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Crystal targets tight spaces
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Router chips evangelize convergence
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Two single-chip system-on-silicon communications controllers from the Galileo Technology division of Marvell Semiconductor Inc. support the convergence of telephony, video and data on packet-based Internet Protocol networks.
Capacitors offer low ESR for use in 3G cell phones
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Murata Electronics North America Inc.'s GRM615 series capacitors can boost performance via lower equivalent series resistance (ESR) and increase battery life in mobile and handheld devices, according to the company.
Modjacks cut external parts
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Single-gate logic gets a package shrink
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Fairchild Semiconductor Corp. is using tiny tweezers to take the wraps off its new MicroPak for single-gate logic.
Resistors add tolerance
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Emcore sales up 19.6% from prior quarter
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SOMERSET, N.J.--Compound semiconductor materials supplier Emcore Corp. today reported a 19.6% increase in revenues during the first three months of 2001, compared to the final quarter in 2000. Emcore's sales reached a record $47.9 million vs. $40.1 million in the prior quarter, which ended Dec. 31.
Design services
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Altera has unveiled a Certified Design Centre (CDC) partnership programme, aiming to introduce system-on-chip (SOC) designers to the world of system-on-a-programmable-chip (SOPC) applications.
On Semi's latest low-dropout regulator eliminates bypass capacitor
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PHOENIX--On Semiconductor Corp. today announced a new CMOS low-noise, low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulator that's designed to improve the performance of circuits in portable product applications. The new regulator also eliminates the need for an external bypass capacitor.
UMC expects Q2 foundry sales to fall 30%, but projects rise in Q3
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TAIPEI, Taiwan --Silicon foundry supplier United Microelectronics Corp. here today announced a 25.9% sequential drop in revenues during the first quarter of 2001, and it projected net sales to drop another 30% in the current quarter from Q1 as it struggles with weak market conditions.
Altran aims to triple UK workforce
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French technology consulting company Altran plans to triple its UK workforce during the next two years.
Infineon to buy optical chip supplier Catamaran for $250 million in stock
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MUNICH -- In a move to expand its IC portfolio in high-speed optical networks, Infineon Technologies AG today announced plans to acquire privately-held Catamaran Communications Inc. of San Jose for $250 million in stock.
Heard on the Beat (April 27)
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Heard on the Beat (April 27)
Bush still undecided over ASML-SVG merger, but analysts believe the deal may get approved
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SAN JOSE -- President Bush is still wrestling with the decision concerning the proposed sale of Silicon Valley Group Inc. to ASM Lithography, but some analysts believe the administration is leaning towards approving the deal--with some concessions on both sides. Under heavy pressure to make a decision concerning the ASML-SVG merger by the May 8 deadline, President Bush reportedly has now summoned Security of State Collin Powell to crack heads in the administration and resolve what has become a
Mentor, Synplicity prep programmable platforms
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FPGA synthesis-tool rivals Synplicity Inc. and Mentor Graphics Corp. are aggressively bidding to become the quintessential tool vendor for the emerging — and potentially lucrative — market for platforms that assist the development of designs featuring a complex core flanked by programmable logic.
Intel could face delay on its 0.13-micron process
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Intel Corp.'s projected Pentium 4 Northwood processor and 1.26-GHz Tualatin Pentium III processor may be impacted by a three-to-four month delay in a crucial piece of processing equipment, according to industry sources.
Feedback
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A Few Good Heroes
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TSMC warns of grim second quarter
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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. estimates that its second-quarter sales will drop 26 percent from the first quarter and warned that its utilization rate that is likely to fall below 50 percent.
PMC-Sierra adopts 'poison pill' measure
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PMC-Sierra, Inc. today announced that its board of directors has adopted a Stockholders' Rights Plan designed to discourage unsolicited takeover bids.
Legerity seeks to emerge from AMD's shadow
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After years of living as the "ignored child" under the roof of parent Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Legerity Inc.'s place at the intersection of voice and data convergence could finally earn it the recognition that it craves.
Industry reacts to illegal tantalum mining
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The U.S. electronics industry is demonstrating mixed reaction to the illegal mining of tantalum ore in several environmentally protected areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But even those who express concern say they don't see how they or the electronics industry as a whole can do anything to remedy the problem.
SwitchCore och Intel i samarbete
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4/27/2001   Post a comment
SwitchCore och Intel ska samarbeta om utveckling av Gigabit Ethernet-växlar med mycket hög kapacitet. Enligt avtalet ska dels Intel licensiera delar av CXE-teknologin för egen tillverkning, dels ska framtida produkter utvecklas i ett gemensamt utvecklingsprojekt.
AMD rides off to the notebook races with Palomino
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Advanced Micro Devices Inc. may have been a non-factor in the notebook computer race so far, but this quarter the company is finally going to bust out of the starting gate riding its Palomino notebook PC processor.
Sanford tillverkar Anotopennor
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Anoto ska samarbeta med Sanford, en av världens ledande penntillverkare, för tillverkning och distribution av pennor försedda med Anoto-teknologi.
Mångsidig bredbandsbox i hemmen
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Dator, stereo, TV och video kan alla ersättas med en enda bredbandsbox i vardagsrummet, som dessutom är mycket enklare att använda oavsett om man är datorvan eller har teknikfobi. Det säger Claes Wellton Persson, som med sitt nya bolag, Broadbandbox AB, kommer med en produkt som ska vara enkel och användarvänlig.
Intel forms division to attack ADSL and home-networking, but drops business-oriented DSL chip lines
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Continuing to evolve its communications business, Intel Corp. has quietly formed a new division to attack the consumer-oriented Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) and home-networking markets. The new division will focus on developing chip- and systems-level products for OEMs in the asymmetric DSL (ADSL) and home-networking areas. But while Intel plans to make a big push in ADSL, the company will cease the development of its business-oriented, symmetric DSL (SDSL) chip lines.
NEC to undergo more restructuring
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Bad loans could delay recovery for communications OEMs
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The financial crisis roiling telecom service operators is threatening to spill over into the communications equipment market and may jeopardize any chance the sector has for a quick and sustainable recovery.
Intel acquisitions reflect optoelectronics thrust
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Turning an unsettled communications equipment market to its advantage, Intel Corp. last week swooped in on three component makers that will constitute the core of a new business dedicated to optoelectronics.
Cell phone makers relying on EMS
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Compression schemes audition for digital cinema role
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Companies are entering the gun lap in the race to define compression standards for digital cinema as the Moving Picture Experts Group gears up to test a raft of silicon-intensive approaches in June. The compression debate has been part of a slow evolution toward digital cinema that pushed forward this past week with a number of product rollouts and technology demos at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention.
Vishay sues General Semiconductor for patent infringement
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Stepping up the pressure in its takeover battle, Vishay Intertechnology Inc.'s Siliconix subsidiary has filed a patent infringement suit against General Semiconductor Inc.
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