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Nvidia CEO doesn't expect China to block $7 billion takeover of Mellanox, despite trade tensions

Media - CNBC - Tech - Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang tells Jim Cramer why the chipmaker won't be impacted by tariffs on Chinese imports.
Sun, 19 May 2019 02:38:45 - #nvidia #semiconductor

Preventing unintended user inputs on washers and dryers with guard channels and smart software algorithms

Electronics - TI - MSP430 - Like many modern appliances that have exchanged their traditional mechanical button and knob designs for a sleeker capacitive...
Sun, 19 May 2019 02:38:42 - #ti #eewire

Google Among 8 Identified Semiconductor Technology Leaders In Data Centre Space

Media - ElectronicsB2B - Data centres are one of the top ten themes that will impact the semiconductor sector. Google, Amazon, Xilinx and Micron...
Sun, 19 May 2019 02:13:32 - #semiconductor #outlook

Intel Recaptures Number One Quarterly Semi Supplier Ranking from Samsung

Media - Design And Reuse - Intel Recaptures Number One Quarterly Semi Supplier Ranking from Samsung
Sun, 19 May 2019 02:13:29 - #samsung #semiconductor

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to decline 7.2% in 2019, says IDC

Media - DIGITIMES - After three consecutive years of growth, worldwide semiconductor revenues will decrease 7.2% to US$440 billion in 2019, according...
Sun, 19 May 2019 02:13:28 - #semiconductor #outlook

TSMC obtains orders for 5G modem from fabless firms

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly grabbed orders for all the 5G modem chips that have been introduced...
Sun, 19 May 2019 02:13:27 - #tsmc #qualcomm #semiconductor

Ultra-clean fabrication platform produces nearly ideal 2D transistors

Life - EurekAlert - Columbia Engineering researchers report that they have demonstrated a nearly ideal transistor made from a 2D material stack -- with...
Sun, 19 May 2019 01:39:06 - #eewire

16-Year-Old Engineer Works to Improve Spinal Surgery Using Machine Learning and Computer Vision

Electronics - Intel - Krithik Ramesh, 16, of Greenwood Village, Colorado, was awarded first place...
Sun, 19 May 2019 01:38:54 - #machinelearning #brain #semiconductor

Glass; Not Your Mom's Substrate.

Electronics - Samtec Blog - In the days of old we looked into the "green" for guidance on how much further down into the world of miniaturization we could...
Sun, 19 May 2019 01:38:53 - #pcb #samtec #ipe

Moving towards a standardized approach to automotive security engineering: what's the risk?

Electronics - NXP Blog - Timo van Roermund, Director Automotive SecurityAs the speed of adoption of new vehicle features accelerates, exposure to cyber-attacks...
Sun, 19 May 2019 01:38:52 - #nxp #supplychain #cybersecurity #semiconductor

ebm-papst strengthens US business with second location

Electronics - ebm-papst - ebm-papst is strengthening its business in North America with a second production site. In Johnson City, Tennessee, the world market...
Sun, 19 May 2019 01:38:51 - #ipe

Thermal design for a high density GaN-based power stage

Electronics - EPC - eGaN FETs and ICs enable very high-density power converter design, owing to their compact size, ultra-fast switching, and low on-resistance....
Sun, 19 May 2019 01:38:49 - #power #eewire

Abracon Presents Karim Yasmine with 2018 Executive Partnership Award

Electronics - Abracon News - Abracon awards the 2018 Executive Partnership Award to Karim Yasmine of Future Electronics.
Sun, 19 May 2019 01:38:47 - #abracon #futureelectronics #ipe

IoT sensors unlocking hyper-local environmental insights

Enterprise - ZDNet News - Cheap distributed sensors have become a powerful research tools for scientists.
Sun, 19 May 2019 01:13:29 - #iot #eewire

Nvidia: Game Chip Inventory Is Easing But Data Center Revenue Still Down

Enterprise - Data Center Knowledge - Chipmaker reports 10 percent decline in data center revenue year over year
Sun, 19 May 2019 01:13:25 - #datacenter #semiconductor #outlook

KEMET Corporation (KEM) CEO William Lowe on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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Sat, 18 May 2019 23:08:18 - #kemet #ipe

Raspberry Pi Press: what's on our newsstand?

