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VHDL International, User Group to Merge
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9/22/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. 22, 1997--VHDL International (VI) and the VHDL International Users' Forum (VIUF) have agreed to merge, it was announced today by VI, to improve the ...
VHDL International Asks Designers How VHDL Should Evolve
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Santa Clara, Calif.--Aug. 29, 1997--Quality Semiconductor Inc. (Santa Clara) announced that its board of directors has adopted a shareholder rights plan. Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. ...
Green Hills Unveils Optimizing Compilers and Development Environment for Siemens' New TriCore CPU
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9/22/1997   Post a comment
Santa Barbara, Calif.--Sept. 19, 1997--Green Hills Software (Santa Barbara) announced the availability of its MULTI Development Environment and family of C, C++, Fortran, and ...
Fujitsu Completes Amdahl Tender Offer and Merger
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9/22/1997   Post a comment
Tokyo--Sept. 19, 1997--Fujitsu Ltd. (Tokyo) announced the successful completion of its cash tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Amdahl Corp. (Sunnyvale, ...
VLSI Technology Names Two Senior Vice Presidents
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9/22/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 19, 1997--VLSI Technology Inc. (San Jose) announced the appointment of Bala Iyer, 41, and Ted Malanczuk, 53, to the position of senior vice president. Both ...
Synopsys Launches Revolutionary System-Level Implementation Technologies for Digital Communication Systems on a Chip
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9/19/1997   Post a comment
Synopsys Launches Revolutionary System-Level Implementation Technologies for Digital Communication Systems on a Chip San ...
National Adds 12V and Adjustable Voltage Versions to Award-Winning Integrated Power Supply Line
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Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. 18, 1997--National Semiconductor Corp.(Santa Clara) announced additional output voltage ratings and an extended temperature range for its line of award-winning ...
SEMI Honors Three Semiconductor Technologists at Annual Dinner and Award Ceremony
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Santa Clara, Calif.--September 17, 1997--Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI; Mountain View, Calif.) honored three industry notables for their outstanding ...
Tundra Semiconductor Announces New Executive Appointments
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9/19/1997   Post a comment
Kanata, ON--Sept. 18, 1997--Tundra Semiconductor (Kanata) has announced that Ed Hacker, David Lisk, and Richard O'Connor have all been promoted from director positions to vice ...
Seagate Finance Organization Announces Three Vice President Appointments
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9/19/1997   Post a comment
Scotts Valley, Calif.--Sept. 18, 1997--Seagate Technology Inc. (Scotts Valley) announced the promotions of James P. Anderson and Kathleen M. Snouffer to vice president, Finance, ...
Synopsys and Aachen University of Technology Unveil Technology Transfer Agreement
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9/19/1997   Post a comment
Synopsys and Aachen University of Technology Unveil Technology Transfer Agreement San Diego--Sept. 17, 1997--
Siemens' New 32-Bit Embedded Chip Architecture Enables Next Level of Performance in Real-Time Electronics Design
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9/18/1997   Post a comment
Cupertino, Calif.--Sept. 17, 1997--Siemens Components Inc. (Cupertino) announced an advanced 32-bit architecture that expands the design flexibility and potential performance of ...
North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts August 1997 Book-to-Bill Ratio of 1.11
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9/18/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, Calif.--Sept. 17, 1997--The North American semiconductor equipment industry posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.11 for Aug. 1997, it was reported by Semiconductor ...
Microtec to Move Java Into Mainstream of Embedded Systems Development
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San Jose--Sept. 15, 1997--Microtec, a Mentor Graphics company, (San Jose) ...
Microtec Licenses XRAY Debugger to Allant Software
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San Jose--Sept. 16, 1997--Microtec, a Mentor Graphics company, (San Jose) ...
SMART Modular Technologies Introduces Linear and ATA Flash PC Cards with Intel StrataFlash Memory Technology
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Fremont, Calif.--Sept. 17, 1997--SMART Modular Technologies Inc. (Fremont) announced significant incremental memory densities for SMART's dual product lines of both Linear and ...
Cypress Introduces 4-Mbit SRAMs with 26 Million Transistors
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9/18/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 15, 1997--Cypress Semiconductor (San Jose) introduced a family of 4-Mbit Static RAMs (SRAMs) manufactured with Cypress's RAM3 technology. The family includes the ...
EDA Industry Veteran Joins Frequency Technology's Board of Directors
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9/18/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 17, 1997--Frequency Technology Inc. (San Jose) announced the appointment of Alain Labat, 42, to its board of directors. Labat brings extensive management experience ...
