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Samsung made Bixby the heart of its developer event, but it faces stiff challenges competing with machine-learning and voice services from Web rivals.
Lithography tool vendor says it shipped three more next-generation extreme ultraviolet lithography tools, bringing total for the year to six.
16 hours ago in News
New Birds of a Feather Group pulls together OEMs, suppliers and other industry experts to solicit input for automotive applications, including autonomous driving projects
After a record-setting 2016, shipments of blank silicon wafers are expected to reach new all-time highs in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Mobileye has developed a mathematical model that spares an autonomous vehicle from the blame for an accident as long as it's following a pre-determined set of "clear rules for fault in advance."
After six straight years of decline, Gartner is projecting a nominal increase in PC sales in 2018, thanks to continued Windows 10 upgrades.
1 day ago in News
Samsung announced security spanning end nodes, gateways, and cloud services for its ambitious Artik platform for the Internet of Things.
2 days ago in News
While the automotive industry today faces many challenges, two stand out: How do automakers deal with the proliferation of codes, software and data? Can conventional ECUs - presumably hundreds already packed into a single vehicle - handle this digital mob...
A year into the competition, the $5 million, open-goal IBM Watson AI XPrize has added a wild-card round to accept projects at the leading edge of artificial-intelligence research.
Intel and Globalfoundries will describe their 10 and 7nm process nodes at IEDM, respectively.
As the Industrial Internet revolutionizes manufacturing, the essential difference between the automation of the past and Industry 4.0 automation is scale.
Liang Mong-song, a former employee at TSMC who leaked process technology to Samsung several years ago, has joined China's SMIC as co-CEO.
Seeing a rising tide of consumer systems with voice interfaces, MEMS microphone vendor Knowles is expanding into audio SoCs.
3 days ago in News
The cloud service is changing practically everyone's business. As FPGA Acceleration-as-a-Service starts to emerge, Intel has just partnered with Accelize so that they can help cloud service providers like Amazon or Alibaba increase "compute instances with FPGAs."
With the semiconductor industry's plans to transition to 450mm wafers on deep freeze, chipmakers are doubling down on 300mm fabs.
Engineers at Penn State created a citrate-based, polymeric step-index optical fiber for medical applications that can be implanted and left in place to biodegrade after use.
MRAM hopeful, equipment vendor to collaborate to improve speed and performance of spin-transfer torque MRAM.
4 days ago in News
NXP Semiconductors announced a new automotive processing platform, designed for OEMs and tier ones to maximize re-use of codes, software and common capabilities across vehicle domains, applications and SoCs.
The Semiconductor Industry Association's founding 40 years ago was a landmark occurrence that helped unify the industry behind common policy goals.
Metawave, spun out of PARC, thinks that it can alter what the automotive industry perceives as the "limitations" of conventional radars, by using metamaterial-based analog beam-forming and AI engine built into a complete radar package.
Although it has some good elements, the America Invents Act (AIA) undercuts the individual inventor the U.S. patent system was designed to protect.
With suppliers planning only limited capacity and demand on the rise, DRAMeXchange says price declines unlikely.
6 days ago in News
There's a changing of the guard about to take place at the world's largest electronics company, and even its top executives don't know where its leading.
7 days ago in News
TechInsights explored some of the Bluetooth and cellular IoT devices that it expects will dominate the Internet of Things for some time.
Gartner says revenue now expected to rise nearly 20 percent this year as memory prices continue to drive sales increases.