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AE, Advantest, ASMI see mixed results
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Advanced Energy, Advantest and ASMI posted mixed results or had a lackluster outlook in the chip-equipment segment.
LG-Nortel to supply videophone to Telecom Italia
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South Korea-based LG-Nortel Co. Ltd. announced it has signed a contract to supply two million hybrid videophones to Telecom Italia, Italy's top fixed-line telecommunications service carrier, according to a report.
TSMC almost doubles 1Q net profits
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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. nearly doubled net profits during its first quarter ended March 31 to $1 billion compared with the same period last year, citing better-than-expected demand for personal computers as one of the main drivers.
Telecom gear vendors formed interoperability group
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A coalition of telecommunication equipment manufacturers has formed the Communications Platforms Trade Association
Small Tree, Apace show 10-Gbit MAC systems
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Small Tree Communications Inc. and Apace Systems Inc. demonstrated the first fruits of a deal announced in January, where Apace will incorporate Small Tree’s 10-Gbit Ethernet products in a variety of systems for Macintosh-based editing and network-attached storage.
LG.Philips completes latest TFT-LCD plant
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LG.Philips LCD has opened its 7th generation plant for volume production of thin-film transistor LCD glass substrates.
Purdue engineers pursue cool idea for chips
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Engineers at Purdue University have developed a MEMS-based micro-pump cooling device small enough to fit on a computer chip that circulates coolant through channels etched into the chip.
Vitesse says its latest financials are "not reliable"
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Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation has announced that its previously reported financial statements for the three months ended December 31, 2005 and possibly even further back, should not be relied on.
Dresden ramp on schedule, says AMD
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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.'s 300-mm wafer ramp-up here is "right on schedule, not a single day behind," according to Hans Deppe, corporate vice president and general manager of AMD Saxony.
Execs applaud as Cadence revenue, income surge
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Executives from Cadence Design Systems characterized the first quarter as a good one in all respects after the EDA market leader posted a healthy 12 percent year-to-year revenue increase and a strong surge in net income.
Digital power IC takes control of analog supplies
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Product Review - Maxim's MAX8688 digital power supply IC works with any analog power supply to provide full control and monitoring.
Xilinx' sales jump 5 percent
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FPGA chip maker Xilinx Inc. reported sales of $472.3 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006, up 5 percent sequentially from the prior quarter and up 21 percent from the same quarter a year ago.
Mentor posts first quarter loss; bumps guidance
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Blaming the cost of convertible debt refinancing and expense reduction initiatives, Mentor Graphics posted a GAAP net loss of $5.8 million on revenue of $176.3 million for the first quarter.
Chinese chip makers post strong quarters
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Chinese consumer chip maker Actions Semiconductor Co. Ltd. said revenue for the first quarter of 2006 was $35.8 million, a 4.4 percent increase over revenue of $34.3 million for the first quarter of 2005, and a 10.3 percent decrease over revenue of $39.9 million for the fourth quarter of 2005.
FormFactor, MEMC post record sales
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Two companies - FormFactor Inc. and MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. - posted record sales in the quarter.
LSI Logic, Maxim, Cirrus post higher sales
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Semiconductor supplier LSI Logic Corp. reported GAAP net earnings of $19 million, or 5 cents per share on sales of $476 million in the first quarter, compared to $5 million, or 1 cent per share on sales of $450 million the first quarter of 2005.
RFID readers streamlined for embedded designs
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SkyeTek has released five new products in its embedded RFID reader line based on the company's Advanced Universal Reader Architecture (AURA).
Terminals target audio equipment
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SMK's ES series terminal consists of a multi-channel socket and plug for audio equipment.
Cadence reports 12% year-to-year revenue increase; income up
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Cadence Design Systems posted a healthy year-to-year increase of 12 percent in fourth quarter revenue and a dramatic increase in net income, the company said.
Amkor, ASE, STATS post mixed results
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Three chip-packaging giants - ASE, Amkor and STATS ChipPac - posted mixed results amid what appears to be tight capacity in the backend market.
Elpida, NEC Electronics report losses for 2005
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Elpida Memory Inc. and NEC Electronics Corp. each reported a loss in 2005 but predicted they would reverse declines in 2006.
1U CompactPCI enclosure features hot swapping
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Elma Electronic offers a Type 39 1U EasyPlug CompactPCI enclosure with hot swapping and optional redundancy features.
Battery sensor monitors individual cells, cuts cost
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LEM S.A., announces Sentinel, a battery monitoring sensor, designed for monitoring standby batteries. The sensor measures voltage and impedance per cell, as well as the internal temperature of the cells.
Google sued in Israeli court
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Just months after opening up its Israeli subsidiary, Google is facing a lawsuit in the country.
TI and Arrow Electronics present live webcast on LED display lighting power concerns
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TI and Arrow will present Webcast entitled "Power Concerns for LEDs Used for Display Lighting". Find out what the issues are as well as the important features and the current methods and practices used to provide power for general display lighting.
Samsung grabs iPod design win
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Samsung claimed that the company grabbed a major MP3 chip design win at Apple Computer - at the expense of PortalPlayer.
