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Automotive-Grade TVS Diode Arrays for the Harshest Environments

PowerPulse.Net - Littelfuse, Inc. has introduced two series of AEC-Q101-qualified TVS Diode Arrays (SPA(r) Diodes). The AQHV and AQHV-C series are designed to...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:13:22 - #littelfuse #semiconductor

EPC Introduces 350 V eGaN(r) Power Transistor − 20 Times Smaller Than Comparable Silicon

Business Wire: Networks - EPC releases 350 V, 65 mΩ, 26 A EPC2050 ideal for applications such as multi-level converters, EV charging, solar power inverters,...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:13:20 - #eewire

KEMET Announces Date for Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results

Electronics - KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) will host a conference call at 9:00 AM (EDT) on Thursday, May 17, 2018, to discuss its financial results for the...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:13:13 - #kemet #ipe

Win Semi looks to double-digit revenue growth in 2Q18

DigiTimes - GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post double-digit on-year revenue growth in the second quarter of 2018.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:42:01 - #semiconductor

The Evolving Worker in Digital Transformation

Automation World - When Intel-one of the largest semiconductor chipmakers in the world-thinks about what it means to have smart technologies and connected machines...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:42:00 - #semiconductor

Using Data by Design: Digital Reinvention in Electronics

EMSNow - Outsourcing Insights - The global electronics industry is the cornerstone of the digital economy and the Internet of Things (IoT). Electronic devices act as conduits...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:41:57 - #iot #eewire

OMRON to Introduce NX1-Series Controller That Integrates Control and Information: Improve Productivity, Improve Your Business

PR Newswire: Electronics Perf Measurement - OMRON Corporation announced the global release in April of its new NX1-Series Machine Automation Controller that boosts productivity while leveraging...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:41:50 - #ipe

QuickLogic to Present on Panel at SOI Silicon Valley Symposium

PR Newswire: High Tech Security - QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, display bridge and programmable...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:41:46 - #semiconductor

Cadence Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

Business Wire: Semiconductor - Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today reported its results under new revenue rules, ASC Topic 606, for the first time. For the first...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:41:45 - #cadence #eewire

Molex and Rosenberger Sign Dual-Sourcing Agreement for High-Speed Connected Vehicle Applications

Business Wire: Hardware - Molex and Rosenberger Sign Dual-Sourcing Agreement for High-Speed Connected Vehicle Applications
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:41:41 - #molex #ipe

​SK Hynix sees profit rise 77 percent over the year

Enterprise - ZDNet News - SK Hynix has posted 4.3673 trillion won in operating profits for the first quarter of 2018, its second strongest ever.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:52:32 - #semiconductor

Unpatchable flaw found in Nvidia Tegra chipsets. Perfect for hacking Nintendo Switches, BTW

Enterprise - The Register - Researcher reveals demo USB attack code, full release in June
Security researcher Kate Temkin has released proof-of-concept code...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:52:28 - #nvidia #semiconductor

China's IC industry grew 21 percent per year since 2013

Enterprise - ZDNet News - China's integrated circuit (IC) industry grew 21 percent per year from 2013 to 2017, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:52:27 - #semiconductor #outlook

Debugging while you sleep using Arm DDT

Electronics - ARM Tools - Use Arm DDT to debug while you sleep using offline debugging. It provides DDT debugging capabilities without user interaction or...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:52:01 - #eewire

EPC Introduces 350 V eGaN Power Transistor − 20 Times Smaller Than Comparable Silicon

Electronics - EPC - The EPC2050 offers power systems designers a 350 V, 65 mΩ, 26 A power transistor in an extremely small chip-scale package. These...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:52:00 - #eewire

Technologies that Help Make Batteries in Our Personal Electronics Safer

Electronics - Bourns Blog - Really, can any of us picture a day without using a personal electronic device? The expansive use of tablets, smart phones and...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:55:03 - #bourns #ipe

High-Reliability Solid Tantalum Capacitors

Electronics - AVX - High-Reliability Solid Tantalum Capacitors
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:55:02 - #powersupply #dla #ipe

Connected Devices to the Internet of Things

Electronics - Molex Blog - Some projections for the global Internet of Things (IoT) market are that it will grow to $457 billion by 2020, up from $157 billion...
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:54:59 - #microsoft #cisco #molex #qualcomm #iot #cloud #azure #ipe

Highly Efficient Single-Chip Three-Phase and Three-Sense BLDC Driver Boosts Runtime from Batteries in Portables and IoT Devices

WebWire - Semiconductors - STMicroelectronics' STSPIN233 is the industry's first low-voltage motor driver suitable for both single-shunt and...
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:08:11 - #iot #eewire

8-inch wafer capacity to remain tight by 2020 on explosive IoT demand

DigiTimes - As IoT (Internet of Things) chips currently rely largely on 8-inch wafer fabs for fabrication, the increasing demand for such chips will keep...
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:08:09 - #iot #semiconductor #outlook

TSMC may post record profits for 2018 on 7nm volume production

DigiTimes - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to score record profits for 2018 as the company will be gradually ramping up volume...
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:08:08 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Amphenol RF Supports Connected Car Infrastructure

EMSNow - Outsourcing Insights - Amphenol RF releases technical paper focusing on products relating to connected car infrastructure Danbury, CT - Amphenol RF is pleased to announce...
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:08:05 - #amphenol #ipe

Microchip Technology Announces MOFCOM Review of Its Acquisition of Microsemi Under Simplified Procedure

GlobeNewsWire: Semi and Semi Equip -
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:08:03 - #microsemi #acquisition #semiconductor

Texas Instruments Recognises Camtek for Its 2017 Supplier Excellence Award

PR Newswire: Semantic Web - Camtek Ltd. (NASDAQ: CAMT; TASE: CAMT), has received the Texas Instruments (TI) 2017 Supplier Excellence Award. The annual award honors companies...
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:07:56 - #semiconductor

