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TSMC Q4 profit up 0.7 pct, in line with market forecasts

Media - Reuters - Companies - Taiwan Semiconductor
Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC),, the world's
largest contract chipmaker, posted on Thursday a 0.7 percent
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:13:05 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

Rambus Acquires Assets of Diablo Technologies

Enterprise - Storage Newsletter - Rambus Inc. acquired the assets of Diablo Technologies, Inc. to broaden its portfolio in the hybrid DRAM and flash memory...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:13:55 - #flash #acquisition #semiconductor

Design Topologies

Electronics - Intersil Products - By using these design topologies , you can find appropriate power devices (IGBTs) for your power supply circuit more quickly...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:13:48 - #intersil #powersupply #eewire

Renesas Virtual Power Lab

Electronics - Intersil Products - Renesas VP allows you to simulate IGBT and MOSFET operation and find the optimal devices for your project.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:13:47 - #intersil #renesas #mosfet #power #igbt #semiconductor

Molex Solutions Leading Evolution to 56 Gbps and 112 Gbps PAM-4 Signaling

Electronics -
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:13:46 - #molex #ipe

Why go for GaN?

Electronics - EPC - GaN technology has matured to a point where it can challenge traditional silicon technology. Gallium nitride(GaN)-on-silicon low voltage...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:13:45 - #galliumnitride #power #semiconductor

Top 10 questions about noise in high-resolution delta-sigma ADCs

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - One of the fundamental challenges in any high-resolution signal-chain design is ensuring that the system noise floor is low...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:13:44 - #ti #eewire

CalAmp CEO, Michael Burdiek, Appointed to Together for Safer Roads Board

Electronics - CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a technology solutions pioneer leading transformation in a global connected economy, today announced that the company's...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:13:43 - #calamp #semiconductor

Oracle announces new version of Java Card to support IoT deployments

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - The new release includes support for smart meters and industrial IoT as well as wearables and automotive
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:13:08 - #oracle #iot #wearables #eewire

AMD Selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Globe Newswire - AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced that it has been selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). AMD is one of 230 companies included...
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:41:55 - #amd #semiconductor

The IoT Brings New Meaning to the Omnichannel Customer Experience

Web Marketing - CMS Wire - Companies hoping to succeed in 2019 and beyond (and what company doesn't?) must continuously up the ante on the customer experiences...
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:43:53 - #iot #eewire

HARTING Technology Group manufactures in Poland

Electronics - Harting - The HARTING Technology Group has opened a production facility near the Polish city of Bydgoszcz, where subsidiary HARTING Customised...
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:49:28 - #harting #ipe

Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Using AI for Smarter Forest Management

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:49:27 - #nvidia #ai #semiconductor

"PIR Motion Sensor" has been added to LED Lighting's Application Guide, etc.

Electronics - Panasonic - New
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:49:26 - #eewire

Abracon White Paper Reviews the Basics of Antenna Matching

Electronics - Abracon News - This white paper covers the basics of antenna matching. Optimal matching between the antenna and the other parts of the system...
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:49:25 - #abracon #ipe

112 Gbps PAM4 Samtec Flyover(tm) Live Demonstration

Electronics - Samtec Blog - 112 Gbps Samtec Flyover Demo

Samtec's Ralph Page walks us through a live demonstration of a Samtec Flyover system which enables...
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:49:24 - #pcb #samtec #ipe

The "key" to security: Zigbee 3.0's security features

Electronics - TI - ConnecTIng Wirelessly - As a consumer, my world is built on ease of use and device interoperability; at home, I can control my connected...
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:49:23 - #ti #microcontroller #cybersecurity #iot #devkit #eewire

'Power Cop' Looks at Intel Tech with an Eye for Efficiency

Electronics - Intel - Intel Fellow Barnes Cooper is the chief architect for power management and energy efficiency in the company's Client Computing Group....
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:49:22 - #power #eewire

