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Rhines keynote spotlights EDA 'discontinuities'
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Five "discontinuities" that may lead to explosive EDA growth were highlighted in a keynote speech by Wally Rhines, Mentor Graphics president and chief executive, at this week's DesignCon 2001 conference. What may be most controversial, however, is Rhines' belief that physical synthesis — one of the hottest topics in EDA — does not represent a discontinuity.
Maxim's profits and revenues climb 50%
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Net income and revenue increased more than 50% for Maxim Integrated Products Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., in the company's second fiscal quarter.
Maxim's sales up 51.2%
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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Maxim Integrated Products Inc. reported record net revenues of $305.1 million for its fiscal second quarter ended Dec. 30, a 51.2% increase over the $201.7 million reported for the same quarter a year ago. Net income increased to a record $99.1 million in the second quarter, compared to $64.6 million last year, a 53.3% increase. Diluted earnings per share were $0.31 for the second quarter, a 55.0% increase over the $0.20 reported for the same period a year ago.
ON Semiconductor expects 10-12% drop in 1Q revenues
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ON Semiconductor, Phoenix, Wednesday announced that total product revenues in the fourth quarter of 2000 were $490.7 million, an increase of $62.9 million, or 15%, compared to the fourth quarter of 1999.
Amkor braces for weaker Q1, but expects rebound in 2001
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WEST CHESTER, Pa. -- Amkor Technology Inc. dodged a bullet in the fourth quarter as the chip industry sank into an unexpected downturn. The contract chip manufacturer today reported fourth-quarter revenues of $637 million, a 1.8% sequential drop from $649 million in the third quarter of 2000, but it could have been worse than that if it wasn't for an increase in sales to Amkor's largest customers.
ARM's Q4 sales flat, but company bullish for 2001
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CAMBRIDGE, England -- ARM Holdings plc here today reported sales of $20.3 million (29.8 million) for its fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, up 58% from $12.9 million (18.9 million) in the like period a year ago. The company also reported flat earnings of $5.95 million (8.75 million) in the period, compared to $5.99 (8.81 million) a year ago. Earnings per fully diluted share increased to $0.13 in the quarter, from $0.8 a year ago. The company was projected to earn $0.03 a share, according to Zacks I
Internet redraws the recruiting equation
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The Internet has become a potent tool in the rush to help employers find engineers and other technologists who might want to switch jobs.
Departing CEO spells out Zilog's problems
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One day after announcing he was stepping down as chief executive officer of Zilog Inc., Curtis Crawford offered a blunt assessment of a disappointing year.
Cymer sees flat revenues for excimer lasers in first half 2001
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SAN DIEGO -- Cymer Inc. here posted fourth-quarter revenues of $102.2 million, a 4% sequential increase from 98.4 million in the prior third quarter but a 31% jump from $78.0 million in Q4 1999.
Cypress shifts USB burden onto hardware
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For its second generation of USB microcontrollers, Cypress Semiconductor has concentrated on building hardwired logic to implement the most commonly used parts of the USB protocol.
Java coprocessor squashes loops for faster code
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Intellectual property developer Insilicon has developed a co-processor for Java that can run at up to 200MHz.
Falling DRAM prices take toll on Infineon results
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A weak DRAM market saw Infineon's sales slip from their Q42000 levels in the company's first financial quarter of 2001.
ARM unruffled by cellular slowdown
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On the back of strong processor intellectual property (IP) sales, for the last year ARM reported its "largest growth in revenues for the last few years,"
CISC returns to the embedded 32bit world
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Toshiba has decided to bring CISC back into the 32bit world with a family aimed at consumer electronics, airbag controllers and car radios.
Diodes sees weak demand for first half
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WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. -- Diodes Inc. here today reported sales of $26.1 million for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, an increase of 12.5% compared to $23.2 million in the like period in 1999. Net income for the same period rose 18.1% to $2.8 million, or $0.31 or share, as compared to $2.4 million, or $0.27 a share, a year ago.
Yokogawa, Ando team up to accelerate chip tester growth
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TOKYO -- Yokogawa Electric Corp. and Ando Electric Co. Ltd. today announced plans to collaborate in semiconductor test and measurement systems. At the same time, NEC Corp. disclosed it was planning to sell all of its shares in Ando to Yokogawa.
Cabot's market share in CMP slurries hits 75%, says report
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AURORA, Ill. -- Cabot Microelectronics Corp. here continues its dominance in wafer-polishing slurry applications for chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) in 2000. The company increased its market share to 75% of worldwide slurry sales, which totaled $284.5 million in 2000, said a new report from The Information Network.
Infineon sales fall 30% sequentially in quarter due to DRAM prices
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MUNICH--Hammered by lower DRAM prices, Infineon Technologies AG here today reported a 30% sequential drop in revenues to 1.66 billion euros ($1.53 billion) in the company's first fiscal quarter, ended Dec. 31, compared to 2.38 billion euros ($2.19 billion) in the prior three-month period. Compared to a year ago, Infineon's revenues were up 8% from 1.54 billion euros.
Infineon's gross margins hurt by DRAM pricing pressures
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Infineon Technologies AG witnessed a sharp decline in its gross margin during the fiscal 2001 first quarter, ended Dec. 31, and said it sees a difficult second quarter ahead.
ASML announces KrF lithography tool for 120-nm applications
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VELDHOVEN, the Netherlands -- ASM Lithography here today announced a lithography tool designed to extend 248-nm optical technology down to resolutions of 120-nm. The new PAS 5500/800 family of UV Step & Scan products from ASML incorporates the new Starlith 800 lens from its optics partner--Germany's Carl Zeiss.
