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Hurd's Oracle gig: Is Ellison perk or problem?

September 9, 2010 12:05 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

As co-president at Oracle Corp., ousted Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Mark Hurd will have to adapt to a new role playing second fiddle to one of Silicon Valley's most domineering bosses — Larry Ellison.Although the two men have been pals for several years, working together may test their friendship...

Audio Codec Enhances Loudspeaker Performance, Uses Little Power

September 9, 2010 11:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduced the MAX98088 stereo audio codec that leverages the company’s Flexsound audio processor. This proprietary technology is said to improve loudspeaker performance by

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STATS ChipPAC achieves major milestone of over 35 million eWLB units shipped

September 9, 2010 11:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST: STATSChP), a leading semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider, today announced it has achieved a major industry milestone in the volume ramp of embedded Wafer-Level Ball Grid Array (eWLB) technology with more...

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ASE gears up for 2.5D, 3D IC commercialization

September 9, 2010 11:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

3D IC Technology holds great promise for manufacturing at 20nm and beyond, bridging the gap between SoC and future system requirements.

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DOD, industry fund $5.6M SMU-led research for realistic robotic arms that move, 'feel'

September 9, 2010 11:20 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Southern Methodist University) Lightning-fast connections between robotic limbs and the human brain may be within reach for injured soldiers and other amputees at a new research center led by engineers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas. Funded with $5.6M from the Department of...

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Post-It maker 3M to pay $810M for Arizant, provider of heating blankets for hospital patients

September 9, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Manufacturing conglomerate 3M Co. has agreed to pay US$810 million for Arizant Inc., a company that makes heating devices for surgical patients.The deal announced Thursday is one of a string of recent acquisitions for 3M as it stretches beyond its traditional business of making Post-It Notes...

Programmable DSP Core Touts Power Efficiency for Next-Gen Communications and Multimedia SoCs

September 9, 2010 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

CEVA, Inc. introduced the CEVA-X1643, a 1 GHz DSP core designed to boost overall chip performance for a broad range of applications including wireline and wireless communications, surveillance and portable multimedia. Features include

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Most influential tweeters of all

September 9, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Northwestern University) Tweet this, Ashton Kutcher, Lady Gaga and Britney Spears. Just because you have a ton of followers on Twitter doesn't necessarily mean you're among the most influential people in the Twitterverse, according to researchers from Northwestern University.

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BU partners in 5-year, $7.5M grant to study animal flight

September 9, 2010 8:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Boston University Medical Center) The Office of Naval Research has awarded a five-year, $7.5 million grant to a team of researchers from Boston University, the University of Washington, the University of Maryland, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The grant will fund...

Apple publishes guidelines for app approval

September 9, 2010 8:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. gave software developers on Thursday the guidelines it uses to determine which programs can be sold in its App Store, yet it reserved for itself broad leeway in deciding what makes the cut....

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TFT Features a High-Resolution WVGA 5.0” Format

September 9, 2010 8:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

The OSD050T0714-29 features a high-resolution WVGA (800xRGBx480) format in a 5.0” diagonal size. This TFT-LCD display features a parallel 24-bit TTL interface with a high-quality 16.7M color palette. The module has

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High-Sensitivity Digital Camera Based on CMOS Image Sensor

September 9, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Designed for low-light imaging at high frame rates, this new camera combines high resolution, high sensitivity, high speed, and low noise, at an excellent price/performance level.

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Micro Connectors Are Rugged and Compact

September 9, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Omnetics Connector Corp., a leading manufacturer of micro and nano miniature and high reliability connectors, has expanded its product line with the addition of the standard Micro-D connector.

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ESD Solutions Offered for Single and Multiple USB Port Protection

September 9, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Stackpole Electronics Inc's discrete (ESD Series) and array (ESA Series) suppression devices are ideal for ESD protection of high speed communications ports, such as USB 2.0.

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Clean-In-Place Pressure Transducer Features Flush Diaphragm

September 9, 2010 7:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Stellar’s Series FT31XX clean-in-place (CIP) pressure transmitters are designed to meet the demands of the wet and hostile environments of industrial process applications that use a flush diaphragm and Tri-Clover flange clamps.

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