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Veeco Sees Flat Sales In 1998
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The chip-equipment company says second quarter sales were about $6 million below Wall Street expectations.
IBM and ST to Jointly Develop Advanced System-on-a-Chip Products
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Paris--July 8, 1998--IBM Microelectronics (Armonk, N.Y.) and STMicroelectronics, Inc. (Lexington, Mass.) announced a joint effort that willaccelerate development of advanced system-on-a-chip ...
Mosaid Technologies and Process Intelligence Form Alliance
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Santa Clara, Calif.--June 30, 1998--Mosaid Technologies (Kanata, Ont.), asupplier of engineering memory test systems andmemory-chip design services, announced it has formed ...
James Poitras Joins Integral Domain Technologies, Inc. as President and CEO
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Santa Clara, Calif.--July 8, 1998--Integral Domain Technologies, Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.), a developer of yield management software for thesemiconductor industry, announced ...
AG Associates Introduces RTP System for Sub-0.25 m Steam-Based Thermal Applications
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San Jose--July 8, 1998--AG Associates (San Jose) introduced Steampulse, the newest addition to its family of RTP solutions. Steampulse delivers a full range of thin and thick oxide ...
C.P. Clare Announces Strategic Acquisition of Micronix Integrated Systems, Inc.
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Beverly, Mass.--July 6, 1998--C.P. Clare Corp.(Beverly) announced the acquisition of Micronix Integrated Systems,Inc. Micronix,located in Aliso Viejo, California, had approximately ...
Compaq Delivers Workstation Performance at PC PricesWith the New Professional Workstation AP200
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Houston--July 7, 1998--Compaq Computer Corp. (Houston) announcedworldwide the Professional Workstation AP200, the latest member of thecompany's Affordable Performance (AP) line ...
IMP Wafer Foundry Targets Analog IC Power-Management Market BiCMOS and High-Voltage Technology
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San Jose--June 24, 1998--IMP, Inc. (San Jose), announced the addition of eight new analog and power management specific processes for its Wafer Foundry Services business ...
Motorola Sees Drop In Global Chip Sales
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The company sharply downgrades its growth forecast after a dismal first quarter.
AMI Opens Offices in U.K. and Italy to Provide ASIC Support to Major European OEMs
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Dresden, Germany--July 1, 1998--American Microsystems, Inc. (AMI; Pocatello, Idaho) announced the opening of new sales offices in the United Kingdom and Italy. The United ...
TMRC Report: European PCB Sales to Increase More Than 60 percent by 2004
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Northbrook, Ill.--July 7, 1998--By 2004, the world market for printed circuit boards (PCB) is expected to increase to $50 billion from its 1996 total of $30 billion. The PCB market ...
Dovatron International Expands and Relocates Florida Manufacturing Facility
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Boulder, Colo.--July 7, 1998-- Dovatron International, thecontract electronics manufacturing unit of The Dii Group, Inc. (Boulder),announced the purchase of a 130,000-square-foot ...
Merix Corp. Director Retires
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Forest Grove, Ore.--July 7, 1998--Merix Corp. (Forest Grove) announced the resignation of John P. Karalis from the Merix Board of Directors.Other members of the Merix Board ...
Minc Announces New Versions of its FPGA, CPLD, and PLD Design Products
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Colorado Springs, Colo.--July 1, 1998--Minc Inc. announced that it is shipping new versions of its synthesis, optimization and mapping tools--PLSynthesizer for FPGA and CPLD design, ...
STMicroelectronics Announces First Commercial One-Chip Class D Audio Power Amplifiers
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Lexington, Mass.--July 6, 1998--STMicroelectronics (Lexington) has developed the world's first commercial audio amplifier integratedcircuits to use the class D technique. Called ...
Quickturn Announces Preliminary Second Quarter 1998 Results
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San Jose--July 6, 1998--Quickturn Design Systems, Inc. (San Jose) announced that revenue for the second quarter ended June 30, 1998, will be approximately $23.5 million, compared ...
Cypress Adds Verilog Synthesis to Warp 5.0 Software
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San Jose--July 6, 1998--Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (San Jose) announced Release 5.0 of its Warp 5.0 programmable logic design tools, adding Verilog synthesis.Warp supports ...
Dan Weed Named Vice President LSI Logic Worldwide Customer Engineering
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Milpitas, Calif.--July 2, 1998--Dan Weed, a semiconductor industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience, has joined LSI Logic Corp. (Milpitas) as vice president of Worldwide ...
Altera Receives First Wafertech Production Silicon
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San Jose--July 6, 1998--Altera Corp. (San Jose) announced that it has taken delivery of the first production-volume 0.35-m process wafers fabricated by Wafertech (Camas, Wash.). ...
Mentor Graphics Introduces Analog/Mixed-Signal Source Model Library for Telecommunications
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Wilsonville, Ore.--July 6, 1998--Mentor Graphics Corp.(Wilsonville) introduced the Commlib analog/mixed-signal source model library, enabling design teams to develop system-level ...
First 32-Mbit EPROMs Offered as Alternative to Mask ROMs
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Lexington, Mass.--July 1, 1998--STMicroelectronics (Lexington) announced that the M27C322, a high-capacity EPROM, is now available, developed in response to customer demand for ...
Mentor Graphics Co-Design Consortium Gains Momentum
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Wilsonville, Ore.--July 6, 1998--Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville) announced results from the second worldwide meeting of the Co-Design Consortium, held June 13 in San Francisco. ...
