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Microsoft Recognizes Cirrus Logic for Delivering First AGP Graphics Solution to Run on Memphis
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Fremont, CA--March 5, 1997--Cirrus Logic Inc. (Fremont, CA) announced that its Laguna3D-AGP (CL-GD5465) graphics accelerator is the industry's first hardware using Intel's Accelerated ...
Micron Electronics Inc. and 3Com Corp. Announce Strategic Alliance
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Nampa, ID--March 5, 1997--Micron Electronics Inc. (Nampa, ID) and 3Com Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) announced the formation of a strategic alliance to integrate 3Com networking technologies ...
Sun Solaris Produces Best TPC-C Price/Performance Results for Oracle with Intel-Based Unix Platform
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Mountain View, CA--March 5, 1997--Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, CA) announced that its Solaris operating environment produced the best TPC-C price/performance results to ...
Paradigm Technology Relocates Headquarters
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Milpitas, CA--March 5, 1997--Paradigm Technology Inc. announced that it has relocated its headquarters to 694 Tasman Dr., Milpitas, CA 95035. The main telephone number remains ...
Philips Names Fusion Systems Worldwide Key Supplier
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Rockville, MD--March 5, 1997--Fusion Systems Corp. (Rockville, MD) announced that it has been named worldwide key supplier for photoresist strip, photostabilization, and related ...
RAPID Luncheon Reveals IP Developers' Predictions for Market Potential, Standards by Lori Maupas
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RAPID Luncheon Reveals IP Developers' Predictions for Market Potential, Standards by Lori Maupas Some high-profile names in the electronic design community could ...
Attachmate Ships PathWay for OpenVMS v3.0
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Bellevue, WA--March 5, 1997--Attachmate Corp. (Bellevue, WA) announced PathWay for OpenVMS v3.0, a suite of TCP/IP tools and networking applications for accessing mission-critical ...
TSMC Announces Resignation of Don Brooks
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Hsin-Chu, Taiwan--March 4, 1997--Don Brooks has announced his plans to resign as president of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC; Hsin-Chu, Taiwan) effective May 1, ...
Dataquest Clients can now Access Research Programs via the World Wide Web
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San Jose, CA--March 5, 1997--Dataquest (San Jose, CA) announced that its Web site, Dataquest Interactive (DQi), has been expanded and enhanced to give clients access to their ...
National Semiconductor Introduces CRT-Deflection System Optimized for 15-in. Continuous-Sync Monitors
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Santa Clara, CA--March 4, 1997--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) released a deflection solution for continuous autosync 15-in. CRT monitors. The new chip set ...
Interim Communications Changes its Name to The PentaCom Agency
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San Jose, CA--March 3, 1997--The PentaCom Agency (San Jose, CA), formerly Interim Communications, announced its changed name and future direction. The PentaCom Agency was ...
Microtec Teams with Hardware-Assist Providers--AppliedAMC, EST, and HP
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Santa Clara, CA--March 3, 1997--Microtec (Santa Clara, CA), a Mentor Graphics ...
Low-Speed ATM Poised for Fast Growth, Study Says
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San Francisco, CA--March 4, 1997--Slower can be better, according to recent figures provided by the independent market research firm Vertical Systems (San Francisco, CA). The ...
StreamLogic to Move Corporate Headquarters
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Chatsworth, CA--March 4, 1997--StreamLogic Corp. (Chatsworth, CA) announced its relocation to consolidated facilities in Newark, CA. Effective April 7, 1997, StreamLogic's ...
Michiel Ligthart Joins Exemplar Logic as Director of ASIC Marketing
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Alameda, CA--March 4, 1997--Exemplar Logic Inc. (Alameda, CA) announced that Michiel Ligthart has joined the company as director of ASIC marketing reporting to Robert Barker, ...
IBM Expands Open Storage to Sun, HP Users with Vicom Agreement
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San Jose, CA--March 4, 1997--IBM (San Jose, CA) accelerated its expansion into open systems storage, announcing an agreement to acquire certain storage products from Vicom Systems ...
