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How carbon nanotubes could be used in future electronic devices

PhysOrg.com - A team of Skoltech scientists, in collaboration with researchers from the IBM Watson Research Center, have shed light on the behavior of electrical...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:32:21 - #ibm #eewire

Analog Devices Reports 2017 Revenue of $5.1 Billion Up 49%

PowerPulse.Net - Analog Devices, Inc. today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017, which ended October 28, 2017 including fourth-quarter...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:14:02 - #adi #semiconductor

The Next 5 Years Of Semiconductor Technology

Semiconductor Engineering - How far can existing technology be extended?
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:13:53 - #semiconductor

Renesas Electronics and SEGGER Collaborate to Support Customers with emWin GUI for RX65N/RX651 MCUs

Electronics Maker - Customers Can Design Human-Machine Interface with License-Free emWin GUI Software
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:13:52 - #renesas #semiconductor

Renesas Electronics Singapore Announces Winners of First GR Embedded Design Contest in ASEAN

Electronics Maker - Celebrates Embedded Design Innovation for IoT in ASEAN Region Singapore, November 22, 2017 - Renesas Electronics Singapore, a premier supplier...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:13:51 - #renesas #iot #eewire

Samsung Likely to Unseat Intel as Top Chip Vendor

EETimes - Samsung, which has nearly half of the global DRAM market, is likely to crush smaller rivals after more than doubling its plan for capital expenditures...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:13:50 - #samsung #semiconductor #outlook

Analyst Warns on Semiconductor Stock Valuations

EETimes - Chip stocks have surged in value over the past three years, but it might be time to sell before a downturn hits, according to Handel Jones of...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:13:49 - #semiconductor #outlook

Top Ten (+10) Vendors Of Industrial ICs

ElectronicsWeekly - Thanks to IHS for this one - the top 20 industrial semiconductor suppliers:
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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:13:48 - #semiconductor #outlook

Groq Says It Will Release Potent Processor for Machine Learning Next Year

Electronic Design - Groq, the secretive semiconductor start-up rooted in Google's crusade to create an artificial intelligence chip for data centers, said that it...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:13:47 - #datacenter #ai #semiconductor

SEMICON Southeast Asia 2018 to Debut in Kuala Lumpur

ACN Newswire - Premier Electronics Industry Conference to bolster growing semiconductor industry in the region
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:13:46 - #supplychain #iot #semiconductor

STMicroelectronics Recognized for Leadership on Environmental Actions by CDP

GlobeNewsWire: Government -
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:13:43 - #st #semiconductor

ESD fundamentals, part 1: What is ESD protection?

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - TI - Power House - If you've seen a lightning bolt or been unpleasantly shocked by a doorknob, you've been exposed to the phenomenon known as...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:13:40 - #ti #semiconductor

Global 3Q17 NAND flash market posts 14% increase, says DRAMeXchange

DigiTimes - Revenues of the global NAND flash industry surged 14.3% sequentially to US$15.12 billion in the third quarter of 2017, according to DRAMeXchange....
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:40:53 - #datacenter #semiconductor #outlook

Moore's Law can last two more process generations, says MediaTek chair

DigiTimes - The Moore's Law that sets the pace of the semiconductor development can last two more generations, as the process technology may hit bottlenecks...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:40:52 - #mediatek #semiconductor

Rockwell Automation rebuffs sweetened Emerson bid

CNBC-Top Business - Rockwell Automation on Wednesday rejected rival Emerson Electric's sweetened $29 billion takeover offer, saying the bid undervalued the company.
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:40:50 - #rockwell #ipe

Harting Electronics Lab Nurtures Engineering Students at Local College

Automation World - As Harting struggles like any other company in industry to fill skills gaps now and in the future, it is taking clear steps to help ensure that...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:40:49 - #harting #ipe

Time to Look For Low-Cost DRAM Alternatives

All Programmable Planet - DRAM is turning into a seller's market, and it's time to look at low-cost alternatives.
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:40:48 - #semiconductor

