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The record for high-temperature superconductivity has been smashed again

Think - MIT Technology Review - Chemists found a material that can display superconducting behavior at a temperature warmer than it currently is at the...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:13:30 - #eewire

STMicroelectronics Now Sampling Embedded PCM for Automotive Microcontrollers

Electronics - STMicroelectronics News - With more demanding automotive applications, constraints on processing power, power consumption mitigation, and larger...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:38:09 - #st #iot #eewire

Qualcomm secures iPhone ban in China, but Apple says all models still available for purchase

Tech - BGR - The ongoing legal saga between Qualcomm and Apple over iPhone royalty payments took an interesting turn today. According to CNBC, a court...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:38:06 - #qualcomm #pixel3 #semiconductor

STMicroelectronics Now Sampling Embedded PCM for Automotive Microcontrollers

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:38:04 - #st #microcontroller #semiconductor

Engineers produce smallest 3-D transistor yet - Researchers from MIT and the University of Colorado have fabricated a 3-D transistor that's less than half the size of today's smallest commercial...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:38:03 - #eewire

Omron scoops third French distribution accolade

Neesham PR - Omron Electronic Components Europe has been named Electro-Mechanical Supplier of the Year...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:14:06 - #ipe

Lynx and Teledyne e2v reduce time and risk for safety certifiable PowerPC system development

Neesham PR - LynxOS-178 FAA approved Reusable Software Component ported to Teledyne e2v's DO-254 ready Qormino(r) QT1040-4GB Common Computer Platform San...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:14:05 - #eewire

New HARTING connector solutions for weight reduction, easy handling and fast data transfer in the rail industry

Media - Components in Electronics - HARTING has introduced a number of innovative connector solutions and products targeted at the rail industry and...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:14:03 - #harting #igbt #power #ipe

Canonical 2019 IoT predictions - robotics, consolidation, security

Media - Components in Electronics - 2018 has seen the Internet...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:14:01 - #ubuntu #iot #robotics #cybersecurity #eewire #outlook

TSMC and UMC revenues down in November, VIS up

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have reported sequential decreases in November...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:14:00 - #tsmc #semiconductor

MLCC makers do not expect much from wireless charging sector in 2019

Media - DIGITIMES - Wireless charging devices for smartphones have experienced a remarkable decline in demand in 2018 due to poorer charging performance...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:13:59 - #mlcc #ipe #outlook

Passive component makers post decreased November revenues

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based passive component companies saw their November revenues decrease on month as a result of disappointing demand from the...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:13:57 - #ipe #outlook

Taiwan MOSFET firms post increased November revenues

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based MOSFET chip firms Excelliance MOS and Sinopower Semiconductor have reported sequential increases in November revenues...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:13:56 - #mosfet #power #semiconductor #outlook

Realtek revenues increase in November

Media - DIGITIMES - Networking IC design specialist Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.05 billion (US$131 million) for...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:13:55 - #semiconductor

China leadframe supply chain not gaining ground, says Chang Wah chairman

Media - DIGITIMES - Chances are not high for leadframe suppliers to score double-digit revenue increases in 2019, and China leadframe supply chain can...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:13:54 - #supplychain #maker #semiconductor

Promoting high quality and security for IoT nodes

Media - New Electronics - STMicroelectronics has extended support for Amazon FreeRTOS with new starter kits for the STM32, which sits in the family of...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:13:53 - #st #microcontroller #iot #eewire

UMC Reports Sales for November 2018

Business Wire - United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC"), today reported unaudited net sales for the month of November 2018. Revenues...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:13:52 - #semiconductor

How to Expand Your Application Strategy to Enable IoT for Digital Business

Think - Gartner Blog Network - Through 2021, 50% of enterprises will have implemented Internet of Things (IoT), up from 12% in 2018.But the lack of digital...
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:13:48 - #iot #eewire #outlook

Qualcomm Layoffs 2019: Chip Maker Confirms 269 Job Cuts

Enterprise - ChannelE2E - Qualcomm layoffs include data center and Life division employee job cuts in North Carolina and California, mobile chip maker confirms....
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:13:41 - #qualcomm #datacenter #maker #semiconductor

Qorvo(r) Expands 5G Leadership with Industry's First 28 GHz GaN Front End Module

Globe Newswire - Technology - High data rates and low latency optimize 28 GHz fixed wireless base stations
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:37:48 - #galliumnitride #power #eewire

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 12.7 Percent Year-to-Year in October; Double-Digit Annual Growth Projected for 2018 - Industry forecast projects sales will increase 15.9 percent in 2018 and 2.6 percent in 2019
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:38:39 - #semiconductor #outlook

Affordable Design With Wireless Microcontrollers

Semiconductor Engineering - The trend of pushing intelligence into everyday things means demand for low power, cost-sensitive designs.
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:38:38 - #microcontroller #eewire

#418 - An Interview with Josh Datko

The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast - Josh Datko joined Chris to talk about embedded security, military contracting and to tell stories about his time on nuclear submarines and as...
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:38:32 - #eewire

New Transistor Uses Metal And Air Instead Of Semiconductors

Hack a Day - The more things change, the more things stay the same. Early electronic devices used a spark gap. These have been almost completely replaced...
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:13:44 - #eewire

Kemet CFO to retire

Media - Evertiq - William M. Lowe, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Kemet, has announced his decision to retire from the...
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:13:36 - #kemet #ipe

IoTSF releases update to the IoT Security Compliance Framework

Media - New Electronics - The IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF), an international, collaborative and vendor-neutral members' initiative, has announced...
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:13:35 - #iot #eewire

