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ChipMOS Technologies' (IMOS) CEO S.J. Cheng on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Seeking Alpha -
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:13:33 - #semiconductor

Semiconductor Industry Forecast Continues to Brighten

Global Purchasing - The semiconductor industry's future is brighter than we thought. That was the conclusion of market research firm IC Insights on Wednesday, when...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:13:27 - #semiconductor #outlook

Analog Devices Acquires Symeo to Make Positioning Radar More Precise

Global Purchasing - Analog Devices announced that it would acquire Siemens' spinout Symeo as it attempts to push higher performance and higher precision radar systems...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:13:26 - #adi #acquisition #semiconductor

Broadcom Eyes New Acquisition Targets

EETimes - After Trump blocked hostile takeover of Qualcomm, Broadcom is looking at more deals, albeit smaller ones.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:13:22 - #qualcomm #acquisition #semiconductor

ChipMOS Shanghai to target memory IC

DigiTimes - ChipMOS Technologies (Shanghai) will target initially the memory chip market and make slow progress in expanding its target markets to include...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:40:17 - #semiconductor

IC Insights raises 2018 chip market growth forecast

DigiTimes - IC Insights has raised its IC market growth forecast for 2018 to 15% from 8% estimated previously. The revision was made due to higher-than-expected...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:40:15 - #semiconductor #outlook

TSMC seeing tight capacity for cryptocurrency mining chips

DigiTimes - TSMC's 16nm and 12nm process production capacity has been tight in the first quarter of 2018 driven by strong demand for GPUs and ASICs for cryptocurrency...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:40:14 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Taiwan-based backend firms to see strong demand for NOR flash

DigiTimes - Taiwan-based backend houses are expected to enjoy robust demand for NOR flash memory, which will be driven by a ramp-up of orders for custom...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:40:13 - #flash #eewire

Taiwan top-3 foundries to see combined revenues rise 10% on year in 1Q18, says Digitimes Research

DigiTimes - Combined revenues of Taiwan's top-3 foundries - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:40:10 - #semiconductor

Tight supply boosting profits for wafer suppliers

DigiTimes - Silicon wafers will continue to experience tight supply in 2018, driven by robust demand from IC foundries. Taiwan-based GlobalWafers and Formosa...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:40:08 - #semiconductor #outlook

IoT Security Solution for NXP MCUs and MPUs

Circuit Cellar - NXP Semiconductors has introduced its new A71CH Secure Element (SE), a trust anchor, ready-to-use security solution for next-generation IoT devices,...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:40:06 - #nxp #iot #eewire

Programming Linux Devices With Arduino And The Cloud

Hack a Day - Back in the olden days, when the Wire library still sucked, the Arduino was just a microcontroller. Now, we have single board computers and cheap...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:40:05 - #microcontroller #arduino #eewire

TSL2740 Ambient Light Sensor

AMS New Products - Light-to-Digital Converter with I2C interface
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:48 - #ams #eewire

Trading in Samsung Electronics to Be Halted April 30-May 3 for Stock Split

U.S. News - Samsung Electronics said on Friday trading in its shares will be halted for three days between April 30 and May 3 for its planned...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:43 - #samsung #semiconductor

Samsung Electronics Says to Break Ground on New China Memory Chip Line This Month

U.S. News - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to begin breaking ground for a new memory chip production line in China in late March, a...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:39 - #samsung #semiconductor

Qorvo(r) Introduces Industry's Most Powerful GaN-on-SiC Transistor

GlobeNewsWire: Semi and Semi Equip -
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:32 - #semiconductor

Microchip Technology CEO to Ring Nasdaq Closing Bell on March 19, 2018

GlobeNewsWire: Manufacturing -
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:31 - #semiconductor

Vishay Intertechnology's FRED Pt(r) Ultrafast Rectifiers in FlatPAK(tm) 5x6 Package Increase Power Density, Performance Efficiency, and Device Reliability

GlobeNewsWire: Manufacturing -
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:13:28 - #vishay #semiconductor

