Archive: 24/03/2006

Lucent, Alcatel said in merger talks

Alcatel is reportedly in talks to acquire U.S. telecom equipment manufacturer Lucent Technology for more than $12 billion.

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Survey: Asia uses more-complex chip design

A survey Friday indicated that Asia's semiconductor engineers are more often working with complex designs, in particular microprocessors of 32 bits or higher.

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Wireless World: Wirelessly monitoring ECGs

An elderly woman has a heart attack. Paramedics arrive on the scene at her home a few minutes later and begin to revive her, and hook up an electrocardiogram transmitter to her chest, and send the signals, wirelessly, to ...

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Globe Talk: The homeland-security business

For those in the business of providing security with the government as their principal client, the landscape after Sept. 11, 2001, has been a new world, with sweeping changes not only in what clients want, but also in the ...

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