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Spice simulator supports Sandwork tools
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Startup simulation and analysis solution provider Nascentric said its Nascim fast-Spice simulation tool now supports Sandwork Design's Spice Explorer and WaveView Analyzer.
Actel's sales fall 6% in Q4
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Semiconductor and FPGA specialist Actel Corp. reported revenues of $43.7 million for the fourth quarter of 2005, up 9 percent from the fourth quarter of 2004 and down 6 percent from the third quarter of 2005.
SigmaTel profit falls, foresees loss
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Mixed-signal multimedia semiconductor supplier SigmaTel Inc. reported fourth-quarter earnings of $4.6 million, or 12 cents per share on sales of $82.0 million, compared to $19.5 million, or 52 cents per share on sales of $78.6 million in the year-ago quarter.
Atmel posts 4Q profit, but $32 million loss for '05
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Bouncing back from consecutive quarterly losses, semiconductor vendor Atmel reported a fourth quarter net income of $53.8 million, a substantial improvement over net losses for both the year-ago and prior sequential quarters.
SGI replaces CEO
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Silicon Graphics named Dennis McKenna president, chairman and CEO. McKenna succeeds Robert Bishop, who will remain on the board of directors and serve as vice chairman.
PCI-X controller is cost-effective COTS board
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A single-board computer runs Freescale PowerPC e600 processors at clock speeds as high as 1.4-GHz. The board integrates two Gigbit Ethernet channels, two USB 2.0 ports, and two serial controllers, and flash-based firmware.
DC/DCs respond in a hurry to GSM's call for power
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Advanced Analogic Technologies' AAT1146 and AAT2512 DC/DC converters, with a fast transient response ideally suited for GSM phone applications, respond quickly to demanding load swings.
Kyocera, Marvell team on Wi-Fi/CDMA platform
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Kyocera Wireless Corp. has signed a strategic alliance with Marvell to develop a dual-mode Wi-Fi/CDMA handset platform.
Cymer's sales, profits up
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For the fourth quarter of 2005, lithography-light source vendor Cymer Inc. reported a net income of $16.4 million, or $0.45 per share, compared to net income of $10.4 million, or $0.28 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2004, and net income of $12.7 million, or $0.35 per share, in the third quarter of 2005.
Pixelworks posts loss, says CFO will resign
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Graphics system-on-chip IC supplier Pixelworks Inc. posted a net loss of $35.9 million, or 75 cents per share on sales of $43.3 million in its fourth quarter ended December, compared with earnings of $4.0 million, or 8 cents per share on sales of $38.5 million in the year-ago quarter.
Asyst swings to profit despite drop in sales
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Despite a dramatic drop off in sales, semiconductor fab automation provider Asyst Technologies swung to a profit in its third quarter of fiscal 2006, posting a GAAP net income of $3 million on sales of $106.8 million
Google's sales up 93% in 2005
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Search engine specialist Google Inc. reported revenues of $1.919 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, an increase of 86 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2004 and an increase of 22 percent compared to the third quarter of 2005.
Kodak ends OLED joint venture with Sanyo
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Eastman Kodak Co. has relinquished control of its SK Display joint venture with Japan-based Sanyo Electric Co., choosing to broaden its participation in Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) displays by working with various partners.
ON Semi engineering centers help develop computing power and power conversion solutions
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ON Semiconductor establishes two Solutions Engineering Centers in the United States and Taiwan to support local design needs. The centers will focus on developing high-value solutions for both computing power and power conversion market applications.
Therma-Wave posts loss, names rep
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Amid a shift in its European sales model, metrology specialist Therma-Wave Inc. said revenues for the fiscal third quarter of 2006 were $15.4 million, compared to net revenues of $17.3 million in the prior quarter.
Toshiba's results up, Sanyo's down
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Japan’s Sanyo Electric Co. and Toshiba Corp. are going in different directions, based on their financial results.
Controller card supports IEEE-488/GPIB in PXI systems
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Check out this PXI-system IEEE-488/GPIB controller card that acts as a drop-in component for existing test-and-measurement applications under Windows.
Brooks chairman steps down
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Brooks Automation Inc. said that chairman and former CEO Robert Therrien will not seek re-election to the board. The role of independent lead director will continue to be filled by Amin Khoury.
Chip ASPs to fall in Q1
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Market research firm iSuppli Corp. expects overall component pricing to decline by 3.3 percent in the first quarter of 2006.
Firms offer reference design for portable drive security
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Cypress Semiconductor has collaborated with fingerprint sensor provider AuthenTec to create a reference design for adding biometric security to external hard disk drives using fingerprint recognition technology.
Mentor adds verification expert
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Harry D. Foster, chairman of Accellera's formal verification committee and chairman of the IEEE-1850 PSL working group, has joined Mentor Graphics' Design Verification and Test division as principal engineer.
Fujitsu posts profit on strong consumer sales
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Japan-based Fujitsu Ltd. reported consolidated net sales of 1,121.4 billion yen ¥ ($9.5 billion) for the third quarter of fiscal 2005, up 7.5 percent over the third quarter of fiscal 2004.
Xilinx claims fastest DDR2 SDRAM interface
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Programmable logic supplier Xilinx announced the immediate availability of a Virtex-4 FPGA-based, 667 megabit-per-second DDR2 reference design.
