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TSMC to build advanced packaging fab in northern Taiwan in 2020

Media - DIGITIMES - TSMC's planned advanced packaging plant in Miaoli, Northern Taiwan has passed environmental impact assessment, enabling the foundry...
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:13:20 - #tsmc #supplychain #semiconductor

Silicon wafer area shipments fall for 4th consecutive quarter

Media - DIGITIMES - Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments fell for the fourth consecutive quarter in the third quarter of 2019, according to SEMI.
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:13:19 - #semiconductor #outlook

Intel demonstrates new AI hardware

Media - DIGITIMES - Intel has demonstrated its Nervana neural network processors (NNP) for training (NNP-T1000) and inference (NNP-I1000) - Intel's first...
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:13:16 - #ai #semiconductor

Powerchip sees improvement in order visibility

Media - DIGITIMES - Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC), a foundry subsidiary of Powerchip Technology, has seen its order visibility improve...
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:13:15 - #semiconductor

TE Connectivity Introduced Buchanan Terminal Blocks

Media - Electronics Maker - TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, its BUCHANAN PCB terminal blocks feature various wire termination...
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:13:09 - #pcb #te-connectivity #maker #heilind #ipe

TE Connectivity Introduced LUMAWISE Endurance S Connector System

Media - Electronics Maker - TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, its LUMAWISE Endurance S Connector System is an ecosystem...
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:13:08 - #te-connectivity #maker #heilind #ipe

TSMC, UMC to allocate more 12-inch fab capacity for display driver IC

Media - DIGITIMES - TSMC and UMC are set to allocate more of their available 12-inch fab capacities for the fabrication of display driver ICs in 2020...
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:13:07 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Xilinx expands automotive-grade programmable SoC portfolio

Media - Electronics360 - Xilinx Inc. is growing its portfolio of devices that meet the safety, quality and reliability requirements for automotive products...
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:37:26 - #xilinx #semiconductor

FPGA with Integrated Bluetooth 5.0 Radio

Media - PowerPulse.net - GOWIN Semiconductor Corp. announced the release of their latest mSoC FPGA with integrated Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy radio enabling...
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:37:25 - #microcontroller #fpga #iot #power #eewire

ON Semiconductor Makes Kindness The Norm!

Justmeans - ON Semiconductor celebrates #WorldKindnessDay, an international...
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:37:24 - #onsemi #alzheimer #semiconductor

Yageo-Kemet Builds $3 Billion IP&E Powerhouse

Distribution - EPS News - Yageo Corp.'s $1.8 billion acquisition of Kemet Corp. will unite two leading component makers into a $3 billion powerhouse in the...
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:13:30 - #kemet #yageo #supplychain #robotics #acquisition #capacitor #ipe

Get a Degree in the Internet of Things

SupplyChain - Software AG - The Internet of Things (IoT) is booming; millions of sensors and devices are being installed around the world as you...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:13:43 - #software-ag #iot #eewire

Xilinx AI Inference Acceleration Helps "DisCERN" Answers to the Universe's Biggest Scientific Questions

Electronics - Xilinx Xclusive - What are the origins of the universe? What is matter and energy? In a quest to answer the world's most challenging scientific...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:13:42 - #xilinx #ai #semiconductor

VIDEO: Building security with glass break detection

Electronics - TI - ConnecTIng Wirelessly - Systems design engineer, Brian, shows us a really cool glass break...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:13:41 - #ti #semiconductor

New logic family enables noise-tolerant and lower-power system designs

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - Electrical noise can be a designer's worst nightmare, leading to unexpected system behavior or even failure that is very difficult...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:13:40 - #ti #eewire

Rambus Announces Comprehensive PCI Express 5.0 Interface Solution

Business Wire - #400GbE--Rambus announces an optimized PCI Express (PCIe) 5.0 interface solution. PHY and digital controller designed for PCIe 5.0 with backward...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:13:34 - #semiconductor

