Woodstock Wire: Semiconductor News

October 17, 2019

Product Strength to Aid Texas Instruments' (TXN) Q3 Earnings

Yahoo Finance -- Texas Instruments' (TXN) Q3 performance could have been affected by weakness in demand and an uncertain macro environment. Yet, strength in analog...

October 17, 2019 08:56 PM

ASML lands record EUV equipment orders in 3Q19

Media -- DIGITIMES - Semiconductor equipment vendor ASML has disclosed a total of 23 extreme ultraviolet (EUV) system orders received in the third quarter...

October 17, 2019 05:50 PM

EC imposes interim measures on Broadcom

Media -- Evertiq - The European Commission has ordered Broadcom to stop applying certain provisions contained in agreements with six of its main customers....

October 17, 2019 04:51 PM

MediaTek to Integrate Sony's 360 Reality Audio Technology into its Audio Chipset Portfolio

Media -- WebWire - MediaTek today announced it will integrate Sony's innovative 360 Reality Audio technology into MediaTek's portfolio of audio solutions....

October 17, 2019 04:38 PM

STMicroelectronics samples next-gen payments SoC

Media -- FierceElectronics - STPay-Topaz SoC is made with 40nm Flash

October 17, 2019 04:26 PM

2Q/2019: Memory business is approaching bottom

Media -- Evertiq - "Combined DRAM and NAND revenue was USD 25.4 billion in 2Q/2019, down 5% from Q1 and down 39% year-over-year as sluggish demand and...

October 17, 2019 04:17 PM

Intel acquires cloud edge computing platform for 5G expansion

Media -- Electronics360 - The platform will focus on a $65 million silicon addressable market by 2023.

October 17, 2019 03:35 PM

October 16, 2019

STMicroelectronics Launches Next-Gen Payment System-on-Chip with Increased Performance and Protection

Media -- WebWire - STMicroelectronics has released the next generation of its STPay system-on-chip (SoC) payment solution,...

October 16, 2019 07:14 PM

Europe issues interim antitrust order against Broadcom as probe continues

Tech -- TechCrunch - Europe has ordered chipmaker Broadcom to stop applying exclusivity clauses in agreements with six of its major customers - imposing...

October 16, 2019 06:59 PM

TSMC more optimistic than others about 5G phone shipments in 2020, say sources

Media -- DIGITIMES - Global shipments of 5G phones could approach 300 million units in 2020, much higher than most market observers expect, according...

October 16, 2019 03:55 PM

Infineon-radar technology in Google Pixel 4 Smartphone

Media -- Evertiq - Whether for artificial intelligence, augmented reality or the Internet of Things - 5 billion people worldwide 1 will be using smart...

October 16, 2019 03:55 PM

Intel to unveil discrete 10nm GPU by mid-2020

Media -- DIGITIMES - Intel is looking to unveil its first discrete GPU solution based on its Xe architecture and built using 10nm process technology by...

October 16, 2019 03:54 PM

Renesas Electronics Introduces the R-Car Consortium Proactive Partner Program to Accelerate Automotive Mobility Innovation

Media -- eBOM - Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced the launch of its R-Car...

October 16, 2019 03:52 PM

Samsung projects weak third quarter

Media -- FierceElectronics - Plagued by falling memory prices, Korean electronics giant Samsung expects its third fiscal quarter of 2019 to be the fourth...

October 16, 2019 03:45 PM

ON Semiconductor partners with AImotive on sensor fusion platforms

Media -- eeNews Europe - ON Semiconductor and AImotive have jointly announced that they will work together to develop prototype sensor fusion platforms...

October 16, 2019 03:44 PM

Microsoft touts Windows 10 IoT with NXP chips for smart infrastructure

Media -- FierceElectronics - Smart Tower reduces downtime in cell towers and electricity networks with Windows 10 IoT and NXP

October 16, 2019 03:44 PM

64-Channel High-Voltage Switch IC from STMicroelectronics Drives Portability with Performance in Medical and Industrial Imaging

Media -- WebWire - STMicroelectronics' 64-channel high-voltage analog-switch IC delivers unprecedented integration for...

