Digicom: How to Select an EMS Partner for Medical Device Mfg

Oakland, Calif. – Digicom Electronics, Inc., a technology and quality driven electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company, announces that the white paper, What Medical Device Companies Need to Consider in Selecting an EMS Company, is now available on the Digicom Electronics website at www.digicom.org/selecting-ems-company.html. The article discusses the factors that contribute to a successful contract electronics manufacturing relationship and the…

Microsemi Delivers Ultra-Secure FPGAs

Aliso Viejo, Calif.– Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the availability of its new ultra secure SmartFusion2® SoC FPGAs and IGLOO2® FPGAs that have more advanced security features at the device, design and system levels than any other leading FPGA manufacturer. The new data…

Spansion, ISSI to Develop RAM Products

Sunnyvale, Calif.– Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems solutions, and Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISSI), a leader in advanced memory solutions, today announced plans to develop HyperRAM™ products based on the Spansion HyperBus™ interface, which dramatically improves performance while reducing the number of pins. Both companies will have rights to sell…

ChipMOS Q3 Revenue Up 7%

Hsinchu  — ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. (“ChipMOS” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and testing services (“OSAT”), today reported its unaudited consolidated revenue for the month of September 2014and third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Revenue for the third quarter of 2014 was NT$5,806.3 million or US$190.7 million, representing an increase of 7.3%…

UMC Agrees to 12” Fab Joint Venture in China

Hsinchu, Taiwan — The Board of Directors of United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today resolved to participate in a 3-way agreement for a joint venture company focused on 12″ wafer foundry services with Xiamen Municipal People’s Government and FuJian Electronics & Information Group. Based on the agreement, UMC…

AMD Appoints New CEO

Sunnyvale, Calif. — AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its board of directors has appointed Dr. Lisa Su as president and chief executive officer and member of the board of directors, effective immediately. Dr. Su, 44, succeeds Rory Read, 52, who has stepped down as president and chief executive officer, and member of the board of directors, as part…

Altera CEO Receives Semiconductor Industry’s Highest Honor

Washington — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that John P. Daane, President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Altera, has been named the 2014 recipient of SIA’s highest honor, the Robert N. Noyce Award. SIA presents the Noyce Award annually in recognition of a leader who has…

Embedded Tech Market to Reach $198.5B in 2019

Wellesley, Massachusetts — BCC Research reveals in its new report, EMBEDDED SYSTEMS: TECHNOLOGIES AND MARKETS, the global embedded technology  market is expected to grow to $198.5 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4%. The Asia-Pacific region, the largest and fastest growing market, is set to reach $79 billion in 2019. Embedded technologies are application-specific systems or…