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Super Micro to Review Hardware for Malicious Chips

U.S. News - uper Micro Computer Inc said on Monday it will review its hardware for any proof of malicious chips as alleged in a recent media...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:39:38 - #semiconductor

Microsemi RTG4 FPGA Radiation Update

Electronics - Microsemi - Radiation testing of the RTG4 RT FPGA family continues. We recently posted proton single event effect test results on the Microsemi...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:13:18 - #microsemi #semiconductor

AVX to Showcase its Innovative Technology in an Upcoming "Success" Television Production

Electronics - AVX - AVX will highlight the company's state-of-the-art electronic components designed for real-world product applications in a nationally aired...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:13:17 - #ipe

Artifical Intelligence: Beyond the Hype

Electronics - NXP Blog - If there is one true indicator to measure the disruptiveness of a new technology, it's certainly the public outpouring of fear and...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:13:16 - #nxp #supplychain #billgates #baidu #datacenter #drones #iot #elonmusk #siemens #ai #machinelearning #semiconductor

Silicon Labs Accelerates Low-Power Cellular IoT Applications with LTE-M Solution

PR Newswire - Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) delivers ultra-low-power, long-range wireless connectivity to battery-powered IoT devices with a new LTE-M expansion...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:13:13 - #siliconlabs #iot #semiconductor

High-power chip resistors

Dataweek - The new Bourns Model CHP ultra high-power thick film resistor series offers triple the rated power compared to general-purpose resistors. It...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:39:35 - #bourns #ipe

Intel kills off the 10nm process

SemiAccurate - SemiAccurate has learned that Intel just pulled the plug on their woeful 10nm process.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:39:32 - #semiconductor

Six Key Future Prospects of GaN RF Devices Market

Electronics Maker - The global GaN RF devices market is projected to register a high double-digit CAGR over the forecast period (2017-2026). Sales of GaN RF devices...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:39:31 - #galliumnitride #power #eewire

TE Connectivity to showcase advances in end-to-end data connectivity and power distribution at the IZB Auto Show 2018

Components in Electronics - TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors,will showcase its role as a major player supporting the future of mobility at...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:39:30 - #te-connectivity #ipe

Consortium formed in China to rev up development of RISC-V processors

Media - DIGITIMES - More than 50 IC designers, academic units and research bodies in China have recently established the China RISC-V Industry Consortium,...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:13:51 - #semiconductor

Serious talent shortage posing challenges for China IC development

Media - DIGITIMES - Despite China's semiconductor industry aggressively carrying out diverse development projects, increasingly serious talent shortage...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:13:50 - #semiconductor

China LED chip prices expected to fall nearly 10% in 4Q18

Media - DIGITIMES - LED chip prices in China in fourth-quarter 2018 are expected to drop nearly 10% sequentially mainly due to increased supply and decreased...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:13:49 - #semiconductor #outlook

Need a modest Arm Cortex-A CPU in your custom chip? Just apply online. Plus $125,000

Enterprise - The Register - That's how much it costs to license the blueprints (and don't forget the royalties)
In 2018, a crack commando CPU was sent to...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:13:29 - #semiconductor

TI Spooky Halloween Prank with Microcontroller

EE - Adafruit Industries - via
The TI LaunchPad(tm) development kit team decided to have some fun with our coworkers and use this spooky...
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:37:59 - #ti #microcontroller #devkit #eewire

3D-printed supercapacitor electrode breaks records in lab tests

Life - EurekAlert - Scientists at UC Santa Cruz and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have reported unprecedented performance results for...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 23:13:22 - #ipe

Controlling organic semiconductor band gaps by electron-acceptor fluorination - Organic semiconductor materials have the potential to be used in innovative applications such as transparent and flexible devices, and their...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:39:18 - #eewire

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSM) CEO C.C. Wei on Q3 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript -
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:14:06 - #semiconductor

Cree, Inc. (CREE) CEO Gregg Lowe on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript -
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:14:05 - #cree #semiconductor

