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Silicon Valley Research Extends SVR K.K. Japan Sales Region
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2/27/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Feb. 25, 1998--Silicon Valley Research (San Jose) has expanded the sales region of Silicon Valley Research K.K.,Japan, to include all of Asia. Sales efforts ...
Avanti's Hercules Tool Opens Up Unlimited Capacity On HP's 64-Bit Operating System
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Fremont, Calif.--Feb. 25, 1998--Avanti Corp. (Fremont, Calif.) and Hewlett-Packard Company announced that Hercules, Avanti's hierarchical physical design verificationtool, has ...
Sagantec Unveils Tool For Accelerating IP, Cell Library Development
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Paris--Feb. 23, 1998--Sagantec (Milpitas, Calif.), developer of the popular physical design migration software known as Design Rule Enforcement and Migration (DREAM), introduced ...
Cadence Makes Waves With Next-Generation Personal Communications Initiative
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2/27/1998   Post a comment
Paris, France--Feb. 23, 1998--Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (San Jose) announced an initiative focused on the design of third-generation personal communication systems at the DATE ...
Groundbreaking For New Etec Systems, Inc. Manufacturing Facility in Hillsboro, Ore.
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2/27/1998   Post a comment
Hayward, Calif.--Feb. 26, 1998--Etec Systems, Inc. (Hayward, Calif.) will hold agroundbreaking ceremony for its new manufacturing facility. Theceremony will be held at the new ...
ASIC Council Sets Open Library API (OLA)
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Austin, Texas--Feb. 23, 1998--Driven by demand for increasing library accuracy and consistency across deep-submicron design flows, the ASIC Council formally adopted an open library ...
Genesis Microchip Inc. Announces Initial Public Offering Of 2,850,000 Common Shares
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2/27/1998   Post a comment
Toronto, Ont.--Feb. 24, 1998--Fabless semiconductor manufacturer Genesis Microchip, Inc. (Toronto) has commenced its initial public offering of 2,850,000 common shares at a price ...
Synopsys And Digital Equipment Collaborate To Provide Design Software On Digital Alpha And Digital Intel Windows NT Platforms
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Synopsys And Digital Equipment Collaborate To Provide Design Software On Digital Alpha And Digital Intel Windows NT Platforms

Electronics Consortium To Draft 1998 Road Map
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2/27/1998   Post a comment
National Electronics Manufacturing Initiative consortium aims at setting milestones for systems production in the years ahead.
Applied Materials Plans 12-Day Shutdown
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2/27/1998   Post a comment
Curtailed production is attributed not only to the Asian financial crisis, but also to a slowdown in orders from other parts of the world.
VLSI Technology Issues Profit Warning
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2/27/1998   Post a comment
Chip maker blames its expected lower revenues and profits on a slowdown in orders and shipments of products.
Versatile UV Eraser Accomodates PC Boards And Up To 50 Eraseable Devices
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2/26/1998   Post a comment
Denver--Feb. 20, 1998--Logical Devices, Inc.(Denver) announced the availability of its Ultralite Model UV eraser, an industrial grade model suitable for production as well as ...
Credence Systems Reports Results For Fiscal 1998 First Quarter
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2/26/1998   Post a comment
Fremont, California -- Feb. 17, 1998 -- Credence Systems Corp. (Fremont, Calif.) reported results for its first quarter ended January 31, 1998. Net sales for the first quarter ...
Ansoft Corp. Reports 91 Percent Increase In Revenue And 143 Percent Increase In Operating Income
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2/26/1998   Post a comment
Pittsburgh, Pa.--Feb. 23, 1998--Ansoft Corp.announced financial results for its third quarter of fiscal year 1998 ended January 31, 1998.Revenue for the third quarter of ...
Genrad Enhances Integrated Manufacturing Solution
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2/26/1998   Post a comment
Westford, Mass.--Feb. 23, 1998--Genrad, Inc. (Westford, Mass.has enteredinto a distribution and support agreement with S.E.I.C.A. S.r.L. The agreement entitles Genrad to distribute, ...
STATS Opens New Headquarters/Production Facility In Singapore
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2/26/1998   Post a comment
Singapore and Milpitas, Calif.--Feb. 25, 1998--STATS (ST AssemblyTest Services) has announced the opening of its new, larger headquartersand production facility in the Yishun ...
