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Private equity to take major stake in NDS
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6/30/2008   Post a comment
News Corporation is planning to sell a significant share in its NDS Group plc subsidiary to private equity group Permira. NDS Group is a supplier of software, conditional access systems and architectural blueprints for digital pay-TV systems around the world.
Operators ready specs for NFC enabled handsets
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6/30/2008   Post a comment
The body representing GSM cellular operators, GSMA, is readying a preliminary set of minimum requirements for handsets containing Near Field Communications (NFC) chipsets.
Bleak prospects seen for mobile WiMax
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6/23/2008   2 comments
Mobile WiMax may become a spent technology even before it gains any commercial traction, a market research group has warned.
Video: A talk with ITRI president Johnsee Lee
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6/21/2008   Post a comment
EE Times' roving reporter Rick Merritt sat down with Johnsee Lee, president of Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute, for an update on the work of the 5,700-person group in areas such as electronic cars and intellectual property.
Researchers tout low-power reflective LCDs
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6/20/2008   Post a comment
Researchers at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, have developed a reflective bistable liquid crystal display (LCD) that can maintain static images in full daylight without requiring an external power supply. The University is looking to license the technology and says a major application would be solar powered display advertisements, as well as mobile phones, laptop PCs, ATMs, electronic paper, smart cards and disposable displays.
Airbus suffers setback in U.S defense deal
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6/19/2008   Post a comment
In what could be a major blow to the European Airbus consortium's expansion plans, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has ruled that there should be another auction for a $35 billion (£17.8 billion) defence contract for the US Air Force.
Gartner: Indian software firms target western Europe
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6/13/2008   Post a comment
India's top software services providers boosted their share of the global IT services market in 2007 and are targeting western Europe for further growth in offshoring services.
India gets its first HDMI testing center
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6/12/2008   Post a comment
Philips Electronics has established India's first High-Definition Multimedia Interface testing center.
India's 3G guidelines expected by end of June
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6/12/2008   Post a comment
Long-delayed 3G services may finally be coming to India with the scheduled release of government guidelines at the end of June.
Engineers' pay in India growing fast; China, not so much
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6/11/2008   Post a comment
Representatives from India and China, at the Design Automation Conference in Anaheim, offered a snapshot of salary growth for high-tech jobs in India, the outsourcing picture, and the problem of protecting intellectual property rights in China.
High-tech will relieve energy crisis--some day
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6/10/2008   Post a comment
Gas prices, clean energy, immigration restrictions on foreign engineers and legislation to fund high-tech research dominated a panel discussion of election-year politics and its intersection with technology at the Design Automation Conference in Anaheim.
Ofcom auction to set trend for "digital dividend"
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6/9/2008   Post a comment
Are you concerned about the type of applications and services the spectrum in the UK should be used for once the analog TV signals are switched off by 2012? If so, now is your chance to have your say.
Synopsys chief stresses 'age of collaboration'
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6/4/2008   Post a comment
Design and chip companies must collaborate if they are to prosper, according to Synopsys chief Aart de Geus.
CDMA group claims 451 million subscribers
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6/3/2008   Post a comment
The CDMA Developers Group is claiming 17-percent growth in its global customer base for standard CDMA during the first quarter of 2008.


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