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NAND flash price falls to slow

Media - DIGITIMES - NAND flash prices are expected to fall less than 10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2019, and will likely stop falling later...
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:41:36 - #semiconductor #outlook

TSMC 7nm utilization to climb in 2H19, says CEO

Media - DIGITIMES - TSMC will see its 7nm process utilization rate climb substantially in the second half of 2019, driven by a seasonal pick-up in demand...
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:13:05 - #tsmc #iot #eewire

Thermal Shock Testing for Connectors

Electronics - Samtec Blog - Thermal Shock testing isn't unique to the connector world, but it does play a big role in the qualification testing that Samtec...
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:42:05 - #samtec #ipe

TI has selected Richardson, Texas as the location for our next 300mm analog wafer fab

Electronics - TI - Think. Innovate - We are pleased to announce TI has selected Richardson, Texas as the location for our next 300mm analog wafer fab. The...
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:42:04 - #ti #semiconductor

Going Against the Grain: How Lucidyne Is Revolutionizing Lumber Grading with Deep Learning

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:42:02 - #nvidia #semiconductor

Simplify your bill of materials with high-voltage amplifiers

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - Engineers are often faced with the task of selecting multiple operational amplifiers (op amps) to fit the needs of each subsystem...
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:42:01 - #ti #refdesign #powersupply #acquisition #eewire

AMD Ryzen CPU prices get slashed ahead of Ryzen 3000 release

Tech - Digital Trends - AMD's Ryzen CPUs have had their prices slashed as we edge towards the release of their third generation. Whether you're a gamer...
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:41:57 - #amd #semiconductor

Nvidia launches its Isaac SDK to help democratize AI-powered robot development

Tech - TechCrunch - Today at TechCrunch's TC Sessions: Robotics + AI event at UC Berkeley, Nvidia VP of Engineering Claire Delaunay announced that...
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:13:52 - #nvidia #devkit #robotics #ai #semiconductor

O2Micro to Announce First Quarter 2019 Results

Globe Newswire - O2Micro(r) International Limited, (NASDAQ:OIIM), a global leader in the design, development and marketing of high-performance integrated circuits...
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:13:46 - #semiconductor

HOT Party Debuts at ES Design West, SEMICON West to Benefit SEMI Foundation

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - Annual Event Hosted by Jim Hogan's Heart of Technology Philanthropic Organization Annual Event Hosted by Jim Hogan's Heart of...
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:13:43 - #semiconductor

Apple, Qualcomm Deal Leaves Open Questions

Distribution - EPS News - Rick Merritt - Apple and Qualcomm announced that they have dropped all litigation in a multi-billion-dollar patent licensing dispute...
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:13:35 - #samsung #qualcomm #semiconductor

TSMC expects 6-8% revenue growth in 2Q19

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects to post consolidated revenues of between US$7.55 billion and US$7.65 billion...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:13:17 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

Infineon to Launch Power Electronics Products at PCIM 2019

Media - - At the PCIM 2019 tradeshow, Infineon is launching power products and solutions that will make a difference in designs compared...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:13:14 - #infineon #mosfet #power #bigdata #datacenter #igbt #sic #siliconcarbide #galliumnitride #inverter #semiconductor

Analysis tool reads through chips' architectures

Media - eeNews Europe - Back in 2016, chip security analysis startup Texplained was making its first investments in laboratory equipment, analyzing...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:41:05 - #machinelearning #semiconductor

TSMC unveils 6nm process

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced its 6nm (N6) process, which provides a significant enhancement from...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:41:04 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Nidec to acquire OMRON Automotive Electronics

Media - Evertiq - Nidec has announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire Omron Corp's automotive electronics unit for about...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:41:03 - #ipe

US puts Sanan Optoelectronics on UVL

Media - DIGITIMES - The US Department of Commerce (DoC) has placed China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics on the Unverified...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:41:02 - #maker #semiconductor