Ultra-Low-Power Microcontrollers for a More Secured IoT

PowerPulse.Net - STMicroelectronics is bringing sophisticated cyber-protection to power-conscious connected devices with the new STM32L5 microcontroller (MCU)...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:13:59 - #st #microcontroller #iot #semiconductor

Apple might launch Macs with proprietary chips by 2020

The Next Web - Apple is already a powerhouse when it comes to designing processors for its phones. Now, it's also reportedly working on chips for its computers,...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:13:50 - #samsung #tsmc #semiconductor

ASML Reports EUR 2.8 Billion Sales in Q3, Expects EUR 3 Billion Sales in Q4 - ASML Sees Further Growth for 2019

ASML - ASML Holding N.V. (ASML) today publishes its 2018 third-quarter results. Q3 net sales of EUR 2.78...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:13:42 - #semiconductor

Omron to showcase sensors for smart homes and cities at Electronica

Neesham PR - Omron Electronic Components Europe...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 22:13:39 - #iot #eewire

TSMC Third-Quarter Profit Down 0.9 Percent, in Line With Market Forecasts

U.S. News - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, said on Thursday...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:41 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Rivals ARM and Intel Make Peace to Secure Internet of Things

U.S. News - Rival semiconductor giants ARM and Intel have agreed to work together to manage networks of connected devices...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:33 - #semiconductor

TSMC expects 7nm chip sales to account for 10% of 2018 revenues

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is set to tape out more than 50 chip designs with its 7nm process technology by...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:30 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

Everlight wins patent lawsuit against Nichia in China

Media - DIGITIMES - China's intellectual property authorities has dismissed Nichia's claim that Everlight Electronics' China patent concerning flip-chip...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:29 - #semiconductor

Compiler test and validation suite enables big-data analytics chip design

Media - eeNews Europe - Chip designer UPMEM (Grenoble, France) has used a comprehensive test and validation suite for C and C++ compilers and...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:26 - #cloud #azure #aws #eewire

Custom FPGA configurations to offload and accelerate image-processing functions

Media - eeNews Europe - Matrox Imaging's Matrox FDK development kit for the company's Matrox Rapixo CXP Pro family of frame grabbers is based...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:25 - #xilinx #fpga #devkit #semiconductor

Secure-by-design IoT at the edge

Media - eeNews Europe - Adlink Technology and Entrust Datacard have established a new partnership to solve one of the most significant barriers...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:23 - #iot #entrust #microservices #eewire

HMI- and camera-based applications development package

Media - eeNews Europe - Renesas Electronics has announced a new design environment for its RZ/A1 microprocessors (MPUs) to simplify and accelerate...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:22 - #pcb #flash #microcontroller #semiconductor

Communications rise to represent largest portion of foundry sales

Media - DIGITIMES - With tremendous growth of smartphones over the past decade, foundry sales to the communications market have soared and are now forecast...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:21 - #semiconductor

TSMC reports 3Q18 EPS of NT$3.44

Media - DIGITIMES - TSMC has announced consolidated revenues of NT$260.35 billion (US$8.41 billion), net income of NT$89.07 billion, and diluted earnings...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:20 - #tsmc #semiconductor

CIS demand from handset, automotive sectors set to boom in 2019

Media - DIGITIMES - CMOS image sensor demand (CIS) is set to boom for application to triple-lens camera phones and automotive electronics in 2019, prompting...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:19 - #maker #semiconductor

Wafer shipments forecast to set new highs through 2021, says SEMI

Media - DIGITIMES - Worldwide shipments of polished and epitaxial silicon wafers are forecast to total 12.445 billion square inches in 2018, exceeding...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:17 - #semiconductor #outlook

Kyocera, Murata reportedly to expand MLCC production capacities

Media - DIGITIMES - Kyocera and Murata both reportedly plan to expand their MLCC production capacities in Japan.
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:16 - #mlcc #ipe

