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Software Quality - What you don’t know CAN hurt you

March 15, 2010 11:16 am | Blogs | Comments

My point here is not to join the chorus of Toyota-bashers. Rather it is to point out that major software quality problems seem to be occurring with increasing frequency across more industries today – and they are definitely happening more frequently in the embedded industry. 


TSX-listed Corporate Dividends by Ex-Date for March 15 & March 16, 2010

March 15, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dividends by ex-date on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange for March 15 & March 16, 2010:GROUPE AEROPLAN INC. (TSX: AER ): Dividend of $ 0.125 , expiring Mar. 15, 2010 < GROUPE AEROPLAN INC. SERIES '1' PR (TSX: AER.PR.A ): Dividend of $ 0.31164 , expiring Mar. 15, 2010...

80 W Power Supply Presented as Energy Efficient

March 15, 2010 8:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

CUI Inc’s power line, V-Infinity, announced the release of the VOF-80 open frame AC/DC power supply. The supply has a low no-load power consumption of <0.5 W and is suited for use in


AWR Launches Graduate Gift Initiative

March 15, 2010 8:40 am | News | Comments

AWR, a leader in high-frequency EDA, today announced the AWR Graduate Gift Initiative, which will provide qualified 2010 graduates a fully-functional free license for its popular Microwave Office and Visual System Simulator (VSS) software suites.

CyberSynchs Enables Cloud-based Communication Between Any Internet-Enabled Device

March 15, 2010 8:20 am | News | Comments

CyberSynchs universal data synchronization system automatically synchronizes data from any device and securely stores the content in the cloud to make it instantly accessible to any other device or platform.

Iran arrests 30 over U.S.-linked cyber ring: report

March 15, 2010 7:10 am | News | Comments

Iran has arrested 30 people suspected of belonging to a U.S.-linked cyber network gathering information on Iranian nuclear scientists and sending people abroad for training, a news agency reported on Saturday. It said the group sought to recruit people through the Internet for training in Iraq with the People's Mujahideen Organization, a leftist exile group which launched attacks on the Islamic Republic from Saddam Hussein's Iraq.

U.S. to roll out major broadband policy

March 15, 2010 7:08 am | News | Comments

U.S. regulators will announce a major Internet policy this week to revolutionize how Americans communicate and play, proposing a dramatic increase in broadband speeds that could let people download a high-definition film in minutes instead of hours.

Investors seek signs of China Mobile 3G commitment

March 15, 2010 7:05 am | News | Comments

China Mobile's 3G outlook will take center stage this week as China's three telecoms carriers begin to kick off quarterly results, with market focus on whether the nation's dominant player will turn up the volume in its low-key 3G roll-out.


Download growth boosts 2009 UK music royalties

March 15, 2010 7:02 am | News | Comments

British songwriters, composers and music publishers earned 623 million pounds ($944.8 million) in royalties in 2009, up 2.6 percent on 2008 and the first time the growth in digital revenues outperformed the drop in CD and DVD earnings.


Dell sues 5 Asia tech firms, alleging LCD cartel

March 15, 2010 6:56 am | News | Comments

Dell Inc, the world's third-largest PC maker, has filed a lawsuit against Sharp Corp, Hitachi Ltd, Toshiba Corp and two other companies for alleged price fixing of LCD displays. Dell filed the suit at a U.S. district court in San Francisco on Friday against the group of five firms, which also includes Japan's Seiko Epson and Taiwan's HannStar, a spokesman at Dell's Japan unit said on Monday.

Intermap gets Garmin deal for 3D mapping technology

March 15, 2010 6:54 am | News | Comments

Intermap Technologies Corp, a Canadian 3D digital mapping technology firm, said U.S. navigation device maker Garmin Ltd signed a three-year agreement for Intermap's NEXTMap technology. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Innovation on display at Games Conference

March 15, 2010 6:51 am | News | Comments

Motion controls and social gaming were the hot topics at this week's Game Developers Conference, the annual convention of game designers, programmers and executives. Sony shook up the conference with a splashy introduction of the PlayStation Move, a new wand-shaped PlayStation 3 motion controller system that will rival Nintendo's popular Wii.


Disney to close Zemeckis-run motion-capture studio

March 15, 2010 6:47 am | News | Comments

To further cut costs at its movie studio, The Walt Disney Co. said Friday that it will shut a San Francisco-area facility used to capture the performance of Jim Carrey for his digitally animated character, Scrooge, in "A Christmas Carol."


Programmable Multimedia Solution Supports Android-Powered HD Processors

March 15, 2010 6:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

CEVA, Inc. [(NASDAQ: CEVA); (LSE: CVA)], today announced that Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics Co. Ltd, has licensed and deployed the fully programmable CEVA-MM2000 portable multimedia solution in the latest generation RK28XX portable multimedia ICs.


iLOOKABOUT Announces Series E Warrant Term Extension

March 15, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

iLOOKABOUT Corp. (TSX VENTURE: ILA) ("iLOOKABOUT" or the "Company") announced today that, subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV"), it will extend the term of its Series E common share purchase warrants (the "Class E Warrants") that were issued as part of a private placement...


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