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SMIC appoints former Intel exec to board
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6/20/2013   3 comments
Chinese foundry has appointed Sean Maloney, who had been tipped as a possible CEO of Intel, as an independent non-executive director.
28-nm SoC development costs doubled over previous node
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6/20/2013   13 comments
Software burden means cost of 28-nm SoC development near double that of the previous node, according to market research firm.
Fluke handheld testers support cable certification
Product News  
6/20/2013   2 comments
Featuring interchangeable modules for copper, fiber and OTDR testing, Fluke Networks Versiv testers address system acceptance for copper and fiber jobs.
Spectrum rolls out PCIe instrumentation platform
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6/20/2013   Post a comment
German manufacturer Spectrum has released the M4i.445x-x8, the first card in its M4i series of high-speed PCI Express digitizers capable of delivering a synchronous sampling speed of 500 Msamples/s with 14-bit A/D resolution.
10GBase-T gains traction, but still too power hungry
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6/20/2013   4 comments
The twisted pair version of 10G Ethernet is on the rise, but high power consumption will dampen some future growth potential.
Rohde & Schwarz doubles signal analyzer bandwidth
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Rohde & Schwarz has extended the analysis bandwidth of its high-end FSW signal and spectrum analyzer from 160 MHz to 320 MHz, allowing the instrument to be used in a variety of applications related to wideband digital communications and radar systems.
Agilent signal analyzer boasts expanded bandwidth and adds real-time capability
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6/20/2013   1 comment
In recognition of the needs of next-generation wireless networks, Agilent announced new options for its midrange N9020A MXA X-series signal analyzer.
Spectra2 XL3 handles LTE core testing
Product News  
6/20/2013   1 comment
New Tektronix Communications product tests IP multimedia subsystems (IMS) and evolved packet core (EPC) on a single platform.
NFC transponder hardware simplifies Bluetooth and Wi-Fi pairing
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6/20/2013   Post a comment
TI's kit brings a secure, simplified pairing process for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connections to products, such as printers, speakers, headsets, and remote controls, as well as computer peripherals.
High rel capacitors resist vibration and operate to 135ºC
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6/19/2013   Post a comment
DMTL has made available a limited number of engineering kits, which will introduce designers to the features and benefits of Suncon's EP-Cap polymer hybrid electrolytic capacitors.
The good and bad of tablets at work
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6/19/2013   9 comments
From stakeouts to burger orders, tablets are taking charge. And Windows 8 could add even more use cases.
California Eastern Labs and Renesas PS9905, PS9308, PS9402 optocouplers
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6/19/2013   Post a comment
CEL has expanded its optocoupler offering with three new Renesas devices targeting industrial controls and inverter applications.
C&K Components has developed the PTS 840 Series side actuated switch series
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6/19/2013   Post a comment
C&K Components' microminiature switch is available with front PIP leads to deliver strong shear resistance and higher reliability.
Op amps extend battery life with low power consumption
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6/19/2013   Post a comment
Microchip’s latest family of op amps provide low leakage current over temperature and low input offset voltage in space-saving SC70 and SOT-23 packages.
Imagination profit drops on R&D spend
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6/19/2013   2 comments
Despite strong growth in customers' units shipped and revenues, profit declined at processor licensor Imagination in the 2013 financial year as it spent on R&D.
Hollywood, Silicon Valley quarrel over digital media
News & Analysis  
6/19/2013   15 comments
Old arguments simmered and sometimes erupted in the latest meeting of this odd married couple with its long, unsettled spats over copy protection and formats.
Rockchip tablet SOCs use both Mali, PowerVR graphics
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6/19/2013   6 comments
Chinese fabless chip company adds PowerVR GPU to its tablet system-chip offering.
Intel's budget supercomputer diversifies
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6/19/2013   2 comments
Intel's Xeon Phi coprocessor families offer something for every supercomputer user, from high-end systems to workstations to embedded systems.
IoT will be next silver screen, says media exec
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6/18/2013   Post a comment
The Internet of Things could become the next big entertainment platform, said a media exec at a conference with Silicon Valley techies at Stanford.
Camera Showdown at CameraRocket.com
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6/18/2013   1 comment
In the market for a new digital camera? CameraRocket.com will help you find the perfect camera to meet your budget and needs.
Formality tackles ECOs
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6/18/2013   Post a comment
Synopsys' Formality tackles ECOs and cuts re-verification time from hours to minutes
Microsemi introduces highly-integrated IGLOO2 FPGAs
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6/18/2013   Post a comment
IGLOO2 FPGAs offer lowest system cost, best-in-class integration, low power, reliability, and security.
Microchip's new PIC32MX 32-bit microcontroller portfolio
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6/18/2013   Post a comment
The PIC32MX family offers the performance, integrated peripherals, and memory for low-cost graphic human-interface, connectivity, and digital-audio apps.
Bluetooth Arduino project seeks funds
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6/18/2013   3 comments
Engineers from Michigan are trying to raise $80,000 for Bluetooth-enabled Arduino boards that will allow smartphones to be used to control project hardware.
FDSOI helps ST, Rambus reach IP settlement
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6/18/2013   Post a comment
Agreement covers FDSOI design, security, memory and interface technologies and settles all outstanding claims.
AMD touts trio of 2014 server chips
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6/18/2013   1 comment
AMD has given some details on its 2014 portfolio of processors for enterprise and data center servers.
