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Transistor technology may improve speed, battery life for computers, mobile phones and other electronics

PhysOrg.com - Purdue University researchers have developed transistor technology that shows potential for improving computers and mobile phones.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 22:13:24 - #eewire

Plug-and-Play Wireless-Charging Kit from STMicroelectronics Creates Ultra-Compact Chargers for Wearables and IoT Devices

WebWire - Semiconductors - The STMicroelectronics plug-and-play wireless battery-charger development kit ( STEVAL-ISB045V1 ) lets users quickly...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 22:13:17 - #st #iot #devkit #wearables #semiconductor

Cree, Inc. (CREE) CEO Gregg Lowe on Q4 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Seeking Alpha -
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 22:13:15 - #cree #semiconductor

ADI breaks ground on new global headquarters

Media - Evertiq - Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), has officially broken ground on its new global headquarters in Wilmington, Massachusetts. The expanded...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 21:40:58 - #adi #semiconductor

Allegro MicroSystems sets up R&D centre in Czech Republic

Media - Evertiq - Supplier of high-performance power and sensor semiconductor ICs, Allegro MicroSystems, announces that the company has established a...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 21:40:57 - #semiconductor

EMA Releases "The Hitchhiker's Guide to PCB Design"

EDACafe.com - A free tome to empower engineers with the knowledge needed to understand the complexities of the PCB design process.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 21:40:55 - #pcb #eewire

EMA Releases "The Hitchhiker's Guide to PCB Design"

EDACafe.com - A free tome to empower engineers with the knowledge needed to understand the complexities of the PCB design process.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 21:40:54 - #pcb

Pasternack Debuts New Line of SPDT High-Power PIN Diode RF Switches

Electronics Sourcing - Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has unveiled a new line of SPDT high-power PIN ...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 21:40:37 - #eewire

Flash Memory Prices Could Be Headed for Collapse

ExtremeTech - NAND prices could be poised to crater over the next twelve months, slashing the cost of new SSDs.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 21:40:34 - #flash #eewire #outlook

Global DRAM sales to top US$100 billion in 2018, says IC Insights

DigiTimes - The DRAM market is expected to be the largest of all IC product categories in 2018, repeating the ranking it held last year, according to IC...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 21:40:31 - #semiconductor #outlook

DRAM prices to weaken in 4Q18, says DRAMeXchange

DigiTimes - DRAM suppliers have begun to negotiate with their clients contract prices for the fourth quarter since the middle of August, according to DRAMeXchange,...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 21:40:30 - #semiconductor #outlook

This company embeds microchips in its employees, and they love it

Think - MIT Technology Review - Last August, 50 employees at Three Square Market got RFID chips in their hands. Now 80 have them.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 21:13:25 - #semiconductor

Smallest transistor worldwide switches current with a single atom in solid electrolyte

Life - EurekAlert - At Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), physicist Professor Thomas Schimmel and his team have developed a single-atom transistor,...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 20:10:48 - #semiconductor

Global semiconductor sales hit record in 2Q18, says SIA

DigiTimes - Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$117.9 billion during the second quarter of 2018, up 6% sequentially and 20.5% on year, according...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 20:10:39 - #sia #semiconductor #outlook

NAND flash market remains in oversupply

DigiTimes - The global NAND flash market remained in oversupply in the second quarter of 2018, though the market posted a 3.5% sequential increase in revenues,...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 20:10:38 - #semiconductor #outlook

TSMC sees pickup in orders for mining ASICs

DigiTimes - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and its design services partners have recently seen orders for cryptocurrency mining chips...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 20:10:37 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

Wafer front-end equipment billings to drop 24% in 2H18, says Information Network

DigiTimes - On the heels of a 37.3% growth in wafer front end (WFE) semiconductor equipment growth in 2017, the market will grow only 10% in 2018 to US$62.3...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 20:10:35 - #semiconductor

TSMC board approves US$4.5 billion for capacity expansion

DigiTimes - The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$4.49 billion for new fabs...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 20:10:34 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Size of semiconductor acquisitions may have hit limit, says IC Insights

DigiTimes - The demise of Qualcomm's pending US$44 billion purchase of NXP Semiconductors in late July along with growing regulatory reviews of chip merger...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 20:10:33 - #nxp #qualcomm #semiconductor

China new fabs to join competition for foundry orders in late 2018

DigiTimes - As most of the 12-inch wafer foundry fabs built in China in 2016-2017 will kick off commercial run in late 2018, China's combined monthly foundry...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 20:10:32 - #globalfoundries #semiconductor #outlook

DRAM output value hits record high in 2Q18, says DRAMeXchange

DigiTimes - The global DRAM memory industry's output value grew 11.3% sequentially to record-high US$25.69 billion in the second quarter of 2018, according...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:42:01 - #semiconductor #outlook

Phison net profits surge 40% in 2Q18

DigiTimes - NAND flash device controller IC supplier Phison Electronics has reported net profits of NT$1.24 billion (US$40 million) for the second quarter...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:42:00 - #semiconductor

Qualcomm to set up engineering center in Taiwan by year-end 2019

DigiTimes - Qualcomm is set to build an operational and manufacturing engineering center in Taiwan by the end of 2019, according to a local report, citing...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:41:59 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

TSMC posts increased July revenues

DigiTimes - Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$74.37 billion (US$2.41 million)...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:41:58 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

MediaTek revenues slip in July

DigiTimes - MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues slipped about 3% sequentially to NT$20.42 billion (US$662.6 million) in July.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:41:57 - #mediatek #semiconductor

