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Emulator
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The SS-V850 emulation system supports the V850 family of MCUs.
Automotive SoC
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Designed for automotive "mechatronic" applications, wherein electronics systems are physically integrated with mechanical elements, the L9805 SoC contains an ST7 microcontroller core...
Hitachi to eliminate 14,700 jobs, cut chip capital spending 57%
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TOKYO -- Hitachi Ltd. today outlined massive cutbacks in its businesses, including the elimination of 14,700 jobs worldwide--about 4% of its workforce--and restructuring of its trouble semiconductor division. The company called the moves "emergency management measures" aimed at reviving turnaround efforts that began two years ago.
Patent Office backs women in R&D prize
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The Patent Office is backing an award that recognises women working in R&D departments.
HNDs slump as unattractive to students
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The popularity of Higher National Diplomas in electronics-related subjects has slumped. Some courses have not secured acceptances from any students.
Fairchild looks to grey market deal for excess
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Fairchild Semiconductor is looking to sell excess inventory directly through online brokers and an internal asset management system.
Intel speeds up Xeon for multi-thread hardware
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Intel plans to speed up a forthcoming Xeon x86 by 30% by giving it the ability to run two threads at once.
Future servers 'just ram' with networked applications
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A senior Intel executive wants his company to shift its strategy for next-generation networks (NGN) towards reconfigurable logic and distributed processing models.
Ireland beating worst of the global slump — IDA
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The Irish Republic's troubled technology sector could take up to 18 months to recover, says Sean Dorgan, chief executive of inward investment agency IDA Ireland.
Soitec puts cash into start-up to kick-start SOI design
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French silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafer maker Soitec has tried to kick-start design work for the technology by putting $400000 into a start-up that has built standard cell libraries and circuit blocks.
Arc and Siroyan catch ARM's Amba bus
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ARC International and Siroyan have joined the list of companies to adopt ARM's Amba as an on-chip system bus, making it easier for both companies to plug into systems and IP built around it.
Synergy to support sub-£10m deals
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Livingstone Guarantee, the UK's largest corporate adviser to unquoted businesses, has launched a division specialising in small deals.
CDT to develop handheld battlefield technology for US army
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Cambridge Display Technology is to develop a handheld battlefield display technology for the US armed forces.
Ericsson ökar licensieringstakten
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Genom att skapa ett nytt företag, Ericsson Mobile Platforms, ska Ericsson kunna öka sin licensiering av sina 2,5G- och 3G-plattformar till andra tillverkare av mobiltelefoner och trådlösa apparater.
InSync implant could prevent heart attacks
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US medical equipment manufacturer Medtronic's InSync implant (pictured) could prevent heart attacks by helping to correct ventricular dysynchrony.
250 UK jobs threatened in move to Czech Republic
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Alps Electric (UK) has announced a further restructuring that will lead to redundancies at its Milton Keynes site.
Intellon Releases Home Powerline Networking Designs
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Intellon is offering reference designs for OEMs to use to design in their home powerline networking chipsets.
Intel and AMD declare an I/O truce
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SAN JOSE --- Archrivals Intel Corp. and AMD Corp. have reached d??tente on their separate high-speed I/O standards, and officials of both firms told EBN they are hoping to make Intel's 3GIO and AMD's HyperTransport work together.
Taiwan's Aopen issues apology to Intel for pre-announcing Brookdale
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- AOpen Inc. must be in hot water, as the Taiwanese company here issued an apology to Intel Corp. for pre-announcing a PC motherboard line based on Intel's 845 chip set, code-named Brookdale. AOpen is now asking the news media to remove its news release "any print, electronic, or other form'' that pre-announced the Brookdale chip set.
ITRI Board Votes to Close Institute
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Chartered lowers Q3 sales estimate, but loss won't be worse than expected
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SINGAPORE -- Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Pte. Ltd. here today said its wafer shipments may be slightly lower than expected in the third quarter, causing revenues to drop 15-to-20% from Q2, but the foundry company's loss in the current period will still be in line with previous estimates.
Chartered says fab utilization may dip near 20%
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Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing today said its sales may fall further than expected this quarter, sending capacity utilization close to 20%.
Sun designers press EDA for better business model
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The $3 billion design automation industry needs to revamp its business model to better address the problems and performance needs of chip designers, according to the top tool buyer at Sun Microsystems Inc.
