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Microsemi Enhances SyncServer S600 Series Time and Frequency Server to Support Low Phase Noise Signals and 10 GbE Multiport PTP

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics - Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance,...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:27 - #microsemi #semiconductor

World's First Stereo-AEC Linear Far-Field Voice Kit for Smart Devices

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics - XMOS Ltd, a leading supplier of advanced embedded voice and audio solutions to the consumer electronics market, today announced the XVF3500 ...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:25 - #semiconductor

Cadence Allegro Pulse Extends Team Collaboration, Reducing Costs and Enabling Shorter, More Predictable Electronic Design Cycles

PR Newswire: Internet Technology - Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced Cadence(r) Allegro(r) Pulse, the PCB industry's first solution to enable extended...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:21 - #pcb #cadence #eewire

Renesas Electronics America Expands Renesas IoT Sandbox with RX65N Wi-Fi Connectivity Kit to Accelerate IoT Development

Business Wire: Internet - Renesas Electronics America Inc expands its Renesas IoT Sandbox lineup with the new RX65N Wi-Fi Cloud Connectivity Kit.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:16 - #renesas #iot #semiconductor

Osram Broadband, Infrared Emitter Wins at 2017 ACE Awards

Business Wire: Hardware - Osram Opto Semiconductors was a finalist in three categories at the Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards that took place last night.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:15 - #osram #semiconductor

Belden Appoints Diane Brink to Board of Directors

Business Wire: Hardware - Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in high quality, end-to-end signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications announced...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:14 - #belden #ipe

Intel Announces Expiration and Results of Its Private Exchange Offers for Three Series of Notes Open to Certain Investors and Related Tender Offers Open to All Investors

Business Wire: Hardware - Intel Corporation announces the expiration and results of its two related transactions to repurchase three series of its outstanding notes.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:11 - #semiconductor

Renesas Electronics and HELLA Aglaia Open Up the Front Camera Market with Open, Scalable ADAS Solution

Business Wire: Hardware - Renesas Electronics and HELLA Aglaia announced their open and scalable front camera solution for ADAS and automated driving.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:08 - #renesas #semiconductor

IEEE Standards Association Recognizes Exceptional Contributions in Standards Development

Business Wire: Hardware - IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced the recipients...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:07 - #eewire

Renesas Electronics America Highlights End-to-End Solutions for the Internet of Medical Things at BIOMEDevice 2017

Business Wire: Hardware - Renesas Electronics America Inc announced it will highlight design innovation for the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) at BIOMEDevice 2017.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:06 - #renesas #semiconductor

Global Semiconductor Alliance Announces 2017 Award Recipients

Business Wire: Semiconductor - The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) is proud to announce the award recipients honored at the 2017 GSA Awards Dinner...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:05 - #semiconductor

UMC Reports Sales for November 2017

Business Wire: Semiconductor - United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC"), today reported unaudited net sales for the month of November 2017. Revenues...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:04 - #semiconductor

Panduit/General Cable Partnership Unchanged with Pending Acquisition of General Cable

Business Wire: Networks - The Dec. 4 announcement of Prysmian's pending acquisition of General Cable will not impact the Panduit and General Cable partnership.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:14:02 - #acquisition #ipe

Molex Demonstrates Industry-Leading End-to-End 10 Gbps Automotive Ethernet Network at CES 2018

Business Wire: Software - Molex Demonstrates Industry-Leading End-to-End
10 Gbps Automotive Ethernet Network at CES 2018
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:13:52 - #molex #ipe

Silicon Labs Acquires Sigma Designs For $282M

TEXAS TECHPULSE - Austin-based Silicon Labs and Silicon Valley's Sigma Designs said on Thursday that Silicon Labs would buy Sigma Designs for $282M, or $7.05 per...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:39:56 - #siliconlabs #acquisition #semiconductor

Microsoft and Qualcomm unveil Always Connected PCs with built-in LTE and battery life measured in days

VentureBeat - dev - At the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit in Maui today, Microsoft and Qualcomm announced Always Connected PCs: Windows 10 computers that can turn...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:39:49 - #microsoft #qualcomm #semiconductor

