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Updated: Broadcom debuts 100 Gbit switch
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11/2/2010   1 comment
Broadcom Corp. is sampling an Ethernet switch chip it claims can deliver throughput of 100 Gbits/second and up to 100 Terabits/s in some configurations.
New PCI Express Root Complex (RC) Lite solution for Lattice FPGAs
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11/2/2010   1 comment
Lattice Semiconductor today announced the immediate availability of the PCI Express Root Complex (RC) Lite solution based on the LatticeECP3 and LatticeECP2M FPGA families.
Rugged up-converter gets first outing at Electronica
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11/2/2010   Post a comment
At Electronica 2010, Powerstax said it will launch its new Powerstax TVS1001 rugged up-converter designed for use in military tactical vehicle systems for operations in remote locations and non-tactical vehicle security systems.
EMI filter plates feature 1500 VDC flash protection
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11/2/2010   Post a comment
Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products has developed the capability to add 1500 VDC Flash protection to its complete line of EMI Filter plates, ideal for any application where higher voltage surge protection is required.
Sidense files to nix rival's patents
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11/2/2010   2 comments
Sidense, a licensor of one-time-programmable fuse-based memory intellectual property, has petitioned the United States Patent and Trademark Office to invalidate one-transistor memory patents that rival Kilopass has attempted to assert against it.
NXP swings to profit on flat Q3 sales
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11/2/2010   1 comment
NXP Semiconductors NV made a net profit of $369 million on revenue of $1,213 million in the third quarter of 2010 on a GAAP basis.
Imagination to support CellMath on PowerVR
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11/2/2010   Post a comment
Imagination Technologies Group plc has signed an agreement with Forte Design Systems Inc. to extend its use of CellMath Optimizer EDA tool with current generation PowerVR graphics cores and to allow Imagination to distribute and support the design software.
Wanted: Processor guru for Huawei
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11/2/2010   Post a comment
China telecom giant Huawei is seeking a processor guru to whittle the wide variety of processors it buys down to two or three architectures from close partners.
EDA startup targets debug, validation
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11/1/2010   Post a comment
An EDA startup spun out of research at the University of British Columbia came out of stealth mode promising to deliver a breakthrough technology for post-silicon debug and validation.
Q3 results: What analysts are saying
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11/1/2010   Post a comment
It's earnings season again. Here's what analysts are saying about the recent results.
Trident, Zoran square off on video IP
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11/1/2010   6 comments
IP specialists Trident Microsystems and Zoran are set to square off on a video technique called frame interpolation. Warning: You could be their next lawsuit target.
Entropic talks MoCA, next-gen gateways
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11/1/2010   5 comments
Entropic chief executive Patrick Henry talks about the outlook for Multimedia over Coax home networks and next-generation pay-TV gateways.
Researchers claim superior 'quantum tunneling'
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11/1/2010   4 comments
Researchers at Oregon State University claim to have perfected a better method for "quantum tunneling" using metal-insulator-metal architecture, potentially paving the way for faster, lower power and cooler running electronics,
Elpida posts profit, sees DRAM price erosion
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11/1/2010   1 comment
Japan's Elpida Memory reported strong year-to-year gains for the second quarter and first six months of its fiscal year, but the company experienced sequential sales decline between its first and second quarters due to eroding DRAM selling prices.
Chinese RF startup files for IPO
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11/1/2010   3 comments
Fabless RF and analog chip company RDA Microelectronics Inc. (Shanghai, China) has filed an F-1 prospectus form for a $100 million initial public offering of stock with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.
Veridae Systems delivers new debug solution for FPGAs, ASICs, and SoCs
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11/1/2010   1 comment
Silicon debug and validation suite provides on-chip visibility from multiple-FPGA ASIC prototypes through to final IC thereby reducing overall complex IC development time by 10 to 30%
Wi-Fi sales up, but ASPs shaky
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11/1/2010   2 comments
Global sales of Wi-Fi gear exceeded 18 million units in the second quarter 2010, up six percent over the first quarter, but average selling prices slid one percent.
DNA detection startup signs Roche
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11/1/2010   1 comment
DNA Electronics Ltd., a fabless chip startup that offers real-time nucleic acid detection, has signed an agreement with a subsidiary of Hoffmann-La Roche AG (Basel, Switzerland) to develop a semiconductor-based DNA sequencing system.
Microlab: Injector diplexer works with LTE and GSM
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11/1/2010   Post a comment
Microlab has announced the BK-51 series of injector-diplexer products for separating or combining the new LTE-2600 band (2400 – 2690 MHz) and GSM-850/ 900 bands (698 – 960 MHz).
Achronix’s next-gen FPGAs in Intel’s 22nm process
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11/1/2010   1 comment
Next-generation FPGAs from Achronix are to be built using Intel’s 22 nm process; the Speedster22i will be the first commercial FPGA family to have an end-to-end supply chain within the USA.
Narda Coupler
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11/1/2010   Post a comment
A compact 90-deg. hybrid coupler from Narda meets military shock and vibration requirements.
Ceva signs for gesture-recognition
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11/1/2010   1 comment
DSP intellectual property licensor Ceva Inc. has teamed up with EyeSight Mobile Technologies Ltd., a developer of touch-free interface technologies for consumer electronics.
Triquint: Defense apps get boost from 20W GaN power amp
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TriQuint pre-releases its TGA2572 20W PA for defense communications systems.
Plasma sets get 3-D passing grade, barely
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Consumer Reports evaluated fourteen 3-D TV models and found that plasma TVs are better at displaying 3-D images than LCD sets, primarily because they exhibit less ghosting, or double images that appear even when wearing 3D glasses.
September chip sales up, says ESIA
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11/1/2010   Post a comment
The three-month average of global sales of semiconductors for September was $26.42 billion, up 2.9 percent compared with the previous month and up 26.2 percent compared with the same month a year before, according to the European Semiconductor Industry Association.
Analyst: September chip sales rise
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11/1/2010   Post a comment
The three-month average of global chip sales for September is set to be $26.5 billion, slightly up from $25.7 billion for August, according to Bruce Diesen, an analyst at Carnegie Group (Oslo, Norway).
MIPS CEO: ‘Companies need to have a soul’
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11/1/2010   26 comments
In a sharp contrast to a year ago, the Wall Street loves MIPS. Share holders love them. Even the media seems to be in love. But MIPS CEO believes that’s not enough: “Companies need to have a soul.”
Ricoh uses DeFacto's DFT tool for complex designs
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11/1/2010   Post a comment
Ricoh Company Ltd. said it has licensed the HiDFT-SIGNOFF Design-for-Test (DFT) solution from France-based EDA startup DeFacTo Technologies SA and reduced turnaround time during DFT process.
Disparate DC/DC PoL ICs show you can never be too efficient, too complete, or too thin
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11/1/2010   1 comment
Texas Instruments TPS82671, TPS84620 rely on innovative packaging to provide high-density, monolithic-like power converter solutions
Intel to fab FPGAs for startup Achronix
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11/1/2010   25 comments
Intel will lend its semiconductor process technology muscle to build FPGAs for programmable logic startup Achronix Semiconductor at 22-nm and beyond.
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