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As announced on 18 October 2011, STATS ChipPAC (Thailand ) Ltd. has been suspended since 17 October 2011 due to the flood in Thailand.As the flood water level is receding in the Navanakorn Industrial Estaten (as of December statement), the company has been able to gain access to the Thailand …

Acacia Research Corporation announced today that its Lambda Optical Solutions LLC subsidiary has entered into a license agreement with Nokia Siemens Networks Oy. This agreement resolves patent litigation that was pending in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.

The Capricorn family, comprising Capricorn-2, -M, -A and -F variants, has been widely adopted by automotive manufacturers in a broad variety of models. Toshiba estimates that Capricorn has captured more than 50% of the global market share for automotive primary instrument clusters incorporating TFT graphics, an application area that is …

“The NetLogic acquisition is a significant milestone in Broadcom’s strategy to extend its communications infrastructure leadership and take advantage of the explosive growth in mobile and video traffic and the rise of cloud computing,” said Broadcom CEO Scott McGregor. “This acquisition adds a high-margin, high-growth business that strongly increases the …

The SX867X family is part of Semtech’s 4D-Touch platform of ultra low power controllers that are packed with innovative features such as long-distance proximity detection and advanced haptics driver support in an extremely tiny footprint. They also feature robust ±15kV ESD protection making them ideal for a wide variety of …

The LED chip manufacturers’ monthly revenue has decreased by 6.1% to NTD 4.34 billion, compared with that of last year (MoM-6.2%; YoY-6.1%). Furthermore, the LED package manufacturers’ monthly revenue has sharply dropped by 14.8% to NTD 4.89 billion, compared with that of last year (MoM-6.1%, YoY-14.8%).Taiwanese chip manufacturers’ performance of …

The smartphone market is rapidly expanding, propelled by the surge in mobile Internet usage. It is necessary to reduce the space required for the fitting of electronic components in smartphones in order to ensure space for high-capacity batteries.”To enable us to respond to market demands for high-density layouts and small-outline …

“KLA-Tencor’s market leadership and strong business model enabled us to deliver solid financial results in the first quarter of fiscal year 2012, despite a challenging global economic and industry environment,” commented Rick Wallace, president and chief executive officer of KLA-Tencor. “Though some of our customers are delaying capacity expansion plans …

The independent distributor Smith & Associates was founded in Houston (Texas / USA) in 1984 by brothers Robert G. and Leland C. Ackerley. Now – some 28 years later and 350 employees worldwide – the company is still privately owned and yet has the ‘vibrant feeling of a start-up company’, …

Under Germany’s new policy, rooftop system subsidies will be cut by 20-30%, while ground-mounted systems below 10MW will see a 25% reduction; over 10MW will no longer receive support. Furthermore, beginning in May 2012 subsidies will be cut by €0.15/kWh monthly until January 1, 2013. Additionally, beginning on January 1, …