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STMicroelectronics Acquires Graphical User Interface Software Specialist Draupner Graphic

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:27:58 - #st #microcontroller #wearables #acquisition #semiconductor

SemiLEDs Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results

Globe Newswire -
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:27:57 - #semiconductor

AMD Deepens Senior Management and Technical Leadership Bench

Globe Newswire - AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) today announced key promotions that extend senior-level focus on company growth. AMD named "Zen" chief architect Mike Clark...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:27:56 - #amd #semiconductor

Microchip releases first 32-bit MCUs to feature robust, chip-level security and Arm TrustZone(r) technology

Components in Electronics - Microchip announces the new SAM L10 and SAM L11 families of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) which address the growing need for security in Internet...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:38:35 - #microcontroller #iot #semiconductor

SMIC expanding 8-inch fab capacity

DigiTimes - Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) held a ceremony recently to mark the start of equipment move-ins at the new facilities of its...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:14:20 - #semiconductor

#399 - An Interview with Steve Kreuzer

The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast - Steve Kreuzer is a mechanical engineer who consults on projects involving everything from Lithium Ion batteries to BGAs to human heart cells....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:14:17 - #eewire

ITT's Cannon Brand Unveils Lightweight, Modular Interconnect Solution for High-Speed Data Transfer at 2018 Farnborough International Air Show

Business Wire - ITT Inc.'s (NYSE:ITT) Cannon brand introduced its new RPR EN4165-Style Receptacle with PCB Contacts for Commercial Aerospace applications...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:14:14 - #pcb #ipe

Intel buys eASIC because FPGAs aren't always the answer

Enterprise - The Register - Chipzilla wants to stick its nose into yet more sections of semiconductor design cycles
Intel has acquired fabless designer eASIC,...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:13:55 - #fpga #semiconductor

New High- and Very-High-Performance STM32 Value Lines from - STMicroelectronics Boost Real-Time IoT-Device Innovation

WebWire - Semiconductors - The latest additions to the STM32* family, the STM32F7x0 and H7x0 Value Line microcontrollers (MCU) from STMicroelectronics, give extra flexibility...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:13:26 - #st #microcontroller #iot #eewire

Online Simulation of Tantalum, Polymer, Niobium Oxide, & Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors

PowerPulse.Net - AVX Corporation released the new SpiCAT online simulation tool. Designed with users in mind, new SpiCAT simulation software offers access to...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:13:23 - #ipe

Why DRAM is Threatened by SSDs

The Memory Guy - Conventional wisdom holds that SSDs will someday displace all HDDs, but in reality SSDs are proving to be more of a challenge to the DRAM market...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:13:18 - #semiconductor #outlook

MediaTek NB-IoT SoC validated by SoftBank

DigiTimes - MediaTek has completed validation (interoperability tests) of NarrowBand IoT connectivity (NB-IoT) with SoftBank to set the stage for future...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:37:12 - #mediatek #iot #semiconductor

Samsung capex for NAND flash to hike

DigiTimes - Samsung Electronics will expand its capex for NAND flash memory to around US$9 billion in 2019, up from about US$6.4 billion in 2018, a recent...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:37:11 - #samsung #flash #semiconductor

Analog Devices Breaks Ground on New Global Headquarters in Wilmington, MA

Business Wire - Analog Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADI), announced it has officially broken ground on its new global headquarters in Wilmington, Mass. The expanded...
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 22:53:16 - #adi #semiconductor

Intel Editorial: Intel to Acquire eASIC - Adding to Its Programmable Solutions Talent and Capabilities

Business Wire - Intel Corporation will acquire eASIC. The acquisition will expand Intel's portfolio to include structured ASICs.
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 22:53:15 - #acquisition #semiconductor

Seoul Semiconductor's LED SunLike Improves Eye Health and Sleep Quality, According to Clinical Study

Business Wire - Seoul Semiconductor LED SunLike is a human centric lighting that improves eye health and sleep quality.
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 22:53:10 - #semiconductor

