EZchip Completes Acquisition of Tilera

Yokneam, Israel –EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:EZCH), a leader in high-performance processing solutions for networking, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tilera Corporation, a privately-held US-based company that develops high-performance multi-core processors, intelligent network interface cards and white-box appliances for data-center networking equipment. The aggregate purchase price paid upon completion of the acquisition…

Osram LEDs Achieve Breakthrough Efficacies

The “Hi-Q-LED” project coordinated by Osram Opto Semiconductors has developed LEDs with extremely high efficacy and diminished “green gap” The “Hi-Q-LED” project funded by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has made pioneering advances with green LEDs, greatly diminishing what is known as the “green gap” phenomenon – the significant drop in efficacy…

79% of Engineers Use Dev Kits for Production Designs

Chicago, Ill. – Development kits have become instrumental in taking electronic designs through to end products, according to a new report from element14. It reveals that 79 percent of engineers use all or part of their development kit designs in their final production designs, beyond the prototyping and testing stage. Three-quarters also agree development kits are playing…

Digi-Key & Mentor: New Tools for the (Design) Trade

The electronics industry has recently tapped in to a growing population of small entrepreneurs, do-it-yourself (DIY) hobbyists and ‘makers’ that could be developing the next breakthrough high-tech device. Design tools have sprung up that make it faster and easier for users to bring these products to market. But two marquee names in the design chain…

Smith & Associates to Showcase Capabilities, Services

Smith & Associates, Electronica 2014 – Booth 412 Marking thirty years in business and current record growth, Smith will showcase its innovative capabilities in Munich Houston, Tex. – Smith & Associates, the largest independent distributor of electronic components, today announces its upcoming exhibition at Electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany. Smith, which celebrated its thirtieth anniversary…