element14 Appoints New Execs

Chicago, Ill. – element14 today announces three senior level appointments to strengthen its management team, following a global reorganization and strategic operational review. Dan Hill and Peter Birks have been appointed Business Presidents of Sales and Marketing and will be responsible for element14’s sales and marketing businesses in North America and Europe, respectively. Hill and Birks…

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Mouser Shipping Intel Celeron N3000

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the Intel® Celeron® Processor N3000 Series, the next-generation Intel Architecture (IA) system-on-chip (SoC) based on Intel’s 14nm process technology. Formerly known as Braswell, these 64-bit processors integrate graphics, memory controller, and I/O interfaces into a single SoC solution that balances cost, performance, and power. The Intel Celeron Processor N3000…

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Rutronik Is Global Distributor for Sensirion

With effect from 1st of November 2015, Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH will be serving as a global distributor for Sensirion. In doing so, Rutronik is further developing its extensive sensor portfolio and supporting Sensirion in its global sales and support operations for high-quality sensors and sensor solutions. The global franchise agreement includes the Sensirion humidity…

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Mouser Stocks TDK Bluetooth Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the SESUB-PAN-D14580 Bluetooth® v4.1 module from TDK. This ultra-compact, Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy (LE) micro module is the world’s smallest module for Bluetooth Smart devices. The 3.5mm × 3.5mm × 1mm SESUB-PAN-D14580 module is based on TDK’s proprietary Semiconductor Embedded in Substrate (SESUB) technology, reducing the size by 60 percent compared to modules using…

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Optical Interconnect Market to Reach $800M by 2021

Eugene, Ore. – Optical interconnects have long served as data bridges between elements of large systems or clusters, and they’ve taken many forms. Since 2000, embedded optical modules (EOMs) have supported supercomputers, core routers, and an array of other interesting and unique applications. Active optical cables (AOCs) arrived in 2007 as a practical, low-cost alternative to…

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MACOM Buys Aeroflex’s Diode Business

Lowell, Mass.– M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSI) (MACOM), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products, today announced that it has acquired 100% of Aeroflex’s diode business for $38 million in cash. The business had approximately $37 million in revenue for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.…

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Intel Completes Acquisition of Altera

Santa Clara, Calif. – Intel Corporation (“Intel”) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Altera Corporation (“Altera”), a leading provider of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) technology. The acquisition complements Intel’s leading-edge product portfolio and enables new classes of products in the high-growth data center and Internet of Things (IoT) market segments. “Altera is…

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