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--JEDEC UFS[2] Ver.1.1 Standard Compliant Embedded Memories Combine up to 64GB NAND and a Controller in a Single Package--

TOKYO - Friday, February 8th 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has started sample shipments of a 64-gigabyte (GB) embedded NAND flash memory module, the first in the industry equipped with a UFS I/F. The module is fully compliant with the JEDEC UFS Ver.1.1 standard[3] and is designed for application in a wide range of digital consumer products, including smartphones, tablet PCs.

Samples are mainly intended for evaluation of UFS I/F and its protocol in host chipsets and by OS vendors.

Demand continues to grow for large density, high-performance chips that support high resolution video, driven by improved data-processing speeds in host chipsets and wider bandwidths for wireless connectivity.

Toshiba has proved itself an innovator in this key area, and is now reinforcing its l ... Read more »
Views: 449 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.10.2013

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Saturday, February 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) expects to report that its North America and Rest of World (ROW) businesses finished the year with a positive operating performance in the fourth quarter, excluding the impact of certain items. The acquisitions of Alcan Cable North America, Prestolite and Procables (Colombia) are also expected to contribute meaningfully to the fourth quarter results. However, the Company now expects adjusted operating income for the fourth quarter in the range of $45 to $47 million, which includes the absorption of $12 million of expenses related to the revised estimated profitability of certain submarine turnkey projects. The Company expects reported operating income in the range of $2 to $4 million for the fourth quarter. The Company expects the following items will negatively affect its reported fourth quarter results:

    An equipment failure at the ... Read more »
Views: 294 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 02.10.2013

62 percent of consumers tap smartphone hotspot capabilities; worry around cost, usability and plan options persists

Business Wire / ME Newswire

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. - Thursday, February 7th 2013

Sixty-two percent of smartphone users leverage their devices’ hotspot capabilities, an increase of nine percent since May 2012, according to a new survey of more than 700 mobile consumers in the U.S. Despite the increase in adoption, many consumers are still concerned with the cost, usability and lack of plan options available with smartphone hotspots, and carriers are missing key opportunities to monetize personal hotspots. This survey was conducted by uSamp and commissioned by wireless and mobility solutions providerSmith Micro Software, Inc.(NASDAQ:SMSI).

The Survey Reveals:

    71 percent of respondents have used a dedicated hotspot device, a smartphone hotspot, or both to connect Wi-Fi devices to the mobile Internet:
   &n ... Read more »
Views: 302 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.10.2013

Fundamentally reformed USPTO operations

NEW YORK - Thursday, February 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Led in passage and implementation of major legislative reform to U.S. patent system

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP is pleased to announce that David J. Kappos, former Under Secretary of Commerce and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), has joined the Firm as a partner.

Mr. Kappos is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost leaders in the field of intellectual property, including the development of global intellectual property norms, laws and practices. In 2009, he was appointed Under Secretary of Commerce and Director of the USPTO by President Barack Obama, and this appointment was confirmed by the United States Senate. As Director of the USPTO, he was instrumental in achieving the greatest legislative reform of the U.S. patent system in generations through patent reform legislation signed by the President in ... Read more »
Views: 419 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.09.2013

HONG KONG - Thursday, February 7th 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

The Hang Seng Indexes Company today announced that Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) will be included as a constituent stock of its Hang Seng Index. This selection positions Lenovo among the "blue chip” companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and represents significant market recognition of Lenovo’s leadership position in the global IT industry.

It is also significant because it broadens the group of shareholders that will consider owning Lenovo’s stock to include funds whose investments must mirror the Hang Seng Index or pension funds whose investment committees look for index inclusion as an investment criterion. Finally it reflects recognition from a respected 3rd party of Lenovo’s strong, consistent financial performance, outstanding management and its strong future growth prospects.

