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Parametric Technology Receives $3.8 Million Order For Software And Services From Seiko Epson Of Japan
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12/31/1997   Post a comment
Waltham, Mass.--Dec. 30, 1997--Parametric Technology Corp.,developer of the Pro/Engineer family of software tools used toautomate mechanical product development, announced ...
HP Adds Benchtop Logic Analyzers With Pattern-Generation Capabilities
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12/31/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, Calif.-- Dec. 29, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Companyannounces a new series of benchtop logic analyzers with a built-inpattern generator that provides stimulus for functional ...
Jaton Corporation Plans The Release Of New 3D Upgrade Accelerator Card Based On PowerVR Technology
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12/31/1997   Post a comment
Milpitas, Calif.--Dec. 22, 1997--One of the world's largest manufacturersof video graphics accelerator cards, Jaton Corp. has announced an upgrade3D-accelerator card called, ...
Dense-Pac Microsystems Receives Design Win From Lucent Technologies For Its High-Density 256-Megabit Memory Device
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12/31/1997   Post a comment
Garden Grove, Calif.--Dec. 30, 1997--Dense-Pac Microsystems, Inc.has received a design win from Lucent Technologies for itshigh-density 256-Megabit memory device. The application ...
Logicvision Opens New European Headquarters
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12/31/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--December 30, 1997--Logicvision, Inc., announced theexpansion of its international sales and support efforts with the openingof a new European headquarters in ...
Kingston Manufactures Silicon Graphics Patented Origin/Onyx2 Server Memory
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12/31/1997   Post a comment
Fountain Valley, Calif.--Dec. 30, 1997--Kingston Technology, announcedthat it has signed a worldwide licensing agreement with SiliconGraphics, Inc. granting Kingston a license ...
Stac Reports Earnings Estimates For First Fiscal Quarter Of 1998
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12/31/1997   Post a comment
San Diego, Calif.--Dec. 29, 1997--Stac, Inc. estimated that its net revenuesfor its first fiscal quarter ending December 31, 1997 will be approximately$13.9 million and that ...
TSSI Taps ATE Veteran As New President
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12/31/1997   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.--Dec. 29, 1997--Test Systems Strategies, Inc. (TSSI),announced the appointment of John DiGirolamo as the company's newpresident and chief executive officer, ...
Legacy Electronics Announces New PC-100 SDRAM Compatible Memory Modules
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12/30/1997   Post a comment
San Clemente, Calif.--Dec. 29, 1997--Legacy Electronics, Inc., amanufacturer and distributor of memory upgrades, has introducedand is currently shipping a new line of DIMMs ...
Flextronics International Launches Worldwide Network of Product Introduction Centers For Customers and OEMs
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12/30/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Dec. 22, 1997--Flextronics International Ltd., a global full-service supplier of innovative design and engineering and manufacturing solutions,is launching a ...
Brad Mattson Is Featured Panelist At SEMI's Industry Strategy Symposium
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12/30/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Dec. 29, 1997--Mattson Technology CEO Brad Mattsonwill participate in a panel discussion on the opening day of SEMI'sIndustry Strategy Symposium, one of industry's ...
Moyco Near Deal to Transfer Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Slurry Assets for Semiconductor Industry
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12/30/1997   Post a comment
Montgomeryville, Pa.--Dec. 29, 1997--Moyco Technologies, Inc. is (Montgomeryville)close to signing an agreement for the sale of itsCMP slurries used in the semiconductor industry. ...
Chip Express Announces Upgrading the Laser Systems for 0.35-m Gate Array Personalization
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Santa Clara, Calif.--Dec. 23, 1997--Chip Express Corp. (Santa Clara) announced the upgrading of its Quick laser micro-machining system for rapid personalization of gate array ...
Minc Commemorates Tenth Year in EDA Industry
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12/30/1997   Post a comment
Colorado Springs, Colo.--Dec. 29, 1997--1997 marks Minc's tenthyear serving the EDA industry as a proven technology leader in synthesisand the only independent company designing ...
Ramtron Raises $4 Million in Private Equity Placement; Net Proceeds to Fund FRAM and EDRAM Technologies
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12/30/1997   Post a comment
Colorado Springs--Dec. 24, 1997--Ramtron International Corp. (Colorado Springs) announced the completion of a private equity placement of 800,000 shares of common stock amounting ...
Mark Housley Named Radius Chairman of the Board
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12/30/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Dec. 23, 1997--Radius, Inc. (Sunnyvale) announced the appointment of Mark Housley as chairman of the board. Housley joined the company as president and ...
