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Ferrofluidics Withdraws From Competition, Will Establish 300-mm Development Center And Will Focus On Ferrofluidic Technology Development
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1/30/1998   Post a comment
Nashua, N.H.--Jan. 29, 1998--Ferrofluidics Corp. has withdrawnfrom the competition to supply MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.a 300-mm crystal puller system. The withdrawal will ...
IPC Releases Book-To-Bill Ratios For December, 1997
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1/30/1998   Post a comment
Northbrook, Ill.--Jan. 27, 1998--The Institute for Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits (IPC; Northbrook) has released the U.S. Printed Wiring Board Industry Book-to-Bill ...
3Dlabs Permedia 2 AGP Graphics Processor Selected for Dell Dimension Product Line
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1/30/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Jan. 27, 1998--3Dlabs, Inc. announced that Dell Computer Corp. has selected the 3Dlabs Permedia 2 graphics controller for its new DimensionXPS D333 desktop ...
Credence Enhances SC Test Systems' Productivity With New Version Of Its AGILE Software
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1/30/1998   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Jan. 29, 1998--Credence Systems Corp., a manufacturerof leading automatic test equipment (ATE) for the worldwide semiconductorindustry, today released version ...
Cygnus Solutions Names Barton Interim CEO
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1/30/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Jan. 26, 1998--Cygnus Solutions (Sunnyvale) announced that it has named Thomas K. Barton as interim CEO, succeeding Kaz Hashimoto, who has resigned as CEO ...
Electroglas Reports 1997 And Fourth Quarter Results
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1/30/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Jan. 29, 1998--Electroglas, Inc. reported financialresults for its year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 1997. For the fourth quarter of 1997, ...
Cirrus Logic Joins Industry Initiative To Expedite ADSL Deployment
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1/30/1998   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Jan. 29, 1998--Cirrus Logic Inc. confirmedthat it has joined the Universal ADSL Working Group (UAWG),which is charted to accelerate the development, availability, ...
Reid Wender Joins ASIC International
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1/30/1998   Post a comment
Knoxville, Tenn.--Jan. 29, 1998--ASIC International (Ai; Knoxville), which provides a full range of complex ASIC design services and cores, hasannounced the appointment of Reid ...
Chip Stocks To Outperform Market, Analyst Says
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1/29/1998   Post a comment
Analyst bases prediction on a strong demand for chips and an expected reduction in semiconductor spending.
IKOS Strengthens Product Offerings With Acquisition Of Emulation-EnablingTechnology
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1/29/1998   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.--Jan. 26, 1998 -- IKOS Systems, Inc. a leading provider of design verification solutions, announced that it hasstrengthened its emulation product offerings ...
Cadabra Names Emil Girczyc As VP Of Marketing
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1/29/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Jan. 27, 1998-- Cadabra Design Technolgy, Inc.,a privately funded company and the leader in physical synthesis oftransistor-level layouts, appointed Emil ...
DSP Software Engineering, Inc. Announces G.729 And G.729A Vocoders For The Texas Instruments TMS320C54x Family Of DSPs
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1/29/1998   Post a comment
Bedford, Mass.--Jan. 27, 1998--DSP Software Engineering, Inc., a leadingprovider of digital signal processing software, announced the availabilityof its latest vocoder software ...
Thomson Consumer Electronics Signs Spyglass To Expanded Consulting RoleFor Future Internet-Related Products
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1/29/1998   Post a comment
Naperville, Ill. --Jan. 28, 1998--Sending a clear message that consumerelectronics and the Internet will increasingly share a common future,Thomson Consumer Electronics, Inc., ...
Cadence Wins Request For Strengthening Of Injunction Order Against Avanti
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1/29/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Jan. 26, 1998--Cadence Design Systems announced that the U.S. District Court has granted its request fora more stringently-worded injunction against the continued ...
Actel Announces Quarterly Revenues And Earnings; Company Also Announces Record Fiscal Year Results
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1/29/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Jan. 27, 1998--Actel Corp. announced net revenuesand net income for the fourth quarter of 1997 and the fiscal year.Net revenues for the fourth quarter ...
Plasma-Therm, Inc. Announces Sale of Shuttlelock 770 To University of California, Los Angeles
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1/29/1998   Post a comment
St. Petersburg, Fla.--Jan. 27, 1998--Plasma-Therm, Inc. announced thesale of a Shuttlelock 770 plasma processing system to the University ofCalifornia at Los Angeles, a leading ...
