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TE Connectivity earns No. 4 ranking on 2019 FORTUNE Change the World list

Electronics - TE Connectivity - Magazine highlights medical technology that helps to save lives every day
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:09:53 - #te-connectivity #ipe

Chinese Foundry SMIC Begins 14nm Production

Tech - ExtremeTech - One of the longstanding trends in semiconductor manufacturing has been a steady decrease in major foundry players. Twenty years...
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:09:48 - #samsung #ti #tsmc #globalfoundries #iot #semiconductor

Why is LoRaWAN better than Sigfox, NB-IoT, LTE-M? LoRaWAN provider Senet counts the ways

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - Why is LoRaWAN better than Sigfox, NB-IoT, and LTE-M? It is not a query based on a statement of fact, to be clear;...
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:09:47 - #iot #eewire

Thermistor: Definition, Uses & How They Work

Media - eBOM - What is a Thermistor?
A thermistor (or thermal resistor) is defined as a type of resistor whose electrical resistance varies with changes...
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:13:43 - #ipe

NAND flash wafer prices rise above cash cost levels

Media - DIGITIMES - NAND flash wafer prices have been rising in the third quarter of 2019, and have exceeded manufacturers' cash cost levels, according...
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:13:42 - #semiconductor #outlook

Semiconductors are piling up to dangerous heights

Think - Gartner Blog Network - The quantity of semiconductors sitting around in the supply chain hasn't been "normal" since 2010, and pushed into the...
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:13:35 - #supplychain #semiconductor #outlook

Meet Joe Grand aka Kingpin, the Hacker Extraordinaire, at DEF CON 27

Electronics - NXP Blog - Joe Grand is an American computer engineer, product designer, and hardware hacker, known in the hacker community as Kingpin. He appeared...
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:37:52 - #freescale #nxp #semiconductor

Direct Connect To Silicon Package For High Performance

Electronics - Samtec Blog - In this new video, Samtec's Kevin Burt introduces Samtec Direct Connect. Direct Connect gives the benefit of exiting a higher...
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:37:51 - #samtec #ipe

EPCOS MKD Capacitors Tackle Power Factor Correction

Power Electronics - TDK's DeltaCap X Black Premium series achieves PFC performance of 20 to 44 kVAR per capacitor.
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 22:16:05 - #ipe

RIT to upgrade Semiconductor and Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory through $1m New York state grant

Media - Semiconductor Today - Rochester Institute of Technology is upgrading its Semiconductor and Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory (SMFL) to further...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:14:04 - #semiconductor

HARTING commissions new European Distribution Centre

Media - eBOM - A day of celebrations marked the HARTING Technology Group's official opening of its state-of-the-art European Distribution Centre (EDC)...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:14:02 - #harting #ipe

Global 2Q19 DRAM market posts 9% drop, NAND flash flat

Media - DIGITIMES - The global DRAM memory industry dropped 9% in output value sequentially in the second quarter, while the NAND flash sector stayed...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:58 - #semiconductor

MCU market to regain growth after 2019 slump, says IC Insights

Media - DIGITIMES - After reaching record-high sales in the last two years, the microcontroller (MCU) market slid lower in the first half of 2019 because...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:55 - #microcontroller #tradewar #semiconductor #outlook

Micron opens new NAND flash fab in Singapore

Media - DIGITIMES - Micron Technology has unveiled a new 12-inch fab at its manufacturing site for NAND flash memory in Singapore, and expects the facility...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:54 - #flash #semiconductor

MCU market to fall 6 percent in 2019

Media - New Electronics - The MCU market is expected to contract by 6% this year, according to semiconductor market analysts, IC Insights. The fall is...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:53 - #tradewar #semiconductor #outlook

Advanced Patterning Techniques For 3D NAND Devices

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - Driven by Moore's law, memory and logic semiconductor manufacturers pursue higher transistor...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:52 - #tsmc #onsemi #semiconductor

Power management ICs to grow 8% a year for next decade

Media - FierceElectronics - Personal electronics and industrial applications make up more than half of power management IC market, analyst says.
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:51 - #power #semiconductor #outlook

KEMET to Demonstrate Advanced Technologies to Address Electromagnetic Compatibility Challenges

Media - eBOM - KEMET Corporation ("KEMET" or the "Company") (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, will showcase its latest...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:47 - #kemet #ipe

2Q DRAM revenue Falls by 9.1% QoQ - 3Q quotes still set to fall

Media - Evertiq - According to investigations by DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, quote trends for various products, including commodity DRAM,...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:44 - #semiconductor #outlook

TSMC board approves US$6.5 billion for advanced process, capacity expansion

Media - DIGITIMES - The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of about US$6.5 billion for the...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:43 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Cree and ON Semi sign multi-year silicon carbide wafer supply agreement

Media - Evertiq - The companies have entered into a multi-year agreement where Cree will produce and supply its Wolfspeed silicon carbide wafers to ON...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:39 - #cree #onsemi #siliconcarbide #power #semiconductor

Mid-year global semi sales down 14.5% compared to 2018

Media - Evertiq - worldwide sales of semiconductors reached USD 98.2 billion during the second quarter of 2019, a small increase of 0.3% over the previous...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:36 - #sia #semiconductor #outlook

Connect Further with New BNC to AMC Cable Assemblies

Media - Electronics Maker - Amphenol RF expands cable assembly offerings with new BNC bulkhead to AMC micro connector series ideal for IoT, broadband...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:13:34 - #amphenol #iot #maker #ipe

MediaTek July revenue slip

Media - DIGITIMES - Mobile SoC specialist MediaTek saw its July revenues slip 0.98% sequentially to NT$20.69 billion (US$658.2 million).
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 20:13:07 - #mediatek #semiconductor

