Renesas Electronics announces industry’s first USB-C combo buck-boost battery charger for mobile computing systems

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, introduced the industry’s first USB-C buck-boost battery charger to support both Narrow Voltage Direct Charging (NVDC) and Hybrid Power Buck-Boost (HPBB) charging for notebooks, ultrabooks, tablets, and power banks using the reversible USB Type-C connector cable.

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Denso becomes a shareholder as it strengthens collaboration with Infineon

Infineon Technologies AG is strengthening its long-term partnership with Denso Corporation. Denso is a global supplier of automotive technology, systems and components.

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Aeris CTO Hosain elected chair of IoT M2M Council

Syed Zaeem “Z” Hosain, a founder and the chief technical officer at Aeris, was named the new chairman of the IoT M2M Council by the trade association’s Board of Governors at their annual meeting, held in November in Boston.

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SecureRF joins STMicroelectronics Partner Program to bring security to the smallest devices in the IoT

SecureRF Corporation, a provider of quantum-resistant security tools for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that it has joined the STMicroelectronics Partner Program. Cooperation between the two companies will enable customers developing IoT solutions, across a wide selection of applications and markets, to take advantage of ST products

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Infineon acquires Innoluce BV to enhance automated and connected driving technologies

Microelectronics is a vital technology for automated and connected driving, and this lies behind Infineon Technologies AG’s acquisition of 100% of Innoluce BV, a fabless semiconductor company. Innoluce is headquartered in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

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Microsemi and D-Link to provide an IoT-enabled smart alarm detector

Microsemi Corp, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance; and D-Link, providers in the design, development and manufacture of networking and connectivity products worldwide, announced a collaboration.

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‘Inflections for a Smart Society’ theme for Hawaii’s June symposia on VLSI technology and circuits

As semiconductor scaling continues, the microelectronics industry faces a new inflection point, building upon the heterogeneous integration of leading-edge and mature technologies, and driving ‘smart’ system level applications which will transform the industry.

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Volubill brings dynamic policy and session control to US wireless semiconductor maker’s M2M services

London, UK – Volubill, a global provider of charging and policy solutions, has announced it is supporting the advanced M2M solutions and services of a world leader in 3G and next generation wireless technologies.

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Renesas Electronics develops Smart Analog and unveils new microprocessor 'roadmap'

Dusseldorf, October 23, 2012 – Renesas Electronics, a semiconductor systems supplier, has introduced Smart Analog, to help engineers implement sensors in embedded designs. Renesas has also unveiled a microprocessor roadmap.

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GCT Semiconductor LTE Single-Chip now certified for LTE modules on Verizon Wireless network

San Jose, California, USA. (BUSINESS WIRE) — GCT Semiconductor, a designer and supplier of 4G mobile semiconductors, has announced that its LTE single-chip, GDM7240, has been certified for use in 4G LTE modules on the Verizon 4G LTE wireless network. Device makers seeking an LTE module can now benefit from faster time-to-market.

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