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Top women engineers trace Silicon Valley gender gap to childhood, blame lack of role models

June 4, 2012 9:04 am | by Marcus Wohlsen, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Silicon Valley companies portray themselves as inventors of the future, but they're afflicted by a longstanding problem. From board rooms to "brogrammers," men still dominate many corners of the tech industry, where the pantheon of famous founders - from Hewlett and Packard to Jobs to Zuckerberg - is still a boys' bastion.

Microsoft signals work on Windows 8 nearly complete with release of final test version of OS

June 1, 2012 8:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft is nearly done with a much-anticipated overhaul of its Windows operating system. The software maker signaled the makeover is nearly complete with Thursday's release of the final test version of Windows 8.

Chic geeks give San Francisco a new tech groove

June 1, 2012 8:55 am | by Peter Henderson, Reuters | News | Comments

The YouTube video, featuring a young blonde sitting in a strikingly modern San Francisco home, offers a telling insight into the attitudes that are shifting the geography of the Bay Area technology scene.

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Call for freelancers

May 31, 2012 2:32 pm | by the Editors | Articles | Comments

Electronic Component News is looking for a few good writers...some talented wordsmiths to excite the imagination, gin up controversy, and illuminate the masses. Interested? Our award-winning website boasts some of the most dynamic, thought-provoking content in the industry. We’re looking to supplement that content with a stable of freelancers.

Custom and standard transflective TFT displays suit outdoor applications

May 29, 2012 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Phoenix Display International (PDI), Inc., has introduced a new line of custom and standard transflective TFT LCDs ideally suited for demanding outdoor applications. The transflective color LCD screen modules are available in 320 x 240 (QVGA) resolution in 2.2”, 2.8”, 3.2”, and 3.5” sizes as well as

Nineteen-inch, rack-mount, cPCI and VME64x chassis are available in 1U, 2U and 3U heights

May 29, 2012 11:09 am | News | Comments

Verotec’s H family of horizontal chassis provide a “plug ’n ’play” environment for hardware and software developers and system integrators using either cPCI or VME64x architectures. The chassis, which mount PCBs horizontally, are complete with a PSU, thermal management and have

PoL DC/DC converters include 3-A and 5-A SIP packages

May 29, 2012 10:28 am | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Murata Power Solutions announced the OKX Series of miniature non-isolated single output DC-to-DC converters designed for embedded point-of-load (PoL) applications. Within the OKAMI OKX Series there are four models that provide 3-A or 5-A outputs with either 5-V or 12-V nominal inputs.

IMU combines triaxial acceleration sensor and gyroscope in single package

May 24, 2012 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Bosch Sensortec has integrated two triaxial MEMS sensors in a single package. This combination of an acceleration sensor and a gyroscope yields the BMI055, said to be the smallest Inertial Measurement Unit in the market. The IMU is designed to

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Taiwan's UMC says to invest $8 billion in 12-inch wafer fab

May 24, 2012 9:36 am | by Argin Chang, Reuters | News | Comments

Taiwan's UMC, the world's No.2 contract chip maker, said it will invest $8 billion in a 12-inch wafer plant in Taiwan, joining its peers in investing in high-end technology to meet demand for chips in fast-growing markets like mobile devices.

Intel eyes future with computers that learn

May 24, 2012 9:29 am | by Tova Cohen, Reuters | News | Comments

Intel Corp is launching research in Israel into technology that mimics the human brain and develops devices that "learn" about their user.

Businesses consider mobile security services and cloud a top priority

May 23, 2012 10:40 am | by PRNewswire | News | Comments

As the nation readies itself for the upcoming 2012 Hurricane Season, businesses and organizations have evolved their business continuity and disaster recovery plans to include mobile security services in the effort of protecting their IT infrastructure.

