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MICRON TECHNOLOGY REPORTS DISPOSITION BY VP FINANCE FOSTER (Idaho)
April 25, 2014
WASHINGTON, April 25 -- Micron Technology Inc. (MU), Boise, Idaho, has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial interest held by VP for Finance and Chief Financial Officer Ronald C. Foster, Boise.

Julian Styles Of GaN Systems Elected To Board Of Power Electronics Industry Collaborative In USA
April 25, 2014
Friday, April 25, 2014: GaN Systems, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, has announced that Julian Styles, Director of Business Development USA, has been elected to the Board of the Power Electronics Industry Collaborative (PEIC), the US industry consortium of suppliers, OEMS, stakeholders and research companies committed to accelerating development and growth of power electronics in the US. PEIC's aim is to increase investment in manufacturing capabilities and advance innovation in power electronics in the US as energy efficiency becomes ever more important globally.

Samsung Showcases Method To Commercialise Graphene For Electronics
April 25, 2014
Graphene has one hundred times greater electron mobility than silicon, which is the most widely used material in semiconductors today. Friday, April 25, 2014: In what can be termed as 'grounbreaking', Samsung has discovered a synthesis method to speed the commercialisation of Graphene, a unique material ideally suited for electronic devices. Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), has joined hands with Sungkyunkwan University, to be the first in the world to develop this new method.

ATMEL CORP: Faces "Guerrini" Suit Over Closure of Silicon Plant
April 25, 2014
A U.S.-based semiconductor manufacturer promoted a straw buyer forits largest and costliest European plant in order to shut thefacility and duck its responsibility to pay as much as $700million to laid-off union workers, a class action claims inFederal Court, reports Dan McCue at Courthouse News Service.

International Rectifier Presents Latest Power Management Solutions at PCIM Europe 2014
April 24, 2014
International Rectifier, IR® (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced the company will showcase its latest power management solutions at PCIM (Power Conversion Intelligent Motion) Europe 2014 which will be held at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center, Nuremberg, Germany, May 20-22, 2014. IR engineering and technical sales staff will demonstrate IR's latest energy-saving and high power density enabling technologies and products at the IR booth, Hall 9, Stand 413. The IR booth will feature the company's latest power management solutions including next-generation power modules for industrial and appliance applications. Demonstrations of IR's GaN-based platform, GaNpowIR® will also be on display, in addition to IR's benchmark MOSFETs and high-voltage ICs for a wide range of applications including automotive, motor control and lighting. IR will also showcase a new digital solution that leverages the PMBus interface to simplify control and telemetry for high performance multiphase DC-DC converters.

M31 Technology in the TSMC 2014 North America Technology Symposium Demonstrated "Art and Science" Innovative Solution for Silicon Intellectual Property (IP)
April 24, 2014
M31 Technology Corp., a global silicon IP boutique, participated in the TSMC 2014 North America Technology Symposium with the theme of "M31, the force of Art and Science" and displayed a variety of innovative IP solutions.

Accellera Systems Initiative Advances the SystemC ecosystem With New Releases of the Core Language and Verification Libraries; Proof of Concept Libraries Bring Transaction-Level Modeling and Verification Extensions to Enable Higher Level, More Efficient Design of Complex Integrated Circuits and Systems-On-Chips
April 24, 2014
Accellera Systems Initiative announces two new libraries have been released for the SystemC core language (SystemC 2.3.1) and SystemC verification (SCV 2.0). Ratified as IEEE Std. 1666-2011(TM) "Standard SystemC Language Reference Manual, "SystemC is a high-level language used in the design and development of electronic and embedded systems. The SystemC 2.3.1 proof of concept library is an update to the standard that was released in 2011 which included transaction-level modeling. The SystemC Verification Library (SCV) version 2.0 contains an implementation of the verification extensions. Both libraries are fully compatible with IEEE Std. 1666-2011 and are available at www.accellera.org. "We would like to recognize the contributors of the SystemC Language and Verification Working Groups that made these new libraries possible. To ensure high quality, both libraries have been thoroughly reviewed and tested," said Philipp A. Hartmann, chair of the SystemC Language Working Group and Jerome Cornet, chair of the SystemC Verification Working Group. SystemC 2.3.1 is a maintenance release that incorporates over 200 individual changes addressing issues and errata that have been reported during the past 18 months. The accompanying regression test suite covers bug fixes as well as additional features. Changes include:

FORM 8-K: TERADYNE, INC FILES Current report
April 24, 2014
TERADYNE, INC, Massachusetts, has filed FORM 8-K (Current report) with Securities and Exchange Commission on April 24, 2014 State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation: Massachusetts Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition. On April 23, 2014, Teradyne, Inc. (“Teradyne”) issued a press release regarding its financial results for the first quarter ended March 30, 2014. Teradyne’s press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits. (d) Exhibits.

Datang NXP Semiconductors Opens Its Doors for Business in China; First Shipments Have Left the Warehouse of China's First Automotive Semiconductor Company
April 24, 2014
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) and DATANG TELECOM TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD (SSE: 600198) today announced that they have been awarded a business license for their joint venture (JV) by the Chinese Government. This marks the establishment of China's first true automotive semiconductor business. Headquartered in Nantong, China, near Shanghai, Datang NXP Semiconductors Co., Ltd. has begun operations. The company will focus on the research, development and sale of advanced application specific automotive ICs in High Performance Mixed Signal technology. NXP -- already the number 1 automotive semiconductors supplier for China -- has a 49% share in the JV with Datang Telecom owning the other 51%.

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April 20, 2014



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