NKK Outlines A/V Switch Suite

NKK Switches, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today outlined a suite of switch solutions to meet the needs of design engineers in the audio/video broadcast market. As the primary user interface, switches help to control the various elements of audio, video and other broadcasting equipment. Switches designed to support the…

Element14 Lauds TE, TI

  element14 acknowledged TE Connectivity (TE) and Texas Instruments with two awards at Electronica China 2014. These awards recognised the outstanding commitment from both TE and Texas Instruments in their year-long collaboration on co-marketing activities with element14 throughout Asia-Pacific.   Jeff Uden, Vice President – Product and Supplier Marketing, element14 Asia-Pacific said, “The last year…

Feb. Chip Sales Up 11.4% From 2013

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $25.87 billion for the month of February 2014, an increase of 11.4 percent from February 2013 when sales were $23.23 billion. This marks the industry’s largest year-to-year increase in more than three years. Global…

5BARz Partners With Flextronics

5BARz International, Inc. (OTCQB: BARZ), (www.5BARz.com) (“5BARz” or “the Company”) a technology leader in the cellular network extender industry, today announced that it has selected Flextronics (FLEX) as its supply chain solutions and manufacturing partner for the 5BARz Network Extender, an innovative device, which provides improved cellular signals to deliver high quality signals for voice,…

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…