Woodstock Wire: Semiconductor News

April 23, 2019

MEMS Chip Combines Accelerometer with High-Accuracy Temperature Sensor for Superior Precision

Electronics -- STMicroelectronics News - In addition to enhanced temperature compensation, leveraging the sensor's superior accuracy, the accelerometer benefits...

April 23, 2019 10:26 PM

9th Gen Intel Core: The Most Powerful Laptop Platform

Electronics -- Intel - What's New: Today, Intel launched the most powerful generation of Intel(r) Core(tm) mobile processors...

April 23, 2019 10:26 PM

Microchip Showcasing Demos at PCIM Europe

Media -- PowerPulse.net - Microchip announced the company's participation in PCIM Europe 2019. The company invites PCIM attendees to visit Microchip in...

April 23, 2019 09:58 PM

Success in Japan: Infineon is outgrowing all other leading suppliers of automotive semiconductors

Media -- Electronics Maker - Strong growth in a strategically important market: According to the latest...

April 23, 2019 09:51 PM

TSMC Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the North American Technology Symposium

Media -- Design And Reuse - TSMC Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the North American Technology Symposium

April 23, 2019 09:50 PM

ON Semiconductor to Acquire GlobalFoundries' 300mm Fab

Media -- PowerPulse.net - ON Semiconductor Corporation and GlobalFoundries have agreed for ON Semiconductor to acquire GlobalFoundries' 300mm fab located...

April 23, 2019 09:46 PM

Dan Leibholz Named Chief Technology Officer at Analog Devices

Business Wire -- Analog Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, today announced that...

April 23, 2019 09:28 PM

Radiant 1.1 Lattice FPGA Design Tools Release Accelerates Design Reuse

Business Wire -- Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), a leading provider of customizable smart connectivity solutions, today announced the release...

April 23, 2019 09:20 PM

Rambus Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Business Wire -- Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. Total revenue for the first quarter was...

April 23, 2019 09:20 PM

SK Hynix eyeing a stake in MagnaChip, nothing decided - source

Media -- Reuters - Companies - Sk Hynix Inc is

looking at buying a stake in MagnaChip Semiconductor Corp, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters...

April 23, 2019 09:13 PM

NAND Flash Industry in 2019 Has Huge Variables

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - Back in 1Q18, some companies such as Samsung, Toshiba, Micron and so on have a 40% profit margin on NAND chips, but prices...

April 23, 2019 08:04 PM

CalAmp and Trophy Group Partner to Enhance Customer Experience and Deliver Advanced Connected Car and Safety Services

Electronics -- CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), LoJack(r) brand owner and technology solutions pioneer transforming the global connected economy, has partnered with Trophy...

April 23, 2019 08:02 PM

Intel's new Core i9 processors bring 8-core power to laptops

Tech -- Digital Trends - Intel announced a new line of ninth-generation mobile processors that bring eight-core Core i9 processors to laptops. In addition,...

April 23, 2019 07:59 PM

Micron Introduces New Series of High-Performance NVMe SSDs for Cloud and Enterprise Markets

Globe Newswire -- Semiconductors - Micron(r) 9300 Series of NVMe(tm) SSDs Provides Faster Data Access for Applications Requiring High Capacity and Performance...

April 23, 2019 07:51 PM

Developers Use Intel AI to Solve Some of the World's Biggest Challenges

Electronics -- Intel - Intel unveiled the first-generation Neural Compute Stick (NCS) in July 2017, fueling a community of tens of thousands of developers to...

April 23, 2019 05:51 PM

ON Semiconductor and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Partner to Transfer Ownership of East Fishkill, NY 300mm Facility

Electronics -- On Semi - Technology team with extensive 300mm manufacturing and development experience

Defined multi-year transition...

April 23, 2019 05:49 PM

Intel expands its Amber Lake line of low-power Core chips

Tech -- Liliputing - Intel's Amber Lake processors are low-power, 8th-gen Intel Core chips designed for fanless laptops, tablets, mini PCs, and other...

April 23, 2019 04:12 PM

April 22, 2019

Rohm appoints new Country Manager for UK and Nordics

Media -- Evertiq - As of March 2019, ROHM Semiconductor appointed John Turner as their new Country Manager for UK and Nordics, including Denmark, Finland,...

April 22, 2019 03:39 PM

Intel follows AMD's lead (again) into single-socket Xeon servers

Enterprise -- Network World News - I'm really starting to wonder who the leader in x86 really is these days because it seems Intel is borrowing another page...

April 22, 2019 12:26 AM

April 19, 2019

NAND flash price falls to slow

Media -- DIGITIMES - NAND flash prices are expected to fall less than 10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2019, and will likely stop falling later...

April 19, 2019 06:18 PM

TI has selected Richardson, Texas as the location for our next 300mm analog wafer fab

Electronics -- TI - Think. Innovate - We are pleased to announce TI has selected Richardson, Texas as the location for our next 300mm analog wafer fab. The...

April 19, 2019 04:25 PM

AMD Ryzen CPU prices get slashed ahead of Ryzen 3000 release

Tech -- Digital Trends - AMD's Ryzen CPUs have had their prices slashed as we edge towards the release of their third generation. Whether you're a gamer...

