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Cabot Microelectronics Corporation to Participate in the Jefferies 2019 Semiconductor, Hardware and Communications Infrastructure Summit

Globe Newswire - Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (Nasdaq: CCMP), a leading global supplier of consumable materials to semiconductor manufacturers and pipeline...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:13:14 - #semiconductor

Reliable after 50 years: The Apollo Guidance Computer's switching power supplies

EE - Ken Shirriff - We recently restored an Apollo Guidance Computer, the revolutionary computer that helped navigate to the Moon and land on its...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:13:10 - #powersupply #eewire

How ON Semiconductor Products Make a Difference in the Community

Justmeans - Report to learn about how their products make a difference in the community....
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 17:37:06 - #onsemi #iot #semiconductor

Molex Opens R&D Facility in New Jersey

Distribution - EPS News - Molex has announced the grand opening of a new research and development (R&D) facility in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The building completion...
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:52:33 - #molex #datacenter #ipe

North American Switch Market Sales Up 4%, Bookings Up 6% Over 2017

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - The North American switch market was up in 2018 versus the preceding year. Total reported sales for all switch categories in...
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:52:30 - #tti #ipe

Don't worry about shadow IT. Shadow IoT is much worse.

Enterprise - Network World News - For years, IT departments have been railing about the dangers of shadow IT and bring-your-own-device. The worry is that...
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:38:15 - #iot #eewire

ON Semiconductor is Empowering Design Engineers to Reduce Global Energy Use

Justmeans - By working closely with associations, industry standards organizations, and government entities such as ENERGY STAR(r), the China National Institute of Standardization and the European Energy Using Products (EuP) Directive, we continue to demonstrate our commitment to the development of innovative energy efficient solutions to support a variety of end-markets.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 23:13:52 - #supplychain #onsemi #powersupply #semiconductor

Connectors and Humidity

Electronics - Samtec Blog - Many electronics experience a wide range of climates while in operation and storage. Because of this fact, humidity testing is...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:54:01 - #samtec #ipe

How to avoid the pain of a discharged device

Electronics - TI - Power House - Frustration caused by a dead mobile device battery is not limited to adults with phones. Children too young to read can transform...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:53:59 - #ti #eewire

Intel Expands 10th Gen Intel Core Mobile Processor Family, Offering Double Digit Performance Gains

Electronics - Intel - Intel Corporation in August 2019 introduced eight 10th Gen Intel Core processors for modern laptop computing. The new mobile PC processors...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:53:58 - #microsoft #ai #semiconductor

Intel launches 10th-gen "Comet Lake" chips, including the first 6-core U-series processor

Tech - Liliputing - Intel's new 10nm "Ice Lake" processors with Gen11 graphics may have kicked off the launch of the chip makers 10th-gen Core processor...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:36:53 - #semiconductor

Pro Engineers Benefit from a Portable Oscilloscope

EE - Digilent Inc. - Take your measurements on the go!
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:36:49 - #eewire

Intel Set to Regain Top Spot in 2019 Chip Rankings

Distribution - EPS News - Intel replaced Samsung as the number one quarterly semiconductor supplier in 4Q18 after losing the lead spot to Samsung in 2Q17, according...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 10:36:45 - #samsung #tsmc #mediatek #semiconductor #skhynix #outlook

Chipmaker Cree Guides Low For Current Quarter, Knocking Stock Down

Investors Business Daily - Chipmaker Cree late Tuesday beat Wall Street's targets for sales and earnings in its fiscal fourth quarter, but disappointed with its outlook....
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:37:43 - #cree #semiconductor

Qualcomm & LGE enter into a new global patent license deal

Media - Evertiq - Qualcomm Incorporated says that LGE has entered into a new direct worldwide patent license agreement with Qualcomm.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:27 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

Zuken launches new internet connected PCB design platform

Media - New Electronics - Zuken has launched eCADSTAR, a new internet connected PCB design platform that is said to bring the power of modern EDA software...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:26 - #pcb #eewire

