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Toshiba Launches Power Amplifier for Car Audio with Strong Resistance to Power Surges

Business Wire - Toshiba's new 4-channel power amplifier, fabricated with an analog fine process, delivers strong resistance to power surges for car audio.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:41:15 - #semiconductor

MaxLinear Showcases Breakout Mode Clocking Support for 400 Gbps DR4 Optical Modules at ECOC 2018

Business Wire - MaxLinear announced support for 400 Gbps breakout mode clocking in its MxL9354x products, which will be on display at ECOC stand #684.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:41:14 - #maxlinear #semiconductor

Semtech Welcomes New Members to Its Board of Directors

Business Wire - Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, today...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:41:13 - #semiconductor

Molex Demonstrates Next-Generation 100GbE and 400GbE Optical Solutions

Business Wire - Molex Demonstrates Next-Generation 100GbE and 400GbE Optical Solutions
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:41:09 - #molex #ipe

STMicroelectronics Enters the Dow Jones World and Europe Sustainability Indices

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:13:08 - #st #semiconductor

STMicroelectronics and Leti Develop GaN-on-Silicon Technology for Power Conversion Applications

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader...
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:13:07 - #st #galliumnitride #power #semiconductor

Semtech Announces Availability of an Optical IC for 5G Wireless Applications

Business Wire - ECOC Exhibition - Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced...
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:26:25 - #semiconductor

MACOM's New Power Detector Family Features Integrated Directional Couplers and Built-In Temperature Compensation

Electronics - Sep.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:26:20 - #eewire

The Evolution of IoT and Its Impact

Gartner - Upcoming webinars - EDT: 11:00 a.m. | PDT: 8:00 a.m. | BST: 16:00 Real benefits from internet of things (IoT) are displacing the hype. IoT adopters are working through...
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:13:45 - #iot #eewire

Murata Adds New Functionality to SimSurfing Design Support Software

Electronics Maker - Murata has added extra functionality to their popular on-line 'SimSurfing' tool for simulation of the company's capacitor,...
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:13:44 - #ipe

Molex to acquire Nistica business

Media - Evertiq - Interconnect solutions provider, Molex, announces the acquisition of the business of Nistica, a developer and manufacturer of wavelength...
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:13:42 - #molex #acquisition #ipe

EEVblog #1124 - Rigol 7000 Oscilloscope Teardown

EEVblog - Inside the new Rigol 7000 Series oscilloscope with custom ASIC's. Also a look at the bootloader code for potential hacks. Forum HERE Hi-res photos:
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:13:40 - #eewire

New BlueSky GNSS Firewall From Microsemi Provides Secure, Continuous Timing Integrity in GPS-Denied Environments

Electronics - Microsemi Investor - GPS revolutionized the world with its ability to provide accurate and cost-effective positioning, navigation and timing...
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:13:28 - #microsemi #firewall #semiconductor

Charles Kao, Nobel Laureate Who Revolutionized Fiber Optics, Dies at 84

Tech - NY Times Technology - In the 1960s, Dr. Kao outlined the potential capacity of fiber optic cables for storing information, laying the technical...
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:13:27 - #eewire

iPhone teardown reveals chips from Intel and Toshiba

Enterprise - CRN - Parts from previous manufacturers replaced.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:13:24 - #semiconductor

Intel Targets 5G Infrastructure with Latest Silicon Photonics Technology

Electronics - Intel - Intel Corporation's portfolio of 100G silicon photonics transceivers are optimized to meet the bandwidth requirements of next-generation...
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:13:17 - #datacenter #iot #semiconductor

Microsemi's Smart Home Solution: Smart Light Application and Smart Blind Application

Electronics - Microsemi - Easily control your lighting in the home to change the mood for evening candlelight dinner or family activity and also effortlessly...
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:13:16 - #microsemi #refdesign #wearables #semiconductor

Microsemi's Smart Home Solution: Connected Home Audio Processors

Electronics - Microsemi - Enable two-way audio for intercom and adding voice control for home automation with AcuEdge(tm) connected home audio solution.
Designed...
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:13:15 - #microsemi #refdesign #semiconductor

Online IOT Certification Program Offered at UC-Irvine

JB Systems Tech - UC-Irvine's IOT Certification program provides a foundational knowledge in Ambient Computing and IoT to improve business operations and increase...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:13:09 - #iot #eewire

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) CEO Sanjay Mehrotra on Q4 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Seeking Alpha -
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:39:35 - #semiconductor

Murata Adds DC-DC Design Tools to SimSurfing Design Support Software

PowerPulse.Net - Murata has integrated a dc-dc converter design inductor/capacitor selection support tool into its SimSurfing power circuit design support software....
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:39:29 - #power #eewire

Apple Focuses Chips on Machine Learning and Graphics Processing

Global Purchasing - Last week, Apple announced that its latest line of smartphones would contain a 6.9 billion-transistor chip based on 7-nanometer manufacturing...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:39:27 - #machinelearning #semiconductor

SiC Chip Demand Surges

Semiconductor Engineering - Electric vehicles drive up market for silicon carbide power semiconductors, but cost remains an issue.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:39:26 - #sic #power #siliconcarbide #eewire #outlook

Resettable Over-temperature Protection Devices Boost LiP and Prismatic Battery Safety, Save Space

Electronics Maker - Simplify creating smaller, safer battery-powered devices with longer battery life Beijing, China, September 21, 2018 - Littelfuse, Inc., today...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:39:25 - #littelfuse #ipe

Get inspired with new connector solutions from HARTING

Components in Electronics - HARTING's Han-Modular(r) is a hybrid connector solution created using a combination of different modules, which can easily be combined with others...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:39:22 - #harting #ipe