Top Microsoft chip researcher shifts to mysterious new Azure hardware division

GeekWire - When Microsoft shuffled the deck of cards that makes up its Azure cloud computing division a few months ago, it appears to have created a new...
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 22:13:45 - #microsoft #cloud #azure #semiconductor

Electrical contact to molecules in semiconductor structures established for the first time

Life - EurekAlert - Electrical circuits are constantly being scaled down and extended with specific functions. A new method now allows electrical contact...
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 21:37:29 - #ibm #semiconductor

New XTAL Application Note: Benefits of Low ESR and Low CL for Low Power MCU Applications

Electronics - Abracon News - Learn why a lower CL and ESR quartz crystal loading improves long term reliability for low power applications
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 16:13:10 - #abracon #ipe

Right Angle Solder Cup Headers

Electronics - Mill-Max Product - Right Angle Solder Cup Headers
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 16:13:09 - #ipe

Horizontal SMT Connectors on Tape & Reel

Electronics - Mill-Max Product - Horizontal SMT Connectors on Tape & Reel
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 16:13:08 - #ipe

Dual ultrasonic sensors combine for 2D echolocation

EE - Arduino Blog - Ultrasonic sensors are great tools for measuring linear distance or object presence. As shown in this experiment by "lingib,"...
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:37:25 - #arduino #eewire

TE Connectivity releases 2017 global corporate responsibility report

Electronics - TE Connectivity - Report details how TE's operations and products work to create a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:58:43 - #te-connectivity #ipe

Infineon hits 5 bn production milestone of its bulk-CMOS radio frequency switches

Electronics - Infineon - Highest quality standards and industry-leading semiconductor components through innovation and manufacturing:...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:58:42 - #semiconductor

Intel 50th Anniversary: Fifty Fast Facts

Electronics - Intel - Fifty years ago, Intel was built with a purpose: to ponder what might be possible - to imagine, question and then do wonderful things...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:58:41 - #supplychain #datacenter #drones #retirement #ai #acquisition #semiconductor

Intel 50th Anniversary: Facts & Figures and Where to Find Them

Electronics - Intel - EMPLOYEES
Total employees: About 100,000
Top management: Top executives; board of directors
Compensation: Board of directors, executives:...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:58:40 - #ibm #supplychain #microcontroller #semiconductor

Intel to Acquire eASIC - Adding to Our Programmable Solutions Talent and Capabilities

Electronics - Intel Programmable - Intel is competing to win in the largest-ever addressable market for silicon, which is being driven by the...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:58:39 - #fpga #iot #ai #acquisition #semiconductor

New Interactive Online Simulation Tool for Tantalum, Polymer, Niobium Oxide, & Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors

Electronics - AVX - Designed with users in mind, the new SpiCAT simulation software, which supersedes both SpiCap III & SpiTan IV, provides electrical & performance...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:58:38 - #mlcc #ipe

New Intel Xeon E Processor Tailored for Entry-level Workstations

Electronics - Intel - What's New: Intel today announced the release of the new Intel(r) Xeon(r) E-2100 processor. The Intel...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:58:37 - #datacenter #semiconductor

New High- and Very-High-Performance STM32 Value Lines from STMicroelectronics Boost Real-Time IoT-Device Innovation

Electronics - STMicroelectronics News - These new lines trim embedded Flash to the essential, still allowing secure boot, sensitive code and real-time routines...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:58:36 - #st #iot #power #semiconductor

NXP Delivers New Security and Connectivity to 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia(tm) Finals with Smart Stadium Experience

Electronics - As a pioneer and innovator for smart stadium solutions, NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced that with the use of its MIFARE(r)...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:13:31 - #nxp #semiconductor

Nature and Arduinos combine as binary driftwood alarm clock

EE - Arduino Blog - Binary clocks, which use a series of dots to indicate the time, are nothing new, but you've never seen anything like this device...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:13:28 - #arduino #eewire

Track the sun with this Arduino-based solar panel

EE - Arduino Blog - Solar panels are a great way to produce power literally out of thin air, but how much power they produce depends, in part, on...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:13:27 - #arduino #eewire

Intel acquires eASIC to take its chipsets deeper into IoT and other next-generation computing

