Woodstock Wire: Semiconductor News

February 18, 2018

Qualcomm Meets with Broadcom

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- The Board of Directors of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today sent a letter to Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) regarding its February...

February 18, 2018 03:44 AM

Business lessons for the IoT Professional

Electronics -- IoT Inc - Episode 98 - Business is all about creating value and then monetizing it; and it's no different in IoT. For companies to succeed in...

February 18, 2018 02:13 AM

TI empowers design engineers at APEC

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Join Texas Instruments at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), March 4-8, in San Antonio, Texas to experience...

February 18, 2018 02:13 AM

CHMSL: The third brake light

Electronics -- TI - Behind the Wheel - CHMSL stands for the center high-mounted stop lamp. In a vehicle, the CHMSL is mounted above the left and right brake...

February 18, 2018 02:12 AM

Power up: 6 power management trends to address growing energy requirements

Electronics -- TI - Think. Innovate - As our world becomes increasingly reliant on technology, global energy consumption is growing dramatically. Driven by...

February 18, 2018 02:12 AM

February 16, 2018

AMD's new Ryzen desktop processors pack built-in Radeon graphics

The Verge -- AMD has two new Ryzen processors out for desktops with an interesting addition: built-in Radeon Vega graphics, combining AMD's CPU and GPU architectures...

February 16, 2018 07:22 PM

ARM unveils two new AI chip designs to ride the machine learning wave

The Verge -- British chip designer ARM is the latest firm to prime the AI pump with specialized hardware, unveiling two new processor designs today that it...

February 16, 2018 07:20 PM

Infineon highlights power electronics portfolio at APEC 2018

Electronics -- Infineon - Power semiconductor technologies based on advanced GaN, SiC and Si will...

February 16, 2018 05:12 PM

NXP and Partners Sign Joint Charter on Cybersecurity

Electronics -- At the Munich Security Conference today, NXP Semiconductors(tm) N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) and eight key partners from the industry will sign the first...

February 16, 2018 05:12 PM

Micron Named Among Top 100 Global Innovators for Sixth Straight Year

Electronics -- Micron Blog - Some may be surprised to see Micron making the list for the sixth straight year. Many consider memory and storage to be static,...

February 16, 2018 05:12 PM

TI Chief Financial Officer Rafael Lizardi to speak at Morgan Stanley investor conference

Electronics -- Texas Instruments - February 27, 2018, 4 p.m. Pacific time

February 16, 2018 05:11 PM

How Automotive Ethernet Delivers: The Data Dilemma Of Highly Autonomous Vehicles

Electronics -- NXP Blog - At NXP, we see automotive Ethernet in the distributed vehicle network as the best solution for automotive data management. It enables...

February 16, 2018 05:10 PM

February 15, 2018

STMicro Inks Deal on LDMOS Technology From Innogration

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced...

February 15, 2018 06:56 PM

Intel releasing new chips after Spectre, Meltdown

Enterprise -- IT Manager Daily - Intel announced plans to release updated microchips later this year to protect against the security flaws Spectre and Meltdown,...

February 15, 2018 05:36 PM

Broadcom Announces Completion of Exchange Offer for Senior Notes

Electronics -- Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) ("Broadcom" or the "Company") announced today that two of its subsidiaries, Broadcom Corporation and Broadcom...

February 15, 2018 05:33 PM

2018FLEX Japan Targets Flexible Hybrid Electronics Technology and Applications

Electronics -- SEMI - 2018FLEX Japan, the leading Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) conference and exhibition in Japan, will assemble...

February 15, 2018 05:33 PM

Qualcomm Issues Statement On Meeting with Broadcom

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) issued the following statement after members of Qualcomm's Board and...

February 15, 2018 05:31 PM

Intel Sees Promise of Silicon Spin Qubits for Quantum Computing

Electronics -- Intel - Intel Corporation has invented a spin qubit fabrication flow on its 300 mm process technology using isotopically pure wafers, like this...

February 15, 2018 05:31 PM

NFC: Consumer Product Manufacturers Are Missing the Boat

Electronics -- NXP Blog - In the wireless industry, big marketing campaigns and massive media coverage herald even relatively minor achievements. Not so for...

February 15, 2018 05:31 PM

SmallSat Electronics Ecosystem Expands with new Arm Cortex-based Reference Design

Electronics -- ARM Embedded - Space is sexy again for the first time in a generation. The demand to get SmallSats in space is very high and the number that...

February 15, 2018 05:30 PM

Analog Devices Expands the FMC and FMC+ Ecosystem

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Regular readers of the Samtec blog are keenly aware of VITA 57 FMC and FMC+ solutions Samtec offers. For more than 10 years, this...

February 15, 2018 05:30 PM

ON Semiconductor to Host Series of Demonstrations of Mobile Communications & Connectivity Related Semiconductor Technologies

Electronics -- On Semi - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations,...

February 15, 2018 05:29 PM

STMicroelectronics Signs License and Cooperation AgreementĀ on LDMOS Technology from Innogration

Electronics -- STMicroelectronics News - Combining a short conduction-channel length with a high breakdown voltage, LDMOS devices are well suited for RF power...

February 15, 2018 05:29 PM

Old-fashioned silicon might be the key to building ubiquitous quantum computers

Think -- MIT Technology Review - Silicon isn't yet ideal for creating quantum machines. But the massive manufacturing ecosystem for silicon chips explains...

February 15, 2018 05:27 PM

February 14, 2018

DMASS: 2017 Semi Sales Post All-Time Record

Electronics Distribution News -- The European semiconductor industry ended 2017 on an upbeat note. According to DMASS semiconductor sales as reported its members in Q4/2017 ended...

