Shannon Davis

News and Web Editor

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Shannon, writes, edits and produces Semiconductor Digest’s news articles, email newsletters, blogs, webcasts, and social media posts. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Huntington University in Huntington, IN. In addition to her years of freelance business reporting, Shannon has also worked in marketing and public relations in the renewable energy and healthcare industries.

Sage Microelectronics and Everspin Partner to Bring Spin-transfer Torque MRAM to Next Generation Enterprise SSD Devices

Everspin Technologies, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of Magnetoresistive RAM (MRAM) persistent memory solutions, announced its partnership with Sage Microelectronics Corporation.

Silvaco Appoints Babak Taheri as New Chief Executive Officer

Company promotes CTO and EVP of Products, Dr. Babak Taheri to be Chief Executive Officer.

SEMI Urges Restraint by Japan and Korea in Light of Recent Trade Actions

On July 1st, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) announced updated licensing policies and procedures on the export and transfer of controlled items and their relevant technologies to the Republic of Korea (ROK). METI’s stated purpose for the actions were “in order to ensure appropriate implementation of export control.”

Light For the Nanoworld

Quantum light sources pave the way for optical circuits.

MagnaChip Surpasses the 500 Million Milestone in Cumulative Shipments of Display Driver ICs for OLED Screens

Company was first to begin mass production of OLED DDICs in 2007 and continues to innovate.

Silicon Technologies Awarded Contract with US Government for Next Generation Radiation Hardened Electronics IP

Silicon Technologies Inc (STI) today announced winning a two-year contract with the Government to develop Radiation Hardened by Design (RHBD), Process Portable, Mixed Signal Design IP.

Kalray Announces the Tape-out of Coolidge on TSMC 16nm Process Technology

Kalray today announced the tape-out of MPPA3 aka Coolidge, its third generation of unique and patented MPPA processor family, on TSMC 16nm FinFET process technology.

National Instruments Appoints SVP and GM of Semiconductor Business

National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) today announced the appointment of Ritu Favre as senior vice president and general manager of the semiconductor business.

Soft Wearable Health Monitor Uses Stretchable Electronics

A wireless, wearable monitor built with stretchable electronics could allow comfortable, long-term health monitoring of adults, babies and small children without concern for skin injury or allergic reactions caused by conventional adhesive sensors with conductive gels.

GlobalFoundries Transforms Training and New Technician Skill Adoption with PTC’s Vuforia Augmented Reality Solutions

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that GlobalFoundries (GF), a leading international full-service foundry that delivers semiconductor technologies to manufacturers, has selected PTC’s Vuforia augmented reality (AR) solutions to transform its training processes.