Spansion & Macronix Settle Patent Dispute

Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a worldwide leader in non-volatile memory and embedded systems solutions, and Macronix International Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2337), a global leader in non-volatile memory semiconductor solutions, today announced the companies have settled all outstanding patent disputes and actions, including their respective complaints at the US International Trade Commission as well as District…

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Transphorm, Fujitsu Start GaN Power Device Production

Goleta, Calif.– Transphorm Inc., Transphorm Japan Inc., and Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited announced today that Fujitsu Semiconductor group’s CMOS-compatible, 150mm wafer fab in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Japan, has started mass production of Gallium Nitride (GaN) power devices for switching applications. The large-scale, automotive-qualified facility, which is providing exclusive GaN foundry services for Transphorm, will allow dramatic expansion of Transphorm’s…

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Sanmina Posts Q1 Revenue Growth

Sanmina Corporation (“Sanmina” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ GS: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company, today reported financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended December 27, 2014. First Quarter Fiscal 2015 Summary Revenue of $1.67 billion GAAP operating margin of 3.2 percent GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.26 Non-GAAP(1) operating margin of 4.1…

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Axsem Appoints Pan-European Distributor

Wokingham, England — Acal BFi, European leader in advanced technology solutions, has signed a new, pan-European distribution agreement with Axsem. Located in Switzerland, Axsem is a global leader in the development and manufacture of lowest-power high-performance VHF and UHF radio IC and microcontrollers as well as SoC. The company’s product portfolio is ideal for a wide range of…

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Pasternack Names New Product Manager

Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, welcomes Mr. Tim Galla as the company’s Product Manager for Active RF Components.   Mr. Galla brings 25+ years of product development, applications engineering and business development expertise to Pasternack from many of the RF/microwave industry’s most recognized names. Mr.…

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Microsemi Posts ‘Record’ Q1 Sales

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today reported unaudited results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2015 ended Dec. 28, 2014. Net sales for Microsemi’s first quarter of fiscal year 2015 were a record $303.6 million, up 18.8 percent from the first quarter…

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