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Chip R&D Focus Centers Planned
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8/16/1998   Post a comment
Two R&D focus centers are being planned as part of a government-research initiative to help chip makers develop semiconductor technology.
AMI Raises the Bar, Offers World's First Field Programmable Timing Generator
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8/14/1998   Post a comment
Pocatello, Idaho--August 3, 1998-- As part of a larger timing generator product line introduction, American Microsystems Inc. (AMI; Pocatello) introduced the FS6370, the world's ...
VLSI Technology Announces Stock Repurchase
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8/14/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--Aug. 13, 1998--VLSI Technology, Inc. (San Jose) announced that it has begun purchasing shares of the company's common stock under a program authorized by its Board of ...
Pen Backs Out Of TMCI Merger
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Fujitsu Plans Small 64-Mbit SDRAM
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Mentor Graphics Announces $12.125 per Share All-Cash Tender Offer forQuickturn
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8/13/1998   Post a comment
Wilsonville, Ore.--August 12, 1998--Mentor Graphics Corporation (Wilsonville) announced a cash tender offer for all shares of Quickturn DesignSystems, Inc. (San Jose) at a price ...
Cadence Names Two Executives to Senior Vice President Posts
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8/13/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--July 31, 1998--Cadence Design Systems, Inc.(San Jose) announced it hasappointed Smith McKeithen to senior vice president and generalcounsel and Ron Kirchenbauer to ...
Quickturn Urges Shareholders To Wait
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8/13/1998   Post a comment
The company asks shareholders not to sell stock to Mentor graphics, while its board of directors reviews the cash tender offer.
Embedded Memory Predicted To Explode
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8/13/1998   Post a comment
With individual chips taking on more and more functions, the market for embedded memory is expected to jump dramatically over the next several years.
White Mountain DSP Introduces Mountain-Flash and Mountain-Flashpro
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8/12/1998   Post a comment
Nashua, N.H.--August 3, 1998--White Mountain DSP, Inc. (Nashua)has released flash programming hardware for the Texas InstrumentsTMS320F206 and F240 family of DSPs. Two versions ...
Cadence Adds Global Focus to Executive Team
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8/12/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--July 31, 1998--Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (San Jose)announced that Kevin Bushby, vice president and generalmanager of Cadence Europe, Jean-Claude Broido, vice president ...
Rockwell Licenses Tut For Home-Networking
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8/12/1998   Post a comment
Tut's HomeRun technology will be used in a family of multifunction chips.
HP, Chartered Put Joint-Venture Fab On Hold
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8/12/1998   Post a comment
Citing the poor semiconductor market and economic problems in the Far East, Chartered Semiconductor and Hewlett-Packard will delay the opening of their fab in Singapore for a year.
TI's New 0.13-m Timecell99 Architecture Drives ASIC Integration toMultimillion-Gate System Levels
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8/11/1998   Post a comment
Dallas--July 27, 1998-- Texas Instruments's (Dallas) new Timecell Unified ASIC Architecture fully merges both standard cell and gate array technology on the same chip, giving designers ...
Denali Software Offers DDR Support
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8/11/1998   Post a comment
Palo Alto, Calif.--August 10, 1998--Denali Software (Palo Alto) announced immediate availability of a simulation model, Memory Modeler, to support Dual Data Rate (DDR), an emerging ...
Chartered Semiconductor And Virtual Silicon Fuel IP Integration For 0.25-m
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8/11/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--August 10, 1998--Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing (Singapore) andVirtual Silicon Technology, Inc. (Sunnyvale) announced that they have enteredinto a joint ...
Dataquest Sees Huge European PC, Net Growth
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8/11/1998   Post a comment
Market researcher sees the European Net market growing from 13.3 million computers connected to the Internet last year to 69 million computers in 2002.
Semitool Files Suit Against Novellus
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8/11/1998   Post a comment
Semitool alleges that two of its patents relating to electrochemical deposition of copper onto silicon wafers have been violated by the Sabre deposition tool.
EDA Growth Strong Despite Industry Slump
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8/11/1998   Post a comment
Electronic design automation revenues grew 22 percent to $743 million in the first quarter.
Actel Announces Availability of Second Device in Family of FPGAs
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8/10/1998   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--August 10, 1998--Actel Corp. (Sunnyvale)announced the newest device in its family of FPGAs, the 32,000-gate A54SX32.The A54SX32enables designers to integrate ...
IDF 4.0 Signals a New Era for Electrical/Mechanical Design Integration
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8/10/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--August 3, 1998--Intermedius Design Integration, LLC (San Jose)announced the release of Version 4.0 of the Intermediate DataFormat (IDF). The IDF is a file format specification ...
Phoenix Technologies Licenses USB Core to Asahi Kasei Microsystems
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8/10/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--August 10, 1998--In anticipation for an expected surge in demand for Universal Serial Bus (USB) peripherals Phoenix Technologies Ltd. announced (AKM) has licensed ...
