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RuBee Seen As Alternative Protocol To RFID

1/26/2007
You have got used to ZigBee, are pondering the benefits of WiBree, so start getting used to yet another wireless networking protocol —- RuBee, also known as IEEE 1902.1. The emerging standard is expected to give retailers and manufacturers an alternative to RFID for many applications.

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Israeli Startup Readies Multicore Processor

1/25/2007
Multicore processor specialist Plurality Ltd. is starting to ship evaluation boards and associated development kits for its HyperCore Processor, the first designs to emerge from the work on its HyperCore Architecture Line. Commercial 64-core chips are scheduled for the third quarter of this year.

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Greenpeace Protesters Dog Macworld

1/9/2007
While followers of Apple were entering Macworld at San Francisco's Moscone Center, Greenpeace activists projected giant images of the Asian scrapyards at Apple's downtown store in the city.

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Analyst Questions Mobile Linux Impact

6/19/2006
In the short term, operating systems suppliers including Microsoft won't really see any fallout from the recent announcement by a vendor consortium to create a version of Linux for mobile devices.

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Microtune Maps Mobile TV Tuner Strategy

6/12/2006
TV tuner specialist Microtune is planning to ride the integration wave for future devices targeting the mobile TV sector. The company's roadmap sees the tuner and baseband integrated into a mobile phone's applications processor as the market takes off for good quality mobile TV within two years.

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Wi-Fi Use In Homes Skyrockets

5/10/2006
Nearly a fifth of broadband subscribers across the U.S. and Europe now use Wi-Fi to share their Internet connection between PCs and other devices, according to market research group Strategy Analytics.

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Sony Counting On PlayStation 3 And Flat TVs

4/28/2006
Sony is forecasting sharp falls in operating profits at many of its divisions for the year ahead as it reported a Yen 66.5 billion ($581 million) loss for the January-March quarter, worse than the Yen 56.5 billion ($501 million) loss in the same period last year.

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Intel To Embed 3G Into Laptops

2/14/2006
The company is teaming with the GSM Association to develop guidelines to include the GSM family of technologies--including the high data rate 3G wireless broadband technology, HSDPA--in laptop computers.

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Modeo Mobile TV Hits CES

1/4/2006
Crown Castle International has renamed its mobile TV subsidiary Modeo LLC and said at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas it would launch commercial services in 30 of the largest markets across the U.S. this year based on the Digital Video Broadcast-Handheld (DVB-H) standard.

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Gartner Predicts Record Chip Sales

12/9/2005
This year will hit $235 billion, the highest since the previous record-setter year 2000, when revenues reached $223 billion. The market research company said Friday (Dec. 9) worldwide semiconductor revenue is expected to reach $235 billion this year, a 6.9 percent increase from 2004, and the first time the sector has surpassed the previous record-setting year since 2000, when revenues reached $223 billion.

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Start-up Drives Convergence Of Fixed, Mobile Phones

11/14/2005
Wireless start-up Stoke Inc. has come out of stealth mode with its plans for an IP service delivery platform for converged fixed and mobile networks. The Mountain View, California based company also announced it has secured $20 million in Series B funding in an oversubscribed round, bringing the total funding for the company to $30 million.

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Qualcomm Says Nokia Infringed 12 Patents

11/7/2005
Qualcomm Inc. has filed patent infringement allegations against Nokia Corporation and Nokia Inc. in a federal court in San Diego claiming the phone maker has infringed eleven of its patents and one owned by its fully owned SnapTrack subsidiary.

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Samsung To Mass-Produce 46-in LCDs For TVs

8/2/2005
Samsung Electronics is delivering on its promise to standardize on 40-inch and 46-inch LCD panels for the mass TV market and this week starts installing critical equipment at a new LCD production line for the larger displays.

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Huge Growth Seen In Retail VoIP

7/6/2005
More than 11 million people worldwide used a retail voice-over-IP service for at least some of their telephone calls at the end of March, according to market-research group Point Topic.

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Nortel Loses Two Key Execs

6/10/2005
Just as it was starting to recover from a year of financial turmoil, Nortel Networks has lost both its president and its chief technology officer.

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Intel, Nokia To Drive Mobile WiMAX

6/10/2005
Nokia and Intel have joined forces to accelerate the development, adoption and deployment of the mobile version of WiMAX, which is likely to be standardized in the latter part of next year as IEEE 802.16e.

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