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USB wireless headset reference design uses 2.4-GHz wireless link
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11/30/2005   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology today announced a complete Vishay RFWaves reference design for a USB-based wireless headset using a fully digital 2.4-GHz wireless link.
4MHz synchronous step-down regulator yields 3A from 4mm x 4mm QFN
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11/30/2005   Post a comment
Linear Technology announced the LTC3412A, a high efficiency, 4MHz, synchronous buck regulator using a constant frequency, current mode architecture.
Dual synchronous step-down converter delivers 1.4A and 800mA from a 5mm x 3mm DFN
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11/30/2005   Post a comment
Linear Technology announced the LTC3417, a dual output, high efficiency, 4-MHz, synchronous buck regulator that delivers up to 1.4A of continuous output current from one channel, and up to 800mA from the second.
Ethernet switch silicon powers next-gen 10GbE enterprise core switches
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11/30/2005   Post a comment
Broadcom today announced that Alcatel selected its StrataXGS III Ethernet switch silicon solutions for a new line of core switches, optimized for next generation enterprise networks.
E-9-1-1, Harnessing a nomadic service
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11/30/2005   Post a comment
This week saw the FCC deadline for compliance letters by interconnected VoIP providers regarding provision E9-1-1.
Wireless broadband network voice quality enhanced by embedded processing
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11/28/2005   Post a comment
Global IP Sound (GIPS) today announced that its VoiceEngine Embedded technology is used in newly introduced FreePP VoIP service from Gemtek Technology, a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions.
Thanksgiving
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11/24/2005   Post a comment
Although less than half of my readership celebrates the holiday of Thanksgiving, I'm compelled to express thanks.
Fast response PWM controller available for easy performance upgrade
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11/23/2005   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products introduced the MAX5094, a high-performance single-ended current-mode PWM controller for isolated telecom DC-DC or universal offline input AC-DC power supplies.
Dual 2-Phase synchronous controller with output tracking delivers outputs to 0.6V
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11/23/2005   Post a comment
Linear Technology announced the LTC3736-2, a 2-phase dual synchronous step-down switching regulator controller with output tracking that drives a wide range of external power MOSFETs.
NEC Magnus selects Ikanos for broadband access
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11/23/2005   Post a comment
Ikanos Communications, a developer of Fiber-Fast broadband solutions, announced that NEC Magnus Communications, a network equipment supplier in Japan, selected the Fx100100 and Fx100100S-4 chipsets to deliver up to 100 Mbps symmetrical data services in new versions of its broadband access products.
Java-based security module earns FIPS 140-2 validation
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11/23/2005   Post a comment
Certicom announced it earned FIPS 140-2 validation for the Java version of Security Builder GSE, certifying another module in its security solutions helping vendors sell into the government market. FIPS validation assures users that a given technology has passed rigorous testing as set out by the National Institute of Standards for Technology (NIST).
Analog IC design extended to TSMC 90-Nanometer Technology
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11/23/2005   Post a comment
AnSem, a fabless analog and mixed-signal IC design house offering advanced RF CMOS, high-speed data communication, data acquisition and low-power design services, has announced the successful design of its first analog IP in standard 90-nanometer TSMC technology.
SafeNet achieves 698% 5-year revenue growth
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11/21/2005   Post a comment
Number 228 on the 2005 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America, SafeNet grew 698 percent during the 2000-2004 period.
UN Net summit in Tunis--hope, control, and human rights
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11/21/2005   Post a comment
World Summit, organized by the United Nations, ended on Friday. The 3-day meeting resulting in approximately 200 deals designed to bring technology to the developing world.
Sprint Nextel to buy Alamosa for $3.4 bln
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11/21/2005   Post a comment
Sprint Nextel Corp. will purchase wireless affiliate Alamosa Holdings Inc. for approximately $3.4 billion, ending an exclusivity agreement breach that arose from Sprint's purchase of Nextel Communications, which operates in a few of Alamosa's markets.
A whale of application gateway performance
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11/21/2005   Post a comment
Whale today unveiled an Intelligent Compression Policy Engine, enhancing the performance of its Intelligent Application Gateway suite of access products.
Selectable polarity dual supervisor monitors available for network servers
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11/17/2005   Post a comment
Linear Technology introduced the LTC2909, a dual low voltage adjustable input supervisor intended for a variety of system monitoring applications such as network servers.
Bulls and bears, or just bull?
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11/17/2005   Post a comment
The SIA lowered its forecast for semiconductor sales, reversing its June predictions. It now says that 2005 sales will increase by 6.8% to $227.6 billion compared with a forecast of a 6% increase in June.
