LogicVision reports 13% sequential growth in Q4 revenues after IPO News & Analysis 1/22/2002 Post a comment SAN JOSE -- Fresh off one of the few successful initial public offerings of stock last fall, LogicVision Inc. here today reported a 13% sequential increase in revenues to $5.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2002 compared to $4.8 million in Q3. The supplier of embedded test for ICs said revenues were up 103% from $2.7 million in Q4 of 2000.
A New Growth Phase for Semiconductors News & Analysis 1/21/2002 Post a comment In this interview with Jack Harding, Chairman, President and CEO of eSilicon Corporation, you'll get Jack's views on the semiconductor business, his outlook for the future, and insight into eSilicon's fabless ASIC business model.
ESS licenses Super Audio CD from Philips for DVD chips News & Analysis 1/18/2002 Post a comment FREMONT, Calif. -- ESS Technology Inc. today announced it has licensed the Super Audio CD storage format from Royal Philips Electronics N.V. to incorporate in ICs for DVD player applications. The SACD format will be added to the company's Vibratto DVD single-chip solutions in the second quarter of 2002.
X Initiative for new IC layout concept expands to 32 companies News & Analysis 1/14/2002 Post a comment SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Nine more companies have joined the X Initiative consortium, which is backing a chip-interconnect concept that allows IC functions to be wired together diagonally for higher performance and lower costs. The group today said its membership roster is now at 32, more than triple the number of companies launching the X Initiative last June.
Samsung licenses Ericsson's cell phone technologies News & Analysis 1/11/2002 Post a comment STOCKHOLM-- LM Ericsson today announced it has licensed patented technologies for 2G and 3G cellular phones to Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., which will pay royalties to the Swedish communications giant. Terms of the licensing pact were not released.
Chip materials to climb steadily from 2001 recession, says SEMI News & Analysis 1/8/2002 Post a comment PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Demand for semiconductor manufacturing materials will recovery this year from sharp declines in 2001 with silicon wafer revenues growing 9.5% to $5.72 billion in 2002 from $5.23 billion last year, according to a new forecast being presented today at the Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) here.
Opti postpones liquidation to consider patent infringement suits News & Analysis 1/4/2002 Post a comment MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Opti Inc., once a high-flying PC chip set supplier, today announced postponement of its voluntary liquidation plan to allow the company more time to evaluate its intellectual property (IP) portfolio and the potential for filing patent infringement suits against other IC manufacturers.
MIPS to take $2 million charge for acquiring Lexra's R&D News & Analysis 1/2/2002 Post a comment MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.-- MIPS Technologies Inc. here today announced it will take a one-time charge of $2.0 million for the purchase of in-process R&D from Lexra Inc. as part of a settlement in its patent infringement suit against the San Jose-based company.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.