Cypress Names New CEO

San Jose, Calif. — Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: CY) today announced that Hassane El-Khoury has been named its president, chief executive officer, and a member of its board of directors, and that Ray Bingham’s current role as chairman of the board has been expanded to executive chairman, providing him with a day-to-day role in support of the CEO focused…

Mouser Stocks Cypress CY8CKIT-048 PSoC Pioneer Kit

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the CY8CKIT-048 PSoC® Analog Coprocessor Pioneer Kit from Cypress Semiconductor. The programmable system-on-chip (PSoC) Analog Coprocessor offloads sensor processing from the host and reduces overall system power consumption, allowing engineers to evaluate and develop Internet of Things (IoT) applications that require multiple sensors. The PSoC Analog Coprocessor Pioneer Kit includes six example projects for Cypress’ PSoC…

Cypress & Arrow Announce Design Challenge Winner

Cypress Semiconductor Corp., and Arrow Electronics have announced the winners of the PSoC Pioneer Challenge, a global design competition that had engineers prototype new Internet of Things applications using Cypress’s PSoC 4 BLE Pioneer Kit. The winner is Chuck Swiger of Charleston, W.V., whose electric bicycle data collection and logging system claimed the $2,500 grand…

Cypress Reports 2014 Results

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today announced its fourth-quarter 2014 and fiscal year results, which included the remarks below from its president and CEO, T.J. Rodgers. Highlights for the quarter included: Revenue of $184.1 million and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.13 met guidance 2014 non-GAAP operating expenses at a 15-year low 2014 non-GAAP earnings…

Cypress & Spansion to Merge in $4b Deal

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) and Spansion, Inc. (NYSE: CODE) today announced a definitive agreement to merge in an all-stock, tax-free transaction valued at approximately $4 billion. The post-merger company will generate more than $2 billion in revenue annually and create a leading global provider of microcontrollers and specialized memories needed in today’s embedded systems.…

Cypress to Unveil Breakthrough PSoC for IoT

San Jose, Calif. – Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today announced it will demonstrate multiple products and will introduce a new PSoC® programmable system-on-chip targeted for the Internet of Things at the Electronica international trade show in Munich Germany from November 11-14, 2014. Cypress will showcase demonstrations of its PSoC and capacitive touch-sensing solutions, USB 3.0 controllers, automotive…

Cypress Unveils $49 Kit for USB 3.0 Designs

San Jose, Calif. – Intel Developer Forum (IDF) — Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today introduced a low-cost, easy-to-use development platform that enables designers to add high-performance USB 3.0 throughput to virtually any system. The new SuperSpeed Explorer Kit, now available for $49 online, is based on Cypress’s programmable EZ-USB® FX3™ USB 3.0 peripheral controller, which offers the…