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by John Curley
Danaher To Acquire Tektronix For $2.8B
Danaher Corp. and Tektronix, Inc. announced that they have reached a definitive agreement under which Danaher will make a cash tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Tektronix for $38.00 per share. The aggregate ...
Nucomm To Provide HD Microwave Equipment For Aerial Coverage Of Beijing Olympic Games
HACKETTSTOWN, NJ-Nucomm, a provider of digital and analog microwave systems for the broadcast industry, common carrier, cable, government, military, and international marketplace, announced that it will supply HD microwave equipment to China´s ...
TriQuint Semiconductor Completes Acquisition Of Peak Devices, Inc.
HILLSBORO, OR—TriQuint Semiconductor, a manufacturer of wireless products, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Peak Devices, Inc. of Boulder, CO in a cash transaction introduced last month. Peak Devices is a privately held, fabless ...
International Communications Group, Inc. (ICG)—Darrell Andregg to director of engineering; formerly director of firmware development at Axxcelera Broadband Wireless. Echolab Corp.—Tom Oriola to regional sales manager for the northern US and ...
SDR Forum Study Looks At Cognitive Radio
DENVER, CO—With the rapid emergence of cognitive radio (CR), this hot-button technology promises to achieve the vision of multimedia wireless services anywhere, anytime, and with any device, according to a study commissioned by the Software ...
Educational Meetings
Short Courses R.A. Wood Associates Short Courses Introductory RF and Microwaves November 5-6 (Philadelphia, PA) RF and Microwave Receiver Design November 7-9 (Philadelphia, PA) RF Power Amplifiers, Classes A-S: How the Circuits ...
OTTAWA, ON AND MONTREAL, QC, CANADA—Canada’s Telecommunications Hall of Fame announced that it will confer its Career Service Award on Dr. Gilles Y. Delisle, ing., P.Eng., a telecommunications engineer and educator who has devoted more than three ...
Company News
Contracts ViaSat—Announced that it has secured a delivery order valued at $2.4 million for Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) terminals in support of the Republic of Korea (South Korea). The 24-month contract, beginning in ...
iSuppli Reduces Its 2007 Semiconductor ForecastBut Sees Reasons For Optimism
EL SEGUNDO, CA—iSuppli Corp. has reduced its forecast of global semiconductor revenue growth in 2007 to 3.5 percent, down from its previous prediction of a 6-percent rise. Ironically, the downward revision comes at a time when chip ...
Nokia Is To Acquire NAVTEQ
Nokia and NAVTEQ have announced a definitive agreement for Nokia to acquire NAVTEQ. Under the terms of the agreement, Nokia will pay $78 in cash for each share of NAVTEQ including outstanding options for an aggregate purchase price of ...
RFID Transponders Approach The $1B Mark
Natick, MA—According to a report from Venture Development Corp. (, the global market for RFID transponders approached $1 billion in 2006 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24 percent through 2008 (see ...
Phoenix, AZ—White Mountain Labs, a firm involved in the test and characterization of advanced technologies, was recently ranked by the Inc. 5000 index as the 2727th fastest-growing private company in the US. The Inc. 5000 is an extension of Inc. ...
Educational Meetings
Short CoursesR.A. Wood Associates Short Courses Introductory RF and Microwaves November 5-6 (Philadelphia, PA) RF and Microwave Receiver Design November 7-9 (Philadelphia, PA) RF Power Amplifiers, Classes A-S: How the Circuits Operate, How to Design ...
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. has announced that Donald (Don) W. Palette has joined Skyworks as vice president and CFO. Palette most recently served as senior vice president of finance and controller of Axcelis Technologies, Inc. Harris Corp.—Brian A. ...
RFMD To Acquire Sirenza Microdevices
RF Micro Devices, Inc. and Sirenza Microdevices announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement. Under the terms of the merger agreement unanimously approved by therespective boards of directors of the two companies, each outstanding ...

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