Intergraph's Intense 3D Pro 1000 Delivers 3D Graphics Card for Professional Intel/Windows NT-based PCs and Workstations
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Huntsville, AL--March 4, 1997--Intergraph Computer Systems' Consumer Products Division announced increased OpenGL performance of its Intense 3D Pro 1000 graphics accelerator through ...
A Primer on the ITU's Recommendation H.323
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Like other H.32X recommendations, H.323 sets standards for audio and video compression and for call set-up and control channels. But H.323 works within the IP context of the corporate LAN and the Internet and is far more complex than previous ITU standards for videotelephony. Andrew Davis brovides an overview of ITU's Recommendation H.323.
Hitachi America Announces Double-Speed DVD-ROM Drive
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Brisbane, CA--March 3, 1997--Hitachi America Ltd. (Brisbane, CA) announced the launch of the GD-2000, a double-speed technology DVD-ROM drive. The GD-2000 has a transfer ...
Avant! Gets $4.5 Million IC Design Tool Order from Rockwell for Development of Next-Generation Communications Chips
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Sunnyvale, CA--March 3, 1997--Avant! Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced a $4.5 million dollar purchase order from Rockwell Semiconductor Systems (Newport Beach, CA). The timed-license ...
Intel Announces First in a Series of Pentium Overdrive Processor Upgrades Featuring MMX Media Enhancement Technology
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Folsom, CA--March 3, 1997--Intel Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) announced the availability of Pentium OverDrive processors with MMX media enhancement technology for upgradable Pentium ...
Interse to Provide Technology to Microsoft's Web Site Solution
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Redmond, WA--March 3, 1997--Microsoft Corp. (Redmond, WA) announced that it has acquired Interse Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA). Microsoft plans to integrate Interse market focus ...
HP Wins $50 Million Contract With Omnipoint Communications for IT Business Solutions
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Palo Alto, CA--March 3, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) announced that Omnipoint Communications Inc., as part of a three-year, $50 million contract with HP, is standardizing ...
New Core Logic Chip Optimizes StrongARM Microprocessor for PCI Embedded Applications
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Maynard, MA--March 3, 1997--Digital Equipment Corp. (Maynard, MA) announced a single-chip core logic device that enables the StrongARM SA-110 microprocessor to control popular, ...
LanOptics Introduces LANmaker
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Migdal Ha'Emek, Israel--March 3, 1997--LanOptics Ltd. (Migdal Ha'Emek, Israel) announced the immediate availability of LANmaker, the all-in-one VLAN Switch for organizations seeking ...
Avant! Gets $4.5 Million IC Design Tool Order from Rockwell for Development of Next-Generation Communications Chips
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Sunnyvale, CA--March 3, 1997--Avant! Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced a $4.5 million dollar purchase order from Rockwell Semiconductor Systems (Newport Beach, CA). The timed-license ...
New IBM Chip Offers Low-Cost Solution for Network Computers
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Fishkill, NY--March 3, 1997--IBM (Fishkill, NY) announced a microcontroller chip designed to power a new generation of digital devices, including the latest addition to the corporate ...
IBC Announces the Galileo 1 Motherboard
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Simi Valley, CA--March 3, 1997--Integrated Business Computers (IBC; Simi Valley, CA) introduced the Galileo 1 Motherboard. It offers six full-length unblocked 32-bit-busmaster ...
Hitachi America Announces Double-Speed DVD-ROM Drive
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Brisbane, CA--March 3, 1997--Hitachi America Ltd. (Brisbane, CA) announced the launch of the GD-2000, a double-speed technology DVD-ROM drive. The GD-2000 has a transfer ...
Xilinx Lowers the Cost of XC3000 Performance
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San Jose, CA--February 28, 1997--Xilinx Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced it is improving the cost of performance by lowering the prices for the XC3000 and XC3100A FPGA families. ...
