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Jazz and Fujitsu to Collaborate

<B>Fujitsu Ltd.</B> (Fujitsu), <B>Fujitsu Microelectronics of America Inc.</B> (FMA) and <B>Jazz Semiconductor</B> (Jazz), a wholly owned subsidiary of Jazz Technologies Inc., announced that they will work together to manufacture System-on-Chip (SoC) p...
Fujitsu Ltd. (Fujitsu), Fujitsu Microelectronics of America Inc. (FMA) and Jazz Semiconductor (Jazz), a wholly owned subsidiary of Jazz Technologies Inc., announced that they will work together to manufacture System-on-Chip (SoC) products for RF CMOS devices. Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the companies, the collaboration is...
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European Space Policy Becomes Reality

On 22 May Ministers in charge of space activities in the Member States of the European Space Agency (ESA), and those tasked with internal market, industry and research within the European Union’s Competitiveness Council, met in Brussels, Belgium, to ad...
On 22 May Ministers in charge of space activities in the Member States of the European Space Agency (ESA), and those tasked with internal market, industry and research within the European Union’s Competitiveness Council, met in Brussels, Belgium, to adopt a Resolution on the European Space Policy (ESP). Jointly...
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$120 Million Contract for Alcatel-Lucent in China

<B>Alcatel-Lucent</B> has signed a $120 M agreement for mobile communications solutions and service with China Unicom, a Chinese mobile service provider.
Alcatel-Lucent has signed a $120 M agreement for mobile communications solutions and service with China Unicom, a Chinese mobile service provider. The agreement encompasses a range of network projects the service provider has undertaken or plans to undertake in 2007. The projects include a CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev. A high-speed...
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Gyroscope Co-operation Set in Motion

<B>The SAES® Getters Group</B> and <B>STMicroelectronics</B> have signed a co-operation agreement that will support development and production of next generation MEMS gyroscopes.
The SAES® Getters Group and STMicroelectronics have signed a co-operation agreement that will support development and production of next generation MEMS gyroscopes. STMicroelectronics’ gyroscopes will integrate SAES’ PageWafer®, the most advanced getter thin-film solution for high vacuum maintenance in wafer-level packaged MEMS, to deliver higher device sensitivity and stability....
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Merrimac Receives Two Multi-Mix® Co-design Module Contracts

<B>Merrimac Industries Inc.</B> announced that it received both an Internal Research And Development (IRAD) and a new co-design contract as a follow-on to the IRAD contract for multifunction integrated modules from <B>General Dynamics Advanced Informat...
Merrimac Industries Inc. announced that it received both an Internal Research And Development (IRAD) and a new co-design contract as a follow-on to the IRAD contract for multifunction integrated modules from General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems , a business unit of General Dynamics. The initial design efforts are valued...
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Linear Technology Relocates to New Facility

<B>Linear Technology</B>, a California-based maker of linear integrated circuits, announced that it has opened a new 20,000-square-foot design facility in Manchester, NH. Linear said that it had outgrown its prior New Hampshire design center.
Linear Technology , a California-based maker of linear integrated circuits, announced that it has opened a new 20,000-square-foot design facility in Manchester, NH. Linear said that it had outgrown its prior New Hampshire design center. The new design center is focused on high performance analog integrated circuits, and includes...
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Lithium Batteries Dominate Cellphone Market

Strategy Analytics forecasts slow worldwide battery market demand at an average of 4.7 percent per year until 2010, as detailed in the report "Cellphone Battery Technology Issues & Market Forecast." The "Energy Gap" between cellular handset requirements and battery limitations determine what and how new services can be introduced...
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