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Chip Industry Holds Its Breath as Trade War Heats Up

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Semiconductor industry analysts and market watchers expressed concern after U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would impose...
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 01:38:30 - #supplychain #semiconductor #outlook

Lansdale Wins Raytheon's Supplier Excellence Award

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Dale Lillard, President, Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc., recently announced that the company achieved a 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon...
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 01:38:29 - #raytheon #semiconductor

Intel's leadership crisis hits in midst of reorganization

Enterprise - ZDNet Blogs - Google founders and top Silicon Valley executives would be out of work if Intel's high standards of employee conduct were applied.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 21:13:43 - #semiconductor

5 Things To Know About Intel Interim CEO Robert Swan

Enterprise - CRN - Robert Swan, Intel's interim CEO who replaced Brian Krzanich, has had a storied and diverse career as a technology executive, serving as...
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 21:13:35 - #semiconductor

A court case over memory chip tech shows why America is so worried about Chinese IP theft

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Sat, 23 Jun 2018 20:37:43 - #semiconductor

FPGA power design challenges: Can I use a PMIC for that?

Electronics - TI - Power House - System designers gain three benefits when designing systems with a field-programmable gate array (FPGA): reprogrammability,...
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 20:37:34 - #ti #xilinx #refdesign #fpga #samtec #devkit #powersupply #eewire

Milling and KeepOut layer import for Altium supported by SnapEDA

Electronics - SnapEDA - SnapEDA is glad to announce that we are now supporting milling and KeepOut layer import to Altium!
For those purposes, you can follow...
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 20:37:33 - #eewire

Calculating Connector Mating Forces

Electronics - Samtec Blog - A myriad of mechanical and electrical specifications must be considered when selecting the best connector system for your design....
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 20:37:32 - #samtec #ipe

ECCO (Electronic Connector Co.) completes purchase of ShrinkMate(r) conductive shielding heat shrink product line

BUSINESS WIRE - ECCO (Electronic Connector Co.) a leading interconnect solutions provider, announced that it has completed the purchase of all assets for the heat shrink shielding product line formerly known as ShrinkMate(r).
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:13:10 - #ipe

Micron says good times to continue for memory

Enterprise - ZDNet News - Both DRAM and flash memory pose plenty of technology challenges. At the VLSI Symposia, Micron explained how it has overcome these...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:13:10 - #flash #semiconductor #outlook

The IoT's Perplexing Security Problems

Enterprise - E-Commerce Times - Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things will total nearly $773 billion this year, IDC has predicted. The IoT will...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:13:24 - #iot #eewire #outlook

Intel now faces a fight for its future

Tech - The Verge - Intel is facing a turning point in its nearly 50-year history. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned yesterday, following an ongoing...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:38:33 - #ai #semiconductor

As PTC pivots toward IoT, partnerships will be key

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - PTC Inc. got its start in 1985 as the Parametric Technology Corp. selling computer-aided design software. But today the "p" might...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:41:34 - #iot #eewire

IoT Habit #1: Lead with Use Cases

SupplyChain - Software AG - The number one habit that successful Internet of Things projects have in common is leading with use cases.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:22 - #software-ag #iot #eewire

Semi OEMs: Don't Follow the Money When Building Customer Service Models

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Despite pressure to choose a centralized or regional consumer service model, semiconductor OEMs may find that a blend of the two...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:19 - #semiconductor

A PCB Supplier's Inspection Protocol Does More Than Minimize escapes

SupplyChain - EBN Online - Suppliers using simple pass/fail inspection on your circuit board assemblies are missing an opportunity for data-driven problem...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:18 - #pcb

Infineon: 1st supplier of magnetic angle sensors to achieve the highest automotive functional safety grade with only one sensor chip

Electronics - Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is launching its first magnetic sensors based...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:14 - #semiconductor

Using Arm Musca and Sondrel Engineering Expertise to Develop Secure IoT Chip Designs

Electronics - ARM IoT - Arm and Sondrel aim to promote and deliver the best way forward for customers to get secure, high quality IoT designs to market. Learn...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:13 - #iot #eewire

REACH Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC)

Electronics - Samtec Blog - Doing business today isn't quite like it was back in the 80's. Sparkling teeth and x-ray vision shouldn't be a side effect of...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:12 - #samtec #ipe

Abracon Releases New Whitepaper Discussing Wireless Charging Considerations

Electronics - Abracon News - Learn all about wireless charging in this new whitepaper
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:11 - #abracon #ipe

How to achieve network synchronization clocks with TI digital PLLs

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - As current telecommunication networks move from legacy synchronous optical networking (SONET)/synchronous digital hierarchy...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:10 - #ti #eewire

Martin Craighead to join TI board of directors

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Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:09 - #ti #semiconductor

Intel at 50: Ultrabooks

Electronics - Intel - Shoppers get a hands-on education at an Ultrabook Zone, which in 2012 were located at more than 21,000 retail locations worldwide, including...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:08 - #semiconductor

Certified NFC Forum Type 5 Chips from STMicroelectronics Bring Tamper-Detect Capability to Smaller, More Convenient Tags

Electronics - STMicroelectronics News - ISO 15693 tags can benefit from smaller antennas and more reliable data exchange over longer distances than ISO 14443...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:07 - #st #64bit #semiconductor

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich Resigns; Board Appoints Bob Swan as Interim CEO

Electronics - Intel - Intel Corporation today announced the resignation of Brian Krzanich as CEO and a member of the...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:05 - #semiconductor

CalAmp Doubles Platform Connections Delivering Flexible, Scalable Business Solutions Across Multiple Markets