Tech - TechCrunch - In the wake of Broadcom failing to complete its takeover of Qualcomm, Intel is buying another chip company as it works on adjusting...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:13:18 - #microsoft #altera #seagate #qualcomm #iot #violinmemory #acquisition #ai #semiconductor

Capacitor Market Update and Review: June 2018

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - After my keynote speech at the Electronic Distribution Show in Las Vegas in 2017 I talked about how electronic components were...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:13:31 - #tti #ipe

On the path to new high-performance transistors

PhysOrg.com - The electronics industry expects a novel high-performance transistor made of gallium nitride to offer considerable advantages over present-day...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:00:15 - #galliumnitride #power #semiconductor

A new semiconductor with record-high thermal conductivity

PhysOrg.com - Scientists at UCLA, for the first time, experimentally realized a new compound single crystal, boron arsenide (BAs) and explored its thermal...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:39:30 - #eewire

Yageo shares fall on reports of major share disposal

Taipei Times -
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:39:26 - #yageo #ipe

High-Power Electronic Fuse from STMicroelectronics Integrates Value-Added Features for Safety and Reliability -

WebWire - Semiconductors - Sustaining up to 4A continuous current over a wide operating input-voltage range of 8V to 48V, with low insertion loss...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:39:25 - #st #mosfet #power #eewire

Electronic Design Automation Market to witness 6% growth to 2024

EDACafe.com - Key players in the electronic design automation (EDA) market include Synopsys, Inc., Cadence Design Systems, Mentor Graphics, Zuken, Inc., CadSoft...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:39:16 - #synopsys #cadence #eewire

Microsoft Azure IoT Edge: The next smart factory evolution

Components in Electronics - We are pleased that Microsoft has announced the general availability of Microsoft Azure IoT Edge. We at...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:39:08 - #microsoft #iot #cloud #azure #eewire

Automotive is Driving the SiC Power Market

Electronic Design - Bolstered by more than 20 auto companies now using silicon-carbide components, a 108% market CAGR is projected for SiC in main power inverters.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:39:04 - #sic #power #eewire

Samsung Now Mass Producing 96-Layer 3D NAND

ExtremeTech - Samsung's new 96-layer V-NAND is in commercial production and NAND prices are falling again. Not a bad time to be in the market.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:14:01 - #samsung #semiconductor

Linux module and dev board showcase Arm/FPGA Stratix 10 SX

LinuxGizmos.com - Reflex CES has launched a "COMXpressSX Stratix 10" Basic Type 7 module that runs Linux on Intel's Stratix 10 SX SoC and offers 56GB DDR4, 32GB...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:14:00 - #eewire

UMC gearing up for auto electronics and China demand boom, says Digitimes Research

DigiTimes - United Microelectronics (UMC) will be expanding production capacity in 2019, and is looking to grow its presence in the automotive electronics...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:13:54 - #semiconductor #outlook

Globalfoundries surpasses US$2 billion in design win revenues on 22FDX technology

DigiTimes - Globalfoundries has announced that the company's 22nm FD-SOI (22FDX) technology has delivered more than US$2 billion of client design win revenues.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:13:53 - #globalfoundries #semiconductor

MLCC prices set to rise in 2H18

DigiTimes - Murata has raised its MLCC prices by 20-30% to reflect the tight supply in the market. Taiwan-based MLCC suppliers including Yageo, Walsin Technology...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:13:52 - #yageo #ipe

MediaTek 2Q18 revenues beat guidance

DigiTimes - MediaTek has reported revenues surged 21.8% sequentially to NT$60.48 billion (US$1.99 billion) in the second quarter of 2018, which topped the...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:13:50 - #mediatek #semiconductor

PCB firms post double-digit revenue growth in June

DigiTimes - PCB makers Unimicron Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit Board, and flexible PCB (FPCB) specialists Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:13:49 - #pcb #outlook

GlobalWafers June revenues top NT$5 billion

DigiTimes - Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.01 billion (US$164.9 million) for June 2018, increasing 4.7% sequentially...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:13:48 - #semiconductor