Distributors Featured in Microsemi Tech Support

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it has implemented significant FPGA design infrastructure support with the opening of three new technical support design centers, and by training and certifying more than 200 distributor partner field application engineers (FAEs) worldwide. In addition, the…

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Marvell To Appeal Patent Decision

Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a global leader in integrated silicon solutions, announced that on March 31, 2014, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania issued its judgment on the remaining motions in a lawsuit brought by Carnegie Mellon University (“CMU”) against Marvell and Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. (“MSI”), Marvell’s U.S. operating subsidiary. The…

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A Bad Case of High-Tech PTSD

Is it possible for an entire industry to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder? Ever since the proverbial Internet bubble burst in the early 2000s, it feels as if many members of the electronics supply chain have traded “irrational exuberance” for an over-abundance of caution. And each ensuing dip in the economy has reinforced this survival-mode…

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TI Names Peter Balyta Vice President

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ:TXN) today announced that Peter Balyta, Ph.D., has been elected vice president of the company. Balyta is also president of the Education Technology division, which focuses on market-leading educational technology to improve student achievement in mathematics and science. “Peter’s unique combination of experience in global markets, tenure with the Education Technology…

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Brandman Offers Supply Chain Courses

Brandman University’s School of Extended Education, the entrepreneurial division of Brandman University, today announced its partnership with APICS Orange County.  APICS is the world’s leading professional association for supply chain and operations management.  Along with the APICS Orange County chapter, Brandman will offer a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) exam preparation course at its Irvine…

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ON Semi Accredited by DoD

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), driving energy efficient innovations, has been granted “Trusted Design” status for its Pocatello, Idaho, facility through the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Defense MicroElectronics Activity (DMEA) accreditation program. The design accreditation adds to the company’s “Trusted Foundry” and “Trusted Broker” accreditations, making ON Semiconductor one of only a select few Trusted…

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Seagate Acquires Xyratex

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Xyratex Ltd (NASDAQ: XRTX), a leading provider of data storage technology. “Exabyte growth is accelerating, and we are building higher capacity drives to address this growth,” said Dave Mosley, President of Operations and Technology…

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The Changing Sound of the Drive

One of the major aspects of driving is the sounds of the drive — the engine, the road, the environment. Normally, we spend our car time with the windows up, the music on, and the roof in place and closed. This year's unseasonably dry and warm weather has increased the number of “experience the outside”…

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Newark element14 Offers Molex Mega-Fit

Newark element14 is now offering the Molex Mega-Fit Power Connector, delivering cutting-edge current density at 23.0 amps per circuit on a 5.7-millimeter pitch and row spacing. The compact form factor paired with high-current terminals provides one of the most power-dense connectors available. The split-box terminal design offers six independent contact points for redundant current paths…

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