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Epson Toyocom XP-6000CA absolute pressure sensor
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8/31/2010   1 comment
Epson Toyocom Corp. has developed an extremely small absolute pressure sensor dubbed the XP-6000CA, which employs a QMEMS pressure-sensing structure that allows the sensor to squeeze into a tiny 7.0 × 5.0 × 2.0t mm package while providing total pressure accuracy (±30 Pa) and high resolution (0.3 Pa).
Sematech completes 3-D chip pilot line
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8/31/2010   Post a comment
Sematech announced the completion of its 300-mm, 3-D IC pilot line.
Applied's flowable CVD: Another opinion
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8/30/2010   Post a comment
Applied called FCVD a ''game changer.'' Some analysts were not as impressed, however.
Analyst cuts forecast for AMD
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8/30/2010   4 comments
An investment banking firm has lowered its estimates for Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Intel-Infineon deal: What analysts are saying
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8/30/2010   8 comments
Here's what analysts said about the Intel-Infineon deal.
Top-of-rack 10GE switches to hit $500M
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8/30/2010   3 comments
The market for 10 Gbit/second Ethernet switches geared for rack-mounted servers grew a whopping 300 percent in the last quarter, an indicator a major upgrade cycle is underway in business networks, said an analyst.
Chip sales stay strong amid slowdown signs
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8/30/2010   3 comments
The three-month average of global sales of semiconductors for July was $25.24 billion, up 1.2 percent from June and up 37.0 percent from July 2009, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association.
Microsoft founder sues the industry
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8/29/2010   17 comments
Interval Licensing LLC, which is backed by Paul Allen, has filed a complaint against AOL, Apple, eBay, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Office Depot, OfficeMax, Staples, Yahoo, and YouTube.
California proposal could jumpstart U.S. solar market
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8/26/2010   3 comments
Will solar finally take off in California--and the U.S.?
Analyst: IC business back on track in July
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8/26/2010   6 comments
After a lull, the IC industry is back on track, at least according to one analyst.
Ford steers electric car push in Portland
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8/25/2010   13 comments
Ford Motor Co. and Portland General Electric announced a collaboration to help prepare the city of Portland.
Analyst: Street is too bearish on IC climate
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8/25/2010   1 comment
Regarding the growing chip inventories and IC lull, one analyst drew a simple conclusion: Don't worry.
Applied's flowable CVD: What analysts are saying
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8/25/2010   Post a comment
Applied called FCVD a ''game changer,'' but analysts were not as impressed.
VLSI raises IC, fab tool forecasts
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8/25/2010   1 comment
Despite a lull in the market, VLSI Research Inc. has raised its chip and fab tool forecasts for 2010.
Agilent WaferPro for automating complex device modeling
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8/25/2010   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies has announced WaferPro software for automated DC and RF measurement of semiconductor device modeling applications.
Semico's IC forecast index takes dip
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8/25/2010   Post a comment
In August, the Semico IPI Index experienced its first drop since December 2009.
Used fab equipment startup emerges
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8/24/2010   Post a comment
A group of executives from the ATE and other industries have formally announced a new used equipment and service company.
Analyst: Applied to roll shallow trench CVD tool
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8/23/2010   3 comments
Applied this week is expected to roll out a new product-a shallow trench isolation film deposition tool.
Handheld spectrum analyzer boasts frequency coverage up to 43 GHz
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8/20/2010   2 comments
Anritsu’s MS272xC Spectrum Master series provides the broadest frequency range to measure and monitor RF spectrum more effectively than benchtop instruments.
McAfee deal brings Intel into mobile security
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8/20/2010   10 comments
Intel Corp.'s proposed $7.68 billion acquisition of security software vendor McAfee Inc. expands its ongoing push in the embedded front, especially the mobile space.
ATE shines as fab tool book-to-bill climbs
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8/20/2010   2 comments
North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.23 in July, up from 1.18 in June, according to SEMI.
Dongbu opens office in Europe
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8/20/2010   Post a comment
South Korean foundry vendor Dongbu HiTek has kicked off its strategy to expand its European presence by opening a sales office in Nice, France.
Echelon names president, CEO
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8/20/2010   Post a comment
Echelon Corp. has appointed Ron Sege as president and chief executive.
AMCC buys networking firm
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8/18/2010   Post a comment
Applied Micro Circuits Corp., now called AppliedMicro, has entered into a definitive stock purchase agreement to acquire Tpack A/S of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Reflections from SanDisk CEO Harari
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8/18/2010   3 comments
Eli Harari, SanDisk chairman and CEO (shown), gave a keynote and addressed several topics in a keynote address and subsequent interview.