QDR-II dual-port devices deliver 250-MHz clock speed
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IDT has expanded its multi-port product portfolio with QDR-II dual-port devices, as well as a family of x72 synchronous parts.
Clock supports multiple distribution networks
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Lattice Semiconductor Corp. unveiled the first member of its ispClock5300S family of in-system programmable, zero-delay, single-ended universal buffer devices with four operating configurations to support the implementation of multiple clock distribution networks.
Sharp posts record sales as LCD TV sales boom
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Strong LCD TV sales helped Japan-based Sharp Corp. post record sales and profits in its 2005 fiscal year ended March.
Semtech’s 700mA Charge Pump Provides Innovative Protection
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Semtech has announced the SC618, a constant-current charge pump for white LEDs that offers innovative protection features for flash applications in cell phones, portable digital assistants (PDAs) and digital cameras.
Fuel-cell additions power broadcast, emergency service applications
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Jadoo Power Systems' expanded line of hydrogen-based fuel cell products for "off-grid" power markets (professional broadcasters, portable office applications, and emergency responders) include the company's FillOne refill station, PowerBase desktop support stand, and N-Stor360 fuel cannister.
Serial digital interface ICs consume half the power of competitive parts
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National has developed six serial digital interface (SDI) products that are optimized to perform to Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) standards requiring ultra-clean, low-jitter signal transmission.
SSRs feature fast switching
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Avago launches a pair of fast switching, dual-channel optically isolated MOSFET-output solid-state relays that operate over a wide industrial temperature range of -40 degrees C to 85 degrees C.
TeleCIS unveils 802.16-2004 SoCs for fixed and portable WiMAX
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The TCW1620 is based on IEEE 802.16 for fixed WiMAX but also enables network operators to roll out a portable WiMAX solution.
Fallout seen in silicon foundry industry
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The silicon foundry model isn’t broken, but the industry is due for a major and long-awaited consolidation, according to panelists at the SEMI Strategic Business Conference.
U.S. investments in Israel growing
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Oracle Corp. has made its first investment in Israel, and other U.S. and European companies are boosting stakes in Israel.
Tiny display targets mobile devices
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One Stop Displays targets mobile devices and other embedded products with its tiny 0.66-inch OLED that measures 21.0 x 18.4 x 2.2 mm.
Encirq improves data-centric software framework
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Encirq Corp. has launched Version 2.2 of its data-centric software framework for embedded applications. Enhancements include user-extensible indexing that gives designers the flexibility to implement customized indexing strategies to achieve the best possible search performance for a given application.
I/O connector module supports high speed, increases port density
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Fujitsu launched the first in a series of connector modules for 4x I/O to support high-speed signal transmission. The modules increase I/O port density and available PCB space, and simplify high-speed signal routing on the main PCB.
Transceivers enable fiber optic network to transport HD video
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MRV Communications has released a family of digital video fiber-optic transceivers that allow transport of uncompressed high-definition (HD) video over standard fiber optic networks.
6-kW PFC modules cut board requirements in half
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Fairchild's Smart Power Modules for 3-6 kW motor drive applications cut real-estate requirements in half for power factor correction.
Cadence, PDF in DFM collaboration
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EDA market leader Cadence Design Systems plans to collaborate with process-design integration technology provider PDF Solutions on design-for-manufacturing technology and products to improve IC manufacturability, yield and reliability, the companies said.
Analysis: Battle lines drawn in Synopsys-Magma court fight
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The interpretation of District Court Judge Maxine Chesney on six key issues could hold the key to the outcome of the Synopsys-Magma patent dispute.
April Newsletter: BDTI Releases C55x+ Benchmark Results
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
Today BDTI released the first independent benchmark results for the Texas Instruments C55x+ processor core. BDTI found that the C55x+ is about 2.5 times faster than its predecessor, the C55x.
April Newsletter: Morpho, picoChip Introduce Reconfigurable Solutions for Wireless
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Morpho Technologies and picoChip both recently introduced solutions targeting WiMAX applications. There are some interesting similarities between the offerings. For example, both solutions are based on reconfigurable processors, and both companies offer off-the-shelf WiMAX software.
April Newsletter: Reducing Product-Development Risk
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To stay competitive, technology companies must consistently develop strong new products. This is particularly true for companies offering processors, tools, or systems that incorporate signal processing technology. Unfortunately, developing a major new product is risky.
April Newsletter: Jeff Bier's "Impulse Response"
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
You've probably been hearing a lot of buzz lately about multiprocessor chips. Such chips are gaining significant momentum both in general-purpose computing applications and in embedded systems. What you may not be hearing is that using multiprocessor chips requires a major shift in software development approaches and tools.
Indian firm sets up solar module plant
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Spire Corp. said that it has completed installation and commissioning of a turnkey photovoltaic (PV) module assembly line for Emmvee Solar Systems Pte. Ltd., one of India’s leading manufacturers of solar energy products.
Evergreen ships new solar cells
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Evergreen Solar Inc. said that its manufacturing plant in Germany has begun making volume shipments of finished solar modules.
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