Chemical Gas Sensors on the Rise
Blog 2/17/2017 Post a comment
Advances in miniaturization and manufacturing technologies are opening new markets to players in the MEMS sensing industry with foundries expected to produce millions of gas sensors in the coming years.
Winners & Losers of GloFo's China Deal
Blog 2/13/2017 18 comments
Globalfoundries’ $10 billion Chengdu fab announcement is a reminder of China’s inexorable arms race for semiconductor production capacity. Who just gained from the deal? Who's losing ground as the fab tsunami sweeps over China?
Network OEMs Face China Review
Blog 2/10/2017 Post a comment
The Cyberspace Administration of China published a set of draft rules February 4 to establish a network security review committee responsible for assessing the security of network equipment and services under the new Network Security Law.
IoT Convergence Is Coming
Blog 2/7/2017 5 comments
Soon after the New Year, I noted the convergence of protocols, alliances and methods for the Internet of Things was underway.
TI Sees New Exponential Drivers
Blog 2/6/2017 1 comment
Tomorrow’s exponential growth in semiconductors will be fueled by a combination of specialized processes and design methodologies as transistor scaling becomes increasingly expensive, said the chef technologist of Texas Instruments.
Hold Your iPhone -- Pizza Style
Blog 2/6/2017 17 comments
Last year, when I was covering the Mobile World Congress, I noticed my Chinese colleague constantly holding her phone horizontally – pizza-style – and addressing the microphone.
Our Man in China: Ask Yorbe
Blog 1/31/2017 3 comments
As China was gearing down for its New Year celebration, we asked our colleague, EE Times China's editor in chief, about China’s electronics industry and the market in 2017.
DesignCon 2017 Bets Big on Power Management
Blog 1/31/2017 Post a comment
This year’s DesignCon has more tutorials and panel discussions devoted to power management — among the most challenging technologies for ensuring signal integrity. Tuesday conference sessions in fact will feature a three-hour tutorial on power distribution and a late afternoon panel discussion on DC-DC converters
MRAM Gains More Steam
Blog 1/26/2017 7 comments
Spin Transfer Technologies' delivery of functional MRAM samples is one more indication of emerging memory technology's momentum.
China Goes on an M&A Diet
Blog 1/24/2017 2 comments
A decade-long trend of the China government encouraging Chinese businesses to expand globally by acquiring resources, advanced technologies, and distribution channels overseas is hitting a speed bump.
Just How Secure Is Your Car?
Blog 1/24/2017 1 comment
Hackers are finding increasingly sophisticated ways to break into cars and control functions from radio to braking. Do carmakers have time to get it right?
Trump: Man Without Scruples
Blog 1/23/2017 26 comments
The world isn't so sure yet which Trump will show up for the long haul. The Chinese government, too, is still deciding how to react to the new U.S. president.