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Cooper & Chyan Technology Completes UniCAD Acquisition
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8/30/1996   Post a comment
Cupertino, CA--August 29, 1996--Cooper & Chyan Technology Inc. (Cupertino, CA) announced that it completed its acquisition of UniCAD Inc. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 1996. UniCAD ...
Boole & Babbage Partners with MQSoftware to Help Customers Exploit Benefits of MQSeries Middleware
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San Jose, CA--August 28, 1996--To complement its COMMAND/MQ suite for managing IBM's MQSeries messaging middleware, Boole & Babbage Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced a strategic partnership ...
Micrel Semiconductor Enters Operational Amplifier Arena with IttyBitty General Purpose Amplifier
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San Jose, CA--August 27, 1996--Micrel Semiconductor Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced its entry into the operational amplifier (op amp) marketplace with the introduction of the company's first offering, ...
New HP Logic Analysis Platform Protects Customers' Investment
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Palo Alto, CA--August 29, 1996--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) introduced the latest platform for its HP 16500 modular logic analysis system. The new platform, the ...
HP Introduces PCI Series Of Computer Verification Tools
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Palo Alto, CA--August 29, 1996--For designers developing, debugging, and validating products using the peripheral component interconnect (PCI) bus, Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo ...
The MK Group Releases Enhanced Manufacturing Product for Windows NT and Unix
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New Orleans, LA--August 29, 1996--The MK Group, an independent business unit of Computer Associates International Inc. introduced a new functionality for Advanced Warehouse Management ...
Keynote at East Coast PCB Design Conference to Focus on Standardization
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San Francisco, CA--August 28, 1996--Approaches to standardization will be the focus of a three-part keynote address at the first East Coast PCB Design Conference, running from ...
C-Cube Completes Acquisition of DiviCom
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Milpitas, CA--August 29, 1996--C-Cube Microsystems Inc. (Milpitas, CA) announced the completion of its acquisition of DiviCom Inc. (Milpitas, CA) pursuant to an agreement signed ...
Ansoft Corp. Reports First Quarter Results
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Pittsburgh, PA--August 28, 1996--Ansoft Corp. (Pittsburgh, PA) announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 1997 ended July 31, 1996. Revenue for the first ...
Credence Garners VLSI Research's 10 Best Award for the Second Consecutive Year
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Fremont, CA--August 28, 1996--Credence Systems Corp. (Fremont, CA) announced they were once again rated one of the world's best test and material handling companies. VLSI Research's ...
IEEE Announces Conference
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San Francisco, CA--August 23, 1996--The 1996 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) will be held December 8-11, 1996 at the San Francisco, CA Hilton & Towers. Papers ...
UMC Partners With COMPASS For Passport Foundry Program
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San Jose, CA--August 26, 1996--COMPASS Design Automation Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced a partnership with United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC; Hsin-Chu, Taiwan). The partnership ...
Motorola Introduces MPC801 PowerPC Microprocessor For The Embedded Market
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8/29/1996   Post a comment
Austin, TX--August 28, 1996--Motorola's Microprocessor and Memory Technologies Group announced the MPC801, a general-purpose, embedded PowerPC microprocessor designed for the consumer ...
Plaintree Introduces New High Performance Workgroup LAN Switch For TX/FX Environments
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Waltham, MA--August 28, 1996--Plaintree Systems Inc. (Waltham, MA) introduced the WaveSwitch 1019, a low cost-per-port Ethernet switch with two Fast Ethernet ports for backbone ...
Ascent Logic Announces New Vice President of Sales Information Systems Strategic Business Unit
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San Jose, CA--August 28, 1996--Ascent Logic Corp. (San Jose, CA) has named Richard (Dick) Crisman to the position of vice president of the Information Systems Strategic Business ...
Spectra Logic's New Backup Software Brings Terabyte Scaleability To Market
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8/29/1996   Post a comment
Boulder, CO--August 28, 1996--Spectra Logic (Boulder, CO) announced the availability of Alexandria Release 3.50. This new version of Spectra Logic's archival and backup ...
Texas Instruments Multiprocessor DSP Now Available for Development of Visual Communications Applications
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Houston, TX--August 26, 1996--The newest member of the family of multiprocessor digital signal processors (DSPs), TMS320C82, is now available in sample quantities from Texas ...
