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International HDL Conference Convenes March 16-19, 1998, in Santa Clara
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8/29/1997   Post a comment
Boulder, Colo.--Aug. 28, 1997--The International Verilog Conference (IVC) and VHDL International User Forum (VIUF) announced that they will convene, as IVC/VIUF, March 16 through ...
Integrated Circuit Systems Introduces Clock Chips for Fast Ethernet Connectivity
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8/29/1997   Post a comment
Valley Forge, Pa.--Aug. 28, 1997--Integrated Circuit Systems Inc. (Valley Forge, Pa.) introduced two clock generator ICs designed to provide timing signals for Fast Ethernet connectivity ...
KLA-Tencor Introduces New Reticle Inspection Enhancements for 0.25-m and Below Lithography
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8/29/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 28, 1997--KLA-Tencor Corp. (San Jose) has introduced two new reticle and photomask inspection enhancements, the Advanced Performance Algorithm (APA) and the STARlight ...
NEC Electronics Adds $120 Million in Capital Equipment
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8/29/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Aug. 28, 1997--NEC Electronics Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) announced a $120 million investment in its Roseville, Calif. manufacturing facility. The investment ...
Summit Names Charles Cump Vice President of North American Sales
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8/29/1997   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.--Aug. 25, 1997--Summit Design Inc. (Beaverton, Ore.) announced that it has named EDA industry veteran Charles E. Cump as its new vice president of North American ...
SubMicron Systems Corporation Appoints Robert P. Tetu as Vice President Engineering
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8/28/1997   Post a comment
Allentown, Pa.--Aug. 27, 1997--SubMicron Systems Corp. (Allentown, Pa.) announced that it has appointed Robert P. Tetu as vice president of Engineering. Tetu, 45, has more ...
Federal Trade Commission Requests Additional Information Regarding Pending Tender Offer by Intel Corporation to Acquire Chips and Technologies Inc.
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8/28/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 26, 1997--Chips and Technologies Inc. (San Jose) announced that it received a request from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for additional information in connection ...
GaSonics Offers A3010 Photoresist Removal Chamber on PEP Platform
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8/28/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 27, 1997--GaSonics International (San Jose) announced that it has made available its A3010 photoresist removal chamber on the company's Performance Enhancement Platform ...
Franklin Unveils Proprietary RISC Processor
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8/28/1997   Post a comment
Burlington, N.J.--Aug. 27--Franklin Electronic Publishers Inc. (Burlington, N.J.) announced its ES-1 microprocessor, a proprietary 8/24 bit pipeline RISC CPU, designed for efficient ...
3Dlabs Announces AGP Support for PERMEDIA 2 on Windows 95
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8/28/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 25, 1997--3Dlabs Inc. (San Jose) announced its support for the AGP VxD (Virtual Device Driver) developed by Intel Corp. (Santa Clara, Calif.), that enables AGP ...
Testbench with a Full Family of Synthesizable Cores for Gigabit Ethernet
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8/28/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Aug. 27, 1997--Less then eight weeks after releasing the first Gigabit MAC CoreCell, CoreEl MicroSystems (Fremont, Calif.) unveiled a set of CoreCell packages ...
Open Verilog International Elects Officers
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8/28/1997   Post a comment
Los Gatos, Calif.--Aug. 26, 1997--Open Verilog International (OVI; Los Gatos, Calif.), an organization that promotes the use of the Verilog hardware description language (HDL), ...
HP OpenView Resource- and Performance-Management Solutions Manage Mission-Critical Environments that Now Include Siemens Nixdorf Reliant Unix
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8/28/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, Calif.--Aug. 27, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, Calif.) and Siemens Nixdorf (Paderborn, Germany) announced that HP OpenView resource- and performance-management ...
Fujitsu Licenses DSP Group's OakDSPCore
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8/27/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Aug. 26, 1997--Fujitsu Microelectronics Inc. (FMI; San Jose) and DSP Group Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) announced that Fujitsu Ltd. (Tokyo) has licensed DSP ...
TCS & Lucent Technologies Announce Short Message Service For Wireless Intelligent Networks
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8/27/1997   Post a comment
Annapolis, Md.--Aug. 26, 1997--TeleCommunication Systems Inc. (TCS; Annapolis, Md.) and Lucent Technologies (Murray Hill, N.J.) announced availability of Short Message Service, ...
National's Newest Boomer Audio Power Amplifier, Packaged in a Tiny MSOP-8, Provides Universal Output for Low Voltage Audio Systems
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8/27/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Aug. 26, 1997--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, Calif.) introduced the latest addition to its line of high-quality stereo Boomer audio products--the ...
