Sigma Connectivity acquires Stockholm based WSI
October 08, 2020The acquisition of Wireless System Integration (WSI) will provide a solid foothold in Stockholm to Sigma and strengthen the capabilities and competence offered to existing and new customers.
Infineon launches Traveo II Body microcontroller family for next-gen vehicle electronic system
October 06, 2020As drivetrain electrification and advanced driver assistance systems change the way we drive, the number and complexity of comfort features and other body functions in cars increases constantly.
Keysight Technologies appoints Satish Dhanasekaran COO
October 02, 2020Satish Dhanasekaran has been appointed chief operating officer (COO) of Keysight Technologies, effective immediately. Dhanasekaran has been president of Keysight’s largest business, the Communications Solutions Group, since 2017.
NXP advances 5G with new US GaN fab in Arizona
September 30, 2020NXP Semiconductors has officially opened its new 150 mm (6-inch) RF Gallium Nitride (GaN) fab in Chandler, Arizona.
Ericsson accelerates 5G for Enterprise with acquisition of Cradlepoint
September 18, 2020Swedish telecom company, Ericsson, has agreed to acquire Cradlepoint, a US-based supplier of Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise solutions.
MaxLinear acquires NanoSemi, Inc.
September 10, 2020MaxLinear, a provider of radio frequency (RF), analog, digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits, has completed the acquisition of NanoSemi, a provider of IP that utilises patented machine learning techniques to improve signal integrity and power efficiency in SoCs, ASICs, and FPGAs used in next-gen communication and AI systems.
European semiconductor sales rebound in July, up 3.2% MoM
September 08, 2020European semiconductor sales grew by 3.2% in July 2020 compared to June, the European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) reports.
Calian acquires Canadian manufacturer of wireless antennas
September 04, 2020Calian Group announces that it has acquired Tallysman Wireless, a leading manufacturer of precision Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) antennas, and related components.
Atmosic and SMK partner to bring forever-battery life to IoT devices
September 03, 2020Wireless technology company Atmosic Technologies has partnered with SMK Electronics to integrate Atmosic’s M3 system-on-chip (SoC) into a range of connected devices from SMK.
UL expands its Silicon Valley 5G testing facility
September 02, 2020Science safety company UL, announces that it has opened the expansion of its Silicon Valley electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and wireless testing laboratory with the debut of new 5G testing facilities.
Broadcom overtakes Qualcomm for first place among the top ten IC design companies
August 31, 2020According to the revenue ranking of top ten IC design companies for 2Q20 compiled by TrendForce, Broadcom was able to capture number one position by surpassing Qualcomm in quarterly revenue.
Jabil choses Keysight’s 5G test solutions
August 28, 2020Keysight announces that Jabil has selected the company’s 5G device test solutions to address the demand for 5G product validation in design and manufacturing.
Haviv Ilan named COO of TI
August 24, 2020Texas Instruments has promoted Haviv Ilan to executive vice president (EVP) and chief operating officer (COO).
ADI surpassed expectations during its third quarter
August 21, 2020“We executed exceptionally well in this uncertain environment. Our quarterly results came in above the midpoint of our revised outlook, which is a testament to the dedication of our talented global team and the resilience of our diversified business,” says CEO president and CEO, Vincent Roche, in a press release.
Covid-19 expected to limit growth rates for many IC products
August 10, 2020NAND flash, DRAM, computer CPU, and embedded MPUs show improvement for 2020, but consumers and businesses moving cautiously forward with system purchases, says IC Insights.
Schmersal produces Bluetooth modules for aconno
August 06, 2020The Schmersal Group’s Wettenberg production site has begun production of wireless modules for aconno GmbH. aconno, a young start-up based in Düsseldorf, Germany, develops Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 solutions including Bluetooth and sensor modules and development kits.
Analog Devices team up with Intel to address 5G network design challenges
August 05, 2020The companies are collaborating to create a flexible radio platform that addresses 5G network design challenges and will enable customers to scale their 5G networks more quickly and economically.
Sierra Wireless to divest automotive embedded module product line
July 24, 2020The company has announced a definitive agreement to divest its Shenzhen, China-based automotive embedded module product line for USD 165 million in cash.
STMicro to strengthen its wireless connectivity capabilities via acquisitionsLoad more news
July 17, 2020STMicroelectronics has signed two M&A agreements related to the acquisitions of the entire share capital of Ultra Wide Band specialist BeSpoon and of the cellular IoT connectivity assets of Riot Micro.
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