Micronas launches DSP functionality SoC for innovative TV-audio design
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Micronas makes customization and DSP code download capability available for the first time in a highly integrated audio system-on-chip platform. Also ntegrated are all the other building blocks needed to design a modern TV's audio subsystem.
Air handler delivers direct cooling to blade server racks
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Liebert's CoolFrame/XD air handling unit delivers direct cooling at the rack level for Egenera's BladeFrame EX system.
Green Hills announces DSO solution for Xilinx Virtex-4 FPGAs
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Green Hills announces immediate availability of entire device software optimization (DSO) product line for Xilinx Virtex-4 Platform FPGAs.
WCDMA/EDGE transceiver targets multi-band mobile phones
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Infineon AG jumps into the fray of new multi-band transceviers with its SMARTi 3GE dual-mode WCDMA/EDGE radio frequency (RF) transceiver.
Port expanders store user settings in non-volatile memory
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With Cypress Semiconductor's three latest I²C port expanders, designers don't have to perform reconfiguration after each power-up. The devices are designed with a proprietary addressing algorithm that allows them to store all user settings in non-volatile memory.
Freescale adds 5-volt capable family of 8-bit HCS08 MCUs
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Freescale says its new MC9S08AW family of 8-bit MCUs is the first HCS08 core-based microcontrollers that support 5-volt industrial and automotive applications. The devices offer enhanced brown-out detection for controlled power-on reset in the event of a brown-out or power failure.
EDA product aids multi-voltage design processes
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ArchPro Design Automation announces two new products to aid with multi-voltage design processes. The two new products allow designers for the first time to verify voltage states and implement voltage states.
Low noise amps support satcom and radio systems
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Mimix Broadband, Inc. expands its product line of GaAs MMIC LNAs to cover 5 GHz to 45 GHz, with low noise performance achieving 1.7 dB.
Nokia to reorganize, job cuts likely
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Hit by weakened profits and changing global markets, Finland-based communications company Nokia said it could eliminate hundreds of positions in its Enterprise Solutions Business and Networks business groups.
Polymer electronics developer targets silicon competitors
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Organic semiconductors promise to open up a new range of electronics and sensor applications, according to a polymer electronics developer.
IBM software tool targets U.S. contractors
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IBM Corp. is promoting a software initiative designed to help systems engineers manage their development environments and comply with industry regulations.
Actel FPGAs form heart of railway communications products
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FAR Systems selects Actel ProASIC Plus flash FPGAs for design security, reliability, and single-chip ease of design.
Collaboration developing PFC supplies for RF amp systems
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HiTek Power and e2v technologies have announced a collaborative program to develop a range of highly efficient, power-factor corrected high-voltage power supplies for use in inductive output tube RF amplifier systems.
600 MHz MPU targets automotive infotainment apps
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Renesas Technology’s newest 32-bit superscalar processor runs at 600 MHz, the highest speed yet for an SH-based MPU. Targeted applications for the new SH7785 are automotive infotainment systems and other high-performance multimedia systems that process 2D and 3D graphics.
Samsung develops fuel cell for media players
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Samsung SDI Co., Ltd. said it has developed the first prototype fuel cell for portable multimedia players with its affiliate Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT).
Firms testing hybrid school bus
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IC Corp., North America's largest school bus manufacturer, is working with Enova Systems Inc. to introduce the nation's first hybrid school bus.
Survey says workers 'monkey around'
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A new survey from CareerBuilder.com indicates that employees feel their co-workers are unprofessional, obnoxious and a "bunch of monkeys."
Researchers claim 3-D nanostructure breakthrough
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A breakthrough by an international team of scientists affiliated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center could pave the way for the building of complex, three-dimensional nanostructures using semiconductor photolithography equipment.
ISSI, Ixys, Volterra post mixed results
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Semiconductor makers Integrated Silicon Solution Inc. (ISSI), Ixys Corp. and Volterra Semiconductor Corp. separately posted mixed results.
Rudolph reports drop in revenue, profit
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Semiconductor process control equipment provider Rudolph Technologies reported sharp year-to-year decreases in fourth quarter 2005 revenue and income.
Power connectors support 30 amps per pin
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Samtec has introduced its PES/PET high-power board-to-board interconnect system that offers up to eight power pins rated at 30 amps per pin.
Inductors target high-frequency apps
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Stackpole Electronics has introduced three high-frequency inductor lines that target a broad range of consumer, RF and communications applications such as cell phones, GPS devices, Bluetooth products, cordless phones, PDAs and base stations.
ARM offering MCU development kit
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ARM released a microcontroller development kit said to integrate the company's RealView Compilation Tools with Keil's development environment.
Power MOSFET drives 80-amp auto applications
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STMicroelectronics' 40-volt STD95N04 power MOSFET is rated at 80 amps for automotive applications.
Focus-On: Plug-in boards digitize analog signals
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Plug-in digitizer boards can morph your desktop PC. They can convert a PC into a lab-grade data-acquisition system, a versatile piece of test gear, or even a radio receiver.
Dual barrier strips free up board space
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Tyco Electronics has introduced a line of high-rise, dual-barrier strips for PC-board mounted applications. The unique high-rise design allows for space-saving dual-level wire entry on congested PC-boards.
Philips claims first 90-nm ARM9-based MCU
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Royal Philips Electronics announced the availability of what the company called the industry’s first 90-nanometer ARM9-based microcontroller, the LPC3180.
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