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  1. Strategy Analytics: 5G Networks Add To 2018 Compound Semiconductor Revenue

    A new report from Strategy Analytics forecasts that 270 million 5G user devices and 1.7 million 5G base station sectors will ship in 2022. While 5G networks are poised for broader deployment, “5G Deployments and What They Mean for the Compound Semiconductor Industry” from Strategy Analytics’ Advanced Semiconductor Applications (ASA) service addresses 5G architectures, trends and developments that will influence the market share and growth trajectory of different technologies in the compound semiconductor industry.

  2. TDK Acquires Faraday Semi LLC To Bolster Power Solutions

    TDK Corporation (TSE: 6762) (President and CEO: Shigenao Ishiguro, hereinafter “TDK”) announced that today TDK acquired Faraday Semi LLC (CEO: Parviz Parto, hereinafter “Faraday Semi”), a U.S.-based venture-backed company engaged in the design of advanced power semiconductor ICs. Faraday Semi is now a wholly owned subsidiary of TDK. Faraday Semi, based in California, USA, is a fast-growing semiconductor company with innovations in systems solutions focused on power management through DC-DC power conversion. Faraday Semi

  3. IntelliProp Announces NVMe-To-SATA Bridge IP Core

    IntelliProp, Inc., a leader in innovative Intellectual Property (IP) Cores and semiconductors for Data Storage and Memory applications, announced today the release of the IPP-NV186A-BR, NVMe-to-SATA Bridge IP Core.

  4. ON Semiconductor Acquires SensL Technologies Ltd., Leading Provider Of SiPM, SPAD And LiDAR Sensing Products

    ON Semiconductor Corporation, driving energy efficient innovations, recently announced its acquisition of SensL Technologies Ltd. (“SensL”)

  5. Spectra7 Achieves Industry-Leading Speed, Density, Power And Reach With New 112G SFP-DD Solution

    Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. (“Spectra7” or the “Company”), a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, announced recently a breakthrough solution for hyperscale and cloud providers that want to increase speed and density without the cost and power penalty of optical solutions

  6. Cohu To Acquire Xcerra Creating Global Leader In Back-End Semiconductor Equipment

    Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) and Xcerra Corporation (NASDAQ:XCRA) today announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Cohu will acquire Xcerra for a combination of cash and stock. The acquisition is expected to make Cohu a global leader in semiconductor test, with combined sales for Cohu and Xcerra in excess of $800 million for the last twelve months. Upon the closing of the transaction, Xcerra shareholders will be entitled to receive

  7. QuickLogic Launches Comprehensive QuickAI Platform For Endpoint AI Applications

    QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK) today announced the launch of its QuickAI™ platform for endpoint Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications. The new QuickAI platform provides an all-inclusive low power solution and development environment to economically incorporate the benefits of AI in endpoint applications.

  8. Alpha And Omega Semiconductor Introduces I2C Controllable EZBuck Regulator

    Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS), a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors and power ICs, recently introduced and new family of EZBuck regulators featuring I2C control.

  9. Samsung Makes Image Sensor Integration Easier With New 16Mp ISOCELL Slim 3P9 And Plug & Play Solution

    Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, recently introduced a new 16-megapixel (Mp) ISOCELL Slim 3P9 image sensor along with a Plug and Play solution, a pre-optimized turnkey camera module made up of an ISOCELL image sensor and preferred partner components to help expedite time-to-market

  10. Navitas Announces GaN Power IC Expert To Chair Major Power Sources Association

    Navitas Semiconductor today announced that the company’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Stephen Oliver, has become the chairman of the leading power management organization, the Power Sources Manufacturing Association (PSMA).