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Carriers Expected to Shift to Packet-Optical Transport over the Next Five Years

October 1, 2010 6:22 am | Comments

NEW YORK, /PRNewswire/ -- Components suppliers are ramping up for commercial production of an array of products that will enable the telecom industry's migration to packet-optical transport systems (P-OTS) over the next five years, according to the latest edition of Heavy Reading Components Insider (www.

Powerful “Telecom API Suite” for Infrastructure Design and Analysis Now Available to the Public

October 1, 2010 6:22 am | Comments

Wireless Applications Corporation announced that it has beta-released a suite of web service Application Programming Interface (API) for performing telecom infrastructure analysis called the Telecom API Suite. Carriers, Tower companies, Web App programmers and wireless service providers alike can immediately begin ramping up their software with power from the Wireless Applications’ cloud service.

Atmel Corporation Completes Sale of SMS Business to INSIDE Contactless S.A.

October 1, 2010 6:22 am | Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif., /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atmel® Corporation announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of Atmel's Smart Card (SMS) business based in Rousset, France and East Kilbride, UK to INSIDE Contactless S.A. ("INSIDE").   At closing, INSIDE paid approximately $32 million in cash to Atmel after an adjustment based on the working capital of the transferred business.


One Year Since Program Launch, Handsets and Consumer Electronics Take the Spotlight

September 30, 2010 10:21 am | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance today announced new data summarizing trends from the first year of activity since its Wi-Fi CERTIFIED n testing program was launched.   The following data points summarize trends among the more than 1,100 products that have achieved the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED n designation since September 30, 2009 – when the certification tests and Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo were updated to align with finalization of the IEEE 802.

TriQuint Portfolio Supports Industry’s Move to More Efficient Base Station Networks

September 30, 2010 10:21 am | Comments

TriQuint Semiconductor showcased an extensive portfolio of integrated RF products for base transceiver station (BTS) radios at the European Microwave Conference. TriQuint products reduce the size and complexity of RF circuitry by integrating multiple functions into modules. This enables migration to smaller, more ‘green’ remote radio head (RRH) base stations, a plan network operators are deploying to expand networks for 3G / 4G smartphones and other mobile devices.

Q3 2010 UAE Mobile Report Provides Key Operational and Financial Metrics for the Wireless Market

September 30, 2010 10:21 am | Comments

DUBLIN -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of IE Market Research Corp.'s new report "3Q10 United Arab Emirates Mobile Operator Forecast, 2010 - 2014" to their offering. “3Q10 United Arab Emirates Mobile Operator Forecast, 2010 - 2014” Mobile Operator Forecast on the United Arab Emirates provides key operational and financial metrics for the UAE's wireless market and is one of the best forecasts in the industry.

Customers and Distributors can now Benefit from Molex Education Courses

September 30, 2010 10:20 am | Comments

Molex Incorporated announced that the company is making several of its eLearning courses available online to customers, distributors, educators and students interested in learning about electronics concepts, connector technology and applications. The courses are now offered at where users can log on at their convenience and choose from several topics that range from “Basic Connector Engineering” to more specific subject matter such as “RF Connectors and Technology.

Emerson Network Power Urges Design Engineers to "Go Configurable, Not Custom!" with Latest µMP1 Power Supply

September 30, 2010 10:20 am | Comments

With today's launch of its latest ac-dc power supply, Emerson Network Power is encouraging design engineers to "go configurable, not custom!" The µMP1 (MicroMP1) extends the company's successful line of configurable power supplies, providing market-leading density, efficiency, reliability and certifications, at a cost that rivals non-configurable power supplies while providing the flexibility that can eliminate the need for a custom solution in many scenarios.


Get Smart About Transportation and Energy at CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ 2010

September 30, 2010 10:20 am | Comments

As wireless technology continues to drive innovation in transportation and energy—from connected cars to location-based services, fleet management and smart grids—attendees at CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ 2010 will see a range of products and hear from industry insiders directly involved in revolutionizing those markets.


Behavioral Assessment Tool Now Available on iPhone

September 29, 2010 7:29 am | Comments

PRINCETON, N.J. and LONDON, /PRNewswire/ -- SHL is leading the way in next generation talent assessments by taking its market-leading behavioral assessment, the Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ), to the iPhone, further enhancing candidate experience, by making it even more convenient for individuals to complete wherever they are.

Trapeze Networks 802.11n Access Points Receive Wi-Fi® Certification

September 29, 2010 7:08 am | Comments

PLEASANTON, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Trapeze Networks, a Belden Brand, today announced its high-performing and affordable Mobility Point® MP-522 and Mobility Point MP-522E wireless LAN access points are Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ for 802.11n. The Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi CERTIFIED program tests products to the 802.

Oracle Sues Micron Alleging Microchip Price-Fixing

September 29, 2010 7:08 am | Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Oracle Corp. is suing Micron Technology Inc. in federal court, saying the semiconductor maker and other companies artificially inflated prices for microchips. Oracle says Micron and other conspirators, including South Korea's Hynix and Samsung and Germany's Infineon, artificially inflated prices above what Oracle's Sun Microsystems business should have paid for them.

Nintendo Cuts Profit, 3DS Not Ready for Christmas

September 29, 2010 7:08 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | Comments

CHIBA, Japan (AP) -- Nintendo slashed its earnings forecast by more than half today after announcing that its 3DS game machine, packed with glasses-free 3-D technology, won't be ready to go on sale for Christmas. Nintendo now expects 90 billion yen ($1 billion) in profit for the year through March 2011, down from an initial projection of 200 billion yen ($2.

First Integration of iPhone and 'At Home' Check Deposits Introduced by BankServ

September 29, 2010 7:07 am | Comments

LAS VEGAS, /PRNewswire/ -- BankServ today introduced the first Remote Check Deposit product that combines the ability to deposit checks from home with the ability to deposit checks from iPhone® and other mobile devices. With this solution, any bank can now quickly and easily allow their customers the security and convenience of depositing checks using almost any all-in-one printer/scanner, flatbed scanner, iPhone or other leading mobile device.

AWR Announces NXP’s Latest-Generation LDMOS Power Transistor Model Library

September 29, 2010 7:07 am | Comments

AWR Corporation announced today the availability of NXP Semiconductor's sixth- and seventh-generation laterally-diffused metal oxide semiconductor (LDMOS) power transistor library for AWR’s Microwave Office® design software. The NXP LDMOS power transistor library is ideal for use by designers of high-power power amplifiers (PAs) found within base station broadcast and microwave applications due to its power efficiency and linearity.


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