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Scopes Deliver Advanced JTAG Debug Capabilities

July 7, 2010 6:01 am | by Joel Woodward, Agilent Technologies, Inc. | Articles | Comments

JTAG, also known as IEEE 1149.1, is one of the most successful electronic standards of all time. Invented over 20 years ago to uncover printed circuit board manufacturing, JTAG is now used in nearly 100% of printed circuit boards and has become a critical part of many integrated circuits.

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High-Voltage Capacitors: Design and Testing

July 7, 2010 5:45 am | Articles | Comments

There are many industries that depend on the proven design concepts that require high voltages to operate. Radar, X-ray machines, traveling wave tubes, down-hole logging, particle accelerators, aerospace ignition systems, partial discharge detection, power utilities and welding equipment are some examples.

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Virtualization for Consolidation

July 7, 2010 5:37 am | by Mark Hermeling, Senior Product Manager for Multi-core and Virtualization, Wind River | Articles | Comments

Multi-core and embedded virtualization offer embedded device and equipment manufacturers the chance to consolidate and innovate. They can consolidate multiple individual processors into a single processor, whether single core or multi-core, and innovate by improving the capabilities of their devices beyond what was previously achievable.

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China Reviews Google License

July 7, 2010 5:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The Chinese government said it is still examining Google's application to renew its content license, in the government's first comments on the U.S. company's status since it announced last month it was changing how users in China access its search service.

Mission To Mercury

July 7, 2010 5:23 am | by ScienceMagazine | Videos | Comments

BepiColombo will set off in 2014 on a journey lasting approximately six years. When it arrives at Mercury in mid 2020, it will endure temperatures as high as 350 °C and gather data during its one year nominal mission, with a possible 1-year extension. --- Please subscribe to Science &...

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Protective Vent Prevents Condensation in AntennAware Attitude Sensor

July 7, 2010 5:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sunsight Instruments has joined with GORE Protective Vents to eliminate condensation in its AntennAware Attitude Sensor (AAS), a permanently mounted or fully integrated monitoring sensor to ensure the ongoing correct alignment of antennae.

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Tesco Selects Unica's Interactive Marketing Solutions

July 7, 2010 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Unica Corporation (http://www.unica.com/index.htm) (NASDAQ: UNCA), the recognized leader in marketing software (http://www.unica.com/marketing-software.htm) solutions, today announced that Tesco, one of the world's largest retail chains, has chosen Unica's solutions to power its cross-channel...

Reference Design Creates Remote-Control Racing Toys

July 7, 2010 4:57 am | News | Comments

Based on 2.4GHz wireless tech, the nRFready R/C Racing reference design from Nordic Semiconductor allows developers to create advanced remote-control race toy cars.

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Security manager provides nonimprinting memory and tamper detection

July 7, 2010 4:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX36051 security manager. The device provides 128 bytes of nonimprinting memory to securely store sensitive data, while drawing very little battery power in standby mode (1.5microamps).

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Employment: Job creation must be a top priority in months ahead, says OECD’s Gurria

July 7, 2010 3:22 am | by OECD | News | Comments

OECD countries need to create 17 million jobs to get employment levels back to where they were before the crisis, according to the OECD’s Employment Outlook 2010 a new OECD report.Unemployment may have peaked in the OECD area, having reached 8.6% in May 2010, it says. Watch the webcast of...

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Apple Battles Frauds in iTunes

July 6, 2010 10:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Apple said an app developer had engaged in fraudulent purchases with about 400 iTunes accounts and the company was putting in place new security measures.

Apple says developer booted from app store

July 6, 2010 8:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. has booted a developer and his apps from its applications store after hundreds of hijacked user accounts were used to push his titles to best sellers over the weekend.Developer Thuat Nguyen has been banned for violating an Apple license agreement, "including fraudulent purchases,"...

SK Telecom Looks to Break Out of 'Gloomy' Market

July 6, 2010 6:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

SK Telecom's president and CEO says the saturated Korean telecom segment offers little opportunity for growth, pushing the company to use its network technology with other businesses such as finance, medical services and education.

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Samsung forecasts record 2Q operating profit

July 6, 2010 6:06 pm | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest seller of flat-screen televisions, forecast Wednesday that operating profit rose to a record high in the second quarter this year as sales increased.The Suwon, South Korea-based company said it expects consolidated operating profit of between 4.8...

Passive Problems

July 6, 2010 3:21 pm | News | Comments

Here's a common scenario: You have an array of small components. Maybe some SOT23 transistors or a set of LEDs. On one side, you have wires and chips and stuff hooked up all over the place. On the other side,...

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