Tag: semiconductor

  • TuSimple To Tap NVIDIA For Autonomous Trucking Effort

    San Diego-based autonomous driving systems developer TuSimple–which is developing technology to enable autonomous trucks–said this week that it has selected NVIDIA’s DRIVE Orin systems-on-a-chip (SoC) for its Level 4 autonomous trucking efforts. NVID…

  • Chronos Tech Names CEO

    San Diego-based Chronos Tech said this week that it has named Ali Farhang as CEO of the company. Farhang also will join the company’s board of directors. Farhang was most recently Corporate Vice President at Micron Technology, and also served 26 years …

  • Navitas Gets Design Win With Dell

    El Segundo-based gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductor developer Navitas Semiconductor said today that it has been selected by Dell, for inclusion in the Dell Latitude 9000-series laptops. Shipment volumes and expected financial impact of the desig…

  • Navitas Semiconductor Hits Nasdaq

    El Segundo-based semiconductor developer Navitas Semiconductor has debuted on the Nasdaq Global Market, after its acquisition by a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC), the company said on Wednesday afternoon. The developer of gallium nitride (Ga…

  • indie Semiconductor Acquires TeraXion

    Aliso Viejo-based indie Semiconductor, a developer of semiconductors for the automotive industry, says it has signed a definitive agreement to acquired TeraXion, a designer and manufacturer of photonic components. Financial terms of the buy were not an…

  • Qualcomm Debuts Reference 5G Drone

    San Diego-based Qualcomm has rolled out a reference design for a 5G enabled drone, the Flight RB5 5G platform. The new design is based in Qualcomm’s ARB5165 processor, plus its Kryo 585 CPU and Adreno 650 GPU. The reference design is designed to help m…

  • Transphorm Joint Venture Acquires Fab Facility In Japan

    Goleta-based gallium nitride (GaN) power conversion device maker Transphorm says it has acquired a wafer fabrication operation in Japan. According to Transphorm, the acquisition of 100% interest in the Company’s AFSW wafer-fab facility is by GaNovation…

  • Fabric8Labs Gets $19.3M

    San Diego-based Fabri8Labs, a company developing metal additive manufacturing technology, said it has raised $19.3M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Intel Capital, and also included Lam Capital, TDK Ventures, SE Ventures, imec.xpand,…

  • Morse Micro Ships Samples Wi-Fi Chips

    Irvine-based semiconductor startup Morse Micro, which is backed by Blackbird Ventures, Main Sequence Ventures, Clean Energy Innovation Fund, Skip Capital, and others, says it has started samples of its Wi-Fi chips to early access partners and key custo…

  • Transphorm Bolsters Board

    Goleta-based gallium nitride semiconductor products developer Transphorm said last week that it has named a new member of its board of directors. The company said it appointed Ms. Kelly Smales to the board of the gallium nitride (GaN) power conversion …