Actel Expands Socket Product Line, Simplifies FPGA Design Prototyping
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8/27/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Aug. 26, 1997--Actel Corp. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) has made FPGA prototyping simpler and easier with the announced availability of two new sockets tooled specifically ...
NEC Multimedia Microcontroller Puts Rambus Technology Directly On Chip
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8/27/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, Calif.--Aug. 26, 1997--NEC Electronics Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) announced the first multimedia microcontroller design to include the Rambus Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.) ...
Sun Microsystems JavaEngine 1 Reference Boards Feature IGS Multimedia Accelerators
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8/27/1997   Post a comment
New York--Aug. 26, 1997--IGS Technologies Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) announced the design-in of its multimedia accelerators into the just announced JavaEngine 1 reference design ...
Microware Systems Corporation Names New Executives to its Management Team
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8/27/1997   Post a comment
Des Moines--Aug. 26, 1997--Microware Systems Corp. (Des Moines) announced two appointments to key management positions. Derek B. South will serve as vice president, North American ...
Embedded Systems Conference Features Free Product Workshops
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8/27/1997   Post a comment
San Francisco--Aug. 26, 1997--Top vendors of hardware and software tools for embedded systems design will sponsor 12 half-day workshops during the annual Embedded Systems Conference ...
Xilinx Shipping Largest Member of ISP CPLD Family
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8/26/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 18, 1997--Xilinx Inc. (San Jose) announced it has begun volume shipments of the newest member of the XC9500 family of complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs) ...
UTMC Introduces a New Commercial Radhard 0.6m Gate Array Family
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8/26/1997   Post a comment
Colorado Springs, Colo.--Aug. 25, 1997--UTMC Microelectronic Systems (Colorado Springs, Colo.) announced the release of a Commercial Radhard gate array family called UTO.6CRH ...
Altera Announces High-Density Configuration EPROM
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8/26/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 25, 1997--Altera Corp. (San Jose) announced the EPC1441 configuration EPROM. With 441 kbits and a price of $3.50, the device is 72 percent higher in capacity and ...
Digital and Multipath Announce Matrix Processing Performance, Affordability
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8/26/1997   Post a comment
Maynard, Mass.--Aug. 25, 1997--Digital Equipment Corp. (Maynard, Mass.) and Multipath Corp. (Incline Village, Nev.) announced a breakthrough in matrix processing performance and ...
MIT, Cadence Debut Next Generation Supercomputer Microprocessor Design
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8/26/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 25, 1997--An MIT research team described a novel computer architecture and microprocessor implementation that exploit advances in semiconductor fabrication technology ...
Fujitsu and Amdahl Announce Filing of Revised Tender Offer Materials and Extension of Tender Offer
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8/26/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif--Aug. 22, 1997--Fujitsu Ltd. (Tokyo) and Amdahl (Sunnyvale, Calif.) jointly announced, in connection with Fujitsu's proposed acquisition of all outstanding shares ...
Ikos' Upgraded VHDL Simulator Sets New Standard for Interoperability and Flexibility
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8/26/1997   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.--Aug. 25, 1997--Ikos Systems Inc. (Cupertino, Calif.) announced the release of its upgraded Voyager VHDL simulation solution, Voyager 2.5. The release ...
Motorola SPS Adopts Cadence's Alta Methodology For Wireless, Multimedia Design
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8/26/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 25, 1997--A multi-million dollar agreement signed last year between Motorola Semiconductor Product Sector (SPS) and Cadence Design Systems Inc. (San Jose) has resulted ...
Windows Version of Memory Modeler Available from Denali Software
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8/25/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, Calif.--August 25, 1997--Denali Software's (Palo Alto, Calif.) Memory Modeler, EDA software that allows designers to create models for new memory components or existing ...
Wind River Systems and Objective Software Technology Introduce Dynamic C++ Visualization Tool to Embedded Market
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8/25/1997   Post a comment
Alameda, Calif.--Aug. 25, 1997--Wind River Systems Inc. (Alameda, Calif.) and Objective Software Technology (OST) introduced Look! for Tornado, the first dynamic visualization ...
VAutomation Appoints Sales, Marketing VP
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8/25/1997   Post a comment
Nashua, N.H.--Aug. 25, 1997--Bill Fletcher, an experienced sales and marketing executive from within the EDA industry, joined VAutomation Inc. (Nashua, N.H.) as vice president ...
Ikos' Upgraded VHDL Simulator Sets New Standard for Interoperability and Flexibility
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8/25/1997   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.--Aug. 25, 1997--Ikos Systems Inc. (Cupertino, Calif.) announced the release of its upgraded Voyager VHDL simulation solution, Voyager 2.5. The new release provides ...
