TI Tech Cuts Battery-Charge Time by 60%

Dallas, Tex. – Texas Instruments (TI) has claimed the industry’s first fully integrated 5-A single-cell lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery-charger circuit with proprietary MaxCharge technology that reduces charge time up to 60 percent compared to existing battery chargers, according to the company. The bq25892 switch-mode charger is said to provide a safer charging experience while still maximizing the benefits…

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TTI Promotes Susan Sumners

Fort Worth, Tex. – TTI, Inc. the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the promotion of Susan Sumners to Senior Vice President, Information Services. Sumners takes the helm as David Minter, Senior Vice President Business Administration and Information Services, retires from TTI with 32 years of service. In making the…

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TE Connectivity Awards TTI

Fort Worth, Texas – May 4, 2015 – TTI, Inc., the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, announced today the company has received the prestigious Global Distributor of the Year Award in the Broadline category from TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity. This win marks the fifth time in…

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SIA: Q1 IC Sales Increase 6%

Washington — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $83.1 billion during the first quarter of 2015, an increase of 6.0 percent compared to the first quarter of 2014. Global sales for the month of March 2015 were $27.7 billion, 6.0 percent higher than the March 2014 total of $26.1…

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Xilinx Updates Design Verification Tools

Xilinx Inc. (XLNX) has announced the acceleration of system verification with the release of the Vivado® Design Suite 2015.1, featuring major productivity advances  for the development and deployment of  All Programmable FPGAs and SoCs. This release includes the Vivado Lab Edition, accelerated Vivado Simulator and third party simulation flows, interactive clock domain crossing (CDC) analysis,…

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Arrow Completes ATM Electronic Buy

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced today the successful completion of the acquisition of ATM Electronic Corp., a leading electronic component distributor headquartered inTaipei, Taiwan with substantial operations inChina. Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as…

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Amphenol Announces CFO Transition

Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) announced today that Craig A. Lampo has been designated to succeed in an orderly transition to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Lampo, age 45, has been with the Company for over 10 years as Vice President and Corporate Controller. Prior to joining Amphenol, he spent 11…

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