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Opportunity Knocks for Chipset Providers as China Rethinks Cellular IoT Strategy

Electronics - Altair Semi - When the new generation of Cat-M1 (LTE-M) and NB-IoT networks began rolling out, there was considerable speculation as to which...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:13:19 - #iot #wearables #semiconductor

650 V TRENCHSTOP(tm) IGBT6 for small motor drives up top 1 kW

Electronics - Infineon - Munich, Germany - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) introduces the next generation TRENCHSTOP(tm)...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:13:18 - #eewire

Monopoly transformed into the world of Skyrim with LEDs and Arduino

EE - Arduino Blog - While "Boardwalk" and "Park Place" may not mean anything to you outside of the game of Monopoly, there is a plethora of custom...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:13:17 - #arduino #eewire

Electric-powered fan rocket takes off and lands(?) vertically

EE - Arduino Blog - Does a rocket need to use a certain type of fuel, or even be capable of spaceflight? While James Bruton's build might not fit...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:18 - #arduino #eewire

TowerJazz to hold Technical Global Symposium (TGS) in China, focused on Specialty Analog Technologies and Advanced IC Manufacturing Solutions

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - Announces launch of its official "WeChat" account to increase Company's communication activities with its...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:17 - #semiconductor

NVIDIA Reinvents Computer Graphics with Turing Architecture

Globe Newswire - Technology - Hybrid Rendering Fundamentally Changes Computer Graphics by Fusing Real-Time Ray Tracing, AI, Simulation and Rasterization
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:16 - #nvidia #ai #semiconductor

NVIDIA Unveils Quadro RTX, World's First Ray-Tracing GPU

Globe Newswire - Technology - New Turing-Based Design Revolutionizes Workflow of Millions of Designers and Artists on the Desktop and in the Datacenter
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:15 - #nvidia #semiconductor

AMD Launches World's Most Powerful Desktop Processor: Bigger, Better 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen(tm) Threadripper(tm) Processors Break Boundaries of High-End Desktop Market

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - New WX Series with up to 32-cores and 64-threads for professional computing, improved X Series for enthusiasts and gamers, and...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:13 - #amd #semiconductor

Synopsys Announces 2018 Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition Results

PR Newswire - Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that students from the University of Arizona, University of Rochester, and Stanford University...
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:11 - #synopsys #eewire

Infineon and JD sign strategic partnership agreement, joining efforts to build smart IoT ecosystem

Electronics - Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and JD group (JD) have signed...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:13:28 - #iot #semiconductor

UPDATE: ChipMOS DIVIDEND AND CAPITAL REDUCTION DISTRIBUTION TO ADR HOLDERS

PR Newswire - ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 8150 and NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:36:14 - #semiconductor

DRAM Sales Forecast to Top $100 Billion This Year with 39% Market Growth

Design and Reuse - DRAM Sales Forecast to Top $100 Billion This Year with 39% Market Growth
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:39:50 - #semiconductor #outlook

New Details Leak on Intel 'Whiskey Lake' 14nm Mobile CPUs

ExtremeTech - Intel's new Whiskey Lake mobile CPUs will have much higher boost clocks than previous mobile chips.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:19 - #semiconductor

Qualcomm Unveils More Powerful Snapdragon 670 Phone Chip

ExtremeTech - The Snapdragon 670 brings an unusual octa-core design with an upgraded graphics core to cheaper phones. Well, some cheaper phones.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:18 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

Intel Unveils New Roadmap: New 14nm Chips in 2019, 10nm Ice Lake in 2020

ExtremeTech - Intel has released its own roadmap for the future of server CPUs -- Cascade Lake is coming this year, Cooper Lake in 2019, and Ice Lake 10nm...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:16 - #semiconductor

UMC revenues up in July, VIS flat

DigiTimes - Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported July consolidated revenues increased 7.4% sequentially to NT$14.35 billion (US$468...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:10 - #semiconductor

SMIC expects revenues to decrease in 3Q18

DigiTimes - China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post a revenue decline of 4-6% sequentially in the...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:08 - #semiconductor

US IC firms may see China revenue prospects dimmed by trade war

DigiTimes - Semiconductor and some high-tech hardware are among the product list facing 25% import tariff announced by the US on US$16 billion in imports...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:06 - #semiconductor #outlook

Price competition heating up for UV-C, UV-A LED chips

DigiTimes - International makers of UV-C and UV-A LED chips have heated up competition by lowering prices to increase market share, heaping pressure on...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:05 - #maker #semiconductor

UMC, VIS to enforce 8-inch foundry capacity expansions

DigiTimes - As 8-inch wafer foundry capacity supply is expected to fall short of demand through at least 2020, Taiwan foundry houses including United Microelectronics...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:04 - #semiconductor

GlobalWafers net profits almost quadruple in 1H18

DigiTimes - Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has reported net profits surged 282.5% from a year earlier to NT$6.28 billion (US$205.5 million) in the first...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:02 - #semiconductor

Novatek expects to post 13-16% revenue growth in 3Q18

DigiTimes - IC design house Novatek Microelectronics expects to post revenues of between NT$15 billion (US$490.7 million) and NT$15.4 billion in the third...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:01 - #semiconductor

Haicang District taking off in bid to become China chip hub

DigiTimes - The IC industry has become strategically important and many countries around the world are putting full efforts toward the sector in recent years....
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:14:00 - #semiconductor #outlook

$47.95 Microchip MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer

ARMdevices.net - Microchip Technology MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Circuit Debugger/Programmer allows for fast debugging and programming of PIC and dsPIC flash microcontrollers....
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:53 - #microcontroller #eewire

Intel Sold $1 Billion of Artificial Intelligence Chips in 2017

U.S. News - Intel Corp on Wednesday said it sold $1 billion of artificial intelligence processor chips in 2017,...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:50 - #ai #semiconductor

