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posted in August 2001
Cypress, Munich startup offer cores for programmable devices in optical network linecards
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8/31/2001   Post a comment
SAN JOSE -- Cypress Semiconductor Corp. here today announced a partnership with Munich startup MorethanIP GmbH to provide intellectual property (IP) and design cores for programmable physical layer devices (PHY) and complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs).
Xilinx ships 10-Gbit core for Ethernet
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8/14/2001   Post a comment
In an attempt to get out in front of emerging I/O standards for networking, Xilinx Inc. has rolled out 10-Gbit Ethernet, PCI-X and Common Switch Interface (CSIX) products. Hypertransport and Infiniband offerings are in the works, Xilinx said.
Excess inventory still huge, report claims
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8/13/2001   Post a comment
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--Despite worldwide efforts to reduce chip inventories in the current downturn, the industry's supply chain is still awash with too many semiconductors--about $8 billion in excess inventory, based on new estimates released today by iSuppi Corp. here.
Xilinx licenses API's HyperTransport technology for FPGAs
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8/13/2001   Post a comment
CONCORD, Mass.--API Networks Inc. here today announced it has licensed its HyperTransport technology to Xilinx Inc. of San Jose for use in high-density field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) that connect to the high-speed bus promoted by Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Xilinx exec quits to head Matrix Semiconductor
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8/9/2001   Post a comment
Xilinx, Inc., San Jose, today announced the resignation of senior vice president Dennis L. Segers.
Mentor launches effort to redefine FPGA synthesis in next 18 months
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8/6/2001   Post a comment
WILSONVILLE, Ore.--Mentor Graphics Corp. here today announced it was stepping up its overall focus in design synthesis software for field programmable gate arrays (PFGAs) and pooling resources into a new FPGA Synthesis business unit to execute a new technology roadmap over the next 18 months.
Chip sales plunge 8.8%
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8/2/2001   Post a comment
Worldwide sales of semiconductors fell another 8.8% sequentially in June, and were 30.7% below June 2000 levels, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association. "Based on the inventory reduction that has occurred in the first half of 2001 and the further reductions projected for the third quarter, we believe the industry will return to sequential growth in the fourth quarter of this year," Scalise added.


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