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Chip Equipment Index Slips With Drop Of Orders And Sales
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2/23/1998   Post a comment
Orders for North American semi production equipment fell in January to $1.38B compared with bookings of $1.53B in December, market data says.
Ikos To Supply Chromatic Research With Verification Equipment And Services For Next-Generation Media Processors
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2/20/1998   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.--Feb. 17, 1998--Ikos Systems, Inc. announced that Chromatic Research (Sunnyvale, Calif.), has selected Ikos to assist in the development of its next-generationdesign ...
Altera Ships 3.3-V EPF6024A For Low-End Gate Array Replacement
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2/20/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Feb. 16, 1998--Altera Corp. announced the availability of the EPF6024A, the newest and densest member of the Flex 6000 family of programmable logic devices (PLDs.) ...
New University Alliance Program Focuses On Ensuring Students Success With Cadence Tools
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2/20/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--February 16, 1998--Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (San Jose) introduced its new University Alliance Program, created to facilitate and optimize the use of Cadence ...
3Dlabs Permedia 2 Graphics Processor Selected For New Compaq ProfessionalWorkstations
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2/20/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Feb. 12, 1998--3Dlabs, Inc. (San Jose, Calif.)announced that Compaq Computer Corp. has selected the Permedia 2 graphicsprocessor as a standard graphics option ...
Quantum Effect Design Announces Wind River Systems' Tornado/Vxworks Support for RM52xx Family
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2/20/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Feb. 17, 1998--Quantum Effect Design, Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) a supplier of high-performance MIPS embedded processors, announced an agreement with Wind ...
Announcing Ansoft HFSS Version 6.0
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2/20/1998   Post a comment
Pittsburgh, Pa.--Feb. 10, 1998--Ansoft Corp. announced a new release of the Ansoft High Frequency Structure Simulator (Ansoft HFSS), a full-wave finite element-based electromagnetic ...
Raytheon Systems Company Selects Microtec's VRTX Real-Time Operating System For Wide Area Augmentation System
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2/20/1998   Post a comment
San Jose Calif.--Feb. 17, 1998--The Microtec Division of MentorGraphics Corp. announced that its VRTXsa RTOS was chosen by Raytheon Systems Company (formerly Hughes Aircraft ...
Majority Of U.S. PWB Industry Not Affected By Asian Economic Crisis
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2/20/1998   Post a comment
Northbrook, Ill.--Feb. 13, 1998--Almost two-thirds (65 pecent) of the U.S. printed wiring board (PWB) industry say they are not experiencing any pricing pressures due to current ...
Taiwan's Chip Buildup Remains A Puzzle
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2/20/1998   Post a comment
Analysts are projecting how much money will be spent to add new semi production capacity, leaving competitors and suppliers uncertain about buildup in Taipei.
Fairchild Semiconductor And Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Forge Foundry Relationship For EEPROM Supply
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2/19/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif. and Milpitas, Calif.--Feb. 17, 1998--Fairchild Semiconductorand Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing have agreed that Chartered will manufacture EEPROM ...
Tanner EDA Releases T-Spice Pro
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2/19/1998   Post a comment
Pasadena, Calif.--Tanner EDA announces the V5 release of the T-Spice Pro integrated circuit design capture and simulation system for Windows 95 and NT. The tool suite includes ...
Altera Pays Employees Record $10.1 Million In Profit Sharing And Bonuses
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2/19/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Feb. 12, 1998--Altera Corp. announced it has paid out $10.1 million in profit sharing and bonuses to its employees worldwide based on the company's record 1997 ...
35th DAC Reflects Major Shift In Electronics Industry
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2/19/1998   Post a comment
Bolder, Colo.--Feb. 16, 1998--As the electronics industry shiftstowards system design and away from isolated hardware and softwareengineering, the Design Automation Conference ...
IBM And Commquest Technologies Announce Merger Agreement
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2/19/1998   Post a comment
Armonk, N.Y.--Feb. 11, 1998--IBM and Commquest Technologies, Inc. have entered into a merger agreement. The merger will speed development of a new generation of multifunction, ...
AMI Development Kit Simplifies 802.11 Modem Design
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2/19/1998   Post a comment
Pocatello, Idaho--Feb. 9, 1998--American Microsystems, Inc. (AMI) announced the DEV045, the first development board for use with the SX045 Spread Spectrum transceiver integrated ...
