May 03, 2016, anysilicon
Chandler, Arizona and San Jose, California – May 7, 2015 – Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, and Micrel, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCRL) today announced that Microchip has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Micrel for $14.00 per share. Micrel shareholders mayRead More
April 21, 2016, anysilicon
Later this month, IC Insights will release its new 2016 IC Market Drivers Report. The report contains analyses on automotive electronics, the Internet of Things, tablet PCs, smartphones, medical and health systems, and several other mature and emerging electronic systems.
The upcoming IC Market Drivers Report finds that from 2014 through 2019, the
March 17, 2016, anysilicon
Hundreds of jobs are under threat after Texas Instrument announced the closure of its Greenock factory.
TI said it would be closing the fab over the next three years, and moving its operations to fabs in Germany, Japan and Maine, in order to save money. Approximately 400 people are
March 09, 2016, anysilicon
As semiconductor industry continues on its path to improve its productivity and profitability, the industry faces roadblocks due to huge capital investments with poor RoI. For past few decades ITRS has provided guidance to the research community and associated funding agencies worldwide, in setting up technological challenges and driving progressRead More
March 02, 2016, anysilicon
Cisco Systems has acquired semiconductor company Leaba Semiconductor for $350-$400 million. Leaba was established in 2014 and operates in stealth mode.
According to Leaba’s website “Leaba is a fabless semiconductor company providing innovative solutions for significant infrastructure challenges. Leaba is backed by blue-chip investors and led by seasoned entrepreneurs
March 01, 2016, anysilicon
The leading nanoelectronics research center, imec, and digital research and incubation center, iMinds, today announced that its respective board of directors have approved the intention to merge the research centers. Using the imec name, the combined entities will create a world-class, high-tech research center for the digital economy. The transactionRead More