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Xilinx Announces New Round of Price Cuts for CPLDs
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6/30/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 30, 1997--Xilinx Inc. (San Jose) announced price reductions of up to 30 percent for the company's XC9500 in-system programming (ISP) CPLDs. The new pricing will ...
Micrion Ships 200th Focused Ion Beam System
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6/30/1997   Post a comment
Peabody, Mass.--June 24, 1997 -- Micrion Corp. (Peabody, Mass.) announced that it has shipped its 200th FIB system. The 200th system is one of the new Micrion 9800 FlipChipa ...
Lucent Technologies Praises Newly Ratified Wireless LAN Standards that Will Promote Interoperabilty and Reduce Costs
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Murray Hill, N.J.--June 27, 1997--Lucent Technologies (Murray Hill, N.J.) announced its full support for IEEE 802.11, a standard for wireless LANs that will allow products from ...
Japanese Semiconductor Company Awards Multi-Million Dollar Contract to Avant!
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--June 27, 1997--Avant! Corp. (Fremont, Calif.) announced that a major Japanese semiconductor company has signed a strategic partnership agreement for Avant!'s ...
Korean Semiconductor Company Awards Multi-Million Dollar Contract to Avant!
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Sunnyvale, Calif.--June 27, 1997--Avant! Corp. (Fremont, Calif.) announced that a Korean semiconductor company has signed a contract agreement for Avant!'s integrated circuit ...
LSI Logic Announces Support for Sente Power Analysis
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Milpitas, Calif.--June 30, 1997--LSI Logic Corp. (Milpitas, Calif.) and Sente Inc. (Chelmsford, Mass.), announced a three-year joint marketing agreement that will result in LSI ...
Altera Cuts Prices on FLEX and MAX PLD Families by Up to 49 Percent
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San Jose--June 30, 1997--Altera Corp. (San Jose) announced that effective June 30, 1997, list prices of its FLEX 10K and MAX 7000S families of programmable logic devices will be ...
HP Version of Ten Minute Tutor Offered by Willamette HDL
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6/30/1997   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.--June 30, 1997--Willamette HDL Inc. (Beaverton, Ore.) has rounded out platform support for its popular Ten Minute Tutor (TMT) to now include a version for Hewlett ...
Cygnus Solutions Releases Source-Navigator 3.3.1
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6/30/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--June 26, 1997--Cygnus Solutions (Sunnyvale, Calif.) announced the immediate availability of Source-Navigator 3.3.1, a multiplatform, multilanguage, graphical ...
Atmel Adds 5-A Programmable Logic
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6/27/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 26, 1997--Atmel Corp. (San Jose) announced that it has added a low-density, programmable logic device that features 5-A standby capability for extended system battery ...
Rubicad Offers Design Migration Services
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6/27/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 26, 1997-- Rubicad Corp. (San Jose) announced that it has established a Design Migration Service Division, and appointed Juzer Fatehi as its director. In addition, ...
SMART Modular Technologies Officially Opens European Production Facility
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6/27/1997   Post a comment
East Kilbride, Scotland--June 26, 1997--SMART Modular Technologies Inc. (Fremont, Calif.) officially opened its European Production Facility. Gerald Wilson, education and ...
SGS-THOMSON Announces Large Sales
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6/27/1997   Post a comment
Saint Genis Pouilly, France--June 26, 1997--SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics (Saint Genis Pouilly, France) announced that its sales of smartcard ICs were $171 million in 1996, contributing ...
Chips and Technologies' HiQVideo Processor Accelerates Graphics in New Notebooks from Techmedia
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6/27/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 26, 1997--Chips and Technologies Inc. (San Jose) announced that its HiQVideo multimedia accelerator is a key component in the new Technote S3000 and S2500 notebook ...
Cypress Hosts Congressional Policy Announcement
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6/27/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 26, 1997--Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (San Jose) announced that Sen. Sam Brownback, (R-Kans.) will visit its headquarters on Tuesday, July 1, 1997, to make a major ...
Synopsys Names Faysal Sohail Senior Vice President and General Manager of Design Architects Group
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Synopsys Names Faysal Sohail Senior Vice President and General Manager of Design Architects Group Mountain ...
NASA Employs SENSE8 3D/VR Technology in Mars Pathfinder Mission
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Mill Valley, Calif.--June 25, 1997--As part of the objective of the Mars Pathfinder Mission, NASA will use simulation application software built with WorldToolKit from SENSE8 ...
