Microchip Bid for Atmel ‘Superior’

Chandler, Ariz. — Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions today announced that it was informed last night that the Board of Directors of Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML) had determined that Microchip’s  proposal to acquire Atmel for $8.15 per share in a cash and stock transaction constitutes a “Superior Proposal”…

Arrow, Cadence Collaborate on Integrated Design Tools

Arrow Electronics (NYSE: ARW) and Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced a collaboration that will bring integrated design tools to engineers, helping them accelerate the pace of new product development and get products to market faster and cheaper. As part of the collaboration, the companies plan to allow engineers using the Cadence® OrCAD®…

Peerless Electronics Names New President

The Board of Directors of Peerless Electronics Inc. is pleased to announce that William (Bill) Gallucci will assume the role of president, effective January 1, 2016. Most recently, Mr. Gallucci served as Chief Operating Officer responsible for the operations of the company. As president, Mr. Gallucci’s responsibilities will expand to include overseeing the company’s day-to-day…

Supercapacitor Market to Reach $7.4B by 2023

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Supercapacitor Market – Global Industry Analysis, Trend, Size, Share and Forecast 2015 – 2023”, the global supercapacitor market was valued at US$1.21 bn in 2014 and is expected to reach US$7.37 bn by 2023, at a CAGR of 22.3% from 2015 to 2023. Go green revolution adopted across the globe is one…

Qualcomm, TDK Form Joint Venture

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) and TDK Corporation (TSE: 6762) today announced an agreement to form a joint venture to enable delivery of RF front-end (RFFE) modules and RF filters into fully integrated systems for mobile devices and fast-growing business segments, such as Internet of Things (IoT), drones, robotics, automotive applications and more, under the name…

RS Signs Deal with Infineon

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced the signing of a global marketing partner agreement with Infineon Technologies to distribute the company’s extensive portfolio of semiconductors and other electronic components. The agreement builds upon the existing relationship between RS and Infineon and enables customers around…

Biometrics Market to Reach $41.5B by 2020

Wellesley, Mass. – Biometric technologies primarily are employed by the public sector, but increasingly government initiatives across the globe are mandating the use of biometric technology on an unprecedented scale; applications can be found in government, law enforcement, military, and aviation transport markets. BCC Research reveals in its new report that the steadily growing need for…

element14 Appoints New Execs

Chicago, Ill. – element14 today announces three senior level appointments to strengthen its management team, following a global reorganization and strategic operational review. Dan Hill and Peter Birks have been appointed Business Presidents of Sales and Marketing and will be responsible for element14’s sales and marketing businesses in North America and Europe, respectively. Hill and Birks…

Mouser Shipping Intel Celeron N3000

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the Intel® Celeron® Processor N3000 Series, the next-generation Intel Architecture (IA) system-on-chip (SoC) based on Intel’s 14nm process technology. Formerly known as Braswell, these 64-bit processors integrate graphics, memory controller, and I/O interfaces into a single SoC solution that balances cost, performance, and power. The Intel Celeron Processor N3000…