Avnet Intros Kintex UltraScale FPGA Development Kit

Phoenix, Ariz.–Embedded system designers looking for a fully configurable, high performance hardware platform for engineering and verifying applications based on the Kintex® UltraScale™ FPGA family from Xilinx will find the functionality they need in the new Kintex® UltraScale™ FPGA Development Kit released today by Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor. Available with the Kintex UltraScale XCKU040-1FBVA676 device in…

Lux: Top 10 Innovative Companies of 2015

Boston, Mass. – Leading emerging technology research firm Lux Research profiled 1,189 companies across 20 different emerging technology domains during 2015 as part of its ongoing intelligence services.  Drawing on the deep domain expertise of its analysts, Lux Research uses primary research to provide information and analysis on firms developing emerging technologies that impact global megatrends like energy…

TDK to Acquire Micronas

TDK Corporation (“TDK”, TSE: 6762) and Micronas Semiconductor Holding AG (“Micronas”, SIX: MASN) jointly announced today that the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which TDK will launch an all cash public tender offer for all publicly held registered shares of Micronas for CHF 7.50 per share. On a fully diluted…

The New Era of Supply Chain Collaboration

Certainly the M&A and consolidation story has been big this year for the semiconductor and electronics industry. With this comes a number of changes and adjustments, be they partner or component line shifts, logistics, EOL, pricing and so forth. However these are not, in the least, new moments for our industry. Nestled among the strategic…

Toshiba Releases Revitalization Action Plan

Toshiba Corporation (“the Company”) today announced that Toshiba Group will implement a series of management measures under a “Toshiba Revitalization Action Plan.” This plan has four strands: “Decisive Action on Business Structural Reform” “Strengthen Internal Controls and Reform the Corporate Culture;” “Review the Business Portfolio and Operational Structure;” and “Reforming the Financial Base” In respect…