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Silicon Valley Group Purchases Minority Interest in Photolithography Subsidiary and Pre-Pays its Royalty Commitment to IBM
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3/24/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--March 21, 1997--Silicon Valley Group Inc. (SVG; San Jose, CA) announced that it has purchased from IBM Corp. for $3 million their entire six percent minority interest ...
RSA, Japan Receives Equity Investment from Nichimen, NEC, and Sony
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3/24/1997   Post a comment
Tokyo, Japan--March 21, 1997--RSA, Japan, a majority owned subsidiary of RSA Data Security Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Security Dynamics Technologies, announced ...
Electroglas to Purchase San Jose Site to Build Corporate Campus
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3/24/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--March 18, 1997--Electroglas Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) announced that it has agreed to purchase 21.5 acres of undeveloped land, in south San Jose, CA's Edenvale Technology ...
Applied Materials Ships 300mm Production System
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3/21/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--March 20, 1997--Applied Materials Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) shipped their 300mm production wafer processing system to a customer. The Rapid Thermal Processing (RTP) ...
Rada's Subsidiary Vectronics Ltd. to Distribute Sanyo Semiconductor GmbH's Products in Israel
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3/21/1997   Post a comment
Herzliya Pituach, Israel--March 20, 1997--Rada Electronic Industries Ltd. (Herzliya Pituach, Israel) announced that its subsidiary, Vectronics Ltd., has entered an agreement ...
Network Computer Market Projected to Grow from 1.7 Million to 6.7 Million by 2000
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3/21/1997   Post a comment
Redwood City, CA--March 20, 1997--Zona Research Inc., a provider of information and advice to the Internet industry, has released its seminal report, "Network Computers: Markets, ...
Zuken-Redac Signs OEM Agreement with Advanced CAM Technologies
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3/21/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--March 18, 1997--Zuken-Redac (Santa Clara, CA) has signed an OEM agreement with Advanced CAM Technologies Inc. (ACT; Los Gatos, CA). Under the terms of the deal, ...
Motorola Targets Smartcards for Major New Growth Initiative
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3/21/1997   Post a comment
Schaumburg, IL--March 20, 1997--Motorola Inc. (Schaumburg, IL) announced that it will enter the global smartcard business as a total solutions provider, actively competing for ...
The EDA Consortium Announces Availability of Standard Contract Kernels
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3/21/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--March 17, 1997--The EDA Consortium (EDAC; San Jose, CA) announced the availability of two standard contract kernels: (1) non-disclosure agreement (NDA), and (2) ...
Cadence Brings High-Speed Solutions to Windows NT
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3/21/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--March 17, 1997--At the PCB Design Conference West (Santa Clara, CA), Cadence Design Systems Inc. (San Jose, CA) introduced its complete high-speed printed circuit ...
Zuken-Redac Announces CADSTAR for Windows 2.3
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3/21/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--March 18, 1997--At this year's PCB Design Conference West (Santa Clara, CA), Zuken-Redac (Santa Clara) unveiled CADSTAR for Windows 2.3, the latest evolution ...
Cooper & Chyan Technology Introduces New Openness Initiative and Improved SPECCTRA/Allegro Integration
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3/21/1997   Post a comment
Cupertino, CA--March 18, 1997--Cooper & Chyan Technology Inc. (CCT; Cupertino, CA) announced a new level of integration between its SPECCTRA printed-circuit board routing tool ...
Simple Technology Announces High Density Memory Modules to Support Industry Switch to 64-Mbit DRAM Technology
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3/20/1997   Post a comment
Santa Ana, CA--March 19, 1997--Simple Technology (Santa Ana, CA) has announced a new line of memory modules based on 64-Mbit DRAM technology. The line includes a broad range ...
Gary Larsen Appointed Vice President of Marketing for Synopsys' New Physical Tools Group Business Unit
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3/20/1997   Post a comment
Gary Larsen Appointed Vice President of Marketing for Synopsys' New Physical Tools Group Business Unit Mountain ...
Interactive Data Sheets May Lead to Easier IP Evaluation By Lori Maupas
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3/20/1997   Post a comment
Interactive Data Sheets May Lead to Easier IP Evaluation By Lori MaupasHave you ever wished you could evaluate a product before purchasing it? Have you ever wished ...
Quality Semiconductor Announces Completion of Private Financing
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3/20/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--March 19, 1997--Quality Semiconductor Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) announced the completion of the private placement of $3 million of unsecured, convertible notes ...
TEAC Selects the AdvanSys PCI to Ultra SCSI Host Adapter for CD Recordable Drives
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3/20/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--March 19, 1997--Through a bundling agreement with AdvanSys, TEAC will deliver its CD-R50S Compact Disk recorder/player peripherals with the AdvanSys PCI to Ultra-SCSI ...
