GigOptix, Inc. a leading supplier of advanced high speed semiconductor components for use in long-haul, metro, cloud connectivity, data centers, consumer electronics links and interactive applications, through optical and wireless communications networks, announced the appointment of Darren Ma as vice president and chief financial officer.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES plans to acquire IBM's global commercial semiconductor technology business, including intellectual property, world-class technologists and technologies related to IBM Microelectronics, subject to completion of applicable regulatory reviews.
ParkerVision, Inc., a developer and marketer of semiconductor technology solutions for wireless applications, introduced the PVOA20x series of operational amplifiers. The launch product in this series is the PVOA201, a 165 MHz ultra-low power, low noise, fully-differential operational amplifier.
X-REL Semiconductor, the specialist in high reliability and extreme temperature integrated circuits, has broadened its clock and timing product line by introducing a low-power, small foot-print crystal oscillator driver, XTR60010.
Microsemi Corp., a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, announced CNT Acquisition Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microsemi, successfully completed the acquisition of Centellax.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for broadcast video infrastructure, announced that PHABRIX has chosen MACOM’s 12G-SDI Chipset for its new 4K/UHDTV1 instruments with eye/jitter analysis.
Omniradar has closed a round of equity and debt financing of €2.6 million that will be used to bring into production the company’s single-chip radar as a new precision sensor for personal security, industrial automation, environmental monitoring, etc.
TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, announced that it has qualified Migdal HaEmek (Fab 2) capacity for RF SOI switch and bulk CMOS controller process platforms to augment its existing factory in Newport Beach, Calif. and support the growing demand for RF front-end modules.
Murata Electronics North America, Inc. and Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Murata will acquire all outstanding shares of Peregrine not owned by Murata, for $12.50 per share in cash, or a total transaction value of $471 million.