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Osram in Takeover Talks With Bain and Carlyle

U.S. News - BERLIN (Reuters) - German lightning company Osram on Wednesday confirmed that it was in takeover talks with Bain Capital and Carlyle Group, which...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:39:00 - #osram #semiconductor

TSMC revenues fall to 6-month low

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported consolidated revenues fell 13.1% sequentially to NT$78.09 billion...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:38:58 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

SMIC expects revenues to hit bottom in 1Q19

Media - DIGITIMES - Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post a revenue decline of 16-18% sequentially in the first quarter of...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:37 - #semiconductor

TSMC gearing up for 7nm chip production for Qualcomm

Media - DIGITIMES - Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will soon kick off commercial production for Qualcomm's Snapdragon...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:36 - #tsmc #qualcomm #semiconductor #outlook

Arduino IoT Cloud simplifies the node, edge design

Media - - Attach sensors,
actuators, and switches to the board and get your IoT design running within
minutes.Attach sensors,
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:35 - #arduino #iot #eewire

All-in-One Online Tool from STMicroelectronics Simplifies Motor-Control Designs Using STM32 and STM8 Microcontrollers

Media - WebWire - ST-MC-SUITE from STMicroelectronics is the entry point for easy access to all resources for motor-control...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:33 - #st #microcontroller #eewire

Lite-On Semi enhances power semiconductor line

Media - DIGITIMES - Lite-On Semiconductor has set up a new business unit to combine its discrete component and power management IC offerings, the company...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:31 - #power #semiconductor

Taiwan maintains largest share of global IC wafer fab capacity, says IC Insights

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan led all regions/countries in wafer capacity with 21.8% share, a slight increase from 21.3% in 2017, according to IC Insights....
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:30 - #semiconductor #outlook

Taiwan silicon wafer firms post mixed January results

Media - DIGITIMES - GlobalWafers has disclosed revenues for January 2019 hit the third highest monthly levels in the company's history, while Formosa...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:29 - #semiconductor #outlook

Seoul Semiconductor's SunLike Series natural-spectrum LEDs adopted by Rofianda for horticulture LED lighting

Media - Semiconductor Today - South Korean LED maker Seoul Semiconductor Co Ltd says that its SunLike Series natural-spectrum LEDs have been adopted...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:27 - #maker #semiconductor

Neural Computing on a stick: deep learning hardware becomes affordable

Media - eeNews Europe - The Neural Compute Stick 2 (NCS2), the latest incarnation of Intel's USB-stick with Artificial Intelligence hardware inside,...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:26 - #iot #ai #rscomponents #electrocomponents #eewire

Smart Thermostate with the SimpleLink(tm) MCU Platform

Media - eeNews Europe - This feature packed demo is available as a reference design, featuring the SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3220SF wireless MCU (SoC) which...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:25 - #ti #refdesign #eewire

A more secure and reliable OTA update architecture for IoT devices

Media - eeNews Europe - Over-the-air (OTA) updates offer many benefits for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. They enable remote patching of bugs or security...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:24 - #ti #iot #eewire

SimpleLink(tm) Multi-Standard CC26x2R Wireless MCU LaunchPad(tm) Development Kit

Media - eeNews Europe - The CC26x2R devices are part of the SimpleLink(tm) microcontroller (MCU) platform which consists of Wi-Fi(r), Bluetooth(r) low...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:23 - #ti #microcontroller #devkit #eewire

CML celebrates 50 successful years as a leading fabless semiconductor manufacturer and solutions provider in analogue and digital communications

Media - Electronics Maker - CML Microcircuits is pleased to announce that 2018 saw the completion of its 50th year...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:13:21 - #maker #semiconductor

The Announcement of Pulse Electronics and Its Subsidiaries Joining the Yageo Corporation Group

Business Wire - Yageo Corporation ("Yageo"), a listed company in Taiwan Stock Exchange, announced the acquisition of 100% of shares in Pulse Electronics in May...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:42:01 - #yageo #acquisition #ipe

