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Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 865 and 765 platforms

Tech - TechCrunch - This morning at its annual Snapdragon summit in Hawaii, Qualcomm offered a glimpse at two new Snapdragon chips. You know how this...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:13:05 - #qualcomm #android #ai #ces #smartphone #semiconductor

Microchip Technology Updates Financial Guidance for Third Quarter Fiscal 2020

Globe Newswire - Microchip Technology Incorporated, a leading provider of smart, connected and secure embedded control solutions, today updated...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 20:13:18 - #semiconductor

Bel Closes on Acquisition of CUI Inc. Power Assets

Globe Newswire - Bel Fuse Inc. ("Bel," or, "the Company") (Nasdaq:BELFA and Nasdaq:BELFB), a leading supplier of products that power, protect and connect electronic...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 20:13:17 - #belfuse #acquisition #ipe

NXP and Marvell Announce Final Regulatory Approval and Expected Close Date for NXP's Acquisition of Marvell's Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Connectivity Assets

Globe Newswire - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) and Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) today announced that all necessary regulatory approvals have been received...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 20:13:15 - #nxp #marvell #acquisition #semiconductor

At Annual Snapdragon Tech Summit Qualcomm Unveils Roadmap for Bringing 5G Mainstream in 2020

Electronics - Qualcomm - - Day 1 Keynote Introduces Two New 5G Snapdragon Mobile Platforms, Modular 5G Platforms and New 3D Sonic Fingerprint Technology -
December...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:38:36 - #lenovo #qualcomm #iot #wearables #ai #verizon #smartphone #semiconductor

The Most Important Engineering Innovations of 2019

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:38:35 - #nvidia #eewire

Enhanced Sounder Driver from Diodes Incorporated Enables Audio UI in Smaller Smart Sensors and Wearables

Electronics - Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) today announced an enhanced version of its popular sounder driver for small and portable devices....
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:38:34 - #diodesinc #power #wearables #eewire

Intel Stratix 10 FPGA customers release chip prototyping gear

Media - FierceElectronics - PRO DESIGN and SC2 create systems for ASIC designers
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:38:33 - #stratix #eewire

C&K claims smallest tactile switch for IoT devices

Media - electronicproducts.com - C&K's NanoT series of tactile switches targets space-constrained
applications, including wearable medical devices and...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:38:32 - #iot #wearables #ipe

Littelfuse adds high-speed fuses with bladed mounting options

Media - electronicproducts.com - Littelfuse's POWR-SPEED PSR series of semiconductor fuses now includes new bolted and DIN blade models in various sizes...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:38:31 - #littelfuse #ipe

ST acquires remaining 45% stake in silicon carbide wafer maker Norstel AB

Media - Semiconductor Today - STMicroelectronics of Geneva, Switzerland has completed its full acquisition of Norstel AB of Norrkoping, Sweden, which...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:38:30 - #st #siliconcarbide #power #maker #acquisition #semiconductor

TowerJazz to maintain its TPSCo majority ownership

Media - Evertiq - Israeli semiconductor manufacturer, TowerJazz, says that it will not sell its stake and board control in its joint venture with Panasonic...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:38:24 - #panasonic #semiconductor

5G chip price to stay above US$100 in 1H20

Media - DIGITIMES - 5G mobile SoC unit price will stay above US$100 in the first half of 2020, several times that for 4G solutions, as tight capacity...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:38:22 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

Kyocera wants to acquire outstanding AVX shares

Media - Evertiq - Kyocera Corporation has made a proposal to a special committee of the board of directors of AVX Corporation to acquire all outstanding...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:38:21 - #avx #kyocera #ipe

Ceramic Capacitors for Space-Constrained Mains-Powered Applications

Media - PowerPulse.net - KEMET Corporation has launched a new range of surface mount device safety certified multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) for...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:13:16 - #pcb #kemet #mlcc #powersupply #power #capacitor #ipe

CAP-XX Acquires Murata's Supercapacitor Production Lines

Media - PowerPulse.net - CAP-XX announced it will acquire CAP-XX licensee Murata's supercapacitor production lines, relocate them from Japan to a new...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:13:15 - #iot #wearables #acquisition #capacitor #ipe

