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Market Growth Rate Peaks After a Strong 2017; IDC Forecasts Semiconductor Revenue Growth of 7.7%, Reaching $450 Billion in 2018

Think - IDC - After strong year-over-year growth of 24% in 2017, worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to grow for the third consecutive year in...
Tue, 22 May 2018 12:13:17 - #semiconductor #outlook

Micron and Intel Extend Their Leadership in 3D NAND Flash Memory

Electronics - Intel - Intel-Micron delivers the 1st commercially available 1Tb - 4bits/cell (QLC) die in the history of semiconductors
Tue, 22 May 2018 12:13:16 - #flash #datacenter #storage #semiconductor

Micron Announces $10 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization

Electronics - Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) today announced at its Analyst and Investor Event in New York City that its Board of Directors has authorized...
Tue, 22 May 2018 12:13:15 - #semiconductor

The Many Ways to Define Artificial Intelligence

Electronics - Intel - Artificial intelligence encapsulates a broad set of computer science for perception, logic and learning. One method of AI is machine...
Tue, 22 May 2018 12:13:14 - #drones #robotics #cybersecurity #ai #machinelearning #semiconductor

TI Chief Financial Officer Rafael Lizardi to speak at Bank of America Merrill Lynch investor conference

Electronics - Texas Instruments - June 5, 9:30 a.m. Pacific time
Tue, 22 May 2018 12:13:13 - #ti #semiconductor

Qualcomm Announces Cash Offers for Four Series of Notes Open to Retail Holders Only

Electronics - Qualcomm - Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced today the commencement of a transaction to repurchase four series...
Tue, 22 May 2018 12:13:11 - #nxp #qualcomm #iot #wearables #acquisition #semiconductor

10 lessons learned from 50-plus biometric wearable product development cycles

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - This is the second in a three-part series on optical heart rate sensors for biometric wearables. The first installment focused...
Tue, 22 May 2018 12:13:10 - #ti #refdesign #wearables #semiconductor

STMicroelectronics Publishes its 21st Annual Sustainability Report

Electronics - STMicroelectronics News - "Technology is a driver for continuous improvement, and we believe that semiconductors can help tackle many of the...
Tue, 22 May 2018 12:13:09 - #st #iot #semiconductor

Researchers disclose new Spectre exploit variant, but Intel and AMD leave mitigation off by default

Tech - TechCrunch - The specter of Spectre still looms above chipmakers; a new variant of that most dire of chip flaws was disclosed today, and Intel...
Tue, 22 May 2018 11:13:33 - #microsoft #amd #semiconductor

Semiconductor boom fuels Zeiss sales growth - CEO hopeful of another record-breaking year for the optics giant, with extreme ultraviolet lithography a key driver.
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:38:06 - #semiconductor

Gou reiterates Foxconn plan for IC manufacturing, says report

DigiTimes - Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Gou has reiterated a plan to have his company enter the field of chip manufacturing,...
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:38:00 - #foxconn #semiconductor

STMicroelectronics Publishes its 21st Annual Sustainability Report

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Mon, 21 May 2018 13:37:57 - #st #semiconductor

Qualcomm and Facebook to Bring High-Speed Internet Connectivity Over 60GHz to Urban Areas

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense - Today, Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and Facebook announced they are working together...
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:37:55 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

Qualcomm Introduces Industry's First 5G NR Solution for Small Cells and Remote Radio Heads

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense - Today, at The Small Cells World Summit 2018, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), continues its...
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:37:54 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

ChipMOS to Present at 2018 Q2 Fubon Investment Forum

PR Newswire: High Tech Security - ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 8150 and...
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:13:13 - #semiconductor

Plessey at Display Week 2018 following National Technology Awards win

Electronics Extra - Plessey Semiconductors, a leading developer of award-winning optoelectronic technology solutions, announces...
Mon, 21 May 2018 13:13:08 - #semiconductor

Architecture Agnostic Container Build Systems

Electronics - ARM Tools - In this post, we will show a few real-world examples of how to make a container build system architecture agnostic.(read more)
Mon, 21 May 2018 11:39:09 - #eewire

