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Mobile device chip market grew 20% in 2011, says ABI
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4/2/2012   2 comments
Sales revenue from chipsets designed for mobile devices increased by more than 20 percent to $35 billion in 2011, while the total semiconductor market achieved 2 percent year-on-year growth, according to market analysis firm ABI Research.
Memory IP startup offers multiport generators
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Embedded memory intellectual property licensor Memoir Systems has announced that its first commercial product, the Renaissance 2X, is available.
Avery DDR4 and DFI-PHY Verification IP
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4/2/2012   1 comment
Verification IP provides DDR and LPDDR memory models and a complete DFI-PHY verification solution.
Alliance SDRAM modules support industrial applications
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Available in densities of up to 256 Mb, the modules operate over a temperature range of -40°C to +85°C.
Samsung Display starts as separate entity
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Samsung Electronics officially launches Samsung Display Co., Ltd. as a new corporation, as the company carries out incorporation registration on April 3.
Major upgrade to Synopsys' Synplify FPGA synthesis tools
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Latest Synplify FPGA synthesis software offers new high-reliability features and improved productivity for FPGA-based prototyping
Docomo kills LTE semiconductor JV
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NTT Docomo has cancelled plans to establish a joint venture fabless chip company to develop and sell ICs for mobile devices.
Samsung ninth going on fourth in foundry ranks, says Gartner
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4/2/2012   8 comments
The worldwide semiconductor foundry market totaled $29.8 billion in 2011, a 5.1 percent increase from 2010, according to market research firm Gartner Inc. The top four foundries held their rankings from the previous year. But of those four only the leader, TSMC, increased its market share, taking it to 48.8 percent of the total foundry business.
Analog Devices buys clock technology specialist
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4/2/2012   1 comment
Mixed-signal and converter IC vendor Analog Devices has acquired Multigig, a developer of high frequency clock signal technology, for an undisclosed sum.
Dialog to use TSMC BCD process for PMICs
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Fabless chip company Dialog Semiconductor plc is planning to use a 130-nm BCD process from leading foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. for power management ICs
IBM analytics to plumb universe's secret
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4/2/2012   9 comments
IBM will harness water-cooled 3-D chip sets to plumb the secrets of the universe by analyzing exabytes (billion gigabytes) of data streaming in from the world's largest radio telescope to be constructed in 2024.
Analyst: ASML holds all the cards in litho
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4/2/2012   7 comments
Lithography tool vendor ASML commanded a higher share of units shipped in 2011 than the combined total of competitors Nikon and Canon, further evidence that the Dutch firm has come to dominate which was only a few years ago a close three-horse race, according to the Information Network, a market research firm.
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