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Fairchild CEO Briefs Electronica on Company Strategy

November 11, 2010 11:20 am | by | Comments

Mark Thompson, the President and CEO of Fairchild Semiconductor, briefed an audience at the 2010 Electronica Electronics Fair on the company’s strategy and focus for 2011 and beyond. Thompson noted that the company’s power module...


Holiday shopping battle starts to get pitched

November 11, 2010 11:05 am | by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | Comments

From free shipping from Wal-Mart to Sears stores open on Thanksgiving for the first time, the battle for holiday shoppers' dollars has begun in earnest.The early competition to break through shoppers' caution about spending promises savings for those willing to buy amid an economy that's still...

DC-DC Converter Reduces Footprint by 50% Over Current Designs

November 11, 2010 10:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The introduction of this high performance MTU1 series marks a step-change in the miniaturization of power modules, setting new standards for footprint, load regulation, and efficiency.


Modulight releases OEM laser systems for Medical and Industrial applications.

November 11, 2010 10:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Modulight announced today a set of single-emitter based OEM laser systems ideal for medical and industrial applications.


Georgia Tech College of Management Advances in National Recognition

November 11, 2010 10:22 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Bloomberg BusineesWeek recognized Georgia Tech’s College of Management in its latest rankings for full-time MBA programs, and the college was also recognized for its job placement rate for graduates.

Cotendo responds to patent infringement lawsuit

November 11, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Contendo Inc., a startup whose technology makes websites load faster, said there was no merit to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by rival Akamai Technologies Inc.On Wednesday, Akamai and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Massachusetts,...

Companies yank cord on residential phone books

November 11, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

What's black and white and read all over? Not the white pages, which is why regulators have begun granting telecommunications companies the go-ahead to stop mass-printing residential phone books, a musty fixture of Americans' kitchen counters, refrigerator tops and junk drawers....

electronica 2010 - highlights

November 11, 2010 8:31 am | Comments

The innovativeness and competence were the themes of TDK-EPC’s first Technologies & Products Press Conference, which was held at electronica 2010. One highlight was the introduction of the first connectivity modules in groundbreaking SESUB...


Development and integration of embedded systems at electronica 2010

November 11, 2010 7:40 am | Comments

The world’s leading companies in the area of embedded hardware and software will meet at electronica 2010, the number 1 international trade fair for components, systems and applications in the electrical and electronics industry, from November 9 to 12, 2010.


Digi-Key features at Future Professionals Day at electronica 2010

November 11, 2010 7:37 am | Comments

Electronic engineering students will have the chance to get up-close and personal with Digi-Key Corporation during Superstudium – Future Professionals Day, Friday, Nov. 12 at the electronica 2010 trade show in Munich, Germany.


electronica 2010 focusing on electromobility

November 11, 2010 7:26 am | Comments

Electromobility will be one of the main key topics at electronica 2010. Leading companies from all subdisciplines of the electronics industry will present the latest components and applications for electromobility at the world’s leading trade fair for components, systems and applications...


INRS professor Federico Rosei receives a 2010 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award

November 11, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(INRS) Professor Federico Rosei of the INRS Energy Materials Telecommunications Center has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious 2010 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The foundation grants 25 of these awards annually to...

electronica 2010 controlling cars on the data highway

November 11, 2010 7:23 am | Comments

A navigation system with Google Earth – this is made possible not only by the new Audi A8 in which the technology is being used for the first time: state-of-the-art microcontrollers in cars now permit highly complex data processing and, thus, high-end applications...


electronica 2010 CEO Round Table: Semiconductor industry emerges from the crisis in better shape

November 11, 2010 7:20 am | Comments

The “CEO Round Table” was held today, the first day of electronica 2010, as part of the electronica Forum and attracted an audience of more than 350 visitors, exhibitors and media representatives. The CEOs from four leading semiconductor manufacturers...


New 'Call of Duty' breaks sales record

November 11, 2010 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Activision says the latest "Call of Duty" video game pulled in $360 million in its first 24 hours on sale in a record showing for the entertainment industry....


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