The following items caught my eye last week:
Raytheon's APG-79(v)X AESA radar completed a successful flight test, demonstrating enhanced capabilities for the F/A-18C/D.
Mercury Systems received a $2.3 million order for digital signal processing modules for a signals intelligence application and a $4.3 million order for digital signal processing subsystems for shipborne radar.
Huawei projects 2014 revenue of $46.5 billion, 20% above 2013. The consumer segment grew 32%, carrier networks 15%. Per Bloomberg, Huawei held a 5.1% share in smartphones in Q3, making them the #5 player.
Keysight released GoldenGate version 2015.01, improving speed and capability for silicon RFIC design.
ANADIGICS confirmed their prior guidance that Q4 revenue will be 8 to 12% above Q3. Net cash is projected at $14.4 million, up from $9.5 million at the end of Q3.
MACOM introduced a 7 W pulsed PA with 28% PAE and 23 dB gain. Targeting S-Band radar, the device is balanced to provide good matching and ruggedness.
Did you feel the earth move? Ted Heil is the new president of Mini-Circuits, only the second president in the company's 46 year history. Harvey Kaylie retains his CEO role.
Self-driving cars will be on the road within five years, according to the head of Google's autonomous car project.
Companies to watch: China's Xiaomi, #4 in cell phone shipments, introduces a smartphone 'better' than the iPhone 6 Plus.
The co-founder of an early-stage venture fund wrote a thoughtful analysis of how broadband will develop in India: think mobile and multiple languages.