Semiconductor IP Market to Exceed $8B by 2020

One of the mainstays of the System-on-a-Chip (SoC) market is the continued growth of the 3rd Party Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP) market.  The products developed and marketed by the SIP market enable SoC designers to create amazing cutting-edge silicon solutions employed in every niche of today’s semiconductor market. A new Semico Research report, Licensing, Royalty and…

ChipEstimate.com Launches New Site

San Jose, Calif. — ChipEstimate.com announced today that it has launched its new portal, featuring easier access to semiconductor IP and related content. The new ChipEstimate.com features a simple yet intuitive interface where users have immediate access to IP content, including the latest semiconductor IP, white papers, blog posts, industry news, technical articles, and ChipEstimate.TV videos.…

Microsemi Acquires Mingoa

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it has acquired Cork, Ireland-based Mingoa, a leading provider of semiconductor IP for hardware accelerated Ethernet OAM and embedded tests. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Mingoa, founded in 2009 as a…