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Bourns Acquires Voltage Protection Product Maker KEKO-Varicon

Distribution - EPS News - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that a member of the Bourns group of companies...
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:09:56 - #bourns #maker #acquisition #ipe

DRAM, is it cold in here? Semiconductor market expected to shrink 12% in 2019

Enterprise - The Register - Device numbers growing, but manufacturers are using fewer/cheaper chips per device
With average prices for semiconductor components...
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:09:53 - #semiconductor #outlook

Combining the best of both worlds: CoolSiC(tm) MOSFET and TRENCHSTOP(tm) IGBT in Easy 2B package boost system efficiency

Electronics - Infineon - Compared with traditional 3-level neutral-point-clamped topologies, the advanced neutral-point-clamped...
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:39:58 - #infineon #mosfet #power #igbt #inverter #eewire

Bourns Inc. Puts its Best Foot Forward...every step of the way

Electronics - Bourns Blog - In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, we are posting this article original written by our founder, Marlan...
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:39:57 - #nasa #boeing #bourns #powersupply #power #acquisition #ipe

The Relationship Between Moore's Law and the Tuning Fork Crystal Oscillator

Electronics - Abracon News - The rise of the IoT revealed a need for both miniaturization and lower power consumption, and Moore's law aided the constant race...
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:39:56 - #iot #abracon #ipe

Fingerprint on Card Technology: How to register and activate your card whilst ensuring highest security and privacy during the enrollment process

Electronics - NXP Blog
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:39:55 - #nxp #microcontroller #powersupply #smartphone #semiconductor

Glass Core Technology for RF Applications

Electronics - Samtec Blog - In a previous blog we covered the advantages of using glass as a substrate vs silicon or PCB, and how Samtec's Glass Core Technology...
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:39:54 - #pcb #samtec #ipe

Qualcomm Is Fined Again by European Regulators for Antitrust Behavior

Tech - NY Times Technology - The $272 million fine is for blocking a rival chip maker from the market. It is the second time in two years that E.U....
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:13:17 - #qualcomm #maker #semiconductor

Bishop & Associates 2019 Top 10 European Connector Suppliers Survey (Part 1)

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - This is the first in a series of articles based on results of the 2019 Bishop & Associates European Customer Satisfaction Survey...
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:13:32 - #tti #ipe

DRAM Contract Prices Remain Under Pressure; NAND Poised for Rebound

Distribution - EPS News - DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, reports that following the Toshiba outage in mid-June, the Japanese government announced that...
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:13:30 - #drams #tradewar #semiconductor #outlook

Vishay Intertechnology Unveils Long-Life Ceramic / Quartz-Based UVC Emitting Diode in Compact SMD Package

Media - eBOM - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) is adding to its portfolio of short wavelength ultraviolet (UVC) emitting diodes with a compact...
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:13:23 - #vishay #acquisition #eewire

DRAM contract prices remain under downward pressure, says DRAMeXchange

Media - DIGITIMES - Spot market prices for DRAM memory have started rebounding recently and will continue their growth in the short term, according to...
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:13:22 - #semiconductor #outlook

Electronic fuel-injection reference design for cleaner engines

Media - eeNews Europe - To help the automotive industry meet the upcoming emissions regulations for single- and twin-cylinder gasoline engines,...
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:13:21 - #st #refdesign #microcontroller #igbt #power #arrow #semiconductor

TSMC expects 18% revenue increase in 3Q19

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects to post consolidated revenues of between US$9.1 billion and US$9.2 billion...
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:13:18 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

Electronic Industry Business Cycles Look Promising

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - Although total electronic industry manufacturing activity is still far from expanding (3/12 is below 1.0), key global...
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:13:17 - #semiconductor #outlook

China Latest Goal-More DRAMs

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - China is once again making a concerted effort to get its domestic DRAM industry off the ground.
Past efforts have...
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:13:16 - #samsung #tsmc #onsemi #robotics #drams #tradewar #skhynix #semiconductor #outlook

