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Semiconductor Industry Adopts LONWORKS Control Network Technology as New Standard
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8/21/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, Calif.--Aug. 20, 1997--Echelon Corp. (Palo Alto, Calif.) announced the selection of its LONWORKS control network technology as a standard by SEMI (Semiconductor Equipment ...
Exemplar Logic Announces Support for Altera FLEX 6000 Family
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8/20/1997   Post a comment
Alameda, Calif.--August 19, 1997--Exemplar Logic (Alameda, Calif.) announced that Galileo Extreme and Leonardo have support for Altera's (San Jose) new FLEX 6000 family of devices. ...
Watkins-Johnson Semiconductor Equipment Group Promotes Uhlemann to Vice President
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8/20/1997   Post a comment
Scotts Valley, Calif.--Aug. 18, 1997--Watkins-Johnson Co. (Palo Alto, Calif.) announced that William R. Uhlemann (56) has been promoted to vice president, purchasing and materials, ...
Phil Kilcoin Joins OrCad as New Director of Product Marketing
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8/20/1997   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.--August 18, 1997--OrCAD (Beaverton, Ore.) announced that Phil Kilcoin has joined the company as its new director of product marketing. In this newly-created ...
3Dlabs and Microsoft Announce Direct3D Masterclass Tour
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8/20/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 19, 1997--3Dlabs (San Jose) and Microsoft (Redmond, WA) announced a series of Direct3D Technical Masterclasses which will tour during September and October 1997. ...
Cadence and UMC Announce BSIM3 Joint Effort
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8/20/1997   Post a comment
Taipei, Taiwan--Aug. 19, 1997--Cadence Design Systems Inc. (San Jose) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC; Taipei, Taiwan) announced their support for the public domain ...
Sun Unveils First Solaris and NT Integration Course
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8/20/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, Calif.--Aug. 19, 1997--Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.) announced "Solaris and Windows NT Network Integration" course is being added to the system administration ...
AMD-K6 MMX Enhanced Processors to be Used in IBM Aptiva PCs
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8/19/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Aug. 18, 1997--AMD (Sunnyvale, Calif.) announced that IBM's Consumer Division plans to use AMD-K6 MMX enhanced processor technology in selected models of ...
Gambit Names Lanny Ross Chairman and CEO
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8/19/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 18, 1997 -- Gambit Automated Design Inc. (San Jose) announced the appointment of Lanny Ross as chairman and CEO of the company. A founder and member of the board ...
Charles M. Clough Joins Altera Board of Directors
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8/19/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 18, 1997--Altera Corp. (San Jose) announced that Charles M. Clough has joined its Board of Directors. The addition of Clough brings the number of directors to seven. ...
National Semiconductor Completes Serial Digital Video Receiver Solution with Introduction of 300Mbps SDV Decoder
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8/19/1997   Post a comment
Fort Collins, Colo.--Aug. 18, 1997--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, Calif.) announced availability of a 300Mbps serial digital video (SDV) decoder and serial-to-parallel ...
Symbios Logic Consolidates ASIC Solutions and Peripheral Solutions Business Units, Realigns Core Development within Semiconductor Division
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8/19/1997   Post a comment
Fort Collins, Colo.--Aug. 18, 1997--Symbios Logic Inc. (Fort Collins, Colo.) announced it is consolidating the ASIC Solutions and Peripherals Solutions business units and realigning ...
Quick Turn Flip-Chip BGA Lab for Advanced IC Packaging Opened by Abpac
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8/19/1997   Post a comment
Phoenix--August 15, 1997--Abpac Inc. (Phoenix) announced the opening and first shipments from its new Flip-Chip BGA packaging lab. The installation of this capability is substantially ...
Oki Semiconductor Introduces 8-Port Ethernet Media Access Controller
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8/19/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Aug. 18, 1997--Oki Semiconductor (Sunnyvale, Calif.) announced its MAC8110, an 8-port 10/100Mbps Ethernet media access controller (MAC). The MAC8110 is the ...
Axil Computer to Incorporate Pentium Pro Processors with 1 Megabyte Cache In its 8-Way Servers
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8/19/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Aug. 18, 1997--Axil Computer Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) announced its support of the Intel Pentium Pro processor with 1 Mbyte of on-chip L2 cache (being ...
Ikos Systems Upgrades Gemini CSX Product to Boost Mixed-Level VerilogSimulation
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8/19/1997   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.--Aug. 18, 1997--Ikos Systems Inc. (Cupertino, Calif.) announced the release of its upgraded Verilog simulation solution, Gemini CSX 1.31. Delivering on the company's ...
