SAE Anti-Fake Rule Emphasizes the Channel

There are a number of problems associated with counterfeit components in the electronics supply chain, chief of which is the lack of agreement on a single standard for counterfeit prevention. However, the SAE, a global association of engineers and technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries, recently published an international standard that focuses…

Micromem Taps Flextronics to Build Lab-on-a-Chip

Toronto, Canada — Micromem Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Micromem”) (CSE:MRM) (OTCBB:MMTIF) through its wholly owned subsidiary Micromem Applied Sensor Technologies Inc. (MAST), announces they have contracted with Flextronics International Ltd. (“Flextronics”) http://www.flextronics.com/), a Tier 1 automotive end-to-end supply chain solutions provider. Under the terms of the agreement Flextronics will be granted worldwide exclusivity to manufacture and…

TI Enhances Digital Power Ecosystem

Houston, Tex. — Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today enhanced a third-party ecosystem of digital power hardware and software tools as well as development services. This ecosystem allows digital power design engineers who use TI’s broad portfolio of C2000™ microcontrollers (MCUs) to develop their systems quickly and easily. The members of the ecosystem include Altair, MathWorks and Powersim. Each company…

Microsemi To Acquire Centellax

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Santa Rosa, Calif.-based Centellax, a supplier of high-speed analog and RF semiconductor products for the optical communications and Ethernet datacom markets. The terms of the transaction were not…