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International Rectifier pays Vishay $30M to settle dispute
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7/1/2009   Post a comment
International Rectifier Corp. has paid $30 million to resolve a dispute over the sale of its power control systems division to Vishay Intertechnology Inc., ending a feud that boiled over following a hostile acquisition overture from the discrete and passives component supplier.
16-bit octal SPI DAC achieves ±4LSB INL (Max)
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7/1/2009   Post a comment
Linear Technology says its latest 16-bit octal digital-to-analog converter (DAC) offers ±4LSB INL maximum over temperature, a factor of three times better than the nearest octal competitor.
QuantaSol touts efficiency of single-junction solar cell
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QuantaSol Ltd., a developer quantum-well based photovoltaic technology and spinoff from Imperial College, London, has developed what it says is the most efficient single junction solar cell manufactured.
Areva considers disposing of ST stakes
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Paris-based nuclear power giant Areva said it is considering disposing of its stakes in chipmaker STMicroelectronics NV (Geneva, Switzerland).
Via Licensing signals progress with NFC patent pool
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The formation of a patent pool for technologies related to near field communications (NFC) is gathering steam with one of the major players in the field, Via Licensing Corporation, signing up Motorola Inc. for its joint licensing program.
Wolfson taps former Nokia VP to lead sales
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Andy Brannan, a former VP at Finnish phone maker Nokia, has been appointed chief commercial officer at mixed-signal chip specalist Wolfson Microelectronics plc (Edinburgh, Scotland).
IC market 'surge' at hand, says analyst
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The second half of 2009 will bring welcome relief to the semiconductor and capital equipment industries, according to market research firm IC Insights, which is predicting strong seasonal strength for electronic system sales, worldwide gross domestic product growth and continuation of an IC inventory replenishment trend that began in the second quarter.
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