Atmel Introduces Fourth Flash Memory Family
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6/27/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 26--Atmel Corp. (San Jose) announced that it is shipping its fourth family of Flash memory devices. Atmel is the semiconductor industry's originator of single-voltage ...
AMI's 0.8 and 1.2 Processes Chosen by MOSIS
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6/26/1997   Post a comment
Pocatello, Idaho--June 16, 1997--American Microsystems Inc. (AMI; Pocatello, Idaho) announced that its CWL 0.8-m, single poly, double metal, mixed-signal process will be offered ...
Chronology.com/quickbench/isdpromo.html&lf=isd-sendtolog>Chronology Announces Interface Simulation Tool
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ROSS Technology and Fujitsu in 64-Bit CPU Development Pact
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Austin, Texas--June 25, 1997--ROSS Technology Inc. (Austin, Texas) announced it has entered into a development agreement with Fujitsu Ltd. (Tokyo) related to its 64-bit SPARC microprocessor ...
Avant!'s New Hercules 1997.2 Offers Unparalleled VDSM Verification Performance
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6/26/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--June 24, 1997--At the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Anaheim, Calif., on June 9, 1997, Avant! Corp. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) announced the release of Hercules ...
Viewlogic Dominates Next-Generation FPGA Designs with Key Vendors to Ship Complete Language-Based Solutions, Including ViewSynthesis to All Customers
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Viewlogic Dominates Next-Generation FPGA Designs with Key Vendors to Ship Complete Language-Based Solutions, Including ...
StreamLogic Corp.'s Securities Delisted
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6/26/1997   Post a comment
Menlo Park, Calif.--June 25, 1997--StreamLogic Corp. (Menlo Park, Calif.) announced that it has received notification for The Nasdaq Stock Market that, based on StreamLogic's ...
Duet Technologies Unveils Support Services to Help Vendors Bring New Network Products to Market Faster
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6/26/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 25, 1997--Duet Technologies Inc. will demonstrate how their technological services and custom development resources can help network vendors bring more robust ATM ...
Fusion-1 Systems Introduced for Unix Market
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6/26/1997   Post a comment
Moorpark, Calif.--June 25, 1997--EIS Computers Inc. (Moorpark, Calif.) introduced the Fusion Series of high-performance Unix systems using the Sun Microsystems UltraSPARC architecture, ...
Geoworks and Spyglass Form Technology Alliance
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6/26/1997   Post a comment
Alameda, Calif.--June 25, 1997--Geoworks (Alameda, Calif.), a provider of smart phone software solutions, announced that it has signed an agreement to license Spyglass' (Naperville, ...
Electroglas Introduces New High-Load Hinged Testhead Manipulator
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6/25/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--June 24, 1997--Electroglas Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) introduced its new high-load Hinged Testhead Manipulator (HTM)--capable of supporting the largest testheads ...
HP Signs Contract with Siemens To Acquire Automotive Design-Verification Tools
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6/25/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, Calif.--June 24, 1997--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, Calif.) announced it has reached a final agreement with Siemens AG (Munich, Germany) to acquire the Siemens suite ...
New Semiconductor Test Services Company Specializes in Mixed-Signal Device Testing
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6/25/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--June 24, 1997--Artest Corp. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) announces its formation to provide test services and test technology development for the semiconductor industry ...
Phoenix Announces a Full Suite of ACPI Solutions for the Next Generation of PCs
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6/25/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 24, 1997--Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (San Jose) announced a full suite of ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power management Interface) firmware solutions and development ...
Motorola Computer Group Announces MVME2300 Low-Cost Embedded Processor Board
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6/25/1997   Post a comment
Tempe, Ariz.--June 24, 1997--Motorola Computer Group (MCG), Technical Products Division (Tempe, Ariz.) announced the MVME2300, a new embedded processor board with dual PMC slots ...
Dual Audio Amplifiers Drive Down Cost Per Watt in Mini-Component Stereos and TV Sound Systems
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6/25/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--June 24, 1997--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, Calif.) announced availability of stereo audio amplifiers that deliver 11 W per channel into 4-ohm ...
Seiko Epson Signs Joint Library Development Agreement with Exemplar Logic
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6/25/1997   Post a comment
Alameda, Calif.--June 23, 1997--Seiko Epson Corp. (Nagano, Japan) and Exemplar Logic (Alameda, Calif.) announced an agreement to jointly develop libraries for Seiko Epson/SMOS ...
