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Applied's 14 Years In China Shows Growth Potential
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4/23/1998   Post a comment
This year, Applied Materials China expects to see revenues of $20M in the Communist country -- a big increase over subsidiary's $2 million in sales last year.
Lattice Semiconductor Reports Record Annual Results
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4/22/1998   Post a comment
Hillsboro, Ore.--April 16, 1998--Lattice Semiconductor Corp. (Hillsboro, Ore.) announced record revenue, operating income, and net income for its fiscal year ended March 28, ...
NEC Licenses Spyglass Device Mosaic Technology for New NETJACS FactoryFloor Network Computers
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4/22/1998   Post a comment
Naperville, Ill.--April 21, 1998--NEC has licensed Spyglass Device Mosaic, a small memory footprint-embedded Web browser, for use in their new line of NETJACS industrial network ...
OrCAD Names William Cibulsky Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
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4/22/1998   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.--April 16, 1998--OrCAD announced that William Cibulsky has joined the company as senior vice president of worldwide sales. In this newly-created position, ...
The Mathworks Enhances Mathworks DSP Workshop Design Solution with New DSP Blockset 2.2
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4/22/1998   Post a comment
Natick, Mass.--March 23, 1998-- The Mathworks Inc. (Natick) announced the availability of an enhanced version of The Mathworks DSP Workshop. This new version, based on the recently ...
Sandcraft, Inc. Announces Delivery of Microprocessor Design Database to NEC Electronics
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4/22/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--April 20, 1998--Sandcraft, Inc. has delivered key modules of the design database for the VR5400 family of 64-bit MIPS RISC microprocessors to NEC Electronics, ...
Cadence Board Member Receives Engineering Distinction
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4/22/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 20, 1998--Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (San Jose) announced that Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, a member of the company's Board of Directors, has been elected ...
Mentor Graphics and MEMSCAP Introduce MEMS Engineering Kits Enabling Rapid Design for Direct Fabrication by Foundries
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4/22/1998   Post a comment
Wilsonville, Ore.--April 13, 1998--Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville) and MEMSCAP introduced a set of foundry-specific MEMS Engineering Kits, enabling design teams across various ...
Sagantec Acquires Microcad of Israel
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4/22/1998   Post a comment
Milpitas, Calif.--April 20, 1998--Sagantec has acquiredMicroCAD of Haifa, Israel, developer of physical design software technology. The value of the acquisition has not been ...
National Cuts Workforce By 10 Percent
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4/22/1998   Post a comment
California-based chip maker responds to slow orders and soft demand in chip markets.
Cadence First Quarter Revenues Shoot Up 44 Percent
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4/22/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif., company says it experienced strong growth in system-on-a-chip design products as well as its design-services business.
Summit Design, Inc.'s Visual HDL Proves Ideal for University Education
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4/21/1998   Post a comment
Swindon, England--April 16, 1998--Summit Design, Inc.has supplied five seats of its Visual HDL package to UniversityCollege, Cork, helping students to learn more about up-to-the-minute ...
Symbios Delivers Silicon and Development Systems for IEEE-1394 48( CD-ROM Decoder
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4/21/1998   Post a comment
Ft. Collins, Colo.--April 13, 1998--Building upon earlier accomplishments in 1394 technology, Symbios, Inc. introduced the SYM13FW301 48X CD-ROM decoder with 1394 interface. Design ...
MIPS Technologies Files Lawsuit Against Lexra, Inc.
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4/21/1998   Post a comment
Mountain View, Calif.--April 10, 1998--MIPS Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Silicon Graphics, Inc. has filed suit against Lexra, Inc. in United States District ...
Rohm and Gatefield Expand Technology and Marketing Relationship
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4/21/1998   Post a comment
Kyoto, Japan and Fremont, Calif., USA - April 13, 1998 - Rohm CompanyLtd. (Kyoto, Japan) and Gatefield Corp. (Fremont, Calif.) announced today that they have signed an agreement ...
North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts March 1998 Book-to-bill Ratio of 0.80
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4/21/1998   Post a comment
Mountain View, Calif.--April 17, 1998--The North American semiconductor equipment industry posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.80 for March 1998, reported Semiconductor Equipment ...
Wakefield Engineering Offers Thermal Management Solution for Intel's New Celeron Microprocessors
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4/21/1998   Post a comment
The Celeron is Intel's newest processor aimed at the basic,sub-$1,000 PC. Celeron will run at 266 MHz, and the initial versiondoes not contain any L2 cache. While the Pentium ...
