Technology News Archive - July 30, 2008

Vivante Corporation, the embedded GPU technology leader, announced today that it has joined the MIPS(R) Alliance Program to bring its programmable graphics IP cores to designers using cores from MIPS Technologies (NasdaqGS: MIPS).

Sprint (NYSE: S) and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) announced today that customers across the country will soon be able to get enhanced wireless coverage, plus the option of unlimited calling with an AIRAVE voice plan, in their homes or offices with the upcoming nationwide launch of the Sprint AIRAVE by Samsung.

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Lauren Craig of AT&T, +1-608-497-1616, lcraig@attnews.us DALLAS, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) today announced its affiliate AT&T Services Inc.

EDMONTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MatrikonOPC(TM) is pleased to announce the release of the MatrikonOPC Client for ODBC. This fully OPC Compliant Client requires no prior SQL experience to exchange process data between OPC and ODBC enabled databases.

DALLAS, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) today introduced a robust electrostatic discharge (ESD) solution that provides system-level ESD protection for eight high-speed differential lines, designed specifically for high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) and DisplayPort connectors.

By David Jolly Kevin J. O'Brien contributed reporting from Berlin. Laura Holson contributed from New York.

Kickfire(TM), Inc. today announced that it has closed Series B financing. Pinnacle Ventures led the round and Series A investors Accel Partners, Greylock Partners, and The Mayfield Fund reinvested.

XFONE, Inc. (AMEX and TASE: XFN) ("XFONE" or "the Company") announced that it has completed the first phase of a three-phase buildout of its Fiber-to-the-Premise ("FTTP") network for Levelland and Smyer, Texas.

CHICAGO and PLANO, Texas, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced that Boeing, the world's leading aerospace company, has signed a new software license agreement for Teamcenter(R), Siemens PLM Software's digital lifecycle management solution.

Silicon Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq:SLAB) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Silicon Valley-based Integration Associates, an innovator in analog-intensive, highly integrated ICs, for $80 million net, taking into consideration Integration Associates' net assets.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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