Yole IPDs report - supply chain

IPDs Reduce BOMs, Save Space & Improve Performance

Initially developed to replace discrete capacitors, resistors and inductors, integrated passive devices (IPDs) are having a kind of resurgence thanks to the development of ever-shrinking electronic devices that need to pack more electronics components into smaller spaces. These newer devices are far from simple capacitor and resistor arrays. Today, IPDs can reduce an OEM’s bill…

Mouser Stocks ADI GaN Power Amplifier

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the HMC8205 gallium nitride (GaN) power amplifier from Analog Devices, Inc. Covering the 300 MHz-to-6 GHz spectrum, the highly integrated wideband MMIC radio frequency (RF) amplifier provides significant benefits for system designers of applications such as wireless…

Qualcomm Meets with Broadcom

The Board of Directors of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today sent a letter to Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) regarding its February 14 meeting with Broadcom representatives. The full text of the letter is as follows: February 16, 2018 Mr. Hock Tan President and Chief Executive Officer Broadcom Limited 1 Yishun Avenue 7 Singapore 768923 Dear Mr. Tan, I…

ConvergeOne to Aquire Arrow’s Systems Integration Business

ConvergeOne, a leading global IT services provider of collaboration and technology solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Arrow Electronics’ Systems Integration business, specializing in unified communications, contact center, and voice and data technologies. Completion of the transaction is expected to occur within 30 days. This acquisition further solidifies ConvergeOne’s position…

Avnet Named One of the Most Ethical Companies

Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, has been recognized as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. Avnet’s consistency in leading with purpose and integrity has now been lauded by Ethisphere for five consecutive years. “On behalf of Avnet,…

SoC Market to Reach $205.4B by 2023

According to a recent report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “System-on-Chip Market by Type and Application: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2023,” the global system-on-chip market was valued at $117.2 billion in 2016, and is projected to reach at $205.4 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 8.1% from 2017 to 2023. System-on-chip (SoC) applications are majorly adopted in the Asia-Pacific region;…

Toshiba Appoints New CEO

The Board of Directors (the Board) of Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502), meeting today, resolved to appoint Mr. Nobuaki Kurumatani for the post of Representative Executive Officer and Chairman of Toshiba Corporation, as of April 1, 2018. The Board has also decided to reappoint Mr. Satoshi Tsunakawa to his current position of Representative Executive Officer and…