AMD Witnessed the Highest Revenue Growth in 1Q18, Reports TrendForce’s Latest Revenue Ranking of Top 10 IC Design Houses Worldwide

21 May

TrendForce has reported the revenue ranking of the global top 10 fabless IC design houses for 1Q18. MediaTek and Novatek showed declines compared with the same period of last year, while other companies staged revenue growth. Among them, AMD witnessed a remarkable year-on-year growth of 67.4%, while NVIDIA staged a growth of 50.6%. Continue reading 

Indee Labs Closes $2.6M in Seed Funding From Founders Fund’s FF Science and Main Sequence Ventures

21 May

Indee Labs received US$2.6M in venture financing extending its seed-stage funding to more than US$5.4M (AU$7.1M). This will accelerate the development of Indee Labs’ gene therapy manufacturing technology into a product that biotechnology companies can use for discovery-stage research. Continue reading 

Gannett To Acquire Digital Marketing Software Company WordStream, Inc.

18 May

Gannett Co., Inc. (“Gannett” or “company” or “we”) (NYSE:GCI), has announced that it entered into an agreement to acquire WordStream, Inc. (“WordStream”), a provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for local and regional businesses and agencies to optimize their digital marketing services campaigns. Continue reading 

Mobile Performance Advertising Startup Moloco Secures $11 Million in Series B Funding

18 May

Moloco, the mobile advertising Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) company, today announced it has secured $11 million in Series B funding. Continue reading 

Providing ‘A Solid’ Solution for NAND Flash Memory Controllers for a Decade

17 May

The global leading NAND Flash controller solution provider ASolid Technology Co., Ltd. (TPEX: 6485) group consists of Advanced Memory Technology and Innostor Technology. Continue reading 

Stealth Security Named a Cool Vendor in Application and Data Security by Gartner

17 May

Stealth Security, an innovator in the web application security space, has been recognized in Gartner’s recent report “Cool Vendors in Application and Data Security.” Continue reading 

active-semi® Announces 30V USB-PD 3.0 + PPS Compliant Buck-Boost Converters and Charger with Integrated MOSFETs and USB On-The-Go (OTG)

17 May

active-semi® releases its first buck-boost devices, the I2C programmable output buck-boost converter ACT5101, the fixed output buck-boost converter ACT5102, and the I2C programmable ACT2861 JEITA compliant buck-boost charger. Continue reading 

The eMMC/UFS Market to See Steeper Price Decline in 2Q18, Prices May Stabilize in 2H18 As the Peak Season Arrives, Says TrendForce

16 May

The more working days in 2Q18 have brought higher demand for smartphones and notebooks, etc., but the increasing demand cannot offset the high supply resulting from improvements in 3D NAND Flash production capacity and yield rate, says DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. Consequently, the suppliers, who face higher inventory levels, have to further adjust the eMMC/UFS prices downward. Continue reading 

AKM Develops New D/A Converter with Headphone Amplifier, Enabling DSD Playback on Smartphones

16 May

Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation (AKM) has developed a 32-bit stereo D/A converter with headphone amplifier, the AK4377, enabling playback of DSD sound sources in smartphones or portable music players. Continue reading 

Molex and Samtec Collaborate on Next-Generation Data Center Solutions

16 May

Two global leaders in the design and manufacture of interconnects for high-performance electronic products have announced a Licensed Source Agreement which brings together innovations that provide a new generation of solutions to meet the evolving needs of 56G and 112G data speeds. Continue reading