Woodstock Wire: Semiconductor News

June 19, 2019

Nordic Semi's Modules Selected for IoT Positioning Platform

EE -- Circuit Cellar - Nordic Semiconductor has announced that its nRF9160 System-in-Package (SiP) LTE-M/NB-IoT cellular IoT modules and nRF52840 Bluetooth...

June 19, 2019 06:12 PM

Purdue & TSMC team up on centre for secured microelectronics

Media -- Evertiq - Purdue University and TSMC have jointly announced plans to establish a Centre for Secured Microelectronics Ecosystem aimed at ensuring...

June 19, 2019 05:58 PM

Wafer maker Siltronics warns U.S.-China trade tussle to hit sales, profits

Media -- Reuters - Companies - Siltronic, a

German maker of wafers used to make silicon chips, became the latest firm in the semiconductor industry to...

June 19, 2019 05:48 PM

Infineon launches 1.5 bln euro capital hike to help fund Cypress deal

Media -- Reuters - Companies - Infineon Technologies

said on Monday it was launching an accelerated

capital increase to raise 1.5 billion euros ($1.68...

June 19, 2019 05:47 PM

U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban...

June 19, 2019 05:43 PM

Radio is getting bigger, but chips are becoming harder to count

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - We've just published our Wireless Connectivity Market Share for 2018, showing that Broadcom remains the biggest retailer...

June 19, 2019 05:35 PM

Tuning into the LCDs of tomorrow: Exploring the novel IGZO-11 semiconductor

Life -- Phys.org - In 1985, Noboru Kimizuka of the National Institute for Research in Inorganic Materials, Japan had pioneered the idea of polycrystalline...

June 19, 2019 05:28 PM

Renesas Developed Low-Power Technology for Use in Embedded Flash Memory

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the development of low-power technology for use in embedded flash memory based...

June 19, 2019 04:21 PM

ROM-Based GNSS Module from STMicroelectronics Targets Mass-Market Tracking and Navigation Applications

Electronics -- STMicroelectronics News - ST's new GNSS module provides odometer functionality with three trip counters and reached-distance alert, along with...

June 19, 2019 04:05 PM

NXP Announces the Pricing Terms of Cash Tender Offer for Any and All 4.125% Senior Notes Due 2020

Globe Newswire -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) (together with its subsidiaries, "NXP") announced today the pricing terms of the previously announced cash...

June 19, 2019 03:38 PM

U.S. Companies Dominate Worldwide IC Marketshare

Distribution -- EPS News - IC Insights will release its 200+ page Mid-Year Update to the 2019 McClean Report next month. A portion of the Mid-Year Update will...

June 19, 2019 03:09 PM

Raytheon Honors Lansdale For 6th Year

Distribution -- EPS News - Dale Lillard, President, Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc., recently announced that the company was honored for the sixth consecutive year...

June 19, 2019 02:50 PM

June 17, 2019

U.S. chip suppliers are protesting the Huawei ban

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - American computers chip suppliers, including Intel Corp., Qualcomm Inc., Broadcom Inc. and Xilinx Inc., have reportedly been...

June 17, 2019 03:33 PM

Infineon launches world's first monolithically integrated linear Hall sensor for ASIL D systems

Electronics -- Infineon - As the first semiconductor supplier, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) will launch...

June 17, 2019 03:09 PM

Back To Where (For Most Of Us) It Started, The Intel 8080

EE -- Hackaday - The early history of microprocessors is a surprisingly complex one, with more than one claimant for the prize of being the first,...

June 17, 2019 04:20 AM

Broadcom Warning Throws Cold Water On Second-Half 2019 Chip Recovery

Investors Business Daily -- Chipmaker Broadcom's warning of a broad-based slowdown in demand has cast further doubt on a hoped-for recovery in the semiconductor industry...

June 17, 2019 04:12 AM

Renesas Electronics Develops New Processing-In-Memory Technology for Next-Generation AI Chips

Media -- eBOM - Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced it has developed an AI...

June 17, 2019 04:02 AM

Broadcom's $2 billion warning shocks global chip sector

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that...

June 17, 2019 03:48 AM

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business,...

June 17, 2019 03:43 AM

Broadcom sees chip demand slowing down, shares fall 8%

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Broadcom Inc on Thursday warned of a broad slowdown in chip demand, blaming a trade conflict between the United States...

June 17, 2019 03:42 AM

Paving the way with ultrasonic sensing

Electronics -- TI - Behind the Wheel - Imagine a commute to work where, with the press of a button, your electric car automatically drives up to you, opens...

June 17, 2019 02:45 AM

Precise, safe and robust: Infineon presents new magnetic and pressure sensors at Sensor+Test

Electronics -- Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is presenting its latest sensors and solutions...

June 17, 2019 02:43 AM

NXP Announces Conference Call to Review Benefits of Marvell Connectivity Assets Acquisition

Globe Newswire -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced it will host a deep dive conference call with the investment community to review and discuss...

June 17, 2019 01:26 AM

China Chip Industry Insiders Voice Caution on Catch-Up Efforts

U.S. News -- Since the U.S. government put Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a trade blacklist,...

