News – 2006.11.13 – Early Edition

  • Motorola Acquires Good Technology
    Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Good Technology, Inc. today announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Motorola will acquire privately held Good Technology, a leader in enterprise mobile computing software and service. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
  • Broadcom Manages Power for Cellular Handsets, Portable Devices
    Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that it has entered the portable power management market by unveiling its first power management unit (PMU) solution designed to satisfy the complex power system requirements of mobile handsets and other portable devices.
  • GUC Tapes Out with Cadence Encounter Synthesis and Implementation
    Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), the leader in global electronic-design innovation, announced today that Global Unichip Corp. (GUC; TW:3443), a leading system-on-a-chip (SoC) design foundry, has successfully taped out a series of innovative wireless and consumer product designs in 90-nanometer technology with Cadence(R) SoC Encounter(R) combining RTL synthesis, silicon virtual prototyping, and full-chip implementation in a single RTL-to-GDSII system.
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  • Cypress 4-PLL Timing Chip Enables On-Board Programming
    Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:CY) today introduced the industry’s first 4-PLL (phase-locked loop) timing device with a 2-wire I2C programming interface. The I2C programming allows manufacturers to reduce time-to-market by programming frequencies on the printed circuit board instead of having to order factory-programmed parts or use an additional manufacturing step. It also allows customers to order one part number and use it for multiple products and design iterations, reducing inventory requirements.