Woodstock Wire: Semiconductor News

October 15, 2018

TSMC Expected to Win Exclusive Orders for Apple's 2019 A13 SoC

ExtremeTech -- TSMC has reportedly locked down an exclusive for Apple's next A13 on its second-generation 7nm node.

October 15, 2018 04:43 PM

Renesas Electronics Simplifies Satellite Subsystem Design with Precision Current Sources for Sensing Applications

Business Wire -- Renesas Electronics introduces ISL70591SEH and ISL70592SEH radiation-hardened precision current sources to simplify satellite subsystem...

October 15, 2018 04:42 PM

Chip stocks are getting massacred in October - including AMD - on rising rates, downturn fears

CNBC-Top Business -- Chip stocks are plunging this month as traders react to surging interest rates and concerns over a potential downturn for the semiconductor industry.

October 15, 2018 04:20 PM

TowerJazz Increases ITAR Portfolio, Adds 65nm Technology in Support of Growing Aerospace and Defense Customer Demand

Tower Semiconductor -- TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced the Company is increasing its technology...

October 15, 2018 04:04 PM

Advanced-node technology driving TSMC revenue per wafer, says IC Insights

Media -- DIGITIMES - The average revenue generated from processed wafers among the four biggest pure-play foundries - TSMC, Globalfoundries, UMC and SMIC...

October 15, 2018 03:58 PM

Integrated SIM will be a Gamechanger for Cellular IoT

Electronics -- Altair Semi - There were numerous innovations demoed and discussed at this year's MWC Americas. However, AT&T's announcement with G+D and Altair...

October 15, 2018 03:45 PM

Faster, More Flexible Probe from STMicroelectronics Eases STM8 and STM32 Programming on the Bench or in the Field -

WebWire - Semiconductors -- STMicroelectronics has introduced the next-generation STLINK-V3 probe for programming and debugging STM8 and...

October 15, 2018 05:48 AM

Chipmaker Micron to Invest $100 Million in Artificial Intelligence Companies

U.S. News -- Micron Technology said on Wednesday it planned to invest up to $100 million in startup companies working on artificial...

October 15, 2018 05:27 AM

Columbia engineers build smallest integrated Kerr frequency comb generator

Life -- EurekAlert - Optical frequency combs can enable ultrafast processes in physics, biology, and chemistry, as well as improve communication and...

October 15, 2018 02:51 AM

October 14, 2018

DRAM and NAND Flash Products to See Price Decline in 4Q18 and 2019 - DRAMeXchange

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - According to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce Corp., DRAM products have begun to see a weak price trend, showing only...

October 14, 2018 06:48 AM

Bloomberg makes fresh Chinese spying claims as others cast doubt on story

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - There are fresh claims from Bloomberg in the China spy chips story as others have continued to cast doubt on the veracity of...

October 14, 2018 02:48 AM

NXP wants to move data inside the car as fast as possible with automotive Ethernet

Electronics -- NXP Blog - Increasing autonomy means our cars will learn to make life-saving decisions in split seconds. Sensors will capture and send an enormous...

October 14, 2018 01:27 AM

Arizona-Intel partnership aims to advance self-driving tech, safety standards

Tech -- Digital Trends - Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced the Institute for Automated Mobility (IAM), partnering government, academic, and private...

October 14, 2018 12:51 AM

October 12, 2018

Intel's FPGA strategy comes into focus

Enterprise -- Network World News - Three years after acquiring FPGA maker Altera for $16.7 billion, Intel's strategy and positioning is coming into focus with...

October 12, 2018 05:25 PM

Cohu Goes Direct for All Products in China and Taiwan

Business Wire -- Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU), a global leader in back-end semiconductor equipment and services, today announced that it had delivered a twelve-month...

