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Qualcomm acquires Spike Technologies to bolster 3G capability
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9/30/2004   Post a comment
Qualcomm Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire semiconductor design services company Spike Technologies Inc. for $19 million in an effort to support increasing demand for 3G CDMA wireless devices.
Conexant to miss sales targets as inventories rise
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9/30/2004   Post a comment
Reeling from rising channel inventories in Asia, Conexant Systems Inc. (Red Bank, N.J.) announced Thursday (September 30) that it expects revenue for its fourth fiscal 2004 quarter ending October 1 to range from $210 million to $215 million, lower than the $250 million to $255 million originally forecast in July.
Silicon Image unveils low-cost storage architecture
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9/29/2004   Post a comment
Silicon Image Inc. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) has introduced a storage architecture and appliance the company said meets the $1 per gigabyte price point required by consumer electronics and small business users.
Tundra bringt Host-Brücke für PowerPC
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9/29/2004   Post a comment
Der kanadische Halbleiterhersteller Tundra Semiconductors will bis Anfang kommenden Jahres eine Reihe von Unterstützungs-Bausteinen für den PowerPC auf den Markt bringen. Als erstes kommt eine PowerPC-to-PCI-X-Bridge.
Mindspeed cuts guidance on lower China demand
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9/28/2004   Post a comment
Mindspeed Technologies Inc. (Newport Beach, Calif.) announced Tuesday (Sept. 28) it anticipates fourth fiscal 2004 quarter revenues of $26 million to $27 million, down 25 percent from fiscal third-quarter revenue of $35.4 million and compared to previous guidance of flat to 10 percent higher sequential revenue.
Toshiba, Microtune team to develop HDTV module
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9/27/2004   Post a comment
Microtune Inc. (Plano, Texas) and Toshiba Corp.'s Toshiba Module Group have cooperated to develop a digital cable-ready TV tuner module that will be used in a number of high-definition televisions (HDTVs) Toshiba is unveiling
Applied Micro Circuits sees revenue shortfall
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9/23/2004   Post a comment
Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (San Diego) said Thursday (Sept. 23) it expects revenue for the September 2004 quarter to range from $61 million to $62 million, a 9 percent sequential decline from the previous quarter's revenue of $67.4 million.
SigmaTel touts first-to-market VFIR controller
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9/23/2004   Post a comment
SigmaTel, introduces the STIR4220 USB-to-infrared bridge controller with USB and very fast infrared for high-speed wireless transfer of data up to 16Mb/s.
Quad Analog Switch Combines Ultra Fast Switching and Low Power Consumption
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9/23/2004   Post a comment
Intersil's bi-directional, dual double-pole/double-throw analog switch offers precise switching capability from a single 1.65-V to 3.6-V supply. The company says it is suited for portable battery powered equipment due to its low operating supply voltage, low power consumption, low leakage currents, and packaging.
Cypress to expand design center in India
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9/23/2004   Post a comment
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. announced Thursday (Sept. 23) a $2 million plan to expand its year-old semiconductor design center in Hyderabad, India.
Embedded super I/O controllers designed to save board space
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9/21/2004   Post a comment
Pin compatible system controller hub chips enable system design engineers to standardize on a single part across a wide range of applications.
High-speed A/D converter family achieves impressive power consumption specs, maintains performance
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9/21/2004   Post a comment
A new family of high-speed A/D converters from Linear Technology combines outstanding AC performance with extremely low power, making them ideal for a range of wireless and cable communications systems. The LTC2220 family includes A/D converters ranging from 10 MS/sec up to 170 MS/sec at 12-bit and 10-bit resolution, as well as 14-bit converters up to 80 MS/sec.
Kodak, IBM team on digital camera sensors
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9/16/2004   Post a comment
Eastman Kodak Company (Rochester, N.Y.) and IBM (Armonk, N.Y.) have signed a multi-year agreement under which both companies would collaborate on developing and manufacturing image sensors for consumer products such as digital still cameras and camera phones.
Mikrocontroller werden zu Festungen
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9/16/2004   Post a comment
151 Ob Handy, Online-Banking oder Reisepässe - die Nachfrage nach mehr Sicherheit steigt in allen Bereichen. Damit rücken Mikrocontroller ins Scheinwerferlicht. Denn je mehr Smartcards und RFID-Tags vertrauliche Daten in die Öffentlichkeit tragen, desto mehr werden die Chips zum Sicherheitsrisiko. Um Attacken abzuwehren, lassen sich die Hersteller einiges einfallen.
Mikrocontroller werden zu Festungen
Special Report  
9/16/2004   Post a comment
151 Ob Handy, Online-Banking oder Reisepässe - die Nachfrage nach mehr Sicherheit steigt in allen Bereichen. Damit rücken Mikrocontroller ins Scheinwerferlicht. Denn je mehr Smartcards und RFID-Tags vertrauliche Daten in die Öffentlichkeit tragen, desto mehr werden die Chips zum Sicherheitsrisiko. Um Attacken abzuwehren, lassen sich die Hersteller einiges einfallen.
TI develops accurate gas gauge technology for lithium batteries
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9/13/2004   Post a comment
MANHASSET, N.Y. — Texas Instruments Inc. (Dallas) has developed a gas gauge technology the company says calculates remaining capacity in lithium-based battery packs with up to 99 percent accuracy throughout the entire life of a battery.
Global Partnership Creates Advanced SoC Design Environments
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9/13/2004   Post a comment
Fujitsu Ties Global Partnership with Cadence to Create Advanced SoC Design Environments
Highest Performance Flash Disk Controller in the Smallest Package?
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9/13/2004   Post a comment
Increased Performance and Functionality Target High-Density Media Market
Real time clock IC with lowest current consumption ideal for MP3s
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9/9/2004   Post a comment
Featuring the world's lowest current consumption for Real Time Clocks, Seiko Instruments offers the S-35180A and S-35380A Series ICs for a wide array of applications including MP3 players, digital cameras, digital video cameras, handheld games, mobile phones, and home security systems.
Video filter/driver packs selectable filters in one chip
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9/8/2004   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor introduces the FMS6407 video filter/driver for high definition, progressive scan and standard definition video applications. It features a triple, sixth-order filter for 8MHz, 15MHz, or 30MHz cutoff frequencies.
Cadence, UMC create sub-130 nm IC reference flow
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9/7/2004   Post a comment
Cadence Design Systems Inc. and foundry United Microelectronics Corp. have announced an RTL-to GDSII reference flow for digital IC designs implemented in UMC processes 130 nanometers and below.
Atomuhr-Chip für Handys
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9/2/2004   Post a comment
Wissenschaftler des staatlichen US-Forschungszentrums National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) haben eine winzige Atomuhr entwickelt. Der Zeitgeber im Chipformat könnte künftig in Handys und anderen batteriebetriebenen Mobilgeräten eine wesentlich genauere Zeitbassis liefern als derzeit möglich.


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