Navy patent first: Award-winning automation goes commercial

NORCO, USA: The Navy announced April 24 its award-winning Metrology Bench Top (METBENCH) automation system that helps Sailors perform some 10,000 calibrations each year has been licensed to industry for the first time, marking More...


SunEdison closes CA$115 million to build 33 MW of utility solar projects In Ontario

BELMONT, USA & TORONTO, CANADA: SunEdison has closed on financing for two solar power plants to be built in Ontario, Canada. Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. is providing construction financing. The plants will provide employment More...


UMC certifies Synopsys IC Validator physical verification tool for 28nm

MOUNTAIN VIEW, USA & HSINCHU, TAIWAN: Synopsys Inc. and United Microelectronics Corp. announced that UMC has certified Synopsys' IC Validator product for physical verification on UMC's 28-nanometer (nm) process. Joint customers More...


Qualcomm announces Q2 fiscal 2014 results

SAN DIEGO, USA: Qualcomm Inc. announced results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 ended March 30, 2014. "We delivered another solid quarter, driven by demand for our leading multimode 3G/LTE chipset solutions and record More...


Newark element14 launches motor control development kit

CHICAGO, USA: As part of its growing development kit offering, Newark element14 has partnered with Freescale to launch the MagniV S12ZVML-MINIBRD variable speed motor control development kit. The board was designed for engineers More...


Yingli Green Energy co-operates with a local module manufacturer in France

BAODING, CHINA: Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd announced that the company's subsidiaries in China and France agreed to cooperate with a leading French PV module manufacturer to join forces to satisfy the requirements of More...


Synopsys' ProtoCompiler software speeds time to first prototype by up to 3X

MOUNTAIN VIEW, USA: Synopsys Inc. announced the availability of Synopsys' ProtoCompiler software for Synopsys' HAPS FPGA-based prototyping systems. ProtoCompiler is an integrated prototyping tool set with built-in HAPS hardware More...

Broadband goes wireless – but, are poorer countries being left behind?

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