Woodstock Wire: Semiconductor News

December 12, 2019

FPGAs is power optimized for embedded vision and edge AI

Media -- eeNews Europe - Lattice Semiconductor has announced its first FPGA developed on the company's new Lattice Nexus FPGA platform, CrossLink-NX....

December 12, 2019 04:36 AM

December 11, 2019

New Plundervolt attack impacts Intel CPUs

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Intel desktop, server, and mobile CPUs are impacted. Intel has released firmware patches today.

December 11, 2019 08:42 PM

NXP pushes industrial IoT with $1.8bn deal for Marvell's connectivity assets

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - Dutch firm NXP Semiconductors has completed the $1.76 billion acquisition of the wireless connectivity assets of Bermuda...

December 11, 2019 08:18 PM

Lattice Accelerates FPGA Design with New Lattice Radiant 2.0 Design Software

Business Wire -- Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced the availability of the latest version of...

December 11, 2019 07:01 PM

Lattice Announces New Low Power FPGA Platform

Business Wire -- Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced its new low power FPGA platform, Lattice...

December 11, 2019 07:01 PM

New Lattice CrossLink-NX FPGAs Bring Power and Performance Leadership to Embedded Vision and Edge AI Applications

Business Wire -- Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced the first FPGA developed on its new Lattice...

December 11, 2019 07:01 PM

Intel's Continued Commitment to Transparency and Equity at All Levels

Business Wire -- Intel Corporation is disclosing its latest workforce representation data, as well as 2017 and 2018 pay data.

December 11, 2019 07:01 PM

Global semiconductor equipment sales forecast

Media -- New Electronics - Global semiconductor manufacturing equipment sales are expected to drop 10.5 percent to $57.6 billion in 2019 from last year's...

December 11, 2019 06:58 PM

Broadcom Unveils Automation.ai, the Industry's First AI-driven Platform that Accelerates Digital Business Decision-Making and Execution

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Automation.ai Delivers a New Level of Actionable Insights across Business, Development and Operations to Continuously Drive Digital...

December 11, 2019 05:26 PM

Dialog Semiconductor and Flex Logix Establish Strategic Partnership for Mixed Signal Embedded Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (eFPGA)

Electronics -- Dialog Semiconductor - Increasing configurability of Dialog's Advanced Mixed Signal product offerings in target markets

December 11, 2019 05:25 PM

Silicon Labs Wins Accolades for Company, Culture and Community Excellence

Electronics -- Silicon Labs Press - Ten Industry Awards Received in 2019 Include GSA's Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company

December 11, 2019 05:25 PM

TSMC poised to post up to 5% revenue growth in 2019

Media -- DIGITIMES - TSMC is poised to post revenue growth of up to 5% on year in 2019, with sales for the fourth quarter set to meet its guidance range,...

December 11, 2019 05:23 PM

MediaTek to unveil 2nd 5G SoC later in December

Media -- DIGITIMES - MediaTek reportedly plans to unveil its second 5G SoC in the latter half of December, one month after it released the first model...

December 11, 2019 05:23 PM

Consumer NAND flash prices rally in China

Media -- DIGITIMES - Consumer NAND flash memory prices in China have rallied about 3% since the end of November, showing signs of market stability, according...

December 11, 2019 05:21 PM

Intel's Horse Ridge chip gallops ahead in quantum rodeo

Media -- FierceElectronics - SoC by Intel is designed to replace bulky instruments in cryogenic refrigeration

December 11, 2019 05:16 PM

GaN systems CEO sees bright future in automotive

Media -- FierceElectronics - GaN Systems, which manufactures high power gallium nitride systems, is banking that the technology's performance advantages...

December 11, 2019 05:15 PM

Intel's "World's Largest" FPGA

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - All this has happened before, and all this will happen again- J.M. Barrie - Peter Pan- Battlestar Galactica


December 11, 2019 04:47 PM

Microchip unveils family details and opens Early Access Programme for RISC-V enabled low-power PolarFire(r) SoC FPGA family

Media -- eBOM - Early access programme starts for PolarFire SoC

Delivers simultaneous support of real-time applications and rich operating systems


December 11, 2019 04:44 PM

December 10, 2019

Tieto and STMicroelectronics Accelerate Development of Automotive Central Control Units for Safer and More Secure Vehicles

Globe Newswire -- Semiconductors - Tieto, a leading software and services company and a member of...

December 10, 2019 07:50 PM

Toshiba Launches General-Purpose System Power IC with Multiple Outputs for Automotive Functional Safety

Business Wire -- Toshiba launches a general-purpose system power IC with multiple outputs achieving functional safety for automotive applications.

December 10, 2019 07:24 PM

Intel Introduces 'Horse Ridge' to Enable Commercially Viable Quantum Computers

Business Wire -- Intel Labs unveils a new cryogenic control chip. "Horse Ridge" will speed development of full-stack quantum computing systems.

December 10, 2019 07:23 PM

Microchip opens Early Access Program for the PolarFire system-on-chip FPGA

Media -- New Electronics - Microchip Technology is opening the Early Access Program (EAP) for the PolarFire system-on-chip (SoC) field programmable gate...

December 10, 2019 06:59 PM

NXP Semiconductors to Host Investor Open House at Consumer Electronics Show

Globe Newswire -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced it will host an open house for the investment community at the 2020 Consumer Electronics...

December 10, 2019 06:25 PM

Innovations by Infineon at CES(r) 2020 link the real with the digital world

Electronics -- Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) will demonstrate innovations...

December 10, 2019 06:22 PM

TSMC revenues up in November, UMC and VIS down

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its November revenues increase 1.7% sequentially, while revenues at United...