Mobile Semiconductor Introduces 28nm Memory Compiler Support

PR Newswire: Electronic Design Automation - Mobile Semiconductor today announced the introduction of its new 28nm memory compilers available immediately. Mobile Semiconductor's silicon-proven...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:30 - #globalfoundries #semiconductor

Xilinx Technology Enables 5G for Hyper-Connected Urban Society at University of Bristol Smart Internet Lab

PR Newswire: High Tech Security - University of Bristol, Smart Internet Lab, leverages Xilinx(r) (NASDAQ: XLNX) silicon technology to...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:29 - #xilinx #semiconductor


PR Newswire: High Tech Security - Full Year 2017 Highlights (as compared to the Full Year 2016):

Net Revenue...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:24 - #semiconductor

Synopsys Releases Enhanced Photonic Integrated Circuit Design Automation

PR Newswire: High Tech Security - Adds overall performance improvements and new functionality

Synthesizes photonic wavelength filters based on user-specified...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:17 - #synopsys #eewire

Osram's Digital Lumens Expands Smart Building Platform with New Smart Sensor, New Lighting Controls

Business Wire: Semiconductor - Digital Lumens, an Osram company and market leader in intelligent LED lighting and sensor-based smart building applications, today expanded its...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:06 - #osram #semiconductor

MaxLinear's MxL7704 Power Management IC Powers the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

Business Wire: Semiconductor - MaxLinear said Raspberry Pi has selected its MxL7704 Universal PMIC to power its latest single-board computer, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:05 - #maxlinear #raspberrypi #power #semiconductor

NXP and Kumbaya Collaborate to Connect the Last Billion

Business Wire: Semiconductor - NXP to supply key components for Kumbaya's zeroXess computers to connect the unconnected globally.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:04 - #nxp #semiconductor

Seoul Semiconductor Launches the World's Smallest LED Driver Developed for Japan Lighting Market

Business Wire: Semiconductor - Seoul Semiconductor, a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, has developed the industry's smallest...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:03 - #semiconductor

Osram Launches OPTOTRONIC(r) Intelligent Programmable Compact LED Drivers to Strengthen Commitment to Connected Lighting Market

Business Wire: Semiconductor - Osram, a global high-tech lighting company, today announced the launch of its OPTOTRONIC(r) intelligent programmable compact LED drivers designed...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:02 - #osram #semiconductor

MaxLinear to Showcase Industry's First 400G Data Center Transceiver Chipset at OFC 2018

Business Wire: Semiconductor - MaxLinear will showcase the industry's first 400Gbps transceiver chipset at the 2018 Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:42:01 - #maxlinear #datacenter #eewire

Qualcomm Director Paul Jacobs Will Not Be Re-Nominated to Qualcomm Board

Electronics - Qualcomm - Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that Dr. Paul Jacobs will not be re-nominated to the Qualcomm...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:13:45 - #qualcomm #iot #wearables #semiconductor

Marvell Shareholders Approve Issuance of Common Shares in Connection With Proposed Acquisition of Cavium, Inc.

Electronics - Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL) today announced that its shareholders have voted to approve the issuance of Marvell common shares...
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:13:44 - #marvell #acquisition #semiconductor

ON Semiconductor Opens Design and Industrialization Center in Milan

Electronics - On Semi - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) driving energy efficient innovations, today announced the opening of...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:42:33 - #onsemi #bigdata #datacenter #power #semiconductor

Micro Rugged Connectors: They Are Possible

Electronics - Samtec Blog - MICRO RUGGED CONNECTORS - Most designers think the smaller the connector, the more fragile and delicate it is. We don't usually...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:42:32 - #pcb #samtec #ipe

Arduino goes to space series: A new hope

EE - Arduino Blog - We recently sponsored one of the labs at Lulea University in Sweden, the INSPIRE (INstrumentation for Space and Planetary Investigation,...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:42:31 - #airbus #arduino #eewire

