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IEEE standardizes 'e' verification language
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The "e" hardware verification language developed by Verisity Inc. has been ratified as the IEEE 1647 standard, EE Times has learned.
TSMC: Consumer market, 90-nm driving foundry sales
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The industry’s insatiable appetite for consumer electronics and the trend toward 90 and 65-nm process geometries spells good times for the foundry industry, according to Charles Byers, director of worldwide brand management corporate marketing for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company.
ISMI to use 300-mm 'prime' as bridge to 450-nm
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The International Sematech Manufacturing Institute has agreed to pursue 300-mm productivity improvements as a bridge to 450-mm implementation.
Madhavan to keynote OpenAccess+ Conference
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Magma CEO Rajeev Madhavan will be the featured keynote speaker at the Silicon Integration Initiative's eighth OpenAccess+ Conference April 11.
Renesas signs up for PowerVR SGX graphics core
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Imagination Technologies Group plc, a licensor of graphics processor designs, has said that Japan’s Renesas Technology Corp. has licensed one of the PowerVR SGX graphics and video processing core family members under a multiple-use license arrangement.
Webcast shows how to optimize power in low power wireless systems
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Here's your chance to sign up for a free web lesson on how to optimize power in your low-power wireless designs.
French chip market grew by 5.1% in Q4
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After sustained growth over the past year, the French semiconductor market ended 2005 on a positive note.
Synopsys on track for solid quarter, says de Geus
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With a $1.9 billion backlog in orders, the near-term outlook for electronic design automation vendor Synopsys Inc. looks strong, according to its chairman and chief executive Aart de Geus.
Commentary: Qimonda has to cope with uncertainty
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Despite the fact that the memory business was considered Infineon's problem child, Qimonda, the memory subsidiary of the German chip giant set to begin operations on May 1, has a chance to make its way in the memory market. But there are still many uncertainties to overcome, not least surrounding its still uncertain initial public offering of shares.
Aeroflex's portable 1-GHz test set features color display
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The 2944B comes equipped with the tools and capabilities to efficiently perform testing, fault diagnosis and installation at an affordable price.
Bluespec switches to assembly language development environment!
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Bluespec has made a bold move by abandoning high-level software languages for its internal development of tools and has switched, instead, to assembly language.
Toshiba unveils HD DVD player as market battle begins
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Toshiba Corp. unveiled its first HD DVD player in Japan as the next-generation video format battle moves to the marketplace.
Indian design consolidation coming, say execs
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With about 125 captive and non-captive integrated circuit, board, and embedded design companies in India at present, a wave of mergers and acquisitions is being predicted by Indian semiconductor executives.
Les véhicules de nouvelle génération : Les conducteurs sont en option
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L’équipe derrière Stanley, la voiture qui a gagné la course de véhicules autonomes 2005 de la Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency sur 212 km est de nouveau au travail. D’ici 2008, le groupe de l’Université de Stanford devrait diriger son véhicule sans conducteur sur l’autoroute inter-états.
KTF of Korea, NTT Docomo to cooperate on 3G
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KTF Co. of South Korean and Japan's NTT Docomo have launched a joint committee to boost cooperation on delivering 3G mobile communications services in both countries.
Infineon CEO argues for Qimonda Taipei listing
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Wolfgang Ziebart, Infineon Technologies AG chief executive, told journalists that, “Germany is not the preferred location for an IPO,” as he introduced memory subsidiary Qimonda.
ST : Espoir d’être le 1er fournisseur de semi-conducteurs en Chine
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STMicroelectronics cherche à devenir le principal fournisseur de semi-conducteurs en Chine, selon le dirigeant de la société dans la région.
Infineons Speichertocher wird als Qimonda selbständig
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Infineons bisherige Speichersparte wird am 1. Mai unter dem Namen Qimonda in die rechtliche Selbständigkeit entlassen. Wann und wo das Unternehmen an die Börse gebracht werden soll, ist weiter unklar.
Intel to take stake in Indian fab, says report
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Intel Corp. is expected to sign a deal to become a partner in a chip manufacturing project in Hyderabad, southern India, that was formerly associated with IBM Corp. according to a New Kerala report.
