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Infineon extends industry-leading smart power switches with PROFET(tm)+2 and High Current PROFET(tm) for improved energy efficiency and miniaturization

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Infineon - Car makers want in-vehicle electronic systems to provide a large number of energy-efficient functions...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:14:18 - #semiconductor

CalAmp Telematics Technology to Power Autobrain's Consumer Connected Car Platform

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP), a pure-play pioneer of Internet of Things (IoT) enablement solutions, and Autobrain, a connected car platform that turns...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:14:11 - #iot #calamp #semiconductor

Qualcomm fires back, says Apple charges more for wall plugs than it pays in royalties

BGR - Apple's battle with Qualcomm is showing no signs of calming down. The companies have been frozen in a legal staring contest since January, when...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:14:07 - #qualcomm #power #semiconductor

SEARAY High Speed, High Density Connector

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Samtec Blog - SEARAY(tm) is a family of high speed, high density connectors. SEARAY gives designers tons of design flexibility, much more...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:14:03 - #pcb #samtec #ipe

FRAM or flash: How to select the right MCU for your application

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - TI - MSP430 - When choosing a microcontroller (MCU) to use in your application, you will have to decide between using a device with flash or...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:14:02 - #ti #microcontroller #eewire

STMicroelectronics announces (i) a US$1.5 billion dual-tranche offering of New Convertible Bonds, (ii) the early redemption of its 2019 Convertible Bonds and (iii) the launch of a share buy-back programme

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - STMicroelectronics
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:14:01 - #st #semiconductor

How adding an eFuse will protect your brand's reputation

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - TI - Power House - This past weekend, one of my friends asked for my opinion on which brand of TV to buy. One of the first things that came to...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:14:00 - #ti #eewire

After dispute with Apple, chip maker Imagination Technologies puts itself up for sale

The Verge - Imagination Technologies, former chip designer for Apple, has announced today that it's selling the entire company, initiating a formal sale...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:13:52 - #maker #semiconductor

How heart pacemakers can be affected by mobiles

Distribution World - ElectronicsWeekly - Keith Armstrong, worldwide electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) expert at EMC Standards, looks at how electrical interference from mobiles and...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:34:40 - #eewire

NEW: LT6203X - High Temperature 175°C Dual 100MHz, Rail-to-Rail Input and Output, Ultralow 1.9nV/√Hz Noise, Low Power Op Amp

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Linear Technology - Datasheets - The LT6203X is a dual low noise, rail-to-rail input and output unity gain stable op amp that features 1.9nV/√Hz...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:35:14 - #lineartech #eewire

Plotting a Moore's Law for Flexible Electronics

IEEE Spectrum - A five-year project at Imec aims to make big boosts in the density of thin-film transistor circuitry
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:35:13 - #eewire

New Passive Component Design Kit for IoT Applications

TTI - TTI MarketEye - The Internet of Things is not only driving the electronic component market, but it's also influencing the direction design/development...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:13:15 - #tti #ipe

The Zigbee Alliance Introduces First Multi-Band IoT Mesh Network Technology for Massive IoT Deployments

Business Wire: Internet - The Zigbee Alliance introduces the first multi-band (sub-GHz and 2.4 GHz) IoT mesh network technology for flexible, massive...
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:13:15 - #iot #semiconductor

NEW: LTC7003 - Fast 60V Protected High Side NMOS Static Switch Drive

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Linear Technology - Datasheets - The LTC(r)7003 is a fast high side N-channel MOSFET gate driver that operates from input voltages up to 60V....
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:13:11 - #lineartech #mosfet #power #eewire

NEW: LTC7103 - 105V, 2.3A Low EMI Synchronous Step-Down Regulator

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Linear Technology - Datasheets - The LTC7103 is a high efficiency, monolithic synchronous step-down DC/DC converter utilizing a constant frequency,...
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:13:10 - #lineartech #power #eewire

ARM CEO Simon Segars Joins SoftBank Group Board of Directors

Business Wire: Semiconductor - ARM Holdings plc today announced that CEO Simon Segars' appointment to the SoftBank Group Corp. (SBG) Board of Directors was formally approved...
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:14:31 - #semiconductor

