February 2006
Portable Design;Feb2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p4
The article presents news briefs relevant to the computer industry compiled as of February 2006. The Dallas, Texas-based company, Texas Instruments has acquired the Oslo, Norway-based designer of short-range wireless radio frequency transceivers, Chipcon. The Eindhoven, Netherlands-based Philips has collaborated with the Houston, Texas-based Crown Castle Mobile Media to launch the first television-on-mobile multimedia platform for the United States' market. The Geneva, Switzerland-based STMicroelectronics, and the Santa Clara, California-based Intel introduced a common flash memory subsystem for handset original equipment manufacturers.


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