Western Digital Acquires Virident

Western DigitalCorp. (NASDAQ: WDC) and Virident Systems, Inc. announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Virident, a provider of server-side flash storage solutions, will be acquired by HGST, a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Digital. Virident will be acquired for approximately $685 million in cash. This represents approximately $645…

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Absolute EMS Partners With Ionics EMS

Absolute EMS, a leader in electronic manufacturing services to medical, automotive, green tech, and electronic OEM companies, announces a new partnership with Ionics EMS in the Philippines that significantly expands the manufacturing capacity and flexibility of both firms to accommodate the full range of volume demand from customers worldwide. “We have partnered with Ionics EMS,…

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Dialog Licenses Cadence’s DSP IP

Dialog Semiconductor, a provider of highly integrated power management, audio, AC/DC and short-range wireless technologies, announced today that it has licenced Tensilica® HiFi Audio/Voice DSP IP from Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation. Dialog will initially deploy the IP to develop next-generation audio solutions for its connectivity products.…

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RFMW and Sunny Electronics Ink Deal

RFMW Ltd. and Sunny Electronics Corp. USA, a world leader in the manufacture of frequency control devices, today announced a worldwide distribution agreement effective September 3, 2013.  Sunny Electronics offers the most comprehensive line of frequency control devices in the industry, supplying products from tuning fork to extremely high end-voltage/temperature controlled crystal oscillators. RFMW Ltd.…

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Future Stocks TE Connectivity Signal Relays

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces immediate availability of signal relays from TE Connectivity, an industry leader in signal relays with more than 75 years of design and manufacturing experience. Relatively small, TE’s signal relays are designed to switch signal level loads in communications systems, test gear, thermostats, instrumentation, consumer electronics…

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ECIA Updates EDI Transaction Sets

The Electronic Components Industry Association, (ECIA) announces the release of two updated EDI transaction sets by the EDI committeeof the Electronic Components Council. These revised transactions contain material that has been prepared, progressively reviewed and approved through various ECIA-sponsored industry task forces comprised of member distributors, manufacturers, and manufacturers’ representatives. The EDI committee members include…

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