IC material distributors positive about 5G-driven demand

Media - DIGITIMES - Semiconductor materials distributors Wahlee Industrial and Topco Scientific are both optimistic that strong demand for high-end engineering...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:25 - #ai #semiconductor

Top-15 Semiconductor Suppliers' Sales Fall by 18% in 1H19

Media - Design And Reuse - Top-15 Semiconductor Suppliers' Sales Fall by 18% in 1H19
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:24 - #semiconductor #outlook

TSMC to see revenues surge in 2020

Media - DIGITIMES - Growing chip demand for 5G- and AIoT-related applications will boost TSMC's revenues for 2020, which are expected to climb over 10%...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:23 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

ChipMOS, OSE to post sales growth in 2H19

Media - DIGITIMES - A ramp-up in orders for NAND flash memory will boost revenues at backend houses ChipMOS Technologies and Orient Semiconductor Electronics...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:22 - #flash #semiconductor

Kit Simplifies Secure IoT Endpoint Device Connections to Amazon Web Services

Media - PowerPulse.net - Renesas Electronics Corporation today announced the Renesas RX65N Cloud Kit featuring onboard Wi-Fi, environmental, light and...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:20 - #renesas #flash #cloud #aws #iot #semiconductor

Wi-Fi connectivity cloud kit simplifies secure IoT

Media - eeNews Europe - The Renesas RX65N Cloud Kit features onboard Wi-Fi, environmental, light and inertial sensors, and support for Amazon...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:38:44 - #renesas #cloud #aws #iot #eewire

Texas Instruments unveils solderless robotics kit for university education

Media - Electronics Maker - Reusable kit allows students to build an embedded system in 15 minutes or less
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:38:39 - #ti #microcontroller #iot #devkit #robotics #maker #semiconductor

Micron moves 1znm DRAM process to volume production

Media - DIGITIMES - Micron Technology has kicked off mass production of 16Gb DDR4 products using 1z-nanometer process technology, according to the US...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:38:36 - #semiconductor

Goodix to acquire NXP voice and audio solutions biz

Media - DIGITIMES - Shenzhen Goodix Technology has reached a definitive agreement with NXP Semiconductors under which it will acquire all assets of NXP's...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:38:35 - #nxp #semiconductor

China foundry HSMC to push chiplet standard formulation, says CEO Shang-yi Chiang

Media - DIGITIMES - While Moore's Law is approaching its physical limits, only a few could still afford the expensive game of process shrink. And when...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:38:34 - #eewire

MediaTek 5G SoC launches on track

Media - DIGITIMES - With support from its partners including TSMC, and backend houses such as ASE Technology Holding, MediaTek's development of SoC chips...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:38:33 - #tsmc #mediatek #semiconductor

Harting's new Han ES Press interface rated for 10,000 mating cycles

Media - Electronics360 - The interface can be installed quickly without tools and is robust enough to be connected and disconnected 10,000 times.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:13:35 - #harting #ipe

Mining Electronic Waste for Rare Earth Elements

Media - PowerPulse.net - Rare earth elements are the "secret sauce" of numerous advanced materials for energy, transportation, defense and communications...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:13:31 - #robotics #eewire

Molex Demonstrates Strength in Autonomous Vehicle Design with V2X Next Generation Capabilities at AV 2019

Business Wire - Molex Demonstrates Strength in Autonomous Vehicle Design with V2X Next Generation Capabilities at AV 2019
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:13:27 - #molex #ipe

Renesas Electronics' Enhanced RX65N Wi-Fi Connectivity Cloud Kit Simplifies Secure IoT Endpoint Device Connections to Amazon Web Services

Business Wire - Renesas Electronics simplifies secure IoT endpoint device connections to AWS with its enhanced RX65N Cloud Kit featuring support for Amazon...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:13:24 - #renesas #iot #cloud #aws #semiconductor

Lattice Semiconductor to Present at Jefferies 2019 Semiconductor, Hardware and Communications Infrastructure Summit

Business Wire - Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, announced that it is scheduled to host investor meetings...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:13:23 - #lattice #semiconductor

