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Saqqara latest to put component info online
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Saqqara Systems Inc, a provider of electronic commerce software, entered an already-crowded market on Monday (Jan. 31) when it launched a Web site with information on electronic components.
Booming ARM looks beyond mobile handset success
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Shipments of chips including ARM RISC processor cores more than trebled in 1999 to 175 million units up, from 51 million units in 1998, according to the company's annual results, announced Monday (Jan. 31).
Synthesys licenses analysis technology to Agilent
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Synthesys Research has licensed its BitAlyzer error-location analysis technology to Agilent Technologies for use in upcoming high-speed bit-error-ratio test instruments.
Virage compiler suits TSMC processes
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Virage Logic Corp. will develop memory compilers based on the single-transistor SRAM technology of embedded-memory vendor MoSys Inc. The fourth-generation Custom-Touch compilers are being designed expressly for use with the 0.18- and 0.15-micron standard logic processes of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC).
A Serious Case Of the Shorts
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Capacitors
Smart DSLAMs answer the call of IP, cost control
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Telecommunications carriers and local exchange carriers (LECs) need to choose cost-effective technology that allows them to offer new services and expand their revenue potential. For that reason, they need smart digital subscriber line access multiplexers (DSLAMs) because they are cost-effective and support advanced Internet Protocol (IP) applications.
Open-source IP could ignite system-on-chip era
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The electronics industry has reached a curious milestone. To remain competitive in the marketplace, many products require the use of ASICs and system-on-chip (SoC) solutions-yet the price of ASIC and SoC development is beyond the resources of many small companies and startups. This is an interesting problem, since much of the promise of SoC is best fulfilled by small companies and startups that can focus on smaller markets.
Shooting blanks
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The political decision about whether to deploy a national missile defense system got a lot more complicated recently when a much-hyped prototype system failed to hit-much less destroy-a target missile over the Pacific Ocean.
IR, TI fine-tune power-management strategies
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International Rectifier is set to unveil new products that capitalize on its expertise in dc/dc converter design, while Texas Instruments Inc. (Dallas) is ready to roll out new voltage regulator products along with its power-management strategy for 2000.
Startup focuses on signal integrity
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A group of former Intel Corp. executives is launching an analog semiconductor company, called Primarion, that plans to improve system performance by focusing on signal integrity. Though the company doesn't expect to bring out its first commercial products until late next year, it is now showcasing its concepts, which it says will boost system performance by as much as 30 percent.
Anadigics RF ICs fit in smaller handsets
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Anadigics Inc. has introduced two radio-frequency ICs for building lighter, smaller multimode, multiband handsets.
Oki tips GaAs mux/demux networking ICs
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Oki Semiconductor has introduced three gallium arsenide devices for 10-Gbit/second (OC-192) networking applications.
Low-voltage comm MOSFET line trooping into trenches
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Intersil Corp. has launched its first low-voltage power FETs in trench technology.
Zero-delay buffers solve clock problems
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International Microcircuits Inc.'s 11-member line of zero-delay buffers eliminates clock-propagation delays and reduces electrical noise in PCs, workstations, network cards, ADSL modems and set-top boxes.
Resistors ride fixed-gain amps
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National Semiconductor Corp.'s LMV100 family of 2.7-V fixed-gain block operational amplifiers integrates a rail-to-rail output op amp with up to four internal gain-setting resistors.
Flat-panel chips branch out
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With the introduction of the gmZAN1 LCD controller chip this month, Genesis Microchip Inc. has merged its native architecture with that of Paradise Electronics Inc., which it acquired a year ago.
Cirrus launches three-chip set for home theater audio
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Cirrus Logic (Fremont, Calif.) said that its three-chip home theater audio chip set delivers functionality that would otherwise require as many as eight chips.
That Corp. buys 4-inch fab from Sipex
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Audio chip supplier That Corp. here said it was bucking the fabless trend and buying a 4-inch wafer fab in Silicon Valley from Sipex Corp.
UltraRF to build LDMOS parts for Stanford Micro
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UltraRF, which makes RF power semiconductors for wireless communications, has formed an alliance with Stanford Microdevices Inc. to supply power devices to basestation infrastructure markets.
AKM shows 24-bit D/A for consumer audio apps
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AKM Semiconductor has introduced the AK4380, a 24-bit stereo audio digital-to-analog converter for cost-sensitive, high-performance consumer and professional electronics systems.
Covering New Ground
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LCD Panels
Building A Common Basis For Communication
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E-Commerce Standardization
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