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The DII Group Inc. Completes Merger With Orbit Semiconductor Inc.
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8/23/1996   Post a comment
Niwot, CO--August 22, 1996--The DII Group Inc. (Niwot, CO) announced that it has completed its acquisition of Orbit Semiconductor Inc. following approval by both companies' shareholders ...
SMART Modular Technologies Inc. Reports Results For The Third Quarter Of Fiscal 1996
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8/23/1996   Post a comment
Fremont, CA--August 22, 1996--SMART Modular Technologies Inc. reported results for its third quarter ended July 31, 1996. Net sales in the third quarter of fiscal 1996 were $101 ...
Symbios Logic Partners With The EPA And Semiconductor Manufacturers To Research, Reduce, And Control Emissions Of Greenhouse Gasses
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8/22/1996   Post a comment
Fort Collins, CO--August 21, 1996--Symbios Logic Inc. (Fort Collins, CO) announced it has joined with other semiconductor manufacturers in a voluntary perfluorocompounds (PFC) ...
Analog Devices' Third-Quarter Earnings Per Share Rise 30 Percent on 24 Percent Sales Gain
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8/22/1996   Post a comment
Norwood, MA--August 21, 1996--Analog Devices (Norwood, MA) announced sales of $305 million for the third quarter ended August 3, 1996, 24 percent greater than those for the year-earlier ...
VLSI Licenses Intel Audio Codec '97 Interface
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8/22/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--August 21, 1996--VLSI Technology Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced that it has acquired a license from Intel Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) enabling VLSI to design, market, ...
New Adaptec Ultra Kit Offers Plug-and-Play 20 Mbytes Per Second SCSI Transfer Rates
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8/22/1996   Post a comment
Milpitas, CA--August 21, 1996--Adaptec (Milpitas, CA) has begun shipping the AHA-2940 Ultra Kit, the latest addition to the company's line of PCI-to-UltraSCSI host adapters. The ...
Sun Microsystems Provides Internet Backbone and Java Web Site to Democratic National Convention
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8/22/1996   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--August 21, 1996--Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, CA) announced its participation at the 1996 Democratic National Convention (DNC), donating the time, ...
J.D. Edwards Selects Digital As Launch Partner For Windows NT Server
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8/22/1996   Post a comment
Denver, CO--August 21, 1996--Business software developer J.D. Edwards made a strategic announcement with Digital Equipment Corp. and Microsoft Corp. where J.D. Edwards' OneWorld ...
Amdahl Corp. Announces New Value-Added Reseller Program For North America
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8/21/1996   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--August 20, 1996-- Amdahl Corporation announced a new value-added reseller (VAR) channel program to expand the company's presence in the North American enterprise ...
HP Announces Two New Interoperability Features For HP ORB Plus 2.0
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8/21/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--August 20, 1996--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) announced two new HP ORB Plus 2.0 object request broker features that support interoperability and simplify Unix ...
NEC Announces Support of Ipsilon's IP Switching Protocols
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8/21/1996   Post a comment
Palo Alto, CA--August 20, 1996--Ipsilon Networks (Palo Alto, CA) announced that NEC Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) will implement Ipsilon's IP Switching protocols in its next-generation ...
Labs to Integrate SGS-THOMSON Technology Libraries
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8/21/1996   Post a comment
Newton, PA--August 20, 1996--Tseng Labs Inc. (Newton, PA) announced an agreement to integrate selected technology libraries from SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics into their multimedia ...
National Semiconductor Reduces Work Force by 170
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8/21/1996   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--August 20, 1996--National Semiconductor Corp. announced it is reducing its work force by 170 people, primarily at its Santa Clara headquarters. National announced ...
National Semiconductor's New Diagnostic IC Monitors Key Analog and Digital Functions for Microprocessor-Based Systems
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8/21/1996   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--August 20, 1996--A highly integrated IC capable of monitoring potentially hazardous, user-defined conditions within microprocessor-based systems is the latest ...
Sun licenses IBM's Taligent Technology for Java International Support
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8/21/1996   Post a comment
Cupertino, CA--August 20, 1996--IBM (Armonk, NY) and Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, CA) announced an agreement to integrate technology developed by IBM's wholly owned ...
Cylink Receives Product of the Month Award for High-Speed ATM Encryptor, InfoGuard 100
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8/20/1996   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--August 19, 1996--Cylink Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) has been named the recipient of Telecommunications Magazine's Product of the Month Award for its ATM (asynchronous ...
SCO Provides Free Unix System Licenses To Students, Educators, and Unix Enthusiasts Around The World
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8/20/1996   Post a comment
Santa Cruz, CA--August 19, 1996--SCO (Santa Cruz Operations; Santa Cruz, CA) announced plans to provide a free license to use its Unix systems, including SCO OpenServer and SCO ...
