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Nortel hires Internet guru as new CTO
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Nortel Networks Corp. named Gary Kunis its new chief technology officer Thursday (March 31), as the network infrastructure company continued to clean house at the management level.
Mario Rivas to leave Philips Semiconductors
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Mario Rivas, Philips Semiconductors' executive vice president, will resign effective May 1 for personal reasons.
IEEE moves to create EDA council
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The IEEE is moving toward the creation of a council that would serve as the focal point for all of the organization's electronic design automation (EDA)activities.
Infineon claims major power efficiency, density gains for ADSL2+ chipset
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Infineon Technologies AG has introduced an ADSL2+ chipset targeted at DSLAMs and digital loop carriers that incorporates Class D line drivers which are said to make the part the most tightly integrated and power efficient in its class.
Cymer ships light source for immersion lithography
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Cymer Inc. claimed to have made the world's first shipment of a light source for immersion lithography.
Rite Track to support TEL's older track, coater systems
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Rite Track Inc., a manufacturer of track systems, has established an agreement with Tokyo Electron Ltd. (TEL) of Japan.
China's value-added tax on ICs due to expire
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China's value-added tax on semiconductors is due to expire Friday, concluding a deal reached between the US and China last year to end what US officials believed was a discriminatory tax against foreign chipmakers.
Mentor donates library to standards organization
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Mentor Graphics has donated its SystemVerilog Assertion (SVA) version of the Open Verification Library (OVL) to Accellera, the organization for electronic design industry standards.
Transmeta lays off 67, names Arthur Swift new president, CEO
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Transmeta Corp. cut 67 employees from its global workforce and the troubled processor company also named Arthur Swift new president and chief executive.
HP CEO Hurd's challenge: cut costs, not innovation
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Mark Hurd, Hewlett-Packard Co.'s sixth CEO, faces the two-fold challenge of clamping down on costs while leaving HP's vaunted research-and-development teams free to innovate.
Artesyn releases revised PMBus spec
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Artesyn Technologies Inc. has announced the public release of Revision 1.0 of the PMBus open-standard digital power management protocol and a special interest to further develop and promote the PMBus power operating system.
Firm raises IC forecast amid brighter outlook
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Investment banking firm SG Cowen Securities Corp. raised its IC forecast amid an improved outlook in the information-technology (IT) and semiconductor markets.
Firm raises IC forecast amid brighter outlook
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Investment banking firm SG Cowen Securities Corp. raised its semiconductor forecast amid an improved outlook in the information-technology (IT) and IC markets.
Aixtron's sales jump 55% in 2004
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Chip-equipment maker Aixtron AG, which has just acquired Genus Inc., said total fiscal year 2004 revenues rose by 55 percent year-over-year to 140.0 million euros ($181.5 million) in 2004.
Former ARM USA president joins Ambric
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Ambric, Inc. has named former ARM USA President Jerry Ardizzone to the position of vice president of sales.
Nokia taps Korean vendor for EV-DO phones
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Nokia has struck a deal with a Korean manufacturer to develop 3G 1xEV-DO phones instead of building their own, several Asian news sources reported this week.
Samsung joins Sematech's manufacturing branch
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Samsung Electronics has joined a International Sematech Manufacturing Initiative subsidiary focusing on standards and productivity challenges in chip manufacturing.
Ambric names former Arm exec to management team
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Ambric Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, has named Jerry Ardizzone as vice president of sales.
Swedish group seeks to globalize mobile phone ID standard
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A group of Swedish banks and mobile phone operators has established a common standard for electronic identification in mobile phones.
ZTE opens telecom plant in India
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Chinese telecom and wireless solution provider ZTE Corp. has opened a plant and research center in India to serve a growing market there.
AMD dévoile sa plate-forme de virtualisation
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AMD a, pour la première fois, dévoilé publiquement des éléments essentiels sur sa technologie de virtualisation Pacifica destinée aux serveurs x86, aux ordinateurs de bureau et aux ordinateurs portables, à l’occasion de la journée bilan d’AMD qui s’est tenue à Austin (Texas).
Verdrillte Leitungen mit 10 Gbit/s
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Mit einem neuen Einchip-Transceiver erhält der Vollduplexbetrieb über einfache Kabel ungeahnte Geschwindigkeiten: Der proprietäre Baustein für den 'Nahverkehr' schafft nach Unternehmensangaben über ein ungeschirmtes verdrilltes Kupferkabel einen Durchsatz von 10 Gigabit/s.
USA führt bei Nanotechnologie - Asien und Europa holen auf
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Zwar führt die USA noch bei der Nanotechnologie, doch Europa und Asien holen langsam aber sicher auf.
MagnaChip kauft Bildsensor-Startup IC Media
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Der südkoreanische Chiphersteller MagnaChip Semiconductor will expandieren. Wie jetzt bekannt wurde, plant das Unternehmen die Übernahme von IC Media, einem Entwickler von CMOS-Bildsensoren.
ASIC für schnellere Peripherie-Entwicklung
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Faraday Technology hat mit dem PeripheralComposer-1 (PC-1) einen strukturierten ASIC vorgestellt, der Kunden jede Menge Zeit bei der Entwicklung und Fertigung sparen soll.
Kompaktes Messgerät für Multiservicetests
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Anritsu Company, ein Anbieter von Test- und Messinstrumenten, hat mehrere Erweiterungen für seine kompakten MP1590B-Netzwerktester vorgestellt - getreu der Devise: Ein Instrument für alle Anforderungen.