VRML Becomes ISO/IEC International Standard
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1/29/1998   Post a comment
San Ramon, Calif.--Jan. 26, 1998 --The VRML (Virtual Reality ModelingLanguage) Consortium announced that VRML has been approved as anInternational Standard by the International ...
Tech Analysts Bullish On Semi Industry In '98
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1/28/1998   Post a comment
Analysts believe that the recovery that started in 1997 will continue into 1998 for the unstable industry.
Harris Semiconductor and Data Communications Technologies Announces Advanced Wireless Technology
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1/28/1998   Post a comment
Melbourne, Fla.--Jan. 26, 1998--Harris Semiconductor and Data Communications Technologies (DCT) are bringing high-performance wireless technology to the market. DCT will offer ...
Synopsys Acquires Radiant Design Tools, Inc.
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1/28/1998   Post a comment
Synopsys Acquires Radiant Design Tools, Inc. Mountain View, Calif.--Jan. 26, 1998--Synopsys, ...
Mentor Graphics Delivers First-Pass Success For High-Speed Board Design With The Interconnectix Solution
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1/28/1998   Post a comment
DesignCon--Santa Clara, Calif.--Jan. 26, 1998--Mentor GraphicsCorp. (Wilsonville, Ore.) continued its commitment to deliverbest-in-class high-speed board design solutions with ...
Mentor Graphics CEO Rhines To Keynote DesignCon '98
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1/28/1998   Post a comment
Wilsonville, Ore.--Jan. 26, 1998--Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville, Ore.)CEO, Walden C. Rhines, will keynote DesignCon '98, discussing howengineers can manage the increasing ...
Quickturn Receives $2.0 Million Order For System Realizer Emulation Systems And Services
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1/28/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Jan. 26, 1998--Quickturn Design Systems,Inc. announced a $2.0 million purchase order, received in thethird quarter of 1997 from Cisco Systems, Inc. for Quickturn'sSystem ...
Breakthrough EDA Product From Compilogic Accelerates System-To-Hardware Design
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1/28/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--Jan. 27, 1998--Compilogic (San Jose) has introduced C2Verilog, a unique EDA product that accelerates the high-level system design of complex FPGA and ASIC hardware. ...
Argonaut RISC Microprocessor Announces Threadx RTOS Support
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1/28/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Jan. 27, 1998--Express Logic announced ThreadXsupport for Argonaut RISC Cores' (ARC) high-performance 32-bitRISC microprocessor architecture. Express Logic's ...
Quantum Effect Design Promotes Bill Thomas To Vice President Of Worldwide Sales
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1/28/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Jan. 26, 1998--Quantum Effect Design, Inc. (QED), a leading supplier of high-end embedded-microprocessor solutions, has named Bill Thomas vice president ...
Mentor Graphics Delivers First-Pass Success For High-Speed Board Design With The Interconnectix Solution
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1/27/1998   Post a comment
DesignCon--Santa Clara, Calif.--Jan. 26, 1998--Mentor GraphicsCorp. (Wilsonville, Ore.) continued its commitment to deliverbest-in-class high-speed board design solutions with ...
Quickturn Receives $2.0 Million Order For System Realizer Emulation Systems And Services
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1/27/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Jan. 26, 1998--Quickturn Design Systems,Inc. announced a $2.0 million purchase order, received in thethird quarter of 1997 from Cisco Systems, Inc. for Quickturn'sSystem ...
Synopsys Acquires Radiant Design Tools, Inc.
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1/27/1998   Post a comment
Synopsys Acquires Radiant Design Tools, Inc. Mountain View, Calif.--Jan. 26, 1998--Synopsys, ...
Quantum Effect Design Promotes Bill Thomas To Vice President Of Worldwide Sales
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1/27/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Jan. 26, 1998--Quantum Effect Design, Inc. (QED), a leading supplier of high-end embedded-microprocessor solutions, has named Bill Thomas vice president ...
Mentor Graphics CEO Rhines To Keynote DesignCon '98
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1/27/1998   Post a comment
Wilsonville, Ore.--Jan. 26, 1998--Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville, Ore.)CEO, Walden C. Rhines, will keynote DesignCon '98, discussing howengineers can manage the increasing ...
Harris Semiconductor and Data Communications Technologies Announces Advanced Wireless Technology
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1/27/1998   Post a comment
Melbourne, Fla.--Jan. 26, 1998--Harris Semiconductor and Data Communications Technologies (DCT) are bringing high-performance wireless technology to the market. DCT will offer ...
Breakthrough EDA Product From Compilogic Accelerates System-To-Hardware Design
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1/27/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--Jan. 27, 1998--Compilogic (San Jose) has introduced C2Verilog, a unique EDA product that accelerates the high-level system design of complex FPGA and ASIC hardware. ...
