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Vitesse 1.25 Gbps 16x32 Crosspoint ICs Simplify Gigabit Ethernet and ATM Switches
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4/30/1997   Post a comment
Camarillo, CA--April 28, 1997--Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. (Camarillo, CA) announced the availability of the VSC850 16x32 crosspoint switch IC. This circuit reduces the cost ...
Toshiba Introduces Low-Power 16-Bit MCUs Featuring MAC and Duty Cycle Controller
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Irvine, CA--April 28, 1997--Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. (TAEC; Irvine, CA) introduced its TLCS-900/L low-power 16-bit microcontrollers (MCUs). These new devices ...
HMI Offers $199 Development Tool for PowerPC Controllers
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Huntsville, AL--April 28, 1997--Huntsville Microsystems Inc. (HMI; Huntsville, AL) is now supporting the Motorola and IBM PowerPC embedded controllers with its back-ground mode ...
Simplex Introduces Barometer Validation Product
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San Jose, CA--April 28, 1997--Simplex Solutions Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced Barometer, a complete software solution for validating full-chip interconnect capacitance models ...
Sun Enhances Performance of Ultra Enterprise Servers
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4/30/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--April 29, 1997--Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, CA) announced availability of new 4-Mbyte external cache 250-MHz UltraSPARC modules for its Ultra Enterprise ...
Canon Continues to Boost Throughput of KrF Stepper Line with New FPA-3000EX4
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Santa Clara, CA--April 25, 1997--Canon U.S.A. Inc.'s Semiconductor Equipment Division (Santa Clara, CA) has added a new KrF excimer laser stepper to its growing line of microlithography ...
Photronics Files a Registration Statement for Convertible Subordinated Notes
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4/30/1997   Post a comment
Jupiter, FL--April 28, 1997--Photronics Inc. (Brookfield, CT) announced that it has filed a registration statement with respect to a public offering of $75 million in convertible ...
Aptix Starts Second Calendar Year of Profitability
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San Jose, CA--April 29, 1997--Aptix Corp. (San Jose, CA) closed the first quarter of 1997 with record revenues, marking six consecutive quarters and the beginning of a second calendar ...
Cadence Design Systems and Ericsson Sign Multi-Million-Dollar Agreement
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London, England--April 28, 1997--Cadence Design Systems Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced that its long-standing relationship with Ericsson has been strengthened following the signing ...
National Semiconductor Boosts Ultra-Low Dropout Regulator Output Current to 200mA
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4/29/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--April 28, 1997--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) expanded its LP2980 line of low-dropout regulators to include a high-current output device for ...
HP Announces Endorsement of I2O Intelligent I/O Architecture
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4/29/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, CA--April 28, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) announced its plans to incorporate the Intelligent Input/Output (I2O) architecture into its entire line of computer ...
Three New Hitachi Handheld PCs Available April 30
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4/29/1997   Post a comment
Norcross, GA--April 28, 1997--Hitachi Home Electronics (America) Inc. (Norcross, GA), a subsidiary of Hitachi America Ltd., announced April 30th availability of its new Windows ...
Data Connection Adds ITU T.120 MCS/GCC Support to DC-Share for Unix
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London, England--April 28, 1997--Data Connection Ltd. (DCL; London, England) announced that its DC-Share for Unix products is now packaged with a pre-integrated International ...
Mitel Corp. at NetWorld+Interop Spring 97 Las Vegas
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Kanata, Canada--April 28, 1997--At NetWorld+Interop Spring 97, Mitel Corp. (Kanata, Canada) will highlight the evolution toward a converged voice and data enterprise infrastructure ...
4-ReelTime Pro Production Ahead Of Schedule
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4/29/1997   Post a comment
Minneapolis, MN--April 28, 1997--Visual Circuits Corp. (Minneapolis, MN) announced that production availability of its 4-ReelTime Pro multichannel MPEG-2 playback card is two ...
StreamLogic Announces OEM Relationship with Apple Computer
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Menlo Park, CA--April 28, 1997--StreamLogic Corp. (Menlo Park, CA) announced that Apple Computer (Cupertino, CA) will be shipping StreamLogic's PCI Ultra SCSI JackHammer with ...
Lucent Technologies Announces NetCare Business
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Denver, CO--April 28, 1997--Lucent Technologies (Murray Hill, NJ) announced it has formed a professional and network support services business called NetCare Services to help ...