Triquint Semiconductor, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 1997 Results
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2/19/1998   Post a comment
Hillsboro, Ore.--Feb. 11, 1998--Triquint Semiconductor, Inc.reported its financial results for its Fourth Quarter 1997, endingDecember 31, 1997. Revenues for the ...
Centaur Technology Selects Cadence For DSM Design Flow
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2/19/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Feb. 17, 1998--Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced that Centaur Technology, Inc.--a wholly-owned subsidiary of Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT)--selected ...
Asian Flu Stalls CMP Tool Growth
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2/19/1998   Post a comment
Asian financial crisis is stealing thunder out of one of hottest-growing markets for semi processing tools: chemical mechanical planarization.
Philips Semiconductors Announces Global ISO 14001 Certification Strategy
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2/18/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Feb. 11, 1998--Philips Semiconductors announcedits global strategy to have all 14 manufacturing plants ISO 14001 certifiedby the end of 1998. This ...
Applied Micro Circuits Corp. Files Registration Statement for Public Offering
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2/18/1998   Post a comment
San Diego, Calif.--Feb. 11, 1998--Applied Micro Circuits Corp.(AMCC) filed a registration statement with the Securities and ExchangeCommission for a public offering of 6 million ...
Ikos And Logic Innovations Partner To Offer Vector Acceleration Through Emulation
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2/18/1998   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.--Feb. 9, 1998--Ikos Systems, Inc. and Logic Innovations, Inc. announced a strategic marketing partnership that extends the use of Ikos's Virtualogic emulation ...
Fujitsu Microelectronics Signs Paragon Technical As New Northern CaliforniaRepresentative
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2/18/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Feb. 10, 1998--Fujitsu Microelectronics, Inc. (FMI), has selected Paragon Technical, Inc. as its exclusive Northern California representative.Paragon Technical, ...
USB-To-Ethernet Controller Provides Connection Between Portable System, Network, And Peripherals
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2/18/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Feb. 16, 1998---Kawasaki LSI, U.S.A. is expandingits line of USB products with a USB-to-Ethernet controller to be implemented in standard twisted pair cabling ...
3Dlabs And SGS-Thomson Enter Strategic Supply Relationship
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2/18/1998   Post a comment
Hamilton, Bermuda--Feb. 10, 1998--3Dlabs, Inc., Ltd. has enteredinto a strategic supply relationship with SGS-Thomson as an alternativefab for Permedia 2. Under the terms ...
Anadigics Announces Two Additions To Market-Leading Dual-Band, Dual-Mode Power Amp Family
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2/18/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Feb. 10, 1998-- Anadigics, Inc. (Warren, N.J.), has unveiled two GaAs power amplifiers in its dual-band/dual-mode family:the AWT918, which is suited for ...
Systems-On-A-Chip Technology To Headline The Wescon-IC Expo '98 Show Floor And Conference
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2/18/1998   Post a comment
Los Angeles, Calif.--Feb. 11, 1998--Representatives ofthe Wescon electronics trade event announced preparations tolaunch a "Systems-on-a-Chip" exhibit floor showcase and conferenceprogram ...
Motorola Opposes Dumping Decision Against SRAM Firms
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2/18/1998   Post a comment
Motorola says Korean and Taiwanese companies found guilty of dumping didn't ship enough static RAM to injure U.S. industry.
Ramtron Reports 4Q Loss
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2/18/1998   Post a comment
CEO says results "reflect our transition to a product sales-driven organization from one where revenue is fueled primarily by licensing fees."
Credence Fights Off Asia Flu With Strong 1Q
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2/18/1998   Post a comment
Despite turbulence in Asia, Credence Systems tops Wall Street estimates with first quarter earnings of $9.2 million.
Motorola's CGaAs Technology Powers Logic Circuits For Planned Celestri SatelliteNetwork
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2/17/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Feb. 10, 1998--Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector(SPS) is collaborating with Motorola Space and System TechnologyGroup in the development of custom complimentary ...
Cypress FLASH370i CPLDs Now 3.3 V-Compatible
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2/17/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Feb. 9, 1998--Cypress Semiconductor Corp. announced that its FLASH370i CPLDs now offer 3.3-V-tolerant I/Os. Designers can now take advantage of Cypress's ...
Open Verilog International Reports Progress On Merging Its ALF Standard With DCL
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2/17/1998   Post a comment
Los Gatos, Calif--Feb. 9, 1998--Open Verilog International (OVI) is working with the ASIC Council to define a framework for using OVI's Advanced Library Format(ALF) standard ...