Power-Optimized Microprocessors Avoid Performance Compromises

Media - PowerPulse.net - Addressing the growing need to maximize performance, while keeping power budgets in check, Teledyne e2v has constructed a sophisticated...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:36:16 - #nxp #64bit #eewire

Qualcomm(r) Thinkabit Lab (tm) Inspiring the Next Generation of Inventors

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Fri, 06 Dec 2019 02:13:05 - #qualcomm #iot #robotics #semiconductor

ON Semiconductor Gives Back To the Largest Turkey Drive in the Nation

Justmeans -
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 02:13:03 - #onsemi #semiconductor

#469 - An Interview with Craig J Bishop

The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast - Craig Bishop joins Chris to talk about a custom gaming platform built on the Xilinx Zynq, how he uses autorouters to connect chips at packaging...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 01:13:05 - #xilinx #semiconductor

NAND Flash Leads Semiconductor Market Growth in 2020

Distribution - EPS News - NAND flash will be the fastest-growing semiconductor product in 2020, with DRAM in third place, according to market research firm...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:13:19 - #datacenter #wsts #ai #semiconductor #outlook

Acquisition Strategies in the Passive Components Industry

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - As we are fully involved in the final quarter of 2019, it's worth noting that many passive capacitor companies have large amounts...
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:13:17 - #tti #acquisition #capacitor #ipe

Lattice Semiconductor to Host the Embedded Vision Alliance "Vision Industry and Technology Forum"

Business Wire - Lattice Semiconductor today announced that it will host the upcoming Vision Industry and Technology Forum
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:13:33 - #lattice #semiconductor

Cadence and National Instruments Enter into Strategic Alliance Agreement to Enhance Electronic System Innovation

Business Wire - National Instruments Corporation (Nasdaq: NATI) and Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNS) today announced a system innovation strategic...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:13:31 - #cadence #eewire

Cadence to Acquire AWR Corporation from National Instruments to Accelerate System Innovation for 5G RF Communications

Business Wire - Cadence and NI announced that Cadence intends to acquire AWR Corporation from NI to accelerate system innovation for 5G RF communications.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:13:30 - #eewire

Intel Completes Sale of Smartphone Modem Business to Apple

Business Wire - Intel Corporation announces that it has completed the sale of the majority of its smartphone modem business to Apple.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:13:24 - #smartphone #semiconductor

Go-ahead for GaN

Electronics - EPC - It's getting harder to avoid using GaN power transistors and ICs, says Alex Lidow. There are many reasons to use GaN-on-Si power transistors...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:37:06 - #galliumnitride #power #semiconductor

Maximizing machine-learning inference at the edge

Electronics - TI - ConnecTIng Wirelessly - Employing machine learning and neural networks in factories improves applications like machine vision, automated...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:37:05 - #ti #refdesign #microcontroller #devkit #beaglebone #robotics #ai #machinelearning #semiconductor

First MCU based solution for Alexa built-in significantly lowers cost and barriers-to-entry for manufacturers

Electronics - NXP Blog - Turnkey, low-cost NXP i.MX RT-based voice solution speeds time to market
In January 2019, Dave Limp, Amazon's Senior Vice President...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:37:04 - #nxp #broadcom #microcontroller #android #raspberrypi #iot #devkit #cloud #aws #machinelearning #smartphone #semiconductor

Reduce Memory Costs and Retain Data at Power Loss with Microchip's EERAM Memory Solutions

Electronics - Microchip - Product - Reduce Memory Costs and Retain Data at Power Loss with Microchip's EERAM Memory Solutions
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:37:03 - #semiconductor

KEMET's New Surface Mount Safety Certified Ceramic Capacitors Provide Solutions for Space Constrained Mains Powered Applications

Electronics - Kemet - New devices offer smaller form factors to save space and simplify manufacturing versus competing leaded devices in AC line filtering...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:37:02 - #kemet #capacitor #ipe

Gowanda expands passive offerings with acquisition of RCD Components

Media - Electronics360 - RCD's resistors, capacitors, coils and delay lines will now augment Gowanda's inductor offerings.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:37:01 - #acquisition #capacitor #ipe

Gowanda acquires RCD Components

Media - Evertiq - New York-based Gowanda Components Group has picked up New Hampshire's RCD Components, which will be folded into the company's Magnetics...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:37:00 - #acquisition #ipe

