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Brooks restates, takes $64M charge
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7/31/2006   Post a comment
As expected, fab gear supplier Brooks Automation restated its financial statements for the fiscal years 1996 through 2005 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, taking a $64.5 million charge for stock-based compensation.
Wind River contributes 300K lines of code to Eclipse
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7/31/2006   Post a comment
Device software optimization specialist Wind River Systems has released more than 300,000 lines of code to the Eclipse Foundation, an open source community focused on providing an extensible development platform and application frameworks for building software.
Power-One, Silicon Labs resolve patent suit
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7/31/2006   Post a comment
Power-One Inc. and Silicon Laboratories Inc. have agreed to settle and resolve the patent infringement lawsuit filed by Power-One on Dec. 14, 2005 against Silicon Laboratories.
AMD, Telmex team on Mexico Internet access
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7/31/2006   Post a comment
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. announced nationwide availability of the Telmex Internet Box Personal Internet Communicator (PIC) for citizens across Mexico.
Platform provides RF hardware measurement for wireless networking
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7/31/2006   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies announces Connected Solutions Workbench for testing wireless systems.
India begins trial IPTV services
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7/31/2006   Post a comment
India's state-owned communications services provider, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) will reportedly offer Internet Protocol TV services (IPTV) under the Tri-Band name, with trial services to soon start pilot runs in New Delhi and Mumbai.
Jennic products declared ZigBee compliant
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7/28/2006   Post a comment
The company's products were tested by TUV Rheinland Group and have been considered ready for use out of the box by developers.
Why You Don't Want To Jump Off The ASIC Career Path So Fast
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7/28/2006   Post a comment
ASIC designers have a pretty rosy career future. That is, if they don't stand still too long when it comes to boosting their skill sets.
Agilent makes full 3D EM simulation accessible at a lower price
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7/28/2006   Post a comment
EMDS lets designers analyze and visualize EM effects to fine tune the performance of high-frequency RF circuit designs.
Verification: Automation no substitute for thought, Foster says
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7/28/2006   Post a comment
EDA can help by automating some of the "bookkeeping" aspects of verification, but ultimately that is no substitute for the thinking that goes into creating a verification plan, according to verification guru Harry Foster.
Norad, Northern Command to leave Cheyenne Mountain
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7/28/2006   Post a comment
The Northern Aerospace Defense Command and Northern Command will leave Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station within two years.
Mosaid seeks dismissal of Micron complaint
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7/27/2006   Post a comment
Mosaid Technologies Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss Micron Technology Inc.'s Complaint for Declaratory Judgment, filed in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, San Jose Division on July 24, 2006.
DAC keynoter: think of software as part of manufacturing
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7/27/2006   Post a comment
The semiconductor industry needs EDA to supply tools that consider embedded software, according to Alessandro Cremonesi, a DAC keynoter and group vice president at STMicroelectronics.
Denali, Spirit Consortium in collaboration
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7/27/2006   Post a comment
Denali Software said it would work with the Spirit Consortium on development of IP-XACT to ensure that the consortium data model is aligned with SystemRDL, the system description language for system-on-chip design registers.
EnerSys acquires Chinese battery maker
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7/26/2006   Post a comment
Battery supplier EnerSys has entered a definitive agreement to purchase the assets of Chaozhou Xuntong Power Source Company Ltd., (CFT), a sealed lead acid battery business located in Chaozhou, China.
Leading EDA users cite nanometer IC challenges
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7/26/2006   Post a comment
Representatives of some of the world's largest EDA users discussed challenges such as process variability, power, design costs, and chip complexity at a Design Automation Conference panel Tuesday.
Motorola teams with Indian software firm
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7/26/2006   Post a comment
Motorola Inc. has entered a joint venture with the Pune, India-based software services provider Tech Mahindra Ltd., the second joint venture company Motorola has announced in two days. The venture is to be called CanvasM and will be based in Noida near New Delhi.
Electronics sector leads Malaysian export growth
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7/26/2006   Post a comment
Electronics exports powered the Malaysian economy in 2005 and are expected to grow even faster this year, the government said.
Thermal effects not an immediate concern, says TI exec
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7/26/2006   Post a comment
Contrary to popular belief, the impact of high temperature on a chip design is not among the most immediate concerns for advanced IC design, according to a Texas Instruments executive.
Micron seeks damages from Mosaid
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7/25/2006   Post a comment
Semiconductor IP company Mosaid Technologies Inc. announced that Micron Technology Inc. filed a complaint for Declaratory Judgment in the Northern District of California, San Jose Division, seeking to declare 14 of Mosaid's U.S. patents invalid.
IP encryption brings trust, panelists say
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7/25/2006   Post a comment
An intellectual property encryption proposal offered by Synplicity will help restore "trust" between providers and consumers, according to members of a DAC panel, who also acknowledged that there are tradeoffs with respect to visibility into the IP.
Firms partner on standard statistical analysis library format
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7/25/2006   Post a comment
Six companies, including Cadence Design Systems and ARM Holdings, have banded together with the aim of accelerating the creation of a standard statistical analysis library format under the Open Modeling Coalition of Si2.
LG.Philips LCD wins side-mounting patent dispute
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7/25/2006   Post a comment
Liquid crystal display supplier LG.Philips LCD said that an arbitration panel in New York decided in its favor, in a dispute over technology ownership with Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT).
Nokia plows a path to ESL adoption
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7/25/2006   Post a comment
Cell phone giant Nokia could start using electronic system-level design tools as early as the end of the year when it concludes extensive pilot tests, but adoption of the tools is likely to be confined to a couple areas initially, due to the many holes in existing ESL products and standards.
