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Synergy Semiconductor Announces Three New Phase Locked Loops
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5/30/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--May 29, 1997--Synergy Semiconductor (Santa Clara, CA) announced the addition of three new Phase Locked Loops (PLLs) to its ClockWorks family tree of clock generation ...
SpeedFam International Books $4.7-Million Auriga Order From Siemens Semiconductor Group
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Chandler, AZ--May 28, 1997--SpeedFam International Inc. (Chandler, AZ), a supplier of high-throughput chemical mechanical polishing (CMP) systems for the semiconductor and disk ...
SGS-THOMSON Acquires Majority Stake in Metaflow Technologies
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San Diego, CA--May 29, 1997--SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics (Paris, France) announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Metaflow Technologies Inc., a specialist developer ...
Motorola Semiconductor to Demonstrate its New Line of Analog Modem Systems Solutions at Supercomm
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Austin, TX--May 28, 1997--Motorola Semiconductor (Austin, TX) announced that it will be demonstrating its new family of analog modem systems solutions at Supercomm, June 2-7 in ...
Chip Express and Exemplar Logic Target ASIC and High-End FPGA Users on Windows
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Santa Clara, CA--May 29, 1997--Chip Express Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) and Exemplar Logic (Alameda, CA) announced the availability of new libraries for Chip Express' CX2000/1 LPGA ...
Silicon Valley Research Reports Fiscal 1997 Results
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San Jose, CA--May 28, 1997--Silicon Valley Research (SVR; San Jose, CA) reported that for the quarter ended March 31, 1997, its revenues were $1.075 million compared to $3.006 ...
National Semiconductor Purchases LTX Delta/STEs to Test Systems-on-a-Chip
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Westwood, MA--May 29, 1997-- LTX Corp. (Westwood, MA), a supplier of semiconductor test equipment, announced that it has received a multi-million dollar order from National Semiconductor's ...
0.25 m System-Level ASIC Family from Toshiba Integrates More than Ten Million Usable Gates
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San Jose, CA--May 29, 1997--Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. (TAEC; Irvine, CA) announced a new family of 0.25 m drawn system-level ASICs integrating more than ten million ...
National Semiconductor Teams with Graychip to Market IC Solutions for Cellular Basestations
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Fort Collins, CO--May 29, 1997--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) and Graychip DSP Chips and Systems (Palo Alto, CA) announced an agreement to jointly market ICs ...
Speed Establishes New R&D Center in Silicon Valley, California; Appoints Sean Dart as CTO
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Sunnyvale, CA--May 28, 1997--Speed Electronic Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced that it has established an R&D organization in the U.S., and promoted Sean Dart to CTO. Mr. Dart is ...
Next Wave's Digital Video ICs Enter Taiwan Market; Aggressive Strategy to Penetrate Worldwide Markets Continues
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Santa Clara, CA--May 28, 1997--Next Wave Technology Inc. (Taipei, Taiwan) announced an agreement whereby SinoStar will market Next Wave's innovative digital video IC products.Under ...
Alpine Microsystems' New Silicon Interconnect Technology Breaks System Performance Bottlenecks
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San Jose, CA--May 28, 1997--Alpine Microsystems Inc. (Campbell, CA) announced a new "Complex IC Technology" that connects two or more chips using a series of silicon-based substrates ...
Tanisys Technology to Begin Trading on Nasdaq Smallcap
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Austin, TX--May 28, 1997--Tanisys Technology Inc. (Austin, TX)announced that the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") has completed its review of the company's General ...
Ibis Technology Corp. Awarded $400,000 in SIMOX-SOI Government R&D Contracts
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Danvers, MA--May 28, 1997--Ibis Technology Corp. (Danvers, MA) announced that it has been awarded four research and development contracts, totaling $400,000, by various government ...
Specification Decisions to be Made Soon by PCI SIGBy Sarah Reid
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Specification Decisions to be Made Soon by PCI SIGBy Sarah Reid Santa Clara, CA--May 28, 1997--The Peripheral Component Interface Special Interest Group (PCI ...
IKOS' VirtuaLogic Emulator Plays Key Role in Development of Centaur Technology's New Microprocessor
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Cupertino, CA--May 27, 1997--IKOS Systems Inc. (Cupertino, CA) announced that its VirtuaLogic Emulation technology played a significant role in the development of Centaur Technology's ...
