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Analysis: European technology report hints at protectionism
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9/30/2009   Post a comment
A long-awaited strategy document from the European Commission on technology shows hints of a climate of increased protectionism within Europe, where the beleaguered technology-based industry has suffered more than its equivalents in many other regions.
Canon shuffles responsibility for semi equipment
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9/29/2009   Post a comment
Canon and its independent marketing arm, Canon Marketing Japan, announced they have reached a basic agreement to transfer Canon Marketing Japan's semiconductor equipment-related business to Canon, effective Jan. 1, 2010.
Former Hynix DRAM plant to get solar makeover
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9/28/2009   1 comment
A South Korean leather goods manufacturer plans to buy from Hynix Semiconductor the closed DRAM plant here with plans to turn it into the largest solar cell producer in the United States.
Opinion: EC's antitrust supremo fights against time . . .
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9/23/2009   Post a comment
Neelie Kroes, the European Commissioner in charge of antitrust cases, is a tough cookie, She needs to be, looking into alleged misdemeanours by some of the biggest global corporations and governments.
Patent office again finds in favor of MMP portfolio
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9/16/2009   Post a comment
The US Patent Office has again affirmed the validity of US’336, the most widely recognized patent in the Moore Microprocessor Patent (MMP) portfolio jointly owned by Patriot Scientific Corporation and the TPL Group (Cupertino, Calif.)
Rambus ups guidance for third quarter
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9/16/2009   Post a comment
Memory technology licensor Rambus Inc. (Los Altos, Calif.) has revised upwards a revenues guidance issued in June and now expects sales for the third quarter to be between $27 million and $28 million rather than between $22 million to $25 million.
Intel appeal says EC antitrust ruling was based on mistakes
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9/15/2009   Post a comment
Intel's appeal to the European Court of First Instance to annul or reduce the Euros 1.1 billion ($1.45 billion) fine imposed by the EC in May for anti-trust offences is based on claims that the EC provided insufficient proof of wrongdoing.
Indian 3G auction set for December
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9/14/2009   Post a comment
India is set to stage its long-awaited auction of 3G wireless spectrum on Dec. 7, followed by bidding for EVDO and WiMax spectrum two days after completion of 3G auctions.
EC set to decide on long-running Qualcomm probe
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9/10/2009   Post a comment
Antitrust regulators in the European Commission are understood to be considering setting up a special panel to unravel the long-drawn out case pending against wireless chip group Qualcomm concerning patent royalty payments.
Polymer Vision may hit the screens again
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9/10/2009   Post a comment
On-line reports in the Netherlands suggest that Polymer Vision has been bought from the administrators by an Asian based company, and that it will continue to work on launching foldable e-paper display devices.
Freescale CEO upbeat about IC industry recovery, touts smartbooks
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9/3/2009   1 comment
Freescale Semconductor's CEO declared the recession over and said the global semiconductor industry has reached the upside of its cycle entering the second half of the year.


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