Electronics - CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a technology solutions pioneer transforming the global connected economy, today announced that since inception, more than...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:04 - #calamp #semiconductor

NXP to Host RAIN RFID Alliance Meeting Focused on Industry 4.0

Electronics - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced it is hosting next week's RAIN RFID Alliance-Europe meeting in Vienna as part of its deep...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:03 - #nxp #iot #semiconductor

1.5 billion chips sold: technology for passport and ID security on the rise

Electronics - Infineon - To date, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX/OTCQX: IFNNY) has sold 1.5...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:02 - #semiconductor

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Announces Pricing of Inaugural Public Offering of Senior Notes

Electronics - Marvell (NASDAQ:MRVL), a leader in storage, networking and connectivity semiconductor solutions, today announced that it priced an offering of...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:01 - #marvell #semiconductor

LDO Basics: Quiescent Current 101

Electronics - TI - Power House - How aggravating is it to pick up an electronic device that you've barely used, only to find that the battery is nearly or...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:14:00 - #ti #drones #power #eewire

Broadcom Extends Server Storage in Collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

Electronics - HPE Discover -- Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGO) today announced it is extending its collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) in server...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:13:59 - #hp #semiconductor

Green Hills Software Expands Safety-Critical Integrated Cockpit Solutions with Automotive Grade Linux

Electronics - Green Hills Software - INTEGRITY Trusted Separation Architecture Safely Hosts Rich Cockpit Application Environment from The Linux Foundation...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:13:58 - #eewire

Micron ships over 150K Automotive Grade LPDDR4 Devices

Electronics - Micron Blog - Micron's automotive-qualified LPDDR4 products offer the density, performance and power to address the demands of the highest-performance...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:13:57 - #semiconductor

MESOMIX is an automated paint mixing machine

EE - Arduino Blog - If you're an artist who works with paint, getting your colors right is critical, and somewhat of an art form in itself. For those...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:13:56 - #arduino #eewire

Elon Musk wants cobalt out of his batteries - here's why that's a challenge

Tech - The Verge - As electric vehicles become less niche, the batteries powering them need to keep up. Last week, Elon Musk tweeted that batteries...
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:37:22 - #elonmusk #ipe

From care assistant to lifesaver: raising a drone with added social value

Electronics - NXP Blog - "I may be more experienced, but these young people come with fresh ideas. We learn from each other."

Take a team of smart students...
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:38:15 - #ibm #nxp #drones #iot #ai #semiconductor

Intel Advances Silicon-Based Security for AI and Blockchain Workloads

Electronics - Intel - By Rick Echevarria - The future of a trusted and secure computing environment hinges on our collective ability to deliver solutions that...
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:38:14 - #cybersecurity #ai #blockchain #machinelearning #semiconductor

Arresting Arc-Related Incidents Before They Start

Electronics - Molex Blog - A recent article in Plant Engineering magazine discussed the latest changes to the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA)...
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:38:13 - #molex #ipe

With smart devices, bigger isn't always better

Electronics - TI - ConnecTIng Wirelessly - I'm sure you've been guilty of this at some point. You walk onto an airplane and try to jam your luggage into the...
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:17:49 - #ti #pcb #refdesign #microcontroller #wearables #semiconductor

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns over relationship with employee

Tech - The Verge - Intel has announced that CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned from the company effective immediately. CFO Robert Swan is now Intel's interim...
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:13:24 - #semiconductor

Intel's CEO resigns as information about a 'past consensual relationship' surfaces

Tech - TechCrunch - In a press release touting "another record year," Intel dropped a a bombshell, announcing that CEO Brian Krzanich is resigning,...
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:13:23 - #semiconductor

Schneider Electric's Jean-Pascal Tricoire Appointed to the Board of the United Nations Global Compact

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Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:13:05 - #datacenter #power #eewire

Three ways our small motor drivers help you stay ahead of trends in autonomous driving and electric vehicles

Electronics - TI - Behind the Wheel - You order a taxi through an app on your phone, and it arrives within minutes. There's no one in the car and the doors...
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:13:51 - #ti #refdesign #semiconductor

A little Indian spice adds a new flavor sensation to the Arm Approved Design Partner program

Electronics - ARM SoC - Black Pepper is one of those go-to spices that can bring out exciting new flavors in any recipe. So, imagine how I felt when I heard...
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:13:50 - #eewire

ebm-papst Exceeds the €2 Billion Mark

Electronics - ebm-papst - Technology leader in fans and motors grows by 7.5 % and employs over 15,000 people. With the "one ebm-papst" strategy program, ebm-papst...
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:13:49 - #ipe

Murata to exhibit at the 2018 Sensors Expo & Conference!

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:13:48 - #ipe

Dr. Stephan Arnold to assume responsibility for R&D department at ebm-papst

Electronics - ebm-papst - After more than a decade in the group management of the Mulfingen-based family business ebm-papst, Dr. Bruno Lindl (65) will resign...
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:13:47 - #retirement #ipe

How eGaN FETs power LIDAR

Electronics - EPC - LIDAR is presently a subject of great interest, primarily due to its widespread adoption in autonomous navigation systems for vehicles,...
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:13:46 - #drones #robotics #semiconductor

North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts May 2018 Billings

Electronics - SEMI - North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $2.70 billion in billings worldwide...
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:13:44 - #semiconductor #outlook

Dialog Semiconductor to Proceed with Due Diligence for Potential Acquisition of Synaptics

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:13:43 - #dialogsemi #acquisition #semiconductor