ParkerVision Expands German Infringement Case Against Apple

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ParkerVision, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRKR), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of semiconductor technology solutions for wireless applications, announced today that its wholly-owned German subsidiary, ParkerVision GmbH, has amended its complaint against Apple, Inc., Apple Distribution International and Apple Retail Germany B.V. & Co. KG (collectively, “Apple”) adding the infringement of the German part of European Patent 1 135 853. This amended complaint also expands the accused products to include the Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus which use Intel’s PMB5750 transceiver chip, which is based on Intel’s SMARTi architecture.
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Ultralife Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter Results

NEWARK, N.Y., Feb. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ultralife Corporation (NASDAQ:ULBI) reported operating income of $1.6 million on revenue of $21.6 million for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016 compared to operating income of $.5 million on revenue of $19.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2015. For total year 2016, Ultralife produced operating income of $3.8 million on revenue of $82.5 million compared to operating income of $3.3 million on revenue of $76.4 million for 2015.
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Advanced Energy® Highlights Precision Power and Control Technologies for Semiconductor and Thin-Film Processing Applications at SEMICON® Korea 2017

SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:AEIS) will highlight its advanced power and control technologies this week at SEMICON® Korea 2017. Advanced Energy® (AE®) continues to lead in process power performance, serving as a trusted partner in the industry for more than 35 years. The company’s exhibit will include a representative product portfolio for semiconductor and thin-film processing applications:
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Qorvo® Wi-Fi Innovator Cees Links Honored with Golden Mousetrap Lifetime Achievement Award

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Qorvo® (Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today announced that company executive Cees Links has been recognized for his significant contributions to the Wi-Fi industry with the prestigious Design News 2017 Golden Mousetrap Lifetime Achievement Award. Presented Feb. 7 in Anaheim, California, the award honors an individual whose career has been devoted to innovation in the Advanced Design and Manufacturing industry.
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Mercury Systems Receives $4.1M Order for High-Resolution Imaging Application

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Feb. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) (www.mrcy.com), announced it received a $4.1 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for wideband millimeter wave transceivers for a homeland security high-resolution imaging application. The order was booked in the Company’s fiscal 2017 third quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters. Continue reading Mercury Systems Receives $4.1M Order for High-Resolution Imaging Application

NXP Announces Completion of Standard Products Business Divestiture

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Feb. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced that it has completed the divestiture of its Standard Products business (“Nexperia”) to a consortium of financial investors consisting of Beijing Jianguang Asset Management Co., Ltd (“JAC Capital”) and Wise Road Capital LTD (“Wise Road Capital”). Under the terms of the agreement, first announced in June 2016, the consortium paid approximately $2.75 billion for the business. Nexperia is now a stand-alone, world-class leader in Discretes, Logic and MOSFETs, retaining all the expertise, manufacturing resources and key personnel of the former NXP division.
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NXP’s Pelgrom Recipient of Prestigious IEEE Gustav Robert Kirchhoff Award

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced that Marcel Pelgrom is the recipient of the 2017 Gustav Robert Kirchhoff Award from the IEEE. The long-time NXP researcher and inventor was recognized for “seminal contributions to systematic analysis of random offsets in semiconductor devices and their impact on circuits,” where his theories on random component variation led to the Pelgrom Law, widely acknowledged as a critical enabler of design efficiency in analog chip design.
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