TTI Has Molex EdgeMate

Now available from TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, are Molex’s EdgeMate power connectors. The devices offer positive PCB-locking and significant cost savings for wire-to-edge-card terminations in appliance, industrial and lighting applications. EdgeMate connectors are designed to help reduce cost by eliminating the need for mating headers…

Mouser Stocks Cree Driver Boards

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the PT62SCMDxx Dual SIC MOSFET Driver Boards from Cree. Designed to drive the CREE CAS300M17BM2 SIC MOSFET modules, the PT62SCMD12 and PT62SCMD17 single-board solutions are dual silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFET gate drivers optimized to ensure maximum performance for…

RFMW & Frontier Electronics Ink Passives Deal

RFMW Ltd. and Frontier Electronics, a world leader in the manufacture of passive components, today announced a worldwide distribution agreement effective January, 19, 2015.  Frontier Electronics has one of the most comprehensive and all inclusive passive component offerings in the industry. Frontier Electronics manufactures magnetics, MLCCs, IPCs, and diodes for RF and power applications. RFMW…

High-Tech Growth Prompts UPS Expansion

UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced three international facility expansions driven by growing demand from retail and high-tech customers. The moves add nearly 220,000 sq. ft. (about 20,000 sqm) to UPS’s global supply chain network. The newly expanded facilities are located in Krefeld, Germany; Butzbach (near Frankfurt am Main), Germany; and Venlo, Netherlands. UPS, which recently announced…

Tessera and Amkor Settle Dispute

Tessera Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) (“Tessera” or the “Company”) today announced that its subsidiary, Tessera, Inc., has entered into an agreement with Amkor Technology, Inc. (“Amkor”) to settle all pending litigation between Amkor and Tessera, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Amkor will pay Tessera a total of $155 million, comprised of sixteen equal quarterly…

Wireless Charging for Wearables Readies for Huge Growth

The global market for wireless power and charging in wearable applications is forecast to grow 3,000 percent this year compared to 2014, according to IHS Technology. The market research firm expects global revenue of wireless power receivers and transmitters for wearable applications to exceed more than $480 million in 2015, up from $15 million last year.…