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Amidst 4G growth, Clearwire ponders move from WiMAX to LTEview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Clearwire Communications announced new markets and handsets for its WiMAX-based 4G mobile internet service, including a video-centric Android phone from Samsung. But, even as it announced a 94 percent increase in subscribers and 72 percent year-over-year increase in revenue, the service provider signaled a possible migration from WiMAX to the rival LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology.... (Embedded)

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Google Android tablet runs Flash on Tegra 2 SoCview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Adobe has demonstrated a prototype Nvidia Tegra 2-based Android tablet from Google running Adobe's Flash, say industry reports. Meanwhile, Samsung is preparing an & S-Pad& Android tablet, and Bill Gates tips new Microsoft tablet projects, say other reports.... (Embedded)

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Rugged automation box touted for machine visionview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Advantech announced a ruggedized, fanless automation computer with a front-accessible I/O design. The UNO-3084 is equipped with a 1.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, up to 4GB of DDR2 RAM, dual DVI-I ports with support for up to three displays, dual Firewire interfaces, plus Ethernet, USB, and serial connectivity, says the company.... (Embedded)

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LinuxCon keynotes feature Linux insiders -- and outsidersview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The Linux Foundation announced keynote speakers and panels for LinuxCon, scheduled for August 10-12 in Boston. The show will feature keynote speakers including Virgin America's Ravi Simhambhatla, GNOME's Stormy Peters, the SFLC's Eben Moglen, and Forrester's Jeffrey S. Hammond, and hosts a Linux Kernel Roundtable with Ted T'so and other kernel insiders.... (Embedded)

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Entry-level MicroTCA system has many facesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Kontron announced an entry-level MicroTCA system that can hold up to six mid-size AMC cards and one full-size MCH (MicroTCA Carrier Hub). The Kontron MicroTCA platform OM6060 supports multiple PCI Express, gigabit Ethernet, and SRIO configurations, says the company.... (Embedded)

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Linux Mint 9 features new software manager, backup toolview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The Linux Mint team has released a development RC (release candidate) version of Linux Mint 9 (& Isadora& ), based on Ubuntu 10.04. Linux Mint 9 features a new software manager with 30,000 packages, a new backup tool, and menu and interface improvements, says the team.... (Embedded)

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Intel's Moorestown Atom launches -- without Windowsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – [Updated, 8:00AM] -- Intel has finally launched its & Moorestown& platform, slashing x86 power consumption but -- initially, at least -- spurning Microsoft Windows. Supporting Moblin MeeGo, and Android flavors of Linux, the Atom Z6xx SoC (system on chip) will give devices more than 10 days standby, two days of audio playback, and up to five hours of video playback, the company says.... (Embedded)

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Mini-ITX board targets multi-function kiosksview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Via is shipping a Mini-ITX board with 1GHz or 1.3GHz versions of its embedded-oriented Nano E-Series processor. The Via Epia-M830 offers a VX800 northbridge/southbridge, up to 2GB of DDR2 memory, plus real-world ports including gigabit Ethernet, USB, and serial, the company says.... (Embedded)

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Slider version of MyTouch 3G adds voice command buttonview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – T-Mobile announced a new version of its HTC-manufactured MyTouch 3G smartphone featuring a QWERTY keyboard, Android 2.1, and an updated T-Mobile UI layer with a voice-command & Genius Button.& The mid-range MyTouch 3G Slide offers a 3.4-inch touchscreen, WiFi, Bluetooth, a five-megapixel camera, and 8GB of preinstalled memory, says the company.... (Embedded)

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Google acquires 3D multitouch technologyview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Google has acquired a company called BumpTop that offers a 3D multi-touch UI and a card-shuffling motif possibly destined for Android or Chrome OS tablets, says eWEEK. Meanwhile, Twitter has released a Twitter for Android application, and Google is open sourcing the code, according to a second eWEEK story.... (Embedded)

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European embedded Linux show seeks presentation ideasview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The Consumer Electronics Linux Forum (CELF) announced a call for papers for the next Embedded Linux Conference Europe (ELCE), scheduled for Oct. 27-28 in Cambridge, UK. CELF is looking for a variety of technical presentations focused on the use of embedded Linux in consumer electronics products.... (Embedded)

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Chip architecture unifies Cortex-A9 cores with FPGAsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Xilinx announced a new processor architecture combining its parallel-processing FPGA circuitry with ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore processor cores. The Xilinx Extensible Processing Platform enables embedded developers to apply a combination of serial and parallel processing, with communication via a new version of ARM's AMBA interconnect standard.... (Embedded)