China Invests Billions to Accelerate Semi Development

Global Purchasing - Growing U.S. trade conflict adds stimulus to China's domestic chip push.
Sun, 20 May 2018 22:13:18 - #semiconductor #outlook

See Exactly What MEMS Sensors Are Feeling, with Professional MEMS Development Tool from STMicroelectronics

WebWire - Semiconductors - The Profi MEMS Tool development platform by STMicroelectronics lets engineers visualize the behavior of ST's MEMS...
Sun, 20 May 2018 22:13:12 - #st #microcontroller #power #semiconductor

STMicroelectronics (STM) Investor Presentation - Slideshow -
Sun, 20 May 2018 21:38:02 - #st #semiconductor

What to Know about 3D NAND, The Future of Flash Memory - You might not know about 3D NAND yet, but you should. The tiered form of flash memory offers a cost-effective way to store all that data you...
Sun, 20 May 2018 21:38:00 - #flash #semiconductor #outlook

UPS Makes Brown the Color of the Internet of Things

MSPmentor - At IoT World in Silicon Valley, a United Parcel Service executive talks up the disruptive force of sensors, data and analytics.
Sun, 20 May 2018 21:37:55 - #iot #eewire

Microsemi Deal May Spur Broader ReRAM Adoption

EETimes - Microsemi's agreement to license non-volatile resistive RAM technology from Crossbar could be a significant catalyst paving the way for wider...
Sun, 20 May 2018 21:13:17 - #microsemi #semiconductor

Samsung Lengthen Chip Sales Lead Over Intel

EETimes - Samsung's chip sales in the first quarter dwarfed Intel's by 23 percent, according to market research firm IC Inghts.
Sun, 20 May 2018 21:13:16 - #samsung #semiconductor #outlook

NXP jumps on report Qualcomm deal is 'looking more optimistic'

CNBC-Top Business - The proposed merger has been waiting for months on regulatory approval out of China - the ninth and final region to weigh the deal.
Sun, 20 May 2018 21:13:10 - #nxp #qualcomm #semiconductor

Amazon is hiring semiconductor engineers to make its cloud better at streaming video

CNBC-Top Business - Amazon is looking into the use of special chips to more quickly process videos in the cloud.
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:49 - #semiconductor

Murata, Pegatron, Inventec dismiss reports about MLCC deals

DigiTimes - Murata Manufacturing, Pegatron and Inventec have dismissed recent reports from Taiwan about deals they had allegedly struck over stable MLCC...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:46 - #ipe

MOSFET shortage easing

DigiTimes - The supply of MOSFET chips has become sufficient in the second quarter as international IDMs have moved to scale up their output for entry-level...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:45 - #mosfet #power #semiconductor #outlook

NAND flash price rally may be short-lived in 3Q18, says Apacer president

DigiTimes - An anticipated rally in NAND flash memory prices during the third quarter may be short-lived, according to CK Chang, president for memory module...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:44 - #flash #semiconductor

Most of top-15 semi suppliers register double-digit gains in 1Q18, says IC Insights

DigiTimes - The world's top-15 semiconductor companies' sales surged by 26% in the first quarter of 2018 compared to a year ago, six points higher than the...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:43 - #semiconductor #outlook

Server DRAM revenues among top-3 suppliers climb 10% in 1Q18, says DRAMeXchange

DigiTimes - Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology generated a combined US$6.975 billion in server DRAM revenues in the first quarter of 2018,...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:42 - #samsung #semiconductor #outlook

Growing SSD demand to stop NAND flash prices from falling

DigiTimes - An anticipated rise in SSD demand from the handset and PC sectors may stop NAND flash prices from falling in the third quarter of 2018, according...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:41 - #semiconductor #outlook

MLCC shortage to undermine 2Q18 shipmets by Taiwan IC designers

DigiTimes - The ongoing shortage of MLCCs is affecting negatively shipments of Taiwan-based IC design houses, with some of the companies likely to revise...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:40 - #ipe #outlook

Flexible PCB firm Career Tech swings to profit in 1Q18

DigiTimes - Flexible PCB specialist Career Technology swung to net profit of NT$33.95 million (US$1.14 million) in the first quarter of 2018 from loss of...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:39 - #pcb

