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eSilicon to exhibit at Hot Chips 2018: A Symposium on High-Performance Chips, Cupertino, California, August 19-21

Globe Newswire - Technology - Update on neuASIC modular AI ASIC platform Update on neuASIC modular AI ASIC platform
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:13:17 - #ai #semiconductor

Can mmWave sensors prevent damage to your car door?

Electronics - TI - Behind the Wheel - Have you ever opened your car door, only to hit the door of the car next to you, or a pole you didn't see? Or have you...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:38:51 - #ti #semiconductor

Top 10 AC-DC Converters

Electronics - SnapEDA - As a follow-up to our post on the Top 10 DC/DC Converters downloaded by the SnapEDA community , we thought it was about time to cover...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:38:50 - #power #eewire

Interconnects For VITA 57.4 FMC+ Standard

Electronics - Samtec Blog - VITA 57.4 FMC+ Standard
As an ANSI/VITA member, Samtec supports the release of the new ANSI/VITA 57.4-2018 FPGA Mezzanine Card...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:38:47 - #samtec #ipe

Strengthening overvoltage protection for USB connectors in mobile applications

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - USB Type-C(tm) is changing how we connect and use our devices. With the availability of higher voltages at the USB Type-C...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:38:46 - #ti #eewire

ebm-papst at Chillventa

Electronics - ebm-papst - The Chillventa trade show in Nuremberg is the world's leading trade show when it comes to energy efficiency, heat pumps, and refrigeration...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:38:45 - #ipe

AVX Panel Discussion at COMVEC(tm) 2018

Electronics - AVX - AVX Will Participate in a Panel Discussion About Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Commercial Vehicles at COMVEC(tm) 2018
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:38:44 - #ai #machinelearning #ipe

Apple considers making its own health monitoring processors

Tech - Digital Trends - Apple could be looking at making its own dedicated health tracking processors. These chips are dedicated to health-monitoring...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:37:09 - #wearables #semiconductor

PTC Launches Cybersecurity Initiative to Collaborate with Customers, Partners, and Researchers for More Secure and Resilient IoT Deployments

Business Wire - #IoT--PTC continues its commitment to shared responsibility for safe and secure IoT deployments with launch of Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure...
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:13:07 - #cybersecurity #iot #eewire

Pulse Electronics Introduces Medical Grade HXU6200NL Ethernet Magnetics

Business Wire - Pulse Electronics' Networking Business Unit, a leading provider of electronic networking and communications components, introduces its new Medical...
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:13:04 - #ipe

Seoul Semiconductor's Innovative SunLike LEDs Earn Industry Recognition in 2018 IES Progress Report

Business Wire - Seoul Semiconductor's SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs were recognized in the 2018 Illumination Engineering Society (IES) Progress...
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:39:11 - #semiconductor

Microchip Chief Spells Out Microsemi Actions

Electronics Distribution News - It's fair to say Steve Sanghi, CEO of Microchip Technology was not impressed once he and his colleagues got access to all the information on...
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:39:07 - #microsemi #semiconductor

Lumileds Wins Trade-Secret Case

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - On August 10, 2018, a jury of six men and six women rendered a verdict in favor of one the world's leading LED companies, Lumileds LLC, based...
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:38:58 - #semiconductor

Intel's 'Foreshadow' flaws are the latest sign of the chipocalypse

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Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:13:58 - #semiconductor

Three More Intel Chip Exploits Surface

Enterprise - Data Center Knowledge - There are three more Meltdown/Spectre-type Intel chip exploits. The vulnerability affects Intel's desktop, workstation,...
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:13:41 - #datacenter #semiconductor

Beef Up Your Quality with ISO 9001

Electronics - Samtec Blog - Companies proudly display it, and customers often require it. It can be a large undertaking to receive, but can help to streamline...
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:39:26 - #samtec #ipe

