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Avant! And Meta-Software Complete Merger
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Sunnyvale, CA--October 29, 1996--Avant! Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced the completion of its merger with Meta-Software Inc. The merger was approved Oct. 29 by the shareholders ...
SEMI Promotes Victoria Hadfield To Vice President Of Public Policy
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Mountain View, CA--October 29, 1996--Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI; Mountain View, CA) has promoted Victoria Hadfield to vice president of public ...
First 100 Days of Packard Bell NEC Merger Completed
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Sacramento, CA--October 30, 1996--Just over 100 days into their merger, Packard Bell NEC Inc. (Sacramento, CA) is a dominant player with products in all segments of the personal ...
Actel, Soanar Form New Australian Alliance
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Actel, Soanar Form New Australian Alliance Sunnyvale, CA--October 29, 1996--Actel ...
StreamLogic Ships 3.5-inch 9 Gbyte Ultra SCSI Drives
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Chatsworth, CA--October 30, 1996--StreamLogic Corp. (Chatsworth, CA) Wednesday announced shipment of its RAIDION and MICRODISK subsystem products incorporating state-of-the-art ...
Cirrus Logic Shipments Of 64-Bit Video/Graphics Accelerators Approach 3 Million Units In Third Calendar Quarter
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Fremont, CA--October 30, 1996--Cirrus Logic Inc. (Fremont, CA) disclosed that it has shipped approximately 3 million 64-bit Alpine VisualMedia accelerators (CL-GD5446 and CL-GD5436) ...
Avant! And Meta-Software Complete Merger
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Sunnyvale, CA--October 29, 1996--Avant! Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced the completion of its merger with Meta-Software Inc. The merger was approved Oct. 29 by the shareholders ...
Cirrus Logic Shipments Of 64-Bit Video/Graphics Accelerators Approach 3 Million Units In Third Calendar Quarter
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Fremont, CA--October 30, 1996--Cirrus Logic Inc. (Fremont, CA) disclosed that it has shipped approximately 3 million 64-bit Alpine VisualMedia accelerators (CL-GD5446 and CL-GD5436) ...
StreamLogic Ships 3.5-inch 9 Gbyte Ultra SCSI Drives
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Chatsworth, CA--October 30, 1996--StreamLogic Corp. (Chatsworth, CA) Wednesday announced shipment of its RAIDION and MICRODISK subsystem products incorporating state-of-the-art ...
Mac/Windows Academy Offers Cross-Platform Videos For MiniCad
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Columbia, MD--October 30, 1996--Mac/Windows Academy (Columbia, MD) now offers videos for both the Macintosh and Windows versions of MiniCad 6. These videos are the second in ...
American International Takes Unique Tape Storage Product Line Into The Unix Market
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Los Angeles, CA--October 30, 1996--American International Business Technologies Inc. (Ai; Los Angeles, CA) announced that it is moving into the Unix storage market, with an extensive ...
Sequent and Spectra Logic Announce OEM Agreement
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Boulder, CO--October 30, 1996--Spectra Logic Corp. and Sequent Computer Systems (Beaverton, OR) announced an OEM agreement between the companies. Sequent Computer Systems ...
VLSI Technology Integrates Dual Analog-to-Digital Converters into a Single-Chip DSS/DVB-Compliant Digital Satellite Receiver
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San Jose, CA--October 29, 1996--VLSI Technology Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced the VES1877, a universal DVB (digital video broadcasting)- and DSS (Digital Satellite System)-compliant ...
Vitesse Semiconductor to Break Ground for New Gallium Arsenide Wafer Fab in Colorado Springs
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Camarillo, CA--October 28, 1996--Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. (Camarillo, CA) announced that the groundbreaking ceremony for the company's new Colorado Springs GaAs integrated circuit ...
New Buck Controller IC From Cherry Semiconductor Features Unique Architecture For High-Performance Pentium Power
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East Greenwich, RI--October 29, 1996--Based on a proprietary V2 architecture, the CS-5150, a new synchronous dual N-channel buck controller IC from Cherry Semiconductor ...
Cadence to Merge with CCT to Create Advanced Technology Portfolio for Chip and Board Design
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San Jose, CA--October 28, 1996--Cadence Design Systems (San Jose, CA) announced a definitive agreement to merge with Cooper & Chyan Technology Inc. (CCT; Cupertino, CA) in order ...
IBM Shrinks Hard Disk Drives for Mobile Computers
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San Jose, CA--October 29, 1996--IBM (San Jose, CA) announced the lightest 2.5-inch hard disk drive for mobile computers. About the size of a cassette tape, the drive will ...
