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Skyworks Enables Sierra Wireless' HL Series for Internet of Things Applications

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. announced that Sierra Wireless is leveraging a broad suite of Skyworks' 3G/4G connectivity solutions to power their AirPrime® HL Series wireless modules targeting machine-to-machine (M2M) and device-to-cloud applications. In total, Sierra Wireless is utilizing 17 Skyworks devices spanning high performance multimode, multiband power amplifiers, transmit/receive front-end modules, RF switches and DC-DC converters.

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MaxLinear to Acquire Exar

MaxLinear, Inc. and Exar Corp. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which MaxLinear has agreed to acquire Exar for $13.00 per share in cash. This price for each share of Exar represents a 22 percent premium over the Company’s closing price of $10.62 on Tuesday, March 28.

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Spectrum Adds Increased Sensitivity Option to its Digitizer Products

Spectrum GmbH has announced an option (M4i.22xx-ir40m) for its highly successful, high-speed 22xx series of digitizer products that increases their sensitivity and therefore absolute resolution for low amplitude signals in the ±40 mV up to ±0.5 V range. The current products are optimized to acquire, store and analyze signals in the ±200 mV up to ±2.5 V range.


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