FSI International, Inc. Announces $9.6 Million In Repeat Orders For Polaris Microlithography Clusters
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12/29/1997   Post a comment
Minneapolis, Minn.--Dec. 22, 1997--FSI International, Inc. has received repeat orders totaling $9.6 million for its Polaris 2200 MicrolithographyClusters from a U.S.-based semiconductor ...
Cypress Unveils New Clock Family For Pentium II Processors; Single-Chip Solutions Align Motherboard Frequencies
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12/29/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.-- Dec. 22, 1997--Cypress Semiconductor introduced the CY227xmotherboard clock generators, a family of solutions for high-performancePentium II, Cyrix 6x86, ...
Philips Semiconductors Launches First Single-Chip Audio Power Amplifier With Push Button Digital Volume Control
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12/29/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Dec. 23, 1997--Philips Semiconductors announced the first low-voltage, high-power, single-chip audio power amplifierto feature a fully integrated, push-button ...
Superconductor Technologies Appoints John D. Lockton To Board Of Directors
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12/29/1997   Post a comment
Santa Barbara, Calif.-- Dec. 22, 1997--Superconductor Technologies, Inc. announced that John D. Lockton has been appointed to the boardof directors. Lockton is currently ...
Telcom Semiconductor's Space-Saving CMOS LDOs Eliminate Wasted Ground Current In Battery-Operated Applications
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12/29/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, Calif.-- Dec. 22, 1997--Telcom Semiconductor, Inc. announceda family of CMOS low-voltage dropout regulators aimed at battery-operated systems. There are ...
UMC Hosts 2nd Annual Technical Workshop For Foundry Customers; Plans For 0.25-(m Production To Be Outlined
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12/29/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.-- Dec. 22, 1997--United Microelectronics Corporation(UMC) is hosting a Technology Workshop on Tuesday, January 13, 1998,to outline its plan to service customers' ...
Millennium Electronics Products Certified For Use With Top Manufacturers' Motherboards
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12/29/1997   Post a comment
Laguna Beach, Calif.-- Dec. 23, 1997--Millennium Electronics announcedthat its memory modules have been certified for use with major manufacturers'motherboards, including Giga ...
Allied Devices Has Record Profits For Fiscal 1997
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12/29/1997   Post a comment
Baldwin, N.Y.--Dec. 22, 1997--Allied Devices Corp., releasingits results for fiscal 1997, announced a fourth consecutive yearof record earnings. For the fiscal year ended Sept. ...
EDA Consortium Reports Record EDA Revenues Of $700 Million For Q3 1997
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12/23/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Dec. 22, 1997--The Electronic Design AutomationConsortium (EDA Consortium) announced that its Market StatisticsService (MSS) reported record new license and ...
Atmel Introduces Library Of DSP IP Cores For AT6000 FPGAS
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12/23/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Dec. 22, 1997--Atmel Corp. has introduced a library of fully-defined, characterized IP cores for digital signal processing (DSP)functions for use with its ...
Burr-Brown Announces Audio CODEC For Low-Power Portable Applications
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12/23/1997   Post a comment
Tucson, Ariz.-- Dec. 22, 1997--Burr-Brown Corp.introduced the low-costPCM3002 and PCM3003 16/20-bit, single-chip stereo audio CODECs--analog-to-digital (ADC) and digital-to-analog ...
Exemplar And Altera Create APEX To Solve Next-Generation PLD Design Challenges
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12/23/1997   Post a comment
Alameda, Calif.--Dec. 22, 1997--Exemplar Logic and AlteraCorp. Announced the forming of APEX (Altera Partnership withExemplar Logic), a new alliance focused on developing ...
Mentor Graphics Aims To Increase Sales Productivity With Siebel Sales Enterprise
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12/23/1997   Post a comment
San Mateo, Calif.-- Dec. 19, 1997--Siebel Systems, Inc. announced that Mentor Graphics has increased the effectiveness of its sales organization through deployment of a comprehensive ...
Cirrus Logic Spins Out Nuera Communications Subsidiary; New Investors Include Harbourvest Partners, LLC, And Bay Partners
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12/23/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.-- Dec. 22, 1997--Cirrus Logic Inc. has sold NueraCommunications Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary based in San Diego, Calif., to a private group including Harbourvest ...
Court's Action Has No Impact On Avanti Customers and Current Products
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12/23/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Dec. 19, 1997--Avanti Corp. announced that today's actionby a federal district court would have no impact on Avanti's customersor current products. The court ...
Synplicity, Altera Align To Create Advanced PLD Synthesis; New Alliance To Focus On High-Level Design Methodologies
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12/23/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.-- Dec. 22, 1997-- Synplicity, Inc. and AlteraCorp. announced a strategic alliance designed to create superiorsynthesis and high-level design methodologies for ...
