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MSI Shows Off Incredible X99 Motherboard Lineup – Includes X99S XPOWER, X99S MPOWER, X99S Gaming 9, X99S Gaming 7, X99S SLI Plus image

MSI Shows Off Incredible X99 Motherboard Lineup – Includes X99S XPOWER, X99S MPOWER, X99S Gaming 9, X99S Gaming 7, X99S SLI Plus

Saturday August 23, 2014

MSI has such a high-end and incredible X99 motherboard lineup planned for launch later this month, its getting literally crazy every time I see their monstrous boards for the beastly Haswell-E platform. — Read More


Energy Efficiency Electrifies SEMICON Europa: Low Power and Power Electronics image

Energy Efficiency Electrifies SEMICON Europa: Low Power and Power Electronics

Saturday August 23, 2014

GRENOBLE, France, Aug. 21 -- The Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International issued the following news release: For the first time, SEMICON Europa 2014 will offer two new power-related technical forums -- Power Electronics Conference (8-9 October) and Low Power Conference (7-8 October). — Read More


Opto Diode Introduces the SXUV5 Ø2.5 mm Photodiode

Saturday August 23, 2014

Opto Diode (www.optodiode.com), a division of ITW, and a member of the ITW Photonics Group, introduces a new photodiode with a circular active area, the SXUV Ø2.5 mm. The new device provides excellent stability after extreme ultraviolet (EUV) conditions. — Read More


Mentor Graphics Corp. (MENT) Posts Quarterly Earnings, Beats Estimates By $0.08 EPS

Saturday August 23, 2014

Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ:MENT) released its earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.08, American Banking & Market News reports. The company had revenue of $260.20 million for the quarter. — Read More


Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages (NYSE:SMI)

Saturday August 23, 2014

Shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l (NYSE:SMI) have been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the seven ratings firms that are presently covering the company, Stock Ratings Network reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have given ... — Read More


PEREGRINE ALERT: Proposed Sale of Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation Being Investigated by Johnson & Weaver, LLP image

PEREGRINE ALERT: Proposed Sale of Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation Being Investigated by Johnson & Weaver, LLP

Friday August 22, 2014

SAN DIEGO --(Business Wire)-- Shareholder rights law firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSMI) breached their fiduciary duties in connection with the proposed $471 million sale of the ... — Read More


Stock Update (NASDAQ:AMAT): Applied Materials to Present at Upcoming Investor Conference image

Stock Update (NASDAQ:AMAT): Applied Materials to Present at Upcoming Investor Conference

Friday August 22, 2014

– SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug 22, 2014 – Applied Materials, Inc. announced today that Robert Halliday, Senior Vice President and CFO, will participate in a question-and-answer session at the Citi Global Technology … Read more on this. Applied Materials, Inc. — Read More


Semtech (SMTC) Beats Q2 Earnings & Revenues on Higher Sales

Friday August 22, 2014

Yahoo Finance Search FinanceSearch Web Sign In Mail YahooHome  By Zacks Equity Research 49 minutes ago 0 shares Semtech Corporation ( SMTC) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 earnings of 35 cents per share beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 6 cents. — Read More


Memblaze makes flash aware wide RAID solutions image

Memblaze makes flash aware wide RAID solutions

Friday August 22, 2014

Memblaze’s new FlashRAID PCIe card is interesting for two reasons, the technology and the company itself. The tech is one of the first standalone devices to do global wear levelling, the company is an enterprise/data center vendor from mainland China. — Read More


Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: TriQuint Semiconductor and Jabil Circuit

Friday August 22, 2014

Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: TriQuint Semiconductor (Nasdaq: TQNT- Free Report) and Jabil Circuit (NYSE: JBL- Free Report).  Stocks to Buy at All-Time Highs   If I had a nickel for every person that told me they were "Waiting for a pullback" or has most ... — Read More


Our crisis of confidence and what to do about it

loucovey | Friday August 22, 2014

Our economy is struggling for a lot of reasons, but one reason that seems to get almost no practical discussion is the lack of trust.  Everyone knows it exists but very few believe it is their problem because, after all, each of us knows we are trustworthy.  Right?  Lawyers, corporate ... — Read More


All That One Needs To Learn About Ghash Litecoin

Friday August 22, 2014

Among the various crypto currencies that are available today, litecoins are highly popular in the recent times. This surging popularity has made it gain a popular tag of silver to gold of BTC. Lit coin has experienced immense growth since it was introduced in the market during the year 2011. — Read More


Opto Diode Introduces the SXUV5 Ø2.5 mm Photodiode image

Opto Diode Introduces the SXUV5 Ø2.5 mm Photodiode

Friday August 22, 2014

Opto Diode (optodiode.com), a division of ITW, and a member of the ITW Photonics Group, introduces a new photodiode with a circular active area, the SXUV Ø2.5 mm. The new device provides excellent stability after extreme ultraviolet (EUV) conditions. — Read More


Murata to acquire Peregrine for $465m

Friday August 22, 2014

22 August 2014 Murata Electronics North America Inc, a subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd of Kyoto, Japan, has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of Peregrine Semiconductor Corp of San Diego, CA, USA that are not already owned by Murata, for $12.50 per share in cash (a ... — Read More


Siborg Systems Inc.’s Smart Tweezers LCR-Reader The Affordable Solution for Evaluating Surface Mount Technology and PCBs. image

Siborg Systems Inc.’s Smart Tweezers LCR-Reader The Affordable Solution for Evaluating Surface Mount Technology and PCBs.

Friday August 22, 2014

A decade ago, Smart Tweezers LCR-meter was created and has grown since into a globally recognized alternative to testing and troubleshooting Surface Mount Technology (SMT) with conventional bench type testers. — Read More


Mentor Graphics' Solid Q2 Results Driven by Auto Sector

Friday August 22, 2014

Mentor Graphics Corporation today announced financial results for the company’s fiscal second quarter ended July 31, 2014. The company reported revenues of $260.2 million, non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.23, and GAAP earnings per share of $0.13.  “System design strength, particularly ... — Read More


N.A. Semicon Equipment Industry's July B2B Ratio of 1.07

Friday August 22, 2014

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $1.41 billion in orders worldwide in July 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.07, according to the July EMDS Book-to-Bill Report published today by  SEMI. A book-to-bill of 1.07 means that ... — Read More


Pasternack – New high-isolation PIN diode switches up to 12GHz with Isolation up to 90dB

Friday August 22, 2014

Connectors, Switches & EMECH [More Connectors, Switches & EMECH Articles]Pasternack has introduce a new family of high-isolation PIN diode switches consisting of three low insertion loss, high isolation and high speed modules, covering a frequency range of 1 to 12GHz. — Read More


Peregrine Semiconductor (PSMI) to be Acquired by Murata for $12.50 per Share in Cash image

Peregrine Semiconductor (PSMI) to be Acquired by Murata for $12.50 per Share in Cash

Friday August 22, 2014

Murata Electronics and Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation (PSMI) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Murata will acquire all outstanding shares of Peregrine not owned by Murata, for $12.50 per share in cash, or a total transaction value of ... — Read More


Mentor Graphics' Solid Q2 Results Driven by Automotive Sector

Friday August 22, 2014

Dividend and Share Repurchase The company announced a quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share. The dividend is payable on September 30, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 10, 2014. — Read More

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