Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
News Analysis
Content tagged with Semiconductors posted in July 2001
<<   <   Page 4 / 4
UMC to close at least one wafer fab
News & Analysis  
7/3/2001   Post a comment
HSINCHU, Taiwan -- Warning of "the worst downturn in the last 30 years," United Microelectronics Corp. will soon shut at least one of its wafer fabs.
STMicro extends flash supply pact with SCI, will share market data
News & Analysis  
7/3/2001   Post a comment
GENEVA--STMicroelectronics today announced a major flash memory supply agreement with U.S.-based SCI Systems Inc., one of the world's largest contract electronics manufacturers.
Motorola, Delphi plan new PowerPC-based powertrain control products
News & Analysis  
7/3/2001   Post a comment
AUSTIN, Tex. -- Motorola Inc. and Delphi Automotive Systems Corp. today announced plans to jointly develop future powertrain control systems for vehicles based on Motorola's newest PowerPC processor architecture.
IBM and National team up on home gateways
News & Analysis  
7/3/2001   Post a comment
IBM and National Semiconductor are the latest technology players to announce a link up aimed at offering a development platform for home gateways.
Taiwan chipset companies continue swoon
News & Analysis  
7/2/2001   Post a comment
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Two of Taiwan's major chipset companies saw their sales continued to fall in June as worldwide demand for PCs showed no signs of improvement.
Infineon to issue shares to support IC operations
News & Analysis  
7/2/2001   Post a comment
Infineon Technologies AG confirmed rumors today it had plans to begin issuing more shares to raise capital for its beleaguered DRAM and other IC businesses.
MIPS expects revenues to fall 45-50% from prior quarter
News & Analysis  
7/2/2001   Post a comment
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--MIPS Technologies Inc. here today said its revenues for the just-ended quarter are expected to be 45-to-50% lower than the prior three-month period. The supplier of RISC processor cores estimated that revenues would be $14-to-$15 million in the company's fiscal fourth quarter, ended June 30, with earnings per share near breakeven.
MIPS Technologies says revenue will disappoint
News & Analysis  
7/2/2001   Post a comment
MIPS Technologies, Inc., Mountain View, Calif. today said that its fiscal fourth quarter revenue is anticipated to be below the company's previous expectations.
ON Semiconductor reunites with Future
News & Analysis  
7/2/2001   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor Inc.'s decision to add a global distributor to help solve its distribution problems has sent the chip maker back to Future Electronics Inc. nearly two years after severing ties with the Montreal company.
Agere, RF Micro Devices move forward with RF-chip alliance
News & Analysis  
7/2/2001   Post a comment
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- Agere Systems Inc. and RF Micro Devices Inc. today announced completion of a definitive agreement to cooperate in development and production of radio-frequency ICs for next-generation cell phones and other wireless devices. The agreement covers a $58 million investment by RF Micro Devices in Agere's wafer fab in Orlando during the next two years.
Intel launches 1.8-GHz Pentium 4, plans 2-GHz chip by September
News & Analysis  
7/2/2001   Post a comment
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--As expected, Intel Corp. today announced availability of its fastest Pentium 4 microprocessor, which runs at 1.8-GHz. The company also formally introduced a 1.6-GHz Pentium 4. In quantities of 1,000 units, the 1.8-GHz Pentium 4 sells for $562 each, while the 1.6-GHz processor is priced at $294. Both desktop computer processors are fabricated in 0.18-micron technology.
Semiconductor sales fell another 7.3% in May
News & Analysis  
7/2/2001   Post a comment
The magnitude of the semiconductor meltdown was documented today by the Semiconductor Industry Association, which said that worldwide chip sales fell to $12.71 billion in May, from $15.90 billion a year earlier.
STMicro works with Analog Devices to create 'DSP system memory' chip
News & Analysis  
7/2/2001   Post a comment
GENEVA--STMicroelectronics today announced it has collaborated with Analog Devices Inc. to introduce the world's first "DSP system memory"--a device that integrates a large block of flash storage, programmable logic, input/output ports, and interfaces for a digital signal processor.
AMD settles suit against Alcatel for breaking flash purchase agreement
News & Analysis  
7/2/2001   Post a comment
SUNNYVALE, Calif. --Advanced Micro Devices Inc. today announced a settlement of its lawsuit against chip customer Alcatel Business Systems, which was accused of breaching a two-year purchasing agreement for flash memories.
Intel's P4 hit by rationed licences and competition from AMD
News & Analysis  
7/2/2001   Post a comment
Intel's attempts to sell Pentium 4 processors could face another crunch because of its decision to license vital technology only in exchange for "equivalent technology".
Free web core compatible with ARM7 32bit risc processor
News & Analysis  
7/2/2001   Post a comment
A Chinese graduate student is offering freely downloadable source code for the description of a synthesisable processor core claimed to be compatible with the ARM732bit risc processor.
<<   <   Page 4 / 4


Radio
NEXT UPCOMING BROADCAST
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.
Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Special Video Section
Chwan-Jye Foo (C.J Foo), product marketing manager for ...
The LT®3752/LT3752-1 are current mode PWM controllers ...
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
Active balancing of series connected battery stacks exists ...
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.