Cree Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018

Electronics - Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) today announced revenue of $409 million for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, ended June 24, 2018.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:39:25 - #cree #semiconductor

Updated tool helps power supply designers get to market faster

Electronics - TI - Think. Innovate - You're an engineer on a tight schedule to design a power supply for a robot that will automate a factory. Or maybe you're...
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:39:23 - #ti #powersupply #robotics #eewire

Apple wants to build a custom health chip for processing biometric data

Tech - The Verge - Apple is working on a dedicated custom health chip that would help it process biometric data from its suite of devices, according...
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:39:19 - #semiconductor

Opportunity Knocks for Chipset Providers as China Rethinks Cellular IoT Strategy

Electronics - Altair Semi - When the new generation of Cat-M1 (LTE-M) and NB-IoT networks began rolling out, there was considerable speculation as to which...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:13:19 - #iot #wearables #semiconductor

650 V TRENCHSTOP(tm) IGBT6 for small motor drives up top 1 kW

Electronics - Infineon - Munich, Germany - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) introduces the next generation TRENCHSTOP(tm)...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:13:18 - #eewire

Monopoly transformed into the world of Skyrim with LEDs and Arduino

EE - Arduino Blog - While "Boardwalk" and "Park Place" may not mean anything to you outside of the game of Monopoly, there is a plethora of custom...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:13:17 - #arduino #eewire

Electric-powered fan rocket takes off and lands(?) vertically

EE - Arduino Blog - Does a rocket need to use a certain type of fuel, or even be capable of spaceflight? While James Bruton's build might not fit...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:18 - #arduino #eewire

TowerJazz to hold Technical Global Symposium (TGS) in China, focused on Specialty Analog Technologies and Advanced IC Manufacturing Solutions

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - Announces launch of its official "WeChat" account to increase Company's communication activities with its...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:17 - #semiconductor

NVIDIA Reinvents Computer Graphics with Turing Architecture

Globe Newswire - Technology - Hybrid Rendering Fundamentally Changes Computer Graphics by Fusing Real-Time Ray Tracing, AI, Simulation and Rasterization
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:16 - #nvidia #ai #semiconductor

NVIDIA Unveils Quadro RTX, World's First Ray-Tracing GPU

Globe Newswire - Technology - New Turing-Based Design Revolutionizes Workflow of Millions of Designers and Artists on the Desktop and in the Datacenter
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:15 - #nvidia #semiconductor

AMD Launches World's Most Powerful Desktop Processor: Bigger, Better 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen(tm) Threadripper(tm) Processors Break Boundaries of High-End Desktop Market

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - New WX Series with up to 32-cores and 64-threads for professional computing, improved X Series for enthusiasts and gamers, and...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:13 - #amd #semiconductor

Synopsys Announces 2018 Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition Results

PR Newswire - Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that students from the University of Arizona, University of Rochester, and Stanford University...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:11 - #synopsys #eewire

Infineon and JD sign strategic partnership agreement, joining efforts to build smart IoT ecosystem

Electronics - Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and JD group (JD) have signed...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:13:28 - #iot #semiconductor

UPDATE: ChipMOS DIVIDEND AND CAPITAL REDUCTION DISTRIBUTION TO ADR HOLDERS

PR Newswire - ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 8150 and NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:36:14 - #semiconductor

DRAM Sales Forecast to Top $100 Billion This Year with 39% Market Growth

Design and Reuse - DRAM Sales Forecast to Top $100 Billion This Year with 39% Market Growth
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:39:50 - #semiconductor #outlook

New Details Leak on Intel 'Whiskey Lake' 14nm Mobile CPUs

ExtremeTech - Intel's new Whiskey Lake mobile CPUs will have much higher boost clocks than previous mobile chips.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:19 - #semiconductor

Qualcomm Unveils More Powerful Snapdragon 670 Phone Chip

ExtremeTech - The Snapdragon 670 brings an unusual octa-core design with an upgraded graphics core to cheaper phones. Well, some cheaper phones.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:18 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