VLSI Technology Appoints New Vice President and Corporate Controller
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9/18/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 17, 1997--VLSI Technology Inc. (San Jose) announced the appointment of Victor Lee, 41, to the position of vice president, corporate controller. Lee will ...
Speed Enhanced IDT RISC Processors Set New Performance Mark
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9/17/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. 16, 1997--Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT; Santa Clara) unveiled very high-performance versions of the company's R4640 and R4650 processors. ...
VLSI Technology Appoints Richard Thompson Vice President and CIO
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9/17/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 16, 1997--Richard Thompson, 53, has been appointed to vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of VLSI Technology Inc. (San Jose) reporting to Bala ...
Fluoroware Introduces Ultraclean, Low-Ionic Disk Shipper with Certification of Cleanliness
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9/17/1997   Post a comment
Chaska, Minn.--Sept. 16, 1997--Fluoroware Inc. (Chaska) announced that it has introduced the S802 95 mm thin disk shipper, an ultraclean, low-ionic shipper that is certified clean. ...
HP Ships 64-Bit Unix Operating Environment for Powering the Extended Enterprise
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9/17/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, Calif.--Sept. 16, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto) announced it is shipping HP-UX 11, its 64-bit operating environment (OE) for Unix system servers and workstations. ...
Analog Devices Places Multimillion Dollar Order for Several Ultratech Model 1500 Steppers
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9/17/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 16, 1997--Ultratech Stepper Inc. (San Jose) announced that Analog Devices (Norwood, Mass.) has placed a multimillion dollar order for several Ultratech Model 1500 ...
85 MHz TurboClock Boost System Clock Performance
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9/17/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. 16, 1997--The new 85 MHz TurboClock family that brings new levels of advanced functionality in performance, design, test, power consumption, and QSOP ...
Spyglass Ships Prism 1.0 Dynamic Content Conversion Solution
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9/17/1997   Post a comment
Naperville, Ill.--Sept. 16, 1997--Spyglass Inc. (Naperville) announced the shipment of Spyglass Prism 1.0, a proxy-based dynamic content conversion solution designed to optimize ...
Taiwan Chip Maker USC to Install Watkins-Johnson HDP System
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9/17/1997   Post a comment
Scotts Valley, Calif.--Sept. 16, 1997--Watkins-Johnson Co. (Scotts Valley) announced that Taiwan-based United Semiconductor Corp. (USC) has ordered a WJ-2000H high-density plasma ...
Cadence Extends Alta EnWave Solution for Designing Digital Communications Systems-on-a-Chip
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9/16/1997   Post a comment
San Diego--Sept 15, 1997--Cadence Design Systems Inc. (San Jose) unveiled its new PCS/CDMA Verification Environment and Communications Toolkit at the DSP World Expo'97 and ICSPAT ...
HP and VLSI Technology to Provide Design and Development Tools for VLSI's ARM-Based ASICs and ASSPs
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Palo Alto, Calif.--Sept. 15, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto) and VLSI Technology Inc. (San Jose) announced a cooperative development effort aimed at producing design and ...
HP Teams with ARM to Supply Design and Debug Tools
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Palo Alto, Calif.--Sept. 15, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto) announced that it is working closely with Advanced RISC Machines Inc. (ARM; Cambridge, UK) to develop design ...
IDT, Micron and Motorola Team to Produce SRAMs Based on Zero Bus Turnaround Architecture
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9/16/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. 15, 1997--Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT), Micron Technology Inc., and Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector (SPS) announced a cooperative ...
Dynachip Announces Family of Programmable Logic Devices Based on New High-Performance Active Repeater Architecture
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9/16/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 15, 1997--DynaChip Corp. (Sunnyvale) announced a new FPGA architecture that offers unprecedented performance for high speed interfaces, subsystems, and ...
Mentor Graphics, Denali Partner for Worldwide Delivery of Memory Modeling Solution
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9/16/1997   Post a comment
Wilsonville, Ore.--Sept. 15, 1997--Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville) and Denali Software Inc. (Palo Alto, Calif.) announced a partnership providing worldwide availability of ...
Cadence's SPECCTRAQuest Interconnect Designer Extends PCB Design Planning from Concept through Implementation
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9/16/1997   Post a comment
Boston--Sept. 15, 1997--Cadence Design Systems Inc. (San Jose) announced at PCB Design Conference East the immediate availability of the SPECCTRAQuest Interconnect Designer for ...
