T.J. Rodgers Sues Cypress, Slams Chairman

SAN FRANCISCO—T.J. Rodgers, founder and longtime CEO of Cypress Semiconductor Corp., has filed a lawsuit against his former company and is alleging conflict of interest over Cypress Chairman Ray Bingham’s ties to a China-backed private equity firm that is attempting to buy Lattice Semiconductor Corp. In a statement released Tuesday (Feb. 21), Rodgers said Bingham…

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NAI Awards Heilind Electronics

Scottsdale, AZ – NAI, a leading global manufacturer of custom cable assemblies and harnesses for industrial, telecom, data and medical applications, has announced it will hold its first Supplier Summit on February 21, 2017, in Scottsdale, AZ. NAI provides end-to-end connectivity solutions for high performance systems, meeting or exceeding the demanding requirements of their global…

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Master Electronics Awards C&K

Master Electronics, a leading global distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, awards C&K their prestigious 2016 “Supplier Excellence Award” Award. At Master Electronics’ recent 5th annual MAKO (Masters’ Annual Kick-Off) event, Master’s Senior Vice President of Sales & Product, Riad Nizam, presented C&K with Masters’ coveted 2017 “Supplier Excellence Award.”   While presenting the award,…

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Mouser Stocks STM32 LoRaWAN Discovery Board

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is the first to stock the STM32 LoRaWAN™ Discovery Board from STMicroelectronics (ST). The new Discovery Kit and I-NUCLEO-LRWAN1 STM32 LoRa™ Arduino-compatible extension board — available to order from Mouser — provide a development platform for learning and evaluating solutions based…

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TMR: Smartphones Trigger Demand for ASICs

Transparency Market Research states that the key players operating in the global application specific integrated circuit market are Analog Devices, Maxim Integrated Products Inc., and Qualcomm, Inc. These companies are thoroughly focused on achieving product innovation through research and development in the coming years. Business expansion through strategic acquisition will also be one of the…

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G’foundries debuts 45nm RFSOI

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Globalfoundries announced it has process design kits available for 45nm RF SOI, a node particularly suited for use making millimeter-wave chips in 24-100GHz bands for 5G cellular. Skyworks Solutions Inc. signaled its plans to use the technology for next-generation chips. The process provides a substrate resistivity of greater than 40 ohm-cm…

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