TSMC to see revenues rise substantially starting August

Media - DIGITIMES - TSMC is expected to enjoy substantial revenue growth starting August with the momentum to continue through the last quarter of 2019,...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 20:13:06 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

76% of IC products expected to see flat growth in 2019

Media - Evertiq - After flying high for two years, DRAM sales growth is forecast to rank last in 2019, worst among all IC categories; NAND flash sales...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:37:13 - #semiconductor #outlook

Synopsys buys German auto software tools firm

Media - FierceElectronics - Products and engineers from QTronic are expected to help Synopsys serve automakers who need test solutions for autonomous...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:37:12 - #synopsys #eewire

Embedded Security Semiconductor Shipments To Exceed 4 Billion By 2023

Business Wire - Accelerating demand for embedded security in industrial and automotive segments is driving the market for technologies such as secure...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:37:08 - #microcontroller #semiconductor

Semtech Announces Fiscal Year 2020 Second Quarter Conference Call

Business Wire - Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, today...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:37:06 - #semiconductor

Lattice Semiconductor to Host Webinar: "Supporting MIPI in Embedded Vision System Design Using FPGA"

Business Wire - Lattice Semiconductor to Host Webinar: "Supporting MIPI in Embedded Vision System Design Using FPGA"
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:37:05 - #lattice #semiconductor

Molex Announces Distributing Excellence Initiative

Business Wire - Molex Announces Distributing Excellence Initiative
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:37:03 - #molex #ipe

Diodes Incorporated to Participate at Jefferies Semiconductor, Hardware and Communications Infrastructure Summit on August 27 and 28

Business Wire - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:37:02 - #diodesinc #semiconductor

Semtech Releases Reference Kit to Simplify Development of LoRa(r)-based Smart Building Solutions

Business Wire - Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:37:01 - #semiconductor

Semiconductors, China stimulus hopes push European shares higher

Media - Reuters - Companies - European shares churned higher on Friday, boosted by positive sentiment after China hinted on plans to spur economic growth...
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:13:19 - #semiconductor

Metal-oxide semiconductor nanomembrane-based multifunctional electronics for wearable-human interfaces

Life - - Wearable electronic human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are an emerging class of devices to facilitate human and machine interactions....
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 21:37:22 - #wearables #semiconductor

Graphene paves the way for novel product enabling industrial users

Life - - NPL, Chalmers University of Technology and Graphensic, have demonstrated the long-term stability of the epigraphene quantum Hall chip,...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 21:13:06 - #eewire

STEM Students Give a Big "10-4" to Public Safety Careers

Electronics - Bourns Blog - Bourns Sponsors Summer STEM Academy
Tech careers are comprised of more than just engineering jobs. Intelligent people with tech...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 20:37:27 - #bourns #ipe

LPWA Enables Connected Ecosystems in Urban Areas

Electronics - Abracon News - Even in early tests, LPWA networks achieved miles of range within urban environments.
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 20:37:25 - #abracon #ipe

Switch-Rated Plugs and Connectors Demonstrate Clear Disconnect

Electronics - Molex Blog - Last month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it is seeking input on potential updates to...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 20:37:24 - #molex #robotics #ipe

Thinking long term about temporary power

Electronics - Molex Blog - While applications that call for portable power are inherently impermanent, it's important not to sacrifice safety and increase...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 20:13:13 - #molex #power #eewire

Planned or Unplanned, Downtime is a Drag

Electronics - Molex Blog - According to a recent study, eliminating unplanned downtime was listed as a top priority for 72% of organizations across a variety...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 20:13:12 - #molex #ipe

Further, Faster, Smarter: NVIDIA AI Powers Growing Student Racing Competition

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 20:13:11 - #nvidia #ai #semiconductor

Public Safety and Security with Machine Learning at the Edge

Electronics - NXP Blog - There are wide and varied applications for machine learning; however, few are as compelling as those in public safety. Recently, I...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 20:13:10 - #nxp #machinelearning #semiconductor

Upgraded Login System Launched on

Electronics - Samtec Blog - This is the first release of a few phases of a new login system for This replaces a system that was built in 2011 and...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 20:13:09 - #samtec #ipe

Non-Isolated Buck Switchers from Diodes Incorporated Provide High-Voltage AC-DC Conversion with Low Standby Current for Always-On Appliances

Electronics - Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) today announced the AP3917 family of universal AC-DC, non-isolated buck (step-down) power switchers...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 20:13:08 - #diodesinc #iot #power #semiconductor

What are the most critical sensors?

Electronics - Gumstix - "A recent survey of our element14 and Hackster communities found that 61 percent of creators believe IoT and sensors are the most...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 19:13:27 - #iot #avnet #eewire

Printed Electronics for Automotive Capacitive Human Machine Interfaces

Electronics - Molex Blog - Durability, ease of use, aesthetics and design have all been touted as benefits of capacitive touch controls in car interiors. For...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 19:13:26 - #pcb #molex #ipe

Is Your Environment Harsh?

Electronics - Samtec Blog - Modern electronic devices are getting smaller with every new generation, and as a result, they are becoming more portable. At...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 19:13:25 - #samtec #ipe

How education is opening doors in Bangalore

Electronics - TI - Think. Innovate - Kiran as grown up in a single small room that does not have running water. But he has a goal: He wants to be an engineer....
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 19:13:24 - #ti #semiconductor

Celebrating Innovation: 25 Years of MIFARE and "THE NEW NORMAL"

Electronics - NXP Blog - At NXP, our development teams spend a lot of time thinking about what we, as human beings, do in a day - and why. We look at what...
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 19:13:23 - #nxp #android #wearables #smartphone #semiconductor