Western Digital Comments on Toshiba's Announcement Regarding Flash JV Interests

Business Wire: Semiconductor - Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today issued the following statement regarding Toshiba Corporation's selection of a consortium led by Korea-based...
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:14:30 - #semiconductor

i.MX RT Series-The Crossover Between Applications Processors & MCUs

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - NXP Blog - Until recently, embedded processing fell into two distinct camps based on the necessity of the design. Situations calling for affordable...
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:13:57 - #pcb #nxp #microcontroller #powersupply #power #maker #semiconductor

Price Hikes, Shortages for Server DRAM Modules in Q3

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Buyers of server DRAM modules will likely face price hikes of three to eight percent in the third quarter of 2017, according to the latest data...
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:13:56 - #semiconductor #outlook

Harman Embeds Far-Field Voice Control Technology

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Conexant - Conexant's provides far-field voice input processing technologies and system expertise that will enable voice control for smart home,...
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:13:55 - #conexant #semiconductor

Conexant and HARMAN Collaborate to Advance Far-Field Capabilities for Voice-Enabled Devices

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Conexant - Companies set to deliver premium end-to-end audio and voice solutions for manufacturers of voice-enabled devices
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:13:54 - #samsung #conexant #semiconductor

Allegro MicroSystems, LLC Introduces New Two-Wire Differential Speed & Direction Sensor IC

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Allegro MicroSystems - Allegro MicroSystems, LLC introduces a new optimized Hall-effect integrated circuit (IC) and rare-earth pellet combination...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:41:32 - #semiconductor

Apple Tells Court Qualcomm Chip Licenses Are Invalid

U.S. News - Apple Inc broadened a legal attack on Qualcomm Inc, arguing to a U.S. federal court that license agreements that...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:38:37 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

Cadence Expands Online Tool Access for ARM DesignStart Customers to Accelerate SoC Design Delivery

PR Newswire: Computer Hardware - Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced expanded support for the enhanced ARM(r) DesignStart(tm) program, including the newly...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:38:24 - #cadence #eewire

Synopsys Delivers Verification IP and Test Suite for ARM AMBA 5 CHI Issue B Specification

PR Newswire: Computer Software - Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced the availability of its Verification IP (VIP) and source code test suite for ARM(r) AMBA(r) 5 Coherent...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:38:20 - #synopsys #eewire

MagnaChip to Offer 0.13 micron BCD Process Technology with High-Density Embedded Flash

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics - MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip" or the "Company") (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:38:17 - #magnachip #iot #eewire

AWS Recognized as Internet of Things Community Elite Platinum Member

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics - The Internet of Things Community (IoT Community) - the world's largest group of CxOs and IoT professionals, announces Amazon Web Services (AWS),...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:38:14 - #cloud #aws #iot #eewire

CWS SiPEX Released in TowerJazz's CS18 (RF SOI) Process Design Kits

Business Wire: Hardware - Coupling Wave Solutions, S.A. (CWS), a leader in solutions for interference analysis in complex chip designs incorporating RF and analog blocks,...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:38:07 - #semiconductor

Osram Launches Customizable LED Node Solution with Remote Device Management, Ideal for High-Brightness Lighting and Media Applications

Business Wire: Hardware - Traxon Technologies, an Osram brand and global leader in dynamic lighting, has announced the launch of Dot XLQ-8 RGBW, a fully customizable,...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:38:06 - #osram #semiconductor

PRO DESIGN Expands Prototyping Portfolio with ultra-fast proFPGA Virtex(r) UltraScale+(tm) based FPGA Modules

Business Wire: Hardware - PRO DESIGN, veteran in the EMS and EDA industry, today releases three new high-speed FPGA modules for its successful and innovative proFPGA product...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:38:05 - #xilinx #eewire

Rambus Launches JEDEC-Standard DDR4 NVRCD for Emerging NVDIMM Applications

Business Wire: Hardware - Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) today announced the industry's first production release of a JEDEC-standard persistent memory register clock...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:14:58 - #semiconductor

Five Outstanding Innovators Under 40 Honored at the 54th Design Automation Conference

