Antitrust regulators on Monday detailed evidence from Intel clients that led to the European Commission's record 1.06 billion euro ($1.6 billion) fine on the U.S. chip giant for illegally shutting out rival AMD.
Dell Inc. said Monday it has agreed to buy the information technology services company Perot Systems Corp. for about $3.9 billion as it looks to expand beyond the personal computer business.
With their advertising revenue drying up, newspaper publishers spent much of the spring and summer debating whether to cut off free online access to some of the material they run in their shrinking print editions. It looks like the talk will turn to action this fall, when some large newspapers are expected to put up Internet toll booths. They'll be testing readers' willingness to pay for information and entertainment that mostly has been given away online for the past 15 years.
Using ring lug/bolt connection technology, high-current connectors from Phoenix Contact purportedly achieve a safe and secure termination. The connectors feature an integrated spring lock washer that prevents hexagonal nuts from loosening. Both single and double volt versions are available
Consisting of individually addressable red, green, blue, and white LEDs, the SBM-160 PhlatLight LED from Luminus Devices generates more than 1,500 lm of combined white light. Purportedly, this is the industry’s brightest multi-color LED available in a surface-mount (SMT) package. Other features include: thermal resistance of less than 1.5 C/W, a lifetime of 60,000 hours
Aimtec has confirmed that counterfeit versions of its DC/DC converters are being manufactured and sold, by unauthorized distributors, to unsuspecting customers in various regions around the world.
With up to 32 KB of on-chip flash memory, the R8C/33T microcontroller (MCU) group from Renesas features an on-chip Sensor Control Unit (SCU) for capacitive-touch applications. The MCUs incorporate 18 independent capacitive-touch channels and 4 KB of data flash memory with background operation (BGO).
The 10-year search-engine deal between Microsoft and Yahoo is under scrutiny. The July 29 deal between the two behemoths is being closely monitored by U.S. antitrust regulators, and both companies are in talks with officials in the European Union.
The head of No. 3 U.S. mobile service Sprint Nextel Corp (S.N) said on Thursday that it is fair for the U.S. government to ask whether handset exclusivity deals should have time limits. Sprint Chief Executive Dan Hesse said
Google Inc. is counting on the crown jewel of its online advertising empire to burnish a diamond in the rough. Hoping to take an even bigger bite out of ad budgets, Google has melded the technology powering its lucrative search marketing network with a system that it bought 18 months ago to sell online billboards and other more visual commercials, including video.
Microsoft Corp on Thursday filed five civil lawsuits in Seattle, Washington against alleged "malvertisers." Malvertising is the term used to describe harmful online advertising and works by camouflaging malicious code as harmless online advertisements, Microsoft's associate general counsel Tim Cranton wrote in a blog.
With on-board FPGA, the PCI Express(r) (PCIe) high-speed digitizer from Agilent allows real-time acquisition and peak-detection up to 4 GS/s. The U1084A is a dual-channel, 8-bit PCIe digitizer with 1.5 GHz bandwidth and incorporating a 15 ps trigger time interpolator (TTI).
Astronomers have found the coldest spot in our solar system and it may be a little close for comfort. It's on our moon, right nearby. NASA's new Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is making the first complete temperature map of the moon. It found that at the moon's south pole, it's colder than far away Pluto. The area is inside craters that are permanently shadowed so they never see sun.
Ending a three-year flirtation with free online content, Variety newspaper plans to put some of its Web site content behind a "pay wall" that will require a paid annual subscription, its publisher said Thursday. The changes at the Hollywood trade publication will take place early next year and come with new online features such as a better archive, publisher Brian Gott said.
Enabling production test engineers to achieve faster time to volume for RF components and LTE user equipment, the modular PXI 3000 test platform from Aeroflex now has Long Term Evolution (LTE) measurement capabilities.