mCube Acquires Xsens

mCube, provider of the world’s smallest and lowest power MEMS motion sensors, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of 3D motion tracking products and technology company Xsens from ON Semiconductor. This merger brings together two complimentary innovators and technology leaders in the 3D motion sensing and tracking industry: Privately held mCube is the…

Production Capacity for AMOLED Panels Expands; China’s Share to Rise

Due to rising demand for OLED displays in smartphones and high-end flat panel TVs, panel manufacturers are making bigger investments in new OLED display fab construction, according to market research firm IHS Markit. This investment is expected to increase global production capacity of AMOLED panels — including both red-green-blue (RGB) OLED and white OLED (WOLED)…

Broadcom-Qualcomm: Another Blunder in the Making

The $130 billion offer by Broadcom Ltd. for Qualcomm Inc. announced this week will rank as the industry’s biggest deal but that designation alone should give cause for concern. Huge deals like this are notorious for not meeting expectations and a hard look at the facts indicate Broadcom’s shareholders may in time come to rue…