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Camera phone sales drive handset shipments
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7/31/2004   Post a comment
Sales of camera phones, which are heavily subsidized by cellular carriers, fueled a 38 percent surge in handset shipments in the second quarter.
Ethernet switch shipments up but revenue down, reports analyst
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Analysts report that while overall shipments and demand for Ethernet switches grew strongly in 2003, manufacturer's revenue actually fell.
Advantages of FPGA design methodologies
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Altera engineer Shekar Chandrashekar argues that FPGAs are fully capable of system-on-chip designs, while offering reduced costs and faster time-to-market compared to ASICs.
Fujitsu et TDK s’allient pour fabriquer des têtes de lectures de disques durs
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Fujitsu Ltd. et TDK Corp. ont conclu un accord de principe pour la mise en place d’une alliance stratégique dans le domaine des têtes de lectures de disques durs magnétiques qui impliquerait la jonction, aux Philippines, des opérations de montage de disques des deux entreprises.
Using formal verification to create robust IP
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Traditional silicon IP verification methods leave much to be desired. Real Intent's Jay Littlefield (right) shows how to use formal methods, including assertions in both simulation and formal verification, to provide a more thorough solution.
After Intersil earnings report, analyst still says hold
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Intersil reported an inline quarter, but American Technology Research analyst Doug Freedman views guidance as disappointing. He says Intersil continues to lose ground to its peer group.
Intersil reports profit, completes Xicor acquisition
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Analog semiconductor supplier Intersil Corp. reported net income of $27.2 million on sales of $144.2 million in its second quarter, compared to $20.1 million on sales of $125.5 million in the year-ago quarter.
Resurgent IT market drives International Rectifier's revenues
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
International Rectifier reported revenues of $298.6 million for the quarter ended June 30 - up 30 percent from last year. Power management needs in the IT sector is driving it, IR's chief (right) told Steve Ohr.
NTT DoCoMo posts lower profits
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
NTT DoCoMo Inc. reported more than a 13 percent drop in profits in the first quarter as Japan's largest wireless carrier spent more to attract new customers and hold on to old ones.
IBM touts self-configuring chip
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
IBM Corp. unveiled new chip technology that it said is able to adjust its own functionality and perform trade-offs between performance and power consumption without human intervention.
IBM's eFuse technology portends adaptable chips
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
IBM Corp. unveiled new chip technology it said is able to adjust its own functionality and perform trade-offs between performance and power consumption without human intervention.
Un procédé de puce optique tridimensionnel permet d’obtenir une qualité élevée pour des applications de télécommunications
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Dans l’espoir de créer un nouveau type de composant optique de haute qualité pour des applications de télécommunications, un projet mené à l’Université de Kyoto a permis de réaliser un cristal photonique tridimensionnel fonctionnant à une longueur d’onde de 1,55 micron.
IBM announces self-configuring chips, says report
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
International Business Machines Corp. has announced a type of chip that is able to adjust its function and trade-offs of performance and power consumption without human intervention, according to a Dow Jones report.
S&P sees communications equipment markets in recovery
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Trends indicate that communications equipment spending is emerging from its long downturn and is poised for a rebound, according to a study released Thuhrsday (July 29) by Standard & Poor's Equity Research unit. It covers spending for communications gear by enterprise customers and by telecom service providers. It says a spending rebound is already underway.
Japan's wafer production at record levels
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Japan's realigned semiconductor industry is showing signs of renewed strength after a decade of decline.
Final HD-DVD standard promised by midwinter
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Claiming their format will supply a smoother, easier transition from current systems than the rival Blu-ray optical disk, advocates of high-definition DVD technology last week said they expect a final HD-DVD standard by February.
Resurgent IT market drives International Rectifier's revenues
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
International Rectifier reported revenues of $298.6 million for the quarter ended June 30.
Micron bets big on pseudostatic RAM, NAND flash
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Micron Technology Inc. is looking to boost its sales of memory chips going into fast-selling cell phones and flash memory cards.
Design-for-yield software firm closes Series A round
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Startup E-Z-CAD Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.), which is preparing technology for yield analysis and optimization but has yet to announce products, has closed a Series A round of financing at $9.5 million, according to Silicom Ventures LLC.
