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Editor's Notebook: Aid To India
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ISD Magazine would like to add a message of condolence and concern to the many being sent to India this week in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in the Western Region of the country.
Koreans wade into unfamiliar foundry waters
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Tired of that sinking feeling in the DRAM market, South Korean semiconductor makers are eyeing larger involvement in the world's non-memory markets, mainly through foundry services.
JMAR expands foundry roster, inks deal with Malaysia's 1st Silicon
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SAN DIEGO -- Gearing up for its recent entry into the semiconductor business, JMAR Technologies Inc. has expanded its silicon foundry roster by announcing a deal with Malaysia's 1st Silicon (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. Under the terms of the three-year agreement, JMAR will have its CMOS logic and mixed-signal products made on a foundry basis by 1st Silicon. More specifically, 1st Silicon will make JMAR's initial semiconductor line--a family of first in-first out (FIFO) products.
Cadence Appoints General Manager of Quickturn Japan
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Yokohama, Japan- February 1, 2001 - Quickturn today announced that Shozo Uchida has joined Cadence as the new general manager of its Quickturn Japan organization.
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Flextronics increases size of public offering
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Flextronics, a Singapore-based electronic manufacturing service provider, boosted its recently-announced public offering from 25 million shares to 31.05 million shares, including 4.05 million shares that have been granted to underwriters to cover over-allotments. The total offering is valued at $1.18 billion.
Toshiba Adds 64-Bit MIPS-Based Embedded Microprocessor
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San Jose, CA - January 30, 2001 - Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) with its parent company Toshiba Corp. announced availability in production quantities of a new, higher-performance member of its MIPS-based microprocessor family that integrates a comprehensive array of on-chip peripherals.
SEZ enters wet wafer cleaning market with spin processor
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VILLACH, Austria--The SEZ Group here this week rolled out a non-contact, double-sided wafer spin processor for cleaning applications in the front end of line (FEOL) processes. The single-wafer spin processor is capable of handling up to 200 substrates per hour.
Infineon and Hyundai settle patent dispute
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Infineon Technologies AG and Hyundai Electronics Industries Co. Wedensday settled their patent litigation and entered a technology exchange agreement.
Mitel expects 27% drop in semiconductor sales in quarter
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OTTAWA--Preparing to turn itself into a pure-play communications chip company, Mitel Corp. today released results reflecting a 12% sequential drop in semiconductor sales to $171.1 million in the fiscal quarter ended Dec. 29, compared to the prior quarter. Late last year, the Canadian telecom company announced plans to sell off its communications systems division to concentrate on semiconductor applications (see Dec. 15 story)
Maxim köper Dallas
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Maxims bud på Dallas Semiconductor ser ut att resultera i ett köp. Priset blir någonstans runt 2,5 miljarder dollar.
Malaysia's 1st Silicon foundry partners with ASE Test for turnkey production
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KUCHING, Malaysia -- Chip-foundry startup 1st Silicon (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. here today announced a partnership with ASE Test Ltd. of Taiwan to provide turnkey wafer-processing, chip-testing, and final assembly services.
Infiniband-kretsar från Intel
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Hyundai, Infineon settle lawsuits with cross-licensing pact
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MUNICH -- Hyundai Electronics Industries Co. Ltd. and Infineon Technologies AG announced a cross-licensing pact that settles a number of patent lawsuits pending in the U.S. and Germany. Terms of the technology pact and long-term business agreement were not released by the two companies.
Stand in one place
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They say your whole life passes before you - or surrounds you, if you're an audiophile. When it comes to multichannel audio, Steve Ohr wonders whether he's seen this stuff before.
3G slammed by French mobile service provider
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Bouygues Telecom SA, a prominent European mobile-phone service provider, has sent shock waves through the mobile communications industry by declining to bid for a "value-destroying" third generation (3G) license in France, its main market.
InSilicon enhances Java coprocessor core
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Intellectual-property developer InSilicon Inc. has developed a hardware coprocessor for Java that can run at up to 200 MHz, giving portable systems such as personal digital assistants and smart cards up to 55 times the performance of a Java virtual machine in software.
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