Analysts Wary Of Predicting Recovery
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8/10/1998   Post a comment
While there are signs that the chip industry may see brighter days soon, several analysts warn against expecting too much good news too soon.
Vishay Sales Grow, Company Loses Money
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8/7/1998   Post a comment
The Temic Telefunken purchases boosted revenues 51 percent, but Vishay lost 4 cents a share.
Atmel Announces Shipment of 2,000th FPGA Designer System
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8/7/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--August 5, 1998--Atmel Corp. (San Jose)announced it has shipped more than 2,000 seats of its advancedFPGA tool suite, FPGA Designer 5.0, since the new AT40K architecturewas ...
SIA Sees Chip Sales Down In June
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8/6/1998   Post a comment
The semiconductor trade group said June sales fell to $9.84 billion, down 2.2 percent from May and down 14.1 percent year-over-year.
LTX Says It Will Miss Estimates, Cut Jobs
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8/5/1998   Post a comment
The test-equipment company announced 300 layoffs and warned it would fall short of analyst forcasts for the fourth quarter.
Intel Discounts $500 Million Patent Suit
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8/5/1998   Post a comment
Intel denies its Pentium microprocessors infringe on patents owned by an Illinois company.
Aisys Ships Driveway-MPC850
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8/5/1998   Post a comment
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 ...
VHDL International Users' Forum To Host Fall Event
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8/5/1998   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 ...
Cadence Names Two Executives to Senior Vice President Posts
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8/5/1998   Post a comment
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 ...
Tower Semiconductor Appoints Reuven Marko Vice President of Marketing and Sales
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8/5/1998   Post a comment
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 ...
Synopsys Is New Member of SRC
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8/5/1998   Post a comment
Synopsys Is New Member of SRC Mountain View, Calif., and Research Triangle Park, N.C.--August 3, 1998--
IPEC Loses Money, Cuts Jobs
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8/4/1998   Post a comment
Integrated Process Equipment reported a second quarter loss of $42.8 million, and announced it would cut 22 percent of its work force.
Altera Achieves Results With New 0.25-m Process
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8/4/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--August 3, 1998--Altera Corp. (San Jose) revealed that it has produced new devices using a 0.25-m process with high yields. Working in cooperation with foundry ...
Microchip Technology Reports Improved First Quarter Results
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8/4/1998   Post a comment
Chandler, Ariz.-- July 20, 1998--Microchip Technology, Inc. (Chandler) reported improved net sales and earnings for its first quarter of fiscal 1999 ended June 30, 1998. Net ...
Elanix Releases Systemview by Elanix 2.1
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8/4/1998   Post a comment
Westlake Village, Calif.--July 20, 1998--Elanix, Inc. (Westlake Village)announced the release of Systemview by Elanix 2.1. The newrelease provides additional modeling, analysis, ...
Xilinx's Foundation Series Software Delivers Handcrafted Design Performance Automatically
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8/4/1998   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--August 3, 1998--Xilinx, Inc. (San Jose)announced Foundation Series software version 1.5, with newenhancements for mainstream programmable logic designs.The ...
WSI's Newest ISP PSD8XX Has 3,000-Gate CPLD and 160-kbyte Flash
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8/4/1998   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--August 3, 1998--WSI (Fremont) introduced PSD8XXF2, a new addition to its family of flash MCU support ICs. It integrates high-density (serial or parallel programmable) ...
Wafer-Level Burn-In Will Cut Motorola Costs
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8/4/1998   Post a comment
The technology could reduce production costs by 15 percent, company says.
Xilinx Reorganizes Into Five Units
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8/3/1998   Post a comment
The chip maker will divide its product groups based on volume and density.
Unitrode-Benchmarq Merger Consummated
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8/3/1998   Post a comment
The new company will feature an expanded line of power-management products.
New Xilinx Alliance Software Delivers Support for Million-Gate FPGA Designs
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8/3/1998   Post a comment
San Jose--August 3, 1998--Xilinx, Inc. (San Jose)announced the new version of the Alliance Series software, v1.5,delivering 50 percent faster compile times and a 30 percent increase ...
Male Continues as SME President Through 1998
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8/3/1998   Post a comment
Dearborn, Mich.--July 27, 1998--Alan T. Male will continue as president of the Society ofManufacturing Engineers (Dearborn) through December 31. The SME ExecutiveCommittee took ...
Sagantec Introduces Re-Engineering Layout Tool
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8/3/1998   Post a comment
Milpitas, Calif.--July 27, 1998--Sagantec (Milpitas) introduces Xtreme, developed by MicroCAD of Haifa, Israel, which was acquired by Sagantec in April. The tool is used for new ...
System Modeling Tool Automatically Generates Test Cases
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8/3/1998   Post a comment
Dallas--July 17, 1998--Verilog, Inc. (Dallas) announces that Objectgeode, a tool set that addresses the entire project life cycle from analysis and design all the way through ...
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