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Micro controls muscle bike 20/11/2008

The electronics controlling the Ducati Monster 696 bike features a Freescale microcontroller.  Read More

Micrel, Zilog sign development deal 20/11/2008

Micrel and Zilog are to collaborate on developing subsystem level module products targeted at the motion sensor, tv remote and rf point to point cable replacement markets.  Read More

Eastern promise 19/11/2008

According to market analyst iSuppli, China’s semiconductor sales revenue in 2008 is expected to rise by 6.7% to reach $81.7billion.  Read More

Production partnership 19/11/2008

Actel and UMC Foundry Solutions have joined forces for the production of Actel’s next generation Flash based fpgas.  Read More

Atmel buyout called off 18/11/2008

On Semicondictor and Microchip have abandoned plans to buy Atmel.  Read More

‘Fastest processor on the planet’ 18/11/2008

Intel has launched what it describes as the ‘fastest processor on the planet’, in the shape of the Intel Core i7 processor.  Read More

Nehalem processor is ‘fastest yet’ 18/11/2008

Intel introduced the Core i7 processor, said to be its most advanced desktop processor yet. The first member of a family of Nehalem processors, Core i7 speeds video editing, immersive games and other internet and computer activities by up to 40% without increasing power consumption.  Read More

Quantum leap 18/11/2008

Imperial College, London has revealed a new approach to calibrating quantum mechanical measurement, developed with particular applications in optics and super secure quantum communication.  Read More

Battle of the giants 18/11/2008

In one of the technology industry's largest patent infringement suits, Flash memory specialist Spansion is suing Samsung.  Read More

TSMC takes 40nm to volume 18/11/2008

TSMC has moved its 40nm general purpose (G) and low power (LP) processes into volume production. Announced in March, the 40G process targets performance driven applications, whilst the 40LP process is aimed at low power applications.  Read More

Collaboration announced at Electronica 17/11/2008

Electronica was the setting for congatec’s announcement of its collaboration with systems service provider TQ.  Read More

Pan European franchise deal 17/11/2008

Passive connector and electromechanical distributor has signed a distribution agreement with C&K Components, a specialist in the design and manufacture of switches, smart card interconnect devices and high reliability connectors.  Read More

Farnell to offer complete Altera range 17/11/2008

Under a new agreement, Farnell will stock and support the design in of Altera’s fpgas in Europe. The deal follows the recent signing of a similar agreement for the Asia Pacific region.  Read More

Superconductivity challenges 17/11/2008

In two papers discussing a recently discovered class of high temperature superconductors, researchers at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) report the relationship between magnetism and superconductivity may be more involved than previously thought.  Read More

electronica ‘beats the gloom’ 17/11/2008

Despite the current economic gloom, electronica attracted some 72,000 visitors, 58% of whom came from outside of Germany. However, the number of visitors from the UK and the US was down – attributed by organiser Messe Munchen to tighter travel restrictions.  Read More

Apprentices join CEM company 17/11/2008

South Wales based contract electronics manufacturer Axiom has launched its first apprenticeship scheme to strengthen its growing team.  Read More

NMI gets new chair 07/11/2008

Dr David Burrows has been announced as the new chair of the National Microelectronics Institute. Dr Burrows takes over from Steve Neill, Infineon UK’s managing director.  Read More

COVER STORY – Come together 07/11/2008

1960s recordings meet 21st Century technology as the legendary Abbey Road Studio remasters The Beatles’ classics for possible reissue.  Read More

ST-NXP trims staff 07/11/2008

Just six months after its establishment, ST-NXP Wireless is cutting its headcount by 500 people and taking a $50million ‘hit’.  Read More

Space race 05/11/2008

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted in favour of the proposed Sprint and Clearwire merger of its WiMAX businesses.  Read More

Closed circuit 03/11/2008

The second largest consumer electronics chain in the US has announced the closure and liquidation of 155 of its stores.  Read More

Stadium Group acquires Zirkon 03/11/2008

EMS provider, Zirkon Ltd, has been acquired by Stadium Group plc for £2.5million.  Read More

Extending standard for auto industry 03/11/2008

Responding to approaches from the automotive industry, IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries is to host a meeting with European automotive industry leaders to investigate adding automotive specific requirements for electronics used in cars, trucks and military vehicles to IPC-A-610D.  Read More

Companies link to form LYNX 31/10/2008

Three European microwave representatives – Elexo of France, Globes Elektronik of Germany and Link Microtek of the UK – have collaborated to create LYNX.  Read More

NFC trial to hit Italian ski resorts 31/10/2008

StoLPaN, the pan European consortium driving adoption of near field communications (NFC), is establishing a public trial of the technology in the Dolomite skiing resorts of North East Italy. Tourists visiting selected hotels will be provided with NFC enabled mobile phones and smart cards that can be used securely in multiple environments in their ...  Read More

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