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HP Introduces Mixed-Signal Semiconductor Tester Family with 533 Mbits per second Digital Performance
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11/27/1996   Post a comment
Tokyo--November 26, 1996--Hewlett-Packard Co. (Palo Alto, CA) announced a new family of mixed-signal semiconductor testers, the HP 94000 Series, that solves many of the challenges ...
Sun Microelectronics Selects Performance Technologies to Provide WAN and Internet Connectivity
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11/27/1996   Post a comment
Rochester, NY--November 26, 1996--Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, CA) and Performance Technologies Inc. (Rochester, NY) announced the selection of PTI as a supplier of ...
SMART Modular Technologies Announces New Line of Small Form Factor Flash Miniature Cards
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11/27/1996   Post a comment
Fremont, CA--November 26, 1996--SMART Modular Technologies Inc. (Fremont, CA) announced its new line of 2-Mbyte and 4-Mbyte Flash Miniature Cards, the small form factor removable ...
Applied Materials Commences Tender Offer for Opal Inc.
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11/27/1996   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--November 26, 1996--Applied Materials Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) announced that Orion Corp. I, its wholly-owned subsidiary, has commenced a cash tender offer for all ...
Samsung Announcement of Patent Settlement
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11/27/1996   Post a comment
Washington--November 26, 1996--Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (Korea) announced that it has reached agreement on a broad ten-year cross license agreement with Texas Instruments ...
StrongARM Performance Helps Wyse Winterm 4000 Family Win Best System at Fall COMDEX
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11/27/1996   Post a comment
Maynard, MA--November 25, 1996--Digital Equipment Corp.'s (Maynard, MA) StrongARM SA-110 RISC microprocessor is at the heart of Wyse Technology's Winterm 4000 series of network ...
LogicVision Announces First Automated Built-In Self-Test Solution for Embedded DRAM
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11/27/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--November 25, 1996--LogicVision Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced their first automated built-in self-test (BIST) technology for embedded DRAM. This technology addresses ...
QuickLogic and TSMC Partner for 0.5 m Amorphous Silicon Process
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11/27/1996   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--November 25, 1996--QuickLogic Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced that it has established a manufacturing partnership with TSMC (Hsin-Chu, Taiwan). TSMC will work ...
New Teradyne System Tests Advanced RAMs at 250 MHz
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11/27/1996   Post a comment
Tokyo, Japan--November 20, 1996--The Memory Test Division of Teradyne Inc. (Agoura Hills, CA) introduced its new J996 Memory Test System. The J996 is a high-performance test ...
Zilog and Hirotech to Develop User-Friendly Graphical Interface Chip that Adds High-End Features to Low-Cost TVs
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11/26/1996   Post a comment
Campbell, CA--November 25, 1996--Zilog Inc. (Campbell, CA) announced that it has signed an agreement with Hirotech Corp. (Tokyo, Japan) to develop a graphics display chip for ...
Avant! Accelerates Simulation Performance by over 10X with New Technology
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11/26/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--November 25, 1996--Avant! Corp. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced that it is introducing a new capability to its high-speed, high-capacity, timing and power simulator, STAR-ADM. ...
ASIC Semiconductor Supports Mentor Graphics Design for Test Tools
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ASIC Semiconductor Supports Mentor Graphics Design for Test Tools Santa ...
Cascade Taps Barry Allen as CFO
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11/26/1996   Post a comment
Bellevue, WA--November 25, 1996--Cascade Design Automation (Bellevue, WA) announced it has selected R. Barry Allen as its CFO. Allen, who has 16 years of financial experience, ...
IKOS Appoints Holly Stump to Key Marketing Role
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11/26/1996   Post a comment
Cupertino, CA--November 25, 1996--IKOS Systems Inc. (Cupertino, CA) announced the appointment of Holly Stump as director of product marketing. Veteran of three successful electronic ...
Integrated Systems Development Chooses RSA Encryption to Launch Private Intranet for OEMs, Suppliers
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11/26/1996   Post a comment
Redwood City, CA--November 25, 1996--RSA Data Security Inc. (Redwood City, CA) announced that Integrated Systems Development Inc. (ISD; Detroit, MI) has incorporated the functionality ...
SCO Announces Unix 95 Compliance Update to its Operating System
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11/26/1996   Post a comment
Santa Cruz--November 25, 1996--SCO (Santa Cruz Operations; Santa Cruz, CA) announced immediate availability of the product update package for its enterprise-class operating system, ...
Simplex Hires Brian Carr as Vice President Worldwide Sales, Names Aki Fujimura to Technical Advisory Board
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11/26/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--November 25, 1996--Simplex Solutions Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced that it has hired Brian Carr, 35, as vice president of worldwide sales. The company also announced ...
