SMIC Producing Rockchip Chips

SHANGHAI — Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Rockchip”), a leading Fabless Semiconductor company and mobile-internet SOC solution provider, today announced that its design of a high-end digital-analog mixed SOC chip has successfully entered into commercial production at Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”, NYSE: SMI and SEHK: 0981.HK) using SMIC's 65-nm Low-Power…

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In Search of Counterfeiting’s Silver Bullet

“There's no silver bullet for counterfeiting,” says Phil Huff, CEO of Brandwatch Technologies, a provider of brand security and product authentication solutions. The electronics industry knows this all too well. While leading companies in the industry are enacting their own anti-counterfeiting measures—such as attaching identification numbers or ID tags to track their components and products—the…

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Vishay Wins Chinese Award

MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has been awarded with a 2010 China Market Electronic Component Manufacturers Award (CMECMA) by China Electronic Exhibition & Information Communications Co. Ltd. (CEEIC) in the “Discrete Semiconductors” category. Winners of the CMECMA are determined by the results of the Purchasing Behavior Survey on…

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Arrow Acquires Intechra

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which Arrow will acquire all of the assets and operations of Intechra, a leading information technology asset disposition (“ITAD”) company. Intechra offers comprehensive, proven, end-to-end IT asset disposition services. The company's services include legislative compliance, data security…

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