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MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY REPORTS MULTIPLE TRANSACTIONS BY COO MOORTHY (Arizona)
August 21, 2014
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 -- Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP), Chandler, Ariz., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial interest held by COO Ganesh Moorthy, Chandler. On Aug. 15 the action involved acquisition of 10,769 shares of stock and disposition of 4,906 shares of stock. Moorthy now owns 144,538 shares of stock indirectly. Microchip Technology Inc. provides microcontroller and analog semiconductors, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. For any query with respect to this article or any other content requirement, please contact Editor at htsyndication@hindustantimes.com

Pairing old technologies with new for next-generation electronic devices
August 21, 2014
UCL scientists have discovered a new method to efficiently generate and control currents based on the magnetic nature of electrons in semi-conducting materials, offering a radical way to develop a new generation of electronic devices.

ON Semiconductor Finalizes Purchase of Aptina Imaging
August 21, 2014
ON Semiconductor reported the completion of its acquisition of Aptina Imaging. In its release, the Company said that the total consideration of approximately $400 million in cash for the acquisition of Aptina Imaging was funded by cash on the balance sheet and ON Semiconductor's existing revolving line of credit.

Silicon Valley Visionary Dado Banatao Joins Skyera Board Of Directors
August 20, 2014
Skyera Inc., the leader in highest density, all-flash, arrays (AFA) that maximize data center efficiency, today announced that technology innovator Dado Banatao has joined the company's Board of Directors.

Global Semiconductor Automated Test Equipment (ATE) Industry
August 20, 2014
Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Semiconductor Automated Test Equipment (ATE) Industry https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2116900/Global-Semiconductor-Automated-Test-Equipment-ATE-Industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Semiconductor Automated Test Equipment (ATE) in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, China, South Korea, Taiwan, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 26 companies including many key and niche players such as - Advantest Corporation Aeroflex, Inc.

Global Compressors And Vacuum Pumps Industry
August 20, 2014
Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Compressors And Vacuum Pumps Industry https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/326287/Global-Compressors-And-Vacuum-Pumps-Industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Compressors and Vacuum Pumps in US$ Million by the following Product Categories/Segments: Compressors (Positive Displacement Compressors, & Dynamic Type Compressors), and Vacuum Pumps (Rotary Vacuum Pumps, Liquid Ring Vacuum Pumps, Diaphragm Vacuum Pumps, Diffusion Vacuum Pumps, Cryogenic Vacuum Pumps, & Turbomolecular Pumps). The global market is further analyzed by the following End-Use Segments: Compressors (Automotive, Chemicals, Industrial & Manufacturing, Oil Gas & Petrochemicals, & Other Industries) and Vacuum Pumps (Semiconductors, Chemicals, Industrial Processes, & Other Industries). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 346 companies including many key and niche players such as - Agilent Technologies Inc.

MediaTek Launches R&D Center in Bengaluru; MediaTek to invest over US$200million into India driving robust expansion plans for the Super-mid market
August 20, 2014
 MediaTek today announced the establishment of a new Research & Development (R&D) facility in Bengaluru, India. The new R&D facility will focus on developing innovative and inclusive solutions for wireless communications and establish MediaTek's presence in other core segments such as connectivity and home entertainment devices, further enhancing the company's leadership in the Super-mid market.

Broadcom Wireless Connectivity Enables Netatmo Smartphone-Controlled Home Thermostat; WICED(TM) Wi-Fi Monitors User Habits to Self-Regulate Home Temperatures
August 20, 2014
 Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced that Netatmo, an innovation company developing consumer electronics for a better and connected lifestyle, has selected the Broadcom® Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices(WICED(TM)) Wi-Fi technology to enable its smartphone-controlled thermostat by French designer Philippe Starck. Broadcom'sWICED Wi-FiandWICED Smartsolutions provide original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with a complete simplified implementation of wireless connectivity resulting in faster time-to-market for a broad range of Internet of Things (IoT) innovations. For more news, visit Broadcom'sNewsroomor join the conversation on theWICED community site. The evolution of IoT is driving rising demand for connectivity in a variety of applications, particularly smart appliances, a market expected to reach $35B by 20201. Broadcom is at the forefront of IoT innovation, offering a broad portfolio of connectivity hardware and software solutions optimized for a broad spectrum of IoT applications and end market segments.

Market Chatter: Semiconductor Shares on Watch Amid Report of Imminent $2 Bln Infineon Technologies AG Acquisiton
August 20, 2014
Semiconductor stocks could see some action on Wednesday after Bloomberg reported that Infineon Technologies AG is nearing an agreement to acquire a U.S.- based semiconductor company for about $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. A deal could be announced as early as Wednesday, the people said, asking not to be named because the negotiations are private. The talks could still fall apart, they said. Takeover targets in the industry include Power Integrations (POWI), Fairchild Semiconductor International (FSC) and Semtech Corp. (SMTC), Bloomberg News reported last month. All of those stocks are flat in pre-market trade, so far. Price: 57.21, Change: , Percent Change:

Inspur Selects Micron as Leading Memory Provider for Server Portfolio; Micron's 8Gb DDR3 SDRAM Delivers a Low-Power, High-Density Memory Solution for a Wide Range of Inspur's High-Performance and Cloud-Computing Products
August 20, 2014
BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:MU) and Inspur Group today announced that Micron's 8Gb DDR3 SDRAM components will be used in a wide range of Inspur's computing products. This announcement follows Micron's July 11 introduction of the industry's first monolithic 8Gb DDR3 SDRAM, based on the company's latest-generation 25nm DRAM manufacturing process. The 8Gb DDR3 SDRAM is the newest addition to Micron's portfolio of advanced memory and storage solutions and will be used by Inspur to deliver high-performance, power-efficient servers targeted at cloud data centers and high-performance computing applications. Inspur will begin integrating Micron's components in their 2U rack products in early 2015 and will start volume shipments shortly thereafter.


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