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Intel May Tap Samsung for 14nm Manufacturing Support

Tech - ExtremeTech - Intel may tap Samsung for some work at 14nm, possibly as late as 2021, if recent rumors are true.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:54:01 - #samsung #semiconductor

Nvidia Supercharges ARM HPC Deployments With Full Software Stack Support

Tech - ExtremeTech - Nvidia has announced it will bring full software stack support to ARM CPUs, including its entire HPC product stack. This move will...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:13:14 - #nvidia #semiconductor

Volvo teams up with Nvidia to develop self-driving commercial and industrial trucks

Tech - TechCrunch - Volvo and Nvidia announced a new partnership today aimed at developing the next-generation decision-making engine for Volvo Group's...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:13:11 - #nvidia #ai #semiconductor

NXP Announces the Expiration and Results of Cash Tender Offer for Any and All 4.125% Senior Notes Due 2020

Globe Newswire - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) (together with its subsidiaries, "NXP") announced today that the previously announced cash tender offer...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:13:10 - #nxp #semiconductor

NXP Semiconductors Appoints Three New Non-Executive Directors

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - Appoints Lena Olving, Jasmin Staiblin and Karl-Henrik Sundstrom to its BoardAll AGM agenda items, including the Share Repurchase...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:13:08 - #nxp #semiconductor

Nordic Semi's Modules Selected for IoT Positioning Platform

EE - Circuit Cellar - Nordic Semiconductor has announced that its nRF9160 System-in-Package (SiP) LTE-M/NB-IoT cellular IoT modules and nRF52840 Bluetooth...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:13:03 - #iot #nordicsemi #semiconductor

Purdue & TSMC team up on centre for secured microelectronics

Media - Evertiq - Purdue University and TSMC have jointly announced plans to establish a Centre for Secured Microelectronics Ecosystem aimed at ensuring...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:10:48 - #tsmc #semiconductor

MathWorks Enhances Academic Research with New Unlimited Scaling and Collaboration Opportunities in MATLAB

Business Wire - MathWorks offers expanded access to MATLAB Parallel Server to help speed academic research.
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:10:40 - #mathworks #eewire

Wafer maker Siltronics warns U.S.-China trade tussle to hit sales, profits

Media - Reuters - Companies - Siltronic, a
German maker of wafers used to make silicon chips, became the latest firm in the semiconductor industry to...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:10:37 - #maker #semiconductor

Infineon launches 1.5 bln euro capital hike to help fund Cypress deal

Media - Reuters - Companies - Infineon Technologies
said on Monday it was launching an accelerated
capital increase to raise 1.5 billion euros ($1.68...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:10:36 - #infineon #acquisition #semiconductor

U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban

Media - Reuters - Technology - Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:10:34 - #semiconductor

Radio is getting bigger, but chips are becoming harder to count

Think - Gartner Blog Network - We've just published our Wireless Connectivity Market Share for 2018, showing that Broadcom remains the biggest retailer...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:41:35 - #mediatek #semiconductor

Tuning into the LCDs of tomorrow: Exploring the novel IGZO-11 semiconductor

Life - - In 1985, Noboru Kimizuka of the National Institute for Research in Inorganic Materials, Japan had pioneered the idea of polycrystalline...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:41:24 - #semiconductor

Renesas Developed Low-Power Technology for Use in Embedded Flash Memory

Enterprise - Storage Newsletter - Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the development of low-power technology for use in embedded flash memory based...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:40:39 - #renesas #flash #semiconductor

The Right Features for Accurate Pressure Sensing in Harsh Environments

Electronics - Bourns Blog - More and more designers are integrating pressure sensors to replace less accurate pressure switches in applications such as thermal...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:40:35 - #pcb #bourns #ipe

New FPGA Server Offers Twice the Typical Density in Compute and Network Resources

Electronics -
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:40:34 - #eewire

Intel Offers Computer-Powered 'Echolocation' Tech and Artificial Intelligence Research at CVPR 2019

Electronics - Intel - Intel is presenting a series of research papers at the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. The research has the potential...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:40:33 - #robotics #ai #machinelearning #ces #eewire

ROM-Based GNSS Module from STMicroelectronics Targets Mass-Market Tracking and Navigation Applications

Electronics - STMicroelectronics News - ST's new GNSS module provides odometer functionality with three trip counters and reached-distance alert, along with...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:13:23 - #st #semiconductor

A Dynamic, Dynamic Stress Test Proves Microwave Cable Maintains Signal Integrity

Electronics - Samtec Blog - One topic that garnered much interest at the Samtec booth at the International Microwave Symposium was a dynamic stress test of...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:13:22 - #samtec #ipe

NXP Announces the Pricing Terms of Cash Tender Offer for Any and All 4.125% Senior Notes Due 2020

Globe Newswire - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) (together with its subsidiaries, "NXP") announced today the pricing terms of the previously announced cash...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:42:01 - #nxp #semiconductor

U.S. Companies Dominate Worldwide IC Marketshare

Distribution - EPS News - IC Insights will release its 200+ page Mid-Year Update to the 2019 McClean Report next month. A portion of the Mid-Year Update will...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:15:04 - #samsung #flash #skhynix #semiconductor #outlook

Raytheon Honors Lansdale For 6th Year

Distribution - EPS News - Dale Lillard, President, Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc., recently announced that the company was honored for the sixth consecutive year...
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:14:39 - #amd #raytheon #fairchild #cybersecurity #semiconductor

ABB Announces Leadership Changes

Distribution - Industrial Distribution - Maryrose Sylvester becomes U.S. country managing director, succeeding Greg Scheu, who is retiring.
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:14:10 - #abb #ipe

