Woodstock Wire: Semiconductor News

April 25, 2018

NXP #3 on List of Top Companies for Artificial Intelligence Chipset Innovation

Electronics -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), has been named one of the world's top three Artificial Intelligence (AI) chipset companies based on recently...

April 25, 2018 06:00 PM

Teledyne e2v announces most advanced and versatile quad-channel Analog-to-Digital Converter

Electronics -- E2V - Teledyne e2v has released its most advanced Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC), the quad-core 12-bit EV12AQ600 with multi-channel capabilities...

April 25, 2018 05:06 PM

Smart sensors are going to change how you drive (because eventually, you won't)

Electronics -- TI - Behind the Wheel - The dream of fully autonomous vehicles in our everyday lives is a compelling one. Imagine a world where automobiles...

April 25, 2018 04:41 PM

Silicon Labs Announces First Quarter 2018 Results

Electronics -- Silicon Labs - Silicon Labs Announces First Quarter 2018 Results

April 25, 2018 04:41 PM

Analog Devices Opens New Bengaluru Facility

Electronics -- Analog Devices - Analog Devices Opens New Bengaluru Facility

April 25, 2018 04:41 PM

North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts March 2018 Billings

Electronics -- SEMI - North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $2.42 billion in billings worldwide...

April 25, 2018 04:40 PM

Cree Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018

Electronics -- Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) today announced financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2018, ended March 25, 2018.

April 25, 2018 04:39 PM

Employee cookbook provides a taste of cultural diversity for TIers in Europe

Electronics -- TI - Think. Innovate - When Estela Fernandez Gonzalez moved to Germany a year ago, she wanted to share her culture with new friends and colleagues....

April 25, 2018 04:37 PM

April 24, 2018

Automotive-Grade TVS Diode Arrays for the Harshest Environments

PowerPulse.Net -- Littelfuse, Inc. has introduced two series of AEC-Q101-qualified TVS Diode Arrays (SPA(r) Diodes). The AQHV and AQHV-C series are designed to...

April 24, 2018 06:09 PM

Win Semi looks to double-digit revenue growth in 2Q18

DigiTimes -- GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post double-digit on-year revenue growth in the second quarter of 2018.

April 24, 2018 05:34 PM

The Evolving Worker in Digital Transformation

Automation World -- When Intel-one of the largest semiconductor chipmakers in the world-thinks about what it means to have smart technologies and connected machines...

April 24, 2018 05:32 PM

QuickLogic to Present on Panel at SOI Silicon Valley Symposium

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, display bridge and programmable...

April 24, 2018 05:16 PM

SK Hynix sees profit rise 77 percent over the year

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - SK Hynix has posted 4.3673 trillion won in operating profits for the first quarter of 2018, its second strongest ever.

April 24, 2018 03:41 PM

Unpatchable flaw found in Nvidia Tegra chipsets. Perfect for hacking Nintendo Switches, BTW

Enterprise -- The Register - Researcher reveals demo USB attack code, full release in June

Security researcher Kate Temkin has released proof-of-concept code...

April 24, 2018 03:38 PM

China's IC industry grew 21 percent per year since 2013

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - China's integrated circuit (IC) industry grew 21 percent per year from 2013 to 2017, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology...

April 24, 2018 03:38 PM

April 23, 2018

8-inch wafer capacity to remain tight by 2020 on explosive IoT demand

DigiTimes -- As IoT (Internet of Things) chips currently rely largely on 8-inch wafer fabs for fabrication, the increasing demand for such chips will keep...

April 23, 2018 06:00 PM

TSMC may post record profits for 2018 on 7nm volume production

DigiTimes -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to score record profits for 2018 as the company will be gradually ramping up volume...

April 23, 2018 05:59 PM

Texas Instruments Recognises Camtek for Its 2017 Supplier Excellence Award

PR Newswire: Semantic Web -- Camtek Ltd. (NASDAQ: CAMT; TASE: CAMT), has received the Texas Instruments (TI) 2017 Supplier Excellence Award. The annual award honors companies...

April 23, 2018 05:55 PM

Cypress Empowers Developers With New Sensing Solutions for State-of-the-Art Industrial Designs Incorporating Metals

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- Cypress unveiled the PSoC 4700 series of microcontrollers that uses inductive sensing to detect touch inputs for products using metal surfaces.

April 23, 2018 05:54 PM

Semiconductor Assembly and Packaging Services - Rising Number of Fabs is Driving the Market| Technavio

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- Technavio market research analysts forecast the global semiconductor assembly and packaging services market to grow at a CAGR of nearly...

April 23, 2018 05:54 PM

NAND Flash Prices to Decline - DRAMeXchange

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - The NAND flash market has witnessed a slight oversupply in 1Q18. The growth momentum remains weak in 2Q18 although the demand...

April 23, 2018 05:44 PM

Gartner Says Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Grew 21.6 Percent in 2017 as Samsung Takes Over No. 1 Position

Think -- Gartner - Driven by strong growth in the memory market, worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $420.4 billion in 2017, a 21.6 percent increase...

April 23, 2018 05:20 PM

Qualcomm Appoints Junko Sunaga as Vice President and President of Qualcomm Japan

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced the appointment of Junko Sunaga as vice president and president...