October 16, 2019 03:14 PM

October 15, 2019

Samsung Elec says Q3 profit likely fall 56% on memory chip slump

Media -- Reuters - Companies - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday its third-quarter operating profit likely fell 56% from a year...

October 15, 2019 04:48 PM

Qualcomm Technologies to Enhance Secure Cellular Connectivity Solutions with Microsoft Azure Sphere for the IoT

Electronics -- Qualcomm - - Qualcomm Technologies to Deliver the First Cellular-Enabled Azure Sphere Certified Chips

October 15, 2019 03:55 PM

SoftAtHome and Qualcomm Technologies Team up to Transform Home Gateways into 5G-Ready Services Platforms

Electronics -- Qualcomm - SoftAtHome (G22), a leading software company for connectivity, pay TV, smart home and analytics today announced...

October 15, 2019 03:54 PM

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Accelerate Big Data Computing in Alibaba Cloud

Electronics -- Intel - What's New: Intel and Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, jointly announced the two companies have optimized...

October 15, 2019 03:53 PM

What if your hotel key card could do more than open doors?

Electronics -- NXP Blog - The hospitality business is tougher than ever. From the hotel owners' perspective, competition within the existing industry is heating...

October 15, 2019 03:52 PM

Qualcomm Announces New Reference Design Integrating 5G and Wi-Fi 6 For Complete Fixed Wireless Access Home Gateways

Electronics -- Qualcomm - - Comprehensive Solution for Customer Premises Equipment Helps Accelerate Delivery of Multi- gigabit Broadband to Consumers as a Plug-and-Play...

October 15, 2019 03:52 PM

Broadcom Drives 10G Fiber Broadband with Industry's Highest Density PON OLT MAC

Globe Newswire -- Technology - New platform provides up to sixteen 10G PON interfaces on a single device New platform provides up to sixteen 10G PON interfaces...

October 15, 2019 03:48 PM

Broadcom is Title Sponsor of the IRIS National Fair

Business Wire -- Broadcom Inc., a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions,...

October 15, 2019 03:46 PM

TSMC sales outlook brightens

Media -- DIGITIMES - Sales of the iPhone 11 series have been better-than-expected, brightening the outlook for TSMC's sales performance in the following...

October 15, 2019 03:15 PM

MediaTek reportedly to start shipping 5G SoC in 4Q19

Media -- DIGITIMES - MediaTek is expected to start shipping its first-generation 5G SoC chips later in the fourth quarter of 2019, for which the chipmaker...

October 15, 2019 03:15 PM

Panasonic Teams Up With IBM Japan To Enhance Semiconductor Manufacturing

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - IBM Japan and Panasonic will jointly develop a data analysis system that will be incorporated into Panasonic's edge devices...

October 15, 2019 03:14 PM

ON Semiconductor To Pay $175 Million In Cash To Power Integrations

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - The legal action began on October 20, 2004, when Power Integrations filed a complaint against Fairchild Semiconductor...

October 15, 2019 03:13 PM

Taiwan chipmaking industry gearing up for next stage growth

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan's chipmaking industry, led by TSMC, is gearing up to enter its next stage of growth as chip demand for 5G applications is...

October 15, 2019 03:13 PM

Industry-First Energy Harvesting Power Management Chip for Biometric Payment Devices

Media -- PowerPulse.net - Biometric technology company Zwipe announced the prototype manufacturing and successful power-on of its Z5 chip, an application-specific...

October 15, 2019 03:10 PM

October 14, 2019

Made in the USA

Think -- Big Think - In this awe-inspiring short documentary, Michael Malone, author of The Intel Trinity, traces the history of Silicon Valley technology,...