EMI filter for mobiles
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
The GTF701-HS3-GS08 is a two-channel EMI filter optimized for cellular phone, PDA, and other mobile comm designs.
Communications equipment spending rising
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
A new study says trends indicate that communications equipment spending is emerging from its long downturn and is poised for a rebound.
Sonus gets stay on Nasdaq delisting
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Sonus Networks may have dodged a financial bullet after Nasdaq agreed to issue a stay on delisting the voice-over-IP (VoIP) equipment provider's stock.
Chinese foundry SMIC lifts sales, profits in Q2
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Chinese foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) made a net income of $34.2 million on sales revenue of $221.0 million in the second quarter of 2004, the company said Friday (July 30).
June chip market average to hit $17.43 billion, says analyst
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Handelsbanken Capital Markets has predicted that the worldwide chip sales figures for June 2004, due to be published over the weekend as a three-month moving average by World Semiconductor Trade Statistics, would be $17.43 billion, up from $17.32 billion in May and up 37 percent compared with June 2003.
DRAM market seen headed for recession
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
The booming DRAM market is expected to head toward recession next year, according to a market researcher.
Nassda hit with second class-action suit in a day
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
The lawsuits just keep coming for simulation tool vendor Nassda Corp.
KLA-Tencor caps banner year with strong quarter
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Chipmaking equipment and process control supplier KLA-Tencor Corp. made a net income of $96 million on revenues of $450 million in the fourth quarter of its 2004 fiscal year ended June 30, 2004.
Intel delays delivery of 4-GHz Pentium, says report
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Intel Corp. is telling customers that it will miss its own target of delivering a Pentium 4 processor that can operate at a clock frequency of 4-GHz in 2004, according to a Reuters report that cited an Intel spokeswoman as its source.
Researcher repeats 2005 chip market 28% growth forecast
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
The global semiconductor market will grow 32 percent in 2004 to $220 billion, and a further 28.0 percent in 2005 to $282 billion according to the 2004 mid-term semiconductor forecast, from semiconductor analyst Future Horizons.
Idée lumineuse : Des diodes électroluminescentes à la place des ampoules !
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Les récents progrès concernant les diodes électroluminescentes (DEL) font penser aux chercheurs que celles-ci seront à même de remplacer les ampoules d’ici les cinq prochaines années.
Alvarion fait l’acquisition d’un développeur d’infrastructure cellulaire
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Alvarion, société bien connue pour son équipement sans fil à haut débit fixe, tente d’affermir sa position sur le marché de l’infrastructure cellulaire en acquérant interWave Communications International. Cette transaction en espèces est évaluée à environ 56 millions de dollars.
L’ex-PDG d’Aptix est inculpé pour tentative de meurtre d’un juge
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Les démêlés judiciaires du fondateur et ex-PDG d’Aptix, Amr Mohsen, ont pris un nouveau tournant après son inculpation le 27 juillet 2004. M. Mohsen est accusé d’avoir tenté de faire intimider des témoins et d’assassiner un juge fédéral. Il est incarcéré depuis mars dernier alors qu’il essayait de fuir le pays pour ne pas comparaître devant un tribunal pour une affaire de faux témoignage.
iSuppli revoit à la hausse les prévisions pour 2004 du marché des téléphones portables
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
La quantité importante de livraisons de téléphones portables durant la première moitié de 2004 semble indiquer que le marché connaîtra cette année une croissance plus élevée que prévu, selon iSuppli Corp. C’est la raison pour laquelle la société d’études de marché vient de revoir à la hausse ses prévisions pour les livraisons mondiales de téléphones portables en 2004. Elles devraient désormais atteindre 625 millions d
AMD-Prozessoren: Sempron basiert auf dem Athlon XP
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Die in dieser Woche angekündigte neue 'Sempron'-Prozessorlinie von AMD hat mit der eingeführten Athlon-Familie mehr gemein, als es zunächst den Anschein hat. In manchen Fällen erhält der Kunde den gleichen Die, der vorher als Athlon verkauft wurde.
