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NXP/Freescale Merger – A Union of Equals

Contributed by Ray Angers   It was announced this week that NXP Semiconductor NV (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) and Freescale Semiconductor Ltd (Austin, Texas) plan to merge their operations.  The deal, if approved in the second half of 2015, would bump the combined company into the top 10 semiconductor manufacturers. What was the motivation to bring [...]

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The eBike from Bosch as Seen at CES 2015

Contributed by Jim Morrison During the press events yesterday I met the North American Manager for Bosch’s eBike. She invited me to come by the booth and speak to her colleagues who were visiting from their facilities in Germany. I took her up on that offer and wow, I am very glad I did. I [...]

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Making Sense of the Cypress / Spansion Merger

Contributed by Michael Spence On December 1, 2014, Cypress Semiconductor Corporation and Spansion Inc. announced an agreement to merge their operations, citing a variety of synergies between the two organizations. From a business perspective, their products are remarkably complimentary. Cypress is a leader in SRAM, while Spansion dominates in embedded, non-volatile NOR flash memory. Both [...]

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Touch Screen Controllers from Atmel, Synaptics and…nVidia?

Yesterday afternoon, Jan 10th, at CES 2012 was Touch Screen Controller time. Since all of our smart phones and tablets are interacted with  by use of a touch screen, this space has become very lucrative with more than a half a billion devices employing capacitive touch screen controllers. Has it become a commodity device yet? It looks [...]

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