TowerJazz Qualifies Crocus CTSX Magnetic Sensors

Crocus Technology, a leading developer of magnetically enhanced semiconductor technologies, and TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announce that Crocus’ CTSX magnetic field sensor family has completed qualification. The CTSX magnetic sensor product family includes CTSX100, 200 and 300 series. They are based on Crocus’ proprietary Magnetic Logic Unit(TM) (MLU) technology and are ready…

Arrow Recognized For arrow.com

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced today that its Web-based product life cycle services platform is named to the just-released 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100. The InformationWeek Elite 100 spotlights the most innovative users of information technology. The theme of this year’s rankings is digital business, including customer-focused technologies. Powered by one of the industry’s most comprehensive…

Microchip Completes Supertex Buy

Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP) (“Microchip”) and Supertex, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPX) (“Supertex“) today announced that Microchip has completed its previously announced acquisition of Supertex following approval of the transaction by Supertex shareholders at Supertex’s special meeting of shareholders held today. Approximately 98.4% of the Supertex shares that voted were voted in favor of the merger…

Intel Outlines China Plans

As the computing industry landscape undergoes rapid transformation, Intel Corporation CEO Brian Krzanich today outlined the company’s plans to build upon its nearly 30-year history in China, and collaborate with the growing technology ecosystem, particularly in Shenzhen, to accelerate new innovation and reshape the computing industry. During his keynote, Krzanich discussed how Intel and the…

Production of IDT DDR4 Chipset Begins

Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) (NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced mass production of its DDR4 chipset (including register, data buffer, and thermal sensor) that is compliant to the JEDEC 1.0 specifications for use in DDR4 registered dual in-line memory modules (RDIMMs) and load-reduced dual in-line memory…

IPC & ITI Host Compliance Seminar Series

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) will host a series of seminars on “Critical and Emerging Environmental Product Requirements” this May. The seminars, to be held in the Boston, Silicon Valley, Phoenix, and Chicago areas, will feature well-known United Kingdom (U.K.) regulators, Steve Andrews and Chris Smith. Keynote speakers…

Mouser Updates Audio App Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. has announced a significant update to their Audio Applications Site. This updated applications site provides both new and experienced developers with a resource to learn more about audio circuits and systems, including components such as amplifiers, data converters, and codecs. The enhanced Audio Applications Site on Mouser.com has several significant new additions…

Heilind Stocking TE Q-CEE

Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking Q-CEE’s labels from TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity. TE’s Q-CEE’s label family consists of high-quality labels and seals for calibration, quality, security and ISO identification needs, and unique solutions to protect labels from oil, solvent and chemical exposure.…

ISM: Purchasing Indexes Rebound

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March for the 10th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 58th 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®)…

SIA Releases Semiconductor Technology Roadmap

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced the release of the 2013 International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors (ITRS), a collaborative effort that assesses the technical challenges and opportunities for the semiconductor industry through 2028. The ITRS seeks to identify future technical obstacles and shortfalls, so the industry…