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eMemory, SMIC Expand Pact

eMemory, the global leader in embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China’s largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, today announced that they plan to expand the deployment of their current collaboration on SMIC’s eNVM platform development. The platform covers both One Time Programmable (OTP) and Multiple Times…

Avnet Acquires Remainder of MSC

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) announced today that it has acquired the remaining interest in MSC Investoren GmbH (“MSC Group”). This completes a two part transaction in which the majority interest was acquired on October 1, 2013. MSC is a recognized value-add distributor focused on electronic component distribution, embedded computing technology, and display solutions as well…

Samsung Tops Apple in Enterprise Smartphone Use

ABI Research’s Enterprise Smartphone vendor matrix concluded that, overall, Samsung is number one followed closely by Apple, with BlackBerry rounding out the top three. The vendor matrix ranks companies based on scoring in Implementation and Innovation categories. Nine smartphone OEMs were compared on eighteen criteria including workspace management solutions, partnerships and business customer adoption. Samsung’s…

Molex Recognizes Partner Huatong

Molex Incorporated has recognized Huatong Electronic Co., Ltd. with its 2013 APS Local Distributor of the Year Award.  Honoring Huatong for outstanding sales achievements and operational excellence as a valued distributor, the award was presented by Molex at a recent presentation ceremony held in Shenzhen, China.  Award nominees were evaluated based on performance criteria, including…

TowerJazz and Panasonic Sign JV

TowerJazz www.towerjazz.com, the global specialty foundry leader (NASDAQ/ TASE ticker: TSEM), and Panasonic Corp., http://panasonic.net/a worldwide leader in the development and engineering of electronic technologies and solutions for customers in residential, non-residential, mobility and personal applications (First Section of TSE and NSE ticker: 6752) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to create a…

CTS Expands Into Frequency ICs

CTS Electronic Components, Inc.,  www.ctscorp.com/semiconductors, a global leader in designing and manufacturing a diverse array of electronic components for the automotive, communications, medical, industrial, defense and aerospace and computer markets, announces the addition of frequency related Semiconductors to their product offering. CTS’ new line of integrated circuits includes buffers and dividers, capacitive tuning, cable driver…

TDK Enhances Chip Bead Site

TDK Corp.  http://www.global.tdk.com/news_center/press/20131219741.htm  has significantly enhanced and completely redesigned its global website for TDK chip beads. The new website, which is available in English, Japanese and Chinese, offers user-friendly tools to quickly and easily find the components that perfectly meet specific requirements. In addition to enhanced search capabilities, the new web site offers a greatly…

SanDisk Goes Global With Avnet

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, and Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Avnet will offer a wide portfolio of flash-based hardware and software solutions from SanDisk to its customers throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific and Latin…