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 Cypress Semiconductor (CY) acquires Alation Systems


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    SAN JOSE, May 3--Cypress Semiconductor (CY) announced its second acquisition in a week, signing a definitive agreement to acquire Alation Systems, a privately held wireless systems company based in Mountain View, CA. Alation brings to Cypress a deep portfolio of intellectual property in analog, DSP, and RF baseband technology, along with software and systems expertise in the fast-growing wireless arena.



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