Woodstock Wire: Semiconductor News

December 11, 2018

SST and SK hynix system ic Partner to Expand Availability of Embedded SuperFlash(r) Technology

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Leading 200 mm foundry selects SST's SuperFlash technology for 110 nm CMOS process platform Leading 200 mm foundry selects SST's...

December 11, 2018 11:07 PM

Texas Instruments flicks Armis' Bluetooth chip vuln off its shoulder

Enterprise -- The Register - Yeah, we've patched that one, adds Cisco

Texas Instruments has rather feebly slapped down infosec researchers' findings on a so-called...

December 11, 2018 08:16 PM

Lattice Semiconductor Appoints Glenn O'Rourke as Corporate VP, Global Operations

Electronics -- Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), a leading provider of customizable smart connectivity solutions,...

December 11, 2018 06:54 PM

SEMICON Japan 2018 Opens Tomorrow Focusing on SMART Applications

Electronics -- SEMI - ´╗┐SEMICON Japan 2018, the largest and most influential event for the electronics manufacturing supply...

December 11, 2018 06:53 PM

CalAmp Announces Stock Repurchase Program

Electronics -- CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a telematics pioneer leading transformation in a global connected economy, today announced that its Board of Directors...

December 11, 2018 06:52 PM

CalAmp Updates Fiscal 2019 Third Quarter Financial Outlook

Electronics -- CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a technology solutions pioneer leading transformation in a global connected economy, today updated its financial outlook...

December 11, 2018 06:52 PM

Secure MCU Family Targets Low Power, Small Footprint Designs

EE -- Circuit Cellar - STMicroelectronics has added the new STM32G0 microcontrollers (MCUs) to the STM32 family. The new G0 series targets entry-level...

December 11, 2018 06:50 PM

Amazon's Homegrown Chips Threaten Silicon Valley Giant Intel

Tech -- NY Times Technology - The retailer is now making its own server chips. It's the latest sign that big internet outfits are willing to cut out...

December 11, 2018 06:26 PM

Silicon Labs Wins GSA's Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company Award for the Fourth Consecutive Year

PR Newswire -- Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of silicon, software and solutions for a smarter, more connected world, won the Global Semiconductor...

December 11, 2018 05:59 PM

Kandou Announces 100th Patent Grant by U.S. Patent Office

Globe Newswire -- Semiconductors - Milestone Highlights Kandou Leadership in Architecture and Implementation of High-Speed, Chip-to-Chip Communication Links Milestone...

December 11, 2018 05:58 PM

GOWIN Semiconductor Opens European Office and Commences Sales Operations Serving the EMEA Region

Globe Newswire -- GOWIN Semiconductor Corp., the world's leading innovator of programmable logic devices, announces the expansion of its global sales operations...

December 11, 2018 05:55 PM

The Biggest Electronica Yet

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductor power switching devices, such as those made from Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Gallium Nitride (GaN)...

December 11, 2018 05:50 PM

December 10, 2018

Qualcomm secures iPhone ban in China, but Apple says all models still available for purchase

Tech -- BGR - The ongoing legal saga between Qualcomm and Apple over iPhone royalty payments took an interesting turn today. According to CNBC, a court...

December 10, 2018 09:31 PM

STMicroelectronics Now Sampling Embedded PCM for Automotive Microcontrollers

Globe Newswire -- Semiconductors - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum...

December 10, 2018 09:27 PM

TSMC and UMC revenues down in November, VIS up

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have reported sequential decreases in November...

December 10, 2018 07:50 PM

Taiwan MOSFET firms post increased November revenues

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based MOSFET chip firms Excelliance MOS and Sinopower Semiconductor have reported sequential increases in November revenues...

December 10, 2018 07:48 PM

Realtek revenues increase in November

Media -- DIGITIMES - Networking IC design specialist Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.05 billion (US$131 million) for...

December 10, 2018 07:48 PM

China leadframe supply chain not gaining ground, says Chang Wah chairman

Media -- DIGITIMES - Chances are not high for leadframe suppliers to score double-digit revenue increases in 2019, and China leadframe supply chain can...

December 10, 2018 07:48 PM

UMC Reports Sales for November 2018

Business Wire -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC"), today reported unaudited net sales for the month of November 2018. Revenues...

December 10, 2018 07:47 PM

Qualcomm Layoffs 2019: Chip Maker Confirms 269 Job Cuts

Enterprise -- ChannelE2E - Qualcomm layoffs include data center and Life division employee job cuts in North Carolina and California, mobile chip maker confirms....

December 10, 2018 07:40 PM

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 12.7 Percent Year-to-Year in October; Double-Digit Annual Growth Projected for 2018

EDACafe.com -- Industry forecast projects sales will increase 15.9 percent in 2018 and 2.6 percent in 2019

December 10, 2018 01:37 AM

Taiwan memory module firms land orders transferred from China

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based memory module makers have started landing orders transferred from their fellow China-based firms since September, according...

December 10, 2018 12:47 AM

TSMC to build new 8-inch fab capacity

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has disclosed plans to build a new 8-inch wafer fab at its manufacturing site in...

December 10, 2018 12:47 AM

MediaTek showcases Helio M70 5G baseband chipset at China event

Media -- DIGITIMES - MediaTek showcased at the China Mobile Global Partner Conference in Guangzhou on December 6 its first 5G baseband chipset Helio M70,...

December 10, 2018 12:45 AM

Global Semiconductor Alliance Announces 2018 GSA Award Recipients

Business Wire -- The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) is proud to announce the award recipients honored at the 2018 GSA Awards Dinner Celebration...