National Semiconductor Unveils First 100 Percent PCI-Compliant Voltage Monitor
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11/26/1996   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--November 25, 1996--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) announced a voltage supervisory chip designed, tested, and guaranteed to meet revision 2.1 of ...
Toshiba Introduces Super-Shrink TFT LCD Panels
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11/25/1996   Post a comment
Las Vegas, NV--November 18, 1996--Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. (TAEC; Irvine, CA) announced four new color active matrix super-shrink thin film transistor (TFT) ...
Toshiba Introduces High-Performance Cathode Ray Tubes for PC/TV Applications
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11/25/1996   Post a comment
Las Vegas, NV--November 18, 1996--Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. (TAEC; Irvine, CA) announced two high-performance cathode ray tubes (CRTs) specifically designed for ...
SCO's Advanced Development Center Program Enables ISVs/IHVs to Deliver Products to Market More Quickly
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11/25/1996   Post a comment
Chicago, IL--November 22, 1996--Santa Cruz Operations (SCO; Santa Cruz, CA) announced a sweeping new program designed to help developers create more innovative solutions and deliver ...
Ascent Logic Announces New Vice President of Marketing
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11/25/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--November 22, 1996--Ascent Logic Corp. (ALC; San Jose, CA) has appointed Daniel R. Kummet to the position of vice president of Marketing. Kummet brings with ...
ALi Introduces Enhanced Super I/O and Ultra Super I/O Controllers
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11/25/1996   Post a comment
Las Vegas, NV--November 18, 1996--Acer Laboratories Inc. (ALi; Taipei, Taiwan) announced, at Fall COMDEX, the introduction of two new I/O controller series for use in personal ...
Zycad Corp. and Level One Communications Form a Strategic Alliance
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11/25/1996   Post a comment
Fremont, CA--November 20, 1996--Zycad Corp. (Fremont, CA) and Level One Communications (Sacramento, CA) announced a strategic alliance for verification technology, whereby both ...
OnTrak Unveils Chemically Enhanced Cleaning System for CMP Applications
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11/25/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--November 19, 1996--OnTrak Systems Inc. (San Jose, CA) unveiled SYNERGY, a CMP tool that performs mechanical brush scrubbing and in-situ chemical etching simultaneously ...
Seagate Storage Products Group Announces Vice President Promotions
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11/22/1996   Post a comment
Scotts Valley, CA--November 21, 1996--Seagate Technology Inc. (Scotts Valley, CA) has promoted three executives who will play key roles in the company's storage products business. ...
Toshiba's Infinia 7200 Captures PC Magazine's Technical Excellence Award at COMDEX
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11/22/1996   Post a comment
Irvine, CA--November 20, 1996--A combination of advanced computer and consumer electronics technologies with unique styling and an intuitive control interface earned Toshiba's ...
Altec Lansing and Motorola Announce Strategic Relationship to Develop New Computer and Home Products
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11/22/1996   Post a comment
Las Vegas, NV--November 18, 1996--Altec Lansing Technologies (Milford, PA) and Motorola (Austin, TX) jointly announced they are combining their digital signal processing and ...
Motorola's DSP96002 Floating-Point DSP Receives Speed Increase
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11/22/1996   Post a comment
Austin, TX--November 18, 1996--Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector (Austin, TX) announced a price reduction and a performance increase for its 32-bit DSP96002 floating-point ...
Electronic Fab Technology Introduces Asynchronous Process Manufacturing
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11/22/1996   Post a comment
Greeley, CO--November 21, 1996--Electronic Fab Technology Corp. (EFTC; Greeley, CO) revealed its new manufacturing paradigm, Asynchronous Process Manufacturing (APM). The ...
Compaq Reduces U.S. Prices Up to 15 Percent onProLiant 2500 Server Models
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11/22/1996   Post a comment
Houston, TX--November 21, 1996--Compaq Computer Corp. (Houston, TX) reduced prices on Compaq ProLiant 2500 servers up to 15 percent in the U.S. The company also reduced U.S. prices ...
New Fibre Channel RAID Products offer Tbyte Capacity at 200 Mbytes per Second Performance
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11/22/1996   Post a comment
Las Vegas, NV--November 21, 1996--Raidtec Corp.'s (Roswell, GA) first one Tbyte, 200 Mbyte per second Fibre Channel RAID storage system debuted. Comprised of the Raidtec FibreArray ...
BKC Semiconductors Announces 1996 Fiscal Year Gain
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11/22/1996   Post a comment
Lawrence, MA--November 21, 1996--BKC Semiconductors Inc. (Lawrence, MA) reported a 1996 fiscal year net profit of $34,000 or $0.03 per share on revenues of $9.8 million. Included ...
