Arena, SiliconExpert Reduce Supply Chain Risk

Foster City, Calif. — Arena Solutions, the pioneer of cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) applications, today announced that it has integrated Arena PLM with SiliconExpert Technologies’ extensive electronic components information database.  As a result, Arena PLM customers can now perform proactive health and risk assessments on all components within the BOM (Bill of Materials) and leverage their subscription to…

CSR, Future Electronics Sign Distribution Deal

Cambridge, UK – CSR plc (LSE: CSR; NASDAQ: CSRE), a leading provider of multifunction connectivity, audio, automotive and location platforms, today announces it has signed a distribution agreement with Future Electronics (Future), a leading global distributor of electronic components. Through its dedicated wireless and RF business unit, Future Connectivity Solutions, Future will promote and sell…

Semiconductor Industry on Pace for Record Sales

Washington — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $82.7 billion during the second quarter of 2014, an increase of 5.4 percent over the previous quarter and a jump of 10.8 percent compared to the second quarter of 2013. Global sales for the…

Mouser to Release New MultiSIM BLUE Component Evaluator

Mouser Electronics today announced the upcoming release of MultiSIM BLUE, the NI Multisim Component Evaluator – Mouser Edition.  In collaboration with NI, the new Mouser version of the free tool will add features and functionality to provide engineers with an industry-standard SPICE simulation environment of electronic circuits using Mouser Electronics’ distributed components. Check out the new tool…

A3CUBE, AirBorn Bring Military-Grade Reliability to Data Centers

San Jose, Calif. – A3CUBE Inc., a developer of revolutionary, cutting edge communication technologies that extend the capabilities of standard PCIe architecture to produce industry-leading network and storage solutions, today announced that it has teamed with AirBorn Inc., a Texas-based designer and provider of innovative, high-reliability electronic manufacturing services, interconnects and value-added solutions for the…

Richardson RFPD Adds Three ATC Capacitors

LaFox, Ill.- Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for three new ultra-broadband capacitors from American Technical Ceramics Corp. (ATC). ATC’s ultra-broadband capacitors are manufactured with high quality materials to provide reliable and repeatable, ultra-broadband performance. They feature low insertion loss and are ideal for DC blocking, coupling, bypassing and feedback applications requiring…

ARM Acquires Duolog

ARM has concluded its acquisition of Duolog Technologies, a leader in design configuration and integration technology for the semiconductor industry. The acquisition strengthens ARM’s IP configuration and integration capability, helping ARM partners design and deploy system IP and manage increasing SoC integration complexity. About ARM ARM is at the heart of the world’s most advanced…

ISM: Manufacturing Grew in July

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in July for the 14th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 62nd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the Institute for Supply Management®(ISM®)Manufacturing…

Atmel Closes Newport Media Buy

Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Newport Media, Inc. (“NMI”), a leading provider of advanced Wi-Fi and Bluetooth solutions. “We are pleased to have the talented team of Newport Media join Atmel,” said Steve Laub Atmel’s President and CEO. “This…