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7|24|2014 BANNOCKBURN, Ill. -- IPC, formerly known as the Institute for Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits, has released the results of its annual quality ...

7|24|2014 PORTLAND, Ore. — Robert Moog invented the voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) -- the primary building block of all analog music synthesizers, including the ...

7|23|2014 In March, Mentor announced an entirely new PCB development platform called Xpedition. (See Mentor's Xpedition: Putting More Power Into Your Mouse.) At that time, ...

7|22|2014 If you've ever attended DesignCon, then there's a good chance you've seen Eric Bogatin's presentations on signal integrity. He usually packs the hall, ...

7|16|2014 NEW YORK CITY -- Imagination Technologies announced a new Android-compatible graphics core for wearables and the Internet of Things. The PowerVR Series5XE GX5300 ...

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