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Chip market expected to slow, says Dataquest
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10/31/2000   Post a comment
San Diego -- The booming semiconductor market will gradually cool down over the next two years before sliding into recession in 2003, according to Dataquest Inc.
Panel ponders cost of programmable system-on-chip
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10/25/2000   Post a comment
EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Adding programmable hardware to system-on-chip (SoC) devices is a little bit like the weather: Everyone talks about it but no one is doing anything about it, if discussions at the IP2000 Europe conference and exhibition are any indicator.
QuickLogic licenses technology to Aeroflex for space ICs
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10/25/2000   Post a comment
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--QuickLogic Corp. here announced it has licensed its ViaLink metal-to-metal interconnect technology for field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and embedded standard products to Aeroflex Corp.'s UTMC subsidiary. The Aeroflex unit will use the technology to offer radiation-hardened ICs in space applications.
Cypress to integrate physical-layer device into FPGA
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10/23/2000   Post a comment
SAN JOSE ( ChipWire) — Cypress Semiconductor Corp. is getting into the field-programmable gate array integration game, starting with parts that will combine physical-layer (PHY) ICs with the company's own FPGA architecture.
Xilinx' Q2 profit jumps 93%
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10/17/2000   Post a comment
SAN JOSE -- Xilinx Inc. here today reported a net of $114.1 million, or $0.32 a share, for its second fiscal quarter ended Sept. 30, up 93% from $59.2 million, or $0.17 a share, posted in the like period a year ago. Sales for the programmable logic device supplier were $437.4 million in the period, an 83% jumped over a year ago.
Altera's sales jumps 84% in 3Q
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10/16/2000   Post a comment
SAN JOSE -- Altera Corp. here today reported record sales of $395.4 million for its third quarter ended Sept. 30, an 84% jump over the $215.1 million figure posted in the like period a year ago. The San Jose-based supplier of programmable logic devices also reported a net of $118 million, or $0.28 a share, for the period, a 112% increase over the $55.7 million, or $0.13 a share, posted in the like period a year ago.
Altera, Xilinx reaffirm 15% sequential growth after downgrading of stock
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10/10/2000   Post a comment
SAN JOSE -- Programmable logic rivals Altera Corp. and Xilinx Inc. today both reiterated their forecasts for 15% sequential growth in revenues in the just-ended third quarter despite downgrading of their stock by analysts, who are worried about demand for their chips. Stock prices for both companies plunged in trading today following the downgrading by analysts.
Adaptive Silicon prepares FPGA cores for ASICs
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10/10/2000   Post a comment
LOS GATOS, Calif. -- Adaptive Silicon Inc. this week announced first silicon on its programmable ASIC cores and is lining up licensees in preparation for an early 2001 launch. Adaptive Silicon here said it does not expect to release products until March, and its initial sales will be to ASIC customers of LSI Logic Corp., its primary investor.
Xilinx acquires transceiver chip maker RocketChips
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10/3/2000   Post a comment
SAN JOSE -- Xilinx Inc. here today announced an agreement to acquire RocketChips Inc, a supplier of chips for local- and wide-area networking applications. The acquisition of Minneapolis, Minn.-based RocketChips gives Xilinx some key transceiver technology for use in Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet networks. RocketChips specializes in developing CMOS-based, intellectual-property (IP) chip cores based on its high-end transceiver technology.


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