Silicon Labs inks deal with Intellectual Ventures; Sharp renews patent deal with Pendrell

Nathan Myhrvold’s Intellectual Ventures continues to ink deals with large technology companies, adding to its list of more than 30 customers. The latest is Austin, Texas-based Silicon Laboratories — a 16-year-old publicly-traded semiconductor company that makes microcontrollers and integrated circuits used in  set-top boxes, televisions and cell phones. As part of the deal, Silicon Labs will gain access to… Read More