October 12, 2018 05:18 PM

IAITAM: Supermicro Microchip Hack Could Have Been Prevented If More Companies Followed Rules Like Apple

Business Wire -- Scandal Involving Major Companies, Pentagon, Congress, Homeland Security Illustrates Need for Proper ITAM Procedures

October 12, 2018 05:17 PM

Silicon Mobility Completes $10 Million Series B to Revolutionize Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Power Efficiency

Business Wire -- Silicon Mobility, a full stack semiconductor technology player powering control solutions for a cleaner, safer and smarter mobility, has announced...

October 12, 2018 05:16 PM

Intel Study Finds 5G will Drive $1.3 Trillion in New Revenues in Media and Entertainment Industry by 2028

Business Wire -- A new Intel Corporation study finds that 5G communications will drive $1.3 trillion in new revenues in the media and entertainment industry by...

October 12, 2018 05:14 PM

Seoul Semiconductor Wins Multiple Patent Litigations for Acrich MJT and Driver Technology

Business Wire -- Seoul Semiconductor wins multiple patent litigations for Acrich MJT and Driver Technology

October 12, 2018 05:14 PM

Cypress Delivers Smart, Fail-Safe Storage Platform Leveraging Arm Processor for Enhanced Safety and Reliability

Business Wire -- Cypress announced that it has embedded compute capabilities with an Arm processor in its next-generation memory platform for fail-safe storage.

October 12, 2018 05:13 PM

Semtech and SK Telecom Leverage LoRa Technology to Monitor Cattle Health

Business Wire -- Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced...

October 12, 2018 05:13 PM

Si2 Releases New Version of OpenAccess Design Database

Business Wire -- Silicon Integration Initiative, an electronic design automation software research and development joint venture, has released Data Model 6, the...

October 12, 2018 05:12 PM

Taiwan partners to gain from Xilinx 7nm FPGA rollout in 2019

Media -- DIGITIMES - Xilinx will mass roll out its next-generation 7nm FPGA chips in 2019, and TSMC and other Xilinx supply chain partners including Chunghwa...

October 12, 2018 05:11 PM

Everlight wins lawsuit against Nichia in US

Media -- DIGITIMES - LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics has announced the US Supreme Court on October 1 returned its final verdict invalidating...

October 12, 2018 05:10 PM

China may see world-class IC equipment makers in next 5-10 years

Media -- DIGITIMES - China will see the birth of some world-class semiconductor equipment suppliers in the next 5-10 years, according to David H Wang,...

October 12, 2018 05:09 PM

Micron announces US$100 million venture investment to accelerate AI innovation

Media -- DIGITIMES - Micron Technology has announced it will invest up to US$100 million in startups with a strong focus on AI and machine learning through...

October 12, 2018 05:09 PM

TSMC to be only supplier of Apple A13 chips in 2019

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is set to win all orders for A13 chips that Apple will reelase in 2019, extending...

October 12, 2018 05:09 PM

DRAM and NAND flash prices to fall in 2019, says DRAMeXchange

Media -- DIGITIMES - The ASP for DRAM memory is set to start falling in the fourth quarter and continue its downward trend in 2019, while that for NAND...

October 12, 2018 05:08 PM

MediaTek to see revenues drop in 4Q18

Media -- DIGITIMES - MediaTek is expected to post an up to 10% revenue decrease sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2018, as shipments of the company's...

October 12, 2018 05:08 PM

Trade war with China raises prices of U.S. LED light bulbs

Media -- eeNews Europe - Prices of mainstream LED package products in the Chinese market dropped slightly in September, meanwhile LED light bulbs...

October 12, 2018 05:07 PM

Infrared LED targets automotive sensing applications

Media -- eeNews Europe - The Luxeon IR family of infrared (IR) emitter released by Lumileds features leading optical and thermal performance for...

October 12, 2018 05:07 PM

Arizona Taps Intel as First Partner for Institute for Automated Driving

Electronics -- Intel - What's New: The state of Arizona today announced the formation of the Institute for Automated Mobility to advance the safe deployment...

