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Phar Lap's Realtime ETS Kernel Selected by ASAP, Inc. for ASIC-300 Open Control Software
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3/31/1998   Post a comment
Cambridge, Mass.--March 17, 1998--At the National ManufacturingShow press conference, ASAP, Inc. (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) announced its supportfor Phar Lap Software's Realtime ...
SME Selects Quantum Solutions, Inc. to Network Exhibitors at Autofact
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3/31/1998   Post a comment
Detroit--March 16, 1998--The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME; Dearborn, Mich.) has selected Plymouth, Mich.-based Quantum Solutions, Inc. (QSI) as the exclusive provider ...
Mentor Graphics IP Slashes Radix's Wireless Chip Design Costs
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3/31/1998   Post a comment
Wilsonville, Ore.--March 27, 1998--Mentor Graphics Corp.(Wilsonville) announced that Radix Technologies dramatically cutdevelopment costs of two advanced digital wireless chips ...
IDT's MIPS Risc RV4640 Microprocessor Powers Set-Top Box from Videosurfer
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Santa Clara, Calif.--March 23, 1998--Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT; Santa Clara) announced that its RV4640 MIPS RISC microprocessor powers Videosurfer's TV-TOP digital ...
Seva Technologies Conducts Hardware Platform Benchmark
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Fremont, Calif.--March 23, 1998--Seva Technologies (Fremont) will exhaustively test and analyze the PC, powered by Microsoft's Windows NT, to determine if it is a viable design ...
Cadence Enhances Design Services Operation in Japan with Acquisition of Excellent Design
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Shin Yokohama, Japan--March 24, 1998--Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced it has expanded its design services capacity with the acquisition of design firm, Excellent Design, ...
Barrett To Be Intel CEO, Grove Remains Chairman
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3/31/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--March 26, 1998--Intel plans to elect Craig Barrett, current president and chief operating officer, as its next chief executive officer, succeeding longtime ...
Worldwide Cooperation between Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and CAD-UL
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3/31/1998   Post a comment
March 26, 1998--CAD-UL will adapt their embedded tools to all AMD microprocessors and evaluation boards. AMD will recommend CAD-UL Embedded Tools as the preferred solution for ...
Probe Technology Corp. Selects Veribest for Design of its Circular Probe Cards
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3/30/1998   Post a comment
PCB West, Santa Clara, Calif.--March 23, 1998--Veribest, Inc. (Boulder, Colo.), won a contract to provide its PCB software and consulting services to Probe Technology Corp. (Santa ...
Mentor Graphics' New M.IP Engine Speeds IP Easily into Design Flow for Creators and Users
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3/30/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--March 24, 1998--Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville, Ore.) introduced an innovative business and technology model enabling IP developers and users to rapidly ...
Credence Solidifies Commitment to Quality
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3/30/1998   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--March 24, 1998--Credence Systems Corp. (Fremont) announced the hiring of Robert J. Rudy as vice president of quality. A veteran of the semiconductor industry, ...
Cadence Breaks Down Barriers to High-Speed PCB Design
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3/30/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--March 23, 1998--At the PCB Design Conference West, Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced the availability of a Windows NT-based Allegro viewer, a "CAD-neutral" ...
IPC Board Of Directors Reaffirms Commitment to Solving Industry Data Transfer Problems
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3/30/1998   Post a comment
Northbrook, Ill.--March 24, 1998--At the IPC board of directors meeting on March 9th, the board voted to take a strong position in encouraging industry adoption of the new IPC ...
Verisity Expands U.S. Operations, Opens Five New Regional Offices
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3/30/1998   Post a comment
Mountain View, Calif.--March 23, 1998--Verisity Design, Inc. (Mountain View) announced that it has significantly expanded its U.S. operations with the opening of five new field ...
Arcadia Design Systems Introduces Mustang 2.1 with New Technology for Improved Area and Timing
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3/30/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--March 30, 1998--Arcadia Design Systems, Inc. (Santa Clara)announced Mustang 2.1, a datapath placement engine that automates andoptimizes the placement of ...
Integrated Device Technology Announces Industry's First 3.3-V 1-Mbit FIFOs
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3/30/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--March 23, 1998--Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) introduced 1-Mbit and 512k Supersync FIFOs available in 3.3 V and announced its ...
Motorola To Build Fab, Software Center In Poland
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3/30/1998   Post a comment
Company continues foray into the former Soviet Bloc, which it predicts will become a major chip market within a decade.
