Woodstock Wire: Semiconductor News

August 17, 2018

Arm wants to power your next laptop

Tech -- TechCrunch - Arm, the company that designs the chips that power virtually every smartphone and IoT device, published its roadmap for the next...

August 17, 2018 07:47 PM

NVIDIA Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2019

Globe Newswire -- NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today reported revenue for the second quarter ended July 29, 2018, of $3.12 billion, up 40 percent from $2.23 billion a...

August 17, 2018 07:19 PM

August 16, 2018

Intel's 9th generation chips are coming soon with blazing speed and even more cores

BGR -- Come October 1st, Intel will unveil its 9th generation of chips, a new report reveals. The new processors will feature faster speeds and even...

August 16, 2018 10:56 PM

eSilicon to exhibit at Hot Chips 2018: A Symposium on High-Performance Chips, Cupertino, California, August 19-21

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Update on neuASIC modular AI ASIC platform Update on neuASIC modular AI ASIC platform

August 16, 2018 04:39 PM

Can mmWave sensors prevent damage to your car door?

Electronics -- TI - Behind the Wheel - Have you ever opened your car door, only to hit the door of the car next to you, or a pole you didn't see? Or have you...

August 16, 2018 04:33 PM

Apple considers making its own health monitoring processors

Tech -- Digital Trends - Apple could be looking at making its own dedicated health tracking processors. These chips are dedicated to health-monitoring...

August 16, 2018 03:18 PM

August 15, 2018

Seoul Semiconductor's Innovative SunLike LEDs Earn Industry Recognition in 2018 IES Progress Report

Business Wire -- Seoul Semiconductor's SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs were recognized in the 2018 Illumination Engineering Society (IES) Progress...

August 15, 2018 07:23 PM

Microchip Chief Spells Out Microsemi Actions

Electronics Distribution News -- It's fair to say Steve Sanghi, CEO of Microchip Technology was not impressed once he and his colleagues got access to all the information on...

August 15, 2018 07:20 PM

Lumileds Wins Trade-Secret Case

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- On August 10, 2018, a jury of six men and six women rendered a verdict in favor of one the world's leading LED companies, Lumileds LLC, based...

August 15, 2018 07:18 PM

Three More Intel Chip Exploits Surface

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - There are three more Meltdown/Spectre-type Intel chip exploits. The vulnerability affects Intel's desktop, workstation,...

August 15, 2018 06:45 PM

Cree Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018

Electronics -- Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) today announced revenue of $409 million for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, ended June 24, 2018.

August 15, 2018 06:26 PM

Apple wants to build a custom health chip for processing biometric data

Tech -- The Verge - Apple is working on a dedicated custom health chip that would help it process biometric data from its suite of devices, according...

August 15, 2018 06:16 PM

August 14, 2018

Opportunity Knocks for Chipset Providers as China Rethinks Cellular IoT Strategy

Electronics -- Altair Semi - When the new generation of Cat-M1 (LTE-M) and NB-IoT networks began rolling out, there was considerable speculation as to which...

August 14, 2018 06:46 PM

TowerJazz to hold Technical Global Symposium (TGS) in China, focused on Specialty Analog Technologies and Advanced IC Manufacturing Solutions

Globe Newswire -- Semiconductors - Announces launch of its official "WeChat" account to increase Company's communication activities with its...

August 14, 2018 03:57 PM

NVIDIA Reinvents Computer Graphics with Turing Architecture

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Hybrid Rendering Fundamentally Changes Computer Graphics by Fusing Real-Time Ray Tracing, AI, Simulation and Rasterization

August 14, 2018 03:56 PM

NVIDIA Unveils Quadro RTX, World's First Ray-Tracing GPU

Globe Newswire -- Technology - New Turing-Based Design Revolutionizes Workflow of Millions of Designers and Artists on the Desktop and in the Datacenter

August 14, 2018 03:56 PM

AMD Launches World's Most Powerful Desktop Processor: Bigger, Better 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen(tm) Threadripper(tm) Processors Break Boundaries of High-End Desktop Market

Globe Newswire -- Semiconductors - New WX Series with up to 32-cores and 64-threads for professional computing, improved X Series for enthusiasts and gamers, and...

August 14, 2018 03:55 PM

August 13, 2018

Infineon and JD sign strategic partnership agreement, joining efforts to build smart IoT ecosystem

Electronics -- Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and JD group (JD) have signed...

August 13, 2018 04:44 PM


PR Newswire -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 8150 and NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced...

August 13, 2018 03:16 PM

DRAM Sales Forecast to Top $100 Billion This Year with 39% Market Growth

Design and Reuse -- DRAM Sales Forecast to Top $100 Billion This Year with 39% Market Growth

August 13, 2018 05:15 AM

New Details Leak on Intel 'Whiskey Lake' 14nm Mobile CPUs

ExtremeTech -- Intel's new Whiskey Lake mobile CPUs will have much higher boost clocks than previous mobile chips.

August 13, 2018 04:12 AM

Qualcomm Unveils More Powerful Snapdragon 670 Phone Chip

ExtremeTech -- The Snapdragon 670 brings an unusual octa-core design with an upgraded graphics core to cheaper phones. Well, some cheaper phones.

August 13, 2018 04:11 AM

Intel Unveils New Roadmap: New 14nm Chips in 2019, 10nm Ice Lake in 2020

ExtremeTech -- Intel has released its own roadmap for the future of server CPUs -- Cascade Lake is coming this year, Cooper Lake in 2019, and Ice Lake 10nm...

