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Spice simulator supports Sandwork tools
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Startup simulation and analysis solution provider Nascentric said its Nascim fast-Spice simulation tool now supports Sandwork Design's Spice Explorer and WaveView Analyzer.
Actel's sales fall 6% in Q4
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Semiconductor and FPGA specialist Actel Corp. reported revenues of $43.7 million for the fourth quarter of 2005, up 9 percent from the fourth quarter of 2004 and down 6 percent from the third quarter of 2005.
SigmaTel profit falls, foresees loss
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Mixed-signal multimedia semiconductor supplier SigmaTel Inc. reported fourth-quarter earnings of $4.6 million, or 12 cents per share on sales of $82.0 million, compared to $19.5 million, or 52 cents per share on sales of $78.6 million in the year-ago quarter.
Atmel posts 4Q profit, but $32 million loss for '05
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Bouncing back from consecutive quarterly losses, semiconductor vendor Atmel reported a fourth quarter net income of $53.8 million, a substantial improvement over net losses for both the year-ago and prior sequential quarters.
SGI replaces CEO
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Silicon Graphics named Dennis McKenna president, chairman and CEO. McKenna succeeds Robert Bishop, who will remain on the board of directors and serve as vice chairman.
Kyocera, Marvell team on Wi-Fi/CDMA platform
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Kyocera Wireless Corp. has signed a strategic alliance with Marvell to develop a dual-mode Wi-Fi/CDMA handset platform.
Cymer's sales, profits up
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For the fourth quarter of 2005, lithography-light source vendor Cymer Inc. reported a net income of $16.4 million, or $0.45 per share, compared to net income of $10.4 million, or $0.28 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2004, and net income of $12.7 million, or $0.35 per share, in the third quarter of 2005.
Pixelworks posts loss, says CFO will resign
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Graphics system-on-chip IC supplier Pixelworks Inc. posted a net loss of $35.9 million, or 75 cents per share on sales of $43.3 million in its fourth quarter ended December, compared with earnings of $4.0 million, or 8 cents per share on sales of $38.5 million in the year-ago quarter.
Asyst swings to profit despite drop in sales
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Despite a dramatic drop off in sales, semiconductor fab automation provider Asyst Technologies swung to a profit in its third quarter of fiscal 2006, posting a GAAP net income of $3 million on sales of $106.8 million
Google's sales up 93% in 2005
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Search engine specialist Google Inc. reported revenues of $1.919 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, an increase of 86 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2004 and an increase of 22 percent compared to the third quarter of 2005.
Ny professor skall göra naturvetenskapen förståelig
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Sveriges förste professor i vetenskapskommunikation heter Ilan Chabay. Vid hundraårsjubileet av Victor Hasselblads födelse den 8 mars håller han sin installationsföreläsning. Professuren är gemensam för Chalmers och Göteborgs universitet och skapad av Hasselbladstiftelsen.
Blyfritt 2006 slår upp portarna i Älvsjö
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Då var det äntligen dags för Blyfritt att slå upp portarna på Stockholmsmässan i Älvsjö för att under en hel dag presentera ett gediget program, med testkörningar, intervjuer på scenen, och 47 intressanta utställare. Förhandsintresset från besökarna är stort. Över 1600 personer har förhandsregistrerat sig
Integritet och elektronik
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Den tidigare ganska enkelspåriga debatten om trängselavgifter har satt igång en betydligt mera intressant debatt om integritet. I och för sig kanske justitieminister Thomas Bodström skall ha "äran" av att ha hällt tillräckligt mycket fotogen på brasan för att den skulle bli stor nog för att dagspress och TV skulle få syn på den.
ON Semi engineering centers help develop computing power and power conversion solutions
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ON Semiconductor establishes two Solutions Engineering Centers in the United States and Taiwan to support local design needs. The centers will focus on developing high-value solutions for both computing power and power conversion market applications.
65 nm CMOS även hos Infineon
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Med hjälp av ett ARM9-baserat testchip visar Infineon att de kan tillverka komponenter i sin 65 nm CMOS-process
Samarbetsavtal kring utveckling och serieproduktion av elektroniksystem.
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Elektromekan AB och Tritech Technology AB och har slutit ett samarbetsavtal för utveckling, serieproduktion och förvaltning av elektroniksystem. Syftet är att kunna erbjuda kunderna en partner som kan ta ansvar för helheten, från idé till färdig produkt
Kodak ends OLED joint venture with Sanyo
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Eastman Kodak Co. has relinquished control of its SK Display joint venture with Japan-based Sanyo Electric Co., choosing to broaden its participation in Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) displays by working with various partners.