Cree: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

U.S. News - Cree: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:41:44 - #cree #semiconductor

Intel Discloses Three More Chip Flaws

U.S. News - U.S. chipmaker Intel Corp on Tuesday disclosed three more possible flaws in some of its microprocessors that can be exploited...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:41:43 - #semiconductor

Semtech Announces Fiscal Year 2019 Second Quarter Conference Call

Business Wire - Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, today...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:41:35 - #semiconductor

Diodes Incorporated to Participate at the Jefferies Semiconductor, Hardware and Communications Infrastructure Summit on August 29

Business Wire - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:41:34 - #diodesinc #semiconductor

Molex Garners Prestigious EIS Supplier of the Year

Business Wire - Molex Garners Prestigious EIS Supplier of the Year
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:41:31 - #molex #ipe

Semtech's LoRa Technology Monitors Cattle Health in Real-Time

Business Wire - Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:41:29 - #iot #semiconductor

Intel and Philips Accelerate Deep Learning Inference on CPUs in Key Medical Imaging Uses

Business Wire - Using Intel(r) Xeon(r) Scalable processors and the OpenVINO(tm) toolkit, Intel and Philips* tested two healthcare use cases for deep...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:14:01 - #semiconductor

In a first-ever public peek at its roadmap, Arm touts laptop chips that will outmatch Intel's

BGR - Arm wants to get inside your laptop. For the first time, the company has published its product roadmap that covers the next two years and showcases...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:13:43 - #chromebook #semiconductor #outlook

NAND Flash Revenue Rose by 3.5% Q/Q in 2Q18 - TrendForce

Enterprise - Storage Newsletter - DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce Corp., reports that the global NAND Flash market has stayed in oversupply since the...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 18:40:07 - #semiconductor #outlook

Samtec Updates Silicon-to-Silicon(tm) Applications Solutions Gateway

Electronics - Samtec Blog - Samtec's growing portfolio of high-performance Silicon-to-Silicon Applications Solutions answer the design challenges of routing...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:40:46 - #samtec #devkit #ipe

Ecosystems and Plattform Industrie 4.0

Electronics - IoT Inc - Episode 113
I don't want to be accused of being a hammer but if you think about it, IoT is the tech behind digital transformation....
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:40:45 - #iot #ai #eewire

Choose the Right IoT Wireless Connectivity Protocol

Electronics - Abracon News - The IoT industry has an extensive list of options when it comes to wireless connectivity. Given the broad range of applications,...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:40:44 - #iot #abracon #ipe

Intel Hosts NASA Frontier Development Lab Demo Day for 2018 Research Presentations

Electronics - Intel - A NASA Frontier Development Lab photo shows a crater on the moon.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:40:43 - #nasa #robotics #ai #acquisition #machinelearning #semiconductor

Sensors - the Eyes and Ears of Autonomous Vehicles

Electronics - Intel - One of the most basic - and challenging - building blocks of an autonomous vehicle system is the ability to detect and classify objects....
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:40:42 - #semiconductor

Infineon enables open source software stack for TPM 2.0 - for easier integration of security into industrial and automotive applications

Electronics - Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has enabled a new open source software stack....
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 17:40:41 - #semiconductor

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 chip appears in benchmarks with improved performance

Tech - Digital Trends - A benchmark for Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 850 processor show a less-than-stellar increase in multi-core performance over the...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:38:57 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

Supercapacitors power the Note 9 stylus - but are they ready to replace batteries?

Tech - The Verge - Samsung's latest Galaxy Note 9 has a nifty new feature: for the first time, the S Pen stylus has Bluetooth and can be charged instantly...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:38:56 - #samsung #ipe

Arm's CPU road map targets Intel with designs promising laptop-class performance

Tech - Digital Trends - Arm publicly revealed its CPU road map for the first time, covering designs to be released through 2020. Typically disclosed...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 01:39:22 - #semiconductor

Intel teases new dedicated graphics card slated for 2020 release

Tech - Digital Trends - Intel has confirmed plans to launch a dedicated graphics card in 2020. Although precious few details exist for the card at this...
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 00:13:07 - #semiconductor

Keeping a Step Ahead

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - How does the world's number one country in semiconductor technology stay on top in a market where competitors are quick to imitate...
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 23:39:14 - #tti #semiconductor

Build a 4-button arcade game out of LEGO

EE - Arduino Blog - If your kids (or you) have somehow gotten tired of playing with LEGO bricks, Lenka Design Workshop has a great way for you to...
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:13:09 - #arduino #eewire

Analog Discovery 2 Communicates with Arduino

EE - Digilent Inc. - Learn how to make Analog Discovery 2 communicate with Arduino using WaveForms!
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:13:08 - #arduino #eewire

Arm wants to power your next laptop

Tech - TechCrunch - Arm, the company that designs the chips that power virtually every smartphone and IoT device, published its roadmap for the next...
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:13:30 - #microsoft #iot #semiconductor

NVIDIA Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2019

Globe Newswire - NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today reported revenue for the second quarter ended July 29, 2018, of $3.12 billion, up 40 percent from $2.23 billion a...
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:39:34 - #nvidia #semiconductor

Intel's 9th generation chips are coming soon with blazing speed and even more cores

BGR - Come October 1st, Intel will unveil its 9th generation of chips, a new report reveals. The new processors will feature faster speeds and even...
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:13:37 - #semiconductor