New OrCAD Enterprise CIS Makes Management of Electronic Parts Data Practical and Affordable
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2/26/1998   Post a comment
Paris--Feb. 23, 1998--OrCAD (Beaverton, Ore.) announced new Enterprise Component Information System (CIS) products for information powered design. OrCAD Express CIS and OrCAD ...
Chrysalis Announces Industry's First Full-Chip Formal Design Solution
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2/26/1998   Post a comment
North Billerica, Mass.--Feb. 23, 1998--Chrysalis Symbolic Design, Inc. (North Billerica, Mass.) announced the industry's first commercial, full-chip formal design solution. With ...
PowerTV And Spyglass Deal Creates The Foundation For PowerTV InteractiveTelevision Applications
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2/26/1998   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif. and Naperville, Ill.--Feb. 25, 1998 -- PowerTV, Inc. (Cupertino),a developer of software and hardware systems for advanced television, has licensed Spyglass's ...
Ansoft Corp. Announces Release of Serenade 7.5
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2/25/1998   Post a comment
Pittsburgh, Pa.--Feb. 9, 1998--Ansoft Corp. announced Serenade7.5 for PC-based, high-frequency circuit design. The new versionimproves the highly successful Serenade 7.0 design ...
Cygnus Names Ron Workman Vice President Of Marketing
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2/25/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Feb. 24, 1998--Cygnus Solutions announced Ronald Workman as vice president of its marketing department.In his new role, Workman will be responsible for ...
Duet Technologies Acquires Cascade Design Automation
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2/25/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Feb. 23, 1998--Duet Corp., parent companyof Duet Technologies, Inc., announced a definitive agreement toacquire the business, assets, and employees of Cascade ...
Sente Brings Power Analysis To The Web
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2/25/1998   Post a comment
Paris, France--Feb. 23, 1998--Sente, Inc., based in Acton, Mass., hasexpanded the capability of its power analysis tool suite by offering an optionthat will generate a World ...
Synopsys To Offer Chip Design Tools For Intel-Based Workstations Running Windows NT
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2/25/1998   Post a comment
Synopsys To Offer Chip Design Tools For Intel-Based Workstations Running Windows NT Mountain View, Calif.--Feb. ...
VAutomation Adds Director Of Western Area Sales
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2/25/1998   Post a comment
Nashua, N.H.--Feb. 23, 1998--Sheila Holland joined VAutomation, Inc.as director of western area sales, reporting to its vice president of salesand marketing Bill Fletcher.In ...
Spyglass Strengthens Wireless And Television Solutions With Release ofSpyglass Prism 2.0
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2/25/1998   Post a comment
Atlanta, Ga.--Feb. 23, 1998-- Spyglass, Inc. announced the release ofversion 2.0 of its Spyglass Prism content conversion technology here atCTIA's Wireless '98. An integral ...
Siemens Semiconductors Standardizes On Mentor Graphics' World-Class Design-For-Test Technology
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2/25/1998   Post a comment
Wilsonville, Ore.--Feb. 24, 1998--Mentor Graphics Corp. announcedSiemens Semiconductors has standardized on Mentor Graphics'design-for-test (DFT) technology to ensure maximum ...
Mitsubishi And SGS-Thomson Extend Flash Pact
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2/25/1998   Post a comment
Companies announce extension to partnership in flash memories aimed at development of new generation of chips.
Foreign Chip Market Share In Japan Slips
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Sluggish demand for computers and microprocessors causes market share to slip in third quarter of 1997, according to figures by U.S. government.
Ikos To Supply Chromatic Research With Verification Equipment AndServices For Next-Generation Media Processors
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2/24/1998   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif. -- Feb. 17, 1998 -- Ikos Systems, Inc. (Cupertino) announced that Chromatic Research (Sunnyvale, Calif.), has selected Ikos to assist in the development of its ...
North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts January 1998 Book-To-Bill Ratio of 0.94
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2/24/1998   Post a comment
Mountain View, Calif.--Feb. 20, 1998 -- The North Americansemiconductor equipment industry posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.94 forJanuary 1998, it was reported by Semiconductor ...
Nobel Prize Winner To Keynote SMI '98
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2/24/1998   Post a comment
Northbrook, Ill.--Feb. 19, 1998--The producers of Surface Mount International '98 have announced the keynote speaker for this year's event. Dr. Arno Penzias, who shared the ...
Escalade Creates European Subsidiary
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2/24/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Feb. 23, 1998--Escalade Corp. (Santa Clara)has created a European Subsidiary to be known as Escalade Sarlbased in Paris, France, to market it products and ...
