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Incorporates Toshiba Original Coprocessor, "PSC”

TOKYO - Saturday, September 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it will launch new ARM Cortex™-M3-core-based TX03 series microcontrollers, "TMPM343F10XBG”, "TMPM343FEXBG” and "TMPM343FDXBG”, which realize highly accurate mechanical control. Sample shipments will start in November this year.

Some applications, such as controlling the lens of a digital camera, require two simultaneous control operations: high speed, low noise servo control of multiple mechanisms, such as motors and actuators1; along with sensor control to ensure accurate position, which requires multiple microcontrollers, dedicated motor driver ICs, and so on.

The new microcontrollers integrate Toshiba’s original coprocessor, the "PSC”2, motor driver units that can directly connect to and control motor drives, and amplifier circuits to control sensors. This enables highly accurate, simu ... Read more »
Views: 105 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.30.2013

BONN, Germany - Saturday, September 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Deutsche Telekom (FWB:DTE) announced the start of their high-speed Internet service on selected Singapore Airlines intercontinental flights. This is the 11th airline to have chosen Deutsche Telekom as their broadband connectivity provider, and the third in the Asian market.

With Telekom’s In-Flight Internet service, passengers can check e-mails, browse, blog or join corporate networks via VPN. Access is provided by linking the airplanes to global networks via satellites, which are provided through Deutsche Telekom’s partner Panasonic Avionics. Passengers can use In-Flight Internet by paying with a credit card or through their home provider, if it is a Wi-Fi roaming partner of Deutsche Telekom.

"The addition of Singapore Airlines, one of the leading airlines in terms of customer experience worldwide, demonstrates the extent to which Deutsche Telekom has established itself in the airline Wi ... Read more »
Views: 107 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.30.2013 | Comments (0)

54th SES Satellite to Be Orbited by ILS Proton

LUXEMBOURG - Saturday, September 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announces that the ASTRA 2E satellite is scheduled for launch on board an ILS Proton launch vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on September 30th, 2013. Liftoff of the Proton launch vehicle is slated for 03:41 am Baikonur time (23:41 CET and 17:41 EDT on September 29).

ASTRA 2E was built for SES by Astrium of France. Based on the highly reliable Eurostar E3000 platform, the spacecraft carries 60 Ku-band transponders, as well as 4 Ka-band transponders. It will enable the delivery of next generation broadcast and broadband services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa from the orbital arc of 28.2/28.5 degrees East. ASTRA 2E will have a launch mass of 6 tonnes, a wingspan of 40m once its solar arrays are deployed in orbit, and a spacecraft power of 13kW at the end of its 15-year design lifetim ... Read more »
Views: 98 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.30.2013

Braintree to Join Company’s PayPal Business Unit, Accelerating Innovation in Mobile Payments

SAN JOSE, Calif. & CHICAGO, Ill - Saturday, September 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Braintree, the innovative global payment platform powering the next generation of leading online and mobile-first startups, for total consideration of approximately $800 million in cash.

"Braintree is a perfect fit with PayPal,” said eBay Inc. President and CEO John Donahoe. "Bill Ready and his team add complementary talent and technology that we believe will help accelerate PayPal’s global leadership in mobile payments. Together, we expect that PayPal and Braintree also will accelerate our leadership in supporting developers who are creating innovative solutions for next generation commerce startups.”

Braintree’s payment platform powers next generation innovators such as Airbnb, OpenTable, TaskRabb ... Read more »
Views: 133 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.30.2013 | Comments (0)

ME Newswire / Business Wire

HAMBURG, Germany - Friday, September 27th 2013

More than 1.5 million customers now use its workspace to get their work done, announces Regus, the global workplace provider. It's another sign of the global shift to flexible working.

Regus' 1.5 millionth customer, Boris Konau, is a good example of the trend. Traditionally, a University of Hamburg PhD student like Boris would have written up his thesis in the university library or at home. But he finds these locations too distracting.

Instead, he's following the example of 1.5 million other individuals worldwide and using flexible workspace at Regus. He’s more productive, it's easy to travel to, and with 24/7 access he can go there at exactly the hours he wants. He doesn't have to lock into a long-term lease, or waste time or money equipping an office.

Mark Dixon CEO of Regus commented: "Our customer base is growing because the productivity boost and flexibility we offer is so ... Read more »
Views: 93 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.30.2013 | Comments (0)