Infineon Recognized as "Outstanding EMEA Semiconductor Company"by Global Semiconductor Alliance

Media - Electronics Maker - Infineon Technologies AG was awarded...
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:13:33 - #siliconcarbide #power #maker #semiconductor

Taiwan memory module firms land orders transferred from China

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based memory module makers have started landing orders transferred from their fellow China-based firms since September, according...
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:13:32 - #semiconductor

TSMC to build new 8-inch fab capacity

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has disclosed plans to build a new 8-inch wafer fab at its manufacturing site in...
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:13:31 - #tsmc #semiconductor

MediaTek showcases Helio M70 5G baseband chipset at China event

Media - DIGITIMES - MediaTek showcased at the China Mobile Global Partner Conference in Guangzhou on December 6 its first 5G baseband chipset Helio M70,...
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:13:30 - #mediatek #semiconductor

Global Semiconductor Alliance Announces 2018 GSA Award Recipients

Business Wire - The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) is proud to announce the award recipients honored at the 2018 GSA Awards Dinner Celebration...
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:13:28 - #semiconductor

RISC-V SoftCPU Contest Winners Demonstrate Cutting-Edge RISC-V Implementations for FPGAs

Business Wire - Today at the RISC-V Summit, the RISC-V Foundation, a non-profit corporation controlled by its members to drive the adoption and implementation...
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:38:10 - #semiconductor

Qualcomm launches business PC chips

Enterprise - CRN - 7nm Snapdragon 8cx chips support Windows 10 Enterprise.
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:13:15 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

Iron-rich lamellae in the semiconductor

Life - EurekAlert - There is often a pronounced symmetry when you look at the lattice of crystals: the atoms are uniformly arranged. This behavior was...
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 23:37:26 - #semiconductor

To Build or Buy the IoT Platform - the Answer is Clear

Electronics - IoT Inc - Episode 120
It amazes me that there are companies out there still intent on building their own middleware software to collect and...
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 23:37:24 - #iot #eewire

How to achieve rapid temperature sensor design with RTD-level accuracy and no calibration

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - For the highest accuracy temperature measurement, system designers have traditionally had only one option: platinum resistive...
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 23:37:23 - #ti #acquisition #eewire

The Power and Evolution of GaN, Part 3: How to Build an Ultra-Fast High-Power Laser Driver using eGaN FETs - That Sees Farther, Better, and at a Lower Cost!

Electronics - EPC - In the first article in this series, how gallium nitride (GaN)-on-silicon low voltage power devices have enabled many new applications,...
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 23:37:22 - #galliumnitride #power #eewire

Scaling the Universe: How Large GPU Clusters Aid Understanding of Galaxy Formation

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 23:37:21 - #nvidia #eewire

Qualcomm lays off 269 employees in North Carolina and California

Tech - TechCrunch - Qualcomm's struggling data center business was hit another massive blow as the company laid off hundreds. The news, first revealed...
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 23:13:16 - #qualcomm #datacenter #semiconductor

Infineon Recognized as "Outstanding EMEA Semiconductor Company" by Global Semiconductor Alliance

Electronics - Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) was awarded "2018...
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:13:08 - #semiconductor

Automotive electronics : Driving new mobility

Electronics - EPCOS - The car of tomorrow is unthinkable without innovative electronics. Correspondingly, there is a vast range of new TDK and EPCOS components,...
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:13:07 - #ipe

IEEE 802.3bt is Now a Standard

Electronics - Microsemi - After five years of work by Microchip and other industry leading vendors, the highly anticipated IEEE 802.3bt 4-pair PoE standard...
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:13:06 - #microsemi #eewire

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 8cx, an 'extreme' processor for Windows laptops

Tech - The Verge - The "X" stands for "extreme." That's what Qualcomm's marketing department wants you to think about the new Snapdragon 8cx.
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:13:26 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

Pulse Electronics Expands Power Line with New PM220X Series SMT Inductors

PR Newswire - Pulse Electronics Power Business Unit, a leading provider of electronic components, has introduced the new PM220X Series SMT Inductors. Designed...
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:38:05 - #ipe

Renesas Electronics Announces Industry's First USB-C(tm) Combo Buck-Boost Battery Charger for Mobile Computing Systems

Media - Electronics Maker - Digitally Configurable ISL9241 Supports Both NVDC Charging and Higher Power HPBB Charging of Notebooks, Ultrabooks, Tablets,...
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:38:00 - #renesas #powersupply #power #maker #eewire

Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection Announces 0ZCN Series of Surface Mount Resettable PTC Fuses

Media - Electronics Maker - Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection, a Bel group company (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and premier global manufacturer of fuses, announces...
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:37:55 - #maker #belfuse #heilind #ipe

TSMC 7nm capacity unlikely to be fully utilized in 1H19, says report

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is unlikely to see its 7nm process capacity fully utilized in the first half of...
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:37:54 - #tsmc #qualcomm #semiconductor

Semiconductor firms to suffer if US imposes export ban

Media - DIGITIMES - Trade tensions between the US and China may not seem to have a direct impact on the semiconductor industry, but subsequent developments...
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:37:53 - #semiconductor #outlook

Nanya cuts bit shipment growth forecast for 4Q18 to negative

Media - DIGITIMES - DRAM maker Nanya Technology expects to post an around 15% sequential decrease in bit shipments for the fourth quarter, a downward...
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:37:52 - #maker #eewire

DRAM ASPs to fall over 10% in 1Q19, says DRAMeXchange

Media - DIGITIMES - DRAM ASPs are forecast to fall over 10% in the first quarter of 2019 after registering a 7-10% sequential decrease in the fourth...
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:37:51 - #semiconductor #outlook