Semi content in electronic systems to drop to 26.4% in 2019, says IC Insights

Media - DIGITIMES - The 2019 global electronic systems market will grow 4% to US$1,680 billion, but the worldwide semiconductor market is expected to...
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:13:15 - #semiconductor #outlook

Three NB-IoT deployment models - and why NB-IoT performance is not what it should be

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) is a cellular-based low-power wide-area (LPWA) technology. Specified in Release 13 of the 3GPP...
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:41:05 - #iot #eewire

Qualcomm to Appeal European Commission Finding on Decade-Old Chip Shipments

Electronics - Qualcomm - Finding concerns sales of three chipsets to two customers between 2009 and 2011
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:41:40 - #qualcomm #nvidia #iot #wearables #semiconductor

GaN Powers Small Satellites

Electronics - EPC - Small satellites bring a more cost-effective approach to low-Earth-orbit (LEO) missions, helping to deliver low-cost internet access across...
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:41:39 - #galliumnitride #power #eewire

The need for speed - The future of radar processing

Electronics - TI - Behind the Wheel - RAdio Detection And Ranging (RADAR) systems have been used in many applications for several decades, including everything...
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:41:38 - #ti #refdesign #powersupply #eewire

ON Semiconductor Hosts 'Innovations in Smart Homes and Buildings' Technology Seminars

Electronics - On Semi - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, is pleased to announce a new...
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:41:35 - #onsemi #semiconductor

Connection with future

Electronics - ebm-papst - Products - Working in perfect harmony: the ebm-papst drive solutions for SIMATIC MICRO-DRIVE drive regulators from Siemens.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:41:34 - #siemens #ipe

Understanding the world of vacuum robots with motor drivers

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - As the world becomes increasingly automated, cleaning the house with a regular, standing vacuum cleaner feels like a chore....
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:41:33 - #ti #robotics #eewire

Layout matters: solving pinout assignment issues for DC/DC converters in WCSP packages

Electronics - TI - Power House - The miniaturization trend in consumer electronics has taken hold for good. Consumers are demanding smaller electronics with...
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:41:32 - #ti #pcb #powersupply #eewire

Chip Content in Systems to Drop 26.4% in 2019

Distribution - EPS News - The electronics industry has always counted on the proliferation of electronics content to get it through lean economic times. IC...
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:13:51 - #semiconductor #outlook

Strike Counterfeit Mil-Spec Components From the Supply Chain

Connector and Cable Assembly Supplier - Special mil-spec marking, DNA tagging, and other advanced authentication technologies are helping to root out counterfeit connectors and cable....
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:14:01 - #supplychain #ipe

Dialog Semiconductor Raises Second-Quarter Profit Outlook

U.S. News - Anglo-German chip designer Dialog Semiconductor on Wednesday raised its second-quarter earnings outlook, citing strong...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:14:00 - #dialogsemi #semiconductor

Bourns acquires KEKO-Varicon

Media - Evertiq - A Bourns company has acquired all shares of KEKO-Varicon d.o.o. ┼Żu┼żambrek (KEKO-Varicon) from its three shareholders, consisting...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:54 - #bourns #acquisition #ipe

Not all Reed Relays are created equal

Media - eBOM - Every electronic designer in the land wants their new design to be as reliable and trouble free as possible, but choosing the right components...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:53 - #ampere #ipe

Lattice Semiconductor unveils CrossLink reference design

Media - New Electronics - Lattice Semiconductor has announced the availability of the latest in a series of new reference designs featuring the Lattice...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:51 - #lattice #semiconductor

Japan-South Korea trade tension affects DRAM prices

Media - Evertiq - DRAM/NAND prices will be affected - short term - by the Japan-South Korea trade tension and the Toshiba outage (evertiq reported)....
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:50 - #semiconductor #outlook

Microchip expands low-power video and image processing FPGA portfolio

Media - Electronics360 - The ICs can be used for industrial, medical, broadcast, automotive, aerospace and defensive markets.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:49 - #eewire

600V Three-Phase Gate Driver with Smart Shutdown from STMicroelectronics Enhances Performance and Safety in Industrial Applications

