America II, Taiwan Semi Sign Distribution Deal

St. Petersburg, Fla.–America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, has entered into a distribution agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor, a worldwide manufacturer of discrete semiconductors, as well as analog ICs, power transistors and MosFETs used in the automotive, computer, consumer, industrial, telecom and photovoltaic industries. “We’re in…

LSI Flash Controllers Demo Breakthrough

Santa Clara, Calif.– FLASH MEMORY SUMMIT — LSI, an Avago Technologies Company (Nasdaq:AVGO), today announced breakthrough performance and endurance demonstrations of its third-generation SandForce(R) SF3700 flash controller. After successfully introducing industry-leading sequential performance of 1800MB/s, the SF3700 is now demonstrating mixed 80/20 (read/write) workload performance of up to 1300MB/s with a native PCIe interface. This…

NJR, UMC Achieve High-Volume MEMS Microphone Mfg

Hsinchu — New Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (New JRC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303) (“UMC”), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced that the two companies have successfully collaborated to achieve high-volume manufacturing for NJR’s MEMS (micro electro mechanical system) microphone products. Adding UMC’s MEMS manufacturing capabilities to NJR’s Fukuoka and Kawagoe fabs will ensure NJR’s…

SMIC Sales Up 13% in Q2

Shanghai — Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) (“SMIC” or the “Company”), one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world, today announced its consolidated results of operations for the three months ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Highlights * Revenue was $511.3 million in 2Q14, an increase of 13.4% quarter over quarter. *…

AgigA Samples First DDR4 NVDIMM

Santa Clara, Calif. – AgigA Tech, Inc., a subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) and a leading provider of high-speed, high-density, and battery-free nonvolatile memory solutions, today announced that it is now sampling the industry’s first DDR4 Nonvolatile DIMM (NVDIMM) to key OEMs and development partners. The AGIGARAM® DDR4 NVDIMM has been designed to operate in the…

Mouser Electronics Awards Industry’s ‘Best-in-Class’

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today congratulates each of the recipients of its Annual Mouser Best-in-Class Award. The award recognizes the individuals at our supplier partners who best supported Mouser’s marketing programs and new product launches by demonstrating exemplary performance and collaboration. The awards ceremony occurred August 4th, 2014 during Mouser’s 19th Annual…

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…