QuickLogic, Nordic Partner on Wearable Sensor Hub Eval Kit

Sunnyvale, Calif. – Supports always-on sensor capability with built-in pedometer, gesture and context algorithms Delivers complete, small form factor solution suitable for development and testing of wearable devices Enables Bluetooth Smart wireless connectivity QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator of ultra-low power programmable Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs), today announced the availability of the TAG®-N Wearable…

Murata Completes Acquisition of Peregrine

Kyoto, Japan — Murata Electronics North America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., (TSE 6981) and Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation, founder of RF silicon on insulator (SOI) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, today announce that Murata has acquired all outstanding shares of Peregrine. The cash transaction paid the holders of Peregrine common shares $12.50 per…

TE Connectivity Opens Sensor Tech Center in Minnesota

Schaffhausen, Switzerland — TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity, officially opens today its new facility to design and manufacture highly engineered, innovative temperature sensors in Andover, Minnesota. With its acquisition of Measurement Specialties TE is one of the largest connectivity and sensor companies in the world, engineering innovative sensor solutions that help customers transform their…

IPC: DSW Rule Fails to Incentivize Recycling

Bannockburn, Ill. — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unofficially released a final version of the 2011 proposed revisions to the Definition of Solid Waste (DSW) rule. Unfortunately, the final rule fails to provide adequate regulatory relief for manufacturers wishing to do the right thing by recycling valuable secondary materials. “IPC is disappointed that the…