Thursday, November 8, 2007
5th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference
Join us TODAY:
5th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference, Exhibit & Workshops
Radisson Hotel Newport Beach (Near John Wayne Airport)

Broadcom SoC Career Day Workshop (Free Pass), Don't Miss Out!

THE MOST Innovative & Affordably Priced Technology Conference of the Year.

Learn and network at the premier industry event for technology professional

Platinum Sponsors: Jazz Semiconductor, Tensilica, MIPS Technologies, Inside GNSS. Gold Sponsors: Novelics Corp, CSU Fullerton Eng, Chapman University

Selected Participating Companies: Intel, IBM, Freescale, Toshiba, Tensilica, Jazz Semi, MIPS, Novelics, eASIC, Fujitsu, Texas Instruments, ST Micro, Kilopass, NXP, Broadcom, Nvidia, AMD, SiRF, MataiTech, Extreme DA, Chartered Semiconductor, Nascentric, Carbon Design, Silicon Canvas, ClioSoft, ENOVIA MatrixOne, EDN, Synopsys, Rambus, UCI, iSuppli, Nascentric, Tower Semiconductor, ARM, Innovative Silicon, Prodesign Electronics, AKA, OCB Services, Carnegie Mellon, Cadence, Altera, Mentor Graphics, Actel, Trimble, Faraday, National Semiconductor, AeA, Micron, Virage, and Much, Much More!

Workshops by Broadcom and ARM

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Solarflare, SMC Ship 10GBASE-T Products
Irvine-based semiconductor developer Solarflare Communications and SMC Networks, which is also based in Irvine, said today that the two have begun shipping new network interface cards (NICs) and network switches that use Solarflare's technology. The two said that they will begin shipping a 10GBASE-T NIC and switches beginning in Q4. The new products will allow companies to deploy 10 gigabit Ethernet over existing copper wiring. Currently, networking users who have been deploying 10 Gigabit Ether (More info...)

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Kotura Names Operations Exec
Monterey Park-based Kotura, a provider of silicon photonic components, said yesterday that it has named Wayne White as its Vice President of Operations. White joins the company from Forza Silicon, where he was VP of Operations. White has also served at Luxtera, Photobit, Hughes Aircraft, and Motorola Semiconductor Products. Kotura designs photonics components used in communications, computing, sensing and detection applications.

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Gorilla Nation Hires VP
Los Angeles-based Gorilla Nation, a provider of online ad representation for web sites, said Wednesday that it has hired Ari Lee Bayme as VP of Corporate Development. Bayme was most recently a investment banker with Milbank Roy & Co. Gorilla Nation said that Bayme will be responsible for evaluation and executions of acquisitions and strategic investments. Gorilla Nation raised $50M earlier this year in a venture round from Great Hill for its services, which it provides to online web publishers.
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Warner Buys "Lego Star Wars" Creator
Burbank-based Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group said this morning that it is in an agreement to acquire TT Games, the developer of the popular computer games "LEGO Star Wars." Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. TT Games Publishing is based in the UK, and is the result of the merger of games developers Traveller's Tales and Giant Interactive Entertainment. TT Games is also developing the titles “LEGO Batman: The Videogame” and “LEGO Indiana Jones" and has the rights to “The Guinn (More info...)

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SCOTT EDWARD WALKER: A Corporate Lawyer For Entrepreneurs (SM)
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-- recent local M&A transaction: represented Alta Healthcare System, Inc. (Los Angeles) in connection with its merger with an affiliate of Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., an AMEX-listed company, for a purchase price of approximately $103 million (closed August 2007)

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Forum on Analytics: From Data to Decision - San Diego - Nov 13th
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