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Cypress makes another RF acquisition
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4/28/2000   Post a comment
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. is continuing its push into the RF market with the acquisition of privately-held RadioCom Corp.
New Orders & Design Wins
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ON Semiconductor launches $480M IPO
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Final USB 2.0 Spec Is Released
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The new specification could help launch a new generation of electronics products.
Cloudy patent picture may slow 1394's ascent
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A murky patent picture could slow adoption of the 1394 interface just when the fast link is seeing significant deployments, a Microsoft Corp. executive warned this week.
CompactPCI adapter card takes on multiple missions
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
The Cleveland adapter board from International Product Design Inc. links PCI boards to a 6U CompactPCI bus. According to president Shawn Arnold, the adapter has multiple missions.
Mezzanine board sports four fast serial interfaces
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
A PC-MIP mezzanine board from MEN Micro Inc., the Model P11, packs four high-speed asynchronous serial links on board, supporting full-duplex RS-422 and RS-485 operation.
ATI and Nvidia battle for top graphics chip
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
ATI Technologies Inc. introduced its latest chip at Windows Hardware Engineering Conference 2000, and claimed the title of best graphics chip in the industry. They held that title for 24 hours, because the next day, Nvidia Corp. held its own product launch, and retook their position as the top-performing graphics chip.
VME carrier board takes four mezzanines
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
Acromag Inc.'s AVME967O is a VME64x carrier board that takes up to four IndustryPack mezzanine boards, routing up to 200 I/O signals to its rear-panel connectors.
PCMCIA cards provide for asynchronous serial links
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
Sealevel Systems Inc. has introduced a pair of PCMCIA cards that provide an asynchronous serial link to a range of peripheral devices, including modems, terminals, printers and data collection devices. The basic models support data rates up to 115 kbits/second, and an enhanced-UART option brings rates up to 460 kbits/s.
SBS operations go wild for CompactPCI
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
SBS Technologies Inc. has just launched a raft of offerings for the CompactPCI bus, courtesy of its diversified stable of operations, which address different slices of the bus-board systems market.
Getting a fix on the common flavors of DSP
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
Traditionally, DSP "fixers," or fixed-point processors, are 16-bit devices that are cheaper to buy than 32-bit DSP "floaters" (floating-point processors) but more expensive to code, and sources said system builders choose between them for different reasons.
ADSL receiver boasts lowest dissipation
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Texas Instruments Inc. has begun marketing its THS6072 asymmetric digital subscriber line receiver, which is said to reduce power consumption by up to 300 milliwatts per port.
Comms chip shaves power by 15 percent
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
The CS61881 octal analog front-end communications chip from Cirrus Logic Inc. enables telephone equipment providers that use the E1 European standard to increase their central-office capacity while reducing power consumption by 15 percent.
GiGA rolls chip set for OC-192 line cards
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
GiGA North America's chip set for OC-192/STM-64 Sonet/SDH line cards performs functions that previously required a custom ASIC.
Intel Merges Processor, Architecture Groups
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The chip maker moves to strengthen its platform and chip offerings for Internet applications.
Dual BiCMOS op amp minimizes size
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Maxim Integrated Products has used its new 0.8-micron BiCMOS process to produce the MAX4402, a dual rail-to-rail operational amplifier in an eight-pin SOT-23 package that measures 3 x 3 mm.
AMD adds 450-, 500-MHz CPUs to Mobile K-6 line
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
AMD has added the Mobile AMD-K6-III+ and Mobile AMD-K6-2+ to its K-6 microprocessor families. The units offer speeds from 450 to 500 MHz.
Matsushita appoints Kunio Nakamura as new president
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. appointed Kunio Nakamura, 60, as its new president, and distancing itself from the 60-year dominance of the founding Matsushita family. Nakamura replaces Yoichi Morishita, 65, effective in late June.
Clock chip blankets PC requirements
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Clock chip maker Pericom Semiconductor Corp. has added the PI6C115-02 to its SiliconClock family.
Step-down dc/dc works at 10 microamps
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Linear Technology Corp. says its LTC1771, a high-efficiency step-down dc/dc controller, operates at a quiescent current of 10 microamps, the lowest in the industry.
4-nanosecond transceiver rolls
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Fairchild Semiconductor International's Interface and Logic Group has added a 3.3-volt, 4-nanosecond octal registered transceiver to its LVT portfolio.
Genesis chip OK for HDCP spec
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Genesis Microchip has included high-bandwidth digital content protection (HDCP) in the Digital Visual Interface-compliant gm3020 chip for digital monitor interfaces.
ON Semi fields temp sensors
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ON Semiconductor has launched two serially programmable System Management Bus (SMBus) temperature sensors. The devices have on-chip temperature-sensing diodes.
Avanti Reports First Quarter Results.
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
Fremont, CA--April 26, 2000--Avanti Corp. reported record results for its firstquarter ended March 31, 2000. For the quarter, revenue was a record$85.2 million, a ...
Neo Linear Names Thomas Beckley President and CEO.
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
Pittsburgh, PA--April 26, 2000--Neo Linear, Inc. announced the appointment of Thomas P. Beckley as president and chief executive officer. Beckley was most recently head ...
Cadence Announces New Library Management Tool.
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4/27/2000   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--April 24, 2000--Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced the new PCB LibrarianExpert product, a library management tool to supportconsistent ...
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