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Amkor closes on loans
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Arizona-based semiconductor assembly and test services provider Amkor Technology Inc. said it has successfully completed two previously announced financing initiatives designed to improve the company's liquidity.
Intel mulls 450-mm fab in Oregon
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Intel Corp. said that it is considering a plan to build a new development fab in Oregon, which could possibly become the world’s first 450-mm facility.
Intel faces more chipset shortages
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Intel Corp. said that it expects to see shortages for its chipset lines at least until the first half of 2006.
Intel: no plans to work with foundries
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Unlike its main rival, Intel Corp. said that it has no plans to outsource its leading-edge microprocessor lines to a silicon foundry.
Orders up as Synopsys narrows quarterly loss
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Synopsys reported a GAAP net loss of $11.1 million on revenue of $254.8 million for its fiscal 2005 fourth quarter and a net loss of $13.1 million on revenue of $991.9 million for fiscal 2005.
Oregon 300-mm fab to get upgrade
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Intel Corp. plans to upgrade its oldest 300-mm fab in Hillsboro, Ore.
Trident Microsystems appoints president
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Video IC supplier Trident Microsystems Inc. has appointed Jung-Herng Chang, currently president of Trident Technologies Inc. (TTI), its new president, effective immediately. Frank Lin will remain as the company’s chairman and chief executive
'Big three' EDA stocks bounce back
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In a reversal from the previous day's trading, stocks for the three leading EDA companies, traded on the Nasdaq market, posted gains while Magma Design Automation declined.
OLED shipments up, says research firm
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Shipments of organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays grew to 16.7 million and revenues hit $130.9 million in the third quarter of 2005, according to market research firm DisplaySearch Inc.
Logic analyzer adapter helps debug MPC5554 processors
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Ironwood Electronics has introduced a new logic analyzer adapter that speeds up debugging of Freescale's MPC5554 processor.
Chip inductors work at high frequencies
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J.W. Miller Magnetics has introduced two new series of RoHS-compliant multilayer chip inductors. The new surface-mount PM1210G and PM1812G devices feature a low profile with excellent performance characteristics for a wide range of high-frequency applications.
Wirewound chip inductors pack performance in small package
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Taiyo Yuden (U.S.A.) Inc. offers a new wirewound chip inductor series that is said to simplify designs, reduce part count and lower bill-of-material (BOM) costs by combining two devices into a single 3218-size package.
PIC MCU line moves up to 16-bits
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Microchip Technology has launched its first family of 16-bit microcontrollers. There are 22 general-purpose devices that offer up to 40 MIPS performance, 16 Kbytes of RAM, 256 Kbytes of flash program memory, and up to 100-pin packages.
Surface-mount switches provide six actuation choices
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NKK Switches has expanded its surface-mount switch line with a wide range of actuation types and sizes.
Synopsys execs talk up Hercules in Cooley video
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Synopsys marketing executives call the improved Hercules physical verification suite the "turnaround time champion" in an online video by Deepchip.com's John Cooley.
SEMI, Si2 to host DFM workshop
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The Silicon Integration Initiative and Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International have announced plans to host an all-day design-for-manufacturing.
14-bit A/D reaches 190 Msamples/s
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Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) unveiled a 14-bit, 190 Msamples/second analog-to-digital (A/D) converter that is said to provide strong dynamic performance and low power dissipation.
Schaffner applies interference suppression directly at the mains input
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Schaffner has extended the upper range of its FN 3280 series to provide compatibility for higher powered installations. The filters are employed when the interference levels on three phases and the neutral line need to be reduced to Class B limits.
TETRA option enhances radio test set
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Test instrumentation house Aeroflex announces the availability of a TETRA Direct Mode option for its existing 3900 Series RF test platform TETRA is based on digital Private Mobile Radio and Public Access Mobile Radio technologies. The option gives a 3900 comprehensive direct mode call setup and parametric testing capabilities.
Thumbwheel-operated handheld measures eight physical quantities
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Here's a nomadic instrument that can measure eight physical quantities such as humidity, air flow, temperature, or even water content in oil. A unique thumbwheel selector scheme accesses the unit's menus.
2.4-GHz chip integrates radio, memory, and MCU
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Wireless keyboard/mouse, audio systems, gamepads, sports and leisure equipment designers get a boost from Chipcon's CC2510 system on chip (SoC) in a 6x6 mm package.
Advanced thin-film technology beefs up LED performance
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OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Inc. has made significant improvements to its proprietary thin-film technology that have resulted in enhancements to the luminous efficacy and color palette of its Power TOPLED line of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for automotive, signal and signage applications. The new Power TOPLED products are said to offer 150 percent greater efficiency and produce a wide variety of red and yellow tones. In addition, the new devices offer all the benefits of surface-mount technology
Samsung to make wireless handsets in India
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Samsung has become the latest to join the bandwagon of global handset makers that have recently announced either manufacturing or assembly operations in India.
Sony signs OLED agreement with Japan's Idemitsu
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Japan-based Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd. and Sony Corp. have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop organic light-emitting diode (OLED) luminous materials, and cross-license one another’s OLED-related patents.
Nanoident to build organic sensor factory
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High-tech nanotechnology startup Nanoident plans to build what is claimed to be the world’s first organic semiconductor sensor plant.
