Intersil Buys Great Wall Semiconductor

Milpitas, Calif. — Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ:ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today announced the acquisition of Great Wall Semiconductor (GWS), a private technology company developing state-of-the-art power metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET) technology for cloud computing, space and consumer applications. GWS’s design team brings valuable experience leveraging advanced design and process…

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Ioxus Recognized as Ultracapacitor Leader

Oneonta, N.Y. — Ioxus proudly announces that it has been presented with a highly respected best practices award by Frost & Sullivan (F&S). F&S research involves extensive primary and secondary research across the entire value chain of specific products within the ultracapacitor industry. Against the backdrop of this research, Frost & Sullivan is pleased to recognize Ioxus…

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Smart Inks Monitor Glucose

SAN FRANCISCO — Researchers at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) are working toward a holy grail of sensor technology – non-invasive glucose testing. A team at the university’s Jacobs School of Engineering developed bio-compatible inks that react with several chemicals, including glucose, to create temporary sensors. Glucose monitoring has become a favorite project…

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Bel Opens Consolidated Facility in Silicon Valley

Jersey City, N.J. – Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB), a premier global manufacturer of power management devices and interconnect products, is pleased to announce today the grand opening of its new Bel Power Solutions’ (BPS) facility in Silicon Valley. The Bel Pleasanton and Bel San Jose facilities relocated to one facility in Santa Clara, California effective July 24.…

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U.S. Innovation on the Upswing

If design activity is a measure of innovation in the electronics industry – and in most cases it is – U.S. companies are inventing more products this year than last.  Arrow Electronics Inc., which carries hundreds of component brands to hundreds of thousands of OEM customers, saw its design-wins increase by double digits globally in…

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Mouser Stocks TI C2000 Delfino MCU LaunchPad

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the C2000™ Delfino™ F28377S LaunchPad™ evaluation kit from Texas Instruments (TI). This new TI LaunchPad is an easy-to-use, rapid-prototyping kit for TI’s C2000 Delfino F2837xS portfolio of microcontrollers and offers 200 MHz of 32-bit floating-point performance, newly integrated accelerators, as well as high-integrity analog and control peripherals. The LaunchPad kit is compatible with TI BoosterPack™ plug-in…

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