New Products for Embedded Systems Exhibited at Eighth Annual Conference
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San Francisco, CA--August 24, 1996--Running from September 16-19, 1996 at the San Jose Convention Center (San Jose, CA), the eighth annual Embedded Systems Conference West features ...
New Tools from HELIOS
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8/28/1996   Post a comment
LEDA S.A. introduced a new front-end system LV2S (LEDA VHDL*Verilog System), a compilation environment for VHDL and Verilog based applications. This front-end system allows the ...
IMP Releases EPAC Design Handbook and Free Analog Magic Evaluation Software
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San Jose, CA--August 27, 1996--IMP Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced the availability of its new Electrically Programmable Analog Circuit (EPAC) Design Handbook. The handbook includes ...
Avant! Acquires New Capabilities
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Sunnyvale, CA--August 27, 1996--Avant! Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) and Meta-Software Inc. (Campbell, CA) agreed to merge. This merger makes one of the oldest EDA companies, Meta-Software, ...
International Meta Systems Expands Development Of META 6000, Targeting Prototypes For Second Quarter 1997
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Austin, TX--August 27, 1996--International Meta Systems Inc. (Austin, TX) has announced that it has enhanced the design of its META 6000 microprocessor. The company will now include ...
AccelGraphics announces OEM agreement with Hewlett-Packard
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San Jose, CA--August 27, 1996--AccelGraphics Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced an OEM agreement with Hewlett-Packard (Palo Alto, CA) that will include the AccelPRO TX 2500 as the ...
DataWorks Ships ERP Solution, DataFlo on Microsoft Windows NT
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San Diego, CA--August 27, 1996--DataWorks Corp. (San Diego, CA) is now shipping its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, DataFlo, operating in the Windows NT environment. ...
Electronic Fab Technology Corp. Announces Corporate Restructuring
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Greeley, CO--August 27, 1996--Jack Calderon, who became president and CEO of Electronic Fab Technology Corp. (Greeley, CO) on Aug. 5, 1996, announced that the company has undergone ...
OrCAD Schematic Symbols for Intel Flash Memory Components Now Available on World Wide Web
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8/28/1996   Post a comment
Beaverton, OR--August 26, 1996--OrCAD (Beaverton, OR) announced that their schematic symbols for Intel's (Santa Clara, CA) flash memory components are now available on both companies' ...
HP to Implement SAP'S R/3 on NT for Pioneer New Media
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8/28/1996   Post a comment
Philadelphia, PA--August 26, 1996--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) announced that Pioneer New Media Technologies Inc. (Long Beach, CA) has chosen HP's SAP Consulting Practice ...
Groupe Bull, IBM, Motorola Computer Group, and Oracle Work Together to Port Oracle's Core Database Products to Windows NT for PowerPC Platform
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8/27/1996   Post a comment
Tempe, AZ--August 26, 1996--Groupe Bull, IBM, Motorola Computer Group (MCG), and Oracle announced cooperative efforts on the porting of Oracle's core database products for Microsoft ...
Companies Get Free Lotus cc:Mail and Microsoft Mail Internet Gateways
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8/27/1996   Post a comment
Southfield, MI--August 26, 1996--Computer Mail Services Inc. (CMS; Southfield, MI) announced that its new S-Bridge NT Copper gateway software for connecting Lotus cc:Mail and ...
Overland Data's LibraryXpress Chosen Best Overall in Tape Library Review
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8/27/1996   Post a comment
San Diego, CA--August 26, 1996--In the recent testing conducted by NSTL, an independent laboratory, Overland Data's DLT LibraryXpress earned the highest scores of 12 libraries ...
Atmel Adds 16V8Z
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8/27/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--August 26, 1996--Atmel Corp. (San Jose, CA) announced that it is now offering a low-density programmable logic device (PLD) with virtually a zero power standby requirement. ...
COMPASS Announces 0.35 Micron Passport Libraries
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8/27/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--August 26, 1996--COMPASS Design Automation Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced availability of its 0.35 m Passport logical and physical libraries, providing designers ...
Cost-Effective Gate Array For Low Gate-Count, Quick-Turn Designs
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8/27/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--August 19, 1996--S-MOS Systems is now offering its new SLA9000F family of gate arrays, also referred to as the Excalibur program. This new family offers eight ...
Cisco Announces Single Solution for Branch-Office Connectivity
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8/27/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--August 26, 1996--Cisco Systems Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced a stackable switch that extends the capabilities of enterprise switches to remote sites. The Catalyst ...
