Dialog Semiconductor to Acquire Silego

Dialog Semiconductor plc (XETRA:DLG), a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, charging, and low power connectivity technology, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Silego Technology Inc., the leading provider of Configurable Mixed-signal ICs (CMICs), for a cash payment of $276 million with additional contingent consideration of…

Tessera Files Lawsuit Against Samsung for Patent Infringement

Tessera Technologies, Inc. (“Tessera”) and certain of its subsidiaries filed legal proceedings today against Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd. (“Samsung”) and certain of its affiliates, alleging infringement of 24 patents that cover a wide range of semiconductor processing, bonding, and packaging technologies, as well as imaging technologies. Tessera is a subsidiary of Xperi Corporation(Nasdaq: XPER) (the “Company” or…

ISM Rolls Out New Courses for CPSM Program

Attention, supply management professionals and executives: If you’re serious about advancing your career or helping your team to excel, it’s time to seize the opportunity. The Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) program from the Institute for Supply Management®(ISM®) is the gold standard for supply management expertise, achievement and success in the “real world”. CPSM® program requirements…

IPC Releases 2017 Quality Benchmark Study for Electronics Assembly

IPC’s Study of Quality Benchmarks for Electronics Assembly 2017 is now available. The annual study provides valuable benchmarking data to electronics assembly companies interested in comparing quality measurements to industry averages. The quality control measurements covered by the study include first-pass yields for various test methods as well as the percentages of products subjected to…

IFS IoT and digital transformation

A Case for IoT and ERP Integration in Industrial Manufacturing

A new IFS study indicates that a lack of integration between the internet of things (IoT) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems negatively impacts the readiness of North American industrial companies in their digital transformation. A key finding revealed that only 16 percent of industrial companies use IoT data in ERP software. Companies across many…