UMC: Capacity was sold out in Q2 News & Analysis 8/4/2010 1 comment Foundry UMC reported its capacity utilization rate was 100 percent in the second quarter and said the company logged record wafer shipments during the period.
QuickLogic posts loss News & Analysis 8/3/2010 Post a comment Programmable logic vendor QuickLogic said its second quarter revenue more than doubled compared with the second quarter of 2009.
Intel reaches settlement with FTC News & Analysis 8/3/2010 5 comments The U.S. Federal Trade Commission plans to hold a news conference in Washington to provide details of a settlement that the regulatory body reached with Intel.
AAT3698 battery charger IC Product News 8/3/2010 2 comments Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc. announced the availability of the AAT3698, a single input 1.6A linear charger to manage the charging, sequencing and protection of Lithium (Li)-Ion and Lithium Polymer-powered portable devices.
Fibre Channel over Ethernet forecast News & Analysis 8/3/2010 Post a comment Shipments of Fibre Channel over Ethernet will hit 7.8 million ports a year by 2014, rivaling Fibre Channel in storage area networks, according to a new report from Dell 'Oro Group.
3D TV infrared receivers feature 25-kHz carrier frequency Product News 8/3/2010 Post a comment Specifically designed for the LCD shutter glasses used with 3D-ready TV sets, Vishay's latest pair of IR receivers operates on a carrier frequency of 25 kHz and receives the 3D synchronization signals from an 830-nm to 850-nm emitter, avoiding possible interference from TV and set-top box remote controls.
Wavesat tri-band reference design for 4G wireless IC Product News 8/3/2010 1 comment Wireless baseband IC provider Wavesat has made available the second reference design for its Odyssey 9000 family of 4G mobile chipsets, this latest version supporting three frequencies in the LTE (long-term evolution) protocol.
Multichannel RF remote control application board debuts Product News 8/3/2010 Post a comment Radiometrix has just introduced the CTA88 remote control chip application board that provides simple 8-channel digital I/O implementations of remote control functions, using either the company’s multichannel LMT/LMR (UHF and VHF band) or single frequency BiM (FM band) wireless radio modules.
Open source compiler speeds code execution in LabVIEW 2010 Product News 8/2/2010 6 comments National Instruments has incorporated off-the-shelf compiler technologies that execute code an average of 20 percent faster in LabVIEW 2010.It also adds access to a marketplace for evaluating and purchasing add-on toolkits for integrating custom functionality into the platform.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.