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posted in October 2007

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Mobile phones to the rescue--coming to the aid of groping victims
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
Did you know that according to the Tokyo police more than 1,800 people were arrested for groping passengers in Tokyo in 2005? Me neither.
Drop a big screen into a little pocket
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10/22/2007   Post a comment
Symbian Limited claims that it has two ground-breaking technologies, ScreenPlay and FreeWay, to power the future of mobile computing.
Over-the-air technology simplifies wireless phone system software updates
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10/22/2007   Post a comment
Verizon Wireless will now deliver system software updates over-the-air to new handsets.
Catalyst targets portables with dual 300mA low dropout (LDO) regulator
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10/22/2007   Post a comment
Catalyst Semiconductor rolled out its newest low dropout (LDO) regulator--the CAT6221 300mA, dual-output LDO.
Mobile interface eliminates button between keypad and voice recognition
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10/22/2007   Post a comment
TravellingWave, claims a breakthrough whereby mobile users will no longer be required to press a button to switch modes between keypad and voice-recognition.
Greenpeace v. iPhone and BSEF
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10/22/2007   Post a comment
Recently, environmental group Greenpeace issued an analysis of the iPhone claiming it contains potentially dangerous chemicals. It seems that Greenpeace should research some facts, or back off.
MediaPhy intros all-segment single chip for Japanese mobile TV
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10/15/2007   Post a comment
MediaPhy introduced the second member of its product family, the J-Solo, designed to address the rapidly growing Japanese mobile TV market.
700 MHz: Mark your calendars
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10/15/2007   Post a comment
With the 700 MHz auctions around the corner, bidding for "beachfront spectrum" will be a fascinating event. Interesting auction twists never before seen include: strict bidder anonymity, anticollusion directives, and wellfunded but nontraditional players potentially taking the mound to throw some curveballs.
NemeriX A-GPS platform targets multi-wireless handset needs
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10/15/2007   Post a comment
NemeriX released its 4th generation A-GPS navigation platform: the NemeriX NX4. NX4 is focused on low power and high sensitivity, performance--e.g. tracking, TTFF time-to-first-fix, and the lowest bill-of-materials (BOM).
ON Semi's ESD protection technology safeguards high-speed portable apps
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10/15/2007   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor introduced the first member of an ultra-low capacitance, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) protection family of devices.
Linear 600mA buck dual synchronous DC/DC converter extends battery run-time
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10/15/2007   Post a comment
Linear Technology unveiled its LTC3520, a dual channel, 2MHz synchronous converter. One channel utilizes a synchronous buck-boost topology, delivering up to 1A of continuous output current with inputs above, equal, or below the output.
Agilent enables evaluation of handsets over time
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10/8/2007   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies unveiled a handset revenue analytics reporting application designed to enable operators to evaluate both the performance and popularity of specific handsets over time.
Agilent deploys OSS Data Capture analysis solution for mobile broadband
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10/8/2007   Post a comment
Agilent claims it has the industry's first operational-support-system (OSS) data capture, warehousing and reporting solution that handles the huge volumes of transaction detail records (TDRs) generated by packet-based services in new mobile broadband networks.
Motorola lands large WiMAX contracts in Taiwan
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10/8/2007   Post a comment
Motorola won two contracts for WiMAX network infrastructure from Taiwan's Far EasTone Telecom (FET) as part of the operator's role in the national M-Taiwan project.
Look out iPhone, here's Japan's sweet response
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10/8/2007   Post a comment
At the Ceatec exhibition in Chiba, Japan, the Infobar 2 phone with its "melting candy bar" appearance created quite a stir.
Mobile Weekly Reader--Volume 12
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10/8/2007   Post a comment
Articles on RF technology abound this week. Here are several articles with subjects that run the gamut from RF basics to easy implementation.
Nokia to pay $8.1 billion for Navteq
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Navigation-software provider Navteq Corp shareholders are richer today, as Nokia is set to pay approximately $8.1 billion or $78 for each Navteq share
Qualcomm under investigation by EU
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
In the news again, Qualcomm is under investigation by the European Union's antitrust regulators for violating EU competition rules.


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Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
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I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
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Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

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