Hitachi Data Systems Enhances Key Features of 7700 Scalable Array
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6/25/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--June 24, 1997--Hitachi Data Systems (HDS; Santa Clara, Calif.) announced a series of enhancements to its flagship storage subsystem, the HDS 7700 Scalable ...
Tatung Packs 300 MHz of UltraSPARC Processing Power into New 64-bit Ultra 2-Compatible Workstations
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6/25/1997   Post a comment
Milpitas, Calif.--June 24, 1997--Tatung Science & Technology Inc. (Milpitas, Calif.) has introduced two new 64-bit workstations that utilize 300 MHz of UltraSPARC II processing ...
Altera Announces New FLEX 6000 Family
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6/24/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 23, 1997--Altera Corp. (San Jose) announced the FLEX 6000 family of programmable logic devices, which offer die sizes and costs directly comparable with gate arrays. ...
Lam to Hold Annual SEMICON/West Technical Symposium
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6/24/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--June 23, 1997--Lam Research Corp. (Fremont, Calif.) announced that its annual SEMICON/West Technical Symposium will be centered around the theme, "Alliances ...
Xilinx Expands allianceCORE Offerings with Additional Pre-Implemented Peripheral Functions
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6/24/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 23, 1997--Xilinx Inc. (San Jose) announced the availability of eight new verified cores that allow digital designers to implement a variety of peripheral functions ...
Vitesse IC Enables Fibre Channel RAID Subsystems
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6/24/1997   Post a comment
Camarillo, Calif.--June 23, 1997--Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. (Camarillo, Calif.) announced the VSC7122, a full-speed Fibre Channel, Quad Port Bypass Circuit. The VSC7122 ...
SMART Modular Technologies Offers High-Density Memory Module Support for Older Computer Systems That Use 72-pin DRAM SIMMs
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6/24/1997   Post a comment
Fremont, Calif.--June 23, 1997--SMART Modular Technologies Inc. (Fremont, Calif.) announced high-density memory-module support for legacy computer systems--larger systems originally ...
Information Storage Devices Opens New Design Center in Israel
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6/24/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 23, 1997-- Information Storage Devices Israel Ltd. (Tel Aviv), a wholly owned subsidiary of Information Storage Devices Inc.(ISD; San Jose), announced that it has ...
Applied Materials to Ship Multiple 300-mm Epitaxy Systems
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6/24/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--June 23, 1997--Applied Materials Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) is ramping up its 300-mm program, scheduling shipments of 300mm epitaxial deposition (epi) systems ...
ARM Continues Global Expansion
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6/24/1997   Post a comment
Los Gatos, Calif.--June 23, 1997--Advanced RISC Machines (ARM; Cambridge, UK) announced it has expanded its global operations with the addition of three new offices. These offices--based ...
Xicor Announces 32-kbit EEPROM with SPI Interface Boosts Performance in a Range of Applications
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6/24/1997   Post a comment
Milpitas, Calif.--June 23, 1997--Xicor Inc. (Milpitas, Calif.) announced their fastest 32-kbit EEPROM with a Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI). The X25330 transfers data ...
Sequent NUMA-Q 2000 to Deliver New Levels of Open Systems Performance in the Data Center with Intel's IA-64 Microprocessor Family
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6/23/1997   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.-- June 19, 1997--Sequent Computer Systems Inc. (Beaverton, Ore.) announced strong support for Intel Corp.'s (Santa Clara, Calif.) 64-bit IA-64 microprocessor family. ...
Philips Semiconductors Delivers Single-Chip Triple A/D Converter
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6/23/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--June 19, 1997--Philips Semiconductors Inc. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) announced two new high-speed triple 8-bit ADCs (Analog-to-Digital Converters) enabling LCD projectors ...
Philips Semiconductors Delivers Broadcast TV Data Solution
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6/23/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--June 19, 1997--Philips Semiconductors Inc. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) announced the SAA5284--a unique video data acquisition chip that greatly simplifies the recovery ...
Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. Names New President
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6/23/1997   Post a comment
Irvine, Calif.--June 20, 1997--Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. (TAIS; Irvine, Calif.) announced the appointment of Atsutoshi Nishida as president, effective July 1, 1997. ...
Trident Microsystems to Announce Lower than Expected Fourth Quarter Earnings
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6/23/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, Calif.--June 20, 1997--Trident Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.) announced that the weaker than anticipated 2-D graphics business is expected to cause ...
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