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Murata Electronics North America Inc agreed to acquire Peregrine Semiconductor Corp
August 22, 2014
Murata Electronics North America Inc, a subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd, signed a definitive agreement to acquire Peregrine Semiconductor Corp for US$417.9 million in cash. Under the terms of the transaction, Murata Electronics North America Inc will pay US$12.5 in cash per target share. The acquisition is in line with Murata Electronics North America Inc's strategy of expanding its core RF technology business. Peregrine Semiconductor Corp, located in San Diego, California, United States, designs and manufactures integrated circuits. The deal, subject to shareholder and regulatory approvals as well as the fulfillment of customary closing conditions, is expected to close by early 2015. The financial advisors in the deal include: Deutsche Bank AG for Peregrine Semiconductor Corp, Evercore Group LLC for Peregrine Semiconductor Corp, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co Ltd for Murata Electronics North America Inc. The legal advisors in the deal include: Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP for Peregrine Semiconductor Corp, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP for Murata Electronics North America Inc.

Roth Capital Partners Schedules Semiconductor Corporate Access Day
August 22, 2014
Roth Capital Partners reported that it will host its 5th Annual Semiconductor Corporate Access Day on Wednesday, September 3, at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. Roth said the event will give investors the opportunity to interact with senior management of a select group of companies representing a variety of small/mid-cap semiconductor companies focused on datacenter and next-gen telecom/network infrastructure stocks.

-Cypress Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
August 22, 2014
ENP Newswire - 22 August 2014 Release date- 21082014 - SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $ 0.11 per share payable to holders of record of the Company's common stock at the close of business on September 25, 2014.

Council pledges support for cafe
August 22, 2014
Scottish Borders Council has given assurances over the future of the Tower Mill Cafe after it was criticised at Tuesday's Area Forum meeting. Councillor Stuart Marshall raised concerns that the building was being underused, was operating on restricted opening hours and that the chip-and-pin facility that he was told would be installed weeks ago was still not in place.

-Minco Technology Labs, LLC Launches a Family of Power MOSFETs in Hermetic Packaging for High Reliability, High-Temperature Applications
August 22, 2014
ENP Newswire - 22 August 2014 Release date- 21082014 - Austin, TX - Minco Technology Labs, LLC announces the introduction of a family of hermetically packaged, Power MOSFET devices. This new product grouping will be added to their portfolio of standard products, servicing end user demand of targeted MOSFET devices from Original Semiconductor Manufacturers (OSM). The first MOSFET product grouping is targeted at the supply of popular IRF, FF & FY9xxx series MOSFET devices originally manufactured and sourced to the industry by International Rectifier. The product family members will meet or exceed the original manufacturer's device specification thereby offering equal or improved figure of merit (FOM). This product family will be based on silicon from one of Minco's premiere silicon technology partners, based on Fairchild Semiconductor's Power MOSFET silicon.

STMicroelectronics Publishes its IFRS 2014 Semi Annual Accounts
August 21, 2014
GENEVA, Switzerland, Aug. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- STMicroelectronics NV (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, published today its IFRS 2014 Semi Annual Accounts for the six-month period ended June 28, 2014, on its website and filed them with the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets. The Company's Semi Annual Accounts, prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) can be found at www.st.com. About STMicroelectronics

GigOptix to Participate in the ROTH Semiconductor Corporate Access Day
August 21, 2014
GigOptix, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GIG), 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, today announced that management will participate in the ROTH Semiconductor Corporate Access Day and be available to meet with investors on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.

PRWeb Newswire
August 21, 2014
  City of Industry, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014           AIC will be exhibiting at VMWorld 2014 US in San Francisco, CA between August 24th and 27th. Live demos highlighting high-availability and high-performance server and storage solutions utilizing the latest technology from industry leaders such as Avago, Open-E, Intel, ATTO and Toshiba will be featured. AIC's new high availability servers provide the highest return on investment, along with maximum reliability and performance. Critical enterprise systems such as those supporting e-commerce, decision making and data availability rely on high availability as an integral part of their core function.     At AIC's live demo, first-hand observations will help those who seek better performance and reliability from servers make informed decisions. The two solutions presented in these demonstrations are:       1: AIC's High-availability Server Solution HA401-CP2 and AIC's JBOD storage XJ3000-3163S.

Minco Technology Labs, LLC Launches a Family of Power MOSFETs in Hermetic Packaging for High Reliability, High-Temperature Applications.ID Semiconductor industry
August 21, 2014
  Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2014           Minco Technology Labs, LLC announces the introduction of a family of hermetically packaged, Power MOSFET devices. This new product grouping will be added to their portfolio of standard products, servicing end user demand of targeted MOSFET devices from Original Semiconductor Manufacturers (OSM). The first MOSFET product grouping is targeted at the supply of popular IRF, FF & FY9xxx series MOSFET devices originally manufactured and sourced to the industry by International Rectifier. The product family members will meet or exceed the original manufacturer's device specification thereby offering equal or improved figure of merit (FOM). This product family will be based on silicon from one of Minco's premiere silicon technology partners, based on Fairchild Semiconductor's Power MOSFET silicon.

Newlans Announces Strategic Investment and Technology Development Agreement with In-Q-Tel.
August 21, 2014
  Acton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 21, 2014           Newlans, Inc., a technology innovator in RF solutions, today announced it has entered into a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel, Inc. (IQT), the independent strategic investment firm that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community.     "We are excited to be working with In-Q-Tel to accelerate the development of next-generation components that will enable high quality programmable RF filters," stated Dev Gupta, CEO of Newlans, Inc. "This collaboration will speed the development of tunable RF solutions, leading to robust and versatile electronics products for the consumer and government markets."


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