Proxim ordered to pony up $26 million to Symbol
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
The U.S. District Court in Delaware Thursday (July 29) rejected a series of motions and appeals and entered an order for Proxim to pay Symbol Technologies about $26 million to settle a patent infringement case.
Preise für große LC-Displays im Sinkflug
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Nach 18 Monaten Marktpräsenz beginnen die Preise für LCD-Displays mit Diagonalen von 10 Zoll und größer zu fallen. Das meldet das US-Marktforschungsunternehmen DisplaySearch.
Foundries kaufen trotz Sommerflaute weiter Equipment
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Sommerloch bei den Foundries: Laut George Burns, President des Marktforschungsunternehmens Strategic Marketing Associates (SMA), haben die Chip-Foundries im Juli einen deutlichen Auftragsrückgang hinnehmen müssen. Die Flaute trifft Spitzenanbieter und unbedeutendere Chip-Schmieden gleichermaßen.
DRAM-Markt: Hynix überholt Micron
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7/30/2004   Post a comment
Hynix Semiconductor hat im zweiten Quartal seinen Erzrivalen Micron Technology überholt und ist jetzt zweitgrößter DRAM-Anbieter. Das meldete das kalifornische Marktforschungsunternehmen iSuppli. Der Anbieter aus Südkorea, der 2003 Infineon den dritten Platz in der DRAM-Hitliste abjagte, feiert damit einen weiteren Triumph.
Interprocessor Communications
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7/29/2004   Post a comment
Interprocessor Communications
Accellera approves Property Specification Language
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7/29/2004   Post a comment
Providing an alternative to proprietary assertion languages, the Accellera standards organization has approved the Property Specification Language (PSL) version 1.1 and has begun the process of IEEE standardization, said Accellera chairman Dennis Brophy (right).
DSL, Wi-Fi chip away at cable modem market share
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7/29/2004   Post a comment
Analysts predict an uptick in cable competition in broadband sector.
Californa Amplifier, Atheros extend licensing agreement
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7/29/2004   Post a comment
Atheros will license California Amplifier's 802.11a/b/g technology for implementation in wireless LAN (WAN) chipset designs.
Nassda faces investor lawsuit
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7/29/2004   Post a comment
The legal woes of circuit simulation provider Nassda Corp.'s deepened on Thursday (July 29) as the noted class-action law firm Lerach Coughlin Stoia & Robbins filed a complaint on behalf of Nassda shareholders.
Proxim ordered to pony up $26M to Symbol
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7/29/2004   Post a comment
The U.S. District Court in Delaware Thursday (July 29) rejected a series of motions and appeals and entered an order for Proxim to pay Symbol Technologies about $26 million to settle a patent infringement case.
Brooks harvests bumper results, sees mixed outlook
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7/29/2004   Post a comment
Brooks Automation Inc., a vendor of fab automation equipment, exceeded analysts' expectations and made net income of $12.3 million of sales revenues of $155.2 million in its third fiscal quarter of 2004, which ended June 30, the company said Thursday (July 29).
Biometric passport delay continues
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7/29/2004   Post a comment
Technology and privacy issues continue to hold up efforts to introduce biometric passports for entry into the United States.
Satellite multimedia broadcasts set for launch in Japan, South Korea
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7/29/2004   Post a comment
A new satellite TV service to be launched here and in South Korea in October promises to deliver programming along with radio and data broadcasting to mobile terminals.
Conferees ponder Taiwan's design rise
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7/29/2004   Post a comment
Taiwan's ascendancy in the electronics design food chain seemed official on the floors of the fourth annual Embedded System Conference-Asia and the twelfth annual Electronics Design Automation & Test-Taiwan Conference & Exhibition here this week. From Hsinchu, Majeed Ahmad filed this report.
Rutronik startet 'Bleifrei'-Informationsoffensive
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7/29/2004   Post a comment
In der 'Bleifrei-Diskussion' geht der Distributor Rutronik in die Informations-Offensive: Angesichts der Schlüsselstellung der Distributoren zwischen Herstellern und Kunden will das Unternehmen mit Kundenseminaren, Roadmaps, Datenblättern und anderen Initiativen die Unsicherheit bei den Kunden bekämpfen.
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