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RS Components and Allied Electronics Expand Semiconductor Offering Through Global Distribution Deal with ROHM
July 22, 2014
RS Components < http://sg.rs-online.com/>(RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands ofElectrocomponents plc < http://www.electrocomponents.com/> (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, have signed an agreement with ROHM Semiconductor that positions RS and Allied as an authorised global distribution partner of the electronic component vendor.

On Semiconductor Secures Spot as an Honoree in Celestica's 2013 TCOO Supplier Awards Program
July 22, 2014
On Semiconductor has been named as an honoree in the 2013 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOO) Supplier Award program from Celestica.

Celestica Honors On Semiconductor
July 22, 2014
On Semiconductor announced that it has been recognized as an honouree in the 2013 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOO) Supplier Award program from Celestica.

Monolithic Power Systems® Signs Avnet Memec as its Pan-European Value-added Distributor
July 21, 2014
 Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) (Nasdaq: MPWR), a leading fabless manufacturer of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, and Avnet Memec, an Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) company and leading global technology distributor, announced the formation of a pan-European value-added distribution agreement. With the new partnership, Avnet Memec is chartered with sales and value-added support for the extensive MPS product portfolio that includes DC/DC and AC/DC converters, LED drivers, battery chargers, motor drivers, and other advanced analog devices throughout Europe.

Global Handset Semiconductor Trends Industry
July 21, 2014
Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Handset Semiconductor Trends Industry https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052161/Global-Handset-Semiconductor-Trends-Industry.html The report analyzes and presents an overview of Handset Semiconductors market worldwide. "A semiconductor is a solid substance having an electrical conductivity between that of an insulator and most metals. Semiconductors are widely used as essential components for fabricating various types of solid-state electronics, including analog and digital integrated circuits, quantum dots, light-emitting diodes, solar cells, and transistors." Supported with 2 market data table, the report provides a review of market trends, growth drivers, and strategic industry activities of major companies worldwide. In addition, major companies operating in the Handset Semiconductors arena worldwide including Analogix Semiconductor Inc., Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, Fujitsu Semiconductor Ltd., Infineon Technologies AG, MediaTek Inc., Nordic Semiconductor ASA, ON Semiconductor Corporation, Spreadtrum Communications Inc., TriQuint Semiconductor Inc., Vishay Intertechnology Inc., and others are profiled.

GT Advanced Technologies Analyst Report; The Future Isn't Quite Crystal Clear by BrokerBank Securities, Inc.
July 21, 2014
GT Advanced Technology (NASDAQ: GTAT) The markets for LEDs, smart phones, and solar panels are all multi-billion dollar opportunities with accelerating growth. Each of these markets is driving demand for specialized crystals such as polysilicon, photovoltaic, and sapphire crystals. Polysilicon is a material consisting of small silicon crystals, and is used in the manufacture of semiconductors, solar cells, and other thin-film devices. Photovoltaics is a method of generating electrical power by converting solar radiation into electricity using semiconductors.  Sapphire crystals are the second hardest substance known to man, and are used in dental, medical device, specialty optical applications, and watch crystals.

Hathway Selects Broadcom Technology to Deliver High Speed Broadband Services to Subscribers throughout India; India's First DOCSIS 3.0 Deployment Meets Growing Consumer Demand for Streaming High Definition Content to Multiple Devices
July 21, 2014
 Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced that its DOCSIS® 3.0-based chipset is powering new high-speed broadband for Hathway Cable and Telecom, India's largest cable broadband service provider. Broadcom's DOCSIS 3.0 chipsets enable cable operators such as Hathway to economically and reliably expand services to support high value interactive applications, such as on-demand programming, for both residential and commercial customers. For more news, visit Broadcom'sNewsroom. Optimized to meet growing subscriber demand for high speed broadband and streaming of HD content to multiple devices, Hathway is the first multi-system operator to launch a DOCSIS 3.0 network in India capable of transmitting high speed data at speeds greater than 300 megabits per second (Mbps). Operators are currently upgrading to DOCSIS 3.0-based broadband gateways with 85 percent revenue growth in 2013 alone, according to industry analyst firm Infonetics.1

Cavium and Quortus Enable Unique LTE RAN and EPC on Single Chip for Portable Applications; Deployment-proven Evolved Packet Core (EPC) turns a Cavium OCTEON Fusion® Small Cell into a fully functional, highly portable, standalone mobile network
July 21, 2014
 Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, wired and wireless networking, and Quortus, the company transforming core network functionality into edge-based applications, today announced a partnership to embed Quortus' software Evolved Packet Core (EPC) on Cavium's OCTEON Fusion family of System-on-Chip (SoC) processors for small cell base stations. The combination of Cavium's  OCTEON Fusion processors, LTE stack software and low power, low cost eNodeB designs with Quortus' highly efficient, fully featured EPC software turns small cells into extremely-portable, standalone rapidly-deployable mobile networks for site-specific uses such as public safety, emergency services and military applications. This allows the private network to operate without any connection to a remote centralized core enabling new deployment paradigms.

Partnership to bring 500 jobs to Rochester
July 16, 2014
The state will partner with more than 100 private companies, led by Sematech and IBM, to launch the New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the partnership Wednesday at the Rochester facility of SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. The consortium will invest more than $500 million and create thousands of high-skilled, high-paying jobs in upstate New York over the next five years — including at least 500 in Rochester, focusing on the development and manufacture of the next generation of materials used on semiconductors.

Partnership to bring 500 jobs to Rochester
July 16, 2014
The state will partner with more than 100 private companies, led by Sematech and IBM, to launch the New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the partnership Wednesday at the Rochester facility of SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. The consortium will invest more than $500 million and create thousands of high-skilled, high-paying jobs in upstate New York over the next five years — including at least 500 in Rochester, focusing on the development and manufacture of the next generation of materials used on semiconductors.


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