"We are very pleased today that Lenovo has been included as one of the constituent stocks of Ha ... Read more »
Views: 308 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.09.2013

ME Newswire / Business Wire

AMSTERDAM - Thursday, February 7th 2013

Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, will provide the Royal Oman Police with an end-to-end electronic passport solution for the Sultanate. Applicants will be issued with state-of-the-art secure travel documents in line with Oman’s goal to provide enhanced services and protection to its citizens, using the latest digital security technologies.

The turnkey solution encompasses Gemalto’s ICAO* compliant Sealys ePassport documents, and a full Coesys solution suite to enroll citizens, personalize and issue secure documents. The multi-year contract also covers training, support and maintenance services.

Major Royal Oman Police offices will be equipped with fixed and mobile stations to register ePassport applicants with personal information and biometric data. Each ePassport will feature secure eTravel embedded software and a contactless ... Read more »
Views: 332 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.07.2013

Iron Gets Flattened After Fans Fail to Save the Classic Token

PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Thursday, February 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The next MONOPOLY game token to ‘Pass GO!’ and collect $200 will be…the cat! After a month of voting on Facebook, and an overwhelming response from fans and organizations from 185 countries around the world, the cat has been chosen and will become the newest addition to the classic game from Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS). The cat was able to scratch past the toy robot, guitar, helicopter, and diamond ring in the MONOPOLY "Save Your Token” campaign by receiving 31 percent of the fan vote.

In the vote to decide which classic tokens would be ‘saved’ by fans, the Scottie dog was a clear early favorite, eventually securing 29 percent of the vote. Meanwhile, supporters of the iron, wheelbarrow and shoe campaigned vigorously to save their favorite token from a lifetime in jail and ensure it would remain in the game. After a very close race, f ... Read more »
Views: 304 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 02.07.2013

TOKYO - Wednesday, February 6th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation(TOKYO:6502) today announced that it will launch a new CCD linear image sensor for bar code readers in September 2013.

The new sensor, TCD1256GAG, shrinks package size to one-seventh that of Toshiba's current product, TCD1254GFG, and has an ultra-small package very close to the silicon sensor die size. It will minimize scan engine dimensions and expand the bar code reader application field.

TCD1256GAG emulates the basic performance and functions of Toshiba's current product, including the electronic shutter function that captures a stable video signal without saturation under ambient light conditions. On-chip sample and hold circuit makes simplifies analog signal processing and reduce layout area.

Key Features 1. Ultra-small package (die-sized package achieved with TSV technology) 2. Electronic shutter function 3. On-chip sample and hold circuit

Applications Barcod ... Read more »
Views: 304 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.06.2013

BOSTON - Wednesday, February 6th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mechanology Inc., an engineering company involved in developing and commercializing unique expander and compressor technologies with a particular focus on energy efficiency, renewable energy and the energy/power recovery markets has two revolutionary pieces of intellectual property to sell. The Toroidal Intersecting Vane Machine (TIVM) and the Oscillating Vane Machine (Dragonfly). These technologies include prototypes, test data, technical data, 3D models, drawings and assembly procedures, issued, pending, and provisional patents, project files, ECN records, test stands and equipment.


TIVM is a patented positive displacement oil-free expander with unmatched performance in low flow steam applications. Consisting of two moving parts that are self-synchronized, any need for gears or other drive mechanisms is eliminated, resulting in a cost effective solution for power recovery application ... Read more »
Views: 309 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.06.2013

ATLANTA - Tuesday, February 5th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that Leviton, a leader in electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, and lighting energy management systems, has become a proud member of the Essential Wireless MeshTM ("EWM”) Patent Portfolio by taking a license to the EWM Patent Portfolio.


SIPCO is a leading innovator of mesh networking and related technology based in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded by renowned inventor T. David Petite, SIPCO developed technologies enabling robust self-organizing wireless networking and related technologies known as Wireless Mesh in conjunction with IntusIQ. Wireless Mesh is used in protocols such as ZigBee, Z-Wave, IEEE 802.15.4, WirelessHART and proprietary mesh network and in other wireless applications such as SmartGrid, building automation, industrial controls, network backhaul, smart vehicles, home appliances, home automation and ... Read more »
Views: 309 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.06.2013

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