TriQuint Semiconductor Names George Sanders to Head Asian Pacific Sales
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8/18/1997   Post a comment
Hillsboro, Ore.--Aug. 14, 1997--TriQuint Semiconductor has announced the appointment of George Sanders to assume responsibility for Asian Pacific sales. Sanders, who was previously ...
Nu Horizons Signs Distributor Agreement with Performance Technologies
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8/18/1997   Post a comment
Melville, N.Y.-- Aug. 15, 1997--Nu Horizons Electronics Corp. (Melville, N.Y.) announced that it has signed a national distribution agreement with Rochester-based Performance ...
Silicon Graphics Selects Visigenic's IIOP/CORBA Technology
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8/18/1997   Post a comment
San Mateo, Calif.--Aug. 15, 1997--Visigenic Software Inc. (San Mateo, Calif.) announced that Silicon Graphics has licensed Visigenic's VisiBroker for Java and VisiBroker for ...
Ibis Technology Corp. Appoints Robert L. Gable to its Board of Directors
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8/18/1997   Post a comment
Danvers, Mass.--August 15, 1997--Ibis Technology Corp. (Danvers, Mass.) announced the appointment of Robert L. Gable to its Board of Directors. Gable is chairman and CEO ...
Fujitsu Granted Early Termination of Antitrust Waiting Period
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8/18/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Aug. 14, 1997--Fujitsu Ltd. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) announced that, in connection with its previously announced tender offer to acquire all the outstanding shares ...
TMA to Acquire OPC Software Developer
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8/18/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Aug. 14, 1997--Technology Modeling Associates Inc. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) executed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire, for 400,000 shares of TMA common ...
SCO Delivers Live Webcast of SCOForum97 Keynotes
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8/18/1997   Post a comment
Santa Cruz, Calif.--Aug. 14, 1997--Bringing the world closer to SCO Forum97, SCO (The Santa Cruz Operation; Santa Cruz, Calif.) announced it will broadcast its keynote sessions ...
DesignDesk BOMLink Breaks the Wall between Manufacturing and Design
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8/18/1997   Post a comment
San Rafael, Calif.--August 15, 1997--AimaSoft Inc. (San Rafael, Calif.) has announced the release of BOMLink 6.0 for AutoCAD R13/R14. BOMLink helps manufacturers streamline production ...
IBM Expands Seascape Solutions for Open Systems Storage
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8/15/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 14, 1997--IBM (San Jose) announced that it is expanding its Seascape storage portfolio for Open Systems network computing. IBM is bringing the high-performance ...
ICS Announces Product Test and Distribution Center in Asia
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8/15/1997   Post a comment
Valley Forge, Pa.--Aug. 13, 1997--Integrated Circuit Systems Inc. (ICS; Valley Forge, Pa.) announced that it plans to establish a product testing, customer support and distribution ...
Zycad Announces Second Quarter Loss
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8/15/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Aug. 14, 1997--Zycad Corp. (Fremont, Calif.) announced a net loss of $1.87 million, or $0.08 per share, on revenues of $3.82 million for the quarter ended June ...
Lam Receives $38 Million Order from Hyundai
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8/15/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Aug. 11, 1997--Lam Research Corp. (Fremont, Calif.) announced that it has received a $38 million order from Hyundai Electronics Industries (HEI) of South Korea. ...
Samsung and SanDisk Sign Flash Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement
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8/15/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Aug. 14, 1997--Samsung Corp. and SanDisk Corp. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) announced that they have signed a cross-licensing agreement for flash memory related patents. ...
Silicon Valley Research Reports First Quarter 1998 Results
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8/15/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 14, 1997--Silicon Valley Research (San Jose) reported that for the quarter ended June 30, 1997, its revenues were $713,000 compared to $2.22 million for the quarter ...
Dataram Announces Digital AlphaServer 800 Memory Upgrades
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8/15/1997   Post a comment
Princeton, N.J.--August 13, 1997--Dataram Corp. (Princeton, N.J), a provider of gigabyte memory upgrades for Unix and Windows NT workstations and servers, announces the immediate ...
VLSI Technology Names New President for Japanese Operation
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8/15/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 13, 1997--VLSI Technology Inc. (San Jose) announced the appointment of Nobuo Sugawara as president of its Japanese subsidiary, VLSI Technology K.K. Sugawara ...
