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USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: FORZA SILICON
March 27, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 27 -- The trademark FORZA SILICON (Reg. No. 4707351) was issued on March 24 by the USPTO.

Govt to Invest $10 Billion in Chip-Making Facilities
March 27, 2015
The government will be investing $10 billion (about '. 62,000 crore) in the chip manufacturing facilities to be set up in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, where a consortium of manufacturing firms has come up to establish production bases. "In the next few years, India will cover considerable ground in chip manufacturing and designing to cater to the growing

Dialog Semiconductor Bolsters Bluetooth Smart SoC Family with Application-Optimized Versions
March 27, 2015
Dialog Semiconductor reported three additions to its successful SmartBond family of ultra-low power, Bluetooth Smart System-on-Chip (SoC) integrated circuits. According to a release from the company, the devices, aimed at high volume, high growth consumer markets, are the smallest and lowest power wireless connectivity solutions for the Internet-of-Things (IoT). Versions optimized for wireless charging and remote control units (RCUs) address markets that will ship over 1.5 billion units per annum within 4 years. "Our first SmartBond device, the DA14580, propelled Dialog rapidly into market leadership, thanks to its unique combination of exceptionally small size and minimal power consumption. We've been particularly successfully in human interface devices (HID), proximity sensing, medical devices, and smart home applications. The new SoCs will accelerate our market share growth as we help customers in other fast-growing consumer markets achieve their design goals rapidly and reliably," said Sean McGrath, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Connectivity, Automotive & Industrial Business Group at Dialog Semiconductor.

Govt to Invest USD 10 bn in chip manufacturing facilities
March 27, 2015
New Delhi, March 27 -- Infrastructure for chip manufacturing and designing will be considerably strengthened in India to cater to the growing domestic demand and to cut down the imports in the next few years.

Centre to invest $ 10 bn in chip manufacturing facilities in Guj: UP
March 27, 2015
New Delhi, March 27 -- The Union Government would be investing ten billion dollar in the chip manufacturing facilities coming up in Gujarat and UP, Secretary, Department of Electronics and Information Technology RS Sharma said.

MACOM Extends Leading Optical Portfolio with New Dual Channel Linear Transimpedance Amplifier; MACOM's High Gain Linear TIA is Ideal for Metro Applications at 100G and Beyond
March 26, 2015
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. ("MACOM"), a leading supplier of high performance analog RF, microwave and optical semiconductor products, today announced the new MATA-003806, a dual channel linear transimpedance amplifier (TIA) for next generation coherent receiver applications.

Minco Partners with Digi-Key to Offer Bare Die Semiconductor Products
March 26, 2015
Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, and Minco Technology Labs, LLC, today announced that they have teamed up to offer semiconductor bare die products to its global customer base. As part of the agreement, Digi-Key customers will be able to purchase off-the-shelf die products in minimum waffle pack quantities of 25 pieces online. "We welcome this opportunity to serve a broader customer base by partnering with a global distributor like Digi-Key who has become known as the 'go to' online resource for semiconductors," says Bill Bradford, Minco CEO. "Their expertise in offering full-range services for the design engineer along with their ability to support prototype and production order quantities is a huge value-add for the die market."

Minco Partners with Digi-Key to Offer Bare Die Semiconductor Products
March 26, 2015
Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, and Minco Technology Labs, LLC, today announced that they have teamed up to offer semiconductor bare die products to its global customer base. As part of the agreement, Digi-Key customers will be able to purchase off-the-shelf die products in minimum waffle pack quantities of 25 pieces online. "We welcome this opportunity to serve a broader customer base by partnering with a global distributor like Digi-Key who has become known as the 'go to' online resource for semiconductors," says Bill Bradford, Minco CEO. "Their expertise in offering full-range services for the design engineer along with their ability to support prototype and production order quantities is a huge value-add for the die market."

Radio FM Now Enabled for Intel Atom Processor-based Android* Tablets.
March 26, 2015
  (PRWEB) March 26, 2015           RadioFM has enabled its namesake app Radio FM for Intel(R) Atom™ Processor-based Android* tablets. Users worldwide can access hours of fresh and engaging content through their mobile devices.       This powerful app works a portal, connecting users to any web-based radio stations from wherever they are. By conducting a search for their favorite source or consulting the directory of 20,000 stations, listeners can instantly hear their favorite music, talk shows, comedies, news and other live broadcasts.             The app has an elegantly simple interface loaded with customizable features, and the Radio FM app can sort stations by genre, country and call number. Users can discover new stations and add them to the directory or share them with friends. Favorite and Recently Played options help users short cut to their programs, and this app even offers multiple languages for easy navigation. RadioFM had access to a portfolio of business and technical tools during optimization through the Intel(R) Developer Zone.           "We are thrilled that Android* tablets powered by Intel Atom Processors can offer this international resource to users, "says founders of RadioFM. "Now an even larger audience can find their favorite music, listen to other country's talk shows, and virtually any Internet-based radio is available to them."

eSilicon Webinar Series: From Medical and Wearables to Big Data: Differentiated IP for the IoT Spectrum; Customizing Memory IP for IoT Applications; Presented in Japanese, Korean and Mandarin
March 25, 2015
Creating the right chip for power-sensitive Internet of Things (IoT) applications requires the right memory IP. These webinars will provide memory IP examples and customization techniques across IoT market segments that demonstrate eSilicon's ultra-low-power and ultra-low-voltage memory solutions.


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