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First Solar files for $250 million IPO
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6/30/2006   Post a comment
First Solar Inc., a supplier of solar modules, said that it plans to make an initial public offering (IPO) of its common stock.
Alliance, AMCC, Focus, Isonics face delisting
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Four companies separately announced that they could be delisted from the Nasdaq Stock Market.
Bit-accurate C++ datatypes accelerate algorithmic simulation by 10-200x
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Mentor Graphics has announced the immediate availability of arbitrary-bit-width algorithmic C datatypes based on ANSI C++.
Enhanced power integrity tool claims 2X speedup
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Power integrity EDA tool provider Apache Design Solutions released an enhanced version of the company's RedHawk-EV full-chip physical power integrity tool that claims to deliver at least a two-fold improvement in runtime speed and 40 percent less memory utilization compared to the preceding version.
Enhanced power integrity tool claims 2X speedup
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Power integrity EDA tool provider Apache Design Solutions released an enhanced version of the company's RedHawk-EV full-chip physical power integrity tool that claims to deliver at least a two-fold improvement in runtime speed and 40 percent less memory utilization compared to the preceding version.
ViASIC introduces 2-mask standard-metal structured ASIC fabric
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ViASIC have introduced a new standard metal structured ASIC fabric intended for use in reconfigurable SOC designs.
SoftRISC's echo canceller software enables voice over Wi-Fi
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SoftRISC's echo canceller eliminates the need for separate DSP or AEC chips on CPUs.
Qimonda delivers DDR3 SO-DIMM samples to ATI for future notebooks
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Qimonda AG has delivered sample quantities of its new Double Data Rate 3 Small Outline Dual In-line Memory Module to 3D graphics supplier ATI.
Spartan recall could cost Xilinx $30 million, analyst says
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An analyst said Xilinx' recent Spartan-3 recall is a material issue and could cost Xilinx $20 million to $30 million in revenue.
Ultra-thin tactile switches provide full illumination
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Touting a distinctive appearance and functionality, NKK Switches offers the JL series of ultra-thin, full-face illuminated tactile switches for human interface displays.
Circular I/O interfaces target harsh industrial applications
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Samtec rolls out its Acclimate IP68 sealed circular I/O interfaces for industrial or harsh environments.
Photovoltaic connection system expands configurations
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Tyco Electronics has expanded its SOLARLOK photovoltaic (PV) connector system with new junction box configurations and positive latching.
Inductors offer saturation currents up to 9.5 amps
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Vishay expands its IHLP family of high-current inductors with devices in a 2525 case size that offers a low 3.0-mm height profile and inductance values from 1 to 22 microhenries.
Second-half forecast: hang on to your hat
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6/30/2006   Post a comment
We've dusted off our crystal ball again to provide some insight into where the industry's headed for the remainder of what is shaping up as a turbulent year.
Pushbutton switches offer blue and white LEDs
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EAO has added blue and white LED illumination options to its Series 84 pushbutton switches.
Protection device safeguards telephony and VoIP apps
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Raychem Circuit Protection's 2Pro series features integrated overcurrent/overvoltage circuit protection technology to prevent damage to telephony communications equipment from power surges.
Firm offers two-mask standard metal fabric
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Privately held EDA vendor ViASIC introduced DuoMask, billed as a high-density, two-layer standard-metal fabric for building configurable system-on-chip devices.
KLA-Tencor discloses stock-option irregularities
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KLA-Tencor Corp. stunned the industry by acknowledging irregularities in its stock-option practices and said that it may need to restate its financial results for a certain period.
Comment: RSA deal good for shareholders, bad for industry
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6/30/2006   Post a comment
The security industry can't help but respond with trepidation to EMC Inc.'s $2.1 billion offer to buy RSA Security.
Operators form group for 4G service
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Seven mobile phone operators are forming an industry organization to create a 4G mobile phone network standard that would complement the work of existing standards groups.
Toshiba to license Staktek's NAND flash
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Staktek Holdings Inc. has agreed to license its NAND flash memory stacking technologies to Japan-based Toshiba Corp., under an agreement that runs through 2008.
South Korea's RFID market to reach $500M, says report
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South Korea's radio frequency identification (RFID market will exceed $500 million this year, a major private RFID-related organization predicted.
Silicon laser harnessed
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UCLA researchers claim to have harnessed excess energy generated by a continuous-wave laser using a photovoltaic effect that converted heat into electricity to power a chip.
Small adapter powers MPEGs, PDAs, and digital cameras
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Phihong's PSAA05A linear AC/DC adapter, measuring just 2.59-by-1.55-by-1.07 inches and weighing 3 ounces, delivers 5 watts for MPEG players, PDAs and digital cameras.
High density FPGA prototype for space-bound systems cuts design risk
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Aimed at space-bound systems, Actel's four million-gate RTAX4000S FPGA prototype enables designers to obtain the same architecture, density and timing properties, and packaging options offered by space flight-quality RTAX-S devices, without the added costs of MIL-STD 883 qualification and hermetically sealed packaging.
South Korea launches WiBro service
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South Korea launched its long-awaited commercial mobile WiMax service, the Ministry of Information and Communication said.
NAND to invade PCs, analyst says
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The combination of Microsoft's forthcoming Vista operating system and initiatives sponsored by big-name IC suppliers like Intel and Samsung Electronics will result in NAND flash memory being designed as a cache between PC hard drives and main memory, according to a new report by market research firm Semico Research.
