Woodstock Wire: Semiconductor News

February 25, 2018

Intel didn't tell CERTS, govs, about Meltdown and Spectre because they couldn't help fix it

Enterprise -- The Register - Letters to Congress detail the plan to keep CPU flaws secret

Letters sent to the United States Congress by Intel and the other...

February 25, 2018 05:32 AM

802.11ax Wi-Fi standard isn't ready, Qualcomm bakes chips anyway

Enterprise -- The Register - Future Access points will tell clients when to sleep, then make a wake up call

In November 2017, the next version of Wi-Fi, 802.11ax,...

February 25, 2018 05:31 AM

Qualcomm and Huawei Successfully Complete 3GPP-based 5G Interoperability Testing

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) and Huawei today...

February 25, 2018 04:01 AM

February 23, 2018

Intel releases Spectre mitigations for newer processors

Enterprise -- CRN - Updates released for Coffee Lake, Skylake and Kaby Lake chipsets.

February 23, 2018 07:49 PM

Qualcomm debuts 'internet of things' chip for drones and AI-powered devices

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Qualcomm Inc. this morning pulled back the curtains on the Snapdragon 820E, a new chip designed to power the drones and other...

February 23, 2018 07:32 PM

QuickLogic Announces Partnership with DSP Concepts to Extend the Market Reach of Always-On Mobile Devices

Electronics -- QuickLogic - QuickLogic Announces Partnership with DSP Concepts to Extend the Market Reach of Always-On Mobile Devices

February 23, 2018 06:59 PM

Moving the needle on automotive clusters

Electronics -- TI - Behind the Wheel - Although the automotive instrument cluster has evolved in the last few years, it has in many ways remained the same...

February 23, 2018 06:59 PM

Infineon Technologies equips Juniper Networks with hardware-based security solutions to further protect routers and network equipment

Electronics -- Infineon - Routers and other network equipment face increasingly sophisticated threats. Successful attackers...

February 23, 2018 06:58 PM

Infineon at the Mobile World Congress: Connecting the real and digital world

Electronics -- Infineon - Microelectronics connects the digital world of data with the real world...

February 23, 2018 06:58 PM

MWC18: A Smartphone Camera With a Brain

Electronics -- ARM Graphics - We are very excited to be able to announce some of our recent collaborations in mobile and camera technologies, some of which...

February 23, 2018 06:58 PM

North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts January 2018 Billings

Electronics -- SEMI - North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $2.36 billion in billings worldwide...

February 23, 2018 06:57 PM

Autonomous Driving

Electronics -- Intel - The single most important factor driving our autonomous future is data - how to process, manage, move, share, store, analyze and learn...

February 23, 2018 06:57 PM

SEMI Showcases Achievements in Flexible Hybrid Electronics, MEMS and Sensors at 2018FLEX and MSTC Conferences

Electronics -- SEMI - Technology trail-blazers explore business insights, new technologies, integration strategies at co-located events, held February 12-15,...

February 23, 2018 06:56 PM

2018 Mobile World Congress

Electronics -- Intel - Businesses today must transform their networks and devices to realize a seamlessly connected, powerfully smart 5G future. As a leader...

February 23, 2018 06:52 PM

Intel Sets the Pace in 5G with New Products and Collaborations across the Network-Client-Cloud Continuum

Electronics -- Intel - By Sandra Rivera - The 5G era is upon us, ushering in new opportunities for technology innovation across the computing and connectivity...

February 23, 2018 06:47 PM

Intel and Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA Announce 5G Strategic Collaboration

Electronics -- Intel - The companies plan to collaborate on a 5G mobile platform combining Intel modems with Spreadtrum application processor...

February 23, 2018 06:47 PM

February 22, 2018

Micron sets its sights on quad-cell storage

Enterprise -- Network World News - Micron is the latest NAND flash memory maker to announce plans for quadruple-level cell (QLC) flash memory, following similar...

February 22, 2018 07:43 PM

Qualcomm and Leading Automotive Companies Across the Globe Drive the Commercialization of C-V2X

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Leading Automakers Support for C-V2X Continues; Tier-1 Suppliers and Other Ecosystem Participants Seek...

February 22, 2018 07:18 PM


Electronics -- Qualcomm - Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) ("Qualcomm") today shared with its stockholders an article published...

February 22, 2018 07:17 PM

Arm IoT technologies will unleash data gold rush

Electronics -- ARM IoT - In the coming years, the Internet of Things presents an enormous opportunity to transform society by unlocking and unleashing a world...

February 22, 2018 07:17 PM

Arm's new runtime software system to accelerate development of safety applications on Cortex-M devices

Electronics -- ARM Embedded - Building on the wide popularity of Arm-based SoCs in markets such as automotive, industrial and healthcare, we are thrilled to...

February 22, 2018 07:16 PM

Functional safety: Enabling safer systems with Arm technology

Electronics -- ARM Embedded - Arm is fully committed to providing the IP, software development tools, test libraries and documentation required for successful,...

February 22, 2018 07:16 PM

Annual General Meeting of Infineon Technologies AG

Electronics -- Infineon - You can follow the speeches of CEO Dr. Reinhard Ploss and CFO Dominik Asam via live Webcast. A recording will be available after the...

February 22, 2018 07:16 PM

Welcoming New Arm Innovators - Featuring experts in Drones, Cameras, Voice and Cellular

Electronics -- ARM - We are pleased to announce our newest members of the Arm Innovator Program and how you can get involved(read more)

February 22, 2018 07:15 PM


Electronics -- Qualcomm - Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today issued the following statement in response to today's reduced...