June 17, 2019 01:08 AM

Partnership delivers first silicon for open-source RISC-V microcontroller

Media -- electronicproducts.com - X-FAB and Efabless developed the open-source RISC-V microcontroller, called Raven, in less than three months

June 17, 2019 01:06 AM

UMC expects 2019 growth to be on par with industry average

Media -- DIGITIMES - United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its sales growth this year to be on par with the global foundry industry average.

June 17, 2019 01:04 AM

TSMC chair's trip to Washington sparks speculation

Media -- DIGITIMES - Though not among a 122-member delegation from Taiwan to attend the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit held June 10-12, TSMC chairman...

June 17, 2019 01:00 AM

Seoul Semiconductor Files 2nd Patent Litigation against Distributor of Philips TV Products for Infringement of LCD Backlight System Technology

Business Wire -- Seoul Semiconductor Files 2nd Patent Litigation against Distributor of Philips TV Products for Infringement of LCD Backlight System...

June 17, 2019 12:58 AM

Renesas Electronics Develops New Processing-In-Memory Technology for Next-Generation AI Chips That Achieves AI Processing Performance of 8.8 TOPS/W

Business Wire -- Renesas Electronics developed an AI accelerator that performs CNN processing at high speeds and low power, with a power efficiency of 8.8...

June 17, 2019 12:58 AM

The Things Industries Announces Support for Semtech's LoRa Basics(tm) Station Packet Forwarder

Business Wire -- Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced...

June 17, 2019 12:57 AM

Protector, monitor or gauge - selecting the correct battery electronics for your Li-ion-powered system

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Lithium-ion batteries have high energy density and a long cycle life; they also lack the memory effect of other technologies....

June 17, 2019 12:26 AM

Protector, monitor or gauge - selecting the correct battery electronics for your system

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Lithium-ion batteries have high energy density and a long cycle life; they also lack the memory effect of other technologies....

June 17, 2019 12:26 AM

Experience Uninterrupted Headset Gaming with the NXH3670 Wireless Audio Streaming Solution

Electronics -- NXP Blog - For many gamers, a reliable headset is vital to the gaming experience. From the quality of the audio to battery life-spans, the headset...

June 17, 2019 12:25 AM

June 16, 2019

NXP, Microsoft bring long-term security to the IoT edge

Media -- eeNews Europe - In a major collaboration effort, chipmaker NXP and Microsoft will deliver a secure hardware platform for Industrial IoT...

June 16, 2019 06:27 AM

MagnaChip updates its Q2 guidance

Media -- Evertiq - The analog and mixed-signal semiconductor manufacturer is updating its Q2 financial guidance as revenues for both OLED Display drivers...

June 16, 2019 06:21 AM

Silicon wafer demand from China remains robust

Media -- DIGITIMES - Silicon wafer demand has stayed robust from China's chipmaking industry in line with the country's ongoing efforts to increase self-sufficiency...

June 16, 2019 06:13 AM

Automotive System Basis Chip Integrates CAN FD Controller and Transceiver

Media -- PowerPulse.net - Texas Instruments (TI) today introduced an automotive system basis chip that is claimed to be the industry's first to integrate...

June 16, 2019 06:12 AM

Semtech Supports Deployment of Birdz's New LoRaWAN(r)-based Water Metering Network

Business Wire -- Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced...

June 16, 2019 06:06 AM

Renesas Electronics Develops Low-Power Technology for Embedded Flash Memory Based on SOTB(tm) Process to Enable Energy Harvesting and Eliminate Need for Batteries

Business Wire -- Renesas Electronics announced the development of low-power technology for embedded flash memory based on 65nm-based SOTB process.

June 16, 2019 06:03 AM

Computex: Intel Optane and Other Next-Gen Memories Have Chance to Penetrate Into Market 2020 - DRAMeXchange

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - Whether DRAM or NAND Flash, current memory solutions are straining the physical limits of production processes, meaning...

June 16, 2019 04:53 AM

Report: Apple is in talks to buy part of Intel's smartphone modem business

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Apple Inc. is reportedly having discussions with Intel Corp. about the possibility of buying part of its smartphone modem business....

June 16, 2019 02:59 AM

Designing infotainment systems that are interactive not distractive

Electronics -- TI - Behind the Wheel - A key selling point in new vehicles today is the technology. Where consumers have historically given preference to a...

June 16, 2019 02:17 AM

STMicroelectronics Exhibits Semiconductor Solutions for Industrial IoT at Embedded Technology West 2019

Electronics -- STMicroelectronics News - ST's Smart Industry demonstration integrates a humanoid robot, a robot arm, and a belt conveyor equipped with a range...

June 16, 2019 02:10 AM

ARM shows SoftBank does tech PE the right way

Tech -- TechCrunch - Private equity firms get a bad rap - and not without reason. In the prototypical example, a bunch of men in suits (and these folks...

June 16, 2019 01:26 AM

Teledyne e2v's Emerald 67M, Ultra-high Resolution Image Sensor Now Available

Globe Newswire -- Technology - The sensor uses TowerJazz's best-in-class 2.5um global shutter pixel that doubles the resolution for the same optical format The...

June 16, 2019 01:16 AM