Woodstock Wire: Semiconductor News

September 24, 2017

GlobalFoundries Says No Commitment From Tesla on Chip Deal

U.S. News -- GlobalFoundries, which fabricates chips for Advanced Micro Devices Inc, said on Thursday it had not received any commitment from...

September 24, 2017 04:56 AM

SK Hynix Says Some Key Issues on Toshiba Chip Unit Sale Still Need Agreement

U.S. News -- SK Hynix Inc , part of the winning consortium for Toshiba Corp's chip unit, said on Thursday that...

September 24, 2017 04:55 AM

Nvidia Hits Another Record High as AI Takes Centerstage

U.S. News -- Shares of Nvidia Corp touched a record high for the second straight day on Monday following...

September 24, 2017 04:51 AM

Apple GPU provider Imagination sells itself to private equity firm after losing contract

The Verge -- Imagination Technologies, the UK-based chip maker that used to provide Apple with its mobile graphics components, has agreed to sell itself to...

September 24, 2017 03:51 AM

Expect Tight DRAM Supply in 2018; Possible Oversupply of NAND Flash

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- There is good and bad news for buyers of memory devices. The good news is a deal to acquire Toshiba's memory business may result in an oversupply...

September 24, 2017 03:28 AM

September 23, 2017

New NAND+LPDDR4 MCP for Automotive Telematics

Electronics -- Micron Blog - Next generation, autonomous communication modules require a small memory footprint, fast speeds and low power consumption. To...

September 23, 2017 11:15 PM

September 22, 2017

Synopsys and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Collaborate to Develop DesignWare IP for 22FDX(r) Process

PR Newswire: Electronic Design Automation -- DesignWare Interface IP portfolio for GLOBALFOUNDRIES' 22FDX(r) process includes USB 3.1/3.0/2.0, USB-C 3.1/DisplayPort,...

September 22, 2017 06:52 PM

Intersil's New Radiation-Tolerant Plastic ICs to Power Small Satellite Mega-Constellations

PR Newswire: Electronic Components -- Intersil, a subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), today announced the first three members of its new family of radiation-tolerant...

September 22, 2017 06:22 PM

SEGGER Adds Support for SiFive's Coreplex IP to Its Industry Leading J-Link Debug Probe

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics -- SEGGER Microcontroller, a leading supplier of software, hardware and development tools for embedded systems, and SiFive, the first fabless provider...

September 22, 2017 06:16 PM

Small in size & cost: Meet PocketBeagle(r), the $25 development board for hobbyists, educators and professionals

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- The newest BeagleBoard.org(r) board is PocketBeagle(r), an ultra-tiny-yet-complete open-source USB-key-fob computer. PocketBeagle(r) features...

September 22, 2017 05:59 PM

Intel Custom Foundry Certifies ANSYS Simulation Tools For New 22 Nanometer FinFET Low-Power Process Technology

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Intel Custom Foundry customers are delivering powerful, innovative products thanks to the certification of ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) solutions for...

September 22, 2017 05:50 PM

Microsemi's New SyncServer S650 SAASM Time and Frequency Server Ensures Improved Immunity from GPS Jamming and Spoofing for Military Systems

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance,...

September 22, 2017 05:46 PM

Intel's Josh Walden to Keynote at CTA and TechCo's Innovate Celebrate

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today released a first look at Innovate Celebrate's conference schedule, where the biggest names in...

September 22, 2017 05:20 PM

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation Launches Photocoupler with UVLO Function for Digital Control Switching Power Supplies and IPM Drive

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation launches a high speed IC photocoupler with a UVLO function for MOSFET gate signal insulation.

September 22, 2017 05:20 PM

MaxLinear Ku-Band Satellite Technology Selected by MTI for Sky Q Wideband LNBs

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- MaxLinear said Microelectronics Technology Inc. selected a chip in its MxL80x RF downconverter line for a new wideband low-noise block for Sky...

September 22, 2017 05:19 PM

Andrew Wilson Elected to Intel Board of Directors

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- Intel Corporation announces that Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts Inc., has been elected to Intel's board of directors.

September 22, 2017 05:19 PM

Disruption is in the Air: Intel's Caroline Chan Explores Opportunities for Broadcasters in a 5G World

Electronics -- Intel - The broadcast industry should prepare today to capitalize on opportunities in the coming 5G era, according to Caroline Chan, vice president...

September 22, 2017 03:28 PM

Qualcomm Snapdragon Supports Breakthrough Gigabit Connectivity in the Asus ZenFone 4 Pro

Electronics -- Qualcomm - World's First Commercial Smartphone to Have Gigabit LTE and 802.11ad Multi-gigabit Wi-Fi Technologies

September 22, 2017 03:27 PM

1 of the 50 Innovative Companies to Watch this 2017

Electronics -- Gumstix - The Silicon Review Magazine included Gumstix, Inc. in their list of 50 Innovative Companies to Watch this 2017.

According to Sreshtha...

September 22, 2017 03:25 PM

September 21, 2017

CalAmp Partners with GetWireless to Extend Customized IoT Services to Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Electronics -- CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP), a telematics pioneer leading transformation in a global connected economy, and GetWireless, a leading value-added distributor,...

September 21, 2017 06:01 PM

Broadcom Introduces World's First Dual Frequency GNSS Receiver with Centimeter Accuracy for Consumer LBS Applications

Electronics -- Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO), a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of digital and analog semiconductor connectivity...