April 19, 2019 04:13 PM

Nvidia launches its Isaac SDK to help democratize AI-powered robot development

Tech -- TechCrunch - Today at TechCrunch's TC Sessions: Robotics + AI event at UC Berkeley, Nvidia VP of Engineering Claire Delaunay announced that...

April 19, 2019 04:12 PM

O2Micro to Announce First Quarter 2019 Results

Globe Newswire -- O2Micro(r) International Limited, (NASDAQ:OIIM), a global leader in the design, development and marketing of high-performance integrated circuits...

April 19, 2019 04:02 PM

HOT Party Debuts at ES Design West, SEMICON West to Benefit SEMI Foundation

Globe Newswire -- Semiconductors - Annual Event Hosted by Jim Hogan's Heart of Technology Philanthropic Organization Annual Event Hosted by Jim Hogan's Heart of...

April 19, 2019 04:01 PM

Apple, Qualcomm Deal Leaves Open Questions

Distribution -- EPS News - Rick Merritt - Apple and Qualcomm announced that they have dropped all litigation in a multi-billion-dollar patent licensing dispute...

April 19, 2019 03:55 PM

April 18, 2019

TSMC expects 6-8% revenue growth in 2Q19

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects to post consolidated revenues of between US$7.55 billion and US$7.65 billion...

April 18, 2019 11:43 PM

Infineon to Launch Power Electronics Products at PCIM 2019

Media -- PowerPulse.net - At the PCIM 2019 tradeshow, Infineon is launching power products and solutions that will make a difference in designs compared...

April 18, 2019 11:42 PM

Analysis tool reads through chips' architectures

Media -- eeNews Europe - Back in 2016, chip security analysis startup Texplained was making its first investments in laboratory equipment, analyzing...

April 18, 2019 11:37 PM

TSMC unveils 6nm process

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced its 6nm (N6) process, which provides a significant enhancement from...

April 18, 2019 11:36 PM

US puts Sanan Optoelectronics on UVL

Media -- DIGITIMES - The US Department of Commerce (DoC) has placed China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics on the Unverified...

April 18, 2019 11:34 PM

Gartner: worldwide semiconductor revenue grew 12.5% in 2018

Media -- Evertiq - Worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled USD 474.6 billion in 2018, a 12.5% increase from 2017, according to final results by Gartner,...

April 18, 2019 11:29 PM

U.S. chipmakers' shares rally despite demand uncertainty

Media -- Reuters - Companies - As Qualcomm's major victory against Apple sent semiconductor stocks to record highs on Wednesday, the sector's strong recent...

April 18, 2019 09:04 PM

Intel new 8th-gen Core vPro mobile processors with enhanced security and Wi-Fi 6 support

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - While there's no doubt that processors are still getting faster, the days of speed being the cornerstone of a new launch are over.

April 18, 2019 04:28 PM

Improvements in solar power efficiency come from the smallest gate drivers

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Climate change has been a subject of much debate the past 10-30 years, sparking political discussions on what types of regulations...

April 18, 2019 04:21 PM

Intel IT: Harnessing AI and Analytics to Drive Digital Transformation

Electronics -- Intel - By strategically embedding artificial intelligence (AI) into Intel's most critical areas, Intel's Information Technology...

April 18, 2019 04:17 PM

Latest LED Driver Family Eliminates PWM Audible Noise with Patented Control Method

Electronics -- Allegro MicroSystems - Allegro MicroSystems, a global leader in power and sensing solutions for motion control and energy efficient systems,...

April 18, 2019 04:16 PM

Qualcomm Launches Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Provides B2B website of Qualcomm tech-enabled Smart Cities solutions providers

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc....

April 18, 2019 04:15 PM

Intel Acquires Omnitek, Strengthens FPGA Video and Vision Offering

Electronics -- Intel Programmable - Intel Corporation today announced the acquisition of Omnitek, a leading provider of optimized video and vision...

April 18, 2019 04:14 PM

Open Letter to the Honorable Members of the European Parliament

Electronics -- NXP Blog - Support the delegated act on C-ITS

Dear honourable Member of the European Parliament,

We cordially ask for your support of the delegated...

April 18, 2019 04:13 PM

Dutch chipmaker NXP makes China push by backing radar company Hawkeye

Tech -- TechCrunch - Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors has come a long way since Qualcomm's outsize $44 billion to acquire it fell through last year....

April 18, 2019 03:48 PM

Intel will exit 5G smartphone modem market as Apple and Qualcomm strike multiyear deal

Tech -- The Verge - Intel this evening says it has decided to leave the 5G mobile modem market to focus its efforts more on 4G and 5G modems for PCs...

April 18, 2019 03:45 PM

Intel acquires UK's Omnitek to double down on FPGA solutions for video and AI applications

Tech -- TechCrunch - Intel's strategy to build out its FPGA processor business continues apace. Today the company announced that it was acquiring Omnitek,...

April 18, 2019 03:28 PM