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Intel moves into consumer digital audio market
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Intel Corp. today jumped into the consumer audio market by introducing a portable digital audio player that provides up to four hours of music programming and more than 20 hours of spoken-word audio.
Taiwan firm licenses ARM core
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Global UniChip Corp., Taipei, Taiwan, today announced that it has licensed the ARM7TDMI microprocessor core from ARM, Cambridge, England, for use in system-on-chip (SoC) devices for a wide range of embedded applications including wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions.
Motorola's camera-on-chip sensor integrates analog, signal processing
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PHOENIX--Motorola Inc. here today rolled out a new 1.3-megapixel image sensor for digital cameras, video systems and imaging applications. Fabricated with Motorola's ImageMOS technology, the "camera-on-a-chip" device contains analog and digital signal processing circuits, said the company.
Micron to use AMD processors in its business-oriented PCs
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Micron Electronics, Inc., said today it plans to use microprocessors from Advanced Micro Devices in its ClientPro line of business-class personal computers.
Intel moves into consumer digital audio market
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Intel Corp. today made a move into the consumer audio market by introducing a portable digital audio player that provides up to four hours of music programming and more than 20 hours of spoken-word audio.
Chip sales up 31% in 2000; Toshiba passes NEC as No. 2 supplier
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SAN JOSE -- Semiconductor sales increased 31% to $222.1 billion in 2000 from $169.1 billion in 1999 despite a slight slowdown in revenue growth during the final months of the year, according to preliminary estimates released today by Dataquest Inc.
DSP growth expected to slow from torrid pace in 2001
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DALLAS --Despite a year-end slump in consumer demand, DSPs continued to shine as one of the fastest-growing semiconductor segments in 2000.
Tegal licenses dual-frequency etch patents to Applied Materials
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PETALUMA, CALIF. -- Tegal Corp. here today announced it has granted a non-exclusive license to Applied Materials Inc. for U.S. patents covering dual-frequency etch technology. Under the pact, Applied Materials will pay Tegal an undisclosed one-time sum for use of the company's patents for specific wafer-processing applications.
High DSL prices slowing European market
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European telecoms operators are charging up to five times as much as those in the US for digital subscriber line (DSL) services and thus slowing the growth of the market, according to the latest data from research group Analysys's 'DSL Pricing' service.
Nanostructures to boost disk density
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Researchers at the University of Massachusetts and IBM have developed a technique to assemble high density nanostructures which could hold as much as 200 times the amount of information as today's hard drives.
Share schemes conflict with UK tech investors
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Senior executives in Techmark listed companies are coming into conflict with institutional guidelines on directors' share schemes, according to a recently published report. 
DSP growth expected to slow from torrid pace
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Despite a year-end slump in consumer demand, DSPs continued to shine as one of the fastest-growing semiconductor segments in 2000.
Chip industry still expecting growth in 2001
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In the end, the year 2000 proved to be a classic case of too much of a good thing for semiconductor component suppliers. It started with the perfect scenario: insatiable demand from the networking and wireless equipment markets gobbled up semiconductor supplies, drove factories to run at full throttle, and led many chip makers to raise capital spending budgets.
Japan's chipmakers remain cautiously optimistic
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Right after chip revenue and profits went soaring in the first half of 2000, the market suddenly went soft, leaving industry executives guessing where it would head next. Following last year's roller-coaster ride, none of the major Japanese semiconductor industry executives interviewed recently would stick their necks out to forecast 2001 sales.
Nya och kompakta emulatorer
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På Electronica 2000 visade flera utställare emulatorer. Här en kort sammanfattning av vad några av dem erbjöd.
Emulering förkortar felsökningen
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Felsökning och avbuggning av mikroprocessorsystem beräknas ta 15 till 35 procent av den totala projekttiden. Richard Danter, applikationsingenjör på Wind River, ser på några produkter som kan förkorta denna tid.
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