December 10, 2019 06:10 PM

Semicon equipment makers to embrace bright prospects for 2020

Media -- DIGITIMES - With capital expenses by semiconductor firms in Taiwan and China set to regain expansion momentum in 2020, equipment supply chain...

December 10, 2019 06:10 PM

Nuvoton braces for impact from acquiring loss-making business from Panasonic

Media -- DIGITIMES - Acquiring Panasonic's loss-making semiconductor business will have a negative impact on Nuvoton Technology's profitability in the...

December 10, 2019 06:03 PM

TSMC obtains Sony orders for CIS, says report

Media -- DIGITIMES - TSMC has obtained orders for CMOS image sensors from Sony, and will fabricate the chips using 40nm process technology at Fab 14A...

December 10, 2019 06:03 PM

STMicroelectronics featured its next generation technological solutions at electronica India 2019

Media -- Electronics Maker - Demonstrating the pervasiveness of electronics, ST showcased its industry-leading technology and cutting-edge solutions for...

December 10, 2019 06:02 PM

MCU combines Bluetooth 5.0 with enhanced security

Media -- electronicproducts.com - Renesas' 32-bit RX23W microcontroller combines Bluetooth 5.0 with Trusted Secure IP for IoT endpoint devices such as...

December 10, 2019 05:57 PM

Fully Integrated Power-Management IC from STMicroelectronics Saves Board Space, Bill of Materials, and Power Consumption

Media -- WebWire - With features including four DC/DC buck converters, a boost DC/DC converter, and six low-dropout regulators...

December 10, 2019 05:53 PM

December 09, 2019

Microchip Launches Serial Peripheral Interface EERAM Memory Products

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - From smart meters to manufacturing lines, applications that require repetitive task data logging must be able to automatically...

December 09, 2019 06:54 PM

Lattice Semiconductor Wins GSA's 2019 Analyst Favorite Semiconductor Company Award

Business Wire -- Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced that it won the Global Semiconductor Alliance's (GSA)...

December 09, 2019 06:02 PM

Rambus Completes Acquisition of the Verimatrix Silicon IP, Secure Protocols and Provisioning Business

Business Wire -- Rambus completes acquisition of the Verimatrix silicon IP and secure protocols business.

December 09, 2019 05:17 PM

UMC Reports Sales for November 2019

Business Wire -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC"), today reported unaudited net sales for the month of November 2019. Revenues...

December 09, 2019 05:17 PM

Osram invites ams to talks about the future

Media -- Evertiq - Following the successful takeover offer from ams AG, Osram's Managing Board has invited the management of ams to make the journey together...

December 09, 2019 05:08 PM

Rambus completes acquisition of the Verimatrix's silicon IP

Media -- Evertiq - Rambus has completed acquisition of the silicon IP, secure protocols and provisioning business from Verimatrix, formerly Inside Secure.

December 09, 2019 05:07 PM

Plessey delivers native Red InGaN LEDs on silicon

Media -- New Electronics - Plessey have successfully developed the world's first GaN on Silicon-based Red LED.

December 09, 2019 05:06 PM

Global Memory Chip Market All Set To Rebound Next Year: Report

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - The NAND flash market is all set to suffer a 27 per cent decline in sales this year The DRAM market will drop 37 per cent,...

December 09, 2019 04:51 PM

Global Semiconductor Alliance Announces 2019 GSA Award Recipients

Business Wire -- The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) is proud to announce the award recipients honored at the 2019 GSA Awards Dinner Celebration that...

December 09, 2019 03:08 AM

ams Announces Acceptance Threshold for ams' Takeover Offer for OSRAM is Satisfied

Business Wire -- ams announces acceptance threshold for ams' takeover offer for OSRAM is satisfied

December 09, 2019 03:08 AM

NXP Completes Acquisition of Marvell's Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Connectivity Assets

Globe Newswire -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced the completion of the acquisition of the wireless connectivity assets from Marvell (NASDAQ:...

December 09, 2019 02:55 AM

20 Years of Wi-Fi: On the Way to Wireless Freedom - Part III

Electronics -- NXP Blog - Standardized in 1997, Wi-Fi has changed the way that we compute. Today, almost every one of us uses a Wi-Fi connection on a daily...

December 09, 2019 02:54 AM

20 Years of Wi-Fi: On the Way to Wireless Freedom - Part II

Electronics -- NXP Blog - This is the second instalment in a series of blogs covering the history of Wi-Fi(r). This part will look at how the technology has...

December 09, 2019 02:54 AM

20 Years of Wi-Fi: On the Way to Wireless Freedom - Part I

Electronics -- NXP Blog - You can't see it, touch it, or hear it - yet Wi-Fi(r) has had a tremendous impact on the modern world - and will continue to do so....

December 09, 2019 02:54 AM

Chip manufacturer ams takes over lighting group Osram

Media -- eeNews Europe - The Austrian sensor and mixed-signal chip supplier ams AG has secured more than 55 percent of the shares in the lighting...

December 09, 2019 02:53 AM

Revenue ranking of global top 10 IC design companies

Media -- Evertiq - The newest analysis from TrendForce shows that several U.S.-based IC design companies experienced continually expanding losses in 3Q19...

December 09, 2019 02:50 AM

Taiwan IC backend sector to see growth in 2H19 thanks to 5G, says Digitimes Research

Media -- DIGITIMES - Despite the ongoing US-China trade tensions, Taiwan's IC packaging and testing industry is still expected to see second-half 2019...

December 09, 2019 02:48 AM