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Unique Location-Based Mobile Advertising Service Available to Network Providers

May 21, 2009 10:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

PARIS & SAN FRANCISCO-- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alcatel-Lucent and 1020 Placecast, a leading cross-platform location-based advertising solution provider, announce that they will jointly provide mobile service providers and brands with a unique, location-based service - hosted by Alcatel-Lucent - that delivers highly relevant messaging and advertising to mobile consumers who opt into the service....

New Flip Chip Technology Offers Significant Cost Savings Over Standard Flip Chip Packages

May 21, 2009 5:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

STATS ChipPAC Ltd. Introduces a new flip chip technology that offers a significant cost savings over standard flip chip packages with price points well below wire bond packages. STATS ChipPAC's low cost flip chip technology features an innovative routing efficient interconnection structure and a simplified substrate technology design coupled with improvements in assembly technology such as a cost effective mold underfill process....

Mobile Multimedia Applications Require New Memory Architectures

May 21, 2009 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Amkor is now entering the second generation for Package on Package (PoP) applications where new memory architectures required in mobile multimedia applications, demand higher density stacked interfaces in combination with PoP mounted area and height reductions. After three years of development, Amkor introduced the next generation PoP solution with new technologies to create interconnect vias through the mold cap, naming this technology thr...


System-in-Package Solution for Automotive LIN Networking Applications

May 21, 2009 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Atmel® Corporation announces the availability of a new System-in-Package (SiP) solution for LIN automotive networking applications. The ATA6616, featuring maximum integration, is the second member of Atmel's new LIN SiP family. It combines Atmel's LIN System Basis Chip (SBC) ATA6624 - including LIN transceiver, voltage regulator, watchdog - and a member of Atmel's AVR®microcontroller family - the ATtiny87 with 8k Flash memory - in a s...


Complex PC Board Assemblies Provide Solutions

May 21, 2009 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Complex PC board assemblies from Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Inc. (EI) are providing solutions for customers who face special challenges as they stretch the boundaries of traditional PCB performance. EI is developing new materials, processes and interconnect strategies that help to advance technologies and provide solutions for customer requirements in defense, aerospace, medical, computing/IT infrastructure and advanced test equipm...

Lead-Free Thermal Management Material for Semiconductors

May 21, 2009 5:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Honeywell has developed a new lead-free packaging technology that improves the thermal management of semiconductor chips. The new product, called Honeywell Pb-free Die Attach Solder, is a lead-free thermal interface material that effectively manages the tremendous heat produced by semiconductor chips in order to improve chip reliability....

Sprint’s Palm Pre to Hit the Stores on June 6

May 19, 2009 11:40 am | by Rachel Metz, AP Technology Writer and David Twiddy, AP Business Writer | Product Releases | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. plans to start selling Palm Inc.'s much anticipated new smart phone, the Pre, on June 6 for $200. The device could give Palm a much-needed boost in sales and help Sprint stop the defection of subscribers to other wireless carriers. The price — which requires a new two-year service and data plan and a $100 mail-in rebate — and the launch date are both close to what industry watchers were expecting....

Walmart’s Consumer Electronics Department Gets a Face Lift

May 19, 2009 11:40 am | by Edited the staff | Product Releases | Comments

BENTONVILLE, Ark.,/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Walmart announced today its plans to add more new products and features to its consumer electronics area across its 3,500 stores. This week, market electronics managers and associates are preparing aisles, adding new signage and bringing out displays for new technologies to help keep customers staying connected, more mobile and enjoying new home entertainment experiences....


Quantenna Communications Named to the Red Herring Top 100

May 19, 2009 11:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Quantenna Communications, Inc. (, a leading developer of silicon for high-speed, wireless high definition (HD) video home networking, announced today that it has been named as one of the "Red Herring 100 North America" for 2009. This prestigious annual award honors the most promising private technology ventures in North America....

Tension Brews Between Employers and Employees around the Use of Social Media

May 18, 2009 12:54 pm | Product Releases | Comments

NEW YORK, /PRNewswire/ -- According to the third annual Deloitte LLP Ethics & Workplace survey, 60 percent of business executives believe they have a right to know how employees portray themselves and their organizations in online social networks. However, employees disagree, as more than half (53 percent) say their social networking pages are not an employer's concern....

Research Forecasts Dramatic Rise in Security- and Compliance-Intensive Information

May 18, 2009 12:53 pm | by Edited the staff | Product Releases | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla., /PRNewswire/ -- EMC World -- EMC Corporation, a world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced the number 3,892,179,868,480,350,000,000. John Gantz, Chief Research Officer for IDC, explained, "That's the number of new digital information bits created in 2008. Contrary to popular belief, as the economy deteriorated in late 2008, the pace of digital information created and transmitted over the Internet, p...

Corporate Spending Controls Solution Includes Control over Wireless Use

May 18, 2009 12:45 pm | by Edited the staff | Product Releases | Comments

DUBLIN, IRELAND, (AP) Openet(, a provider of Transactional Intelligence solutions for the world's largest and most innovative service providers, announces the launch of its Corporate Spending Controls solution. Based upon Openet's FusionWorks™ Framework, Corporate Spending Controls uses integrated policy and charging controls to enable services providers to reduce churn by allowing companies increased transparency...

Next-Generation Embedded Linux Developer Tools for Faster Time to Market

May 18, 2009 5:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

MontaVista® Software, Inc. announces the release of MontaVista Linux 6, a new approach to embedded Linux development. By delivering Market Specific Distributions, combined with the new MontaVista Integration Platform, MontaVista gives commercial device developers unparalleled flexibility to design and deliver products uniquely tailored for their target market....

Software Simplifies Instrument Control and Offers a Large Source of Drivers

May 18, 2009 5:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Instruments simplifies instrument control by offering the NI Instrument Driver Network (IDNet), one of the industry’s largest sources of instrument drivers, and easy-to-use software optimized for instrument control including NI LabVIEW, LabWindows™/CVI and Measurement Studio for Microsoft Visual Studio....

Power Analysis Solution Achieves Broad Market Adoption

May 18, 2009 5:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Synopsys, Inc. recently announced that the company’s PrimeTime® PX solution, a key component of the Galaxy™ Implementation Platform and part of Synopsys' Eclypse™ low power solution, has been successfully deployed at more than 175 semiconductor companies worldwide to perform highly accurate dynamic and leakage power analysis....


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