Micron Licenses Avago IP

Avago Technologies (NASDAQ: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for wireless, wireline, and industrial applications, today announced that Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) has licensed Avago’s 28nm Low Power 30Gbps Serializer/Deserializer (SerDes) IP for use in Micron’s next generation Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) devices. “Avago is an established leader in the development and…

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Can Connected Cars Save Fuel?

For a long time, we have been talking about the connected car and how in-car connectivity would enhance the driving experience — from compelling infotainment to effortless navigation. More than a year ago, Aricent developed a connected car solution that enables automotive components and systems manufacturers to create advanced in-car infotainment systems and media entertainment…

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Arrow & Microsemi Host On-Ramp Seminars

To meet the growing demand for Microsemi Corporation’s (Nasdaq: MSCC) leading FPGA solutions, Arrow Electronics, Inc. today announced its “On Ramp” seminars. The highly technical seminars are an innovative engineering support approach that delivers training directly to Microsemi’s customer sites and customizes the content based on their specific needs and requirements to solve new field-programmable…

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SiTime Inks Pact With Digi-Key

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with analog semiconductor market leader SiTime. The company’s silicon MEMS-based oscillators and clock generators provide drop-in replacements for legacy quartz crystal oscillator products, and provide higher performance and better reliability at a lower…

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Master Electronics Acquires Electro Sonic

Santa Monica, Calif. — Master Electronics announced today the acquisition of Electro Sonic. Electro Sonic is a Canadian electronic and electrical distributor that has been serving the Canadian market for over 60 years. Electro Sonic will continue under the Electro Sonic name going forward. Electro Sonic has formed tight-knit relationships with over 150 suppliers and…

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Microsemi Boosts Channel Strategy

Component makers that are expanding their market reach often find their internal resources can’t support every market or every customer that could benefit from their technology. The distribution channel evolved – in part – as an extension of their suppliers’ sales teams. But distributors are also finding they have to do more with less and…

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