STMicro Closes Acquisition of SIC Specialist Norstel

Media - PowerPulse.net - STMicroelectronics announced the closing of the full acquisition of Swedish silicon carbide (SiC) wafer manufacturer Norstel...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:36:57 - #st #mosfet #power #sic #siliconcarbide #acquisition #panasonic #semiconductor

KEMET's New Surface Mount Safety Certified Ceramic Capacitors Provide Solutions

Media - eBOM - KEMET Corporation a leading global supplier of electronic components, has launched a new range of surface mount device (SMD) safety certified...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:36:56 - #pcb #kemet #mlcc #powersupply #capacitor #ipe

Rimac chooses Analog Devices to enable precision EV battery management

Media - New Electronics - Analog Devices (ADI) has announced that Rimac Automobili is to incorporate its precision battery management system (BMS) integrated...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:36:55 - #adi #semiconductor

NXP unveils new chip to turn smartphones into car keys

Media - Robotics and Automation News - NXP Semiconductors, the world's largest provider of automotive semiconductors, has added to its UWB portfolio...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:36:54 - #nxp #robotics #semiconductor

Eurocircuits biggest investment to date

Media - Evertiq - One thing has always been clear for PCB manufacturer Eurocircuits - continues investments have been the key for the company's success,...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:36:53 - #pcb #eewire

EERAM memory solutions reduce memory costs and retain data at power loss

Media - eBOM - High-density SPI EERAMs up to 1 Mb for task data-logging applications SRAM content is retained during power loss without using an external...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:36:52 - #semiconductor

DRAM, NAND flash supply may see double-digit shortfalls in 2H20

Media - DIGITIMES - The memory sector is expected to resume growth momentum in 2020 thanks to steady increase in demand for 5G and server applications,...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:36:49 - #semiconductor #outlook

UMC sees clear growth momentum for 5G in 2020

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan's pure-play foundry UMC will see clear growth momentum in 2020 come from ever-increasing chips foundry demand for 5G applications,...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:36:48 - #semiconductor #outlook

Using FPGAs For AI

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are progressing at a rate that is outstripping Moore's Law....
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:36:47 - #microsemi #synopsys #onsemi #datacenter #fpga #siemens #ai #machinelearning #semiconductor

Chipmakers, partners moving to secure 5G key components inventory

Media - DIGITIMES - Mobile chipmakers are gearing up to secure stronger support from supply chain partners aiming to gain a greater presence in the market...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:36:46 - #supplychain #semiconductor

The Legacies Of Sam Shine

Electronics - Samtec Blog - Sam Shine, the founder of Samtec, passed away on November 15 at age 86. Since his passing, several articles and obituaries have...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:13:43 - #samtec #robotics #retirement #ipe

Intel says Qualcomm's business practices drove it out of the modem chip market

Tech - TechCrunch - It's not like this wasn't among the reasons everywhere suspected when Apple suddenly announced it was buying Intel's modem business,...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:13:23 - #qualcomm #smartphone #semiconductor

Why the Decision Against Qualcomm Should Stand

Electronics - Intel - Today, Intel filed a brief supporting the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and opposing Qualcomm's appeal of the judgment...
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 00:35:30 - #qualcomm #iphone11 #semiconductor

Tiny Low-Energy Device to Rapidly Reroute Light in Computer Chips

Media - PowerPulse.net - Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and their colleagues have developed an optical switch...
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 20:36:26 - #ai #eewire

Analog Devices Introduces Wideband RF Transceiver To Simplify System Design for Base Station Developers

Media - eBOM - Analog Devices, Inc., has introduced a new wideband transceiver within its RadioVerse design and technology ecosystem. The ADRV9026 is...
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 20:36:25 - #adi #semiconductor

Global 2Q19 NAND flash output sees 10% increase, says DRAMeXchange

Media - DIGITIMES - The global NAND flash memory industry grew 10% in output value sequentially in the third quarter, when bit shipments registered a...
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 20:36:24 - #flash #semiconductor #outlook

Analog Devices Introduces Wideband RF Transceiver To Simplify System Design and Reduce Costs for Base Station Developers

Media - Electronics Maker - Highly Integrated ADRV9026 Transceiver delivers the lowest power, widest frequency range and smallest footprint in a single-chip...
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 20:36:23 - #adi #maker #eewire