April 23, 2018 04:53 PM

April 22, 2018

Processing power beyond Moore's Law

PhysOrg.com -- In 1965, businessman and computer scientist Gordon Moore observed that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles approximately...

April 22, 2018 10:05 PM

The Concentration of Semiconductor Market Share

EETimes -- The top five chipmakers accounted for 43 percent of all semiconductor sales last year, continuing a trend of market share concentration that...

April 22, 2018 08:20 PM

Toshiba Eyes Cancelling Chip Unit Sale if No China Approval by May

U.S. News -- Japan's Toshiba Corp has decided it will cancel the planned $18.6 billion sale of its memory chip unit if it does not get...

April 22, 2018 06:34 PM

Global semiconductor packaging materials market reaches US$16.7 billion in 2017

DigiTimes -- The global semiconductor packaging materials market reached US$16.7 billion in 2017, according to a report by SEMI and TechSearch International....

April 22, 2018 07:11 AM

TSMC cuts revenue outlook for 2018

DigiTimes -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has cut its revenue growth forecast for 2018 to 10% from the previously-estimated 10-15%, citing...

April 22, 2018 07:09 AM

Semiconductors used in electronics post solid growth in 1Q18, says IHS

DigiTimes -- Global semiconductor revenues derived from chip usage in electronic equipment and devices amounted to US$111.4 billion at the end of first-quarter...

April 22, 2018 07:09 AM

GlobalWafers to expand 12-inch wafer production at Korea plant, report says

DigiTimes -- Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has struck a deal with a provincial government in South Korea for expansion of its local plant in Cheonan,...

April 22, 2018 07:09 AM

TSMC reports EPS of NT$3.46 for 1Q18

DigiTimes -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported net profits of NT$89.79 billion (US$3.06 billion) for the first quarter of 2018,...

April 22, 2018 07:09 AM

Nanya expects DRAM bit shipments to rise 48% in 2018

DigiTimes -- Nanya Technology expects its DRAM bit shipments to increase 48% in 2018, an upward revision from its previous estimate of 45% growth. The company...

April 22, 2018 07:08 AM

China DRAM startup gearing up for production in 2018

DigiTimes -- China-based Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit will complete equipment move-in as early as July, paving the way for volume production in the third...

April 22, 2018 07:08 AM

Chips Down: China Aims to Boost Semiconductors as Trade War Looms

U.S. News -- China has long pushed the development of top-end semiconductors as a key strategic objective.Now, as a trade...

April 22, 2018 06:55 AM

Alibaba Acquires Chinese Chipmaker C-SKY Microsystems

U.S. News -- Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has acquired Chinese chip maker Hangzhou C-SKY Microsystems to underpin...

April 22, 2018 06:55 AM

Microsemi Collaborates with MathWorks to Deliver First Integrated FPGA-in-the-Loop Workflow for PolarFire and SmartFusion2 FPGA Development Boards

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

April 22, 2018 06:42 AM

Microsemi's Mi-V Ecosystem Continues to Expand as New Member Antmicro Joins to Develop Mi-V RISC-V Processor Subsystems for PolarFire FPGAs

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

April 22, 2018 06:40 AM

Microsemi's PolarFire FPGA Wins China Electronic Market Magazine's Editor's Choice Award for Most Competitive FPGA Product in China

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

April 22, 2018 06:38 AM

Axcelis Wins 2017 Texas Instruments Supplier Excellence Award

PR Newswire: Electronic Design Automation -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for the semiconductor industry, has received...

April 22, 2018 06:37 AM

Under Construction: Intel's Largest Water Recycling Plant

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- Intel's water recycling plant, under construction in Hillsboro, Oregon, is key to meeting the company's long-term water reduction and recycling...

April 22, 2018 06:20 AM

Kulicke & Soffa Receives the 2017 Texas Instruments Supplier Excellence Award

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- K&S has received the highest level of recognition, the prestigious 2017 Supplier Excellence Award, from Texas Instruments.

April 22, 2018 06:19 AM

Renesas Electronics Delivers Blood Pressure Monitoring Evaluation Kit for Immediate Evaluation

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- Renesas Electronics Corporation today announced an expansion of its healthcare solution lineup with its new blood pressure monitoring evaluation...

April 22, 2018 06:19 AM

MACOM Comments on News of U.S. Department of Commerce Ban on Exports to ZTE

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTSI) ("MACOM"), a leading supplier of high-performance RF, microwave, millimeterwave and...

April 22, 2018 06:18 AM

Rambus Launches CryptoManager RISC-V Root of Trust Programmable Secure Processing Core

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) today announced the availability of the CryptoManager Root of Trust, a fully programmable hardware security...

April 22, 2018 06:18 AM

How Intel's Using the Smart Factory to Improve the Supply Chain

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Significant change is coming to the manufacturing arena. As artificial intelligence, the industrial IoT and the smart factory begin to transform...

April 22, 2018 04:26 AM

Researchers illuminate the path to a new era of microelectronics

Life -- EurekAlert - A new microchip technology capable of optically transferring data could solve a severe bottleneck in current devices by speeding...

April 22, 2018 04:19 AM