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Siemens Semiconductor Selects LTX's Synchro for Testing Advanced GSM Devices
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Westwood, Mass.--Sept. 9, 1997--LTX Corp. (Westwood) announced that Siemens Semiconductor, after a thorough competitive analysis, has selected the LTX Synchro II Mixed Signal ...
Class Action Suit Filed Against The DII Group Inc. and Its Officers and Directors
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San Diego--Sept. 9, 1997--A class action has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado on behalf of purchasers of The DII Group Inc. common ...
Hitachi Develops 4.7 Gbyte DVD-RAM Technology
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Tarrytown, N.Y.--Sept. 9, 1997--Hitachi Ltd. (Tokyo) announced that it has developed basic technologies for DVD-RAM (rewritable DVD) with a capacity of 4.7 Gbyte per side, which ...
Aavid Thermal Technologies Opens Facility
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Concord, N.H.--Sept. 9, 1997--Aavid Thermal Technologies Inc. (Concord) announced the opening of a Manchester, N.H. facility dedicated to developing thermal solutions for the computer ...
General Semiconductor Announces Election of Three New Corporate Officers
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Melville, N.Y.--Sept. 9, 1997--At a regularly scheduled meeting of its board of directors, General Semiconductor (Melville) elected three new corporate officers. The three ...
QuickLogic Adds Two Semiconductor Veterans to Board of Directors
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 9, 1997--QuickLogic Corp. (Sunnyvale) announced that Donald P. Beadle and Michael J. Callahan have joined the company's board of directors. Beadle, ...
Integrated Systems Inc. Ships pSOSystem for ARM Processors
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 9, 1997-- Integrated Systems Inc. (ISI; Sunnyvale) announced that it has begun shipping its pSOSystem (RTOS) software for Advanced RISC Machines Ltd. ...
Avanti Corp. to Use Intrinsa Corp.'s PREfix for IC Design Automation
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Mountain View, Calif.--Sept. 9, 1997--Intrinsa Corp. (Mountain View) announced that Avanti Corp. (Fremont, Calif.) will deploy Intrinsa's PREfix to develop its IC design automation ...
Synopsys Names Larry Yamada Vice President, Marketing of EPIC Technology Group
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Synopsys Names Larry Yamada Vice President, Marketing of EPIC Technology Group Mountain View, Calif.--Sept. ...
Award Software Announces BIOS support for Intel's Mobile 200-MHz and 233-MHz Pentium Processors with MMX Technology
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Mountain View, Calif.--Sept. 8, 1997--Award Software International Inc. (Mountain View) announced support of Intel's (Santa Clara, Calif.) new 200-MHz and 233-MHz mobile Pentium ...
Aqueduct 'Profiler' Automatically Delivers Product Usage Data to Software Organizations, Boosting Beta-Test Accuracy
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Menlo Park, Calif.--Sept. 8, 1997--A tool to collect information on how software applications are being used and automatically send it back to the software organization over the ...
Sagantec Enables Single-Chip TV Design, Foundry Migration
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Milpitas, Calif.--Sept. 8, 1997--Using two full-custom very large-scale integrated circuits as a starting point, ITT Intermetall (Freiburg, Germany) has successfully employed the ...
Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector Outlines Strategy
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Orlando, Fla.--Sept. 8, 1997--In his first keynote presentation since taking over Motorola's Semiconductor Product Sector (SPS; Phoenix), Dr. Hector Ruiz outlined strategic goals ...
Siemens Introduces USB Solution for the Computer Peripheral, Telecom, and Consumer Markets
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Cupertino, Calif.--Sept. 8, 1997--Siemens Components Inc. (Cupertino) introduced an on-chip Universal Serial Bus (USB) module to their 8-bit C500 family of industry standard ...
Mitsubishi Offers USB Solutions Ranging from High-End to Cost-Sensitive 8-Bit Microcontroller Applications
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 8, 1997--The Electronic Device Group of Mitsubishi Electronics America Inc. (Sunnyvale) announced two 8-bit microcontrollers for Universal Serial Bus ...
Fujitsu's Flip Chip Plastic BGA Package with Buildup Substrate Technology Designed to Meet ASIC Computing and Communication System Demand
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San Jose--Sept. 8, 1997--Fujitsu Microelectronics Inc. (FMI; San Jose) introduced their Flip Chip Plastic Ball Grid Array (FC-PBGA) packaging capabilities, featuring enhanced ...