Hyundai to Incorporate OpenTV Technology in Set-Top Boxes for Nethold Networks
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11/21/1996   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--November 20, 1996--THOMSON SUN Interactive (Mountain View, CA) announced that it has licensed its OpenTV interactive technology to Hyundai Electronics America ...
Wind River Reports Third Quarter Net Income of $0.19 per Share on Revenues of $16.6 Million
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11/21/1996   Post a comment
Alameda, CA--November 19, 1996--Wind River Systems Inc. (Alameda, CA) reported operating results for the third quarter ended Oct. 31, 1996. Revenues for the third quarter ...
Jock Ochiltree Named President and COO of Information Storage Devices
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11/21/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--November 20, 1996--Information Storage Devices Inc. (ISD; San Jose, CA) chairman and CEO David Angel announced that Jock Ochiltree has been named to the positions ...
Lucent Technologies Signs DHL to Guarantee World-Wide Delivery of Integrated Circuits Within 48 Hours
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11/21/1996   Post a comment
Berkeley Heights, NJ--November 19, 1996--The Microelectronics Group of Lucent Technologies (Berkeley Heights, NJ) and DHL Worldwide Express signed an agreement that assures delivery ...
Sun Microsystems Announces Agreement to Purchase Thinking Machines' GlobalWorks Assets
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11/21/1996   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--November 19, 1996--Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View) announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase the GlobalWorks-related assets of Thinking Machines ...
Aspect Introduces Explore 3.0
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11/21/1996   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--November 18, 1996--Aspect Development (Mountain View, CA) introduced a new version of its Explore enterprise client/server CSM application. Explore 3.0 has standardized ...
Semiconductor Revenues To Double for Networking Switches, According to IDC
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11/21/1996   Post a comment
Mountain View, CA--November 20, 1996--Worldwide revenues from semiconductors in LAN switches will be up 98.3 percent, reaching $160.2 million by year end 1996, according to International ...
IDT Names Jerry Taylor Vice President and General Manager of Memory Products
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11/21/1996   Post a comment
Santa Clara, CA--November 20, 1996--Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT; Santa Clara, CA) recently named Jerry Taylor vice president and general manager of memory products. ...
IPC Printed Circuits Expo '97 Technical Conference
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11/21/1996   Post a comment
Northbrook, IL--November 14, 1996--The Institute for Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits (IPC; Northbrook, IL) is producing the IPC Printed Circuits Expo '97 and ...
Motorola's 68000 Microprocessor Receives Technology Award
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11/20/1996   Post a comment
Las Vegas, NV--November 19, 1996--Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector (SPS) announced that its industry-standard 68000 microprocessor was one of seven technologies selected ...
PRI Wins $4.5 Million Contract from Mitsubishi Silicon America Corp.
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11/20/1996   Post a comment
Billerica, MA--November 19, 1996--PRI Automation Inc. (Billerica, MA) announced that it has received a $4.5-million order from Mitsubishi Silicon America Corp. (formerly Siltec ...
Packet Engines Continues to Grow by Signing Additional High-Tech Professionals
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11/20/1996   Post a comment
Spokane, WA--November 18, 1996--The Packet Engines (Spokane, WA) professional development team continues to grow with additional high-tech experts coming on board. The most ...
Dataram Announces Memory Upgrades For Digital AlphaServer 4000 and 4100
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11/20/1996   Post a comment
Princeton, NJ--November 19, 1996--Dataram Corp. announced memory upgrades for Digital Equipment Corp.'s AlphaServer 4000 and 4100. The new memory is immediately available as ...
Cisco Completes Acquisition of Netsys Technologies
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11/20/1996   Post a comment
San Jose, CA--November 19, 1996--Cisco Systems Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced it has completed the purchase of privately held Netsys Technologies through a stock purchase. By ...
SGS-THOMSON Offers 0.35 m ASIC Technology
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11/20/1996   Post a comment
Lincoln, MA--November 14, 1996--SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics (Lincoln, MA) has announced the release of its CB45000 series of standard cells to the general market. The CB45000 ...
DPT Announces Entry Level Fault Tolerant Firmware for RAID on the Motherboard
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11/20/1996   Post a comment
Maitland, FL--November 19, 1996--Distributed Processing Technology (DPT; Maitland, FL) announced plans to release, in early 1997, entry-level fault-tolerant firmware for RAID on ...
Howard W. Johnson Teams Up with Packet Engines
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11/20/1996   Post a comment
Spokane, WA--November 18, 1996--Industry consultant Howard W. Johnson has committed his support to Packet Engines Inc. (Spokane, WA) in the development of Gigabit Ethernet technology, ...
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