Symbios Logic Joins VSI Alliance in Support of Industry-Wide Intellectual Property Standards
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Fort Collins, CO--April 28, 1997--Symbios Logic (Fort Collins, CO) announced its membership in the Virtual Socket Interface (VSI) Alliance. As a VSI Alliance member, Symbios ...
Synthesis Solutions Inc. Shipping Release 4.0 of Synthesis Manager Product
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4/28/1997   Post a comment
San Francisco, CA--April 28, 1997--Synthesis Solutions Inc. (San Francisco, CA) announced that it has begun to ship version 4.0 of its Synthesis Manager product. Synthesis Manager ...
Lucent Technologies Introduces the First LAN Repeater Chip-Set Supporting 10 Mbps and 100 Mbps on Each Port
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Berkeley Heights, NJ--April 25, 1997--Two new devices from the Microelectronics Group of Lucent Technologies (Berkeley Heights, NJ) will permit information systems managers to ...
New VLSI VSC9 and VSC10 Deep Submicron ASIC Processes Provide Choice of 1.8V or 2.5V Operation at 35 ps Gate Delay
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San Jose, CA--April 28, 1997--VLSI Technology Inc. (San Jose, CA) released details of two new deep submicron process technologies. The 2.5V optimized VSC9 measures in with a 0.25 ...
OrCAD Reports Revenue for First Quarter of 1997
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Beaverton, OR--April 24, 1997--OrCAD (Beaverton, OR) reported the highest revenue recorded for any quarter in the company's history. Revenue for first quarter 1997 was 20 percent ...
AMI Acquires Focus Semiconductor
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Pocatello, ID--April 28, 1997--American Microsystems Inc. (AMI; Pocatello, ID) announced that it has acquired Focus Semiconductor Inc. (Lower Gwynedd, PA). Focus, which brings ...
Hitachi America to Strengthen Its Role in North America
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Tarrytown, NY--April 25, 1997--Hitachi America Ltd. (Tarrytown, NY) announced its expanded role as North America regional headquarters for Hitachi Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan). As part ...
Symbios Logic Announces SCSI Bus Expander Board Family
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Fort Collins, CO--April 28, 1997--Symbios Logic (Fort Collins, CO) announced two new SCSI bus expander products, the SYM20101 SCSI Bus Repeater Board and the SYM20102 SCSI Bus ...
SVR Offers New Placement Technology
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4/28/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--April 24, 1997--Silicon Valley Research (SVR; San Jose, CA) announced that it has completed integration and testing of a new high-speed automatic placement technology ...
Philips Research Selects Applied Materials' RTP System
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4/28/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--April 25, 1997--Applied Materials Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) has delivered an RTP Centura to Philips Research in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The RTP system will ...
GateField Enters the PC Design Market with Exemplar's Synthesis Environment
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4/25/1997   Post a comment
Framingham, MA--April 23, 1997--GateField (Fremont, CA) and Exemplar Logic (Alameda, CA) announced that GateField's ProASIC (Programmable ASIC) libraries are now available for ...
Lucent Technologies and Cadence Design Systems Sign Comprehensive Design Services Deal
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4/25/1997   Post a comment
Bracknell, UK--April 24, 1997--Lucent Technologies (Murray Hill, NJ) and Cadence Design Systems (San Jose, CA) announced an agreement that will provide comprehensive design services ...
Siemens Selects HP to Support Cisco Networking Products in North America
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4/25/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, CA--April 24, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) and Siemens Business Communication Systems Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) announced that Siemens has selected HP as ...
Former Mentor Graphics Executive Joins Applied Microsystems to Manage European Operations
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Former Mentor Graphics Executive Joins Applied Microsystems to Manage European Operations ...
IKOS Consulting Services Assists SiRF in Development of Breakthrough GPS and Wireless Technologies
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4/25/1997   Post a comment
Cupertino, CA--April 24, 1997--IKOS Systems Inc. (Cupertino, CA) announced that its high-performance design verification tools and consulting services are being utilized by SiRF ...
Derlan Awarded U.S. Semiconductor Equipment Contract
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4/25/1997   Post a comment
Toronto, Canada--April 24, 1997--Derlan Industries Ltd. announced that its subsidiary, Derlan Inc. (Santa Ana, CA) has been awarded a three-year contract from Materials Research ...
Gemplus Announces GemCore, Smart Card Reader Solution
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4/25/1997   Post a comment
Montgomeryville, PA--April 24, 1997--Gemplus (Montgomeryville, PA) announced the availability of GemCore, a smart card reader solution based on a licensing agreement that will ...
