eSilicon Releases Online Quoting Support for SMIC

San Jose, Calif. – eSilicon Corporation, a leading independent semiconductor design and manufacturing solutions provider, today announced that the GDSII Explorer tool now provides support for registered users specifying Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”) (NYSE: SMI) (SEHK: 981) as their foundry of choice. GDSII Explorer, from eSilicon, is part of the eSilicon STAR (self-service, transparent, accurate,real-time) design virtualization…

Qualcomm Acquires Capsule Technologie

San Diego, Calif. — Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Life, Inc., has acquired Capsule Technologie, a leading global provider of medical device integration and clinical data management solutions with more than 1,930 hospital clients in 38 countries. Capsule will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Life. The acquisition of Capsule…

Intersil Buys Great Wall Semiconductor

Milpitas, Calif. — Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ:ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today announced the acquisition of Great Wall Semiconductor (GWS), a private technology company developing state-of-the-art power metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET) technology for cloud computing, space and consumer applications. GWS’s design team brings valuable experience leveraging advanced design and process…

Bel Opens Consolidated Facility in Silicon Valley

Jersey City, N.J. – Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB), a premier global manufacturer of power management devices and interconnect products, is pleased to announce today the grand opening of its new Bel Power Solutions’ (BPS) facility in Silicon Valley. The Bel Pleasanton and Bel San Jose facilities relocated to one facility in Santa Clara, California effective July 24.…

Mouser Stocks TI C2000 Delfino MCU LaunchPad

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the C2000™ Delfino™ F28377S LaunchPad™ evaluation kit from Texas Instruments (TI). This new TI LaunchPad is an easy-to-use, rapid-prototyping kit for TI’s C2000 Delfino F2837xS portfolio of microcontrollers and offers 200 MHz of 32-bit floating-point performance, newly integrated accelerators, as well as high-integrity analog and control peripherals. The LaunchPad kit is compatible with TI BoosterPack™ plug-in…

GreenPeak, Dusun Partner on Smart Parking

Utrecht, The Netherlands – GreenPeak Technologies, the leading low power RF semiconductor company, and Dusun Electron Ltd, a rapidly growing electronic company focusing on development of wireless internet technology and pioneering the Internet of Things (IoT) industry in China, today announced their partnership with the launch of their first Smart City assisted parking application that addresses the growing parking problems in…