Analog Devices' SHARC DSP Available in Tiny Package
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Norwood, Mass.--Sept. 5, 1997--Analog Devices (Norwood) announced the availability of its ADSP-21062 32-bit floating-point SHARC DSP in a plastic ball grid array (PBGA) package. ...
The MathWorks' New DSP Blockset 2.0 Completes Solution for Advanced Design of Complex DSP Algorithms
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Natick, Mass--Sept. 8, 1997-- The MathWorks Inc. (Natick) announced its new DSP Blockset v2.0. The DSP Blockset, an extension of The MathWorks' Simulink software, is part of the ...
Altera Enhances Mask-Programmed Logic Device Conversion Process
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San Jose--Sept. 8, 1997--Altera Corp. (San Jose) unwrapped an enhanced version of its MPLD (mask-programmed logic device) conversion program. MPLDs provide incrementally lower ...
MGV First to Offer Miniature DRAM Cards for Philips Velo Handheld Computer
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Irvine, Calif.--Sept. 4, 1997-- MGV (Irvine) has introduced a line of miniature DRAM memory cards for the Philips Velo 1 handheld personal computer. The company is the first ...
Cygnus Solutions Introduces Free Kerberos Network Security Solution
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 3, 1997--Cygnus Solutions (Sunnyvale) announced the availability of the industry's first Kerberos implementation that fully supports Unix and Windows ...
National Semiconductor Reports 39 Percent Growth in Sales with 40 Percent Increase in New Orders in First Fiscal Quarter
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Santa Clara, Calif.--Sept. 4, 1997--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara) reported net income of $70.1 million, or $0.45 per share, on sales of $600.8 million for its first ...
SVR to Form Joint Venture Company with SingaTrust Group
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San Jose--Sept. 4, 1997--Silicon Valley Research (SVR; San Jose) announced that it has reached agreement with SingaTrust Pte Ltd., a Singapore holding company, to form a joint ...
Semiconductor Industry Supplier Executives Take Aim at Increased Global Cooperation
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Tokyo--Sept. 3, 1997--An aggressive new plan calling for increased international cooperation on issues important to all suppliers of products and services to the global semiconductor ...
Lucent Technologies Announces a New LAN Chip that Controls up to Eight Network Ports
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Berkeley Heights, N.J.--Sept. 2, 1997--Lucent Technologies' Microelectronics Group (Berkeley Heights) has announced a new chip that will help LAN equipment designers build more ...
Artisan Components Appoints Robert Selvi as CFO
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San Jose--Sept. 4, 1997--Artisan Components Inc. (San Jose)--formerly VLSI Libraries Inc.--announced that it has appointed Robert Selvi as the company's new CFO. Selvi has ...
New Motorola Chipset Offers Both 56K Analog and ISDN Modem Access
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Austin, Texas--Sept. 3, 1997--A combination ISDN + Modem chipset system capable of supporting both 56K analog modem and ISDN technologies was announced Wednesday by Motorola (Austin).Containing ...
IMP Inc. Develops BiCMOS Processes for Data Communication and Mobile Computer Markets
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San Jose--Sept. 3, 1997--IMP Inc. (San Jose) announced two new wafer foundry processes for data communication interface and computer display applications. Designed for ...
nStor Introduces Ultra/Wide Cluster-Ready 10,000 RPM Drive RAID Solution for Europe
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Lake Mary, Fla.--Sept. 3, 1997--nStor Corporation Inc. (Lake Mary) announced the introduction of its new high-performance, cluster-ready Ultra/Wide CR8e RAID subsystem into the ...
ILOG Announces Integration with Mercury Interactive's XRunner Testing Tool
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Paris--Sept. 3, 1997--ILOG S.A. announced the availability of Mercury Interactive's (Sunnyvale, Calif.) Xrunner automatic testing for ILOG Views, an advanced GUI development tool. ...
Sun Microsystems Implements Security Technology for Java Development Kit From Cylink Corp.
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 3, 1997--Cylink Corp. (Sunnyvale) announced that Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.) has implemented Cylink's X.509 certificate technology for ...