Court Holds that QuickLogic Infringes Actel Patent
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4/25/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--April 23, 1997--Actel Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced that its motion for summary judgment against QuickLogic Corp. for patent infringement was granted by the ...
Lam Research to Standardize on Unit Instruments' Model 1660 MFC
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4/25/1997   Post a comment
Yorba Linda, CA--April 24, 1997--Unit Instruments Inc. (Yorba Linda, CA) announced that Lam Research Corp. (Fremont, CA) has selected its Model 1660 metal seal mass flow controller ...
Vitesse Offers Evaluation Board for Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel 10-bit Transceivers
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4/24/1997   Post a comment
Camarillo, CA--April 21, 1997--Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. (Camarillo, CA) announced the availability of the LAB25 Logic Analyzer Board which enables the evaluation of Fibre Channel ...
Sun Microsystems Forms Java Financial Object XChange Special Interest Group
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4/24/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--April 23, 1997--Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, CA) announced the creation of the Trading Special Interest Group for the Sun Java Financial Object Xchange ...
Integrated Systems Announces Common Share Repurchase Program
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4/24/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--April 23, 1997--Integrated Systems Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced that its board of directors has authorized the company to repurchase up to one million shares ...
Lucent's New MMCX Enabled by DataBeam's T.120-based Technology
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4/24/1997   Post a comment
Lexington, KY--April 23, 1997--DataBeam (Lexington, KY) and Lucent Technologies (Murray Hill, NJ) announced that Lucent will be shipping its new MultiMedia Communications eXchange ...
Chorus Systems Ports CHORUS/Micro, CHORUS/ClassiX, and CHORUS/JaZZ to ARM
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4/24/1997   Post a comment
Campbell, CA--April 21, 1997--Chorus Systems (Campbell, CA) and Advanced RISC Machines (ARM; Cambridge, UK) announced that Chorus Systems has ported its CHORUS/Micro, CHORUS/ClassiX, ...
Mentor Graphics' Inventra Ships USB Evaluation Board
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4/24/1997   Post a comment
London, England--April 22, 1997--Mentor Graphics' Inventra Intellectual Property Business Unit (Wilsonville, OR) announced shipment of the Universal Serial Bus (USB) Evaluation ...
Spyglass Reports Second Quarter 1997 Financial Results
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4/24/1997   Post a comment
Naperville, IL--April 23, 1997--Spyglass Inc. (Naperville, IL) reported strong financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 1997. The company reported revenues of $12.0 ...
Motorola Announces First of a Family of USB Microcontrollers for PC Applications
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4/24/1997   Post a comment
Austin, TX--April 22, 1997--Motorola's Customer Specified Integrated Circuits (CSIC) Consumer & Smartcard Division (Austin, TX) announced the immediate availability of the first ...
Digital Delivers Fibre Channel Raid Units to OEMs
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4/24/1997   Post a comment
Maynard, MA--April 22, 1997--Digital Equipment Corp. (Maynard, MA) announced the delivery of StorageWorks Fibre Channel RAID subsystems for engineering testing by key OEM customers. ...
Aspect Explore 3.5 Raises the Bar for CSM Software
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4/23/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--April 22, 1997--Aspect Development Inc. (Mountain View, CA) unveiled version 3.5 of its Explore software. The release raises the bar for CSM software with ...
PCPI Announces 64-bit MIPS Multifunction Products Controller Design
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4/23/1997   Post a comment
San Diego, CA--April 22, 1997--Personal Computer Products Inc. (PCPI; San Diego, CA) announced the first working samples of its newest controller design for the MFP market. This ...
Aspect's Dashboard Makes Component and Supplier Management Easy
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4/23/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--April 22, 1997--Aspect Development Inc. (Mountain View, CA) announced the availability of Dashboard, a user interface option for Aspect's Explore version 3.5 ...
MINC Introduces VHDL Synthesis for $495
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4/23/1997   Post a comment
Framingham, MA--April 23, 1997--MINC Inc. (Colorado Springs, CO) introduced VHDL Easy, a new synthesis product operating on Windows 95 and NT platforms that enables programmable ...
Microtec Partnership with University of Electronic Science and Technology Brings First Nonprofit Center for Embedded System Design to China
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4/23/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--April 21, 1997--Microtec (Santa Clara, CA), a Mentor Graphics ...
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