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Cree Earns CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation

Business Wire: Semiconductor - The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited Cree in Durham, NC with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 20:13:03 - #cree #semiconductor

Rockwell Automation Joins More Than 250 CEOs in Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Business Wire: Hardware - Rockwell Automation joins the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Only one month after 150 CEOs came...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:13:48 - #rockwell #ipe

Rambus Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Business Wire: Hardware - Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. Total revenue for the quarter was $94.7...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:13:47 - #semiconductor

LDO basics: noise - part 2 - TI - Power House - In my last blog, LDO basics: noise - part 1, I discussed how to lower output noise and control the slew rate by using a capacitor...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:13:36 - #ti #powersupply #power #eewire

Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine Now Available on Qualcomm Developer Network - Qualcomm - Designed to Fuel On-device Artificial Intelligence Through Developers and Manufacturers
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:13:35 - #qualcomm #datacenter #iot #devkit #ai #semiconductor

OptiMOS(tm) Linear FET combines a low RDS(on) with a large Safe Operating Area - Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) launches the OptiMOS(tm) Linear FET series. This...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:13:27 - #mosfet #power #semiconductor

Infineon introduces packaged MEMS microphones with a 70 dB signal-to-noise ratio - Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is entering the packaged silicon microphone market....
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:13:26 - #semiconductor

Second Quarter 2017 Silicon Wafer Shipments Increase Quarter-Over-Quarter; Continue to Ship at Record Levels - SEMI - Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased during the second quarter 2017 when compared to first...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:38:47 - #semiconductor #outlook

Murata's DC/DC converters feature high isolation for industrial power installations - Murata
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:38:40 - #ipe

Flash Memory Summit: Get Your Storage on the Highways, Not in the Ditch - Micron Blog - Until now no one bragged about how much storage their car had, instead the focus was on better brakes, better entertainment systems...
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:38:39 - #flash #semiconductor

Bespoke Processors: A New Path to Cheap Chips

IEEE Spectrum - Engineers can cut size and power in half by stripping away unused logic gates from general-‚Ā†purpose microcontrollers
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:13:11 - #semiconductor

Antenna PowerGuard Products Provide Reliable ESD Protection in Capacitance-Sensitive Applications

Electronics - AVX - Ideal for a broad range of cross-market applications, these new AEC-Q200 qualified, ultralow capacitance varistors have high current &...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:37:55 - #ipe

CPU architecture after Moore's Law: What's next? - Computerworld - When considering the future of CPU architecture, some industry watchers predict excitement, and some predict boredom. But no...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:13:39 - #semiconductor

32M employees offered biochip hand implants for work monitoring, payments - ZDNet News - The chips can be used to login to PCs, use company machines, and make purposes -- but how many will sign up?
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:13:37 - #semiconductor

Wisconsin company to install rice-sized microchips in employees Technology News - A Wisconsin tech company is offering its employees microchip implants that can be used to scan into the building and purchase food at work.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:13:33 - #semiconductor

450mm Consortium Doomed by Lack of Collaboration to Grow Economic Demand

Planet Supply Chain - EBN Online - The global semiconductor will need to embrace collaboration in order to move past a potential crisis in the global economy.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:13:32 - #semiconductor

Affordable Arduino Compatible Board Makes DIY Projects More Effective for Users

PR Newswire: Electronic Components - Seeed Studio's Seeeduino V4.2 now only $6.90, is an Arduino compatible board that hopes to allow people to buy a new unit for each of their DIY...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:13:28 - #arduino #eewire

Western Digital Announces Four-Bits-Per-Cell (X4) Technology on 3D NAND

Business Wire: Hardware - Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced its successful development of four bits per cell, X4, flash memory architecture offering...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:13:26 - #flash #semiconductor

Marvell Debuts Industry's First Secure Automotive Gigabit Ethernet Switch - Marvell (NASDAQ:MRVL), a leader in storage, networking, and connectivity semiconductor solutions, today announced the industry's first secure...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:13:25 - #marvell #semiconductor

The story behind "Fundamentals of Power Supply Design" - TI - Power House - I joined Texas Instruments in July 2003, working in marketing for power management. During my first week on the job, my boss...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:13:23 - #ti #pcb #powersupply #power #retirement #eewire

Chairman's Award at Texas Instruments India innovation challenge design contest 2016

Electronics Bazaar - Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology College, Coimbatore bagged Chairman's Award for the best innovative product for the Texas Instruments...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:39:08 - #ti #semiconductor

Daburn Electronics Acquires Polytron Devices

PowerPulse.Net - Daburn Electronics, a supplier of wire, cable and electronic components has announced the acquisition of power supply manufacturer Polytron Devices....
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:39:07 - #powersupply #ipe

What's After FinFETs?

Semiconductor Engineering - Chipmakers exploring nanosheet, nanoslab, nano-ring and hexagonal FETs.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:39:06 - #semiconductor

Fujitsu GaN-HEMT PA achieves world's highest output density

ElectronicsWeekly - Fujitsu Labs announced earlier today the development of a GaN HEMT power amplifier for use in W-band (75-110 GHz) transmissions. To realize...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:39:05 - #galliumnitride #power #eewire

Samsung Takes Aim at TSMC With Plans to Triple Chip Foundry Market Share

U.S. News - Samsung Electronics plans to triple the market share of its contract...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:39:02 - #samsung #semiconductor

NXP Announces Executive Management Transition

GlobeNewsWire: Shipbuilding -
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:13:14 - #nxp #semiconductor

Chip demand from non-Apple camp slows

DigiTimes - Chip suppliers engaged in Apple's supply chain started to see orders pick up in June. On the other hand, chip demand from the non-Apple camp...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:38:50 - #supplychain #semiconductor #outlook

