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ON Semiconductor Awards Over $305k in Grants to 19 Nonprofits Globally

Justmeans - Each year, @onsemi funds projects and programs to create social value and maximize impact in its communities....
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:42:00 - #onsemi #robotics #semiconductor

Red Hat and NVIDIA Team to Bring High-Performance, Software-Defined 5G RAN to Telecom Industry

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom - Mobile World Congress - NVIDIA and Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced they are...
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:37:48 - #redhat #nvidia #semiconductor

The Future is Bright: Fortune's Future 50 List Ranks Xilinx Tops in Semis!

Electronics - Xilinx Xclusive - Fortune Magazine has published its "Future 50" list for 2019, ranking the top global companies with the best prospects for...
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:37:47 - #xilinx #semiconductor

Microsoft banks on new silicon chips built by Intel, others to fend off firmware attacks

Infosec - CyberScoop - Microsoft is pushing an initiative meant to protect its computers' most sensitive data amid recent revelations that nation-state...
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:13:16 - #microsoft #amd #supplychain #qualcomm #antivirus #cybersecurity #semiconductor

TSMC Announces Major Expansion to Feed 7nm, 5nm Demand

Tech - ExtremeTech - It's good times to be in the foundry business - at least if you are TSMC. The firm has announced plans for much higher capital...
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:38:58 - #samsung #amd #tsmc #nvidia #globalfoundries #iot #smartphone #semiconductor

DRAM vendors gearing up for transition to 1znm process

Media - DIGITIMES - Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology have all developed their respective 1z-nanometer process technology for the manufacture...
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:38:52 - #samsung #skhynix #semiconductor

ams makes another bid to buy OSRAM

Media - FierceElectronics - Global sensor supplier ams has launched a new all-cash takeover offer for OSRAM at 41 euros per share, two months after its...
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:14:18 - #osram #semiconductor

Vishay Intertechnology 3 V Ruggedized ENYCAP(tm) Energy Storage Capacitors Offer Long Life and High Moisture Resistance

Media - eBOM - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of 3.0 V ruggedized ENYCAP electrical double-layer energy storage...
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:14:17 - #vishay #power #iot #robotics #capacitor #eewire

New Transient-Voltage-Suppression Diodes from STMicroelectronics Deliver Higher Protection in Smaller Packages

Media - WebWire - The latest generation of transient-voltage-suppression (TVS) diodes from STMicroelectronics delivers...
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:14:13 - #st #semiconductor

ON Semiconductor Ships 100 Million Image Sensors for Camera-based ADAS Systems

Media - eBOM - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, have passed the landmark number of 100 million AR0132AT image sensors...
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:14:08 - #onsemi #semiconductor

Here's How Multi-Die 'Chiplets' are Paving the Way for Moore's Law 2.0

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - The definition of chiplets, how they differ from traditional SoC design, and more details surrounding this new technology, as...
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:13:51 - #tti #semiconductor

Edge computing strategy: 10 questions to ask

Enterprise - The Enterprisers Project - As the use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices expands and the need to process IoT data quickly increases, many IT...
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:56:38 - #iot #eewire

#463 - An Interview with Trammell Hudson

The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast - Trammell Hudson is a hardware and firmware security researcher who has a wide range of projects. He joins Chris to talk about robotics, firmware...
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:56:35 - #robotics #eewire

ON Semiconductor Ships 100 Million Image Sensors for Camera-based ADAS Systems in Support of Customers like SUBARU

Electronics - On Semi - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, have passed the landmark number...
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:13:26 - #onsemi #semiconductor

Advancement of DoD Capabilities in Modeling and Simulation Systems

Media - eBOM - Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity company, announced that it has been awarded two Small...
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:13:23 - #iot #ai #eewire

SK Hynix develops 1znm 16Gb DDR4 DRAM

Media - DIGITIMES - SK Hynix has developed 1znm 16Gb DDR4 DRAM. SK hynix indicated the productivity of its new 1znm DRAM has improved by about 27% compared...
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:13:16 - #skhynix #semiconductor