Raspberry Pi - Raspberry Pi Press, the publishing branch of Raspberry Pi Trading, produces a great many magazines and books every month. And in keeping with...
Sat, 18 May 2019 22:39:04 - #eewire

Intel Tops Q1 Chip Sales; Semiconductor Market to Decline 7.2% in 2019

Distribution - EPS News - After three consecutive years of growth - and a sales increase of 13.2 percent in 2018-the global semiconductor market is forecast...
Sat, 18 May 2019 22:39:00 - #samsung #tsmc #mediatek #iot #ai #semiconductor #outlook

After three years of growth - semi revenues are projected to fall

Media - Evertiq - After three consecutive years of growth, with YoY growth of 13.2% in 2018, the latest update to the Semiconductor Applications Forecaster...
Fri, 17 May 2019 20:13:44 - #semiconductor #outlook

Microcontroller market growth drops to nearly zero in 2019, says IHS

Media - DIGITIMES - Following two years of expansion, the global microcontroller (MCU) market is set to stall in 2019 because of a combination of factors...
Fri, 17 May 2019 20:13:38 - #microcontroller #semiconductor #outlook

NVIDIA Announces Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal 2020

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom - NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today reported revenue for the first quarter ended April 28, 2019,...
Fri, 17 May 2019 19:39:28 - #nvidia #semiconductor

ON Semiconductor Ranks 485 on FORTUNE 500

Electronics - On Semi - ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, today announced...
Fri, 17 May 2019 19:39:27 - #onsemi #semiconductor

MACOM Announces Stephen G. Daly as President and Chief Executive Officer

Electronics - May 16, 2019-- MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (" MACOM") (NASDAQ: MTSI), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions, today announced...
Fri, 17 May 2019 19:39:25 - #semiconductor

CalAmp Announces Research Collaboration with Cryoport to Develop Next Generation Condition Monitoring System

Electronics - CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), an advanced technology solutions pioneer transforming the global connected economy, today announced a strategic collaboration...
Fri, 17 May 2019 19:39:24 - #calamp #semiconductor

KEMET Reports Fourth Quarter Revenue Up 11.9% -Full Year Revenue Up 15.2%

Electronics - KEMET Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today reported preliminary results for the...
Fri, 17 May 2019 19:39:23 - #kemet #ipe

Samtec Integrates with SnapEDA to Offer Easy Electrical and Mechanical Downloads

Electronics - Samtec Blog - One of the main draws for engineers to is the widespread availability of technical documentation throughout our website,...
Fri, 17 May 2019 19:39:22 - #samtec #ipe

Martin Schulz is the new Head of Sales for Germany at ebm-papst

Electronics - ebm-papst - On June 1, 2019, Martin Schulz will take over as Head of Sales for Germany at ebm-papst. He will succeed David Kehler, who will...
Fri, 17 May 2019 19:39:21 - #ipe

Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (TSEM) CEO Russell Ellwanger on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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Fri, 17 May 2019 14:02:28 - #semiconductor

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Management Presents at 47th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference (Transcript)

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Fri, 17 May 2019 14:02:27 - #ti #semiconductor

Bourns expands overcurrent protection line with 33 new models

Media - - The SMD SinglFuse portfolio supports a wider range of current and voltage requirements, up to 100 A and 600 VAC, respectively
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:41:39 - #bourns #ipe

Lattice Semiconductor Announces Design Wins

Media - Components in Electronics - Lattice Semiconductor Announces Design Wins with Pioneer & Onkyo Corporation for Prosumer A/V Home Entertainment Receiver...
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:41:33 - #fpga #lattice #semiconductor

Silicon Labs Partners with Pulsic, Selecting Animate(tm) as Its Automated Layout Solution for Analog IC Designs

Business Wire - Silicon Labs Partners with Pulsic, Selecting Animate(tm) as Its Automated Layout Solution for Analog IC Designs
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:41:28 - #siliconlabs #semiconductor

Vishay Precision Group, Inc. Announces Participation at the B. Riley FBR 20th Annual Institutional Investor Conference

Business Wire - Vishay Precision Group announces its participation at the B. Riley FBR 20th Annual Institutional Investor Conference.
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:41:27 - #vishay #ipe

Samsung Electronics' Leadership in Advanced Foundry Technology Showcased with Latest Silicon Innovations and Ecosystem Platform

Business Wire - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced its ongoing commitment to foundry innovation...
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:41:23 - #samsung #semiconductor

Arm Demonstrates New IoT Test Chip and Board for Highly Efficient, Secure IoT Designs

