amino over patent infringement
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2/28/2008   Post a comment
Set top box specialist Amino Communications (Cambridge, England) is being sued by several companies and academic institutions within the patent licensing group MPEG LA, LLC for infringing Intellectual Property related to the MPEG-2 digital video compression technology.
Opinion: When the lights go out on a market
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2/27/2008   Post a comment
Feuer Hand, a German-made kerosene lantern, made studying without a regular supply of electricity bearable at my boarding school decades ago. Rugged, dependable and leakproof, Feuer Hand, though costlier than its competitors, was our lantern of choice.
China universities join Sun Sparc program
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2/27/2008   Post a comment
Sun Microsystems Inc. and China's Ministry of Education have signed a three-year agreement to train at least 100 educators a year on Sun's multi-core Sparc CPUs while China establishes an unspecified number of Sun centers of excellence.
With chip hopes fading, India looks to systems manufacturing
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2/26/2008   2 comments
India's ambitious plans to manufacture semiconductors appear to be doomed.
Groups urge EU to push on ecodesign
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2/26/2008   Post a comment
The Brussels, Belgium-based European Environmental Bureau and the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation have entered the growing debate surrounding the EU approach to ecodesign.
Panel: Indian product start-ups coming
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2/20/2008   Post a comment
Some 60 venture capital firms have raised between $100 million and $150 million in Indian investments, fueling an entrepreneurial explosion.
ETSI sounds out reconfigurable radios
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2/19/2008   Post a comment
Europe's Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) is formalizing its work on reconfigurable radio systems, such as Software Defined Radio (SDR) and Cognitive Radio (CR) and has formed a technical committee to look at development and standardization issues.
India rides new wave of globalization
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2/19/2008   Post a comment
India is riding a new wave of globalization-"and prosperity--as the economics of IT outsourcing, design and development propel it into a new role as a technology leader.
Analysis: Tech CEOs battle stream of bad economic news
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2/7/2008   Post a comment
After reporting weak sales performance for January and forecasting slower growth rate for the current quarter, Cisco CEO John Chambers takes a whack at business news outlets for fueling an economic slowdown.
U.S. forms 'deemed export' advisory panel
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2/6/2008   Post a comment
The Commerce Department has formed an advisory committee to help it revise U.S. rules on "deemed" exports of sensitive dual-use technologies.


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