Pixelworks invests $7.5M in DSP start-up
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Pixelworks, Inc., a provider of chips for the advanced display market, today announced a strategic investment in Jaldi Semiconductor Corp., a privately held fabless semiconductor start-up developing application specific reconfigurable Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology.
Crawford to step down as Zilog's CEO
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Zilog, Inc. today announced that Curtis J. Crawford, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of ZiLOG will step down as chief executive officer.
Vishay acquires capacitor maker Tansitor
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Component supplier Vishay Intertechnology Inc., Malvern, Pa., has acquired Tansitor Electronics Inc., a manufacturer of wet tantalum electrolytic capacitors and solid tantalum capacitors based in Bennington, Vt.
Applied lowers forecast for quarter, but 300-mm product sales on track
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Applied Materials Inc. here today lowered its forecast for the first quarter following sluggish demand and order delays, but the chip-equipment giant claimed its 300-mm product sales are on track. The announcement is an ominous sign for chip-equipment makers. Applied, the world's largest supplier of semiconductor equipment, could be the first in a parade of companies in this industry to announce disappointing results in the first quarter of this year--and beyond, accordin
Micro Linear reports loss for fourth quarter
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Micro Linear Corp., San Jose, Calif., reported a net loss of $3.4 million, or 28 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2000. That compared to a net loss in the preceding quarter of $3.8 million, or 33 cents per share, and a net income of $228,000, or 2 cents per share, in the fourth quarter of 1999.
Singapore takes 15% stake in UMC-Infineon 300-mm fab
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SINGAPORE -- In a move to support 300-mm wafer processing in Singapore, the country's government today announced a 15% stake in a $3.6 billion facility planned here by Taiwan's United Microelectronics Corp. and Infineon Technologies AG of Germany.
Intel chops Pentium prices to spur demand
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Intel Corp. has slashed the prices of most of its microprocessors to help overcome sluggish demand for PC products.
Toshiba launches integrated 64-bit RISC processor with PCI interface
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SAN JOSE --Toshiba Corp. today announced availability of a new RISC-based series of embedded 64-bit processors with a range of integrated peripherals. The series is based on a 64-bit processor architecture from MIPS Technologies and intended to be an alternative to custom-designed ASICs.
Stanford Microdevices rolls out SiGe-based RF device for 3G
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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Gearing up for third-generation (3G) wireless networks, Stanford Microdevices Inc. here today rolled out a radio-frequency (RF) device based on a high-speed silicon-germanium (SiGe) process technology.
Intel and others invest in Tru-Si
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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Semiconductor equipment maker Tru-Si Technologies Inc. (Tru-Si) has received $18 million in funding from C 2 Capital and Intel Capital. The funding will be used to expanded the company's management team and operations, according to Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Tru-Si. The company sells a line of proprietary atmospheric downstream plasma gas-etch systems, which are said to be the world's most efficient damage-free removal solutions in the semiconductor industry.
Singapore government takes 15% stake in 300mm wafer fab
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In a move to support the first 300mm wafer fab project in Singapore, the Singapore government said that it has taken a 15% stake in the $3.6 billion facility to be built by United Microelectronics Corp.
Protocol options mix SAN and WAN
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Ethernet ties LANs in wide areas
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Packet rings aim at metro nets
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Intel says PC processor uses less than 1-V
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SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Intel Corp. today announced the industry's first PC microprocessor that operates with less than 1 volt of power while consuming less than 1 watt.
Packets devour time-domain nets
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Channelized service eyes IP demand
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Optical Ethernet redefines access
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Ethernet moves past 10 Gbits/s
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Teradyne system takes probers out of package test
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Making a more aggressive push into the wafer-probe space, Teradyne Inc. has unveiled a memory test system with an architecture specifically designed for high-parallel test and repair of DRAM wafers.
FEI says Q4 booking up 31% due to 3-D metrology demand
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HILLSBORO, Ore. -- Three-dimensional metrology supplier FEI Co. here reported record sales of $96.1 million and a net income of $10.0 million in the fourth quarter. Net sales grew 32% from $73.0 million in the fourth quarter of 1999, when the company recorded a net income of $2.0 million.
Samsung targets 1-Gbit production in 2002 using new 193-nm resist
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SEOUL -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. here today announced plans to launch 1-gigabit DRAMs into production next year using 193-nm lithography and a new photoresist jointly developed with Shipley Co. of Marlborough, Mass.
TSMC licenses specialty RF process technology from Conexant
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HSINCHU, Taiwan -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. has licensed advanced specialty radio-frequency process technology intellectual property (IP) from Conexant Systems Inc. to beef up its high-performance foundry services for networking and wireless communications ICs. TSMC gains access to Conexant's IP under a new long-term cross-licensing technology and wafer supply agreement.
Filtronic suffers surfeit of capacity at Newton Aycliffe
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Filtronic has admitted that it bought too much capacity in the form of the former Fujitsu Newton Aycliffe fab and is now trying to find a manufacturing partner to reduce the impact of its £1m per month running costs on the company's finances.
Clear semiconductor paves way for smart displays
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The possibility of a flexible electronic display is a step closer following work at the Tokyo Institute of Technology.
Cadence moves towards better data exchange among PCB tools
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As part of a move to integrate the tools in its PCB design line-up, Cadence Design Systems is working on a database converter that can take files from the Orcad products that the company bought in 1999 and import them into Allegro.
DSL sales in Q4 puts General Cable into the black
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General Cable Corp., Highland Heights, Ky., pulled into the black for the quarter ended Dec. 31, but ended the year in the red.
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