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Sprint, Clearwire join forces on mobile WiMAX

Combined companies target 300 million POPs, dual-mode mobile devices
As anticipated, the nation’s two largest WiMAX players, Sprint Nextel and Clearwire, are joining to construct the first seamless nationwide mobile broadband network. Because the proposed alliance includes the exchange of selected 2.5 GHz spectrum, it is subject to review by the Department of Justice and the FCC. If...
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Cadence Design Systems Acquires Invarium

Cadence Design Systems Inc. , a leader in global electronic-design innovation, announced that it has acquired Invarium Inc. , a San Jose, CA-based developer of advanced lithography-modeling and pattern-synthesis technology. Invarium's pattern synthesis capabilities enable superior pattern resolution and faster yield ramp for designs targeted to 45-nanometer-and-below process technologies....
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RFMD Expands Capabilities in Beijing Facility

RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD) announced a major expansion at its Beijing, China, facility. The expansion includes increased assembly capacity and the addition of new advanced capabilities. The expansion is expected to support RFMD's POLARIS™ 3 RF solution, which is currently scheduled to ramp production in the current quarter....
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Richardson Electronics Named Top International Distributor for Mainland China

Richardson Electronics Ltd. announced it recently received its highest ranking ever in a reader’s survey of preferred distributors conducted by Electronics Supply and Manufacturing—China. Richardson Electronics was ranked second overall among International Distributors in the annual survey of purchasing professionals. Richardson also placed in the Top 10 in all...
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Auriga Measurement Systems Wins SBIR Award

Auriga Measurement Systems LLC announced it has been awarded a research and development contract entitled "Solid-State High-Efficiency Radar Transmit Module" by the Naval Air Warfare Center. Auriga will lead the project with its partner, Raytheon, on this Small Business Innovation Research Award. “We are very excited about winning this...
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CST and SimLab Sign Cooperation Agreement

Computer Simulation Technology GmbH (CST) and SimLab Software GmbH (SimLab) have signed a participation and cooperation agreement. Through this agreement, CST has acquired a stake in SimLab, whereby joint research and development activities will become more intense and the two companies will work together more closely in the area...
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