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APEC Product Roundup: BOM and Space Savers

APEC is a leading conference for power electronics that showcases the latest innovations in power products. The overriding themes at this year’s show are system cost reduction through integration and lower bill of materials (BOM); faster time to market and simplifying design. Power electronics manufacturers also are keenly focused on delivering higher efficiency and cutting…

STMicro Inks Deal on LDMOS Technology From Innogration

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced it has signed an agreement on LDMOS LDMOS – Laterally Diffused Metal Oxide Semiconductor RF power technology from Innogration Technologies, a fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Suzhou, China, specializing in the design and manufacturing of RF power semiconductor devices, modules,…

MACOM, STMicro Partner on GaN on Silicon Wafers

MACOM Technology Solutions announced an agreement to develop GaN on Silicon wafers to be manufactured by ST for MACOM’s use across an array of RF applications. MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSI) (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high-performance RF, microwave, millimeterwave and lightwave semiconductor products, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving…

STMicroelectronics Appoints New CEO

As previously reported, the mandate of Carlo Bozotti as Sole Member of the Managing Board, as well as President and CEO of STMicroelectronics, will expire at the end of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of 2018. The Supervisory Board of STMicroelectronics warmly thanks Carlo Bozotti who, through his 41-year career, brought an outstanding contribution…

IHS forecast for USB Type-C device shipments

USB Type-C Adoption Keeps Growing Across Industry Segments

The transition to USB Type-C (USB-C) connectors is well underway across industry segments. The capability of simultaneous transfer of data and video combined with fast charging is leading the adoption of USB-C in smartphones, laptops and vehicles. Devices that have at least one USB Type-C port is forecast to reach nearly five billion devices in…

CDP Recognizes STMicro for Environmental Leadership

STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics, has been identified as a worldwide leader in corporate sustainability, and awarded a position on this year’s “A” List for water and “A-” for climate change by CDP, the non-profit environmental disclosure platform. Among the 2,025 companies that were evaluated worldwide, the Water “A”…

High-Tech M&A: No Price Too High, No Firm Too Big

The consolidation of the semiconductor sector has moved into a new phase involving mega transactions that may trigger similarly large acquisitions in other segments of the electronics market and further the redrawing of the industry supply chain as OEMs, contract manufacturers and component distributors re-align with the new power centers. IC market consolidators had been…

ST Launches Partner Program

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has strengthened its ecosystem through a Partner Program that connects customers with qualified technical specialists capable of strategically supporting their projects. The new ST Partner Program helps customers’ design teams access extra skills, products, and services to aid engineering development…

STMicro, Kilopass Partner on Anti-Fuse NVM Memory

Kilopass Technology Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor logic embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) intellectual property (IP), today announced that STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, designed the Kilopass XPM IP one-time programmable (OTP), anti-fuse, NVM memory into an  ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) IC.  Implemented in the…