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Molex Purchases Luxtera’s Silicon Photonics-based Active Optical Cable (AOC) Business

January 11, 2011 6:19 am | Comments

Molex Incorporated announced that it has completed the acquisition of Luxtera’s Active Optical Cable (AOC) business. Luxtera, the worldwide leader in Silicon CMOS Photonics, will transfer all aspects of its existing and future AOC business to Molex including current QSFP+ (Quad Small Form Factor Pluggable) 40 Gb/s Ethernet and InfiniBand products and customers.

Mobile Magazine's 10 Best at CES

January 11, 2011 6:19 am | Comments

LAS VEGAS, /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 Consumer Electronics Show ended this past weekend, but not without leaving a lasting impression of what is to come. Tablets and smartphones dominated, showing that the future is indeed mobile. 2,700 exhibitors brought an endless onslaught of innovation that collectively attempted to blow the minds of show-goers.

Investment in Leading Radio Frequency Semiconductor and Component Supplier to Support Growth Strategy

January 11, 2011 6:18 am | Comments

Growth equity investor Summit Partners today announced an investment for a minority stake in M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc., a leading supplier of semiconductors, active and passive components, and sub-assemblies for use in radio frequency, microwave and millimeter wave applications. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Mobile Operators Must Move Beyond Core Offerings to Gain Share in the U.S. Mobile Enterprise Services Market

January 11, 2011 6:18 am | Comments

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A recently published IDC MarketScape report from International Data Corporation (IDC) offers a detailed assessment of the mobile enterprise service offerings from the three largest wireless telecommunications carriers in the United States. The report uses the rigorous IDC MarketScape scoring methodology to produce a definitive assessment of each vendor’s current market capabilities and strategies for competing in the future.

Broadcom and CSR Settle All Litigation

January 11, 2011 6:18 am | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation announced that the company and CSR plc have agreed to settle all litigation and legal proceedings between the parties and their affiliates, including Broadcom's subsidiary Global Locate, Inc. and CSR's subsidiary SiRF Technology, Inc. Terms of the agreement are confidential.

Do More Together Wherever You Are with Skype Group Video Calling

January 10, 2011 11:03 am | Comments

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) – At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Skype has officially launched group video calling for consumers and enterprises, allowing people to do more together wherever they are. Whether you’re looking to bring your family together on a video call or better connect with work colleagues across the globe, group video calling makes it easy to bring to together groups of three or more on a single video call.

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Advanced Chipset and Modem Technology to Increase Wireless Capabilities across Advanced Tablets and Smartphones

January 10, 2011 11:03 am | Comments

LAS VEGAS, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Inc. will be demonstrating its chipset and modem technology utilized in the next generation of connected devices for consumer electronics at the 2011 International CES, January 6-9 in Las Vegas. The Company is working with leading manufacturers and developers to showcase several new tablets and smartphones powered by Qualcomm's award winning Snapdragon™ family of processors.

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Murata Electronics’ Smart Home and Smart Life Technologies Showcased at CES International

January 10, 2011 11:03 am | Comments

Murata Electronics will be demonstrating its Smart Home and Smart Life technological innovations at CES International 2011 –      technologies ranging from mobile and computing systems, smart energy management      systems and digital home electronics to energy saving lighting and lifestyle healthcare devices.

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Maxim Provides the Performance and Time-to-Market Advantages Manufacturers Need to Deliver the Devices Consumers Crave

January 10, 2011 11:03 am | Comments

LAS VEGAS, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unveiling technology that's making a better future for consumers everywhere, Maxim Integrated Products is demonstrating how it dramatically improves the way people SEE, TOUCH and HEAR the latest mobile handsets, tablets, communications and TV products. Attendees at 2011 International CES are invited to visit Maxim's Booth #30869 located in the Upper Level of the South Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Mashable Names PSGive.org “Most Promising New Company”

January 10, 2011 11:03 am | Comments

LAS VEGAS -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- PSGive.org is pleased to announce that they were presented with the Mashable Award for “Most Promising New Company.” Their win was announced last night during the fourth annual Mashable Awards at a gala event kicking off the 2011 International CES® conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Copia’s Social Reading Experience Will be Available on Android Tablets and Smart Phones

January 10, 2011 11:03 am | Comments

LAS VEGAS -- (BUSINESS WIRE) – Copia announced its release of Copia for Android. The Copia platform will be showcased this week in Las Vegas on multiple Android devices at Copia’s CES 2011 exhibit, Central Hall, Booth 9828. The newest addition to Copia's suite of supported operating systems demonstrates Copia’s commitment to a multiple touch point strategy designed to let users access their content on the Copia platform from as many devices as possible.

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First Federal Tax Returns App for iPad Now Available

January 10, 2011 9:32 am | Comments

BETHESDA, Md., /PRNewswire/ -- Taxsoftware.com today announced that an application for six of the most often used 2010 federal tax returns is now available for a flat fee of $9.99 on the Apple iPad. The forms can be completed entirely on iPads and transferred to PCs or Macs.   This is the first federal tax returns application to be available for the millions of iPads sold since their introduction last year.

New Application Allows User to Perform Virtual Plastic Surgery on their iPhone

January 10, 2011 9:32 am | Comments

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- We all know that our phones are not just "phones" anymore. And now among millions of things, we can even perform plastic surgery! With the new "Dr. 90210" smart phone application created by Dr. Payman Simoni, one of Beverly Hills' most sought after facial plastic surgeons (Simoni Plastic Surgery), users can now virtually give themselves cosmetic procedures like nose jobs and facelifts with the touch of a finger! By simply taking a picture or using an existing photo, one is able to tweak their nose, give their neck some virtual liposuction and/or tighten their eye area etc.

IEEE Offers Tutorials in Multiple Languages

January 10, 2011 9:32 am | Comments

PISCATAWAY, N.J., /PRNewswire/ -- IEEE has launched 11 tutorials in 7 languages as part of the organization's online training and support program for the IEEE Xplore® digital library. The self-paced tutorials are presented on the IEEE client services Web page as voice-narrated Flash videos with complete downloadable transcripts in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish.

IBM Shatters U.S. Patent Record; Tops Patent List for 18th Consecutive Year

January 10, 2011 9:32 am | Comments

IBM today announced that its inventors received a record 5,896 U.S. patents in 2010, marking the 18th consecutive year it has topped the list of the world’s most inventive companies. IBM became the first company to be granted as many as 5,000 U.S. patents in a single year. It took IBM's inventors more than 50 years to receive their first 5,000 patents after the company was established in 1911.

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