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Delft Semiconductor takes off by landing first big customers

Start-up Delft Semiconductor has designed the power management block for an automotive battery management IC developed by Datang NXP and is working on a current sense amplifier for one of the team’s former employers.

Headlines

Dutch forensic lab first to decrypt Tesla’s driving data
ASML experiencing growing pains
Government scrutinizes security ramifications of High Tech Campus deal
Kitepower’s first airborne wind energy system lifts off in Aruba
EC accelerates Hardt Hyperloop with €15M investment
Novel-T and Imec.istart team to accelerate Dutch tech startups

Chuck del Prado: mission accomplished?

Chuck del Prado is stepping down as CEO at ASM International, the company his father Arthur founded. Did he do him proud?

In other news

Dialog to acquire German IIoT chipmaker Creative Chips (Evertiq)
Osram takeover battle set for next round after AMS bid fails (Bloomberg)
Thales and Verint release Cyberthreat Handbook (Infosecurity Magazine)

Cultural communications

In his short time working as a technology editor, Collin Arocho has actually come to be a fan of the Dutch style of communication. While it takes him out of his comfort zone and definitely takes some getting used to, this sort of direct dialogue can be very helpful as you almost always know exactly where you stand.