Chipmakers Leading IoT Security Drive at Hardware and Software Levels

Top semiconductor manufacturers are taking on the challenge of securing networked devices and are pushing solutions that aim to achieve this difficult goal with innovations at both the silicon and software levels, said industry executives speaking at the Electronica Trade Show in Munich, Germany. The CEOs of Europe’s leading chipmakers Infineon Technologies, NXP Semiconductors and…

Model N Launches Cloud Solution for Component Manufacturers

San Francisco, Calif. – Model N, Inc. (NYSE: MODN), the leading revenue management solutions provider to the life science and technology industries, today announced its vertical cloud solution. Model N, Inc. will be previewing its new Revvy Sales Application Suite at salesforce.com’s Dreamforce 2014. The conference will be held in San Francisco October 13-16, 2014, at Moscone…

More Wafer Fabs Set to Close in 2014

Semiconductor manufacturers closed 72 wafer fabs from 2009 to 2013 and another nine fabs are scheduled to close in 2014, according to IC Insights. The hardest hit were 150-mm wafer fabs as suppliers looked to gain greater efficiencies. The Global Wafer Capacity 2014 report finds the semiconductor industry has closed or repurposed older capacity ≤200-mm wafer…