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EUV update
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Free simulation software gets supply designers ON board
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ON Semiconductor's ON Power Designer, a complimentary, customized version of Power 4-5-6 Plus from Ridley Engineering, Inc. (Roswell, GA), is suited to development of both active and standby power supplies for computing, LCD monitors, battery chargers, and wall adapters working from an 85 to 260V input. The NCP120x software product, for switching supplies, provides circuit design synthesis, large-signal waveform simulation and control-loop design, plus a magnetics designer and final parts list.
IBM toxins ruling may color other IBM, National cases
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2/28/2004   Post a comment
IBM Corp.'s sweeping win in a chemical exposure case here Thursday (Feb 26) could have significant repercussions over the next several weeks for similar cases pending for both IBM and National Semiconductor. However, the decision did not directly speak to some issues raised in the case, such as possible links between cancer and chemicals in electronics manufacturing.
EDA CEOs predict growth, cite cost concerns
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2/28/2004   Post a comment
As the semiconductor business continues a slow recovery, the cost of keeping up with Moore's Law is a foremost issue on the minds of EDA customers, said EDA CEOs attending Thursday night's (Feb. 26) EDA Consortium forecast panel.
It's Official: One Billion GSM Users
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
What is a cell phone user worth?
New Technologies Could Redefine Single Chip Functionality
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A Crossing of Paths May Be of Benefit to Both Memory and FPGA Makers and Users
Witness Takes Performance Management To The Back Office
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Long time contact-center monitoring player releases eQuality Office. It's for keeping an eye on things like non-real-time customer-service order fulfillment, claims processing and billing.
Single-chip solution for Stratum 3E
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Connor Winfield offers design engineers a single-chip solution for a new generation of Stratum 3E synchronous applications.
Switch designed for multiple apps
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ITT Industries, Cannon has introduced two- and four- way switches that are designed for long life, excellent tactile feedback and silent operation for use in a broad range of applications.
Crimp-on plugs optimized for A/V apps
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Bomar Interconnect Products Inc. says its new RCA crimp-on plugs for use on RG59 and RG6 style coaxial cable ensures signal integrity while meeting quality demands of the broadcast industry.
Microsoft se vante de progresser sur le marché des mobiles en Europe, sans convaincre les sceptiques
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Microsoft Corp. a déclaré mardi (24 février) avoir conclu une entente avec deux opérateurs européens pour la livraison cet été de téléphones mobiles multimédias (smartphones) dotés de la plate-forme Windows Mobile.
L'industrie du mobile cherche à élargir sa clientèle
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Les fabricants et les fournisseurs de téléphones portables à la base de l'intégration de dispositifs et de services sur des appareils de troisième génération tentent de trouver le moyen d'attirer plus de clients tout en s'accaparant les activités propres à leurs concurrents.
TI considère les partenariats comme la clé du succès pour les processeurs de signal numérique
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Texas Instruments Inc. devra resserrer ses liens avec les fournisseurs d'outils, les concepteurs de logiciels et les fabricants de systèmes pour avoir une longueur d'avance sur les exigences inhérentes aux processeurs de signal numérique de la nouvelle génération, indique le futur PDG de la société.
FPGA, PCB tools must work together
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
PCB designers need signal integrity models for FPGAs, and they may need to change pin-out assignments. What's needed is tight integration of FPGA tools and PCB design tools, says Mentor Graphics' John Isaac.
Is the Search Over?
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Search Engine IC's Advance To Next Level
When You Need Bits More
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Dual Port Parts Are Cheap and Very Low Power
No Butter and Syrup on This Stack
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Initially for memory, this technology could potentially redfine the term system in a chip.
Seek and Ye Shall Find
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New technology may have implications beyond intentions
Value Added Partnership Between Distribution and Device Makers
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Partnership yields development/training platform targeting engineering community
A Class By Itself
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FPGA Design Automation That is Easy to C
High-density, extended temperature FPGAs claim slots in automotive apps
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Almost every car that comes off the assembly line will make use of occupant safety systems, electronic engine control modules for camless engine control units (ECUs) and other under-the-hood powertrain management systems. But high end automotive electronics like navigation, speech recognition, passenger control and comfort systems, intelligent occupant sensors and heads-up displays may not have the volumes that justify an investment in ASICs. Here, the densities, features, and extended temperatu
New, Improved, Less Filling, Taste Great
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Manufacturers make a lot of claims. It can be a full time job just to figure out what they are trying to say in their one liners.