Novellus narrows Q4 guidance
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During its mid-quarter update, Novellus Systems Inc. narrowed its guidance for the fourth quarter.
Serial RapidIO 8-port switch provides 64-Gbits/s of bandwidth
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Designed to perform multiple switching applications in the embedded, communications, wireless and storage markets, the MC432 is a 64-Gbits/s switch with eight ports of 4X lanes.
Intel obtains grant for Israel fab
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After an apparent delay due to political problems, the Israeli government has approved a $525 million grant for Intel Corp. The chip giant will use the funding to build a new wafer fab in Israel, according to Globes online.
Intel mulls Oregon fab expansions
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Continuing its massive expansion efforts, Intel Corp. is mulling a plan to build and upgrade its wafer fabs in Oregon, according to a report from The Oregonian.
Australia's NICTA unveils secure embedded OS
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The National ICT Australia (NICTA) laboratory has developed an advanced open source operating system (OS) that it thinks will increase the security, reliability, and trustworthiness of embedded systems.
Real-time Linux comes to AMD dual core 64-bit CPUs
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FSMLabs has ported a version of its RTLinux to 64-bit the dual care AMD Opteron microprocessor capable of the single digit microsecond timing needed for many hard real time embedded applications.
TEL offering engineering capabilities enhancement module
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Tokyo Electron Limited plans to deliver an evaluation version of an equipment engineering capabilities enhancement module, known as TDX, next month.
Stocks slip at EDA's 'big three'; Magma up
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Shares of the "big three" EDA vendors trended downward for a second straight day, while Magma Design Automation posted a small gain.
Entegris to shutter German manufacturing facility
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Entegris plans to close its manufacturing plant in Bad Rappenau, Germany, and relocate the production of products made in that plant to other company sites in the U.S. and Asia.
NY firm named design center for TI's military foundry services
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Design and verification services provider Integre Technologies has been named an authorized design center for Texas Instruments Inc.'s HiRel, Defense & Aerospace Foundry Services.
Semtech reports sales and earnings
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Analog and mixed-signal semiconductor supplier Semtech Corp. posted net earnings of $11.5 million, or 15 cents per share on sales of $60.9 million in its third fiscal 2006 quarter ended Oct. 30.
Samsung admission could benefit Rambus
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Samsung Electronics admitted that it conspired with other companies to fix the price of DRAM between Jan. 1, 2001 and June 15, 2002, according to the U.S. Department of Justice plea agreement that company representatives signed last month.
Robust CE sales buoy industry hopes
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Reports of strong sales of consumer electronics the first full weekend of the holiday season are giving the electronics industry an early reason to cheer.
Design software provides improved performance for Lattice FPGAs
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Companies claim designers can expect to achieve up to a 20 percent performance improvement and significant area savings compared to competitive solutions.
Lattice and Synplicity CPLD/FPGA seminar series
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Forthcoming seminar series to be held in cities throughout the United States and in multiple cities in Europe and Asia.
Trio-Tech acquires Chinese test, burn-in facility
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Trio-Tech International has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Globetronics Shanghai, a semiconductor testing and burn-in business located in Shanghai, China.
Design tool suite boosts FPGA-PCB integration
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Altium releases Altium Designer 6.0, which provides a unified approach to electronic product development.
LDO regulator powers low-voltage MPU cores
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Micrel Inc. launched an ultra high-bandwidth, low-dropout, 5-A voltage regulator for powering core voltages of low-voltage microprocessors.
Here come 10-bit 4-Gsample/s RF digitizers
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Got the need for data-conversion speed? Slated for RF and ATE applications, data conversion instrument maker Acqiris is readying what it claims will be the world's first 10-bit 4-Gsample/s digitizers. These 3U-sized PXI digitizers will exhibit input bandwidths up to 3 GHz.
Applied subsidiary acquires component cleaner
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Applied Materials subsidiary Metron Technology Inc. has agreed to purchase all of the outstanding shares of privately held ChemTrace for an undisclosed cash amount.
Synplicity tool claims improved performance for Lattice FPGAs
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Lattice Semiconductor and Synplicity jointly that version 8.4 of Synplicity's Sinplify Pro logic synthesis engine provides additional performance enhancing features for Lattice FPGA devices, resulting in up to 20 percent performance improvement and significant area savings.
Seagate, Sony up the ante in disk drive market
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Disk drive supplier Seagate Technology LLC has implemented Sony Corp.’s Cybercapture technology in a 1-in. hard disk drive, paving the way for faster recording of photographic and video data.
PXI plug-in packs programmable resistance decade
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Remember the days of resistance decade boxes and substitution boxes? Here’s a modern PCI equivalent that's PC-controlled, of course.
Elesta safety relay has only 275 mW coil capacity
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Elesta relays has extended its SIS range of safety relays with the type SIS112 for applications in which a high type of protection, small design volume and a minimal coil capacity are required. The relay is equipped with two switching contacts (1 NO / 1 NC), and is driven by a very sensitive drive with a nominal coil capacity of only 275 mW.
USB box works as general-purpose hardware resource
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Here's a plug-and-play instrument using realtime embedded processing power that can operate as a bi-directional I/O system. Each pin or signal can be individually defined as an input, an output, or as a bi-directional line. A Windows interface communicates to your PC through a plug-and-play USB interface. eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn reports.
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