STMicro Gets Cisco CSR Award

STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications,  has received the 2013 Excellence in Sustainability Award from Cisco. This prestigious award recognizes ST for demonstrating transparency and accountability for the environmental and social impacts of their operations, and partnering with Cisco on projects and solutions, as well as demonstrated leadership…

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Linear Tech & PowerbyProxi Pact Yields First IC

Linear Technology Corporation  and PowerbyProxi (www.powerbyproxi.com) today announced that they have been working in partnership to develop wireless power systems for use in a range of applications and environments. As a first result of that partnership, Linear Technology today introduced the LTC4120 integrated circuit that combines a wireless power receiver with a full-featured battery charger…

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Mouser Offers TI Design Tool

  Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now offering an online software design tool from Texas Instruments that delivers customized designs in mere seconds. WEBENCH® Designer lets designers generate, optimize, and simulate designs that conform to their unique specifications. Mouser Electronics supports the complete design with its large breadth of in-stock products from TI and other leading suppliers.…

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Altera Joins China Mobile R&D Program

Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) today announced its collaboration with China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI) to research and develop next-generation wireless networks based on the Centralized Radio Access Network (C-RAN) architecture. Altera FPGAs and intellectual property (IP) provide CMRI’s wireless system solutions with a development platform and technical support that are being used to verify future…

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Processors in Cars to Value $1.6 Billion

 ABI Research forecasts that the revenues from main processors shipped in OEM-installed connected car telematics systems will increase from around $360 million at the end of 2012 to $1.6 billion globally by the end of 2020. Developments in the smartphone world are revolutionizing consumers’ in-car expectations and creating growth opportunities for silicon providers offering automotive…

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STMicro Sites Get ISO Energy ‘OK’

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has announced that all six of its front-end manufacturing sites have achieved certification to the latest, most stringent ISO 50001 energy-management standard. The certification process involved developing tools to systematically measure the energy consumption of each piece of equipment, including buildings, and…

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