Troubled U.S. mobile providers to be gobbled up for network expansion
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11/16/2005   Post a comment
Deutsche Telekom AG may buy small U.S. mobile service providers and wireless airwaves sold in government auctions to beef up the network of its T-Mobile USA.
Pair demonstrate VoIP, IP-PBX, QoS and security networking devices
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11/16/2005   Post a comment
Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. and Jungo Ltd., announced that the companies demonstrated the integration of Jungo's OpenSMB application running on Comcerto 800, Mindspeed's voice and data processor.
4.25-Gbps DWDM lasers unveiled for MANs and extended SANs
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11/16/2005   Post a comment
K2 Optronics announced today the general availability of 4.25-Gbit/sec DWDM lasers for use in metropolitan area networks (MAN) and extended storage area networks (SAN).
Real-time debugging measures signals without recompiling
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11/16/2005   Post a comment
Tektronix, Inc., Altera Corporation, and First Silicon Solutions (FS2) announced the FPGAView, a software package from FS2 created for Tektronix TLA logic analyzers to enable real-time debugging of Altera FPGAs.
Complete Metro Ethernet in works
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11/15/2005   Post a comment
A partnership is underway between Accton Technology and IP Infusion to be first to offer turnkey system development for the Metro Ethernet arena.
Network Intrusion detection now at 10-G Ethernet
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11/15/2005   Post a comment
Force10 Networks announced that it will demonstrate the industry's first line-rate 10 Gigabit per second intrusion prevention and detection technology this week at SC05, and that it acquired MetaNetworks, Inc.
China Telecom selects IPTV provider
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11/15/2005   Post a comment
UTStarcom Inc. announced that China Telecom has chosen its Web-based television system to support a new service to be launched in China by the end of the year.
Network design help--from PCI Express through Deploying IP Video
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11/15/2005   Post a comment
Here's a list of upcoming live and on-demand Web seminars for the month of November on TechOnLine that will help you to solve your design challenges. Drop in.
Software upgrade simplifies VoIP network switch and gateway deployment
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11/15/2005   Post a comment
Quintum Technologies announced a new version of software for its Tenor VoIP MultiPath Switch product line.
Cooled dual-channel GigE PMC cards speed network insertion
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11/15/2005   Post a comment
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing introduced the PGE2, a new dual-port GigE PMC card fully compatible with legacy 10/100BASE-TX networks.
Huawei to built integrated ATM and IP network platforms
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11/15/2005   Post a comment
Agere Systems today announced that its TrueAdvantage Wireless Access Solution hardware and software wireless platform has been selected by Huawei Technologies, a wireless access equipment provider.
10-G datastream using SMT MicroTCA demonstrated
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11/15/2005   Post a comment
FCI recently demonstrated a 10Gb/s datastream on a MicroTCA back plane using surface-mount MicroTCA connectors, the first successful demo in a lab environment without active equalization.
Multi-mode DSL expected to ignite VDSL2 network deployment
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11/15/2005   Post a comment
Ikanos Communications says it is the first VDSL supplier to provide support for all commonly deployed DSL services on a single line card, reducing the cost of network upgrades.
Partnership drives optical networks and grid computing to advanced scientific apps
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11/14/2005   Post a comment
Calient Networks, MCNC, the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative, and the Center for Computation & Technology at LSU announced a partnership to drive optical networking and grid computing towards a new realm of advanced scientific applications.
Lightweight serial interconnect protocol reduces logic requirements by 65%
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11/14/2005   Post a comment
Altera Corporation today announced the release of SerialLite II, a lightweight serial interconnect protocol for chip-to-chip, board-to-board and backplane applications.
Side-by-side audio performance and video quality testing targets IPTV
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11/14/2005   Post a comment
QoSmetrics, a provider of network performance assurance hardware and software solutions for triple-play networks, upgraded its V-Factor technology for IPTV performance assurance capabilities to include audio performance assurance and streaming video performance assurance.
Development platform for SCA-compliant SDR
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11/14/2005   Post a comment
Pentek today released a development platform containing hardware and tools necessary for software-defined radio development compliant with the Software Communication Architecture (SCA) mandated for all future U.S. military radios.
10-G Ethernet switch features 10x latency improvement at $20/port
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11/14/2005   Post a comment
Attacking Ethernet's data center limitations, Fulcrum Microsystems today announced FocalPoint, a breakthrough 10-Gigabit Ethernet switch chip family with 200 nanoseconds of total latency--a 10x improvement over existing solutions.
SaskTel selects NetComplete triple-play network test and management
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11/14/2005   Post a comment
JDSU announced today that its VoIP test and performance management service assurance solution, called NetComplete, was selected by Saskatchewan Telecommunications (SaskTel) to help ensure reliability, efficiency and quality of service (QoS) for VoIP service deployment.