Amphenol Mourns the Loss of Board Member Diana G. Reardon

Business Wire - Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) is deeply saddened to announce the passing of its Director and retired Chief Financial Officer, Diana G. Reardon....
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:13:33 - #amphenol #retirement #ipe

Marvell's ThunderX2 Solution Now Deployed for Microsoft Azure Development

Media - eBOM - Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) announced that Microsoft is now deploying internal, production-level servers for Microsoft Azure based on Marvell's...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:13:29 - #microsoft #marvell #power #cloud #azure #semiconductor

TowerJazz Announces Third Quarter 2019 Results

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - Presents Sequential Increase in Revenues, Gross and Operating Profit, EBITDA, Net Profit and Free Cash Flow Presents Sequential...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:13:25 - #semiconductor

Intel is still struggling with the truth about its processor security flaws

Tech - The Verge - Intel revealed a new set of security problems with its processors earlier this year, and...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:38:25 - #maker #semiconductor

New Spectre-Related CPU Flaw Tops Intel's Latest Critical Security Fixes

Tech - ExtremeTech - Intel has announced a large number of patches and fixes for dozens of security problems in its products and processors. The company...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:38:23 - #amd #ddos #eewire

New edition of Altium Designer announced

Media - Dataweek - Altium recently announced the newest version of Altium Designer, a complete software environment for the design and realisation of...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:13:47 - #eewire

TSMC board approves US$6.6 billion for advanced process capacity

Media - DIGITIMES - The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of about US$6.62 billion for the...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:13:46 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Drops in DRAM contract prices narrow in 4Q19, says DRAMeXchange

Media - DIGITIMES - DRAM contract market prices continue to drop but at a slower pace in the fourth quarter of 2019, and are set to stabilize and recover...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:13:45 - #semiconductor #outlook

Mentor announces new test products for chip designers

Media - FierceElectronics - Tessent Connect from Mentor allows teams to work at a higher level than before
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:13:42 - #eewire

Wind River and Xilinx join forces for automated driving platform

Media - New Electronics - Wind River is collaborating with Xilinx to provide carmakers with a flexible, high-performance platform for delivering safe...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:13:41 - #xilinx #wind-river #semiconductor

SIA elects 2020 leadership

Media - Evertiq - The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) Board of Directors has elected ON Semiconductor CEO Keith Jackson as its 2020 Chair and...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:13:38 - #onsemi #qorvo #sia #semiconductor

Si wafer shipments recede for fourth straight quarter

Media - Evertiq - Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments slid for the fourth consecutive quarter of 2019, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:13:37 - #semiconductor

TE adds EMI shielding to 369 connector series

Media - electronicproducts.com - TE Connectivity has expanded its 369 connector family with new EMI-shielded rectangular connectors for harsh military...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:13:34 - #te-connectivity #ipe

Kemet posts loss, and is acquired by Taiwan's Yageo

Media - FierceElectronics - Passive components supplier Kemet posted a loss in its September quarter and was acquired by Taiwan-based Yageo in an all-cash...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:13:33 - #kemet #yageo #ipe

Xilinx ships new Zynq chips for driver-assistance and autonomous driving vision and control apps

Media - FierceElectronics - Zync system-on-chip devices are about one-fourth of all Xilinx revenues
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:13:32 - #xilinx #semiconductor

Smart-meter chipset gets wireless support

Media - eeNews Europe - The ST8500 smart-meter chipset from STMicroelectronics now integrates both RF and PLC communication, enabling smart meters...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:13:31 - #st #eewire

Silicon Wafer Area Shipments Fall for Fourth Consecutive Quarter

Media - Design And Reuse - Silicon Wafer Area Shipments Fall for Fourth Consecutive Quarter
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 12:36:55 - #semiconductor

