Qualcomm Meets with Broadcom

The Board of Directors of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today sent a letter to Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) regarding its February 14 meeting with Broadcom representatives. The full text of the letter is as follows: February 16, 2018 Mr. Hock Tan President and Chief Executive Officer Broadcom Limited 1 Yishun Avenue 7 Singapore 768923 Dear Mr. Tan, I…

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ConvergeOne to Aquire Arrow’s Systems Integration Business

ConvergeOne, a leading global IT services provider of collaboration and technology solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Arrow Electronics’ Systems Integration business, specializing in unified communications, contact center, and voice and data technologies. Completion of the transaction is expected to occur within 30 days. This acquisition further solidifies ConvergeOne’s position…

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Avnet Named One of the Most Ethical Companies

Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, has been recognized as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. Avnet’s consistency in leading with purpose and integrity has now been lauded by Ethisphere for five consecutive years. “On behalf of Avnet,…

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SoC Market to Reach $205.4B by 2023

According to a recent report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “System-on-Chip Market by Type and Application: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2023,” the global system-on-chip market was valued at $117.2 billion in 2016, and is projected to reach at $205.4 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 8.1% from 2017 to 2023. System-on-chip (SoC) applications are majorly adopted in the Asia-Pacific region;…

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Toshiba Appoints New CEO

The Board of Directors (the Board) of Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502), meeting today, resolved to appoint Mr. Nobuaki Kurumatani for the post of Representative Executive Officer and Chairman of Toshiba Corporation, as of April 1, 2018. The Board has also decided to reappoint Mr. Satoshi Tsunakawa to his current position of Representative Executive Officer and…

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TTI Stocks Murata DC-DC Converters for Railway Apps

Murata’s latest DC-DC converters designed specifically for use in railway applications are now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components.  With encapsulated circuitry for optimal thermal and vibration performance, the IR Series delivers market-leading power efficiency in an industry-standard half or quarter brick pinout, enabling designers to choose…

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STMicro Inks Deal on LDMOS Technology From Innogration

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced it has signed an agreement on LDMOS LDMOS – Laterally Diffused Metal Oxide Semiconductor RF power technology from Innogration Technologies, a fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Suzhou, China, specializing in the design and manufacturing of RF power semiconductor devices, modules,…

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Newark element14 Launches Raspberry Pi Expansion Board

Newark element14, the Development Distributor, announces the launch of GraspIO Cloudio – a Raspberry Pi add-on board with Drag and Drop programming interface on iPhone, iPad and Android.  Among other features, it incorporates Voice Assistant Capabilities, IFTTT (“If This Then That”) Integration, IoT Cloud Service, Sensor Monitor and Dashboard, Custom Notifications with Image and Video, and One…

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Lighting Controllers Market to Reach $17.4B

Persistence Market Research presents a new report titled ‘Lighting Controllers Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Forecast 2017 – 2025′ that studies the performance of the global lighting controllers market over an eight year assessment period from 2017 to 2025. The report presents the value forecast of the global lighting controllers market and provides important insights into the…

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