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ON Semiconductor Publishes China CSR Report

Justmeans - @onsemi publishes its first China #CSR Report highlighting...
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 18:35:48 - #onsemi #semiconductor

TE Connectivity adds M12 Industrial Ethernet Cable Assembly Connectivity to its offering

Media - eBOM - TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, now offers M12 data cable assemblies that support Ethernet protocols...
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:13:21 - #te-connectivity #iot #eewire

Memory module makers replenishing inventory

Media - DIGITIMES - Anticipating that memory chip prices will be rising this year, memory module makers have started replenishing inventory while also...
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:13:20 - #semiconductor #outlook

TSMC says no plans for US fab

Media - DIGITIMES - In response to reports indicating Washington has increased its pressure on TSMC to have a plant in the US for the fabrication of...
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:13:17 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Global IC foundry sales to surge 17% in 2020, says TSMC CEO

Media - DIGITIMES - The global IC foundry market is forecast to increase 17% in 2020, outpacing the overall semiconductor sector's 8% growth, according...
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:13:16 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

Intel CPU shortages likely to persist through end-2020

Media - DIGITIMES - Shortages of Intel's PC processors are likely to persist through the end of 2020, prompting notebook makers to adopt AMD's chips...
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:13:15 - #amd #semiconductor #outlook

Diodes Incorporated Confirms Lite-On Semiconductor's Disposition of On-Bright Shares

Business Wire - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) today confirmed that Lite-On Semiconductor Corp. (TWSE: 5305) ("LSC") sold over 52% of its ownership in On-Bright...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:38:05 - #diodesinc #semiconductor

Cadence Completes Acquisition of AWR Corporation from National Instruments

Business Wire - Cadence completed the acquisition of AWR Corporation from National Instruments Corporation to expand Cadence's reach into 5G RF communications.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:38:04 - #acquisition #eewire

Semtech's LoRa(r) Devices Enable Vertical M2M's Flexible Utility Management Platform

Business Wire - Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:38:01 - #m2m #iot #eewire

Cadence Expands Collaboration with Broadcom for 5nm and 7nm Designs

Business Wire - Cadence expanded its collaboration with Broadcom Inc. for the creation of its next-generation semiconductor solutions.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:37:58 - #broadcom #eewire

MathWorks Speeds FPGA and ASIC Verification with Universal Verification Methodology (UVM) Support

Business Wire - HDL Verifier helps design verification engineers developing FPGA and ASIC designs to generate UVM components and test benches directly from Simulink.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:37:55 - #mathworks #eewire

GaN Systems named in 2020 Global Cleantech 100 list

Media - Semiconductor Today - GaN Systems Inc of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (a fabless developer of gallium nitride-based power switching semiconductors...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:13:43 - #galliumnitride #power #semiconductor

Vishay Intertechnology's New Proximity Sensors Feature Power Consumption

Media - eBOM - The Optoelectronics Group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced two new fully integrated proximity sensors designed...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:13:41 - #vishay #microcontroller #robotics #ipe

EMA Launches CADSync with Native SOLIDWORKS Connector

Media - Electronic Engineering Journal - EMA Design Automation(r) ( , a full-service provider and...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:13:40 - #pcb #cadence #eewire

A browser-based magnetic design tool for all EPCOS ferrites

Media - eeNews Europe - TDK has completely revised its Magnetic Design Tool with enhanced functionality, supporting the fast and easy calculation...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:13:35 - #ipe

SOURIAU, expert in marine connectors, offers innovative products for very-high-pressure and low-pressure applications

Media - eBOM - SOURIAU, expert in marine connectors, offers innovative products for very-high-pressure and low-pressure applications
SOURIAU has developed...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:13:34 - #souriau #robotics #ipe

SMIC scaling up 14nm chip output

Media - DIGITIMES - Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has kicked off volume production of chips built using 14nm FinFET process technology...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:13:31 - #semiconductor