Asia Saps PC Unit Growth
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Financial troubles in overseas markets will ease growth of PC shipments this year, according to a new market report.
Electroglas Sees Weak 1Q
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Semiconductor equipment supplier's shares slip after company says its first quarter results will miss Wall Street estimates.
Chip Express Unveils 0.35-m Fast-Turn Gate Array Families with Advanced Technology Supporting Up to 1.5 Million Gates
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3/27/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--March 23, 1998--Chip Express Corp. announced the CX3000, 0.35-m CMOS technology for fast-turn, high-performance, and high-density gate array families. The ...
Metrowerks to Ship Codewarrior Professional 3, the Latest Version of SoftwareDevelopment Tools for Windows 95, Windows NT, and Mac OS
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3/27/1998   Post a comment
Austin, Texas--March 23, 1998--Metrowerks, Inc. will, in the last weekof March, begin shipping Codewarrior Professional 3, the latest release ofCodewarrior software development ...
Mentor Graphics To Deliver Microsoft Windows CE to Embedded Developers
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3/27/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--March 25, 1998--Mentor Graphics Corp.announced an agreement with Microsoft Corp. that establishesits Microtec Division as a one-stop shop for developers ofWindows ...
Pacific Numerix Library Enhancements Significantly Improve EDVS Simulation Productivity
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3/27/1998   Post a comment
Scottsdale, Ariz.--March 20, 1998--Pacific Numerix Corp. has made significant enhancements to its Electronic Design Validation System products for simulating the mechanical performance ...
General Instrument Chooses QED's RM5230 MIPS Microprocessor for Next-Generation Digital Set-Top
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3/27/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--March 25, 1998--Quantum Effect Design, Inc.(QED) announced that General Instrument Corp. (GI) has chosenQED's RM5230 MIPS RISC microprocessor for their DCT-5000+ ...
OpenGL ARB Ratifies OpenGL 1.2 Specification
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3/27/1998   Post a comment
Mountain View, Calif.--March 24, 1998--Silicon Graphics, Inc. and the other members of the OpenGL Architecture Review Board (ARB)ratified and made available of the OpenGL 1.2 ...
Spyglass Forms Java Consulting Practice to Address Demand for Java-based Technology in Non-PC Devices
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3/27/1998   Post a comment
Naperville, Ill.--March 24, 1998--Spyglass announced that it has established a Java Consulting Practice to work with consumerelectronics, telecommunications, cable, and direct ...
Veribest Launches Signal Vision in Release of its Discovery Series High-Speed Design Tools
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3/27/1998   Post a comment
PCB West Conference, Santa Clara, Calif.--March 23, 1998--Veribest, Inc. (Boulder, Colo.) announced the launch of its Discovery Series, a tool suite that addresses high-speed ...
Intel Delays Texas Fab Again
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3/27/1998   Post a comment
Originally scheduled to open in 1999, date is pushed to 2002 to coincide with 300-mm wafer timetable.
Digital Cameras Will Become $1 Billion Chip Market By 2002
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3/27/1998   Post a comment
As such, competition between semiconductor suppliers and their technology will continue to intensify, report says.
Palmchip To Deliver IP Cores Using Escalade Design Tools
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3/26/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--March 23, 1998--Escalade Corp. (Santa Clara, Calif.) andPalmchip Corp.(San Jose) jointly announced that Palmchip Corp. will bundle itsportfolio of silicon ...
Sand Introduces Its First Synthesizable IEEE-1394 Cores and Its Ieee-1394 Design Tool Kit
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3/26/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--March 23, 1998--Sand Microelectronics, Inc. (San Jose),introduced its first synthesizable IEEE-1394 cores: 1394DC, adevice controller core, and 1394 CPHY, ...
New Releases of OrCAD PCB Design Tools Deliver Enhanced Ease-Of-Use For PCB Designers and Electrical Engineers
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3/26/1998   Post a comment
PCB Design Conference West, Santa Clara, Calif.--March 23, 1998 -- OrCAD (Beaverton, Ore.) introduced Release 9.0 of its line of printed circuit board (PCB) design applications: ...
Metrowerks Shipping Codewarrior for MIPS Embedded Systems
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3/26/1998   Post a comment
Austin, Texas --March 23, 1998--Metrowerks, Inc. has announced that the company will begin shipping Codewarrior for MIPS Embedded Systems Release 2, targeting MIPS RISC microprocessors ...
