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Additional High Assurance Software Components Added to Certified and Field-Proven INTEGRITY-178B RTOS

June 16, 2009 12:26 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Green Hills Software, Inc. has announced the availability of three new high assurance software components for its INTEGRITY®-178B real-time operating system (RTOS): an RTCA/DO-178B Level A-compliant Partitioning Journaling File System called PJFS-178B, an RTCA/DO-178B Level A-compliant network stack, called IPFLITE, and an ARINC 615A dataloader....

Freescale Speeds Embedded Multicore Adoption with New VortiQa Software Products

June 16, 2009 12:26 pm | Product Releases | Comments

To address challenges threatening to slow industry adoption of embedded multicore technology, Freescale has introduced a comprehensive, solution-based approach to help networking and communications customers speed and simplify their migration to multicore processors. Central to this new approach is VortiQa software from Freescale — tested, proven, production-ready application-level software specifically optimized to unleash the industry...

Process Design Kits Accelerate Time-to-Market for High-Speed IC Development

June 16, 2009 12:26 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. announces the availability of two process design kits (PDKs) for Jazz Semiconductor's (A Tower Group company) 0.18-micron SiGe BiCMOS process offerings that are used with Agilent's Advanced Design System 2009 EDA software. The PDKs accelerate customers' time-to-market for IC development in automotive collision avoidance, high-data-rate networks, emerging HDTV wireless standards and other high-speed applications....

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Boeing Shut Out of Orders Race at Paris Air Show

June 15, 2009 11:37 am | by Emma Vandore, AP Business Writer | Product Releases | Comments

LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- Boeing didn't score a single jet order and its competitor Airbus didn't fare that much better on Monday's opening day of the Paris Air Show, where the mood among the world's aviation industry leaders was as damp as the weather. Worries about the unexplained crash of Air France Flight 447 hung in the air as airlines and plane makers gathered at the 100th anniversary of the world's first and largest air show....

Streaming Movies, TV, and Music Industry Will Generate $78 Billion Over Six Years According to Market Study

June 15, 2009 11:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

BOONTON, N.J., /PRNewswire/ -- Streaming video and music distributed across the Internet, an IP TV network, or a mobile handset will generate more than $78 billion in network-derived and content-derived revenue into the US markets over the next six years, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation....

Making Fuel-Efficient Cars with Advanced High-Strength Steel Now Easier with New Toolkit

June 15, 2009 11:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

DETROIT, /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP) released the revised Advanced High-Strength Steel Applications Design and Stamping Process Guidelines — A Special Edition of In-depth Advanced High-Strength Steel Case Studies. This comprehensive manual assists automotive product designers and materials engineers in the specification and application of specific grades of AHSS parts....

Digi International Enters Satellite M2M Market with Acquisition of MobiApps Assets

June 15, 2009 6:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

MINNETONKA, Minn., /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Digi International® announced last week the purchase of substantially all the assets of the U.S., Indian and Singapore affiliates of MobiApps Holdings Private Limited, a developer of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications technology, focusing on satellite, cellular, and hybrid satellite/cellular solutions....

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Harris Corporation-Sponsored Survey Released on Eve of Nationwide DTV Transition

June 15, 2009 6:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

MELBOURNE, Fla., /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Despite some initial confusion and delays, a majority of U.S. consumers think positively about tomorrow's official digital television (DTV) transition, and many will likely switch to free over-the-air reception from fee-based cable or satellite subscriptions, according to a survey released last week....

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Boeing Relying on Exports for Military Planes

June 15, 2009 6:32 am | by Slobodan Lekic, AP Writer | Product Releases | Comments

PARIS (AP) -- Boeing's defense business plans to compensate for an expected weakening of U.S. military sales through a sharp rise in international exports, the company's president said Sunday. "We're seeing a flattening of the (U.S.) defense budget, but we see a lot of opportunities for us internationally," said Jim Albaugh, president and CEO of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (IDS)....

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Shoppers Gamble with Plastic

June 15, 2009 6:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Jordan Robertson, AP Technology Writer Every time you swipe your credit card and wait for the transaction to be approved, sensitive data including your name and account number are ferried from store to bank through computer networks, each step a potential opening for hackers. And while you may take steps to protect yourself against identity theft, an Associated Press investigation has found the banks and other companies that handle yo...

AT&T Brings Tiger Jam XII Home to Fans via Exclusive Video Content to the PC, TV, and Wireless Phone

June 15, 2009 6:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

DALLAS, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T and Tiger Woods have found a new way to connect the Tiger Woods Foundation with fans everywhere: through sharing new, exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of Woods from a private golf clinic during Tiger Jam XII presented by AT&T. The new video content is now available from AT&T on the three screens that matter most to consumers: the TV, PC and wireless phone....

Salient Mobility Launches the 'Text For a Cause™' Campaign in Raising Awareness Through Wireless Health Tips

June 15, 2009 6:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

ATLANTA, /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Mobility LLC, a leading provider of mobile content, today announced the launch of the 2009 "Text For a Cause" campaign, which will enable wireless participants to receive health related tips from organizations such as the Georgia Cancer Foundation. The "Text For a Cause" campaign begins August 24th, and culminates with the issuance of $100 Gift Certificates awarded to select participants on September 14th....

IBM and Avaya Join Efforts to Offer Companies Open, Scalable and Secure Communication Solutions

June 15, 2009 6:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

ARMONK, N.Y. and BASKING RIDGE, N.J., /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Avaya and IBM announced last week an expansion of their alliance relationship to deliver unified communications solutions backed by newly Avaya certified security products for enterprise clients and government organizations, worldwide. The two companies also plan to focus support on Avaya Aura™ -- Avaya's new unified communications architecture -- by incorporating Avaya Aura in...

Yahoo Picks a new CFO Likely to Shake Things Up

June 15, 2009 6:32 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | Product Releases | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo Inc. has hired a cost-cutting specialist as its new chief financial officer, signaling the Internet company's determination to weed out the bureaucracy that has been dragging down its profits for the past three years. The Sunnyvale-based company said Thursday that it had lured Tim Morse away from Altera Corp....

China Defends Net Filtering Software Amid Outcry

June 15, 2009 6:32 am | by Christopher Bodeen, AP Writer | Product Releases | Comments

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese state media on Thursday issued an unprecedented defense of newly required Internet filtering software that must be packaged with every computer sold in China starting next month, after a public outcry at home and abroad. Although the government says the software is aimed at blocking violence and pornography, users who have tried it say it prevents access to a wide range of topics, from discussions of homosexuality...

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