September 21, 2017 06:00 PM

Infineon Technologies to sell Newport manufacturing site to Neptune 6 Ltd.

Electronics -- Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and a private...

September 21, 2017 06:00 PM

Semtech Expands TClamp Platform to Protect Telecom and Industrial Applications from Surge and ...

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- Semtech - Optimized for high surge handling, the new TClamp3312N provides extremely robust transient voltage protection in harsh electrical environments

September 21, 2017 05:35 PM

Automotive gateways: the bridge between communication domains

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- TI - Behind the Wheel - Cars use communication protocols such as Controller Area Network (CAN), Local Interconnect Network (LIN), FlexRay, Media...

September 21, 2017 05:35 PM

Pangea is Born: How will it Impact the Flash Memory Supply Chain?

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- If the planned $18 billion sale of Toshiba Corp.'s flash memory unit to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity, LP survives legal objections...

September 21, 2017 05:34 PM

How to Get One Trillion Devices Online

Think -- MIT Technology Review - Chris Doran of ARM-the company that designed the chip in your smartphone-explains why security is the biggest obstacle...

September 21, 2017 04:43 PM

Bain-Led Group to Buy Toshiba Chip Unit in $18B Deal

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - Shares in Western Digital fall after deal is announced; deal moves to resolve contentious 8-month bidding process

September 21, 2017 04:06 PM

Intel CEO: 'We've Got The Largest Collection Of Technology We Can Bring To AI'

Enterprise -- CRN - Brian Krzanich points to Intel's acquisitions of Nervana, Mobileye and Movidius and its $1 billion investment in the AI ecosystem to 'fuel...

September 21, 2017 03:55 PM

The new service world of managing physical and mobile credentials

Electronics -- NXP Blog - As part of a continuing blog series on mobile government (mGov), we've discussed the expansion of online access to government services,...

September 21, 2017 03:41 PM

September 20, 2017

How two engineers used problem solving to turn a terminal diagnosis into hope for their son and countless others

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- TI - Think. Innovate - Everything changed for TI engineers Matt and Gina Hann on March 7, when they were told to prepare for the end of their...

September 20, 2017 04:58 PM

ams opens nanoSpace facility

Electronics -- ams - New JTC nanoSpace @ Tampines facility follows expansion in Ang Mo Kio earlier this year

September 20, 2017 02:57 PM

IoT Hero Q-Free Moves Excess Traffic Off-Road by Helping People Park Faster

Electronics -- Silicon Labs Blog - Parking is about to get a lot easier thanks to Brage Blekken and his team at Q-Free, who are harnessing the power of the...

September 20, 2017 02:56 PM

2017 Mobile World Congress Americas: Building a Safe, Secure Connected World

Electronics -- ARM IoT - By now, most companies understand the importance of security in the connected world and how much IoT impacts their businesses. So,...

September 20, 2017 02:56 PM

September 19, 2017

CalAmp Takes Equity Stake in ThinxNet GmbH

Electronics -- CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP), a telematics pioneer leading transformation in a global connected economy, and ThinxNet GmbH, a leading German-based,...

September 19, 2017 06:21 PM

Cree Delivers New Brighter LED Bulbs to Market

Electronics -- Cree (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the expansion of its award-winning bulb family with the launch of new high lumen directional LED bulbs

September 19, 2017 06:21 PM

Cisco Awards NXP Semiconductors

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), a worldwide leader in advanced connectivity solutions, today announced that it had received the 2017 Excellence...

September 19, 2017 05:36 PM

Intel has invested more than $1 billion in AI companies

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - ‚ÄčIntel CEO Brian Krzanich ‚Äčpenned an op-ed Monday that touts the company's AI investments.

September 19, 2017 05:05 PM

Increase Software Power Measurement Accuracy to 99 Percent in Windows 10 Devices with New Power Monitoring IC from Microchip

Electronics -- Microchip - Product - Increase Software Power Measurement Accuracy to 99 Percent in Windows 10 Devices with New Power Monitoring IC from Microchip

September 19, 2017 04:43 PM

Leading at the Edge: Intel Technology and Manufacturing

Electronics -- Intel - Intel has been leading the pursuit of Moore's Law for its entire existence. We have continuously advanced silicon technology and moved...

September 19, 2017 04:42 PM

Intel Technology and Manufacturing Day in China Showcases 10 nm Updates, FPGA Progress and Industry's First 64-Layer 3D NAND for Data Center

Electronics -- Intel Programmable - Intel delivered key updates at its Technology and Manufacturing Day held in Beijing, China, on Sept. 19. Disclosures included...

September 19, 2017 04:42 PM

PGA TOUR, Intel Launch Exclusive Collaboration to Expand Live Virtual Reality Coverage

Electronics -- Intel - The PGA TOUR and Intel announced an exclusive relationship to produce and globally distribute...

September 19, 2017 04:39 PM

2017 TDK Sensors Developers Conference

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK's wholly-owned subsidiary InvenSense, a leading provider of MEMS sensor platforms, is hosting the 2017 TDK Sensors Developers...

September 19, 2017 04:38 PM

Littelfuse TVS Diode Arrays Are Ideal for Protecting Chipsets with Geometries of 28nm and Smaller from ESD Damage

Electronics -- Littelfuse - Littelfuse TVS Diode Arrays Are Ideal for Protecting Chipsets with Geometries of 28nm and Smaller from ESD Damage

September 19, 2017 04:37 PM