Ioxus Opens Second Plant

Ioxus, a manufacturer of premium performance ultracapacitor technology for use in transportation, industrial and energy applications, today announced the opening of its second manufacturing facility in Oneonta, New York. The 22,000 sq. ft. plant, located less than a mile from Ioxus’ headquarters, will create increased capacity for both electrode manufacturing and module assembly to meet…

STMicro Names New COO

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) announced today the appointment of Jean-Marc Chery as Chief Operating Officer. Chery currently serves as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Embedded Processing Solutions (EPS). He will continue to report to Carlo Bozotti, ST’s President and Chief Executive Officer. In this new role, Chery will continue to hold overall responsibility for EPS…

SMIC Releases Q1 Results

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) (“SMIC” or the “Company”), one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world, today announced its consolidated results of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2014. First Quarter 2014 Highlights Revenue was $451.1 million in 1Q14, a decrease of 8.3% quarter over quarter. Non-GAAP revenue…

Exar to Acquire iML

Exar Corporation (NYSE:EXAR), a leading provider of analog mixed-signal, video and data management solutions, through a wholly owned subsidiary, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Integrated Memory Logic Limited (iML TW:3638), a leading provider of analog mixed-signal solutions for the flat panel display market. The iML acquisition supports Exar’s strategy of building a large…

Ruling Adds No Clarity To Conflict Minerals Law

One of the lesser-known facts about the Dodd-Frank Act (also known as the “conflict minerals” rule) is that the provision has been challenged in court. The U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. Circuit recently issued its ruling on a challenge by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) regarding the SEC’s conflict minerals rule, according to…

Toshiba Sampling UFS Ver.2.0-Compliant Products

Toshiba Corporation’s (TOKYO:6502) Semiconductor & Storage Products Company today announced that it will start from today, sample shipments of 32-gigabyte and 64-gigabyte (GB) embedded NAND flash memory modules compliant with the JEDEC UFS[1] Ver.2.0 standard, the first company in the industry[2] to do so. The modules also integrate 5.8Gbps High-speed MIPI® M-PHY®[3] HS-G3 I/F, which…