MACOM to Acquire AppliedMicro

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc.  (NASDAQ: MTSI) (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC) (“AppliedMicro”), a global leader in Connectivity and Computing solutions for next-generation cloud infrastructure and Data Centers, for approximately…

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Smart Homes & IoT: What About Bob?

Given that the Internet of Things has become the biggest growth driver for semiconductors, the electronics industry’s love affair with IoT won’t be breaking up anytime soon. Except maybe with the whole idea of smart homes. Some chip vendors are finally acknowledging – publicly – what we’ve suspected all along: IoT is great for businesses…

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10 Ways to Woo Supply Chain Talent

In the electronics industry, supply chain and logistics organizations have been worried about the looming talent shortfall for years. Like global warming, though, the trend will continue unless everyone involved hops on the bandwagon and tries to make a difference. Deloitte’s third annual Supply Chain Survey, released last year, said: “Many organizations are confronting critical…

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Pasternack Delivers High Power Amplification with GaN Technology

Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, offers a number of high power broadband amplifiers that can be used across a wide range of applications including electronic warfare, radar, communications, and test and measurement. Pasternack’s PE15A5033F high power amplifier generates 100W typical saturated output power over a broad frequency range that covers 0.7…

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Wolfspeed Sponsors Free Access to RF Tutorial Series

Wolfspeed, A Cree Company and a leading global supplier of gallium nitride on silicon carbide (GaN-on-SiC) high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) with best-in-class reliability, is sponsoring one year of free access to a comprehensive multimedia engineering tutorial on passive and active RF circuits, including amplifiers. Entitled “Conquer Radio Frequency: A…

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Mouser Ships Silicon Labs MGM111 Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking Silicon Labs’ new MGM111 Mighty Gecko mesh networking module, based on the EFR32 Mighty Gecko system-on-chip (SoCs). The MGM111 module is supported by Silicon Labs’ reliable, secure and flexible mesh protocol stacks and the industry’s most advanced wireless software…

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