Apple still dominates world's top brands: study

May 22, 2012 2:41 pm | News | Comments

(Reuters) - Apple has maintained its place as the world's most valuable brand over the past year, leading a group of technology-related companies that dominate the top 10, according to a study published on Tuesday. The iPhone and iPad maker has boosted its brand value by

Power modules meet increased power and energy monitoring demands

May 21, 2012 2:10 pm | Ericsson Power Modules | Product Releases | Comments

Ericsson has announced a new series of Power Interface Modules that save board space for core processing functions and enable system architects to design equipment with energy monitoring features, enabling the use of optimization algorithms to

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PC/104-Plus dual channel Gigabit Ethernet module connects to embedded networks

May 21, 2012 9:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

WinSystems announced a two channel, Gigabit Ethernet LAN module designed to offer flexible, high-performance networking connectivity for industrial embedded applications. Named the PPM-GIGE-2, it offers self-stacking I/O expansion on PC/104, EPIC, and EBX SBCs based on the industry-standard

Controller kits tap into high-speed PCIe bus

May 19, 2012 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Two new controller kits for the ScanWorks platform for embedded instruments from ASSET InterTech can, according to the company accelerate test throughput by plugging into the high-speed PCI Express (PCIe) bus in the personal computer where ScanWorks is running.

The cloud's impact on product development

May 16, 2012 8:59 am | by Paul Washkewicz, vice president of marketing, Computing and Storage, Inphi | Articles | Comments

Anyone involved in high-performance computing understands that among the most crucial elements of a successful cloud implementation is storage and memory technology that complements all ingredients of the computer system.  Memory, in particular, must provide speed, capacity and scalability.

New research could mean cellphones that can see through walls

May 7, 2012 2:58 pm | News | Comments

Comic book hero superpowers may be one step closer to reality after the latest technological feats made by researchers at UT Dallas. They have designed an imager chip that could turn mobile phones into devices that can see through walls, wood, plastics, paper and other objects.

Display controller core family targeted at high-end mobile/portable products

May 4, 2012 10:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Silicon intellectual property (IP) provider Evatronix SA has announced the release of the first member of its PANTA high performance display controller core family. Developed using ARM technology the PANTA DP20 is targeted specifically at high-end mobile/portable products...

COM module allows for rapid development of ultra-small customized embedded solutions

May 3, 2012 10:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

VIA Technologies today announced the latest addition in the growing VIA Modular Solutions portfolio, the VIA COMe-8X91. The modular design approach allows for short time-to market, application-specific customization, simplified development, high stability and long life cycles for customers to rapidly develop new and exciting devices.

Strain- and bridge-based USB measurement module is portable

May 1, 2012 12:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Data Translation, Inc. announced the release of the DT9838 strain- and bridge-based acquisition module for USB.  The module offers high-speed performance in a compact form factor for applications including strain, load, pressure, and other bridge-based measurements.

Enpirion's PowerSoc Technology

April 30, 2012 2:17 pm | Videos | Comments

Here’s another video of Enprion’s Power SoC technology. Here, Mark Cieri, Director of Marketing and Business Development, and Ahmed Abou-Alfotouh, Ph.D., manager Systems Architect Group demonstrate

Complement your scope investment with PC-based analysis software

April 26, 2012 2:37 pm | by Joel Woodward, Agilent Technologies, www.agilent.com | Articles | Comments

PC-based analysis of previously captured test data is a growing technology that offers great value to teams looking for alternatives that hold promise. While PC-based tools that operate with files captured on oscilloscopes have existed for a decade, adoption has been slow.

COM Express Type 6 module includes quad core, 3rd generation Intel Core processors

April 24, 2012 12:30 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Congatec Inc. introduced conga-TM77, a new module with a significant improvement in computing performance combined with enhanced energy efficiency, according to the company. The crucial innovations in the 3rd generation Intel Core processors relate to

Low VCE(SAT) transistors come in ultra miniature TLM621 package

April 24, 2012 12:05 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Central Semiconductor Corp., announced the CTLT3410-M621 (NPN) and CTLT7410-M621 (PNP) transistors in the space saving, low profile TLM621 surface mount package. These new devices are rated at 1.0 A of continuous collector current, 25-V collector-to-emitter voltage and have an

Low-power USB 3.0 hub controller suits next-gen Ultrabook designs

April 24, 2012 11:24 am | by VIA Labs, USB 3.0, hub controller, VL812 | Product Releases | Comments

VIA Labs, Inc. announced its 3rd generation USB 3.0 hub controller, the VIA Labs VL812. The controller uses a new low-power design and features an integrated 5V DC-DC switching regulator, offering a single-chip solution that

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