Semiconductor Sales Hit Record

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that the global semiconductor industry posted record sales totaling $335.8 billion in 2014, an increase of 9.9 percent from the 2013 total of $305.6 billion. Global sales for the month of December 2014 reached $29.1 billion, marking the strongest December…

Intel Acquires Lantiq

Intel Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. The transaction is expected to close in approximately 90 days. Deal terms were not disclosed. Smart gateways and intelligent access networks are important elements…

Arrow Acquires RDC

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced today that it has acquired RDC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Computacenter UK Ltd. RDC is a leading technology returns and asset management company in Europe. RDC manages the entire IT asset disposition and remarketing process including logistical management of collections, technical processing and secure data eradication or destruction, and…