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  • Murata buys silicon RF chip firm for mobile expansion

    August 22nd, 2014

    Murata has agreed to acquire Peregrine Semiconductor, the silicon RF chip maker for $471m. Peregrine manufactures RF chips used in mobile phone front-end circuits using a SOI…

  • Infineon buys IR

    August 20th, 2014

    Infineon is to buy the world’s oldest independent semiconductor company, International Rectifier, for $3 billion. The deal is 50% above IR’s market cap yesterday.

  • Comment: Wi-Fi is the new Ethernet for IoT

    August 20th, 2014

    Wi-Fi looks as if it can become the most widely used wireless networking standard. Its adoption in markets outside of its original computer networking…

  • Graphene turns rubber bands into durable sensors

    August 19th, 2014

    Normal rubber bands can be turned into strain sensors by infusing them with graphene flakes, according to researchers at the University of Surrey and…

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