2017-01-19 - ETSI

CIM group promotes smart cities interoperability

The ISG CIM will specify protocols that run “on top” of IoT platforms and allow exchange of data together with…

2017-01-18 - Julien Happich

Microsoft adds Maluuba’s deep learning

Microsoft and Maluuba aim to create literate machines that can think, reason and communicate like humans.

2017-01-10 - Panasonic

Panasonic boosts laser unit with TeraDiode buy

The two companies have launched LAPRISS in 2014, a laser welding robot system equipped with high brightness direct diode laser…

2017-01-09 - Synopsys

Virtual prototyping accelerates software dev’t

SoReal! Virtual Platform, based on Synopsys' Virtualiser solution, enables customers to develop, deploy and use virtual prototypes.

2016-12-21 - Ams AG

Ams boosts active noise cancellation with Incus buy

Incus' IP is noted for its high level of noise attenuation across a broad frequency range.

2016-12-13 - None

TDK in talks to acquire iPhone supplier InvenSense

TDK has reportedly offered $12 per share to acquire the U.S.-based motion sensor provider, whose client list includes Apple and…

2016-12-12 - Vivek Nanda

5 companies corner 41% semiconductor market

Driven partly by M&A activity, fewer semiconductor companies are influencing a bigger share of the market, said IC Insights.

2016-12-09 - Dylan McGrath

Obama blocks acquisition of Aixtron by Chinese firm

The U.S. President Obama recently blocked the acquisition by a Chinese investment firm of semiconductor vendor Aixtron on grounds of…

2016-11-15 - None

Mentor Graphics sells to Siemens for $4.5 billion

The acquisition extends Siemens Digital Enterprise Software portfolio with the addition of Mentor’s electronics IC and systems design solutions.

2016-11-08 - Vivek Nanda

Ansys eyes safety analysis with Medini acquisition

Ansys is expanding its sofware portfolio to go beyond simulation and include systems safety analysis, reliability engineering and quality management.