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Intel CEO abruptly resigned Thursday morning over a past relationship with an Intel employee. Intel's business affairs appear largely unaffected by this surprise. Semiconductor industry observers suspect that Krzanich's departure couldn't have come at a more convenient time.
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China's Internet giant Baidu is building Apollo as "Android for automated vehicles." By using the same "open-source" playbook that helped Android, Baidu is betting on Apollo, hoping that it will take the global Autonomous Vehicle industry by storm.
Family of processors targeted toward managing the systems that accelerate, brake and steer vehicles safely, whether under the direct control of a driver or an autonomous vehicle's control.
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Startup Syntiant described its plans for a processor-in-memory chip to sample late this year, delivering 20 TOPs/W for embedded speech interfaces.
Emerging memories likely will find high-volume markets in embedded applications replacing NOR flash for storing code in MCUs and ASICs.
EE Times asks Meik Kottkamp, principal technology manager within the test and measurement division of Rohde & Schwarz, about the latest test challenges that are likely from 5G and IoT, which will bring new standards for testing and conformance.
The New York Times reported that the Trump Administration promised Apple it wouldn't impose tariffs on iPhones, which are assembled in China. But White House trade advisor Peter Navarro said he wasn't aware of such a deal.
The organization that develops, promotes and oversees IC design standards has added a new board member.
5 days ago in News
Demand for automotive display systems is projected to continue rising rapidly this year as automakers cram more technology into their vehicles in a quest to create differentiation, according to research firm IHS Markit.
6 days ago in News
Analysts and market watchers express concern as Trump pushes ahead with tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods.
IBM is unveiling two AI technical papers. One is a stereo-vision system applying neuromorphic technology to data acquisition and processing; another is an approach that learns to choose which blocks in residual networks to execute during inference.
Augmented reality is one of the top transformative technologies reshaping the world according to Lux Research which describes a handful of its key use cases.
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New standards deliver high resolution video while minimizing device cost and complexity and maximizing battery life, according to an engineer who worked on one of them.
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The next big thing in Wi-Fi, the 802.11ax spec, is expected to get approval as a draft standard in July, queuing up volume shipments in 2019.
In recent years, a rising tide of cyber-attacks on industrial systems have threatened safety and reliability. The world has learned that there is no industrial safety without cyber security. And now we must take the next step to improve industrial...
Artificial intelligence (AI) is disrupting both the automotive sector and its suppliers, according to executives who will discuss the issues at Semicon West.
The PCI SIG is delivering its most rapid advance ever, but it is forcing shifts to new board materials, connectors and eventually mechanical re-designs.
Arm is better positioned as a privately held company to take a strategic approach for long-term growth as it addresses the IoT market, according to Rajeev Misra, CEO of SoftBank's $100B Vision Fund.
Wave Computing has acquired MIPS Technologies, a storied but beleaguered Silicon Valley company. The goal is to build a "common AI platform" to push "dataflow fabric out to the edge," says Derek Meyer, Wave Computing CEO.
A look at the three-day schedule for one of the industry's most important processor conferences.
2 weeks ago in News
Getting a technology to work in the lab and in field trials is one thing; getting to be feasible for mass production is something else entirely.
Spending on semiconductor capital equipment is on pace to set a new all-time high for the third consecutive year, led by strong sales in South Korea and China, according to the latest forecast by the SEMI trade association.
Arm acquired IoT services provider Stream Technologies to extend its reach into the still-nascent but competitive market for IoT services.
A novel fingerprint sensor includes a heart rate detector to make it more secure, likely starting a trend, according to an analyst who conducted a teardown of it.