Cypress Empowers Developers With New Sensing Solutions for State-of-the-Art Industrial Designs Incorporating Metals

Business Wire: Semiconductor - Cypress unveiled the PSoC 4700 series of microcontrollers that uses inductive sensing to detect touch inputs for products using metal surfaces.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:07:55 - #microcontroller #semiconductor

Semiconductor Assembly and Packaging Services - Rising Number of Fabs is Driving the Market| Technavio

Business Wire: Semiconductor - Technavio market research analysts forecast the global semiconductor assembly and packaging services market to grow at a CAGR of nearly...
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:07:54 - #semiconductor

Rockwell Automation Simplifies Analytics for Industrial Productivity

Business Wire: Software - Today, Rockwell Automation expands the FactoryTalk analytics portfolio, empowering users to quickly and confidently make informed decisions.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:07:52 - #rockwell #ipe

NAND Flash Prices to Decline - DRAMeXchange

Enterprise - Storage Newsletter - The NAND flash market has witnessed a slight oversupply in 1Q18. The growth momentum remains weak in 2Q18 although the demand...
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:07:47 - #semiconductor #outlook

ABB launches the world's first digitally integrated power transformer

Electronics - ABB
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:07:43 - #abb #ipe

Gartner Says Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Grew 21.6 Percent in 2017 as Samsung Takes Over No. 1 Position

Think - Gartner - Driven by strong growth in the memory market, worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $420.4 billion in 2017, a 21.6 percent increase...
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:42:57 - #semiconductor #outlook

Qualcomm Appoints Junko Sunaga as Vice President and President of Qualcomm Japan

Electronics - Qualcomm - Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced the appointment of Junko Sunaga as vice president and president...
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:13:29 - #qualcomm #iot #wearables #semiconductor

Processing power beyond Moore's Law - In 1965, businessman and computer scientist Gordon Moore observed that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles approximately...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 18:13:50 - #semiconductor

Unabating MLCC supply crunch boon for Walsin

Taipei Times -
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 18:13:39 - #ipe #outlook

How to Protect Your PCBs

Electronics360 - Printed circuit boards (PCB) are used in just about every electronic device, and most have some method of protection against the environment.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:38:46 - #pcb

The Concentration of Semiconductor Market Share

EETimes - The top five chipmakers accounted for 43 percent of all semiconductor sales last year, continuing a trend of market share concentration that...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:38:38 - #semiconductor #outlook

Microsoft's bid to secure the Internet of Things: Custom Linux, custom chips, Azure

Ars Technica - This is Redmond's first ever Linux distribution.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:13:07 - #microsoft #iot #semiconductor

Toshiba Eyes Cancelling Chip Unit Sale if No China Approval by May

U.S. News - Japan's Toshiba Corp has decided it will cancel the planned $18.6 billion sale of its memory chip unit if it does not get...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:40:33 - #semiconductor

Global semiconductor packaging materials market reaches US$16.7 billion in 2017

DigiTimes - The global semiconductor packaging materials market reached US$16.7 billion in 2017, according to a report by SEMI and TechSearch International....
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:39 - #semiconductor #outlook

TSMC cuts revenue outlook for 2018

DigiTimes - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has cut its revenue growth forecast for 2018 to 10% from the previously-estimated 10-15%, citing...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:36 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

Semiconductors used in electronics post solid growth in 1Q18, says IHS

DigiTimes - Global semiconductor revenues derived from chip usage in electronic equipment and devices amounted to US$111.4 billion at the end of first-quarter...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:34 - #semiconductor #outlook

GlobalWafers to expand 12-inch wafer production at Korea plant, report says

DigiTimes - Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has struck a deal with a provincial government in South Korea for expansion of its local plant in Cheonan,...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:33 - #semiconductor

TSMC reports EPS of NT$3.46 for 1Q18

DigiTimes - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported net profits of NT$89.79 billion (US$3.06 billion) for the first quarter of 2018,...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:32 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Nanya expects DRAM bit shipments to rise 48% in 2018

DigiTimes - Nanya Technology expects its DRAM bit shipments to increase 48% in 2018, an upward revision from its previous estimate of 45% growth. The company...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:31 - #semiconductor

EMS production disrupted by passive components shortages

DigiTimes - Increasingly serious shortfalls in the supply of passive components have disrupted production at some major EMS firms in Taiwan, undermining...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:30 - #ipe #outlook

Taiwan makers to gain from Murata move to drop lower-end MLCC production

DigiTimes - Taiwan makers of MLCCs will stand to benefit from Japan-based Murata Manufacturing's move to drop the production of general-type MLCCs before...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:29 - #ipe

China DRAM startup gearing up for production in 2018

DigiTimes - China-based Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit will complete equipment move-in as early as July, paving the way for volume production in the third...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:28 - #semiconductor

Littelfuse Far East Wins Seventh TTI Supplier Excellence Award for 2017

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Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:23 - #littelfuse #tti #ipe

Smarter, tougher, leaner MCUs for the IoT

mbed - When a smart, connected product can solve a problem in a way...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:22 - #microcontroller #iot #wearables #powersupply #power #eewire

FFC and FPC Connector Product Roundup

Connector and Cable Assembly Supplier - This week's product roundup highlights FFC and FPC connector solutions from top suppliers. I-PEX Connectors' DW5 two-way FPC and discrete wire...
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:17 - #pcb #ipe

The Maker Movement Encourages Tech Tinkerers to Try This at Home

Connector and Cable Assembly Supplier - As growing numbers of hobbyists and makers tinker with today's technology, more electronics companies are meeting their makers.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:14:16 - #iot #maker #ipe