The processor that will power the Galaxy S9 and Pixel 3 was just revealed

BGR - On stage at an event in Hawaii, Qualcomm just surprised nobody by taking the wraps off its Next Big Thing. Snapdragon 845 is the latest model...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:41:18 - #samsung #qualcomm #android #pixel2 #semiconductor

New report suggests that Apple is capable of building its own power chips

BGR - A report late last week said that Apple is working on a brand new processor of its own -- a power management chip that should improve battery...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:41:14 - #power #semiconductor

Automotive, IoT Leap Ahead in Chip Growth

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Chip sales for automotive systems and the internet of things (IoT) will grow 70 percent faster than total IC revenues between 2016 and 2021,...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:14:14 - #iot #semiconductor #outlook

WSTS Raises Semiconductor Forecast

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - On track to surpass $400 billion in sales, the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization raised its forecast to an annual growth...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:14:10 - #sia #wsts #semiconductor #outlook

Dialog: Apple Could Internally Design a PMIC in Next Few Years

Electronics Purchasing Strategies - Dialog Semiconductor plc (XETRA:DLG) confirms that it continues to supply Apple Inc., its largest customer, with customized power management...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:14:09 - #power #dialogsemi #semiconductor

Qualcomm Unveils Powerful New Snapdragon SoC

Enterprise - TechNewsWorld - Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, an SoC built for immersive multimedia experiences including extended...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:13:32 - #qualcomm #android #ai #semiconductor

Microsoft Announces Public Preview of IoT Edge

Enterprise - InfoQ - During the recent Connect(); conference, Microsoft announced a new version of the IoT Gateway Software Development Kit (SDK) called IoT...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:40:21 - #microsoft #iot #devkit #eewire

Intel's 'four pillars of tech' propel its smart home strategy

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - As the "internet of things" produces more functional products for everyday use, smart devices are becoming increasingly common...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:40:20 - #semiconductor

Microsoft brings latest AMD chips to Azure

Enterprise - CRN - Will debut on Microsoft's L-Series VMs.
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:39:59 - #microsoft #amd #semiconductor

FPGA chips could be the brains for AI at the IoT edge

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - analyst David Floyer predicted that within 10 years 99 percent of data in "internet of things" systems will live and...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:14:06 - #iot #ai #semiconductor

To outsmart Moore's law, these women help build HPE's top AI tech

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - For more than four decades, technology has allowed chip makers to place twice as many transistors into the same space every 24...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:40:08 - #ai #semiconductor

2017 Internet Of Things 50

Enterprise - CRN - For solution providers just getting into the IoT arena to those already building their business around the technology, here is CRN's list...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:40:04 - #iot #eewire

Startup creates new tools to let FPGA programmers fly

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - Intel's field programmable gate array acceleration stack offers tremendous potential for developers to deploy applications and...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:13:49 - #semiconductor

French startup brings App Store model to the cloud for FPGAs

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - Nine years ago, Apple Inc. launched the iPhone App Store, despite the misgivings of none other than co-founder Steve Jobs. The...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:13:48 - #fpga #eewire

DDI is a critical component of IoT success

Enterprise - Network World News - The Internet of Things (IoT) era has finally arrived, and businesses need to be prepared for a world where everything is...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:13:43 - #iot #eewire

2017 Internet Of Things 50: 15 Coolest IoT Software And Services Companies

Enterprise - CRN - CRN has compiled a list of 15 vendors touting the coolest software and services offerings for solution providers and IoT end users.
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:13:34 - #iot #eewire

Broadcom moves to unseat Qualcomm board in hostile takeover effort

Enterprise - ZDNet News - Broadcom is trying to force Qualcomm to the bargaining table by engaging directly with its shareholders and proposing a board that...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:39:50 - #qualcomm #acquisition #semiconductor

How very dare you, Qualcomm snarls at Broadcom's board bid

Enterprise - The Register - Mickey-taking Singapore biz turns takeover battle hostile
Qualcomm is outraged - outraged, we tell you - by Broadcom's cheeky...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:39:47 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

