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Bounce in NAND Flash Prices Remains Unlikely in 3Q19 - DRAMeXchange

Enterprise - Storage Newsletter - According to the investigations by DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, Inc., demand for smartphones and servers go below...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:40:47 - #semiconductor #outlook

Intel Said to Consider Price Cuts on PC Chips

Enterprise - Channelnomics - Intel Said to Consider Price Cuts on PC Chips

Slashing prices on processors seen as a means to stunt rival AMD's...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:40:44 - #microsoft #amd #semiconductor

Synopsys and Arm enable tapeouts for mobile processors

Enterprise - ChannelLife New Zealand - New solution to enable faster time-to-market for smartphones, laptops, and other mobile devices.
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:21 - #synopsys #eewire

Piezo technology: Stronger bonding thanks to plasma

Electronics - EPCOS - Surface treatment is indispensable for the secure bonding of plastic parts. Activation with cold plasma is an equally simple yet elegant...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:18 - #ipe

Differential Clock Buffers from Diodes Incorporated Meet Demand for Higher Design Margin in Terabit Communications

Electronics - Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) today announced the PI6C59xxxxx series of differential clock buffers. The series supports Ethernet...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:17 - #diodesinc #datacenter #power #semiconductor

Qualcomm and Tencent QQ Collaborate to Bring Watch QQ Experiences to Snapdragon Wear Platforms

Electronics - Qualcomm - Qualcomm(r) Snapdragon Wear Platforms now powering more than 30 4G LTE connected Smartwatches for Kids around the world
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:15 - #qualcomm #iot #wearables #verizon #semiconductor

Qualcomm Technologies announces 16 design wins on latest LTE IoT chipset

Electronics - Qualcomm - Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem design wins will scale to address a growing portion of the eMTC and NB-IoT module segments
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:14 - #qualcomm #m2m #iot #wearables #telit #semiconductor

You Don't Need Sight to Read These Electronic Schematics

Electronics - IEEE Spectrum - Lauren Race has refined circuit symbols for use in tactile diagrams
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:13 - #microcontroller #arduino #maker #eewire

New metering technology makes every drop count

Electronics - TI - Think. Innovate - The statistics are alarming: In the United States alone, household leaks waste about 900 billion gallons of water each...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:11 - #ti #microcontroller #power #semiconductor

Molex Adds 8- and 20-Circuit Mid-Power MultiCat Power Connector Versions

Electronics -
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:10 - #molex #ipe

How to reduce the size of your 13-W PoE PD solution

Electronics - TI - Power House - You just got a big product out the door and are enjoying some well-deserved downtime when your product manager decides to...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:09 - #ti #supplychain #refdesign #power #semiconductor

Unlock Machine Learning on Edge Devices with eIQ(tm) Software Development Environment

Electronics - NXP Blog - As director of AI/ML technologies for NXP, I'm very excited to announce general availability of NXP's eIQ machine learning (ML) software...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:08 - #nxp #ai #machinelearning #semiconductor

Explore Samtec's Solution Blocks with New Web Experience

Electronics - Samtec Blog - During a recent visit to
Seattle, I learned about the Great Seattle Fire of 1889. In less than 24 hours
the entire business district,...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:07 - #samtec #ipe

CalAmp and Dogo Informatique Partner to Accelerate Fleet and Supply Chain Migration to 3G & 4G Networks Across Latin America

Electronics - CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a technology solutions pioneer transforming the globally connected economy, and Dogo Informatique, a new CalAmp value-added...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:06 - #supplychain #calamp #semiconductor

Piezo actuators: PowerHap evaluation kits for haptic feedback

Electronics - EPCOS - TDK Corporation presents two evaluation kits that provide an initial impression of the varied possibilities of haptic feedback that can...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:05 - #ipe

Microchip Introduces First Clock Buffers to Meet DB2000Q/QL Standards Plus PCIe Gen 4 and Gen 5 Low Jitter Specifications

Electronics - Microchip - Product - Microchip Introduces First Clock Buffers to Meet DB2000Q/QL Standards Plus PCIe Gen 4 and Gen 5 Low Jitter Specifications
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:04 - #eewire

STMicroelectronics to Exhibit Its Latest Solutions and Ecosystem for Enabling IoT and Smart Driving at MWC Shanghai 2019