Business Wire: Internet - Five Outstanding Innovators Under 40 Honored at the 54th Design Automation Conference
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:14:54 - #eewire

GERRY WEBER OPEN: 25th anniversary tournament with HARTING connectors

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Harting - Han-Eco(r) in the umpire's chair ensures clear decisions on the Centre Court.
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:14:38 - #harting #ipe

GLOBALFOUNDRIES(r), ON Semiconductor Deliver the Industry's Lowest Power Bluetooth(r) Low Energy SoC Family

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - On Semi - GLOBALFOUNDRIES and ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) today announced the availability...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:14:33 - #onsemi #iot #semiconductor

Flex Awards Bourns

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has been named a 2017 Preferred Supplier award...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:14:29 - #supplychain #bourns #ipe

SEMI Europe Applauds New Semiconductor Manufacturing Investment

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - SEMI - SEMI Europe today commended the announcement of a new electronics manufacturing facility in Dresden,...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:14:24 - #supplychain #semiconductor

Micro, Rugged IDC Cable Assemblies

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Samtec Blog - Samtec's FFSD, FFMD Series are micro-pitch, high reliability, high cycle IDC cable assemblies.
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:14:23 - #supplychain #samtec #ipe

750mA, 42VIN Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Converter Delivers 93% Efficiency at 2MHz from a 2mm x 2mm DFN Package

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Linear Technology - Analog Devices, Inc., which recently acquired Linear Technology Corporation,...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:14:10 - #adi #lineartech #eewire

Qualcomm Collaborates with PAREXEL International to Power Connected Clinical Trials

ElectronicsNewsWire.com - Qualcomm - Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), through its subsidiary Qualcomm Life, Inc., today announced its collaboration...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:14:08 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

Five Tips for Optimizing Battery Drain on IoT Devices

IEEE Spectrum - Learn how to validate the battery's capacity and improve the battery run time by making measurements that reflect the true battery drain.
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:14:07 - #iot #eewire

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IEEE Spectrum - Learn about oscilloscopes and quickly get from probe connection to signal viewing with simple, easy-to-follow steps on this oscilloscopes basics...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:14:06 - #eewire

Automotive-grade power inductors

Dataweek - Coilcraft's new SRT8045 series of magnetically shielded power inductors offer superior performance and a smaller package than previous-generation...
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:51:02 - #ipe

Protective caps for circular connectors

Dataweek - Amphenol Socapex launched four new ranges of protective caps for its circular connectors. These ranges round out the current standard series...
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:51:01 - #amphenol #ipe

Passive component design kit for IoT

Dataweek - AVX has released a new IoT design kit. Comprised of a broad sampling of passive components ideally suited for use in the three primary IoT device...
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:51:00 - #iot #ipe

MIPS for Self-Driving Cars with the I6500-F CPU

SemiAccurate - Built on a 7nm FinFET process the I6500-F CPU IP will be at the core of Mobileye's next-generation EyeQ5 system-on-chip aimed at self-driving...
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:35:56 - #semiconductor

A free Texas Instruments e-book by Bruce Trump, a classic Analog engineer

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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:35:55 - #ti #semiconductor

Only Connect: On the new M12 push-pull connector standard

Electro Ramblings - ElectronicsWeekly - Molex, Phoenix Contact, Murrelektronik and Binder are driving the standardisation of a non-proprietary push-pull connection system.
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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:35:54 - #molex #ipe

48-V supply handles three-phase input

EDN - Joining TDK-Lambda's TPS power supply series is a 3200 W unit that accepts a three-phase Delta or Wye input ranging from 350 VAC to 528 VAC.
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:35:49 - #powersupply #eewire

MediaTek to hire 1,000 staff in 2017, says co-CEO

DigiTimes - MediaTek will recruit an additional 1,000 employees in 2017, said newly-appointed co-CEO Rick Tsai at the company's general shareholders meeting...
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:14:15 - #mediatek #semiconductor

Global LED demand to see mild growth in 2H17, says Everlight

DigiTimes - Global demand for LED products is expected to grow mildly in the second half of 2017 and remain stable in the first half of 2018, according to...
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:14:14 - #semiconductor #outlook