U.S. polysilicon makers laud Phase 1 of China deal
January 18, 2020The United States’ three remaining manufacturers of polysilicon expressed appreciation to President Trump and praised U.S. negotiators for securing the Chinese commitment to purchase U.S. polysilicon in the first phase of the U.S.-China trade deal.
From Bosch to Silicon Mobility - Kallenbach takes the helm
January 15, 2020Automotive semiconductor company, Silicon Mobility, has appointed former Robert Bosch GmbH executive Rainer Kallenbach as CEO of the company as of January 6, 2020. The current CEO Bruno Paucard will remain with the company as COO and on the Board of Directors.
ROHM company SiCrystal & STMicro ink wafer supply deal
January 15, 2020ROHM and STMicroelectronics have signed a multi-year silicon carbide (SiC) wafers supply agreement with SiCrystal, a ROHM group company having a top share of SiC wafers in Europe.
Cadence expands collaboration with Broadcom
January 15, 2020Cadence Design Systems says it has expanded its collaboration with Broadcom Inc. for the creation of semiconductor solutions targeting next-generation networking, broadband, enterprise storage, wireless and industrial applications.
Lucid eyeing April reveal of pre-production sedan
January 14, 2020Luxury EV manufacturer Lucid has announced that production is underway in Silicon Valley of 80 beta prototypes of its luxury sedan, Lucid Air, to be unveiled in April in New York City.
Former pSemi exec and CEO Jim Cable retires
January 14, 2020pSemi Corporation has announced the retirement of former CEO and long-term executive Jim Cable.
Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined 11.9% in 2019
January 14, 2020Intel reclaimed top spot in global semiconductor market; Samsung moved to no. 2.
Entegris acquires CMP slurry manufacturer Sinmat
January 13, 2020Entegris has acquired Sinmat, a CMP slurry manufacturer. Located in Gainesville, Florida, Sinmat is now part of the Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials (SCEM) Division of Entegris.
Teledyne acquires OakGate Technology
January 07, 2020Teledyne Technologies Incorporated's subsidiary, Teledyne LeCroy, Inc., has acquired OakGate Technology, Inc. Based in Loomis, California, OakGate provides software and hardware designed to test electronic data storage devices from development through manufacturing and end-use applications.
Amtech updates on timing of sale of solar business
January 02, 2020Amtech Systems has provided an update on the expected timing of the completion of the sale of the remainder of its solar business.
Enablement of batteryless applications with wireless power
December 30, 2019Question: My application doesn’t have a battery. Is it possible to power it wirelessly? - Yes, sure; a simple integrated nanopower solution originally designed for energy harvesting is available.
Atmosic gets boost toward first product launch
December 20, 2019Atmosic Technologies has completed its Series B funding, with USD 28.5 million raised, in anticipation of its upcoming inaugural product launch.
IDT lighting up Silicon Valley
December 19, 2019Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation, have agreed to a deal with a Silicon Valley city to design an environmentally-friendly lighting system for local parking lots.
Benchmark Electronics closing Silicon Valley plant
December 17, 2019Arizona-based Benchmark Electronics Inc. has taken the next step in its previously announced plan to restructure the company, with the filing of WARN notice with the State of California concerning its San Jose facility.
Intel buys AI chipmaker Habana Labs
December 16, 2019Intel Corporation has acquired Habana Labs, an Israel-based developer of programmable deep-learning accelerators for the data center.
dSPACE adds West Coast office
December 13, 2019Simulation and validation specialist dSPACE has opened a Silicon Valley office in San Jose, California as part of its strategic realignment.
Intel nabs former GlobalFoundries, IBM executive
December 12, 2019Intel Corp has hired former IBM chip exec and GlobalFoundries CTO Gary Patton to its team.
£5m award marks ‘topping out’ of Cardiff research powerhouse
December 11, 2019An GBP 80 million Cardiff University powerhouse for Welsh scientific research has been ‘topped out’ by Bouygues UK – backed by over GBP5 million support from Welsh Government and industrial partners.
Rambus completes acquisition of the Verimatrix's silicon IPLoad more news
December 09, 2019Rambus has completed acquisition of the silicon IP, secure protocols and provisioning business from Verimatrix, formerly Inside Secure.