MCU Enables 3D Graphics in Car Displays

Circuit Cellar - Cypress Semiconductor has announced a new series in its Traveo automotive microcontroller family with more memory to support a hybrid instrument...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:40:47 - #microcontroller #cypress #semiconductor

IC Insights' Forecast Of Top Ten Chip Companies In 2017

Mannerisms - ElectronicsWeekly - Thanks to IC Insights for this one: a forecast of the top ten chip vendors this year:
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:40:44 - #semiconductor #outlook

Vishay Intertechnology to Highlight Latest Grid and Ribwound Resistors at POWER-GEN International(r) 2017

GlobeNewsWire: Government -
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:40:36 - #vishay #ipe

Microsemi to Present at Credit Suisse 21st Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

PR Newswire: Electronic Components - Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance,...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:40:34 - #microsemi #semiconductor

Xilinx Single-Chip Solution with On-Chip Redundancy for Functional Safety Speeds Up IEC 61508 Certification and Reduces Systems Development Cost

PR Newswire: Electronic Components - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced a single-chip Zynq(r)-7000 All Programmable SoC functional safety solution to help customers shorten...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:40:33 - #xilinx #semiconductor

Cybertrust Japan Selects CryptoManager IoT Security Service from Rambus

Business Wire: Internet - Cybertrust Japan selects Rambus CryptoManager IoT Security Service to provide enhanced protection for new IoT platform.
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:40:32 - #iot #eewire

CVD Supplies U.S. Naval Research Laboratory with 2D Semiconductor Deposition Equipment

Business Wire: Engineering News - CVD Equipment Corporation (NASDAQ: CVV), a leading provider of chemical vapor deposition systems, today announced the supply of next generation...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:40:31 - #eewire

North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts October 2017 Billings

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - SEMI - North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $2.02 billion in billings worldwide...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:13:43 - #semiconductor #outlook

SimpleLink(tm) MCU SDKs: What is an SDK plug-in?

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - TI - ConnecTIng Wirelessly - One of the challenges in systems development is expanding beyond the capabilities of your selected microcontroller...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:13:42 - #ti #microsoft #microcontroller #iot #devkit #cloud #azure #aws #eewire

NAND Flash Prices Start to Stabilize

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Contract price increases for NAND flash started to slow in the third quarter of 2017, ranging between zero to six percent after months of price...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:13:41 - #semiconductor #outlook

Apple, Qualcomm Split Creates Questions

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Whatever Apple is planning for next year's iPhone iteration, it is working on a design that does not depend on chips from Qualcomm.
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:39:44 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

3D NAND-microSD Cards Enable a Major Breakthrough in Video Surveillance

Electronics - Micron Blog - The video monitoring market is growing rapidly worldwide thanks to the almost insatiable demand to have visual sensing of the environments...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:39:42 - #semiconductor

DARPA Seeking AI That Learns All the Time

Electronics - IEEE Spectrum - The agency wants ideas for turning computers into lifelong learners

Earlier this month a self-driving...
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:39:41 - #eewire

Belden to Host 2017 Financial Analyst and Investor Day Webcast on December 5

Business Wire: Networks - Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in high quality, end-to-end signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, will host...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:13:21 - #belden #ipe

New Quad Full-Bridge PWM Motor Driver IC

Electronics - Allegro MicroSystems - Allegro MicroSystems, LLC introduces a new quad DMOS full-bridge driver capable of driving up to two stepper motors or...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:42:36 - #semiconductor

Ignore IoT security at your peril, and everyone else's too

ElectronicsWeekly - Take IoT security seriously, however daunting this might be, is the message of Dan Loomis, v-p of security business at chip-maker Maxim. And...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:40:58 - #iot #eewire

Qualcomm suspends IIoT development projects with Taiwan IT players, say sources

DigiTimes - Qualcomm may also temporarily suspend its cooperation with Taiwan-based IT players on the development of related Industrial Internet of Things...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:40:53 - #qualcomm #iot #semiconductor