Smith hopes to ring up sales in five languages
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Smith & Associates has upgraded existing features on its Web site and implemented multilingual capabilities to expand deeper into international markets.
Telecom seen driving India's IC market
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The telecommunications and consumer electronics sectors are expected to drive a healthy expansion of India's semiconductor market over the next several years, according to a market survey.
Asat's sales fall 49% sequentially; expects a 10-15% decline in current quarter
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HONG KONG -- Hong Kong's Asat Holdings Ltd. today reported sales of $25 million in its first fiscal quarter ended July 31, down 75.7% from the like period a year ago and a 48.7% decrease from the previous quarter. Net loss for the quarter was $20.3 million, or minus $0.15 per American Depository Share (ADS) share. The loss included a $1.5 million charge for reorganization expenses associated with the company's cost-reduction program.
Intel details next-generation I/O spec
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Intel Corp. provided a first look at technical details for Arapahoe, the third-generation system I/O expected to replace the ubiquitous PCI bus in a broad range of computer and communications systems, at the Intel Developer Forum this week.
Intel outfits Itanium processor for faster runs
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Intel Corp.'s next-generation Itanium processor, code-named McKinley, has undergone such a performance-enhancing makeover that it has a shot at running at least 50 percent faster than the current Itanium line, the company said.
3DSP lines up software development support from India's Wipro
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BANGALORE, India --Wipro Technologies here today announced it has joined a partnership program at U.S.-based 3DSP Corp. to develop MPEG-4 video software for digital signal processing (DSP) ICs. The two companies said they are also planning an ongoing alliance for wireless and video applications, based on 3DSP's platform.
Intel previews new network processor for 10-Gbit operations
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SAN JOSE--Intel Corp. Thursday gave a peek at its second-generation IXP network processor, planned for next year at a 1-GHz frequency handling 10-gigabit/second transmission rates. Sean Maloney, executive vice president and general manager of the Communications Group, told EBN at the Intel Developers Forum that the new IXP processor will use the next-generation Xscale ARM-based core that is also being introduced in 2002.
Serial ATA revs as parallel hangs tough
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Intel Corp. is lobbying for a shift to serial ATA for storage systems, but some companies are placing their bets on a faster version of today's parallel ATA interface.
Cirrus Logic to use China's CSMC for foundry services in consumer ICs
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AUSTIN, Tex.--Fabless semiconductor supplier Cirrus Logic Inc. today announced a five-year foundry agreement with China's Central Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd., which will fabricate analog and digital ICs for the Austin chip company.
Cirrus Logic turns to China for foundry
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Cirrus Logic Inc. has turned to China as source of wafers by signing a five-year agreement with Central Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (CSMC).
Integrated controller reflects USB 2.0 momentum
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Intel Corp. is poised to release a core logic component that will integrate a controller for version 2.0 of the Universal Serial Bus (USB).
Intel gives preview of new IXP network processor
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SAN JOSE--Intel Corp. Thursday gave a peek at its second- generation IXP network processor, planned for next year at a 1GHz frequency handling 10-gigabit/second transmission rates. Sean Maloney, executive vice president and general manager of the Communications Group, told EBN at the Intel Developers Forum that the new IXP processor will use the next-generation Xscale ARM-based core that is also being introduced in 2002.
DOD returns fire on spectrum relocation
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The Pentagon is counterattacking in its efforts to block the transfer of radio spectrum to industry for use in wireless and other mobile applications.
Hynix samples first 0.13-micron DDR SDRAM devices
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SAN JOSE -- During the Intel Developer Forum (IDF), Hynix Semiconductor Inc. here announced that it has begun sampling its first 0.13-micron products--a family of 512-megabit double-data-rate (DDR) SDRAMs. At the same time, the Korean chip giant also rolled out a new line of low-profile memory modules that supports DDR SDRAMs.
Intel aims to put communications thrust on track with no recovery in sight
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SAN JOSE -- While Intel Corp. is still reportedly losing money and struggling in the communications chip market, the company's new networking chief here vowed that it would turn operation around and become a leader in the arena.
Timing source module
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Analog switches
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RESOURCES
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These conference reports and studies offer additional information on Web-based design.
Linux fuels rethink of tool strategies
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Every other product on display at this year's Consumer Electronics Show seemed to integrate Internet connectivity.
Samsung plans better forecasts
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Vishay parlays Infineon acquisition
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