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RF to Light - April 10, 2007

First Things First: In the week ending April 6, 2007 the RF to Light 100 rose 2.1%, YTD + 5% at 2581. The NASDAQ was up 2.0%, YTD + 2.3% at 2471 and LSI closed a $4 billion acquisition of Agere (and Agere’s stock symbol disappeared). Powerwave is a...
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Thin Manufacturing: On The Road To Lean Manufacturing With Thin Film Supplier UltraSource

Since founding UltraSource in 1991 I’ve learned private growth takes patience. And even the best leaders can’t plan for everything. They just know how to react. Our Lean story is about a transformation--from thin film supplier--to ultra-efficient electronics partner, and the shakeups along the way that inspired me to...
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Alcatel Alenia Space Wins Globalstar Contract

A €9 M contract has been awarded to <B>Alcatel Alenia Space</B> by <B>Globalstar Inc.</B>, a provider of mobile satellite voice and data services, to upgrade its control network facility.
A €9 M contract has been awarded to Alcatel Alenia Space by Globalstar Inc. , a provider of mobile satellite voice and data services, to upgrade its control network facility. The upgraded facility will enable the provider to monitor and control its second-generation satellite constellation and provide support for...
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License Agreement Aids EADS’ Mobility

<B>EADS</B>, a global leader in aerospace, defense and related services, and the <B>BCI group</B> have signed a License Agreement concerning all mobility technologies developed by the companies of the BCI group.
EADS , a global leader in aerospace, defense and related services, and the BCI group have signed a License Agreement concerning all mobility technologies developed by the companies of the BCI group. This agreement will allow EADS to complement its own mobility technologies portfolio and to integrate the new...
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EC Approves Thales and Finmeccanica Space Acquisition

The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition by Thales of France of Alcatel's shareholdings in the space joint ventures Alcatel Alenia Space (AAS) of France and Telespazio of Italy, currently jointly contr...
The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition by Thales of France of Alcatel's shareholdings in the space joint ventures Alcatel Alenia Space (AAS) of France and Telespazio of Italy, currently jointly controlled by Alcatel and Finmeccanica. Thales holds a leading position for Traveling...
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Avago Acquires Infineon Fiber Business in Germany

In a definitive agreement, <B>Avago Technologies</B> will acquire <B>Infineon Technologies’</B> Polymer Optical Fiber (POF) business, based in Regensburg, Germany, subject to the satisfaction of regulatory requirements and other customary closing condi...
In a definitive agreement, Avago Technologies will acquire Infineon Technologies’ Polymer Optical Fiber (POF) business, based in Regensburg, Germany, subject to the satisfaction of regulatory requirements and other customary closing conditions. The business is the leader in the fast growing market for automotive multimedia infotainment networks and transceivers for...
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WiMAX Forum Selects Rohde & Schwarz

WiMAX was originally introduced to replace broadband cable networks such as DSL. Now that the IEEE 802.16e-2005 standard has been adopted, mobile applications are also supported.
WiMAX was originally introduced to replace broadband cable networks such as DSL. Now that the IEEE 802.16e-2005 standard has been adopted, mobile applications are also supported. To meet this development, Rohde & Schwarz provides its R&S TS8970 WiMAX RF conformance test system. The electronics company presented its R&S TS8970...
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Fairchild Commemorates 50 and 10 Year Anniversary

<B>Fairchild Semiconductor</B>, the leading global supplier of high performance products that optimize system power, celebrates its long and rich history in the semiconductor industry during 2007.
Fairchild Semiconductor , the leading global supplier of high performance products that optimize system power, celebrates its long and rich history in the semiconductor industry during 2007. This is a monumental year with the company celebrating a 50-year milestone since it was first established in 1957. The goal of...
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RF & HYPER 2007: Changing Times

Following a surprise announcement the latest RF & Hyper Show in March was the last in its traditional guise. Discover how the event’s swan song played out, the plans for 2008, together with a comprehensive wrap-up of news and product announcements from...
The RF & Microwave industry advances and evolves from year to year and the annual RF & Hyper event is a showcase where those developments can be viewed and assessed. However, very few visiting or participating in this year’s event at the CNIT, International Conference and Exhibition Centre in...
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Cascade Microtech Acquires Gryphics

<B>Cascade Microtech</B> announced it has acquired <B>Gryphics Inc.</B>, a private company that designs, manufactures and markets a range of high performance socket products used for final production and evaluation testing of packaged semiconductor int...
Cascade Microtech announced it has acquired Gryphics Inc. , a private company that designs, manufactures and markets a range of high performance socket products used for final production and evaluation testing of packaged semiconductor integrated circuits. This acquisition is another strategic step in Cascade Microtech’s long-term vision of being...
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