Xilinx promoting acceleration solutions for datacenter servers in China

Media - DIGITIMES - At its recent forum in Beijing, Xilinx introduced its FPGA-based acceleration solutions designed for artificial intelligence (AI)...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:15 - #xilinx #datacenter #ai #semiconductor

Authenticator IC has SHA3-256 cryptographic engine

Media - eeNews Europe - Maxim Integrated (San Jose, CA) has introduced what it says is the industry's first authenticator IC with a SHA3-256 cryptographic...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:14 - #semiconductor

World's smallest MEMS resonator boosts IoT power efficiency

Media - eeNews Europe - Murata has developed the world's smallest 32.768 kHz MEMS resonator that could make a significant contribution to reducing...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:13 - #iot #wearables #eewire

Cree inks long-term silicon carbide wafer supply agreement

Media - Evertiq - Cree says that it signed a strategic long-term agreement to produce and supply its Wolfspeed silicon carbide wafers to one an unnamed...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:11 - #cree #siliconcarbide #power #semiconductor

Automating pre-silicon bare metal compliance tests boosts Arm server development

Media - eeNews Europe - Cadence Design Systems is working with chip developer Arm to allow high-performance computing (HPC) customers to execute...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:10 - #semiconductor

MediaTek to roll out 12nm Helio P70 mobile chip in October

Media - DIGITIMES - MediaTek is expected to roll out its new Helio P70 mobile SoC built using a 12nm process technology later in October, aiming to maintain...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:40:09 - #mediatek #semiconductor

Virtualization on Microcontrollers

Media - eeNews Europe - Embedded virtualization is a key technology for the future of automotive. Virtualization makes it possible to allocate...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:14:14 - #nxp #renesas #microcontroller #android #ai #hypervisor #semiconductor

IC design with transistors: we're only at the beginning, says Mentor's CEO

Media - eeNews Europe - During a press meeting in Paris, Mentor's CEO Wally Rhines shared a few slides about the semiconductor industry and his...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:14:13 - #nvidia #cybersecurity #iot #ai #machinelearning #semiconductor

New D/A converter brand targets ultimate HiFi audio applications

Media - eeNews Europe - With its new brand "MUS-IC", chipmaker Rohm is introducing a family of audio chips that reflects the company's focus on...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:14:12 - #powersupply #eewire

DIP switch is fully sealed by construction

Media - eeNews Europe - For switches with single-pole, single-throw (SPST) circuitry, C&K's BDB DIP switches offer 2 to 12 (except 11) switch...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:14:10 - #pcb #ipe

Spanish researchers elaborate optimum down-conversion chemistries for white LEDs

Media - eeNews Europe - Using elaborate chemical synthesis techniques, a team of Spanish researchers led by Ruben Costa of IMDEA Materials (Madrid)...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:14:09 - #eewire

Cypress Expands Collaboration With Arm to Deliver Full-Featured IoT Platform With Secure Device Management

Business Wire - Cypress Semiconductor has expanded its collaboration with Arm to enable secure, easy-to-use management of IoT edge nodes based on Cypress' PSoC...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:14:04 - #iot #cypress #semiconductor

Renesas Electronics Delivers High-End 3D Graphics for Large-Scale Display Instrument Clusters with R-Car E3 System-On-Chip

Business Wire - Renesas Electronics delivers high-end 3D graphics for large-scale display instrument clusters with new R-Car E3 SoC devices
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:14:03 - #renesas #semiconductor

IBM, GLOBALFOUNDRIES Enhance Si2 Unified Power Model Standard

Business Wire - IBM and GLOBALFOUNDRIES contributed technology for the Si2 Unified Model Power Standard, the first significant power model enhancement in many...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:14:00 - #ibm #globalfoundries #semiconductor

Pulse Electronics Introduces 1000Base-T1 Automotive Ethernet Common Mode Choke

Business Wire - Pulse Electronics' Networking Business Unit, a leading provider of electronic networking and communications components, introduces the 1000Base-T1...
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:13:59 - #ipe