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Xilinx FPGA Roadmap Points to Die Size Parity with Gate Arrays by End of Year
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6/23/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 20, 1997--Xilinx Inc. (San Jose) announced that its next generation of low-cost field programmable gate arrays, the XC5200XL family, is expected to be sampling in ...
Sequent NUMA-Q 2000 to Deliver New Levels of Open Systems Performance in the Data Center with Intel's IA-64 Microprocessor Family
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6/23/1997   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.-- June 19, 1997--Sequent Computer Systems Inc. (Beaverton, Ore.) announced strong support for Intel Corp.'s (Santa Clara, Calif.) 64-bit IA-64 microprocessor family. ...
Actel Appoints Hank Perret CFO
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6/23/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--June 19, 1997--Actel Corp. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) has appointed Hank Perret as vice president of finance and CFO effective immediately, according to John C. East, ...
Integrated Systems Reports First Quarter Results
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6/20/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--June 19, 1997--Integrated Systems Inc. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) reported total revenue of $24.6 million for its fiscal year 1998 first quarter, ended May 31, 1997, ...
MicroStation Modeler First Mid-Range Package with Integrated Surface Modeling
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6/20/1997   Post a comment
Philadelphia--June 19, 1997-- Bentley Systems Inc. (Exton, Penn.) announced that the newest release of MicroStation Modeler is highlighted by the addition of integrated surface ...
National Semiconductor's Third-Generation Simple Switcher DC/DC Converters Operate at a Greater than 90 Percent Efficiency in an SO-8 Package
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6/20/1997   Post a comment
Santa Clara, Calif.--June 19, 1997--National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, Calif.) announced availability of the first in a series of high-efficiency Simple Switcher step-down ...
Silicon Valley Research and Excellent Design Provide a Strategic Partnership for an Integrated IC Design Solution
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6/20/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 19, 1997--Silicon Valley Research (SVR; San Jose) announced a strategic partnership with Excellent Design. As complexity and performance demands increase in ...
Plaintree Systems Gigabit Switch Chosen by Sumitomo Group Subsidiary
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6/20/1997   Post a comment
Newton, Mass.-- June 19, 1997--Plaintree Systems Inc. (Newton, Mass.) announced that its WaveSwitch 9200 has been selected for distribution in Japan by Sumisho Datacom Inc., a ...
Ultratech Listed Among World's Ten Best Process Equipment Suppliers
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6/20/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 19, 1997--Ultratech Stepper Inc. (San Jose) announced it has received the VLSI Research 10 BEST Award, marking the company's fifth year of inclusion in the category ...
RSA Data Security President to Testify before House Subcommittee on Computer Security
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6/20/1997   Post a comment
Redwood City, Calif.--June 19, 1997--Jim Bidzos, president of RSA Data Security Inc. (Redwood City, Calif.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Security Dynamics Technologies Inc., ...
Single-Chip Solution Incorporating VLS' Advanced Toltec Processing Technology and Dolby Prologic Available on Motorola's 56004 DSP
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Gainesville, Fla.-- June 19, 1997--Virtual Listening Systems Inc. (VLS; Gainesville, Fla.) has developed a single chip solution for use in multimedia and computer gaming applications ...
Adaptec Lands Design Win With Micron Electronics
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6/20/1997   Post a comment
Milpitas, Calif.--June 19, 1997--Adaptec Inc. (Milpitas, Calif.) announced its UltraSCSI host adapter, the AHA-2940UW, will now be a standard component of the new Micron Electronics ...
DSP Prospects in Motor Control
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6/20/1997   Post a comment
This overview by Will Strauss, president of Forward Concepts, discusses the various approaches to motor control and highlights the major market opportunities being addressed by DSP vendors.
Samsung Electronics Announces Extension of AST Tender Offer
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6/19/1997   Post a comment
Irvine, Calif.--June 18, 1997--Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (Seoul) announced that it has extended its cash tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of of AST Research ...
Stephanie Payne Joins ASIC International
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6/19/1997   Post a comment
Knoxville, Tenn.--June 18, 1997--ASIC International (Ai; Knoxville, Tenn.) has announced the appointment of Stephanie Payne to its technical staff. As a member of Ai's technical ...
North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts May 1997 Book-to-Bill Ratio of 1.09
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6/19/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, Calif.--June 17, 1997--The North American semiconductor equipment industry posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.09 for May 1997, compared with the revised ratio of ...
Performance Technologies Enters into OEM Agreement
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Rochester, N.Y.--June 18, 1997--Performance Technologies Inc. (Rochester, N.Y.) announced it has entered into a multiple-year OEM agreement with 3Com Corp. (Santa Clara, Calif.) ...
AG Associates Appoints Kirk Johnson Vice President of Finance and CFO
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6/19/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 18, 1997--AG Associates (San Jose) announced that it has appointed Kirk Johnson, 39, to vice president of finance and CFO--reporting to AG Associates' Chairman ...