Intel & Micron Expand Manufacturing Effort

Circuit Cellar - Intel and Micron have announced the completion of an expansion to Building 60 (B60) at the IM Flash facilities in Lehi, Utah. The expanded fab...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:40:50 - #semiconductor

TDK Introduces MnZn-based Ferrite Material for Low Power Dissipation at High Frequencies

Marketwire - Electronics and Semiconductors - TDK Corporation today announced the new MnZn-based PC200 ferrite material, which is characterized...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:40:45 - #galliumnitride #power #eewire

Vishay Intertechnology's T59 Series of vPolyTan(tm) Low ESR Polymer Capacitors Among 2017 ECN IMPACT Award Winners

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:40:44 - #vishay #ipe

Ametherm Glass-Encapsulated Thermistors for Automotive and Industrial Applications Now in Stock at Digi-Key

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:40:43 - #ametherm #ipe

IXYS Introduces the IXRFDSM607X2 15A RF MOSFET Driver for High Frequency Applications

GlobeNewsWire: Semi and Semi Equip -
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:40:42 - #ixys #mosfet #power #eewire

Broadcom Announces Industry's First Silicon-Proven 7nm IP for ASICs in Deep Learning and Networking Applications

GlobeNewsWire: Semi and Semi Equip -
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:40:41 - #semiconductor

KEMET to Present at 2017 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Leveraged Finance Conference

Electronics - KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced that it will be presenting at the 2017 Bank...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:13:26 - #kemet #ipe

AT&T Approves Altair's ALT1210 LTE-M Chipset on IoT Network

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense - Altair Semiconductor (altair-semi.com), a leading provider of LTE chipsets, today announced that the ALT1210 LTE-M chipset has successfully completed...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:13:21 - #iot #semiconductor

Microsemi Announces IEEE 1588 Timing Synchronization Module Providing High Performance Network Clock Synchronization

PR Newswire: RFID - Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance,...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:41:18 - #microsemi #semiconductor

Siemens strengthens IC market commitment with acquisition of Solido Design Automation

PR Newswire: Electronic Components - Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Saskatoon, Canada-based Solido Design Automation Inc., a leading provider of variation-aware...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:41:14 - #siemens #acquisition #eewire

TrendForce Says the Chinese Government Continues "Big Fund" to Support Key Semiconductor Sectors in China Including Memory and IC Design

Business Wire: Semiconductor - Chinese government continues "Big Fund" to support key semiconductor sectors including memory, SiC/GaN compound semiconductor, and IC design.
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:41:07 - #semiconductor #outlook

Seoul Semiconductor First in the World to Receive Low Risk Eye Safety Certification for its Natural Light LED SunLike

Business Wire: Semiconductor - The world-leading LED company Seoul Semiconductor (Head office: Ansan-si, Korea, CEO: Chung Hoon Lee, hereinafter Seoul Semiconductor)...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:41:06 - #semiconductor

Why a wide VIN DC/DC converter is a good fit for high-cell-count battery-powered drones

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - TI - Power House - More and more drone applications require high-cell-count battery packs to support longer flying distances and flight times....
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:14:12 - #ti #refdesign #drones #powersupply #robotics #digi-key #eewire

"Trust, but verify" SPICE model accuracy, part 5: input offset voltage and open-loop gain

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - TI - Analog Wire - Previous installments of this blog post series discussed the need to verify SPICE model accuracy and how to measure common-mode...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:14:11 - #ti #semiconductor

FPGA power made simple: design steps

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - TI - Power House - Over the last three installments of this series, I have gone over some basic design considerations for creating a power supply...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:14:09 - #ti #xilinx #altera #fpga #powersupply #eewire

New Heights for SEARAY(tm) High-Speed, High-Density Arrays

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Samtec Blog - When faced with the need for more of something, one possible solution is expansion. This could take many forms but one simple...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:14:08 - #supplychain #samtec #ipe