Semiconductor Industry Reaches Highest Monthly Sales in November

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $37.7 billion for the month of November 2017, an increase of 21.5 percent compared to the November 2016 total of $31.0 billion and 1.6 percent more than the October 2017 total of $37.1 billion. All major regional markets posted both year-to-year and month-to-month sales…

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TTI to Acquire CHANGNAM

TTI Inc. announces the acquisition of CHANGNAM I.N.T. Ltd. Founded in 1992, CHANGNAM is a privately held distributor in South Korea specializing in semiconductors. The company is principally focused on the automotive, consumer electronics, industrial and wireless end markets, and in addition to a technical sales and marketing team, has hardware and software engineers that…

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New SEMI Japan President to Drive SEMI 2.0 in Japan

SEMI today announced the appointment of Masahiko (Jim) Hamajima as president of SEMI Japan. Reporting to SEMI president and CEO Ajit Manocha, Hamajima assumes profit and loss (P&L) responsibility for SEMI Japan and leadership of SEMICON Japan along with all regional programs, events, and initiatives including SEMI Standards and industry advocacy. With more than 325 members, SEMI Japan plays a…

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Qualcomm Board Rejects Broadcom’s Director Nominees

Qualcomm Incorporated (“Qualcomm” or the “Company”) today announced that the Qualcomm Board of Directors, following the recommendation of the Board’s Governance Committee, has unanimously determined not to nominate any of the 11 candidates assembled by Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) and Silver Lake Partners to replace Qualcomm’s current directors at Qualcomm’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. …

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Mouser Signs Global Agreement with Keysight

Mouser Electronics, Inc. announces a global agreement with Keysight Technologies, a company focused on helping organizations solve electronic design and test and measurement challenges through a combination of trusted hardware, innovative software, and a global team of industry experts. The Keysight product line available from Mouser Electronics includes oscilloscopes, benchtop power supplies, waveform generators, and digital multimeters. From…

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