Ness, Pulsic set up India development center News & Analysis 6/29/2006 Post a comment Global IT solutions provider Ness
Technologies Inc. has established an extended development center (EDC) with Pulsic Ltd., a supplier of physical design solutions for analog, mixed signal and custom digital design. The development center is located at Ness' facility in Bangalore, India.
LG-Nortel, Microsoft team on IP phone News & Analysis 6/27/2006 Post a comment South Korea-based LG-Nortel Co., Ltd. announced it will team with Microsoft Corp. to develop a business-enabled IP desktop phone built on Microsoft's newly-announced unified communications platform.
HD to help cable operators ward off IPTV, say execs Product News 6/23/2006 Post a comment Cable multisystem operators needn't fear the claims of IPTV dominance by telcos, provided they are aggressive in rolling out their own switched digital video plans, cable executives agreed at panels of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers here earlier this week.
ITC delays Actions Semi-SigmaTel patent decision News & Analysis 6/20/2006 Post a comment The U.S. International Trade Commission has extended the target date for completion of an investigation of a patent infringement claim brought by U.S.-based SigmaTel against Chinese fabless IC provider Actions Semiconductor.
Russia to develop more technoparks News & Analysis 6/16/2006 Post a comment The World Bank has opened a $100 million credit line to finance a development program for technoparks in high technology areas in Russia, according to Interfax news reports.
India pressuring Qualcomm to slash royalties News & Analysis 6/15/2006 Post a comment India's department of telecommunications will pressure Qualcomm Inc. to lower
the royalty charged on chipsets for CDMA-based
wireless handsets sold in the country, according to a
report from The Financial Express in New Delhi.
Report: Apple countersues Creative again News & Analysis 6/9/2006 Post a comment Apple Computer Inc. has filed a second countersuit against Creative Technology Ltd., escalating its legal battle against the media player player rival, according to an Associated Press report.
Vimicro, Bird to develop 3G terminals News & Analysis 6/9/2006 Post a comment Fabless Chinese semiconductor company Vimicro Corp. has signed a technology collaboration agreement with Chinese mobile phone maker Ningbo Bird Co., to develop multimedia terminals that comply with existing 3G standards.
Study: Communications driving India semi sales News & Analysis 6/8/2006 Post a comment Communication products and equipment will account for $1.8 billion, or nearly half of India's $3.8 billion in semiconductor sales this year, according to a Frost and Sullivan study commissioned by the India Semiconductor Association.
At SID: Display vendors must scramble for edge News & Analysis 6/5/2006 Post a comment Although flat-panel TVs are rapidly gaining acceptance by consumers, both TV and display suppliers must take steps to differentiate their products while managing their growth as competition intensifies, according to several speakers at the Society for Information Display (SID) Business Conference.
Japan's joint foundry attempt fails News & Analysis 6/2/2006 Post a comment The joint foundry project in Japan has apparently failed because of disagreements among the companies involved, according to sources close to the company studying the feasibility of the venture.
India's Dexcel plans Singapore holding company News & Analysis 6/2/2006 Post a comment Dexcel, a design services firm based here, will form a holding company in Singapore and convert itself into a subsidiary of the new company. The Singapore parent will then carry out marketing and sales efforts for the Indian subsidiary.
South Korea's IT exports rose in May News & Analysis 6/2/2006 Post a comment The Korean Ministry of Information and Communication reported that exports of information technology products in May rose 8.6 percent from a year ago to $8.74 billion, despite fierce global market competition, price declines and a stronger Korean won.
Micron, Hynix e-mails indicate price fixing News & Analysis 6/1/2006 Post a comment The global price-fixing conspiracy among memory suppliers took another twist when several online reports said Micron Technology Inc. and Hynix Semiconductor Inc. exchanged e-mails that suggest the companies colluded to fix memory chip prices in an effort to hurt Rambus Inc.
India probes ZTE expansion plans News & Analysis 6/1/2006 Post a comment The Indian government has reportedly put a hold on plans by China's Zhongxing Telecom Equipment Corp.'s to enter India's wholesale telecom gear market, citing objections by Indian intelligence agencies.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 24 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...