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Qualcomm Names Cristiano Amon President of QCT

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that Cristiano Amon has been promoted to executive vice president, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and president of QCT, effective immediately. During Amon’s 18-year tenure, his leadership has been instrumental in driving revenue growth in the core business and now the expansion into adjacent areas. This promotion is a recognition of Amon’s unique…

Mouser to Sponsor TI Design Challenge for Engineering Students

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it will sponsor the 2016 North American Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge Design Contest. The design contest is intended to encourage engineering students to solve today’s engineering problems by employing analog and embedded design skills into electronic solutions. The contest offers…

Toshiba Unveils SOI Process for RF Switches

Toshiba Corporation’s (TOKYO:6502) Semiconductor & Storage Products Company today announced the development of “TaRF8”, a next generation TarfSOI™ (Toshiba advanced RF SOI) process optimized for radio-frequency (RF) switch applications that achieves the lowest-class[1] of insertion loss[2] in the industry. Sample shipments of SP12T[3] RF switch ICs for smartphones fabricated with the new process will start in January 2016.…

Netlist, Samsung Form Partnership for Storage Memory

Irvine, Calif.– Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), today announced that it has entered into a five year Joint Development and License Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., to produce a new class of NVDIMM-P (NV-P) memory solutions based on Samsung’s industry leading NAND Flash and DRAM, and Netlist’s pioneering work on HyperVault®. The companies will work to create a standardized product interface to…

Gore Launches Enhanced Website for Aerospace Ethernet Cables

Landenberg, Pa. – W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) has launched an enhanced website at gore.com/aerospace-ethernet-cables to provide easier access to product information and performance data. The site simplifies the design process by providing connector compatibility data along with cable termination instructions that enable visitors to evaluate the performance of their high-speed interconnects. “We wanted to remove the guesswork…

Amphenol Cables on Demand Adds 10G Optical Transceiver Modules

Endicott, N.Y. — Amphenol Cables on Demand (www.CablesOnDemand.com), an online subsidiary of interconnect-industry leader, Amphenol Corporation, proudly announces the launch of its new 10-Gigabit (10GBASE-SR) SFP+ Multimode Optical Transceiver Modules. This precision-engineered 10GBASE-SR SFP+ Optical Module is available exclusively from Amphenol Cables on Demand for as low as $76.95 per module. Optical Transceiver Modules for SFP+ applications are the…

ON Semiconductor to Acquire Fairchild for $2.4 Billion in Cash

ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ON) (“ON Semiconductor”) and Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. (Nasdaq: FCS) (“Fairchild”) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for ON Semiconductor to acquire Fairchild for $20.00 per share in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $2.4 billion. The acquisition creates a leader in the power semiconductor market…

Intrinsic-ID Demos IoT Security Solution for InvenSense SoC

Santa Clara, California, November 18, 2015 – Intrinsic-ID, a leader in security for cyber-physical systems, will showcase at the 2015 InvenSense Developer’s Conference being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, November 17-18, 2015, the TrustedSensorTM solution, a secure, sensor-based authentication system with InvenSense’s Firefly SoC. Internet of Things (IoT) applications are often driven by…

MACOM to Buy FiBest

Lowell, Mass.– M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSI) (MACOM), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire FiBest Limited (FiBest), a Japan-based merchant market component supplier of optical sub assemblies, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $60…