Single Board Computer Market to Cross USD 1 Billion by 2025

Media - Electronics Maker - Global Single Board Computer Market is set to grow from its current market value USD 620 Million to USD 1 Billion by 2025,...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:41:01 - #raspberrypi #arduino #robotics #wearables #maker #eewire #outlook

Gartner: worldwide semiconductor revenue grew 12.5% in 2018

Media - Evertiq - Worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled USD 474.6 billion in 2018, a 12.5% increase from 2017, according to final results by Gartner,...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:41:00 - #semiconductor

Rambus Announces Tapeout and Availability of 112G Long Reach SerDes PHY on Leading-edge 7nm Node for High-Performance Communications and Data Centers

Business Wire - Rambus Announces Tapeout and Availability...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:13:29 - #semiconductor

U.S. chipmakers' shares rally despite demand uncertainty

Media - Reuters - Companies - As Qualcomm's major victory against Apple sent semiconductor stocks to record highs on Wednesday, the sector's strong recent...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:13:21 - #semiconductor

Arduino Day Community Challenge: Andruino and Home Automation

EE - Arduino Blog - Back on Arduino Day, we announced the winners of the Arduino Day Community Challenge, awarding the best community projects...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:13:13 - #arduino #iot #robotics #eewire

Houston schools to pilot IoT-enabled building safety platform

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - Two schools in Houston will pilot an internet of things (IoT)-enabled platform called ActiveShield to improve public...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:13:12 - #microsoft #iot #cloud #azure #eewire

Synopsys Establishes Center of Excellence with STMicroelectronics to Speed Development of Automotive Electronic Systems

EE - Synopsys - New Virtualizer Development Kit for ST Stellar Multicore MCU Deployed at Lead Automotive Tier 1 Companies Enabled Early Software Development
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:13:11 - #st #synopsys #devkit #eewire

Intel new 8th-gen Core vPro mobile processors with enhanced security and Wi-Fi 6 support

Enterprise - ZDNet News - While there's no doubt that processors are still getting faster, the days of speed being the cornerstone of a new launch are over.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:52 - #semiconductor

Coil Winding 2019: Ferrite and magnet solutions for all industries

Electronics - EPCOS - EPCOS and TDK inductors, ferrite cores and accessories, and high-performance TDK magnets are being showcased at the Coil Winding 2019...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:46 - #ipe

ReDriver from Diodes Incorporated Boosts Signal Quality of High-Speed PCIe 4.0 Interfaces

Electronics - Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:45 - #pcb #diodesinc #power #ai #eewire

Abracon Announces New Board Member Gordon Hunter

Electronics - Abracon News - Electronics' industry veteran, Gordon Hunter, joins Abracon's board of directors.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:44 - #abracon #ipe

Improvements in solar power efficiency come from the smallest gate drivers

Electronics - TI - Power House - Climate change has been a subject of much debate the past 10-30 years, sparking political discussions on what types of regulations...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:43 - #ti #microcontroller #mosfet #power #inverter #semiconductor

Intel IT: Harnessing AI and Analytics to Drive Digital Transformation

Electronics - Intel - By strategically embedding artificial intelligence (AI) into Intel's most critical areas, Intel's Information Technology...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:42 - #supplychain #ai #machinelearning #semiconductor

Find Your Competitor Cross Reference Easily With This New Standalone Tool

Electronics - Samtec Blog - users have had the ability to search competitor cross references for over a year as I write this post, however we received...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:41 - #samtec #ipe

Latest LED Driver Family Eliminates PWM Audible Noise with Patented Control Method

Electronics - Allegro MicroSystems - Allegro MicroSystems, a global leader in power and sensing solutions for motion control and energy efficient systems,...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:40 - #mosfet #power #powersupply #semiconductor

NVIDIA DRIVE Brings Green Energy to Shanghai Auto Show

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:39 - #nvidia #semiconductor

Samtec Standards Experts Present at Embedded Tech Trends

Electronics - Samtec Blog - FMC. FMC+. XMC. PC/104 . . . Does the list of Industry Standards ever stop? Like TLAs, probably not!
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:38 - #samtec #ipe