December 10, 2018 12:44 AM

RISC-V SoftCPU Contest Winners Demonstrate Cutting-Edge RISC-V Implementations for FPGAs

Business Wire -- Today at the RISC-V Summit, the RISC-V Foundation, a non-profit corporation controlled by its members to drive the adoption and implementation...

December 10, 2018 12:32 AM

December 09, 2018

Qualcomm launches business PC chips

Enterprise -- CRN - 7nm Snapdragon 8cx chips support Windows 10 Enterprise.

December 09, 2018 10:53 PM

Iron-rich lamellae in the semiconductor

Life -- EurekAlert - There is often a pronounced symmetry when you look at the lattice of crystals: the atoms are uniformly arranged. This behavior was...

December 09, 2018 04:26 AM

Qualcomm lays off 269 employees in North Carolina and California

Tech -- TechCrunch - Qualcomm's struggling data center business was hit another massive blow as the company laid off hundreds. The news, first revealed...

December 09, 2018 03:54 AM

December 07, 2018

Infineon Recognized as "Outstanding EMEA Semiconductor Company" by Global Semiconductor Alliance

Electronics -- Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) was awarded "2018...

December 07, 2018 07:41 PM

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 8cx, an 'extreme' processor for Windows laptops

Tech -- The Verge - The "X" stands for "extreme." That's what Qualcomm's marketing department wants you to think about the new Snapdragon 8cx.

It's...

December 07, 2018 06:53 PM

TSMC 7nm capacity unlikely to be fully utilized in 1H19, says report

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is unlikely to see its 7nm process capacity fully utilized in the first half of...

December 07, 2018 02:21 AM

Semiconductor firms to suffer if US imposes export ban

Media -- DIGITIMES - Trade tensions between the US and China may not seem to have a direct impact on the semiconductor industry, but subsequent developments...

December 07, 2018 02:20 AM

DRAM ASPs to fall over 10% in 1Q19, says DRAMeXchange

Media -- DIGITIMES - DRAM ASPs are forecast to fall over 10% in the first quarter of 2019 after registering a 7-10% sequential decrease in the fourth...

December 07, 2018 02:19 AM

Miicrochip unveils new class of SoC FPGA

Media -- New Electronics - Microchip, via its Microsemi subsidiary, has announced an extension to its Mi-V ecosystem by unveiling the architecture for...

December 07, 2018 02:18 AM

Global semiconductor sales increase in October, says SIA

Media -- DIGITIMES - Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$41.8 billion for the month of October 2018, up 12.7% compared to year-ago levels and...

December 07, 2018 02:18 AM

Cypress Strengthens Internet of Things Leadership with Cirrent Software Offering

Business Wire -- Cypress Semiconductor announced that it has expanded its portfolio of IoT solutions with the addition of Cirrent's software and cloud services.

December 07, 2018 01:57 AM

Semtech's LoRa Technology Creates Smarter Farming Networks in Australia

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

December 07, 2018 01:53 AM

December 06, 2018

NAND Market Dominated by Samsung (38%), Toshiba and Western Digital (19%+14%), SK Hynix (11%), Micron (11%) and Intel (3%)

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - This interview below by two executives of Yole Developpement was published on November 28, 2018. The two people interviewed...

December 06, 2018 10:01 PM

New quantum materials could take computing devices beyond the semiconductor era

Life -- EurekAlert - Scientists in industry and academia are looking for new materials to succeed highly successful semiconductor transistors, now represented...

December 06, 2018 07:51 PM

8 ways Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 chip will change smartphones for the better

Tech -- Mashable - Qualcomm's next-gen mobile chip, the Snapdragon 855, is official and will be looked back as a cornerstone to the 5G-ification of everything.

The...

December 06, 2018 06:22 PM

Qualcomm Announces New Flagship Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform - A New Decade of 5G, AI, and XR

PR Newswire -- During the second day of the annual Snapdragon Technology Summit, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM),...

December 06, 2018 05:08 PM

December 05, 2018

ON Semiconductor Hits Major $1B Quarterly Distribution Milestone

Forbes -- If you are in high-tech, you've probably heard of the largest electronic distributors like Arrow, Avnet, and Future Electronics. To give you a sense of scale, Arrow and Avnet combined for 2017 sold $44B of electronics.

December 05, 2018 10:08 PM

Intel eggheads put bits in a spin to try to revive Moore's law

Enterprise -- The Register - MESO tech uses magnetic spin for ones and zeroes, instead of olde-worlde electrons

With silicon near its development headroom,...

December 05, 2018 08:35 PM

Connect with Confidence: GSMA membership solidifies NXP's position in the eSIM market

Electronics -- NXP Blog - In the mobile sector and the IoT, eSIMs are about to become very important items. Before any mobile device can perform its standard...

December 05, 2018 06:53 PM

SEMI Launches New Semiconductor Manufacturing Workforce Development Campaign

Electronics -- SEMI - The semiconductor manufacturing industry is fighting to attract, educate, and retain the necessary...

December 05, 2018 06:30 PM

ON Semiconductor's Battery-Free Smart Passive Sensors(tm) Win China IoT Innovation Award for Outstanding Technical Innovation

Electronics -- On Semi - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, has been awarded an IoT Outstanding...

December 05, 2018 06:30 PM

Improving data-center efficiency with eFuses

Electronics -- TI - Power House - According to Forbes, global data centers used approximately 416TW (4.16 x 1014W) of electricity in 2017, with U.S. data centers...

December 05, 2018 06:29 PM