TMA Releases New Version of Raphael
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8/25/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Aug. 22, 1997--Version 4.1 of Raphael, an interconnect analysis software package for integrated circuit design, is now available from Technology Modeling Associates ...
VAutomation Unveils Prototype for Synthesizable Core 80186
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8/25/1997   Post a comment
Nashua, N.H.--Aug. 25, 1997--A fully functional silicon implementation of a synthesizable core from VAutomation, headquartered here, is available now. VAutomation's V186-ES1 ...
GO DSP Releases new Version of Code Composer with Support for 'C6x and New Application-Specific Features
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8/25/1997   Post a comment
Toronto--Aug. 21, 1997--GO DSP (Toronto) introduced the latest release of Code Composer, a fully integrated development environment. In addition to new features for communications ...
Zytec Powers New Sun Enterprise 450 Workgroup Server
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8/25/1997   Post a comment
Minneapolis--Aug. 22--Zytec Corp. (Minneapolis) announced that the new Sun Enterprise 450 workgroup server, introduced this week by Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.), ...
Marketplace Confirms Growing Acceptance of CORBA/IIOP
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8/22/1997   Post a comment
Framingham, Mass.--Aug. 21, 1997-- The Object Management Group (OMG; Framingham, Mass.) has seen a series of successes this summer in its continuing efforts to make distributed ...
Credence Systems Reports 1997 Third Quarter Results
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8/22/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Aug. 21, 1997--Credence Systems Corp. (Fremont, Calif) today reported results for its third quarter and nine months ended July 31, 1997. Net sales for the ...
Ikos Purchases Zycad Fault Acceleration Technology
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8/22/1997   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.--Aug. 21, 1997--Ikos Systems Inc. (Cupertino, Calif.) and Zycad Corp. announced the completion of an agreement that calls for Ikos to purchase Zycad's fault acceleration ...
Two-Channel KVM Switch From Raritan Reduces Footprint of New CS150 Clustered Server System
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8/22/1997   Post a comment
Somerset, N.J.--Aug. 21, 1997--Raritan Computer (Somerset, N.J.) announced that its two-channel CompuSwitch has been selected by Tandem Computers Inc. for use in its new CS150 ...
Fujitsu and Amdahl Announce Settlement of Stockholder Lawsuits
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8/22/1997   Post a comment
Tokyo--Aug. 20, 1997--Fujitsu Ltd. (Tokyo) and Amdahl Corp. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) jointly announced that they have reached an agreement in principle to resolve stockholder litigation ...
Philips Semiconductors Awarded Fifth ISO 14001 Environment Management System Certificate
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8/21/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Aug. 20, 1997--Philips Semiconductors (Sunnyvale, Calif.) announced its fifth international ISO 14001 certificate for its Environmental Management Systems. ...
Lucent Technologies Announces High-Speed Communications Cores for Customizing ORCA FPGAs
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8/21/1997   Post a comment
Berkeley Heights, N.J.--Aug. 18, 1997--Lucent Technologies Microelectronics Group is offering two new Customer Solution Cores (CSCs) for high-speed data communications and telecommunications ...
Analog Devices Reports Sales and Earnings
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8/21/1997   Post a comment
Norwood, Mass.--Aug. 20, 1997--Analog Devices (Norwood, Mass.) announced record sales of $318 million for the third quarter of fiscal 1997, 4 percent above those for the year-earlier ...
Actel FPGAs Prove Integral to Mars Pathfinder Success
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8/21/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Aug. 20, 1997--Actel Corp. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) played a significant role in the recent Mars Pathfinder Mission, providing the programmable logic necessary ...
Applied Materials Completing Plans for Process Development Pilot Line
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8/21/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Aug. 20, 1997--Applied Materials Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) is completing plans for their equipment development pilot line at its headquarters. This new facility ...
VLSI Technology Appoints Doug McBurnie Senior Vice President
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8/21/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 20, 1997--VLSI Technology Inc. (San Jose) announced the appointment of Douglas M. McBurnie to the newly created position of senior vice president, Computer and ...
Aavid Announces Tellurex Sales and Marketing Agreement
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8/21/1997   Post a comment
Laconia, N.H.--Aug. 20, 1997--Aavid Thermal Technologies Inc. (Laconia, N.H.) announced that it has formed a sales and marketing partnership with Tellurex Corp.of Traverse City, ...
AG Associates Receives First Order For 300 mm RTP System
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8/21/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 20, 1997--AG Associates (San Jose) announced it has received an order for its 300 mm RTP system. The 300 mm RTP system, which is based on the company's recently ...
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