Xylan Compatible with IBM Token Ring Hubs
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8/14/1997   Post a comment
Calabasas, Calif.--Aug. 12, 1997--Xylan Corp. (Calabasas, Calif.) announced that its OmniSwitch now supports IBM's version of Token Ring for fiber optic Ring In/Ring Out ports. ...
SMART Modular Technologies Announces Filing of Public Offering of 2,070,000 Shares of Common Stock
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8/14/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Aug. 11, 1997--SMART Modular Technologies Inc. (Fremont, Calif.) announced the filing on Aug. 11, 1997 of a Registration Statement with the Securities and Exchange ...
Silicon Valley Research Announces SonIC-IV for IC Designs with up to 250,000 Cells
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8/14/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 11, 1997--Silicon Valley Research (SVR; San Jose) announced the release of SonIC-IV which has the capacity to place and route cell-based IC designs with up to 250,000 ...
Intel Sues DEC for Patent Infringement
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8/14/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Aug. 12, 1997--Intel Corp. (Santa Clara, Calif.) filed its intended counter claim against Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC; Maynard, Mass.) for infringement ...
Electroglas Receives Multimillion-Dollar Follow-On Order from Dominion Semiconductor
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8/14/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Aug. 12, 1997--Electroglas Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) announced it has received a multimillion-dollar follow-on order from Dominion Semiconductor for several ...
Viewlogic Promotes Shiv Tasker to Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing
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8/14/1997   Post a comment
Viewlogic Promotes Shiv Tasker to Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing Marlboro, ...
Applied Materials Receives Order for More Than $100 Million from White Oak Semiconductor
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8/14/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Aug. 12, 1997--White Oak Semiconductor, a joint venture between Siemens Electronics and Motorola Inc., has ordered semiconductor processing equipment worth ...
Lucent Technologies to Join Digital Television-DTV-Team
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8/14/1997   Post a comment
New York--Aug. 12, 1997--Lucent Technologies' Microelectronics Group (Murray Hill, N.J.) announced that it will join Compaq Computer, Intel Corp., and Microsoft Corp. in their ...
Actel Broadens Direct Factory-Client Support with New Office in Philadelphia; Hans Schmitz Named to Run New Philadelphia Office
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8/14/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Aug. 12, 1997--Actel Corp. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) announced the opening of its direct factory office in Philadelphia. The new office supports customers in ...
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8/8/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif., August 5, 1997---Electroglass, Inc., a market-leading supplier of automatic wafer probing and information ...
Silicon Valley Research Announces the Release of SonIC Version 3.0 for Deep Submicron IC Design
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8/8/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif., July 29, 1997 (Business Wire)---Silicon Valley Research (SVR) today announced the release of SonIC-V3.0 for immediate shipment.SonIC is an automatic place ...
Cadence's Costello Ranked America's Top-Performing CEO by Chief Executive Magazine
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8/8/1997   Post a comment
Cadence's Costello Ranked America's Top-Performing CEO by Chief Executive Magazine San Jose--June 17, 1997--Joseph B. Costello, 43, president and CEO of Cadence ...
Debug Solutions for AMD Elan SC400 and SC410 Microcontrollers Available From Applied Microsystems
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8/8/1997   Post a comment
REDMOND, Wash.---August 1, 1997---Applied Microsystems Corp., the leading supplier of hardware-enhanced development tools for embedded systems, today announced it will offer an ...
Synopsys and Arm Form Core Team for IP Core Characterization
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8/8/1997   Post a comment
Synopsys and Arm Form Core Team for IP Core CharacterizationMountain View, Calif., August 7, 1997---
Plaintree First Quarter Results to be Below Expectations
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8/8/1997   Post a comment
Ottawa--June 17, 1997--Plaintree Systems Inc. (Newton, Mass.) announced that, based on current information, it expects revenue for its first quarter of fiscal 1998 will be lower ...
Cadence Promotes Ahuja to VP of Engineering: India Managing Director Takes on Expanded Responsibilities Under Robison
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8/8/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif., July 31, 1997 (PRNewswire)---Cadence Design Systems, Inc., the world's leading supplier of electronic design software and services, today promoted Jaswinder ...
Lucent Technologies 0.25-micron modular process technology makes superchips a reality
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8/8/1997   Post a comment
Lucent Technologies 0.25-micron modular process technology makes superchips a realityBerkeley Heights, N.J., August 6, 1997---Complete "systems on a chip" will ...
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