Crossover from 2-D metal to 3-D Dirac semimetal in metallic PtTe2 films with local Rashba effect

Life - Phys.org - Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs) formed by group 10 metals (e.g. PtSe2, PtTe2) have emerged as important materials with intriguing...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:13:54 - #eewire

Understanding the embedded USB2 (eUSB2) standard

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - What is eUSB2?
As applications like smartphones and tablets continue to pack more and more components into smaller form factors,...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:13:49 - #ti #semiconductor

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series and the FTSE Blossom Japan Index

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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:13:48 - #ipe

Cree Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2019

Electronics - Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) today announced revenue of $251.2 million for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2019, ended June 30, 2019.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:13:47 - #cree #semiconductor

At Hot Chips, Intel Pushes 'AI Everywhere'

Electronics - Intel - What's New: At Hot Chips 2019, Intel revealed new details of upcoming high-performance artificial intelligence (AI) accelerators: Intel(r)...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:13:45 - #datacenter #ai #semiconductor

Connected Devices Are Transforming Markets - Are Your Designs Ready?

Electronics - Molex Blog - Is your design keeping up?
End-user and consumer expectations are quickly changing. The automotive industry is a great example of...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:13:44 - #molex #ipe

Moore's Law isn't dead, chip boffin declares - we need it to keep chugging along for the sake of AI

Enterprise - The Register - If you want to train neural networks quickly, keep packing in the transistors
Hot Chips The machine-learning world is obsessed...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:13:43 - #ai #semiconductor

Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip

Enterprise - CRN - "Springhill" designed for large computing centres.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:13:41 - #ai #semiconductor

Unpatchable security flaw found in popular SoC boards

Enterprise - ZDNet Blogs - Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ SoCs are normally used in automotive, aviation, consumer electronics, industrial, and military components.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 15:13:13 - #xilinx #eewire

ON Semiconductor, NXP Semiconductors Bright Spots Amid Chip Downturn

Investors Business Daily - After downgrading the chip sector almost a year ago, brokerage firm Raymond James now is seeing some attractive semiconductor stocks. They include...
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:14:04 - #nxp #onsemi #semiconductor

Renesas Unveils 14-Cell Li-ion BMIC for EVs/HEVs

Power Electronics - The battery-management chip offers +/-2-mV accuracy across automotive temperature ranges, while maximizing driving time and range.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:14:03 - #renesas #semiconductor

Voltage protection devices: Miniaturized multilayer varistors for automotive Ethernet

Electronics - EPCOS - TDK Corporation has expanded its lineup of multilayer varistors with the new AVRH10C101KT1R1NE8 for automotive Ethernet. Thanks to the...
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:14:02 - #ipe

Here's How to add Security to Your Micro Safety Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) System

Electronics - NXP Blog - PLCs are an essential part of any production line and as we move deeper into the fourth industrial revolution, more internet-connected...
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:13:59 - #nxp #antivirus #cybersecurity #eewire

Need To Design an AC Drive with High Precision and Efficiency? Here's How.

Electronics - NXP Blog - It is essential for AC drives to support various loads across various industrial applications including oil and gas, chemical, mining,...
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:13:58 - #nxp #eewire

Understanding embedded USB2 (eUSB2)

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - What is eUSB2?
As applications like smartphones and tablets continue to pack more and more components into smaller form factors,...
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:13:56 - #ti #eewire

KEMET to Present at the Midwest IDEAS Investor Conference

Electronics - KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced that it will be presenting at the Midwest...
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:13:55 - #kemet #ipe

Easily solve design challenges with MSP430(tm) MCUs

Electronics - TI - ConnecTIng Wirelessly - Have you ever found a seemingly perfect microcontroller (MCU) that meets your design requirements, only to realize...
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:13:54 - #ti #pcb #refdesign #flash #microcontroller #devkit #eewire

Going Green Is in Our Routine

Electronics - Lam Research - At Lam, we have a long history of committing our support to sustainability. Our Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Corporate...
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:13:53 - #eewire