Tesla Is Building Its Own Custom AI Chips

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Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:13:22 - #ai #semiconductor

Engineer Spotlight-Sam Pullman

Electronics - SnapEDA - Name: Sam Pullman -- Company: Podo Labs Inc -- Role: CTO -- Location: San Francisco, CA

Sam, you're a EE who co-founded a company. Tell...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:13:20 - #pcb #raspberrypi #arduino #drones #digi-key #eewire

Why Additive Manufacturing Technology Could Save The AR/VR Industry More Than Just Money

Electronics - Molex Blog - Electronics manufacturing uses a LOT of resources - on average, 1.5 tons of water, 539 pounds of fossil fuels, and 48 pounds of...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:13:19 - #molex #ipe

Facial-Recognition Technology at the Cutting Edge of Retail, High-Speed Authentication

Electronics - Intel - MEC and facial-recognition systems used in smart retail can complete the payment authentication process within 0.03 seconds, according...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:13:18 - #foxconn #ai #semiconductor

Esports: 4 Things a Non-Gamer Learned at Her 1st Intel Extreme Masters

Electronics - Intel - Tina Merry, an Intel employee for 17 years and now with the Global Marketing & Communications Group, won tickets to the Intel Extreme...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:13:17 - #semiconductor

Molex Nano-Lock for Compact, Fully Protected Headers

Distribution - - The Nano-Fit line of connectors by Molex Inc. is designed to combine the safety of a fully protected terminal with positioning retainers...
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:13:12 - #molex #ipe

Arduino Mega 2560 Overview - The Uno's Beefier Big Brother

Distribution - - Like four Arduino Unos put together, the Arduino Mega is a prototyping development board on steroids.
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:13:11 - #arduino #eewire

Stepper Motor Expansion for STM32 Nucleo: STMicroelectronics X-NUCLEO-IHM14A1

Distribution - - The new X-NUCLEO-IHM14A1 from STMicroelectronics gives the power of stepper motor control to their STM32 Nucleo board.
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 18:38:35 - #st #semiconductor

Semiconductor Industry Toward Record Year - IHS Markit

Enterprise - Storage Newsletter - The semiconductor industry continued its upward trend in 3Q17, notching 12% sequential growth with strength across all application...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:13:51 - #semiconductor #outlook

Infineon at CES(r) 2018: Microelectronics - at the Heart of Innovation

Electronics - Infineon - At CES 2018 (Consumer Electronics Show, January 9-12, 2018 in Las Vegas), Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) will...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:13:33 - #semiconductor

TE Connectivity Board Approves Additional $1.5 Billion Share Repurchase

Electronics -
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:13:09 - #te-connectivity #ipe

Qualcomm and NetEase Announce Collaboration to Support Optimization of NetEase Games on Snapdragon 845 Flagship Mobile Platform

Electronics - Qualcomm - Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), and NetEase Games, a division...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:40:08 - #microsoft #qualcomm #datacenter #iot #devkit #semiconductor

Silicon Labs Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Sigma Designs, Inc.

Electronics - Silicon Labs Press - - Cash transaction valued at approximately $282 million
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:40:07 - #siliconlabs #semiconductor

Cooktops with capacitive touch technology make quick work in the kitchen for the holidays

Electronics - TI - MSP430 - The holidays - that wonderful and hectic season at home with friends and loved ones - are upon us. Although we all may celebrate...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:40:06 - #ti #microcontroller #semiconductor

Qualcomm and Baidu Announce Strategic Collaboration to Support an Optimized On-Device Artificial Intelligence Voice Solution

Electronics - Qualcomm - Companies to Work Together on a Complete AI Voice Solution Based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform and...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:40:05 - #qualcomm #bigdata #baidu #datacenter #iot #ai #semiconductor

Converters or controllers - taking a look at the bigger picture

Electronics - TI - Power House - I'm the type of person who can't imagine reading books on an e-reader. New technologies just can't replace the feeling of...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:40:04 - #ti #eewire