TMA Completes Acquisition of Precim
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 2, 1997--Technology Modeling Associates Inc. (TMA; Sunnyvale) completed its acquisition of Precim Corp. of Portland, Ore., a developer of software for ...
IDC Research Reveals Worldwide Market for Remote Access Client Software to Reach Over $475 Million by 2001
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Framingham, Mass.--Sept. 3, 1997--The worldwide market for remote access client software will increase from $204.6 million in 1996 to $475.7 million in 2001 at a compound annual ...
Hitachi Implements Paragon's Advanced Planning and Scheduling Solution to Improve Cycle Time, Reduce Work in Process
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Los Angeles--Sept. 3, 1997--Paragon Management Systems (Los Angeles) announced that Hitachi Semiconductor America (Irving, Texas) has selected Paragon's solution to generate ...
Symbios Logic's Second Generation SCSI Bus Expander Enables Server Clustering
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Fort Collins, Colo.--Sept. 2, 1997--Symbios Logic Inc. (Fort Collins) announced the newest addition to its SCSI bus expander family, the SYM53C141 Single-Ended to LVD SCSI Bus ...
Xilinx Announces Up to 41 Percent Price Reductions on ISP CPLDs
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San Jose--Sept. 2, 1997--Reaffirming its commitment to be the price leader for complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs), Xilinx Inc. (San Jose) announced further price reductions ...
Packet Engines and NEC Electronics Strike Major Deal Involving Gigabit and 10/100 Mbps Ethernet MAC Technologies
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Spokane, Wash.--Sept. 2, 1997--Packet Engines Inc. (Spokane) announced the signing of an intellectual property (IP) agreement in which NEC Electronics Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) ...
Interactive Image Technologies Names Mular Vice President of Sales and Marketing
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Toronto--Sept. 2, 1997--Interactive Image Technologies Ltd. (IIT; Toronto) announced the appointment of Roy Mular to the position of vice president, Sales and Marketing. In this ...
Philips Semiconductors Introduces Microwave Power Transistors for Radar Applications
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 2, 1997--Philips Semiconductors (Sunnyvale) announced a family of silicon bipolar microwave power transistors targeted for use in S-band pulsed radars, ...
Gateway 2000 Chooses AMD's Magic Packet Technology for Remote Network Management Capability
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--Sept. 2, 1997--AMD (Sunnyvale) announced it is supplying remote wake-up and Fast Ethernet capabilities for a member of Gateway 2000's E-1000 Series of networked ...
Vivid Semiconductor, an Arizona-Based Technology Company Raises $22 Million in Private Financing
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Chandler, Ariz.--Sept. 2, 1997--Vivid Semiconductor Inc., (Chandler) a mixed signal analog semiconductor company, announced that they have raised $22 million in private equity ...
Fluoroware Promotes Dave Ring to Vice President and General Manager, Wafer Management Division
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Chaska, Minn.--Sept. 2, 1997--Fluoroware Inc. (Chaska) announced that it has promoted Dave Ring to vice president, in addition to his current post as general manager of the company's ...
Quality Semiconductor Inc. Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan
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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. The company indicated ...
National Semiconductor Announces Demo Kits for 3V Flat Panel Display (LVDS) Transmitter/Receiver Chip Set
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Santa Clara, Calif.--Aug. 29, 1997--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara) announced the availability of demo kits that allow designers to easily evaluate FPD-Link Low Voltage ...
Philips Semiconductors and SGS-THOMSON Join Forces to Accelerate Chipset Development for Digital Video
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--Aug. 29, 1997--Philips Semiconductors (Sunnyvale) and SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics announced the signing of an agreement to combine their efforts in the development ...
Tektronix Promotes Wills to President, Americas Operations
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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 ...
Synchronicity Opens New Corporate Headquarters
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Marlboro, Mass.--Aug. 27, 1997--Synchronicity Inc. announced the opening of its corporate headquarters in Marlboro, Mass. Formerly, its offices were located in Boston. Synchronicity ...
LTX Corporation Awarded Sales Contract from Philips Semiconductors for Multiple Delta/STE Test Systems
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Westwood, Mass.--Aug. 25, 1997 - LTX Corp. (Westwood) announced that it has received a multimillion dollar order from Philips Semiconductors (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) for multiple ...
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