Marvell to Cut Jobs at Mobile Platform Business

Santa Clara, Calif. — Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL) today announced a significant restructuring of its mobile platform business in order to focus the mobile product line on anticipated more profitable opportunities and right-size its expenses in line with corporate targets. Marvell will continue its strong commitment to wireless connectivity such as WiFi and…

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Samsung Opens New HQ for U.S. Semiconductor Operations

San Jose, Calif. –Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world’s leading producer of semiconductor and display solutions, formally opened the doors to its new Device Solutions America headquarters here today, setting the stage for a new wave of innovation across the digital landscape. Located on the same corner in San Jose’s tech corridor where Samsung’s original…

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Molex Expands Printed Electronics Portfolio

Lisle, Ill. –  Molex, LLC expanded its printed electronics portfolio with the addition of custom flexible printed sensor solutions gained through its recent acquisition of Soligie, Inc. Custom Soligie solutions provide an alternative to a rigid printed circuit board (PCB) or copper flex circuits in sensor applications for medical, industrial, consumer, defense, and other industries, Molex said. The acquisition of Soligie’s…

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Toshiba Adds Application Processor for Wearables

Tokyo, Japan – Toshiba Corporation launched a new application processor for wearable devices. The TZ1041MBG is the latest addition to its ApP Lite family TZ1000 series for the Internet of Things (IoT). The new processor incorporates a Bluetooth v4.1 controller and processor, which is capable of capturing data from external sensors connected via various I/Os, such…

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ADI Delivers Ultra-Low-Power Buck Regulator

Norwood, Mass. – Analog Devices, Inc. introduced an ultra-low-power buck regulator that extends battery life in portable devices by offering ultra-light-load power conversion efficiency. Claiming the industry’s highest power efficiency, the ADP5301 buck regulator – with a 90 percent efficiency rating and consuming only 180-nA quiescent current – is designed to deliver maximum power for a…

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Panasonic Offers IR Array Sensor Eval Kit

Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems is releasing a Grid-EYE Infrared (IR) array sensor evaluation kit that combines its ”nanopower” PAN1740 Bluetooth Smart module and a microcontroller on one PCB. By combining its new IR sensor technology with Bluetooth technology and software for IR detection of people and objects on one board, designers can develop fast…

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