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posted in July 2006
India begins trial IPTV services
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7/31/2006   Post a comment
India's state-owned communications services provider, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) will reportedly offer Internet Protocol TV services (IPTV) under the Tri-Band name, with trial services to soon start pilot runs in New Delhi and Mumbai.
Mosaid seeks dismissal of Micron complaint
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7/27/2006   Post a comment
Mosaid Technologies Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss Micron Technology Inc.'s Complaint for Declaratory Judgment, filed in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, San Jose Division on July 24, 2006.
EnerSys acquires Chinese battery maker
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7/26/2006   Post a comment
Battery supplier EnerSys has entered a definitive agreement to purchase the assets of Chaozhou Xuntong Power Source Company Ltd., (CFT), a sealed lead acid battery business located in Chaozhou, China.
Motorola teams with Indian software firm
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7/26/2006   Post a comment
Motorola Inc. has entered a joint venture with the Pune, India-based software services provider Tech Mahindra Ltd., the second joint venture company Motorola has announced in two days. The venture is to be called CanvasM and will be based in Noida near New Delhi.
Electronics sector leads Malaysian export growth
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7/26/2006   Post a comment
Electronics exports powered the Malaysian economy in 2005 and are expected to grow even faster this year, the government said.
Micron seeks damages from Mosaid
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7/25/2006   Post a comment
Semiconductor IP company Mosaid Technologies Inc. announced that Micron Technology Inc. filed a complaint for Declaratory Judgment in the Northern District of California, San Jose Division, seeking to declare 14 of Mosaid's U.S. patents invalid.
LG.Philips LCD wins side-mounting patent dispute
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7/25/2006   Post a comment
Liquid crystal display supplier LG.Philips LCD said that an arbitration panel in New York decided in its favor, in a dispute over technology ownership with Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT).
India's Wipro in joint venture with Motorola
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7/25/2006   Post a comment
Wipro Ltd. and Motorola Inc. have formed a joint venture company, designated WMNetServ, to deliver public and private networks customers with managed services focused on planning, deployment, optimization, security, operations and support services.
U.S. study reportedly details U.S. chip design exodus
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
An outsourcing report suppressed by the Bush administration for two years concludes that U.S. chip makers are accelerating the offshoring of design work to Asia at the expense of skilled engineering jobs at home.
U.S. study reportedly details U.S. chip design exodus
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
An outsourcing report suppressed by the Bush administration for two years concludes that U.S. chip makers are accelerating the offshoring of design work to Asia at the expense of skilled engineering jobs at home.
Msystems denies sales rumors
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
Israel-based personal storage company Msystems said it would not comment on recent rumors the company is for sale.
Russia to put WiMax on trial
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
A large trial of WiMax installations is planned across Russia using Aperto Networks' PacketMAX products.
Singapore's FTD expanding insourcing
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
Singapore-based FTD Technology, which has operated an 'insourcing' model for Toshiba, Avanti and other semiconductor and system development companies—plans to expand this model in Asia.
Chartered sees strong '07 despite slump
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
Despite the fallout from unexpectedly soft consumer sentiment in recent months, executives at foundry Chartered Semiconductor are sticking to their spending plans, confident of a surge in demand next year.
China Video Industry Association to support HDMI
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7/21/2006   Post a comment
Silicon Image Inc., a supplier of semiconductors for the secure storage, distribution and presentation of high-definition content, has announced an agreement with the China Video Industry Association (CVIA), under which CVIA will promote and support the use of the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) by the consumer electronics industry in China.
India boosts IP rights enforcement
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7/21/2006   Post a comment
The Ministry of Information Technology has amended its IP rights program to curtail patent infringement and adhere to international trade rules on intellectual property.
India's MindTree expands design staff again
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7/19/2006   Post a comment
Seeing strong demand for design services, India's MindTree Consulting is expanding its 160-person IC design team to 300 by next April, after doubling in size from a year ago.
Updated: Nortel, Microsoft ally on comms
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7/18/2006   Post a comment
Microsoft Corp. and Nortel announced a four-year strategic alliance to integrate communications and software technologies.
Samsung, LG ship advanced phones
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7/17/2006   Post a comment
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. said it became the first handset maker to deliver an unlicensed mobile access (UMA)-based phone to Europe that supports both fixed-line and wireless telecommunications services.
Report: India analog IC market to grow rapidly
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7/13/2006   Post a comment
The Indian market for analog ICs, worth $221 million in 2005, is set to grow 35 percent to nearly $300 million this year, more than half of this being accounted for by the communications industry.
Survey: software, comms, nets drawing most VC funding
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7/12/2006   Post a comment
Software, communications and networking technologies are drawing the most investment capital with semiconductor technology not far behind.
TI to open second Indian R&D center
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7/12/2006   Post a comment
Texas Instruments Inc. said it will set up a second Indian R&D center in Chennai.
South Korea sees 2006 IT exports up 9.8 percent
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7/12/2006   Post a comment
South Korea's overseas shipments of its information technology products are expected to grow nearly 10 percent over 2005, despite the strong Korean won, fierce competition and high oil prices, a government report said.
Report: Hoku fined $14,200 for waste violations
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7/11/2006   Post a comment
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it agreed to settle a hazardous waste dispute with fuel cell membrane supplier Hoku Scientific Inc., according to an Associated Press report.
Outsourced R&D highlights need for IP rules
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7/11/2006   Post a comment
A new report warns that outsourced R&D has further complicated IP rights protections among multitnational partners who could eventually become rivals.
Syntax-Brillian forms LCD TV venture with Brazil group
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7/10/2006   Post a comment
Display supplier Syntax-Brillian Corp. and Group Senna, a family-owned business conglomerate in Brazil, have formed joint venture to accelerate expansion of Olevia LCD TVs into Brazil and Latin America.
Vonage expands VoIP portfolio
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7/10/2006   Post a comment
Broadband telephone services provider Vonage Holdings Corp. has acquired ownership of three patents from Digital Packet Licensing Inc. that enable voice over internet protocol technology (VoIP).
ITC investigates Nokia in Qualcomm dispute
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7/10/2006   Post a comment
The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has commenced an investigation into whether Nokia Corp. and Nokia Inc. have engaged in unfair trade practices by importing and selling handsets, wireless communication devices and components that infringe one or more claims of six Qualcomm patents.
United Solar signs PV laminate supply deals
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7/6/2006   Post a comment
United Solar Ovonic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices Inc. (ECD Ovonics), has signed multi-year cooperative agreements with Italy-based Spazio Energia and Sunerg Solar to supply a total of 46 megawatts of photovoltaic (PV) laminates.
Discrete semi use high in India, says report
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7/5/2006   Post a comment
Discrete semiconductors are used in many end products in the Indian market due to their easy availability, basic technology, and ability to cut costs. The total market for discretes in India is pegged at $290 million this year, up from $235 million in 2005, said a Frost & Sullivan study.
China closer on new IC policy
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7/5/2006   Post a comment
After phasing out a controversial tax rebate for ICs, China is still mulling a replacement plan that will support manufacturing and encourage innovation at its chip companies.


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