M-Systems Announces a NOR Flash Disk Solution Suite
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8/20/1996   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--August 19, 1996--M-Systems (Santa Clara, CA) has announced a suite of flash disk solutions for high-volume embedded applications and portable, low-power systems. ...
NeXT Software's WebObjects Receives PC Magazine's Editors' Choice Award
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8/20/1996   Post a comment
Redwood City, CA--August 19, 1996--NeXT Software (Redwood City, CA) announced that its WebObjects Enterprise received top honors in PC Magazine. After a 48 hour testing process ...
Applied Materials and IMEC Enter Into Strategic Research Collaboration Agreement for Process Technology
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8/20/1996   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--August 19, 1996--Applied Materials Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) and IMEC (Leuven, Belgium), an independent research and development organization that develops and ...
Sidus Systems IBC Announce a Java Workplace
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8/20/1996   Post a comment
Richmond Hill, Ontario--August 19, 1996-- Sidus Systems Inc. (SSI; Toronto, Canada) announced the new Javanicus, a Java development package. It combines the Sidus SPARC RM (rack ...
Andrew Announces Distribution Agreement with Graybar
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8/20/1996   Post a comment
Orland Park, IL--August 19, 1996--Andrew Corp. (Orland Park, IL) has signed a distribution agreement with Graybar, the distributor of communications, data and electrical products. ...
Avant! and Anagram Sign Definitive Agreement; Merger On Track To Close In September
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8/20/1996   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--August 19, 1996--Avant! Corp. and Anagram Inc. (both of Sunnyvale, CA), who four days ago announced the signing of a binding letter of intent to merge the two companies, ...
Cadence/CCT Hearing Postponed to September 12
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8/20/1996   Post a comment
Cupertino, CA--August 19, 1996--Cooper & Chyan Technology Inc. (Cupertino, CA) announced that its request to reschedule the hearing on Cadence's motion for a preliminary injunction ...
SyQuest Technology Announces Resignation of Company Founder From Board of Directors
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8/19/1996   Post a comment
Fremont, CA--August 16, 1996--SyQuest Technology Inc. (Fremont, CA) announced the resignation of company founder, Syed H.Iftikar, from the board of directors. Iftikar founded ...
NEC Electronics announces VR4101 MIPS RISC CPU
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8/19/1996   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--August 15, 1996--NEC Electronics Inc. (Mountain View, CA) introduced the VR4101 microprocessor, a high-speed, low-power consumption 64-bit MIPS RISC solution. ...
Montgomery Securities Initiates Coverage of Sun Microsystems Inc. with a BUY Rating
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8/19/1996   Post a comment
San Francisco, CA--August 16, 1996--Montgomery Securities Analyst Kurt King has initiated coverage of Sun Microsystems Inc. with a BUY rating. King expects the company ...
RNS Enters into Purchasing Arrangement with Motorola Computer Group
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8/19/1996   Post a comment
Santa Barbara, CA--August 16, 1996--RNS (Santa Barbara, CA), a division of Meret Communications (Santa Monica, CA), announced a purchasing arrangement with Motorola Computer Group ...
Sente's Frenkil Keynote at Low Power Design Workshop
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8/19/1996   Post a comment
Monterey, CA--August 14, 1996--Gerald (Jerry) L. Frenkil, vice president of low power design at Sente Inc. (Chelmsford, MA) was the keynote speaker aat the Low Power Design Workshop. ...
QUALCOMM Signs CDMA (IS-95) ASIC License With VLSITechnology
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8/19/1996   Post a comment
San Diego, CA--August 15, 1996--QUALCOMM Inc. (San Diego, CA) announced that it has signed a multimillion-dollar, royalty-bearing license agreement with VLSI Technology (San Jose, ...
NEC Electronics Announces Core Strategy for VR4100 Processors
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8/19/1996   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--August 15, 1996--NEC Electronics Inc. (Mountain View, CA) announced a new core strategy for its VR4100 Series of MIPS RISC microprocessors. NEC Electronics' ...
New EDA Today Web Site Provides In-Depth EDA Industry Information Free of Charge
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8/19/1996   Post a comment
Phoenix, AZ--August 15, 1996--The Electronic Design Automation (EDA) market research firm EDA Today unveiled its plan to offer its monthly newsletter service--the EDA Today Summary ...
Credence Systems Reports 1996 Third Quarter Results
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8/16/1996   Post a comment
Fremont, CA--August 14, 1996--Credence Systems Corp. (Fremont, CA) reported record results for its third quarter ended July 31, 1996 with net sales of $67.2 million, a 46 percent ...
