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AMD Announces Planned $400 Million Public Offering of Convertible Subordinated Notes
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4/30/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.-- April 27, 1998--AMD (Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.)has filed a prospectus supplement with the Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to the ...
Atmel Announces Realtime 8-Bit AVR Microcontroller In-Circuit Emulator
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4/30/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 28, 1998--Atmel Corporation (San Jose) announced MegaICE realtime in-circuit emulator for the company's megaAVR family of Flash-based microcontrollers. ...
Phoenix Technologies' Virtual Chips Group Sponsors Serial Interface Standards Seminar Series
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4/30/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--March 31, 1998--Phoenix Technologies, Ltd. (San Jose), supplier of enabling software, cores, and system BIOS, is sponsoring the Serial Interface Standards Seminar ...
IDT Names Alan Krock Chief Financial Officer
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4/30/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--April 29, 1998--IDT (Santa Clara) has named Alan F. Krock chief financial officer.Krock brings more than 15 years of financial experience to ...
Siemens and Motorola Celebrate Opening of Joint U.S. Semiconductor Plant
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4/30/1998   Post a comment
Richmond, Va.--April 28, 1998--Siemens AG (Munich and Berlin), andMotorola (Schaumburg, Ill.), celebrated the formal opening of WhiteOak Semiconductor, their $1.5 billion ...
Mentor Graphics Announces Call for Entries for First Annual Embedded Technology Leadership Awards
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4/30/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 28, 1998--Mentor Graphics Corp.'s Microtec Division called for entries for the first annual Embedded Technology Leadership Awards program to recognize designengineers ...
Philips Semiconductors Selects Mentor Graphics' Calibre for Deep-Submicron Verification
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4/30/1998   Post a comment
Wilsonville, Ore.--April 27, 1998-- Mentor Graphics Corporation (Wilsonville) announced that Philips Semiconductors (Eindhoven, Netherlands) has selected Mentor Graphics' Calibre ...
Synopsys Reports Strong Earnings Growth for Q2 '98
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4/30/1998   Post a comment
Synopsys Reports Strong Earnings Growth for Q2 '98 Mountain View, Calif.--April 27, 1998--Synopsys, ...
Digital Communications Fuels Semiconductor Growth
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4/30/1998   Post a comment
SAN FRANCISCO -- The era of PC-driven semiconductor growth is fading and digital communications have taken over as the prime force fueling industry expansion, according to the president of Texas Instruments' Semiconductor Group.
Semtech Acquires Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Maker
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4/29/1998   Post a comment
Semtech CEO says company's strong attributes, along with Acapella's, will speed entry into high-speed communications marketplace.
Fabless Chip Companies Will Need 45 Percent More Silicon In '98
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4/29/1998   Post a comment
Despite price pressure, slumping orders in market, report says fabless chip companies enjoy growth rate higher than overall semi industry, exec says.
Quickturn and I2P Partner to Deliver Reusable Intellectual Property for System-on-Chip Design
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4/28/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 27, 1998--Quickturn Design Systems, Inc. (San Jose) and Integrated Intellectual Property, Inc. (I2P, Santa Clara, Calif.) announced a strategic technology ...
Sand Microelectronics Expands Sales Team, Moves to New Facilities
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4/28/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 27, 1998--Sand Microelectronics, Inc. (San Jose) announced the appointment of two new sales managers, the opening of the company's first direct sales office ...
Beleaugured Semiconductor Industry Actually Rebounded in 1997
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4/28/1998   Post a comment
Newton, Mass.--April 27, 1998--Market research firm In-Stat Group conducted an exhaustive study of the $137 billion semiconductor industry, the complete results of which ...
EDA Consortium Elects New Board
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4/28/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 27, 1998--The Electronic Design Automation Consortium (San Jose) has elected a new board of directors to serve the organization through June, 2000. Aart de ...
TDK Semiconductor Publishes 1998-1999 Communications Products Data Book; CD-ROM Version Also Available
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4/28/1998   Post a comment
Tustin, Calif.-- April 27, 1998--TDK Semiconductor Corp. (Tustin) has announced the availability of the new 1998-1999 data book covering its full line of communications product ...
Duet Appoints Morgan Stanley and Greylock Partners to Board of Directors
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4/28/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 27, 1998--Duet Technologies, Inc. (San Jose) appointed William J. Harding of Morgan Stanley Venture Partners and David Strohm of Greylock to the company's ...
