Five Semiconductor Suppliers Hold 41% of Global Market

Big semiconductor companies are getting bigger. Vigorous M&A activity in 2015 and 2016 has reshaped the landscape of the semiconductor industry, with the top companies now controlling a much greater percentage of market share, reports IC Insights. Not including foundries, IC Insights forecasts five semiconductor suppliers — Intel, Samsung, Qualcomm, Broadcom, and SK Hynix —…

Mouser Stocks Intel SSD 600p

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Intel® Solid State Drive 600p Series. Designed for easy installation and optimized for enhanced PC experience, the Intel Solid State Drive (SSD) 600p Series accelerates office applications, 4K video playback, HD content creation, and everyday…

China Semiconductor Industry to Reach $158B by 2020

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “China Semiconductor Industry: Expansion Plans Analysis and Trends (Government Policies and Guidelines, Import and Export Impact on Trade Partners, Key Concepts, Case Study, Key Strategies Adopted, Future Plans, and Recommendation to Players)” report to their offering. “China Semiconductor Industry: Expansion Plans Analysis and Trends (Government Policies and Guidelines, Import…

Electronics Ranks High in Conflict Minerals Compliance

In a very short period of time the electronics industry has moved from grudging acceptance of the so-called U.S. “conflict minerals” rule to a leadership position in compliance, research concludes. Moreover, companies that have embraced the measure to boycott materials mined in certain regions of the world are driving positive change throughout the supply chain.…

Mouser, Imahara Launch 3D-Print Contest in Space

Mouser Electronics Inc. is teaming up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara for the International Space Station (I.S.S.) Design Challenge, the newest series in the exciting Empowering Innovation Together™ program. Mouser is accepting entries for this incredible competition now through Oct. 7, 2016. The I.S.S. Design Challenge, co-sponsored by Mouser’s valued suppliers Amphenol and Intel®, is a call to college and university students,…