Therma-Wave posts loss, names rep
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Amid a shift in its European sales model, metrology specialist Therma-Wave Inc. said revenues for the fiscal third quarter of 2006 were $15.4 million, compared to net revenues of $17.3 million in the prior quarter.
Toshiba's results up, Sanyo's down
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Japan’s Sanyo Electric Co. and Toshiba Corp. are going in different directions, based on their financial results.
Brooks chairman steps down
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Brooks Automation Inc. said that chairman and former CEO Robert Therrien will not seek re-election to the board. The role of independent lead director will continue to be filled by Amin Khoury.
ARM's East hints at Cortex multiprocessor
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Warren East, chief executive officer of processor technology licensor ARM Holdings plc, hinted that a core optimized for multiprocessing is being designed within the company’s Cortex range, as he discussed the company’s financial results for 2005.
Chip ASPs to fall in Q1
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Market research firm iSuppli Corp. expects overall component pricing to decline by 3.3 percent in the first quarter of 2006.
Firms offer reference design for portable drive security
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Cypress Semiconductor has collaborated with fingerprint sensor provider AuthenTec to create a reference design for adding biometric security to external hard disk drives using fingerprint recognition technology.
Nokia : Réorganisation avec suppressions éventuelles d’emplois
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Affecté par des bénéfices affaiblis et un changement du climat commercial à l’échelle internationale, la société de communications finlandaise Nokia a indiqué qu’elle prévoyait de redéployer des centaines d’employés dans ses groupes Solutions d’entreprise et Réseaux. Des suppressions d’emplois sont envisagées.
Sematech ouvre un centre de résines EUV
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Le consortium fabricant de puces International Sematech a annoncé l’ouverture d’un centre de R&D visant à étudier et à développer des résines photosensibles de nouvelle génération pour les applications de lithographie par ultraviolets extrêmes (EUV).
ZigBee product testing lab promises confidentiality
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TUV Rheinland of North America is offering companies confidential product testing and product development services at its new ZigBee dedicated laboratory in the Pleasanton, Calif.
Flexibler Vektorsignalgenerator von Keithley
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Mit einem HF-Vektorsignalgenerator legt der Messgerätehersteller Keithley eine neue Produktfamilie auf Kiel. Besonderes Kennzeichen der neuen Familie ist ihre Softwaresteuerung: Die Funktionen des Geräts werden fast vollständig durch die Software bestimmt, das Ergebnis ist eine ungewöhnlich hohe Flexibilität beim Einsatz.
Mentor adds verification expert
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Harry D. Foster, chairman of Accellera's formal verification committee and chairman of the IEEE-1850 PSL working group, has joined Mentor Graphics' Design Verification and Test division as principal engineer.
Fujitsu posts profit on strong consumer sales
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Japan-based Fujitsu Ltd. reported consolidated net sales of 1,121.4 billion yen ¥ ($9.5 billion) for the third quarter of fiscal 2005, up 7.5 percent over the third quarter of fiscal 2004.
Nokia streicht Jobs
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Vor dem Hintergrund rückläufiger Umsätze in seinem Infrastruktrgeschäft plant der finnische Telekommunikationsausrüster Nokia Stellenstreichungen. In der Networks Business Group sollen 200 Arbeitsplätze entfallen, die Enterprise Solutions Business Group muss 90 Jobs opfern.
HP wirft X86-Racks ins kalte Wasser
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Ganz wie zu Zeiten der Großrechner will Hewlett-Packard eine Wasserkühlung für seine X86-Server-Racks auf den Markt bringen. Das Unternehmen tritt damit in die Fußstapfen anderer Server-Anbieter. Denn im Kampf gegen Hitzeentwicklung und Stromverbrauch in dicht gepackten Serverfarmen hat sich die Branche bereits einiges einfallen lassen.
Nokia to reorganize, job cuts likely
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Hit by weakened profits and changing global markets, Finland-based communications company Nokia said it could eliminate hundreds of positions in its Enterprise Solutions Business and Networks business groups.
Polymer electronics developer targets silicon competitors
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Organic semiconductors promise to open up a new range of electronics and sensor applications, according to a polymer electronics developer.
IBM software tool targets U.S. contractors
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IBM Corp. is promoting a software initiative designed to help systems engineers manage their development environments and comply with industry regulations.
December chip sales up 14%, predicts analyst
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In one of the oddities caused by averaging and using different comparison bases, global chip sales are expected to decline to $20.1 billion in December from $20.4 billion in November, on a three-month average basis, but still be up 9.3 percent year-on-year according to Handelsbanken Capital Markets.
