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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 - electronicproducts.com - 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

Protector, monitor or gauge - selecting the correct battery electronics for your 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 20:40:20 - #ti #microcontroller #semiconductor

The Fine Art of Contact Plating

Electronics - Samtec Blog - In the first article of this series, we looked at how contacts are formed. This time, we'll investigate the next step in the manufacturing...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:40:19 - #pcb #connectors #samtec #ipe

Experience Uninterrupted Headset Gaming with the NXH3670 Wireless Audio Streaming Solution

Electronics - NXP Blog - For many gamers, a reliable headset is vital to the gaming experience. From the quality of the audio to battery life-spans, the headset...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:40:18 - #nxp #semiconductor

Banana Pi BPI-M4 is a $38 single-board computer with 4K video support

Tech - Liliputing - At first glance, the Banana Pi BPI-M4 looks like a Raspberry Pi 3 clone. And it kind of is - the single-board computer even has...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:13:14 - #raspberrypi #bananapi #eewire

NXP Announces Secure Ultra-Wide Band Ranging Technology

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 14:39:48 - #nxp #semiconductor

NXP, Microsoft bring long-term security to the IoT edge

Media - eeNews Europe - In a major collaboration effort, chipmaker NXP and Microsoft will deliver a secure hardware platform for Industrial IoT...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:39:32 - #microsoft #nxp #iot #cloud #azure #ai #machinelearning #semiconductor

MagnaChip updates its Q2 guidance

Media - Evertiq - The analog and mixed-signal semiconductor manufacturer is updating its Q2 financial guidance as revenues for both OLED Display drivers...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:39:30 - #magnachip #semiconductor

Molex Micro-Fit 3.0 Connector System

Media - eBOM - Molex's Micro-Fit 3.0 Connector System is designed to meet the need for a high contact density signal or power connector. The Micro-Fit...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:39:25 - #molex #ipe

Silicon wafer demand from China remains robust

Media - DIGITIMES - Silicon wafer demand has stayed robust from China's chipmaking industry in line with the country's ongoing efforts to increase self-sufficiency...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:39:24 - #semiconductor #outlook

Automotive System Basis Chip Integrates CAN FD Controller and Transceiver

Media - PowerPulse.net - Texas Instruments (TI) today introduced an automotive system basis chip that is claimed to be the industry's first to integrate...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:13:27 - #ti #microcontroller #semiconductor

Semtech Supports Deployment of Birdz's New LoRaWAN(r)-based Water Metering Network

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 02:13:26 - #semiconductor

Renesas Electronics Develops Low-Power Technology for Embedded Flash Memory Based on SOTB(tm) Process to Enable Energy Harvesting and Eliminate Need for Batteries

Business Wire - Renesas Electronics announced the development of low-power technology for embedded flash memory based on 65nm-based SOTB process.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:13:21 - #renesas #flash #power #iot #semiconductor

ITT Cannon to Showcase Newest Fiber Optic Solutions and Ruggedized Interconnects for High-Speed Data & Connectivity at the 2019 International Paris Air Show

Business Wire - ITT Inc.&aposs (NYSE: ITT) Cannon brand will highlight its innovative solutions for high-speed data and connectivity at the International...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:13:20 - #ipe

Computex: Intel Optane and Other Next-Gen Memories Have Chance to Penetrate Into Market 2020 - DRAMeXchange

Enterprise - Storage Newsletter - Whether DRAM or NAND Flash, current memory solutions are straining the physical limits of production processes, meaning...
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 01:13:17 - #semiconductor

Report: Apple is in talks to buy part of Intel's smartphone modem business

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - Apple Inc. is reportedly having discussions with Intel Corp. about the possibility of buying part of its smartphone modem business....
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 23:13:29 - #smartphone #semiconductor

Volkswagen to take stake in battery cell maker Northvolt

Life - Phys.org - Volkswagen says it is buying a stake in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt AB and plans a joint factory in Germany ahead of increased...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 23:13:19 - #maker #ipe

Designing infotainment systems that are interactive not distractive

Electronics - TI - Behind the Wheel - A key selling point in new vehicles today is the technology. Where consumers have historically given preference to a...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:40:14 - #ti #semiconductor

Teledyne e2v's Emerald 67M, Ultra-high Resolution Image Sensor Now Available

Electronics - E2V - The sensor uses TowerJazz's best-in-class 2.5um global shutter pixel that doubles the resolution for the same optical format
GRENOBLE,...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:13:45 - #supplychain #power #panasonic #eewire

STMicroelectronics Exhibits Semiconductor Solutions for Industrial IoT at Embedded Technology West 2019

Electronics - STMicroelectronics News - ST's Smart Industry demonstration integrates a humanoid robot, a robot arm, and a belt conveyor equipped with a range...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:13:44 - #st #microcontroller #iot #devkit #sic #power #robotics #acquisition #ai #semiconductor

USB Type-C Port Switch from Diodes Incorporated Enables Latest Mobile Devices to Continue Supporting Legacy Data and Audio Signals

Electronics - Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) today announced the PI3A6386 USB Type-C(tm) multimedia port switch, designed to enable manufacturers...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:13:43 - #diodesinc #power #eewire

Why USB Type-C Cables Need Protection

Electronics - Bourns Blog - USB 3.1 Superspeed+ is the updated interface standard that doubles the data rate to 10 Gbps - a 2x improvement of the previous...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:13:42 - #bourns #ipe

ARM shows SoftBank does tech PE the right way

Tech - TechCrunch - Private equity firms get a bad rap - and not without reason. In the prototypical example, a bunch of men in suits (and these folks...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:38:57 - #iot #acquisition #smartphone #semiconductor

NXP and Microsoft Bring Microsoft Azure Sphere Security to the Intelligent Edge with a New Energy-Efficient Processor

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:38:53 - #microsoft #nxp #cloud #azure #semiconductor

Teledyne e2v's Emerald 67M, Ultra-high Resolution Image Sensor Now Available

Globe Newswire - Technology - The sensor uses TowerJazz's best-in-class 2.5um global shutter pixel that doubles the resolution for the same optical format The...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:38:50 - #semiconductor

Synopsys Achieves ISO 9001 Certification for IP Quality Management System

EE - Synopsys - Continuous Commitment to Development of High-quality DesignWare IP Lowers Risk and Accelerates Time-to-Market for SoC Designs
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:38:48 - #synopsys #eewire

Qualcomm Participates in $65.4 Million Series D Funding for RISC-V Supplier SiFive

Media - PowerPulse.net - SiFive, Inc. announced that it has raised $65.4 million in a Series D funding round. Existing investors Sutter Hill Ventures,...
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:13:34 - #qualcomm #semiconductor