Samsung to join Sematech manufacturing initiative
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South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. will join the International Sematech Manufacturing Initiative (ISMI) as the newest member of the manufacturing semiconductor consortium, effective April 1.
SMIC's CEO fined by Taiwan government
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The Taiwan government has fined Richard Chang, president and chief executive of Chinese foundry provider Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC), over what it called an illegal investment in China.
SMSC acquires Oasis Silicon for $94 million
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SMSC said it has acquired fabless semiconductor company Oasis Silicon Systems Holding AG for $94 million in cash and stock.
Applied research center planned for Bangalore
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The Birla Institute of Technology and Science will set India's first center for applied research and professional excellence in June.
EU asks Congress to delay e-passport deadline
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The European Union has asked U.S. lawmakers for a 10-month delay before it must begin issuing electronic passports to citizens in its 25 member countries.
Thomson rachète la société Inventel
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Thomson révèle l’acquisition de la société française Inventel, leader sur le marché des plates-formes d’accès télécoms et des technologies sans fil.
OEM International samlar elektronikverksamheten
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OEM Component AB, Egevo Elektronik AB samt Pronesto AB som under 2004 omsatte drygt 240 MSEK, går samman och bildar OEM Electronics AB.
More Storage Please
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The computer market is by far the largest for mass storage ICs. Computers account for over 70 percent of total revenue, however new opportunities from other market segments are gaining momentum as OEMs begin replacing designs using Flash memory, with "Tiny" drives.
Wafer fab, assembly facility up for sale in Thailand
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The Cullen Group, a real estate and development firm, said that it has become the listing agent for a wafer fab facility and backend assembly plant in Thailand.
SMSC acquires fabless semiconductor company
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SMSC acquired fabless semiconductor company Oasis Silicon Systems Holding AG.
IDW buys Three-Five's LCD plant in China
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International DisplayWorks Inc. (IDW) announced an agreement to purchase all the outstanding stock of Three-Five System's LCD manufacturing facility and business in Beijing, China.
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SST downgrades guidance on flash memory slump
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Silicon Storage Technology Inc., announced Wednesday (March 30) it expects first quarter revenue to range from $84 million to $88 million, compared to previous guidance of versus $95 to $105 million.
IBM inks storage software virtualization deal with Cisco
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Cisco Systems is the 1,000th customer to buy IBM's storage virtualization software, IBM said.
DRS to produce sensors for NASA satellite
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DRS Technologies Inc. announced Wednesday (March 30) it received a $5.4 million contract to develop and deliver advanced infrared sensor modules supporting the Wide-field Infrared Survey Experiment mission of the NASA Medium Explorer program.
China's Lenovo garners $350 million from investors
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China's Lenovo Group Ltd., which is in the process of taking over IBM Corp.'s PC business, announced that it has obtained a $350 million investment from three equity firms: Texas Pacific Group, General Atlantic LLC, and Newbridge Capital LLC.
Geschützter Taktwechsel ohne RPE und FSI
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Mit der SY89840U-SY89843U und der SY89837/8U-Familie bringt Micrel neue LVDS-, CML- und LVPECL-Taktmultiplexer auf den Markt, die sich durch einen ultraniedrigen Jitter und eine starke Performance auszeichnen.
Hoher ESD-Schutz für Elektronikgeräte
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Unter der Bezeichnung CM1220 stellt California Micro Devices das Centurion CM1220 Zener-Diodenarray mit ESD-Schutz und niedrigen Kapazitätswerten im platzsparenden CSP-Gehäuse für Wireless- Handsets und LCD-Module vor.
Schnelle analoge Signalpfadlösungen für die Messtechnik
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Die Verstärker LMH6550 und LMH6551 sind speziell für das Ansteuern schneller A/D-Wandler – zum Beispiel der beiden neuen 12-Bit-ADC-Versionen ADC12DL040 und ADC12DL065 – optimiert.
Schnelle PowerPC-MPU mit Fast Ethernet
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Mit seinem neuen AMCC-440GR Prozessor fährt Applied Micro Circuits kräftig auf: Laut Unternehmensangaben sollen die neuen Chips nicht nur schneller sein und eine bessere Speicherleistung bieten, sondern auch zwei Fast-Ethernet-Controller an Bord haben.
Prover eCheck validated for Actel's Libero IDE
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Prover Technology's eCheck equivalence checker has been validated for design verification in Actel's Libero integrated design environment.
Colubris Networks acquires Wi-Fi company
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Colubris Networks has acquired Kiwi Networks, a supplier of advanced cellular technologies for next-generation Wi-Fi and WiMAX deployment, to strengthen its portfolio of Wi-Fi and WiMax-based wireless local area network solutions.
256-Mbit DDR2 SDRAMs mit 800 Mbits/s
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Der Speicherhersteller Elpida Memory hat mit der Auslieferung der ersten DDR2-SDRAM Muster begonnen. Die neuen 256-Mbit-DDR-SDRAM-Bausteine richten sich an den Highend-PC-Markt und weisen eine Taktrate von 800 Mbit/s.
Verisity shareholders approve acquisition
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Cadence Design Systems' estimated $285 million acquisition of verification process automation provider Verisity Ltd. has been approved by Verisity shareholders.
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