Simplex Makes Overnight Full-Chip 3D Extraction for Timing Analysis Available to Deep Submicron ASSP and ASIC Markets
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9/16/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 15, 1997--Simplex Solutions Inc. (Sunnyvale) announced the newest version of its full-chip 3D extraction product line, expanding its support for the deep ...
Chip Express Announces CX2002 LPGA Family for Production Cost Reduction
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9/12/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. 11, 1997--Chip Express Corp. (Santa Clara) announced the availability of its CX2002 LPGA, a new family of fast turnaround ASICs for cost-effective production. ...
Avanti Expands its Greater China Distribution Channel
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9/12/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--Sept. 10, 1997--Avanti Corp. (Fremont) announced that it has acquired a distribution company, Datalink Far East Ltd. which is located in Taiwan's high-technology ...
Teradyne Ramps Up Production Capacity to Meet Market Demand
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Willsonville, Ore.--Aug. 29, 1997--Tektronix Inc. (Wilsonville) announced that it has promoted Richard H. Wills to president of the company's Americas Operations. Wills reports ...
All American Semiconductor Announces Promotion and Expansion of Board of Directors
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9/12/1997   Post a comment
Miami--Sept. 11, 1997--All American Semiconductor Inc. (Miami) announced the promotion of Bruce Goldberg. All American also announced the expansion of its board of directors and ...
Pericom Semiconductor Corp. Announces Filing for Initial Public Offering of Common Stock
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9/12/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 10, 1997--Pericom Semiconductor Corp. (San Jose) announced that it has filed a registration statement for the initial public offering of up to $36 million of ...
Dataram Announces Opening of European Distribution Facility
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9/12/1997   Post a comment
Princeton, N.J.--Sept. 11, 1997--Dataram Corp. (Princeton) announced the opening of its European Distribution Facility in Twyford, England. This Dataram-owned facility will be ...
TRW Signs Laser Agreement with Consortium of Chip Makers
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9/12/1997   Post a comment
Redondo Beach, Calif.--Sept. 11, 1997--TRW (Redondo Beach) has signed an agreement with a consortium of U.S. semiconductor manufacturers to begin joint development of a laser-based ...
Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector Announces New Regional Appointments
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9/11/1997   Post a comment
Orlando, Fla.--Sept. 10, 1997--Dr. Hector Ruiz, president of Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector, announced two appointments that continue the organization's global, customer-focused ...
Altera, Nokia, Nortel Elected to Leadership Posts by the Virtual Socket Interface Alliance
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9/11/1997   Post a comment
Los Gatos, Calif.--Sept. 10, 1997--Altera Corp., Nokia Corp., and Nortel Semiconductors have been elected to the Steering Working Group (SWG) of the Virtual Socket Interface Alliance ...
SGS-THOMSON Awarded First EMAS/ISO14001 in Italy
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9/11/1997   Post a comment
Suresnes, France--Sept. 10, 1997--SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics (Suresnes) announced that its plants in Cornaredo, Milano, and Agrate Brianza are the first sites in Italy to be ...
Siemens' Chip Plant in North Tyneside to Deliver DRAMS to Mosel Vitelic
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9/11/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 10, 1997--Siemens Semiconductors (Munich, Germany) and Mosel Vitelic Inc. (Taipei, Taiwan) announced that they have signed a contract under which Siemens will ...
Sun Expands Network Software Business Into Embedded Systems Market
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Palo Alto, Calif.--Sept. 10, 1997--Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.) announced steps to broaden beyond the company's established leadership in enterprise, Internet, ...
Aavid Thermal Technologies Announces $1 Million European Expansion
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9/11/1997   Post a comment
Laconia, N.H.--Sept. 10, 1997--Aavid Thermal Technologies (Laconia) announced a $1 million European investment to meet demand for its new range of thermal solutions for OEMs using ...
3Dlabs' GLINT MX Processor Selected for Compaq Professional Workstation 5100
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9/11/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--Sept. 9, 1997--3Dlabs Inc. (San Jose) announced that the new Professional Workstation 5100 from Compaq Computer Corp. uses the GLINT MX and GLINT Delta graphics processors ...
Fujitsu Expands 64-Mbit SDRAM Manufacturing Capabilities in its Gresham, Ore. Facility
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9/11/1997   Post a comment
Gresham, Ore.--Sept. 10, 1997--Fujitsu Microelectronics Inc. (FMI; San Jose) more than doubled its U.S. manufacturing capacity with the official opening of an expanded 545,000-square-foot ...
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