October 12, 2018 04:42 PM

Joint Venture with Intel-Funded Startup Eko Makes Walmart a Major Player in Interactive Media

Electronics -- Intel - A screen capture from the Eko show, "That Moment When." Eko is known for original programming that lets viewers decide how the actors...

October 12, 2018 04:41 PM

The power of electrification

Electronics -- NXP Blog - The BBC recently started a fierce debate over the state of sales for personal vehicles. The industry is in such a state of flux, with...

October 12, 2018 04:39 PM

Teledyne e2v announces 11Mpixel CMOS image sensor for high-speed applications

Electronics -- E2V - New Lince 11M image sensor designed to meet demands of high throughput, high resolution inspections

Teledyne e2v, a Teledyne Technologies...

October 12, 2018 04:38 PM

Here's everything you need to know about Intel's 9th-gen chips

Tech -- Digital Trends - The Intel Core i9-9900K processor was the star of the show for consumers, but a powerful 28-core Xeon processor also led announcements....

October 12, 2018 04:17 PM

October 11, 2018

CalAmp and Overhaul Deliver End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility With Real-Time IoT Sensor Monitoring

Electronics -- CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a technology solutions pioneer leading transformation in a global connected economy, today announced its partnership with...

October 11, 2018 05:56 PM

How Intel's 9th Gen chips show the way forward after Moore's Law

Tech -- The Verge - Intel's 9th Gen Core processors are here, and, as expected, they're simply a refresh of the last generation of chips, with the same...

October 11, 2018 05:54 PM

Apple to acquire PMIC capabilities, staff from Dialog

Media -- eeNews Europe - European fabless chip company Dialog Semiconductor plc has announced a deal that will see it transfer 16 percent of its...

October 11, 2018 04:59 PM

MediaTek 3Q18 revenues meet guidance

Media -- DIGITIMES - MediaTek has reported revenues increased 10.8% sequentially to NT$67.03 billion (US$2.15 billion) in the third quarter of 2018, which...

October 11, 2018 04:58 PM

New probe eases STM8 and STM32 programming

Media -- eeNews Europe - The STLINK-V3 probe was designed for programming and debugging STMicroelectronics' STM8 and STM32 microcontrollers, adding...

October 11, 2018 04:56 PM

China, cryptocurrencies drive pure-play foundry growth

Media -- eeNews Europe - The pure-play foundry market will grow to a value of $59.02 billion in 2018, up 7.7 percent from a value of $54.81 billion...

October 11, 2018 04:55 PM

DRAM prices to drop 5 percent

Media -- eeNews Europe - Due to weakening demand DRAMs are in oversupply and prices will drop by 5 percent quarter on quarter in 4Q18, according...

October 11, 2018 04:55 PM

AMD takes 65% of desktop CPU market

Media -- eeNews Europe - Intel's manufacturing woes are letting Advanced Micro Devices make huge market share gains in the processor market for...

October 11, 2018 04:54 PM

Rambus and Phison Sign Patent License

Business Wire -- Rambus and Phison Sign Patent License. Agreement includes use of Rambus memory and SerDes technologies.

October 11, 2018 04:52 PM

Renesas Electronics Unveils Family of Encapsulated Simple Digital Power Modules

Business Wire -- Renesas announces a new family of encapsulated digital DC/DC PMBus power modules.

October 11, 2018 04:50 PM

Cadence Recognized With Four 2018 TSMC Partner of the Year Awards

Business Wire -- Cadence announced that it has received four TSMC Partner of the Year awards at this year's TSMC Open Innovation Platform(r) (OIP) Ecosystem...

October 11, 2018 04:28 PM

Intel Collaborates on New AI Research Center at Technion, Israel's Technological Institute

Business Wire -- Intel (NASDAQ: INTC): What's New: Technion*, Israel's technological institute, announced this week that Intel is collaborating with the institute...

October 11, 2018 04:28 PM

Semtech LoRa Technology Is a Leading IoT Solution at IoT India Congress

Business Wire -- Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced its exhibition...

October 11, 2018 04:25 PM