Business Wire - Today at the Samsung Foundry Forum, Arm, in collaboration with Samsung Foundry, Cadence, and Sondrel, demonstrated the first 28nm fully-depleted...
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:41:22 - #samsung #iot #eewire

Chipmaker TowerJazz Q1 profit drop meets expectations

Media - Reuters - Companies - Israeli chip manufacturer
TowerJazz reported lower quarterly net profit that met estimates and forecast second-quarter...
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:41:21 - #semiconductor

After Three Consecutive Years of Growth, IDC Forecasts Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue to Decline by 7.2% in 2019

Think - IDC - After three consecutive years of growth, with year-over-year growth of 13.2% in 2018, the latest update to the IDC Semiconductor Applications...
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:41:16 - #semiconductor

Broadcom Drives Gigabit Broadband with Industry's Highest Port Density Vector Processor

Electronics - Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO) today announced the production release of the BCM65550, a 212 MHz system-level vector processor, enabling...
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:13:48 - #semiconductor

Teledyne e2v Holds Successful UK Space Industry SME Forum Event

Electronics - E2V - May 14th 2019 saw over 50 Small Medium Enterprise (SME) organisations based in the UK visit Teledyne's Space Imaging Centre of Excellence...
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:13:47 - #supplychain #semiconductor

Microchip Expands Carrier-Grade Time and Synchronization Portfolio to Solve Network Deployment, Reliability and Scalability Challenges

Electronics - Microsemi Investor - One of the biggest 5G network deployment challenges is synchronizing higher volumes of more densely packed base stations....
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:13:46 - #microsemi #semiconductor

Dialog Semiconductor Unveils Programmable Multi-Channel LDO Regulator with Absolute Lowest Noise & Highest PSRR Performance

Electronics - Dialog Semiconductor - CMIC product targeted at high-end smartphone cameras; highlights combined strength of Dialog's power management IP and...
Fri, 17 May 2019 13:13:45 - #powersupply #power #silego #dialogsemi #acquisition #eewire

Toshiba net profit up on chip business sale - Struggling Japanese engineering firm Toshiba on Monday reported improved full-year net profit thanks to the sale of its chip business, but said...
Fri, 17 May 2019 12:13:45 - #semiconductor

Pulsonix 10.5 PCB Design Tools Get New 3D Capabilities and Constraint Rules as Part of its User Request Release - Pulsonix version 10.5 contains over 30 new enhancements based on user requests from professional PCB designers. One common theme led to the ...
Fri, 17 May 2019 12:13:38 - #pcb #eewire

The Amazing New World Of Gallium Nitride

Hack a Day - From the heart of Silicon Valley comes a new buzzword. Gallium nitride is the future of power technology. Tech blogs are touting gallium nitride...
Fri, 17 May 2019 12:13:36 - #galliumnitride #power #eewire

High-Reliability Connector Products

Connector and Cable Assembly Supplier - This week's Product Roundup highlights high-reliability connector products for military, aerospace, and industrial applications, amongst others....
Fri, 17 May 2019 12:13:33 - #cinch #ipe

New Intel Security Flaws Could Slow Some Chips by Nearly 20%

U.S. News - (Reuters) - Intel Corp and a group of security researchers on Tuesday said they had found a new set of security flaws in its...
Fri, 17 May 2019 12:13:31 - #semiconductor

Xilinx Forecasts Fiscal 2020 Revenue Above Wall Street Expectations

U.S. News - (Reuters) - Xilinx Inc, a chip supplier whose products are used in 5G networking gear, said at an investor conference on Tuesday that it expects...
Fri, 17 May 2019 12:13:30 - #xilinx #semiconductor

STMicroelectronics charts path to $12bn

Media - eeNews Europe - The management team at STMicroelectronics has charted its path to reach its target of a $12bn in the next two years through...
Fri, 17 May 2019 11:39:05 - #st #microcontroller #galliumnitride #power #iot #igbt #semiconductor

Infineon to build a new factory in Hungary

Media - Evertiq - Infineon's site in Cegled - which was expanded with a central building last year - will get a new factory. With the new investment...
Fri, 17 May 2019 11:39:04 - #infineon #semiconductor

Asian Edge: The role of Chinese IC designers in worldwide supply chain

Media - DIGITIMES - Within China's semiconductor industry, the IC design sector actually achieved the most progress in 2018. But how big exactly is China's...
Fri, 17 May 2019 11:39:01 - #semiconductor #outlook