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…

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Ideas Power the Future Supply Chain

Jeremy Rifkin's recent New York Times op-ed piece headlined “The Rise of Anti-Capitalism” caught my eye with its assertion that zero marginal cost is fast becoming a reality in modern economics. From a traditional supply chain standpoint, this observation manifests as a race to the bottom in pursuit of ever-lower costs. For those working on…

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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…

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Speeding Innovation in the Smart Tech World

As smart technologies proliferate in the modern world, the industry is experiencing a widening gap between coming up with ideas and having the ability to execute them. “If we look at product innovation across the electronics industry and across all markets, we see trend where complexity of product design goes through the roof,” Dr. Erik…

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Tips For Thriving in a Flat IP&E Market

In some circumstances – political leadership, for example – long-term stability is a good thing. In the interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) market, a little upward or even downward momentum would be a welcome change for many companies in the electronics supply chain. “From the leadtime perspective, there has been very little change [from 2013],”…

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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…

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