Efforts on to squelch China's wireless encryption plans
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
A number of key U.S. government and industry bodies are behind an effort to squelch a proposed Chinese wireless encryption standard that they believe will undermine the World Trade Organization's crucial trade efforts with China.
NEC drops its OLED business
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Following its plasma display business selloff to Pioneer Corp., NEC Corp. has decided to withdraw from the organic light emitting display (OLED) business by dissolving its partnership with Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
SanDisk crafts removable storage devices for mobiles
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
SanDisk is hoping to make removable storage devices a more viable option for mobile phones with the development of it's T-Flash family, a NAND flash-based card architecture that measures 11 x 15 x 1 mm.
Audio-Prozessor steuert direkt Class-D-Verstärker
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
In ihre Single-Chip-Audioprozessoren hat Micronas Pulsweitenmodulations- (PWM)-Ausgänge integriert. Damit können die Audioprozessoren Class-D-Verstärker direkt anschließen, Konverter werden nicht benötigt.
3GSM: Die Mobilfunkindustrie muss über das Handy hinaus planen
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Die Hersteller und Vertreiber von Mobilfunkgeräten bemühen sich bei den 3G-Modellen zwar um eine immer höhere Integration und Verbesserung der Serviceleistungen, um weitere Kunden zu gewinnen. Aber sie müssen auch aus dem laufenden Geschäft mehr Umsatz herausholen.
EoS framer
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
The DSF15 Ethernet-over-Sonet (EoS) framer has been unleashed for OC-3/STS-1 applications.
Fujitsu mulls plan for $1.5 billion 300mm wafer fab
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Fujitsu Ltd. is planning to spend $1.5 billion to build a 300mm fab, which will begin operation in spring 2005 with a capacity of 10,000 wafers a month, reported a Japanese newspaper Friday.
Electronica 2004 schreibt Anwendungen groß
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Anwendungen der Halbleitertechnik sollen im Mittelpunkt der diesjährigen Electronica stehen. Der Messeveranstalter wird deshalb den Themen Wireless, Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), Embedded Systems und Automotive eigene Bereiche mit Ausstellungen und Vorträgen widmen. Auch die Auftragsfertigung erhält wieder ihren eigenen Bereich.
IBM gewinnt Prozess gegen Ex-Mitarbeiter wegen Krebserkrankung
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
In einem viel beachteten Rechtsstreit in den USA hat der Elektronikkonzern IBM den Sieg davongetragen. Ein Gericht in Santa Clara wies die Klage zweier ehemaliger IBM-Mitarbeiter ab, in der die beiden den Konzern für ihre Krebserkrankung verantwortlich machten. Das Urteil könnte Mustercharakter für die gesamte Elektronikfertigung besitzen.
IC industry sees shortages in '04, followed by downturn in '05
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Worldwide wafer demand is expected to grow by 9.2 percent from 2003 to 2008--a level that raises concerns about capacity shortages in the short term and a downturn in the long term, according to a new report from Semico Research Corp.
RSA demonstriert Blocker für RFID-Tags
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Auf ihrer jährlichen Sicherheitskonferenz hat RSA Security ein Blockierungsverfahren vorgestellt, mit dem sich Kunden nach dem Kauf von Waren vor dem weiteren Gebrauch vorhandener RFID-Tags schützen können. Das Gerät könnte dazu beitragen, Ängste von Datenschützern gegenüber der RFID-Technik abzubauen und damit die Akzeptanz dieser Technik zu fördern.
IBM wins unanimous decision in chemical case
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
After less than two days of deliberations, a jury of eleven women and one man returned a unanimous decision in favor of IBM Corp. in a four-month long civil suit about toxic chemical exposure.
Asian automakers join FlexRay
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Honda, Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota have lent their support to the FlexRay Consortium's time-triggered architecture for by-wire vehicles.
Training firm offers free verification IP
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
As a way of spreading the word about its classes and workshops, Si-Concepts is offering a free Vera TCP/IP packet generator with a built-in functional coverage tracker. The company is also offering a tutorial on coverage-driven testbenches at the DVCon conference March 1, 2004.
Wind River alliance stuns industry watchers
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
The Wind River-Red Hat alliance set the industry abuzz with speculation as insiders tried to determine whether the move represents a major tactical blunder by both companies or a brilliant maneuver signaling that the upstart Linux operating system is coming of age.
Mathworks, TI unveil control system design tool
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
Embedded Target for TI's control optimized TMS320C2000 digital signal controllers provides automatic code generation and peripheral programming support.
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