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Altera opens FPGA lab in Bangalore
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12/16/2004   Post a comment
Altera Corp. has set up India's first university development lab for field programmable gate array/system-on-a-programmable-chip technology at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.).
Intel gains ground on AMCC in network processor race
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12/16/2004   Post a comment
Don't look now, but Intel Corp. is gaining ground in the network processor market.
Sony to license Saifun's nonvolatile memory technology
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12/16/2004   Post a comment
Saifun Semiconductors Ltd. has entered a technology licensing agreement with Japan's Sony Corp.
Intel, HP part ways in Itanium 64-bit processor pact
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Hewlett-Packard Co. and Intel Corp. have ended their partnership to co-develop the Itanium 64-bit processor line, according to a report from Reuters on Wednesday (Dec. 15).
Applied Materials scraps venture capital arm amid IC lull
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12/15/2004   Post a comment
Applied Materials Inc. has scrapped its venture capital arm amid a slowdown in its chip-equipment business, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday (Dec. 15).
PartMiner offers RoHS-compliance data
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12/15/2004   Post a comment
Component database provider PartMiner Inc. announced Wednesday (Dec. 15) it has added detailed information on hazardous material content of electronic components to its CAPS online repository.
Neue MRAM-Zellentechnologie aus Asien
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12/15/2004   Post a comment
Auf dem in dieser Woche in San Francisco stattfindenden 'International Electron Devices Meeting' werden NEC, Renesas, TSMC und Toshiba jeweils spezielle Zellstrukturen für neue MRAM-Chips vorstellen.
ZiLOG Extends Z8 Encore! MCU line to include lower memory sizes
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12/15/2004   Post a comment
ZiLOG, Inc. has extended current Z8 Encore! flash microcontroller family to include devices with lower memory sizes. The additional Z8 Encore! devices support up to 4KB of Flash program memory and 1KB register RAM.
Samsung claims world's smallest cell for 8-Gbit NAND
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12/15/2004   Post a comment
At the International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) here, South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. described the first technical details of an 8-gigabit NAND flash memory device, based on a 63-nm process technology. The chip is said to have the world's smallest cell size, according to Samsung (Seoul).
'Tis the season — MP3 player demand may propel analog IC growth
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12/15/2004   Post a comment
SigmaTel Inc. believes that a recent nationwide consumer survey shows that MP3 player purchases will top holiday shopping lists this year.
India's eInfochips to form software center for Tensilica
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Tensilica Inc. will establish a software development center in India to focus on extending the IP solutions around its Xtensa platform.
Samsung et Sony signent un contrat étendu de concession croisée de licences
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12/15/2004   Post a comment
Au terme d’une année de négociations, deux des géants mondiaux de l’électronique grand public, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. et Sony Corp., viennent de signer un contrat étendu de concession croisée des licences visant à permettre l’utilisation réciproque des éléments de base issus des portefeuilles de brevets des deux sociétés.
White LED driver boosts low-profile apps
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12/15/2004   Post a comment
Allegro MicroSystems' A8430 and A8431 DC/DC boost converters offer a low-profile solution for driving up to four white LEDs in series from a 2.5-volt supply, or five white LEDs from a 3-volt supply. "Not only does our A8430 QFN-5 drop in to the same footprint as SOT- and TSOT-23-5 packages, but it reduces the profile to just 0.75 mm nominal height," said Mark Gaboriault, strategic marketing director.
Spansion to join Sematech manufacturing initiative
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12/14/2004   Post a comment
Spansion LLC will join the International Sematech Manufacturing Initiative (ISMI) effective Jan. 1, 2005, becoming the eleventh member of a global alliance of semiconductor companies focused exclusively on manufacturing effectiveness.
Semi suppliers cutting wafer starts, says iSuppli
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12/14/2004   Post a comment
Lingering excess chip inventories are forcing semiconductor suppliers to cut their wafer starts and reassess their capital spending plans, according to the latest research from iSuppli Corp.'s Semiconductor Inventory Tracker service.
Mini digital signal conditioner monitors noisy environments
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12/14/2004   Post a comment
Suitable for monitoring multiple industrial stations in noisy environments, Electro Standards Laboratories' CellMite 100 embedded digital signal conditioner offers a unique integrated feature set — making it one of the most powerful units in its class, according to the company.
WiMAX chip maker names CEO, garners funding
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TeleCIS Wireless Inc., a developer of broadband wireless chipset technology, on Tuesday (Dec. 14) named Tom Williams as interim chief executive.
On-chip trace and debug approach targets Atmel FPGAs
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The domain of on-chip testability and debug continues to get better. Hardware verification and debug supplier First Silicon Solutions is teaming up with chip maker Atmel to jointly produce a product for on-chip debug, trace, and logic analysis of Atmel's popular FPSLIC and FPGA products.
eASIC Wins a Place in the Top 100 Most Innovative Companies by Red Herring Inc
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12/13/2004   Post a comment
The 100 finalists were chosen from 1,200 entries
Samsung devises 'd-finFET' for next-gen DRAMs
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At the International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) here this week, Infineon Technologies AG and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. separately outlined new and novel approaches for scaling DRAMs, including the so-called d-finFET.
China poised to become world's chipmaking 'factory'
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China is expected to become the world's semiconductor manufacturing hub, although the nation will remain far behind the technology curve, according to a presentation at the International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) on Monday (Dec. 13).
Altium adds support for latest Quartus II release to Nexar
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Nexar allows the interactive development of complete systems, including processor-based designs, on an FPGA platform.
