Microsemi Buys a Maxim Business

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it has acquired the telecom clock generation, synchronization, packet timing and synthesis business from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXIM). The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquired product lines…

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Sanmina-SCI Posts 1Q12 Numbers

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Sanmina-SCI Corporation (“Sanmina-SCI” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ GS: SANM), a leading global Electronics Manufacturing Services company, today reported financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2011. Read the full press release. {complink 4773|Sanmina-SCI Corp.}

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Fairchild Reports Q4 Numbers

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), the leading global supplier of power semiconductors, today announced results for the fourth quarter ended December 25, 2011. Fairchild reported fourth quarter sales of $339.4 million, down 16 percent from the prior quarter and 15 percent lower than the fourth quarter of 2010. Read the full press…

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Xilinx Posts 3Q12 Data

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) today announced third quarter fiscal 2012 sales of $511.1 million, down 8 percent sequentially from the prior quarter and down 10 percent from the same quarter of the prior year. Third quarter net income was $127.0 million, or $0.47 per diluted share. Included in the third quarter…

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Battle of the Digital Ecosystems

This year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) had a few themes to take away, but the one that seems to define the rest is that the old model is dead. We are firmly at a new frontier of technological development, and whatever new age we're entering, it's being shaped by {complink 379|Apple Inc.}. Everyone else seems…

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Apple Gets Ahead of the Curve – Again

As we reported this week, {complink 379|Apple Inc.} has taken the unprecedented step of disclosing its supplier list. This raised a lot of eyebrows in the supply chain community, which considers such information a competitive weapon. There are undoubtedly a lot of reasons Apple did this — I suspect its new CEO's supply chain experience…

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