TSMC to expand CoWoS capacity to fill increasing AI chip packaging orders

DigiTimes - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is planning to carry out the first-ever expansion of its CoWoS (Chip on Wafer on Substrate)...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:38:49 - #nvidia #semiconductor

Marketech to enjoy robust OEM orders, says report

DigiTimes - Taiwan-based Marketech International is set to enjoy a ramp-up of OEM orders from ASML for a component used in the fab tool vendor's extreme...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:38:48 - #eewire

Macronix to expand 12-inch fab capacity; 2Q17 profits surge

DigiTimes - Taiwan-based Macronix International, a manufacturer of mask ROM and NOR flash memory, has disclosed plans to invest a total of NT$1.79 billion...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:38:46 - #flash #semiconductor

Eltek Ltd. Receives an Order for up to $3.0 Million From a Governmental Authority

PR Newswire: Semiconductors - Eltek Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELTK), a global manufacturer and supplier of technologically advanced solutions in the field of printed circuit boards, announced...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:38:41 - #pcb

EEVblog #1009 - Voltage vs Power vs Energy

EE - EEVblog - Fundamentals video explaining the difference between voltage, power, and energy. The difference between Power & Energy is probably...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:38:37 - #eewire

NXP Firms Up Firmware Security - NXP Blog - Most of us...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:38:35 - #nxp #flash #datacenter #eewire

IGBT module handles 150 A

EDN - Infineon expands its family of IGBT modules with the EconoPIM 3, a package that allows the current rating to be increased from 100 A to 150 A.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:13:19 - #igbt #power #eewire

Op amp keeps power levels low

EDN - A zero-drift, 20 kHz operational amplifier, the LTC2063 from Linear Technology draws just 1.3 uA typical (2 uA maximum) on a 1.8 V supply.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:13:17 - #lineartech #semiconductor

2W & 3W Surface Mount DC-DC with Ultra-Wide 4:1 Input Range and Remote On/Off Control

Electronics Extra - MINMAX is proud to announce the new 2 Watt MSCWI02 & 3 Watt MSCWI03 families of Isolated DC-DC Converters with ultra-wide input ranges in the...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:13:14 - #pcb #power #eewire

"Remember the Name": New Nichicon Video Series Changes Face of Electronic Component Education

Electronics Extra - Nichicon (America) Corporation, an electronic components supplier and industry leader in aluminum electrolytic capacitors, released the first...
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:13:12 - #nichicon #ipe

STMicroelectronics' ESD-Clamping Diodes in 0201 Package Bring Industry-Best Performance Protection to Tiny Smart Objects

WebWire - Semiconductors - New miniature (0201-size) single-line ESD-protection diodes from STMicroelectronics quickly clamp transients to a voltage as low as 7V and handle...
Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:39:12 - #st #semiconductor

Maxim Integrated Products' (MXIM) CEO Tunc Doluca on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript -
Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:39:09 - #semiconductor

Intel introduces a $79 USB stick for running neural networks - SiliconANGLE - Intel Corp. has found a creative use for the artificial intelligence technology that it obtained through the acquisition of Movidius...
Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:13:34 - #maker #ai #semiconductor

Comcast expands LoRaWAN-based IoT network to 12 cities

FierceWireless - Comcast plans to expand its LoRaWAN-based enterprise IoT service, which it calls machineQ, to 12 U.S. markets.
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 22:13:17 - #iot #eewire

#352 - Conning with Michael Ossmann

The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast - Michael Ossmann returns to talk about the HackRF, security conferences, working with the spectrum, how GPS works, giving software interfaces...
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 22:13:14 - #eewire

Renesas Electronics' R-Car Support for cocoro SB "Emotion Engine" Enables Cars to Read Driver's Emotions and Provide the Best Response

Electronics Maker - Development Kit that Enables Cars to Generate and Express Their Own Emotions to Be Released in End of 2017
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:38:39 - #renesas #devkit #semiconductor

Zuken Announces XJTAG DFT Assistant for CR-8000 PCB design suite

Electronics Maker - XJTAG DFT Assistant to be available as CR-8000 Design Gateway Plugin 19 July 2017 - Westford, MA, USA; Munich, Germany; Cambridge, UK - Zuken(r)...
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:38:38 - #pcb

Bourns adds high-temperature PPTC resettable fuses to its Multifuse line

Power Electronics News - Bourns, a leader in electronic components, announced it has added new AEC-Q200 certified high-temperature Polymer...
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:38:34 - #bourns #ipe

Record Chip Content in Electronics Projected

EETimes - With the memory chip market booming and electronic devices shipments forecast to be tepid, the value of the semiconductor content in those devices...
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:38:32 - #semiconductor #outlook

Mesh to Thrust Bluetooth in Industrial IoT

EETimes - Mesh Networking is finally coming to Bluetooth as a formally ratified, interoperability- tested global standard, allowing Bluetooth proponents...
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:38:31 - #iot #eewire

SiC Power Modules Charge Up Venturi Formula E Cars

Electronic Design - As more power electronic devices find their way into electrical racing vehicles, semiconductor companies and automakers partner up to develop...
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:38:30 - #sic #power #semiconductor

Automotive Safety Moves Into Semiconductors

Electronic Design - For self-driving cars, safety will start in semiconductors. The hundreds of complex chips inside cars must be protected against electrical faults...
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:38:29 - #semiconductor

Vishay trench Schottkys cut voltage drop

ElectronicsWeekly - Vishay has expanded its surface-mount 'TMBS' trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers with 10 1A and 2A devices in the eSMP series MicroSMP (DO-219AD)...
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:38:27 - #vishay #semiconductor