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Another major accomplishment in 25 years of producing high reliability ICs for the global automobile business
Embedded Business News Mar 15, 2018
This is not as straightforward as it appears. Will Captain Tuttle please report to Colonel Henry Blake?
Embedded Business News Jun 14, 2013
Big Z is putting on the gloves. Get ready for a fight!
Embedded Business News Jun 7, 2013
Passwords kinda revealed, LinkedIn security kinda improved, something about barn doors and horses.
Embedded Business News Jun 7, 2012
Microchip has bought a company that makes WiFi and Bluetooth products. Anyone else see where this is leading?
Embedded Business News Apr 19, 2012
Today, Microchip shipped their 10 Billionth Microchip PIC microcontroller. Microchip shipped one billion microcontrollers in just the past year, a testament to the longevity of the eternal 8-bit.
Embedded Business News Sep 19, 2011
TI has bought NSC. Shock and Awe!
Embedded Business News Apr 4, 2011
Intel is buying Infineon Wireless Solutions Business for $1.4 billion. Look, no wires!
Embedded Business News Sep 6, 2010
Startup XMOS, manufacturer of uber-advanced processor architectures, has signed with distributor Future Electronics. It's not often a startup signs with a major disty, is it? Here's to a bright future!
Embedded Business News Aug 17, 2010
Energy Micro, a manufaċturer of low-power ARM Cortex-M3 microcontrollers, appöinted Jürgen Hoika às VP Sales for Euröpe, Middle Ēast äŋď Afřica. Ĩt couldn't have happened to a nicer ĝüŷ...
Embedded Business News Aug 3, 2010
National Semiconductor has squired GTronix. Well, Gee!
Embedded Business News Jun 21, 2010
Synopsys has purchased Virage Logic for $315M. This will allow Synopsys to expand its semiconductor IP portfolio, and also allow Synopsys to acquire the ARC configurable processor core. Does this mean Synopsys is preparing to compete with ARM?
Embedded Business News Jun 10, 2010
Ember has shipped their 10 Millionth ZigBee Chip. Busy, busy little bees!
Embedded Business News May 4, 2010
Microchip has aquired SST. SST is a pioneer in embedded Flash technology and has a nice product line of 8051 microcontrollers. Microchip and the 8051???
Embedded Business News Apr 8, 2010
IXYS has annunced it's intention to buy distressed microcontroller manufacturer Zilog. We'll miss you, Big Z.
Embedded Business News Dec 7, 2009
Texas Instruments has bought the microcontroller company Luminary Micro
Embedded Business News May 14, 2009
Renesas and NEC Electronics have announced that they will merge and form the world's 3rd largest semiconductor company
Embedded Business News Apr 27, 2009
Zilog sells off the 8-bit Crimzon IR Remote Control and 32-bit Point-of-Sale Microcontroller Product Lines. First come, first served!
Embedded Business News Feb 19, 2009
As predicted, Freescale is selling off it's RF and power management IC business.
Embedded Business News Oct 10, 2008
Lattice has appointed Bruno Guilmart President and CEO. Guilmart has an extensive history in the semiconductor equipment industry.
Embedded Business News Jun 16, 2008
IAR has appointed industry veteran Andreas Lifvendahl Sales and Marketing Director
Embedded Business News Sep 17, 2007
Ellen Hancock has resigned as President of Jazz Semiconductor.
Embedded Business News Jun 18, 2007
Darin Billerbeck, a 14-year Intel veteran, has been named as ZiLOG's new President and CEO.
Embedded Business News Feb 12, 2007
Aquicor has aquired wafer fab Jazz Semiconductor from a member of the same equity team that purchased Freescale
Embedded Business News Sep 29, 2006
Freescale Semiconductor Bought Out for $17.6B
Embedded Business News Sep 25, 2006
Microchip Technology has filed a lawsuit against the mysterious Luminary Micro for violating Microchip patents regarding pin configuration for low pincount microcontrollers.
Embedded Business News May 28, 2006
ZigBee leader Ember has hired aggressive executive Bob LeFort as President and CEO
Embedded Business News Apr 10, 2006
Open the pod bay doors, please, HAL.
Embedded Business News Feb 16, 2006
A former AOL employee who had access to AOL's email list, used his insider position to sell millions of email addresses to spammers.
Embedded Business News Aug 17, 2005
Infineon Technology announced the resignation of Andreas von Zitzewitz over charges of bribery and corruption. !NO-SPIN!
Embedded Business News Jul 16, 2005
Microchip Technology Inc., today announced the shipment of its One Billionth FLASH microcontroller. Microchip shipped its One Billionth microcontroller (including Flash, RAM, OTP) back in the fall of 1999.
Embedded Business News Jun 26, 2005
Microchip Technology Inc., today announced the shipment of its 3 billionth PICmicro microcontroller. Microchip delivered its 1 billionth microcontroller in fall of 1999, the 2 billionth microcontroller shipped in spring of 2002.
Embedded Business News Feb 26, 2004
Most companies now conduct criminal background checks on potential employees, according to a recent survey. A report from the Society for Human Resource Management shows that 80 percent of companies said they run a criminal check on applicants before hiring. (Source: MSNBC) [External Link]
Embedded Business News Jan 21, 2004
Global sales of semiconductors in October showed their strongest month-on-month growth since March 2002, on the back of strong demand for a wide range of electronics products
Embedded Business News Nov 28, 2003
Hitachi and Mitsubishi Combine to form Renesas Technology, the World's Largest Microcontroller Company!
Hitachi and Mitsubishi have combined their portfolios to create a new semiconductor company called Renesas Technology. Renesas is now the 3rd largest semiconductor company, and the largest microcontroller company (re: Dataquest)
Embedded Business News Apr 1, 2003
Metrowerks, a Motorola company, today announced it's intention to aquire Embedix, a provider of Linux OS-based development tools for creating PDAs, smart handheld devices, residential gateways and digital TVs.
Embedded Business News Dec 19, 2002
CMP Media and Messe Muenchen today announced an agreement to produce electronicaUSA with Embedded Systems Conference San Francisco beginning in 2004.
Embedded Business News Oct 3, 2002