MegaChips Acquires Nine ST Smart Connectivity Products

San Jose, Calif. — MegaChips Technology America Corporation (MegaChips America) announced that following the signature of an agreement with STMicroelectronics (“ST”) and final closing on September 2, it has acquired 9 smart connectivity products based on DisplayPortTM technology that ST decided to discontinue last year, along with its related assets, business and products in development. During the…

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Microsemi Acquires Centellax

 Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced CNT Acquisition Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microsemi, successfully completed the acquisition of Centellax. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. About Microsemi Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system…

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ZF to Acquire TRW Automotive

Friedrichshafen, Germany and Livonia, Mich. — * Combined Company With Pro Forma Sales of More Than EUR 30 Billion and 138,000 Employees * Complementary Portfolio of Acknowledged Products and Technologies Benefitting from Megatrends Such as Fuel Efficiency, Increased Safety Requirements and Autonomous Driving * Balanced Regional and Customer Portfolio in Both Volume and Premium Segments * All Cash…

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TI Awards Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc. has announced that it has been honoured for Top Customer Growth in EMEA by Texas Instruments. The award was presented to Marie-Pierre Ducharme, Mouser’s Supplier Marketing Manager, EMEA, by Jean-Francois Fau, President of TI EMEA at the semiconductor company’s Catalog Distribution Summit in Freising, Germany. Commented Roland Dörfler, Corporate Account Manager, TI…

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TTI Stocking TE Connectivity’s Mini I/O

TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, is stocking TE Connectivity’s (TE’s) mini I/O industrial connector system. This compact, latching, wire-to-board I/O interface measures one-quarter the size of a conventional RJ45 plug and features two points of contact for increased reliability in high vibration industrial applications. Norbert Piefer,…

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Avnet Embedded Adds TrueUC Solutions

Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with TrueUC Solutions LLC, a provider of hosted real-time voice and video communications solutions. Avnet Embedded will now offer TrueUC’s flagship unified communications (UC) software – TrueUConnect, TrueContact…

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Global LED Market to Reach $42.7B by 2020

Portland, Oregon — According to a new market research report by Allied Market Research titled, “Global Light Emitting Diode (LED) Market (Technology, Application and Geography), 2013 – 2020” the global LED (chips and components) market is forecast to reach $42.7 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 13.5% from 2014 to 2020. Asia Pacific commands dominance of the LED…

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