Sun Microsystems Announces Intent to Acquire Encore Computer's Storage Business
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Mountain View, CA--May 28, 1997--Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, CA) and Encore Computer Corp. (Fort Lauderdale, FL) have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding ...
IGS Provides Multimedia Accelerators for Sun's JavaStation Network Computer
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Santa Clara, CA--May 28, 1997--InteGraphics Systems (IGS; Santa Clara, CA) announced that the company is providing multimedia accelerators for Sun Microsystems' JavaStation family ...
Micron Electronics Expands Product Offering with Enterprise Server
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Nampa, ID--May 27, 1997--Micron Electronics Inc. (Nampa, ID) announced the Micron Vetix Mxi, which rounds out its line of server products and opens the doors to the direct-channel, ...
Alcatel Joins VSIA Steering Committee; VSIA Emphasizes European and System Company Participation
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San Jose, CA--May 27, 1997--The Virtual Socket Interface Alliance (VSIA), an open alliance formed to accelerate the growth of the system-chip industry, announced that Alcatel ...
HP Extends Security and User Authentication to Intranets with HP Praesidium/Security Service 1.5
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Palo Alto, CA--May 27, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) introduced HP Praesidium/Security Service 1.5 interoperability with CyberSafe Challenger and VERITAS (formerly ...
Synopsys Introduces Powergate for High-Accuracy Cell-Level Power Simulation and Analysis
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Synopsys Introduces Powergate for High-Accuracy Cell-Level Power Simulation and Analysis Mountain View, CA--May ...
Atmel Introduces Their SPLD Package
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San Jose, CA--May 27, 1997--Atmel Corp. (San Jose, CA) announced that it is now offering a plastic package for its line of SPLD programmable logic devices that is more than 70 ...
Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector Unveils New Direction and Structure
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Austin, TX--May 27, 1997-- Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector (SPS; Austin, TX) announced changes in direction and structure to align more closely with its customers' needs. ...
MTI Announces Phone Home Service Feature for RAID Arrays
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Anaheim, CA--May 27, 1997--MTI Technology Corp. announced a new "Phone Home" automated problem-reporting feature for the Gladiator Series of open systems RAID arrays. The ...
National Semiconductor Re-enters Switched Capacitor Voltage Converter Market with New Offerings in Mini SO-8 Surface-Mount Packages
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Santa Clara, CA--May 27, 1997--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) introduced the LM2660 and LM2661 CMOS charge-pump voltage converters. Both parts are housed ...
Viewlogic Bridges Electronic and Electro-Mechanical Design
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Viewlogic Bridges Electronic and Electro-Mechanical Design Marlboro, MA--May 27, 1997--Viewlogic ...
Ellen Hancock of Apple to Address Workshop at DAC
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Anaheim, CA--May 23, 1997--The Workshop for Women in Design Automation, launched at last year's Design Automation Conference (DAC) and designed as a day-long interactive seminar ...
Omniview Announces Design Environment for Board- and Full System-Level Synthesis
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San Mateo, CA--May 26, 1997--Omniview Inc. (San Mateo, CA), a design modeling and synthesis company, announced Omniview Galaxy, the first in a series of new system-level design ...
Hewlett-Packard Awards More Than $176 Million in Profit Sharing to Employees
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Vancouver, WA--May 23, 1997--More than 4,000 employees of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Washington entities of Bellevue, Everett, Richland, Spokane, and Vancouver received cash profit ...
MOSAID Ships Powerful SDRAM Test System
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Ottawa, Canada--May 22, 1997--MOSAID Technologies Inc. (Ottawa, Canada) announced the first shipments at the end of the fourth quarter of the MS4105 engineering test systems, ...
Synopsys Staffs up to Deliver the Next 10X in Productivity for System-on-a-Chip Design
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Synopsys Staffs up to Deliver the Next 10X in Productivity for System-on-a-Chip DesignMountain View, CA--May ...
Avant! Shareholders Vote for Board of Directors
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Sunnyvale, CA--May 21, 1997--Avant! Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) shareholders reaffirmed their support for Gerald C. Hsu, the company's chairman, and the entire slate of board candidates ...
Organizations Come Together for the Third Joint EDA Standards Booth at DAC
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Austin, TX--May 27, 1997--Major consortiums representing EDA and silicon system design companies will again be located in one booth at this year's Design Automation Conference ...