Electronics - STMicroelectronics News - Sensors: As a global leader in MEMS and sensors, ST offers the widest range of MEMS and sensors covering the full spectrum...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:03 - #st #microcontroller #iot #powersupply #ai #semiconductor

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 has smart card-equivalent security certification

Tech - Digital Trends - The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is Qualcomm's flagship processor for the year, and it's available in a range of smartphones. Now,...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:14:01 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

MediaTek launches Helio P65 octa-core smartphone chip

Tech - Liliputing - MediaTek's most exciting next-gen chip is the upcoming 7nm Arm Cortex-A77 processor with integrated support for 5G wireless. But...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:13:52 - #mediatek #maker #smartphone #semiconductor

Micron Technology, Inc. Reports Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2019

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - Strong execution drives profitability and free cash flow Strong execution drives profitability and free cash flow
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:13:25 - #semiconductor

Chip Security Becomes a Hot Topic in the Electronics Supply Chain

Distribution - EPS News - AspenCore Media has taken a deep dive into the question of Where Security Meets Privacy in the 21st Century. This Special Project...
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:13:22 - #supplychain #cybersecurity #fpga #iot #aspencore #semiconductor

Microchip Introduces First Clock Buffers to Meet DB2000Q/QL Standards plus PCIe Gen 4 and Gen 5 Low Jitter Specifications

Globe Newswire - Technology - 20-output PCIe clock buffer is ideal for next-generation servers, data centers, storage devices and other PCIe applications 20-output...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:13:09 - #datacenter #semiconductor

TE Connectivity Introduced The TE Library-Find Sales Collateral Quickly & Easily!

Media - Electronics Maker - Finding relevant sales collateral quickly and easily is crucial for sales representatives to learn about, sell, and promote...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:35:58 - #te-connectivity #maker #heilind #ipe

MaxLinear's MxL7704 PMIC Powers the Raspberry Pi 4

Business Wire - Raspberry Pi has selected the MaxLinear MxL7704 Five-Output Universal Power Management IC to power their new single-board computer, the Raspberry...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:13:25 - #maxlinear #raspberrypi #power #semiconductor

ARM(r) Announces New cARMa(r) Features for Unparalleled Visibility into Network Environments

PR Newswire - ARM(r) Data Center Software, the most innovative network inventory company, today announced the availability of new cARMa(r) features including...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:41:03 - #datacenter #eewire

Allegro MicroSystems Presents Industry Leading Solutions at The Sensors Expo & Conference in San Jose, CA

Electronics - Allegro MicroSystems - Allegro MicroSystems (Allegro), a leader in power and sensing solutions for motion control and energy efficient systems,...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:13:26 - #iot #semiconductor

Minimizing input power protection for smart speakers and smart displays

Electronics - TI - Power House - Smart speakers continue to enhance our homes with cutting-edge voice-recognition artificial intelligence and premium sound...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:13:25 - #ti #microcontroller #powersupply #power #ai #eewire

Use fast, precise overcurrent detection to enable diagnostics in automotive safety systems

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - The electrification of vehicles is occurring not only in powertrain systems such as traction inverters, battery management...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:13:24 - #ti #microcontroller #semiconductor

Beyond Smart Insight, Innovations and Intelligence at SEMICON West 2019

Electronics - Lam Research - Gain insights, innovations, and intelligence in San Francisco this July 9-11 at the annual SEMICON West tradeshow. Industry leaders...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:13:23 - #supplychain #semiconductor

MWC Shanghai's 3 Key Factors for IoT Growth

Electronics - Altair Semi - There is no shortage of excitement surrounding IoT at MWC Shanghai 2019. As we have seen over the last few years, much of the...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:13:22 - #m2m #iot #wearables #semiconductor

Sanan IC Expands Wafer Foundry Portfolio for Power Electronics with 150mm GaN-on-Silicon Process

Globe Newswire - SANAN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT CO., LTD. (Sanan IC), a pure-play wafer foundry with its advanced compound semiconductor technology platform, today...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:40:50 - #galliumnitride #power #siliconcarbide #semiconductor

Unex Technology and STMicroelectronics Collaborate to Accelerate Time to Market for V2X and Secure Telematics Applications