Silicon Valley Research Reports Settlement of Pending Lawsuit
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San Jose, CA--February 28, 1997--Silicon Valley Research (SVR; San Jose, CA) reported that it reached full settlement of a legal action brought by Mentor ...
Aberdeen Names HP Leader in Commercial Unix System Market for Seventh Year in a Row
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Palo Alto, CA--February 28, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) announced that Aberdeen Group, a market-research firm, (Boston, MA) has named HP the leading vendor in the ...
Multimedia Video Encoder-Decoder Chipset's Patented Features Enhance Performance and Simplify System Design
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Melbourne, FL--March 3, 1997--Harris Semiconductor's (Melbourne, FL) first NTSC/PAL video chipset consists of the HMP8112 decoder and HMP8156 encoder. Applications include home ...
Aberdeen Names HP Leader in Commercial Unix System Market for Seventh Year in a Row
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Palo Alto, CA--February 28, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) announced that Aberdeen Group, a market-research firm, (Boston, MA) has named HP the leading vendor in the ...
Cascade Introduces New Family of Silicon-Intelligent Libraries
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Bellevue, WA--March 3, 1997--Cascade Design Automation (Bellevue, WA) introduced its complete family of Silicon-Intelligent libraries for cell-based design. Cascades' Silicon-Intelligent ...
Xilinx Lowers the Cost of XC3000 Performance
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San Jose, CA--February 28, 1997--Xilinx Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced it is improving the cost of performance by lowering the prices for the XC3000 and XC3100A FPGA families. ...
Motorola RF Semiconductor Division Names Greg Peloquin as Director of RF Distribution Marketing
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Phoenix, AZ--February 28, 1997--Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector (Phoenix, AZ) has named Greg Peloquin as director of RF Distribution Marketing of the Radio Frequency Semiconductor ...
U.S. Robotics Debuts LANLinker
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Skokie, IL--February 28, 1997--U.S. Robotics (Skokie, IL) announced two new low-end routers. U.S. Robotics' LANLinker 56 and LANLinker BRI offer LAN connectivity to remote offices ...
U.S. Robotics Debuts LANLinker
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Skokie, IL--February 28, 1997--U.S. Robotics (Skokie, IL) announced two new low-end routers. U.S. Robotics' LANLinker 56 and LANLinker BRI offer LAN connectivity to remote offices ...
Intusoft Adds New Design Validation Capability
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San Pedro, CA--March 1, 1997--Intusoft (San Pedro, CA) has released a new Spice add-on product called Design Validator. Design Validator keeps track of multiple circuit configurations, ...
Silicon Valley Research Reports Settlement of Pending Lawsuit
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San Jose, CA--February 28, 1997--Silicon Valley Research (SVR; San Jose, CA) reported that it reached full settlement of a legal action brought by Mentor ...
Intusoft Adds New Design Validation Capability
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San Pedro, CA--March 1, 1997--Intusoft (San Pedro, CA) has released a new Spice add-on product called Design Validator. Design Validator keeps track of multiple circuit configurations, ...
Multimedia Video Encoder-Decoder Chipset's Patented Features Enhance Performance and Simplify System Design
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Melbourne, FL--March 3, 1997--Harris Semiconductor's (Melbourne, FL) first NTSC/PAL video chipset consists of the HMP8112 decoder and HMP8156 encoder. Applications include home ...
Cascade Introduces New Family of Silicon-Intelligent Libraries
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Bellevue, WA--March 3, 1997--Cascade Design Automation (Bellevue, WA) introduced its complete family of Silicon-Intelligent libraries for cell-based design. Cascades' Silicon-Intelligent ...
Motorola RF Semiconductor Division Names Greg Peloquin as Director of RF Distribution Marketing
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Phoenix, AZ--February 28, 1997--Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector (Phoenix, AZ) has named Greg Peloquin as director of RF Distribution Marketing of the Radio Frequency Semiconductor ...
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