Seagate Completes Acquisition of Dot Hill Systems

Cupertino, Calif. – Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Dot Hill Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: HILL), a trusted supplier of innovative software and hardware storage systems. Under the terms of the definitive agreement signed between Seagate and Dot Hill, an indirect wholly…

Gartner: Top 10 Tech Trends for 2016

Gartner, Inc. today highlighted the top 10 technology trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2016. Analysts presented their findings during the sold-out Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, which is taking place here through Thursday. Gartner defines a strategic technology trend as one with the potential for significant impact on the organization. Factors that denote significant impact…

Mouser Enhances Medical Applications Site

October, 2015 – Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced new enhancements to their Medical Applications site, one of Mouser’s Applications & Technologies sites. Mouser’s updated application site provides developers with the resources they need to learn about the latest advances in medical technology, and the newest products available from Mouser Electronics for selecting and building medical…

Master Electronics Adds Marquardt Switch Line

Santa Monica, Calif. – Master Electronics, a leading distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, announced today that it has added the Marquardt switch line to their extensive line card. “Marquardt has been a successful, independent family enterprise for 90 years.  Being a leading manufacturer in the field of electromechanical, electronic switches and switching systems,…

Impact Conference: Designing to Maximize Results

One Week Left to Register! Impact Conference: October, 13, 2015 About the Conference The industry’s experts will gather for discussion, insight, and collaboration to enhance system-level design, performance and cost savings with first time right solutions.  Boards, Chips and Packaging: Designing to Maximize Results is a must-attend event for board designers, system architects, chip designers,…

Mouser Adds Vishay VLD Series LEDs

October, 2015 – Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the VLD series LEDs from Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. These new red, amber, and yellow LEDs feature ultra-bright aluminum indium gallium phosphide (AllnGaP)-on-silicon chip technology to deliver industry-leading brightness with luminous intensity up to 35,500 mcd. The Vishay VLD series LEDs, now available from Mouser Electronics, are…

Skyworks to Acquire PMC-Sierra for $2B

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, and PMC-Sierra, Inc. (PMC) (NASDAQ: PMCS), a semiconductor and software solutions leader in storage, optical and mobile networks, today announced a definitive agreement under which Skyworks will acquire PMC for $10.50 per share in an all-cash transaction valued…

Semiconductor Sales Fall Slightly in August

Washington — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $27.7 billion for the month of August 2015, a decrease of 0.5 percent from the previous month when sales were $27.9 billion. Global sales from August 2015 were 3.0 percent lower than the August 2014 total of$28.6 billion. Regionally, sales…