Semtech's LoRa Technology Integrated in Smart Fire Evacuation System

Business Wire - Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:46 - #semiconductor

MaxLinear Announces the Appointment of Michael Bollesen as its Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Business Wire - MaxLinear today announced Michael Bollesen as its new Vice President of Worldwide Sales, reporting to Dr. Kishore Seendripu, CEO of MaxLinear.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:13:43 - #maxlinear #semiconductor

Intel's 9th generation processors rumored to launch October 1st with 8 cores

Tech - The Verge - Intel is rumored to be introducing its 9th generation processors in October. While Intel's 10nm Cannon Lake chips have been delayed...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:13:14 - #semiconductor

AMD Introduces Radeon(tm) Pro WX 8200 at SIGGRAPH 2018: Delivers World's Best Workstation Graphics Performance for Under $1,000(i)

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - AMD advances the field of VFX with Vancouver Film School collaboration and unveils powerful new workstation technologies...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:13:11 - #amd #semiconductor

Black Hat 2018: Mixed Signal Microcontrollers Open to Side-Channel Attacks

Infosec - Threatpost - In mixed-design radio chips the processor's activity leaks into the analog portion of the chip - and is broadcast as output.
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 02:13:04 - #microcontroller #eewire

The Zephyr Project Grows IoT Ecosystem with Support

Enterprise - VMblog - The Zephyr Project , an open source project to build a real-time operating system (RTOS) for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced...
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 01:37:08 - #iot #eewire

FMS: Microsemi Gen4 of Flashtech NVMe PCIe Controllers and Switchtec PCIe Switches

Enterprise - Storage Newsletter - Microsemi Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microchip Technology Inc., announced its Flashtec NVMe 3016 Gen 4 PCIe...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:38:21 - #microsemi #machinelearning #semiconductor

Intel says it sold more than $1B in AI chips in 2017

Enterprise - ZDNet News - The chipmaker also shared more information about its product roadmap, including next-generation Xeon processors.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:38:17 - #ai #semiconductor

Chip maker TSMC will lose millions for not patching its computers

Enterprise - Network World News - Taiwanese chip-making giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), whose customers include Apple, Nvidia, AMD, Qualcomm,...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:38:15 - #amd #tsmc #qualcomm #nvidia #maker #semiconductor

Intel ends the Xeon Phi product line

Enterprise - Network World News - You can scratch the Xeon Phi off your shopping list. And if you deployed it, don't plan on upgrades. That's because Intel...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:38:11 - #semiconductor

Ecosystems and the Open Connectivity Foundation

Electronics - IoT Inc - Episode 112
By definition an ecosystem brings together multiple products in order to deliver an outcome. However, today's IoT standards...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:59 - #iot #semiconductor

Reliable and demand-oriented supply: Best Supply Chain Support Award from Godrej

Electronics - EPCOS - Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. presented TDK with the Best Supply Chain Support Award for the long-term close cooperation of both companies...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:58 - #supplychain #ipe

Qualcomm and Taiwan Fair Trade Commission Reach Settlement

Electronics - Qualcomm - Settlement Ends Dispute Over Qualcomm's Licensing Business Practices
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:57 - #qualcomm #iot #wearables #semiconductor

MCHP Declares Dividend of 3640 Cents Per Share

Electronics - Microchip - Investor - MCHP Declares Dividend of 3640 Cents Per Share
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:56 - #semiconductor

MCHP Announces Q1FY19 Financial Results

Electronics - Microchip - Investor - MCHP Announces Q1FY19 Financial Results
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:55 - #semiconductor

July 2018 Web Updates for Samtec.com

Electronics - Samtec Blog - In July we rolled out several new content updates to the website, as well as a brand new streamlined checkout experience. We also...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:54 - #adi #spansion #datacenter #samtec #devkit #spreadtrum #ipe

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform Powers Superior Connectivity and Immersive Experiences on the Samsung Galaxy Note9

Electronics - Qualcomm - Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), announced that its latest...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:53 - #samsung #qualcomm #iot #wearables #ai #semiconductor

Four Things You Should Know About Quad-Level Cell NAND Technology

Electronics - Micron Blog - QLC brings unique value. Here's why.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:52 - #semiconductor

Allegro MicroSystems Announces the Establishment of a New Research and Development Center in the Czech Republic

Electronics - Allegro MicroSystems - Allegro MicroSystems (Allegro), a leading supplier of high-performance power and sensor semiconductor ICs, established...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:51 - #semiconductor

KEMET Institute of Technology Series Begins 35th Season

Electronics - Kemet - Electronic Components Workshop Includes Choice of Technology Tracks Electronic Components Workshop Includes Choice of Technology Tracks
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:50 - #kemet #ipe

"The regulation of fans works!"

Electronics - ebm-papst - By adopting the Kyoto Protocol, the European Union has undertaken to reduce CO2 emissions by at least 20 per cent by 2020. To achieve...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:49 - #ipe

Highly Configurable DC-DC Converter with Integrated H-Bridge from Diodes Incorporated

Electronics - Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:48 - #diodesinc #power #eewire

Designing a smoke detector with the Smart Analog Combo in the MSP430FR2355

Electronics - TI - MSP430 - The first smoke detection devices were invented in the 1890s, including an electric fire alarm and a heat detector. These inventions...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:47 - #ti #eewire

Abracon signs Orange Road Limited as sales representative for Australia and New Zealand

Electronics - Abracon News - Abracon continues expansion with new rep supporting Australia and New Zealand.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:46 - #abracon #ipe

Molex Honored at Ford Motor Company's 20th Annual World Excellence Awards

Electronics -
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:37:44 - #molex #ipe