Renesas expanding Vietnam design subsidiary
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Japanese chip maker Renesas Technology plans to expand capability at its Vietnam design subsidiary, adding a new building and increasing the number of engineers at the site to 500 from 100, the company said.
Polysilicon shortages seen curbing semi growth
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
An undersupply of polysilicon could cause semiconductor market growth to fall short of WSTS estimates this year and possibly stagnate in 2007, according to an analyst with Tokyo market research firm J-Star Global Inc.
Ultra Clean buys Sieger Engineering
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Ultra Clean Holdings Inc., a supplier of subsystems for the semiconductor and flat panel capital equipment industries, said that it has acquired Sieger Engineering Inc. for cash and stock.
OCXOs tout performance at a low cost
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
MMD Components offers a series of low-cost OCXOs with an AT cut crystal design that gives designers OCXO performance at the price of a TCXO.
Altium offers 'drop in' tool for Nios II IDE
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Altium announced the release of a new Tasking VX-toolset for the Nios II family of embedded processors from programmable logic supplier Altera.
Buck regulator for portables offers four output-voltage options
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Semtech Corp.'s SC194A 1-amp DC/DC buck regulator provides a digitally programmable 1- to 1.8-volt output for portable applications.
Chip resistor operates up to 500 volts
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KOA Speer has introduced the HV73 series of high-voltage thickfilm flat chip resistors with a maximum working voltage of 500 volts.
A/V pushbutton switches offer more options
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NKK Switches has expanded its KP01 series of miniature audio/video (A/V), silent pushbuttons to include options for rectangular and home key versions for front panel broadcast designs.
Miniature encapsulated AC/DC power modules offer single, dual outputs
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
TRACOPOWER introduces the TMT series of ultra-compact AC/DC power modules offering 15 and 30W models with single- and dual-output voltage configurations.
Atmel's AVR32 gets $499 development kit support
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
Atmel is offering a $499 "program-and-go" development kit based on its AVR32-based AP7000 family of 32-bit digital signal controllers for multimedia, point-of-sale and small office/home office applications.
Wintegra delays IPO in wake of Marvell deal
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
Network processor startup Wintegra Inc. has postponed its initial public offering, due in part to weakness in the communications sector and following Marvell Semiconductor Inc. decision to buy Intel Corp.'s wireless processor business.
Monolithic quad-band GSM/GPRS PA debuts in CMOS
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
Stemming from breakthrough technology developed at the California Institute of Technology, cellphone device supplier Axiom Microdevices says it's sampling a patented quad-band CMOS-based PA that will give you access to the advantages of mainstream CMOS instead of GaAs. This device should help make cellphone design smaller and more highly integrated.
Watchdog timer touts automotive edge
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
EM Microelectronic says its EM6152, EM6152A, and EM6153 are the only system power ICs for automotive applications that incorporate a multi-mode windowed watchdog timer, reset logic, and 5-volt, 400-mA LDO.
Fujitsu Microelectronics launches mobile WiMAX SoC
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Fully IEEE 802.16e-2005 compliant, the SoC optimizes performance and power consumption.
Pre-matched PAs serve WiMAX applications
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RF components supplier Mimix Broadband rolls out samples of internally pre-matched PAs designed for linear WiMAX applications. Its surface-mount plastic-packaged PAs are slated for operation in 700-MHz, 2.5-GHz, and 3.5-GHz circuits.
Simtek raises Q2 guidance
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
Nonvolatile static RAM supplier Simtek Corp. announced that revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2006 are expected to exceed $6.0 million, topping the high end of the company's previous guidance.
Ness, Pulsic set up India development center
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
Global IT solutions provider Ness Technologies Inc. has established an extended development center (EDC) with Pulsic Ltd., a supplier of physical design solutions for analog, mixed signal and custom digital design. The development center is located at Ness' facility in Bangalore, India.
ATI misses Wall Street's estimates
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Graphics-chip maker ATI Technologies Inc. missed Wall Street's projections for the third fiscal quarter.
LG reclaims top position in Plasma Panels in Q1, says iSupply
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
After three quarters of declining market share and the loss of its leadership in the Plasma Display Panel (PDP) industry, South Korea's LG Electronics reclaimed the number-one position in the first quarter of 2006, according to new rankings from iSuppli Corp.
Protocol analyzer gets Wireless USB security support
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
At the recent Certified Wireless USB Developers Conference, test-and-measurement vendor LeCroy Corp. demonstrated the benefits of its extensible UWBTracer protocol analyzer. The company's platform now supports multiple Certified Wireless USB Association and Security models.
Dual UART rolls with 16-Mbits/s data rate
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Exar claims that its latest UART product family dubbed the XR16V2x5x series is the first to support a data rate of 16-Mbits/s.
EDA returned to double-digit growth in Q1, EDAC says
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
EDA revenue was up 10 percent year-to-year during the first quarter, the first time EDA posted double-digit growth in more than two years, according to a report by the EDA Consortium's Market Statistics Service.
First quarter Western Europe EDA revenue up 13%
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First quarter EDA revenue from Western Europe grew 13 percent year-to-year to reach $218 million, part of a strong quarter for EDA that saw worldwide revenue grow hit double digits for the first time in more than two years, according to the EDA Consortium.
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