Mitel Acquires Plessey Semiconductors Group
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2/24/1998   Post a comment
Kanata, Canada--Feb. 12, 1998--Mitel Corp.has acquired all the shares in PlesseySemiconductors Limited and certain related entities from The General ElectricCompany, p.l.c. ...
DAI Acquires Idealogy, Inc.
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2/24/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--Feb. 16, 1998--DAI has acquired Idealogy, Inc. of Boulder, Colo. Idealogy, founded in 1994, provides simulation-based design verification solutions to leading-edge ...
Spyglass Joins Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Forum
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2/24/1998   Post a comment
Atlanta, Ga. -- Feb. 23, 1998 -- Spyglass, Inc. (Naperville, Ill.) at CTIA's Wireless '98 announced its membership in the Wireless Application Protocol Forum. Three of the ...
Tanner EDA Releases T-Spice Pro -- V5 Complete Circuit Level Simulation System
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2/24/1998   Post a comment
Pasadena, Calif.--Feb. 23, 1998-- Tanner EDA (Pasadena) announced the V5 release of the T-Spice Pro integrated circuit design capture and simulation system for Windows 95 and ...
Texas Instruments President To Become Chairman
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2/24/1998   Post a comment
James R. Adams will retire as chairman in April, and CEO Thomas J. Engibous will assume responsibilities.
Cyrix And AMD Preview Processors For Low-Cost PCs
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2/24/1998   Post a comment
At seminar, Cyrix briefly discusses next-generation, MediaGX microprocessor, while Advanced Micro Devices outlines upcoming K6 processor line.
Semiconductor Industry Mission Returns To Russia
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2/24/1998   Post a comment
Group of execs from semi equipment and materials suppliers will return on mission to explore business opportunities in former Soviet bloc.
Audit Uncovers $1B Error In 1997 Chip Equipment Sales
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2/23/1998   Post a comment
Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) turns up a huge error that will likely reduce growth figures.
Dates Announced For SMI '98
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2/23/1998   Post a comment
Northbrook, Ill.--Feb. 18, 1998--Surface Mount International '98 will be held August 23-27, 1998, at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. SMI '98 is produced by ...
DRS Technologies Posts Record Results For The Third Quarter And Nine-Month Period
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2/23/1998   Post a comment
Parsippany, N.J.--Feb. 12, 1998--DRS Technologies, Inc. announcedrecord third quarter results and record results for the nine-month period ended December 31, 1997. The company ...
Verysys Appoints Korean Distributor For Firm's Formal Verification Tools
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2/23/1998   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Feb. 10, 1998--Verysys Design Automation announcedthe appointment of C&G Technology, Inc. (Seoul, South Korea) to handle sales andsupport of the company's formal ...
VRML Consortium And Sun Microsystems To Cooperate On 3D Web Standardization
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2/23/1998   Post a comment
Monterey, Calif.--Feb. 18, 1998-- The VRML (Virtual RealityModeling Language) Consortium and Sun Microsystems, Inc, (PaloAlto, Calif.) announced that Sun has joined the VRML ...
Nokia Licenses Spyglass Web Technology For Digital Set-top Boxes
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2/23/1998   Post a comment
Naperville, Ill.--February 17, 1998--Nokia announced a licensingagreement with Internet pioneer Spyglass, Inc. for up-frontWeb technology to be integrated in Nokia's next generation ...
OrCAD Launches Web Site With New Resources For Electronics Designers
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2/23/1998   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.--Feb. 13, 1998--OrCAD announced the launchof its new Web site at www.orcad.com. The Web site features theOrCAD Design Network (ODN), a new Internet-based service ...
Paradigm Technology Reports Fourth Quarter And 1997 Results
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2/23/1998   Post a comment
Milpitas, Calif.--Feb. 12, 1998--Paradigm Technology, Inc. announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 1997.Revenue for the fourth quarter ...
Actel Announces New Desktop FPGA Programmer
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2/23/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Feb. 10, 1998--Actel Corp. announced the immediateavailability of Silicon Sculptor, a new FPGA programmer forthe PC.Silicon Sculptor is a cost-effective, ...
DSP Communications Promises CDMA Chip Set In Second Quarter
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2/23/1998   Post a comment
Chip set is being aimed at cellular phones, Personal Communications Services handsets, or wireless local loop apps, DSP says.
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