Infineon names memory company Qimonda
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Infineon has revealed the name of its memory subsidiary and reiterated that after its formation an IPO remains the favored way to separate it from its parent.
Intel apporte la « Communauté PC » au Mexique
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Intel Corp. a annoncé une initiative, baptisée « Discover the PC » (Découvrir le PC), visant à promouvoir l’ordinateur auprès des nations en développement.
Intel créé un fonds de capital-risque au Brésil
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Intel Capital, la branche d’investissement du fournisseur de semi-conducteurs Intel Corp., a créé un fonds de capital-risque de 50 millions de dollars afin de promouvoir la croissance technologique au Brésil.
TI ouvre un centre de recherche en Corée
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Texas Instruments Inc. a ouvert un centre de recherche sur les technologies sans fil axé sur les communications multimédias mobiles à Séoul, en Corée, le mardi 28 mars. Ce centre devrait employer 75 chercheurs.
Analog switchlösning för handportabla produkter
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Mobiltelefonens många olika funktioner som kamera, spel, FM-radio, TV och MP3-spelare har ställt analoga switchar i fokus. Dessa kan nämligen minska den totala kostnaden genom att högtalarna eller anslutningarna delas av olika applikationer. Här beskriver Jeff Ju och Gerald Johnston vid Fairchild Semiconductor hur moderna switchkretsar löser situationen elegant.
Stegdämpare som monolitisk CMOS-krets
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Två nya monolitiska kretsar är stegvis, digitalt inställbara dämpare för 50 respektive 75 ohm. Ray Baker och Rodd Novak, (vice-vd, marknadsföring och affärsutveckling) från Peregrine Semiconductor beskriver här konstruktionsmetoden, RF CMOS-processen och prestanda för dessa kretsar.
RF Micro consacre 80 M$ à l’expansion d’une usine
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RF Micro Devices, fournisseur de circuits intégrés RF pour applications de communications sans fil, a indiqué qu’il consacrerait 80 millions de dollars à l’expansion de son site de fabrication de plaquettes à Greensboro, en Caroline du Nord. RF Micro espère ainsi créer 300 nouveaux emplois.
Synplicity kehrt ASICs den Rücken
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Die Abkündigung von LSI Logics ASIC-Plattform 'RapidChip' hat Konsequenzen im Markt: Jetzt zieht sich der Softwareanbieter Synplicity aus dem Markt für Design und Verifikation von ASICs zurück.
IBM, Chartered und Samsung bringen gemeinsame DFM-Plattform
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Mit einer gemeinsamen DFM-Plattform wollen die Chiphersteller Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, IBM und Samsung die Einführung der 65-Nanometer-Technologie vorantreiben. Das Trio stellt damit Interessenten eine breite Palette von Produkten für das Chipdesign zur Verfügung. Ziel ist die Verbesserung der Chipausbeute durch kosntruktive Maßnahmen bei der Entwicklung der Schaltkreise.
Nokia revoit ses prévisions de ventes de portables
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Nokia a révisé ses prévisions de croissance sur le marché mondial des combinés à l’heure où la demande croît en Chine, en Inde et dans d’autres pays en développement.
Intel brings 'community PC' to Mexico
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Intel Corp. announced its so-called "Discover the PC" initiative in an effort to propel the computer in developing nations.
Opto to surpass discrete ICs in 2006
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For the first time in history, the optoelectronics market this year is projected to surpass the discrete semiconductor business and become the second largest segment in the semiconductor industry behind integrated circuits, according to IC Insights Inc.
SEZ sees delivery delays in Q1
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Amid delivery delays in the first period, the SEZ Group said that sales were 80.2 million Swiss Francs ($61.9 million) in the fourth quarter, up 7.2 percent sequentially.
Synplicity cuts structured ASIC tools, 8% of workforce
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Synplicity said it would phase out its cell-based and structured ASIC design tools and reduce its global workforce by roughly 8 percent, or about 24 positions.
