Rambus Royalties Drive Q3 Sales Growth

Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS), the innovative technology solutions company that brings invention to market, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013. GAAP Financial Results: Revenue for the third quarter of 2013 was $73.3 million, up 27% on a sequential basis from the second quarter of 2013. The increase in revenue was…

Digi-Key Expands In Europe

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced the recent expansion of its European sales team. Five new hires in customer-facing roles will strengthen Digi-Key’s position across all of Europe including Central and Southern Europe, the Nordic Region, the Baltics and the United Kingdom. As…

Jury: Qualcomm Infringed on Patents

 ParkerVision, Inc., a developer and marketer of semiconductor technology solutions for wireless applications, today announced that a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida found Qualcomm Inc.  guilty of direct and indirect infringement of ParkerVision patents. That same jury also found ParkerVision’s patents valid in light of the alleged prior…

Cypress Semiconductor Q3 Sales Slide

Cypress Semiconductor Corp.  announced its third-quarter 2013 results, which included the remarks below from its president and CEO, T.J. Rodgers. “Our third quarter revenue declined 2% sequentially and was slightly higher than our recently revised guidance. We were disappointed to lower our guidance for the third quarter, but we experienced unforecasted weakness in the mobile…

Q3 Sales up at Fairchild Semiconductor

Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of power semiconductors, today announced results for the third quarter ended September 29, 2013. Fairchild reported third quarter sales of $364.6 million, up 2 percent from the prior quarter and third quarter of 2012. Fairchild reported third quarter net income of $12.1 million or $0.09 per diluted…

Amphenol Q3 Sales Up 5 Percent

The proliferation of electronics in all types of devices has spurred Amphenol Corp. to a quarterly sales record, the company reported this week. Sales for the third quarter 2013 reached $1.153 billion, compared with $1.103 billion for the 2012 period.  “The electronics revolution continues to accelerate, with new applications and higher performance requirements driving increased demand…

TSMC Expects Q4 Hit from Weak Smartphone Sales

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd., the world’s biggest contract manufacturer of wafers for chip vendors, is warning that its fourth quarter sales will be negatively impacted by a softening in demand for “certain high-end” smartphones. The foundry giant did not provide details about the devices or the manufacturers. In a statement reporting its third quarter…