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Continua expands specs, adds Microsoft
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9/28/2010   3 comments
The Continua Health Alliance has expanded its suite of design guidelines with new personal and wide-area wireless interfaces for home health systems and added Microsoft Corp. as a member.
MosChip MCS9950 multi-function PCI Express (PCIe) connectivity with display controller chip
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9/28/2010   Post a comment
MosChip's latest controller offers built-in support to enable a variety of PCIe to multiple I/O connectivity and display options.
RIM reveals its Playbook in tablet game
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9/27/2010   15 comments
Research in Motion is using high-end media aimed at business users to differentiate its tablet computer in what is quickly becoming a crowded field.
PLX acquires Teranetics in $36M deal
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9/24/2010   3 comments
PLX Technology, Inc., a designer of PCI bridge and switch chips, has signed a merger agreement to acquire Teranetics, Inc., a developer of physical layer chips for 10 Gbit/second Ethernet over copper.
PLD market to grow 43% in 2010, says iSuppli
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9/23/2010   25 comments
Programmable logic devices are set to beat overall semiconductor market in growth in 2010, according to analyst iSuppli.
Exar's XR21B1411 Full-Speed USB UART
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9/23/2010   13 comments
Exar has expanded its Full-Speed USB UART series with a device that provides ± 15kV HBM ESD protection, up to 12Mbps serial data rate, optimized software drivers and support for very large FIFO sizes.
Light Peak panned by OEM, report
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9/22/2010   44 comments
Intel's first implementation of Light Peak will not be broadly adopted by PC makers, but it opens a door to future optical interconnects, according to one PC engineer and an analyst report published today.
Teranetics' TN8000 family of 10GBASE-T PHYs
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9/20/2010   Post a comment
Teranetics has launched its next-generation 10GBASE-T PHYs, which it boasts set a new level of EMI performance, reach, and power dissipation.
VIA Labs launches high-performance USB 3.0 NAND flash controller
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9/17/2010   Post a comment
Taipei, Taiwan - VIA Labs, Inc., has announced its VL750 Super-Speed USB to NAND flash controller, featuring a 4-channel memory controller with interleaving support to provide data transfer speeds of 100MB/s or more, depending on configuration.
Intel: Light Peak switches on in 2012
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9/16/2010   34 comments
The Light Peak optical interconnect will be ready for systems in 2012, about the same time USB 3.0 ramps into high volume, according to engineers at IDF.
Intel details embedded, SoC moves
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9/15/2010   7 comments
Intel Corp. provided more details about its latest set-top box and embedded processors and the system-on-chip program behind them in a technical session at the Intel Developer Forum.
On Semiconductor's NCP61xx family of integrated controllers
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9/15/2010   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor has launched a portfolio of products that simplify and speed the design of computing platforms, including those built around the upcoming 2nd Generation Intel Core processor family.
PCI Express 3.0 will arrive in November
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9/15/2010   10 comments
The base specification for PCI Express 3.0 should be complete by November, opening the door to a flow of products for the fast interconnect in 2011.
IDF 2010 products roundup
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9/14/2010   Post a comment
A round-up of product announcements at the 2010 Intel Developer Forum
Fujitsu's MB86C31 and MB86E50 series 3.0-SATA bridge controller ICs
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9/14/2010   Post a comment
Fujitsu’s USB 3.0-SATA bridge controller ICs deliver high-speed data transfer of up to 5Gbps between the host PC and SATA storage devices such as hard disk drives and solid state drives.
Sonics MemMax Amp memory scheduler
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9/13/2010   1 comment
IP vendor Sonics Inc. introduces MemMax AMP, a stand-alone memory scheduler in a single ip block.
Update: USB 3.0 poised to take off--finally
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9/13/2010   9 comments
The USB trade group has certified nearly 120 products that comply with its USB 3.0 specification aka SuperSpeed USB.
Cable-TV slowly steps into stereo 3-D
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9/13/2010   5 comments
Cable-TV operators are stepping slowly into stereo 3-D television, but it could take years before they can handle full high definition content.
Intel's big week: What to expect and why
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9/12/2010   7 comments
Intel will describe its Sandy Bridge architecture, roll out at least one new Atom-based SoC and provide more details on its McAfee acquisition at its annual confab this week.
SMSC plugs displays into USB 3.0
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9/7/2010   9 comments
SMSC rolled out a USB 3.0 display controller and plans an integrated docking station chip, driving adoption of the interface which has suffered so far from lack of support.

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