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Mentor Graphics' (MENT) CEO Wally Rhines on Q1 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Friday May 22, 2015

Answer Session Operator [Operator Instructions] And our first question we come from line of Bobby Burleson with Canaccord. Your line is open. Bobby Burleson Hi. Thank you for taking my questions. So just curios on the automotive business, which you’ve a big contract win, in terms of ... — Read More

IAR Systems boosts 8051 development targeting Internet of Things

Friday May 22, 2015

Uppsala, Sweden—May 11, 2015—IAR Systems® has released a new version of its popular development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench® for 8051. The high-performance compiler and debugger toolchain has been further improved with added support for new IoT-targeted microcontrollers as ... — Read More

Mentor Graphics Reports Fiscal First Quarter Results And Announces Quarterly Dividend

Friday May 22, 2015

Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced financial results for the company's fiscal first quarter ended April 30, 2015. The company reported revenues of $272.1 million, non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.28, and a GAAP loss per share of $0.08. — Read More

Brean Capital Maintains Buy on EZchip Semiconductor (EZCH) Despite the Loss of Cisco (CSCO) Platform

Friday May 22, 2015

Brean Capital maintains a Hold rating on EZchip Semiconductor (NASDAQ: EZCH) following Q1 results. EZCH reported solid results, slightly beating Street estimates, but those results were overshadowed by Cisco's (CSCO) decision to develop an in-house ASIC, instead of using EZCH's NPS-400, ... — Read More

Vectron International Announces High Stability VT-704 TCXO

Thursday May 21, 2015

Vectron International, a Knowles company, and a leader in the design and manufacture of Precision Oscillators and Timing Solutions for Communication, Industrial, Military & Space applications, today announced its new VT-704 TCXO. — Read More

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Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) Pops 4.3% for May 20

Thursday May 21, 2015

One of the S&P 500’s big winners for Wednesday May 20 was Analog Devices Inc. ( ADI) as the company’s stock climbed 4.3% to $66.18 on volume of 7 million shares. The stock opened at $64.20 and saw an intraday low of $64.00 and an intraday high of $66.85. — Read More

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Bearish Moving Average Crossover Alert (TSM)

Thursday May 21, 2015

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM) crossed under its 10-day moving average of $24.46 on a volume of 7.4 million shares. This may provide swing traders with an opportunity for a short position, as such a crossover often suggests lower prices in the near term. — Read More

ADI Profit Tops Street; Q3 Outlook Weak

Thursday May 21, 2015

Chip maker Analog Devices Inc ( ADI: Quote), on Tuesday reported a better-than-expected increase in second-quarter profit, driven by an 18 percent rise in sales and improved gross margins. The company detailed some weak earnings outlook for the third quarter, while revenues are expected ... — Read More

Cadence Strengthens Allegro Technology Portfolio To Make Design Cycles Shorter and More Predictable

Thursday May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015 SAN JOSE, Calif., May 20, 2015—Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), today unveiled the Allegro® 16.6 portfolio, which features several new products and technologies. Included in this release is the new Allegro PCB Designer Manufacturing Option, which can shorten ... — Read More

Microsemi introduces 13 new RF, microwave and millimeter wave devices at IMS 2015

Thursday May 21, 2015

Microsemi, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, has announced it will feature 13 new products from its radio frequency (RF), microwave and millimeter wave integrated circuits (ICs), modules, monolithic microwave integrated ... — Read More

IAR Systems Boosts 8051 Development Targeting Internet of Things

Thursday May 21, 2015

IAR Systems® has released a new version of its popular development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench® for 8051. The high-performance compiler and debugger toolchain has been further improved with added support for new IoT-targeted microcontrollers as well as parallel build for shorten build times. — Read More

Fidus Systems Showcases New Solutions at the Embedded Vision Summit

Thursday May 21, 2015

Fidus Systems, a world leader in Electronic Product Development and Design Services, and Xilinx's inaugural North American Premium Design Services member, was pleased to exhibit at the Embedded Vision Summit on May 12. — Read More

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Acromag introduces new XMC modules

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Acromag announces the launch of a new range of XMC modules featuring Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA. Acromag's new XMC-7K family of user-configurable Kintex-7 FPGA modules is ideal for aerospace and COTS applications that demand high-performance customised embedded systems. — Read More

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Intersil Stuck At The Bottom Of Its Industry

Wednesday May 20, 2015

The semiconductor industry continues to grow rapidly and there are new uses emerging for these products on an almost daily basis. But not all semiconductor stocks are the same. This week we're focusing on a company that's struggling to survive in this competitive industry: Intersil Corporation ... — Read More

NAB appoints UNSW law professor to advise customers on complaints

Wednesday May 20, 2015

NAB customers complaining about the bank will be helped by a law professor. Photo: Nic WalkerNational Australia Bank will provide aggrieved customers with access to a highly-respected law professor to shepherd their complaints through the bank, following revelations it had quietly paid ... — Read More

Keysight discusses trends in the electronic design and test industry at IMS 2015

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Jay Alexander, SVP and CTO for Keysight, is leading the 75-year-old company’s technology development going forward into a promising future to meet their customer’s evolving needs of quick time to market with their designs at a reasonable cost. — Read More

Lumerical's 2015b Release Offers a New Laser Compact Model and Improved Graphene Simulation Capabilities

Wednesday May 20, 2015

The release includes a new traveling wave laser model to incorporate semiconductor lasers into photonic integrated circuits (PICs), advanced utilities to manage and share PIC compact model libraries, improved data import from process simulators, and enhanced simulation capabilities ... — Read More

Nextgen PCB design made easier (or less painful)

Wednesday May 20, 2015

OrCAD is 30 years old and still extremely useful. The 30th anniversary edition include a variety of new features and significant upgrades to existing features relating to manufacturing/fabrication checks, electrical rules checks, and constraint definition and management.Back in the ... — Read More

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Researchers develop novel metallization method

Wednesday May 20, 2015

At this week's European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EUPVSEC in Paris), imec, a nanoelectronics research center based in Belgium, and Meco, a supplier of plating equipment for semiconductor ... — Read More

Intel and Altera: 'Dark silicon' may explain cat-and-mouse game

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Intel's pursuit of programmable chipmaker Altera blindsided investors when The Wall Street Journal reported the secret courtship in March. Altera shares that had been trading around $35 jumped sharply, with Bloomberg reporting Intel had bid $54 a share for the company – a $16 billion ... — Read More

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