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Raytheon Awards Lansdale Four Stars For Excellence

Wednesday October 01, 2014

Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc. in Phoenix is a pioneer in the semiconductor aftermarket and global manufacturer of hi-rel integrated circuits (ICs), received a 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business. — Read More

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BenQ Launches Powerful Wireless Projection Solutions for Home Entertainment, Business and Education Use

Wednesday October 01, 2014

Tags: BenQ Quick Link: Add to My Vault: Wireless Full HD Kit; Wifi Dongle; Quick Wireless Connection USB; Qcast Dongle; QPresenter; BYOD; NFC EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS, September 29, 2014 - Internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle and global DLP ® projector ... — Read More

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Spreadtrum challenges MediaTek through Intel's investments

Wednesday October 01, 2014

Intel and Tsinghua Unigroup's logos on Spreadtrum's website. (Photo/Spreadtrum) In a joint statement issued on Sept. 26, US integrated circuit giant Intel and China-based Tsinghua Unigroup announced that the US firm will invest 9 billion yuan (US$1.5 billion) into the Chinese group's ... — Read More

Cree Earns U.S. Department of Defense Manufacturing Readiness Level 8 Designation

Wednesday October 01, 2014

Cree, Inc. ( Nasdaq:CREE), a leader in gallium nitride (GaN) RF devices, has earned the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) manufacturing readiness level eight (MRL 8) designation. Awarded for its production of GaN monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), this designation verifies ... — Read More

Oppenheimer Increases Himax Technologies, Inc. Price Target to $11.00 (HIMX)

Wednesday October 01, 2014

Equities research analysts at Oppenheimer increased their price target on shares of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) from $8.00 to $11.00 in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. — Read More

Maxim Integrated Products Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts (NASDAQ:MXIM)

Wednesday October 01, 2014

Shares of Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the twenty-one ratings firms that are currently covering the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have ... — Read More

Will Magnets Be the Cure for What Ails Moore’s Law?

Wednesday October 01, 2014

With silicon-based processors facing some inexorable limits, scientists are looking elsewhere to keep computing on its exponential growth track. One potential alternative that is getting some traction is magnet-based computing. — Read More

Automated Test Equipment Market Projected to Reach $4.13 Billion by 2020

Wednesday October 01, 2014

According to a new market research report "Automated Test Equipment Market by Component (Industrial PC, Mass Interconnect, Handler, Prober), Type (Memory, Mixed Signal, Digital), Application (Consumer, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Medical) and by Geography - Analysis & Forecast ... — Read More

Himax Technologies, Inc. Rating Increased to Buy at Craig Hallum (HIMX)

Wednesday October 01, 2014

Craig Hallum upgraded shares of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning, reports. The firm currently has $12.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $7.00. — Read More

INVESTOR ALERT: Investigation on Behalf of PDF Solutions, Inc. Shareholders Announced by Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP

Wednesday October 01, 2014

Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP announces that it is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of PDF Solutions, Inc. (“PDF Solutions” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:PDFS) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws. — Read More

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Next Generation Of Integrated Circuits Using Nanomagnetic Logic

Wednesday October 01, 2014

As the main enabling technology of the semiconductor industry, the fabrication of silicon chips is reaching the limits of efficiency and for growth. Electrical engineers at the Technische Universität München (TUM) and the University of Notre Dame have devised a new type of building ... — Read More

IPO fundraisers arrive in Hong Kong despite civil strife

Wednesday October 01, 2014

Three listing hopefuls, including Hua Hong Semiconductor, the mainland's first custom chipmaker, have launched their fundraising plans and are looking to raise a total of more than HK$3 billion by floating shares in Hong Kong. — Read More

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DARPA technology uncovers counterfeit microchips

Wednesday October 01, 2014

Any counterfeit high-tech goods are a serious safety threat to people and cybersecurity as well as a problem for system reliability and performance.  The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency said this week one of its contractors, working on one of the agency’s anti-counterfeit ... — Read More

Dialog Semiconductor's Latest AC/DC Power Supply IC Enables Delivery of 60W from a 40W Design (news with additional features)

Wednesday October 01, 2014

LONDON --(Business Wire)-- Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB:DLG), a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC, solid state lighting and Bluetooth(R) Smart wireless technology, today announced the release of its new iW1770 PrimAccurate(TM) primary-side controller that offers ... — Read More

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DARPA technology identifies counterfeit microelectronics

Wednesday October 01, 2014

Enlarge Advanced software and equipment to aid in the fight against counterfeit microelectronics in U.S. weapons and cybersecurity systems has been transitioned to military partners under DARPA's Integrity and Reliability of Integrated Circuits (IRIS) program. — Read More

Data I/O's New PSV3000 Wins Global Technology's Award for Programming

Wednesday October 01, 2014

Data I/O Corporation (NASDAQ: DAIO), the leading global provider of advanced programming and IP management solutions for flash, flash-memory based intelligent devices and microcontrollers, announces that it was awarded a 2014 Global Technology Award in the category of Programming for ... — Read More

Windstream Begins Phase Two Deployment of 100G Long-Haul Express Network

Wednesday October 01, 2014

"Windstream, with our 'smart solutions, personalized service' brand promise, is committed to meeting the rapidly expanding data needs of our enterprise customers, and our high-capacity, low-latency long-haul network reflects that commitment," said Randy Nicklas, executive vice president ... — Read More

ARM Achieves 50X Faster OS Boot-Up on Mali GPU Development using Cadence Palladium XP Platform with ARM Fast Models

Wednesday October 01, 2014

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that ARM® utilized Cadence® Palladium® Hybrid technology and ARM Fast Models to achieve a 50X faster OS boot-up during the development of its ARM Mali™-T760 GPU. — Read More

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Big Ass Fans Haiku with SenseME

Wednesday October 01, 2014

« Back to main page Share on Facebook EmailPrintMoreThe problem with ceiling fans is that, unlike A/C, there's no thermostat to regulate them. "The idea was to develop an automated system to help solve that," says Big Ass Fans engineer David Banks. — Read More

FormFactor to Announce Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on October 29

Wednesday October 01, 2014

FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORM) will report financial results for its 2014 fiscal third quarter on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. The public is invited to listen to a live webcast of FormFactor's conference call on the Investors section of the company's ... — Read More

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