Electroglas Buys Techne
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12/23/1997   Post a comment
Purchase of Techne expands Electroglas' activities in process and production yield mgm't systems.
Thailand's Alphatec Restructuring Itself
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12/23/1997   Post a comment
Looking to rebound after a difficult year, Alphatec Electronics set plans to announce restructuring plan as early as next month.
Ramtron Receives Fundamental Enhanced DRAM Patent
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12/22/1997   Post a comment
Colorado Springs, Colo.-- Dec. 18, 1997-- Ramtron InternationalCorp. announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office hasissued a fundamental patent (U.S. Patent No. 5,699,317) ...
Alcon Laboratories Technology Center Standardizes On OrCAD
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12/22/1997   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.-- Dec. 18, 1997--OrCAD announced a large sale toAlcon Laboratories Inc., a $2 billion global medical equipment manufacturer.Alcon will standardize its Technology ...
Siemens Introduces New Memory Module Family For PC 100 Compliance
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12/22/1997   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.-- Dec. 18, 1997--Siemens today introduced thenew Synchronous Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMM) familyfor system-boards operating at 100-MHz bus frequency. ...
Electroglas Appoints William J. Haydamack New Vice President Of Electroglas And General Manager For Knights Technology
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12/22/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.-- Dec. 18, 1997--Electroglas, Inc. has appointedWilliam J. Haydamack vice president of Electroglas and general managerof its subsidiary Knights Technology, ...
Panasonic AVC American Laboratories And Ikos Systems Collaborate On Development Of HDTV Chip
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12/22/1997   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.--Dec. 18, 1997--Ikos Systems announced the results of a successful collaboration with Panasonic AVC AmericanLaboratories, Inc. in the verification of its ...
QSI Receives ISO9001
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12/22/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.-- Dec. 18, 1997-- Quality Semiconductor, Inc.(QSI) announced today that its wafer fabrication facility in Sydney,Australia has received ISO 9001 certification. ...
Toshiba Selects Chips And Technologies HiQvideo Processors For New Satellite Pro And Libretto Notebook Computers
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12/22/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.-- Dec. 18, 1997--Chips and Technologies, Inc. announced that its HiQVideo multimedia accelerators will be used in two new notebooksfrom the Computer Systems ...
RVSI Announces Management Changes
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12/22/1997   Post a comment
New York, N.Y.-- Dec. 19, 1997--Robotic Vision Systems, Inc. (RVSI) announced the promotion of Steve Bilodeau to the newly-created position of president of the Semiconductor ...
Micron Threatens New DRAM Dumping Case
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12/22/1997   Post a comment
Micron Technology may file a new dynamic RAM dumping case against chip makers in South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan.
Avant Downplays Injunction
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12/22/1997   Post a comment
Company says there'll be no impact from court decision to enjoin sale of ArcCell, which allegedly contains copied source code from Cadence.
3Dlabs Announces New Design Wins And Awards
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12/19/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Dec. 17, 1997--3Dlabs, Inc. announced that the GlintMX has been chosen by "3D Design Magazine" as "Editors' Choice--BestProducts of 1997." 3Dlabs also announced ...
Philips Semiconductors Becomes First Non-Japanese Semiconductor Manufacturer To Win Japan Quality Medal
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12/19/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Dec. 18, 1997--Philips Semiconductors is the first non-Japanese semiconductor manufacturer to be awarded the Japan Quality Medal. The Philips Taiwan ...
Semiconductor Packaging Materials Co., Inc. Announces Approval Of Stock Repurchase Program
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12/19/1997   Post a comment
Armonk, N.Y.--Dec. 18, 1997--Semiconductor Packaging MaterialsCo., Inc. announced that the board of directors authorized the companyto repurchase, from time to time, up to $2,000,000 ...
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. Raises $12.3 Million In Private Placement
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12/19/1997   Post a comment
San Diego, Calif.-- Dec. 18, 1997--Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., developer of the patented UTSi (ultrathin-silicon) CMOS process for integrated circuit design, announced the ...
North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Shipments And Bookings Continue Upward Trend For Ninth Straight Month; November 1997 Book-To-Bill Ratio Of 0.99
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12/19/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, Calif.--Dec. 18, 1997--The North American semiconductorequipment industry posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.99 for November 1997,it was reported by Semiconductor ...
Packet Engines Raises The Performance Bar at GigNet 97
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12/19/1997   Post a comment
Spokane, Wash.--Dec. 18, 1997--Packet Engines, Inc. (Spokane) demonstrated the PE-4884 Gigabit Routing Switch performing wire-speed routing on 24 Gigabit Ethernet ports across ...
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