Argonaut RISC Microprocessor Announces Threadx RTOS Support
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1/27/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Jan. 27, 1998--Express Logic announced ThreadXsupport for Argonaut RISC Cores' (ARC) high-performance 32-bitRISC microprocessor architecture. Express Logic's ...
Cadence-Avant Copyright War Goes Into Round Two
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1/27/1998   Post a comment
Judge re-emphasizes ruling, warning design automation customers they'd be exposed to copyright violation claims if they continue to use Avant's ArcCell software.
Integrated Circuit Systems Initiates New 1.5 Million Share Repurchase Program
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1/26/1998   Post a comment
Valley Forge, Pa.--Jan. 22, 1998--Integrated Circuit Systems, Inc.announced that its board of directors has authorized a new stockrepurchase program of up to 1.5 million shares ...
Intel Successfully Completes Offer For Chips And Technologies, Inc.
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1/26/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Jan. 21, 1998--Intel Corp. announced thesuccessful completion of the tender offer by its subsidiary, IntelEnterprise Corp., for all outstanding shares ...
Intelect Communications Announces Program Award By Major Israeli Defense Contractor For DSP Product
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1/26/1998   Post a comment
Richardson, Texas--Jan. 22, 1998-- Intelect Communications, Inc.announced that its DNA Enterprises, Inc. business unit hasentered into an agreement with a major Israeli defense ...
Texas Instruments To Acquire Spectron Microsystems From Dialogic Corporation
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1/26/1998   Post a comment
Dallas, Texas--Jan. 22, 1998--Texas Instruments, Inc. has entered intoa definitive agreement to purchase the principal assets and operationsof Spectron Microsystems, a wholly ...
V3 Semiconductor Corp. Announces Its Enhanced PCI Controllers
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1/26/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif. and Toronto--Jan. 22, 1998-- V3 Semiconductorintroduced its high-performance, second-generation family of PCI I2O Ready Controllers-V3x0EPC Rev. A0.The ...
Sharp Ships 8-Mbit Flash Memory With Boot Block Architecture
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1/26/1998   Post a comment
Camas, Wash.--Jan. 22, 1998--Sharp Electronics Corp. announcedthe availability of an 8-Mbit flash memory device that uses boot-blockarchitecture and eliminates the need for ...
Burr-Brown Announces Low-Cost, Low-Power Quad Data Converters
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1/26/1998   Post a comment
Tucson, Ariz.--Jan. 23, 1998--Burr-Brown Corp. announcedtwo low-cost, low-power digital-to-analog converters (DACs) basedupon a process technology that produces smaller integrated ...
Analogy Reports Record Revenue And Earnings In Fiscal Third Quarter
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1/26/1998   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.--Jan. 22, 1998--Analogy, Inc. announced its financialresults for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 1997. Both revenueand net income were the highest ...
Motorola Licenses Sun's Java
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1/26/1998   Post a comment
Companies plan to work together to bring Motorola's communications technologies to the Java environment.
Microsemi And BKC Semiconductors Announce Merger Agreement
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1/23/1998   Post a comment
Santa Ana, Calif.--Jan. 21, 1998--Microsemi Corp. and BKC Semiconductors,Inc. have signed a definitive agreement whereby Microsemi will acquire BKCfor $9.17 per share in cash. ...
Altera Reports Fourth Quarter And Annual Results
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1/23/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Jan. 21, 1998--Altera Corp. reported that fourth quartersales of $157.1 million were up 24 percent over the same period last yearand down 3 percent from the ...
Cirrus Logic Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 1998 Results
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1/23/1998   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Jan. 21, 1998--Cirrus Logic, Inc. announced thatnet revenues for the third quarter of fiscal 1998 were $240.8 million,net income was $12.9 million, and diluted ...
Sandisk Announces Fourth Quarter Revenue and Net Income
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1/23/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Jan. 21, 1998--Sandisk Corp. announced financialresults for its fiscal year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 1997.Revenues for the fiscal year were $125.3 ...
Quality Semiconductor Reports Fiscal 1998 First Quarter Results
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1/23/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Jan. 21, 1998--Quality Semiconductor, Inc.reported results for the first quarter ended December 31, 1997.The reported results are in line with the company's ...
Sun Standardizes On Schlumberger Leading-Edge Test Systems For Next-Generation SPARC And ASIC Chips
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1/23/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Jan. 20, 1998--Schlumberger Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) announced that Sun Microsystems, Inc. has taken delivery of multiple Schlumberger ITS 9000IX systems ...
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