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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Mouser to Sponsor TI Design Challenge for Engineering Students

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it will sponsor the 2016 North American Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge Design Contest. The design contest is intended to encourage engineering students to solve today’s engineering problems by employing analog and embedded design skills into electronic solutions. The contest offers…

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Toshiba Unveils SOI Process for RF Switches

Toshiba Corporation’s (TOKYO:6502) Semiconductor & Storage Products Company today announced the development of “TaRF8”, a next generation TarfSOI™ (Toshiba advanced RF SOI) process optimized for radio-frequency (RF) switch applications that achieves the lowest-class[1] of insertion loss[2] in the industry. Sample shipments of SP12T[3] RF switch ICs for smartphones fabricated with the new process will start in January 2016.…

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Why Japan Hasn’t Led IoT

YOKOHAMA, Japan — During his keynote speech at the Embedded/IoT Technology conference here Wednesday, Ken Sakamura, creator of TRON, Japan’s home-grown open real-time operating system, blasted Japanese embedded systems designers for their inability to lead the Internet of Things on the world stage. Ken Sakamura (Image: EE Times) Sakamura, professor at the University of Tokyo,…

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Netlist, Samsung Form Partnership for Storage Memory

Irvine, Calif.– Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), today announced that it has entered into a five year Joint Development and License Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., to produce a new class of NVDIMM-P (NV-P) memory solutions based on Samsung’s industry leading NAND Flash and DRAM, and Netlist’s pioneering work on HyperVault®. The companies will work to create a standardized product interface to…

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Vishay Adds Inventory Search Service for Distributor Stock

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announced that it is the first manufacturer of passive components to partner with a new API-based global authorized distributor inventory search service from netCOMPONENTS. The time-saving system provides customers on Vishay.com with more accurate and up-to-date authorized distributor inventory availability information on the company’s portfolio, said Vishay. netCOMPONENTS is a global electronic components sourcing…

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