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2014-04-09 08:34:12

Maxim Integrated's automotive SerDes chipsets enable both shielded twisted pair (STP) and coax cabling, maximizing design flexibility. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineers can now design high-resolution automotive infotainment applications with either traditional STP or lighter, less expensive coax cables using a new family of Gigabit Multimedia Serial Link (GMSL) SerDes chipsets from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM)....

2014-01-29 08:34:42

TI multi-protocol signal conditioner provides 2x longer signal reach, consumes 35 percent less power DALLAS, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's first signal conditioner capable of driving the serial-attached SCSI (SAS-3) protocol. In addition to supporting the faster data rates of the newest SCSI standard, the DS125BR800A multi-protocol repeater is compatible with existing 3-Gbps and 6-Gbps SAS link rates used in data center...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'