It is quite surprising that there is absolutely no mention of products Intersil inherited via Quellan acquisition (http://ubm.io/OHUzEo). Has Intersil written that off?
Reading the article gives me an impression that Intersil is only interested in its core competency of power management. Digital power management that is one of emphasized topics above may be an opportunity but I think Intersil has a lot catchup with other players.
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