Royal Philips Electronics has launched a semiconductor passive integration technology that the company said will lower costs for handset manufacturers.
The DeviceMate development kit offers integration of hardware and software, allowing users to remotely monitor and supervise any programmable device equipped with a serial interface. The kit contains everything needed to jumpstart development, including the RCM2200 core module as the DeviceMate unit, a sample target unit, complete DeviceMate software with no royalties or licence fees, and a demonstration system.
Hyper-threading is something of a mystery, and Intel are still unsure how to release it successfully to the industry.
Philips has just introduced a technology that enhances luminance and colour saturation in transflective liquid-crystal displays without significantly increasing power consumption.
IBM has discovered a way to alter silicon, the fundamental material at the heart of microchips, and the breakthrough is expected to increase chip speeds by up to 35%.
Motorola in the US has said it would cut up to 4,000 jobs from its semiconductor manufacturing division as a cost-cutting move.
Two Sydney scientists have reportedly pulled off one of Australia's biggest private technology deals, selling their Radiata Communications company for $567 million to Cisco.
Arrow Electronics Australia and National Semiconductor announced today that National has appointed Arrow Electronics as a distributor for its products in Australia and New Zealand.