Cadence Selected as Primary EDA Tool Vendor by GLOBALFOUNDRIES

Business Wire - Cadence announced that GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) chose Cadence...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:42:00 - #globalfoundries #semiconductor

Cadence Named by Fortune and Great Place to Work as One of the 2019 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

Business Wire - Cadence Design Systems was named #73 on the 2019 Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For(r)" list by Fortune.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:41:59 - #cadence #eewire

Sequans Works with STMicroelectronics to Deliver LTE-M/NB-IoT Connected MCU Solutions

Business Wire - Sequans and STMicroelectronics have introduced an LTE for IoT development kit based on Sequans Monarch chip and ST&aposs STM32 MCU.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:41:55 - #st #iot #devkit #semiconductor

UMC Reports Sales for January 2019

Business Wire - United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC"), today reported unaudited net sales for the month of January 2019. Revenues...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:41:52 - #semiconductor

Diodes Incorporated Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2018 Financial Results

Business Wire - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:41:50 - #diodesinc #semiconductor

ON Semiconductor Introduces the RSL10 Sensor Development Kit for Power-Optimized IoT Applications

Business Wire - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, is pleased to announce the introduction of the RSL10 Sensor Development...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:41:49 - #onsemi #iot #devkit #semiconductor

Molecular Lego blocks

Life - EurekAlert - Organic semiconductors are lightweight, flexible and easy to manufacture. But they often fail to meet expectations regarding efficiency...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:41:38 - #semiconductor

Learn how to build with Azure IoT: Upcoming IoT Deep Dive events

Enterprise - Microsoft Azure - Microsoft IoT Show, the place to go to hear about the latest announcements, tech talks, and technical demos, is starting a...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:14:11 - #microsoft #devops #iot #cloud #azure #eewire

Discrete Wire Cable Assemblies For Industrial Applications

Electronics - Samtec Blog - Samtec's complete line of discrete wire connectors and cable assemblies are used in a variety of applications, including industrial...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:13:49 - #pcb #samtec #ipe

Molex Launches Miniaturized 2.2-5 RF Connector System and Cable Assemblies

Electronics -
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:13:48 - #molex #ipe

AVX Announces Sponsorship of Formula-E Racing Team

Electronics - AVX - AVX puts the pedal to the metal in its latest effort to promote increased environmental sustainability, partnering with Mouser, TTI, &...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:13:45 - #avx #molex #tti #abb #mouser #ipe

Figma gets $40 million Series C to put design tools in the cloud

Tech - TechCrunch - With more industries and organizations recognizing design as a pillar of business, a battle is brewing among makers of design tools....
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:39:59 - #ibm #eewire

Mechanical tulip is a glowing work of Valentine's Day art

EE - Arduino Blog - Tulips come in all shapes and sizes, but Jiri Praus has created a mechanical version like nothing you've ever seen. It's masterfully...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:13:18 - #arduino #eewire

GOWIN Semiconductor to Participate at Embedded World 2019

Globe Newswire - GOWIN Semiconductor Corp., the world's leading innovator of programmable logic devices, will exhibit at Embedded World 2019 on February 26-28...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:13:17 - #semiconductor

NVIDIA Announces Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2019

Globe Newswire - NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today reported revenue for the fourth quarter ended Jan. 27, 2019, of $2.21 billion, down 24 percent from $2.91 billion...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:13:16 - #nvidia #semiconductor

Mercury Systems Unveils First Intel Xeon E5 Broadwell Architecture-based OpenVPX Blade Server

Globe Newswire - Technology - Server-class symmetric multiprocessing enables artificial intelligence and complex sensor fusion applications for greater platform...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:13:15 - #ai #eewire

SmartDV Unveils SimXL Portfolio of Synthesizable Transactors for Hardware Emulation, FPGA Prototyping Platforms

Globe Newswire - Technology - Reusable Plug-and-Play Solution Enables Verification Engineers to Build System-Level SoC Test Environment Reusable Plug-and-Play...
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:13:13 - #eewire

electronica China 2019: Innovative solutions for all applications

Electronics - EPCOS - At electronica China 2019 from March 20 to 22 in Shanghai, TDK is presenting its broad and innovative portfolio of capacitors, inductors,...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:13:42 - #ipe

