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Infineon to buy International Rectifier

Infineon Technologies has announced that it intends to acquire International Rectifier, paying $3billion for the company. The deal has been approved by the boards of both companies and will be completed late in 2014 or early 2015, subject to regulatory and investor approvals.


Is free-space wireless charging viable? Dialog thinks it’s worth a try

Dialog Semiconductor and Energous are to collaborate to develop market for Energous’ “Wattup” wire-free charging technology; the two companies aim to bring a combination of over-the-air wireless charging, and lowest power Bluetooth Smart, to wearable IoT devices.


Starterkits speed up code safety standard compliance for IEC62304/61508, EN50128

A specialist in safety-critical applications, Embedded Office is offering pre-certified components in the form of its Cert-Kits that support manufacturers of safety-relevant systems in accordance with the standards IEC62304, IEC61508 and EN50128 in standard-compliant development.