4 in 1 GNSS (GPS + GLONASS + Galileo + BeiDou) antennas

BEC Distribution Ltd - YIC have released 4 in 1 GNSS antennas (GPS + GLONASS + Galileo + BeiDou). GNSS Antennas are the main interface between the GNSS satellite constellations...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 12:36:53 - #eewire

Infineon Technologies AG (IFNNF) CEO Reinhard Ploss on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Seeking Alpha -
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 01:13:08 - #infineon #semiconductor

Yageo seeks leverage via acquisition

Taipei Times -
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 01:13:06 - #yageo #ipe

Yageo to Buy Kemet for $1.8 Billion

Distribution - EPS News - Yageo Corp. and Kemet Corp. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Yageo will acquire all...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:38:01 - #kemet #yageo #supplychain #robotics #capacitor #ipe

As 2019 Ends, How Healthy is the Global MLCC Market?

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - Multilayered ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) have been in short supply for 24 months, and the outlook for consumption continues...
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:37:45 - #mlcc #tti #capacitor #ipe

Intel Named One of America's Most JUST Companies

Justmeans - Intel recognized for strengths in issues affecting communities, the environment and its workers
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:13:03 - #semiconductor

TE Connectivity's new 369 shielded connectors expand harsh environment capabilities beyond commercial aerospace

Media - eBOM - TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is extending its time-tested 369 connector series with the introduction...
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:13:13 - #te-connectivity #ipe

UPDATE 2-Chipmaker Infineon shares up 6% as CEO sees market prospects picking up

Media - Reuters - Companies - Infineon Technologies
slightly beat its profit guidance in the fourth quarter and said the semiconductor market showed...
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:38:00 - #infineon #semiconductor

UPDATE 1-Taiwan's Yageo to buy rival Kemet in $1.8 billion deal

Media - Reuters - Companies - Taiwanese electronic component company Yageo Corp plans to acquire U.S. rival Kemet Corp in a $1.8 billion deal aimed at...
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:37:59 - #kemet #yageo #ipe

KEMET Announces Second Quarter Results

Electronics - Kemet - Second Quarter Highlights
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:13:53 - #kemet #ipe

Yageo to Acquire KEMET for US$27.20 Per Share in Cash

Electronics - Kemet - Strengthens Position as a Leading Global Manufacturer of Passive Electronic Components
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:13:52 - #kemet #yageo #ipe

Diodes Incorporated Wins Prestigious Manufacturing Site of the Year Category at UK TechWorks Awards

Electronics - Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) is pleased to announce that its manufacturing facilities in Oldham have been declared the UK...
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:13:50 - #ti #diodesinc #power #semiconductor

Capacitive Touch Sensors with up to 15 programmable channels with configurable peripheral options

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - IS31SE5111's microcontroller based touch-sense with built-in auto calibration enables sensing through array of dielectric materials...
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:13:43 - #microcontroller #semiconductor

STMicroelectronics Adds Wireless Support to Proven Smart-Meter Chipset for More Flexible, Scalable Smart Infrastructures

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum...
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:13:42 - #st #eewire

NXP Announces New Automotive Ultra-Wideband Chip Capable of Turning Smartphones into Car Keys

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - NXP, BMW Group, and Continental work on new auto Ultra-Wideband (UWB) use cases and standards in CCC NXP, BMW Group, and Continental...
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:13:41 - #nxp #semiconductor

eSilicon to be Acquired by Inphi and Synopsys

Globe Newswire - Technology - Acquisition by Inphi with certain assets sold to Synopsys Acquisition by Inphi with certain assets sold to Synopsys
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:13:40 - #synopsys #acquisition #semiconductor

Analog Devices Unveils Robust, Low-Latency PHY Technology for New ADI Chronous(tm) Portfolio of Industrial Ethernet Solutions

Business Wire - Analog Devices Unveils Robust, Low-Latency PHY Technology for New ADI Chronous(tm) Portfolio of Industrial Ethernet Solutions
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:13:37 - #adi #semiconductor