Enhanced Low-Cost Starter Kit for Flash-Based FPGAs
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Turnkey Solution Includes New FS2 Logic Navigator Software for Debug and Larger ProASIC Plus FPGA Device
Analog switch focus: cell phone features spur demand for analog switches
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12/13/2004   Post a comment
This has been a big year for the analog switch market, which has seen demand leap forward as the replacement of discrete components in cell phones accelerated. Such vendors as Analog Devices, Fairchild Semiconductor, Maxim Integrated Products, Siliconix and Texas Instruments have been churning out new switches in response to the feature-hungry demands of the cell phone market.
Lowered Price for Field Programmable Analog Array (FPAA) Development Kit
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12/13/2004   Post a comment
Dynamically reconfigurable FPAAs allow on-the-fly, real-time control of analog functions by the microprocessor in an embedded system.
Atmel FPGA designers can now use Precision RTL Synthesis from Mentor Graphics
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Atmel Extends and Expands Partnership with Mentor Graphics, OEM Agreement Spans Synthesis, Simulation, and Verification
QuickLogic Unveils an Application Portal Focused on Wireless Applications
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The QuickLogic Wireless Portal focuses initially on various Wi-Fi solutions on the market today.
Cypress sorgt für Aufregung im PLD-Markt
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12/13/2004   Post a comment
Cypress Semiconductor spielt Gerüchte über einen möglichen Rückzug aus dem programmierbaren Logikgeschäft herunter.
New Evaluation Platform Will Entice new Lattice FPGA users
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12/13/2004   Post a comment
Standard And Advanced Platforms Allow Quick Evaluation Of Device Performance, Accelerate Development Of Custom Logic And Memory Designs
Lattice and Mentor Expand Partnership Agreement
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Partnership Adds Precision RTL Synthesis To Lattice Design Tools Portfolio, Includes Upgraded ModelSim RTL And Timing Simulator Capabilities And Performance-
New Lattice ispLEVER 4.2 Adds New Features
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12/13/2004   Post a comment
Increased Performance, Dozens Of New Features, Using Fewer Computing Resources -
IP Support For Lattice FPGAs Grows Rapidly
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IP For LatticeECP And LatticeEC Devices Can Be Downloaded, Evaluated Without Charge; IP Partners CAST, DCD And Eureka Provide Additional Support
GDA Technologies announced that is has joined the LSI Logic RapidChip Partner Program
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12/13/2004   Post a comment
RapidChip semiconductor platform combines the high-density, high-performance benefits of cell-based ASICs with the fast time-to-market and customization benefits of FPGAs, and the proven IP benefits of ASSPs.
New Family of FIFO and Dual Port Devices
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New Devices Represent Industry Firsts in Density, Performance and Value-Added Features
PCI Express IP Core validated for FPGA and ASIC integration
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PCI Express IP Core coupled with its XpressBridge board successfully passed the complete suite of PCI-SIG compliance tests.
Conexant lowers guidance as inventory issues remain
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12/13/2004   Post a comment
Conexant Systems Inc. said Monday (Dec. 13) it would reduce its first fiscal 2005 quarter sales target to $140 million from $175 million to $185 million projected previously, as the company expects to write off $50 million in inventory.
National adds precision amps, filter tools to design environment
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12/13/2004   Post a comment
Product Review: Today National Semiconductor added three new precision amplifiers and the ability to design complex filters to its simple online design site. Bettyann Liotta spoke with National's engineers and filed this report.
Disk Technology That's Food For Thought
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12/13/2004   Post a comment
Eco-friendly DVD Disk Made from Cone Starch
FRAM Memory Now Available In Tiny DFN Packaging
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Rugged Ferroelectric Packaging Gets Smaller
Court Denies Remaining Samsung Sanction Appeals
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Appeal denied for remaining two sanctions ordered by Magistrate Judge Hedges against Samsung relating to its discovery deficiencies.
No Wait State Hight Performance SRAM
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36Mbit Zero Bus Latency Sram employs high speed low power CMOS design using 90nm process
Memory Modules Add LEDs for Serious Gamers
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Memory features activity-indicating LEDs and ground-effects LEDs
128Mb Memory Storage for Mobile Handsets
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NEC Electronics Introduces Industry's First Pseudo-Static Random Access Memory (PSRAM) Device Standardized for COSMORAM Rev.3
Fastest DDR2 Registered Buffers With Parity
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12/13/2004   Post a comment
Newest products operate at 400, 533 and 667 Mbps; designed to drive higher Data Rates for high performance workstations, servers, and systems.
Dual-Format HD DVD/DVD Disc
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Joint development of a dual-layer ROM (read-only) disc
Family of 256Mb Synchronous DRAMs
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Reinforces Commitment to Support Low to Medium Density DRAM
Smart Card with Flash, Micro, and Encrytion
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SIM and Java cards in GSM phones take advantage of 96K of Flash memory with 8051 microcontroller and cryptography engine core
PLL Clock Driver Precise Enough for use in Tester
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12/12/2004   Post a comment
Leading supplier of DDR2 testers for memory module chooses Inphi PLL Clock Driver
Volume Shipmenents of 3-D Memory Maximize Use of Silicon
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Ramping up to volume means next generation annoucements also ready soon.
Automotive Family of Serial EEPROMs Introduced
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12/12/2004   Post a comment
Automotive Flavors of Serial EEPROMs in both I Squared C and SPI
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