TowerJazz Expands its Leading-Edge High Voltage Low RDSON Power Platform

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors -
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:13:14 - #semiconductor

U.S. chip suppliers are protesting the Huawei ban

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - American computers chip suppliers, including Intel Corp., Qualcomm Inc., Broadcom Inc. and Xilinx Inc., have reportedly been...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:40:03 - #xilinx #qualcomm #semiconductor #outlook

Infineon launches world's first monolithically integrated linear Hall sensor for ASIL D systems

Electronics - Infineon - As the first semiconductor supplier, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) will launch...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:13:18 - #infineon #semiconductor

Back To Where (For Most Of Us) It Started, The Intel 8080

EE - Hackaday - The early history of microprocessors is a surprisingly complex one, with more than one claimant for the prize of being the first,...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:41:34 - #semiconductor

Broadcom Warning Throws Cold Water On Second-Half 2019 Chip Recovery

Investors Business Daily - Chipmaker Broadcom's warning of a broad-based slowdown in demand has cast further doubt on a hoped-for recovery in the semiconductor industry...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:13:38 - #semiconductor

Purdue and TSMC, the world's largest semiconductor manufacturer, collaborate to research secured microelectronics ecosystem

Media - Purdue University and the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.(TSMC) jointly ...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:13:36 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Renesas Electronics Develops New Processing-In-Memory Technology for Next-Generation AI Chips

Media - eBOM - Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced it has developed an AI...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:13:35 - #renesas #microcontroller #robotics #wearables #ai #semiconductor

X-Fab and Efabless announce Raven open-source RISC-V microcontroller

Media - DIGITIMES - X-Fab Silicon Foundries, an analog/mixed-signal and specialty foundry, and crowd-sourcing IC platform partner Efabless, has announced...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:13:28 - #refdesign #eewire

Broadcom's $2 billion warning shocks global chip sector

Media - Reuters - Technology - Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:13:25 - #tradewar #semiconductor #outlook

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit

Media - Reuters - Technology - Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business,...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:13:23 - #semiconductor

Broadcom sees chip demand slowing down, shares fall 8%

Media - Reuters - Technology - Broadcom Inc on Thursday warned of a broad slowdown in chip demand, blaming a trade conflict between the United States...
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:13:22 - #semiconductor #outlook

Paving the way with ultrasonic sensing

Electronics - TI - Behind the Wheel - Imagine a commute to work where, with the press of a button, your electric car automatically drives up to you, opens...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:35 - #ti #semiconductor

Precise, safe and robust: Infineon presents new magnetic and pressure sensors at Sensor+Test

Electronics - Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is presenting its latest sensors and solutions...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:33 - #infineon #robotics #semiconductor

Murata to exhibit at the Sensors Expo & Conference 2019

Electronics -
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:32 - #ipe

Abracon Announces Mtronix Inc. as New Manufacturer's Representative for South Korea

Electronics - Abracon News - Abracon announces Mtronix Inc as a new manufacturers' representative in South Korea.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:13:31 - #abracon #ipe

NXP Announces Conference Call to Review Benefits of Marvell Connectivity Assets Acquisition

Globe Newswire - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced it will host a deep dive conference call with the investment community to review and discuss...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:41:43 - #nxp #marvell #acquisition #semiconductor

NXP Announces Secure Ultra-Wide Band Ranging Technology

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:41:41 - #nxp #semiconductor

China Chip Industry Insiders Voice Caution on Catch-Up Efforts

U.S. News - Since the U.S. government put Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a trade blacklist,...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:54 - #semiconductor

Partnership delivers first silicon for open-source RISC-V microcontroller

Media - - X-FAB and Efabless developed the open-source RISC-V microcontroller, called Raven, in less than three months
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:53 - #microcontroller #semiconductor

UMC expects 2019 growth to be on par with industry average

Media - DIGITIMES - United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its sales growth this year to be on par with the global foundry industry average.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:50 - #semiconductor

Stewart Connector Introduces the IP20 Modular Plug Line

Media - eBOM - Stewart Connector, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and world class manufacturer of high speed connectors used in Data Communications...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:48 - #belfuse #digi-key #mouser #ipe

Why Chips Are Getting Noisier

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - In the past, designers only had to worry about noise for sensitive analog portions of a design. Digital circuitry...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:46 - #onsemi #adestotech #powersupply #siemens #ai #eewire

TSMC chair's trip to Washington sparks speculation

Media - DIGITIMES - Though not among a 122-member delegation from Taiwan to attend the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit held June 10-12, TSMC chairman...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:45 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Seoul Semiconductor Files 2nd Patent Litigation against Distributor of Philips TV Products for Infringement of LCD Backlight System Technology

Business Wire - Seoul Semiconductor Files 2nd Patent Litigation against Distributor of Philips TV Products for Infringement of LCD Backlight System...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:43 - #semiconductor

Renesas Electronics Develops New Processing-In-Memory Technology for Next-Generation AI Chips That Achieves AI Processing Performance of 8.8 TOPS/W

Business Wire - Renesas Electronics developed an AI accelerator that performs CNN processing at high speeds and low power, with a power efficiency of 8.8...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:41 - #renesas #ai #semiconductor

The Things Industries Announces Support for Semtech's LoRa Basics(tm) Station Packet Forwarder

Business Wire - Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:13:38 - #semiconductor

Protector, monitor or gauge - selecting the correct battery electronics for your Li-ion-powered system

Electronics - TI - Power House - Lithium-ion batteries have high energy density and a long cycle life; they also lack the memory effect of other technologies....
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:40:21 - #ti #microcontroller #semiconductor