ATI posts record sales
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ATI Technologies Inc. said revenues for the second quarter were $672 million, a new company record and a 14 percent increase relative to the first quarter of fiscal 2006.
Photronics ends Austin production, cuts jobs
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Photronics Inc. said that it will reduce its headcount by 6 percent amid plans to cease photomask manufacturing at its Austin, Texas facility.
Genesis Microchip to fall short of guidance
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Image processing chip supplier Genesis Microchip Inc. announced Thursday (March 30) it expects fiscal fourth 2006 quarter sales to top off at $60 to $61 million, slightly below the previously guided range of $62 to $67 million.
MIMO ökar omsättningen för RF-moduler
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RF-modultillverkaren RF Micro Devices säger att man ska investera 80 miljoner USD i en ny tillverkningsenhet i Greensboro i amerikanska North Carolina.
ESC Newsletter: brought to you by the editors of EE Times
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All next week, look for a special edition of the EE Times Newsletter featuring expanded coverage of the Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley. In addition to the most important stories from throughout the electronics world, this special edition will bring you all the breaking news and technical content from the embedded industry's premiere event. Watch for it, April 3-7. In the meantime, visit http://www.eetim
Schott va construire une usine de piles solaires en couche mince
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Dans la dernière vague d’activité pour l’énergie renouvelable, Schott GmbH devrait investir 60 millions d’euros afin de permettre à sa filiale, Schott Solar Inc., de construire une usine de modules solaires en couche mince à Iéna (Allemagne).
Bättre tider, men långa leveranstider
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Konjunkturen pekar fortsatt uppåt, börsföretagen tjänar massor av pengar och den värsta outsourcingfrossan verkar ha lagt sig.
Simucad intros 'multicore-optimized' parasitic modeling tools
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Privately held EDA vendor Simucad Design Automation announced the availability of a multicore-optimized family of three-dimensional TCAD-based interconnect parasitic modeling tools.
IBM develops method to control atom-scale magnetism
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IBM scientists have developed a new technique, called spin-excitation spectroscopy, to explore and control magnetism at its fundamental atomic level.
H-Stream Wireless raises $12.6 million
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Fabless wireless semiconductor start-up H-Stream Wireless has raised $12.6 million in Series A funding from investors that include Intel Capital, Tallwood Venture Capital and Granite Ventures.
M-Flex bids for Singapore flex board maker
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Flexible printed circuit substrate supplier Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc. said it plans a tender offer to acquire Singapore-based MFS Technology Ltd.
Infrarot-LED für Präzisions-Anwendungen
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Ein hoher Wirkungsgrad und lange Lebensdauer sind die Merkmale der neuen Infrarot-Lichtquellen von OSA Opto Light GmbH. Die GaA1As-Halbleiter (Gallium-Aluminium Arsenide) sind in SMD- Packages oder als reine Chips (Nackttchips) -Anwendungen erhältlich.
Nokia hebt Markteinschätzung an
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Nokia hat seine Wachstumserwartungen nach oben korrigiert: In China, Indien und anderen Schwellenländern läuft das Geschäft besser als erwartet.
SEZ Gruppe erzielt Umsatzrekord
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151 Die Belebung am Markt für Halbleiterfertigungs-Equipment hat dem Schweizer Ausrüster SEZ Holding ein starkes viertes Quartal verschafft. Der Auftragseingang stieg deutlich.
Quadratur-Decoder entlastet Mikroprozessor
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Für den Einsatz in Consumerprodukten wie Druckern, Faxgeräten und Haushaltsgeräten, aber auch in Test- und Messgeräten ist sind die Quadraturdekoder/Zähler von Avago konzipiert. Die Bauteile gibt es in verschiedenen Auflösungen und Gehäusevarianten – auch RoHs-konform.
TI's Bluetooth solution integrates FM audio and stereo
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The BlueLink 6.0 platform also provides significant power savings in commonly used modes such as page and inquiry scan.
Cypress, Simtek expand nvSRAM agreement
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Nonvolatile SRAM supplier Simtek Corp. has signed an expanded license and development agreement with Cypress Semiconductor Corp.
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