Mitsubishi and SRS Labs Announce Two-Speaker Chip Solution for SRS 3D Sound Technology
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4/28/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--April 27, 1998--The Electronic Device Group of Mitsubishi Electronics America, Inc. (Sunnyvale) and SRS Labs, Inc. (Santa Ana, Calif.) announced that Mitsubishi ...
SME Introduces Latest Installment to Tool and Manufacturing Engineers Handbook Series
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4/28/1998   Post a comment
Dearborn, Mich.--April 16, 1998--The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME, Dearborn) announced the availability of Material and Part Handling in Manufacturing, the ninth ...
Chip Growth Aims For A Rebound In '99, Dataquest Says
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4/28/1998   Post a comment
Semiconductor industry may show lackluster growth this year, but watch out, 1999.
Phoenix Technologies Expands BIOS Support For Cyrix MediaGX Microprocessors to Include MediaGXm
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4/27/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 23, 1998--Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (San Jose), a supplier of standards-based compatibility software for personal computers, peripheral interconnects, and information ...
TSMC-USA Names Five New Additions to Management Team
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4/27/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 23, 1998--Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC, San Jose) announced five new management team additions. Dr. Sheldon Wu and Dr. Chen-Chung Chao, employees ...
Ikos Systems Reports Second Quarter Results
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4/27/1998   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.--April 22, 1998--Ikos Systems, Inc. (Cupertino) announced results for the second quarter ended April 4, 1998. Revenue for the quarter was $12,319,000 as compared ...
OrCAD Reports Strong Revenue Growth While Integrating Microsim Merger
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4/27/1998   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.--April 23, 1998--OrCAD (Beaverton) reported that demand for its Windows NT-based electronic design and component information system (CIS) software and services ...
Ultratech Stepper Announces First Quarter Results
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4/27/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 23, 1998--Ultratech Stepper, Inc. (San Jose) announced unaudited results for the three-month period ended March 31, 1998. Ultratech's net sales for the first ...
Chrysalis Announces Promotions: Isadore Katz President, Hal Conklin Vice President Worldwide Sales
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4/27/1998   Post a comment
North Billerica, Mass.--April 27, 1998-- Chrysalis Symbolic Design, Inc. (North Billerica) announced that Isadore Katz will be company president and Hal Conklin vice president ...
TSMC Technical Symposium Will Highlight Technology Roadmap for Semiconductor Foundry; Lester Thurow to Provide Keynote Address at Annual Event
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4/27/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 23, 1998--Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC, San Jose) will hold its annual Technology Symposium on May 14 at the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel in ...
Ikos Announces Emulation Solutions Order from NVIDIA Corporation
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4/27/1998   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.--April 22, 1998--Ikos Systems (Cupertino) announced a record order for its high-performance logic emulation systems. The significant order was received in the ...
PC Shipments Grow 14 Percent In First Quarter
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4/27/1998   Post a comment
Market research company says first quarter results are in line with its projection of PC unit growth of 15.6 percent in 1998.
Semiconductor Equipment Spending Hits Slump Until End Of '99, Says Report
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4/27/1998   Post a comment
Believing chip industry is in period of retrenchment, banker predicts flat revenues -- at best -- for suppliers of semi production equipment.
Fifteen Developers of DSP Hardware and Software Tools Ready Products Compatible with ADI's Next VisualDSP Release
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4/24/1998   Post a comment
Norwood, Mass.--April 22, 1998--Fifteen DSP-based system design companies announced plans to integrate their products with the Analog Devices, Inc. (Norwood) VisualDSP development ...
AMD Reaches Tentative Agreement to Settle Class Action Securities Suit
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4/24/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--April 23, 1998--AMD (Sunnyvale) announced that it has reached an agreement in principle to settle the class action securities lawsuit currently pending against ...
Electroglas Reports First Quarter Results
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4/24/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--April 23, 1998-- Electroglas, Inc. (Santa Clara) reported operating results for its first quarter ended March 31, 1998. The company previously announced ...
Atmel Partners with IBM and HID to Offer First Integrated Asset Identification Chip
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4/24/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 22, 1998--Atmel Corp. (San Jose) announced the introduction of an asset identification chip, the AT24RF08, which allows identification of configuration and/or ...