Sun and NetDynamics Continue to Work Together on Advanced Application of Java
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New York, NY--October 29, 1996--NetDynamics (Menlo Park, CA) is continuing to work with Sun Microsystems and its Java language to implement advanced uses of the language. NetDynamics ...
VHDL Conference to Co-Locate With Verilog Conference
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Santa Clara, CA--October 28, 1996--The Annual VHDL International Users' Forum (VIUF) Spring 1997 Conference will be co-located with the Sixth Annual International Verilog HDL ...
Hitachi To Unveil Handheld Computer Based On Windows CE
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New York, NY--October 29, 1996--Hitachi Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) announced it will manufacture and market a RISC-based, handheld computer (HPC) employing the new Microsoft Windows ...
Cornerstone and Caere Announce Strategic Partnership
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San Jose, CA--October 29, 1996--Conerstone Imaging Inc. (San Jose, CA) and Caere Corp. (Los Gatos, CA) announced that Caere has completed integration of the ISIS Pipes interconnect ...
Altera's FLEX 10KA Family Extends Programmable Logic to 250 kgates
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San Jose, CA--October 28, 1996--Altera Corp. (San Jose, CA) unveiled the FLEX 10KA family of 3.3V programmable logic devices (PLDs), with expected densities up to 250 kgates. The ...
Seagate Introduces Cheetah--10,000-rpm Disc Drive Family
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Scotts Valley, CA--October 28, 1996--Seagate Technology Inc. (Scotts Valley, CA) introduced the 10,000-rpm, 9.1-Gbyte (ST19101) and 4.55-Gbyte (ST34501) Cheetah family. With ...
DiviCom Chooses Microware's OS-9 DAVIDLite System Software for Line of Digital TV Products
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Des Moines, IA--October 28, 1996--Microware Systems Corp. (Des Moines, IA) announced DiviCom Inc. (Milpitas, CA) has chosen Microware's OS-9-based DAVIDLite system software for ...
Hitachi America Announces 24-Hour Advance Exchange Program for Hard Drives
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Brisbane, CA--October 28, 1996--Hitachi America Ltd. (Brisbane, CA) announced a 24-Hour Advance Exchange Program for its hard disk drive customers. The program assures simple ...
Dataram Announces Memory Solutions For HP Netserver LX Pro and LXE Pro
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Princeton, NJ--October 28, 1996--Dataram Corp. (Princeton, NJ) announced the immediate availability of high-capacity memory upgrades for HP Netserver LX Pro and LXE Pro server ...
New National Semiconductor GTL Universal Bus Transceiver Reduces Noise, Increases BackPlane Speed
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Santa Clara, CA--October 28, 1996--The Fairchild Division of National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) introduced the GTLP16612 Universal Bus Transceiver. This 18-bit ...
New Media Introduces High-Performance Ethernet LAN Adapter With Full Duplex Architecture
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Irvine, CA--October 28, 1996--New Media (Irvine, CA) introduced LiveWire+, a PC Card Ethernet LAN adapter with full duplex architecture, adaptive self-tuning, and packet processing. ...
Industry Heavyweights Join Sun Microsystems to Pledge Full Support for Development and Evolution of Fibre Channel Standard
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Mountain View, CA--October 28, 1996--Some industry leaders have declared strong support in favor of the development of the Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) standard, which ...
Flat Connections Inc. Announces Choice of National Semiconductor NS486 Processor for Java-Based Flatware Products
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Fremont, CA--October 28, 1996--Flat Connections Inc. (Fremont, CA) announced they have chosen the National NS486 processor to power its initial Flatware products. Flatware, ...
DuPont Photomasks Inc. Announces Senior Management Appointments to Meet Expanding Business Needs
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Round Rock, TX--October 25, 1996--DuPont Photomasks Inc.(Round Rock, TX) announced two senior management appointments. Gilbert V. Shelden has been appointed director of ...
Engineering Industry Leaders to Discuss Technology in the Next Century
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Atlanta, GA--October 25, 1996--Some of the most influential executive decision makers in the technology industry today, including Norman R. Augustine, vice chairman and CEO of ...
Cygnus Announces GNUPro Support for the MIPS16 ISA and the LSI Logic 16/32-Bit TinyRISC Microprocessor
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Mountain View, CA--October 21, 1996--Cygnus Support (Mountain View, CA) announced availability schedules for its GNUPro software development tools for the MIPS16 Instruction Set ...
Ontrack Reports Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 97
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San Jose, CA--October 22, 1996--OnTrak Systems Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 1997. For the first fiscal quarter ...
