Fairchild Rejects Unsolicited Bid

San Jose, Calif. – Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. (Nasdaq: FCS) (“Fairchild”) announced today that its board of directors (the “Board”), after consultation with its legal and financial advisors, has determined that the unsolicited proposal received on December 28, 2015, from China Resources Microelectronics Limited (“China Resources”) and Hua Capital Management Co., Ltd. (“Hua Capital”) to…

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Wi-Fi Semiconductor Market to Exceed $12B in 2020

Campbell, Calif. — Mobile Experts released a new report today on Wi-Fi Semiconductors, highlighting the trends in combo chips, SoCs, power amplifiers, LNAs, switches, and Front End Modules (FEMs).  The report covers both access point hardware and client devices, with detailed information regarding the trends to higher levels of integration, higher level MIMO, new standards, and…

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Excelsys Technologies Adopts PMBus Standard

Cork, Ireland—Excelsys Technologies, a leader in high-efficiency power supply design, has signed the PMBus adopter agreement and is now a full member of the Systems Management Interface Forum (SMIF). Excelsys currently offers the PMBus interface on its Xsolo series of 1U, single-output power supply units (PSUs). In becoming a full member, the company aims to…

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Mouser Adds Merit Sensor Systems

Mouser Electronics, Inc. announced today a global distribution agreement with Merit Sensor Systems, a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of pressure-sensing solutions. Merit’s pressure sensor solutions incorporate the company’s proprietary Sentium® technology to provide the excellent operating temperature range and stability required for medical, aerospace, and industrial applications. This agreement adds Merit’s microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)…

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TTI Supplies Murata GRM MLCCs

The new Murata GRM Series of 1206 and 1210 size monolithic ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) are now available in Europe at TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components.  As electronic products need to deliver ever-greater levels of functionality within smaller devices, the available component space becomes increasingly constrained, creating a growing demand for…

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Mouser Stocks Analog Devices ADF4355 Synthesizer

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the ADF4355 microwave wideband synthesizer from Analog Devices. Designed to increase performance and quality of wireless service per cellular base station, the ADF4355 is a fractional-N or integer-N phase-locked loop (PLL) frequency synthesizer with an integrated ultra-low noise voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO). The PLL with VCO synthesizer offers a fundamental…

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Newark element14 Adds NXP Freedom Dev Board

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has added the newest NXP Freedom development board, FRDM-K82F, to its family of Freedom development boards for the Kinetis K82, K81, and K80 MCU series of high-performance, low-power, security-enabled microcontrollers built on the ARM Cortex-M4 core. Building upon the Kinetis family of microcontrollers, the K8x series are designed for secure applications, with advanced…

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Macnica Americas, Ambarella Expand Distribution Agreement

San Diego, Calif. – Macnica Americas today announced that it has completed a distribution franchise agreement with Ambarella to include all of North and South America. This represents an expansion of the franchise to extend beyond Europe, where the two companies have previously been engaged. Ambarella, Inc. is a leading developer of low-power, high-definition (HD)…

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