Burr-Brown Announces Low-Cost Operational Amp with Rail-to-Rail Input/Output
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4/24/1998   Post a comment
Tucson, Ariz.--April 23, 1998--Burr-Brown Corp. (Tucson) announced the OPA343 series of CMOS operational amplifiers with rail-to-rail input/output and AC performance optimized ...
Atmel Introduces A New Generation Of Sound Synthesis ICs
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4/24/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 20, 1998--Atmel Corp. (San Jose) announced the introduction of a new generation of sound synthesis ICs in their Dream product family. These fully integrated chips, ...
New Low-Power Motorola DSP Offers 102 kbytes of On-Chip SRAM; Limited External Memory
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4/24/1998   Post a comment
Austin, Texas--April 23, 1998--Motorola (Austin) is offering a new digital signal processor (DSP) solution that they claim minimizes power consumption and offers 102 kbytes of ...
Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. Announces a Two-for-One Stock Split
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4/24/1998   Post a comment
Camarillo, Calif.--April 22, 1998--Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. (Camarillo) announced that its board of directors has approved a resolution authorizing a two-for-one stock split ...
NEC And Hitachi Will Mass-Produce System Chips In 1998
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4/24/1998   Post a comment
After being hard hit in the DRAM market by South Korean and Taiwanese competitors, the companies are seeking new markets.
National Semiconductor Will Acquire Communications Technology Company
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4/24/1998   Post a comment
Exec says acquisition will add advanced design and technology capabilities to National's existing analog, mixed-signal, and digital expertise.
Semi Group Steps Up Campaign To Keep More Foreign Engineers In U.S.
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4/24/1998   Post a comment
Officials urge Congress to approve bill that would increase number of work visas available to trained foreign pros.
Symbios Delivers Maximum Performance in SYM10 Deep-Submicron 0.25-m CMOS Technology
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4/23/1998   Post a comment
Fort Collins, Colo.--April 20, 1998-- Symbios, Inc. announced the availability of its next-generation SYM10TM 0.25-m six-layer metal CMOS ASIC technology. The Symbios SYM10 cell-based ...
Synplicity's New 5.0 Release Offers Users Unprecedented Level of Control
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4/23/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--April 20, 1998--Synplicity, Inc. introduced a major technology advancement to Synplify, its logic synthesis tool. Synplify 5.0 offers new synthesis technology, ...
Altera Ships 3.3-V EPF10K30A High-Performance, Low-Cost PLD Solution
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4/23/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--April 20, 1998--Altera Corp. announced the availability of its EPF10K30A PLD. The EPF10K30A, the newest member of Altera's Flex 10KA family, addresses the increasing ...
Marshall Expands Technical Support
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4/23/1998   Post a comment
El Monte, Calif.--March 10, 1998--Marshall Industries hasannounced an exclusive agreement with Comit Systems, which will providecustomized engineering and design solutions ...
Impact Of Asian Financial Crisis Increases Slightly on U.S. PWB Manufacturers
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4/23/1998   Post a comment
Northbrook, Ill.--April 22, 1998--A majority of United States printed wiring board (PWB) and electronics manufacturing services industry (EMSI) companies continue to experience ...
Ikos Systems Reports Second Quarter Results
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4/23/1998   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.--April 22, 1998--Ikos Systems, Inc. announced results for the second quarter, ended April 4, 1998. Revenue for the quarter was $12,319,000 as compared with ...
Tanner EDA Releases Complete Set of MCM and High-Density Interconnect Design Tools
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4/23/1998   Post a comment
Pasadena, Calif.--April 16, 1998--Tanner EDA introduced MCM Pro, a fully integrated tool for MCM design, layout, verification, and simulation.The MCM Pro design suite automates ...
Asyst Technologies Finalizes Acquisition of Fluoroware's Automated Radio Frequency Identification Technology
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4/23/1998   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--April 17, 1998--Asyst Technologies, Inc. (Fremont, Calif.)has finalized its acquisition of Fluoroware, Inc.'s (Chaska, Minn.) Fluorotrac automated radio frequency ...
Ultratech Profits Plunge 92 Percent
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4/23/1998   Post a comment
Lithography supplier gets stung by downturn in semiconductor capital spending.
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