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Mouser’s MultiSIM Blue Offers Free Tool, Support Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc., in conjunction with its recent global release of MultiSIM BLUE, offers a full-featured support site with documentation, downloads, video tutorials and user forum to get engineer’s designs to market faster. Available as a free download on Mouser.com, MultiSIM BLUE has set a new standard by creating an easy-to-use, fully integrated platform for circuit simulation and…

Microsemi Sales Increase Nearly 17%

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today reported unaudited results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 ended Sept. 28, 2014. Net sales for Microsemi’s fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014 were $303.3 million, up 3.8 percent sequentially and up 21.1 percent from…

EZchip Completes Acquisition of Tilera

Yokneam, Israel –EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:EZCH), a leader in high-performance processing solutions for networking, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tilera Corporation, a privately-held US-based company that develops high-performance multi-core processors, intelligent network interface cards and white-box appliances for data-center networking equipment. The aggregate purchase price paid upon completion of the acquisition…

Osram LEDs Achieve Breakthrough Efficacies

The “Hi-Q-LED” project coordinated by Osram Opto Semiconductors has developed LEDs with extremely high efficacy and diminished “green gap” The “Hi-Q-LED” project funded by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has made pioneering advances with green LEDs, greatly diminishing what is known as the “green gap” phenomenon – the significant drop in efficacy…

79% of Engineers Use Dev Kits for Production Designs

Chicago, Ill. – Development kits have become instrumental in taking electronic designs through to end products, according to a new report from element14. It reveals that 79 percent of engineers use all or part of their development kit designs in their final production designs, beyond the prototyping and testing stage. Three-quarters also agree development kits are playing…