Space & the Supply Chain

The replicator that can produce food, clothes, and other necessities on demand is familiar to all devotees of Star Trek. That device was actually essential for the Enterprise's extended mission, to keep the ship properly equipped without having to pack along whatever the crew might need at some point light years away from a home…

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Broadcom Cuts 2,500 jobs

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Broadcom will lay off about 2,500 employees as part of a decision on June 2 to exit the cellular baseband business for which it could not find a buyer. The news came in a call with financial analysts in which the company essentially reported neither profits nor revenue growth for its…

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TriQuint Posts 30% Sales Gain in Q2

Hillsboro, Ore. – TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TQNT), a leading RF solutions supplier and technology innovator, announces its financial results for the quarter ended June 28, 2014, including the following highlights: Revenue grew 30% sequentially to $230.8 million GAAP gross margin was 40.2% and net income was $0.03 per share Non-GAAP gross margin was up 640…

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Cirrus Logic Releases Q1 Earnings

Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRUS), a leader in high-precision analog and digital signal processing components, today posted on its investor relations website at http://investor.cirrus.com the quarterly Shareholder Letter that contains the complete financial results for the first quarter fiscal year 2015, which endedJune 28, 2014, as well as the company’s current business outlook. “We are…

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