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Neanderthal
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10/31/2006   Post a comment
I knew it. Dismissing the possibility of Neanderthal and modern humans interbreeding seemed like saying the continents didn't fit together before plate tectonics proved they did.
Kudos Metro Ethernet Forum
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10/25/2006   Post a comment
According to Nan Chen, president of the MEF, the MEF 14 Certification is a groundbreaking service provider program.
Metro Ethernet Forum launches MEF 14 Certification
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10/25/2006   Post a comment
According to Nan Chen, president of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), 'Carrier Ethernet is now the front-running technology for mission-critical real-time services including VoIP, disaster recovery, conferencing and enterprise applications.'
Altera $150 Cyclone II Starter Kit enables low-cost FPGA design
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10/25/2006   Post a comment
Altera's low-cost Cyclone II FPGA Starter Kit is priced to attract a wide range of FPGA users, including designers without previous FPGA experience.
Fujitsu adds IP Serial console switch for remote device management
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10/25/2006   Post a comment
Fujitsu Components America, Inc. added a software-free, IP-Serial console switch/1-port converter to its SERVIS system product line.
Xirrus Wi-Fi Array integrated into CWNP training
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10/25/2006   Post a comment
Xirrus, Inc. announced that the CWNP Program added Xirrus' Wi-Fi Array solution to their coursework and special referral program which allows CWNP instructors to purchase Xirrus products at discounted rates.
AboveNet selects JDSU for 10-G Ethernet testers
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10/25/2006   Post a comment
JDSU announced it has was selected by AboveNet, Inc. to ensure the reliable delivery of its high-bandwidth 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GigE) services.
Cisco chooses Analog Devices' Blackfin
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10/25/2006   Post a comment
Analog Devices, Inc. is applying its digital signal processing expertise to a visual collaboration solution from Cisco supporting high-definition (HD), "face-to-face" communications over existing enterprise Internet Protocol (IP) networks.
Stratacache enables multicast content delivery to Amino IPTV STBs
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10/25/2006   Post a comment
Stratacache announced that it has integrated its OmniCast content distribution software on the Amino family of set-top boxes (STBs), enabling the use of market-leading Amino devices as distribution points for corporate video in branch locations.
Marvell and EZchip team on NPU solutions
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10/25/2006   Post a comment
Marvell and EZchip Technologies are teaming up on network processor unit solutions that feature such enhanced capabilities as advanced Carrier Ethernet class traffic management and programmability that supports new Carrier Ethernet standards, protocols and flexible services.
Tektronix probe addresses HDMI 1.3 and PCI-Express 2.0
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10/25/2006   Post a comment
Tektronix, Inc. announced the P7313SMA differential probe that the company claims is ideal for serial bus validation and compliance testing of the latest high-speed standards including HDMI 1.3 and PCI-Express 2.0.
Actel Fusion FPGA and MicroTCA--infusing system management
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10/17/2006   Post a comment
Actel announced an industry first--that it is the first silicon provider to, based on the Micro Telecom Computing Architecture (MicroTCA) standard, deliver a comprehensive roadmap of free and tested reference platforms using FPGAs.
JDSU adds 10GigE module to ONT-506/512 tester
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10/11/2006   Post a comment
JDSU announced a new 10 Gigabit Ethernet module for its ONT-506 and ONT-512 product lines designed to help labs and manufacturers verify GigE network element reliability, interoperability and quality of service (QoS).
DTI SBC ups performance with Dual Core Intel Xeon low-voltage processors and E7520 chipset
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10/11/2006   Post a comment
Diversified Technology, Inc. (DTI) announced the release of the LBC9426 Single Board Computer for communications, government and commercial markets. Based on the Intel E7520 Chipset the SBC uses 1 or 2 Dual Core Intel Xeon Low Voltage Processors.
LVL7 networking software delivers IPv6 to embedded Linux
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10/11/2006   Post a comment
LVL7 Systems, Inc. announced the general-availability of FASTPATH 4.4.3 software. This latest FASTPATH software edition now incorporates support for Linux-based systems that operate in IPv6 networks.
