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Power To The People: Power Electronics as a Vertical Market Segment

August 30, 2010 10:19 am | by Paul Schimel, International Rectifier | Articles | Comments

To discuss this subject in broad strokes is no easy task. Power electronics impacts many different areas. My own take on this will be markedly different from the folks that have desk jobs at huge marketing firms that crunch predetermined numbers.

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Simulation tools for optical measuring tasks

August 30, 2010 10:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

MAZeT GmbH, development and manufacturing service provider for Opto-ASICs, spectral and color sensors, as well as embedded computing solutions, and located in Jena, Germany, offers a tool for the simulation of compact spectral-selective semiconductor sensors for precise inline measurements

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Phoenix Technologies gets richer takeover offer

August 30, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Phoenix Technologies Ltd., which makes system software for computers and servers, said Monday it has received a $150 million cash bid from an unnamed third party, trumping an earlier offer from private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners.On Aug. 18, Phoenix agreed to be acquired by Marlin for...

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Isolators Provide 1kV Isolation to TX, TXV & COTS-level Standards

August 30, 2010 10:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing military electronics design engineers with the ability to optically isolate sensitive circuit elements, TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed a series of high-reliability, optically coupled isolators that provide up to 1kV electrical isolation with a high current transfer ratio.

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Google buys Angstro to boost social offerings

August 30, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc.'s acquisition of startup Angstro shows the online search leader is working to boost its social network offerings as it tries to compete with Facebook Inc. in that market.Google confirmed the acquisition late Sunday night but declined to give any more details, including how much it...

UHS-II PHY IP Core Provides Next-Generation Memory Interface

August 30, 2010 8:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Arasan Chip Systems, a leading provider of Total Semiconductor IP Solutions, announced that it has developed the UHS-II PHY IP core, a next generation memory interface being finalized by the SD Association.

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3M to acquire Cogent for about $943 million

August 30, 2010 8:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

3M Co., the conglomerate whose products range from Post-Its to respirators, computer arms and films for LCD TV screens, is trying to expand into the security market by buying Cogent Inc. for about $943 million....

Intel buying German chipmaker's wireless unit

August 30, 2010 8:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Intel Corp. is buying the wireless communications unit of Germany's Infineon Technologies AG for $1.4 billion in cash, the second deal in as many weeks that allows the chipmaker to expand beyond the struggling personal computer market....

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Google, AP reach new deal on licensing rights

August 30, 2010 8:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google and The Associated Press have struck a new licensing deal that will allow Google to continue posting the news cooperative's content....

Interning to the next level

August 30, 2010 8:17 am | by Lauren DeStefano, Editorial Intern | Articles | Comments

My name is Lauren DeStefano and I am going to be a senior at William Paterson University. I have been interning for the past two months with ECN Magazine. Applying to internships was a tedious process. It’s hard to keep track of all the resumes and cover letters I sent to various companies.

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CACI awarded portion of $16.4 billion IT contract

August 30, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CACI International Inc. said Monday that it has been awarded a portion of a $16.4 billion Army contract for communications and electronics work.The contract, one of 17 that will be awarded by the Army, is for information technology support for all defense and civilian agencies. CACI did not...

Nanotech Creates Tiny Color Displays

August 30, 2010 7:46 am | News | Comments

In a step toward more efficient, smaller and higher-definition display screens, a University of Michigan professor has developed a new type of color filter made of nano-thin sheets of metal with precisely spaced gratings.

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Mistral announces daughter cards for the Sitara AM1x MPUs and OMAP-L1x processors

August 30, 2010 7:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mistral, a leading product realization company specializing in real-time embedded solutions, has announced daughter cards for TI evaluation modules (EVMs) based on TI’s Sitara AM1x microprocessors (MPUs) and OMAP-L1x application processors for embedded industrial, medical and consumer designs.

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Texas Instruments introduces industry’s first -36-V, 200-mA LDO

August 30, 2010 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments today introduced the industry’s first -36-V low dropout regulators (LDO). The TPS7A30, paired with the positive voltage TPS7A49, provides designers with a total solution for powering precision analog applications.

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Warm water can trigger deformities in farmed fish

August 30, 2010 7:25 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

EU-funded scientists have discovered that temperatures greater than 16 °C can cause skeletal deformities in young salmon. The finding is part of the FINE FISH ('Reduction of malformations in farmed fish species') project, which received EUR 3.02 million under the SME (small and...

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