Allied Devices Nine Months' Earnings Up 32 Percent From Prior Year
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8/15/1996   Post a comment
Baldwin, NY--Aug. 14, 1996--Allied Devices Corp. reported earnings for its nine months (year-to-date 1996) of $722,059, or $0.14 per share, on revenues of $13.72 million, as compared ...
Alpha Microsystems Holds Annual Meeting
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8/15/1996   Post a comment
Santa Ana, CA--August 14, 1996--Alpha Microsystems (Santa Ana, CA) announced that it held its annual meeting of shareholders Tuesday, August 13, 1996, as scheduled. A quorum ...
Catalyst Semiconductor Inc. Announces New Corporate Headquarters
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8/15/1996   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--August 14, 1996--Catalyst Semiconductor Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced the opening of its new corporate headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. Officially unveiled ...
Wang and Digital Align to Bring Enterprise Imaging and Workflow to Digital's Windows NT Customers
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8/15/1996   Post a comment
Billerica, MA--August 14, 1996-- Wang (Billerica, MA) and Digital Equipment Corp. (Beijing, China) announced a worldwide alliance focused on bringing Wang's enterprise workflow ...
Micrion Reports Record Results
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8/15/1996   Post a comment
Peabody, MA--August 14, 1996--Micrion Corp. reported revenues and income from operations for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 1996. For the three months ended June 30, 1996, ...
Mylex Strengthens Management Line Up with Addition of Adaptec Veteran Barry Waxman
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8/15/1996   Post a comment
Fremont, CA--August 14, 1996--Mylex Corp. (Fremont, CA) announced the addition of Barry Waxman as vice president of sales for the Americas, responsible for distribution and OEM ...
Motorola Computer Group and Rogue Wave Software Inc. Deliver Development Tools for Windows NT on the PowerPC Platform
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8/15/1996   Post a comment
Tempe, AZ--August 14, 1996--Motorola Computer Group (MCG; Tempe, AZ) and Rogue Wave Software Inc. (Corvallis, OR) announced the availability of Rogue Wave's Tools.h++ V7.0, for ...
S-MOS Systems' Pix 3D Rendering Engine Supports Microsoft's Direct3D
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8/15/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--August 14, 1996--S-MOS Systems is now supporting Microsoft Corp.'s (Redmond, WA) Direct3D API with the company's PIX 3D rendering engine and software drivers that ...
All American Semiconductor Announces Second Quarter Results and 55 Percent Increase in First Half Sales
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8/15/1996   Post a comment
Miami, FL--August 14, 1996--All American Semiconductor Inc. (Miami, FL) announced its results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 1996. Net sales for the ...
Behavioral Synthesis in VLSI Design Engineering Course Offered by UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley
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8/14/1996   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--August 13, 1996--An overview of behavioral synthesis, and Synopsys tools and their use in synthesizing ...
Synopsys Names VP of Marketing and VP of Engineering to Design Reuse Group
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8/14/1996   Post a comment
Synopsys Names VP of Marketing and VP of Engineering to Design Reuse Group Mountain View, CA--August 12, ...
Tanon Manufacturing Inc. Resurfaces on Both Coasts
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8/14/1996   Post a comment
West Long Branch, NJ--August 9, 1996--Tanon Manufacturing (West Long Branch, NJ) has resurfaced as a provider of electronic manufacturing services in North America. In January ...
ATI Announces Nucleus PLUS for the PowerPC 860
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8/14/1996   Post a comment
Mobile, AL--August 1996--Accelerated Technology Inc. (Mobile, AL) announced Nucleus PLUS, a real-time multitasking operating system for embedded systems, in a version for the PowerPC ...
Escalade Appoints New Sales Executive
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8/14/1996   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--August 9, 1996--Rimas J. Karklys has joined Escalade Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) as director of North American sales. Karklys reports to Jean-Pierre Braun, Escalade's ...
SCO to Deliver Volume Operating System for Network Computers
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8/14/1996   Post a comment
Santa Cruz, CA--August 13, 1996--SCO (Santa Cruz Operation; Santa Cruz, CA) announced the immediate OEM availability of its network client operating system (NC/OS), a small footprint ...
AMD Completes Offer Of $400 Million Of Senior Secured Notes
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8/14/1996   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--August 13, 1996--AMD (Sunnyvale, CA) announced that it has completed an offering of $400 million of 11 percent senior secured notes, due in the year 2003. The ...
Lucent Technologies Begins Shipping Pre-Production Units of Cycomm Corp.'s Slice Cellular Security Device for Motorola MicroTAC Cellular Telephones
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8/14/1996   Post a comment
Greensboro, NC--August 13, 1996--Lucent Technologies (Murray Hill, NJ) has begun shipping pre-production units of Cycomm Corp.'s (Portland, OR) Slice Cellular Security Devices, ...
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