Scaling Up And Down

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - You don't have to look very far in the semiconductor world before you see the word "scaling." Perhaps you read an...
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:35:50 - #onsemi #eewire

TSMC to see profits surge in 2020-21

Media - DIGITIMES - TSMC is expected to enjoy significant profit increases in 2020 and 2021, after posting its first annual decrease in eight years this...
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:35:48 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Zhi He uses AI detection to boost wafer grinding quality

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan startup Zhi He Technology has developed AI-based AOI (automated optical inspection) equipment that detects defects at diamond...
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:35:47 - #ai #eewire

Yangtze Memory ramping 64-layer 3D chip output

Media - DIGITIMES - Yangtze Memory Technology (YMTC) started producing 256Gb TLC chips using its in-house developed 64-layer 3D NAND technology in the...
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:35:45 - #semiconductor

Yay, Intel chip shortages should be over soon! Nope. Strap in, at least another quarter or two to go, say PC execs

Enterprise - Channel Register - Chipzilla's keeping mum ... Canalys Channels Forum There's still no light at the end of the tunnel for PC makers as Intel's...
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:58:56 - #semiconductor #outlook

IC China: From Yangtze Memory Technologies, 64-Layer 3D NAND With Xtacking Architecture Into Mass Production

Enterprise - Storage Newsletter - Yangtze Memory Technologies Co., Ltd. (YMTC) from Tsinghua Unigroup, announced has put its 64-layer 256Gb TLC 3D NAND flash...
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:13:29 - #flash #semiconductor

The Smallest Homebrewed TTL CPU In the World

EE - Hackaday - The may very well be the smallest homemade TTL CPU we've ever seen. Measuring at one square inch, this tiny chip boasts 40 connections,...
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 17:36:02 - #pcb #flash #raspberrypi #eewire

Osram labour reps reaffirm opposition to AMS takeover offer

Media - Reuters - Companies - Austria's AMS faces opposition to its 4.5 billion euro ($5 billion) takeover bid for German lighting group Osram from powerful...
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 17:35:49 - #osram #semiconductor

UPDATE 3-Chipmaker TSMC boosts capex by up to $5 bln, sees Q4 sales jump on smartphones

Media - Reuters - Companies - Apple Inc supplier TSMC
raised its 2019 capital spending plan by up to $5
billion on Thursday and forecast a nearly 10%...
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:13:27 - #tsmc #semiconductor

TSMC third-quarter profit rises 13.5%, beats market forecasts

Media - Reuters - Technology - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC),, the world's largest contract chipmaker, said on Thursday third-quarter...
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:13:25 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

EU tells Broadcom to stop certain business deals in unprecedented move

Media - CNBC - Tech - Broadcom has been ordered to stop applying certain exclusivity deals it has with six of its customers.
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:13:19 - #broadcom #semiconductor

ASML tops profit forecast and sees surge in bookings

Media - Reuters - Technology - Semiconductor equipment maker ASML beat quarterly profit and bookings forecasts on Wednesday, continuing a strong run...
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:13:18 - #maker #semiconductor

Paving a way to achieve unexplored semiconductor nanostructures

Life - Phys.org - A research team of Ehime University paved a way to achieve unexplored III-V semiconductor nanostructures. They grew branched GaAs...
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 23:36:29 - #semiconductor

Abracon Announces External MIMO Antennas for the IoT

Electronics - Abracon News - Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output (MIMO) RF connectivity will soon become a dominant technique for increasing data rate, boosting...
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 23:13:27 - #iot #abracon #ipe

The shift to software-first, data-driven vehicles

Electronics - NXP Blog - 150 million lines of code and counting ... The move to autonomy, connectivity and electrification adds complexity to vehicle design,...
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 23:13:26 - #nxp #microcontroller #datacenter #ai #semiconductor

Molex and FIRST Robotics

Electronics - Molex Blog - Name: Stanley Zee
Job Function: Innovation Program Lead
How long have you been working here: 6 years
How did your FIRST Robotics...
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 23:13:25 - #molex #robotics #ipe

Taking the family-first approach to op amp design

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - The first time I visited a Texas barbecue restaurant, I was astounded by all the different types of meat on the menu and couldn't...
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 23:13:24 - #ti #pcb #eewire

