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GigOptix Inc. to acquire Magnum Semiconductor Inc.

Company to be renamed GigPeak Inc.

GigOptix Inc., a leading supplier of advanced semiconductor communications components for use in Cloud connectivity, data centers, and high-speed optical and wireless networks, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Magnum Semiconductor Inc., a privately-held Milpitas, California-based provider of silicon ICs, SoCs, software, and IP for the professional video broadcast and IoT camera markets, in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $55 million net based upon the average closing price of GigOptix stock for the trailing thirty day period ended April 1, 2016.


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Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Investment Co. investing $5M in GigOptix

Investment gives PDSTI a 3.8% stake in GigOptix

Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Investment Co., Ltd. (PDSTI), a technology investment firm based in Shanghai, will invest approximately $5 million in GigOptix, a telecommunications component supplier focused on optical networks. The investment will provide "financial flexibility" and allow GigOptix to pursue "additional strategic growth opportunities,".

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GigOptix announces availability of single and quad channel limiting 28 Gbps DML drivers

GigOptix Inc., a lead designer, developer, and global supplier of a broad range of analog, digital, and mixed signal components to enable high-speed information streaming over the telecom networks, datacom infrastructure, and consumer electronics links, today announced its new, highly integrated, low power dissipation, with a small form factor single and quad channel Limiting 28 Gbps Direct Modulated Laser (DML) driver chipset for 25 Gbps and 100 Gbps Ethernet datacenter and cloud computing applications.


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Skyworks enables revolutionary networking platform from TP-LINK

Skyworks Solutions Inc. an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced that TP-LINK's newest router OnHub is being enabled by semiconductor content from Skyworks. The product leverages more than 20 Skyworks solutions to power multiple radios and 13 fully integrated antennas across various standards including Bluetooth® 4.0, ZigBee®/Thread, 2 and 5 GHz applications for 802.11ac/b/g/n and Google's Weave. 


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