Tundra Announces Volume Shipment Of Universe II VME-To-PCI Bus Bridge
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3/26/1998   Post a comment
Kanata, Ont.-- March 23, 1998--Tundra SemiconductorCorp. announced volume shipment of the Universe II, theindustry-leading VME-to-PCI bus bridging chip. The Universe II includesincreased ...
Microsoft Windows CE Supports QED's RM5230 MIPS Microprocessor
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3/26/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--March 23, 1998--Quantum Effect Design, Inc.(Santa Clara, Calif.) announced that Microsoft Windows CE will support QED's RM5230 MIPS microprocessor, making ...
Alliance Semiconductor Announces Agreement to Sell Shares of UnitedSemiconductor Corp.
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3/26/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--March 20, 1998--Alliance Semiconductor Corp.announced that it has agreed to sell 35 million shares of UnitedSemiconductor Corp. (USC)--approximately 18 percent ...
Tritech Microelectronics Gains New President
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3/26/1998   Post a comment
Singapore and Milpitas, Calif.--March 23, 1998--TritechMicroelectronics, Inc., has announced that Marc Birnkrant has joined thecompany as president and chief executive officer. ...
SGS-Thomson Sets Aggressive Plans To Retain Smart Card Chip Leadership
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3/26/1998   Post a comment
European chip maker adding new production capacity to increase output of MCU-based smart card chips.
Toshiba America Merges Semiconductor And Disk Units
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3/26/1998   Post a comment
Consolidation is to realign Toshiba units into groups of like businesses, fostering increased synergy.
Verisity Establishes Asian Operations, Signs Representation Agreement With Cybertec In Japan
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3/25/1998   Post a comment
Mountain View, Calif.--March 23, 1998--Verisity Design, Inc. (Mountain View) announced that it has set up operations in the Far East and hired industry veteran Joe Nalewajko as ...
Top Female Executives Lead DAC Workshop for Women in Design Automation
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3/25/1998   Post a comment
Boulder, Colo.--March 20, 1998--Attendees of the Design Automation Conference's (DAC) third annual "Workshop for Women in Design Automation" will come away with new ideas for career ...
Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Results, Restructuring, andNew Leadership
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3/25/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--March 19, 1998--Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. announcedits financial results for the quarter ended Jan. 31, 1998. It also announcedthe appointment of Radu ...
Xilinx and Alliancecore Partners Announce New Alliancecore Offerings at IP'98
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3/25/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--March 23, 1998--As part of its presence at the IP'98 conference and exhibit, Xilinx, Inc. (San Jose) announced the immediate availability of seven new Alliancecore ...
Plastic BGA Coinventor to Keynote IPC/SMTA BGA Symposium
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3/25/1998   Post a comment
Northbrook, Ill.--March, 24, 1998--The coinventor of the plastic ball grid array (PBGA) is keynoting the Institute for Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits (IPC) ...
Burr-Brown Announces Integrated Circuit for High-Performance Analog SignalProcessing
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3/25/1998   Post a comment
Tucson, Ariz.--March 19, 1998--Burr-Brown Corp. introduced the low-noise, low-distortion OPA686, a high-speed operational amplifier integratedcircuit offering the highest dynamic ...
Simpod to Demonstrate IP Modeling System at IP'98 Exhibition Using ARM Processor
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3/25/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--March 23, 1998--Simpod, Inc. (Santa Clara) announced that it will demonstrate the capabilities of its new system at the IP'98 conference using a bonded-out ...
Embedded Systems Conference Producer Provides Bridge to Burgeoning Japanese Market
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3/25/1998   Post a comment
San Francisco--March 24, 1998--Miller Freeman, Inc. (San Francisco) announced a partnership with the producers of the Microcomputer Systems and Tools Fair (MST), the largest ...
Adaptec To Buy Analog Devices Unit
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3/25/1998   Post a comment
Sale fits into Analog's strategic decision to focus on analog ICs and digital-signal processing products.
Cadence Implements Hardware and Software Coverification Strategy for System on a Chip
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3/24/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--March 17, 1998--Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (San Jose) announced that next phase of its system-to-silicon verification strategy unites the functional verification ...
Quality Semiconductor, Inc. Provides Second Quarter Outlook
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3/24/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--March 19, 1998--Quality Semiconductor, Incannounced that, based on current expectations, it estimates revenue for the second quarter ending March 29, 1998 ...
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