February 22, 2018 07:13 PM

Broadcom Adjusts Offer for Qualcomm to $79 Per Qualcomm Share

Electronics -- Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) (" Broadcom ") today issued the following statement: Broadcom today reaffirms its commitment...

February 22, 2018 07:12 PM

February 21, 2018

Qualcomm Enhances Performance of Truly Wireless Earbuds and Hearables with its Next Generation Qualcomm TrueWireless Stereo Technology

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Consumers Set to Benefit From Superior Audio Quality and Extended Battery Life For Truly Wireless Listening...

February 21, 2018 08:29 PM

Qualcomm Strengthens IoT Interoperability with New Development Kits Supporting Key Wireless Technologies and Cloud Ecosystems

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Highly Integrated Development Kits Based on QCA4020 and QCA4024 System-on-chips, Featuring Multiple Radios...

February 21, 2018 08:27 PM

Qualcomm and Ruckus Successfully Complete Industry's First Announced Trial of Enhanced Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Vantage Features for Greatly Improved Carrier Wi-Fi User Experience

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Trial Achieved up to 10x Faster Connection Set-up and up to 30 Percent Improvement in Network Efficiency;...

February 21, 2018 08:27 PM

Qualcomm Extends its Embedded Computing Portfolio and Brings its Premium Tier Processors for Cutting-Edge IoT Applications

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Powerful, Energy-Efficient Qualcomm(r) Snapdragon(tm) 820E Embedded Platform Now Available Through Third-Party...

February 21, 2018 08:26 PM

Qualcomm Introduces the Industry's First Integrated 802.11ax-ready Solution for Smartphones and Computing Devices

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Highly Integrated Solution Coupled with Key 802.11ax Features, Bluetooth 5.1 Standard, Advanced WPA3 Security...

February 21, 2018 08:19 PM

Qualcomm and Microsoft Collaborate with Leading Retailers to Distribute Always Connected PCs to Consumers

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Top-Tier Retailers in Multiple Countries to Offer a Range of New Windows 10 PCs From Asus, HP and Lenovo all Powered...

February 21, 2018 08:18 PM

Groupe PSA and Qualcomm advance C-V2X testing for communication between vehicles

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) communication technology with the evolution towards 5G is a relevant...

February 21, 2018 08:15 PM

Major Mobile Operators Prepare to Activate Windows 10 PCs Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile PC Platform on 4G/LTE Networks

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Additional Operators Announce Ecosystem Collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies and Microsoft to Bring Fast, Easy...

February 21, 2018 06:42 PM

Qualcomm Broadcast Audio Helps Users to Stream Music to Numerous Bluetooth Headphones and Speakers Simultaneously

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Now Available on the Qualcomm(r) Snapdragon(tm) 845 Mobile Platform, this Technology Helps Consumers to...

February 21, 2018 06:41 PM

Sequans at Mobile World Congress 2018

Electronics -- Sequans - Sequans, the world leader in LTE for IoT chips, will be participating in this year's Mobile World Congress...

February 21, 2018 05:46 PM

Accidental Career as a Drone Show Maestro

Electronics -- Intel - Natalie Cheung holds one of the 1,128 Intel Shooting Star drones that were a highlight of the Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony....

February 21, 2018 05:40 PM

A Pet Frog Inspires a Passion for Fail-Safe Technology

Electronics -- Intel - Riccardo Mariani, an Intel Fellow based in Pisa, Italy, is passionate about designing computing systems that keep people safe, and about...

February 21, 2018 05:39 PM

4 schools, 1 goal: Providing access to education for students in rural China

Electronics -- TI - Think. Innovate - Matthew Miao understands firsthand the power of engineering to transform lives,...

February 21, 2018 05:18 PM

February 20, 2018

Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies and Hatch Entertainment Collaborate to Deliver Next-Generation Cloud-Based Gaming Experiences to Mobile Devices

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), and Hatch...

February 20, 2018 06:57 PM

Cypress and ESCRYPT Unveil End-to-end LoRaWAN-based Security Solution for Smart City and Industry 4.0 Applications

Electronics -- Cypress Semi - Cypress and ESCRYPT Unveil End-to-end LoRaWAN-based Security Solution for Smart City and Industry 4.0 Applications

February 20, 2018 06:55 PM

ams, X-Rite and PANTONE(r) to develop a mobile color sensing solution

Electronics -- ams - Joint solution aims to bring accurate color matching directly to smartphones in order to improve retail and ecommerce applications

February 20, 2018 06:08 PM

Qualcomm Enters into Amended Definitive Agreement with NXP

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Increases Price to $127.50 in Cash Per Share and Lowers Minimum Tender Threshold to 70% of Outstanding Shares...

February 20, 2018 06:06 PM

QuickLogic Announces Partnership with Aldec for eFPGA Simulation Flow

Electronics -- QuickLogic - QuickLogic Announces Partnership with Aldec for eFPGA Simulation Flow

February 20, 2018 06:06 PM

Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Recommends Qualcomm Stockholders Vote on the BLUE Proxy Card for Four of Broadcom's Nominees

Electronics -- Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) ("Broadcom") today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS"), one of the nation's leading independent...

February 20, 2018 05:53 PM

Better sound for smart home applications: Infineon acquires Merus Audio

Electronics -- Infineon - Infineon Technologies today announced the acquisition of Merus Audio....

February 20, 2018 05:52 PM