QuickLogic, Nordic Partner on Wearable Sensor Hub Eval Kit

Sunnyvale, Calif. – Supports always-on sensor capability with built-in pedometer, gesture and context algorithms Delivers complete, small form factor solution suitable for development and testing of wearable devices Enables Bluetooth Smart wireless connectivity QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator of ultra-low power programmable Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs), today announced the availability of the TAG®-N Wearable…

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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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Building the Mobile Supply Chain

There's an app for that. That's long been the joke amongst smartphone toting consumers. More and more, the same can be said for supply chain management and logistics tasks. Embracing mobility promises to increase visibility and responsiveness in the supply chain when properly leveraged. For these reasons, businesses are more and more interested in embracing…

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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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