IDT has announced that it will acquire telecommunications IC provider, Newave Semiconductor Corporation.
Redfern Integrated Optics has received its first external investment funding worth $23.5 million. Tallwood Venture Capital and New Zealand-based TMT together with the original investor Redfern Photonics also participated in the round.
Marconi has expanded its penetration of the Chinese communications market, with a wave of new contracts to supply leading-edge solutions to provincial telecoms operators, regional utility companies and a cable television enterprise which is moving into internet technology.
Motorola Labs, partnering with the DigitalDNA Laboratories of the Semiconductor Products Sector, has disclosed an industry milestone in developing MRAM (magnetoresistive random access memory).
In an increasingly mobile world of go-anywhere, do-everything personal products, the semiconductor industry is locked into a search for technologies that support lower power consumption and enhanced reliability in highly integrated LSI.