February 14, 2018 08:25 PM

Energy-efficient encryption for the internet of things

Life -- EurekAlert - A special-purpose chip hardwired to implement elliptic-curve cryptography in general and the datagram transport layer security protocol...

February 14, 2018 07:36 PM

Qualcomm Technologies Announces the Introduction of Qualcomm Wireless Edge Services

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Introduces Chipset as a Service model designed to facilitate mass scale and trusted device provisioning, security...

February 14, 2018 07:10 PM

Qualcomm Demonstrates the Next Phase of 5G NR Technology Roadmap to Expand the Mobile Ecosystem

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Advanced 5G NR Technologies for Autonomous Vehicles, Industrial IoT, and Spectrum Sharing Showcase the Company's...

February 14, 2018 07:09 PM

Qualcomm Announces a New LTE IoT Software Development Kit in Support of the Commercialization of Internet of Things Solutions Using Cellular Connectivity

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Designed to Allow Manufacturers to Utilize the Processing Capabilities of the Qualcomm MDM9206 LTE IoT Global Multimode...

February 14, 2018 07:09 PM

Qualcomm Continues Gigabit LTE Leadership with World's First Announced 2 Gbps LTE Modem

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Snapdragon X24 LTE Modem is World's First Commercially Announced 7 nm Chipset; to be Demonstrated Live with Ericsson,...

February 14, 2018 07:07 PM

Inphi Awarded by InnoLight for Technology Innovation

Electronics -- Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI), a leader in high-speed data movement interconnects, today announced that it was awarded by InnoLight for its technology...

February 14, 2018 07:06 PM

LoJack Italia Brings Enhanced Telematics To ALD Automotive Italy

Electronics -- LoJack Italia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP) and a leader in stolen vehicle recovery and innovative automotive services,...

February 14, 2018 05:25 PM

CalAmp And CargoSense Deliver Valuable Insights To Secure Global Airline's High-Value Air Cargo

Electronics -- CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a telematics pioneer leading transformation in a global connected economy, announced today that it has entered into a...

February 14, 2018 05:25 PM

Microprocessor Supervisory Circuit from Diodes Incorporated Monitors System Voltage with Programmable Delay

Electronics -- Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products...

February 14, 2018 05:25 PM

Lattice Semiconductor Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

Electronics -- Lattice - Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights*:



Revenue of $95.3 million.

On a GAAP basis, net...

February 14, 2018 05:24 PM

Frank Shemansky To Lead SEMI's MEMS & Sensors Industry Group

Electronics -- SEMI - SEMI today announced the appointment of Frank A. Shemansky, Jr. PhD, as Executive Director and...

February 14, 2018 05:23 PM

Fun, activities and systems learning: new robotics kit helps university students compete for the future

Electronics -- TI - Think. Innovate - A new engineering curriculum and kit based on robotics and hands-on lab exercises will help university students learn...

February 14, 2018 05:23 PM

Allegro MicroSystems, LLC has announced a family of unique 2D Hall-effect speed and direction sensor ICs

Electronics -- Allegro MicroSystems - Allegro MicroSystems, LLC announces the release of a new family of 2D Hall-Effect Latch ICs that feature both vertical...

February 14, 2018 05:23 PM

New university robotics kit and curriculum from TI prepare future engineers for systems-level design

Electronics -- Texas Instruments - Students learn, build and compete with Texas Instruments Robotics System Learning Kit

February 14, 2018 05:21 PM

Broadcom to Seek the Election of Six, Rather than 11, Nominees to the Qualcomm Board

Electronics -- Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) ("Broadcom") today announced that it will seek the election of six, rather than 11, nominees to the Qualcomm...

February 14, 2018 05:21 PM

The company that made smartphones smart now wants to give them built-in AI

Think -- MIT Technology Review - ARM's latest mobile processors are tuned to crunch machine-learning algorithms as efficiently as possible.

February 14, 2018 05:13 PM

February 13, 2018

Amazon reportedly doubles down on silicon, developing an AI chip and buying another chipmaker

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Amazon.com Inc. may be doubling down on its efforts to develop chip technology in-house . Two separate reports claim it has started...

February 13, 2018 05:28 PM

February 12, 2018

STMicroelectronics launches IoT enabled "Introduction to Embedded Systems with SensorTile" curriculum

Electronics Bazaar -- STMicroelectronics a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced the availability...

February 12, 2018 06:10 PM

Chipmakers expect bundle deal to promote NAND flash sales

DigiTimes -- Memory makers are demanding their downstream clients place orders for DRAM chips bundled with certain amounts of NAND flash, according to industry...

February 12, 2018 06:05 PM

MediaTek January revenues fall to 23-month low

DigiTimes -- Smartphone SoC specialist MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$16.84 billion (US$574.3 million) for January 2018, down 9.7% sequentially...

February 12, 2018 06:05 PM

UMC January revenues increase, VIS drop

DigiTimes -- Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its January revenues hit a three-month high, while fellow company Vanguard International...

February 12, 2018 06:04 PM

ON Semiconductor Named One of the 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies(r) by Ethisphere Institute

Electronics -- On Semi - ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, has been recognized...

February 12, 2018 05:56 PM

Broadcom and Financing Sources Sign Binding Financing Commitments to Fund Cash Component of Qualcomm Acquisition

Electronics -- Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) ("Broadcom" or the "Company") today announced that it has signed committed financing agreements to fund its proposed...

February 12, 2018 05:56 PM

SMIC to enter volume production of 28nm HKMG chips in 2H18

DigiTimes -- China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is scheduled to enter volume production of chips fabricated using...

February 12, 2018 05:49 PM