Ikos Systems Provides Preliminary Third Quarter Outlook
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Cupertino, Calif.--July 1, 1998--Ikos Systems, Inc. (Cupertino) announced that revenues for the third fiscal quarter ending July 4, 1998 were approximately $8.5 million. The company ...
Intel, Level One Push Gigabit Ethernet
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7/7/1998   Post a comment
Plan includes intentions to work together to enhance industry specs and introduce complementary Gigabit Ethernet products for Category 5 copper-wiring.
Virage Announces $3.5 Million In New Funding
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7/6/1998   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--August 4, 1998--Virage Logic (Fremont) announced that it has received $3.5 million in funding from a group of more than 20 private and corporate investors, including ...
Quicklogic Introduces Embedded Standard Products
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--August 3, 1998--Quicklogic Corp. (Sunnyvale) announced a new class of devices called Embedded Standard Products (ESPs), which enablefast development of complex ...
Virtual Silicon and Library Technologies Announce Agreement
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--Aug. 3, 1998--Virtual SiliconTechnology, Inc. (Sunnyvale) and Library Technologies (Saratoga, Calif.) announced that they have enteredinto a joint technology ...
Silicon Valley Research Reports First Quarter 1999 Results and Appoints JamesBenouis Chief Executive Officer
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San Jose, Calif.--Aug. 5, 1998--Silicon Valley Research, Inc. (SVR; San Jose) reported that for the quarter ended June 30, 1998, its revenues were $593,000 compared to $506,000 ...
Atmel To Appeal Trade Commission Decision
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Chip maker will appeal an unprecedented decision by the ITC, which issued no order in Amtel's patent complaint against Silicon Storage and Asian chip makers.
Mitel Plans $165 Million Offering To Cut Debt
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Company's offer will be used to pay a debt following its acquisition of Plessey Semiconductor.
VHDL International Users' Forum To Host Fall Event
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7/5/1998   Post a comment
Orlando, Fla.--August 3, 1998--The VHDL International Users' Forum (VIUF) will host "Workshops '98: VHDL for Power Users" October 26-28 at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Orlando.Workshops ...
Synopsys Is New Member of SRC
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Synopsys Is New Member of SRC Mountain View, Calif., and Research Triangle Park, N.C.--August 3, 1998--
Aisys Ships Driveway-MPC850
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Santa Clara, Calif.--August 4, 1998--Aisys, Inc. (Santa Clara) announced the availability of Driveway-MPC850. The toolsupports the Motorola MPC850 family of embedded PowerPC ...
Tower Semiconductor Appoints Reuven Marko Vice President of Marketing and Sales
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San Jose--July 30, 1998--Tower Semiconductor, Ltd.(San Jose) has named Reuven Marko vicepresident of marketing and sales. Prior to his new appointment, Marko servedas Tower's ...
Cadence Names Two Executives to Senior Vice President Posts
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San Jose--July 31, 1998--Cadence Design Systems, Inc.(San Jose) announced it hasappointed Smith McKeithen to senior vice president and general counsel andRon Kirchenbauer to ...
SpeedFam Sales Drop 46 Percent
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7/2/1998   Post a comment
The supplier of chemical mechanical polishing systems, says it had a net loss of $5.5 million, including a one-time charge of $7.5 million.
AMI Introduces Cutthroat, an FPGA-to-ASIC Family That Meets 3.3-V, 66 MHz PCI Performance
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7/1/1998   Post a comment
Pocatello, Idaho--June 29, 1998--American Microsystems, Inc. (AMI; Pocatello) announced its new Cutthroat gate array ASICs targeted at the FPGA-to-ASIC conversions market. The ...
Cygnus Solutions and Red Hat Announce Availability of GNUPro Technology for Red Hat Linux Operating System
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7/1/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--June 30, 1998--Cygnus Solutions (Sunnyvale) and Red Hat Software, Inc. (Research Triangle Park, N.C.) announced that Cygnus has ported Cygnus GNUPro Toolkit ...
Matsushita Electric Industrial and BTA Technology Develop Reliability Simulator
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7/1/1998   Post a comment
Osaka, Japan and Santa Clara, Calif.--June 29, 1998--Matsushita Electric Industrial (MEI) Company, Ltd. (Osaka) and BTA Technology, Inc. (Santa Clara), announced that the companies ...
I-Logix Introduces Reusable Components in Statemate Magnum Release 1.3
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Andover, Mass.--June 30, 1998--I-Logix, Inc. (Andover) announced Release 1.3 of Statemate Magnum. New features include libraries that will allow engineers to create reusable model ...
Fujitsu and Phoenix Technologies Enter Into Worldwide License of PCI and USB Synthesizable Cores
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San Jose--June 30, 1998--Fujitsu, Ltd. (Tokyo), Fujitsu Microelectronics, Inc. (San Jose), and Phoenix Technologies, Ltd. (San Jose) announced that they have signed an agreement ...
Spectrum Signal Processing Announces Software and Hardware Support for Analog Devices' ADSP-21160 Sharc DSP
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Burnaby, B.C.--June 22, 1998--Spectrum Signal Processing, Inc. (Burnaby) announced it will support Analog Devices' new 32-bit, floating-point, multiprocessing DSP, the ADSP-21160. ...
Synopsys and InterHDL Partner to Qualify Intellectual Property
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Synopsys and InterHDL Partner to Qualify Intellectual Property San Francisco--June 15, 1998--InterHDL, Inc. ...
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