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - Unex, a leading provider of V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) systems, and...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:40:48 - #st #semiconductor

Semiconductors help TAIEX edge up

Taipei Times -
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:13:31 - #semiconductor

Samsung Electronics eyes jobs, collaboration to bolster NPU capabilities

Media - Evertiq - Samsung Electronics has announced plans to strengthen its neural processing unit (NPU) capabilities to further extend the reach of...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:41:35 - #samsung #ai #semiconductor

Global PCB market is expected to reach $89.7 billion by 2024

Media - According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the future of the PCB market looks promising with ...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:41:34 - #pcb #eewire #outlook

No one has engineered a lower price

Media - eBOM - The Arduino Engineering Kit is quite something.
Combining the power of the Arduino MKR1000 development board and the MATLAB and Simulink...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:41:33 - #arduino #robotics #eewire

Coilcraft Introduces New Family of Power Line EMI Chokes

Media - eBOM - Coilcraft's new Cx Family of surface-mount common mode chokes includes 16 sizes/configurations for a broad range of power line circuits....
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:41:31 - #coilcraft #ipe

Highlights of the day: Intel cutting CPU prices

Media - DIGITIMES - Intel CPU shortages have given room for AMD to expand its presence in the market, but Intel is now keen to keep the rival at bay...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:41:29 - #amd #foxconn #semiconductor #outlook

NAND flash price unlikely to rebound in 3Q19, says DRAMeXchange

Media - DIGITIMES - NAND flash contract prices, which fell nearly 20% for the second consecutive quarter in the second quarter, are unlikely to rebound...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:41:25 - #semiconductor #outlook

Semiconductor equipment billings increase in May

Media - DIGITIMES - Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment registered another sequential increase in May.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:41:24 - #semiconductor #outlook

Power outage partially halts Toshiba Memory's chip plant

Media - Reuters - Companies - Toshiba Memory Corp, the world's No. 2 producer of NAND flash memory chips, said on Friday production at its plant in central...
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:41:19 - #flash #japan #semiconductor

Passive Components in 3D Packaging: The View from ECTC

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - The Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC), sponsored by the IEEE Electronics Packaging Society, brought together...
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 23:40:30 - #tti #ipe

Renesas Develops Flash Memory With OTA Support in Automotive Microcontrollers Based on 28nm Process

Enterprise - Storage Newsletter - Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the development of a flash memory technology that achieves larger memory capacities,...
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:42:00 - #renesas #flash #microcontroller #semiconductor

US Bans AMD's Chinese Joint Venture From Developing, Selling Hardware

Tech - ExtremeTech - The US government added another five companies to its export blacklist on Friday -- and nuked AMD's THATIC server partnership in...
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:40:47 - #amd #semiconductor

Raspberry Pi 4 on sale now from $35

EE - Raspberry Pi Blog - We have a surprise for you today: Raspberry Pi 4 is now on sale, starting at $35. This is a comprehensive upgrade, touching...
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:13:18 - #pcb #raspberrypi #64bit #powersupply #semiconductor

FPGA Soft CPU is Superscalar

EE - Hackaday - We will admit it: mostly when we see a homebrew CPU design on an FPGA, it is a simple design that wouldn't raise any eyebrows in the...
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:13:17 - #fpga #eewire

Premier Farnell Announces Launch of Ground-breaking Raspberry Pi 4 Computer

Distribution - Element 14 - Premier Farnell, the Development Distributor, today announced the launch of the new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Computer, the most powerful...
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:13:13 - #raspberrypi #iot #64bit #ai #machinelearning #avnet #eewire

Abracon Trends in Connectivity: Wired Versus Wireless

Electronics - Abracon News - With advancements in wireless technology increasing, the choice between wireless or wired connectivity can be confusing. Abracon...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 23:13:03 - #abracon #ipe

Factoring Reliability Into Chip Manufacturing

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - Making chips that can last two decades is possible, even if it's developed at advanced process nodes and is subject...
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 21:40:29 - #supplychain #onsemi #eewire

US companies dominate worldwide IC marketshare

Media - Evertiq - China and Taiwan companies register double-digit shares in the fabless segment but very low shares of the IDM IC segment.
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 21:40:26 - #semiconductor #outlook