SEMI Supports Uniform National Securities Law Standards Legislation
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Mountain View, CA--May 21, 1997--Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI; Mountain View, CA), a worldwide trade association representing manufacturers of semiconductor ...
Techdyne Inc. Announces Agreement in Principle to Acquire Electronics Manufacturer
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5/23/1997   Post a comment
Hialeah, FL--May 22, 1997--Techdyne Inc. (Hialeah, FL) announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Lytton Inc., a private company engaged in electronics manufacturing. ...
U.S. Robotics Ships New x2 PC Cards
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5/23/1997   Post a comment
Salt Lake City, UT--May 21, 1997--U.S. Robotics (Salt Lake City, UT) announced the availability of MHz-brand x2 PC Cards for notebook computers and handheld computing devices. ...
Circuit Systems Announces Negotiations To Purchase Philips' Printed Circuit Board Operation
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Elk Grove Village, IL--May 22, 1997--Circuit Systems Inc. (Elk Grove Village, IL) announced that it has entered into serious negotiations to purchase the PCB manufacturing operation ...
Wyle Electronics Acquires U.K. Programming Center
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Irvine, CA--May 22, 1997--Wyle Electronics (Irvine, CA) announced that its U.K. subsidiary, Wyle Ginsbury Electronics (WGE), has acquired Welwyn Technologies Ltd., a semiconductor ...
Artisoft Announces LANtastic for Windows NT
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Tucson, AZ--May 22, 1997--Artisoft, Inc. (Tucson, AZ) announced LANtastic for Windows NT, the latest version of the award-winning LANtastic network designed for small and growing ...
Motorola Strengthens Line of On-Chip Flash Microcontrollers with New 16-bit Derivative; 68HC916R1 with 50K Flash Debuts
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Austin, TX--May 22, 1997--Motorola's (Austin, TX) Microcontroller Technologies Group announced the expansion of its line of microcontrollers with integrated Flash Electrically ...
SCO's Mr. Unix Takes Hands-On Leadership of SCO Product Development Organization
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Santa Cruz, CA--May 21, 1997--SCO (Santa Cruz, CA) announced that Unix pioneer Doug Michels, SCO's co-founder and current executive vice president and CTO, will assume responsibility ...
Mentor Graphics Speaks Out at DAC
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Wilsonville, OR--May 22, 1997-- Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville, OR) ...
Avant! Expands Operations in Europe to Meet Growing Demand
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Sunnyvale, CA--May 21, 1997--Avant! Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced that within the European market, it is witnessing a wide deployment of the company's products throughout a growing ...
AdvanSys Announces First Shipments Of Four-Channel Ultra-SCSI Adapter To Plextor
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5/22/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--May 21, 1997--Advanced System Products Inc. (AdvanSys; San Jose, CA) is now shipping the ABP980-U PCI Host Bus Adapter in volume. Plextor has already received its ...
LANQuest Ships World's First Gigabit Multi-Protocol Ethernet Traffic Generator/Analyzer: Net/WRx 4.0
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5/22/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, CA--May 21, 1997--LANQuest (Fremont, CA) announced a new version of its popular Net/WRx traffic generation and analysis software that provides Gigabit Ethernet testing ...
Cisco Selected to Supply Data Communications Solutions for Motorola's $263 Million Air Force Contract
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5/22/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--May 21, 1997--Cisco Systems Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced that it has been selected to provide state-of-the-art data communications technology to Motorola's Space ...
Microware Systems Corp. Names M. Denis Connaghan COO
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5/22/1997   Post a comment
Des Moines, IA--May 19, 1997--Microware Systems Corp. (Des Moines, IA) announced that M. Denis Connaghan has been named COO effective May 19, 1997. In addition to his operating ...
Ibis Technology Reports SIMOX-SOI Technology is Adopted in Commercial Product
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Danvers, MA--May 21, 1997--Ibis Technology Corp., a supplier of SIMOX-SOI (Separation by Implantation of Oxygen/Silicon-on-Insulator) wafers to the semiconductor manufacturers, ...
TMA at DAC 1997
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Sunnyvale, CA--May 19, 1997--At the 34th Design Automation Conference (DAC), June 9-13 in Anaheim, CA, Technology Modeling Associates Inc. (TMA; Sunnyvale, CA) will demonstrate ...
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