Qualcomm Enters into CDMA Subscriber License Agreement with Casio
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4/21/1998   Post a comment
San Diego--April 16, 1998--Qualcomm, Inc. (San Diego) has entered into a code division multiple access (CDMA) subscriber license agreement with Casio Computer Co., Ltd. of Japan. ...
Ramtron Develops Fatigue Free PZT-Based Capacitor for High-Endurance FRAM Memories
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4/21/1998   Post a comment
Colorado Springs, Colo.--April 15, 1998--U.S. semiconductor maker, Ramtron International Corp. announced that its Advanced Materials Group has developed a new high-endurance ferroelectric ...
HP Expands Line of SOT-323-packaged Silicon Transistors; 40-percent Smaller than SOT-23- and SOT-143-Packaged Devices
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4/20/1998   Post a comment
Palo Alto, Calif.--April 17, 1998--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto) announced that the well-proven and widely used AT-320XX and AT-415XX die are now available in a 4.2-square-mm ...
Chrysalis Expands Sales and Service for Scandinavia
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4/20/1998   Post a comment
North Billerica, Mass.--April 14, 1998--Chrysalis Symbolic Design (North Billerica) announced that it has signed a sales agency agreement with ISS AB, Integrated Systems Scandinavia ...
Xilinx Announces Xilinx DSP--A Comprehensive Solution for High-Performance Digital Signal Processing Designs
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4/20/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 13, 1998-- Xilinx, Inc. (San Jose) announced "Xilinx DSP," a fully integrated, easy to use, low cost DSP design environment. Xilinx DSP reduces time to market ...
Asyst Technologies Finalizes Acquisition of Fluoroware's Automated Radio Frequency Identification Technology
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4/20/1998   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--April 17, 1998--Asyst Technologies, Inc. (Fremont) announced it has finalized its acquisition of Fluoroware, Inc.'s (Chaska, Minn.) Fluorotrac automated radio ...
Avanti Sales Executive Joins Duet as New Senior Vice President of Sales
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4/20/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 17, 1998--Duet Technologies, Inc. (San Jose) announced the appointment of Mark Goldman to the newly created position of senior vice president of Sales with responsibility ...
AEA Releases Worker Shortage White Paper
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4/20/1998   Post a comment
Washington, D.C.--April 9, 1998--The American Electronics Association (AEA) said that the number of B.S. engineering graduates in the U.S. fell 16 percent from 1985 to 1997. ...
Elanix Partners with Xilinx to Introduce new DSP Design Methodology for FPGAs
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4/20/1998   Post a comment
Westlake Village, Calif.--April 14, 1998--Elanix, Inc. (Westlake Village) announced the integration of Systemview by Elanix with the Xilinx Core Generator to automate the methodology ...
Chartered Semiconductor and Virage Logic Deliver Fast Embedded Memories
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4/20/1998   Post a comment
Milpitas, Calif.--April 8, 1998--Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing (Singapore) and Virage Logic (Milpitas) announced Virage's Custom-Touch and Self-Testable Memory Compilers ...
Novellus Shares Fly On Solid First Quarter
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4/20/1998   Post a comment
Novellus shares rise after the company meets Wall Street estimates with first quarter earnings of 60 cents a share.
Phoenix Technologies Ltd. and Award Software Agree to Merge
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4/17/1998   Post a comment
San Jose-- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (San Jose) and Award Software International, Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.) announced the completion of a definitive merger agreement. The ...
Applied Materials Launches Tungsten Process for Mirra CMP System
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4/17/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--April 16, 1998--Applied Materials, Inc. (Santa Clara) introduced a tungsten process capability for its Mirra CMP system. This new process is expected to maximize ...
Mitel Corp. Announces the Acquisition of Customer Premises Equipment Business Unit of Centigram Communications
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4/17/1998   Post a comment
Kanata, Ont.--April 16, 1998--Mitel Corp. (Kanata) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) Business Unit of Centigram ...
OrCAD Names William Cibulsky Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
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4/17/1998   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.--April 16, 1998--OrCAD (Beaverton) announced that William Cibulsky has joined the company as senior vice president of worldwide sales. In this newly-created ...
AMCC Enhances SONET/SDH STM-1/OC-3 Market with Fully Integrated CMI Transmitter/Receiver
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4/17/1998   Post a comment
San Diego--April 16, 1998--Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (San Diego) enhanced their position in the SDH STM-1 market with the introduction of a line of fully integrated Coded Mark-Inversion ...
