Pericom OKs Diodes Bid

Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (“Pericom” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: PSEM) announced today that, based on a preliminary count of the votes cast at the Company’s Special Meeting of Shareholders held this morning, Pericom shareholders have approved the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger between Diodes Incorporated (“Diodes”) (NASDAQ: DIOD) and Pericom (the “Agreement”). Based on…

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Mouser Stocks Infineon S5 Series IGBTs

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is the first global distributor to stock the TRENCHSTOP™ 5 S5 insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) from Infineon. This new series in the ultra-thin wafer TRENCHSTOP 5 family boasts an industry-leading low typical saturation voltage of 1.60 VCE(sat) at 175 degrees Celsius, maintaining high efficiency even during high-temperature operations. The Infineon TRENCHSTOP…

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Imagining the Digital Supply Chain

Back in the 1950s and 1960s, people talked about the coming age of color television. Now, no one talks about the novelty of seeing daily programming in living color. The conversation has progressed to the usefulness of multimedia centers where all sorts of devices and capabilities intertwined. A similar transition is happening in the supply…

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Conexant Completes Audio Testing Facility in Taiwan

Irvine, Calif. – Having recently expanded its presence in Asia Pacific, Conexant Systems Inc., an audio and imaging innovation leader, today announced that it has completed the build out of its new AudioSmart™ test facility in Taipei’s Technology Corridor. By making a significant investment in this new acoustical engineering and test facility in Taipei, Conexant has more than doubled…

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Emerging Markets Fuel Smartphone Demand

There is good news for electronics components suppliers in the mobile device sector. Smartphone manufacturers saw healthy demand in the third quarter (Q3) of 2015, which is expected to continue into the fourth quarter. Demand for affordable smartphones in emerging markets fueled worldwide sales of smartphones in Q3 2015, according to Gartner, Inc. Global sales of smartphones…

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Qualcomm Names Cristiano Amon President of QCT

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that Cristiano Amon has been promoted to executive vice president, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and president of QCT, effective immediately. During Amon’s 18-year tenure, his leadership has been instrumental in driving revenue growth in the core business and now the expansion into adjacent areas. This promotion is a recognition of Amon’s unique…

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