Murata Completes Acquisition of Peregrine

Kyoto, Japan — Murata Electronics North America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., (TSE 6981) and Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation, founder of RF silicon on insulator (SOI) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, today announce that Murata has acquired all outstanding shares of Peregrine. The cash transaction paid the holders of Peregrine common shares $12.50 per…

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Qualcomm Invests $40k in China Ventures

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that it and its subsidiaries have committed to invest an aggregate of $40M into four Chinese companies and the China Walden Venture Investments, L.P. fund, which is primarily focused on investing in semiconductor or semiconductor-related companies with business in China. Qualcomm is pleased to announce that 7Invensun, an eye-tracking…

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Sensors: Biggest Growth Opportunity for Semiconductor Industry

Santa Clara, Calif. – Sensors are expected to provide the strongest sector growth opportunity for the semiconductor industry in 2015, according to the annual Global Semiconductor Industry Survey from KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm. Sixty-one percent of survey respondents predict sensors will provide the biggest opportunity for growth next year. Other…

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TTE RF Filters Available from Stock

Los Angeles, Calif. – TTE Filters, a U.S.-based manufacturer of high-reliability RF filters and microwave filters for communication and signal processing applications, has launched the LC9S series of lowpass Chebyshev passive filters that are available for immediate delivery. The off-the-shelf filter series is aimed at customer requirements for same day shipments. TTE said it can deliver…

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TE Connectivity Opens Sensor Tech Center in Minnesota

Schaffhausen, Switzerland — TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity, officially opens today its new facility to design and manufacture highly engineered, innovative temperature sensors in Andover, Minnesota. With its acquisition of Measurement Specialties TE is one of the largest connectivity and sensor companies in the world, engineering innovative sensor solutions that help customers transform their…

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