TSMC expects slight revenue decrease in 1Q20

Media - DIGITIMES - TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$10.2 billion and US$10.3 billion in the first quarter of 2020, representing an about...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:13:30 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

Highlights of the day: TSMC 7nm lead time remains extended

Media - DIGITIMES - Demand for TSMC's 7nm foundry services has been strong, with lead time for the node extending to about six months. The tight supply...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:13:29 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Priorities Shift In IC Design

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - The rush to the edge and new applications around AI are causing a shift in design strategies toward the highest performance...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 21:13:06 - #rambus #synopsys #onsemi #datacenter #iot #oshw #cadence #siemens #ai #icdesign #eewire

Brains And Computers At The VLSI Design Conference

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - One of the industry's biggest events, the VLSI Design Conference, took place in Bangalore last week. This conference...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 21:13:05 - #onsemi #semiconductor

Digital Twins In Automotive

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - The term "digital twin" refers to a new principle that is gaining importance in the development of complex hardware/software...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:39:02 - #onsemi #semiconductor

TSMC Reports Fourth Quarter EPS of NT$4.47

Media - Design And Reuse - TSMC Reports Fourth Quarter EPS of NT$4.47
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:39:01 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Worldwide semiconductor revenue drops 11.9% in 2019, says Gartner

Media - DIGITIMES - Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled US$418.3 billion in 2019, down 11.9% from 2018, according to Gartner. Intel regained the...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:39:00 - #samsung #semiconductor #outlook

TSMC 7nm lead time remains extended, with Intel reportedly looking to place orders

Media - DIGITIMES - TSMC 7nm process lead time remains at about six months, with tight supply expected to last through 2020, or even worsened in the...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:38:58 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Embedded Display Applications Innovation with TI DLP(r) Pico(tm) Technology - Texas Instruments and Mouser

Media - Electronic Engineering Journal - DLP technology can add a whole new dimension to your embedded design. If you considered DLP in the...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:38:52 - #ti #semiconductor

Pre-Wired Spring-Loaded Connectors

Media - - Mill-Max Manufacturing Corp., Inc. announces the release of a new pre-wired spring-loaded connector, a two-position header with...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:38:49 - #ipe

ECAD/MCAD synchronization tool ease up team collaboration

Media - eeNews Europe - EMA Design Automation's CADSync provides a streamlined way to accurately pass high-fidelity design data and changes between...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:38:42 - #pcb #eewire

Intelligence Of Things (IoT) Tracker Shines A Light On 2021

Media - - The smiley face of the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2020 mostly involves refrigerators that self-refill, voice-assisted homes, cars...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:38:40 - #iot #cybersecurity #panasonic #eewire

New game consoles expected to trigger demand surge for graphics DRAM and SSD's

Media - Evertiq - TrendForce expects the year-end release of new generation game consoles to trigger a demand surge of graphics DRAM and SSD's during...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:38:39 - #semiconductor #outlook

ROHM's SiCrystal wins $120m multi-year deal to supply 150mm silicon carbide wafers to ST

Media - Semiconductor Today - Single-crystal silicon carbide (SiC) wafer maker SiCrystal AG of Erlangen, Germany (a company of power semiconductor manufacturer...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:38:38 - #st #sic #power #siliconcarbide #maker #semiconductor

NXP launches new chip with '10 times more processing power' to support autonomous cars

Media - Robotics and Automation News - NXP Semiconductors has launched a new processor with "10 times more processing power" to support autonomous driving...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:38:37 - #nxp #robotics #semiconductor

LPKF delivers laser system to semiconductor industry customer

Media - Evertiq - In December, LPKF delivered - for the first time - a highly automated version of its LIDE system for integration into a semiconductor...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:13:37 - #semiconductor

As Lead Times Lengthen Again, Future Electronics provides an Industry Update on the Passives Market

Distribution - Future Electronics - Future Electronics has issued an industry update and new guidance to ensure its customers' passive component requirements...
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:13:26 - #supplychain #futureelectronics #mlcc #drones #iot #wearables #ipe