Nanotech patent picture is mixed, report finds
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7/25/2006   Post a comment
The number of U.S. patent applications for nanotechnology continued to increase in 2005 , growing by 52 percent.
JTAG/boundary-scan software supports Altera USB Blaster
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7/25/2006   Post a comment
If you're embedding IEEE-1149.x JTAG boundary-scan testability into FPGAs, GoPEL has a software option for its existing software suite that supports Altera's popular USB-Blaster download cable. It lets the USB Blaster be used as a native JTAG/boundary-scan controller.
Woman in engineering seek to balance efforts, results
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7/25/2006   Post a comment
If you thought the workshop "Women in Design Automation" at the Design Automation Conference was a "chick" panel that male engineers could safely ignore, you would be mistaken.
U.S. seeks ideas for DTV converter box scheme
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
The government is seeking proposals on how to establish a national coupon program for distributing digital converter boxes needed for the digital TV transition.
U.S. study reportedly details U.S. chip design exodus
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
An outsourcing report suppressed by the Bush administration for two years concludes that U.S. chip makers are accelerating the offshoring of design work to Asia at the expense of skilled engineering jobs at home.
Softbank, Motorola launch 2.5GHz WiMax trial in Japan
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
Motorola Inc. has reached agreement with Softbank Group for the deployment of a WiMax (IEEE 802.16e-2005) trial network in Tokyo.
U.S. study reportedly details U.S. chip design exodus
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
An outsourcing report suppressed by the Bush administration for two years concludes that U.S. chip makers are accelerating the offshoring of design work to Asia at the expense of skilled engineering jobs at home.
500-kHz PCI board comprises quiet high-resolution data-acq plug-in
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
A PCI-bus Windows PC and one of Data Translation's DT3034 data acquisition boards will let you make 16-bit measurements on up to 32 single-ended or 16 differential channels with a sampling rate of 500-kHz. This board ensures an ENOB rating of more than 14 bits, along with 100-dB of spurious-free dynamic range.
Msystems denies sales rumors
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
Israel-based personal storage company Msystems said it would not comment on recent rumors the company is for sale.
Russia to put WiMax on trial
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
A large trial of WiMax installations is planned across Russia using Aperto Networks' PacketMAX products.
Singapore's FTD expanding insourcing
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
Singapore-based FTD Technology, which has operated an 'insourcing' model for Toshiba, Avanti and other semiconductor and system development companies—plans to expand this model in Asia.
Chartered sees strong '07 despite slump
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
Despite the fallout from unexpectedly soft consumer sentiment in recent months, executives at foundry Chartered Semiconductor are sticking to their spending plans, confident of a surge in demand next year.
EE Times DAC insider: SSTA adoption slow?
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
EE Times' editors on the ground at the 43rd Design Automation Conference here this week bring you the news behind the news right here in the EE Times DAC insider. Bookmark it and check back often.
Concerns grow over 'patent trolls'
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7/21/2006   Post a comment
The prospect that patent holders are becoming technology gatekeepers is emerging as a serious issue for the electronics industry.
Analysis: U.S. taking hard line on options investigations
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7/21/2006   Post a comment
U.S. officials signaled this week that they are going to crack down hard on stock options backdating violations.
Accellera approves new VHDL standard
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7/21/2006   Post a comment
EDA standards organization Accellera's members approved a new VHDL standard, a VHDL Applications Programming Interface known as VHPI, late last month and transferred it to the IEEE for consideration as an amendment to IEEE's VHDL standard.
China Video Industry Association to support HDMI
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7/21/2006   Post a comment
Silicon Image Inc., a supplier of semiconductors for the secure storage, distribution and presentation of high-definition content, has announced an agreement with the China Video Industry Association (CVIA), under which CVIA will promote and support the use of the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) by the consumer electronics industry in China.
India boosts IP rights enforcement
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7/21/2006   Post a comment
The Ministry of Information Technology has amended its IP rights program to curtail patent infringement and adhere to international trade rules on intellectual property.
Startup Athena tops Cooley's DAC 'must see' list
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7/21/2006   Post a comment
The Milos meta routing optimization system from startup Athena Design Systems tops EDA gadfly and EDA tool user site Deepchip.com moderator John Cooley's list of things to see at the 43rd Design Automation Conference, which kicks off Monday.
Si2 announces board of directors
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7/20/2006   Post a comment
The Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) announced the election of their Board of Directors for the 2006 to 2007 term, as well as the place and time for the annual members meeting.
Study: More wireless protocols to integrate
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7/20/2006   Post a comment
A study from WTRS forecasts integration of as many wireless protocols as possible into one chipset and thus one device.
U.S. officials to announce stock options 'developments'
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7/20/2006   Post a comment
U.S. regulators and law enforcement officials are scheduled to announce "developments" in the widening stock options backdating scandal.
It's An Engineers' Job Market If They've Honed The Right Skills
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7/20/2006   1 comment
Finding qualified high-level engineers is hard for most companies, but for one Washington, DC consulting firm it's even tougher than usual.
ChipX, PLDA offer PCIe structured ASIC
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7/20/2006   Post a comment
PLDApplications and ChipX have entered into a licensing agreement to integrate PLDA's PCIe XpressRich intellectual property with the ChipX CX6100 family of structured ASICs.
Data-acq software lets you interactively design filters
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7/19/2006   Post a comment
You can now design bandpass filters that roll off at better than 96-dB/quarter-octave. The latest version of DAPstudio measurement software from Microstar Labs lets you do this, building and running applications based on the company's hardware.
Regional tech calendar
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7/19/2006   Post a comment
As a service to its community, WirelessNetDesignline maintains a calendar of meetings in local venues.
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