Nissan integrates Maxim's battery monitoring IC into new LEAF

Media - Evertiq - Maxim Integrated says that its single-chip, ASIL D-rated battery monitoring IC is being integrated into the new Nissan LEAF.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:39:18 - #semiconductor

Intel Goes Back to 22nm for New Chipset to Address Manufacturing Shortage

ExtremeTech - Intel's tick-tock is moving in reverse as the company maneuvers to get out of a manufacturing crunch.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:55 - #semiconductor #outlook

NAND flash prices healthy, says Longsys

DigiTimes - NAND flash prices have fallen to "healthy" levels, according to Huabo Cai, chairman for China-based memory module firm Longsys.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:51 - #semiconductor #outlook

Phison upbeat about NAND controller chip market in 2019

DigiTimes - NAND controller chipmaker Phison Electronics expects its shipments of NAND flash solutions for handset applications to expand exponentially in...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:50 - #semiconductor

Toshiba Memory, Western Digital open new 3D NAND flash fab

DigiTimes - Toshiba Memory and Western Digital have announced jointly the opening of Fab 6 and a new R&D center at Toshiba's Yokkaichi operations in Mie,...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:49 - #semiconductor

China IC designers joining world-class ranks, says TSMC executive

DigiTimes - China-based fabless IC firms have managed to become world-class chipmakers following 10 years of technology advancement, and they are now technologically...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:48 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

YMTC set to volume produce 64-layer 3D NAND chips in 2019

DigiTimes - Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC) is set to enter volume production of 64-layer 3D NAND flash memory in the fourth quarter of 2019, according...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:47 - #flash #semiconductor

Alibaba to set up new semiconductor firm to develop own chips

DigiTimes - China e-commerce giant Alibaba has disclosed plans to set up a new semiconductor company to focus on customized AI chips and embedded processors...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:46 - #iot #ai #semiconductor

PCB firm Zhen Ding subsidiary starts trading on SZSE

DigiTimes - Avary Holding (Shenzhen), a unit of Taiwan-based PCB firm Zhen Ding Technology, has started trading its shares on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:45 - #pcb #eewire

Yageo buys back shares for NT$2.42 billion

DigiTimes - Yageo has repurchased around NT$2.42 billion (US$178.6 million) worth of its common shares from the open market, at average price per share of...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:44 - #yageo #ipe

MediaTek CEO spends NT$30 million buying company shares

DigiTimes - Rick Tsai, CEO for MediaTek, spent about NT$30 million (US$0.94 million) of his own money to buy MediaTek shares in August alone, according to...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:43 - #mediatek #semiconductor

ASML optimistic about litho equipment demand in China

DigiTimes - Lithography tool vendor ASML is optimistic about increases in demand from China's chipmaking industry, and believes it will land orders for extreme...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:42 - #semiconductor

Stay focused: Q&A with NXP executive Steve Owen

DigiTimes - NXP Semiconductors has gone through several periods of restructuring since its departure from Philips, followed by privatization, and mergers...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:41 - #nxp #semiconductor

Micron Outperforms, but Trade War Costs Emerge

U.S. News - Micron Technology is outperforming, but Trump administration tariffs that go into effect next week are going to sting.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:37 - #semiconductor

Samsung Plans to Lower Memory Chip Growth on Expected Demand Slowdown: Bbg

U.S. News - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is planning to lower memory chip growth output next year to keep supplies tight amid an expected slowdown...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:13:35 - #samsung #semiconductor #outlook

Alibaba's "honey badger" AI chip company hopes to take on bigger beasts

Think -
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 20:39:03 - #ai #semiconductor

Advancing life sciences research with the internet of things

Life - EurekAlert - The internet of things (IoT) is allowing scientists to optimize laboratory operations and combine instruments to measure and respond...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 20:13:19 - #iot #eewire

MWC Americas Takeaway: Introducing the Integrated SIM

Electronics - Altair Semi - Earlier this month, the Altair team was once again thrilled to head to Los Angeles for the second MWC Americas exhibition.
We joined...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 18:38:39 - #iot #wearables #semiconductor

Perfect load balancing in PDUs

Electronics - Schurter Products - In addition to 1-phase systems, 3-phase systems are also used in many places in industry and commerce. They often offer decisive...
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 18:38:38 - #schurter #ipe

Toshiba Memory Chief Shrugs Off NAND Price Concerns

Enterprise - Storage Newsletter - To read this article from Reuters, click on: Toshiba Memory chief shrugs off price concerns, sticks with IPO plans The chief...
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:13:16 - #flash #semiconductor

Alibaba Group to develop its own chips starting next year

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - Alibaba's CEO Jack Ma said China needs to control core technologies such as chip development

Chinese e-commerce...
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:37:55 - #iot #ai #machinelearning #semiconductor

CADWorx(r) & Analysis Solutions releases new CADWorx Design Review Professional for model visualization and publishing

Globe Newswire - CADWorx & Analysis Solutions announces the release of CADWorx Design Review Professional, a model visualization and publishing platform that...
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 17:13:06 - #eewire

Molex Announces Acquisition of Nistica Business

Business Wire - Molex, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, announced today the acquisition of the business of Nistica, a leader in the development...
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:13:33 - #molex #acquisition #ipe

Seoul Semiconductor Wins LED Bulb Litigation and Pursuit of Further Enforcement Actions against LED Lighting Retailers

Business Wire - Seoul Semiconductor Wins LED Bulb Litigation and Pursuit of Further Enforcement Actions against LED Lighting Retailers
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:13:29 - #semiconductor

Cadence Launches New Tensilica DNA 100 Processor IP Delivering Industry-Leading Performance and Power Efficiency for On-Device AI Applications

Business Wire - Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced the Cadence(r) Tensilica(r) DNA 100 Processor IP, the first deep neural-network accelerator...
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:13:24 - #cadence #ai #eewire