Firm: U.S. falling behind in nanotech
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8/18/2010   6 comments
The U.S. is also falling behind in the arena, warned a research group.
SanDisk rolls embedded SSD
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8/18/2010   2 comments
SanDisk Corp. claims to have rolled out the first product in a new category of embedded solid state drives.
Photronics boosts capex again
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8/18/2010   1 comment
Mask maker Photronics Inc. raised its capital spending again amid strong results.
Technion: Compressed sensing ups data acquisition resolution, cuts cost
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8/18/2010   3 comments
Algorithms that harness inexpensive A/D channels at sub-Nyquist frequencies could replace costly high-speed data acquisition, with higher-resolution results, say Technion researchers.
More states file suits against LCD makers
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8/17/2010   1 comment
West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw filed suit against manufacturers of thin-film transistor liquid crystal display panels.
Intel tips 'Soda Creek' line of SSDs
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8/17/2010   5 comments
Intel Corp. is quietly sampling a product line, based on the mini-SATA interface technology.
Audio Precision takes the headache out of earphone testing
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8/17/2010   Post a comment
Audio Precision has produced a software utility that automates testing of headphones and earphones used with portable audio players.
Price hikes, growth seen in power management ICs
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8/17/2010   Post a comment
Comprising of ICs and discretes, power management semiconductors are projected to generate sales of $31.4 billion in 2010.
Vanguard Q2 up, says capacity is booked
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8/16/2010   1 comment
Taiwan specialty foundry vendor Vanguard International Semiconductor Corp. (VISC) reported second-quarter revenue.
NAND specification adds error correction
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8/16/2010   Post a comment
The Open NAND Flash Interface (ONFI) Working Group has updated its specification to include error correction.
Veeco sells metrology unit to Bruker
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8/16/2010   3 comments
Seeking to narrow its focus, Veeco Instruments Inc. has agreed to sell its metrology business to Bruker Corp. for $229 million in cash.
Sekai Camera taps smartphone sensors for 3-D social networking
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8/16/2010   1 comment
A new 3-D social networking application called Sekai Camera (sekai means "world" in Japanese) fuses output from smartphone sensors into a "3-D augmented reality."
Epistar invests in LED firm
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8/13/2010   1 comment
Israel's Oree Inc., a developer of LED planar illumination technology, has secured an investment from Epistar Corp.
Asahi invests in LED firm
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8/13/2010   Post a comment
Crystal IS and Asahi Kasei Corp. announced the signing of a joint development agreement.
IC and equipment results: What analysts are saying
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8/13/2010   Post a comment
Several chip and equipment firms-including Cree, Disco, DNS, Nikon and Nvidia-have recently reported their results.
LCD market hit by slowdown
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8/13/2010   1 comment
LCDs could be next to see a slowdown.
Oregon files $100M suit against LCD makers
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8/13/2010   3 comments
Oregon Attorney General John Kroger announced a $100 million lawsuit against major manufacturers of liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels.
'Perilous' market conditions seen in solar
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8/12/2010   10 comments
Major swings in inventory levels for solar cells are resulting in ''perilous'' market conditions.
Cisco's miss sends jitters in supply chain
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8/12/2010   12 comments
Cisco posted lackluster results-a move that could impact select chip makers, such as Cavium, NetLogic and others.
SEMI names U.S. president in reorg
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8/12/2010   Post a comment
SEMI has announced a reorganization, by splitting the trade group into three dedicated business units.
Altis Semi finds buyer
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8/12/2010   4 comments
Altis Semiconductor, a joint venture between Infineon and IBM, has finally found a buyer.
Agilent adds GDDR5 compliance test tools for oscilloscopes
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8/12/2010   Post a comment
Graphics double data rate 5 (GDDR5) compliance test application packages and GDDR5 ball-grid array (BGA) probes for oscilloscopes have been developed by Agilent Technologies Inc.to help engineers accelerate the turn-on and debug of GDDR5-based systems.
Slowdown seen in LEDs
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8/12/2010   8 comments
Based on Cree Inc.'s results this week and other trends, analysts are worried about the segment.
Solar results: What analysts are saying
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8/12/2010   Post a comment
Several solar firms have recently reported their results. Here's what analysts are saying about the numbers.
Spreadtrum names chairman
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8/12/2010   Post a comment
Spreadtrum Communications Inc., one of China's emerging wireless baseband chipset providers, has appointed a chairman.
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