October 14, 2019 04:20 PM

2019 MPU slump snaps nine years of record sales

Media -- Evertiq - A modest rebound is expected in 2020, followed by new all-time high sales in 2021, according to market researcher IC Insights.

October 14, 2019 03:59 PM

TSMC 16nm production lead time stretched

Media -- DIGITIMES - TSMC has already seen its 16nm chip supply fall short of demand, with longer delivery lead times, according to sources at IC design...

October 14, 2019 03:30 PM

Global semiconductor market revenue forecast to rebound to 5.9% growth in 2020

Media -- DIGITIMES - The semiconductor industry is undergoing a brutal downturn in 2019 - a drop so powerful that it can only be ended by an even more...

October 14, 2019 03:30 PM

HCL Tech Concludes Acquisition Of Sankalp Semiconductor

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - The acquisition will help HCL maintain its leadership position in the semiconductor space within the Engineering and R&D...

October 14, 2019 03:30 PM

Highlights of the day: TSMC 16nm lead time extended

Media -- DIGITIMES - TSMC is expected to report record sales for 2019, driven by strong demand for its advanced manufacturing processes. Its 7nm production...

October 14, 2019 03:28 PM

Unlocking a 140-year-old secret in physics

Life -- Phys.org - Semiconductors are the basic building blocks of today's digital, electronic age, providing us a multitude of devices that benefit...

October 14, 2019 03:25 AM

To build a better semiconductor, first identify its defects

Life -- Phys.org - Gallium oxide is a remarkable wide-bandgap semiconductor material. Put simply, that means it could potentially be used to create electronic...

October 14, 2019 03:13 AM

Quickly designing a white LED

Life -- Phys.org - The advent of the white light emitting diode (LED), which consists of a blue LED with a phosphor layer, greatly reduces the energy...

October 14, 2019 02:17 AM

Teledyne e2v showcases its High Reliability Semiconductor and Microwave Solutions to address critical applications at Seoul ADEX

Electronics -- E2V - Teledyne e2v, a global manufacturer of RF, Microwave and Semiconductor products and solutions...

October 14, 2019 01:08 AM

STSPIN Modules from STMicroelectronics Add High-Performing Motor Drivers to MikroElektronika Fusion for Arm(r) Ecosystem

Electronics -- STMicroelectronics News - ST's STSPIN ICs simplify motor control by integrating the advanced control features, protected output stage, and safety...

October 14, 2019 12:53 AM

MIPI PHY Switch from Diodes Incorporated Offers Fast Switching between High Speed and Low Power across Five Lanes

Electronics -- Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) today announced the PI3WVR648 five-lane MIPI 2:1 switch, capable of switching physical layers...

October 14, 2019 12:29 AM

October 13, 2019

Broadcom Introduces Industry's First 3x3 Wi-Fi 6 Chip for Mass-Market WLAN Access Points and Set-Top Boxes

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Highly optimized Wi-Fi 6 solution supporting 2.4-GHz, 5-GHz and future 6-GHz bands Highly optimized Wi-Fi 6 solution supporting...

October 13, 2019 11:56 PM

Orange France Selected Wi-Fi Chipset from ON Semiconductor for New Livebox 5 Gateway

Globe Newswire -- Technology - High-performance chipset helps delivery of up to 2 Gbps performance for enhanced Wi-Fi connectivity and application experience High-performance...

October 13, 2019 11:55 PM

5G All Set To Rebound Semiconductor Industry In 2020

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - The global semiconductor market will bounce back to 5.9 per cent in 2020 reaching $448 billion By 2035, 5G technology...

October 13, 2019 10:03 PM

Modules Add High-Performing Motor Drivers for Arm Ecosystem

Media -- PowerPulse.net - STMicroelectronics has collaborated with MikroElektronika, an authorized ST Partner, to create four Click boards(tm) that extend...

October 13, 2019 09:41 PM