How Neural Networks Can Read Thoughts and Restore Movement to Paralyzed Limbs

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:49:21 - #nvidia #semiconductor

Smart-Antenna Controller from STMicroelectronics Cuts Board Space, BoM, and Battery Load for Superior Smartphone Performance

Electronics - STMicroelectronics News - Leveraging ST's advanced 0.18um BCD8 process and 0.35mm-pitch flip-chip package, the STHVDAC-253C7 is 50% smaller than...
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:49:20 - #st #semiconductor

Chip off the auction block - Intel's i9-9990XE may be sold to the highest bidder

Tech - Digital Trends - Intel's alleged Core i9-9990XE may only be sold at auction to OEMs, meaning that only a few of the 14-core, 28-thread, 5GHz...
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:47:34 - #semiconductor

This Arduino-powered piano can play just about any MIDI file

EE - Arduino Blog - After letting his Arduino languish in a drawer for some time, Brandon Switzer decided to take it out and start experimenting....
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:47:29 - #arduino #eewire

London intros major IoT project to clean up city's "filthy air", tackle "public health crisis"

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - A major new internet of things (IoT) project has launched in London to investigate improve the city's toxic air. The...
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:47:27 - #iot #eewire

Keysight eBook: How to Ensure IoT Devices Work in Their Intended Environment

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - Coexistence is key to ensuring stable and reliable functional performance of your IoT device and is the only way to...
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:47:26 - #iot #eewire

Sigfox defines 'Zero-G' strategy to underpin 5G/IoT ecosystem, secure global coverage

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - IoT networking company Sigfox has big plans for 2019. Every IoT company does, of course, but the French firm has set...
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:47:25 - #supplychain #iot #eewire

Light up logic: Engineers from UTokyo and RIKEN perform computational logic with light

Life - EurekAlert - For the first time, researchers performed logic operations -- the basis of computation -- with a chemical device using electric...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:40:43 - #eewire

Survey shows that IoT is RoI across Asia Pacific

Enterprise - ChannelLife New Zealand - A recent Frost & Sullivan survey across Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore shows that IoT deployment improves business...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:43:25 - #iot #eewire #outlook

Semiconductor startup Wiliot raises $30 million led by AWS and Samsung

Enterprise - ZDNet Blogs - Wiliot makes a sticker sized battery-free Bluetooth sensor tag with an ARM processor that's powered by ambient radio frequencies.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:43:22 - #samsung #cloud #aws #semiconductor

Securing the Smart Lighting Industry

Electronics - ARM IoT - Smart Lighting can provide a safe and comfortable environment that provides real time insights for inhabitants, but only if it's secured....
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:50 - #iot #semiconductor

Automotive Qualified eGaN FETs Help Lidar Systems 'See' Better, Increase Efficiency, and Reduce Costs in 48 V Automotive Power Systems

Electronics - EPC - Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) expands AEC Q101 product family with the addition of two new gallium nitride devices.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:49 - #galliumnitride #power #eewire

NVIDIA, Mercedes-Benz Partner on A.I.-Powered Cars

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:48 - #nvidia #semiconductor

Allegro MicroSystems launches most advanced transmission speed sensor ICs

Electronics - Allegro MicroSystems - Allegro MicroSystems has announced the release of its most advanced transmission speed sensor family...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:47 - #semiconductor

Free Connector Samples Are Now Easier Than Ever on

Electronics - Samtec Blog - Since Samtec began in 1976, free connector samples have been a cornerstone of our business model. That said, we're always looking...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:46 - #samtec #ipe

STMicroelectronics' STM8L050 Extends Choice and Freedom inĀ 8-bit Microcontrollers, with Rich Analog and DMA in Low-Cost 8-pin Package

Electronics - STMicroelectronics News - Leveraging ST's powerful, efficient STM8 core running at up to 16 MHz, the STM8L050 delivers economy and performance...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:44 - #st #flash #microcontroller #eewire

Snapdragon 855 benchmarks paint a picture of Qualcomm's fastest smartphone chip to date (for what it's worth)

Tech - Liliputing - Odds are that most high-end smartphones launched in 2019 will feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 processor. Officially launched in...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:29 - #qualcomm #maker #semiconductor

IDT Stockholders Approve Merger Proposal

PR Newswire - Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT(r)) (NASDAQ: IDTI), a leading supplier of high-performance system-level analog/mixed-signal semiconductors,...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:44:48 - #semiconductor

Hunt the Wumpus comes to Arduino!