Altera Offers Complete, Hardware-Tested PCI Solution
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2/17/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Feb. 9, 1998--Altera Corp. announced the availability of the new PCI Master/Target Megacore function and PCI Target Megacore function design solutions, as well ...
AMI Partners With Linx To Codevelop Cost-Effective Spread-Spectrum Radio
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2/17/1998   Post a comment
Pocatello, Idaho--Feb. 9, 1998--American Microsystems, Inc. (AMI) has established a strategic relationship with Linx Technologies, Inc., an Oregon-based firm specializing in hybrid ...
Www.Edac.Org Is The Place To Go For EDA Industry Information
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2/17/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Feb. 9, 1998--The Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDA Consortium) announced that it has added a new service to its Web site, www.edac.org. The new ...
Electrolux Compressor Companies (ECC) Selects Analog Devices As Supplier OfDSP-Based Motor Control ICs
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2/17/1998   Post a comment
Norwood, Mass.--Feb. 10, 1998--Analog Devices, Inc. has been awardeda three-year contract for DSP-based motor control ICs by Electrolux CompressorCompanies (ECC), a division ...
Actel Announces New Desktop FPGA Programmer
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2/17/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Feb. 10, 1998--Actel Corp. announced the immediate availabilityof Silicon Sculptor, a new FPGA programmer for the PC. Silicon Sculptor is a cost-effective, ...
Altera Pays $10M In Bonuses, Profit Sharing In 97
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2/13/1998   Post a comment
Altera says it paid out $10.1 million in profit sharing and bonuses in 1997.
Chip Association Takes Hard Line On IMF Bailout
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2/13/1998   Post a comment
The Semiconductor Industry Association toughens its stance on bailing out Korean chip makers.
Anadigics' 3-Volt Solution, Four New Power Amplifiers Permit The Use Of Smaller, Lighter Batteries
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2/13/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Feb. 10, 1998--Anadigics, Inc. (Warren, N.J.)unveiled its new family of 3-V GaAs power amplifiers, whichhave been designed to permit cellular handset designers ...
Ikos Unveils Customized Emulation Solutions For Multimedia/Graphics Market And PCI Users
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2/13/1998   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.--Feb. 9, 1998--Ikos Systems, Inc. introduced two emulation products targeted toward multimedia/graphics controllers and PCI-based designs. Both are part of Ikos's ...
Cadence Establishes Industry's First SOC University Scholarship Program
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2/13/1998   Post a comment
Edinburgh, Scotland--Feb. 10, 1998--Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced an SOC University Scholarship program in conjunction with Scotland's four major universities involved ...
Dataquest Identifies Avanti As The Market Leader In Libraries
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2/13/1998   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Feb. 11, 1998--Avanti Corp. announced that Dataquest recently reported that Avanti is the market leader in the library developmenttools and physical libraries ...
3Dlabs Reports Fourth Quarter And 1997 Results
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2/13/1998   Post a comment
Hamilton, Bermuda--Feb. 10, 1998--3Dlabs, Inc. Ltd. announcedrecord financial results for the fourth quarter and year endedDecember 31, 1997.Revenues in the fourth quarter ...
VLSI Licenses NCTI Algorithms For Use In ICs For Cellular And PCS Phone Market
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2/13/1998   Post a comment
Stamford, Conn.--Feb. 10, 1998--Noise Cancellation Technologies, Inc.announced that VLSI Technology, Inc. has licensed NCTI's Clearspeech noise cancellation and Clearspeech ...
IPC/SMTA Cosponsor CSP Technical Forum
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2/13/1998   Post a comment
Northbrook, Ill.--Feb. 11, 1998--Chip scale packaging (CSP) is hailed as the upcoming packaging technology in the electronics assembly industry. The Institute for Interconnecting ...
Lucent Technologies' Bell Design Labs Automation Awarded A More Than $1.25Million Contract For Formal Verification Tools From Silicon Graphics/CrayResearch
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2/13/1998   Post a comment
Murray Hill, N.J.--Jan. 26, 1998-- Lucent Technologies' Bell DesignLabs Automation (BLDA) group has been awarded a more than $1.25 millioncontract for the follow-up purchase ...
Mitel Buys Plessey Semiconductors For $225 Million
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2/13/1998   Post a comment
Supplier of telecom systems and semiconductors says acquisition will move it into top 10 chip suppliers for networking and telecom apps.
Belgium Tries To Lure Chip Makers
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2/13/1998   Post a comment
State government of Flanders teams with Germany's Meissner+Wurst to explore business model that would lease plant space to semiconductor makers.
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