Building interactive plant lamps with Arduino

EE - Arduino Blog - As part of a physical interaction and realization course at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, a team of students decided to...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:42:30 - #arduino #eewire

SMIC Signs Joint Venture for MEMS & Power Device Mfg

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - SMIC, Shaoxing Government, and Shengyang Group together announced today the founding of the Semiconductor Manufacturing Electronics (Shaoxing)...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:13:41 - #eewire

Analog Devices Acquires Symeo

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), today announced the acquisition of Symeo GmbH, a privately held company based in Munich, Germany that specializes...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:13:40 - #adi #acquisition #semiconductor

EMA Provides Free Access to Parts Library

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - EMA Design Automation(r) (, a full-service provider and innovator of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) solutions, today announced...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:13:39 - #eewire

Globalfoundries CEO Steps Down; Appoints New Leader

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - After more than four years as chief executive officer of GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Sanjay Jha will hand over the company's top position to Dr. Thomas...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:13:37 - #globalfoundries #semiconductor

Intel: Spectre-proof CPUs will ship in second half of 2018

Enterprise - ZDNet Blogs - Now that Intel has shipped firmware updates for all the processors it has released over the last five years to patch the Meltdown...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:13:13 - #semiconductor

Samsung power outage destroys 3.5 per cent of global NAND supply - reports

Enterprise - CRN UK - Fears raised that 30-minute power outage could drive up memory prices
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:42:12 - #samsung #semiconductor #outlook

The Industry's First* Power Supply ICs for High-Fidelity Audio

Electronics - ROHM - Improves audio quality from power supply lines by combining proprietary analog and sound reproduction technologies *ROHM March 20, 2018...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:41:56 - #adi #powersupply #semiconductor

Intel at 50: Historic Photos

Electronics - Intel - As Intel counts down to its 50th anniversary on July 18, 2018, it will share photos from its history. They show the company's first years,...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:41:55 - #semiconductor

Broadcom Limited Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results and Interim Dividend

Electronics - Broadcom Limited (Nasdaq:AVGO), a leading semiconductor device supplier to the wired, wireless, enterprise storage, and industrial end markets,...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:41:54 - #storage #semiconductor

New Camera for the AeroCore 2CD for Dragonboard 410C

Electronics - Gumstix - The AeroCore 2CD for Dragonboard 410C is MAV Ready!
Two CSI-2 camera connectors
The 96Boards-compliant MAV controller mezzanine now...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:41:53 - #hirose #drones #robotics #dragonboard #eewire

Designing for a scalable metering platform

Electronics - TI - ConnecTIng Wirelessly - Everywhere you look, you can find references to "smart" things - smartphones, smart TVs, smart homes and even...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:41:52 - #ti #refdesign #flash #microcontroller #devkit #eewire

Advancing Security at the Silicon Level

Electronics - Intel - By Brian Krzanich - In addressing the vulnerabilities reported by Google Project Zero earlier this year, Intel and the technology industry...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:41:51 - #semiconductor

We went all the way to the pyramids and found Arduinos!

EE - Arduino Blog - On March 10th, I was a guest speaker at Maker Faire Cairo 2018 as a representative of Arduino. I took the opportunity as I had...
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:41:50 - #arduino #drones #robotics #maker #eewire

NAND Flash Revenue Rose by Just 7% Q/Q in 4Q17 - DRAMeXchange

Enterprise - Storage Newsletter - During 4Q17, the yield rates of suppliers' respective 3D-NAND processes climbed steadily, while smartphones remained the...
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:41:15 - #semiconductor #outlook

Cypress Delivers Robust Wireless Connectivity to Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ IoT Single Board Computer

Electronics - Cypress Semi - Cypress Delivers Robust Wireless Connectivity to Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ IoT Single Board Computer
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:13:10 - #raspberrypi #iot #semiconductor

Stephen Hawking: Intel Remembers the Famed Physicist

Electronics - Intel - News of the death of Dr. Stephen Hawking was greeted with sadness by many Intel employees who worked with the famed British physicist....
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:13:09 - #semiconductor