Cygnus Solutions Promotes William Ross to Vice President of Worldwide Sales
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4/17/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--April 14, 1998--Cygnus Solutions (Sunnyvale) announced the promotion of William Ross to vice president of worldwide sales. Ross was formerly Cygnus' managing ...
National Semiconductor Introduces a New Family of Low-Cost, High-Speed 12-bit A/D Converters for Imaging Systems
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4/17/1998   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--April 16, 1998--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara) announced a pair of 12-bit ADCs (analog-to-digital converters) for high-speed, high-resolution ...
EDA Industry Reports Record Revenue of Over $2.7 Billion for 1997
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4/17/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 6, 1998--The Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDA Consortium; San Jose) announced that its Market Statistics Service (MSS) reported record new license ...
Chip-Equipment Index Drops To 18-Month Low
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4/17/1998   Post a comment
Market statistics reflect how bad things have become in chip-production-equipment business since industry began feeling impact of Asian financial crisis.
Silicon Storage Technology Narrows Loss In First Quarter, Strikes Alliances
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4/17/1998   Post a comment
SST is looking to strategic partnerships with Sanyo Electric and Samsung Electronics to pull up its performance.
Anadigics Suffers $1.1 Million Loss As Revenues Slump 18% In Quarter
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4/17/1998   Post a comment
Semiconductor supplier blames big decrease in sales of integrated circuits for cellular phones and personal communication services products for loss.
K&S Reports Better -Than-Expected Earnings Despite Weak Chip-Assembly Market
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4/17/1998   Post a comment
CEO says company anticipates near-term demand to be below that of recent quarters, though, and is taking necessary actions.
SGS-Thomson First Quarter Sales Rise Slightly, Earnings Fall Flat
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4/17/1998   Post a comment
"There continued to be excess capacity in the industry, with the financial weakness in parts of Asia further impacting demand," CEO says.
Micron Ships SLDRAMs, Claims Lead
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4/16/1998   Post a comment
Company delivers engineering samples to Compaq, Hewlett-Packard, and others.
Mentor Graphics and MEMSCAP Introduce MEMS Engineering Kits Enabling Rapid Design for Direct Fabrication by Foundries
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4/16/1998   Post a comment
Wilsonville, Ore.--April 13, 1998--Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville) and MEMSCAP (Grenoble Cedex 1, France) introduceda set of foundry-specific MEMS Engineering Kits, enabling ...
Aavid Announces Low-Cost Family of Cooling Solutions for Applications Using Intel's Celeron Microprocessor
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4/16/1998   Post a comment
Laconia, N.H.--April 15, 1998--Aavid Thermal Products, Inc. (Laconia), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aavid Thermal Technologies, Inc., announced a family of solutions optimized ...
Compaq Introduces 100 MHz SDRAM and SGRAM Memory Upgrades to Support New Deskpro Series
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4/16/1998   Post a comment
Houston--April 15, 1998--Delivering increased flexibility to customers with the new Compaq Deskpro EP and EN series, Compaq Computer Corp. (Houston) announced three different types ...
Advanced Bionics and Mentor Graphics A/M-S Solutions Enable Hearing Impaired to Achieve Independence
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4/16/1998   Post a comment
Wilsonville, Ore.--April 13, 1998--Mentor Graphics (Wilsonville) announced that Advanced Bionics (Sylmar, Calif.), a pioneer in electronic cochlearimplants for the profoundly ...
Tanner Research Names Morison Vice President of Tanner EDA Division
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4/16/1998   Post a comment
Pasadena, Calif.--April 2, 1998--Tanner Research, Inc. (Pasadena) a leader in design tools for integrated circuits, multichip modules, and microelectromechanical systems, announces ...
Simplex Solutions Closes New Round of Financing
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4/16/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--April 13, 1998--Simplex Solutions, Inc. (Sunnyvale) announced that it has closed a new round of financing, in which Intel Corp. and Attractor Investment Management ...
Quicklogic Delivers Military-Temperature Grade Plastic FPGAs
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4/16/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--April 13, 1998--Quicklogic Corp. (Sunnyvale) announced a new low-cost alternative to ceramic FPGAs for military applications with the introduction of military-temperature ...
Logicvision Announces Embedded ATE Solution for System-on-a-Chip
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4/16/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--April 13, 1998--Logicvision, Inc. (San Jose) announced icBIST3.0, an embedded ATE solution for at-speed test and diagnostics of digital and mixed-signal system-on-a-chip ...
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