Making a connection with smart meters

Electronics - TI - Power House - Grid infrastructure often plays a pivotal role in the success or failure of any modern economy, since electricity, water and...
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 23:13:23 - #ti #microcontroller #semiconductor

ams to Launch New Takeover Offer for OSRAM at EUR 41.00 Per Share With Minimum Acceptance Threshold of 55%

Business Wire - ams to launch new takeover offer for OSRAM at EUR 41.00 per share with minimum acceptance threshold of 55%
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 23:13:20 - #osram #semiconductor

Intel "Tremont" low-power chip details coming soon (next-gen Atom)

Tech - Liliputing - Intel's new 10th-gen Core processors for mobile devices include Comet Lake chips that use as little as 4.5 watts of power and Ice...
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 22:13:07 - #iot #semiconductor

IDT Offers Avalanche Technology's MRAM Devices to Complement its Broad Range of Semiconductor Devices

Media - WebWire - Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT), a wholly owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), today announced...
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 20:13:03 - #renesas #microcontroller #semiconductor

Hybrid co-verification platform offers automated FPGA partitioning software

Media - eeNews Europe - Aldec announced it has developed a powerful hybrid co-emulation platform for large ASIC and SOC designs using its HES-US-440...
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 19:35:27 - #xilinx #fpga #eewire

New EPCOS power line chokes

Media - Dataweek - TDK has extended its range of EPCOS power line chokes to include six new types. The new components are available in three different...
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 19:13:03 - #ipe

Automotive Industry To Become Biggest Market for 5G IoT in 2023: Report

Media - ElectronicsB2B - The automotive industry will represent 53 per cent of the overall 5G IoT endpoint opportunity in 2023 Within the automotive...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:13:29 - #iot #semiconductor

Intel to publicly share its gender and race pay gap data by the end of 2019

Media - The Next Web - A gender-based wage gap is persistently setting women and people of color back in the technology industry. While diversity and...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:13:27 - #semiconductor

5 Top Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

Life - Kiplinger - Investors' focus has locked in on semiconductor stocks following news of a potential "phase one" trade deal between the U.S. and...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:35:05 - #onsemi #tariff #semiconductor

Cut the compromise: virtualization is good for performance and safety

Electronics - NXP Blog - During a two-day event in Detroit this week, I took the opportunity to catch up with OpenSynergy's Stephane Turlier about our collaboration...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:13:20 - #nxp #microcontroller #hypervisor #mathworks #semiconductor

Presentation by ebm-papst at SPS in Nuremberg

Electronics - ebm-papst - The trend toward higher power densities in control cabinets, variable frequency drives and other industrial applications is further...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:13:19 - #ipe

Google Pixelbook Go: Co-Engineered with Intel for a Powerful Chromebook Experience

Electronics - Intel - Google announced the newest member of the Pixelbook family: Google...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:13:18 - #chromebook #semiconductor

NEMA Receptacles 5-15R

Electronics - Schurter Products - SCHURTER's latest series of appliance outlets NR020 and NR021 combine classic features with new ones to meet increased fire...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:13:17 - #schurter #ipe

Infineon announces new microcontroller optimized for automotive 77 GHz radar applications

Electronics - Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) will add a new member to its automotive microcontroller...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:13:16 - #infineon #microcontroller #semiconductor

Micron Appoints Paul Marosvari as Chief Accounting Officer

Globe Newswire - Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: MU), today announced that the company has named Paul Marosvari as Micron's vice president and chief accounting...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:36:52 - #semiconductor

ASML reports EUR 3.0 billion sales at 43.7% gross margin in Q3

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - ASML reports EUR 3.0 billion sales at 43.7% gross margin in Q323 EUV orders reiterate customers' manufacturing plans in Logic...
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:36:51 - #semiconductor

Cadence Automotive Reference Flow Certified by Samsung Foundry for Advanced-Node Design Creation

Business Wire - Cadence announced that Samsung Foundry certified a new Cadence reference flow for the creation of advanced-node automotive designs.
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:36:48 - #samsung #eewire