Media - WebWire - The STMicroelectronics STDRIVE601 3-phase gate driver for 600V N-channel power MOSFETs and IGBTs provides...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:46 - #st #eewire

SnapEDA releases new optoelectronic products

Media - New Electronics - SnapEDA, a leading electronics design library, is collaborating with Osram Opto Semiconductors, in an agreement that will allow...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:43 - #osram #eewire

Lattice Semiconductor Delivers Flexible Connectivity for Industrial Vision Applications With New CrossLink Reference Design

Business Wire - Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced the availability of the latest in a series...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:40 - #refdesign #lattice #semiconductor

ARM Flexible Access Gives Chip Designers the Freedom to Experiment and Test Before They Invest

Business Wire - ARM announced today it is expanding the ways existing and new partners can access and license its technology for semiconductor design. ARM Flexible...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:13:35 - #semiconductor

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Introduces New Source Down Packaging Technology

Business Wire - AOS Introduces New Source Down Packaging Technology
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:40:23 - #semiconductor

Breakthrough material could lead to cheaper, more widespread solar panels and electronics

Life - Phys.org - Imagine printing electronic devices using a simple inkjet printer-or even painting a solar panel onto the wall of a building.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:39:58 - #semiconductor

Smartphone Fast Charging Brings Safety, Reliability Concerns Along with Additional Performance

Electronics - Bourns Blog - One of the most recent smartphone lithium-ion battery advancements is fast charging, which can dramatically cut charging time....
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:43 - #bourns #smartphone #ipe

Evening the Odds: Cornell's STORK AI Tool Evaluates Embryo Candidates for Better IVF

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:41 - #nvidia #ai #semiconductor

Restoring The Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC) For The 50th Anniversary Of Apollo 11 (Part 2)

Electronics - Samtec Blog - This is the second of a two-part article outlining the restoration of the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC), and Samtec's participation...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:40 - #nasa #pcb #ibm #raytheon #samtec #ipe

ASML reports EUR 2.6 billion sales at 43.0% gross margin in Q2

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - ASML reports EUR 2.6 billion sales at 43.0% gross margin in Q2Stronger Logic compensates for Memory weakness; 2019 total sales...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:39 - #semiconductor

Cubic Telecom introduces Cloud-to-Chip solution

Globe Newswire - Technology - Cubic Telecom is the first to develop and deliver cutting-edge zero-touch software enabling cellular IoT devices onto your public...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:38 - #iot #semiconductor

Arm's new licensing option lets its partners experiment and test for free before they pay

Tech - TechCrunch - ARM today launched Flexible Access, a new licensing scheme in addition to its existing model, that will make it easier for startups...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:13:29 - #iot #semiconductor

Intel's Neuromorphic Loihi Processor Scales to 8M Neurons, 64 Cores

Tech - ExtremeTech - Intel has announced a much-expanded version of its Loihi processor, with up to 64 cores and 8M neurons in a single system.
The...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:40:18 - #semiconductor

Cellular IoT device security-What challenges does this unique ecosystem pose? (Analyst Angle)

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - Nowadays, security and privacy are on everybody's mind. Hardly a day goes by without the news of security breaches...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:40:15 - #qualcomm #mediatek #m2m #iot #siemens #telit #smartphone #eewire

Apollo Guidance Computer - reverse engineering the core memory simulator #Apollo50 #Apollo50th #ReverseEngineering @kenshirriff

EE - Adafruit Industries - Ken Shirriff blogs about the restoration of the device used to simulate Apollo computer core rope memory.Onboard the Apollo...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:40:14 - #nasa #raytheon #eewire

Kemet's Tantalum Caps Exempt From China Tariffs

Distribution - EPS News - KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, announced today that its request to have Tantalum...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:13:25 - #kemet #supplychain #tariff #ipe

ams denies interest in Osram takeover

Media - eeNews Europe - After media reports about a takeover offer by the Austrian-American chip manufacturer ams for the LED manufacturer Osram...
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:13:17 - #osram #semiconductor