China takes fastest supercomputer crown
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6/18/2013   14 comments
China’s National University of Defense Technology won the fastest supercomputer in the world contest sponsored by the Top500 List.
Small cells gaining traction in cellular nets
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6/17/2013   5 comments
AT&T, Vodaphone and other carriers are rolling out their first small cell deployments thanks in part to advances in backhaul and baseband SoCs.
Atmel announces new SAM D20 series of ARM Cortex-M0+ MCUs
Product News  
6/17/2013   4 comments
Offering flexible, ultra-low power, high-performance solutions, new MCUs target automation, consumer, metering, and industrial apps.
Intel eDRAM attacks graphics in pre-3-D IC days
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6/17/2013   10 comments
Intel shared insights into its eDRAM technology, expected to challenge discrete graphics sockets in high end notebooks this year.
Toshiba, TSMC report ROMs with multi-level cells
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6/17/2013   Post a comment
Toshiba, TSMC both reported multi-bit per memory cell ROMs at the Symposium on VLSI Circuits held in Kyoto, Japan, last week.
Smartphone demand makes Spreadtrum guidance soar
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6/17/2013   2 comments
Demand for smartphone chips from Chinese fabless chip vendor causes it to provide a major uplift to Q2 sales guidance.
Diodes The ZXTR2005Z, ZXTR2008Z and ZXTR2012Z regulator transistors
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6/14/2013   Post a comment
Diodes’ high-voltage regulators integrate a transistor, Zener diode and resistor into a standard SOT89 package.
Bright LED matrix with on-board processor connects to the Raspberry Pi
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6/14/2013   Post a comment
Ciseco's LED matrix has an on-board processor, allowing Raspberry Pi users to display messages and graphics by sending simple commands and text strings to the serial port.
AMS marks down 2013 revenue on order delays
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6/14/2013   1 comment
Austrian analog IC and sensor vendor has lowered its growth estimate for 2013 because certain customers are pushing orders out. The company has also lost its CEO who has stood down.
EDA tool optimizes cell libraries for processor cores in SoCs
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6/14/2013   Post a comment
Synopsys' DesignWare HPC Design Kit allows SoC designers to optimize CPU, GPU and DSP IP cores for maximum speed, smallest area or lowest power.
Mellanox adds Danish firm to buying spree
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6/14/2013   Post a comment
High-speed interconnect provider adds to offering with plan to acquire Denmark's IPtronics for its optical transceivers.
Atmel pays Infineon over MCU patent dispute
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6/14/2013   5 comments
After two years of legal wrangling U.S. based microcontroller company pays up over allegedly infringing 11 patents.
Software exam gets low grade in first test
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6/14/2013   20 comments
Only 12 people took the first exam given in the U.S. to license software engineers for work on safety-critical systems, and only six passed it.
Auto MLCC series offers 0402 case size with X8R dieletric
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6/13/2013   Post a comment
Vishay has extended its VJ automotive series of SMD MLCCs to save board space and increase reliability.
TI TPS3420 and TPS3421 push-button reset controllers target portable applications
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6/13/2013   Post a comment
TI's family of low quiescent current timers feature flexible time selection and tiny package.
ST EEPROMs guarantee 4 million erase/write cycles
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6/13/2013   Post a comment
At that endurance level, ST’s latest EEPROMs give designers extra freedom to update stored data more frequently and extend system lifetime.
TE Connectivity (TE) launched a line of M.2 next-generation form factor (NGFF) connectors
Product News  
6/13/2013   1 comment
TE Connectivity’s next-generation connector series leads industry transition from PCI Express mini card connectors to M.2 next-generation form factor products.
Nokia, Qualcomm invest in array camera startup
News & Analysis  
6/13/2013   4 comments
Pelican Imaging has secured $20 million in funding from Qualcomm Ventures, Nokia Growth Partners and current investors.
Rohde & Schwarz bench scopes boast logic analysis
Product News  
6/13/2013   8 comments
The R&S RTM series from Rohde & Schwarz offer 20 Msamples deep memory and a logic analysis option with 16 digital channels in a “lower end” scope.
Media tablet is your next TV
News & Analysis  
6/13/2013   22 comments
That idea of “the media tablet as your next TV” is the premise on which a number of companies — software and hardware developers included — are depending to capitalize their business in 2013 and beyond.
TI 12-bit ADCs handle up to 900 Msamples/s
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6/13/2013   Post a comment
Comprising six single-channel and dual-channel models, Texas Instruments’ ADS5409 family of 12 bit ADCs offers sampling speeds ranging from 500 Msamples/s to 900 Msamples/s, while reducing board space requirements by 80%.
UMC extends FinFET partnership to 10-nm
News & Analysis  
6/13/2013   8 comments
UMC will send researchers to Albany, New York, to work on the development of 10-nm FinFET process technology with IBM.
2-D electronics: researchers improve hexagonal material
News & Analysis  
6/13/2013   2 comments
Researchers from Rice and Oak Ridge labs have improved the growth of molybdenum disulfide semiconducting films for atom-thick circuits.
ST, Bosch in dead heat for MEMS market lead
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6/12/2013   4 comments
Market watcher IHS iSuppli branded InvenSense the most successful MEMS startup ever in its latest report on the MEMS market.
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