Unimicron posts EPS of NT$0.12 for 1Q18

DigiTimes - PCB maker Unimicron Technology posted operating losses of NT$457 million (US$15.3 million) for the first quarter of 2018, but net income for...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:37 - #pcb #maker

Infineon to Build 1.6 Billion Euro Chip Plant in Austria

U.S. News - Germany's Infineon Technologies announced on Friday it will invest 1.6 billion euros ($1.88 billion) to build a new 300...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:28 - #semiconductor

China Approves Sale of $18 Billion Toshiba Chip Unit to Bain-Led Consortium: NHK

U.S. News - China regulatory authorities have approved the $18 billion sale of Toshiba Corp's chip unit to a consortium led by...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:39:26 - #semiconductor

Vishay Intertechnology Snap-in Power Aluminum Capacitors Save Space, Lower Costs for Power Supplies, Solar Inverters, and Motor Controls

GlobeNewsWire: Manufacturing -
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:13:44 - #vishay #ipe

Helix Semiconductors Delivers Presentation at IEEE ISPSD

GlobeNewsWire: Semi and Semi Equip -
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:13:42 - #semiconductor

Kulicke & Soffa Alerts Investors to Nasdaq Notification

Business Wire: Semiconductor - Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) ("Kulicke & Soffa", "K&S" or the "Company") today announced it has received a letter (the "Letter")...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:13:36 - #kulickesoffa #semiconductor

Arduino announces the Uno WiFi Rev 2 and MKR Vidor 4000

VentureBeat - dev - Arduino, the 15-year-old startup behind the eponymous open source microcontroller, launched two new products today at Maker Faire Bay Area 2018:...
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:13:26 - #microcontroller #arduino #maker #eewire

Tools and Frameworks for Applying AI in IoT Copy

Electronics - IoT Inc - Episode 107
Through its different techniques, machine learning allows us to look deep into our IoT data, giving us the hindsight,...
Sun, 20 May 2018 18:38:00 - #iot #ai #machinelearning #eewire

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2018: Empowering the Innovators of Tomorrow

Electronics - Intel - The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of Society for Science & the Public, is the world's largest international...
Sun, 20 May 2018 18:37:59 - #semiconductor

Say hello to the next generation of Arduino boards!

EE - Arduino Blog - We're excited to kick off Maker Faire Bay Area by expanding our IoT lineup with two new boards: the MKR Vidor 4000 and the...
Sun, 20 May 2018 18:13:18 - #microcontroller #arduino #fpga #iot #wearables #maker #cloud #aws #eewire

Pasternack Debuts New Portable, 4-in-1 Calibration Kits with 26.5 GHz Calibration Capability

PR Newswire: Aerospace and Defense - Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has released a new line of 4-in-1 3.5mm calibration kits for test...
Fri, 18 May 2018 14:39:51 - #eewire

Pasternack Introduces a New Line of Coaxial RF Lightning and Surge Protectors

PR Newswire: Computer Software - Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has just launched a new series of coaxial surge protectors that...
Fri, 18 May 2018 14:39:48 - #eewire

'Thanks for the memory' - Toshiba's chip sale to complete on 1 June following government approval

Enterprise - CRN UK - Lengthy saga set for conclusion, with investor group including Dell and Apple on course to complete $18bn deal
Fri, 18 May 2018 14:13:16 - #dell #semiconductor

Microchip Receives Antitrust Clearance for Acquisition of Microsemi

Enterprise - Storage Newsletter - Microchip Technology Incorporated, provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and flash-IP solutions, announced,...
Fri, 18 May 2018 14:13:15 - #microsemi #microcontroller #acquisition #semiconductor

Crossbar Announces Licensing Relationship Agreement With Microsemi

Business Wire: Aerospace News - Crossbar, Inc., the ReRAM technology leader, announced an agreement with Microsemi Corporation.
Fri, 18 May 2018 13:13:05 - #microsemi #semiconductor

Intel's 3 Million Square Feet of Solar Panels Help Heat, Cool and Light

Business Wire: Semiconductor - Today, Intel reports on its ongoing work worldwide to reduce its climate and environmental footprint in its annual Corporate Responsibility Report....
Fri, 18 May 2018 13:13:04 - #semiconductor