August 13, 2018 04:11 AM

UMC revenues up in July, VIS flat

DigiTimes -- Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported July consolidated revenues increased 7.4% sequentially to NT$14.35 billion (US$468...

August 13, 2018 03:57 AM

SMIC expects revenues to decrease in 3Q18

DigiTimes -- China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post a revenue decline of 4-6% sequentially in the...

August 13, 2018 03:56 AM

US IC firms may see China revenue prospects dimmed by trade war

DigiTimes -- Semiconductor and some high-tech hardware are among the product list facing 25% import tariff announced by the US on US$16 billion in imports...

August 13, 2018 03:56 AM

Price competition heating up for UV-C, UV-A LED chips

DigiTimes -- International makers of UV-C and UV-A LED chips have heated up competition by lowering prices to increase market share, heaping pressure on...

August 13, 2018 03:55 AM

UMC, VIS to enforce 8-inch foundry capacity expansions

DigiTimes -- As 8-inch wafer foundry capacity supply is expected to fall short of demand through at least 2020, Taiwan foundry houses including United Microelectronics...

August 13, 2018 03:55 AM

GlobalWafers net profits almost quadruple in 1H18

DigiTimes -- Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has reported net profits surged 282.5% from a year earlier to NT$6.28 billion (US$205.5 million) in the first...

August 13, 2018 03:54 AM

Novatek expects to post 13-16% revenue growth in 3Q18

DigiTimes -- IC design house Novatek Microelectronics expects to post revenues of between NT$15 billion (US$490.7 million) and NT$15.4 billion in the third...

August 13, 2018 03:54 AM

Haicang District taking off in bid to become China chip hub

DigiTimes -- The IC industry has become strategically important and many countries around the world are putting full efforts toward the sector in recent years....

August 13, 2018 03:54 AM

Intel Sold $1 Billion of Artificial Intelligence Chips in 2017

U.S. News -- Intel Corp on Wednesday said it sold $1 billion of artificial intelligence processor chips in 2017,...

August 13, 2018 03:45 AM

Semtech's LoRa Technology Integrated in Smart Fire Evacuation System

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

August 13, 2018 03:42 AM

MaxLinear Announces the Appointment of Michael Bollesen as its Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Business Wire -- MaxLinear today announced Michael Bollesen as its new Vice President of Worldwide Sales, reporting to Dr. Kishore Seendripu, CEO of MaxLinear.

August 13, 2018 03:41 AM

Intel's 9th generation processors rumored to launch October 1st with 8 cores

Tech -- The Verge - Intel is rumored to be introducing its 9th generation processors in October. While Intel's 10nm Cannon Lake chips have been delayed...

August 13, 2018 02:58 AM

AMD Introduces Radeon(tm) Pro WX 8200 at SIGGRAPH 2018: Delivers World's Best Workstation Graphics Performance for Under $1,000(i)

Globe Newswire -- Semiconductors - AMD advances the field of VFX with Vancouver Film School collaboration and unveils powerful new workstation technologies...

August 13, 2018 02:53 AM

August 12, 2018

FMS: Microsemi Gen4 of Flashtech NVMe PCIe Controllers and Switchtec PCIe Switches

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - Microsemi Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microchip Technology Inc., announced its Flashtec NVMe 3016 Gen 4 PCIe...

August 12, 2018 03:32 AM

Intel says it sold more than $1B in AI chips in 2017

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - The chipmaker also shared more information about its product roadmap, including next-generation Xeon processors.

August 12, 2018 03:28 AM

Chip maker TSMC will lose millions for not patching its computers

Enterprise -- Network World News - Taiwanese chip-making giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), whose customers include Apple, Nvidia, AMD, Qualcomm,...

August 12, 2018 03:27 AM

Intel ends the Xeon Phi product line

Enterprise -- Network World News - You can scratch the Xeon Phi off your shopping list. And if you deployed it, don't plan on upgrades. That's because Intel...

August 12, 2018 03:25 AM

Ecosystems and the Open Connectivity Foundation

Electronics -- IoT Inc - Episode 112

By definition an ecosystem brings together multiple products in order to deliver an outcome. However, today's IoT standards...

August 12, 2018 03:18 AM

Qualcomm and Taiwan Fair Trade Commission Reach Settlement

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Settlement Ends Dispute Over Qualcomm's Licensing Business Practices

August 12, 2018 03:18 AM

MCHP Declares Dividend of 3640 Cents Per Share

Electronics -- Microchip - Investor - MCHP Declares Dividend of 3640 Cents Per Share

August 12, 2018 03:17 AM

MCHP Announces Q1FY19 Financial Results

Electronics -- Microchip - Investor - MCHP Announces Q1FY19 Financial Results

August 12, 2018 03:17 AM

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform Powers Superior Connectivity and Immersive Experiences on the Samsung Galaxy Note9

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), announced that its latest...

August 12, 2018 03:16 AM

Four Things You Should Know About Quad-Level Cell NAND Technology

Electronics -- Micron Blog - QLC brings unique value. Here's why.

August 12, 2018 03:15 AM

Allegro MicroSystems Announces the Establishment of a New Research and Development Center in the Czech Republic

Electronics -- Allegro MicroSystems - Allegro MicroSystems (Allegro), a leading supplier of high-performance power and sensor semiconductor ICs, established...

August 12, 2018 03:15 AM

Qualcomm settles antitrust case in Taiwan

Tech -- TechCrunch - Qualcomm may have lost its long-winded deal to buy NXP on account of China and it continues to battle lawsuits worldwide, but the...

August 12, 2018 01:39 AM

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