ROHM Group Company SiCrystal and STMicroelectronics Announce Multi-Year Silicon Carbide Wafer Supply Agreement

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - ROHM Group Company SiCrystal and STMicroelectronics Announce Multi-Year Silicon Carbide Wafer Supply Agreement
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:35:08 - #st #siliconcarbide #power #semiconductor

Analog Devices Showcases the Future of Data Acquisition at Embedded World 2020

Media - Components in Electronics - Visitors to the Analog Devices (ADI) stand (Hall 4A, Booth #240) at embedded world 2020 Nuremberg, Germany, 25 -...
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:13:02 - #adi #robotics #acquisition #semiconductor

Osram's new Oslon Boost HM LED enables ultra-slim designs for headlights

Media - Semiconductor Today - In recent years, technological progress in car lighting has led to light becoming an essential design element in modern...
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:14:29 - #osram #semiconductor

STMicro Streamlines Creation of User Interfaces for STM32 MCUs

Media - - STMicroelectronics has added new features to the TouchGFX software framework for STM32 microcontrollers (MCUs), streamlining...
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:14:26 - #st #microcontroller #wearables #smartphone #eewire

Thru Hole Metal Film Resistors Offer High Power to Size Ratio

Media - - Stackpole's RNS series is intended for designs that require downsizing or added features. It is also expected to be a popular...
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:14:24 - #stackpole #robotics #ipe

Former pSemi exec and CEO Jim Cable retires

Media - Evertiq - pSemi Corporation has announced the retirement of former CEO and long-term executive Jim Cable.
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:14:17 - #retirement #semiconductor

Things That Go Bump In The Daytime

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - There is no argument that autonomous technology is better at certain things than systems controlled by people. A...
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:14:16 - #onsemi #semiconductor

EM Microelectronic enables holistic omnichannel consumer experience and product authentication

Media - Electronic Engineering Journal - EM Microelectronic, the ultra-low-power semiconductor company of the Swatch...
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:14:12 - #supplychain #iot #icdesign #semiconductor

What Makes Secure Processors Different?

Media - Electronic Engineering Journal - "The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears this is true."...
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:14:11 - #rambus #iot #eewire

Gate drivers target fast switching SiC power modules

Media - eeNews Europe - Cissoid has developed robust gate drivers for the XM3 SiC MOSFET power modules from Wolfspeed. Aimed at high power density...
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:14:10 - #mosfet #power #sic #powersupply #eewire

STMicroelectronics Adds Powerful Features and STM32Cube Convenience to TouchGFX Software Framework

Media - WebWire - STMicroelectronics has added new features to the TouchGFX software framework for STM32 microcontrollers...
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:14:07 - #st #microcontroller #wearables #semiconductor

SEMICON Korea 2020 Keynotes to Highlight Future of AI

Media - EDACafe - Semiconductor industry innovators SK hynix, Intel, imec and Graphcore will kick off SEMICON...
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:14:06 - #semiconductor #skhynix

Pressure and temperature sensor built to withstand harsh conditions

Media - Electronics360 - TE Connectivity has introduced a sensor that is resistant to water and chlorine.
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:14:04 - #te-connectivity #ipe

Integrated Bluetooth low energy module extends IoT devices' battery life

Media - Electronics360 - Atmosic and Tonly are teaming together for development of future wireless, connected devices.
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:14:02 - #iot #eewire

ON Semiconductor Impacts Community Through Corporate Giving Program

Justmeans - @onsemi's Corporate Giving Program sponsored a local middle school in Idaho, supporting robotics programming...
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:13:59 - #onsemi #robotics #semiconductor

Semiconductor Market Fell 11.9% in 2019, Gartner Reports

Distribution - EPS News - Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $418.3 billion in 2019, down 11.9 percent from 2018, according to preliminary results by Gartner,...
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:13:47 - #samsung #microcontroller #tradewar #kioxia #semiconductor #outlook