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Analysis: IR hopes divestiture will spark growth
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4/28/2006   Post a comment
With earnings a bit flat, International Rectifier Corp. is hoping that a plan to accelerate a transition to higher-margin products will bolster its bottom line.
Multi-gate logic claims highest ESD protection of 5-kV
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4/28/2006   Post a comment
The 74AUPxGxx Advanced Ultra-Low Power (AUP) single, dual and triple gate logic CMOS chips provide two times the industry standard in ESD protection, which is becoming increasingly crucial in mobile applications such as cell phones.
AMI Semi purchases Colorado IC design lab
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4/27/2006   Post a comment
AMI Semiconductor has agreed to to purchase certain assets of Starkey Laboratories Inc.'s integrated circuit design center located for $6 million in cash.
IR profit flat despite higher sales
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4/27/2006   Post a comment
International Rectifier Corp. posted GAAP earnings of $25.7 million, or 36 cents per share on sales of $297.1 million, compared with $35.7 million, or 48 cents per share on sales of $281.9 million in the year-ago third fiscal quarter.
NEC chip to drive next-gen Nintendo game
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4/27/2006   Post a comment
Japan-based NEC Electronics Corp. will produce LSIs for Nintendo's next generation game console, code named Revolution, at its 300-mm wafer fab in Yamagata Prefecture.
LSI Logic, Maxim, Cirrus post higher sales
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
Semiconductor supplier LSI Logic Corp. reported GAAP net earnings of $19 million, or 5 cents per share on sales of $476 million in the first quarter, compared to $5 million, or 1 cent per share on sales of $450 million the first quarter of 2005.
QDR-II dual-port devices deliver 250-MHz clock speed
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
IDT has expanded its multi-port product portfolio with QDR-II dual-port devices, as well as a family of x72 synchronous parts.
Serial digital interface ICs consume half the power of competitive parts
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4/26/2006   Post a comment
National has developed six serial digital interface (SDI) products that are optimized to perform to Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) standards requiring ultra-clean, low-jitter signal transmission.
SigmaTel, Pixelworks, Micrel report results
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4/25/2006   Post a comment
Mixed-signal semiconductor supplier SigmaTel Inc., communications IC supplier Micrel Inc., and system-on-chip IC company Pixelworks Inc. reported sales and earnings for the March quarter.
Agere narrows loss in March quarter
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4/25/2006   Post a comment
Semiconductor supplier Agere Systems Inc. posted sales of $397 million in its second 2006 fiscal quarter ended March, within the guidance range provided in January. By comparison, Agere's revenues were $403 million in the December quarter and $417 million in the year-ago quarter.
Genesis seeks to enforce ITC order against MStar
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4/25/2006   Post a comment
Image processor supplier Genesis Microchip Inc. has filed a motion with the International Trade Commission to enforce an exclusion order against MStar Semiconductor’s TSU, or Tsunami display controllers.
Atheros acquires IC company, sees profit decline
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4/24/2006   Post a comment
Wireless communications company Atheros Communications Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ZyDAS Technology Corp., a privately held fabless IC design company specializing in high-performance IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN (WLAN) semiconductor and software solutions for PC, mobile and embedded applications.
Analysis: Intel results mar so-far good Q1
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4/21/2006   Post a comment
Early results from earnings annoucements are for the most part positive, though top chip maker Intel continues to reel.
Cypress profit beats guidance
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4/20/2006   Post a comment
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. reported first-quarter net income of $7.1 million, or 5 cents per share on sales of $249.1 million, compared to a net loss of $68.8 million, or 53 cents per share on sales of $200.3 million.
UTAC opens new Singapore facility
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4/20/2006   Post a comment
United Test and Assembly Center Ltd. opened a second facility in Singapore to meet growing demand for its services.
Interface chips improve signal integrity over long distances
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4/20/2006   Post a comment
Pericom has developed signal conditioning re-drivers that are designed to manage next-generation high-speed protocols, including SATA, SAS, XAUI, Fibre Channel, and PCI Express.
Qualcomm posts sales, earnings gains
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4/19/2006   Post a comment
Wireless technology supplier Qualcomm Inc. reported net income of $593 million, or 34 cents per share on sales of $1.83 billion in its second fiscal 2006 quarter ended March 26. By comparison, Qualcomm earned $532 million, or 31 cents per share on sales of $1.37 billion in the year-ago fiscal quarter.
Wither Bluetooth?
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4/19/2006   Post a comment
Ever think that Bluetooth's fate is hitched to the UWB star?
8-bit UART integrates RS-232 transceiver
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4/18/2006   1 comment
Exar claims that it is the first chip maker to combine an 8-bit UART and RS-232 transceiver in one space-saving package for consumer and battery-powered applications.
Trident, Chinese company set up flat-panel TV lab
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4/12/2006   Post a comment
Trident Microsystems Inc. and Konka Group Co. Ltd., a China-based TV and mobile phone manufacturer, have established a cooperative technology laboratory to build digital TV and HD-ready TV decoding and video processing products for 1080-pixel LCD TVs based on Trident's HiDTV and SVP video processors.
Sequence, Arithmatica partner on SoC design
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4/11/2006   Post a comment
EDA company Sequence Design announces that Arithmatica, Inc. has joined its In-Sequence Technology Partner Program, permitting the two companies to significantly advance SoC low-power design technologies and methods.
SiBeam names John LeMoncheck CEO
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4/10/2006   Post a comment
Gigabit wireless technology SiBeam has appointed John LeMoncheck as its new president and CEO.
Optical-mouse SoC family offers high level of integration
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4/10/2006   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics has introduced a family of highly integrated optical chips that are suitable for LED and laser-based mice.
Morpho readies mobile WiMAX chip design
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4/5/2006   Post a comment
Reconfigurable processors specialist Morpho Technologies will start sampling in July a licensable hardware and software package for companies designing mobile WiMAX systems.
Linear chooses Munich for first European design centre
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4/5/2006   Post a comment
Linear Technology Corporation is setting up its first European design center in Munich, Germany.
Thomson unveils DTV reference designs
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4/4/2006   Post a comment
France-based digital media and video company Thomson has unveiled two front-end digital TV reference designs based on the company’s first digital TV chips for the merchant market.
Artimi's WiMedia UWB chip supports 3-5 GHz and 6-9 GHz
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4/3/2006   Post a comment
The RF IC has features for support of Detect and Avoid (DAA) operation in the 3-5 GHz band once regulators approve the technology.


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