BASF and Volkswagen seek applications for $56,000 electrochemistry award

Chemical company BASF and Volkswagen are seeking applications for the seventh annual Science Award Electrochemistry, an international competition that aims to highlight academic research into high-efficiency energy storage devices.

Scientists and engineers who have made a recent achievement in the following fields are encouraged to apply:

Battery materialsCellsBattery systemsProduction Operations RecyclingThe …read more

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Infineon to acquire Cypress Semiconductor for $10 billion

Semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies has acquired Cypress Semiconductor Corporation for $23.85 per share, or about $10.1 billion.

The acquisition will add Cypress’s microcontrollers and software and connectivity components, such as NOR flash memories, to Infineon’s portfolio.

If approved by Cypress’s shareholders and regulatory agencies, the acquisition is expected to close by early …read more

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Electrify America launches new mobile app, pricing structure and membership plans

Charging network operator Electrify America has launched a new mobile application, pricing structure and membership plans.

The app, which allows users to manage their charging session from their smartphone, has the following features:

Locate a charging station, including the number of chargers available and connector typesPay for a charging session Start a …read more

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