Marvell Appoints EVP of Sales & Marketing

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL), a leader in storage, networking, and connectivity semiconductor solutions, today appointed Thomas Lagatta as its Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. In this role, Mr. Lagatta will lead Marvell’s direct and channel sales, sales operations, marketing, and corporate communications. “Tom is a proven leader with great integrity, a track…

MACOM to Acquire AppliedMicro

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc.  (NASDAQ: MTSI) (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC) (“AppliedMicro”), a global leader in Connectivity and Computing solutions for next-generation cloud infrastructure and Data Centers, for approximately…

Future Electronics, NXP Expand Distribution Agreement

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components is pleased to announce its expanded engagement with NXP® Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI).  As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. This expanded worldwide distribution…

GSA Releases 2017 IC Foundry Almanac

With IC foundry capacity playing a greater role in the health, wealth and well-being of the semiconductor business model, industry managers and the investment community must stay on top of trends and global market conditions in this expanding segment of contract manufacturing. To help put essential foundry information at the fingertips of those who need…

Flip Chips and Solder Bump Technology Gaining Popularity

In modern times, the flip chip market has seen a lot of new advancements and innovations. Flip chips are used in a wide array of industries such as electronics, automotive & transport, IT & telecommunication, and healthcare. The electronic industry has witnessed a surge in the demand for flip chips as smartphones and tablets are…

Renesas to Acquire Intersil for $3.2B

Renesas Electronics Corporation (“Renesas”, TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Intersil Corporation (“Intersil”, NASDAQ:ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today announced they have signed a definitive agreement for Renesas to acquire Intersil for US$22.50 per share in cash, representing an aggregate equity value of approximately US$3.2 billion…

Global Semiconductor Sales Rebound in July

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $27.1 billion for the month of July 2016, an increase of 2.6 percent compared to the previous month’s total of $26.4 billion. July marked the global market’s largest month-to-month sales increase since September 2013, though sales were down 2.8…

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…