Phihong's 30W midspan powers wireless, WiMAX access points
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10/11/2006   Post a comment
The 30W one-port midspan from Phihong USA is now being implemented into high power applications that implement IEEE's 802.11N standard. Designated the POE30U Series, the midspan is designed to power wireless and WiMAX access points that require up to 24 watts of power.
Spirent facilitates global IMS interoperability event
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10/11/2006   Post a comment
Spirent Communications announced it will contribute expertise, test solutions and methodologies to every test scenario at five locations across three continents for the MultiService Forum's (MSF) Global MSF Interoperability (GMI) event.
Phihong pursues patent violators
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10/11/2006   Post a comment
Phihong USA announced that it will take action against manufacturers infringing on the patent for its R-Series adapters' interchangeable clip design.
Quarter-mile dilemma
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10/11/2006   Post a comment
I'm hoping that TI's UR8 residential gateway architecture, and one of the five chipsets announced today will help me get the reception I need going from my cell phone in my car to my home-office phone.
TI intros five DSL chipsets for UR8 residential gateway architecture
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10/11/2006   Post a comment
With a goal of providing the flexibility to design residential gateways that address multiple networking options, features, enhanced voice and video services, TI announced five xDSL solutions for use across all ADSL and VDSL2 standards.
Move over Scotty
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10/5/2006   Post a comment
I confess, I used to love Star Trek. I didn't go so far as to go to the conventions or dress the part (although I did have one of those little beeper noise pins).
Sabeus AG-1 laser improves signal precision 100x
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10/5/2006   Post a comment
Sabeus, Inc. announced the commercial availability of the AG-1 distributed feedback (DFB) laser. The AG-1 is the first Sabeus product to implement the company's Multi Variable Control System (MVCS) for dynamic signal feedback.
UMC and IME partner on advanced noise modeling for nanometer technologies
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10/5/2006   Post a comment
UMC and Singapore's Institute of Microelectronics (IME), have sealed a partnership to jointly develop Radio Frequency (RF) modeling solutions for 90nm technologies.
ARM and Spirit partner on mobile multimedia
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10/5/2006   Post a comment
SPIRIT DSP, a leading provider of embedded voice and audio software engines, and ARM announced a strategic partnership to deliver outstanding multimedia performance to mobile digital audio and voice devices.
Intrinsity to provide high speed digital logic to Agere
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10/5/2006   Post a comment
Intrinsity, Inc. announced that it has signed a technology agreement with Agere Systems to develop high performance digital macrocells, based on Fast14 technolgy, for integration into future Agere products.
Microchip eases power-supply design
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10/4/2006   Post a comment
Microchip Technology Inc., announced an online Intelligent Power-Supply Design Center at Microchip.
GENBAND acquires DCO technologies from Siemens Networks
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10/4/2006   Post a comment
Siemens Networks LLC and GENBAND Inc. announced that Siemens has transferred its DCO (Digital Central Office) circuit-switch business and exclusively licensed other technology, enabling GENBAND to provide open interfaces for next generation network solutions to both the DCO and the Siemens North American EWSD installed base.
Tektronix and LitePoint collaborate on WiMAX test solution
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10/4/2006   Post a comment
Tektronix, Inc. announced that it is working with LitePoint Corporation, an industry leading provider of advanced wireless test solutions, to create an end-to end test solution for WiMAX.
OmniVision SGA sensor enhances 3G video phones
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10/4/2006   Post a comment
OmniVision Technologies, Inc. unveiled a new high-performance SGA 400 x 400 resolution camera chip sensor intended principally for use in secondary cameras in the fast growing 3G video phone market.
TriAccess ships super gain/low noise video amplifier for FTTH triplexers
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10/4/2006   Post a comment
TriAccess Technologies, Inc. announced at the FTTH Conference that it has ramped production and is now shipping its TAT6254 Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit (RFIC) video receiver and amplifier in volume.
BroadLight GPON PHY targets cost reduction
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10/4/2006   Post a comment
BroadLight announced the availability of the BL2901 GPON PHY (GPHY) ASIC for delivering breakthrough ONT cost reductions


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