Intel Unveils New Roadmap: New 14nm Chips in 2019, 10nm Ice Lake in 2020

ExtremeTech - Intel has released its own roadmap for the future of server CPUs -- Cascade Lake is coming this year, Cooper Lake in 2019, and Ice Lake 10nm...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:16 - #semiconductor

UMC revenues up in July, VIS flat

DigiTimes - Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported July consolidated revenues increased 7.4% sequentially to NT$14.35 billion (US$468...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:10 - #semiconductor

SMIC expects revenues to decrease in 3Q18

DigiTimes - China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post a revenue decline of 4-6% sequentially in the...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:08 - #semiconductor

US IC firms may see China revenue prospects dimmed by trade war

DigiTimes - Semiconductor and some high-tech hardware are among the product list facing 25% import tariff announced by the US on US$16 billion in imports...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:06 - #semiconductor #outlook

Price competition heating up for UV-C, UV-A LED chips

DigiTimes - International makers of UV-C and UV-A LED chips have heated up competition by lowering prices to increase market share, heaping pressure on...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:05 - #maker #semiconductor

UMC, VIS to enforce 8-inch foundry capacity expansions

DigiTimes - As 8-inch wafer foundry capacity supply is expected to fall short of demand through at least 2020, Taiwan foundry houses including United Microelectronics...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:04 - #semiconductor

GlobalWafers net profits almost quadruple in 1H18

DigiTimes - Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has reported net profits surged 282.5% from a year earlier to NT$6.28 billion (US$205.5 million) in the first...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:02 - #semiconductor

Novatek expects to post 13-16% revenue growth in 3Q18

DigiTimes - IC design house Novatek Microelectronics expects to post revenues of between NT$15 billion (US$490.7 million) and NT$15.4 billion in the third...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:01 - #semiconductor

Haicang District taking off in bid to become China chip hub

DigiTimes - The IC industry has become strategically important and many countries around the world are putting full efforts toward the sector in recent years....
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:00 - #semiconductor #outlook

$47.95 Microchip MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer

ARMdevices.net - Microchip Technology MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer allows for fast debugging and programming of PIC and dsPIC flash microcontrollers....
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:53 - #microcontroller #eewire

Intel Sold $1 Billion of Artificial Intelligence Chips in 2017

U.S. News - Intel Corp on Wednesday said it sold $1 billion of artificial intelligence processor chips in 2017,...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:50 - #ai #semiconductor

Semtech's LoRa Technology Integrated in Smart Fire Evacuation System

Business Wire - Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:46 - #semiconductor

MaxLinear Announces the Appointment of Michael Bollesen as its Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Business Wire - MaxLinear today announced Michael Bollesen as its new Vice President of Worldwide Sales, reporting to Dr. Kishore Seendripu, CEO of MaxLinear.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:43 - #maxlinear #semiconductor

Intel's 9th generation processors rumored to launch October 1st with 8 cores

Tech - The Verge - Intel is rumored to be introducing its 9th generation processors in October. While Intel's 10nm Cannon Lake chips have been delayed...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:13:14 - #semiconductor

AMD Introduces Radeon(tm) Pro WX 8200 at SIGGRAPH 2018: Delivers World's Best Workstation Graphics Performance for Under $1,000(i)

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - AMD advances the field of VFX with Vancouver Film School collaboration and unveils powerful new workstation technologies...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:13:11 - #amd #semiconductor

Black Hat 2018: Mixed Signal Microcontrollers Open to Side-Channel Attacks

Infosec - Threatpost - In mixed-design radio chips the processor's activity leaks into the analog portion of the chip - and is broadcast as output.
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 02:13:04 - #microcontroller #eewire

The Zephyr Project Grows IoT Ecosystem with Support

Enterprise - VMblog - The Zephyr Project , an open source project to build a real-time operating system (RTOS) for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 01:37:08 - #iot #eewire