News Releases from Avant! and Cadence Regarding March 18 Court Ruling
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3/20/1997   Post a comment
Following are two news releases, one from Avant! Corp (Sunnyvale, CA) and one from Cadence Design Systems (San Jose, CA), regarding the March 18 court decision on whether Avant! ...
OrCAD Announces the shipment of OrCAD Express for Windows NT
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3/20/1997   Post a comment
Beaverton, OR--March 19, 1997--OrCAD (Beaverton, OR) announced first-customer shipment of OrCAD Express for Windows NT. Express integrates VHDL, schematic and mixed-mode design ...
Hitachi's SH7040 Series Embedded Controllers Provide up to 28 MIPS Performance, Large Memory, Numerous Peripherals
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3/20/1997   Post a comment
Brisbane, CA--March 17, 1997--Hitachi America Ltd., Semiconductor and I.C. Division (Brisbane, CA) introduced a new series of microcontrollers (MCUs) based on the SuperH RISC ...
Mentor Graphics Pioneers New Market to Help Companies Get Electronics to Market Faster
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3/19/1997   Post a comment
Mentor Graphics Pioneers New Market to Help Companies Get Electronics to Market Faster

Simulation Technologies Launches Virtual-CPU Co-Verification Product
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3/19/1997   Post a comment
St. Paul, MN--March 19, 1997--Simulation Technologies Corp. introduced Virtual-CPU (V-CPU), a second-generation co-verification product. Initially developed byCisco Systems Inc. ...
Sun's New OEM Strategy Results in Single-Chip 622-Mbps ATM SAR Available in Volume
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3/19/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--March 17, 1997--Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, CA) announced the volume availability of a 622 Mbits per second (Mbps) Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) ...
Applied Thermal Technologies Announces Schedule for National Electronics Cooling Courses and Workshops
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3/19/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--March 17, 1997--Applied Thermal Technologies Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) announced the National Electronics Cooling Course and Workshop, introducing engineers to the ...
OrCAD Announces a New Windows NT Migration Solution for PCAD and OrCAD DOS Customers
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3/19/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--March 17, 1997--OrCAD (Beaverton, OR) announced new products and services for streamlining the move from DOS to Windows NT EDA for printed circuit board design. ...
Amkor/Anam Meets the Growing Demand for Plastic BGA IC Packaging
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3/19/1997   Post a comment
Chandler, AZ--March 17, 1997--Amkor/Anam's (Chandler, AZ) newly expanded 350,000 sq. ft. Philippine facility is increasing its production capabilities to manufacture and assemble ...
OPTi Licenses Argonaut RISC Microprocessor
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3/19/1997   Post a comment
Milpitas, CA--March 18, 1997--OPTi Inc. (Milpitas, CA) announced that OPTi has entered into a worldwide, non-exclusive license with Argonaut RISC Cores Inc. (Huntsville, AL), ...
OrCAD's Windows NT PCB Design Solution Now Integrated with Mentor's Board Station for Unix
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3/19/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--March 17, 1997--OrCAD announced support for Mentor Graphics ...
ISS Releases Synthesizable Reed-Solomon Cores
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3/19/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--March 17, 1997--At IP'97 (Santa Clara, CA) Integrated Silicon Systems Ltd. (ISS; Belfast, Northern Ireland) announced the release of a range of synthesizable ...
Digital and NewNet to Pioneer SS7 on Windows NT
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3/18/1997   Post a comment
Shelton, CT--March 13, 1997--NewNet Inc. (Shelton, CT) and Digital Equipment Corp. (Maynard, MA) announced plans to offer NewNet's new single board SS7 technology, Connect7, on ...
Circuit Systems Reports Its Profits and Sales for Third Quarter of 1997
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3/18/1997   Post a comment
Elk Grove Village, IL--March 14, 1997--Circuit Systems Inc. (Elk Grove Village, IL) reported results for the quarter and the nine months ended January 31, 1997.Net sales ...
Motorola's Transmission Products Division Postpones Shipment of 56k Modems Pending Rockwell Chipset
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3/18/1997   Post a comment
Huntsville, AL--March 14, 1997--Motorola announced it will postpone shipment of its recently announced ModemSURFR and VoiceSURFR 56Kbps modems as it works with Rockwell Semiconductor ...
DSP Communications to Supply CDMA Chip Sets to Fujitsu
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3/18/1997   Post a comment
Cupertino, CA--March 13, 1997--DSP Communications Inc. (DSPC; Cupertino, CA) announced that it has signed an agreement with Fujitsu Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) for IS-95 based Code Division ...