National Semiconductor's Low-Swing Dual Transceiver Breaks High-Speed/Low-Power Transmission Barrier
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8/27/1996   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--August 26, 1996--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) announced the industry's first low-swing dual transceiver. The DS36C200 is optimized for ...
HP to Implement SAP'S R/3 on NT for Pioneer New Media
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8/27/1996   Post a comment
Philadelphia, PA--August 26, 1996--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) announced that Pioneer New Media Technologies Inc. (Long Beach, CA) has chosen HP's SAP Consulting Practice ...
PRI Automation Names Brian Doherty Vice President of Engineering
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8/26/1996   Post a comment
Billerica,MA--August 23, 1996--PRI Automation Inc. announced the appointment of Brian Doherty to vice president of engineering. In this role, Doherty will be responsible ...
SLI Announces Power Out of MBE DMS Semiconductor Lasers
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8/26/1996   Post a comment
Endicott, NY--August 23, 1996--Semiconductor Laser International Corp. has achieved for the first time stable performance of 20 watts CW out of a 1 cm high power diode laser ...
COMPASS Appoints EDA Industry Veteran F. Taylor Scanlon to Vice President of Worldwide Marketing
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8/26/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--August 21, 1996--COMPASS Design Automation Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced F. Taylor Scanlon has been named vice president of worldwide marketing, directing the company's ...
General Instrument Aims at Saving Millions in Parts Costs With Aspect Component and Supplier Management System
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8/26/1996   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--August 26, 1996--General Instrument Corp. (Chicago, IL) has signed a multi-million dollar contract to implement Aspect Development Inc.'s (Mountain View, CA) ...
Rubicad Adds Sales Agents to Support Customers in the U.S. and Asia
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8/26/1996   Post a comment
Rubicad Adds Sales Agents to Support Customers in the U.S. and Asia San Jose, CA--August 19,1996--Rubicad Corp. (San Jose, CA) announced that it has added new ...
VLSI Technology Now Shipping ARM810
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8/26/1996   Post a comment
Cambridge, UK--August 19, 1996--Advanced RISC Machines Ltd. (ARM; Cambridge, UK) presented details of the ARM810 process portable RISC microprocessor at HOT CHIPS 96. The new ...
Avant! and Meta-Software Agree to Merge
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8/26/1996   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--August 22, 1996--Avant! Corp. and Meta-Software Inc. announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge. Gerald C. Hsu will remain as Avant! chairman, ...
Vitesse Semiconductor Delivers First Gigabit Ethernet Transceiver
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8/23/1996   Post a comment
Camarillo, CA--August 20, 1996--Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. (Camarillo, CA) introduced the VSC7135. The VSC7135 is a single chip, fully integrated, 1.25 Gbit per second transceiver ...
MCT Announces Results for Its Fourth Quarter
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8/23/1996   Post a comment
St. Paul, MN--August 22, 1996--Micro Component Technology Inc. (St. Paul, MN) reported results for its fourth quarter fiscal 1996, ended June 29, 1996. Net sales for the quarter ...
Syncronys Softcorp Will Begin External Beta Test Of SoftRAM 3.0
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8/23/1996   Post a comment
Culver City, CA--August 22, 1996--Syncronys Softcorp (Culver City, CA) announced it will begin external beta testing of SoftRAM 3.0 (formerly designated SoftRAM96) beginning next ...
Wind River Reports Second Quarter Net Income of $0.13 per Share on Revenues of $15 Million
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8/23/1996   Post a comment
Alameda, CA--August 21, 1996--Wind River Systems Inc. (Alameda, CA) reported operating results for the second quarter ended July 31, 1996. Revenues for the second quarter ...
Catalyst Semiconductor Inc. Announces First Quarter Results
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8/23/1996   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, CA--August 21, 1996-- Catalyst Semiconductor Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced its financial results for its first quarter ended July 31, 1996. Revenues for the ...
Oki to be Alternate Source for MoSys Multibank DRAMs
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8/23/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--August 21, 1996--MoSys Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced that Oki Electric Industry Co. Ltd. (Tokyo) will begin distribution and marketing of MoSys' multibank dynamic ...
Consilium Receives $800,000 Order from Hitachi Semiconductor
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8/23/1996   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--August 22, 1996--Consilium Inc. (Mountain View, CA) announced that Hitachi Semiconductor Inc. (Irving, TX) purchased software licenses and services valued at ...
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