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Advantest, Synopsys team up on failure diagnostics for complex ICs
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5/21/2002   Post a comment
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Advantest Corp. announced it was collaborating with Synopsys Inc. to develop a fast, accurate failure diagnostics system for deep-submicron system-on-chip (SoC) designs. The failure diagnostics tools will leverage Synopsys' TetraMAX automatic test pattern generation (ATPG) technology, said Advantest.
Advanced Energy plans to appeal verdict in MKS patent suit
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5/21/2002   Post a comment
FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Advanced Energy Industries Inc. today promised to appeal a jury's verdict awarding $4.2 million in damages to MKS Instruments Inc. in a patent lawsuit against the Colorado-based company.
MKS says it won $4.2 million in patent suit against Advanced Energy
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5/20/2002   Post a comment
ANDOVER, Mass. -- MKS Instruments Inc. today announced it won $4.2 million in damages from a federal court jury in a patent lawsuit against Advanced Energy Industries Inc. of Fort Collins, Colo.
Credence cuts mixed-signal test costs with building-block approach
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5/15/2002   Post a comment
FREMONT, Calif. -- Credence Systems Corp. today rolled out its newest configurable chip tester for mixed-signal ICs, saying that the ASL 2000MS system will support low-cost testing with a highly-flexible "building-block" architecture.
Rambus stock drops on reports of possible antitrust suit, but is it old news?
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5/13/2002   Post a comment
NEW YORK -- News reports of a possible federal antitrust lawsuit against Rambus Inc. pushed the company's stock price down by nearly 3% today in trading, but it remains unclear whether the Federal Trade Commission is planning new legal action against the memory technology supplier.
SIA says trade authority will open Asian markets for U.S. chip suppliers
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5/10/2002   Post a comment
SAN JOSE--The U.S.-based Semiconductor Industry Association here today praised a bipartisan compromise in the Senate that will allow work to continue on setting up Trade Promotion Authority under the U.S. Administration.
Atmel says judge hikes verdict against SST to $36.5 million in patent case
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5/10/2002   Post a comment
SAN JOSE--Atmel Corp. today said a federal judge has increased a jury's verdict against Silicon Storage Technology Inc. from $20 million to $36.5 million in a patent lawsuit over charge-pump technology used to provide programming voltages in memory chips.
Sir John Egan leaves Qinetiq
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5/10/2002   Post a comment
Privatisation specialist Sir John Egan has quit as non-executive chairman of Qinetiq. His departure comes just as the former MoD defence arm is evaluating potential private sector investors.
Opti sues National over bus-interface IC technologies
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5/9/2002   Post a comment
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Opti Inc. late today announced it has filed a patent infringement suit against National Semiconductor Corp. over bus-interface chip technology. The suit, filed in the Northern District of California, claims that National has infringed on two of Opti's U.S. patents. The patents in question involve chips that incorporate Opti's "low-pin-count interface specification" technology.


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