EE - Arduino Blog - Hunt the Wumpus is a text-based survival/horror game developed in 1973. As such, it's perhaps due for an update, and Benjamin...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:44:47 - #arduino #eewire

NFC Reader IC and 8-bit Microcontroller from STMicroelectronics Adopted by Rohm for Qi Automotive Wireless Charging Design

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:44:22 - #st #refdesign #microcontroller #iot #semiconductor

Bel Provides Fourth Quarter 2018 Update

Globe Newswire - Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ:BELFA and NASDAQ:BELFB), a leading global manufacturer of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits,...
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:44:21 - #belfuse #ipe

Molex Highlights CES High-Speed Structured Cabling and CoreSync Integrated Solutions at 2019 BICSI Winter Show

Business Wire - Molex Highlights CES High-Speed Structured Cabling and CoreSync Integrated Solutions at 2019 BICSI Winter Show
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:42:23 - #molex #ces #ipe

Cypress to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year End 2018 Results on January 31

Business Wire - Cypress Semiconductor Corp. will announce its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018 earnings on January 31, 2019 after the U.S. stock markets close.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:42:22 - #cypress #semiconductor

MaxLinear Wave-2 Technology Selected by Zinwell for New Family of Home Networking Products

Electronics - Maxlinear - Gigabit-class powerline backhaul provides significantly higher data rates and lower latency than traditional Wi-Fi mesh solutions
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:13:18 - #maxlinear #semiconductor

This tiny Bluetooth chip doesn't need a battery because it harvests energy from the air

Tech - The Verge - The Internet of Things promises to connect billions of otherwise ordinary devices to the internet, but when each one needs to have...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:13:17 - #iot #semiconductor

German court tosses Qualcomm's latest iPhone patent suit

Tech - TechCrunch - Qualcomm has had a patent lawsuit against Apple dismissed by a court in Mannheim, Germany, as groundless.
The chipmaker...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:43:04 - #qualcomm #power #iphone7 #semiconductor

AI In Chip Manufacturing

Semiconductor Engineering - How AI with knowledge transfer can significantly decrease error rates and improve test.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:43:01 - #ai #eewire

KEMET to shut down production at Swedish facility

Media - Evertiq - The supplier of passive electronic components says that it is closing its manufacturing facility in Granna, Sweden. KEMET has initiated...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:42:57 - #kemet #ipe

Chip fuse is pulse and temperature resistant

Media - eeNews Europe - With the UAI 1206, Schurter offers a pulse and temperature resistant chip fuse with slow release characteristics for applications...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:42:56 - #schurter #ipe

NAND flash chipmakers slowing down capacity expansion, says DRAMeXchange

Media - DIGITIMES - The global market for NAND flash memory will remain in oversupply in 2019, as the outlook for end-market demand stays weak, according...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:42:55 - #flash #semiconductor #outlook

Dual-Radio Bluetooth(r)/LPWAN IoT Development Kit from STMicroelectronics Enables Creatively Connected Smart Devices

Media - WebWire - By supporting concurrent communication over Bluetooth(r) Low Energy (BLE) and Sub-1GHz wireless, the...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:42:51 - #st #iot #devkit #eewire

Development kit for IoT devices supports BLE, sub-GHz radio

Media - eeNews Europe - The dual-radio development kit STEVAL-FKI001V1 from STMicroelectronics enables simultaneous communication via Bluetooth...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:13:09 - #st #android #arduino #iot #devkit #eewire