Qualcomm Launches Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program

Electronics - Qualcomm - Provides B2B website of Qualcomm tech-enabled Smart Cities solutions providers

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc....
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:36 - #qualcomm #iot #wearables #verizon #arrow #semiconductor

Intel Acquires Omnitek, Strengthens FPGA Video and Vision Offering

Electronics - Intel Programmable - Intel Corporation today announced the acquisition of Omnitek, a leading provider of optimized video and vision...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:35 - #datacenter #fpga #ai #acquisition #semiconductor

KEMET Publishes First Corporate Sustainability Report

Electronics - Kemet - Details of sustainability efforts underline KEMET's dedication to the environment and its people Details of sustainability efforts underline...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:33 - #kemet #ipe

Open Letter to the Honorable Members of the European Parliament

Electronics - NXP Blog - Support the delegated act on C-ITS
Dear honourable Member of the European Parliament,
We cordially ask for your support of the delegated...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:32 - #nxp #semiconductor

Dutch chipmaker NXP makes China push by backing radar company Hawkeye

Tech - TechCrunch - Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors has come a long way since Qualcomm's outsize $44 billion to acquire it fell through last year....
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:13:27 - #nxp #qualcomm #ecommerce #acquisition #semiconductor

Intel will exit 5G smartphone modem market as Apple and Qualcomm strike multiyear deal

Tech - The Verge - Intel this evening says it has decided to leave the 5G mobile modem market to focus its efforts more on 4G and 5G modems for PCs...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:13:24 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

Intel acquires UK's Omnitek to double down on FPGA solutions for video and AI applications

Tech - TechCrunch - Intel's strategy to build out its FPGA processor business continues apace. Today the company announced that it was acquiring Omnitek,...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:42:15 - #altera #datacenter #fpga #ai #acquisition #semiconductor

Intel launches Whiskey Lake chips with vPro

Tech - Liliputing - Last week AMD unveiled a new set of Ryzen Mobile laptop chips designed for the enterprise market. Now it's Intel's turn. The chip...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:42:11 - #amd #maker #semiconductor

ASML reports EUR 2.2 billion sales at 41.6% gross margin in Q1

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - ASML reports EUR 2.2 billion sales at 41.6% gross margin in Q12019 view unchanged
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:41:59 - #semiconductor

NXP and Hawkeye Target Rapid Growth in Chinese Automotive Radar Market

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - NXP signs investment and strategic collaboration agreement with Hawkeye, experts in 77Ghz radar - a key technology for safe,...
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:41:58 - #nxp #semiconductor

Intrinsyc Announces Availability of Hardware Development Kit Featuring Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform

Globe Newswire - Technology - New Platform to Accelerate Development of Premium, Flagship Mobile Devices, Providing Innovative Architectures for Artificial Intelligence...
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:13:07 - #qualcomm #devkit #ai #eewire

STMicroelectronics to Exhibit Latest Solutions for Accelerating Smarter Industrial Applications at TECHNO-FRONTIER 2019

Electronics - STMicroelectronics News - A lot of manufacturing equipment uses large amounts of power and the need for lower power consumption is growing to...
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:13:31 - #st #microcontroller #mosfet #power #drones #iot #devkit #sic #robotics #semiconductor

How Does a Self-Driving Car See?

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:13:30 - #nvidia #semiconductor

SMC Korea 2019 to Highlight Key Semiconductor Materials Trends, Opportunities

Electronics - SEMI - With advanced materials now a critical enabler of semiconductor industry growth applications and Korea...
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:13:29 - #semiconductor

Accelerating Innovation, Driving the Data Era

Electronics - Lam Research - The semiconductor industry recently gathered at SEMICON China, one of the largest annual microelectronics tradeshows. Tim Archer,...
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:13:28 - #bigdata #machinelearning #semiconductor

Battery-charging tips for video doorbell applications

Electronics - TI - Power House - Our homes are getting smarter and connecting to the internet with security cameras, thermostats,...
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:13:27 - #ti #semiconductor