Rockwell Announces Delay in Client-Side K56flex Chipsets
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3/18/1997   Post a comment
Newport Beach, CA--March 14, 1997--Rockwell Semiconductor Systems (Newport Beach, CA) announced a delay in the volume ramp of selected versions of its recently introduced K56flex ...
Ross Systems Receives $1.2 Million in Agreements
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3/18/1997   Post a comment
Atlanta, GA--March 14, 1997--Ross Systems Inc. (Atlanta, GA) announced several new agreements. Spain-based textile manufacturer R Casanova y Cia and French specialty chemical ...
Sun Microsystems Engineer Receives First ACM Sigplan Programming Languages Achievement Award
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3/18/1997   Post a comment
New York, NY--March 14, 1997--The Association For Computing's (ACM) Special Interest Group on Programming Languages (SIGPLAN) announced Dr. Guy Steele will be honored with the ...
Merix Introduces Preliminary Microvia Design Manual By Tets Maniwa
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3/18/1997   Post a comment
Merix Introduces Preliminary Microvia Design Manual By Tets ManiwaSan Jose, CA--March 13, 1997--Merix Corp. (Forest Grove, OR) announced their initiatives to advance ...
AMD Announces Socket 7 Chipset Product
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3/18/1997   Post a comment
Hanover, Germany--March 13, 1997--AMD (Sunnyvale, CA) announced the new AMD-640 Chipset, a highly integrated, high-performance system solution for Socket 7-compatible processors, ...
New Business Model Puts Mentor Graphics at Forefront of IP Arena By Lori Maupas
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3/17/1997   Post a comment
New Business Model Puts Mentor Graphics at Forefront of IP Arena By Lori Maupas

Tanisys Technology to Support Shift to Synchronous DRAM with Expanded Line of SDRAM Modules and Testers
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3/17/1997   Post a comment
Austin, TX--March 13, 1997--Tanisys Technology Inc. (Austin, TX) announced the expansion of its line of synchronous DRAM (SDRAM) modules to 128 Mbytes. The line includes a range ...
LG Semicon America Announces Development of 0.35m ASIC Technology
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3/17/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--March 14, 1997--LG Semicon has successfully developed its 0.35m Standard Cell ASIC design technology, according to an announcement by C.H. Mun, vice chairman of ...
ACCEL Launches Relay
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3/17/1997   Post a comment
San Diego, CA--March 17, 1997--ACCEL Technologies Inc. (San Diego, CA) announced the introduction of "ACCEL Relay." The newest member of the ACCEL EDA family of PCB layout and ...
Chrysalis Adds VHDL Language Support to Formal Verification Products
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3/17/1997   Post a comment
Paris, France--March 17, 1997--Chrysalis Symbolic Design Inc. (Billerica, MA) announced VHDL language support for its formal verification products. ASIC and IC designers who ...
Cascade Taps 25-Year EDA Veteran as Vice President of Worldwide Sales
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3/17/1997   Post a comment
Bellevue, WA--March 17, 1997--Cascade Design Automation (Bellevue, WA) announced that it has hired Terry Paullin as vice president of sales. Paullin, a 25-year veteran of the EDA ...
AMD Says Intel Suit on MMX is Without Merit
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3/17/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--March 14, 1997--A lawsuit filed today in federal court in Delaware by Intel Corp. (Santa Clara, CA), claiming trademark rights to the term "MMX," is without merit ...
Xilinx Teams with Partners to Introduce First Reconfigurable Processing Development System
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3/17/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--March 17, 1997--Xilinx Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced it is working with third-party developers to market a development system for reconfigurable processing. The ...
Intel Files Suit Against AMD and Cyrix for Trademark Infringement
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3/17/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--March 14, 1997--Intel Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) announced that it has filed suit against Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD; Sunnyvale, CA) and Cyrix Corp. in U.S. ...
SBCs from Adastra Combine with QNX RTOS to Deliver Ready-to-Run Embedded Platform
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3/14/1997   Post a comment
Boston, MA--March 10, 1997--Adastra Systems Corp. (Hayward, CA) announced that their VeNuS (VNS) class X86 single board computers now support the QNX 4.23 realtime operating system ...
Huntsville Microsystems Inc. Announces Support for Motorola's ColdFire Architecture
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3/14/1997   Post a comment
Boston, MA--March 10, 1997--Huntsville Microsystems Inc. (Huntsville, AL) announced support for the Motorola ColdFire microprocessor architecture through its line of background ...
B-Tree Systems Introduces ValidorGold
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3/14/1997   Post a comment
Boston, MA--March 10, 1997--B-Tree Systems Inc. (Minnetonka, MN) unveiled the ValidorGold automated test and development environment. Available now, the ValidorGold provides embedded ...
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