Computer erkennt Laune seines Benutzers
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Mit entsprechenden Sensoren bestückt, können Computer bereits sehen und hören. Geht es nach den Forschern vom Fraunhofer-Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung (IGD) in Rostock, so werden sie schon bald den Gemütszustand ihrer Benutzer registrieren können.
Actel FPGAs form heart of railway communications products
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FAR Systems selects Actel ProASIC Plus flash FPGAs for design security, reliability, and single-chip ease of design.
Samsung développe une pile à combustible pour lecteurs multimédias
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Samsung SDI Co. Ltd. a indiqué avoir développé son premier prototype de pile à combustible pour lecteurs multimédias portables, en collaboration avec le Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT).
Les actionnaires d’Axalto approuvent le rapprochement avec Gemplus
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Axalto annonce que ses actionnaires ont approuvé le projet de rapprochement avec Gemplus lors d’une Assemblée Générale Extraordinaire.
Alcatel Alenia Space débute l’étude de la mission ExoMars
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Inscrite dans le programme européen d’exploration du système solaire Aurora, la mission ExoMars vise à envoyer un véhicule d’exploration sur Mars afin de découvrir d’éventuelles traces de vie, présentes ou passées. Alcatel Alenia Space annonce avoir obtenu de l’Agence Spatiale Européenne l’accord signé pour débuter son étude de la mission.
BMBF stimuliert Entwicklung intelligenter Textilien
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Mit 15 Millionen Euro fördert das Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) die Entwicklung intelligenter Textilien. Die vier Themen Life Sciences, Mobilität, Industrielle Prozesse und Systemintegration haben es den Forschungspolitikern besonders angetan.
Infineon begins 'fab-lite' era with 65-nm samples
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As a result of working with R&D alliance partners IBM, Chartered Semiconductors and Samsung, Infineon was able Tuesday (Jan. 31) to demonstrate its first samples of logic ICs made using a 65-nanometer manufacturing process. At the same time Infineon made its first steps towards operating as a “fab-lite” chip company, using 65-nm technology on a foundry basis.
Artisan propels ARM forward in 2005
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Processor and chip design technology licensor ARM Holdings plc presented fourth quarter and full year financial results with profits and sales both up. The strong results were in line with expectations. Executives said that they expected 2006 to also be a strong year.
Infineon zeigt 65-nm-Chip für Mobilfunk
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Im Rahmen der ICIS-Entwicklungsallianz aus IBM, Chartered Semiconductors, Infineon und Samsung hat Infineon erste Muster von Logikschaltkreisen in 65-nm-Technologie vorgestellt. Damit unternimmt die Ziebart-Truppe entscheidende Schritte auf dem Weg zur 65-nm-Technologie ohne eigene Fab.
Alcatel et Stratex Networks signent un accord mondial
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Le groupe français Alcatel a annoncé la signature d’un accord de quatre ans avec Stratex Networks, fournisseur de solutions de transmission radio haut débit.
DxO lève 10,6 millions d’euros
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DxO Labs, jeune pousse française spécialisée dans la recherche en mathématiques appliquées pour le traitement d’image, a annoncé la finalisation d’un second tour de table de 10,6 millions d’euros. Ces fonds devraient lui permettre d’accélérer son développement à l’international.
Zoran publie une perte au 4ème trimestre
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Le fabricant de puces Zoran Corp. a indiqué que son chiffre d’affaires pour le quatrième trimestre ressortait à 109,3 millions de dollars, contre 117,5 millions de dollars pour le trimestre précédent et 74,8 millions de dollars pour le même trimestre de 2004.
ARM bringt mehr Prozessorlizenzen unters Volk
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starken Jahresabschluss legt der britische Prozessor-IP-Hersteller ARM Holdings vor. Das Gros der Lizenzen liegt im Midrange-Bereich.
Intel interessiert an Philips' Chipgeschäft?
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Je mehr die Pläne von Philips für die Ausgliederung seines Chipgeschäfts Gestalt annehmen, desto illustrer wird der potenzielle Käuferkreis. Auch Intel scheint sich nun für die Halbleiterdivision zu interessieren. Zumindest steht der US-Chiphersteller bei Analysten auf der Liste potenzieller Philips-Partner.
Intel interessiert an Philips' Chipgeschäft?
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Je mehr die Pläne von Philips für die Ausgliederung seines Chipgeschäfts Gestalt annehmen, desto illustrer wird der potenzielle Käuferkreis. Auch Intel scheint sich nun für die Halbleiterdivision zu interessieren. Zumindest steht der US-Chiphersteller bei Analysten auf der Liste potenzieller Philips-Partner.
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