Spansion, Winbond Sign Licensing Agreement

Sunnyvale, Calif.– Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems solutions, today announced the signing of a cross-license agreement with Winbond Electronics Corporation (TSE: 2344), a worldwide leading supplier of specialty memory. This gives both companies access to each other’s Flash memory patent portfolio. “This agreement reflects the strong IP position of both companies and…

RS Components Stocks Industrial Duracell Battery

Wellington, New Zealand — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers, is stocking the newly named and new-look ‘Industrial by Duracell’ high-performance battery range. Formerly marketed under the Procell name, the market-leading range of Duracell industrial alkaline batteries now builds on the company’s well-known brand name while emphasising…

MegaChips Acquires Nine ST Smart Connectivity Products

San Jose, Calif. — MegaChips Technology America Corporation (MegaChips America) announced that following the signature of an agreement with STMicroelectronics (“ST”) and final closing on September 2, it has acquired 9 smart connectivity products based on DisplayPortTM technology that ST decided to discontinue last year, along with its related assets, business and products in development. During the…

Microsemi Acquires Centellax

 Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced CNT Acquisition Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microsemi, successfully completed the acquisition of Centellax. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. About Microsemi Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system…

ZF to Acquire TRW Automotive

Friedrichshafen, Germany and Livonia, Mich. — * Combined Company With Pro Forma Sales of More Than EUR 30 Billion and 138,000 Employees * Complementary Portfolio of Acknowledged Products and Technologies Benefitting from Megatrends Such as Fuel Efficiency, Increased Safety Requirements and Autonomous Driving * Balanced Regional and Customer Portfolio in Both Volume and Premium Segments * All Cash…

TI Awards Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc. has announced that it has been honoured for Top Customer Growth in EMEA by Texas Instruments. The award was presented to Marie-Pierre Ducharme, Mouser’s Supplier Marketing Manager, EMEA, by Jean-Francois Fau, President of TI EMEA at the semiconductor company’s Catalog Distribution Summit in Freising, Germany. Commented Roland Dörfler, Corporate Account Manager, TI…

TTI Stocking TE Connectivity’s Mini I/O

TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, is stocking TE Connectivity’s (TE’s) mini I/O industrial connector system. This compact, latching, wire-to-board I/O interface measures one-quarter the size of a conventional RJ45 plug and features two points of contact for increased reliability in high vibration industrial applications. Norbert Piefer,…