Data I/O Obtains Injunction Against BP Microsystems for False Comparative Advertising
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6/19/1997   Post a comment
Redmond, Wash.--June 18, 1997--Data I/O Corp. (Redmond, Wash.) said that Barbara Rothstein, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, entered a permanent injunction ...
Toshiba Selects Chips and Technologies' HiQVideo Processor for Six New Notebooks
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San Jose--June 18, 1997--Chips and Technologies Inc. (San Jose) announced that its HiQVideo multimedia accelerator is a key component in six newly announced notebook computers ...
NEC Electronics Announces New DSP Standard and Core Device, First Member of a DSP Core Family
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Santa Clara, Calif.--June 16, 1997-- NEC Electronics Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) announced that a new 16-bit DSP is being added to the company's DSP product offerings as both a ...
Customers Rank GaSonics Third Among the 10 Best Companies in the World
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6/19/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 18, 1997--GaSonics International (San Jose) announced that it has received the VLSI Research Inc. 10 BEST Award in the category of Small Suppliers of Wafer Processing ...
Seagate Fourth Fiscal Quarter Results to be Below Expectations
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6/18/1997   Post a comment
Scotts Valley, Calif.--June 17, 1997--Seagate Technology Inc. (Scotts Valley, Calif.) announced that due to continued weakness in customer demand, primarily for its higher-performance ...
ALR DataStation Ultra-8 RAID Storage Subsystem Receives Federal Computer Week's Government Best Buys Award
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6/18/1997   Post a comment
Irvine, Calif.--June 17, 1997--Advanced Logic Research Inc. (Irvine, Calif.) announced that its ALR DataStation Ultra-8 RAID Storage Subsystem received Federal Computer Week's ...
Plaintree First Quarter Results to be Below Expectations
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6/18/1997   Post a comment
Ottawa--June 17, 1997--Plaintree Systems Inc. (Newton, Mass.) announced that, based on current information, it expects revenue for its first quarter of fiscal 1998 will be ...
Philips Electronics N.V. and Lucent Technologies Plan Joint Venture to Create World Leader in Consumer Communications Products
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6/18/1997   Post a comment
Murray Hill, N.J.--June 17, 1997--Philips Electronics N.V. (Eindhoven, The Netherlands) and Lucent Technologies (Murray Hill, N.J.) said they have agreed to merge their ...
Okidata Introduces Free Around the Clock Customer Support
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6/18/1997   Post a comment
Mt. Laurel, N.J.--June 17, 1997--Okidata (Mt. Laurel, N.J.) announced that it has introduced seven days a week, 24 hours a day ("7/24"), toll-free customer service and ...
Philips Ships Accessories and a Free Performance Accelerator for its Velo 1
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6/18/1997   Post a comment
New York--June 17, 1997--The Philips Mobile Computing Group (Sunnyvale, Calif.), a division of Philips Electronics North America Corp., announced the availability of ...
Cadence's Costello Ranked America's Top-Performing CEO by Chief Executive Magazine
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6/18/1997   Post a comment
Cadence's Costello Ranked America's Top-Performing CEO by Chief Executive Magazine San Jose--June 17, 1997--Joseph B. Costello, 43, president and CEO ...
Tseng Labs Ships New ET6100 Enhanced Version of its ET6000
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6/18/1997   Post a comment
Newtown, Pa.--June 17, 1997--Tseng Labs Inc. (Newtown, Pa.) announced the availability of the ET6100, an enhanced version of its 128-bit ET6000 2-D Graphics and Multimedia ...
Standard Microsystems Corp. Announces Long-Term Supply Agreement with TSMC
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6/18/1997   Post a comment
Hauppage, N.Y.--June 17, 1997--Standard Microsystems Corp. (SMC; Hauppage, N.Y.) announced that it has signed a long-term supply agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ...
IPC Continues Far East Expansion Ixnet Subsidiary Signs Agreements in Tokyo and Singapore
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6/17/1997   Post a comment
New York--June 16, 1997--Ixnet, a subsidiary of IPC Information Systems Inc. (New York) announced the completion of a series of Pacific Rim agreements. Agreements recognizing ...
Applied Signal Technology Inc. Wins Competition to Provide Advanced DSP Hardware and Software on the JSAF Lowband Subsystem Program
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6/17/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.--June 16, 1997--Applied Signal Technology Inc. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) announced that it has been awarded the second largest contract in the company's history. A ...
Hitachi Announces Commitment to Deliver Systems Based on Intel's Next-Generation IA-64 Merced Microprocessor
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6/17/1997   Post a comment
New York--June 16, 1997--Hitachi Ltd. (Tokyo) announced that it will develop and introduce a new range of server systems based on Intel's IA-64 Merced processor. Hitachi is working ...