L-com Introduces New RJ45 Termination Block for Field Termination and Repair Applications

Electronics - Infinite Electronics - L-com, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:13:41 - #pcb #ipe

Grade 0 Automotive-Compliant Omnipolar Hall-Effect Switches from Diodes Incorporated are Designed for Robust Automotive Applications

Electronics - Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:13:40 - #diodesinc #power #semiconductor

KEMET Announces Third Customer-Financed Capacity Agreement

Electronics - KEMET Corporation, a Delaware corporation ("KEMET" or the "Company"), a leading global supplier of passive electronic components, announced today...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:13:39 - #kemet #ipe

Intel Tech to Power Rakuten's Revolutionary Fully Virtualized, End-to-End, Cloud-Native Mobile Network

Electronics - Intel - What's New: Intel today announced it will provide technology to internet services leader Rakuten* for a new cloud-native network. It...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:13:38 - #datacenter #fpga #semiconductor

IoT Antennas for Connected Lighting

Electronics - Abracon News - This article provides an overview of low-power antenna technology for connected lighting, and includes the key differences between...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:13:37 - #iot #abracon #ipe

Real-Time Ray Tracing and DLSS Come to Battlefield V and Metro Exodus

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:13:36 - #nvidia #eewire

112 Gbps PAM4 Backplane Cable: Higher Performance, Less PCB Complexity

Electronics - Samtec Blog - In this video from Design 2019, Scott McMorrow walks us through a live demonstration showing how NovaRay(r) Cable assemblies...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:13:35 - #pcb #xilinx #samtec #ipe

Sigfox opens radio specifications to capture new IoT markets and use cases

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - Sigfox has publicly released the specifications of its radio protocol for connected objects. The company said it expects...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:13:33 - #iot #eewire

Apple's workaround to Qualcomm patent woes in Germany is to use Qualcomm chips

Tech - The Verge - The iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 8, and 8 Plus are once again available in Germany, after a patent dispute forced apple to withdraw the sale...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:13:32 - #qualcomm #iphone7 #semiconductor

Official Arduino Day 2019 celebration coming to Milan!

EE - Arduino Blog - As recently announced, Arduino Day 2019 will be celebrated on March 16th. If you plan on organizing your your own event, don't...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:40:57 - #ti #arduino #maker #ai #eewire

eSilicon builds momentum as a strong tier one FinFET ASIC supplier

Globe Newswire - Technology - Best-in-class IP and multiple FinFET/2.5D product bring-up programs set a rapid pace Best-in-class IP and multiple FinFET/2.5D product...
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:40:54 - #semiconductor

LEDs in Action: General Motors Is Saving With Tomorrow in Mind

Justmeans - When GM wanted to reduce energy consumption across its portfolio, it tapped into Current, powered by GE, to outfit its facilities with new LED...
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 20:40:02 - #semiconductor

Nordic Semi fixes global eSIM into NB-IoT/LTE-M modules to simplify IoT roaming

EE - Enterprise IoT Insights - Nordic Semiconductor is bundling an eSIM with 10MB of data into all its nRF9160 development kits. Network operators...
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:13:29 - #iot #nordicsemi #digi-key #avnet #mouser #semiconductor

IAR Systems to fund business incubator for IoT security

Media - eeNews Europe - IAR Systems Group AB announced it is dedicating an investment fund and efforts to help grow innovative startup companies...
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:13:20 - #microcontroller #iarsystems #iot #eewire

Global semiconductor sales increase 13.7% in 2018, says SIA

Media - DIGITIMES - The global semiconductor industry posted sales of US$468.8 billion in 2018, the industry's highest-ever annual total and an increase...
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:13:18 - #sia #semiconductor #outlook

STMicroelectronics unveils new motion sensor with integrated machine learning

Media - Robotics and Automation News - STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor company, has integrated machine-learning technology into its advanced inertial...
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:13:17 - #st #wearables #robotics #semiconductor