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…

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…