Craftworks Releases Second Generation Linux/AXP for DEC Alpha Chip
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San Jose, CA--October 21, 1996--Craftwork Solutions (San Jose, CA) released Craftworks Linux/AXP for DEC's Alpha Chip. Linux/AXP 2.2 used with the DEC Alpha chip offers a solid ...
WildCard First to Offer 32-bit Drivers for Intelligent Fax Server Modems
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Toronto, Ontario--October 25, 1996--WildCard Technologies Inc. (Toronto, Ontario) announced 32-bit software drivers that support Microsoft Windows NT and Windows 95 for its line ...
Margi Systems Joins Texas Instruments in Working to Bring Zoomed Video to Notebooks
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Fremont, CA--October 28, 1996--MARGI Systems (Fremont, CA) is working closely with Texas Instruments' PCIBus Solutions Group that has validated both of MARGI's cards, MPEG to go ...
Electroglas Announces First Wafer Probing Solution With Full Generic Equipment Model (GEM) Integration
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Santa Clara, CA--October 22, 1996--Electroglas Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) announced its wafer probing solutions are now configured with the Generic Equipment Model (GEM) standard ...
Spectrum Control Introduces New Family of Power Entry Filters
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10/25/1996   Post a comment
Fairview, PA--October 23, 1996--A complete line of power entry filters designed for general purpose broad band EMI filtering is introduced by Spectrum Control Inc. (Erie, PA). ...
Intusoft Links with OrCAD, Protel, andViewlogic OLE Technology Used to Integrate Analog Simulation with Schematic Entry
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10/25/1996   Post a comment
Intusoft Links with OrCAD, Protel, andViewlogic OLE Technology Used to Integrate Analog Simulation with ...
S-MOS Systems Now Bundling Datalight Operating Systems with CARDIO for Embedded and Portable Designs
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Anaheim, CA--October 21, 1996--S-MOS Systems Inc. (San Jose, CA) and Datalight Inc. (Arlington, WA) are now bundling S-MOS's CARDIO PC AT credit card sized motherboards with ...
New Hercules Software From Avant! Speeds Chips to Market, Increases Predictability in the Final Stages of Design
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Sunnyvale, CA--October 21, 1996--Avant! Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced the availability of Hercules 2.0, the industry's only production-proven hierarchical physical verification ...
LCD Controller Enables Mapping of 4,096 Possible Colors for Small Screen Displays in Hand-held Computing and Communication Devices
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Anaheim, CA--October 21, 1996--Wescon/96--S-MOS Systems Inc. (San Jose, CA) has expanded its graphics offerings for the portable and mobile systems display market with a new ...
Spectrum Control Releases New EMI Filtering Product Guide
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10/25/1996   Post a comment
Erie, PA--October 23, 1996--Spectrum Control Inc. (Erie, PA) has published a new 226-page catalog covering their complete line of products and services designed to suppress or ...
S-MOS Systems Offering Single-chip LCD Controller/Driver with BGA Packaging for Portable/Hand-held Displays
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Anaheim, CA--October 21, 1996--S-MOS Systems Inc. (San Jose, CA) is expanding its product line of graphics ICs for hand-held devices with the ball grid array packaging version ...
Microchip Technology Introduces SPI Bus Serial EEPROM Family
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10/25/1996   Post a comment
Chandler, AZ--October 21, 1996--Microchip Technology Inc. (Chandler, AZ) is launching the 25CXXX Serial EEPROM family which supports the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) bus. ...
New Connector Design Improves EMI/RFI Shielding
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Sunnyvale, CA--October 21, 1996--Responding to increasing system clock speeds, Fujitsu Takamisawa America Inc. (FTA; Sunnyvale, CA) has improved the EMI/RFI shielding capability ...
Philips Semiconductors Introduces Comprehensive Range of Gallium Arsenide MMIC Power Amplifiers
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10/24/1996   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--October 21, 1996--Philips Semiconductors (Sunnyvale, CA) announced a complete range of GaAS MMIC power amplifiers that are compatible with emerging digital cellular ...
NEC Enhances KO Microcontroller Product Line with Low-EMI Technology
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10/24/1996   Post a comment
Dearborn, MI--October 21, 1996--NEC Electronics Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) announced it has enhanced its KO product line with a low electromagnetic interference (EMI) technology ...
ELNA America Debuts New 50 Ferad Double-Layer Capacitor
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10/24/1996   Post a comment
Los Alamitos, CA--October 23, 1996--ELNA America Inc. (Los Alamitos, CA) has announced its development of a new double layer capacitor which produces 50 farads capacitance with ...
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