Microchip announced yesterday that it had successfully completed its acquisition of Atmel Corporation:
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY COMPLETES ATMEL ACQUISITION
AND PROVIDES UPDATE ON ITS FISCAL FOURTH QUARTER 201
Chandler, Arizona – April 4, 2016 – Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading
provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and flash-IP solutions, today announced that it
has completed its acquisition of Atmel
As many of us eagerly await the shipping of the new Stellaris LaunchPad, TI has provided us a sneak peek.
TI recently launched the new Stellaris LaunchPad Wiki which contains many interesting and useful links regarding their soon to be shipped, currently sometime in November, Stellaris LaunchPad:
Stellaris LaunchPad Wiki
Stellaris LM4F120 LaunchPad Unbox
As many of the forum members have expressed interest in utilizing an ARM in the development of a project, I thought TI's announcement of their upcoming release of an ARM Cortex-M4F based Launchpad development board for only $4.99 with free shipping to many countries, might be of interest.
Stellaris® ARM® Cortex™- M4F LaunchPad Evaluation Platform
Stellaris® LM4F120H5QR Microcontroller Datasheet
After reading the following announcement I thought it might be of interest to forum members utilizing the 8051 and variants in their designs.
Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced on Feb. 21, 2012 that it will continue to manufacture legacy 8051/80C51 MCUs that provide pin-for-pin-compatible replacements for most of those recently placed under “End-of-Life” (EOL) notification by NXP. Included are drop-in replacements