element14 Adds Thousands of Maxim Integrated ICs

element14 will add thousands of integrated circuits (ICs) from Silicon Valley-based Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., to its franchise. With this new stock from Maxim, element14 will have a variety of ICs for research and design applications. With expertise in power management ICs, Maxim offers high-performance analog and mixed-signal engineering solutions. Maxim’s analog integration capabilities provide…

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Growth Ahead for Semiconductor Assembly & Test Services

The semiconductor assembly & test services market is expected to grow at CAGR of 4.7 percent from 2015 to 2021, reaching $39.1 billion, according to Persistence Market Research. According to the latest market report published by Persistence Market Research, titled “Global Market Study on Semiconductor Assembly & Testing Services (SATS): To be Driven by Increasing…

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TTI Europe Adds Custom Power Transformers

Custom-built ruggedised power transformers from Pulse Electronics’ AS9100 production facility are now available to European customers through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components.  Pulse Electronics is a respected U.S. manufacturer of ruggedised custom transformers with over 20 years’ experience of supporting US military and aerospace customers across multiple hi-rel programmes.  TTI…

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Cloud IT Infrastructure Spend Grew 23% in Q3 2015

Framingham, Mass. – According to the International Data Corporation (IDC ) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker , vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew by 23.0% year over year to $7.6 billion in the third quarter of 2015 (3Q15). The overall share of…

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Mouser Stocks Panasonic PAN9320 Modules

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the PAN9320 embedded Wi-Fi place-and-play module from Panasonic. This fully embedded Wi-Fi module features an integrated stack, full security suite, and API to minimize firmware development. The PAN9320 device is a standalone 2.4GHz Wi-Fi module that supports the IEEE 802.11 b/g/n standards designed for applications where a small form factor and high…

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Qualcomm, Guizhou Province Form Joint Venture

In a ceremony today at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) and officials from the People’s Government of Guizhou Province signed a strategic cooperation agreement and unveiled a joint venture –  the Guizhou Huaxintong Semi-Conductor Technology Co., Ltd. The joint venture, with initial registered capital of RMB 1.85 billion (approx.…

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Electronics Counterfeiters Get Their Day in Court

Just before the holidays in December 2015 the U.S. Attorney’s office in Connecticut was quite busy: three Chinese nationals were arrested and held on federal criminal complaints pertaining to counterfeit Xilinx components and stolen, military-grade semiconductors from the U.S. Navy that were set to be exported from the United States. On the same day, Jeffrey…

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microQSFP MSA Group Releases Spec

Santa Clara, Calif. – The members of the microQSFP (micro Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable) Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) group today released draft mechanical specifications of the microQSFP module and cage.  The module and cage draft mechanical details allow system designers, optical module makers and copper cable assembly providers across the industry to begin the process of…

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Bourns Buys Murata’s Trimming Potentiometer Business

Riverside, Calif.– Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has acquired specified assets of the trimming potentiometer business of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.  The transfer of the acquired assets will begin in early 2016.  Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Bourns invented the world’s first trimming…

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