The pure-play foundry market is expected to jump 9% this year, up from 6% growth in 2015, says IC Insights.
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NXP’s MRF1K50H is a 1,500W LDMOS transistor, following on from the 1,250W MRFE6VP61K25H. 1.5kW continuous wave is available at 50V, and the device works over 1.8–500MHz. The transistor is characterised from 30-50V. “It operates up to 500MHz for applications from laser and plasma sources to particle accelerators, industrial welding machines, radio and VHF TV broadcast transmitters, and ...
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"Proximity payments based on NFC technology are clearly on the rise – and payment solutions with smart wearables will accelerate this trend," says Infineon's Thomas Rostek.
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Cambridge Innovation Capital plc (CIC), the 13 year-old Cambridge University investment initiative, has raised £75 million of new capital giving it a total fund of £95 million to invest. CIC was founded by ARM and Lansdown Partners in 2003 with an initial capital of £50 million. With Cambridge Enterprise, the commercialisation arm of the University, ...
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Renesas is reported by the Nikkei to be buying Intersil for $3 billion, about $1 billion more than its current market cap. The deal could be finalised in a couple of weeks. This weekend Renesas said that foreign acquisitions are one of the options it is considering. Intersil is not denying the reports, but not ...
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ADI buys the Cyber Security Solutions (CSS) business of Sypris Electronics, to boost its aerospace and defense capabilities in the area of secure radio communications.
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