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17 hours ago in News
Deal focused on Z-Wave technology; Silicon Labs intends to divest or shutter other product lines.
Thus far, Trillium has been the sole voice promoting 30-year-old CAN bus protection. Now Karamba Security is in the game, claiming it better because SafeCAN authenticates a CAN bus-based network with "zero network overhead."
24 hours ago in News
Predictive maintenance and asset tracking are two big IoT markets to watch in 2018 because they will provide real efficiencies and improved safety.
1 day ago in News
In the big-data era, semiconductor companies are designing ICs for data centers. The question is if these chip designers use big data themselves. After all, there's no shortage of raw data - spit out by different EDA vendors' tools.
3D NAND will do the heavy memory lifting that smartphone users demand, explains the manager for mobile efforts at Western Digital.
ST and Ams have identified 3D sensing as the biggest growth segment in sensors. To frame their success as a lucky break induced by iPhone X would be an understatement. Both are boldly taking on the complex technology challenges.
As Facebook applies AI algorithms to find suicide signals in posts, PERVADE is framing the "data ethics" questions such activity raises.
Deal ends all litigation, extends joint venture agreements to 2027 and beyond.
2 days ago in News
Redpine is rolling out the industry's lowest-power wireless combo solution featuring advanced security with integrated Bluetooth 5, dual-band Wi-Fi, 802.15.4/ZigBee/Thread, for battery-operated IoT applications
Former Applied Materials execs accused of plotting to steal technology and using it to form a startup to be based in China.
The IoT-Ready Alliance invites engineers to help define and implement an interface between LED lights and sensor modules.
Aveni's alkaline chemistry for building copper interconnects at and below the 5-nm node could realize IBM's recent prediction that there will be no need to switch to cobalt or any other interconnect metal less conductive than copper.
Sales of semiconductor equipment are now expected to grow to $56 billion, a record, according to the SEMI trade group.
Prices for NAND flash chips are excepted to decline in the first quarter as demand falls on typical seasonality, according to DRAMeXchange.
3 days ago in News
Deal would have the way for Toshiba to close sale of memory chip unit to consortium led by Bain Capital.
Today, computers are fast becoming the world's largest consumers of images, and yet, this is not reflected in the way that images are captured.
Commercial tools can help to address congestion areas; however, it is important to first understand what is causing the congestion problems.
6 days ago in News
In the U.S., CFIUS is bringing new levels of scrutiny to M&A's, especially those involving foreign capital. But national security needs to be balanced with the benefits of investment capital coming into the country.
Amiko AI and aifred Health, the first- and second-place finishers in this year's round of the IBM Watson AI XPrize competition, presented their projects at NIPS 2017.
Lisa Su calls on industry to collaborate on new architectures, better power management to keep up pace of computing innovation.
Cypress' high-bandwidth HyperBus 8-bit serial memory interface will be included in the new, yet to be finished eXpanded SPI (xSPI) electrical interface standard from JEDEC
Next year could see the emergence of a depth-sensor ecosystem as more smartphone and wearable-device vendors incorporate third-party modules to enable facial/gesture recognition and AR/VR.
TSMC said it aims to open its second fab in China earlier than originally expected in order to meet strong demand in the world's fastest growing semiconductor market.
7 days ago in News
MediaTek and Qualcomm have announced that they are system-on-chip (SoC) partners for Google's recent release of the Android Oreo (Go edition) operating system designed for entry-level smartphones.
1 week ago in News
Qualcomm announced its Snapdragon 845 mobile SoC while Asus and HP showed notebook PCs using the existing 835 chip.