Quadrature modulator provides linearity and GSM basestation dynamic range
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11/14/2005   Post a comment
The LT5568, a high performance quadrature modulator from Linear Technology is optimized for 850MHz to 965MHz GSM, CDMA2000, ISM, and RFID modulator applications.
Need to harness complex algorithms for SDR?
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11/14/2005   Post a comment
Celoxica's ESL software for C-based design of SDR waveforms meets Sundance COTS development boards with DSP and FPGA chips to deliver a complete software-defined radio developers' kit for rapid design of next-generation wireless communications applications.
Interested in ATCA payload power management?
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11/11/2005   Post a comment
Attend the Lattice ATCA Payload Power Management Webcast on November 17 at 11:00 am PT.
Millinet and BroadLight team to deliver GPON to Korea Telecom
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11/11/2005   Post a comment
BroadLight, Inc., a supplier of ITU Passive Optical Network (PON) semiconductors, software and transceivers, announced that Millinet, a broadband access equipment vendor in Korea, selected BroadLight's complete End-to-End (E2E) GPON product solution for deployment in Korea.
Artesyn announces carrier-grade Linux for high-availability network services
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11/11/2005   Post a comment
Artesyn announced the availability of MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade Edition (CGE) for its KosaiPM modules, hot-swappable, single-wide, full-height, AdvancedMC card that makes it easy to add processing power to AdvancedTCA blades, MicroTCA systems, and proprietary systems equipped with AdvancedMC expansion bays.
40% of your employees intend to walk
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11/11/2005   Post a comment
In study by Spherion Corp., an extremely wide gap exists between employers and employees. More than just an "us against them" mentality, this one is serious.
Falcon selects General Bandwidth VoIP over broadband networks
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11/10/2005   Post a comment
Falcon Broadband, an FTTP, cable, and wireless service provider in Colorado has selected General Bandwidth, to enable the launch of its SIP-based VoIP service offering.
Entropic and Westell partner on broadband gateway
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
Entropic's c.LINK 270 will be incorporated into Westell's new line of home networking routers called UltraLine II, for IPTV and video delivery.
Qualcomm and Nokia in hissing match
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
Wow, it didn't take long. On October 28, Nokia joined five others, Broadcom, Ericsson, NEC, Panasonic Mobile, and TI in asking the EC to investigate Qualcomm on the basis of anticompetitive conduct.
ECI's edge routers chosen by Ringgold Telephone Company for IPTV
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
ECI Telecom's ST-200 multiservice edge router has been selected by Ringgold Telephone Company to support its interactive video and IPTV video services over DSL as well as provide VoIP in the future.
LVL7 FASTPATH SMB delivers Ethernet to small biz
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
LVL7 Systems has a new FASTPATH software version designed for value-line Ethernet switching products.
Orbital Data introduces IP-WAN acceleration product with breakthrough auto-optimization
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
Orbital Data, a provider of WAN optimization and application acceleration solutions, introduced the Orbital 6000 series, a new product family whose simplicity of deployment and automated management offer total cost of ownership advantages over competing product.
Neterion and NextCom deliver performance for energy exploration applications
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
Neterion Inc., a provider of 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters and NextCom LLC, manufacturer and provider of extreme performance, mobile and small footprint, computing products and solutions for the exploration and production (E&P) industry, announced that NextCom is using the Neterion Xframe family of 10 GbE adapters for its high performance, mission critical servers.
Conexant, Espial and Tematic deliver platform for IPTV
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
Conexant Systems today announced that it is partnering with Espial and Tematic to deliver a complete platform for telecommunications operators deploying low-cost, high-performance set-top boxes for IPTV networks.
Freescale and Southern University-Baton Rouge team up on design projects
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor adopted a laboratory within the department of electrical engineering at Southern University-Baton Rouge (SUBR) to conduct digital electronics and microprocessor-related projects.
DoE Selects Ciena for research network; coast-to-coast UltraScience Net grows
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
Ciena Corporation today announced the DoE selected its CoreStream Agility optical transport system and CoreDirector CI multiservice switching system in its UltraScience Net (USN).
Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet switches self diagnose problems
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
Broadcom Corporation today announced its next-generation of 5-port and 8-port ROBOSwitch Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) products are optimized for small office/home office (SOHO) and small-to-medium-sized business (SMB) networks.
SpaceDev revolutionizes space industry with under 220 pound, standards-based microsatellites
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
SpaceDev launched a new high performance microsatellite product program named the SpaceDev Modular Microsat Bus, a highly capable modular 100 kg (220 pound) microsatellite based on industry standard "Plug-n-Play" interfaces.
