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NEC Electronics Introduces Super-Resolution ASSP with LVDS Interface

January 29, 2010 3:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

NEC Electronics (TSE:6723) today announced its new super-resolution application-specific standard product (ASSP), the uPD9281GC. The ASSP addresses the dramatic divergence between yesterday’s image resolution and the high resolution of today’s audio-visual (AV) display systems...


Increasing Over-the-Top Video Drives Opportunity for Content Delivery Network Services Past US$ 2 Billion Annually by 2011

January 29, 2010 3:56 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Over the next five years, the worldwide value of Content Delivery Network (CDN) services will pass US$ 2 Billion annually by 2011 and continue growing thereafter.

Cell Base Station Market Retracts Dramatically as 3G Rollout Frenzy Cools

January 28, 2010 10:56 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

After many years of rapid growth, the worldwide cellular base station market revenue will decline 22% in 2009, with shipments falling from the high levels of the 3G rollout frenzy of the last few years.


Samsung jumps back to profit in 4th quarter

January 28, 2010 8:01 pm | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. returned to profit in the fourth-quarter on strong sales of flat screen televisions and mobile phones as well as higher prices for computer memory chips following a rare loss the year before.The company, a major global producer of consumer electronics products and...

Nintendo chief unimpressed with iPad

January 28, 2010 8:01 pm | by YURI KAGEYAMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Nintendo's president shrugged off the just unveiled iPad tablet computer from Apple as delivering "no surprises," and displayed as little enthusiasm for 3-D technology and high-definition upgrades for games."It was a bigger iPod Touch," Satoru Iwata said of the much anticipated device shown...

Pathways Leading to Science

January 28, 2010 7:52 pm | by Yale University | News | Comments

Science exploration was the theme of the evening when area middle and high school students gathered at the Peabody Museum of Natural History on Jan. 16 for a special event sponsored by Yale Science Pathways, an outreach program that connects local youths to the University's community of scientists.

Hettich Centrifuges with 2050 and 2076 Plastic Rotors: Recall

January 28, 2010 6:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Plastic centrifuge rotor may crack, break apart and be forcefully ejected.


Edwards Lifesciences Aquarius Hemodialysis System: Recall

January 28, 2010 6:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Reports of clinically significant fluid imbalance and the potential for users to repeatedly override the fluid imbalance alarm.


Samsung 2009 net profit rises 75 percent

January 28, 2010 5:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday that its 2009 net profit jumped 75 percent as sales rose amid higher prices for memory chips and strong demand for consumer electronics.The company said in a regulatory filing that it earned 9.65 trillion won ($8.33 billion) in the 12 months through Dec. 31....

Rutter wins $6 million in new contracts including components for Strykers

January 28, 2010 4:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Rutter Inc. (TSX:RUT) said Thursday is has won a US$6 million in contracts to supply components and spare parts to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada for use in Stryker vehicles sold to the U.S. armyThe company said one contract is worth $4.75 million to supply assemblies for use in the...

Google's digital book settlement still under fire

January 28, 2010 3:01 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc.'s bid to secure the digital rights to millions of books remains under attack from rivals and other critics trying to block a revised legal settlement that would unlock a vast electronic library.The opposition fired its latest salvo Thursday, the deadline for filing objections with...

Sybase 4th-quarter net income climbs 34 percent

January 28, 2010 2:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mobile phone software maker Sybase Inc. said Thursday its fourth-quarter net income grew 34 percent as revenue increased and it secured key partnerships with technology and telecoms companies.Net income in the three months ending Dec. 31 grew to $59.8 million, or 66 cents per share, from $44.6...

Cable, Satellite, DTT and IP Set Top Box Markets Face Divergent Outlooks

January 28, 2010 1:55 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Each of the major set top box (STB) segments, including Cable, Satellite, DTT and IP, faces widely different outlooks.


Juniper Networks profit dips in 4Q

January 28, 2010 1:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Juniper Networks Inc., which makes routers and other Internet equipment, said Thursday that its profit fell slightly despite a modest increase in sales, but both results topped expectations.The results nearly matched those of a year earlier, and put an upbeat ending on a year in which Juniper's...

Faster Wireless Standard Making Mark in Home Networking

January 28, 2010 12:54 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Home network users are continuing to migrate to newer and faster home networking connectivity technologies, including Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11n and alternative wire technologies, such as coax, powerline and phone wiring.


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