Adaptec Greets Surge in Server Demand with New VAR Program
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6/17/1997   Post a comment
Milpitas, Calif.-- June 16, 1997--Adaptec Inc. (Milpitas, Calif.) has announced a new Value-Added Reseller initiative for North America, the Adaptec Connect program. Adaptec Connect ...
Synopsys and Quickturn Announce Emulation Alliance
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6/17/1997   Post a comment
Synopsys and Quickturn Announce Emulation Alliance Mountain View, Calif.--June 16, 1997--Synopsys ...
Mosaid Announces Appointment of Semiconductor Division General Manager
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6/17/1997   Post a comment
Ottawa--June 16, 1997--George Cwynar, president and CEO of Mosaid Technologies Inc. (Ottawa) announced the appointment of Dan Mathers to the position of vice president and general ...
SanDisk Introduces 64-Mbit TSOP Flash Chipset Family of Products
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6/17/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.-- June 16, 1997--SanDisk (Sunnyvale, Calif.) announced that it has doubled the capacity of its flash chipset product by packaging two of its production 32-Mbit ...
Digital's Prioris Server Breaks Performance Records for Windows NT
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6/17/1997   Post a comment
Maynard, Mass.--June 16-- Digital Equipment Corp. (Maynard, Mass.) announced new record-breaking benchmarking performance of its Digital Prioris ZX 6200MP server running Windows ...
UMC Offers Customers Volume Production at 0.35-m Technology
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6/17/1997   Post a comment
Sunnyvale, Calif.-- June 16, 1997--United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC; Hsin-Chu City, Taiwan) is currently producing approximately 20,000, 8-in. wafers per month with production ...
7th Annual Surface Mount International Conference to Showcase in San Jose
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6/16/1997   Post a comment
San Jose--June 15, 1997--Information in array, chip scale, flip chip, soldering, and packaging technologies will be displayed at the seventh annual Surface Mount International ...
OrCAD Announces Its First Windows NT EDA Products with Direct Connection to the Internet and Intranets
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6/16/1997   Post a comment
Anaheim, Calif.--June 9, 1997--OrCAD (Beaverton, Ore.) announced its new Enterprise product lines for electronics companies moving to Windows NT. The new product lines are unique ...
Intel Chairman Emeritus Gordon Moore to Receive IEEE Founders Medal
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6/16/1997   Post a comment
Piscataway, N.J.--June 13, 1997--Gordon E. Moore, chairman emeritus of Intel Corp. (Santa Clara, Calif.), will be honored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ...
Verisity Introduces PCI Verification Kit
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6/16/1997   Post a comment
Mountain View, Calif.--June 16, 1997--Verisity Design Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.) introduced its PCI Verification Kit. The kit, which runs in Verisity's verification system, ...
Varian Semiconductor Equipment Ranked Number One in VLSI Research Inc.'s 1997 Customer Satisfaction Survey
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6/16/1997   Post a comment
Palo Alto, Calif.--June 13, 1997--Varian Associates Inc., (Palo Alto, Calif.) announced that its Semiconductor Equipment business has achieved the number one ranking in VLSI ...
Dataram Introduces High-Capacity Memory Upgrades for Compaq ProLiant 850R Rack Mount Servers
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6/16/1997   Post a comment
Princeton, N.J.--June 13, 1997--Dataram Corp. (Princeton, N.J.) announced the availability of high-capacity memory upgrades for the Compaq ProLiant 850R rack mount servers with ...
Sun Purchases Worldwide Site License for Summit Design Analysis Tools
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6/16/1997   Post a comment
Beaverton, Ore.--June 16, 1997--Summit Design Inc. (Beaverton, Ore.) announced a three-year license agreement with Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.) for Summit's Visual ...
13 Internet Service Providers Announce Support for Diba's Information Appliance Platform
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6/16/1997   Post a comment
Menlo Park, Calif.--June 9, 1997--Diba Inc. (Menlo Park, Calif.) announced that 13 of the largest U.S. Internet service providers (ISPs) have joined the Diba ISP Certification ...
Phoenix Licenses Virtual Chips' 66-MHz Synthesizable PCI Core to Intel Network Products Division
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6/13/1997   Post a comment
San Jose, Calif.--June 9, 1997--Phoenix Tehcnologies Ltd. (San Jose) announced that the Network Products Division of Intel is licensing Phoenix Virtual Chips' 66-MHz, 64-bit synthesizable ...
Model Tehcnology Enters OEM Agreement with Hewlett-Packard EEsof Division
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6/13/1997   Post a comment
Anaheim, Calif.--June 9, 1997--Model Tehcnology Inc (MTI; Beaverton, Ore.) announced the company has entered into an OEM agreement with the HP EEsof Division of Hewlett-Packard ...
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