Vitesse WebSparX 2.0 enables design of low-cost switches
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
Vitesse Semiconductor today announced availability of its WebSparX 2.0 switch software, in conjunction with production availability of the SparX-G16 and SparX-G24.
Arroyo displays IPTV video on demand
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
Arroyo Video Solutions today announced that it will demonstrate its comprehensive on demand services solution for IPTV at the TelcoTV Conference & Expo in San Diego, Calif., November 9-10.
ECI reduces cost of provisioning broadband residential and business services
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11/8/2005   Post a comment
ShadeTree Management Suite, introduced by ECI, gives broadband service providers a means to easily deploy residential and business services with minimal operational overhead.
Inphi single-chip differential encoder targets Duobinary, DPSK, NRZ, RZ formats
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11/7/2005   Post a comment
Inphi Corporation announced its 13750DE/13751DE Differential Encoder, the first commercially available, single-chip solution to deliver up to 12.5Gbps Differential Phase Shift Keying (DPSK) or Duobinary transmission.
MTP Launches VoX VoIP Nationwide
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11/7/2005   Post a comment
VoX Communications announced that My Technology Partners will market and resell VoX VoIP services to small and mid-sized businesses across its partner network.
Simplify PCI Express, GigE, XAUI designs with GX FPGAs--Attend Net Seminar
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11/7/2005   Post a comment
On the heels of its GX FPGA product announcement, Altera's ready to teach how to implement high-speed serial protocols.
White Rock Networks expands optical family
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11/7/2005   Post a comment
White Rock Networks today expanded its optical transport products to include the VLX840 OC-3/STM-1 to T1/E1 Multiplexer.
2004 lowest network outages in 12 years says NRSC's final report
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11/4/2005   Post a comment
Calendar year 2004 was a "great year for network reliability" if outage frequencies reported to the FCC by wireline telecom providers, are measured according to a Network Reliability Steering Committee (NRSC) Annual Report 2004, released today by ATIS.
Ciena's new commitment to bottom line
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11/4/2005   Post a comment
Ciena Corporation announced organizational changes, breathing life into a commitment to restore profitability, drive future earnings growth and improve shareholder value.
Companies, communities, and FCC duke it out over subscription TV
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11/3/2005   Post a comment
The FCC announced they would look at how far their authority reaches over the licensing process--whether or not companies can launch subscription TV without running up against local officials.
Nortel has more records subpoenaed in U.S. probe
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11/3/2005   Post a comment
A U.S. grand jury has subpoenaed more documents regarding an ongoing criminal investigation related to Nortel's retirement income and long-term investment plans. The SEC and Canada's Ontario Securities Commission are also probing Nortel's accounting scandal.
Microsoft buys VoIP and file sync companies
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11/3/2005   Post a comment
Microsoft acquired Swiss media-streams.com AG, a developer of VoIP and will use the technology in email, IM, and other types of communications.
Cinch connectors boast high iQ
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11/3/2005   Post a comment
Cinch Connectors today announced its new iQ interconnect technology with a Q-shaped contact for a low profile with a large working range.
TranSwitch enables wire line and wireless last-mile Ethernet
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11/2/2005   Post a comment
TranSwitch's EtherMap-PDH, a new protocol converter, delivers revenue-generating Ethernet services into the last mile over copper.
Freescale tops 200 million communications processors shipped
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11/1/2005   Post a comment
Freescale has shipped more than 200 million integrated communications processors, a semiconductor device category the company pioneered 16 years ago.
Altera Extends PCI x8 solution for its GX FPGAs
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11/1/2005   Post a comment
Altera Corporation today extended its range of PCI Express solutions, releasing an x8 PCI Express MegaCore function optimized for Stratix II GX FPGAs.
Deterministic networks spinout delivers satellite technology to terrestrial networks
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11/1/2005   Post a comment
Deterministic Networks, acquired by Gilat Satellite in July of 2000 to enhance data traffic performance in satellite networks, will now be unleashed to target WAN--wireless and wired market segments.
Level 3, Telenor, and Telefonica go shopping
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11/1/2005   Post a comment
Level 3 Communications is acquiring WilTel Communications Group for $680 million; Telenor buys Vodafone Sweden for 1.04 billion euros; and Telefonica to purchase O2 PLC in $31.4 billion deal.
Global outsourcing helps U.S. economy
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11/1/2005   Post a comment
The Information Technology Association of America is pointing to a study that says global outsourcing of US software and IT services benefits the domestic economy--improving wages, encouraging investment and spending, and increases the number of jobs.
Are you boring?
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11/1/2005   Post a comment
Come on, 'fess up--you've either fallen asleep during a presentation, or lulled others to sleep with yours.


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