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Intel to roll out less costly 1.3-GHz Pentium 4
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12/31/2000   Post a comment
SANTA CLARA, Calif. --Trying to push its new Pentium 4 processor more quickly into the mainstream PC market, Intel Corp. plans to introduce a less-expensive 1.3-GHz chip in January.
Legal battles no obstacle, Mentor exec says
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12/30/2000   Post a comment
Despite legal problems that are preventing Mentor Graphics from selling emulation products in the United States, emulation has become one of the company's fastest-growing and most lucrative businesses, according to Wally Rhines, Mentor president and chief executive officer.
Double the dose
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12/29/2000   Post a comment
IP voice, data routing heads for subscriber side
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High quality of service and broad interface support for packetized voice and data transport are two claimed features of an advanced voice/data router from Vpacket Communications.
Intel to roll out less costly 1.3GHz Pentium 4
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Trying to push its new Pentium 4 processor more quickly into the mainstream PC market, Intel Corp. plans to introduce a less-expensive 1.3-GHz chip in January.
California tech firms face energy threat
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California's electronics industry is bracing for blackouts and rising energy costs as the state enters into a prolonged energy crunch.
The Top 10 industry news stories in 2000
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Henkel's Top 10 news stories in 2000.
Samsung taps NAND flash devices for cell phones
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Samsung Electronics said it has started offering NAND flash memory, used mostly as data storage memory in flash cards, as an alternative to NOR flash devices in multichip packages aimed at cell phone makers.
Jato calls it quits
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Jato Communications Inc., a beleaguered competitive service provider offering digital subscriber line (DSL) service, announced it would cease all operations at the end of the day Dec. 29.
One On One: Peter Cherry
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Semiconductor Alert! (Dec. 26-29)
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Commentary & analysis of week's chip news
Avnet showcases real-world apps
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PWC report cites SC shortcomings
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Cirrus bets on 98k chip to bring DVD to the masses
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SAN MATEO, Calif. - Cirrus Logic Corp.'s Crystal Semiconductor unit has stepped out of its audio-processing niche to introduce a DVD device that it hopes will seed the market for the growing video standard in everything from cars to mini-entertainment systems.
Laser advance boosts silicon opto circuits
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12/29/2000   Post a comment
Researchers from three Swiss universities claim to have found a route to efficient silicon light-emitting lasers.
Samsung taps NAND flash devices for cell phones
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SAN MATEO, Calif. -- Samsung Electronics said it has started offering NAND flash memory, used mostly as data storage memory in flash cards, as an alternative to NOR flash devices in multichip packages aimed at cell phone makers.
Pemstar sets up shop in Brazil
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Cirrus bets on 98k chip to bring DVD to the masses
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Cirrus Logic Corp.'s Crystal Semiconductor unit has stepped out of its audio-processing niche to introduce a DVD device that it hopes will seed the market for the growing video standard in everything from cars to mini-entertainment systems.
Avnet expected to acquire Israeli company
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12/29/2000   Post a comment
Electronic components distributor Avnet Inc., Phoenix, will acquire Israel's RDT Technologies for $30 million in cash and merge the company into Avnet Gallium in R'aanana, an Israeli subsidiary. An agreement is expected to be signed this week, according to sources familiar with the deal. RDT manufactures electronic components and develops ASIC technology.
Korean chip equipment pushout hits Nanometrics
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12/29/2000   Post a comment
In a sign that semiconductor firms are delaying equipment purchases, Nanometrics Inc., Milpitas, Calif., said today that a large Korean chip company rescheduled an order this quarter, which will result in a revenue shortfall at the equipment firm.
Sheldahl completes acquisition of IFT, replaces CEO
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12/29/2000   Post a comment
Sheldahl, Inc. and International Flex Technologies, Inc. (IFT) today said they have completed the previously announced merger of the two companies. Sheldahl also has replaced Edward Lundstrom as its chief executive officer.
Metrology supplier Nanometrics cuts Q4 revenue outlook
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12/29/2000   Post a comment
MILPITAS, Calif.--Nanometrics Inc. today warned investors that it will report lower-than-expected revenues for the fourth quarter because of changes in tool shipments to a major South Korean chip maker. Nanometrics did not identify the Korean customer.
DNA-based sensor chip detects metals in real-time
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12/28/2000   Post a comment
Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed an inexpensive, real-time sensor technology that harnesses living DNA to detect dangerous metals such as lead, mercury and cadmium.
U.S. semiconductor worker safety at record levels
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12/28/2000   Post a comment
WASHINGTON -- The healthiest American workers are the ones making microprocessors and telephones. According to the latest Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, the semiconductor and communications manufacturing industries are the safest in the United States.
Optobionics Vies for Engineering
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Re-engineering for Diverse Goals
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Quantum Will Be the 'Normal' State
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Convergence in the Ether Expands
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Test to Enter Inner Circle of Design
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DSP Knowledge to Drive Smart SoC
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Immeasurable Intelligence for All
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Time to Engineer DNA Computers
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Embedded Memories Are Reborn
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Display Design Broadens Its View
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Online Collaboration Will Thrive
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Semiconductor worker safety at record levels
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The healthiest American workers are the ones making microprocessors and telephones. According to the latest Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, the semiconductor and communications manufacturing industries are the safest in the United States.
E-beam Is Priority for Next-Gen ICs
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Breadth of Study Will be Standard
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Interdisciplinary Education to Grow
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'What' to Precede 'How' in Design
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